The Library

Current reading:

  • Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathon Swift

Reading cue for soon, I hope:

  • The Great Debate, by Yuval Levin
  • The Man Who Changed China, by Robert Lawrence Kuhn
  • We Were Not the Savages, by David N. Paul

Books I recently read and recommend:

  • A Hidden wholeness, by Parker J. Palmer
  • Live long, die short, by Roger Landry
  • Aimless Love – New and Selected Poems, by Billy Collins
  • You can’t keep a good woman down, by Alice Walker
  • Quiet, by Susan Cain
  • How the Scots Invented the Modern world, by Arthur Herman
  • Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabelle Wilkerson
  • The Parties and the People, by Mickey Edwards
  • Ties that Bind, by Dave Isay
  • An Epidemic of Absence, by Moises Valasquez-Manoff
  • Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power, by Zbigniew Brzezinski
  • China’s Megatrends, by John Nesbitt
  • Why the West Rules – for Now: The Patterns of History, by Ian Morris
  • The Spirit Level, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
  • The Tyranny of Dead Ideas, by Matt Miller
  • Dare to be 100, by (centenarian) Walter M. Bortz, MD
  • The Center Cannot Hold, by Elyn R. Saks

Other books I’ve liked:

  • Abuse of Casuistry, by Albert R. Jonsen and Stephen Toulmin
  • The Placebo Response, by Howard Brody, MD, PhD
  • The Good Book, by Peter J. Gomes
  • The End of Faith, by Sam Harris
  • A Lesson Before Dying, by Ernest Gaines
  • As Sick as it Gets, by Randolph Mueller, MD
  • Just Health Care, by Norman Daniels
  • On The Take, by Jerome Kasserier, MD
  • No Ordinary Time, by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Undaunted Courage, by Stephen E. Ambrose
  • An Irish Country Doctor, by Patrick Taylor
  • Here Comes Trouble, by Michael Moore
  • A Renegade History of the US, by Thaddeus Russell

Books on the shelf staring at me:

  • A History of God, by Karen Armstrong
  • The Lifeboat is Full, by Alfred A. Hasler