100,000 Little Stalinists
Reviewed by by David Mikics  Tablet Magazine

Age of Anger
by Pankaj Mishra
Reviewed by Chris Chatteris SJ Spotlight.Africa


A Life in Dialogue: Building Bridges between Catholics and Jews 

by Dr Eugene Fisher 

Reviewed by Rabbi Dr. Ronald KronishThe Huffington Post


A Little Guide for Your Last Days 
by Jeffry Hendrix

Reviewed by William Doino Jr. The Weekly Standard Magazine


A Living Tradition

Reviewed by Drew Christiansen, S.J. America

All God's Animals
by Christopher Steck, S.J.
Reviewed by  Benjamin Ivry  America

A Love Supreme

by Father John O'Brien, OFM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin’s Most Dangerous Hackers
by Andy Greenberg
Reviewed by Sue Halpern New York Review of Books

Anne Hope: The Struggle for Freedom
by Stephanie Kilroe
Reviewed by Mary E. Hunt National Catholic Reporter

A Man And His Presidents 

by Alvin S. Felzenberg

Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America


A Spirituality of Fundraising 

by Henri J.M. Nouwen

Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

Acts of Recovery

by Michael Hoffman

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., Profiles in Catholicism

African Catholic
by Elizabeth A Foster, 
Reviewed by Fr John Buckley Independent Catholic News

America Is Not The Heart: Filipino life in America

by Elaine Castillo

Reviewed by Jenny Shank

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing
by Hank Green
Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera  America

An Ignatian Book of Days

by Jim Manney

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


Anjonius: The Celebration of Life and the Reality of Death

by Rev. Msgr. Dr. Theophilus A. Joseph

Reviewed by Barbara Bamberger Scot US Review of Books

Avenue of Mysteries

by John Irving

Reviewed by James T. Keane America


A Call to Mission: A History of the Jesuits in China 1842-1954 
by Father David Strong SJ,
Commentary by Father Michael Kelly SJ,


A Friendship Like No Other Experiencing God's Amazing Embrace

by William A. Barry, SJ

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


A New Vision of Family Life: A Reflection on Amoris Laetiti|a

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

A Poetic Christ: Thomist Reflections on Scripture, Language and Reality
by Olivier-Thomas Venard
Reviewed by Tracey Rowland The Catholic World Report

Ballpark: Baseball In The American City

by Paul Goldberger

Reviewed by  Dominic Lynch  America


Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship
by Gregory Boyle
Reviewed by Lucas Sharma, SJ The Jesuit Post


Because God is Real (Sixteen Questions, One Answer)

by Peter Kreeft

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

Become What You Receive

by John H. McKenna, CM

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples

edited by Sherry Weddell
Reviewed by Eric Gallagher America

Begin The Begin
by Robert Dean Lurie”
Reviewed by Father Jake Martin, SJ  America


Benedict XVI: The First Emeritus Pope in History
by Rosario Vitale
Reviewed by Claire Giangravè Crux

Bing Crosby: Swinging on a Star 
by Gary Giddins

Revewed by Kurt Jensen Catholic News Service/America

Body Leaping Backward

by Maureen Stanton

Reviewed by Jenny Shank  America


Book Extract from the Publisher In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History

by Mitch Landrieu

Reviewed by Ron Briley The Washington Post


Bread of Life: Exploring the Presence of Eucharist in Our Lives 

by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Broken Bodies
by Karen O'Donnell
Reviewed by Megan K. McCabe  America

Catechetics & Prejudice: How Catholic teaching materials view Jews, Protestants, and racial minorities
by Father John Pawlikowski 
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism


Catholic Bishops in the United States: Church Leadership in the Third Millennium

Commentary by Stephen J. Fichter, Thomas P. Gaunt, Catherine Hoegeman and Paul M. Perl America


Catholic Economics

by Angus Sibley
Reviewed by Father John A Coleman, SJ Profiles in Catholicism


Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality Part I

by Louis J. Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter


Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality Part II

by Louis J. Cameli

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter


Challenged to Grow: A Catholic Parent's Journey Through an Evangelical World
by Richard L. Akins

Reviewed by Mike Poglitsch Acclaim Media Productions, Inc.


