Alex Honnold
Book Recommendations

  • Sacred Economics

    Sacred Economics

    Sacred Economics

    Charles Eisenstein
    Business & Economics
    4.25 (1,476)

    Sacred economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity to transition to a more connected, ecological, and sustainable way of being. this book is about how the money system will have to change—and is already changing—to embody this transition. a broadly integrated synthesis of theory, policy, and practice, sacred

    Alex Honnold

    Sacred Economics is like kind of awesome. It like, yeah, changed my world a bit.

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  • A People's History of the United States

    A People's History of the United States

    A People's History of the United States

    Howard Zinn
    History
    4.06 (220,212)

    Library journal calls howard zinn’s iconic a people's history of the united states “a brilliant and moving history of the american people from the point of view of those…whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories.” packed with vivid details and telling quotations, zinn’s award-winning classic continues to revolutionize the way american history is taught and remembered. frequent appearances in popular media such as the sopranos, the simpsons, good will hunting, and the history channel documentary the people speak testify to zinn’s ability to bridge the generation gap with

    Alex Honnold

    totally changed the way I look at politics.

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  • Nerve

    Nerve

    Nerve

    Eva Holland
    Psychology
    3.55 (611)

    Award-winning long-form journalist eva holland had always felt that her deepest fear was the death of a loved one. when her mother suddenly passes away, she’s sent spiraling into an odyssey of confronting fear itself. along with investigating the science of fear, holland uses herself as a test subject, jumping out of airplanes, rock climbing, and delving into her fears of loss to better understand what her research in the science, medicine, and history of fear reveals. along the way, holland meets the scientists who are developing a pill to

    Alex Honnold

    I really enjoyed the book

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