2018 Books Read

2018 Books Read:

  1. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  2. The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary by Simon Winchester
  3. Teaching Plato in Palestine by Carlos Fraenkel
  4. An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice by  Khizer Khan
  5. Brotherband: The Outcasts by John Flanagan (read to my 12 year old son)
  6. Othello by William Shakespeare
  7. The Uncommon Reader: A Novella by Alan Bennett
  8. The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization  by Arthur Herman
  9. More Than Rivals: A Championship Game and a Friendship That Moved a Town Beyond Black and White by Ken Abraham
  10. Reframing the Soul: How Words Transform Our Faith by Gregory Spencer
  11. Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume I: From Grantham to the Falklands by Charles Moore
  12. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (read to my 15 year old son)
  13. Strong and Weak: Embracing a Life of Love, Risk and True Flourishing by Andy Crouch
  14. Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery by Eric Metaxas
  15. The Speed of Trust by Stephen M. R. Covey
  16. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson
  17. The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist by Marcus Rediker
  18. In Defense of a Liberal Education by Fareed Zakaria
  19. The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get It Back by Phil Cooke and Jonathan Bock
  20. The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion is Seeking a Better Way to Be Christian by Brian D. McLaren (read with my wife)
  21. The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis (read to my 16 year old son)
  22. Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography: Volume I: From Grantham to the Falklands by Charles Moore
  23. The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World’s Greatest Teams by Sam Walker (read to my 18 year old son)
  24. Life in the Presence of God: Practices for Living in Light of Eternity by Kenneth Boa
  25. Following Jesus: Journeys in Radical Discipleship – Essays in Honor of Ronald J. Sider edited by Paul Alexander and Al Tizon
  26. Essays in Biography by Joseph Epstein
  27. Christian Apologetics in the Postmodern World edited by Timothy R. Phillips & Dennis L. Okholm
  28. Heretics by G.K. Chesterton
  29. Insurgence: Reclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom by Frank Viola
  30. The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right by Max Boot
  31. Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
  32. This I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women by Jay Allison
  33. Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Real About the Worst President Ever by Rick Wilson
  34. Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Eagle’s Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose
  35. Fascism by Madeleine Albright
  36. Everybody Always: Becoming Love in a World Full of Setbacks and Difficult People by Bob Goff
  37. Thank You For Arguing, Third Edition: What Aristotle, Lincoln and Homer Simpson Can Teach Us About the Art of Persuasion by Jay Heinrichs
  38. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff
  39. Like Dew Your Youth: Growing Up With Your Teenager by Eugene H. Peterson
  40. Sons: Life’s Greatest Pride, Worry and Joy by Bonnie Louise Kuchler