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books read first half of the year 2017

January 2017
"Mislaid" by Nell Zink

"Private Novelist" Fiction by Nell Zink

Volume 1 of the book, "The Christian's Only Comfort In Life And Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism" by Theodorus VanderGroe

"The Money Cult: Capitalism, Christianity, And The Unmaking Of The American Dream" by Chris Lehmann

"The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, And Breakthroughs In Modern Art" by Sebastian Smee

"Partisans: Marriage, Politics, And Betrayal Among The New York Intellectuals" by David Laskin

"Browsings" A Year Of Reading, Collecting, And Living With Books" by Michael Dirda

"Nabokov In America: On The Road To Lolita" biography by Robert Roper

“Pursuit Of The Prodigal” a novel by Louis Auchincloss

"The Village: A History Of Greenwich Village" by John Strausbaugh

"The Refiner's Fire: The Making Of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844" by John L. Brooke

"Aubrey's Brief Lives" The Penguin English Library

"John Aubrey, My Own Life" biography by Ruth Scurr

"Dear Bunny, Dear Volodya: The Nabokov-Wilson Letters, 1940-1971" Revised and Expanded Edition Edited By Simon Karlinsky

"A Really Good Day: How Microdsing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life" memoir by Ayelet Waldman

"John Saturnall's Feast" a novel by Lawrence Norfolk

"American Philosophy: A Love Story" memoir by John Kaag

"Life At The Bottom: The Worldview That Makes The Underclass" nonfiction mental health by Theodore Dalrymple

"Shakespeare and Company Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart" Edited by Krista Halverson

"Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, The Beats, & Drugs" by Martin Torgoff (I have in our library another book by Torgoff titled, "Can't Find My Way Home: America In The Great Stoned Age, 1945-2000".)

"Zama" a novel by Antonio Di Benedetto Translated from the Spanish by Esther Allen

"Sixty Stories" Stories by Donald Barthelme

"Deep South: Four Seasons On Back Roads" a travel memoir by Paul Theroux

February 2017

"Sinai And The Saints: Reading Old Covenant Laws For The New Covenant Community" by James M. Todd III

"John Saturnall's Feast" by Lawrence Norfolk

"Deep South: Four Seasons On Back Roads" travel memoir by Paul Theroux

"Aubrey's Brief Lives" Edited By Oliver Lawson Dick

"John Aubrey, My Own Life" biography by Ruth Scurr

"American Nomad" a memoir by Steve Erickson

"Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character" by Kay Redfield Jamison (A new book coming out I think the end of February 2017.)

"Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness And The Artistic Temperament" by Kay Redfield Jamison

"Bop Apocalypse: Jazz, Race, the Beats, and Drugs" by Martin Torgoff

"The Last Adam: A Theology Of The Obedient Life Of Jesus In The Gospels" by Brandon D. Crowe

"American Philosophy: A Love Story" memoir by John Kaag

"Shakespeare & Company: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart" Edited by Krista Halverson

"A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life" memoir by Ayelet Waldman

"Life At The Bottom: The Worldview That Makes The Underclass" essays by Theodore Dalrymple

"The Last Innocent White Man in America and other writings" by John Leonard

"The Christian's Only Comfort In Life And Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism" Volume 1 by Theodorus VanderGroe Translated by Bartel Elshout Edited by Joel R. Beeke

March 2017

"Robert Lowell Setting The River On Fire: A Study Of Genius, Mania, And Character" biography by Kay Redfield Jamison

"Light On The Mountain: Greek Patristic and Byzantine Homilies on the Transfiguration of the Lord" Translated By Brain E. Daley, S.J.

"Canonical Theology: The Biblica Canon, Sola Scriptura, and Theological Method" by John C. Peckham

"Spirit Hermeneutics: Reading Scripture in Light of Pentecost" by Craig S. Keener

"Frog" a novel by Stephen Dixon

Sleepless Nights" a novel by Elizabeth Hardwick

"The Letters Of Robert Lowell" Edited By Saskia Hamilton

"The Last Adam: A Theology Of The Obedient Life Of Jesus In The Gospels" by Brandon D. Crowe

"The Collected Works of St. John of the Cross" translated by Kieran Kavanaugh & Otilio Rodriguez

"The Christian's Only Comfort In Life And Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism" Volume 1 by Theodorus VanderGroe Translated by Bartel Elshout Edited by Joel R. Beeke

"John Maynard Keynes 1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman" biography by Robert Skidelsky

"The Best Minds Of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats" by Allen Ginsberg Edited by Bill Morgan With a Foreword by Anne Waldman

"A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson For The 21st Century" literary study by Jerome Charyn

"Scripture As Real Presence: Sacramental Exegesis in the Early Church" by Hans Boersma

"Partisans: Marriage, Politics, And Betrayal Among The New York Intellectuals" by David Laskin

"Man's Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War" by Philip F. Gura

"The Nix" a novel by Nathan Hill

"Alibis: Essays On Elsewhere" by Andre Aciman

April 2017

"Spirit Hermeneutics: Reading Scripture in Light of Pentecost" by Craig S. Keener

"Light On The Mountain: Greek Patristic and Byzantine Homilies on the Transfiguration of the Lord" Translated By Brian E. Daley, S.J.

