Ramit Sethi’s Book Recommendations

Last Updated on March 23, 2021

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 Ramit Sethi is an American personal finance advisor, entrepreneur, and author. He is the founder of the personal finance blog, I Will Teach You to Be Rich. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller, I Will Teach You to Be Rich, and the co-author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Ultimate Guide to Paying for College. He is also the founder of the company, GrowthLab, which offers personal finance and entrepreneurship courses. He is also the co-founder of PBworks, a wiki-hosting site.

Reading is one of the best ways to learn. It’s a great way to learn about the world around us, and it’s also a great way to learn about ourselves. Reading is also a great way to learn about how to do things better. Today, we’re glad to share with you a list of books recommended by Ramit Sethi, an entrepreneur and personal finance expert.

Book recommendations:


1. The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing by Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and Michael LeBoeuf

2. A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton Gordon Malkiel

3. The Smartest Investment Book by Daniel R. Solin

4. The Millionaire Next Door by Dr. Thomas J. Stanley and Dr. William D. Danko

5. Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy Siegel

6. The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money by Ron Lieber

7. I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

8. Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion by Anthony Pratkanis and Elliot Aronson

9. Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini

10. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

11. The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

12. The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker

13. Playing Big: Practical Wisdom for Women Who Want to Speak Up, Create, and Lead by Tara Sophia Mohr

14. Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

15. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

16. Creativity Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull and Amy Wallace

17. Iacocca: An Autobiography by Lee Iacocca with William Novak

18. The Boron Letters by Gary C. Halpert

19. The Robert Collier Letter Book by Robert Collier

20. The Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

21. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9–5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Tim Ferriss

22. Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You’ve Got by Jay Abraham

23. The Luxury Strategy: Break the Rules of Marketing to Build Luxury Brands by J.N. Kapferer and V. Bastien

24. Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

25. Chaos Monkeys by Antonio Garcia Martinez

26. It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy by Capt. D. Michael Abrashoff

27. Setting the Table: The Transforming Power of Hospitality in Business by Danny Meyer

28. Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies From a Life at Disney by Lee Cockerell

29. My Life in Advertising & Scientific Advertising by Claude C. Hopkins

30. Tested Advertising Methods by John Caples

31. Breakthrough Advertising by Eugene M. Schwartz

32. Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin

33. Confessions of the Pricing Man: How Pricing Affects Everything by Hermann Simon

34. Your Move: The Underdog’s Guide to Building Your Business by Ramit Sethi

35. Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder by Arnold Schwarzenegger and Douglas Kent Hall

36. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

37. Models: Attract Women Through Honesty by Mark Manson

38. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Col. Chris Hadfield

39. Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game by Jon Birger

40. Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget by Sarah Hepola

41. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

42. On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

43. Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster by Dana Thomas

44. No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy Seal by Mark Owen

45. Invisible Ink: A Practical Guide to Building Stories That Resonate by Brian McDonald

46. The Red Circle: My Life in the Navy Seal Sniper Corps and How I Trained America’s Deadliest Marksmen by Brandon Webb

47. Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting by Pamela Druckerman

48. Joker One: A Marine Platoon’s Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood by Donovan Campbell

49. One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer by Nathaniel Fick

50. Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of Blackberry by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff


Ramit Sethi’s recommendations are a great way to learn about entrepreneurship, personal finance, and the world around us. These books will help you learn how to do things better and how to make the most of your life. We hope you enjoy them!

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