Reading List

Interesting, entertaining & existential books I have enjoyed...and perfect for the trail.

World War Z

Max Brooks

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Mark Manson

Enlightenment Now

Steven Pinker


William Gibson

Into Thin Air

Jon Krakauer


Andy Weir

Alone on the Ice

David Roberts

We Were Eight Years in Power

Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Robert M. Pirsig

Barbarian Days

William Finnegan

Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

A New Earth

Eckhart Tolle

Dark Matter

Blake Crouch

How to Change Your Mind

Michael Pollan

To Shake the Sleeping Self

Jedidiah Jenkins

Tribe of Mentors

Timothy Ferriss

Show Your Work

Timothy Ferriss

The Martian

Andy Weir

Waking Up

Sam Harris


Paulo Coelho

The Moth Presents Occasional Magic

Catherine Burns

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Díaz

The Alchemist

Paulo Coelho

Ask and It Is Given

Esther Hicks, Jerry Hicks


Carol S. Dweck

The Nordic Theory of Everything

Anu Partanen

Fever Pitch

Nick Hornsby

The Year of Living Danishly

Helen Russell

Into the Wild

Jon Krakauer

A Walk in the Woods

Bill Bryson

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari


Cheryl Strayed

Do Travel Writers Go to Hell?

Thomas B. Kohnstamm

Frozen in Time

Mitchell Zuckoff

The Stranger in the Woods

Michael Finkel

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Among the Thugs

Bill Buford

Kitchen Confidential

Anthony Bourdain

Ghost Story

Peter Straub

Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramahansa Yogananda