Books I’ve read – 2009

The Long Home — William Gay

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

Deep Dive : The Proven Method for Building Strategy, Focusing Your Resources, and Taking Smart Action – Rich Horwath

Nothing to Be Frightened Of – Julian Barnes

Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada’s Quest to Change Harlem and America – Paul Tough

Holy Silence: The Gift of Quaker spirituality – J. Brent Bill

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (book club)

The Alto Wore Tweed – Mark Schweizer

The Sibyl in Her Grave – Sarah Cauldwell

Revenge of the Spellmans – Lisa Lutz

Continuous Quality Improvement in Higher Education – John Robert Dew and Molly McGowan Nearing

Work Hard. Be Nice – Jay Mathews

The Yiddish Policemen’s Union – Michael Chabon (Book Club)

The Sugar Queen – Sarah Addison Allen (Birthday Present from Mom)

See Poverty … be the Difference!: Discover the Missing Pieces forHelping People Move Out of Poverty – Donna M. Beegle (She’s coming to Waco for the Education Summit)

“It’s Being Done”: Academic Success in Unexpected Schools – Karin Cheonoweth

My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult (book club)

Little Chapel on the River: A Pub, A Town and the Search for What Matters Most – Gwendolyn Bounds (One Book, One Waco selection)

A Conspiracy of Paper – David Liss

Flat Broke with Children: Women in the Age of Welfare Reform – Sharon Hays

Rocket Boys – Homer Hickam (One Book, One Waco; book club)

The Long Loneliness  – Dorothy Day

All You Can Eat: How Hungry is America? – Joel Berg

The First Counsel – Bruce Meltzer (Set in DC — getting ready for DC trip)

An Altar in the World – Barbara Brown Taylor

The Tragedy of American Compassion – Marvin Olasky

The Chocolate Cake Sutra: Ingredients for a Sweet Life – Geri Larkin

Confessions of a Pagan Nun – Kate Horsley (Book Club)

Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping – Judith Levine  (Linda Hicks Green recommendation)


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