Writings by Cole Huffman


Category: Books

The Books List 2020

I checked some books out of the Collierville Public Library. Upon return, the librarian told me the books would sit in quarantine for 72 hours. Around the country, some librarians are reporting books returned charred from being microwaved. Some books were bleached. “Novel coronavirus” indeed! I guess reading doesn’t necessarily make you smarter. Nor does the news. Back in September’s newsletter, I quoted from a book I got from the Collierville Library, Alain de... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Nov 16
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The Books List 2019

When I lived in Nashville, a friend in the music industry told me about the night a famous artist pulled up to his house, asking if my friend had a copy of the artist’s CD he could borrow. I know the feeling, having no hard copy of my first book, He Made the Stars Also , published this year, in my possession at present. But I’m appreciative of all who do. I read some memoirs about fathers and fathering, like Bruce Feiler’s The Council of Dads , about a group of men... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Dec 1
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All the Light We Cannot See

Cole’s book, He Made the Stars Also: Seven Stories That Had to be Told, is going to the publisher now (date of publication TBD). Below is a short excerpt from chapter 6 on the healing of the man born blind (John 9). Healing congenital blindness was something no one before Jesus did. It’s hard to overemphasize how miraculous a miracle it was. The Pharisees were right to investigate it because it was unprecedented. They were wrong to let their investigation mutate into... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Feb 25
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