Chances Are…
by Richard Russo
Reviewed by Maurice Timothy Reidy America

Children and the Great Hunger: old and new perspectives on the Famine

Edited by Christine Kinealy, Jason King and Gerard Moran,

Commentary by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times


Church, Faith, Future 
by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Confronting Hate: The Untold Story of the Rabbi Who Stood Up for Human Rights, Racial Justice
by Deborah Hart StroberGerald S. Strober 
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism

Courageous, Bold & Free: How to release your fears, follow your heart, and pursue your dreams
by Mary Morrissey 
Reviewed by Elizabeth Torres


Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968

by Jim Bowman

Reviewed by David H Werning


by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

Cosella Wayne
Commentary by Cora Wilburn  Tablet Magazine


Crispina and her Sisters: Women in Authority in Early Christianity

by Christine Schenk, CSJ

Reviewed by Laurie Brinkjul National Catholic Reporter


Developmental Disabilities and Sacramental Access
Edited by Edward Foley, Capuchin
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism

Dorothy Day: An Introduction to Her Life and Thought

by Terrence C. Wright

Reviewed by Rachelle Linner The Pilot


Eating Disorders: caring for yourself and others 

by Julie Jeffs
Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ Independent Catholic News


Eat the Apple

by Matt Young

Reviewed by Andrew J. Bacevich Commonweal

Eight Ways of Loving God

by Jeanette Flood

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Exploring Ignatian Spirituality 
by Brian O’Leary SJ’ 
Reviewed by Jesuits in Ireland


El Via Crucis: The Migrant’s Way of the Cross 
Compiled by Fr. Simon C. Kim, PhD 
Reviewed by Susana L. Vasquez Profiles in Catholicism

Enchantments of Mammon
by Eugene McCarraher
Reviewed by David Bentley Hart Commonweal


Every Day Is Extra 
by John Kerry
Commentary by Mark Sullivan  America


Faith Without Prejudice: Rebuilding Christian Attitudes Toward Judaism, Summary and Update of My Book
Commentary by Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism



by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward

Commentary by Sheri Berman The New York Times


Finding God in the Mess 

by Jim Deeds and Brendan McManus, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.


Food Most Royal
by Nora McNamara and Stephen Morse 
Reviewed by Matt Moran Independent Catholic News


For Love of Animals
by Charles C. Camosy
Reviewed by Sarah Lyon Profiles in Catholicism


by Paul Lynch

Reviewed by Christopher Cusack The Irish Times


Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness

by Jennifer Berry Hawes

Reviewed by  Diana L. Hayes National Catholic Reporter

GeoCatholicism And American Borders In The Gothic Literary Imagination

by Farrell O'Gormanrge Lensing

Reviewed by George Lensing  America

Giraffes on Horseback Salad’
Reviewed by J. Hoberman Tablet

"Giudizio Universale" ("Universal Judgment")
by Gianluigi Nuzzi
Commentary byJunno Arocho Esteves The Pilot

God: the Oldest Question

by William J. O’Malley, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


God Isn’t Finished With Me Yet
by Barbara Lee
Reviewed by James T. Keane America


God on the Streets of Gotham 
by Paul Asay 
Reviewed by Jacob J. Prahlow  Pursuing Veritas


God's Voice Within: An Ignatian Way to determine God's will.

by Mark Thibodeaux

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D


Hell Spawn is coming 
by Declan Finn
Commentary by Declan Finn Catholic Geeks


Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth 
by Kansan Sarah Smarsh 
Reviewed by Terrance Klein  America


Hell: Dante’s Divine Trilogy Decorated and Englished in Prosaic Verse 
by Alasdair Gray

Reviewed by Joseph Farrell The Herald

Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration.

by Alfredo Corchado

Reviewed by Vivian Cabrera America


How Did Lubitsch Do It? 
by John Anderson
Commentary by Joseph McBride America


Hurting in the Church: A Way Forward for Wounded Catholics

by Father Thomas Berg

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight   Profiles in Catholicism

I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and Other Reasons I've Put My Faith in Beyoncé 

by Michael Arceneaux.

