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Book recommendations for Christmas 2020

Book recommendations for Christmas 2020

The Theos team give their top picks for Christmas reading. 09/12/2020

Looking for Christmas present inspiration?

Well look no further – the Theos team recommend their top reads of 2020 and there’s something for everyone. 

The recommended books in order are: 

The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming by Henri J.M. Nouwen

The Art of Fairness: The Power of Decency in a World Turned Mean by David Bodanis

By Way of the Heart: The Seasons of Faith by Mark Oakley

How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy by Jenny Odell

How to be a Craftivist. The art of gentle protest by Sarah Corbett 

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt by Alec Ryrie

The Space Trilogy by C. S. Lewis

Every Moment Holy by Douglas McKelvey

Why we drive by Matthew Crawford

Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Wing by Matthew Francis

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