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Meet the Author: Steven Kotler

Author Bio and Details

Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist, and the Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance. He is the author of nine bestsellers (out of thirteen books total), including The Art of Impossible, The Future Is Faster Than You Think, Stealing Fire, The Rise of Superman, Bold and Abundance. His work has been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes, translated into over 40 languages, and appeared in over 100 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, TIME and the Harvard Business Review. Steven is also the cohost of Flow Research Collective Radio, a top ten iTunes science podcast. Along with his wife, author Joy Nicholson, he is the cofounder of the Rancho de Chihuahua, a hospice and special needs dog sanctuary.

Books by Steven Kotler

Gnar Country

Growing Old, Staying Rad

Book cover image: Gnar Country: Growing Old, Staying Rad

New York Times bestselling author and performance expert Steven Kotler brings his expertise to bear on the subject of peak performance aging by way of Steven's own personal, athletic experiment: skiing.  More »

The Art of Impossible

A Peak Performance Primer

Book cover image: The Art of Impossible: A Peak Performance Primer | New York Times Bestseller

Bestselling author and performance expert Steven Kotler breaks down the processes by which elite performers accomplish seemingly impossible goals and teaches us how we, too, can do what we thought was out of our reach, turning the art of impossible into possibility for all who want to up their game.  More »

Stealing Fire

How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Book cover image: Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work | National Bestseller

The national bestseller that documents the latest revolution in high performance: Harnessing rare and controversial states of consciousness to solve critical challenges and outperform the competition.  More »