My Favorite Books List

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Today on Twitter, I connected with a new fan, @UltraLibIan, who listens to my podcast Waking from the American Dream, and wanted to know about the books I read. So, here’s a list of books that represent my most eclectic mind…my polymind.

Depth psychology:
Memories, Dreams, Reflections – Carl Jung
Boundaries of the Soul: the Practice of Jung’s Psychology – June Singer
Ego and Archetype – Edward F. Edinger
The Soul’s Code – James Hillman
Revisioning Psychology – James Hillman
We’ve Had a Hundred Years of Psychotherapy and the World’s Getting Worse – James Hllman and Michael Ventura 
A Jospeh Campbell Companion – Diane K. Osbon
Joseph Campbell/The Power of Myth with Bill Moyers
Truly any book by Joseph Campbell, James Hollis or Robert A. Johnson

Buddhism:
The Book – Alan Watts
This is It – Alan Watts
The Way of Zen – Alan Watts
Wherever You Go, There You Are – Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Miracle of Mindfulness – Thich Nhat Hahn
Peace is Every Step – Thich Nhat Hahn
Awakening The Buddha Within – Lama Surya Das
A Path With Heart – Jack Kornfield
Thoughts Without A Thinker – Mark Epstein
Any book by Pema Chodron

Integral Philosophy:
A Brief History of Everything – Ken Wilber 
The Integral Vision – Ken Wilber
Sex, Ecology, Spirituality – Ken Wilber
Integral Psychology – Ken Wilber
Spiral Dynamics – Don Beck
The Radiance of Being – Allan Combs

New Age Thinking:
Quantum Psychology – Robert Anton Wilson
The Tao of Physics – Fritof Capra
Dancing Wu Li Masters – Gary Zukav
The Seat of the Soul – Gary Zukav
Das Energi – Paul Williams
Illusions – Richard Bach

Life Coaching Kind of Stuff:
The Art of Possibility – Zander and Zander
Finding Flow Mihaly – Csikszentmihalyi
Fearless Living – Rhonda Britten
Loving What Is – Byron Katie
The Four Agreements – Don Miguel Ruiz 

Leadership:
Leadership and the New Science – Margaret Wheatley
Synchronicity: The Inner Path of Leadership – Joseph Jaworski 
Leadership and Self-deception – The Arbinger Institute
Servant Leadership – Robert Greenleaf
Presence – Jaworski, Senge, Wheatley and Scharmer
The Fifth Discipline – Peter M. Senge
Leadership from the Inside Out – Kevin Cashman

Writing/Creativity:
Bird by Bird – Anne Lammott
Writing Down the Bones – Natalie Goldberg
The Arist Way – Julia Cameron
The Right to Write – Julia Cameron
Unreliable Truth – Maureen Murdock
The War of Art – Steven Pressfield
Writing from the Inside Out – Dennis Palumbo
Writing for Your Life – Deena Metzger
Fearless Creating – Eric Maisel
The Heart Aroused – David Whyte
Crossing the Unknown – Sea David Whyte
If You Want to Write – Brenda Ueland
The Writing Life – Annie Dillard

History/ Politics/ Social analysis:
The People’s History of the United States – Howard Zinn
The Passion of the Western Mind – Richard Tarnas
The American Soul – Jacob Needleman
The Fourth Turning – Strauss and Howe
Conservatives without Conscience – John W. Dean
The Lucifer Principle – Howard Bloom
The Genius of the Beast – Howard Bloom
The Empathic Civilization – Jeremy Rifkin

Women’s Issues:
Heroine’s Journey – Maureen Murdock
The Hero’s Daughter – Maureen Murdock
Women Who Run with the Wolves – Clarissa Pinkla Estes
The Goddess Within – Woolger and Woolger
Circle of Stones – Judith Duerk
Writng a Woman’s Life – Carolyn G. Heilbrun
Reinventing Womanhood – Carolyn G. Heilbrun
A Voice of One’s Own – Perlman/Henderson
A Room of Her Own – Virginia Woolf