Currently Reading 2021: 


The Case for Christ

On the Road

The 80/20 Principle

Ghengis: Lords of the Bow

The Better Angel

Hollywood Park


Eat Smarter

*X* The Align Method


Beneath a Scarlet Sky

12 Rules For Life

Think Like a Monk

The Artist’s Journey

Mere Christianity

Inner Engineering

Beyond Order

The Underground Man

*XX* On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous

The Untethered Soul

A Short History of Nearly Everything

The Practice

Anthropocene: A Very Short History


The Art of Stillness

The Aineid

Start With Why

Sometimes a Great Notion

*XXX* Poetic Image


The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know Is Possible

The War of Art

Arrows of Youth


Maps of Meaning

The Moral Landscape

Knowing Where to Look


*XXXX* The Writing Life, by Annie Dillard

Man’s Search for Meaning

Show Your Work


The Immortality Key

To Shake the Sleeping Self

Autumn, by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Shark Drunk, by Morten Stroksnes

Universal Human

To Have or to Be, by Erich Fromm

*L* The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss

The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles, by Paul Roche

Courage Is Calling

All the Light We Cannot See


Autobiography of a Yogi

The Sovereignty of Good, by Iris Murdoch

Michael Beckwith

Wherever you Go there you are

Finding your Karma, by Sadghuru

Jocko Willik

The Gulag Archepalago

Paradise Lost

Atlas shrugged

Island, by Aldus Huxley

Stone Age Economics

Own The Day, by Aubrey Marcus

Steven Pressfield, The Warrior’s Ethos

Epitome of World History, Karl Ploetz

Zweig on Goethe

The Phantom Tollbooth


Column of Fire

Noble House 

Into the Silence, by Wade Davis

Crime and punishment, by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Glass Bead Game


Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics

Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms

The Fall of Gandolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien 

Ulysses Grant Bio

The Berlin stories, by Christopher Isherwood

The acts of King Arthur and his Noble Knights, by John Steinbeck 

Les miserables

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn

Authors to Note:

Charles Eisenstein — Ascent of Humanity

Edward Rutherford – New York

Jordan Peterson – Maps of Meaning – his book list

Dr. Joe Dispenza

Pete Fromm – The names of the stars

Jack London – Martin Eden, Call of the Wild

James Michener – Sayonara

Edward Hoagland: Hoagland on Nature

James Baldwin – Vintage Baldwin

Ralph Waldo Emerson – Journals, Essays

Charles Lamb – Essays of Elia

Goethe – Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship

Victor Hugo

Charles Dickens

James Joyce – Ulysses , Stephen Hero

Thomas Mann – The Magic Mountain, Buddenbrooks, Death in Venice

Haruki Murakami – Killing commendatore, Norwegian Wood. 1Q84

Amor Towles – Rules of Civility

Bronte Sisters – Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights 

Leo Tolstoy – war and peace, Anna Karenina 

James Hogg

Herman hesse – the glass bead game, Siddhartha 

Stefan Zweig – Amerigo

Oscar Wilde 

Neil Gaiman – The Graveyard Book, Good Omens

Ken Follett – Pillars of the Earth series

Poets: TS Elliot, Ezra Pound

Ted Chaing – Sci fi Exaltation Stories 

Anthony Bourdain 

Pico Iyer

Peter Handke The Moravian Night