If you are that type of person who cares to read something more than just “Facebook“, then this might pinch you a little.

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This list contains 30 names, which are actually the favorite books of notable people from a variety of genres. I have never heard of many of them before (as usual), some of them I have finished very loosely, but they demand more attention; and most of them are regarded as classic. Nevertheless, they have one thing in common – extremely interesting !

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Fictions

1. Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Moby Dick

2. 1984 by George Orwell

1984 Orwell

3. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Hitchhikers guide to Galaxy

4. Lord of the Rings series by J. R. R. Tolkien

LOTR

5. The Foundation Series by Isaac Asimov

Foundation

6. One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One HUndred Years

7. Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

Tropic of Cancer

8. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet

9. The Dice Man by Luke Rhinehart

Dice Man

10. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

Atlas Shrugged

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Biography

11. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom

12. Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang

Mao

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Business & Innovation and Personal Skills

13. Business Adventures, by John Brooks

Business Adventures

14. Stress Test, by Timothy F. Geithner

Stress Test

15. The Innovator’s Dilemma by Clayton M. Christensen

Innovators Dillema

16. Be here now by Ram Dass

Be Here Now

17. Only the Paranoid Survive by Andrew S. Grove

Groves

18. Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future, by Peter Thiel

Zero to One

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Non-Fiction

19. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, by Elizabeth Kolbert

SIxth Extinction

20. Diet for a Small Planet by Frances Moore Lappe

Diet for a small planet

21. Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World by René Girard

Things hidden from World

22. The New Atlantis by Sir Francis Bacon

The New Atlantis

23. Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind by Shunryu Suzuki

Zen Minds

24. Al Mukaddimah, by Ibne Khaldun

Muqaddimah

25. The Art of War, Sun Tzu

Art of War

26. Ideas and Opinions, by Albert Einstein

Ideas and Opinions

27. The Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith

The Wealth of Nations

28. The Prince, by Niccolo Machiavelli

The Prince

29. Isis Unveiled: Secrets of the Ancient Wisdom Tradition, by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Isis unveiled

30. The Fast Food nation, by Eric Scholesser

Fast Food

And every time after going through this list, I feel like :/

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