Wednesday, July 02, 2008

The pleasures of lists

Because I love lists and books, I can't resist posting a list of some books I'm ordering for the library.

-Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire, by Rita Nakashima Brock

-Original sin: a cultural history, by Alan Jacobs

Finding our way again: the return of the ancient practices, by Brian McLaren

-Berlitz complete guide to cruising & cruise ships

-Berlin Wall: a world divided, 1961-1989, by Frederick Taylor

-God's gold: a quest for the lost temple treasures of Jerusalem, by Sean Kingsley

-Life with God: reading the Bible for spiritual transformation, by Richard J. Foster

-Perfect summer: England 1911, just before the storm, by Juliet Nicolson

-HarperCollins atlas of Bible history

-Complete Travel Detective Bible: The Consummate Insider Tells You What You Need to Know in an Increasingly Complex World!, by Peter Greenberg

-American Resting Place: 400 Years of History Through Our Cemeteries and Burial Grounds, by Marilyn Yalom

-Come on shore and we will kill and eat you all: a New Zealand story, by Christina Thompson

-Barbarians to angels: the Dark Ages reconsidered, by Peter S. Wells

-Muhajababes, by Allegra Stratton

-Lost on Planet China: The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation, or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid, by J. Maarten Troost

-Mutiny: The True Events That Inspired The Hunt For Red October, by David Hagberg

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