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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

Practices of Love: Spiritual Disciplines for the Life of the World

Kyle David Bennett

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A story that will challenge your life
and how you live it.

 
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 Blythe: A Novel
John E. Kramer

Paperback: Freedom Forge Press, 2017
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Reviewed by Michael Jahr
 
 

In the spirit of Pilgrim’s Progress or Till We Have FacesBlythe draws readers into an unfolding human drama while gradually revealing broader insights into the human condition. It is an allegory that serves as a warning and a message of hope.

Blythe, the eponymous protagonist, is beautiful, winsome and an accomplished artist. Beneath this facade, however, is an inexplicable, gnawing emptiness she suppresses through painting, nightly parties and the affection she receives from others, particularly her handsome beau, Aaron.

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Public Radio WNYC did a great interview last weekend with novelist Amitav Ghosh, author of the recent book…
 

The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (Berlin Family Lectures)
Amitav Ghosh

 
Paperback: U of Chicago Press, 2016
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Ghosh explores the question, “where’s the great climate change novel?” He argues that climate change is less a science problem than a crisis of imagination.

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

The Seventh Function of Language: A Novel

Laurent Binet

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

The Power of Proximity: Moving Beyond Awareness to Action

Michelle Ferrigno Warren

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This week marked the 91st birthday of pastor and novelist Frederick Buechner.  In honor of the occasion, we offer this introductory reading guide to his work.

We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we offer a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.

1)   Telling the Truth:
The Gospel as Tragedy, Comedy, and Fairy Tale

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

When the English Fall: A Novel

David Williams

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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

(Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…)

   

Amatka: A Novel

Karen Tidbeck

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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
(Wendell Berry, Mr. Rogers, Ann Patchett, MORE)

 

THEOLOGY CLASSICS –
15 Essential Ebooks Under $3ea!
  

 

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This Day: Collected & New Sabbath Poems

Wendell Berry

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Berry’s book A Place in Time: Twenty Stories of the Port William Membership is also on sale for $1.99 now for Kindle!

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This Sunday, May 28, marks the 101st birthday of novelist Walker Percy.  In honor of the occasion, we offer this introductory reading guide to his work.

We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we offer a brief explanation of why each book was included. We’ve included excerpts of most the books via Google Books.

1)  The Moviegoer: A Novel

 
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