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Which Should I Read Next?

2014/07/16

Here are books in my Nook library I haven’t read yet:

Stealing Secrets – H . Donald Winkler, about female spies during the American Civil War.

South of the Big Four – Dan Kurtz, a novel

Divide – Matt Taibbi, about the wealth gap

Dangerous Ambition – Susan Hertog, about authors Rebecca West & Dorothy Thompson

The Kingdom of God Within You – Tolstoy

As A Man Thinketh – James Allen (more a story)

A Little Revenge, Benjamin Franklin & His Son – Willard Sterne Randall

Sister Queens – Julia Fox

The Sisters Who Would Be Queen – Leanda De Lisle

The Everlasting Man – C.K. Chesterton

Several true crime books, which I try to always have on hand.

Lancelot – Walker Percy

The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons – Sam Kean – read about 2/3 of it.

Fire Shut Up In My Bones – NYT’s Charles Blow (pre-ordered, coming out in Sept)

Time Warped – Claudia Hammond

Hollywood – Charles Bukowski

And All the Saints – Michael Walsh

An Uncommon Education – Elizabeth Percer

Appetite for America – Stephen Fried (about restauranteur Fred Harvey)

Jungleland – Christopher S. Stewart (adventure tale)

13 Years in America – Melanie Steele

Orthodoxy – Chesterton

Pilgrim’s Progress – Bunyan

Adams: An American Dynasty – Francis Russell

I’ll See You Again – Jackie Hance

Hallucinations – Oliver Sacks

Several books by Edgar Cayce

The Fifth Child, The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing

Faithless: Tales of Transgression, Marya: A Life – Joyce Carol Oates (Love her!)

Stuffocation – James Wallman (our materialistic society)

To Die For – Joyce Maynard

Biographies of Henry James & Amelia Earhart

Anatomy of An Execution, The Life & Death of Douglas Christopher Thomas – Todd Peppers (on its way)

Epilogue, A Memoir – Will Boast (a writer who has suffered the most unimaginable loss. I’ve read a few of his stories & like his writing.–pre-ordered)

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler

So, what do you think? Tackle one of the above, or be lazy and read a longform magazine article?

I’m going to leave you with a picture, just not sure which one yet. Ahh, here is a pic of my son with his future bride. Love!

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2 Responses to “Which Should I Read Next?”


  1. how are you,

    awesome list.

    😉

  2. Julie Says:

    Well, thank you. I hope you are well.


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