My Favorite Books and Authors


Ben Carson - Gifted Hands, Frederick Douglass - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Ernest J. Gaines - A Lesson Before Dying, Jack London -Call of the Wild, Anne Sewell - Black Beauty, George Orwell, Suzanne Collins, Shakespeare, Walter Dean Myers, Walter Mosley, James Joyce, Homer, Victor Villasenor, James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Paul Fleischmann, William Butler Yeats, Jerry Spinelli, Vladimir Nabokov, Dr. Seuss, Plato (Socrates), Alfred Tatum, Roald Dahl, Langston Hughes, Malcolm X, Joseph Conrad, Mary Wollstonecraft, Edith Stein, Alice Walker, Jon Krakauer, Helen Keller, Jackie Robinson, to name but a few.  This summer I read Marcus Samuelsonn's autobiography, Yes, Chef!, and started Go Set a Watchman, by Harper Lee. I am currently reading some literature by Alexs Pate.