So: here's an award to you all (very, very sincerely given) for your willingness to read our stuff, your support of our bookstore, your interest in indie shopping, your commitments to read widely. We think God is glorified when people think well, learn deeply, love much. We think this year gave us some great resources to help us along the way.
Here is how the Best Books (Part Two) column starts. You can read the rest over at the January 2010 monthly review column here at our website.
Well, friends, welcome back from the awards show intermission. We hope you had a good stretch. Thank your seat fillers, and settle in for the second part of our 2009 ceremony. It will be an exciting time, without commercial breaks. We think you will enjoy it. Thanks for joining us for the remainder of our celebration. Let's bring on the dignitaries, and break out the award medals. Figuratively speaking, that is... SEE THE WHOLE LIST HERE.