The Tim Ferriss Book Club Launches — Book #1: Vagabonding

The book Vagabonding traveled with me around the globe for 18 months.

This post is a dream come true.

Starting in college, I’ve fantasized about somehow driving fantastic but under-appreciated books into the limelight. I have a soft spot for out-of-print tomes and niche publications.

Flash forward, nearly 15 years later…

After three #1 bestsellers, I’ve finally pulled the trigger. For the last several months, I’ve been quietly buying audiobook and e-book rights to books that have changed my life, and producing audiobooks in professional studios.


This post launches the Tim Ferriss Book Club, and the first book is incredible: Vagabonding.

Why a Book Club?

There are several reasons…

  • I was greatly influenced by books recommended by Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club (e.g. Love in the Time of Cholera), despite the fact that I wasn’t her demographic.
  • I could never find a book club for 20-40-year old males, or a curator for that demo. I’m now in a position to give it a shot myself (and extend it to women, of course).
  • Based on recent experiments (BitTorrent and elsewhere), I think I can at least double an author’s print sales with my marketing of their audio/e-book. I like helping good writers.
  • This blog’s community is incredible…and we like books (see comparison to TV and NYT Op-Ed impact). The idea of having thousands of people read the same book each month, all interacting with one another and the book’s author, is thrilling to me. And, last but not least…
  • You’ve asked me to start a book club for years!

The time has come.

This leads us to Rolf Potts and a little tome with a huge impact…

Why Vagabonding?

“Vagabonding packs a serious philosophical punch and has a cult-like following among independent travelers…”

— The Oregonian

“This book will become a travel classic, and belongs in all travel collections.”

— Library Journal

Starting in 2004, I traveled the world for roughly 18 months. The lessons learned formed the basis for much of The 4-Hour Workweek.

On my journey — from the back alleys of Berlin to the hidden lakes of Patagonia — I had next to nothing: one suitcase, one backpack, and only two books. One of those books was Walden by Henry David Thoreau (naturally), and the other was Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel, written by Rolf Potts.

Since 2005, I’ve continued to read 1-3 books per week on average, or 50-150+ books a year.

Vagabonding easily remains in my top-10 list for life-changing books. Why? Because one incredible trip, especially a long-term trip, can change your life forever. And Vagabonding teaches you how to travel (and think), not for one trip, but for the rest of your life. Tim Cahill, founding editor of Outside magazine and a brilliant travel writer himself, has said of Vagabonding, “I think this is the most sensible book of travel related advice ever written.”

In my own dog-eared copy of Vagabonding, I have notes, underlines, and highlights on practically every page, ranging from the tactical (how to pack intelligently, what to bring, what not to bring, where to go, etc.) to the philosophical (the Upanishads, how to slow down after a lifetime of rushing and caffeine, etc.). I also have a wish list of dream destinations on the inside cover, including places like Stockholm, Prague, Paris, Munich, Berlin, and Amsterdam. The list goes on and on.

Using the Rolf’s tips, the same tips you can learn in Vagabonding, I checked them all off. I was able to explore many of them for 2-3 months at a time at my own pace, unrushed and unworried. It was a dream come true.

Everything in Vagabonding works. This book changed my life completely, and I wish the same for you.

Enjoy the adventures. May you have many of them.

Here is Chapter One from the brand-new audiobook, which includes new case studies and a Preface by yours truly:

From there, each chapter is better than the last. Click here for the full audiobook.

If you’re an author, agent, or publisher who’d like to talk about including your book in the Tim Ferriss Book Club, please tell me here.


Still on this page?  Let’s keep going, then.

Here’s the jacket description of Vagabonding:

“Vagabonding” is about taking time off from your normal life — from six weeks, to four months, to two years — to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel, once thought to be the sole province of students, counterculture dropouts, and the idle rich. Potts gives the necessary information on:

Financing your travel time

Determining your destination

Adjusting to life on the road

Working and volunteering overseas

Handling travel adversity

and re-assimilating into ordinary life

Not just a plan of action, vagabonding is an outlook on life that emphasizes creativity, discovery and the growth of the spirit.

More goodies:

Reader and media praise for Vagabonding

Vagabonding BitTorrent Bundle

Vagabonding excerpt on YouTube (Part II – “Someday” is a disease)

Any special requests for this book club? Ideas or suggestions? Please let me know in the comments.

