Book List for 2018

100 BOOKS FOR 2018

Completed Books are underlined

Chimenanda Ngozi Adichie  Half of a Yellow Sun

Sherwood Anderson   A Story Teller’s Story

St Augustine     On Christian Teaching

Renata Adler   Speedboat

Maya Angelou   I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Natalie Babbitt    Tuck Everlasting  

Arthur James Balfour  Theism and Humanism

Edward Bellamy Looking Backward

Catherine Belsey   Poststructuralism:  A Very Short Introduction

Harold Bloom   The Best Poems Of the English Language 

Ray Bradbury  Zen In the Art of Writing 

David Brooks   The Road to Character

Brene Brown  Braving The Wilderness 

Tom Burgis   The Looting Machine

Italo Calvino  Hermit in Paris

Robert Farrar Capon  The Supper of the Lamb

Michael Chabon    Moonglow

G.K. Chesterton   Orthodoxy

Charles Dickens   Great Expectations

Anthony Doerr   The Shell Collector 

Barbara Duguid   Extravagant Grace

Gene Edwards   A Tale of Three Kings

T.S. Eliot     Murder in the Cathedral

F. Scott Fitzgerald   The Great Gatsby

Roxane Gay    Hunger

John Gardiner   The Art of Fiction

Ernest Hemingway      For Whom the Bell Tolls

Clint Hill  Mrs Kennedy and Me

Victor Hugo      Les Miserables

Paul Johnson Modern Times:  The World from the Twenties to the Nineties

Jonas Jonasson   The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

Kenneth Koch  Wishes Dreams and Lies

Keneva Kunz  and Andrew Wawn trans.
The Sagas of Vatnsdal and The Vinland Sagas of  Iceland

John Knowles A Separate Peace

Haldor Laxness    Independent People 

Don DeLillo   White Noise

CS Lewis  The Weight of Glory

Cormac McCarthy   Blood Meridian

Thomas Merton   The Seven Story Mountain

Mark McLeod Harrison   Apologizing For God:  The Importance of Living in History

Candice Millard   River of Doubt 

Nicholas Monsarrat The Cruel Sea

Toni Morrison  The Origin of Others

Celeste Ng  Little Fires Everywhere

Flannery O’Connor   The Violent Bear it Away

Flannery O’Connor   Mystery and Manners

Flannery O’Connor    A Prayer Journal

Lawrence O’Donnell   Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election….

Grace Paley   A Grace Paley Reader 

Grace Paley  The Collected Stories

Linda Sue Park   A Long Walk to Water

Ann Patchett   Truth and Beauty

Alan Paton   Cry the Beloved Country 

Charles Portis   True Grit

Chaim Potok   The Promise

Jonathan Rogers   The Terrible Speed of Mercy 

Ruth Rondon   The Realities of Human Trafficking

Dorothy Sayers    Letters to a Diminished Church

George Saunders  Lincoln in the Bardo  

Francis Schaeffer   Escape From Reason

Laura Schroff  and Alex Tresniowski  An Invisible Thread

Ahdaf Souef   The Map of Love

Robert Lewis Stevenson Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Irving Stone   Lust for Life

Susan Swain   First Ladies: Presidential Historians on 45 Iconic American Women

Cass Sunstein   Going to Extremes:  How Likeminded Minds Unite and Divide

Ngugi wa Thiong’o    A Grain of Wheat

Sun Tzu     The Art of War

Bessel Van Der Kolk   The Body Keeps the Score….

David Van Reybrouk    Congo

David Foster Wallace  Infinite Jest

Jessamyn Ward  Sing Unburied, Sing

Lisa Wingate  Before We Were Yours

James Woods    The Broken Estate:  Essays of Literature and Belief 

William Zinsser    On Writing Well

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