Reading List

2018

Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing, by Caroline Myss
Flawless: Understanding Faults in Wine, by Jamie Goode
A Man called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
Love Letter to the Earth, by Thich Nhat Hanh
The Botany of Desire, by Michael Pollan
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, by Robert Pirsig
The Call of Sedona, by Ilchi Lee
The Solar Body, by Ilchi Lee
The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway
Frequency, by Penney Peirce
Born A Crime, by Trevor Noah
Madness, Rack, and Honey, by Mary Ruefle
Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life, by Dr. Claudi Welch, MSOM
On Balance, edited by Charlotte Shane
Wabi-Sabi: Further Thoughts, by Leonard Koren
The Unsettling of America, by Wendell Berry
Inheritance from Mother
, by Minae Mixumura
Moshi Moshi, by Banana Yoshimoto
Bread: A Global History, by William Rubel
Preserving the Japanese Way, by Nancy Singleton Hachisu
Conversations with Artists, by Selden Rodman
Agnes Varta between Film, Photography, and Art, by Rebecca DeRoo
The Secret Lives of Color, by Kassia St. Clair
Siddhartha’s Brain, by James Kingsland

2017

How to Love, Thich Nhat Hanh
Fierce Medicine, by Ana Forrest
Abundance, A Novel of Marie Antoinette, by Deckle Edge
The New Bread Basket, by Amy Halloran
Men Without Women: Stories, by Haruki Murakami
Indian Creek Chronicles, by Pete Fromm
The Unprejudiced Palate, by Angelo Pellegrini
Grief is the Thing with Feathers, by Max Porter
Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg
On Writing Well, by William Zinsser
Biscuits, Spoonbread, and Sweet Potato Pie, by Bill Neal
Dreams from my Father, by Barack Obama
Chief Leadership Officer, by Kevin McCarthy
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
, by Jonathan Safran Foer
The Bhagavad Gita, by Eknath Easwaran
Do Not Say We Have Nothing, by Madeliene Thien
Infinity Net: The Autobiography of Yayoi Kusama
Memory Wall, by Anthony Doerr
The Vegetarian
, by Han Kang
Beneath the Underdog: His World as Composed by Mingus
, by Charles Mingus
I Love My Love
, by Reyna Biddy
Thank You for Being Late, by Thomas Friedman
Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse
Escapism, by Candice Lee
Creative Confidence
, by Tom Kelley and David Kelley
Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg PhD
Citizen, by Claudia Rankine
The Creative Habit, by Twyla Twarp
The Chaos of Longing, by K.Y. Robinson
Little Red Book of Selling, by Jeffrey Gitomer
Citizen: An American Lyric
, by Claudia Rahkine
Yoga for a World Out of Balance
, by Michael Stone
Ayurveda: The Science of Self-Healing, by Dr. Vasant Lad
Altruism, by Matthieu Richard
The Upanishads, by Eknath Easwaran
Teaching my mother how to give birth, by Warsan Shire
Tribes, by Seth Godin
Mere Anarchy, by Woody Allen
The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path, by Ethan Nichtern
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer
When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi
Rebirth, by Kamal Ravikant
The Book of Joy, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, with Douglas Carlton Abrams

2016

Just my Type, by Simon Garfield
A Little Life, by Hanya Yanaghara
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability, by William McDonough
Kitchen, by Banana Yoshimoto
A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki
The Third Plate, by Dan Barber
Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What it Means for Modern Relationships, by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha
Fully Present, by Susan L. Smalley, PhD and Diana Winston
The Language of Trust by Michael Maslandky with Scott West, Gary DeMoss, and David Saylor
The Consolations of Philosophy, by Alain de Botton
Microtrends, by Mark J. Penn with E. Kinney Zalesne
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, by Raymond Carver
Zero to One, by Peter Thiel
A Million Little Pieces, by James Frey

2015

Norwegian Wood, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle, by Haruki Murakami
The Lover’s Dictionary, by David Levithan
Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy, by Jacqueline Kennedy and Michael Beschloss
Predictably Irrational, by Dan Ariely
Seriously…I’m Kidding, by Ellen DeGeneres
Go the Fuck to Sleep, by Adam Mansbach
My Korean Deli, by Ben Ryder Howe
Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles
Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson
Talking to Humans, by Giff Constable
Men Without Women by Ernest Hemingway
Moonwalking with Einstein, by Joshua Foer
Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman
Wall St. Wars, by Richard E. Farley
Listening is an Act of Love, by Dave Isay
A Year Without Pants, by Scott Berkum
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo
Interaction of Color, by Josef Albers

2014

A Life Without Limits, by Chrissie Wellington
1Q84, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, by Haruki Murakami
Gone Girl, by Gillian Flynn
Willpower, by Roy F. Baumeister
Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu and Erin Mcguire
Blood, Bones & Butter, by Gabrielle Hamilton
The Hunger Games Trilogy, by Suzanne Collins
Born to Run, Christopher McDougall
Bossypants, by Tina Fey
Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, by Mindy Kaling
Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me, by Friends and Other Victims, Chelsea’s Family, and Chelsea Handler
Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell
Startup Life, by Brad Feld and Amy Batchelor
Fifty Shades of Grey, by E. L. James