Monday, December 07, 2020

Twenty-five Top Books I Want To Read in 2021

Enough with long lists. If I get these done, I'll be happy. (A couple of them are re-reads or things that I almost finished in 2020.)

1, Angels, Barbarians, and Nincompoops

Esolen, Anthony


2. A Sweet, Wild Note: What We Hear when the Birds Sing

Smyth, Richard

3. Beyond Order: 12 More Rules For Life

Peterson, Jordan B.


4. The Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian’s Journey from Shetland to the Channel

Gange, David


5. All Things Being Equal: Why Math Is the Key to a Better World

Mighton, John

6. Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry

Koch, Kenneth

7. Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise

Rundell, Katherine

8. Breaking Bread with the Dead: A Reader's Guide to a More Tranquil Mind

Jacobs, Alan

9. Refractions: A Journey of Faith, Art, and Culture

Fujimura, Makoto

10. Surprised by Laughter: The Comic World of C.S. Lewis

Terry Lindvall

11. The Divine Conspiracy: Rediscovering Our Hidden Life in God

Willard, Dallas

12. On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life

Froese, Paul

13. Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996

Heaney, Seamus


14. The Making of Poetry: Coleridge, the Wordsworths and Their Year of Marvels

Nicolson, Adam

15. Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Eyal, Nir


16. Madeleine L'Engle Herself: Reflections on a Writing Life

L'Engle, Madeleine

17. Medieval Wisdom for Modern Christians: Finding Authentic Faith in a Forgotten Age with C. S. Lewis

Armstrong, Chris R.

 18. The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

Levitin, Daniel J.

19. Polishing the Petoskey Stone: Selected Poems

Shaw, Luci


20. Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet

Gardner, Howard

21.Heaven in Ordinary

Guite, Malcolm


22. Words Overflown by Stars: Creative Writing Instruction and Insight from the Vermont College Mfa Program

Jauss, David

23..Tree and Leaf; Smith of Wootton Major; The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth

Tolkien, J.R.R.

24. Winter Weed Finder: A Guide to Dry Plants in Winter

Miller, Dorcas S.


25. Orbiting the Giant Hairball: A Corporate Fool's Guide to Surviving with Grace

MacKenzie, Gordon

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