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Richard Cracroft

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On Being “Anxiously Engaged in a Good [Book]”

Tracing the Great Plan of Happiness
Fall 2005
Literary Journeys
Spring 2009
LDS Readers Take Their Reading Very Serially
Winter 2003
No Good Stopping Place
Summer 2011
A good book in hand can foster a milieu of eternal progression.
Penultimate Picks
Spring 2011
Books to Enlarge Our Souls
Winter 2011
Footprints on the Sands of Time
Fall 2010
One Eternal Round
Summer 2010
Great People, Great Endeavors, Great Books
Spring 2010
Inspiring stories from athletes and others seeking spiritual glory.
Seeking the Light
Winter 2010
A Trio of Good Books
Fall 2009
Something for Everyone
Summer 2009
Errands from the Lord
Winter 2009
Historical Miscellanea
Fall 2008
There Are Various Ways to Get It Done
Summer 2008
The Essence of a People
Spring 2008
YA Novels and Mormon Memoirs
Winter 2008
Revitalizing Lived Lives
Fall 2007
Orson Scott Card’s “Love Song”
Summer 2007
Tragedy and Inspiration
Spring 2007
Footprints on the Sands of Time
Winter 2007
Seeing Through a Glass Fictionally
Fall 2006
Writers of LDS historical fiction show that a spoonful of fiction helps the history go down.
Knowing Brother Joseph Again
Summer 2006
Cracroft’s Picks–Help Yourself to These Self-Help Books
Winter 2006
These alumni have written books on topics that can help you in your life.
Quickening Paces and Lengthening Strides
Winter 2006
The Continuing Outpour of Alumni Books
Summer 2005
Latter-Day and Olympic Lessons
Winter 2005
Celebrating the Human Spirit
Fall 2004
Recent LDS fiction and nonfiction are records of "human conduct under fire."
Musical Notes
Summer 2004
Mormon Lives in Fact and Fiction
Summer 2004
“Free at Last”
Spring 2004
Illuminating Manuscripts
Winter 2004
More Cracroft Picks: A Quartet of Recent Novels
Fall 2003
A Blue and White Cornucopia
Fall 2003
A BYU Treasure
Summer 2003
A new biography of Hugh W. Nibley aptly defines the scholar-disciple.
Surveying New And Old Latter-Day Saint Classics
Spring 2003
“Preach the Gospel. And If Necessary, Use Words”
Fall 2002
The Joy of Reading–Shared
Summer 2002
Enriching Life Through Good Books
Spring 2002
The Saint-Making Experience
Winter 2002
Waxing Bookish
Fall 2001
A Bibliophile’s Paradise
Summer 2001
Lund, Card, Hughes: Three New Books by Three Old Friends
Spring 2001
Eternal Perspectives in Print
Winter 2001
The Atonement: Understanding “The Central Act of Human History”
Fall 2000
Before the miracle of the Atonement, everything else pales into relative insignificance. These books explain why.
President Gordon B. Hinckley Takes the Lead in Standing for Something
Summer 2000
Millennia, Centuries, Decades Are Told in the Biographies of Great Human Beings
Spring 2000
A Literary Cornucopia: Choosing “Out of the Best Books” at Christmastime
Winter 1999
Seeing Clearly Through Others’ Eyes: Experiencing a Cluster of Recent Good Books
Fall 1999
On the Way to Becoming “Fine Old high Priests”: Telling the Real Mormon Story
Many Good Things Come in (Literary) Series
Spring 1999
BYU Alumni Authors: Anxiously Engaged in Writing “the Best Books”
Fall 1998
Sample these recent books by an impressive array of BYU alumni.
“With Proper Lessons Taught Therein”: The Flourishing of Home Literature
Summer 1998
The LDS Literary Version of “Das Ewig-Weibliche” Continues to Stir and Inspire
Spring 1998
The Right Book: The Enduring Gift at Christmas
Winter 1998
Reading Sesquicentennially: Tracking the Mormon Pioneers
The Ongoing Search for Our Own “Sacred Books”: Some Recent Nominations
Spring 1997
For Book Lovers at Christmas: Some Seasonal Suggestions
Fall 1996
“Sweet Is Thy Word”: Some Recent Books Herald the Godspell
Summer 1996
“Now, How I See It…”: Some Illustrated, Bookish Thoughts on Perspective
Spring 1996
An Exercise in Literary Peripateticism: Recent LDS Books by BYU Alumni
Winter 1996