Brené Brown

Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past two decades studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of five #1 New York Times bestsellers. Her TED talk – 'The Power of Vulnerability' – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world. Brown's work has been featured on PBS, NPR, TED, and CNN.


This list of books are ONLY the books that have been ranked on the lists that are aggregated on this site. This is not a comprehensive list of all books by this author.

  1. 1. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

    This self-help book explores the concept of vulnerability, arguing that it is not a sign of weakness but rather an act of courage and strength. The author uses research and personal experiences to demonstrate that embracing vulnerability can lead to more fulfilling relationships, effective parenting, and successful leadership. The book provides practical advice on how to live authentically, confront fear, and transform vulnerability into a source of connection and empowerment.

  2. 2. Daring Greatly

    "Daring Greatly" by Brené Brown is a transformative exploration of vulnerability and its power to cultivate courage, connection, and resilience in our lives. Through extensive research and personal anecdotes, the author delves into the societal pressures that prevent individuals from embracing vulnerability, and offers practical strategies to overcome shame and fear. Brown encourages readers to embrace vulnerability as a strength and a pathway to wholehearted living, ultimately empowering them to lead more authentic and fulfilling lives.