Once again my great friend and SEAL Sniper has written something timely and practical: a list of recommended books.
The timing could not be better for Christmas, and I’ve already purchased one of Chris’ recommends. Take a look and have your Amazon account ready — you will most likely find a great stocking stuffer or perfect something extra for a loved one. TJ
By Chris Sajnog
Recently I’ve had several people ask me if I had a recommended reading list. Although books, and the power I believe they can hold, have always been important to me, I’ve never really stopped to think about the ones that have had the greatest impact on me and in a sense, made me who I am.
So, for what it’s worth, here is a list of books that I remember reading and stand out in my mind as important to me in some way. I’m sure there are others that I’ve forgotten and once I post this I’ll remember, so maybe I’ll do annual updates as I read and remember more.
These books are in no particular order, meaning this is not a “Top 10” list, with the exception of #1. Some say knowledge is power, but I think that’s wrong. I believe knowledge is potential power, which you need to act on to be realized.
What does this mean to you and this list? I think these books contain all the information you need to change you life and become whoever it is you want to be – but you need to act on the lessons you learn. Enjoy.
OK, this one is in order too, but only because it will dramatically help you read and understand every other book on this list. This isn’t a book to learn how to speed read, it’s a book that teaches you how to get more out of the books you read. You’re welcome.
Fine, this one is on the top of a list for a reason too, but this will be the last one in any type of order. Maybe it’s because I’m 98% Norwegian, but this is the best told, most gripping (true) story ever told. If you were to ask me what my favorite book is, We Die Alone is the easy choice.