Books Read (2008-)

Reverse chronological order (latest to earliest)

Columns: DATE is month and year read, AUTHOR and TITLE should be obvious. Includes books read since year of Bachblog debut (2008). Nonfiction highlighted in light yellow. Titles as hyperlinks point to bloviating thoughts about the books so adorned..

Reorder list by: Author Book title Earliest-to-latest

Dec ’19 Devil in a Blue Dress Walter Moseley
Nov ’19 D is for Deadbeat Grafton Sue
Nov ’19 Devil in the Grove Gilbert King
Oct ’19 The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milan Kundera
Oct ’19 C is for Corpse Grafton Sue
Sep ’19 The Last Station: A Novel of Tolstoy’s Final Year Jay Parini
Sep ’19 Seven Brief Lessons on Physics Carlo Rovelli
Aug ’19 B is for Burglar Sue Grafton
Aug ’19 Funny Girl Nick Hornby
Aug ’19 Benediction Kent Haruf
Jul ’19 Chernobyl: The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe Serhii Plokhy
Jun ’19 Thunder Bay William Kent Krueger
Jun ’19 The Loser Thomas Bernhard
May ’19 Winesburg, Ohio Sherwood Anderson
May ’19 Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink Elvis Costello
Apr ’19 A Brief History of the Vikings Jonathan Clements
Mar ’19 A is for Alibi Sue Grafton
Mar ’19 31 Songs Nick Hornby
Mar ’19 Brainiac Ken Jennings
Mar ’19 2001 A Space Odyssey Arthur C. Clarke
Feb ’19 The Life and Death of Classical Music Norman Lebrecht
Feb ’19 Player Piano Kurt Vonnegut
Feb ’19 The Friends of Eddie Coyle George V. Higgins
Jan ’19 How Brains Think William H. Calvin
Jan ’19 Stickeen: The Story of a Dog John Muir
Jan ’19 The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton
Dec ’18 River Out of Eden Richard Dawkins
Dec ’18 The Botany of Desire Michael Pollan
Dec ’18 John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire Kim Heacox
Dec ’18 The Three Coffins (The Hollow Man) John Dickson Carr
Nov ’18 The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Philip K. Dick
Nov ’18 The Hidden Face of God Gerald L. Schroeder
Nov ’18 The Day of the Jackal Frederick Forsyth
Oct ’18 The Abacus and the Cross Nancy Marie Brown
Sep ’18 The Tiger in the Smoke Margery Allingham
Sep ’18 Master and Man Leo Tolstoy
Sep ’18 The Forever War Joe Haldeman
Aug ’18 I, Robot Isaac Asimov
Jul ’18 Shakespeare: Soul of the Age Jonathan Bate
Jun ’18 Bird Sense Tim Birkhead
Jun ’18 Eventide Kent Haruf
May ’18 Confessions of a Crap Artist Philip K. Dick
May ’18 In Search of Philip K. Dick Anne Dick
Apr ’18 A Thief of Time Tony Hillerman
Apr ’18 The Black Hole War Leonard Susskind
Apr ’18 The Golden Notebook Doris Lessing
Mar ’18 My Brief History Stephen Hawking
Mar ’18 The Poetic Species Robert Hass and E.O. Wilson
Mar ’18 The Martian Chronicles Ray Bradbury
Mar ’18 Not a Star and Otherwise Pandemonium Nick Hornby
Mar ’18 Stephen Hawking: His Life and Work Kitty Ferguson
Mar ’18 The Man Who Loved Books Too Much Allison Hoover Bartlett
Feb ’18 Mary and the Giant Philip K. Dick
Feb ’18 Divine Invasions: A Life of Philip K. Dick Lawrence Sutin
Feb ’18 The Fabulous Clipjoint Fredric Brown
Feb ’18 The Salmon of Doubt Douglas Adams
Feb ’18 Trespassing on Einstein’s Lawn Amanda Gefter
Jan ’18 The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It Every Time Maria Konnikova
Jan ’18 The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood
Jan ’18 A Coffin for Dimitrios Eric Ambler
Jan ’18 A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos Dava Sobel
Jan ’18 Stormy Weather Carl Hiaasen
Dec ’17 Appointment in Samarra John O’Hara
Dec ’17 The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature J. Drew Lanham
Dec ’17 The End of Eternity Isaac Asimov
Dec ’17 The Real Jesus: Then and Now Geza Vermes
Dec ’17 The Moving Toyshop Edmund Crispin
Dec ’17 Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
