Sunday, January 4, 2009

Books Read in 2008

Here is my rounded up and organized list of books I read in 2008 for reference, so I can take them off the sidebar and put my 2009 books on instead.

66. Five Children and It by E. Nesbit
65. The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
63. The Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute
62. Emma by Jane Austen
61. Grendel by John Gardner
59. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson
58. Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
57. Pure Dead Batty by Debi Gliori
55. Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina
54. The Things they Carried by Tim O'Brien
51. The Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald
50. Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo
49. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
48. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
47. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
46. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
45. Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
44. Love in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford
43. The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford
42. Le Ballon Rouge by Albert Lamorisse
41. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
40. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
37. Havemercy by Jaida Jones and Danielle Bennett
36. Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
35. Versailles by Kathryn Davis
34. The House With the Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs
33. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
32. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
31. The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
30. Tam Lin by Pamela Dean
27. The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Eva Rice
26. To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
25. Once Upon a Time in the North by Phillip Pullman
24. Beloved by Toni Morrison
23. March by Geraldine Brooks
19. 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
17. Little Women by Lousia May Alcott
16. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
15. The Deviant Strain by Justin Richards
14. Only Human by Gareth Roberts
13. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
12. Jacob’s Room by Virginia Wolf
11. The Stone Rose by Jacqueline Rayner
10. The Clockwise Man by Justin Richards
9. Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
8. Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
6. Startled by His Furry Shorts by Louise Rennison
5. The Light-Bearer’s Daughter by O.R. Melling
4. The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
1. Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

64. King Lear by William Shakespeare
60. Mr. Pim Passes By by A.A. Milne
52. All My Sons by Arthur Miller
29. Lysistrata by Aristophanes
22. Equus by Peter Shaffer
20. The Bacchae by Euripides
3. ‘night Mother by Marsha Norman

56. Old Books, Rare Friends by Leona Rostenberg and Madeleine Stern
21. So Many Books by Gabriel Zaid
18. Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer
7. American Orientalism by Douglas Little
2. The Island of Lost Maps by Miles Harvey

53. Poems by Oscar Wilde
39. Narrative Poems by C.S. Lewis
38. A Shropshire Lad by A.E. Housman
28. Phantasmagoria and Other Poems by Lewis Carroll

I'm rather pleased with it, really, especially with how many plays and books of poetry I read. I'd like to read more nonfiction, but that's a better showing of it than usual, so that's all right.

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