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FICTION

*A Tale for the Time Being – Ruth Ozeki

*A Constellation of Vital Phenomena – Anthony Mara

*Silence – John Cage

*The Path – Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh

*The Dude and the Zen Master – Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman

*The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt

*Out Stealing Horses – Per Petterson

*To The Wedding – John Berger

*A Curtain of Green & Other Stories – Eudora Welty

*Blindness – Jose Saramago

*A Good Man is Hard to Find/Wise Blood/Everything That Rises Must

 Converge – Flannery O’Connor

*The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

*Let the Great World Spin – Colum McCann

*The Little Disturbances of Man – Grace Paley

*The Collected Stories – Grace Paley

*The Fifth Child – Doris Lessing

*The Summer Before the Dark – Doris Lessing

*A Lesson Before Dying – Earnest Gaines

*The Hour of the Star – Clarice Lispector

*Watership Down – Richard Adams

*1984/Animal Farm – George Orwell

*The Jungle – Upton Sinclair

*A Personal Matter – Kenzaburo Oe

*The Well and the Mine – Gin Phillips

*The Proof – Agota Kristof

*Taft – Ann Patchett

*The Long Home – William Gay

*The Woman in the Dunes – Kobo Oe

*All The Kings Men – Robert Penn Warren

*The Heart is a Lonely Hunter – Carson McCullers

*The RoadSuttree…pretty much all books by – Cormac McCarthy

 

 

 

NON-FICTION

*Just Kids – Patti Smith

*Holy Land – D.J. Waldie

*The Worst Hard Time – Timothy Egan

*Daring Greatly – Brene Brown

*Quiet – Susan Cain

*Detroit: An American Autopsy – Charlie DeDuff

*The Universe in a Single Atom – Dalai Lama

*Goat Song – Brad Kessler

*In Search of the Miraculous – P.D. Ouspensky

*Mystery and Manners – Flannery O’Connor

*If You Want to Write – Brenda Ueland

*A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf

*Seeing is forgetting the name of the thing one sees: Conversations with Robert Irwin – Lawrence Weschler

 

 

 

POETRY

*This Branch Will Not Break – James Wright

*New and Selected Poems – Mary Oliver

*Begin Again: Collected Poems of Grace Paley – Grace Paley

*Extravagaria – Pablo Neruda

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