Podcast Episode 50: Our Favorite Books of 2022!

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ERB Podcast Host Jen Pollock Michel leads a freewheeling conversation with a roundtable of guests (including ERB Editor Chris Smith, ERB Contributing Editor John Wilson, Ashley Hales, and Joel Wentz), who all reflect on their favorite books that were released in 2022. Also, Joel briefly takes over the episode for a reflection on the state of the ERB podcast after 50 episodes. Enjoy!

Books Mentioned in this Episode:

If you’d like to order any of the following books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger) 

  • Finding Holy in the Suburbs: Living Faithfully in the Land of Too Much by Ashley Hales
  • A Spacious Life: Trading Hustle and Hurry for the Goodness of Limits by Ashley Hales
  • The Life We’re Looking for: Reclaiming Relationship in a Technological World by Andy Crouch
  • The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Proper Place by Andy Crouch
  • The Church After Innovation: Questioning our Obsession with Work, Creativity & Entrepreneurship by Andy Root
  • Joel’s YouTube interview with Andy Root
  • Winters in the World: A Journey Through the Anglo-Saxon Year by Eleanor Parker
  • Conquered: The Last Children of Anglo-Saxon England by Eleanor Parker
  • Celebrities for Jesus: How Personas, Profits and Platforms are Hurting the Church by Katelyn Beaty
  • Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
  • A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny
  • Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make us Whole by Susan Cain
  • The Nineties by Chuck Klosterman
  • Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us by Ed Yong
  • The Book of Minds: How to Understand Ourselves and Other Beings, from Animals to AI to Aliens by Phillip Ball
  • If Nietzche Were a Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity by Justin Gregg
  • Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines:  The Search for Planetary Intelligence by James Bridle
  • When Animals Dream: The Hidden World of Animal Consciousness by David Pena-Guzman
  • Bark to the Future: A Chet & Bernie Mystery by Spencer Quinn
  • Inciting Joy: Essays by Ross Gay
  • Rest is Resistance by Tricia Hersey
  • Subversive Sabbath by A.J. Swoboda
  • Forgive: Why Should I and How Can I? by Timothy Keller
  • Forgiveness: An Alternative Account by Matthew Ichihashi Potts
  • Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace by Miroslave Volf

If you’d like to order any of the above books, we encourage you to do so from Hearts and Minds Books
(An independent bookstore in Dallastown, PA, run by Byron and Beth Borger)

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