Friday, December 31, 2010

Book List 2010

Book List 2010

  • Ngugi wa Thiong'o; Dreams in a Time of War: a childhood memoir (NF)
  • Cindy Vine; The Great Mountain to Mountain Safari (NF)
  • Mike Brown; How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming (NF)
  • The British People at War (NF)
  • Alain de Botton; The Architecture of Happiness (NF)
  • Ernie Pyle; Ernie Pyle in England (NF)
  • Suzanne Collins; The Hunger Games
  • Alain de Botton; A Week at the Airport (NF)
  • Phil Craig; Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain (NF)
  • Ethel Starbird; When Women First Wore Army Shoes (NF)
  • Tom Payne; Fame: What the Classics Tell Us About Our Cult of Celebrity (NF)
  • Connie Willis; All Clear
  • Sandra Cisneros; Caramelo
  • Yukiko Sugihara; Visas for Life (NF)
  • Alain de Botton; The Art of Travel (NF)
  • Peter Hellman; When Courage Was Stronger than Fear, Remarkable Stories or Christians who Saved Jews from the Holocaust (NF)
  • Robert Spector; The Mom and Pop Store, True Stories from the Heart of America (NF)
  • Stephanie Dolgoff; Formerly Hot, Dispatches from Just the Other Side of Young (NF)
  • Greg Mortenson; Stones into Schools , Promoting Peace with Books, not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan (NF)
  • CS Lewis: Out of the Silent Planet
  • Ram Oren; Gertruda's Oath: A Child, A Promise, and a Heroic Escape During WWII (NF)
  • Jim Belcher; Deep Church (NF)
  • Simonson, Helen; Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
  • Schoschana Rabinovici; Thanks to My Mother (NF)
  • Mark Frauenfeld; Made by Hand, Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World (NF)
  • Per Petterson; Out Stealing Horses
  • Twyla Tharp; The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life (NF)
  • Elie Wiesel; Night (NF)
  • Margaret Atwood; The Handmaid's Tale
  • Ursula Bacon; Shanghai Diary: A Young Girl's Escape from Hitler's Hate to War Torn China (NF)
  • John Lukacs; Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat: The Dire Warning, Churchill's First Speech as Prime Minister (NF)
  • Leesha Rose; The Tulips Are Red (NF)
  • Evelyn Waugh: Brideshead Revisited
  • John Lukacs; Five Days in London: May 1940 (NF)
  • Alexander McCall Smith; The Unbearable Lightness of Scones
  • Gretchen Rubin: The Happiness Project (NF)
  • Pascale le Draoulec; American Pie, Slices of Life (and Pie) from America's Back Roads (NF)
  • Randi Hutter Epstein, MD; Get Me Out, A History of Childbirth (NF)
  • Kiran Desai; The Inheritance of Loss
  • John Elder Robison; Look Me in the Eye, my life with asperger's (NF)
  • Bill Bryson; Mother Tongue, English and How it got that way (NF)
  • Rose Weitz: Rapunzel's Daughters, What Women's Hair Tells us About Women's Lives (NF)
  • Walter Lord; The Miracle of Dunkirk (NF)
  • Connie Willis; Blackout
  • Eric Weiner: The Geography of Bliss, One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places on Earth (NF)
  • Dai Sijie; Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (re-read)
  • Geraldine Brooks; Foreign Correspondence (NF)
  • Laura Shapiro: Something from the Oven, Reinventing Dinner in 1950's America (NF)
  • Linda Holtzschue; Understanding Color, An Introduction for Designers (NF)
  • Kathryn Stockett; The Help
  • Truman Capote; Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Nancy Etcoff; Survival of the Prettiest (NF)
  • Bill Bryson; The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid (NF)
  • Julia Child; My Life in France (NF)
  • James McBride; Song Yet Sung
  • Jasper Fforde; Shades of Grey
  • John Irving; Prayer for Owen Meany
New year, new list, tomorrow.


C said...

I thought we only read one book a month for book club. Someone has been over-achieving again.

Sarah said...

Impressive list!

Missus Wookie said...

I'm so impressed with your NF... I have real problems with that and push on through ones I'm not enjoying that much :sigh: