Reading is an essential skill if you want to succeed in life and make your own luck. Whenever I got into a new activity I spent entire days, sometimes weeks, reading continuously. This is the essence of a life that revolves around knowledge. This is how you take complete understanding of what you want to achieve and become independent to the whims of others. Do you want to be one of the best poker players? Below are the books that I consider absolutely essential. After reading them you will excel at any form of poker in any stakes. Don’t just read one of them, READ ALL OF THEM! The people that are at the top have read the best books and whenever something new will be worth reading, they’ll check it out as well.