We’ll have some special reader-only events with Rolf soon, so be sure to listen to the book! It’s also available on iTunes, but it helps both Rolf and me more if you download the book through Audible.

I hope you benefit from this book as much as I have over the years. If you pay attention, it can change your life.

The Tim Ferriss Show is one of the most popular podcasts in the world with more than 900 million downloads. It has been selected for "Best of Apple Podcasts" three times, it is often the #1 interview podcast across all of Apple Podcasts, and it's been ranked #1 out of 400,000+ podcasts on many occasions. To listen to any of the past episodes for free, check out this page.

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195 Replies to “The Tim Ferriss Book Club Launches — Book #1: Vagabonding”

  1. can you post the full list of all the recommended books somewhere including some of the books you recommend that you don’t have the rights too and were not already listed in the 4hour books?

  2. careful, this book will change your views on life. you’ll become restless to really attempt to go vagabonding one time or another.

  3. Amazing book to start off with … I read Vagabonding a few years ago and it definitely changed the way I saw things. It’s definitely a lifestyle I would like to experience one day.

  4. My only complaint about this book was that it didn’t go on forever!

    Love this book club idea and I will plan on reading them all.

    The 4HWW was a huge catalyst for me to delegate all the things within my business I hated doing and now this book has sparked my traveller again.

    I’m planning a vagabonding trip to thailand within the next few months.

    Thank you!

  5. This is very confusing.

    Denying or refusing to acknowledge white male privilege isn’t stoicism. It’s the basis of white male privilege.

    Young men aren’t an ignored demographic. They are the default demographic. That Oprah occasionally reviewed books with female lead characters only means that she managed to include actual ignored demographics in literary chats.

    I didn’t expect Tim to respond to any comments, but I also didn’t expect him to respond only to comments from his supposedly ignored demographic.

    Not to ramble on, but Tim’s praise of Tucker Max’s success (by the support of this ignored demographic) indicates that he is already writing for a very particular (read: white straight male) demographic, and Tim Ferriss has sort of admitted to being somewhere on the continuum of racist (implied by linking to a study about subconscious preferences), but still consciously refuses to adjust.

    There are a ton of female readers leaving comments pretending that Tim did not type that this book club was For Men. That isn’t stoicism. That is a coping strategy for the damaged.

  6. Tim,

    Thanks for the book suggestion; I am currently rereading “Vagabonding” at the, and I am once again pleasantly surprised by how down-to-earth the content is.

    I have yet to undertake a true vagabonding adventure, but I find the book liberating because Potts’s attitude is all about exposing yourself to the world and finding what truly interests you, rather than taking a too-short vacation or pretentiously going off the beaten path just for the sake of going off the beaten path. I definitely see some influence from “Vagabonding” in the dreamlining section of 4HWW. I’m not even sure that I would actually want to do a long-term vagabonding adventure similar to Potts’s, but I find his travel philosophy applicable to living a truly meaningful life in other regards.

    Looking forward to how the other books in your book club will enhance my life.


  7. Reading this book is enjoyable in a different manner that other books. I have enjoyed seeing the influences this book has had on Tim as well as his 4hww book.

    From the opening chapters questioning the public definition of lifestyle…

    to Page 62-63 “The fanciful idea of learning to tango, for instance, might make you consider visiting Argentina…. …A curiosity about your ancestry might call you back to Scotland,… (Sound familiar anyone???)

    as well as the tip sheets at the end of each chapter. One feature that I was greatly appreciative of in the 4HWW was the Questions and Actions section at the end of each chapter. By pointing me to many resources it really helped me answer the “how” questions.

    Only a few chapters in so far but really looking forward to the chapter “Get into Adventures” 🙂

    But now its time to go Vagabonding up the road to the Walgreens and get some cheetos and a vanilla coke


  8. Excellent book & great initiative starting the book club. Have purchased from audible today & listened this afternoon….loads of insightful ideas & tips which have inspired me even further.

    If you can please just relay the message that the email address on the top of the Vagabonding web resource page, (to help ensure the links are up to date & working) isn’t connecting / valid. Thanks

  9. Really looking forward to downloading this audiobook. It will be a great listen as I’m traveling to visit family for the holidays. Who knows, maybe it will inspire me to take a detour along the way. 😉

  10. I’ve always been afraid of traveling but reading your 4 hour work week, the articles you have on here and talking to more and more people. I’m ready to take the plunge. In life you’re supposed to do things that scare you, and traveling the world for a while terrifies me! That’s why I have to do it.

