It’s always fascinating to learn the habits and interests that drive the world’s most successful people. What makes them tick, how they work out, their morning routines, and what they read. On the latest SnowBrains podcast, Jeremy Jones let us know his favorite books or the books he’s gifted the most.
In no particular order, these are Jeremy Jones’ favorite books:
Stillness is the Key by Ryan Holiday
In the world today the dangers are many-most notably, the endless distractions and petty battles that make us act without purpose or direction. In this book, through his masterful synthesis of Eastern and Western philosophy, Ryan Holiday teaches us all how to maintain our focus and presence of mind amid the sometimes overwhelming conflicts and troubles of twenty-first-century life.
This is this really entertaining short book that embraces Stoicism which I was naturally already embracing that line of thought.
Rules For a Knight by Ethan Hawke
From Ethan Hawke, four-time Academy Award nominee, comes this unforgettable fable about a father’s journey and a timeless guide to life’s many questions.
“…this is a book which I’ve gifted a lot.”
The California Field Atlas by Obi Kaufmann
This lavishly illustrated atlas takes readers off the beaten path and outside normal conceptions of California, revealing its myriad ecologies, topographies, and histories in exquisite maps and trail paintings.
“…this has just brought a vibrance to a landscape I’ve been looking at forever and just now I’m seeing things I wasn’t seeing before.”