(Chogyam Trungpa) Description. First read in 2021.
Toward an Architecture
(Le Corbusier) Description. First read in 2021.
(Josef Müller-Brockmann) Doesn’t sound exciting, but it really opened my eyes to the way hidden grids stave off chaos. First read in 2020.
(Emil Ruder) First read in 2020.
(J. Krishnamurti) All structures and ideas are brittle fragments of reality. To live well, be whole. First read in 2020.
(Walter Isaacson) A testament to what you can do with vision and energy. First read in 2019.
(Nassim Nicholas Taleb) Description. First read in 2019.
Modern Man in Search of a Soul
(Carl Jung) Restored magic to my thinking. First read in 2018
(Cesare Pavese) First read in 2018.
Glass, Irony, and God
(Anne Carson) First read in 2017.
(George Oppen) I bring this with me everywhere and am still discovering new insights from it. First read in 2017.
(Seamus Heaney) First collection of poems I ever loved. First read in 2014.
(Roald Dahl) First book I loved. First read in kindergarten.
A great interviewer is both authentic and able to embody their audience as they explore. I’m not sure which way the causality runs, but it seems like I'm a different person when I gravitate toward different podcasters.
The enthusiast. When I’m adventurous, high on life, untouchable.
The grinder. When I’m ambitious with a chip on my shoulder.
The savant. When I’m confident and self-motivated.
Love is all. When I’m a nerd with a heart.
The fearless intellectual. When I’m brash and outspoken.
The informed citizen. When I’m incisive and righteous.