Saturday, December 30, 2006

Carlton's Books 2008

This was a good reading year. I enjoyed nearly all the books I read this year. Check out my Favorites from a Year of Reading.

50. The Napoleon of Notting Hill
by G. K. Chesterton
49. The Giver
by Lois Lowry
48. The Unbearable Lightness of Being
by Milan Kundera
47. The One Percent Doctrine
by Ron Suskind
46. The Year of Living Biblically
by A. J. Jacobs
45. Sounds of the River
by Da Chen
44. At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
by Anne Fadiman
43. The Titan's Curse
by Rick Riordan
42. The Tale of Despereaux
by Kate DiCamillo
41. The Assault on Reason
by Al Gore
40. Twilight in Delhi
by Ahmed Ali
39. The Sea of Monsters
by Rick Riordan
38. If I Only Knew Then...
compiled by Charles Grodin
37. The Lightning Thief
by Rick Riordan
36. Homegrown Democrat
by Garrison Keillor
35. The Good German
by Joseph Kanon
34. Barrel Fever
by David Sedaris
33. The Mission Song
by John le Carré
32. The A.B.C. Murders
by Agatha Christie
31. A Dog Among Diplomats
by J. F. Englert
30. When You Are Engulfed in Flames
by David Sedaris
29. The Green Mile
by Stephen King
28. The Idiot
by Fyodor Dostoevsky
27. For One More Day
by Mitch Albom
26. A Briefer History of Time
by Stephen Hawking
25. Assassination Vacation
by Sarah Vowell
24. Timothy; or Notes of an Abject Reptile
by Verlyn Klinkenborg
23. Live and Let Die
by Ian Fleming
22. The Awakening
by Kate Chopin
21. Flint
by Louis L'Amour
20. Things I've Learned from Women Who've Dumped Me
edited by Ben Karlin
19. Spreading Fires
by John Knowles
18. Life of Pi
by Yann Martel
17. The Call of the Wild
by Jack London
16. The Amber Spyglass
by Philip Pullman
15. A Room of One's Own
by Virginia Woolf
14. The Alchemist
by Paulo Coelho
13. Persuasion
by Jane Austen
12. Animal Farm
by George Orwell
11. Strange New Land
by Peter H. Wood
10. Father Brown: The Essential Tales
by G. K. Chesterton
9. Finding George Orwell in Burma
by Emma Larkin
8. The Lodger
by Marie Belloc Lowndes
7. Born Standing Up
by Steve Martin
6. Franny and Zooey
by J. D. Salinger
5. A Dog about Town
by J. F. Englert
4. The Subtle Knife
by Philip Pullman
3. The Golden Compass
by Philip Pullman
2. The Kreutzer Sonata
by Leo Tolstoy
1. 700 Sundays
by Billy Crystal

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