December 2008 (on Darkness and the Redemption of Light):
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House, 2004.
Ahsen, Akhter. Illuminations on the path of Solomon. New York: Brandon House, 1994.
Yoors, Jan. Gypsies. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1987.
November 2008 (on Questioning):
Freud, Sigmund. Beyond the Pleasure Principle (Norton Library) (James Strachey, trans.) New York: Norton, 1961.
Hafiz. The Gift - Poems by Hafiz, the Great Sufi Master (Daniel Ladinsky, trans.) New York: Penguin, 1999.
Pauck, Wilhelm and Marion. Paul Tillich: His Life & Thought. New York: Harper, 1989.
October 2008 (on Death):
Castaneda, Carlos. Tales of Power. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1994.
Paz, Octavio. The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz, 1957-1987: Bilingual Edition. NY: New Directions, 1987.
Yalom, Irvin D. Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008.
September 2008 (on Evil):
Hart, William. Evil: A Primer: A History of a Bad Idea from Beelzebub to Bin Laden. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2004.
Holloway, Richard. Doubts and Loves: What is Left of Christianity. New York: Cannongate, 2005.
McGahey, Robert. The Orphic Moment: Shaman to Poet-Thinker in Plato, Nietzsche, and Mallarme (S U N Y Series, Margins of Literature), Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 1994.