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Thursday, August 9, 2007

My Book List

When I began my semi-retirement, in 2006, I started reading many more books and have kept track of the books that I have read. Here they are:

Madame Bovary by Flaubert
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Breakfast at Tiffanys by Truman Capote
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
An Equal Music by Vikram Seth
Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
Tokyo Station by Martin Cruz Smith
Wolves Eat Dogs by Martin Cruz Smith
The Removalists by David Williamson
Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
The Art of the Engine Driver by Steven Carroll
Napoleon by Max Gallo
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Literary Criticism
How Novels Work by John Mullan

Detective and Courtroom Fiction
The Black Book by Ian Rankin
The Falls by Ian Rankin
Tooth and Nail by Ian Rankin
Master's Mates by Peter Corris
Saving Billie by Peter Corris
Hornet's Nest by Patricia Cornwall
Gallows View by Peter Robinson
A Dedicated Man by Peter Robinson
The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
Rumpole Rests His Case by John Mortimer
The Broken Shore by Peter Temple
Fleshmarket Close by Ian Rankin

Science Fiction
The Foundation Trilogy by Isaac Asimov
The Lion of Comarre and Against the Fall of Night by Arthur C. Clarke

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
by J.K Rowling

Biography and Autobiography
Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandella
Truman Capote by George Plimpton
iCon: Steve Jobs by Jeffrey S. Young and William L. Simon
My Desert Kingdom by Jill Koolmees
Two Lives by Vikram Seth

The Dust of Empire by Karl Meyer
The Navigators by Klaus Toft
The Age of Empire by Eric Hobsbaum
Munich to Vietnam by Carl Bridge
A History of the Middle East by Peter Mansfield
The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici by Christopher Hibbert
The Ern Malley Affair by Michael Heyward

History of Ideas and Essays
A Terrible Beauty by Peter Watson
Love, Poverty and War by Christopher Hitchens
Poll Dancing: The Story of the 2007 Election by Mungo MacCallum

We Are The Weather Makers by Tim Flannery
Field Notes From A Catastrophe by Elizabeth Kolbert

Climbing Mont Improbable by Richard Dawkins

Imagining Numbers by Barry Mazur
The Mathematical Universe by William Dunham

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