I’ve become quite a fan of Ms. Beverly Penn. She posts several times a day on Toadustyshelfweaspire.wordpress.com. She shares her with us the books that light her lamp, occasionally including a flicker of her own. Today she inspired me to make a very short list of some of my own favorites.
EINSTEIN The Life and Times by Ronald W. Clark.
Meister Eckhart TEACHER AND PREACHER edited by Bernard McGinn
THE MUMMY CONGRESS by Heather Pringle
SPARKS of GENIUS by ROBERT AND MICHELE ROOT-BERNSTEIN
THE GOD PARTICLE BY LEON LEDERMAN WITH DICK TERESI
THE VOICE OF REASON BY AYN RAND
REFLECTIONS FROM THE SHINING BROW by KAMAL AMIN
THE PORTABLE VOLTAIRE edited by BEN RAY REDMAN
MY HOPE FOR PEACE by Jehan Sadat
AN INTRODUCTION TO LANGUAGE by Victoria Fromkin and Robert Rodman
WISDOM of the AGES by Wayne W. Dyer. This is a very useful book. each chapter begins with a quote from a famous thinker from history following with insightful comments.
THE LOST CIVILIZATIONS OF THE STONE AGE
by RICHARD RUDGELY
100 Great Operas by Henry W. Simon
You Tube for Business by Michael Miller
BECOMING A PERSON OF INFLUENCE by John C Maxwell and Jim Dornan.
EXCURSIONS by KAMAL AMIN
GÖDEL, ESCHER, BACH: an eternal golden braid. Douglas R. Hofstadter
EXCURSIONS ~ Essays for all Seasons by KAMAL AMIN. I’ve known this man since 1977. A close friend, a brilliant thinker, Kamal is in demand as a public speaker at home and abroad.