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Reading List 2005:

Author (with links)

Title (with book links)


Almond, Steve The Evil B.B. Chow .
Bakopoulos, Dean Please Don't Come Back From The Moon .
Berg, Elizabeth Until The Real Thing Comes Along Beth Top 2005 List
Blundell, Nigel The Visual Encyclopedia of Serial Killers .
Boyle, T. Coraghessan The Inner Circle .
Brooks, Geraldine March Pulitzer Prize 2006
Burdett, John Bangkok 8 .
Cadwalladr, Carole The Family Tree .
Cascone, Gina Pagan Babies .
Connelly, Michael 
The Lincoln Lawyer 
Cook, Thomas H. Red Leaves .
Corrigan, Maureen Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading .
Danticat, Edwidge The Dew Breaker .
Diaz, Junot Drown .
Dixon, Stephen Garbage .
Donovan, Anne
Buddha Da
Dunning, John The Bookman's Wake .
Eco, Umberto
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana 
Ehrenreich, Barbara Nickel and Dimed .
Ehrenreich, Barbara 
Bait and Switch 
Endo, Shusako
Erdich, Louise Four Souls .
Feldman, Ellen The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank .
Frey, James A Million Little Pieces .
Gaiman, Neil
Anansi Boys
Beth Top 2005 List
Goldberg, Myla Time's Magpie: A Walk in Prague .
Grodstein, Lauren Reproduction is the Flaw of Love .
Hagen, George The Laments Beth Top 2005 List
Harrison, Kathryn
The Mother Knot
Hasek, Jaroslav
The Good Soldier Svejk
Hornby, Nick The Polysyllabic Spree .
Hornby, Nick Songbook .
Hosseini, Khaled The Kite Runner Beth Top 2005 List
Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go Beth Top 2005 List
Kallos, Stephanie Broken For You .
Kanehara, Hitomi Snakes and Earrings .
Kelsd, ed., Megan Scheherazade .
Krauss, Nicole
The History of Love
Beth Top 2005 List
Kundera, Milan The Unbearable Lightness of Being Beth Top 2005 List
Lamott, Anne Plan B .
Larson, Erik The Devil in the White City Beth Top 2005 List
Lethem, Jonathan Men and Cartoons .
Letts, Tracy
Letts, Tracy
Man From Nebraska
Lipsyte, Sam Home Land .
Lisick, Beth Everybody into the Pool : True Tales .
Lustig, Arnost Lovely Green Eyes .
Maher, Bill New Rules: Polite Musings… .
Maine, David The Preservationist .
Mauriac, Francois The Woman of the Pharisees .
McEwan, Ian Saturday .
Miller, Sue Lost in the Forest .
Mitchell, David Cloud Atlas Beth Top 2005 List; Booker Prize Finalist 2004
Notaro, Laurie
Autobiography of a Fat Bride
Notaro, Laurie The Idiot Girls' Action-Adventure Club .
Notaro, Laurie We Thought You Would Be Prettier .
Oates, Joyce Carol
The Falls
O'Brien, Flann
The Third Policeman
Beth Top 2005 List
Parks, Tim Tongues of Flame .
Pearl, Nancy Book Lust .
Peck, Dale Martin and John .
Phillips, Arthur Prague .
Picoult, Jodi
The Tenth Circle
Picoult, Jodi Vanishing Acts .
Prose, Francine A Changed Man .
Proulx, Annie
Wyoming Stories
Quindlen, Anna Living Out Loud .
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life .
Roth, Philip The Plot Against America .
Salter, James Last Night .
Sittenfeld, Curtis Prep .
Toibin, Colm The Master .
Turow, Scott
Ultimate Punishment: A Lawyer's Reflections
Walls, Jeannette The Glass Castle .
Wolfe, Thomas I Am Charlotte Simmons .
Woodall, Trinny What You Wear Can Change Your Life .
Wright, Richard B. Clara Callan Giller Prize 2001


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updated 1 February 2006