Work Reads

(A continually updated list)

Recent reads:

Power, Samantha. Chasing the Flame: One Man's Fight to Save the World [biography of Sergio Vieira de Mello]

Landler, Mark. Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power

Burnett, Bill, and Dave Evans. Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life

Smith, James K.A. You Are What You Love: The Spiritual Power of Habit

Ajzenstat, Janet. Discovering Confederation: A Canadian's Story

Miller, Jamie. An African Volk: The Apartheid Regime and Its Search for Survival

Currently reading:

Peterson, Eugene. Working the Angles: The Shape of Pastoral Integrity

Sweetman, Robert. Tracing the Lines: Spiritual Exercise and the Gesture of Christian Scholarship

Giliomee, Hermann. Die Laaste Afrikanerleiers

Miller, Paul D. American Power and Liberal Order: A Conservative Internationalist Grand Strategy

Countryman, L. William. Living on the Border of the Holy: Renewing the Priesthood of All

Harris, Joseph. Rewriting: How To Do Things With Texts

Next reads:

Bennett, Kyle David. Practices of Love: Spiritual Disciplines for the Life of the World

Wear, Michael. Reclaiming Hope

Welby, Justin. Dethroning Mammon: Making Money Serve Grace

Freeland, Chrystia. Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else

Lane, Belden, C. The Solace of Fierce Landscapes: Exploring Desert and Mountain Spirituality

Ward, Graham. The Politics of Discipleship: Becoming Postmaterial Citizens.

Moyn, Samuel. Christian Human Rights.

Coakley, Sarah. The New Ascetism: Sexuality, Gender and the Quest for God.

Lewis, Harold T. A Church for the Future: South Africa as the Crucible for Anglicanism in a New Century

Williams, Rowan. Being Disciples: Essentials of the Christian Life

Behar, Ruth. The Vulnerable Observor: Anthropology That Breaks Your Heart

Weiss, Robert S. Learning From Strangers: The Art and Method of Qualitative Interview Studies

Emerson, Robert M. et al. Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes

Dreyfus, Hubert L. Skillful Coping: Essays on the Phenomenology of Everyday Perception

Keane, Webb. Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Chait, Jonathan. Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Bakewell, Sarah. At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others

Perennial references:

Byock, Ira. Dying Well

Garber, Steven. Visions of Vocation: Common Grace for the Common Good

Hall, Donald. Life Work

Heifetz, Ronald A., Marty Linsky, Alexander Grashow. The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World

Ibarra, Herminia. Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career

Meilaender, Gilbert C. (ed). Working: Its Meaning and Its Limits

Parks, Sharon Daloz. Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Emerging Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith

Parks, Sharon Daloz. Leadership Can Be Taught: A Bold Approach for a Complex World

Seerveld, Calvin. Rainbows for the Fallen World

Whyte, David. Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity

Williams, Dean. Real Leadership


My working bookshelf circa September 2016  

My working bookshelf circa September 2016