Saturday, December 31, 2011

2011 Book List

These are the books I read in 2011. Tomorrow starts a new list!

  • Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith; Van Gogh: the Life (NF)
  • Toni Morrison; Beloved
  • David McRaney; You are Not So Smart (NF)
  • Ray Bradbury; Fahrenheit 451
  • Philip Mould; The Art Detective (NF)
  • Rebecca Skloot; The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (NF)
  • Wolf Mankewitz; A Kid for Two Farthings
  • Edward Dolnick; The Clockwork Universe (NF)
  • Barb Schwarz; Home Staging (NF)
  • John Robison; Be Different (NF)
  • Jean Naya: Staged to Sell (NF)
  • Lawrence Anthony: The Elephant Whisperer (NF)
  • Bill Turnbull: Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper (NF)
  • Ransom Riggs; Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
  • Bill Bryson; I'm a Stranger Here Myself (NF)
  • Richard Settersten: Not Quite Adults (NF)
  • Alice Ozma; The Reading Promise (NF)
  • Matthew Algeo; Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure (NF)
  • Leonard Sax; Boys Adrift (NF)
  • Aldous Huxley; A Brave New World
  • Jan Struthers, ed; Women of Britain, Letters from England (NF)
  • Xinran; China Witness (NF)
  • Starr Osborne; Home Staging that Works (NF)
  • Chip & Dan Heath; Made to Stick (NF)
  • Joshua Wolf Shenk; Lincoln's Melancholy (NF)
  • Leonard Sax; Girls on the Edge (NF)
  • Rachel Ferguson; The Brontes Went to Woolworths
  • Roger Housden; Saved by Beauty (NF)
  • George RR Martin; A Game of Thrones
  • Nora Ephron: I Remember Nothing (NF)
  • Veronique Henderson; Color Me Confident (NF)
  • Rachel Friedman; The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost (NF)
  • Xinran; The Good Women of China (NF)
  • Gregory Benford; The Wonderful Future That Never Was (NF)
  • James Geary: I is an Other (NF)
  • Xinran: Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother (NF)
  • Maryrose Wood; The Hidden Gallery
  • Tony Horwitz; Baghdad without a Map (NF)
  • Connie Willis; Doomsday Book
  • Elizabeth Strout; Olive Kitteridge
  • Madeleine L'Engle; Penguins and Golden Calves (NF)
  • Mary Roach; Packing for Mars (NF)
  • Maryrose Wood; The Mysterious Howling
  • Joyce Dennys; Henrietta's War
  • Stuart Brown; Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul (NF)
  • Jasper Fforde; One of Our Thursdays Is Missing
  • Amy Chua; Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (NF)
  • Agatha Christie; A Pocketful of Rye
  • Joyce Dennys; Henrietta Sees It Through
  • Tony Horwitz; A Voyage Long and Strange (NF)
  • Matthew B. Crawford; Shop Class as Soulcraft (NF)
  • Agatha Christie; Murder at the Vicarage
  • Leonard Mosley; Backs to the Wall, the Heroic Story of the People of London during World War II (NF)
  • Barbara Demick; Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (NF)
  • Steve Corbett: When Helping Hurts; alleviating poverty without hurting the poor and ourselves (NF)
  • Simon Winchester; The Map that Changed the Word, William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology (NF)
  • Richard Stearns; The Hole in our Gospel (NF)
  • Alexandre Dumas; The Three Musketeers


Anonymous said...

Congratulations on all your reading! I've read a few of those! Happy 2012 reading!

Missus Wookie said...

Congratulations on that list - you have inspired me to try and keep track of what I read. I've enjoyed several you've reviewed.