2010 Reading List


Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses (NY: Random House, 1992), pp. 302.

Amanda Ripley, The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – and Why (NY: Three Rivers Press, 2008), pp. 223.

Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale (NY: Anchor Books, 1986), pp. 311.

Plato, Symposium [Benjamin Jowett, translation] (NY:  The Modern Library, 1996), pp. 100.

Forrest Church, Bringing God Home (NY:  St. Martins’ Press, 2002), pp. 233.

Steven Johnson, The Invention of Air (NY:  Riverhead Books, 2008), pp. 240.

Michael Crichton, Pirate Latitudes (NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2009), pp. 312

Karen Armstrong, The Battle for God (NY:  Ballantine Books, 2000), pp. 371.

Adam Frank, The Constant Fire:  Beyond the Science vs. Religion Debate (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009), pp. 267.



Dan Brown, The Lost Symbol (NY: Doubleday, 2009), pp. 509.

Nathaniel Philbrick, The Last Stand:  Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Big Horn (NY: Viking, 2010), pp. 312.

Richard Henry, Norbert Fabian Capek:  A Spiritual Journey (Boston: Skinner House, 1999), pp. 283.



Victor Carpenter, Long Challenge:  The Empowerment Controversy (1967-1977)  (Chicago: Meadville Lombard Theological School Press, 2003), pp. 99.

Jon Krakauer, Where Men Win Glory (NY:  Random House, 2009), pp. 406.

Peter Hofschroer, Wellington’s Smallest Victory (London:  Faber & Faber, 2004), pp. 269.

Gilbert King, The Execution of Willie Francis (New York:  Basic Books, 2008), pp. 300.



Paul Harding, Tinkers (NY: Bellevue Literary Press, 2009), pp. 191.

Clive Sharp, How To Survive Federal Prison Camp:  A Guidebook for Those Caught Up in the System (Port Townsend, WA:  Loompanics Unlimited, 1997), pp.167.

Fred Donner, Muhammad and the Believers (Cambridge, MA:  The Belknap Press [Harvard], 2010), pp. 235.

Tony Judt, Ill Fares the Land (NY:  The Penguin Press, 2010), pp. 237.

Mondher Sfar, In Search of the Original Koran:  The True History of the Revealed Text (Amherst, NY:  Prometheus Books, 2008), pp. 116.

Samuel Beckett, Waiting For Godot (NY:  Grove Press, 1954), pp. 109.