Books

This is what I’m reading in 2013. Very book club driven. Trying to create more space for extra non-book club books. That’s going to be an ongoing challenge.

What’s going on with this book?
Title
Author
Recommend it?
Reads like a spiritual pilgrimage
Wild. From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Cheryl Strayed
MUST READ! (6Jan2013)
Great insights into family dynamics and parenting
Daring Greatly
Brenee Brown
Yes. Read the “Gifts of Imperfection” first. Will be more powerful. (7Jan2013)
Long and detailed, but worth the trouble.
Steve Jobs
Walter Isaacson
 Yes
Took away some of the fear around end-of-life living.
The End of Your Life Book Club
Will Schwalbe
Yes
Mystical, magical, wonderful.
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
Jan Phillip-Sendker
 Yes
Breaks the 20-something decade into 3 main areas: Love, Work, Body and Mind
The Defining Decade
Meg Jay
Yes for anyone with any contact with a twenty-something
Opens up the world and life of Ernest Hemingway to the uninitiated
The Paris Wife
Paula McLain
Yes, unless you already have had a dose of his life story
Very detailed history of the Indians in Texas in the 1800s
Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne
Lots of insights into both sides of this tragedy.
Oct BookClub
Mister Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore
Robin Sloan
Nov BookClub
Wedlock
Wendy Moore
Dec BookClub
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rachel Joyce

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