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Jimmy Fallon's Top Book Recommendations

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Want to know what books Jimmy Fallon recommends on their reading list? We've researched interviews, social media posts, podcasts, and articles to build a comprehensive list of Jimmy Fallon's favorite book recommendations of all time.


Howard Stern Comes Again

Jimmy Fallon.@HowardStern is here tonight and we are talking about #HowardSternComesAgain! It's funny and irreverent and also moving and inspiring. Pick up his book!! (Source)

Jose ManginIn Uber to LAX & just read a great @nytimes interview w one of my idols AND @SIRIUSXM co-worker @HowardStern ⭐️ I can’t wait to read his new book #HowardSternComesAgain ✅ Thank YOU Howard for coming to satellite radio and forever changing my life🖤🙏🏽 (Source)

Mike Denison@HowardStern @SteveMartinToGo It’s a great book, Stern (Source)

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Man's Search for Meaning

Man's Search for Meaning has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 psychiatrist Viktor Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the stories of his many patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. Frankl's theory—known as logotherapy, from the Greek word logos ("meaning")—holds... more

Tony RobbinsAnother book that I’ve read dozens of times. It taught me that if you change the meaning, you change everything. Meaning equals emotion, and emotion equals life. (Source)

Jimmy FallonI read it while spending ten days in the ICU of Bellevue hospital trying to reattach my finger from a ring avulsion accident in my kitchen. It talks about the meaning of life, and I believe you come out a better person from reading it. (Source)

Dustin Moskovitz[Dustin Moskovitz recommended this book on Twitter.] (Source)

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Creative Quest

NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2018 BY Esquire PopSugar • The Huffington Post •  Buzzfeed • Publishers Weekly

A unique new guide to creativity from Questlove—inspirations, stories, and lessons on how to live your best creative life

Questlove—musician, bandleader, designer, producer, culinary entrepreneur, professor, and all-around cultural omnivore—shares his wisdom on the topics of inspiration and originality in a one-of-a-kind guide to living your best creative...
Recommended by Jimmy Fallon, Anil Dash, and 2 others.

Jimmy FallonWhen Questlove says he’s going to do something, he will find out how to do whatever that is, and become a master at it. I can’t think of a person more suited to write a book about being creative. (Source)

Anil DashI love this: @questlove's new book #CreativeQuest is about the creative process, and it inspired the @Glitch team to remix this fun little drum machine as a tribute to the book launch. Make a beat, grab the book, remix the app, share what you create! (Source)

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