Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Bibliophily 2



Some other reviews to be found in this blog are as follows:

(These are continued directly from last post.  Hence I'll begin with number 11.)

11. The Picture of Dorian Gray (Novel) - Oscar Wilde at this link Review

12  The Prophet (Spirituality/Mysticism) - Khalil Gibran at this link Review

13.  Humanity: A Moral History of The Twentieth Century (History/Ethics) - Jonathan Glover at this link Review

14. Long Way Round (Travel/Memoir) - Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman at this link Review

15. Henderson The Rain King (Novel) - Saul Bellow at this link Review

16. Some Time With Feynman (A Physicist's Memoir) - Dr Eric Mlodinow at this link Review and at the immediately preceding posts.

17. The Homeless Mind - Arthur Koestler (Biography)  - David Cesarini at this link Review

18. The Unquiet Mind (Psychiatry/Psychology/Memoir) - Kay Jamison at this link Review and here Review

19.  The Drama of Being a Child (Child Psychiatry/Psychoanalysis) - Dr Alice Miller at this link Review

20. The Divided Self (Psychiatry/Psychology) - Dr R.D. Laing at this link Review

21. Myths To Live By (Mythology) - Dr. Joseph Campbell at this link Review

22. Jung and The Human Psyche (Psychology) - Dr Mary Ann Mattoon at this link Review 

23. On Stories (Philosophy) - Dr. Richard Kearney at this link Review

24. The Integrity of The Personality (Psychology/Psychiatry) - Dr Anthony Storr at this link Review

25. Tents in the Clouds (Mountaineering/Exploration) - Jackson and Clarke at this link Review

26. Touching The Void and Dark Shadows falling (Mountaineering/Memoirs) - Joe Simpson at this link Review

27. Malignant Sadness: The Anatomy of Depression (Mental Illness) - Dr Lewis Wolpert at this link Review

28. Dreamtime and Invoking Ireland (Mysticism/Philosophy/Spirituality) - John Moriarty at this link Review

29.The Catcher in the Rye (Novel) - Jerome David Salinger at this link -Review

30. Portofino (Novel) - Frank Schaeffer at this link - Review

31. The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation (Meditation/Spirituality) - Thomas Keating, OCSO at this link Review

32. The Peculiar memories of Thomas Penman (Novel) by Bruce Robinson at this link Review

33. The Kite Runner (Novel) - Khalid Hosseini at this link Review

34. The Devil’s Disciples: The Lives and Times of Hitler’s inner circle (History) - Anthony Reid at this link Review

35. Evil and the God of Love (Theology/Philosophy) - John Hick at this link Review

36. Healing Life's Hurts (Self-Help/Popular Psychology) - Dr Michael Hardiman at this link Review

37. Stephen Hawking - A Life in Science (Biography/Lay Physics) -  Drs White and Gribbin at this link Review

38. Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven (Popular Spirituality/Self-Help) - Mitch Albom at this link Review

39. Status Anxiety and The Consolations of Philosophy (General or Popular Philosophy) Alain de Botton - at this link Review

40. Return of the Brute (Novel) - Liam O' Flaherty at this link Review

41. All Quiet on the Western Front (Novel)  - Erich Maria Remarque at this link Review

44. The Shadow of the Wind (Novel) - Carlos Ruiz Zafón at this link Review

45. Survival at Auschwitz (Memoir/History) - Primo Levi at this link Review

46. The Art of Effortless Living (Self-Help/ Inspirational) - Dr. Ingrid Bacci at this link Review

47. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying (Buddhism) - Sogyal Rinpoche at this link Review 

48. A Moment of War (Autobiography and war) - Laurie Lee at this link Review

 

 

There ends the book reviews in this blog.  I thought it might be interesting for me personally and perhaps for any deranged reader with my deranged interests to assemble the posts I have written on books over the past few years - the ones that I have reviewed in these pages at least.  Beannacht leat a Scríbhinn agus orthusan a léann thú!



The above photo shows another section of my library. These shelves contain all my books in Italian. As you can see they are in my attic study.

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