Sophonaut Book List

Below is a list of books that the authors have read or plan to read on their personal journeys as Sophonauts, and then write articles to share the knowledge with you! If there is a book in the list you’d like us to write an article about sooner than later, please let us know by going to the bottom of the About page and sending us a message.

ImageTitleAuthorDescriptionSophonaut Article Written About Book?Genre(s)
A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose (Oprah's Book Club, Selection 61)Eckhart TolleA guide on how to understand your ego.Not Yet!How People Think
How the Mind WorksSteven PinkerThe title says it all.Not Yet!How People Think
Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good PeopleMahzarin R. Banaji & Anthony G. GreenwaldRevealing the biases we may or may not know we have.Not Yet!How People Think
Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain PowerDan HurleyYes! Click Here to ReadMental Strength
Fostering Sustainable Behavior: An Introduction to Community-Based Social Marketing (Education for Sustainability Series)Doug McKenzie-MohrYes! Click Here to ReadHow People Think, Sustainability
Crucial Conversations Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second EditionKerry PattersonYes! Click Here to ReadHow People Think
Swarmwise: The Tactical Manual to Changing the WorldRick FalkvingeA guide to building a nonconventional movement that beats larger, more wealthy opposition.Yes! Click Here to ReadOptimizing Life,
How People Think
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and ProgressSteven PinkerAn argument for hope and positivity put in context of historical and recent trends.In QueueHow People Think
Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates UsDaniel H. Pink"The surprising truth about what motivates us."In QueueHow People Think
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution - and How It Can Renew America, Release 2.0Thomas L. Friedman"Why we need a green revolution and how it can renew America."In QueueSustainability
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and WorkChip Heath & Dan Heath"How to make better choices in life and work."In QueueHow People Think
Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape BehaviorJonah BergerJonah Berger takes readers through a series of common experiences and details how they were likely influenced by hidden forces.Yes! Click Here to ReadHow People Think, Mental Strength
Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers, 3rd EdRobert SapolskyRobert Sapolsky covers every reason stress is terrible for you and a few ways to avoid those pitfalls.Not Yet!Physical Health, Mental Strength
Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and WorstRobert SapolskyRobert Sapolsky covers 100 years of biology, social science, and neuroscience in a high density tour of human behavior.Not Yet!How People Think, Mental Strength
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the FuturePeter Thiel and Blake MastersPeter Thiel's strong opinions on how to start businesses and create monopolies. In QueueBusiness, How People Think
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and DreamsMatthew WalkerMatthew Walker digs into the science of sleep and how to improve your sleep habits.In QueuePhysical Health, Mental Strength