2011 READS
[the books by my bed, on my coffee table, in my bag]

† denotes a re-read | * denotes books in progress | abc denotes no desire to finish

Scoop [Evelyn Waugh]
Animal Farm [George Orwell]
A Garland for Girls [Louisa May Alcott]
Nanny Returns [Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus]
Running in Heels [Anna Maxted]
Basic Black [Cathie Black]
Pride and Prejudice [Jane Austen]
The Eyre Affair [Jasper Fforde]
The Virgin Suicides [Jeffrey Eugenides]
Monster: Living Off the Big Screen [John Gregory Dunne]
Cold Comfort Farm [Stella Gibbons]

The Last Battle [C.S. Lewis]
The Silver Chair [C.S. Lewis]
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader [C.S. Lewis]
Prince Caspian [C.S. Lewis]
The Horse and His Boy [C.S. Lewis]
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe [C.S. Lewis]
The Magician's Nephew [C.S. Lewis]
She's Come Undone [Wally Lamb]
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao [Junot Diaz]
Sammy's Hill [Kristin Gore]

Fly Away Home [Jennifer Weiner]
Inventing the Real: The Old Maid and The Real Thing (Two by Two) [Edith Wharton, Henry James]
Frenchman's Creek [Daphne du Maurier]
The Ponder Heart [Eudora Welty]
Best Friends Forever [Jennifer Weiner]
Room [Emma Donoghue]
Being Committed [Anna Maxted]
When You Are Engulfed in Flames [David Sedaris]
Angels [Marian Keyes]

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modern Bestiary [David Sedaris]
Citizen Girl [Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus]
Devil May Care [Sebastian Faulks]
Behaving Like Adults [Anna Maxted]
Naked [David Sedaris]
Little Green Men: A Novel [Christopher Buckley]
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay [Michael Chabon]

Farewell, My Lovely [Raymond Chandler]
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason [Helen Fielding]
Bridget Jones's Diary [Helen Fielding]
The Nanny Diaries [Emma McLaughlin, Nicola Kraus]
England's Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton [Kate Williams]
Water for Elephants [Sara Gruen]
The Corrections [Jonathan Franzen]
Wetlands [Charlotte Roche]
Slammerkin [Emma Donoghue]

Crome Yellow [Aldous Huxley]
The Old Man and the Sea [Ernest Hemingway]
The Misalliance [Anita Brookner]
My Year of Meats [Ruth L. Ozeki]
The Secret History [Donna Tartt]
Memoirs of a Geisha [Arthur Golden]
A Walk in the Woods [Bill Bryson]
The Case of the Missing Servant [Tarquin Hall]

A Study in Scarlet [Arthur Conan Doyle]
Princess Anne [Katherine L. Oldmeadow]
Roman Fever & Other Stories [Edith Wharton] 
Twenties Girl [Sophie Kinsella]
Crooks Tour [Jane Shaw]
Moo [Jane Smiley]
New Chronicles of Rebecca [Kate Douglas Wiggin]
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm [Kate Douglas Wiggin]
The Undomestic Goddess [Sophie Kinsella]
The History of Mr. Polly [H.G. Wells]
Second Chance [Jane Green]
Pnin [Vladimir Nabokov]

The Notebook [Nicholas Sparks]
Miss Bun the Baker's Daughter [D.E. Stevenson] 
Under the Net [Iris Murdoch] 
The House of the Paladin [Violet Needham] 
The Chinatown Death Cloud Peril [Paul Malmont] 
If It Hadn't Been For Frances [P.M. Warner] 
St. Kelvern's Launches Out [Carol Ann Pearce]
The Lace Reader [Brunonia Barry]

Claudine and Annie [Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette]
Claudine Married [Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette]
Claudine in Paris [Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette]
Claudine at School [Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette]
The Geographer's Library [Jon Fasman]
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society [Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows]
The Piano Tuner [Daniel Mason]

One of our Thursdays is Missing [Jasper Fforde]
The Gatecrasher [Madeleine Wickham]
Boomsday [Christopher Buckley]
A Summer of Hummingbirds [Christopher Benfrey]
The Last Dragonslayer [Jasper Fforde]
The Other Woman [Jane Green]
Then We Came to the End [Joshua Ferris]

Election [Tom Perrotta]
The Rainbow [D.H. Lawrence]
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter [Carson McCullers]
Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile [Gyles Brandreth] 

Aiding and Abetting [Muriel Spark]
The Wordy Shipmates [Sarah Vowell]
Thumbsucker [Walter Kirn]
†Confessions of a Shopaholic [Sophie Kinsella]
The Soloist [Steve Lopez]
The Late Bloomer's Revolution [Amy Cohen]
Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story [Leonie Swann]

2010 READS
2009 READS