Best Books: 2018

As in the best books I have read in 2018.


  • Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart
  • Omar Khaled Ahmad et al., Shatila Stories
  • Andrea Camilleri, The Pyramid of Mud
  • Andrew Cowan, Pig
  • Jess Jochimsen, Abschlussball
  • Bodo Kirchhoff, Widerfahrnis: Eine Novelle
  • Mariana Leky, Was man von hier aus sehen kann
  • Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Das Kind von Noah
  • Éric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Nachtfeuer: Was ich in der Wüste erlebte
  • Ferdinand von Schirach, Der Fall Collini
  • Ferdinand von Schirach, Tabu


  • Sarah Bachelard, Experiencing God in a Time of Crisis
  • John Berger, Ways of Seeing
  • Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Ann Parker, Proverbs of Ashes: Violence, Redemptive Suffering, and the Search for What Saves Us
  • Walter Brueggemann, Subversive Obedience: Truth-Telling and the Art of Preaching
  • Paul Elie, The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage
  • E. H. Gombrich, The Story of Art
  • Janet Hodgson, Mission from Below: Growing a Kingdom Community
  • The Holy Bible: English Standard Version
  • Thomas Merton, Learning to Love: Exploring Solitude and Freedom
  • Thomas Merton, Where Prayer Flourishes
  • John Moses, The Art of Thomas Merton: A Divine Passion in Word and Vision
  • John O’Donohue, Echoes of Memory
  • Christopher Pramuk, At Play in Creation: Merton’s Awakening to the Feminine Divine