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.
Thérèse, 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
Meditations, 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