List By Author

"Literature is my Utopia." Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Foreword:  As noted elsewhere, the books listed are only those which I have read or re-read within the past decade and which are exceptionally good or unusually bad (and, thus, merit comment).  Sadly, the list omits 80% of my  readings since college, as I simply didn’t make notes in that now distant past.

Allcott - Little Women Allen - As A Man Thinketh Angell – New Barbarian Arenas - Before Night Falls Armstrong – History of God Bach - Jonathon Livingston Seagull Baghavad Gita Baum - Word’s Living Religions Behe – Darwin’s Black Box Blech – Anti-Semitism Causes Bloom - Islam Boccaccio – Decameron Borysenko - Power of the Mind to Heal Bronte - Wuthering Heights Bryson - History of Almost Everything Bryson - Shakespeare Carnegie – How to Win Friends Carnegie – Public Speaking Dawood - Koran Hardy - Darkling Thrush Behe - Darwin’s Black Box Bernier - Corelli’s Mandolin Butler - The Way of All Flesh Calder - Einstein’s Universe Calder - Magic Universe Calvino - Baron in the Trees Holeman - Linnet Bird Cervantes - Don Quixote Hitchens - The Trial of Henry Kissenger Chappell - The Inescapable Self Chaucer - Canterbury Tales Chekhov’s Best Plays Chernow – Washington, A Life Chin – Analects of Confucius Cleary - Tao Cohan - Last Tycoon, Lazard Freres Collins - Language of God Confucius - Analects Cox - E=mc2 Dante - Divine Comedy Das – Paths to God Doidge - Brain That Changes Itself Dostoyevsky – Brothers Karamazov Dreiser - Jennie Gerhardt Dreiser - Sister Carrie Dreiser – Twelve Men Durant - Greatest Minds Easley - Guide to the Bible Eliot, Geo. – Silas Marner Eliot, T.S. – Selected Poems Epictetus-Lebell – Art of Living Epictetus - Discourses Erman - Misquoting Jesus Faulkner - Sound and Fury Faulks - Birdsong Faulks - Engleby Fitzgerald – Great Gatsby Flannery - Eternal Frontier Flaubert - Madame Bovary Follett - Pillars of the Earth Ford – Good Soldier Hill – Shakespeare’s Insults Gladwell - Tipping Point Glynn – God the Evidence Godin – Unleashing the Idea Virus Gnostic Bible Goethe – Faust Gopnik – Angels & Ages Gould - Wonderful Life Green - Elegant Universe Greenspan – Age of Turbulence Gruen - Water for Elephants Hagel – American The Next Chapter Haidt - Happiness Hypothesis Harbach - Art of Fielding Hardy - Darkling Thrush Harford - Logic of [Economic] Life Harris - End of [Violent] Faith Hardy - Far from the Madding Crowd Hardy - Jude the Obscure Hardy - Tess of Dubervilles Hawking - Brief History of Time Hendricks – Lao Tzu Heinrichs - Thank You for Not Arguing
Homer – Illiad Hugo - Les Miserables Hume - Dialogues of Natural Religion Hume - Enquiry on Human Understanding Jacobovici - Jesus Family Tomb Jacobson - JOBS Johnson – Hinduism Joyce - Portrait of an Artist Kaku - Physics of the Future Kilpatrick - Buffett, Of Permanent Value Kingsolver - Poisonwood Bible Koran Kurzweil - Singularity Is Near Lamont - Humanism Larson - Devil in the White City Larson - Thunderstruck Larson - Isaacs’s Storm Lawrence, DH - Sons and Lovers Lawrence, DH - Women in Love Levenson - Symbols of Buddhism Lewis - Mere Christianity Liss - Spectacle of Corruption Liss - The Coffee Trader Lord - What Kind of World Machiavelli – The Prince Mailer - Naked and the Dead Mamdani -Good Muslim, Bad Muslim Marber - Seeing the Elephant Marquez - Love in the Time Millay - Savage Beauty Mitchell - Gone with the Wind Mogg - Sovereign Individual Morris - Crucible of Creation Mortenson - Three Cups of Tea Nafisi - Reading Lolita in Tehran Nemirovsky - Suite Franchaise Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four Paine - Age of Reason Pasternak - Dr. Zhivago Price – Lush Life Ridley – Genome Ringer – Action Roberts - Shantaram Rodgers – Mencken, Iconoclast Rogers – Gift to Daughters Rostand - Cyrano de Bergerac Zacharias - Lotos and Cross Russell - Why Not a Christian Sabatini - Scaramouche Sagan - Cosmos Salinger - Catcher in the Rye Sears – Anti-Aging Zone Scharfstein - The Torah Shelton Meltdown Hendricks - Lao Tzu Smick - World Is Curved Sobel – Longitude Spong - Sins of Scripture Zacharias - Jesus Other Gods Stockett - The Help St. Exupery - The Little Prince St. Exupery – Wind, Sand and Stars Styne – American Alone Tannehill - Market for Liberty Thoreau - Walden Tolstoy - War and Peace TS Eliot - Selected Poems Turgenev - Fathers & Sons Turgenev - First Love Twain - Mysterious Stranger Upanishads Verghese - Cutting for Stone Voltaire – Candide Heller - Catch 22 Voltaire - Treatise on Tolerance Vonnegut - Man without a Country Wilde - Dorian Gray Wilde - Importance of Being Earnest Wilde - Oscar Wilde’s Poems William James Writings Wincheser - Story of Oxford Dictionar Wilson - Confucius Wisdom Wolfe - A Man in Full Zacharias – Can Man Live without God

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