My Reading List 2008 (135 books)

“Forgery of Venus” Gruber

“Curse of the Spellmans” Lisa Lutz

“Astrid and Veronica” Linda Olsson

“House at Riverton” Kate Morton

“Smone Assembly Requiered” Bonasia

“Audacity of Hope” Barack Obama

“She Was” Hallowell

“A Freewheelin’ Time” Suze Rotolo

“If You Lived Here” Dana Sachs

“The Condition” Jennifer Haigh

“Charlatan” Pope Brock

“Art THief” Noah Charney

“Love in the Time of Cholera”  Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“Yalfierno” Martin Caparros

“Mothers and Sons” Colm Toibin

“Bound” Sally Gunning

“Man Who Made Lists” Joshua Kendall

“World Without End” Ken Follett

“Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter” Peter Manseau

“Mistress of the Sun” Sandra Gulland

“The Kept Man” Jami Attenberg

“Sway” Zachary Lazar

“I’m Looking Through You” Jennifer Boylan

“Comfort Food” Kate Jacobs

“Conan Doyle, Detective” Peter Costello

“Monsters of Templeton” Lauren Groff

“Kabul Beauty School”  Deborah Rodriguez

“I Am the Moon” self-published, can’t find author’s name

“Old School Bones” Randall Peffer

“Final Theory”  Mark Alpert

“Shadow Year” Jeffrey Ford

“Comfortably Numb-the Inside Story of Pink Floyd”

“Lush Life” Richard Price

“The Suspicions of Mr Wicker” Kate Summerscale

“For the Thrill of It”  Simon Baatz

“Glimmer Palace” Colin berlin

“Charles Fort-the Man Who Invented the Supernatural”

“Ritual” Mo Hayder

“The Book Thief” Zusak

“The Gaudi Key” Martin & Carranza

“The SIster” Poppy Adams

“Summer Blowout” Claire Cook

“The Mysterious Montague” Leigh Montville

“Devil’s Gentleman” Harold schecter

“Mistress of the Vatican” Eleanor Herman

“Third Angel” Alice Hoffman

“Lace Reader” Brunonia Barry

“House at Midnight” Lucie Whitehouse

“While I Was Walking'” Sally Russo

“Sister Teresa” Barbara Mujica

“Walking Through Walls” Philip Smith

“Serpent in the Garden of Dreams” Robin Messing

“Hubert’s Freaks” Gregory Gibson

“A Voyage Long and Strange” Tony Horwitz

“Skeletons at the Feast” Chris Bojalian

“Things I Want My Daughters to Know” Noble

“Savage Grace”  Robins & Aronson

“Iodine” Haven Kimmel

“Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” Stieg Larsson

“Garden of Last Days” Andre Dubus

“Loving Frank” Nancy Horan

“Goldengrove” Francine Prose

“Rose Labyrinth” Titania Hardie

“Home” Julie Andrews

“Where Secrets Lie” Deborah Crombie

“Testimony” Anita Shreve

“Ivy” (YA)  Julie Hearn

“Songs for the Missing” Stewart O’Nan

“Kaleidoscope” Daryl Wimberly

“Given Day” Dennis LeHane

“LuLu in Marrakech” Diane Johnson

“Bumping into Geniuses” Danny Goldberg

“A Foreign Affair” Caro Peacock

“Maytrees” Annie Dillard

“Loot-the Battle over the Stolen Treasures of the Ancient World” Sharon Waxman

“Wedding Planner’s Daughter” Children’s fiction, Colleen Paratore

“Leviathan-History of Whaling in America”  Scott Westerfield

“I Am Charlotte Simmons” Tom Wolfe

“The Beach House” Jane Green

“Blindspot” Kamensky & Lepore

“The Gathering” Anne Enright

“Tomorrow” Graham Swift

“A Summer Affair” Elin Hildebrand

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?-Memoirs of a Literary Forger” Lee Israel

“With Violets” Elizabeth Robards

“The Glass of Time” Michael Cox

“Away” Amy Bloom

“Heretic’s Daughter” Kathleen Kent

“American Wife” Curtis Sittenfeld

“The Gargoyle” Andrew Davidson

“American Lightning” Howard Blum

“The Hour I First Believed” Wally lamb

“When You Are Engulfed in FLames” David Sedaris

“The Story of Edgar Sawtelle” David Wroblewski

“Casanova” Ian Kelly

“City of God”  Beverly Swerling

“Southern Seahawk” Randall Peffer

“Nineteenth Wife” David Ebershoff

“No More Lies” Hallie Ephron

“Voluntary Madness” Norah Vincent

“The Double-Bind” Chris Bohjalian

“Lost City of Z” David Grann

“Ten Degrees of Reckoning” Hester Rumberg

“The Aviary Gate” Kate Hickman

“Mistress Shakespeare”  Karen Harper

“In the Woods” Tana French

“Other Queen” Phillipa Gregory

“Shape of Mercy”  Susan Meissner

“The Likeness” Tana French

“I See You Everywhere” Julia Glass

“Sing Them Home” Stephanie Kallos

“Irreplaceable”  Stephen Lovely

“Still Alice” Lisa Genove

“The COurtier’s Secret” Donna Russo Morin

“Lost Island of Tamarind” 9children’s book) Nadia Aguiar

“Jeff inVenice/Death in Varanasi” Geoff Dyer

“Freaked”  (YA) JT Dutton

“Between Here and April” Deborah Kagan

“I Had to Row Across the Ocean” Tori McClure

“Tsarina’s Daughter” Carolly Erickson

“Spiritualist” Megan Chance

“Bridge of Sighs” Richard Russo

“When WIll There be Good News” Kate Atkinson

“Sound of Building Coffins” Louis Maistros

“Locke 1928”  Shawna Yang Ryan

“Etta” Gerald Kaplan

“Revolutionary Road”  Richard Yates

“Angelica”  Arthur Philips

“High Season” Jon Loomis

“Foreign Affair” Caro Peacock-2nd reading this year

“Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature”  Linda Lear

“Escape from Bellevue” Christopher John Campion

“Electric Kool-Aid Acid test” Tom Wolfe

“Elegance of the Hedgehog”  Muriel Barberry

“Sonata for Miriam” Linda Olsson




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