Welcome to my Regenerative Bookshelf. Over the years, I've been on a quest to find books that help make sense of this regenerative future. The following list includes some of the most inspiring books I've read on my path towards regenerative living:

System Thinking

  1. Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems
  2. Donella Meadows, Leverage Points: Places to Intervene in a System
  3. Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi, The Systems View of Life
  4. Fritjof Capra, The Tao of Physics
  5. Jan Rotmans, Omarm de Chaos
  6. Nassim Taleb, Antifragile
  7. Nassim Taleb, Skin in the Game
  8. Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline

Enlivenment (living system view on life)

  1. Andreas Weber, Enlivenment
  2. Arne Naess, Ecology of Wisdom
  3. Carol Sanford & Ben Haggard, Indirect Work
  4. Carol Sanford, The Regenerative Life
  5. Carol Sanford, The Regenerative Business
  6. Carol Sanford, The Responsible Business
  7. Charles Eisenstein, Sacred Economics
  8. Charles Mann, The Wizard and the Prophet
  9. Daniel Wahl, Designing Regenerative Cultures
  10. E. F. Schumacher, Small is Beautiful
  11. E.O Wilson, Social Conquest of Earth
  12. E.O Wilson, The Meaning of Human Existence
  13. Frederic Laloux, Reinventing Organizations
  14. Geoffrey West, Scale
  15. Giles Hutchins, Leading by Nature
  16. Giles Hutchins & Laura Storm, Regenerative Leadership
  17. Hanzi Freinacht, The Listening Society
  18. Henry Thoreau, Walden
  19. Iain McGilchrist, The Master and his Emissary
  20. Jeremy Lent, The Web of Meaning
  21. Joanna Macy, Coming back to Life
  22. Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation
  23. Looby Macnamara, People and Permaculture
  24. Otto Scharmer, The Essentials of Theory U
  25. Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline
  26. Philipp Blom, Het Grote Wereldtoneel
  27. Philipp Blom, Nature's Mutiny
  28. Philipp Blom, De Onderwerping
  29. Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
  30. Robin Wall Kimmerer, Breading Sweetgrass


  1. Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now
  2. Eckhart Tolle, A New Earth
  3. Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving
  4. Henry Shukman, One Blade of Grass
  5. Lao Tze, Tao te Ching
  6. Michael A. Singer, The Surrender Experiment
  7. Michael A. Singer, The Untethered Soul
  8. Moore & Gillette, King Warrior Magician Lover
  9. Zen Mind, Beginner Mind, Shunryū Suzuki
  10. Bagavhad Gita, translated by Eknath Easwaran
  11. Upanishads, translated by Eknath Easwaran

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