01 January 2013

Book List

What I've been reading, since about 2008.  Undoubtedly a partial list, since I forget to update, and then add several books at a time to the list.  I may try to fill in some of the gaps.

Andreas Kieling, Ein deutscher Wandersommer: 1400 Kilometer durch unsere wilde Heimat
Walter Lewin, For the Love of Physics
Henry Roth, A Star Shines over Mt. Morris Park
Michael Common and Sigrid Stagl, Ecological Economics
Amitav Ghosh, River of Smoke
Deborah Rumsey, Statistics for Dummies
David Kessler, The End of Overeating
Matthew Crawford, Shop Class as Soul Craft
Laurie R. King, Garment of Shadows
Frank McCourt, Teacher Man
Laurie R. King, The Pirate King
Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo*
Amitav Ghosh, The Calcutta Chromosome
Deborah Luepnitz, Schopenhauer's Porcupines: Intimacy and Its Dilemmas
Donna Leon, The Girl of His Dreams
Agatha Christie, The Secret Adversary
Andrew Solomon, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
William Styron, Darkness Visible
Julia Alvarez, In the Time of the Butterflies
Ben Macintyre, Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
Allen Carlson, Nature and Landscape: An Introduction to Environmental Aesthetics
Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, Apartment Therapy's Big Book of Small, Cool Spaces
Stephen Harris and Brion Grigsby, ed. Misconceptions About the Middle Ages
Jedediah Berry, The Manual of Detection
Laurie R. King, God of the Hive
Rick Steves, Travel as a Political Act
Mary Swan and Elaine M. Treharne, ed., Rewriting Old English in the Twelfth Century
Michael Chabon, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Robbin Crabtree, et al., Feminist Pedagogy: Looking Back to Move Forward
Nikolas Coupland, Style: Language Variation and Identity
Marion Gräfin Dönhoff, Kindheit in Ostpreußen
Dorothy Sayers and Jill Paton Walsh, A Presumption of Death
Amitav Ghosh, The Glass Palace
Best American Essays 2009
Michael Chabon, Gentlemen of the Road
Elizabeth Peters, The Laughter of Dead Kings
Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies
Laurie R. King, The Language of Bees
Mark Harris, Grave Matters : A Journey Through the Modern Funeral Industry to a Natural Way of Burial
Russell Shorto, The Island at the Center of the World
Eric W. Sanderson, Mannahatta: A Natural History of New York City
Annie Leibovitz, At Work
Gail Sheehy, The Silent Passage: Menopause
Jasper Rees, A Devil to Play: One Man's Year-Long Quest to Master the Orchestra's Most Difficult Instrument
Margaret Atwood, Payback: The Shadow Side of Wealth
Laurie R. King, Touchstone
Maryanne Wolf, Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
Tom Vanderbilt, Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do (And What It Says About Us)
Best American Essays 2008
Elizabeth Royte, Bottlemania
Michael Chabon, The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Michael Chabon, The Final Solution: A Story of Detection
Heather Armstrong, Things I've Learned About My Dad (In Therapy)
Jules Verne, Around the World in Eighty Days
David Albahari, Götz und Meyer
Jacquelin Cangro, ed. The Subway Chronicles
Selma Fraiberg, The Magic Years

*Read as ebook.