Tuesday, January 1, 2008

A year of reading: my 2007 booklist

Who says people don't read anymore?

1. The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby
2. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
3. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4. Come To Me by Amy Bloom
5. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
6. The Guy Not Taken by Jennifer Weiner
7. The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
8. The Basic Eight by Daniel Handler
9. A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
10. The Carpet Makers by Andreas Eschbach
11. The Ha-Ha by Dave King
12. The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
13. Sunshine by Robin McKinley
14. The Young Investor by Katherine R. Bateman
15. Knitting Under the Influence by Claire LeZebnik
16. We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
17. How To Be Good by Nick Hornby
18. Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife by Sam Savage
19. Jesus Land: a memoir by Julia Scheeres
20. Housekeeping vs. the Dirt by Nick Hornby
21. Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow by Faiza Guene
22. Confessions of a Tax Collector by Richard Yancey
23. A Breath of Fresh Air by Amulya Malladi
24. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
25. Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
26. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
27. This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland by Gretel Ehrlich
28. Instances of the Number 3 by Salley Vickers
29. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
30. What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
31. A Dangerous Mourning by Anne Perry (audio)
32. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
33. The Best American Non-Required Reading 2002
34. Idyll Banter by Chris Bohjalian
35. The Giant's House by Elizabeth McCracken
36. Creating the Customer-Driven Library by Jeannette A. Woodward
37. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
38. Knitting Rules by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee
39. Do One Thing Different by Bill O'Hanlon
40. Arctic Lace by Donna Druchunas
41. Needled to Death by Maggie Sefton
42. Nice Girls Do by Sarah Duncan
43. Before You Know Kindness by Chris Bohjalian (audio)
44. Mouse Guard Fall 1152 by David Peterson
45. Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson
46. Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Niven
47. A Secret History by Donna Tartt
48. Election by Tom Perrotta
49. Vanilla Bright Like Eminem by Michel Faber
50. The Other Side of You by Salley Vickers
51. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
52. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini
53. The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
54. Drunk, Divorced and Covered in Cat Hair by Laurie Perry
55. Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
56. Every Visible Thing by Lisa Carey
57. Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald
58. Slam by Nick Hornby
59. Technology for the Rest Of Us by Nancy Courtney
60. Rethinking Information Work by G. Kim Dority
61. Moominvalley In November by Tove Jansson
62. The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perrotta
63. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
64. Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson
65. The Art of Indexing by Larry Bonura
66. Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett
67. Cell by Stephen King
68. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
69. Defend and Betray by Anne Perry (audio)
70. Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
71. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
72. The 158-pound Marriage by John Irving
73. The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney

This would explain why I never seem to get anything done.


David McMaster said...

How as the order of this list determined?

3goodrats said...

It is chronological. I keep a list of everything I read (given that I can barely remember what I just finished, I'd never remember a year's worth of books)

LibraryChristi said...

Love your list! We have some crossover books