Great, simple, effective, guide to memory training.
by Harry Lorayne
Engaging memoir of training a world-class memory
by Joshua Foer
Awesome discussion of medieval memory techniques. A must read for all Fiore scholars.
by Mary Carruthers
Great book about where food comes from
by Michael Pollan
The full-colour facsimile, translation and commentary of Vadi's De Arte Gladiatoria
by Guy Windsor
My new translation and commentary on Vadi's De Arte Gladiatoria Dimicandi
The definitive treatment of the oldest combat manual we have.
by Jeffrey L. Forgeng
Another great instalment of the Vorkosigan saga.
by Lois McMaster Bujold
Fantastic classic sci-fi- with swords!
by Neal Stephenson
one of my favourite books ever.
Get started with the baroque cycle here. It's a fabulous book.
Historical European Martial Arts in Its Context: Single-Combat, Duels, Tournaments, Self-Defense, War, Masters and Their Treatises
by Richard Marsden
Everything you need to know about historical martial arts
Very interesting overview of medieval warfare, aimed at GoT fans
by Ken Mondschein
Great little book on Fiore dei Liberi
Great book about the history of debt.
by David Graeber
Very good overview of how to build muscle and why you should.
by John R. Little
Very important book on why we sleep and how to do it better
by Matthew Walker
Vitally important book on how starch and sugar are killing you
by Gary Taubes
Beautiful book on a wide range of workbenches.
by Lon Schleining
Great book for guiding you to build a workbench
by Christopher Schwarz
Beautiful and inspiring book on woodworking without power tools
by Tom Fidgen
Fabulous book on how to get important work done
by Cal Newport
Fantastic book on how to actually get important work done
Gorgeous book for all fans of hand planes.
by Garrett Hack
Very interesting discussion of traditional Japanese martial arts training
by Karl F. Friday
Short bios of women too badass to ever be a Disney Princess.
by Jason Porath
Gorgeous book about beautiful manuscripts. One for the history nerds!
by Christopher de Hamel
Fascinating study of the applications of martial arts training to real life
by Dave Lowry
Very important study of the way your mind works
by Daniel Kahneman
Awesome martial arts memoir
by Robert Twigger
Really interesting study of one of the first women scientists
by David Bodanis
Interesting discussion of the necessity of failing sometimes
by Tim Harford
by Rory Miller
The Swordsman's Companion
The greatest medieval martial arts manuscript of them all
by Fiore Dei Liberi
A beautiful manuscript on medieval combat
by Philippo Vadi
Awesome space opera