Running List

Here’s a running list of books I’m reading/I’ve read, most of which I read while running on my treadmill.

You could also read my longer reviews on Goodreads.

Here’s my running list review scale:

5 – I want to reread this book immediately.
4 – You should definitely read this book.
3 – I’m glad I read this book.
2 – I wouldn’t have missed much if I hadn’t read this book.
1 – No one should ever have to read this book.


  • How to Write a Sentence by Stanley Fish
  • Fidelity by Doug Wilson
  • The Things of Earth by Joe Rigney (again) [Elders and M2M] 5
  • The Trellis and the Vine (again) [L2L leaders]
  • Politics according to the Bible by Wayne Grudem
  • King’s Arrow by Douglas Bond [with kids]
  • The Amazing Dr. Ransom’s Bestiary of Adorable Fallacies by Wilson and Wilson
  • The Fairie Queene by Edmund Spenser
  • Logic: A God-centered Approach to the Foundation of Western Thought by Vern Poythress
  • Leave It to Psmith by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Joy for the World by Greg Forster
  • The Discarded Image by C. S. Lewis
  • The Reformed Pastor by Richard Baxter (again)


  1. The Vanishing American Adult by Ben Sasse (again)(ECS Board) 5
  2. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (Omnibus VI) 3
  1. Empire of Bones by N.D. Wilson (again, with the Capstone curriculum) 5
  2. Death by Living by N.D. Wilson (again, with the L2L leaders) 5
  3. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (again, with the ECS board) 5
  4. Why Ministers Must Be Men by Douglas Wilson 4
  5. Reset: Living a Grace-Paced Life in a Burnout Culture by David Murray 5
  6. 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan Peterson 4


  1. The Search for God and Guinness by Stephen Mansfield 3
  2. Smarter Than You Think by Clive Thompson 3
  3. Drinking with Calvin and Luther by Jim West 4
  4. Nichomachean Ethics by Aristotle [Omnibus IV] 3
  5. Poetics by Aristotle [Omnibus IV] 3
  6. The Abolition of Man by C.S. Lewis (again) [ECS Board] 4


  1. Planet Narnia by Michael Ward 5
  2. Against the Church by Doug Wilson 3
  3. The Betrayal by Douglas Bond 3
  4. Resilience: Hard Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life by Eric Grietens 3
  5. ReLaunch: How to Stage an Organizational Comeback by Mark Rutland 3
  6. 1984 by George Orwell [Omnibus III] 4
  7. For the Healing of the Nations by various 3
  8. An Experiment in Criticism by C.S. Lewis 3
  9. The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis 4
  10. Bite and Devour by Alexander Starch [Elders and L2L leaders] 4
  11. The Slight Edge (again) 3
  12. Evernote Essentials by Brett Kelly 3
  13. The Mind of the Maker by Dorothy Sayers 4
  14. The Effective Executive by Peter Drucker 3
  15. Wordsmithy by Doug Wilson (again) 5
  16. Gilead by Marylyn Robinson 3
  17. Death by Living by N.D. Wilson (again) 5
  18. Duncan’s War by Douglas Bond [with kids] 3
  19. We Become What We Worship by G.K. Beale 3
  20. What’s Best Next by Matt Perman (again) 4
  21. The Shepherd’s Life 5
  22. The Illiad by Homer [Omnibus IV] 3
  23. The Landmark Thucydides by Thucydides [Omnibus IV] 3
  24. Writers to Read by Douglas Wilson 5
  25. Undone by Michele Cushatt 3
  26. The Bacchae and Other Plays by Euripedes [Omnibus IV] 3
  27. Lysistrata and Other Plays by Aristophanes [Omnibus IV] 1
  28. Rules for Reformers by Doug Wilson [ECS Board] 4
  29. The Supper of the Lamb by Robert Capon 5
  30. A Small Cup of Light by Ben Palpant 4
  31. What Would Jesus Drink by Joel McDermon 3
  32. Republic by Plato [Omnibus IV] 2