Books Read, 2009-2012

2009
Jeanne Ray – Julie and Romeo
Alice Hoffman – The Ice Queen
Carol Shields – The Stone Diaries
Susanna Clarke – Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norell
Lauren Groff – Delicate Edible Birds
Laura Benedict – Isabella Moon
Timothy Ferris – The Four Hour Work Week
Adeline Yen Mah – Falling Leaves: The Memoir of An Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Jean Rhys – Wide Sargasso Sea
Jedediah Berry – The Manual of Detection
Margaret Mitchell – Gone with the Wind
Adrian Nicole Leblanc – Random Family
Erin Hart – Haunted Ground
Nick Hornby – Long Way Down
Richard Price – Lush Life
Nick Hornby – The Polysyllabic Spree
Laura Lippman – Life Sentences
Ali Smith – The Accidental
Mark Bittman – Food Matters
Charles Baxter – The Soul Thief
Elizabeth Strout – Olive Kitteredge
Zoe Heller – The Believers
Richard Yates – The Easter Parade
Sarah Waters – Fingersmith
Elizabeth Strout – Amy and Isabelle
Andrea Barrett – Servants of the Map
Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Marcus Zusak – The Book Thief
Andrew Taylor – Bleeding Heart Square
Laurie R. King – The Beekeeper’s Apprentice
Tana French – The Likeness
Sarah Waters – The Little Stranger
Colum McCann – Let the Great World Spin
Don Kurtz – South of the Big Four
Lorrie Moore – The Gate at the Stairs
Robert Goolrick – A Reliable Wife
Eric Weiner – The Geography of Bliss
Marian Keyes – Anybody Out There?
Barbara Kingsolver – The Poisonwood Bible
Suzanne Collins – The Hunger Games
Carrie Fisher – Postcards from The Edge
ZZ Packer – Drinking Coffee Elsewhere
Joshua Gaylord – Hummingbirds
Haruki Murakami – Norwegian Wood
Peter Rock – This Is The Place
Megan Abbott – Queenpin
Francine Prose – Reading Like a Writer
Mary McCarthy – The Group
Michelle Huneven – Blame
John Banville – The Sea
Dan Chaon – Await Your Reply
Jincy Willett – The Writing Class

2010 (January – May)
Megan Abbott – Bury Me Deep
William Boyd – Ordinary Thunderstorms
Dennis Lehane – Shutter Island
Jennifer Brown – Hate List
Keith Lee Morris – The Dart League King
Patrick Ness – The Knife of Never Letting Go
A.S. Byatt – The Children’s Book
Libba Bray – A Great and Terrible Beauty
David Mazzucchelli – Asterios Polyp
Alice Munro – Too Much Happiness
Sherman Alexie – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
L.M. Montgomery – The Blue Castle
Derek Raymond – How the Dead Live
Joshua Ferris – Then We Came to the End
John Fowles – The Magus
Ian McEwan – The Cement Garden
Ian McEwan – Solar
Colm Toibin – Brooklyn
Kathryn Stockett – The Help
Stieg Larsson – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
J.G. Farrell – The Siege of Krishnapur
Maria Semple – This One Is Mine
Maile Meloy – Half in Love
Stieg Larsson – The Girl Who Played with Fire

2011
Ann Patchett - State of Wonder
Jeffrey Eugenides - The Marriage Plot
Jennifer Egan - Look at Me
Julia Gregson - East of the Sun
T. Colin Campbell - The China Study
Dana Spiotta - Eat the Document
E. Lockhart - The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks
Jess Walter - The Financial Lives of the Poets
Meg Gardiner - China Lake
Laura Lippman - Hardly Knew Her
Nick Hornby - Juliet, Naked
Paula McClain - The Paris Wife
Patti Smith - Just Kids
Tom Rachman - The Imperfectionists
Laura Lippman - Baltimore Blues
Laura Lippman - Every Secret Thing
Gillian Flynn - Dark Places
Gillian Flynn - Sharp Objects
Laura Lippman - Charm City
Lisa See - Snowflower and Secret Fan
A.S. King - Please Ignore Vera Dietz
Jennifer McMahon - Promise Not to Tell
Hannah Pittard - The Fates Will Find Their Way
Steve Hamilton - The Lock Artist
John Fowles - The Collector
Carolyn Parkhurst - The Nobodies Album
Tracy Chevalier - Remarkable Creatures
Cara Hoffman - So Much Pretty
Alice LaPlante - Turn of Mind
Julian Barnes - The Sense of an Ending
Penelope Fitzgerald - The Bookshop

2012
Chad Harbach - The Art of Fielding
Sarah Blake - The Postmistress
Scott Spencer - Man in the Woods
Haruki Murakami - What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Alexander McCall Smith - The Sunday Philosophy Club
Alice Munro - The View from Castle Rock
Lisa See - Shanghai Girls
Andrea Levy - Small Island
C.J. Box - Blue Heaven
Ann Patchett - The Getaway Car: A Practical Memoir About Writing and Life
Nick Reding - Methland
Lee Smith - Fair and Tender Ladies
Geraldine Brooks, ed. - Best American Short Stories 2011
Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl
Iain Pears - Stone’s Fall
Jess Walter - Beautiful Ruins
Susan Cain - Quiet
Scott Jurek - Eat and Run
Tana French - Broken Harbor
Megan Abbott - The End of Everything
Laura Lippman - And When She Was Good
Megan Abbott - Dare Me
Keigo Higashino - The Devotion of Suspect X
Richard Lloyd Parry - The People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo– and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up
Cheryl Strayed - Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Nick Hornby - More Baths Less Talking
Carol Sklenica - Raymond Carver: A Life
Ben Fountain  - Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,
Nick Hornby -Housekeeping vs. the Dirt
Alice Munro - Dear Life: Stories
Timothy Egan - The Worst Hard Time: Stories from the American Dust Bowl
Alexis Smith - Glaciers

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