Reading List

Of the books, plays, and collections of poetry that I’ve read, these are the ones I would suggest (page under construction):

Bach, Richard. A Gift of Wings. Dell Publishing Co., Inc., 1975

Barrett, Andrea. Ship Fever Stories. New York, London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1996.

Bronte, Emily Jane. Wuthering Heights, 1847

Bronte, Charlotte. Jane Eyre, 1847

Crace, Jim. Being Dead, Viking Press, 1999

Crossan, John Dominic.Who Killed Jesus?:Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Gospel Story of The Death of Jesus. Harper Collins Publishers, 1995.

Dickens, Charles. Bleak House Bradbury & Evans, 1853

Dickens, Charles. David Copperfield Bradbury & Evans, 1850

Dickens, Charles. Our Mutual Friend Chapman & Hall, 1865

Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities Chapman & Hall, 1859

Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol Chapman & Hall, 1843

Hanh, Thich Nhat.Anger Wisdom for Cooling the Flames.Riverhead Books, 2001.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching:Transforming Suffering Into Peace, Joy, & LiberationThe Four Noble Truths, The Noble Eighfold Path & Other Basic Buddhist Teachings. Parallax Press, 1998.

Heinlein, Robert. Stranger in a Strange Land 1961

Heinlein, Robert. Job: A Comedy of Justice 1984

His Holiness the Dalai Lama. How to PracticeThe Way to a Meaningful Life. Translated and edited by Jeffrey Hopkins, Ph.D., Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2002.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Ethics For The New Millenium Riverhead Books, 1999.

Horsley, Richard A.The Liberation of Christmas The Infancy Naratives in Social Context. The Continuum Publishing Company, 1993.

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World 1932

Kingsolver, Barbara.Prodigal Summer HarperCollins, 2000

Kingsolver, Barbara. The Lacuna HarperCollins, 2009

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac And Sketches Here and There. Oxford University Press, Inc., 1949.

Lesley, Craig and Katheryn Stavrakis, Co-Ed. Dreamers and Desperadoes Contemporary Short Fiction of the American West. Bantam Doubleday DEll Publishing Group, Inc. 1993.

Michener, James A., Caravans. Random House, 1962

Michener, James A., Centennial. Random House, 1974

Michener, James A., Chesapeake. Random House, 1978

Michener, James A., Hawaii. Random House, 1959

Michener, James A., Sayonara. Random House, 1953

Pirsig, Robert M. Zen and the Art of Motocycle Maintenance An Inquiry Into Values. Bantam Books, 1974.

Planck, Nina.  Real Food What To Eat And Why. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006.

Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food An Eater’s Manifesto. New York: The Penguin Press, 2008.

Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma A Natural History of Four Meals. New York:  Penguin Books, 2006

Proust, Marcel. Swann’s Way First Volume in Remembrance of Things Past. France: Grasset, 1913

Proust, Marcel. Within A Budding Grove Second Volume in Remembrance of Things Past. France: Gallimard, 1919

Russell, Sharman Apt. Kill the Cowboy A Battle of Mythology in the New West. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1993.

Setterfield, Diane. The Thirteenth Tale, Atria Books, 2006

Spong, John Shelby.Resurrection Myth or Reality: A Bishop’s Search for the Origins of Christianity. Harper Collins Publishers, 1994.

Steinbeck, John. .Tortilla Flat 1935

Steinbeck, John. .Of Mice and Men 1937

Steinbeck, John. .The Grapes of Wrath 1939

Steinbeck, John. .Cannery Row 1939

Steinbeck, John. .The Pearl 1948

Steinbeck, John. .East of Eden 1952

Steinbeck, John. .Sweet Thursday 1954

Steinbeck, John. .The Pastures of Heaven 1932