Skip Nav
Digital Life
10 Accurate Responses to the Weirdest Super Bowl Commercial Ever
Memes
We Found the Viral "Dancing Dad" From the Super Bowl, and He's Beyond Amazing
Digital Life
9 of the Most Hilariously Memorable Memes From the Super Bowl

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Must-Read Reddit Books

Add Neil deGrasse Tyson's Must-Read Books to Your Reading Lists Now

Science enthusiasts' favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is vocal in educating the public on universal truths, scientific errors in movies, and life in general. He also wants to show us the way when it comes to adding to our ever-expanding book lists.

During a Reddit AMA, one literary commenter asked Neil which books should be read by every person on the planet, to which the director of the Hayden Planetarium offered the following eight books. Consuming these books, he said, provides "profound insight into most of what has driven the history of the Western world."

  • The Bible
  • The System of the World, Sir Isaac Newton
  • On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin
  • Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift
  • The Age of Reason, Thomas Paine
  • The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith
  • The Art of War, Sun Tzu
  • The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli

Have you read any of the books on Neil's suggested reading list? How did they impact your life?

Around The Web
Oscar Nominees Based on Books
J.R.R. Tolkien Quotes
Harry Potter Love Quotes
Marvel Mockingbird Comic Book
Anime Harry Potter
Reading Challenge 2016
Rey's Parents Ewok Theory

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
Latest Technology & Gadgets
X