Books Read 


My list of books read since finishing college in December 2004.

 

2009

October

  • Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill by Maud Har Lovelace
  • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • Peony in Love by Lisa See

September

  • Betsy-Tacy and Tib by Maud Hart Lovelace
  • The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
  • Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

August

  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
  • War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy 
  • Love Begins in Winter by Simon Van Booy

July

  • Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  • The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (re-read)
  • Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's  by John Elder Robison

June

  • Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

May

  • The Code of the Woosters by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon

April

  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

March

  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
  • Lawyer Boy by Rick Lax
  • A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel

February

  • The Awakening by Kate Chopin
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde

January

  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • The Tales of Beedle the Bard by JK Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling  (re-read)

 2008

December

  •  Marley and Me by John Grogan

November

  • I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
  • The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde
  • Emma by Jane Austen (re-read)
  • Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer

October (Obama Campaign)

September (Obama Campaign)

August (Obama Campaign)

July

  • Lost in a Good Book by Jasper Fforde
  • People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

June

  • Lies and Lying Liars Who Tell Them by All Franken (audio)
  • A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
  • The Bell Jar by Sylia Plath
  • Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

May

  • Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  • The Host by Stephanie Meyer

April

  • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

March

  • The Double by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (school)
  • Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (school)
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • The Quiet American by Graham Greene
  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare (school)

February

  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (school) (re-read)
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope (school)
  • The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life by Erving Goffman (school)

 January

  • A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

2007

December

  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • Mountains beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder (school)

November

  • Falling Behind by Robert Frank (school)
  • Finding Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (school)
  • My Life in France by Julia Child (school)
  • New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
  • Rebel Angels by Libba Bray
  • The Hungry Ocean by Linda Greenlaw (school)
  • Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby

October

  • This is Your Brain on Music by Daniel J. Levitin (school)
  • Antigone by Sophocles (school)
  • Girls of Summer by Jere Longman (school)
  • The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter (school)
  • Big Bang by Simon Singh (school)

September

  • Mountains without Handrails by Joseph L. Sax (school)
  • A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold (school)

August

  • Magyk by Angie Sage
  • Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol
  • The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
  • Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
  • The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
  • Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

July

  • What Fresh Hell is This? by Marion Meade
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
  • That Summer in Paris by Morley Callaghan

June

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • So Many Books, So Little Time by Sara Nelson
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Hafisi

May

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  • A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

 April

  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel

March

  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

February

  • Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama

January (Law School)

2006

December (Law School)

November (Law School)

October (Law School)

September (Law School)

August

  • The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd
  • Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire

July

  • Name All the Animals by Alison Smith
  • History of God by Karen Armstrong
  • Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • Digital Fortress by Dan Brown

June

  • March by Geraldine Brooks
  • Little Women by Louis May Alcott
  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Goodnight Nobody by Jennifer Weiner

May

  • To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
  • The End of the Affair by Graham Greene
  • Franny and Zooey by JD Salinger
  • My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Piccoult
  • Empire Falls by Richard Russo

April (Law School)

March (Law School)

February (Law School)

January

  • The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
  • Just a Couple of Days by Tony Vigorito

2005

December (Law School)

November (Law School)

October (Law School)

September (Law School)

August

  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • Law 101 by Jay Feinman
  • The Horse and His Boy by CS Lewis
  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

July

  • Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
  • Man of Property by John Galsworthy
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling
  • Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

June

  • Wicked by Gregory Maguire
  • Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling (re-read)

May

  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis (re-read)
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo
  •  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Se Monk Kidd

 April

  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling (re-read)
  • The Magician's Nephew by CS Lewis
  • The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

March

  • The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • Deception Point by Dan Brown
  • On the Road by Jack Kerouac
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

February

  • Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

January

  • Emma by Jane Austen

2009 =32

2008 = 26

2007 = 44

2006 = 15

2005 = 33

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