Commentary by Tre'vell Anderson The New York Times

Ignatian Humanism: A Dynamic Spirituality for the 21st Century

by Ronald Modras

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight  Profiles in Catholicism


In Praise Of The Useless Life

by Paul Quenon, O.C.S.O.

Reviewed by Gregory Hillis America


Invest Yourself: Daring to be Catholic In Today’s Business World
by John Abbate 
Reviewed by Pete Socks Patheos


Investigating Vatican II: Its Theologians, Ecumenical Turn and Biblical Commitment
by Fr. Jared Wicks. S.J.

Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Review

Il Giorno del Giudizio” (“Judgment Day”)

Commentary by Junno Arocho Esteves • Catholic News Service/America


Il giorno del giudizio (The Day of Judgment) 

by Andrea Tornielli and Gianni Valente

Reviewed by by Massimo Faggioli  Commonweal


Interrupting Capitalism

by Matthew A. Shadle

Reviewed by Daniel K. Finn La Croix International


Jesuits Telling Jokes: A (Serious) Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality
by Nikolaas Sintobin, SJ
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus the Healer: St. Peregrine. OSM, the Helper

by Father Christopher Krymski, O.S.M.
Reviewed by, Gordon Nary  Profiles in Catholicism

Jesus: A Pilgrimage
by James Martin, S.J.
Reviewed by Dennis Waldeck

Jesus: Engaging Theology 
by Gerard S. Sloyan, STD, Ph.D
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Ph.D.  Profiles in Catholicism

Knight of the Holy Ghost: A Short History of G.K. Chesterton

by Dale Ahlquist

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Letters Between a Catholic and an Evangelical 
by Father John R. Waiss and James G. McCarthy
Reviewed by Susan Jones Profiles in Catholicism

Let’s Go (So We Can Get Back) 

by Jeff TweedyReviewed

by Austin Meek Commonweal

Living with the Gods
by Neil MacGregor
Reviewed by Mphuthumi Ntabeni  Spotlight Africa

Love Prevails: One Couiple's Story of Faith and Survival in the Rwandan Genocide
by Jean Bosco Rutagengwa with Daniel G. Groody
Reviewed by Bill Tammeus National Catholic Reporter


Love: Same-Sex Attractions and the Catholic Church

by Father Mike Schmitz

Reviewed by Daniel Mattson National Catholic Register



by Amanda Martinez Beck

Reviewed by Joanna Wahlund Patheos

Making Missionary Disciples

by Curtis Martin

Reviewed by Kathryn Mihaliak Wallice National Catholic Register

Man in the Middle: A Memoir
by Father Fidelis Mukonori, SJ
Reviewed by Festo Mkenda, SJ Spotlight. Africa


Mariette in Ecstasy 
by Ron Hansnn 
Reviewed by Sofia Carozza  Patheos

Mary and the Fathers of the Church

by Luigi Gambero

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholcism


Mary and the Incarnation
by Christine Granger
Reviewed by  Maria Di Paoli, Catholic Register

Mary’s Journey

by Father Louis J. Cameli

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Mass Exodus
by Stephen Bullivant
Reviewed by Timothy P. O'Malley  America


Medical Care at the End of Life: A Catholic Perspective
by David E. Kelly
Reviewed by Rev. Ramil Fajardo Profiles in Catholicism

Mercy in the City: How to Feed the Hungry, Give Drink to the Thirsty, Visit the Imprisoned, and Keep Your Day Job 
by Kerry Weber 
Reviewed by Holy Name Cathedral Catechumens with an Introduction and Commentary by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


Miscarriage and Early Baby Loss 
by Breda Theakston
Reviewed by Helen Berry  Independent Catholic News


