“Saving Milly: Love, politics, and Parkinson’s disease.” Morton Kondracke, Public Affairs, 2001. Mort Kondracke is a well-known journalist and political commentator. This is the story of his wife Milly, their marriage, and Milly’s long and difficult battle with Parkinson’s.
“Islam: Opposing viewpoints.” William Dudley, ed., Greenhaven Press, 2004. Scholars debate the true nature of Islam.
“The God Factor: Inside the spiritual lives of pubic people.” Cathleen Falsani, Sarah Crichton Books, 2006. The Chicago Sun-Times religion writer interviews famous people on their ideas about God.
“Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger.” Ronald J. Sider, W Publishing Group, 1997. Do Christians have a responsibility to help relieve poverty, and if so, how?
“The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the road to 9/11.” Lawrence Wright, Knopf, 2006.
“Guns, Germs, and Steel: The fates of human societies.” Jared Diamond, Norton, 1999.
“Johnny U: The life and times of John Unitas.” Tom Callahan, Crown, 2006. A biography of my childhood hero, and perhaps the greatest professional football quarterback who ever played the game.
“The Rage and the Pride.” Oriana Fallaci, Rizzoli International, 2001. The renowned Florentine journalist and author, recently deceased, speaks her mind on the outrage that was September 11, 2001.
“Jack Bauer’s Having a Bad Day: An unauthorized investigation of faith in 24.” Tim Wesemann, Life Journey, 2006. Something fun.