Book Reviews

Finding Ultra by Rich Roll

Finding Ultra by Rich Roll
A few years ago, Kindle was the hot thing. Maybe the Kindle still is, but mine fell out of favor a while ago. Recently, I rediscovered my Kindle an...

Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
Walter Isaacson’s biography Benjamin Franklin. An American Life is critically claimed as one of the best on Franklin. Having just finished, I can s...

Running Man by Charlie Engle

Running Man by Charlie Engle
Here’s a book that will make your life seem boring. This week I finished the Running Man by Charlie Engle. This book is a memoir about the life of ...

Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins

Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins
Stay Hard! Merry Christmas! If you know anything about David Goggins, then you know what I’m talk about it. If not, then get ready to meet a man wh...

Today We Die a Little!

Today We Die a Little!
Today We Die a Little by Richard Askwith is the biography of Emil Zatopek. The book is subtitled The Greatest Olympic Runner of All Time, which is ...

Like Father. Like Son. My story on running, coaching, and parenting.

Like Father. Like Son. My story on running, coaching, and parenting.
I finished reading Like Father, Like Son. My story on running, coaching, and parenting by Matthew Centrowitz (Sr.). It’s a great book. But, don’t e...

Bowerman and The Men of Oregon by Kenny Moore

Bowerman and The Men of Oregon by Kenny Moore
My uncle passed away yesterday. It was tragic, too soon, and unfair. He was a good man who lived a good life --- and I, my wife, and my boys will c...

The Perfect Mile by Neal Bascomb

The Perfect Mile by Neal Bascomb
Histories and biographies (not autobiographies) are my favorite genre of books. The PERFECT MILE by Neal Bascomb recounts the 1950's epic chase acr...

Marathon Monks of Mt. Hiei

Marathon Monks of Mt. Hiei
There's a lot of way to find new books to read. In today's world, AMAZON.com does a great job suggesting new titles for you based on your past sea...

Eat & Run by Scott Jurek

Eat & Run by Scott Jurek
In the world of ultrarunning, Scott Jurek is the man.  He's competed and won the classic ultra races in the sport --- some with multiple consecutiv...

Ultramarathon Man - Confessions of an All-Night Runner

Ultramarathon Man - Confessions of an All-Night Runner
When it comes to running, Dean Karnazes is a legend - especially in the world of ultrarunning. Dean's autobiography, Ultramarathon Man - Confession...

Kings of The Road

Kings of The Road
Kings of the Road by Cameron Stracher is an excellent history of the American "Running Boom" between 1972 and 1982. As a fan of marathon running, I...