Sunday, December 31, 2006

BOOKS READ

December 2006
Hilary Mantel – Learning to Talk
Jeremy Mercer – Time was Soft There
Alice Sebold – Lucky
Mike Dash – Thug
Kevin Rushby – Children of Kali

November 2006
Rudyard Kipling – Something of Myself
Barbara Ehrenreich and Arlie Russell Hochschild – Global Woman
Declan Quigley – Interpretation of Caste
Marjane Satrapi – Persepolis
E.M. Forster – A Passage to India
Lionel Shrive – We Need To Talk About Kevin
Edward Said – Orientalism
Pang-Mei Natasha Chang – Bound Feet and Western Dress
C.M. Turnbull – A history of Singapore 1819-1975
Niall Ferguson - Empire

October 2006
Jeanette Winterson – Tanglewreck
Joyce Carol Oates – Rape: A Love Story
Mary Roach – Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Maile Meloy- Half In Love
Jim Crace – Six
Anne Donovan – Hieroglyphics and other stories

September 2006
Diana Wynne Jones – Howl’s Moving Castle
Garrison Keillor – Good Poems for Hard Times
Mark Bittman – The Best Recipes in the World
Julie Powell – Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen
Gael Greene – Insatiable: Tales From A Life Of Delicious Excess
Philippa Gregory – The Other Boleyn Girl
Jane and Michael Stern – Two For The Road: Our Love Affair with American Food
Harvey Pekar – The Best of American Splendor
Jose Saramago – The Double
Isabel Allende – Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses
Dodie Smith – I Capture The Castle
Zadie Smith – On Beauty
Nicole Krauss – The History of Love
Felipe Fernandez-Armesto – Near A Thousand Tables: A History of Food

August 2006
Tom Perrotta – Joe College
Tom Perrotta - Little Children
Alex Garland - The Coma
Anthony Giddens - Runaway World

July 2006
Jeffrey Steingarten - The Man Who Ate Everything
Ian McEwan – Saturday
Lauren Weisberger - Devil Wears Prada
Steve Martin - The Pleasure Of My Company
Ursula Le Guin - The Earthsea Quartet

June 2006
Luis Alberto Urrea - The Hummingbird's Daughter
Ariel Levy - Female Chauvinst Pigs
Maureen Dowd - Are Men Necessary?
Miriam Toews - A Complicated Kindness
Donald Antrim - The Verificationist
James Agee - A Death In The Family
Ian McEwan - Saturday
Rick Bragg - All Over But The Shoutin
David Mitchell - Cloud Atlas
Jamie Oliver - Jamie's Italy
The River Cafe Year
Nancy Mitford - Love In A Cold Climate

May 2006
Steven Millhauser - The Knife Thrower and other stories
Best of McSweeney's Vol 1
Barbara Ehrenreich - Bait And Switch
Melissa Banks - The Wonder Spot
A.M. Homes - Things You Should Know
Bao Jiemin - Marital Acts: Gender, Sexuality and Identity Among The Chinese Thai Diaspora
Julian Barnes - Lemon Table
PJ O'Rourke - The CEO of the Sofa

April 2006
John Berendt - Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil
Alice Steinbech - Educating Alice

March 2006
Rattawut Lapcharoensap - Sightseeing
Curtis Sittenfeld - Prep
Charles Bukowski- Post Office
Richard Ford - Women With Men
TC Boyle - The Inner Circle
Orhan Pamuk – Istanbul

Feburary 2006
Nathaneal West - Miss Lonelyhearts; The Day of the Locust
Rudolph Chelminski - The Perfectionist: Life and Death in Haute Cuisine
Johana Sinisalo - Troll: A Love Story
Oliver Sacks - Seeing Voices: A Journey Into The World of the Deaf Jim Crace - The Devil's Larder
F Scott Fitzgerald - The Last Tycoon
Jasper Fforde - The Big Over Easy
Sy Montgomery - Journey Of The Pink Dolphins

January 2006
Zoe Heller - Notes on a Scandal
Elliot Perlman - Seven Types of Ambiguity
Mark Salzman - True Notebooks
James Salter - Last Night

2 comments:

LostSt said...

Oh my... you read extremely fast! I personally have some books which are on your list - wish I could read as fast / find the time to *shrugs*

Btw, Happy Holidays!~ =)

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