Models of the Eucharist
by Kevin W. Irwin

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Modernity as Apocalypse: Sacred Nihilism and the Counterfeits of Logos

by Thaddeus H. Kozinski

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

My Year Of Rest And Relaxation
by Ottessa Moshfegh 
Commentary by Peter Morgan America


Naming Our Sins: How Recognizing the Seven Deadly Vices Can Renew the Sacrament of Reconciliation 
by Jana M. Bennettamd David Cloutier  
Commentary by Charles C. Camosy  Crux

Reviewed by Michael Collins  America

NEWMAN a short biography
by Fr Michael Collins
Reviewed by Fr John Buckley Independent Catholic News

Night of Camp David 
by Fletcher Knebel 
Commentary by GoodReads


No Friend But the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison 

by Behrouz Boochani

Reviewed by Andrew Hamilton La Croix International

Notes on a Nervous Planet

by Matt Haig

Reviewed by Peter Hegarty The Irish Catholic


Notre Dame vs. the Klan: How the Fighting Irish Defied the KKK

by Todd Tucker

Reviewed by  Eugene J. Fisher CNS/The Pilot

On Islam: A Chronological Record, 2002-2018 

by James V. Schall, S. J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism  

Our Mother Earth: A Christian reading of the environmental challenge

by Pope Francis.

Reviewed by Independent  Catholic News



by Roxanne King Denver Catholic

Palestine Posts: An Eye-Witness Account of the Birth of Israel
by Mordecai Chertoff
Reviewed by Daniel Chertoff Tablet Magazine

Paul, Apostle of Christ

Reviewed and Commentary by Michael Simone   America

Pedro Páramo, Spanish edition 
by Juan Rulfo

Reviewed by Carlos Mock Good Reads


Catholic Press Association Award Indie Author​

Perseverance is Key
by Regina Pontes
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn-Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism


Pácetron: The War Has Begun

by Daniel D'Amario Book Blurb


Plus jamais ça! (Never again!) 
by Pierre Vignon and   François Jourdain

Commentary by Gauthier Vaillant  La Croix International


Poppies of Iraq
by Brigitte Findakly
Reviewed by Michael Peppard Commonweal


Poverty Is Not Natural

by George Curtis

Reviewed by Bernadette Meaden Independent Catholic News

Practicing God's Radical Forgiveness 
by Jeffrey Bullock 
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley  Independent Catholic News


Prayers of the Eucharist: Early and Reformed

by R.C.D. Jasper and G.J Cuming

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Praying the Rosary With St. John Paul II
by Gretchen Crowe
Reviewed by Mark Pattison  Catholic News Service/America

Quintessential Priest: the Life of Father Bernard J. Quinn

by Paul W. Jervis

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Racial Justice and the Catholic Church

by Bryan N. Massingale

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

Racism in America: Cultural Codes and Color Lines in the 21st Century

by Leonard Pitts Jr.

Reviewed by Valeria Stokes Profiles in Catholicism


Radical Prayer

by David Hassel, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight. PhD Profiles in Catholicism


Radical Sacrifice

by Terry Eagleton

Reviewed by José Dueño America

Rebuilding Catholic Culture: How the Catechism Can Shape Our Common Life
by  Ryan. S. Topping
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Republic Of Lies
by Anna Merlan
Reviewed by Brandon Sanchez  America

Refuge In Hell 
by Ronald D. Lemmert
Reviewed by George Williams  America


Religion Around Billie Holiday 
by Katherine Lucky
Commentary by Tracy Fessenden Commonweal


Remember to Live! Embracing the Second Half of Life
by Father Thomas Ryan, C.S.P.
Reviewed by Mary Moran Profiles in Catholicism

Remembering God’s Mercy: Redeem the Past and Free Yourself from Painful Memories

by Dawn Eden

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


Righting Relations after the Holocaust and Vatican II: Essays in Honor of John T. Pawlikowski, OSM
Edited by Elena G. Procario-Foley and  Robert A. Cathey
Reviewed by  Eugene J. Fisher  Profiles in Catholicism


