Friday, March 17, 2006

My Reading List

Today I thought I would give you the first three months worth of committee recommended reading. After reading a number of books some of these may drop off the reading list as new book treasures are found.

Abidi, Azhar - Passarola Rising
Auster, Paul - The Brooklyn Follies
Baker, Kevin - Striver's Row
Barnes, Julian - Arthur & George
Barry, Max - Company
Barton, Emily - Brookland
Branch, Taylor - At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68
Bruinius, Harry - Better for All the World: The Secret History of Forced Sterilization and America's Quest for Racial Purity
Burt, Stephen - Parallel Play
Cartwright, Justin - The Promise of Happiness
Century, Douglas - Barney Ross
Clarke, Cheryl - The Days of Good Looks: Prose and Poetry 1980-2005
Davis, Kathryn - The Thin Place
De Los Santos, Marisa - Love Walked In
Dean, Debra - The Madonnas of Leningrad
Desai, Kiran - Inheritance of Loss
Doig, Ivan - The Whistling Season
Dunant, Sarah - In The Company Of The Courtesan
Eberstadt, Fernanda - Little Money Street: In Search of Gypsies
Egan, Timothy - Worst Hard Time
Eisenberg, Deborah - The Twilight of the Superheroes
Flannery, Tim - The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing
Fugard, Lisa - Skinner's Drift
Gaddis, John Lewis - The Cold War: A New History
Ghosh, Amitav - Incendiary Circumstances: A Chronicle of the Turmoil of Our Time
Gibbons, Kaye - The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster
Gilbert, Elizabeth - Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search For Everything Across Italy
Godwin, Gail - Queen of the Underworld
Goodman, Allegra - Intuition
Gordimer, Nadine - Get a Life
Grunwald, Michael - The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida and the Politics of Paradise
Grushin, Olga - The Dream Life of Sukhanov
Gunning, Sally - The Widow's War
Hammad, Suheir - Zataar Diva
Hirshfield, Jane - After
Horn, Dara - The World to Come
Hyland, M. J. - Carry me Down
Karr, Mary - Sinners Welcome
Kellerman, Jesse - Sunstroke
Kindred, Dave - Sound and Fury
King, Ross - The Judgment of Paris
Klinkenborg, Verlyn - Timothy or Notes of an Abject Reptile
Kurlansky, Mark - The Big Oyster
Laird, Nick - Utterly Monkey
Leavitt, David - The Man Who Knew Too Much
Liss, David - The Ethical Assassin
Makine, Andrei - The Woman Who Waited
McGahan, Andrew - White Earth
McInerney, Jay - The Good Life
McMahon, Darrin - Happiness: A History
Mda, Zakes - The Whale Caller
Meek, James - The People's Act of Love
Meloy, Maile - A Family Daughter
Merritt, William - A Fool's Gold
Migol, Agi - Look There: Selected Poems
Mitchell, David - Black Swan Green
Morgan, Ted - My Battle Against Algiers
Nazario, Sonia - Enrique's Journey
Nielsen, John - Condor
Nunez, Elizabeth - Prospero's Daughter
Nunez, Sigrid - The Last of Her Kind
Parry, Richard - In the Time of Madness
Perlman, Eliot - The Reasons I Won't Be Coming
Puchner, Eric - Music Through the Floor
Rust, Elissa Minor - The Prisoner Pear: Stories …
Sawyer, Kathy - The Rock from Mars
Seife, Charles - Decoding the Universe: How the New Science of Information is Explaining Everything in the Cosmos, from our Brains to Black Holes
Sherrill, Martha - The Ruins of California
Smith, Ali - The Accidental
Spiotta, Dana - Eat the Document
Stargardt, Nicholas - Witnesses Of War: Children's Lives Under The Nazis
Stewart, Matthew - The Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World
Tayman, John - The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
Thane, Pat - The Long History of Old Age
Toure - Never Drank the Kool-Aid: Essays
Trussoni, Danielle - Falling Through The Earth
Tussing, Justin - The Best People in the World
Umrigar, Thirty - The Space Between Us
Vincent, Norah - Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey Into Manhood and Back Again
Vitebsky, Piers - The Reindeer People: Living with Animals and Spirits in Siberia
Waters, Sarah - Night Watch
Whitehead, Colson - Apex Hides the Hurt
Williams, Saul - The Dead Emcee Scrolls: The Lost Teachings of Hip Hop
Winter, Michael - The Big Why
Wright, Stephen - The Amalgamation Polka

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