Recommended Books

East of Eden | John Steinbeck

Editor’s Comment: A friend tells me that at least once a year good readers should read a classic. I took her advice and reached back for this on. A bit less famous than “Grapes of Wrath” and “Of Mice and Men” but Steinbeck himself considered this one to be his “epic”. It is also said…

Capitalism Without Capital | Jonathon Haskell and Stian Westlake

Editor’s Comments: You must bring at least an interest in economics to this reading or it’s pretty tough. I’m not business trained for economics but have interest enough to have passed a few courses and I eagerly read every issue of the Economist. The reason I read Economist is the same reason this book fascinated me: …

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The Power of Full Engagement | Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

Editor’s Comments: Thanks, David Levine, for sending me this book.  I stumbled onto the “whole man theory” in my 20s and later shared it with my adolescent children by having them size a four quadrant box of “spiritual, mental, physical and social” when they needed to be reminded to seek balance.  In this easy to read …

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