2011 Book Roundup

It’s that time of year again–time for the end of year book round-up! Though I set out to read 52 books this year I came in just short of my goal with 50 books read. I’m currently making my list for next year and I’m looking for suggestions! Have you read any great books in the past year?

1. In the Land of Invented Languages (Okrent)

2. Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)

3. Room (Donoghue)

4. Memnoch the Devil (Rice)

5. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Stevenson)

6. Call It Sleep (Roth)

7. The Day of the Locust (West)

8. The Big Sleep (Chandler)

9. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (Stein)

10. Ariel: Collected Poems (Plath)

11.  The Hunger Games (Collins)

12. Coffee at Luke’s: An Unauthorized Gilmore Girls Gabfest  (Crusie)

13. The French Lieutenant’s Woman (Fowles)

14. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher (Summerscale)

15. In Cold Blood (Capote)

16. The Complete Poems: Anne Sexton (Sexton)

17. Sepulchre (Mosse)

18. The Handmaid’s Tale (Atwood)

19. Slammerkin (Donoghue)

20.  Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures (Wittman)

21. The Invention of Murder 

22. Dr. Faustus (Marlowe)

23. Death Comes to Pemberley (P.D. James)

24. Persuasion (Austen)

25. Bitter is the New Black (Lancaster)

26. The Ghost Map (Johnson)

27. I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

28. More, Now Again (Wurtzel)

29. The Playboy of the Western World (Synge)

30. Clockwork Angel (Clare)

31. Clockwork Prince (Clare)

32. City of Fallen Angels (Clare)

33. City of Ashes (Clare)

34. City of Glass (Clare)

35. City of Bones (Clare)

36. The Year of Magical Thinking (Didion)

37. Catching Fire (Collins)

38. Mockingjay (Collins)

39. The Nineteenth Century (Collins)

40. The Subjection of Women (Mill)

41. The Victorian World Picture (Newsome)

42. Chasing Harry Winston (Weisberger)

43. Hannibal (Harris)

44. Red Dragon (Harris)

45. Sisterhood Everlasting (Brashares)

46. The Monster of Florence (Preston)

47. The Rum Diary (Thompson)

48. The Omnivore’s Dilemma (Pollan)

49. Witch and Wizard (Patterson)

50. An Unquiet Mind (Jameson)

2 thoughts on “2011 Book Roundup

  1. I reviewed a whole bunch of books this year on my blog but you should definitely read something by Anne Enright. Her short stories are amazing as is her Booker winner, The Gathering.

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