Reading List

Heres a compilation of books that have sparked inspiration or intrigue over the last few years.

September 2019
Touching the Void – Joe Simpson
The Honey Bee Democracy – Thomas D Seeley
Born A Crime – Trevor Noah

August 2019
Seeds of Hope – Jane Goodall
Adrift – Steven Callaghan
Worst Journey in the World – Apsley Cherry-Garrard

July 2019
Women – Bukowski
South Of No North – Bukowski
The Grapes of Wrath – Steinbeck

Previously 2018

Red Pony – Fitzgerald
Guns Germs and Steel – Jared Diamond
Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari
The Picture of Dorian Grey – Oscar Wilde
The Soul of a Man Under Socialism – Oscar Wilde
20’000 Leagues under the sea – Julius Verne
Round the World in 80 Days – Julius Verne
White Fang – Jack London
Call of the Wild – Jack London
Utopia For Realists – Rutger Burgman
King killer Chronicle Series – Patrick Rothefuss
Full Tilt – Derlva Murphy
Annapurna – Maurice Herzog
Arabian Sands – Thesiger
Desert Solitaire – Edward Abbey

Monkey Wrench Gang – Edward Abbey
Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
Mountains of the Mind – Robert McFarlane
Family Happiness – Leo Tolstoy
Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know – Ranulph Fiennes
Barbarian Days – William Finnegan


Finding Everett Ruess – David Roberts
Tracks – Robyn Davidson
Papillon – Henri Charier
Sidharthur – Herman Hesse
Long way Gone – Ishmael Beah
No room for watermelons – Ron Fellows
Travels with Jupiter – Ted Simon
Going Postal – Nathan Millward
Dune – Frank Herbert
Live Ship Trader Series – Robin Hobb
Born to Run – McDougall
Let my People go Surfing – Yvon Chiounard
Magicians Series – Raymond Fiest
Off the rails – Tim Cope
Epic: Stories of Survival from the Worlds Highest Peaks


Shantaram – Gregory Roberts
The Omnivores Dilemma – Michael Pollan
Cooked – Michael Pollan
The Botany of Desire – Michael Pollan
This Changes Everything – Naomi Klein
The One Straw Revolution – Musanobu Fukoka
Dark Emu – Bruce Pascoe
The Black War – Nicholas Clements
Why Weren’t we Told – Henry Reynolds
Thunder and Sunshine – Alastair Humphreys
Moods for Future Joys – Alastair Humphreys
Dharma Bums -Jack Kerouac
On the Road – Jack Kerouac
Into Thin Air – John Krakauer
Into The Wild – John Krakauer
1984 – Orwell
Animal Farm – Orwell
A Catcher in the Rye – J.D Sallinger
Seven Years in Tibet – Heinrich Harrer
Moneyless Man – Mark Boyle

Dr Seuss
Robert Frost
Jack Kerouac
Jack London

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