Dec ’17 Bad Science Ben Goldacre
Nov ’17 The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
Nov ’17 Did Jesus Exist? The Historical Argument for Jesus of Nazareth Bart D. Ehrman
Oct ’17 Hidden Figures Margot Lee Shetterly
Oct ’17 God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls Before Swine Kurt Vonnegut
Sep ’17 The Thirty-Nine Steps John Buchan
Sep ’17 Sons and Lovers D.H. Lawrence
Sep ’17 Murmurs of Earth: Voyager, the Interstellar Record Carl Sagan, et al
Aug ’17 Jonathan Livingston Seagull Richard Bach
Aug ’17 Martian Time Slip Philip K. Dick
Aug ’17 The First Scientist: A Life of Roger Bacon Brian Clegg
Jul ’17 Plainsong Kent Haruf
Jul ’17 Scoop Evelyn Waugh
Jul ’17 The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers
Jul ’17 Is Mark’s Gospel a Life of Jesus? : The Question of Genre Adela Yarbro Collins
Jun ’17 Money Martin Amis
Jun ’17 Hiding in the Mirror Lawrence M. Krauss
May ’17 Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale Hurston
May ’17 The Puppet Masters Robert Heinlein
May ’17 Galapagos Kurt Vonnegut
May ’17 The Last Hero: A Life of Henry Aaron Howard Bryant
Apr ’17 The Moviegoer Walker Percy
Apr ’17 Good Science, Bad Science, Pseudoscience, and Just Plain Bunk: … Peter Daempfle
Apr ’17 Skinny Dip Carl Hiaasen
Mar ’17 Death Comes for the Archbishop Willa Cather
Mar ’17 Glenn Gould Mark Kingwell
Mar ’17 Cat’s Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
Mar ’17 Last Chance to See Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine
Mar ’17 The Murder of Roger Ackroyd Agatha Christie
Feb ’17 Go Tell It on the Mountain James Baldwin
Feb ’17 Island of the Sequined Love Nun Christopher Moore
Jan ’17 The Friar and the Cipher: Roger Bacon … Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone
Jan ’17 Atonement Ian McEwan
Jan ’17 The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Douglas Adams
Dec ’16 The Things They Carried Tim O’Brien
Dec ’16 The Scottish Ploy Quinn Fawcett
Dec ’16 Ready Player One Ernest Cline
Dec ’16 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Douglas Adams
Dec ’16 Killing the Squirrel Bruce Dennler
Nov ’16 The Flying Scotsman Quinn Fawcett
Nov ’16 Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh
Nov ’16 Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival Bernd Heinrich
Oct ’16 Lord of the Flies William Goulding
Oct ’16 Darwin’s Island Steve Jones
Oct ’16 It Can’t Happen Here Sinclair Lewis
Oct ’16 Counter-Clock World Philip K. Dick
Oct ’16 The Postman Always Rings Twice James M. Cain
Oct ’16 The Thousand-Mile War Brian Garfield
Sep ’16 Time’s Arrow Martin Amis
Sep ’16 The Power of Myth Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers
Aug ’16 Embassy Row Quinn Fawcett
Aug ’16 Smiley’s People John le Carre
Aug ’16 Who was Saint Patrick? E. A. Thompson
Jul ’16 Under the Volcano Malcolm Lowry
Jun ’16 A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine L’Engle
Jun ’16 100 Mistakes that Changed History Bill Fawcett
May ’16 Lady Chatterley’s Lover D.H. Lawrence
May ’16 Hard Times Charles Dickens
Apr ’16 Nine Kinds of Naked Tony Vigorito
Apr ’16 Against the Brotherhood Quinn Fawcett
Apr ’16 How Birds Migrate Paul Kerlinger
Apr ’16 Feynman’s Rainbow: A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life Leonard Mlodinow
Apr ’16 Pop. 1280 Jim Thompson
Mar ’16 The Sheltering Sky Paul Bowles
Mar ’16 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Sparks
Mar ’16 Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne
Mar ’16 Jesus Interrupted Bart D. Ehrman
Feb ’16 Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III Michael Hicks
Feb ’16 The Franchise Affair Josephine Tey
Jan ’16 All the King’s Men Robert Penn Warren
Jan ’16 Seeing Further: The Story of Science and the Royal Society Bill Bryson (ed.)
