21 Books That Will Teach You Something Important

    A mini syllabus for, like, life.

    1. Learn how to read intelligently.

    2. Learn how to get things done.

    3. Learn how to cook.

    4. Learn how to make your house a home.

    5. Learn how to write clearly and concisely.

    6. Learn how to draw.

    7. Learn how to make people say yes and how to say no.

    8. Learn what public school didn't teach you about American history.

    9. Learn how to have the hard talk.

    10. Learn how to express yourself with words.

    11. Learn how to manage your money.

    12. Learn why you're never satisfied.

    13. Learn about what that whole "string theory" thing is.

    14. Learn how to interpret studies and statistics.

    15. Learn why the things you use every day look and work the way they do.

    16. Learn how to read comics.

    17. Learn the basics of design and production.

    18. Learn why people do and buy the things they do.

    19. Learn what Marcel Proust can teach you about living well.

    20. Learn how to contemplate the universe.

    21. Learn the meaning of life.