2012 Reading List

Some of the People Who Ate My Barbeque Didn’t Vote for Me: The Life of Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin, by Scott E. Buchanan

A Titanic Love Story: Ida and Isidor Straus, by June Hall McCash

The Autobiography of Malcolm X, by Malcolm X and Alex Haley

A Thousand Mornings, by Mary Oliver

Snow Leopard, by Peter Matthiessen

AWOL on the Appalachian Trail, by David Miller

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History, by S. C. Gwynne

The Most Human, Human: What Artificial Intelligence tells us About Being Alive, by Brian Christian

Packing for Mars, by Mary Roach

Why Does the World Exist? An Existential Detective Story, by Jim Holt

Christianity After Religion, Diana Butler Bass

Is God a Christian?, by Kirby Godsey

What’s The Least I can Believe and Still be a Christian? A Guide to What Matters Most, Martin Thielen

Lost and Found, by Ed Stetzer

Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, Resurrection and the Mission of the Church, by N.T. Wright

Spirituality/Christian Life
Prayers for a Privileged People, Walter Brueggemann

Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals, by Shane Claiborne

Blackbird Singing in the Dead of Night, by Gregory L. Hunt

The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus Knows, by James Bryan Smith

Soul Feast: An Invitation to the Christian Spiritual Life, by Marjorie J. Thompson

The Challenge of the Disciplined Life: Christian Reflections on Money, Sex and Power, by Richard Foster

Not a Fan, by Kyle Idleman

Wise Blood, by Flannery O’Connor

Walden Two, by B.F. Skinner

Fieldwork, by Mischa Berlinski

Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins

Islands in the Stream, by Ernest Hemmingway

Garden of Eden, by Ernest Hemingway

Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole

A Visit From the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan

Shifu, You’ll Do Anything for a Laugh, Mo Yan