Thursday, December 30, 2010

Books Read in 2010

This has not been a great reading year for me. I'm actually having trouble filling up my top ten list of the year which I'll be posting soon. For now, here's the exact list of books read in 2010:

1. The Glass of Time by Michael Cox
2. Captivated, the Du Mauriers and J.M. Barrie and the dark side of Neverland by Piers Dudgeon
3. The Inn at Lake Devine  by Elinor Lipman
4. Invisible  by Paul Auster
5. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
6. 84 Charing Cross Road  by Helene Hanff
7. A Jury of Her Peers by Susan Glaspell
8. Miss Buncle's Book  by D.E. Stevenson
9. The Help - Kathryn Stockett
10. Little Boy Lost by Marghanita Laski
11. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
12. Easter Parade by Richard Yates
13. My Latest Grievance by Elinor Lipman
14.The Driver's Seat by Muriel Spark
15. Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
16. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
17. The Making of a Marchioness - Frances Hodgson Burnett
18. Raven Black - Ann Cleaves
19. Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
20. High Wages by Dorothy Whipple
21. Nurture Shock by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
22. The Basic Eight - Daniel Handler
23. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
24. The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier
25. My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier (reread)
26. Bonjour Tristesse - Francoise Sagan (reread)
27. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
28. To Bed With Grand Music by Marghanita Laski
29. The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris
30. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway (reread)
31. The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist
32. Talking it Over by Julian Barnes
33. The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster
34. The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery (reread)
35. Little Bee by Chris Cleaves
36. Man in the Dark by Paul Auster
37. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
38. Looking for Alaska by John Green
39. Real World by Natsuo Kirino
40. I'm the King of the Castle by Susan Hill

41. Juliet Naked by Nick Hornby
42. Blankets by Craig Thompson
43. Howl's Moving Castle - Diane Wynne Jones
44. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
45. Dark Matter by Michelle Paver
46. The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
47. Leviathan by Paul Auster (reread)
48. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
49. The Closed Door and Other Stories by Dorothy Whipple
50. Breakfast at Tiffany's (and other stories) by Truman Capote
51. One Day by David Nicholls
52. Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood (reread)
53. The Book Thief by Marcus Zuzak
54. Don't Look Now by Daphne du Maurier
55. The Exception by Christian Jungerson
56. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
57. Stoner by John Williams
58. The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
59. Faithful Place by Tana French
60. Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller (reread)

4 comments:

  1. this is a very interesting list-I look forward to see your best of 2010 list

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  2. Congrats! A nice long list of books!

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  3. Thanks for posting. That's sad that you're having trouble finding 10 for the "best" list. :(

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  4. A good list. I think most of us had The Help and The Little Stranger on their lists for 2010.

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