    Great post Tim.



  11. Is there any other way to interact for the book club other than the comment section? do you have any section devoted on your website?

  12. Really anything by Tom Robbins, but since efficiency may be at a premium with this club (can’t see you recommending War and Peace anytime soon) let’s stick with Still Life with Woodpecker. A fantastic read that’s aged with grace.

  13. Tim – one request for the book club…

    I felt like I joined your “unofficial” book club by reading most of the books recommended in 4HWW (Vagabonding was a great one). However, I always wanted to know what books made the biggest impact on your views regarding 1) striving for excitement over the traditional “happiness” and 2) rejecting society’s rules that don’t make sense and replacing them with those that do.

    Step I of the book (D is for Definition) is pure genius for me, and it’d be great to hear some of the works that helped form those views. Please correct me if I’m wrong, but I felt the recommended readings related to Step I were more about simplifying life, which cover aspects of what I’ve listed above, but don’t necessarily address them directly.

    Thanks for the opportunity for continued learning, looking forward to the next book!

  14. Hey Tim,

    Will there be a separate forum to discuss the book club content besides in comments? I feel like there would be a great opportunity to have a better community tool for it.

    Also, is there a community forum for 4HR Chef to build from the book? Would love to keep going with your followers on this blog in some type of community or recipe area.

    Thanks again!

    – Chris

  15. This is the book I wish I had in 2003-2004 when I did my trip around the world (solo overland trip from Switzerland to Beijing). If I were to attempt to write down what i think is important about long-term travel I could not have done it this well. Hat tip to Rolf.

    In particular one of the things that I struggled with during the trip was, “why am I doing this? I know I really, really want to do this, but what’s my goal?” I came to peace with that over the course of the trip (which was a major life lesson), but if I had had this book to walk me through the process of thinking of Vagabonding as worthwhile in and of itself I would have come to the understanding much more quickly.

    I’m with Tim: if you’re planning any long-term travel (more than a couple weeks) I can’t recommend this highly enough. It’s a quick read and full of great advice.

  16. Just finished another must read turned on by Tim. Leffler and Kalish are incredible in their story of Yes To. GET BIG FAST AND DO MORE GOOD. Amazing

  17. A third of the book club experience is the book. I’ve listened to the Vagabonding audiobook five or six times this month (over all my other podcasts)–it’s been worth it.

    The other two-thirds come from questioning ourselves about the book–and working with each other about how we will let the book transform us. How do we become owners of the work we’ve read?

    So some homework:

    1: What is your definition of Vagabonding?

    2: How do you reconcile Vagabonding with the perspective like “Up in the Air”? How do you reconcile the difference between being a tourist and a traveler?

    3: Where would you go for six weeks, two months, or four years?

    4: What’s on your long-term travel wish list?

    5: Why is it important to live richly than getting rich from life?

    6: How will you stop expansion, reign in your routine, and reduce clutter in your life?

    7: How would you improve this book?

    8: What would be the third language you want to learn?

    9: What 3 myths did Vagabonding bust?

    10: What work would you do to support vagabonding?

    11: Which user story fascinated and inspired you the most?

  18. Great book I can’t wait to see what the next one will be. I am hoping its something about getting the most out of your brain for creativity or productivity.

  19. Very interesting, I’ve never heard of this book. It’s good to find one more that inspires people to start their journey. I remember “On the road” and “Free travel practice” were ones that inspired me, too, but I’ve never taken any books with me for my long trip…

  20. Tim,

    Vagabonding is amazing indeed, I discovered it few weeks before I discovered T4HWW in 2008. And here in Italy no-one knows it, so your idea is truly needed.

    Quick question: how can you read 1-3 book per week? I imagine your life is pretty busy doing other stuff, so I simply wonder where you find time to read that much?

    thanks in advance

  21. I have always wanted to do my own vagabonding. But I guess I am still at the beginning of my journey. It’s nice to hear about your stories though. I hope that I can also do that one day – travel the world and learn more.

  22. Bought the book and loved it.

    Easy read in 2 nights.

    Very inspirational and sets a good plan for some serious vagabonding.

    What’s the next book, Tim?

