Books by Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie Books

Dale Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer best known for his self-help and interpersonal skills books. His most famous work, "How to Win Friends and Influence People," provides timeless advice on effective communication, building relationships, and achieving personal and professional success through positive interactions with others.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

4.7
30 924 ratings

This is a book that provides timeless advice on how to build meaningful relationships, how to persuade others, and hence how to succeed in your personal and professional lives. The present book teaches how to make others feel important, how to influence people in the reader's favor, how to make the reader a more likeable person with practical tips and interesting stories related to the reader. The strategies thus outlined help one navigate through social interactions and in building relationships that bear the seeds of opportunities and happiness. This is a guide on how to become better as an individual and on how to also help others become better individuals.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

4.6
27 448 ratings

Through anecdotes and insights, Carnegie provides techniques for conquering worry and anxiety. He recommends bracketing time for concentrating concerns, challenging irrational thoughts using experiences, and preventing future worries through planning. Carnegie encourages cultivating a positive perspective by avoiding catastrophizing minor issues. His guidance utilizes logic and constructive thinking to eliminate the tolls of unbridled worry for a more peaceful, energized life.

The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking

4.5
3 851 ratings

A streamlined, no-fluff guide that presents Carnegie's proven methods for public speaking in a simplified, easy-to-implement format. It covers the essentials like preparing speeches, practicing delivery, using visuals effectively, and handling common pitfalls - everything needed to speak confidently.

Lincoln the Unknown

4.8
518 ratings

An insightful biography highlighting lesser-known details about Abraham Lincoln's life story, from his humble upbringings and self-education efforts to his celebrated presidency navigating the Civil War. Carnegie humanizes Lincoln through anecdotes showcasing his integrity, storytelling abilities, and influential leadership.

Art of Public Speaking

4.6
141 ratings

Carnegie's seminal work provides time-tested principles and techniques for becoming an effective, confident public speaker. He covers critical aspects like developing poise, gathering material, constructing speeches, using gestures, telling stories, and handling audience questions. The focus is on practical skills for speaking persuasively in any setting.

Little Known Facts About Well Known People

4.7
54 ratings

This compilation unearths fascinating biographical anecdotes and obscure details about famous figures across history like Socrates, Napoleon, Helen Keller and many others. Rather than rehashing familiar tales, Carnegie's vignettes provide new insights into the personalities, struggles, influential ideas and impactful life events of renowned individuals spanning diverse cultures and fields.

Dale Carnegie's Scrapbook

4.5
46 ratings

An entertaining anthology compiling Carnegie's favorite quotes, speeches, writings, principles and life lessons gleaned from his decades of research into effective communications and personal development. It distills his fundamental advice for living a successful, principled life.

Five Minute Biographies

4.2
32 ratings

Offering a parade of concise yet substantive biographical sketches of famous individuals, this book is designed to pique curiosity by encapsulating the driving forces, obstacles faced, and key contributions of influential figures from ancient to modern times in digestible, motivating snapshots.

Dale Carnegie's Biographical Roundup

4.9
11 ratings

This diverse collection profiles the lives, legacies and core principles of both iconic historical figures like William Shakespeare as well as lesser-known but influential people through Carnegie's uplifting, conversational biographical narratives. He humanizes and extracts wisdom from each unforgettable journey.

Dale Carnegie books in order

List of books by Dale Carnegie with the year of publication of the books.

  • 1915 – Art of Public Speaking.
  • 1932 – Lincoln the Unknown.
  • 1934 – Little Known Facts About Well Known People.
  • 1936 – How to Win Friends and Influence People.
  • 1937 – Five Minute Biographies.
  • 1944 – Dale Carnegie's Biographical round-up.
  • 1948 – How to Stop Worrying and Start Living.
  • 1959 – Dale Carnegie's Scrapbook.
  • 1962 – The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking.