Tim Ferriss and Kevin Rose Discuss Their Top 5 Must-Read Books


Up to no (coherent) good once again, The Random Show returns.

In episode 3, Kevin Rose and I discuss our top 5 must-read books, how we use them, and who should read them.

The 10 books are…

The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing
Getting Real
Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-term World Travel
Seneca: Letters from a Stoic
Leaving Microsoft to Change the World

Envisioning Information
The Tipping Point
8 Weeks to Optimum Health
Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind
The Intelligent Investor

Others mentioned:
Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character)
Motherless Brooklyn

If you missed them, check out Episode 1 and Episode 2. From functional MRIs and knives to angel investing and naming companies, it’s as random as the name implies.

Related Odds and Ends:
Tim Ferriss on Twitter
Kevin Rose on Twitter
Fireside Chat with Tim Ferriss at Google
Tim Ferriss presentation at TED: Smash Fear, Learn Anything


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Posted on: June 1, 2009.

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313 comments on “Tim Ferriss and Kevin Rose Discuss Their Top 5 Must-Read Books

  1. Always great to see a tip of the hat to Thoreau! If anyone here enjoyed Walden, then I’d definitely recommend Where I Lived and What I Lived for. Definitely speaks to people who subscribe to some of the life philosophies shared on this site.