Monday, January 02, 2012

Books of 2011

I didn't quite make my goal of fifty books again last year but I feel on the whole I did a lot more reading. 18,945 pages to be exact. My favorite reads of the year are marked with an asterisk.

*1. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson

*2. American Rose by Karen Abbott

3. The Confession by John Grisham

4. Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra

5. Michael Tolliver Lives by Armistead Maupin

6. Mary Ann in Autumn by Armistead Maupin

7. Armageddon in Retrospect by Kurt Vonnegut

8. The Street Lawyer by John Grisham

9. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

*10. Imperial Bedrooms by Bret Easton Ellis

11. The Camel Club by David Baldacci

12. The Reapers by John Connolly

13. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

14. The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova

15. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

*16. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

17. The Cave by Jose Saramago

18. Cry to Heaven by Anne Rice

19. The Collectors by David Baldacci

20. Stone Cold by David Baldacci

21. Divine Justice by David Baldacci

22. Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

*23. Isaac's Storm by Erik Larson

*24. In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson.

25. The Short History of a Prince by Jane Hamilton

*26. A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

27. Thunderstruck by Erik Larson

28. Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich

29. A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

30. Running Blind by Lee Child

31. Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent

32. A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin

33. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire

34. Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire

35. A Lion Among Men by Gregory Maguire

36. A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin

37. Bad Luck and Trouble by Lee Child

38. Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child

*39. Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto

*40. Out of Oz by Gregory Maguire

41. One Shot by Lee Child

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