Thursday, January 1, 2009

40 Books devoured in 2008.

Before I wipe the slate clean from the sidebar, here we go. In reverse chronological order (because I'm too lazy to sit there and reorder them), the books I managed to complete in 2008, 10 short of the 50 I intended to read:
  • The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (very good) - 12.30.08
  • Happy Family | Wendy Lee (okay) - 12.28.08
  • A Pale View of Hills | Kazuo Ishiguro (great) - 12.27.08
  • Kushiel's Justice | Jacqueline Carey (good) - 12.25.08
  • The Last Lecture | Randy Pausch (feel-good) - 12.21.08
  • Molloy | Samuel Beckett (okay) - 12.10.08
  • Textermination | Christine Brooke-Rose (okay) - 12.02.08
  • Kushiel's Scion | Jacqueline Carey (good) - 11.28.08
  • Pnin | Vladimir Nabokov (good) - 10.14.08
  • Nightwood | Djuna Barnes (okay) - 09.30.08
  • Speed and Politics | Paul Virilio (eh) - 09.24.08
  • Visions of Cody | Jack Kerouac (no) - 09.16.08
  • The Handmaid's Tale | Margaret Atwood (good) - 09.12.08
  • Pleasure of Text | Roland Barthes (eh) - 09.09.08
  • Kushiel's Avatar | Jacqueline Carey (good) - 09.08.08
  • Kushiel's Chosen | Jacqueline Carey (good) - 08.21.08
  • Nineteen Minutes | Jodi PIcoult (good) - 08.13.08
  • The Pact | Jodi Picoult (good) - 08.06.08
  • Kushiel's Dart | Jacqueline Carey (good) - 08.04.08
  • The English Patient | Michael Ondaatje (great) - 07.24.08
  • What I Loved | Siri Hustvedt (okay) - 07.03.08
  • The Girl in the Picture | Denise Chong (great) - 06.20.08
  • Foreign Babes in Beijing | Rachel DeWoskin (good) - 06.17.08
  • Three Cups of Tea | Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (very good) - 06.12.08
  • The Killing Fields | Christopher Hudson (very good) - 06.06.08
  • Mexican Whiteboy | Matt de la Pena (good) - 06.04.08
  • Glass Castle | Jeannette Walls (good) - 06.02.08
  • Yiddish Policemen's Union | Michael Chabon (good) - 05.31.08
  • Zorro | Isabel Allende (okay) - 05.23.08
  • The Book Thief | Markus Zusak (very good) - 05.08.08
  • The Other Boleyn Girl | Philippa Gregory (good) - 04.12.08
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay | Michael Chabon (great) - 04.02.08
  • Atonement | Ian McEwan (good) - 03.01.08
  • Flowers for Algernon | Daniel Keyes (very good) - 02.21.08
  • The Blind Assassin | Margaret Atwood (great) - 02.19.08
  • Tree of Smoke | Denis Johnson (good) - 02.13.08
  • Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana | Umberto Eco (okay) - 02.11.08
  • Waiting | Ha Jin (very good) - 01.09.08
  • Eclipse | Stephenie Meyer (good) - 01.05.08
  • New Moon | Stephenie Meyer (good) - 01.04.08
  • Twilight | Stephenie Meyer (good) - 01.03.08

3 drops:

moonrat said...

ya did good, kid.

word verification: updowa

cindy said...

you def beat me this year! i read a lot less due to agent search and revising for virginia. haven't done the final tally yet, tho! happy new year, girl! can't wait to meet up again! =D and EAT!

David L. McAfee said...

I have no idea how many books I read this year...but I'm sure you beat me by double digits. Wow.

Still reeling from that loss to Philly. Ugh!

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