Dec ’15 Native Son Richard Wright
Dec ’15 War of the Worlds H.G. Wells
Nov ’15 American Pastoral Philip Roth
Nov ’15 The Daughter of Time Josephine Tey
Nov ’15 Busman’s Honeymoon Dorothy L. Sayers
Oct ’15 The Drunkard’s Walk Leonard Mlodinow
Oct ’15 The Honourable Schoolboy John le Carre
Oct ’15 Loser Takes All Graham Greene
Sep ’15 The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Philip K. Dick
Sep ’15 One Hundred Years of Solitude Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Aug ’15 Quantum: Einstein and Bohr Manjit Kumar
Aug ’15 After Dark, My Sweet Jim Thompson
Aug ’15 Gaudy Night Dorothy L. Sayers
Jul ’15 A Bend in the River V.S. Naipaul
Jul ’15 Stranger in a Strange Land Robert Heinlein
Jun ’15 The Terrorists Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Jun ’15 Cop Killer Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Jun ’15 A Death in the Family James Agee
Jun ’15 The Time Machine H.G. Wells
Jun ’15 A Walk in the Woods Bill Bryson
Jun ’15 Richard Dawkins: How a Scientist Changed the Way We Think Alan Grafen and Mark Ridley (ed.)
May ’15 Sophie’s Choice William Styron
May ’15 Flights of Fancy Peter Tate
May ’15 The Locked Room Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
May ’15 The Fire Engine That Disappeared Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
May ’15 The Abominable Man Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
May ’15 Murder at the Savoy Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
May ’15 Slaughterhouse-Five Kurt Vonnegut
May ’15 The Story of the Scrolls Geza Vermes
Apr ’15 The Day of the Locust Nathanael West
Apr ’15 The Man on the Balcony Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Apr ’15 The Laughing Policeman Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Apr ’15 The Tin Drum Gunter Grass
Apr ’15 Howards End E.M. Forster
Mar ’15 Divine Invasion Philip K. Dick
Mar ’15 The Man Who Went Up In Smoke Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Mar ’15 Roseanna Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Mar ’15 The Grand Design Leonard Mlodinow and Stephen Hawking
Mar ’15 Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad
Mar ’15 Ragtime E.L. Doctorow
Mar ’15 Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
Feb ’15 Watership Down Richard Adams
Feb ’15 Time Out of Joint Philip K. Dick
Feb ’15 Wild Years: The Music and Myth of Tom Waits Jay Jacobs
Feb ’15 The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
Jan ’15 An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser
Jan ’15 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold John le Carre
Jan ’15 Sail of Stone Ake Edwardson
Dec ’14 Sister Carrie Theodore Dreiser
Dec ’14 A Devil’s Chaplain Richard Dawkins
Dec ’14 Our Man in Havana Graham Greene
Dec ’14 Brighton Rock Graham Greene
Dec ’14 Nine Tailors Dorothy L. Sayers
Dec ’14 The Thin Man Dashiell Hammett
Nov ’14 To the Lighthouse Virginia Woolf
Nov ’14 Beloved Toni Morrison
Nov ’14 The Moon is a Harsh Mistress Robert A. Heinlein
Nov ’14 The Price of Salt Patricia Highsmith
Nov ’14 Red Harvest Dashiell Hammett
Oct ’14 A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller Jr.
