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IMHO to really change your whole life perspective, you must experience a traumatic event, not reading a book.

Anyway I would say that a book can trigger a change of perspective on a particular aspect of your life:

'4-hour workweek' - Tim Ferriss (on lifestyle)

'Get Things Done' - David Allen (on organization and productivity)

'The Way of the Superior Man' - David Deida (on relationships)

'The prince' - Machiavelli' (on business and strategy)

'The little prince' - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (on meaning of life)

'The Feynman Lectures on Physics' - Richard Feynman' (to remember you to be humble)

A lot of other books had broaden my perspective of life even if they weren't enough to trigger a change. That list would be immense.




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