Tuesday, January 4, 2011

The Book List for 2010

These are the books I finished in 2010!

I think I only read one book in December (but it was really long!  Even if it was just the Harry Potter book.  Still!), so I'll skip doing that post and go ahead and list everything I read in 2010. 

Asterisks mark library books.

Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

--. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul.*
Brown, Larissa Golden and Martin John Brown, Knitalong: Celebrating the Tradition of Knitting Together.*
Browne, Jill Connor.  The Sweet Potato Queens' Book of Love
Byatt, A. S. Possession: A Romance.
Chappell, Fred. Castle Tzingal.*
--. I Am One of You Forever
Danielewski, Mark. House of Leaves.
Douglas, Susan. Enlightened Sexism: The Seductive Message that Feminism's Work is Done.*

Drabble, Margaret. The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History with Jigsaws.*
Faludi, Susan. Backlash: The Undeclared War on American Women.

Farrell, Chris. The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better.*
Grisham, John. The Firm.*

Hall, Donald. Without.*

Hatcher, Michael. Keeping Chickens.*

Jackson, Shirley. Life Among the Savages.*
King, Stephen. The Gunslinger: The Dark Tower I.
--. The Drawing of the Three: The Dark Tower II.
Kostova, Elizabeth. The Historian

LeCarre. John. The Constant Gardener.

Leonard, Annie. The Story of Stuff: How Our Obsession With Stuff is Trashing the Planet, Our Communities, and Our Health--And A Vision for Change.

Lessing, Doris. Ben, in the World: The Sequel to The Fifth Child.*
--. The Fifth Child.

Maisto, Michelle. The Gastronomy of Marriage: A Memoir of Food and Love.*
Nichols, Sharon Eliza. I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar: A Collection of Egregious 
Errors, Disconcerting Bloopers, and Other Linguistic Slip-Ups.
Plath, Sylvia. The Bell Jar.*

Potter, Andrew. The Authenticity Hoax: How We Get Lost Finding Ourselves.*
Reed, Stanley. Oriental Rugs and Carpets.

Rice, Anne. Taltos: The Lives of the Mayfair Witches.*  

Rich, Adrienne. An Atlas of the Difficult World, Poems 1988-1991.*

--. A Change of World.*
--. Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972.

--. The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977.* 

--. A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far: Poems 1978-1981.*

Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Seals-Alders, Kimberly. The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy.*  

Sedaris, David. When You Are Engulfed in Flames.*
Shell, Ellen Ruppel. Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture.* 

Smith, Alexander McCall. The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency.*
--. The Kalahari Typing School for Men. *
--. Morality for Beautiful Girls.*
--. Tears of the Giraffe.*

--. The Full Cupboard of Life.*

--. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies.*

Stewart, Martha. The Martha Rules: 10 Essentials for Achieving Success as You Start, Grow, 
or Manage a Business.

Trooper, Jonathan. This is Where I Leave You.*
Valenti, Jessica. The Purity Myth: How America's Obsession with Virginity is Hurting Young Women.* 

Woolf, Virginia.  Orlando.

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