Four Minute Books

Written by Maria Deac Pamela Hobart Marta Brzosko Jim Farina Clara Lobina Luke Rowley Prakhar Verma Niklas Göke

Four Minute Books

Want a summary of What's Our Problem? by Tim Urban? Listen to our short, 3-lesson summary to discover "The Ladder of Thinking" and more.
Want a summary of Feel-Good Productivity by Ali Abdaal? Listen to our 4-minute breakdown of its 3 pillars for a better approach to work and life!
Listen to our summary of The Wisdom of the Bullfrog by admiral William H. McRaven to master 3 of his 18 military career mottos in 4 minutes.
Want a summary of the book Starry Messenger by Neil deGrasse Tyson? Listen to our 4-min post for 3 lessons about the cosmic perspective and more.
Listen to our summary of The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins. We'll teach you the STARS framework and 2 more tools to nail any job transition!
Want a summary of Be Useful by Arnold Schwarzenegger? Listen to our 4-minute review to discover his 7 tools for life and explore 3 in depth.
Listen to our summary of Escape Velocity by Geoffrey Moore to discover the hierarchy of powers in business and how to use them to succeed.
Listen to our summary of Striking Thoughts, a collection of Bruce Lee's notes, to learn 3 of his biggest life lessons in 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of Clear Thinking by Shane Parrish to discover 4 obstacles to good thinking (and 4 ways to overcome them) in just 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of Hidden Potential, Adam Grant's latest bestseller. Learn how to achieve greater things in 3 lessons (and 4 minutes).
Listen to our summary of How to Live by Derek Sivers to discover the 3 big life themes hidden in these 27 quirky life philosophies. Listen now.
Listen to our summary of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens to learn 3 valuable life lessons in just 4 minutes via a quick plot summary.
Want a summary of Same as Ever by Morgan Housel? Listen to our 4-minute summary to better understand how human behavior affects money decisions.
Listen to our 4-minute summary of Vaclav Smil's How the World Really Works for 3 valuable lessons about energy, materials, and numbers.
Listen to our 4-minute summary of Million Dollar Weekend by Noah Kagan for 3 lessons on how to start a business in 48 hours. Let's go!
Want a summary of Excellent Advice for Living by Kevin Kelly? Listen to our 4-minute summary for his 40 best bits on money, time, and happiness.
Listen to our summary of Build the Life You Want, Oprah Winfrey's latest #1 bestseller, to master the 4 pillars of happiness in 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins for a 4-minute argument on why science trumps religion with 3 valuable lessons.
Listen to our summary of Areté by Brian Johnson to learn 3 quick lessons from the ultimate self-help guide in just 4 minutes.
Listen to our summary of Burn the Boats by Matt Higgins to learn 3 lessons about creating a point of no return that will propel you to success.