Cover to Cover

“Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.” – Mark Twain

Every year I aspire to read a number of books simply because I love to read. My house is full of books of all sorts – memoirs, non-fiction, fiction, self-improvement, biographies and autobiographies, classics, spiritual, informative, and so on. I have a love affair with books. They educate me, entertain me, and comfort me.

James McBride, author of “The Color of Water”, with his beloved mother

Top Ten Books Ever (Year Read)

(1) The Color of  Water – James McBride

(2) A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

(3) Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl

(4) The Warmth of other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration – Isabel Wilkerson

(5) Life on the Color Line – Gregory Howard Williams (1995)

(6) The Goldfinch – Donna Tartt

(7) A Place For Us – Fatima Farheen Mirzha

(8) Eat Pray Love – Elizabeth Gilbert

(9) A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman

(10) Savage Inequalities – Jonathan Kozol



2 Comments Add yours

  1. Melanie says:

    Wow! Thanks! I need a new book to read! It looks like you did all the work for me! Now I just have to pick one and go buy it! Thanks so much Claudine. Reading through everything else….You are amazing! I might just be a better person for knowing you! Hope to see you this weekend!

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