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ERB Weekly Digest – Flannery O’Connor, Scot McKnight, Jesmyn Ward, Scot Cairns – August 5, 2016

by csmith - August 5, 2016 - 1:45 pm


Amazon has just released their August Ebook Sale. 
Thrifty Christian Reader has picked the best deals
Books / Audiobooks by Rowan Williams, Shauna Niequist, Thich Nhat Hanh, MORE


There’s still some time for summer reading…
Five great novels on sale now for Kindle!
Ron Hansen, Douglas Coupland, Nikos Kazantzakis, MORE 



Reviews, etc. posted this week on The ERB website:


  • Julian Barnes – The Noise of Time [Feature Review]
    The Urgency of the Unremarkable   A Feature Review of   The Noise of Time: A Novel Julian Barnes Hardback: Knopf, 2016 Buy now:  [  ] [  ]    Reviewed by Andrew Stout   In addition to being one of Britain’s most esteemed contemporary novelists, Julian Barnes has distinguished himself as an eloquent and knowledgeable […]
  • 5 Essential Ebook Deals for Christian Readers – 5 August 2016
    Here are 5 essential ebooks on sale now that are worth checking out: ( Rowan WIlliams, Shauna Niequist, Jeremy Courtney, MORE) Via our sister website Thrifty Christian Reader… To keep up with all the latest ebook deals, be sure to connect with TCR via email or on Facebook…    Rowan Williams *** $1.99 *** NEXT […]
  • Flannery O’Connor – Introductory Reading Guide
    This week marked the anniversary of the death of Flannery O’Connor (3 August 1964), one of the greatest fiction writers of the twentieth century. To mark the occasion, we offer the following introductory reading guide to her work. We’ve ordered this list in the order that we think the books should be read, and we […]
  • Scott Cairns – Short Trip to the Edge [Review]
    A Life Made of Prayer   A Review of  Short Trip to the Edge: A Pilgrimage to Prayer Scott Cairns (New ed.) Paperback: Paraclete Press, 2016. Buy now: [  ]  [  ]   Reviewed by Jeffrey Galbraith   In Short Trip to the Edge: A Pilgrimage to Prayer, poet and literature professor Scott Cairns recounts […]
  • Scot McKnight – The Greatest Concern for the Future of the Church
    This is a brief, but excellent introduction to two of Scot McKnight’s recent books: and  ( Our 2015 Book of the Year!)   Watch this conversation between Scot McKnight and Leslie Leyland Fields on Scot’s greatest concern for the future of the Church…
  • Jesmyn Ward – The Fire this Time [NPR Interview]
    One of this week’s best new releases is:   The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Jesmyn Ward Hardback: Scribner, 2016 Buy now:  [  ]  [  ]     Here’s an excellent NPR interview that Ward did this week on the book:
  • New Book Releases – Week of 1 August 2016
    Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out: (Where possible, we have also tried to include a review/interview related to the book…) Jesmyn Ward, Editor   Read a review from The Boston Globe… NEXT BOOK >>>>>

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