The Across the Peak Bookshelf


Our listeners asked, so we responded! This is the Across The Peak Bookshelf, where Rich and Justin will provide a running list of the books mentioned in each episode. As avid readers we sometimes have a hard time limiting ourselves to a single Book of the Week (BotW) but don't worry - we'll list all those books here, too!


Episode 1 BotW: The Stuff of Though: Language as a Window Into Human Nature by Steven Pinker

Episode 2 BotW: The Way of Men by Jack Donovan

Episode 3 BotW: Hunting El Chapo by Andrew Hogan

Episode 4 BotW: True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric Hoffer

Episode 5 BotW: How to Lie With Statistics by Darrell Huff

Episode 6 BotW: We forgot to do a book of the week, but we did discuss a couple books:

Episode 7 BotW: Sleep Thieves: An Eye-Opening Exploration Into the World of Sleep by Stanley Coren

Episode 8 BotW: No book of the week this week because this episode revolved around the following four books:

Other books mentioned during Episode 8:

Episode 9 BotW: The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Eating Local by Alisa Smith and J.B. McKinnon

Other books mentioned during Episode 9:

Episode 10 BotW: Pocket Ref  by Thomas Glover

Episode 11 BotW: How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading by Mortimer J. Adler

Episode 12 BotW: Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha

Episode 13 BotW: Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why by Laurence Gonzales

Episode 14 BotW: Before the Dawn: Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors by Nicholas Wade

Episode 15 BotW: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values by Robert M. Persig

Episode 16 BotW: Europe Through the Back Door: The Travel Skills Handbook by Rick Steves

Episode 17 BotW: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan

Episode 18 BotW: Don’t Make Me Pull Over: An Informal History of the American Road Trip by Richard Ratay

Episode 19 BotW: Prepping For Life: The Balanced Approach to Personal Security and Family Safety by Grant Cunningham

Episode 20 BotW: The War of Art: Break Through Your Inner Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Stephen Pressfield

Other books mentioned in Episode 20:

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