Non Fiction (toward personal growth and therapeutic experience):
  • Telling Secrets, Frederick Buechner
  • Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis, Stephen A. Mitchell
  • Every Day Gets a Little Closer, Dr. Irvin Yalom
  • Mama and the Meaning of Life, Dr. Irvin Yalom
  • The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Joseph Campbell
  • The Road Less Traveled, M. Scott Peck
  • Passionate Marriage, David Schnarch
  • The Drama of the Gifted Child, Alice Miller
  • I donít want to talk about it, overcoming the secret legacy of male depression, Terrence Real
  • Iron John, Robert Bly (classic text about male initiation)
  • Here All Dwell Free: Stories to heal the wounded Feminine, Gertrude Mueller Nelson
  • Pilgram at Tinker Creek, Annie Dillard
  • The Forgotten Language, Erich Fromm
  • I and Thou, Martin Buber (Walter Kaufmann Translation)

Important Fiction:
  • A Soldier of the Great War, Mark Helprin
  • The Brothers K, David James Duncan
  • My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok
  • The Moviegoer, Walker Percy
  • Love in the Ruins, Walker Percy
  • The Power and the Glory, Graham Greene
  • Godric, Frederick Buechner
  • Every Thing that Rises Must Converge, Flannery O'Conner
  • The Son of Laughter, Frederick Buechner 

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