One Hundred Great Catholic Books: From the Early Centuries to the Present
Number of pages: 222
The penultimate collection of must-reads for Catholics!
Covering centuries of literature, and including the expected (St. Augustine) and the surprising (Annie Dillard), One Hundred Great Catholic Books is a survey of the 100 must-reads for Catholics. For each title, Don Brophy introduces the author and book, examining fiction, non-fiction, biography, and autobiography.
Authors include: Athanasius, John Cassian, Hildegard of Bingen, Wolfram von Eschenbach, Meister Eckhart, Dante, Thomas More, Ignatius of Loyola, Teresa of Avila, Cardinal Newman, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Sigrid Undset, Henri Nouwen, Blaise Pascal, Joseph Conrad, Georges Bernanos, J.R.R. Tolkien, Dorothy Day, Evelyn Waugh, Pope John Paul II, Flannery O'Connor, Gustavo Gutierrez, Hans Kung, Helen Prejean, Ronald Rolheiser, and many more!
Don Brophy was for many years aquiring editor and managing editor for the Catholic book publisher Paulist Press. He is the author of several books, including The Story of Catholics in America. He lives in New York City.