Booklist 2013

As I move into the next stage of my working life, I’m trying to continue the process of gap-filling in my reading lists. I enjoy being exposed to a wide range of literature in different genres and historical periods. Here is a list of the books and essays I have read in 2013. Texts I especially enjoyed and recommend are marked in bold.

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  • Aslan, Reza. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.
  • Atwood, Margaret. Moral Disorder and Other Stories.
  • Brown, Brene. I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t).
    Brown, Brene. The Gifts of Imperfection.
  • Brown, Peter. The Body and Society: Men, Women, and Sexual Renunciation in Early Christianity.
  • Coelho, Paulo. The Witch of Portobello.
  • Crider, Scott F. The Office of Assertion: An Art of Rhetoric for the Academic Essay.
  • Degeneres, Ellen. Seriously…I’m Kidding.
  • Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex.
  • Gaiman, Neil. Neverwhere.
    Gaiman, Neil. The Ocean at the End of the Lane.
  • Halpern, Justin. I Suck at Girls.
  • July, Miranda. It Chooses You.
    July, Miranda. No one belongs here more than you. Stories by Miranda July.
  • Maxwell, John C. Everyone Communicates Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently.
  • McEwan, Ian. On Chesil Beach.
  • Miller, A.D. Snowdrops.
  • Pickett, Rex. Sideways.
  • Potok, Chaim. The Gift of Asher Lev.
  • Potok, Chaim. Old Men at Midnight.
  • Roth, Veronica. Divergent.
  • Stedman, Chris. Faitheist.
  • Tenzin Gyatso, Dalai Lama XIV, and Howard C. Cutler. The Art of Happiness.

I have approximately 60 books on my “to read” list, but I’m always looking for new ideas and suggestions. Have a favorite? Leave me a comment and let me know what it is!


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