David Blaine
Book Recommendations

  • Man's Search for Meaning

    Man's Search for Meaning

    Man's Search for Meaning

    Viktor E. Frankl
    Existential psychotherapy
    4.36 (522,974)

    Psychiatrist viktor frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. at the heart of his theory, known as logotherapy, is a conviction that the primary human drive is not pleasure but the pursuit of what we find meaningful. man's

    David Blaine

    One of my favorite books

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  • Cervantes
    David Blaine

    The book that blows me away beyond anything, and its hard to explain it

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  • If This Is a Man • The Truce

    If This Is a Man • The Truce

    If This Is a Man • The Truce

    Primo Levi
    Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
    4.54 (17,294)

    'with the moral stamina and intellectual poise of a twentieth-century titan, this slightly built, dutiful, unassuming chemist set out systematically to remember the german hell on earth, steadfastly to think it through, and then to render it comprehensible in lucid, unpretentious prose. he was profoundly in touch with the minutest workings of the most endearing human events and with the most contemptible. what has survived in levi's writing isn't just his memory of the unbearable, but also, in the periodic table and the wrench, his delight in what made the

    David Blaine

    an Amazing book!

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  • American Prometheus

    American Prometheus

    American Prometheus

    Kai Bird,Martin J. Sherwin
    4.03 (15,947)

    American prometheus is the first full-scale biography of j. robert oppenheimer, "father of the atomic bomb," the brilliant, charismatic physicist who led the effort to capture the awesome fire of the sun for his country in time of war. immediately after hiroshima, he became the most famous scientist of his generation-one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, the embodiment of modern man confronting the consequences of scientific progress. he was the author of a radical proposal to place international controls over atomic materials-an idea that is still relevant

    David Blaine

    This is one of the more fascinating men that I've read about.

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  • A Hunger Artist

    A Hunger Artist

    A Hunger Artist

    Franz Kafka,Helena Vlčnovská,Kevin Blahut
    4.12 (14,214)

    The last book published during kafka's lifetime, a hunger artist (1924) explores many of the themes that were close to him: spiritual poverty, asceticism, futility, and the alienation of the modern artist. he edited the manuscript just before his death, and these four stories are some of his best known and most powerful work, marking his maturity as a writer. in addition to "first sorrow," "a little woman," and "josephine the singer, or the mouse people" is the title story, "a hunger artist," which has been called by the critic

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  • The Macrobiotic Way

    The Macrobiotic Way

    The Macrobiotic Way

    Michio Kushi,Stephen Blauer,Wendy Esko
    Health & Fitness
    3.8 (255)

    David Blaine

    Recommeded on Tim Ferriss podcast

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