Reading List

I read a lot of really good, informational books about environmentalism, adventure, athleticism, homesteading, farming, etc. I figure these might interest you too, since you’re reading my blog, so here’s a list of what I’ve read lately / all of my favorites, complete with ratings! Let me know if you have thoughts or reviews on any of these books – I would be happy to post a guest post if you feel compelled to write them down!

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Environmentalism

The Third Plate, Dan Barber – 
Garbology, Edward Humes – 
Farmacology, Daphne Miller – 
Being Animal, David Abram – 
Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan – 

Adventure / Athlete Inspiration

Born to Run, Christopher McDougall – 
A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson – 
Eat & Run, Scott Jurek – 
A Life Without Limits, Chrissie Wellington – 
Being Caribou, Karsten Haeur
Out of Africa, Karen von Blixen- Finecke
Wild, Cheryl Strayed – 

Homesteading / Farming

Radical Homemakers, Shannon Hayes – 
High Tide in Tucson, Barbara Kingsolver – 
You Can Farm, Joel Salatin – 
Up Tunket Road, Philip Ackerman- Leist – 

Other (and fiction!)

Posionwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver – 
All the Harry Potter Books – 
Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood – 

 

1 Comment

  1. THANK you for this list! I’ll be following along. I love that your “Other” list includes Harry Potter.

    I have a recommendation!
    Give Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer (by Lynne Cox) a read. It’s insanely inspirational. This woman is SO motivated. I think a lot about that book and her trials when I’m struggling, especially during a blegh run.

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