Oct ’14 A House for Mr Biswas V.S. Naipaul
Sep ’14 The Getaway Jim Thompson
Sep ’14 A Passage to India E.M. Forster
Sep ’14 The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan
Aug ’14 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl
Aug ’14 Invisible Man Ralph Ellison
Aug ’14 A Scanner Darkly Philip K. Dick
Aug ’14 Waging Heavy Peace Neil Young
Jul ’14 The Unruly Life of Woody Allen Marion Meade
Jul ’14 Storm of Swords George R.R. Martin
Jul ’14 The Glass Key Dashiell Hammett
Jul ’14 The Snoring Bird Bernd Heinrich
Jun ’14 Starship Troopers Robert A. Heinlein
Jun ’14 Nature Girl Carl Hiaasen
Jun ’14 Animal Dreams Barbara Kingsolver
May ’14 Everyman Philip Roth
May ’14 The Death of Ivan Ilyich Leo Tolstoy
May ’14 On the Road Jack Kerouac
May ’14 The Island of Doctor Moreau H.G. Wells
May ’14 The Invisible Man H.G. Wells
Apr ’14 The Razor’s Edge W. Somerset Maugham
Apr ’14 Dune Frank Herbert
Mar ’14 Terry Jones’ Barbarians Terry Jones and Alan Ereira
Mar ’14 Deep Water Patricia Highsmith
Mar ’14 Pigs in Heaven Barbara Kingsolver
Feb ’14 Of Human Bondage W. Somerset Maugham
Feb ’14 The Birdman of Lauderdale Clay Christensen
Jan ’14 The Terrorists Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Jan ’14 Love in the Time of Cholera Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Jan ’14 The Grass Is Singing Doris Lessing
Dec ’13 The Tremor of Forgery Patricia Highsmith
Dec ’13 Lucky Jim Kingsley Amis
Dec ’13 Deliverence James Dickey
Dec ’13 Pale Bue Dot Carl Sagan
Nov ’13 The Left Hand of Darkness Ursula Le Guin
Nov ’13 Rocks of Ages Stephen Jay Gould
Nov ’13 Portnoy’s Complaint Philip Roth
Oct ’13 A History of Britain, Volume I Simon Schama
Oct ’13 Grid Lock Matt Gaffney
Oct ’13 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy John le Carre
Oct ’13 The Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys
Oct ’13 The Heart of the Matter Graham Greene
Oct ’13 Flowers for Algernon Daniel Keyes
Oct ’13 Beautiful Shadow: A Life of Patricia Highsmith Andrew Wilson
Oct ’13 The Fall Albert Camus
Sep ’13 The Talented Mr Ripley Patricia Highsmith
Sep ’13 Fever Pitch Nick Hornby
Sep ’13 The Kite Runner Khaled Housseini
Sep ’13 The Stranger Albert Camus
Aug ’13 The Dispossessed Ursula Le Guin
Aug ’13 The Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
Aug ’13 Frozen Tracks Ake Edwardson
Jul ’13 Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie
Jul ’13 Never End Ake Edwardson
Jun ’13 Henry V William Shakespeare
Jun ’13 Nine Stories J.D. Salinger
Jun ’13 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Arthur Conan Doyle
May ’13 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
May ’13 1984 George Orwell
May ’13 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
May ’13 Bill Oddie’s Little Black Bird Book Bill Oddie
Apr ’13 The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
Apr ’13 J.D. Salinger Kenneth Slawenski
Apr ’13 Giff Joe Gaspard
Apr ’13 The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
Mar ’13 Mrs. Dalloway Virginia Woolf
Mar ’13 The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler
Mar ’13 Ubik Philip K. Dick
Feb ’13 All the Pretty Horses Cormac McCarthy
Jan ’13 Red Tails in Love Marie Winn
Jan ’13 Catch-22 Joseph Heller
Dec ’12 A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man James Joyce
Dec ’12 The Maltese Falcon Dashiell Hammett
Nov ’12 The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler
Nov ’12 A Handful of Dust Evelyn Waugh
Oct ’12 Mother Night Kurt Vonnegut
Oct ’12 The Man Who Would Be F. Scott Fitzgerald David Handler
Oct ’12 A Clockwork Orange Anthony Burgess
Sep ’12 Falconer John Cheever
Sep ’12 Bullet Park John Cheever
Sep ’12 Home of the Gentry Ivan Turgenev
Sep ’12 A Clash of Kings George R.R. Martin
Sep ’12 Death Angels Ake Edwardson
