Reading List


The list below features books that contribute to the tone of this blog and offer an alternative voice in a culture dominated by productivity and consumerism. This list was updated in September 2020 to reflect many of the titles that have deepened my understanding "simple living" since my hiatus.

A Way Home by Mark Boyle
A Liberated Mind by Steven Hayes Ph.D
In Praise of Slowness by Carl Honore
Not Working by Josh Cohen
Messy by Tim Harford
A Perfect Mess by Eric Abrahamson and David Freedman
The Joy of Leaving Your Shit All Over The Place by Jennifer McCartney
The Moneyless Man by Mark Boyle
The Value of Voluntary Simplicity by Richard B. Gregg (link)
The Art of Living by Lin Yutang
Becoming What You Are by Alan Watts
Psychotherapy East and West by Alan Watts
Healing the Soul in the Age of the Brain by Dr. Elio Frattaroli
Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl
Zen and the Art of Happiness by Chris Prentiss
How to Be Idle by Tom Hodgkinson
Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Walden by Henry David Thoreau
Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
In Praise of Idleness by Bertrand Russell

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The Minimalists
Becoming Minimalist
Zen Habits
Exile Lifestyle
Tiny Buddha