Summer Reading List 2013

I was asked by several folks at the 2013 APRetreat what I have been and would be reading. These are the books I hope to read over the summer:

[1] Carolyn Steel’s, Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives. [2] The Shallows by Nicholas Carr; [3] John Dewey’s, Art As Experience; [4] John Coltrane and Black America’s Quest for Freedom: Spirituality and the Music by Leonard Brown; [5] The Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord; [6] John Abramson’s, Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine; [7] Technopoly, by Neil Postman; [8] Eat To Live by Joel Fuhrman; [9] Living in the Labyrinth of Technology, by Willem H. Vanderburg; [10] Elizabeth Abbott’s, Sugar; [11] Driven To Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey; [12] The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities by Will Allen; [13] al-Ittiqan fi ‘Ulum al-Qur’an by al-Suyuti; [14] Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class and Sustainability, edited by Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman.

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Summer Reading List 2012

These are the books I hope to read over the summer:

[1] Imam al-Shatibi’s, al-Muwaffaqat. [2] Sex, Economy, Freedom & Community by Wendell Berry; [3] Ziauddin Sardar’s, Islam, Postmodernism and Other Futures; [4] The Illusions of Postmodernism by Terry Eagleton; [5] Intisar al-Faqir al-Salik l’Tarjih Madh’hab l’Imam Malik by Shams al-Din Muhammad bin Muhammad al-Ra’i al-Andalusi; [6] Michel Foucault’s, The Archaeology of Knowledge; [7] Technopoly, by Neil Postman; [8] After Virtue by Alasdair MacIntyre; [9] Living in the Labyrinth of Technology, by Willem H. Vanderburg; [10] Sherman Jackson’s, Sufism for Non-Sufis?; [11] The Biography of Ibn al-Qayyim by Salahud-Din ‘Ali Abdul-Mawjud trans. by Abdul-Rafi Adewale Imam; [12] John Coltrane and BlackAmerica’s Quest For Freedom by Leonard Brown; [13] The Richness of Life: The Essential by Stephen Jay Gould ; [14] Abu Fatih ‘Uthman Ibn Jinni’s al-Khasa’is; [15] Alex Carberry’s Know Yourself; [16] Qur’an, Liberation & Pluralism by Farid Esack; [17] The Theft of Nations: Returning to Gold by Ahamed Kameel Mydin Meera; [18] Nur al-Din Muhammadi’s Riwayah Warsh min Tariq Abi Ya’qub al-Azraq; [19] The Devil’s Delusion by David Berlinski; [20] Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class and Sustainability, edited by Alison Hope Alkon and Julian Agyeman.

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