  23. I usually take 3 months to 2 yrs to get through a book. Did this one in 2 days; ironically my “busy” life work schedule allowed for it this week. I was stationed in Germany for 2yrs , 1999-2000, and traveled as much as my shift schedule and E-3 pay would allow. Having read travelogues before I was a little skeptical, since many are just full of stories, that I myself have from years ago. They make me nostalgic for times past, but have never re-lit the travel bug fever any more than the slow simmer I’ve had since those days in the Black Forest. I was extremely surprised at how Rolf merged, how-to, anecdotes, why I & why others do it, with the intense spirituality and self-discovery aspect of the whole life decision and action. Having just finished 4HWW and during the first chapters of Vagabonding, I started formulating the idea of researching my roots in Scotland as my first retirement gig. Potts used exactly that, “A curiosity about your ancestry might call you back to Scotland,” as an example. Well then, it’s settled. Thanks, Tim, for the share, and the NR view! It’s what I was missing, but didn’t know it.

  24. This was a great recommendation, I purchased the book on Audible to listen to while I walk to work.

    After doing my own whirlwind tour in Europe last year and finding an emptiness there, I slowed things down for a 3-week volunteer project in Guatemala early this year, then later lived and traveled in Thailand and Laos for a little over 3 months.

    A lot of the information in the book mirrored my own experiences (right down to bathroom emergencies on the bus between Bangkok and Surat Thani!), and the philosophies I adapted while travelling myself.

    This book is a nice inspiration source for new travelers, and entertaining reminder for the initiated.

  25. How do I sign up for, or join, the Tim Ferriss Bookclub? Don’t care so much about the cost, just want to know how to get it!


    1. Hi John,

      No subscription needed! Just get the books as I post about them on this blog. New one coming in the next 1-3 weeks 🙂


  26. Wow buddy, it’s an essential book for the future. With years passing, people will travel more and get to know each other better. World travelling is a dream duty.

  27. If you like Vagabonding then you definitely would like ” Around the world in 80 girls” An inspiring story about a shy guy transforming into a worldly womanizer by backpacking through 40+ countries in nearly 3 years.

    A real pageturner because you can’t wait to read what shit he gets himself into in the next city or country.

  28. Hey Guys,

    I have a question. What scares me when i’m thinking about traveling the world for x months is the fact of leaving alone. I would love to do it with a friend, but not alone. Are there a lot of people who think like me? I just see things in my mind like sleeping alone, sitting alone in the evening, feeling lonely and not abke to share fun things with a friend, etc.

    Thank you for advices


    1. Louis,

      I had the same fear when I set off on my long journey (about 5 years on the road) and I certainly experienced some lonely times, but not too many. Most of the time I found myself surrounded by amazing travelers from all over the world and friendly locals who wanted to share their lives and customs with me. I frequently traveled for weeks at a time with people I met along the way and we are still friends today. Traveling solo and without an itinerary definitely simplifies things and allows you to pursue experiences that you could have never dreamed of and that would otherwise not be available to you.

      One suggestion I have to combat your fear is to start your travels in a well traveled place, such as Mexico, and stay in hostels. You will quickly meet a lot of other solo travelers and before long you will be comfortable going alone. You could also pick a few different destinations and stay put for several weeks at a time (volunteering, or learning a language, or just relaxing), which will give you wonderful opportunities to meet locals and truly learn about the cultures you are traveling through.

      Another thing that helped me was blogging about my travels. My writing was fairly bad at first, but it gave me an outlet for my inner voice and allowed me to easily keep in touch with my family and friends along the way.

      However you decide to travel, Vagabonding will teach you all you need to know to get started and the rest you will learn on the road.

      I hope this helps.


  29. Hi Tim!

    I hate that this is the first message that I’m sending to you. I’ve been holding out until I’ve had something more impressive to talk about, as a long time follower and fan.

    I have your #TIM04 shipment, and wanted to let you know about a MAJOR design flaw of the Soma water filter:

    The filter does not have a water tight seal around the ring that sits in the plastic cone. There is a small gap that allows unfiltered water to pass through, and I can taste my tap water because of it.

    I hope this feedback is worthy of your attention. We were supposed to be best friends someday.

  30. I really appreciate you starting a book club. I’ve read every single book I’ve heard / read / seen you recommend and each have changed my life one way or another.

  31. I looked forward to this book partly because of its rave reviews by people I respect and partly because I wanted “permission” to use a rew months escapism as a solution to my problems.

    I borrowed the book from the local library and devoured it whole.

    I was disappointed – at first.

