Tuesday, January 1, 2019

What I Read In 2018

Here are the books that I read in 2018. This list is more for me, but I would recommend nearly all of them.
  1. (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump by Jonathan Weisman
  2. [Re]designing Worship: Creating Powerful God Experiences by Kim Miller
  3. 30 Days a Black Man: The Forgotten Story that Exposed the Jim Crow South by Bill Steigerwald
  4. A Colony in a Nation by Chris Hayes
  5. A Little History of Economics by Niall Kishtainy
  6. A Mouth is Always Muzzled: Six Dissidents, Five Continents and the Art of Resistance by Natalie Hopkinson
  7. A Song Flung Up to Heaven by Maya Angelou
  8. Adam: God's Beloved by Henri J.M. Nouwen
  9. America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges
  10. Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten Short Lives by Gary Younge
  11. Behind from the Start: How America's War on the Poor is Harming Our Most Vulnerable Children by Lenette Azzi-Lessing
  12. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  13. Beyond the Worship Wars: Building Vital and Faithful Worship by Thomas Long
  14. Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcom Gladwell
  15. Bloodline by Claudia Gray
  16. Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life by Steve Martin
  17. Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet by Claire L. Evans
  18. Camino Island by John Grisham
  19. Catalyst by James Luceno
  20. Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy
  21. Code Talkers by Joseph Bruchac
  22. Confessions of Nat Turner by Nat Turner (reportedly)
  23. Cross-Shattered Christ: Meditations on the Seven Last Words by Stanley Hauerwas
  24. Crucible by Troy Denning
  25. Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe by Lisa Randall
  26. Darth Plagueis by James Luceno
  27. Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
  28. Dear Committee Members: A Novel by Julie Schumacher
  29. Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who will Run the World by Jennifer Palmieri
  30. Death on a Friday Afternoon by Richard John Neuhaus
  31. Detour from Normal by Ken Dickson
  32. Discrimination and Disparities by Thomas Sowell
  33. Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton
  34. Everything Trump Touches Dies: A Republican Strategist Gets Really About the Worst President Ever by Rick Wilson
  35. Experiential Worship by Bob Rognlien
  36. Fear: Trump in the White House by Bob Woodward
  37. Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy by Michael Lewis
  38. Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, A Life Reclaimed by Michelle Kinight and Michelle Burford
  39. Finding Words for Worship: A Guide for Leaders by Ruth C. Duck
  40. Friend of Sinners: Why Jesus Cares More About Relationship than Perfection by Rich Wilkerson, Jr.
  41. God: A Human History by Reza Aslan
  42. Good Grief by Granger E. Westberg
  43. Good Things Happen Slowly: A Life in and out of Jazz by Fred Hersch
  44. GoTell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin
  45. Hard Contact by Karen Traviss
  46. How Democracies Die by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
  47. If You Bite and Devour One Another: Biblical Principles for Handling Conflict by Alexander Strauch
  48. In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History by Mitch Landrieu
  49. Is Eating People Wrong?: Great Legal Cases and How They Shaped the World by Allan C. Hutchinson
  50. It's Even Worse than You Think: What the Trump Administration is Doing to America by David Cay Johnston
  51. Leading Causes of Life: Five Fundamentals to Chaneg the Way You Live Your Life by Gary Gunderson and Larry Pray
  52. Leading Worship by Taylor Burton-Edwards
  53. Making Friends with Death: A Field Guide for Your Impending Last Breath by Laura Pritchett
  54. Meeting God in Mark by Rowan Williams
  55. Millennium Falcon by James Luceno
  56. Money Problems, Marriage Solutions by Ann and Chuck Bentley
  57. Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Girl Tells You What She's Learned by Lena Dunham
  58. On Being Raped by Raymond M. Douglas
  59. On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Loss by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and David Kessler
  60. On Inequality by Harry G. Frankfurt
  61. On Your Mark: Reading Mark in the Shadow of the Cross by Megan McKenna
  62. Patriot Games by Tom Clancy
  63. Planning Worship by Taylor Burton-Edwards
  64. Rebel Rising by Beth Revis
  65. Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy and the West by Benazir Bhutto
  66. Redesigning Churches: Creating Spaces for Connection and Community by Kim Miller
  67. Say to this Mountain: Mark's Story of Discipleship by Ched Myers, Cynthia Moe-Lodeda and Stuart Taylor
  68. Seven Last Words by Timothy Radcliffe
  69. Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher
  70. Shoot Like a Girl: One Woman's Dramatic Fight in Afghanistan and on the Home Front by Mary Jennings Hegar
  71. Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellvue Hospital Psychiatric Ward by Elizabeth Ford
  72. Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair by Anne Lamott
  73. Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights by Ann Bausum
  74. Talking to My Daughter About the Economy, or How Capitalism Works - and How it Fails by Yanis Varoufakis
  75. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  76. The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict by The Arbinger Institute
  77. The Apocalypse: Controversies and Meaning in Western History by Craig Koester
  78. The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America by Michael Eric Dyson
  79. The Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood
  80. The Case for Impeachment by Allan Lichtman
  81. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  82. The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel
  83. The Last Words of Jesus: Meditation on Love and Suffering by Daniel P. Horan
  84. The Legend of Colton H. Bryant by Alexandra Fuller
  85. The Lion in the Living Room: How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by Abigail Tucker
  86. The Making of a Racist: A Southerner Reflects on Family, History and the Slave Trade by Charles Dew
  87. The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston
  88. The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sidney Poitier
  89. The Origin of Creativity by Edward O. Wilson
  90. The Partner by John Grisham
  91. The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher
  92. The Rooster Bar by John Grisham
  93. The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest by Penelope A. Lewis
  94. The Setup Man by T.T. Monday
  95. The Seven Last Words by Michael H. Crosby
  96. The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time by Brooke Gladstone
  97. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
  98. The Worship Workshop: Creative Ways to Design Worship Together by Marcia McPhee
  99. The Worshipping Body: The Art of Leading Worship by Kimberly Bracken Long
  100. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
  101. The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
  102. Think Like a Filmmaker: Sensory-Rich Worship Design for Unforgettable Messages by Marcia McPhee
  103. This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins
  104. To Be Where You Are by Jan Karon
  105. Toughtest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead and Love the Difficult People in Your Life - Including Yourself by Chuck DeGroat
  106. True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society by Farhad Manjoo
  107. Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life and the Next War on Violence by Patrick Sharkey
  108. We Wear the Mask: 15 True Stories of Passing in America edited by Brando Skyhorse and Lisa Page
  109. We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  110. White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
  111. Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? by Katrine Marcal
  112. Why Read Moby Dick? by Nathaniel Philbrick
  113. Why We Worship by H. Grady Davis
  114. Worship Matters: A United Methodist Guide to Ways to Worship, Vol. 1 edited by E. Byron Anderson
  115. Worship Matters: A United Methodist Guide to Worship Work, Vol. 2 edited by E. Byron Anderson
  116. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir by Sherman Alexie