Reading List

From time to time, I’ll add to the list. As you’ll see it will be a fairly eclectic group of reading material spanning the variety of interest I have. To help parse the content I’ll group them by topic as best I can and provide links to Amazon to quickly purchase if so inclined. Hope you find it helpful.  Here we go…

ON MY NIGHTSTAND RIGHT NOW…

Getting Things DONE, David Allen

Twitter Power: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time, Joel Comm

VisionMongers: Making a Life and a Living in Photography, David duChemin

PHOTOGRAPHY

SEATTLE 100: Portrait of a City, Chase Jarvis

Fast Track Photographer, Dane Sanders

Lighting for Portrait photography, Steve Bavister

Master’s Guide to Wedding Photography, Marcus Bell

Weddings, Annabel Williams

The World’s Top Photographers and the stories behind their greatest images (PORTRAITS), Fergus Greer

Inner Game of Outdoor Photography, Galen Rowell

At Work, Annie Leibovitz

Edge of the Earth, Corner of the Sky, Art Wolfe

PARENTING/FATHERHOOD

Mack Daddy: Masterin Fatherhood without Losing Your Style, Your Cool or Your Mind, Larry Bleidner

The Everything Guide to Raising Boys, Cheryl L. Erwin

Parenting with Love & Logic, Foster Cline and Jim Fay

PHILOSOPHY

The Prophet, Kahlil Gibran

The Way of Life, Lao Tzu

Hagakure (The Book of the Samurai), Yamamoto Tsunetomo, translated by William Scott Wilson

PSYCHOLOGY/MYTHOLOGY

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover, Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette

Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man, Sam Keen

Men and the Water of Life, Michael Meade

The Power of Myth, Joseph Campbell (great PBS series on video as well)

The Road Less Traveled, M. Scott Peck

POETRY

The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, a poetry anthology, edited by Robert Bly, James Hillman and Michael Meade

Keeping Quiet, Pablo Neruda

INSPIRATION

The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho

The Traveler’s Gift, Andy Andrews

Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Dan Millman (this book changed my life, no joke)

GENERAL INTEREST (good to read with kids or recommend for them to read when ready)

The Dangerous Book for Boys, Conn and Hal Iggulden

Boy, Roald Dahl

Going Solo, Roald Dahl

The Thirteen Clocks, James Thurber

Travels with Charlie in Search of America, John Steinbeck

Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne

SCIENCE

The Periodic Table, Primo Levi

Asimov on Chemistry, Issac Asimov

A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking

The Clock of the Long Now, Stewart Brand

BUSINESS

Microtrends, the small forces behind tomorrow’s big changes, Mark Penn

 

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