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As Summer Ends—(Late) Summer Reading List 2022

This year my Summer Reading List is definitely testing the boundaries of summer. But I claim as justification the fact that the days are still warm and summer reading actually works anytime of the year. I appreciate the many folks who asked when (or if) the list would come this year. Well, the theologically minded can just consider this a bibliogra...

August 8, 2022



Before the Lease Runs Out: Summer Reading List for 2018

The days of summer may seem wonderfully long, but the season itself is frustratingly brief. Shakespeare put it this way: "And summer's lease hath all too short a date." Talk that way at the picnic table and friends may assume you have been in the heat for too long, but we get the point. For readers, summer is the opportunity to read books simply fo...

July 11, 2018

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Books for a Summer Season—Some Recommended Reading

Serious readers tend to read by season. A worthy book is ripe for the reading in any season, but winter seems to privilege the weightier volumes over those that seem to be more easily set aside for reading in a more opportune season. Summer is that season. Why? Vacation and a change in pace have something to do with the tenor of the season, but the...

June 7, 2013



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