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Sunday, December 31, 2006

2007 reading list


Here's my 2007 intended reading list. Books I meant to read in 2006 but never got around to, books folks have suggested to me, titles I have jotted down in my journal throughout the year. Granted, this list is quite ambitious for me, but it is nice to have all of my potential reads in one place. And the list will probably keep growing. Feel free to add your own suggestions.

Bono, Michka Assayas

The Red Notebook, Paul Auster

The Invention of Solitude, Paul Auster

Chasing Sophia: Reclaiming the Lost Wisdom of Jesus, Lillian Calles Barger

Hannah Coulter, Wendell Berry

The Seven Longings of the Human Heart, Mike Bickle

What Should I Do With My Life? Po Bronson

Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth, Walter Brueggemann

Secrets in the Dark, Frederick Buechner

Floor Sample, Julia Cameron

The Stranger, Albert Camus

Secrets of the Zona Rosa, Rosemary Daniel

The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion

Holy the Firm, Annie Dillard

A Staggering Work of Heartbreaking Genius, Dave Eggers

What is the What? Dave Eggers

Man’s Search for Meaning, Victor Frankl

Exiles, Michael Frost

The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gaugin and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Arles, Martin Gayford

Emerging Churches, Eddie Gibbs, Ryan Bolger

Seeing What is Sacred, Ken Gire

Everyday Matters, Danny Gregory

The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to be the Artist You Truly Are, Danny Gregory

The Critical Journey, Janet Hagberg

Shouts and Whispers: Twenty-One Writers Speak About Their Writing and Their Faith, Jennifer Holberg

Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neal Hurston

7 Days Behind the Veil, John Paul Jackson

The Path, Laurie Beth Jones

Faith, God, and Rock and Roll, Mark Joseph

Divine Intervention: Encountering God Through the Ancient Practice of Lectio Divina, Tony Jones

The Emerging Church, Dan Kimball

Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs, Chuck Klosterman

Shows I'll Never Forget: 50 Writers Relive Their Most Memorable Concert-going Experience, Sean Manning

Qualities of a Team Player, John Maxwell

Lifeguarding: A Memoir of Secrets, Swimming, and the South, Catherine McCall

The Secret Message of Jesus, Brian McLaren

The Tender Bar, J. R. Moehringer

Here and Now, Henri Nouwen

The Only Necessary Thing: Living a Prayerful Life, Henri Nouwen

Spiritual Direction: Wisdom for the Long Walk of Faith, Henri Nouwen

Christ Plays in Ten Thousand Places, Eugene Peterson

Eat This Book, Eugene Peterson

The Chosen, Chaim Potok

Gilead, Marilynne Robinson

Everything Belongs, Richard Rohr

Jesus Land: A Memoir, Julia Scheeres

Dear Theo: The Autobiography of Vincent Van Gogh, Irvin Stone

Blankets, Craig Thompson

True Faced, Bill Thrall, Bruce McNicol, John Lynch

The Man Called CASH: The Life, Love and Faith of an American Legend, Steve Turner

The Divine Omission, Dallas Willard

Prayer: Does it Make Any Difference? Philip Yancey

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4 Comments:

Blogger soul and culture said...

Add The Center of Everything, by Larua Moriarty.

Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:12:00 AM

 
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Thursday, January 11, 2007 8:12:00 AM

 
Blogger soul and culture said...

Orange Blossom Special, Betsy Carter

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 9:32:00 AM

 
Anonymous Stephanie said...

I still haven't read Danny gregory's Everyday Matters - but I got his book The Creative License hot off the press when it came out. I really need to see if the library has EDM though...

Friday, March 16, 2007 8:50:00 AM

 

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