CW Book List

Below is a list of some of the books that deal with the Catholic Worker movement. An excellent source is the Catholic Worker Bookstore. For a more complete list, contact the Catholic Worker Archives at Marquette University. Entries marked with an * are hard to find. (This list is reprinted from the August-September 2008 issue of The Catholic Worker newspaper.)

* All the Way to Heaven: A Theological Reflection on Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker Movement, by Lawrence Holben. Rose Hill Books, Marion, SD.

Breaking Bread: The Catholic Worker and the Origin of Catholic Radicalism in America, by Mel Piehl. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, AL.

The Catholic Worker After Dorothy: Practicing the Works of Mercy in the New Generation
, by Daniel McKanan. Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN.

Catholic Worker Houses
, by Sheila Diercks and Patricia Ladley. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, NYC.

The Catholic Worker Movement: Intellectual and Spiritual Origins
, by Mark and Louise Zwick. Paulist Press, Mahwah, NJ.

*Confessions of a Catholic Worker
, by Michael Garvey. Templegate Publishers, Springfeild, IL.

*Do Not Neglect Hospitality: The Catholic Worker and the Homeless
, by Harry Murray. Temple University Press, Philadelphia.

*New Heaven, New Earth: Practical Essays on the Catholic Worker Program, by Richard Cleaver. Rose Hill Books, Marion, SD.

*A Revolution of the Heart: Essays on the Catholic Worker, edited by Patrick G. Coy. Temple University Press, Philadelphia.

* Bowery Blues: A Tribute to Dorothy Day, by Jack Cook. Xlibris Corp.

*Dorothy Day: A Biography, by William D. Miller. Harper and Row, NYC.

Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement: Centenary Essays
, William J. Thorn, Phillip M. Runkel, and Susan Mountin, eds. Marquette Univ. Press, Milwaukee.

Dorothy Day and the Permanent Revolution
(booklet), by Eileen Egan. Benet Press, Erie, PA.

Dorothy Day: A Radical Devotion
, by Robert Coles, Perseus Book Group, NYC.

The Dorothy Day Book: A Selection from Her Writing and Reading
, edited by Margaret Quigley and Michael Garvey. Templegate Publishers, Springfield, IL.

Dorothy Day: Friend to the Forgotten
, by Deborah Kent. W. B. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI.

Dorothy Day: Portraits by Those Who Knew Her
, by Rosalie Riegle. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

Dorothy Day: Selected Writings
, edited by Robert Ellsberg. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

Dorothy Day: With Love for the Poor
, by Jim O’Grady. Ward Hill Press, Staten Island, NY.

Dorothy Day: Writings from Commonweal
, edited by Patrick Jordan. Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN.

Dreadful Conversions: The Making of a Catholic Socialist
, by John C. Cort. Fordham University Press, Bronx, NY.

The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day
, Edited by Robert Ellsberg. Marquette University Press, Milwaukee.

From Union Square to Rome
, by Dorothy Day. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

A Harsh and Dreadful Love
, by William D. Miller. Marquette Univ. Press, Milwaukee.

*House of Hospitality
, by Dorothy Day. Catholic Worker Books.

In My Own Words: Dorothy Day
, Edited by Phyllis Zagano. Liguori Press, Liguori MO.

The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage
, by Paul Elie. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY.

Loaves and Fishes
, by Dorothy Day. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

The Long Loneliness,
by Dorothy Day. Harper One Publishers, NYC.

Love Is the Measure
, by Jim Forest. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

*The Moral Vision of Dorothy Day: A Feminist Perspective
, by June E. O’Connor. Crossroad Publishing Co, NYC.

On Pilgrimage
, by Dorothy Day. W.B. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI.

On Pilgrimage: The Sixties
, by Dorothy Day. Curtis Books.

Searching for Christ: The Spirituality of Dorothy Day
, by Brigid O’Shea Merriman, OSF. University of Notre Dame Press, South Bend, IN.

*A Spectacle Unto the World
, by Robert Coles and Jon Erikson. Viking Press.

, by Dorothy Day. Templegate Publishers, Springfield, IL.

A Penny a copy: Readings From the Catholic Worker, edited by Thomas Cornell, Robert Ellsberg and James Forest. Available from Peter Maurin Farm.

* Easy Essays, by Peter Maurin. Franciscan Herald Press, Quincy, IL.
Fritz Eichenberg: Works of Mercy, by Fritz Eichenberg. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

Peter Maurin: Apostle to the World
, by Dorothy Day with Francis J. Sicius. Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

*Peter Maurin: Gay Believer, by Arthur Sheehan. Hanover House.

Peter Maurin: Prophet of the Twentieth Century
, by Marc Ellis. Paulist Press, Mahwah, NJ.

* All Is Grace, by William D. Misser. Doubleday and Co., Garden City, NY.

* The Book of Ammon, by Ammon Hennacy. Available from Joan Thomas, PO Box 26006, Phoenix, AZ 85068.

*I Hear Hope Banging at My Back Door, by Ed Loring. The Open Door Community, Atlanta

, Stanley Vishnewski, ed. Templegate Publishers, Springfield, IL.

Peace Be With You
, by Eileen Egan. Wipf and Stock, Eugene, OR.

*Proud Donkey of Schaerbeck: Ade Bethune, Catholic Worker Artist, by Judith Stoughton, CSJ. North Star Press, St. Cloud, MN.

Reluctant Resister
, by Jeff Dietrich. Unicorn Press.

Sharing the Bread of Life: Hospitality and Resistance at the Open Door Community
, by Peter Gathje. The Open Door Community, Atlanta

Touching the World: Christian Communities Transforming Society
, by Daniel McKanan. Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN.

Voices from the Catholic Worker, by Rosalie Riegle Troester. Temple University Press, Philadelphia.

Weapons of the Spirit
, by Fr. John Hugo. Our Sunday Visitor Press, Huntington, IN.

A Work of Hospitality: The Open Door, 1982-2002
, edited by Peter R. Gathje. The Open Door Community, Atlanta.

*Wings of the Dawn, by Stanley Vishnewski. Catholic Worker Books.

A Year at the Catholic Worker
, by Marc Ellis. Baylor University Press, Waco, TX.

*Your Ways Are Not My Ways, and The Gospel of Peace, by Fr. John Hugo. Available from Cecelia Marie Lyons, 3 Loretta St., Latrobe, PA 15650

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