Caleb's Favorites

"Favorite" is a relative term; my favorite books are the ones I remember best or have read the most times. Favorite novel: Moby-Dick. Favorite theology: The City of God. Favorite poem: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Everything else is just stuff I like. I read as a Christian, and compare everything to the Gospel of Christ.

I don't think books should be readjust because they're "great literature." I understand the argument, but greatness belongs to the Lord, and human systems of value are famously flawed. We read to understand the world God made, and thereby to give Him glory. Without that, much study is wearying to the bones and will make you shortsighted.

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As I Lay Dying
by William Faulkner
from Vintage Classics
for 11th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Cannery Row
by John Steinbeck
from Penguin Putnam
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$13.60
Chosen
by Chaim Potok
from Simon and Schuster
Realistic Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$14.45
City of God
by St. Augustine, translated by Marcus Dods
from Modern Library
for 10th-Adult
in Medieval Literature (Location: LIT2-MED)
$22.10
Complete English Poems of John Donne
Penguin Classics
by John Donne
from Penguin Classics
Lyrical Poetry for 9th-Adult
in Poetry (Location: POET-GEN)
$17.85
Dune
Dune Chronicles Book 1
by Frank Herbert
from ACE Publishing
Science Fiction for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$9.34
Dune
Dune Chronicles Book 1
by Frank Herbert, introduction by Brian Herbert
Second Ace hardcover, 2019 from ACE Publishing
Science Fiction for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$34.00
Everlasting Man
by G. K. Chesterton
from Ignatius Press
History/Philosophy for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$12.71
For Whom the Bell Tolls
by Ernest Hemingway
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Realistic Fiction for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$13.60
Four Plays by Aristophanes
by Aristophanes
from Meridian Book
for 11th-Adult
in Ancient Literature (Location: LIT1-ANC)
$13.60
Gormenghast Novels
by Mervyn Peake
from Overlook Press
Historical Fiction for 11th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$27.16
History of the American People
by Paul Johnson
from HarperCollins
for 11th-Adult
in American History Reference (Location: HISRF-US)
$22.99
How to be Your Own Selfish Pig
by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
from Summit Ministries
for 6th-9th grade
in Summit Worldview Curriculum (Location: BIBWV-SUM)
Introduction to Philosophy
by Peter K. McInerney
from HarperCollins
for 9th-Adult
in Philosophy (Location: XWV-PHI)
Johnny Got His Gun
by Dalton Trumbo
from Bantam Books
for 11th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$6.79
Lorna Doone
by R. D. Blackmore
from Oxford University
Realistic Romantic Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$11.86
Mabinogion
by Anonymous, Translated by Sioned Davies
from Oxford University
for 10th-Adult
in Medieval Literature (Location: LIT2-MED)
$11.86
Manalive
by G.K. Chesterton
from Dover Publications
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$7.61
Matterhorn
by Karl Marlantes
Reprint from Hickory Grove Press
for Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$14.45
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
7th edition from Merriam-Webster
for 9th-Adult
in Dictionaries (Location: REF-DIC)
$7.50
Metamorphoses
by Ovid, translated by Charles Martin
from W. W. Norton and Co.
for 10th-Adult
in Ancient Literature (Location: LIT1-ANC)
$15.26
Moby-Dick
Everyman's Library
by Herman Melville
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Realistic Nautical Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$29.75
Octopus
by Frank Norris
from Dover Publications
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$7.61
On the Incarnation
by Athanasius
from St. Vladimir's
Ancient/Medieval Theology for 11th-Adult
in Medieval Literature (Location: LIT2-MED)
$14.45
On the Road
by Jack Kerouac
from Penguin Putnam
for 11th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$14.45
Our Mutual Friend
Everyman's Library
by Charles Dickens
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 10th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$24.65
Painless American Government
by Jeffrey Strausser
from Barron's
for 6th-9th grade
in Government & Civics Curriculum (Location: GOV-CUR)
$12.99 $7.00 (1 in stock)
Paradise Lost
Penguin Classics
by John Milton
2003 Revised from Penguin Classics
Epic Poetry for 10th-Adult
in 17th Century Literature (Location: LIT4-17)
$10.20
Revelation: Four Views
by Steve Gregg, editor
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
in Bible Commentaries (Location: XBI-COMM)
$20.79
Revolutions in Worldview
by W. Andrew Hoffecker (editor)
from P&R Publishing
for 11th-Adult
in Philosophy (Location: XWV-PHI)
$34.00
Rose Book of Bible Charts, Maps & Time Lines
by Rose Publishing
from Rose Publishing
for 9th-Adult
in Bible Geography and Surveys (Location: XBI-GEO)
$29.99
Something Wicked This Way Comes
by Ray Bradbury
from Simon and Schuster
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$15.29
Story of Philosophy
by Will Durant
2nd edition from Pocket Books
for 9th-Adult
in History of Philosophy (Location: XWV-PHI)
$9.99 $6.00 (1 in stock)
The Idiot
Signet Classics
by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
from Signet Classics
Realistic Russian Novel for 10th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$5.91
The Road
by Cormac McCarthy
1st edition from Vintage Classics
for 10th-Adult
Pulitzer Prize Winner 2007
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$12.71
The Trial
by Franz Kafka
from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$17.00
Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien
from Mariner Books
for 11th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$13.56
Timetables of History
by Bernard Grun, translator
4th edition from Touchstone
World History Reference for 9th-Adult
in World History Reference (Location: HISRF-WO)
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
from Harper Perennial
Realistic Fiction for 9th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$14.44
Ulysses
by James Joyce
from Vintage Classics
for 10th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
Yearling
by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
from Charles Scribner's Sons
Realistic Animal Stories for 6th-Adult
in 20th & 21st Century Literature (Location: LIT7-20)
$12.75
Yeats Reader
by W. B. Yeats
from Charles Scribner's Sons
for 10th-Adult
in Poetry (Location: POET-GEN)
$18.70