Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Books I Read in 2011

The Last Time I Saw You, Elizabeth Berg
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender 
Addition, Toni Jordan 
Room, Emma Donoghue 
The Things They Carried, Tim O’Brien
The Solitude of Prime Numbers, Paolo Giordano
Alice I Have Been, Melanie Benjamin
Tree of Sighs, Lucrecia Guerrero
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Siji 
Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston
State of Wonder, Ann Patchett
The Marriage Plot, Jeffrey Eugenides
The Family Fang, Kevin Wilson
The Art of Fielding, Chad Harbach

Antigone, Sophocles 

Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson
703: How I Lost More Than A Quarter Ton and Gained a Life, Nancy Makin
The Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond
The Feast Nearby, Robin Mather
I Am Hutterite, Mary-Ann Kirkby
Born on a Blue Day, Daniel Tamnet
Farm City, Novella Carpenter
Blood, Bones, and Butter, Gabrielle Hamilton
A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Amy Chua
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas 
Growing Up Amish, Ira Wagler
The Last Lecture, Randy Pausch

Girls on the Edge, Leonard Sax 
The Book Whisperer, Donalyn Miller 
The Gatekeepers, Jacques Steinberg
The Winter of Our Disconnect, Susan Maushart
The Shallows, Nicholas Car
Lost and Found, Geneen Roth
The Lost Art of Reading, David Ulin
The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction, Alan Jacobs
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things, Gail Steketee and Randy Frost
Farm Together Now 
Off the Grid, Nick Rose
Manning Up, Kay Hymowitz
Deeper Reading, Kelly Gallagher
The Town that Food Saved, Ben Hewitt
Notebook Know How, Aimee Buckner
Teaching Literature, Elaine Showalter
Food Rules, Michael Pollan
Why Read? Mark Edmundson

On Christian Liberty, Martin Luther
Love’s Immensity, Scott Cairns
The Naked Now, Richard Rohr
A Grief Observed, C.S. Lewis  

The Lions, Peter Campion
In a Beautiful Country, Kevin Prufer
A Village Life, Louis Gluck
World Tree, David Wojahn

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