• The Sabbath by Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
  • First We Read, Then We Write by Robert D. Richardson
  • Emerson: The Mind on Fire by Robert D. Richardson
  • The Elements of Drawing by John Ruskin
  • The Philosophical Baby
  • A Swim in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders
  • Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little
  • Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals



  • Scout mindset
  • The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains


  • A Calm Fire by Philippe Jaccottet
  • Dr. John Moore’s four-volume account of his Grand Tour