Aug ’12 Murder Must Advertise Dorothy L. Sayers
Aug ’12 Shakespeare Bill Bryson
Jul ’12 Rudin Ivan Turgenev
Jul ’12 A Game of Thrones George R.R. Martin
Jun ’12 Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury
Jun ’12 The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling Peter Ackroyd
Jun ’12 A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson
May ’12 Divine Invasion Philip K. Dick
May ’12 Ripley Under Water Patricia Highsmith
Apr ’12 Five Red Herrings Dorothy L. Sayers
Mar ’12 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest Stieg Larsson
Mar ’12 Rabbit Remembered John Updike
Mar ’12 Skin Tight Carl Hiaasen
Feb ’12 The Girl Who Played with Fire Stieg Larsson
Feb ’12 The Job Sinclair Lewis
Feb ’12 Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Jan ’12 Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Douglas Adams
Dec ’11 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson
Dec ’11 This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dec ’11 A Room with a View E.M. Forster
Dec ’11 Charles Darwin: His Life and Times Cyril Aydon
Nov ’11 Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
Nov ’11 Free Air Sinclair Lewis
Nov ’11 Strong Poison Dorothy L. Sayers
Oct ’11 Farewell, My Lovely Raymond Chandler
Oct ’11 VALIS Philip K. Dick
Oct ’11 Mind of the Raven Bernd Heinrich
Sep ’11 Shopgirl Steve Martin
Sep ’11 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey
Sep ’11 Cannery Row John Steinbeck
Sep ’11 House of Mirth Edith Wharton
Sep ’11 Perelandra C.S. Lewis
Aug ’11 Everyman Philip Roth
Aug ’11 Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said Philip K. Dick
Aug ’11 Musicophilia Oliver Sacks
Aug ’11 The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club Dorothy L. Sayers
Aug ’11 Blood Meridian Cormac McCarthy
Jul ’11 The Grand Inquisitor’s Manual Jonathan Kirsch
Jul ’11 Unnatural Death Dorothy L. Sayers
Jul ’11 They Shall Know Our Velocity Dave Eggers
Jul ’11 Out of the Silent Planet C.S. Lewis
Jul ’11 The Bean Trees Barbara Kingsolver
Jun ’11 The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
Jun ’11 No Country for Old Men Cormac McCarthy
May ’11 The Man in the High Castle Philip K. Dick
May ’11 Tourist Season Carl Hiaasen
Apr ’11 A Mystery of Error Simon Hawke
Apr ’11 Clouds of Witness Dorothy L. Sayers
Apr ’11 Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff Christopher Moore
Mar ’11 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
Mar ’11 The Machine Stopped E.M. Forster
Mar ’11 Mostly Harmless Douglas Adams
Mar ’11 Whose Body? Dorothy L. Sayers
Feb ’11 A Year on the Wing Tim Dee
Feb ’11 Revolutionary Road Richard Yates
Feb ’11 The Killer Inside Me Jim Thompson
Feb ’11 So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish Douglas Adams
Jan ’11 The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
Jan ’11 The End of the Affair Graham Greene
Dec ’10 Byzantium: The Bridge from Antiquity Michael Angold
Dec ’10 Rabbit at Rest John Updike
Dec ’10 The Riddle and the Knight Giles Milton
Dec ’10 The Shadow Woman Ake Edwardson
Nov ’10 My Man Jeeves P.G. Wodehouse
Nov ’10 The Sirens of Titan Kurt Vonnegut
Nov ’10 Sailing from Byzantium Colin Wells
Nov ’10 Descartes’ Error Antonio Damasio
Oct ’10 The Lost Sherlock Holmes Story Michael Dibdin
Oct ’10 The Grifters Jim Thompson
Oct ’10 Life, the Universe and Everything Douglas Adams
Sep ’10 Strangers on a Train Patricia Highsmith
Sep ’10 The Beak of the Finch Jonathan Wiener
Sep ’10 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Jean-Dominique Dauby
Sep ’10 In Our Time Ernest Hemingway
Sep ’10 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Douglas Adams
Sep ’10 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams
Aug ’10 Flights of Imagination Richard Cannings (ed.)
