The Five People You Meet in Heaven, by Mitch Albom
The Life of Pi, by Yann Martel
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Harriet Jacobs
The Singularity Is Near, by Ray Kurzweil
Paradise Lost, by John Milton
Michael Battle is Vice President, Associate Dean of Academic Studies, and Associate Professor of Theology at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of The Church Enslaved: A Spirituality of Racial Reconciliation, co-written with Tony Campolo.