    Turns out – SPOILER ALERT – that the change one needs to undergo the transition from Tourist to Traveller is the same as learning the value of things as opposed to the price (stop and smell the roses etc). The whole exercise can be armchair executed and does not need you to travel at all, but travel after the book will certainly be more valuable.

    Read the book? – yes, but be prepared for some hard pre-trip head work.

    Worth it? – yes, one more step on your mental adjustment trail and a good reason to stay put and do the homework.

  32. Recommend the book in search of number 6 by Damon Timm. its the first travel book i have read and possibly the best. plus its on kindle for only 99Cents

  33. Such an exciting time in history. We have incredibly transparent and instant access to exactly what we want. Go internet!


  34. PLEASE do power of thinking big! Each page is loaded with so much life changing info I’d love to spend some time with this one.

  35. Tim, I will definitely check this book out. I was curious however as to whether or not this will be a purely non fiction list. I know you talk about unwinding at night with a good fiction book and I totally agree. In fact as part of our push towards the 4HWW my wife recently published a fiction book [Moderator: link removed]

    Your website and books have been so helpful to us that if the book sounds like something you would read I would be more than happy to send you a free signed copy.

    Thanks for all that you do!

  36. Hey there. I always love your stuff. I was just wondering if you could please make some sort of email list so I can get an email every time you release a book for this book club. Cheers man, all the best!

  37. Thanks Tim! It’s taken me awhile but I’m finally going to start reading this book thanks to your recommendation! I can’t wait to start my plans to travel the world! Thank you for all that you do!

  38. Picked this up yesterday.. already on pg 107. I can see that much of the structure + tips in 4-Hour Workweek were inspired by it! (The Resources section at the end of each chapter in particular is akin to 4-Hour Wkwk)

    It’s been a great read, and is certainly getting me even more ready to go out and experience the world.

    Having read “The Art of Learning” already, “Daily Rituals” is next.

    So far they’re all wonderful picks, Tim!

  39. Hi Tim,

    I would like to recommend “The Idea Hunter” for a possible addition to the book club. I think it would be a nice followup to “The Art of Learning” because once one learns “how to learn” then they need to agile enough to find great ideas that inspire them to do amazing things, which “The Idea Hunter” argues how to strategically do that with an actionable system.

  40. Book Club Suggestion- The Diamond Cutter: The Buddha on Managing Your Business and Your Life by Michael Roach.

  41. Sticking w/your style of book (fiction): “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas.

    A book jam-packed w/useful advice on life…and “prison” escapes…

    Love to see a work of fiction in the club.

  42. I first picked up this book around 2004 or so. A year and a half later, I took my first international trip: a month in Thailand with nothing but a daypack. I’ve re-read this book countless times and it’s definitely in my top 5 of all time. It has great info not just for travel, but how to organize your life better in general. Excellent choice for first book in this club!!

  43. I will not miss any of the four books you already recommended!

    I´ll let you know. Thanks for the tips. 😉

  44. Tim – Great recommendations. In an attempt at payback, 2 recommendations: 1 book, 1 blog. Though I would not be surprised if you already know both:

    More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places. Michael Mauboussin – great collection of his newsletters (The Consilient Observer). I have no connection to him or his book except reading it, of course. He also references the Santa Fe Institute, maybe the coolest research/think-tank in the world.

    Farnam Street Blog. ( “Mastering the best of what other people have already figured out.” I imagine that sounds familiar. Chock full of great stuff.

  45. Hi Tim,

    Do you think you can make space here for all the great book ideas from your podcast guests? Even if it’s not part of the official Tim Ferriss book club list..



  46. Brilliant! My ex-missus sent me the link to this as she also bought me my copy of Vagabonding 4 and a bit years ago (since then I’ve travelled for 3 and a bit years, haha!) after I introduced her to your 4-Hour Body book.

    So geat to think it might get more recognition now, it’s a wonderful book that made me realise how accessible and easy travel can be if you make some changes in your life.

    Please can you include Riding Dorothy? It’s a book by a young British lad who broke up with his girlfriend in Australia and then decided to ride a postie bike all the way home to England (it was called “Going Postal” in Australia). It was such a good book and when I received it the author had written me a note to thank me on the inside cover as it lowered the collection of them he had in his shed!



  47. Tim,

    You may also enjoy the french authors Sylvain Tesson and Alexandre Poussin, who travelled a lot (around the world in bicycle, through the Himalaya from East to west walking and more…) and often refer to the wandering spirit.

