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Monday, December 17, 2012

Reading List for 2013 — Pick Eleven

We're going to be charting the 2013 year at the January 10th meeting so make a copy of this list or pick eleven that you think would be the best and come and share them with us.
Reading List for 2013 : Resources to Select From Or Suggest Others

Works by Lewis
1. 'Til We Have Faces
2. God In The Dock : select four or five essays for discussion at previous meeting
3. Dymer : Lewis's long narrative poem published in 1928
4. The Horse and His Boy : from the Chronicles of Narnia
5. A Grief Observed : a book of his reflections upon the death of his wife

Work by Joy Davidman Lewis
6. Smoke on the Mountain : subtitle an interpretation of the ten commandments

Work by Inkings
7. Saving the Appearances : by Owen Barfield -- about God, human nature, and consciousness.
8. Eager Spring : late work by Owen Barfield in his 90s, fictional environmental work

Work about Inklings
9. The Inklings : by Humphrey Carpenter

Works by Influences on Lewis
10. The Prelude : by William Wordsworth
11. Sir Gibbie : by George Macdonald
12. The Life of Samuel Johnson : James Boswell
13. Theism and Humanism : Arthur J. Balfour

Works by Writers Admired by C.S. Lewis
14. Works by Anthony Trollope :  a) The Warden, b) the Autobiography, c) Barchester Towers available on Kindle for free.
15. Works by Jane Austen : The Complete Novels of Jane Austen: Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Persuasion, and Lady Susan are available on Kindle for a total of $2.99

Works by Scholars About C.S. Lewis
16. The Magician's Twin : edited by John G. West, subtitled C.S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society a volume of 13 essays in four categories.  Pick one or two from each category at the previous meeting.

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