New Books in the Library

Those who donate books to the MVGH Library really outdid themselves this month. The variety and quality of books listed below is quite amazing! So, treat yourself to several of these good “reads” as we head into summer – and enjoy some ice cream while you’re at it!

-- Rachel Lausch


Baldacci, David Long Road to Mercy – FBI agent in the remote Southwest House,

Silas Southernmost – an evangelical pastor in TN, acceptance of others, fleeing, consequences

May, Peter Freeze Frame – another enthralling Enzo MacLeod island mystery

McCarthy, Cormac Suttree – Knoxville river life and an outcast community

Patterson, James The House Next Door

Picoult, Jodi A Spark of Light – a women’s reproductive health clinic, a gunman, the rights of the born and unborn, lives affected

Rum, Etaf A Woman Is No Man – Palestinian-American cultural struggles

Walls, Jeannette Half Broke Horses – a true-life novel of an indomitable woman

Wolitzer, Meg The Wife – a literary couple, choices made, a breaking point


200 Borg & Crossan The First Paul: Reclaiming the Radical Visionary Behind the Church’s Conservative Icon

200 Feiler, Bruce Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths

200 Pagels, Elaine Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, & Politics

200 Ryrie, Alec Protestants: The Faith That Made the Modern World

300 Berry, Wendell Our Only World: Ten Essays

300 Brinkley, Douglas American Moonshot: John F Kennedy & the Great Space Race

300 Frum, David Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

300 Paarlberg, Robert The United States of EXCESS: Gluttony & the Dark Side of American Exceptionalism

300 Reich, Robert The Common Good – re-centering our economics and politics 300

Wallace, Chris Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage

600 Taubes, Gary The Case Against Sugar – fascinating, eg the history of cereal! 800 Grunwald & Adler (eds) Women’s Letters: America from Revolutionary War to Present

900 Bascomb, Neal The Nazi Hunters – capture of Eichmann in Argentina

920 Anderson, M T Symphony for City of the Dead: Shostakovich, Siege of Leningrad

920 Anthony, Lawrence Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild

920 Hinman, Wendy Sea Trials: Around the World with Duct Tape & Bailing Wire (Even if boats don’t interest you, this is one amazing read!)

920 Noah, Trevor Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood