Joe’s Favorites

Body

Diet

How Not to Die by Michael Greger, MD and Gene Stone

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

 

Fitness

Primal Blueprint Fitness by Mark Sisson

The Blue Zones Solution by Dan Buettner

Farmacology by Daphne Miller, MD

 

Cookbooks

River Cottage Much More Veg by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

How Not to Die Cookbook by Michael Greger, MD and Gene Stone

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon

 

Mind

Communications / Technology

Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman

 

Biography

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

 

Philosophy / Psychology

Leisure: The Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief by Jordan B. Peterson

 

Finance / Business

Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter

The Complete Guide to Money by Dave Ramsey

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

You Can Farm by Joel Salatin

$30 Film School

 

Art

An Introduction to Poetry by X.J. Kennedy

 

Spirit

Relationships

The Four Loves by C.S. Lewis

 

Faith

Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton

Finding God’s Will for You by Saint Francis de Sales

 

Novels

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis

Silence by Shusaku Endo

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

1984 by George Orwell

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

The Goldfinch by Donna Tart

Tracker by Gary Paulsen

When We Were Saints by Han Nolan

 

Graphic Novels

The Times of Botchan by Jiro Taniguchi and Natsuo Sekikawa

 

Poetry

Sailing Alone Around the Room by Billy Collins

Robert Frost’s Poems by by Robert Frost and Louis Untermeyer

 

Films

Documentaries

Sustainable

In Search of Balance

Liberating a Continent: John Paul II and the Fall of Communism

 

Non-Documentaries

Napoleon Dynamite

The Big Lebowski

Dan in Real Life

Entertaining Angels

A Case of You

Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay

Paterson

Donnie Darko

Blue Valentine

The Big Boss

 

TV Series

Roseanne

The Office

Samurai Gourmet

Midnight Diner

The Joy of Painting (Bob Ross)

 

Podcasts

Word on Fire

 

Websites

The Art of Manliness

Seth’s Blog

 

YouTube Channels

Jordan B. Peterson

 

Albums

Making Movies by Dire Straights

Dammit by Blink-182

American Weekend by Waxahatchee

Box Car Racer by Box Car Racer

Legend by Bob Marley

Full Sail by Loggins and Messina