In a good book the best is between the lines. –Swedish Proverb
Here’s what I’m currently reading—
I’ve been devouring Mastering the Art of French Eating: From Paris Bistros to Farmhouse Kitchens, Lessons in Food and Love—and is it ever delicious!
What’s not to like about a book that combines mouth-watering descriptions of steak frites and crepes with what happens when you’re suddenly left alone in the City of Light/Love?
This book is a love affair with France and food, but also a deeper tale of Ann Mah figuring out who she is across countries, cultures, and life’s unexpected turns.
Another great read is Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, which I recommend to anyone struggling with the question: How do I do meaningful creative work while also earning a living?
A fascinating peak behind the proverbial curtain, this book shines a light on how novelists, poets, playwrights, painters, philosophers, scientists, and others create rituals in order to do the work they’re meant to do.
Here’s my takeaway: Struggling with discipline is a common, shared experience, but creating effective, fruitful working habits is available to all of us.
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