The vast majority of new releases don’t contain any new ideas. In fact, more than 95% of all non-fiction books ever written don’t contain anything new.
Reading 100+ Books a Year to “Upgrade” Yourself is a Complete Waste of Time
Zat Rana

Maybe some examples would be helpful to understand this. “I was just trying to make a point” isn’t really helpful. And just because a book appears on multiple lists isn’t a reliable guide (though it’s better than nothing): The Alchemist seems to be on most everyone’s list, but it’s a new-agey fraud that’s got people fooled into thinking it's profound.

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