Ricky and Julie 
by Shay Cullen 
Reviewed by Francis Bermido Jr mpm Independent Catholic News

River of Fire 
by Sr. Helen Prejean

Reviewed by Father Daniel P Horan, OFM National Catholic Reporter

Run the Race
by Tim Tebow

Reviewed by Carl Kozlowski Angelus News

Sacred Liberty: America's Long, Bloody, and Ongoing Struggle for Religious Freedom
by Steven Waldman
Reviewed by Michael Sean Winters National Catholic Reporter (Part 1)

Sacred Space
by Global Sister Report
Reviewed by Valeria Stokes, EdD Profiles in Catholicism

Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody 
by James H. Cone
Reviewed by Chris Herlinger National Catholic Reporter


Sacred Space
by the Irish Jesuits
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight. PhD Profiles in Catholicism

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
by Patrick Radden Keefe

Commentary by Terrance Klein America


Shaping the Future- A Book Commentary on Church, Faith, Future 
by Fr. Joseph Chamblain, O.S.M. Profiles in Catholicism

Saints and Social Justice: A Guide to Changing the World
by Brandon Vogt
Reviewed by Carmen Julia Rodriguez Profiles in Catholicism

Sharing the Heart of Christ; for Clergy, Counselors and Laity in Post Abortion Ministry
by Kevin Burke. with Theresa Burke Ph.D., Fr. Frank Pavone
Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M.


She Has Her Mother’s Laugh

Reviewed by Nathaniel Comfort The Atlantic


Silent Music: Teach Us To Pray
by Father John O’Brien, OFM
Reviewed by  Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Slaves Among Us: The Hidden World of Human Trafficking
by Monique Villa
Reviewed by Rebecca Tinsley Independent Catholic News


Smile of Joy  Mary of Nazareth 
by Thomas Casey SJ.
Reviewed by Father John Buckley Independent Catholic News

Smile of Joy: Mary of Nazareth

by Thomas Casey, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


Social Creature
by Tara Isabella Burton
Reviewed by Ashley McKinless America

Solid Seasons
by Jeffrey S. Cramer

Reviewed by Cynthia-Marie Marmo O'Brien America

Sontag: Her Life And Work
by Benjamin Moser
Reviewed by Randy Boyagoda  America

Sons of a Priest
by Pat Okedinachi Utomi
Reviewed by Pat Okedinachi Utomi The Guardian


Soul Survivors: Historic Catholic High Schools in Chicago
by Peter N. Pero
Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism


Spiritual Direction: A Beginner’s Guide

by Father Richard “Rick” Malloy, SJ

Reviewed by Rob Cullivan Angelus News


St. Peter’s B-List: Contemporary Poems Inspired by the Saints

by Mary Ann B. Miller (editor)

Stacking the Coffins: Influenza, War and Revolution in Ireland, 1918-19 
by Ida Milne
Reviewed by Christopher Kissane The Irish Times

Stumbling in Holiness: Sin and Sanctity in the Church

by Brian P. Flanagan  National Catholic Reporter


Summa of the Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas' Summa Theologica
by Peter Kreeft 
Reviewed by Daniel Gillespie Profiles in Catholicism


Subversive Habits. The untold history of black nuns in the United States

Commentary by Ashley McKinless America


Suicide: An understanding and compassionate approach 

byDr Adrian Treloar - 

Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ

Surprised by Joy

by C .S. Lewis

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

Symbol or Substance?: A dialogue on the Eucharist

by Peter Kreeft

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.

