Novak (novak) wrote,

AOL Homepage: Reading List 2000-01 School Year

From my original AOL homepage:

What I've Been Reading

I get asked about this every so often, and I'm always willing to recommend a good book, so I thought I'd just follow the lead of one of my favourite authors, Diane Duane, who has something similar up on her page. Books I re-read are heartily endorsed!

* denotes a re-read **denotes a book I'm teaching in a class

2000-2001 School Year
* On Christian Theology, Rowan Williams
* Byzantium, Stephen Lawhead
* Francis: The Saint of Assisi, Sr. Joan Mueller
* The Bear and the Dragon, Tom Clancy
* New Earth: Rough Trails, L. A. Graf
* The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C. S. Lewis * **
* New Earth: The Flaming Arrow, Kathy Oltion and Jerry Oltion
* Understanding Human Nature: An Owner's Manual, George Howard
* New Earth: Challenger, Diane Carey
* On Consulting the Faithful in Matters of Doctrine, John Henry Newman
* The Confessions, Augustine (trans. Maria Boulding, OSB) * **
* Rich Mullins: An Arrow Pointing to Heaven, James Bryan Smith
* The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho (a gift from my very first high school student, Judy Kim)
* Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes, Eamon Duffy
* Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, George Weigel
* What Went Wrong With Vatican II: The Catholic Crisis Explained, Ralph M. McInerny
* Humanae Vitae, Paul VI
* Tradition and Traditions, Yves Congar, OP
* House of Cards, Peter David
* Into the Void, Peter David
* The Two-Front War, Peter David
* End Game, Peter David
* The Image of Christ, Gabriele Finaldi
* Martyr, Peter David
* Fire on High, Peter David
* Rihannsu: Swordhunt, Diane Duane (I've waited 13 years to hear this story!)
* Rihannsu: Honor Blade, Diane Duane
* Summa Theologiae, Thomas Aquinas
* Mere Christianity, C. S. Lewis * **
* Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan (At last!)
* The Life of Antony, Athanasius
* Excalibur: Requiem, Peter David
* Excalibur: Renaissance, Peter David
* Agents of Chaos: Hero's Trial, James Luceno
* Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse, James Luceno
* Balance Point, Kathy Tyers
* Salvador Dalí, Gilles Néret
* Michelangelo and the Creation of the Sistine Chapel, Robin Richmond
* Thoughts In Solitude, Thomas Merton * **
* The Life of Thomas More, Peter Ackroyd
* How The Irish Saved Civilization, Thomas Cahill
* Sun Dancing: Life in a Medieval Irish Monastery and How Celtic Spirituality Influenced the World, Geoffery Moorhouse
* The Great Divorce, C. S. Lewis * **
* Butler's Lives of the Saints (read daily for a year!)
* Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan *
* The Constant Gardener, John Le Carré
* Millennium, Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens
* Music of the Spheres, Margaret Wander Bonanno
* Orthodoxy: The Romance of Faith, G. K. Chesterton
* Philosophy for Understanding Theology, Diogenes Allen
* From the Holy Mountain: A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East, William Dalrymple
* Sir Apropos of Nothing, Peter David
* Avatar, S.D. Perry
* Abyss, Dean Weddle and Jeffrey Lang
* Cloak, S. D. Perry
* Shadow, Dean Wesley Smith and Kristine Kathryn Rusch
* Rogue, Andy Mangles and Michael A. Martin

(And of course healthy, regular doses of America, Commonweal, and National Geographic, the only journals I can afford to subscribe to!)
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