“Non solum armis sed libris”

Last year, in spring, I’ve got an e-book reader (kindle) for my birthday. Here is my top 10 books I recommend you, out of the 60th books I’ve read in the last year. It seems it was a good present 😉
 

1. [Viktor E. Frankl]; Man’s Search for Meaning


 

2. [Eric Berne]; Games People Play: The Basic Handbook of Transnational Analysis


 

3. [Jon Kabat-Zinn]; Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness


 

4. [Susan Cain]; Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking


 

5. [Brene Brown]; The Power of Vulnerability: Teaching of Authenticity, Connection & Courage


 

6. [Thich Nhat Hanh]; Reconciliation. Healing the Inner Child


 

7. [Daniel Siegel, Mary Hartzell]; Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive


 

8. [Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi]; Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life


 

9. [Ed Catmull, Amy Wallace]; Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration


 

10. [Peter Thiel]; Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future


 

Here is the complete list of books, I’m proud I’ve read in the last year:
 

Personal development:

[Susan Cain]; Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking
[Susan Cain]; Quiet power: The Secret Strengths of Introverted Kids
[Brene Brown]; The Power of Vulnerability: Teaching of Authenticity, Connection & Courage
[Brene Brown]; The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
[Brene Brown]; Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
[Dale Carnegie]; How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
[Dale Carnegie]; How to Win Friends & Influence People
[Douglas Rushkoff] Life Inc: How Corporatism Conquered the World and How We Can Take It Back
[Marci Alboher]; One Person/ Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash Career
[Seth Godin]; V Is for Vulnerable: Life Outside the Comfort Zone
[Julie Hay]; Sarada de la serviciu. Descifrarea atitudinilor si construirea relatiilor
[Marie Kondo]; Magia ordinii. Senzationala metoda zaponeza de a-ti elibera si organiza casa
[Tonya Reiman]; Limbajul trupului. Cum sa ai succes atat in planul profesional, cat si in cel personal

Psychology:

[Viktor E. Frankl]; Man’s Search for Meaning
[Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi]; Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life
[Eric Berne]; Games People Play: The Basic Handbook of Transnational Analysis
[Eric Berne]; A Layman’s Guide to Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis
[Eric Berne]; Sex in Human Loving
[Geralrd Collignon]; Cum sa le spun… Process Communication

Leadership & Business:

[Ed Catmull, Amy Wallace]; Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
[John P Kottler , Dan S Cohen]; The Heart of Change: Real- Life Stories of How People Change Their Organizations
[James Kouzes, Barry Posner]; The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations
[Michael Lissack, Johan Ross]; The Next Common Sense: Mastering Corporate Complexity Through Coherence
[Tom deMarco, Timothy Lister]; Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams
[Karl Weick , Kathleen Sutcliffe]; Managing the Unexpected: Resilient Performance in an Age of Uncertainty
[Tony Hsieh]; Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose
[Peter Thiel]; Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
[David Gauntlett]; Making is connecting
[David Gauntlett]: Creative Explorations: New Approaches to Identities and Audiences
[Dave Gray, Sunni Brown]; Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers
[Malcolm Gladwell]; Outliers: The Story of Success
[Sudhir Venkatesh]; Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets
[Daniel Goleman]: Inteligenta emotionala in leadership

Emotional Mental Heath and Mindfulness:

[Christopher Germer]; The Mindful Path to Self- Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thought and Emotions
[Thich Nhat Hanh]; The Art of Power
[Thich Nhat Hanh]; Reconciliation. Healing the Inner Child
[Thich Nhat Hanh]; Anger. Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
[Thich Nhat Hanh]; The Miracle of Mindfulness
[Hanh Thich Nhat]; Recognizing Feelings
[Swami Rama]; Living with the Himalayan Masters
[Daniel Goleman]; Destructive Emotions: How Can We Overcome Them? A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama
[Eckhart Tolle]; The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment
[Eckhart Tolle]; Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Meditations, and Exercises
[Chade- Meng Tan]; Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace)
[Jon Kabat-Zinn]; Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness

Parenting:

[Daniel Siegel, Mary Hartzell]; Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive
[Gaspar Gyorgy]: Copilul invizibil
[Adriana Zoder]; 101 tips for first grade homeschooling
[Sarah Perkins]; Homeschooling 12 crucial things every parent must know about homeschooling before jumping in

Economic & History & Documentary:

[Daron Acemoglu]; Why Nations Fail: The Origins if Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
[Gavin Menzies]; 1421: The Year China Discovered the World
[Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch]; Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live in 2$ a Day
[Jon Gertner]; The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
[Douglas Adams, Mark Carwardine]; Last Chance to See
[John Nathan ]; Japonia descatusata

Novels:

[James Clavell]; Shogun (vol 1,2 )
[Bogdan Munteanu]; Ai uitat sa razi
[Adams Duglas]; Ghidul autostopistului galactic
[Rohinton Mistry]; A Fine Balance. A story of the human spirit in an inhuman state (India of 1975)