Telling the Story of Jesus
by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Reviewed by Valeria Stokes Profiles in Catholicism


TERMINAL ILLNESS - Caring for yourself and others 
by Denis Blackledge
Reviewed by Denis Blackledge SJ  Independent Catholic News


The 21: A Journey into the Land of Coptic Martyrs 
by Martin Mosebach 
Interview by Christopher White Crux


The Archeology of Faith: A Personal Exploration of How We Come to Believe

by Father Louis Cameli

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


The Art of Thomas Merton:  A Divine Passion in Word and Vision

by The Very Rev’d John Moses, KCVO

Commentary by  Franciscan Media


The Atom of the Universe: The Life and Work of Georges Lemaitre

Reviewed by Dr. Karl van Bibber via an article by Sean Salai, S.J. America


The Banality of Empathy

by Namwali Serpell

Reviewed by Lucy McKeon New York Review of Books Daily

The Bear
by Andrew Krivak
Reviewed by Cynthia-Marie Marmo O'Brien  America

The Busy Person’s Guide to Prayer

by Deacon Greg Kandra

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Catholic Writer Today
by Dana Gioia
Reviewed by Liam Callanan America

The Courage To Be Happy

by Pope Francis

Reviewed by Frank Regan Independent Catholic News


The Cross and the Lynching Tree 
by James H. Cone 
Reviewed by Bill Leonard  The Baptist Standard

The Devil You Don’t Know: Recognizing and Resisting Evil in Everyday Life
by Father Louis J. Cameli
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

The Dutch House
by Ann Patchett 
Reviewed by Diane Scharper  America

The Election of Pope Francis
by Gerard O'Connell
Reviewed by Donald Cozzens National Catholic Reporter


The Exodus 
by Richard Elliott Friedman 
Commentary by Paul Moses  Commonweal


The Family on Pilgrimage: God Leads through Dead Ends

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


The Fifth Risk 
by Michael Lewis 
Reviewed by Fintan O’Toole The New York Review of Books


The Five Quintets

by Micheal O’Siadhail

Reviewed by Anthony Domestico La Croix International


The Four Keys to Everlasting Love-How Your Marriage Can Bring Joy for a Lifetime
Reviewed by Tony Agnesi

The Friend

by Sigrid Nunez

Reviewed by Diane Scharper  America


The Gift of Years, Growing Older Gracefully

Joan Chisttister, 2008

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M Profiles in Catholicism


The God Factor

By Cathleen Falsani

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D.


The Hate U Give  
by Angie Thomas 
Reviewed by Emma Winters America

The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast
by John L’Heureux  
Reviewed by Ellen O'Connell Whittet America

The Holocaust and the Christian World: Reflections on the Past, Challenges for the Future 

by Carol Rittner, Stephen D. Smith, and Irena Steinfeldt, editors,

Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher  Profiles in Catholicism


The Human Person: A Bioethical Word

by Francis Etheredge

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism


The Ignatian Adventure

by Kevin O’Brien, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present

by John O’Malley, S.J.  

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism


The Life and Times of Daniel Murray: Archbishop of Dublin 1823–1852 
by Thomas J Morrissey SJ  
Reviewed by J. Anthony Gaughan The Irish Catholic


The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border

by Francisco Cantú

Reviewed by Elizabeth Lefebvre US Catholic


The Lion of Münster
by Fr. Daniel Utrecht
Reviewed by Chase Padusniak The Catholic Vote


The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist 

by Dorothy Day

Reviewed by Father David O. Brown, O.S.M.   Profiles in Catholicism

Living with the Gods
by Neil MacGregor
Reviewed by Mphuthumi Ntabeni  Spotlight Africa

The Malts Exchange
by Steve Berry

Reviewed by Cotton Malon  Good Reads

The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We See, Hope For, and Believe

by Richard Rohr

Reviewed by Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service/National  Catholic Reporter

The Lost Words

by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Reviewed by David Russell Mosley Patheos

The Madness of Crowds
by Douglas Murray
Reviewed by Anne Kennedy Patheos


The Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh: A Buttonhole in Heaven 
by Una Agnew
Reviewed by Peter Costello The Irish Catholic


The Mystical Way of Ordinary Life
by Karl Rahner, S.J.

