Thursday, March 16, 2017

Books Read in 2017

9 non-fiction (1 of which was re-read)
6 memoir
4 novels
2 poetry collections
1 essay
0 unfinished

The number in parenthesis is the rating given to the book:
1 - didn't like it
2 - it was OK
3 - liked it
4 - really liked it
5 - amazing

  1. Looking At Mindfulness: Twenty-Five Paintings to Change the Way You Live by Christophe Andre translated by Trista Selous (5)
  2. Mindfulness is Better Than Chocolate: A Practical Guide to Enhanced Focus and Lasting Happiness in a World of Distractions by David Michie (5)
  3. Buddhism for Busy People: Finding Happiness in an Uncertain World by David Michie (5)
  4. Train Your Mind Change Your Brain: How a New Science Reveals Our Extraordinary Potential to Transform Ourselves by Susan Begley (4)
  5. A Buddhist Grief Observed by Guy Newland (4)
  6. Buddhism Without Beliefs: Contemporary Guide to Awakening by Stephen Batchelor (4)
  7. Re-read Stillness Speaks by Eckhart Tolle (4)
  8. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain (4)
  9. A Tale for the Time Being (novel) by Ruth Ozeki (5)
  1. Books for Living (memoir) by Will Schwalbe (4)
  2. One Writer's Beginnings (memoir) by Eudora Welty (3)
  3. The First 90  Days by Michael D. Watkins (4)
  4. Becoming Jane Eyre (novel) by Sheila Kohler (3+)
  5. Lincoln in the Bardo (novel) by George Saunders (3+)
  6. What the Living Do (poems) by Marie Howe (5)
  7. My Life After Death: A Memoir from Heaven by Erik Medhus with Elisa Medhus (4)
  8. The Kingdom of Ordinary Time (poems) by Marie Howe (4)
  1. One Thousand White Women: The Journal of May Dodd (novel) by Jim Fergus (4)
  2. Am I Alone Here? Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live (memoir) by Peter Orner (3)
  3. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben (3+)
  4. Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself (memoir) by Julie Barton (4)
  5. Essay: Poetics by Aristotle (translated by Ingram Bywater) in The Basic Works of Aristotle published by The Modern Library Classics (3+)

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