The Top 10 Reads from #gb17

The Top 10 Reads from #gb17

Our Christian media partner Church Times reveals your Top Ten Reads from #gb17 … 

Drumroll please … from G-Books (the festival bookshop), here are the ten best-selling books at Greenbelt this summer:

  1. The Second Curve –  Charles Handy 

    Insightful and provocative, The Second Curve is this year’s Greenbelt bestseller. Charles Handy asks what the ideal society of the future will look like – and what needs to change to help us get there.

  1. Daily Prayer with the Corrymeela CommunityPádraig Ó Tuama 

    Take time to pause and reflect with these prayers and readings from the Corrymeela Community, Northern Ireland’s longest established peace and reconciliation organisation.

  1. I Thought There Would Be Cake –  Katharine Welby-Roberts 

    Exploring issues of perfectionism, low self-worth, regret and fear of failure, Katharine Welby-Roberts candidly shares some of her own experiences and the wisdom she has found.

  1. Faith and Freedom –  Sister Teresa Forcades i Vila 

    Teresa Forcades, Spanish Benedictine nun, theologian, physician and political activist, is one of Europe’s leading radical thinkers. This is her polemic against the injustice of the status quo.

  1. Black Sheep & ProdigalsDave Tomlinson 

    Dave Tomlinson introduces “black sheep spirituality” – where doubts are an essential part of faith; where difference of opinion is a sign of a secure community; and where divine revelation is found in the arts, science and the natural world as well as religious tradition.

  1. A Girl Called Jack –  Jack Monroe  

    Jack Monroe’s main talk in the Glade Big Top was packed out – and lots of Greenbelters stopped by the bookshop afterwards to pick up a copy of their excellent budget cookbook.

  1. Production of MoneyAnn Pettifor  

    How do finance and investment fit in to the common good? This is Ann Pettifor’s accessible guide to the money system.

  1. Parable and ParadoxMalcolm Guite 

    Priest and poet Malcolm Guite offers sonnets inspired by and in conversation with key passages in the Gospels: the Beatitudes, parables and miracles, teachings on the Kingdom, and the ‘hard sayings’ – Jesus’ challenging demands with which we wrestle.

  1. Parish –  Andrew Rumsey  

    As political and environmental debate increasingly links the global to the local, has the parish’s time come again? Andrew Rumsey looks to the future of the English parish system.

  1. The Boy Who Gave His Heart AwayCole Moreton 

    The powerful true story of two families linked by organ donation.

Missed out on any of this year’s bestsellers? Find them all online here

Plus, order any of the top ten online before October 20th and save 20% when you use the discount code GB2017.