I Heard the Owl Call My Name, by Margaret Cravens
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
The Meadow, by James Galvin
To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Light In August, by William Faulkner
The Border Trilogy, by Cormac McCarthy
Killer Angels, by Michael Shaara
The Complete Works of Flannery O’Connor
I Hate to See That Evening Sun Go Down, by William Gay

Nature Non Fiction
Pilgrim At Tinker Creek, by Annie Dillard
Teaching a Stone To Talk, by Annie Dillard
Into The Wild, by Jon Krakauer
The Wisdom of Wilderness, by Gerald G. May
The Land’s Wild Music, by Mark Tredinnick
Field Notes: The Grace Note of the Canyon Wren, by Barry Lopez

Native American

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, by Dee Brown
The Journey of Crazy Horse, by Joseph M. Marshall III
The Darkness Around Us Is Deep, by William Stafford
Talks from the Heart Vols 1,2,3 from Robert Francis

John Adams, by David McCullough
Winter Brothers, by Ivan Doig
Profiles In Courage, by John F. Kennedy
Founding Brothers, by Joseph J. Ellis
Stars in Their Courses, by Shelby Foote
Theodore Roosevelt: A Life, by Nathan Miller
Lincoln, by David Herbert Donald

Mere Christianity, by C.S. Lewis
The Pursuit of God, by A.W. Tozer
Return of the Prodigal, by Henri Nouwen
Blue Like Jazz, by Donald Miller
This Present Future, by Reggie McNeal
The Divine Conspiracy, by Dallas Willard

The Ragamuffin Gospel, by Brennan Manning
The Secrete Life of the Soul, by J. Keith Miller
The Valley of Vision, edited by Arthur Bennett
Disappointment with God, by Philip Yancey
The Shape of Things to Come, by Michael Frost and Alan Hirsch
Celebration of Discipline, by Richard Foster
The Message, by Eugene Peterson
Orthodoxy, by G.K. Chesterton
Simply Christian, by N.T. Wright
Going For The Beehive, by Dub Chambers

Wild At Heart, by John Eldredge

Outside the Box

Guns, Germs and Steel, by Jered Diamond
Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation, by Parker J. Palmer
The Road Less Traveled, by M. Scott Peck, M.D.


4 thoughts on “Books

  1. I have now tried to put them in categories. Roughly the order in which I have listed them are the top works. This is a representitive list not an exhaustive list. These books and authors have shaped my life.

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