Reader Recap

The Register looks back at three months of good Catholic books.

American Babylon

Notes of a Christian Exile
By Richard John Neuhaus
Basic Books, 2009

The Right to Privacy

By Janet E. Smith

Ignatius Press/National Catholic Bioethics Center, 2008

The Faithful Departed:

The Collapse of Boston’s Catholic Culture

By Philip F. Lawler

Encounter Books, 2008

By Their Fruits:

Eugenics, Population Control, and the Abortion Campaign

By Ann Farmer

Catholic University of America Press, 2008

Against the Grain:

Christianity and Democracy, War and Peace

By George Weigel

Crossroad Publishing Company, 2008

Ratzinger’s Faith:

The Theology of Benedict XVI

By Tracey Rowland

Oxford University Press, 2008

The Duty of Delight:

The Diaries of Dorothy Day

Edited by Robert Ellsberg

Marquette University Press, 2008

The Promise:

God’s Purpose and Plan for When Life Hurts

Father Jonathan Morris

HarperOne, 2008

The Greatest Marian Titles:

Their History, Meaning and Usage

By Anthony Buono

Alba House, 2008

Gut Check:

Confronting Love, Work & Manhood

By Tarek Saab

Ransom Books, 2008

Faith at the Edge:

A New Generation of Catholic Writers Reflects on Life, Love, Sex, and Other Mysteries

Edited by Angelo Matera

Ave Maria Press, 2008

God’s Plan for You:

Understanding Your Personal Vocation

By Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz

Basilica Press, 2008

What God Has Joined:

A Catholic Teaching on Marriage

By Bishop Kevin W. Vann

Basilica Press, 2008


The True Story of One Child’s Heroic Journey of Faith

By Gloria Conde

Circle Press, 2008


The Dream That Refuses to Die

By Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2008

The Mass as Sacrifice:

Theological Reflections on the Sacrificial Elements of the Mass

By Rev. James B. Collins III

St. Pauls Editions, 2008

The Pope’s Legion:

The Multinational Force That Defended the Vatican

By Charles A. Coulombe

Palgrave Macmillan, 2008

Five Pillars of the Spiritual Life:

A Practical Guide for Active People

By Father Robert Spitzer, S.J.

Ignatius Press, 2008