Reading

These abbreviations denote my background interest & motivation: W = work-related, P = personal, often via book flying off the shelf into my hands, recommendation of a friend or through book club.

Currently Reading:
Flow: Living at the Peak of Your Abilities, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes, Alexandra Horowitz
Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World, Timothy Ferris

2018 Read:
W, It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work, Jason Fried and David Hansson
P, Less, Andrew Sean Greer
P, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers, Tom Rachman
P, The Round House, Louise Erdrich
P, Tales of Prison Life, Sri Aurobindo
P, The Life Divine, Sri Aurobindo
W, 15 Secrets People Know about Time Management, Kevin Kruse
W, Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style, Carson Tate
W, The Creative Habit: Learn it and Use it for Life, Twyla Tharp
P, Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood,Trevor Noah
P, Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders
P, The Known World: A Novel, Edward P. Jones
P, The Keeper of Lost Things: A Novel, Ruth Hogan
P, The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead

2017 Read:
W, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, Mark Manson
W, The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter, Michael Watkins
W, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Greg McKeon
W, The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy, John Gordon
W, Customer Success: How Innovative Companies are Reducing Churn and Growing Recurring Revenues, Nick Mehta, Dan Steinman, Lincoln Murphy
W, The Lean Product Playbook: How to Innovate with Minimum Viable Product and Rapid Customer Feedback, Dan Olsen
W, Show your Work, Austin Kleon
W, We Should All be Feminists, , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
W, The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph, Ryan Holiday

P, Upstream, Mary Oliver
P, A Cannon, A Heart, Now This, Michael Mark
P, A Man Called Ove, Frederik Backman
P, Black Dogs: A Novel, Ian McEwan
P, Becoming Odyssa, Jennifer Pharr Davis
P, Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long Distance Swimmer, Lynne Cox
P, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami
P, The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Daniel James Brown
P, Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
P, H is For Hawk, Helen Macdonald
P, How to Cook a Wolf, M.F.K. Fisher
P, How to be a Woman, Caitlin Moran
P, Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit
P, The Elusive Obvious, Moshe Feldenkrais
P, Living Color: Painting, Writing, and the Bones of Seeing, Natalie Goldberg
P, How it all Began: A Novel: Penelope Lively
P, Beauty: The Invisible Embrace, John O’Donohue
P, To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings, John O’Donohue
P, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom, John O’Donohue