Aug ’10 A Hero of Our Time Mikhail Lermontov
Aug ’10 A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole
Jul ’10 The Abominable Man Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Jul ’10 Rabbit is Rich John Updike
Jul ’10 Rumpole Misbehaves John Mortimer
Jul ’10 A Sand County Almanac Aldo Leopold
Jun ’10 Henderson the Rain King Saul Bellow
Jun ’10 Slam Nick Hornby
May ’10 The Boy Who Followed Ripley Patricia Highsmith
Apr ’10 Rabbit Redux John Updike
Apr ’10 Rumpole and the Reign of Terror John Mortimer
Apr ’10 The View from Stalin’s Head Aaron Hamburger
Mar ’10 The Collected Stories: Ukrainian Tales Nikolai Gogol
Mar ’10 Sherlock Holmes: The Hidden Years Michael Kurland (ed.)
Feb ’10 Rabbit Run John Updike
Dec ’09 The God Delusion Richard Dawkins
Dec ’09 A Spot of Bother Mark Hadden
Dec ’09 Murder at the Savoy Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
Nov ’09 A Suspension of Mercy Patricia Highsmith
Nov ’09 Fine Just the Way It Is E. Annie Proulx
Oct ’09 Gertrude and Claudius John Updike
Oct ’09 Defining the World Henry Hitchings
Sep ’09 Ripley’s Game Patricia Highsmith
Sep ’09 Chasing the Ghost Birds David Sakrison
Sep ’09 Digging to America Anne Tyler
Aug ’09 Shakespeare’s Dog Leon Rooke
Aug ’09 The Latehomecomer Kao Kalia Yang
Aug ’09 Rumpole and the Primrose Path John Mortimer
Jul ’09 Last Child in the Woods Richard Louv
Jun ’09 The Blunderer Patricia Highsmith
Jun ’09 High Ground John McGahern
May ’09 The Dream Life of Sukhanov Olga Grushin
May ’09 London: A Short History A.N. Wilson
Apr ’09 Einstein: His Life and Universe Walter Isaacson
Apr ’09 Ripley Under Ground Patricia Highsmith
Apr ’09 The Curious Instance of the Dog in the Nighttime Mark Hadden
Apr ’09 Love Me Garrison Keillor
Mar ’09 Birding on Borrowed Time Phoebe Snetsinger
Mar ’09 The Trial Franz Kafka
Feb ’09 The Russian Debutante’s Handbook Gary Shteyngart
Feb ’09 Pigeons Andrew D. Blechman
Jan ’09 The Wild Trees Richard Preston
Jan ’09 The Man Who Wasn’t There Pat Barker
Jan ’09 Rumpole Rests His Case John Mortimer
Jan ’09 When Madeline was Young Jane Hamilton
Dec ’08 The Big Rock Candy Mountain Wallace Stegner
Dec ’08 The West End Horror Nicholas Meyer
Dec ’08 Coming Up for Air George Orwell
Nov ’08 Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon Larry Millett
Nov ’08 Ravens in Winter Bernd Heinrich
Oct ’08 The Talented Mr Ripley Patricia Highsmith
Oct ’08 Christopher Marlowe: Poet and Spy Park Honan
Oct ’08 The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway
Sep ’08 The Snow Geese: A Story of Home William Fiennes
Sep ’08 Tamberlaine the Great Part I Christopher Marlowe
Aug ’08 Mere Anarchy Woody Allen
Aug ’08 Pnin Vladimir Nabokov
Aug ’08 The Lambs of London Peter Ackroyd
Aug ’08 The World Without Us Alan Weisman
Jul ’08 Justinian’s Flea William Rosen
Jul ’08 Pete Dunne on Birdwatching Pete Dunne
Jul ’08 Pontoon Garrison Keillor
Jun ’08 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Unknown (tr. Simon Armitage)
May ’08 The Insanity Defense Woody Allen
May ’08 The Quiet American Graham Greene
Apr ’08 By the Lake John McGahern
Apr ’08 The Creation E.O. Wilson
Mar ’08 Shakespeare: The Biography Peter Ackroyd
Mar ’08 The Leavetaking John McGahern
Mar ’08 Absurdistan Gary Shteyngart
Mar ’08 Titters, Giggles and Tears Dennis Fenichel
Feb ’08 Rumpole on Trial John Mortimer
Jan ’08 Sir Walter Raleigh Raleigh Trevelyan
Jan ’08 Across the River and into the Trees Ernest Hemingway
Jan ’08 The Amateur Marriage Anne Tyler

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