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Phoenix-area Catholic extraordinaire Jamie Hanson shares his reading suggestions with Doug, who returns the favor. The each give 10 or so accessible and enjoyable books that might appeal to a wide variety of people and serve as great gifts it you get caught in a lurch.

Jamie is a founding member of Catholic Phoenix. Right now, however, his efforts are focused on creating and running The Kindling, a website that showcases Phoenix-area Catholic writing. In his spare time, he is a husband, father to six, and a lawyer.

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List of books mentioned in this episode:

True Grit by Charles Portis

The Dog of the South by Charles Portis

Arizona Outlaws and Lawman by Marshall Trimble

The Last Gunfight by Jeff Guinn

The Four Cardinal Virtues by Josef Pieper
Leisure: The Basis of Culture by Josef Pieper

The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck

One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Fortune’s Formula by William Poundstone

Linchpin by Seth Godin

Steal Like and Artist: 10 Things No One Ever Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon

Freddie Steinmark: Faith, Family, Football by Bower Yousse and Thomas Cryan
The Big Scrum by John J. Miller

Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud

Sketchnote Handbook: the illustrated guide to visual notetaking by Mike Rhode

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III and Mark A. McDaniel

A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel and Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) by Barbara Oakley

Race with the Devil: My Journey from Racial Hatred to Rational Love by Joseph Pearce

Literary Converts by Joseph Pearce

A First Glance At Thomas Aquinas (A Handbook for Peeping Thomists) by Ralph McInerny

Until Lily: The First in a Trilogy by Sherry Boas

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