Readers' Corner

SJU President Michael Hemesath

Dr. Michael Hemesath

Recommended Reading Titles

American Assassin by Vince Flynn

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World by Mark Kurlansky

The Life We Bury by Allen Eskins

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Sailing Alone Around the World by Billy Collins

Waiting for the Dark, Waiting for the Light by Ivan Klima

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

Rock Springs by Richard Ford

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler

The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

Plainsong by Kent Haruf

Endurance by Alfred Lansing


CSB President Mary Dana Hinton

Mary Hinton

Recommended Reading Titles

Dream Hoarders by Richard Reeves

Dear American Airlines by Jonathan Miles

The Fuzzy and the Techie by Scott Hartley

Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

Life and Other Near Death Experiences by Camille Pagan

Forever is the Worst Long Time by Camille Pagan

Dance of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Women's Spirituality by Maria Harris

Reclaiming the Spirituals:  New Possibilities for African American Christian Education by Rolanda Smith

The Prophetic Imagination, 2nd Edition  by Walter Brueggemann

Challenging Women Since 1913: The College of Saint Benedict
  by Annette Atkins

Turning to One Another: Simple Conversations to Restore Hope to the Future  by Margaret J. Wheatley

Women and the Word:  The Gender of God in the New Testament and the Spirituality of Women by Sandra M. Schneiders

Hagar's Daughters:  Womanist Ways of Being in the World by Diana L. Hayes


Abbot John Klassen

Recommended Reading Titles

Without Buddha I Could Not Be Christian by Paul Knitter

The Road to Eternal Life: Reflections on the Prologue of Benedict's Rule by Michael Casey

Conversation With Saint Benedict: The Rule in Today's World by Terrence G. Kardong

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John J. Ratey

Let Your Life Speak by Parker Palmer

Monastic Vision for the 21st Century edited by Patrick Hart

Pilgrim in a Pilgrim Church: Memoirs of a Catholic Archbishop by Rembert Weakland

The Bible and Science: Longing for God in a Science-Dominated World by Vincent M. Smiles

Marcel Breuer and a Committee of Twelve Plan a Church by Hilary Thimmesh