Currently Reading: Noble House, by James Clavell


Current Audiobook: Karma: A Yogi’s Guide to Crafting Your Destiny, by Sadhguru

I take pleasure from the fact that I can enjoy books whenever it pleases me to do so. Books are, I find the best provisions a man can take with him on life’s journey.
— Michel de Montaigne

Favorite Books on Writing, Creativity, and Inspiration:

Mastery, by Robert Greene

Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott

The Practice, by Seth Godin

Man’s Search for Meaning, by Viktor E. Frankl

The Writing Life, by Annie Dillard

The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield

The Artist’s Journey, by Steven Pressfield

If You Want to Write, by Brenda Ueland

The Buddha and the Badass, by Vishen Lakhiani

Think Like a Monk, by Jay Shetty

Favorite Nonfiction on Travel and Place:

To Shake the Sleeping Self, by Jedidiah Jenkins

A Moveable Feast, by Ernest Hemingway

Iberia, by James A. Michener

The World Is My Home, by James A. Michener

The Lady and the Monk, by Pico Iyer

The Pilgrimage, by Paulo Coelho

Shark Drunk, by Morten Stroksnes

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide, by Anthony Bourdain

All-time Favorite Nonfiction Books: 

The Immortality Key, by Brian C. Muraresku

Autobiography of a Yogi, by Paramahansa Yogananda

Greenlights, by Matthew McConaughey

Washington: A Life, by Ron Chernow

12 Rules for Life, by Jordan B. Peterson

The My Struggle Series, by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Autumn, by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Can’t Hurt Me, by David Goggins

Leonardo da Vinci, by Walter Isaacson

The World of Yesterday, by Stefan Zweig

Erasmus of Rotterdam, by Stefan Zweig

Montaigne, by Stefan Zweig

The Surrender Experiment, by Michael A. Singer

The Untethered Soul, by Michael A. Singer

Shoe Dog, by Phil Knight

Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain

All-time Favorite Fiction Books: 

Dune, by Frank Herbert

The Name of the Wind, by Patrick Rothfuss

The Wise Man’s Fear, by Patrick Rothfuss

Siddhartha: a Novel, by Hermann Hesse

1Q84, by Haruki Murakami

The Source, by James Michener

Of Human Bondage, by W. Somerset Maugham

Inferno, by Dan Brown

The Odyssey, by Homer

The Aeneid, by Virgil

A Time for Everything, by Karl Ove Knausgaard

War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy

Tai-Pan, by James Clavell

Shogun, by James Clavell

The Sun Also Rises, by Ernest Hemingway

For Whom the Bell Tolls, by Ernest Hemingway

Spring Snow, by Yukio Mishima

The Magus, by John Fowles

Shibumi, by Trevanian

The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho

The Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah

Eragon, Eldest, Brisingr, & Inheritance, by Christopher Paolini

Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley