Monday, December 31, 2007

Book List for 2007

Because I know you've been looking forward to it, here's a list of the books I've read in 2007, set out alphabetically in standard MLA format. Anything marked by an asterisk is a library book.

Adams, Douglas. The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide: Five Complete Novels and One Story. New

York: Gramercy, 2005.

Atwood, Margaret. Alias Grace. New York: Anchor, 1996.

Atwood, Margaret. The Blind Assassin. New York: Penguin, 2002.

de Beauvoir, Simone. The Second Sex. 1953. Trans. H. M. Parshley. New York: Alfred A.

Knopf, Everyman’s Library, 1993.*

Berridge, Kate. Madame Toussad: A Life in Wax. New York: HarperCollins, 2006.*

Bombeck, Erma. If Life is a Bowl of Cherries—What Am I Doing With the Pits. New York:

Fawcett Crest, 1983.

Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. 1953. New York: Del Ray, 1993.

Briggs, Kenneth. Double Crossed: Uncovering the Catholic Church’s Betrayal of American

Nuns. New York: Doubleday, 2006.*

Brockmeier, Kevin. Things That Fall from the Sky. New York: Vintage, 2002.

Byatt, A.S. Babel Tower. New York: Random House, 1996.*

Byatt, A.S. The Matisse Stories. 1993. New York: Vintage International edition, 1996.*

Clapp, Patricia. Jane-Emily. 1969. New York: Harper, 2007.

Clark, Clare. The Nature of Monsters. Orlando: Harcourt, 2007.

Conrad, Joseph. Heart of Darkness. 1902. Mineola: Dover, 1992.

De Quincey, Thomas. Confessions of an English Opium Eater. 1822. New York: Heritage Press,


Drewe, Robert. Ned Kelly. [Orig. Our Sunshine] 1991. New York: Penguin, 2003.

Eco, Umberto. The Name of the Rose. trans. William Weaver. 1980. New York: Knopf

(Everyman’s Library), 2006.*

Evans, Justin. A Good and Happy Child. New York: Shaye Arehearst Books, 2007.

Fforde, Jasper. The Eyre Affair: A Next Thursday Next Novel. New York: Penguin, 2002.

Fforde, Jasper. Lost in a Good Book. New York: Penguin, 2002.

Fisher, Carrie. The Best Awful. 2003. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. 1925. New York: Scribner, 1995.

Flaubert, Gustave. Madame Bovary. 1856. Trans. Francis Steegmuller. New York: The Modern

Library, 1992.*

Franklin, Tom. Smonk, or, Widow town: being the scabrous adventures of E. O. Smonk & of

the whore Evavangeline in Clarke County, Alabama, early in the last century…. New

York: HarperCollins, 2006.

Friedan, Betty. The Feminine Mystique. 1963. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1974.*

Grossman, Austin. Soon I Will Be Invincible. New York: Pantheon, 2007.

Heath, Chip and Dan Heath. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Survive. New

York: Random House, 2007.

Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: House Atreides. New York: Bantam, 1999.*

Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: House Corrino. New York: Bantam, 2001.*

Herbert, Brian and Kevin J. Anderson. Dune: House Harkonen. New York: Bantam, 2000.*

Hornby, Nick. High Fidelity. New York: Riverhead Books, 1995.

Kazantzakis, Nikos. Zorba the Greek. 1953. Trans. Carl Wildman. New York: Ballantine Books,


Knowles, Sir James, ed. King Arthur and His Knights. 1923. New York: HarperCollins, 1994.

Kostova, Elizabeth. The Historian. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2005.

Kushner, Tony. Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. 1995. New York:

Theatre Communications Group, 2003.

Lafayette, Leslie. Why Don’t You Have Kids? Living A Full Life Without Parenthood. New

York: Kensington, 1995.

Millhauser, Steven. Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer. New York: Vintage,


McEwan, Ian. On Chesil Beach. New York: Doubleday, 2007.

O’Hagan, Andrew. Be Near Me. Orlando: Harcourt, 2007.

Oates, Joyce Carol. The Tattooed Girl. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.*

Palahniuk, Chuck. Fight Club. New York: W. W. Norton, 1996.*

Pearl, Matthew. The Dante Club. New York: Random House, 2003. 380 pages*

Puzo, Mario. The Godfather. Greenwich: Fawcett, 1969.

Pynchon, Thomas. V.. 1961. New York: HarperCollins Perennial Classics, 1999.*

Qualls-Corbett, Nancy. The Sacred Prostitute: Eternal Aspect of the Feminine. Toronto: Inner

City Books, 1988.

Roszak, Theodore. The Making of a Counter Culture: Reflections on the Technocratic Society

and Its Youthful Opposition. Garden City: Anchor Books, 1969.

Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.(7) New York: Scholastic, 2007.

Sedaris, David. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim. New York: Little, Brown &

Company, 2004.

Shanghvi, Siddharth Dhanvant. The Last Song of Dusk. New York: Random House, 2006.

Smith, Alisa & J. B. MacKinnon. Plenty: One Man, One Woman, and a Raucous Year of Eating

Locally. New York: Harmony Books, 2007.

Thomas, Scarlett. PopCo. Orlando: HarperCollins, 2004.*

Thomas, Scarlett. The End of Mr. Y. Orlando: Harcourt, 2006.*

Traig, Jennifer. Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood. New York: Little,

Brown, and Company, 2004.

Weisman, Alan. The World Without Us. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2007.

White, T. H. The Once and Future King. 1958. New York: Ace, 1987.

Wolfe, Tom. I Am Charlotte Simmons. New York: Picador, 2005.

Woolf, Virginia. Orlando: A Biography. 1928. New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1993.

Woolf, Virginia. A Room of One’s Own. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1957.*

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