This week, author Ross Asdourian is back to discuss our The Stacks Book Club book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg. We talk about how habits work, the habits we want to change, and we look at two current political movements as habit formers in the community. While we do discuss many examples from the book in this episode, we don’t really spoil anything, as this is a non-fiction book without any plot twists or turns. So feel free to enjoy it, even if you’ve yet to read the book.
Everything we talk about this week is in the show notes below.
- The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
- Reincarnation Blues by Michael Poore
- Year of Yes by Shonda Rhymes
- Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
- The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
- Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely
- Malcolm Gladwell’s Books
- The Creative Habit by Twyla Tharp
- “What the Marshmallow Test Really Teaches About Self-Control” (Jacoba Urist, The Atlantic)
“The Permanence of Black Lives Matter” (Vann R. Newkirk III, The Atlantic)
- Broken Bananah by Ross Asdourian
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