The Bookshelf

Recently read:

Lemonade (and other poems squeezed from a  single word) – incredibly clever way to make words into art. I’m a fan.

Thieves of Manhattan

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

The School of Essential Ingredients

The Breaking of the Outer Man for the Release of the Spirit


The Glass Castle

The End of the Alphabet

Dibs: In Search of Self

The Elegance of the Hedgehog

In the current lineup:

What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets – Michael Sandel

Jerusalem: A Cookbook


North and South

A Child Called It

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

Home on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Language of Baklava

Me…Jane (a children’s book about Jane Goodall’s work, but illustrated by the newspaper comic strip artist of Mutts)

The Tipping Point, Blink, What the Dog Saw (by Malcolm Gladwell)

Lessons on Prayer

The Bible

The Necklace and Idyll – Guy de Maupassant

Rabbit, Run – John Updike

The Alchemist – Paolo Coelho

On the “back-burner”:

La Foi Chretienne Normale

Dreams of My Father

La Chimie des Desserts

An Alchemy of Mind


Interest is piqued by:

Waiter Rant

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Bone Worship by Elizabeth Eslami

Unaccustomed Earth

Three Cups of Tea

The Squanicook Eclogues – Melissa Green poetry

Children’s Book recommendations:

My Heart is Like a Zoo


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