Self-Education Reading List: Books for Lifelong Learners


5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas by Warren Berger

Deschooling Society by Ivan Illich

Experience and Education by John Dewey

Getting Things Done by David Allen

Hacking Your Education: Ditch the Lectures, Save Tens of Thousands, and Learn More Than Your Peers Ever Will by Dale J. Stephens

How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading by Mortimer J. Adler

Instead of Education: Ways to Help People do Things Better by John Holt

Lifelong Learning in Action: Transforming Education in the 21st Century by Norman Longworth

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Secrets of a Buccaneer-Scholar: How Self-Education and the Pursuit of Passion Can Lead to a Lifetime of Success by James Bach

Self-university: The Price of Tuition is the Desire to Learn : Your Degree is a Better Life by Charles D. Hayes

The Art of Learning: An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Joshua Waitzkin

The Change Masters by Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The Independent Scholar’s Handbook by Ronald Gross

The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had by Susan Wise Bauer