Bryan Johnson

22 Bryan Johnson Recommended Books

Bryan Johnson is a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. He started his career as a software engineer and gained recognition as the founder of Braintree, an online payments processing company. After selling Braintree to PayPal, he has dedicated himself to philanthropy and investing in innovative companies that aim to improve the lives of others. He is a strong advocate for education and supports projects that bridge the gap between tech and society.

22 Books recommended by Bryan Johnson

Endurance

Endurance

Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Author :Alfred Lansing

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"How I want to behave in life." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

Zero

Zero

The Biography of a Dangerous Idea

Author :Charles Seife

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"Chronicles how hard it was for humanity to come up with and hold onto the concept of zero. No zero, no math. No zero, no engineering. No zero, no modern world as we know it..." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

The End Of Science

The End Of Science

Facing The Limits Of Knowledge In The Twilight Of The Scientific Age

Author :John Horgan

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

A Good Man

A Good Man

Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver

Author :Mark Shriver

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"An exceptional father, a good friend, loyal, and he is a mental model of the kind of person I want to be in life." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Author :Daniel Kahneman

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"I started reading [this book] and I became increasingly convinced of my own fickleness and inability to actually act rationally in life." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

Bend the Curve

Bend the Curve

Accelerating Your Startup's Success

Author :Andrew Razeghi

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"A great read." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

The Coddling of the American Mind

The Coddling of the American Mind

How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Author :Greg Lukianoff

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"Excited to read this new book by my friends." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

Flatland

Flatland

A Romance of Many Dimensions

Author :Edwin A. Abbott

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"A good book." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

The Annotated Flatland

The Annotated Flatland

A Romance of Many Dimensions

Author :Ian Stewart

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

An Inquiry Into Values

Author :Robert M. Pirsig

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

But What If We're Wrong?

But What If We're Wrong?

Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past

Author :Chuck Klosterman

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

Number

Number

The Language of Science

Author :Tobias Dantzig

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep

Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

Author :Matthew Walker

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"Not only did I become convinced that getting high-quality sleep is the best protector and enhancer of health and cognition, but it is also the most underappreciated." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

The Gene

The Gene

An Intimate History

Author :Siddhartha Mukherjee

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"A great book." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

A Mind at Play

A Mind at Play

How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Author :Jimmy Soni

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

Behave

Behave

The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

Author :Robert M. Sapolsky

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

When Einstein Walked with Gödel

When Einstein Walked with Gödel

Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Author :Jim Holt

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Bryan Johnson recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

WTF?

WTF?

What's the Future and Why It's Up to Us

Author :Tim O'Reilly

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"I loved [this book]. Especially [the] sections on algorithms and focusing on improving human ability for the future of jobs." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

Principles

Principles

Life and Work

Author :Ray Dalio

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"[The author] open sourced Bridgewater’s methods in [this book] and the results were good evidence that collectives can operate at higher levels when they are open and honest about and can see past their cognitive flaws." - Bryan Johnson [Source]

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Q1: What type of books does Bryan Johnson Recommend?

Bryan Johnson recommends books about business, science, philosophy and personal growth.

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In addition to recommendations, Bryan Johnson writes and publishes content on topics such as leadership, entrepreneurship, and technological innovation.