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Books Read 2008

Was 101 last year, down on the 117 in 2007.

January
1. Maus - Art Spiegelman
2. Tales Of The City - Armistead Maupin
3. Theater Hopper: Year One - Tom Brazelton
4. The Stone Rose (Doctor Who)- Jacqueline Rayner
5. The Naked Man Festival : And Other Excuses to Fly Around the World - Brian Thacker
6. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
7. Rainbow High - Alex Sanchez
8. The Trouble with Harvey: Tales of a City vet - Tony Sheldon
9. Maus II - Art Spiegelman

February
10. King Dork - Frank Portman (library book)
11. Boy Culture : A Novel - Matthew Rettenmund
12. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid - Bill Bryson
13. Rainbow Road - Alex Sanchez

March
14. Conversations with My Cat - David Fisher
15. Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life - Bryan Lee O'Malley (library book)
16. Planet Simpson - Chris Turner
17. The Price of Paradise (Doctor Who)- Colin Brake
18. My Point... And I Do Have One - Ellen Degeneres
19. Tell it to Naomi - Daniel Ehrenhaft
20. Practical Demonkeeping - Christopher Moore

April
21. A Walk in the Woods - Bill Bryson
22. Good Books for Teenagers - Agnes Nieuwenhuizen
23. Mamotte! Lollipop Vol 1 - Michiyo Kikuta (borrowed from a friend)
24. Merde Actually - Stephen Clarke
25. Not Another Book About Italy - Ann Rickard
26. Smarter Than Jill: 95 True Animal Stories - Jenny Campbell (Editor)
27. Kingdom Hearts Volume 1 - Shiro Amano
28. The Last Battle - C.S. Lewis
29. Round Ireland with a Fridge - Tony Hawks

May
30. Murder in the Frame - Dave Warner
31. A Foreign Affair: A Passionate Life in Four Langauges - Valerie Barnes
32. The Coming of Saska - Doreen Tovey
33. Max and Rastus: The Road They Travelled - Logan Sutton
34. Inside Out: An Australian Collection Of Coming Out Stories - Erin Shale (Editor)
35. Out Walked Mel - Paula Boock
36. The Rules for Cats - Fancy Mews
37. Theater Hopper: Year Two - Tom Brazelton
38. The Howl and the Pussycat: More Tales of a City Vet - Tony Sheldon
39. When Hitler Stole Pink Rabit - Judith Kerr
40. The Cat Who Went Into The Closet - Lilian Jackson Braun
41. About a Boy - Nick Hornby
42. Poetry for Cats: The Definitive Anthology of Distinguished Feline Verse - Henry Beard
43. Extraordinary Cats - Olivia Manning

June
44. More Tales of the City - Armistead Maupin
45. He Died with a Felafel in His Hand - John Birmingham
46. Barrel Fever - David Sedaris
47. Hello Sailor!: The Hidden History Of Gay Life At Sea - Jo Stanley & Paul Baker
48. Stupid White Men.. and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation - Michael Moore
49. The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Alexander McCall Smith
50. A Taste of the Unexpected - Roald Dahl
51. Miramar Dog - Denis Edwards
52. Cat's Eyewitness - Rita Mae Brown & Sneaky Pie Brown

July
53. Made In America - Bill Bryson
54. Lionboy - Zizou Corder
55. Is It Just Me or Is Everything Shit?: The Encyclopedia of Modern Life - Alan McArthur & Steve Lowe
56. Fried Eggs with Chopsticks - Polly Evans
57. The Leading Man - B.Clay Moore & Jeremy Haun (borrowed from Erik's collection)
58. Sophie's World - Jostein Gaarder
59. Otherwise Pandemonium - Nick Hornby
60. Around the World in 80 Days - Michael Palin
61. Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident - Eoin Colfer

August
62. If Not Now, When? - Primo Levi (Blog a Penguin Classic - lost)
63. Book Club: An Unshelved Collection - Bill Barnes & Gene Ambaum (library book)
64. Pug Hill - Alison Case
65. DIY: The Rise Of Lo-Fi Culture - Amy Spencer (library book)
66. Manga Messiah - Hidenori Kumai & Kozumi Shinozawa
67. Your Cat's Just Not That Into You - Richard Smith
68. Cross the River to Home - Kaye Kelly

September
69. Dreams of the Peaceful Dragon: Journey into Bhutan - Katie Hickman
70. Freakonomics - Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
71. How To Read A Book - Kelly Ana Morey
72. The Six Pack Two: Winning Writing from New Zealand Book Month - Various Authors
73. The Story of Mr. Sommer - Patrick Suskind
74. A Long Way Down - Nick Hornby
75. The Dragon's Apprentice - Linda McNabb

October
76. The Year of Eating Dangerously - Tom Parker Bowles
77. Stories We Could Tell - Tony Parsons
78. Encounters with Japan: Twenty Extraordinary Stories - Jennifer Duffy & Gary Anson (Editors)
79. The Screwtape Letters - C.S. Lewis (library book)
80. Point Blanc - Anthony Horowitz

November
81. Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up - Dave Barry
82. Holocaust Tours - Julian Novitz
83. Sil - Jill Harris
84. Twisting Throttle Australia - Mike Hyde (library book)
85. Kama Sutra for Cats - Burton Silver and Margaret Woodhouse
86. The Little Book of Bad Taste - Karl Shaw
87. Animals are Smarter than Jack - Jenny Campbell (Editor)
88. Everything I Know I Learned from TV: Philosophy Explained Through Our Favourite TV Shows - Mark Rowlands
89. The Rainbow Singer - Simon Kerr
90. Bibliotherapy: The Girl's Guide to Books for Every Phase of Our Lives - Beverly West and Nancy Peske
91. A Passion for Travel: New Zealand Writers & their Adventures Overseas - Tina Shaw (Editor)
92. The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of The Oxford English Dictionary - Simon Winchester

December
93. The Notebook - Nicholas Sparks
94. Merde Happens - Stephen Clarke
95. The Cat Who Came For Christmas - Cleveland Amory
96. A Treasury of Narnia - Brian Sibley and Alison Sage
97. Slam - Nick Hornby
98. The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Guide - Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht
99. Expensive Habits - Peter Mayle
100. Mister Monday - Garth Nix
101. The Six Pack Three: Winning Writing from New Zealand Book Month - Various Authors

Comments

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rockdg9
Jan. 1st, 2009 10:26 pm (UTC)
An eclectic collection. :)
oldfoundnew
Jan. 2nd, 2009 02:20 am (UTC)
You are a book reading machine. I don't think I've read 40 books this year. I suck at making time to read! :(
discoverylover
Jan. 2nd, 2009 10:08 am (UTC)
I think I got to 98 last year...this year I'm not going to bother counting!!
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