Read People Like a Book: How to Analyze, Understand, and Predict People’s Emotions, Thoughts, Intentions, and Behaviors - Patrick King

Read People Like a Book: How to Analyze, Understand, and Predict People’s Emotions, Thoughts, Intentions, and Behaviors

By Patrick King

  • Release Date: 2020-12-11
  • Genre: Social Science
Score: 4
From 133 Ratings


Speed read people, decipher body language, detect lies, and understand human nature.

Is it possible to analyze people without them saying a word? Yes, it is. Learn how to become a “mind reader” and forge deep connections.

How to get inside people’s heads without them knowing.

Read People Like a Book isn’t a normal book on body language of facial expressions. Yes, it includes all of those things, as well as new techniques on how to truly detect lies in your everyday life, but this book is more about understanding human psychology and nature.
We are who we are because of our experiences and pasts, and this guides our habits and behaviors more than anything else. Parts of this book read like the most interesting and applicable psychology textbook you’ve ever read. Take a look inside yourself and others!

Understand the subtle signals that you are sending out and increase your emotional intelligence.

Patrick King is an internationally bestselling author and social skills coach. His writing draws of a variety of sources, from scientific research, academic experience, coaching, and real life experience.

Learn the keys to influencing and persuading others.

•What people’s limbs can tell us about their emotions.
Why lie detecting isn’t so reliable when ignoring context.
•Diagnosing personality as a means to understanding motivation.
Deducing the most with the least amount of information.
•Exactly the kinds of eye contact to use and avoid

Find shortcuts to connect quickly and deeply with strangers.

The art of reading and analyzing people is truly the art of understanding human nature. Consider it like a cheat code that will allow you to see through people’s actions and words.

Decode people’s thoughts and intentions, and you can go in any direction you want with them.


  • Very helpful

    By niki 24
    Loved the book. Broke everything down really well and can use these skills in everyday life.
  • Good read

    By Kevo230
    Good read, some good tips on how to read people.
  • Excellent Read

    By Adam L. B.
    A quick read with good pointers.
  • More than what we say

    By Vinnietroll
    Enjoyable read, I have learned some useful tips. This book is easy to understand. I would recommend this book to anyone who is looking to improve their communication skills.
  • Nice work

    By MrsLevel
    This book is quick and easy to read, while imparting important insights. There is a summary at the end which I liked as well.
  • Eye opening book

    By crittz
    I enjoyed reading this book because it has made me more aware of behaviors and intentions of others around me. It has also provided a valuable insight on how a persons experiences in life shape their behaviors in the present.
  • Great book!

    By Jarvis Small
    Very Insightful Read!
  • Worth it

    By Young Exec
    Great book, quick read packed with useful actionable information.
  • Insightful

    By Where's My City
    Great read, easy to comprehend!
  • Zaviers’s Take.

    By zavier lewis
    Great book. A lot of valuable insight that I was able to almost immediately implement into my life. Good Work Mr.King !