In addition to gravitating to books on Filipino Martial Arts, I have also noticed that JKD books fit in well with an Arnisador/Escrimador’s library as they offer insights very similar to the underlying concepts of FMAs. You would do well to read these books with FMAs in mind. It doesn’t hurt that I learned a little bit of it through Dan McConnell in Columbus as well as the Kelly Worden seminars I attended while living in Columbus. Those influences impacted my book buying decisions and here is a listing of my limited library of JKD/Bruce Lee books:
(1) Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Body: Compiled and edited by John Little.
(2) Jeet Kune Do: Entering to Trapping to Grappling by Larry Hartsell
(3) Jeet Kune Do: Volume 2: Counter Attack, Grappling Counters and Reversals by Larry Hartsell and Tim Tackett.
(4) The Dragon and the Tiger: The Birth of Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do: The Oakland Years. Volume 1 by Sid Campbell and Greglon Yimm Lee.
(5) The Dragon and the Tiger: The Untold Story of Jun Fan Gung Fu and James Yimm Lee by Sid Campbell and Greglon Yimm Lee.
(6) Remember the Master: Bruce Lee, James Yimm Lee and the Creation of JKD by Sid Campbell and Greglon Yimm Lee.
(7) Jeet Kune Do: Conditioning and Grappling Methods by Larry Hartsell.
(8) The Warrior Within: The Philosophies of Bruce Lee by John Little.
(9) Bruce Lee: Fighting Spirit by Bruce Thomas
(10) Jeet Kune Do Kickboxing by Chris Kent and Tim Tackett
(11) Jeet Kune Do Basics by David Cheung.
(12) Jeet Kune Do Conversations by Jose Fraguas.
(13) Bruce Lee: Artist of Life by John Little.
(14) The Tao of Jeet Kune Do by Bruce Lee.
(15) The Straight Lead by Teri Tom.
Many of these books are fantastic reads. I’m sure that there are other JKD books that I will eventually buy but will have to stay within my budget!