There are a handful of books that should truly be required and desired reading for everyone across the world. This is one of them. It is simultaneously repulsive and compelling, disheartening and hopeful.
Steven Covey, the self help guru, made mention of this book in the first pages of his bestseller, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” It changed him. His self help system was based largely on this book.
This book humbled me; I used to get upset when someone took my parking spot, or cut into my queue but now I smile as I have never had to endure real horror or injustice.
Does a chronic disease or messed up life have you feeling like you’re at the end of the line? Are you feeling like it’s time to end your life? Reading/listening to this book may end your suffering. The author, Dr. Frankl, has insights on life that may change your perspective. He was a Jewish doctor in Austria when the Nazis invaded in 1938. He had the opportunity to get out of the country, but decided to stay with his family. That was the wrong choice as he ended up in concentration camps, but this little book was the result.