"Canonical Theology: The Biblical Canon, Sola Scriptura, and Theological Method" by John C. Peckham

"Scripture As Real Presence: Sacramental Exegesis in the Early Church" by Hans Boersma

"The Christian's Only Comfort In Life And Death: An Exposition of the Heidelberg Catechism" Volume 1 by Theodorus VanderGroe

"The Nix" a novel by Nathan Hill

"Man's Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War" by Philip F. Gura

"Paradise Now: The Story Of American Utopianism" by Chris Jennings

"Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart" Edited by Krista Halverson

"Sleepless Nights" a novel by Elizabeth Hardwick

"A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson For The 21st Century" Literary Study by Jerome Charyn

"The Secret Life of Emily Dickinson" historical fiction by Jerome Charyn

"Frog" a novel by Stephen Dixon

"John Maynard Keynes 1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman" biography by Robert Skidelsky

"Life Studies & For the Union Dead" poetry Robert Lowell

"The Letters Of Robert Lowell" Edited By Saskia Hamilton

"Robert Lowell Setting The River On Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, And Character" by Kay Redfield Jamison

May 2017

"Scripture As Real Presence: Sacramental Exegesis in the Early Church" by Hans Boersma

"Reading The Bible Supernaturally" by John Piper

"The Evangelicals: The Struggle To Shape America" by Frances Fitzgerald

"1 Corinthians" New Testament IXa [Reformation Commentary On Scripture] Edited By Scott M. Manetsch

"The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, And Revenge" by Paul Preston

"Spain In Our Hearts: Americans In The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939" by Adam Hochschild

"The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos, And A Friendship Made And Lost In War" by James McGrath Morris

"Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway's Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises" by Lesley M. M. Blume

"The Sun Also Rises" a novel by Ernest Hemingway

"Zama" a novel by Antonio Di Benedetto Translated By Esther Allen

"Report From The Interior" a memoir by Paul Auster

"Man's Better Angels: Romantic Reformers and the Coming of the Civil War" by Philip F. Gura

"God's Without Men" a novel by Hari Kunzru

"The Nix" a novel by Nathan Hill

June 2017

Holy Bible

'The Works Of William Perkins' Volume 1 Edited By J. Stephen Yuille [General Editors: Joel R. Beeke And Derek W.H. Thomas]

'The Spiritual Brotherhood: Cambridge Puritans and the Nature of Christian Piety' by Paul R. Schaefer Jr.

'Reading The Bible Supernaturally' by John Piper Seeing and Savoring the Glory of God in Scripture

'Scripture As Real Presence: Sacramental Exegesis in the Early Church' by Hans Boersma

'I Corinthians' New Testament IXa Reformation Commentary On Scripture' Edited By Scott M. Manetsch

'We Believe in the Holy Spirit' Volume 4 Ancient Christian Doctrine Edited By Joel C. Elowsky

'The Path Of Christianity: The First Thousand Years' by John Anthony McGuckin

'The Odd Woman and the City' a memoir by Vivian Gornick

'The Luminaries' a novel by Eleanor Catton

'Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera' by John Barth

'Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography Of Harry Crews' by Ted Geltner

'My Back Pages' Reviews And Essays by Steven Moore

'Young Radicals In The War For American Ideals' biography by Jeremy McCarter

July 2017

'The Path Of Christianity: The First Thousand Years' by John Anthony McGuckin

'I Corinthians' New Testament IXa Reformation Commentary On Scripture Edited By Scott M. Manetsch

'Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self' biography by Claire Tomalin

'The Shorter Pepys' Samuel Pepys Selected And Edited By Robert Latham

'The Diary Of Samuel Pepys' Volume 1 For The Years 1659-64

'The Diary Of Samuel Pepys' Volume 2 For The Years 1665-69

'Leg Over Leg' Volumes One And Two by Ahmad Faris Al-Shidyaq Translated By Humphrey Davies

'The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories' by Angela Carter

'The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography' by Edmund Gordon

'The Luminaries' a novel by Eleanor Catton

'Young Radicals In The War For American Ideals' biography by Jeremy McCarter

'My Back Pages: Reviews and Essays' by Steven Moore

'House Of Leaves' a novel by Mark Z. Danielewski-listening to a podcast on this novel-
http://www.thisisnotforyoupodcast.com/
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