Dreams and Dreaming on The Point

Below you’ll find the book list for today’s book show with Mindy Todd, Peter Abrahams and Jill Erickson. Miss the show? You can listen to the entire show online. Here are the links to the two videos that Peter mentioned:
Peter’s Picks
The Mind at Night by Andrea Rock
Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming Stephen LaBerge and Howard Rheingold
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
1984  by George Orwell
Misery by Stephen King
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Not Enough Time For …
A Fistful of Collars by Spencer Quinn (includes a dog dream, Peter told me after the show)
The Wizard of Oz by Frank L. Baum
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Jill’s Picks
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
“Dreams” by Mark Strand in his Collected Poems
This is Dali by Catherine Ingram with illustrations by Andrew Rae
The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry
From the Forest: a search for the hidden roots of our fairy tales by Sara Maitland (Includes chapter “The Dreams of Sleeping Beauty”)
Lucid Dreaming: a concise guide to awakening in your dreams and in your life by Stephen LaBerge (includes CD on guided dream practices)
Not Enough Time For …
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (but here is a great article on dreams in the novel.)
Clarissa, or the History of a Young Lady by Samuel Richardson (If she had only listened to her dream, she would have avoided Lovelace entirely!)
Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep by Michael McGirr (In which you learn, among many other things, that “experts have counted two hundred or more reference to sleep in the work of William Shakespeare” and that the word for fear of dreams is oneirophobia.

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