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


The Monk's Record Player: Thomas Merton, Bob Dylan and the Perilous Summer of 1966
by Robert Hudson

Commentary by Publishers Weekly

The Other Peace Process: Interreligious Dialogue, a View from Jerusalem 

by Ronald Kronish 

Reviewed by John  T. Pawlikowski, OSM, Ph.D Profiles in Catholicism

The Overstory
by Richard Powers
Reviewed by Brianne Jacobs  America


The Paulist Biblical Commentary
Edited by Jose Enrique Aguilar Chiu, Richard J. Clifford, S.J., Carol J. Dempsey, O.P, Eileen M. Schuller, O.S.U., Thomas D. Stegman, Ronald D. Witherup, P.S.S., 
Reviewed by Dr. Eugene Fisher Profiles in Catholicism


The Pope Francis, Benedict, and the Decision That Shook the World 
by Anthony McCarten
Reviewed by  Tom Cjelte


The Poet X

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Commentary by Ashley McKinless America

The Problem With Everything
by Meghan Daum

Reviewed by Jonathan Malesic America


The Quiet American

Commentary by Nick Ripatrazone America


The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis

by Fr Gerry O’Hanlon

Reviewed by Gladys Ganiel Slugger O'Toole


The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming 
by Henri J.M. Nouwen 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


The Sacrament
by Olaf Olafsson
Reviewed by Jenny Shank America

The Seven Storey Mountain

by Thomas Merton

Reviewed by Hubert M. Hart  America


The Shadow President
by Michael D’Antonio and Peter Eisner 
Reviewed by  Connie Schultz  The Washington Post

The Spirituality of Saint Paul: a Call to Imitation

by Frank j. Matera

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism

The Southside: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation
by Natalie Y. Moore
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism​

The Thrills of 1924: Dorothy Day Encounters the “Underwood Denizens” of New Orleans

by Robert P Russo

Reviewed by Gordon Nary  Profiles in Catholicism


The Truth behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family

By Helen Rapport

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan

The Voice of the Church at Prayer​

by Uwe Michael Lange

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D , Profiles in Catholicism

The War Against Population: The Economics and Ideology of World Population Control
by Jacqueline Kasun
Reviewed by Raymond J. Adamek, Ph.D. Profiles in Catholicism


The Year Of Our Lord 1943 
by Alan Jacobs
Commentary by Kevin Spinale  America


This Is What It's Like to Be Kidnapped by Pirates

by Michael Scott Moore An Introduction to the Book by the Author

A Book Commentary by Robert Moynihan


Time to Go
by Guy Kennaway

Commentary by Guy Kennaway The Irish Times


Tinker To Evers To Chance -Three Cubs blaze

by David Rapp  
Reviewed by Dominic Lynch America


Transforming Parish Communications: Growing the Church through New Media

by Scott Landry

Reviewed by Gordon Nary Profiles in Catholicism


True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace 
by Brendan Robertson 
Book Excerpt Nomad  


Untamed: The Psychology of Marvel’s Wolverine

by Suzana E. Flores

Reviewed by Donna Ford US Review of Books

Waiting for Eli: A Father’s Journey from Fear to Faith
by Chad Judice
Reviewed by Monica Rafie on behalf of NCPD


War Demons 
by Russell Newquist
Reviewed by Declan Finn The Catholic Geeks


War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence
by Ronan Farrow America
Reviewed by Nicholas D. Sawicki  America  


What Does It All Mean? 

by Richard Leonard SJ 

Reviewed by Jesuits in Ireland


What Do You Seek? 
by Michael Buckley, S.J.
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

What’s so Funny about Faith?  A Memoir from the Intersection of Hilarious and Holy
by Jake Martin, SJ 
Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, PhD Profiles in Catholicism

What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance.
by Carolyn Forché

Reviewed via an Interview with Carolyn Forché

by Nicole-Ann Lobo Commonweal​​

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race

By Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D

Reviewed by Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D  Profiles in Catholicism

Why We’re Catholic
by Trent Horn
Reviewed by Randal Rauser  Christian Post

Wounded Shepherd
by Austen Ivereigh
Reviewed by Bill McCormick, S.J. America

Year of the Monkey
Reviewed by by Sharon Mesmer Commonweal

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