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There's no way I can get around to reading
all the books I want in a lifetime.

So I'm honing down to the bare essential reading
that I hope I will be able to finish before

I get too old to see.

(yeah, I know, it's a pretty geeky list...)


The Eclipse of BiblicalNarrative
Hans Frei

Poetics and Interpretation of Biblical Narrative
Adele Berlin

Validity in Interpretation
E. D. Hirsch

The Canon of the New Testament
Bruce Metzger

The Idiot
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Memoirs of a Geisha
Arthur Golden

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
J. K. Rowling
(and all that follows)