Top Books 1998-1999

David’s Top Ten Authors (in 1998!)

The writers who have challenged, encouraged,  moved, inspired, influenced and taught me the most over the past few years, whom I would heartily recommend to others.


  1. John Bunyan  –  The Pilgrim’s Progress
  2. Stephen Covey  –  The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  3. Victor Hugo  –  Les Misérables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  4. Hannah Hurnard  –  Hinds’ Feet on High Places
  5. C.S. Lewis  –  Narnia Chronicles, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, Mere Christianity
  6. George MacDonald  –  sermon extracts
  7. M. Scott Peck  –  The Road Less Traveled books
  8. John Stott  –  “The Message of . . .” series, The Cross of Christ
  9. J.R.R. Tolkien  –  The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit
  10. A.W. Tozer  –  The Pursuit of God, The Knowledge of the Holy

Top Books of 1999

G. K. Chesterton, Father Brown stories

Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment

Henri Nouwen, The Return of the Prodigal Son

Biography of Mother Teresa

Philip Yancey, The Bible Jesus Read