Books Recommended by Soman Chainani
The Velvet Rage
Overcoming the Pain of Growing Up Gay in a Straight Man's World
Source: "Ostensibly about if you grow up a gay man, [how] to deal with it in the world. But I think it’s more about modern masculinity and about what it means to be a man in America." - Soman Chainani
The War of Art
Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Source: "Half drill sergeant, half Zen voodoo master, [the author] shot me out of my stupor and taught me the meaning of creative discipline." - Soman Chainani
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