My Bookshelf

Reading Now:

Healing The Shame That Binds You – John Bradshaw

Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha – Swami Satyananda Saraswati

Theft By Finding Diaries – David Sedaris

TheReturn-HishamMatar

The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between – Hisham Matar

2017 Pulitzer Prize Biography/Autobiography Winner

MaoriBoy-WitiIhimaera

Maori Boy – Witi Ihimaera

2016 New Zealand Ockham Book Awards General Nonfiction Winner


Shadows Before Dawn – Teal Swan


The Heroine’s Journey – Maureen Murdock

WritingTrue-SondraPerl

Writing True – Sondra Perl and Mimi Schwartz

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“Safekeeping” – Abigail Thomas

TheArtOfThePersonalEssay-PhillipLopate

“The Art of the Personal Essay” – Phillip Lopate


“You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” – Lee Gutkind


“Shamanic Secrets: Lost Wisdom Regained” – Robert Shapiro


“Steps On The Path of Transformation” – Robert Shapiro

Recently Read:


“The Kahlil Gibran Reader: Inspirational Writings” – Kahlil Gibran


Let Me Take You Down – Jack Jones

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Lost And Gone Away – Lynn Jenner

2016 New Zealand Ockham Book Award General Nonfiction Longlist

Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls – David Sedaris

TheSculptorInTheSky-TealSwan

The Sculptor In The Sky – Teal Swan

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The Completion Process – Teal Swan

AfterAWhileYouJustGetUsedToIt-GwendolynKnapp

“After A While You Just Get Used To It” – Gwendolyn Knapp

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“A Cup Of Water Under My Bed” – Daisy Hernandez


“The Argonauts” – Maggie Nelson

“The Art of Memoir” – Mary Karr

“Writing Life Stories” – Bill Roorbach