Category Archives: Annual List

In Anticipation of an Abbatial Election

Earlier this week we finished reading at table Robert Merry’s A Country of Vast Designs and began reading Michael Casey’s [OCSO] “In Anticipation of an Abbatial Election” published in the Australian monastic journal Tjurunga in 2010. In the run-up to … Continue reading

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All the 2011 Table Reading

Some of you might be interested to see the complete list of books we read in 2011, even though I have been listing them individually as we read them.  I have given them stars as per their suitability for table … Continue reading

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2005 Table Reading

As we are now reading Simon Winchester‘s latest book, Atlantic, it reminded me that we have read several of his books at table, the last being Outposts, about the remaining British Colonies, e.g. Bermuda, Falkland Islands, Tristan de Cuhna.  We … Continue reading

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All the 2007 Table Reading

Unlike my custom for previous postings, I will not rate each book for 2007. On looking over the Table Reading for that year, there were several well-received books.  I would signal the following from the list as highly recommended:  Troublesome … Continue reading

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All the 2008 Table Reading

As a follow-up to previous Table Reading lists for 2009 and 2010 here is a list for what was read at table in 2008.  I have continued the starred ranking as indicated below, but it is harder to be accurate … Continue reading

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All the 2009 Table Reading

As a follow-up to the previous post on 2010 reading, here are the books read at Table in 2009, ranked as indicated below for suitability for Table Reading. Ross King, Brunelleschi’s Dome.  *** John Allen, Opus Dei.  **** William Chester … Continue reading

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All the 2010 Table Reading

Some of you might be interested to see the complete list of books we read in 2010.  I have given them stars as per their suitability for table reading.  Some of them with few stars are very fine books, they … Continue reading

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