    And you are welcome to Paris whenever you come. 😉

  48. I am reading this book as we speak!! Love it so far!! Hey Tim by the way 4-Hour Workweek was great as well! I think a book club is a fantastic idea. Where can we suggest book titles? I have a few in mind that are great reads that are trying to get off the ground right now, something like this is just the kick in the pants it needs! Thanks

    Matt G

  49. Tim,

    About time you opened a book club. Suggestion for consideration, 2015 Certified Specialist of Wine Study Guide by Jane Nickles. This book has an easy to read narrative for wine admirers and experts. Taught me a few new things that have escaped my amateur consumption. Thanks. @toddjwhitcomb

  50. Hey Tim, et. al., noticed there hasn’t been a vagabond guest in a while. If you’re in need of suggestions, I’d recommend Tim Cope. I read his book “In the Footsteps of Ghegis Khan” the first time last year. It’s an amazing story of him riding horse back from Mongolia to Europe. He’s done other major adventure trips too but haven’t read them. I’m sure head make a really interesting guest.

  51. Can you bring back Breakthrough Advertising by Eugene Schwartz? It sells for $500 used on Amazon because it’s no longer in print and in such high demand.

  52. This is one of the most cool books ever, i read 4 hour work w… and change my life since that day, now 9 contries and Its ….. great SALUDOS !

  53. Hey Tim,

    I came across this post whilst trying to research how to go about doing something similar myself. Would it be possible for you to put together (or organise to have put together) more of a How to post with more detail for those looking to do similar to help finance their own vagabonding? Including how you went about acquiring the rights etc. I imagine if you were to do so that it would be a popular post. Thanks in advance.

    Kind Regards,


  54. Hey Tim,

    I came across this post whilst researching how to go about producing a kindle version of a print only book. Would you be able to post or organise to have posted more of the details and resources on how you went about this for those looking to do similar? I expect that it would be a popular post. Thanks for any help you are able to provide.

    Kind Regards,


  55. Suggestion for Book Club: The Nibble Theory by Kaleel Jamison is an older version of “Embrace your funk.” Basically, continue to be yourself, recognize when others are trying to contain/limit you, and refrain from limiting those around you–told with circles.

    Scott M.

  56. Hi Tim, I’m a middle grade fiction writer, I really like your videos, and everything about you, I wanted to recommend a board game called japanese go, For you to learn if you are unranked, get a rank! Hikaru no go is a great anime to learn more about it.

    I could fly out to where ever you are and can give you some free lessons over some tea just email me. [Moderator: link removed from comment]

    Hope this messege was ko_oL enough, its hard to be cooler than the fonze though.

    $$$$$$$$Have a happy day!

  57. Tim, I just wanted to let you know how grateful I am to have been introduced to this book of wisdom by you. Weeks before my college graduation, I decided to purchase a one-way ticket to Norway. My plane was scheduled to leave the day after the graduation ceremony. I began listening to “Vagabonding” on Audible (thanks to you) a few days before my flight as well as during the 15 hours between Los Angeles and Oslo. I spent the next two and a half months traveling all over Europe on a series of one-way tickets and last-minute decisions. Needless to say, the knowledge I gained from this book gave me the mindset I needed to get the most out of my journey. I came out of it with a new perspective on life that allowed me to travel through life–even the most mundane of experiences–with a sense of wise confidence and child-like wonder. My new view on life has inspired my writing and even drove me to create a podcast about this way of looking at the world. You and your experiences have been a huge inspiration for me, and I am looking forward to being a part of this book club. Can’t wait to see the direction this takes us!

  58. In Search of Captain Zero is one of my all time favorite books. It’s about a writer (who wrote episodes of Miami Vice) who has decided to leave everything behind in his his rented house on Long Island. Pack up his truck with his dog and quiver of Surf Boards and go find his old friend in Costa Rica. It’s a true story. [Moderator: link removed.]

  59. Really excited for this! Maybe I missed it, but what will the format be for discussions or questions about the book? Online discussions, live facebook discussions? Will the book be discussed in sections? or will the book club be more of a recommendation only and no discussions?

  60. Tim!! Please read and review The Third Door by Alex Banayan! I’m sure you are familiar with the book since you are in it lol

    It’s a game charger for me along with the 4 hour work week. Especially at this stage in my life