30 Books Every Man Should Read to Master Life
Whether you like it or not as a man you’re expected to know or master certain things in life from DYI house projects to cooking the perfect steak and everything in-between. There’s a lot of pressure being a guy. Well to alleviate some of the social expectations of being a man we put together a list of 30 Books Every Man Should Read to Master Life. So if you’re looking to improve your work life, sex life, social life, or just personal life, here are the books every man should read to help you master life in general.
How to Carve a Turkey: And 99 Other Skills Every Man Should Know
By C.J Peterson
How to Carve a Turkey teaches the necessary skills that will impress friends and family—and sometimes save a life, with step-by-step instructions to teach real men how to Handle critical situations.
New Complete Do-It Yourself Manual
By Readers Digest
The most complete and authoritative home repair manual ever published, this book is the yardstick by which all other books on do-it-yourself are measured. The definitive guide to home repair, maintenance, and improvement. Over 4,000 illustrations.
How to be a Gentleman: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy
By John Bridges & Bryan Curtis
In a world of cellular phones, express lanes, business lunches, and political correctness, being a gentleman seems to be more and more complicated. Gentlemanly behavior, says John Bridges, is not about do’s and don’ts, but about common sense and courtesy.
The Art of Manliness
By Brett McKay
This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you’ll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life.
Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion
By Alan Flusser
Dressing the Man is the definitive guide to what men need to know in order to dress well and look stylish without becoming fashion victims.
Sex God Method
By Daniel Rose
The Sex God Method is the world’s first and only complete system that focuses on the mental aspects of sexual pleasure combined with physical techniques to take women to new heights of sexual pleasure and be able to give her the female orgasm she always fantasized.
The Anti-Pickup Line
By Charlie Houpert
Dating advice for men who want to know EXACTLY how to attract women and how to get a girlfriend who makes heads turn…
She Comes First: The Thinking Man’s Guide to Pleasuring a Woman
By Ian Kerner
The mystery of female satisfaction is solved and the tongue is proven mightier than the sword. According to Ian Kerner, clinical sexologist and evangelist of the female orgasm, oral sex has long been deemed an optional aspect of foreplay, but, in fact, it’s coreplay – simply the best way for leading a woman through the entire process of sexual response.
For Young Men Only: A Guy’s Guide to the Alien Gender
By Jeff Feldhahn
Okay, the authors aren’t girls. But to bring you the facts they surveyed more than 1,000 of them. Every teen guy wants to know how girls are wired, what they want, and how they really think…
No More Mr. Nice Guy
By Robert A. Glover
Nice Guys lash out in frustration at their loved ones, claims Dr. Glover. He explains how they can stop seeking approval and start getting what they want in life, by presenting the information and tools to help them ensure their needs are met, to express their emotions, to have a satisfying sex life, to embrace their masculinity and form meaningful relationships with other men, and to live up to their creative potential.
WORK & FINANCE
The 4-Hour Work Week
By Timothy Ferriss
Whether you are an overworked employee or an entrepreneur trapped in your own business, this book is the compass for a new and revolutionary world. Join Tim Ferriss as he teaches you: How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants.
The Book of War: Sun-tzu The Art of Warfare & Karl von Clausewitz On War
By Sun Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, Modern Library, Ralph Peters
Civilization might have been spared much of the damage suffered in the world wars this century if the influence of Clausewitz’s On War had been blended with and balanced by a knowledge of Sun-tzu’s The Art of Warfare.
The Automatic Millionaire
By David Bach
What’s the secret to becoming a millionaire? For years people have asked David Bach, the national bestselling author of Smart Women Finish Rich, Smart Couples Finish Rich, and The Finish Rich Workbook, what’s the real secret to getting rich? What’s the one thing I need to do? Now, in The Automatic Millionaire, David Bach is sharing that secret.
Rich Dad Poor Dad
By Robert T. Kiyosaki
Personal finance author and lecturer Robert T. Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective from two very different influences – his two fathers. One father (Robert’s real father) was a highly educated man but fiscally poor. The other father was the father of Robert’s best friend – that Dad was an eighth-grade drop-out who became a self-made multi-millionaire.
The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke
By Suze Orman
HEALTH & FITNESS
In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto
By Michael Pollan
Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto shows us how we can start making thoughtful food choices that will enrich our lives, enlarge our sense of what it means to be healthy, and bring pleasure back to eating.
Body of a Spartan
By Victor Pride
This book is not for wimps, and it’s not for chumps constantly searching for “the next thing.” This book is only for you if you have the goal of improving yourself day by day.Body of a Spartan is complete. You need no other exercise guide.
By Jeff O’Connell
Every five seconds, one more person develops diabetes. Worldwide, 285 million people are affected by type 2 diabetes. Many of them have no idea. Here is the personal story of one man who has unearthed the mysteries of this global epidemic and offers hard-won practical advice for how readers can take control of their lives and combat this deadly disease.
The Men’s Fitness Bible: 101 Best Workouts to Build Muscle, Burn Fat, and Sculpt Your Best Body Ever!
By Sean Hyson
With The Men’s Fitness Exercise Bible, you will always have time to get in great shape—even if you only have no time at all. You will always have the equipment you need—even if you have no equipment at all.
Death by Food Pyramid
By Denise MingerWarning: Shock and outrage will grip you as you dive into this one-of-a-kind expose. Shoddy science, sketchy politics and shady special interests have shaped American Dietary recommendations and destroyed our nation s health over recent decades.
By Cormac McCarthy
A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don’t know what, if anything, awaits them there.
The Human Stain
By Phillip Roth
It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town an aging Classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues decree that he is a racist. The charge is a lie, but the real truth about Silk would astonish even his most virulent accuser.
By Niccolo Machiavelli
The Prince is a classic book that explores the attainment, maintenance, and utilization of political power in the western world. Machiavelli wrote The Prince to demonstrate his skill in the art of the state, presenting advice on how a prince might acquire and hold power.
By Joseph Heller
At the heart of Catch-22 resides the incomparable, malingering bombardier, Yossarian, a hero endlessly inventive in his schemes to save his skin from the horrible chances of war.
For Whom the Bell Tolls
By Ernest Hemingway
For Whom the Bell Tolls. The story of Robert Jordan, a young American in the International Brigades attached to an antifascist guerilla unit in the mountains of Spain, it tells of loyalty and courage, love and defeat, and the tragic death of an ideal.
How to Win Friends and Influence People
You can go after the job you want…and get it! You can take the job you have…and improve it! You can take any situation you’re in…and make it work for you! Learn the six ways to make people like you, the twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking, and the nine ways to change people without arousing resentment.
The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks
By David A. Embury & Robert Hess
Learn the essentials of mixology and the art of making drinks. A must have for men looking to host parties and entertain company.
What everyBODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People
By Joe Navarro & Marvin Karlins
Talk to Strangers: How Everyday, Random Encounters Can Expand Your Business, Career, Income, and Life
By David Topus
“Talk to Strangers” explains how to stand out and tap the potential of others by taking notice of who is standing alongside you on the bank line, the latte pickup point, or the ticket counter at the airport.
The Perfect BBQ: A Guide to Throwing the Perfect Barbecue
By Felicia D. Rollamo