My 20 Favorite Books

These are in no particular order.
  1. Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander
    Thomas Merton
  2. The Comedy
    Dante Alighieri
  3. Fahrenheit 451
    Ray Bradbury
  4. New Seeds of Contemplation
    Thomas Merton
  5. The Historian
    Elizabeth Kostova
  6. The Hobbit
    JRR Tolkein
  7. The Stand
    Stephen King
  8. I Am America (And So Can You!)
    Stephen Colbert
  9. Treasure Island
    Robert Louis Stevenson
  10. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson
  11. All The King's Men
    Robert Penn Warren
  12. The Prophet
    Kahlil Gibran
  13. The Brothers Karamazov
    Fyodor Dostoevsky
  14. Crime and Punishment
    Fyodor Dostoevsky
  15. Jayber Crow
    Wendell Berry
  16. The Dante Club
    Matthew Pearl
  17. The Name of the Rose
    Umberto Eco
  18. Frankenstein
    Mary Shelly
  19. The Sicilian Vespers
    Steven Runciman
  20. Dune
    Frank Herbert