Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Non fiction books I read in 2019

Non fiction books I read in 2019

01/05/19 White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
01/11/19 Healing: The Patient Must Minister To Himself by Kenneth Wapnick audiobook of workshop
01/17/19 Saving Faith: A Memoir of Courage, Conviction, and A Calling by Elizabeth Osta
01/17/19 On Becoming The Touches Of Sweet Harmony: The Holy Relationship In Form by Ken Wapnick
01/25/19 The Square and the Tower by Niall Ferguson, Blinkist
01/25/19 Reading Like A Writer by Francine Prose, Blinkist
01/25/19 On The Shortness Of Life by Seneca
01/25/19 Why Religion by Elaine Pagels, Blinkist
01/27/19 Storyworthy by Matthew Dick You can master storytelling by learning the right techniques. To tell a great story, include a meaningful element of change somewhere in the narrative, steer clear of vulgarity and unnecessary flourishes, and transport your audience by using the present tense.
Read this book over the course of a few months on the Kindle app on my phone while at the office. I enjoyed this book a great deal. Steve is a great writer. Former seminarian, lost soul, marking time while he supports himself as a waiter.
06/06/19 Barracoon: The Story Of The Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston
06/09/19 And The Pursuit Of Happiness by Maira Kalman
06/15/19 Who Was The Dali Lama by Dan Meachen Rau
06/19/  9 Who Were The Rolling Stones by Dana Meachen Rau
06/30/19 The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis
07/05/19 The Lifetimes When Jesus and Buddha Knew Each Other by Gary R. Renard
07/15/19 Who Was Gandhi by Dana Meachen Rau
07/17/19 Who Was Cesar Chavez by Dana Meachen Rau
07/18/19 Recollections by Viktor Frankl
07/22/19 Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me by Cynthia Copeland
08/25/19 Moonshots by Naveen Jain and John Shroeter
08/30/19 Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose
10/20/19 Regarding The Pain Of Others by Susan Sontag
10/25/19 Where There’s Smoke, There’s Dinner: Stories Of A Seared Childhood by Regi Carpenter
11/30/19 Gleanings From A Country Journal: Life on the Southern Tier of New York State in 1870 by Lewis Morris Hall
12/29/19 The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis

The five I enjoyed the most and learned the most from
  1. White Fragility by Robin Diangelo
  2. The books by ken Wapnick
  3. On The Shortness of Life by Seneca
  4. Waiter Rant by Steve Dublanica
  5. The Lifetimes when Jesus and Buddha New Each Other by Gary Renard
The one book I would recommend to the general reader:

White Fragility by Robin Diangelo

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