Category Archives: Books

Even If It Kills Me: Martial Arts, Rock and Roll, and Mortality

Exciting news: I worked on a book with Donivan Blair, bassist for the Toadies. It’s called Even If It Kills Me: Rock and Roll, Martial Arts, and Mortality. It’s the true story of Donivan’s return to martial arts at forty years … Continue reading

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New from YMAA: Training for Sudden Violence, by Rory Miller

New from YMAA: Training for Sudden Violence, by Rory Miller. It was my pleasure to serve as Rory’s editor again. The guy is good.

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New from YMAA: Krav Maga Professional Tactics, by David Kahn

Hot off the YMAA presses, it’s Krav Maga Professional Tactics, by David Kahn. David is the US chief instructor of the Israeli Krav Maga Association, and this might just be the definitive book on krav maga tactics and philosophy. It’s an impressive work. … Continue reading

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“My editor is having grammar conniptions right now.”

I am editing Rory Miller‘s next YMAA book, Training for Sudden Violence. He is a tough guy, but he’s a lot funnier than you might think. The screenshot below is from his manuscript. You can click to enlarge it. It will … Continue reading

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Now Streaming: When Breath Becomes Air, with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi

This week on Focus on Your Health I speak with Dr. Lucy Kalanithi. She is an internist and clinical instructor at Stanford School of Medicine. Her late husband, Dr. Paul Kalanithi, was a neurosurgeon at Stanford. His book, When Breath … Continue reading

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