Books John Kaag Books by John Kaag John Kaag has written books about: Travel Nonfiction History & Society Biography & Memoir Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about John Kaag NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads November 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews In 'Hiking With Nietzsche,' Challenges Are Seen Through The Philosopher's Teachings September 26, 2018 John Kaag extracts ideas from Nietzsche and his followers — but also from his own experience — in this stimulating book about combating despair and complacency with searching reflection. NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews A Neglected Library Leads To Love In 'American Philosophy' October 11, 2016 John Kaag's new memoir-slash-philosophical treatise begins at a low point in his life, and follows his quest for answers to a dusty old library that proves to be a treasure trove of American thought.