2008

Reading Reminders for 2008

Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë, read by Susan Erickson
The Immortal Game: A History of Chess
(Or how 32 carved pieces on a board illuminated our understanding of war, art, science, and the human brain) (post)
David Shenk
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Chess [part]
Patrick Wolff
Queen of the King’s Game
Zsuzsa (Susan) Polgar and Jacob Shutzman
Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen, read by Nadia May
In This House of Brede
Rumer Godden
Mistakes Were Made (but not by me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts
Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
The Canadian Hiker’s and Backpacker’s Handbook: Your How-to Guide for Hitting the Trails, Coast to Coast to Coast
[part, for old time’s sake]
Ben Gadd
Culture Counts: Faith and Feeling in a World Besieged
Roger Scruton
Praying with the Desert Mothers
Sr. Mary Forman OSB
Bleak House (audio)
Charles Dickens (narr. Robert Whitfield—excellent!)
Howard’s End (audio)
E.M. Forster
Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees (post)
Nalini M. Nadkarni
A Tale of Two Cities (audio) (post)
Charles Dickens
War and Peace (post)
Leo Tolstoy