A List for Rick Bennett (and friends)

  1. One book that changed your life:
    Lord of the Flies by William Golding
    The Florida State University Student Bulletin
    Barney: I see Barney! by Quinlan B. Lee
  2. One book that you’ve read more than once:
    Don’t Make Me Think! by Steve Krug (note: it’s an interface design book, sorry.)
  3. One book you’d want on a desert island:
    How to Survive on a Desert Island
  4. One book that made you laugh:
    Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott
  5. One book that made you cry:
    Silence by Shusaku Endo
  6. One book you wish had been written:
    My Life by Abraham Lincoln
  7. One book you wish had never been written:
    Barney: I see Barney! by Quinlan B. Lee
  8. One book you’re currently reading:
    Simply Christian by N.T. Wright
  9. One book you’ve been meaning to read:
    The Brothers Karamozov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  10. Tag 5 others: Mark Houghton, and… uh… I guess I need to get out more.

All done, Rick. Now I don’t have to write again for another six months or so.

Books to Remember…

Read. And worth reading again.

  • “Silence” by Shusaku Endo
  • “The Power and the Glory” by Graham Greene
  • “The Diary of a Country Priest” by Georges Bernanos
  • “For the Time Being” by Annie Dillard
  • “Godric” by Frederick Buechner
  • “Miz Lil and the Chronicles of Grace” by Walter Wangerin, Jr.
  • “Till We Have Faces” by C.S. Lewis
  • “A Severe Mercy” by Sheldon Vanauken
  • “Traveling Mercies” by Anne Lamott
  • “Blue Like Jazz” by Donald Miller
  • “Irresistable Revolution” by Shane Claiborne
  • “Salvation on Sand Mountain” by Dennis Covington

That’ll do for now.