What Monroe Mann is currently reading.

by Dr. Monroe Mann, PhD, Esq, MBA, ME, LLM, EMT
Founder, Break Diving, Inc.

I am sometimes asked by folks, “Hey, what books are you reading?!  You’re always reading interesting stuff!”  So, I thought I would share some of the books I am currently reading!  Note that I have books in progress everywhere: in my bag, on all my desks, in the bathroom, on my bed, etc.  There’s no way I can list them all, but here are a few:

  • Walking with God in Every Season: Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, & Lamentations by Kay Arthur and Pete De Lacy. — This Bible study series rocks.  I’m slowly working through them all.
  • Assimil: Using French — A book assisting me to master French, published in Paris.
  • Assimil: L’Allemand — A book in French, teaching me German
  • Assimil: Le Chinois — Ditto, for Chinese
  • Assimil: Le Russe — Ditto, for Russian
  • 韩语教程,第三册 — Hanyu JiaoCheng, a Chinese textbook I’m working though with my teachers in Shanghai
  • La Firme par John Grisham — I’m reading John Grisham’s “The Firm” in French, and am halfway done.
  • The Templars – The History & the Myth by Michael Haag — A fascinating story explaining the origin of the Templar Knights
  • Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday — A fascinating book about how to market in the age of the app.  I bought this to help me with the marketing of my apps, and actually, ended up creating this blog for Break Diving as a result.  Read it to find out why! 😛
  • 青风 by Yuehua Liu and Chengzhi Chu with Qin Xie — A young adult novel I am reading in Chinese, to help me become more comfortable with Chinese, and to help build my vocabulary
  • Naked Hollywood – Money & Power in the Movies Today by Nicolas Kent — It’s a book from the 80s, but soooooooo good.  If you are in showbiz in any way, shape, or form, you need to read this book.

This is just a small list of some of what I’m reading now.  I’m lookin at my bed and see about 25 more, and I have another regular pile of books I’m reading downstairs–about another 15.  I’ll share all these later. 🙂


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