Peter Attia

38 Peter Attia Recommended Books

Peter Attia is a physician, longevity researcher, and entrepreneur. He has a medical degree from Stanford University and a degree in mechanical engineering from Queen’s University. Attia is the founder of The Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City. He is also the host of the podcast “The Drive”, where he interviews people in the health and longevity space.

38 Books recommended by Peter Attia

10% Happier

10% Happier

How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story

Author :Dan Harris

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"I’ve read a lot about mediation, but it was the first book I read where I thought, 'I can relate to this guy.'" - Peter Attia [Source]

The Corner

The Corner

A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood

Author :David Simon

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Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

Author :E. B White

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"[My earliest memory of reading is] sitting in the back of the beat up old station wagon reading a paperback of [this book] while my mom was driving us to the mall." - Peter Attia [Source]

The Double Helix

The Double Helix

A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA

Author :James D. Watson Ph.D.

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"[One of the] biographies of people who have 'built skyscrapers' (my term)." - Peter Attia [Source]

This Is Water

This Is Water

Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life

Author :David Foster Wallace

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"I’ve listened more than 100 times to the audio [...] and now I’ll add this method of consumption to one of the most important speeches ever given (or at least ever heard by me...)" - Peter Attia [Source]

The Transformed Cell

The Transformed Cell

Unlocking the Mysteries of Cancer

Author :Steven A. Rosenberg

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Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest

A Novel

Author :David Foster Wallace

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"I have always wanted to read [this book]." - Peter Attia [Source]

The Puzzle People

The Puzzle People

Memoirs Of A Transplant Surgeon

Author :Thomas Starzl

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"[One of the] biographies of people who have 'built skyscrapers' (my term)." - Peter Attia [Source]

One Bullet Away

One Bullet Away

The Making of a Marine Officer

Author :Nathaniel C. Fick

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Shattered

Shattered

Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

Author :Jonathan Allen

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Peter Attia mentioned reading this book on an interview for thereadinglists.com [Source]

Good Calories, Bad Calories

Good Calories, Bad Calories

Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health

Author :Gary Taubes

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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"

Adventures of a Curious Character

Author :Richard P. Feynman

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"The book I’ve recommended most." - Peter Attia [Source]

Forgive and Remember

Forgive and Remember

Managing Medical Failure

Author :Charles L. L. Bosk

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I Don't Want to Talk About It

I Don't Want to Talk About It

Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression

Author :Terrence Real

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"One of the most important books I’ve read, reread, and gifted to many friends." - Peter Attia [Source]

The Most Important Thing

The Most Important Thing

Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Author :Howard Marks

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The Emperor of All Maladies

The Emperor of All Maladies

A Biography of Cancer

Author :Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)

Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me)

Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts

Author :Carol Tavris

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"The moment I finished it, I not only reread it, but I bought it for about ten people." - Peter Attia [Source]

Being Wrong

Being Wrong

Adventures in the Margin of Error

Author :Kathryn Schulz

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Dancing Naked in the Mind Field

Dancing Naked in the Mind Field

Author :Kary Mullis

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"[One of the] biographies of people who have 'built skyscrapers' (my term)." - Peter Attia [Source]

How to Change Your Mind

How to Change Your Mind

What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

Author :Michael Pollan

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"Excellent." - Peter Attia [Source]

The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide

The Psychedelic Explorer's Guide

Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys

Author :James Fadiman

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Black Edge

Black Edge

Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

Author :Sheelah Kolhatkar

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Peter Attia mentioned reading this book on an interview for thereadinglists.com [Source]

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Author :Richard Bach

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"[If I could encourage young people to read one book] I’d encourage them to read [this book]." - Peter Attia [Source]

The Rommel Papers

The Rommel Papers

Author :B. H. Liddell-Hart

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King of Hearts

King of Hearts

The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery

Author :G. Wayne Miller

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"[One of the] biographies of people who have 'built skyscrapers' (my term)." - Peter Attia [Source]

Altered Traits

Altered Traits

Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

Author :Daniel Goleman

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"It makes the point that [...] we don’t meditate for the state." - Peter Attia [Source]

An Atlas of Atherosclerosis Progression and Regression

An Atlas of Atherosclerosis Progression and Regression

Author :Herbert C. Stary

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"You don’t understand atherosclerosis until you’ve studied this book." - Peter Attia [Source]

King of the World

King of the World

Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero

Author :David Remnick

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Where Men Win Glory

Where Men Win Glory

The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Author :Jon Krakauer

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Red Notice

Red Notice

A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice

Author :Bill Browder

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Peter Attia mentioned reading this book on an interview for Outside Online. [Source]

The Talent Code

The Talent Code

Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.

Author :Daniel Coyle

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The Four Agreements

The Four Agreements

A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

Author :Don Miguel Ruiz

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Peter Attia mentioned reading this book on an interview for Outside Online. [Source]

Becoming Steve Jobs

Becoming Steve Jobs

The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader

Author :Brent Schlender

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"[One of the] biographies of people who have 'built skyscrapers' (my term)." - Peter Attia [Source]

Solve for Happy

Solve for Happy

Engineer Your Path to Joy

Author :Mo Gawdat

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"Probably moved to the #2 spot [of books I've gifted the most]." - Peter Attia [Source]

On Confidence

On Confidence

Author :The School of Life

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"I came across [this book] recently and was impressed." - Peter Attia [Source]

The Presidents Club

The Presidents Club

Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

Author :Nancy Gibbs

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"If you have even a modicum of interest in US history post WWI, this is beyond required." - Peter Attia [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What books can I expect to be recommended by Peter Attia?

Peter Attia has recommended many books including ‘The Art of Racing in the Rain’ by Garth Stein, ‘Tools of Titans’ by Tim Ferriss, ‘The Fearless Organization’ by Amy Edmondson, ‘The Mindful Brain’ by Daniel J. Siegel and ‘Thinking, Fast and Slow’ by Daniel Kahneman.

The topics covered in the books recommended by Peter Attia include personal development, self-improvement, leadership, mindfulness, neuroscience and psychology.

Peter Attia's book recommendations are particularly unique because they are backed by extensive knowledge and research from leading experts in various disciplines.

Yes, the books recommended by Peter Attia are considered to be thought-provoking and interesting to read.

The books recommended by Peter Attia can be found in most major bookstores, online book retailers and even libraries.