2007 book recommendations

The following list includes the books I’ve read this year that I enjoyed the most and that had the biggest effect on me. I give the highest recommendation to all of them, and I’ve bolded the top five.

Akhmatova, Selected Poems

Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers From Prison

Cumings, Korea’s Place in the Sun

de Bary, Sources of Japanese Tradition

Frye, The Educated Imagination

Gilpin, War and Change in World Politics

Hamsun, Pan

Hamsun, Growth of the Soil

Hamsun, Victoria

Hardy, Selected Poems

Ienaga, The Pacific War 1931-1945

Krakauer, Into the Wild

McCann, The Columbia Anthology of Modern Korean Poetry

Petterson, Out Stealing Horses

Pieper, Hope and History

Rilke, The Duino Elegies

Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Steinbeck, East of Eden

Steinbeck, The Pearl

Steinbeck, Travels with Charley

Walker, Prompt and Utter Destruction: Truman and the Use of Atomic Bombs

Ryan McCarl
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