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My Reading List

The following are some of my favorite books that I’ve read over the past several years.  Almost all of these are works of fiction, because most of what I read, for pleasure at least, is fiction.   I tend to enjoy books with big themes that question conventional wisdom, received doctrine, and reality as we see it.  

 

I’m pretty eclectic in my tastes.  I enjoy mysteries, fantasy, suspense, and by and large novels that push the limits of our understanding of current paradigms.   A lot of my favorite writers, including Tolkien, Umberto Ecco,  Mario Puzo, Yukio Mishima, and a whole host of others aren’t included on this list, mostly because I haven't read them in a while.  

 

These aren’t necessarily the top 10+ books I’ve ever read, nor are they in any particular order.  I enjoyed all of these books, and will likely read some of them a second or even third time.   

I've included a "buy now" button that takes you to the Amazon site for the book.  I did this because I saw it on another author's website and I thought it made it very convenient.  I don't get any royalties for these book purchases (wouldn't that be nice!).  I hope you enjoy these as much as I have.