Chess Player, Martial Artist, and Author
Joshua Waitzkin is a chess player, martial arts competitor, and author. As a child, he was recognized as a prodigy, and won the U.S. Junior Chess championship in 1993 and 1994. The film Searching for Bobby Fischer is based on his early life.
Ernest Hemingway on Writing
by Ernest Hemingway, Larry W. Phillips
If someone wants to get to know Hemingway it's just a fantastic compilation of all of Hemingway's writing in letters, in his books, in his articles, everywhere, put together thematically. Basically Hemingway on the writing process, I think it's one of the most important little collections on creativity that I've ever run into. Absolutely brilliant book.— Josh Waitzkin, source
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
by Robert M. Pirsig