Ryan Holiday

Books recommended by Ryan HolidayRyan Holiday is an American bestselling author, marketer and entrepreneur. He has written extensively on the topic of marketing, culture, media manipulation, stoicism and human condition, and his work has been translated into thirty languages..

He’s the author of Trust Me, I’m Lying (his first book, released in 2012), Growth Hacker Marketing, The Obstacle is the Way, Ego is the Enemy, The Daily Stoic, Perennial Seller, and Conspiracy (2018).

Ryan Holiday’s trilogy of stoic books will be completed by “Stillness Is the Key“, coming this autumn (October 2019).

Holiday began his professional career after dropping out of college at 19. He worked for author Tucker Max and orchestrated a series of controversial media stunts for his movie launch.

Later, he worked with Robert Greene, author of The 48 Laws of Power, on Greene’s book The 50th Law.

Renowned media strategist, he’s the former Director of Marketing for American Apparel and adviser to founder Dov Charney

Holiday’s the founder of Brass Check, a creative advisory firm that specializes in working with authors, artists, media companies and startups. Their partners have directly advised, promoted or produced content for a diverse group of clients ranging from Google to Tony Robbins, Complex, James Altucher, Tim Ferriss, as well as essentially every major publishing house – including Amazon.

Most people follow Ryan’s work through his mailing list – more than 150,000 people are subscribed to his newsletter. Readers include entrepreneurs, NFL coaches, Big Five book editors, authors, students, book store owners, executives, and everyone in between.

Besides the articles he’s been publishing on his own blog since 2007, he’s a media columnist and editor-at-large for the New York Observer, but has also written for Forbes, Fast Company, The Huffington Post, Thought Catalog, Entrepreneur, 99U, Boing Boing, and multiple other outlets.

Books recommended or written by Ryan Holiday:

Peak Performance: El...

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Everything Is F*cked...

by Mark Manson

Rebirth: A Fable of ...

by Kamal Ravikant

Digital Minimalism: ...

by Cal Newport

Willpower Doesn̵...

by Benjamin Hardy

Up From Slavery

by Booker T. Washington

The Power of No: Bec...

by James Altucher, Claudia Azula Altucher

A Calendar of Wisdom...

by Leo Tolstoy

How to Die: An Ancie...

by Seneca

How to Be Free: An A...

by Epictetus

How to Grow Old: Anc...

by Marcus Tullius Cicero

Composed: A Memoir

by Rosanne Cash

Tiger Woods

by Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian

Clementine: The Life...

by Sonia Purnell

Victoria: The Queen:...

by Julia Baird

Atomic Habits: An Ea...

by James Clear

The Laws of Human Na...

by Robert Greene

Conspiracy: Peter Th...

by Ryan Holiday