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2009 Reading

The books I read in 2009.

  1. Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners by John Bunyan. Finished January 2009. ISBN-13: 978-1-59856-142-5
  2. Manhood by Steve Biddulph. Finished January 2009. ISBN 0-646-26144-4
  3. Beginning Fatherhood by Warwick Pudney and Judy Cottrell. Finished February 2009. ISBN 1-877178-00-4
  4. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Finished March 2009.
  5. Before your kids drive you crazy, read this! by Nigel Latta. Finished March 2009. ISBN 1-86950-558-1
  6. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Finished April 2009. A very good book, easy to read and thought provoking. ISBN 978009944270
  7. Desert Dawn by Waris Dirie. Finished May 2009. I was very inspired by this book, it has caused me to think differently about what is really necessary to live a worthwhile life. ISBN 1-86049-853-1
  8. The Effective Father by Gordan MacDonald. Finished May 2009. Although written by a Christian author of reasonable reputation, this would be one of the more irritating books I have recently read. It consistently implies that unless you are doing as the author recommends, then you are failing as a father, yet the assumptions made in this book are very middle-class American and this is even more obvious 30 years after the date it was published. ISBN 0-8423-0680-3
  9. The Message of Prayer by Tim Chester. Finished June 2009. I took over a year to finally finish reading this book! It is good and worthy of more application than I have given it. I should read it again. ISBN 0-85111-406-7
  10. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling. Finished June 2009. ISBN 0-7475-5099-9
  11. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling. Finished July 2009. ISBN 0-7475-8108-8
  12. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling. Finished August 2009. ISBN 978-0-7475-9105-4
  13. Guard Us, Guide Us by JI Packer & Carolyn Nystrom. Finished October 2009. ISBN 978-0-8010-1303-4
  14. Don’t Waste Your Life by John Piper. Finished November 2009. ISBN 1-58134-610-7
  15. Night by Elie Wiesel. Finished December 2009. ISBN 13-978-0-374-50001-6
  16. Crazy Love by Francis Chan. Finished December 2009. ISBN 978-1-4347-6851-3