Archives For Walker Percy


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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Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out:
( Madeleine L’Engle, Walker Percy MORE )

99 Classics available
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The Irrational Season (The Crosswicks Journals)

Madeleine L’Engle

*** $1.99 ***


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For a limited time, the following ebooks by/about C.S. Lewis and Walker Percy are on sale for $1.99 or less!!!



ONLY 99c!!!

The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 3 – Narnia, Cambridge and Joy


*** FREE!!!

If I Had Lunch with C. S. Lewis: Exploring the Ideas of C. S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life

By Alister McGrath

(Free through Sat. Nov. 8)

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Without work, all life goes rotten. But when work is soulless, life stifles and dies.
– Albert Camus,
born on this date, 1913
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Poem of the Day:
“Lucky Peacemakers”
by Eugene Peterson
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*** 3 Poems from Eugene Peterson’s collection HOLY LUCK.


Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Love in the Ruins: A Novel
by Walker Percy
Only $1.99!!!
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*** NOTE: This stated price is for the United States. Unfortunately, this offer may or may not be available in other countries. Sorry!

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The Wake Up Call – November 7, 2014

It is not systematic education which somehow molds society, but, on the contrary, society which, according to its particular structure, shapes education in relation to the ends and interests of those who control the power in that society.
– Paulo Freire,
who was born on this date, 1921

Poem of the Day:
Late September
Amy Lowell

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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
The Last Gentleman: A Novel
by Walker Percy
ONLY 1.99!!!      [ Tweet this ]

*** NOTE: This stated price is for the United States. Unfortunately, this offer may or may not be available in other countries. Sorry!

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The Wake Up Call – September 19, 2014


10 Recommended Bargain Kindle ebooks for $3.99 or Less!



Prices on these ebooks should not change before October 31, 2013.
But to be on the safe side, please refresh the Amazon page before ordering…


(NOTE: Prices listed may or may be not be valid outside the United States… Sorry!)


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1) A Year of Biblical Womanhood: How a Liberated Woman Found Herself Sitting on Her Roof, Covering Her Head, and Calling Her Husband “Master” by Rachel Held Evans – $2.99


2) Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World: A Novel by Walker Percy – $1.99


3) Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules by David Sedaris – $1.99


4) Out of My Later Years: The Scientist, Philosopher, and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words by Albert Einstein – $1.99


5) Bicycles: Love Poems by Nikki Giovanni – $2.99

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Cyber Monday Prices are only good for TODAY (Monday, 26 November 2012)

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Walker Percy’s Novels ($2.02) each…

Non-fiction Books by Walker Percy (Also $2.02 each!)

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The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
26 November 2012

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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Religion without humanity is very poor human stuff.”-  Sojourner Truth, who died on this day in 1883.

“If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. ” – Charles M. Schulz, Cartoonist and creator of the Peanuts strip, who was born on this day in 1922.

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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

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