Brain and Heart Food

I began reading a lot of books and watching quite a few shows that I did not bother finishing.  I kept reading these and felt they were worth my time.

*Books absolutely worth owning and giving space on my bookshelf.

 

Fiction

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon

Gods in Alabama, Joshilyn Jackson

Written in My Own Heart’s Blood, Diana Gabaldon

*At Home in Mitford, Jan Karon, a comfort re-read

The Curse of Crow Hollow, Billy Coffey

 

 

Nonfiction

*The New Jim Crow:  Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson

Bossypants (audiotape), Tina Fey

The Artist’s Way Julia Cameron

*Heretic!: An LGBTQ-Affirming, Divine Violence-Denying, Christian Universalist’s Responses to Some of Evangelical Christianity’s Most Pressing Concerns,by Matthew J DiStefano and Michelle Collins

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, Austin Kleon

*The Gospel of According to Mark, various translations

 

Poetry

*Maya Angelou (Poetry for Young People)

*Mary Oliver Poetry —  Why I Wake Early:  New Poems

 

Movies

Hidden Figures

A Man Called Ove

Foyle’s War (rewatching with the girls)

The Good Place