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Book Index March 5, 2010

BY TITLE

A Beautiful Mind, by Sylvia Nasar

A Handmade Life, by Molly Wizenberg

Almost French, by Sarah Turnbull

American Wife, by Curtis Sittenfeld

Amsterdam, by Ian McEwan

Better, by Atul Gawande

 

Blood, Bones, and Butter, by Gabrielle Hamilton

Bowling Alone, by Robert Putnam

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, by Truman Capote

Brick Lane, by Monica Ali

Cheerful Money, by Tad Friend

Comfort Me With Apples, by Ruth Reichl

Complications, by Atul Gawande

Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Affect Our Lives, by Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler

Deaf Sentence, by David Lodge

Drop City, by T.C. Boyle

Elegance, by Kathleen Tessaro

Elements of Style, by Wendy Wasserstein

Fever Pitch, by Nick Hornby

Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen

French Fried, by Harriet Welty Rochefort

French Toast, by Harriet Welty Rochefort

French Women Don’t Get Fat, by Mireille Guiliano

Garlic and Sapphires, by Ruth Reichl

Home, by Marilynne Robinson

Hot Springs, by Stephen Hunter

In Defense of Food, by Michael Pollan

Indignation, by Philip Roth

Julie and Julia, by Julie Powell

Juliet, Naked, by Nick Hornby

L’Affaire, by Diane Johnson

Learning to Drive, by Katha Pollitt

Life of Pi, by Yann Martel

Love and Other Impossible Pursuits, by Ayelet Waldman

 

Medium Raw, by Anthony Bourdain

Middlesex, by Jeffrey Eugenides

Misadventures in the 213, by Dennis Hensley

Mountains Beyond Mountains, by Tracy Kidder

Nemesis, by Philip Roth

Neither Here Nor There, by Bill Bryson

Netherland, by Joseph O’Neill

Night of the Gun, by David Carr

Oh The Glory Of It All, by Sean Wilsey

Offshore, by Penelope Fitzgerald

Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, by Anne Lamott

Ragtime, by E.L. Doctorow

Run, by Ann Patchett

Slab Rat, by Ted Heller

Slammerkin, by Emma Donoghue

Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, by Kim Severson

That Old Cape Magic, by Richard Russo

The Art Of Racing In The Rain, by Garth Stein

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, by Gertrude Stein

The Big Short, by Michael Lewis

The Blind Side, by Michael Lewis

The Book of Salt, by Monique Truong

The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery

The Girl Who Kicked Over The Hornet’s Nest, by Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Played With Fire, by Stieg Larsson

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson

The Godfather, by Mario Puzo

The Humbling, by Philip Roth

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot

The Know-it-All, by A.J. Jacobs

The Last Resort, by Allison Lurie

The Last Town On Earth, by Thomas Mullen

The Rackets, by Thomas Kelly

The Saucier’s Apprentice, by Bob Spitz

The Sharper the Knife, The Less You Cry, by Kathleen Flynn

 

The Sorcerer’s Apprentices, by

The Untouchable, by John Banville

The Virgin Suicides, by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Widows of Eastwick, by John Updike

The Year of Living Biblically, by A.J. Jacobs

The Year Of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion

Then We Came To The End, by Joshua Ferris

Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About, by Mil Millington

Tortilla Curtain, by T.C. Boyle

Trail of Crumbs, by Kim Sunee

Tree of Smoke, by Denis Johnson

Waiting, by Debra Ginsberg

Water for Elephants, by Sara Gruen

We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters, by Cokie Roberts

BY AUTHOR

Monica Ali – Brick Lane

John Banville – The Untouchable

Muriel Barbery — The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Anthony Bourdain — Medium Raw

T.C. Boyle — Tortilla Curtain; Drop City

Bill Bryson — Neither Here Nor There

Truman Capote — Breakfast at Tiffany’s

David Carr — Night of the Gun

Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler — Connected

Joan Didion — The Year of Magical Thinking

E.L. Doctorow — Ragtime

Emma Donoghue — Slammerkin

Jeffrey Eugenides — Middlesex; The Virgin Suicides

Joshua Ferris — Then We Came To The End

Penelope Fitzgerald — Offshore

Kathleen Flynn — The Sharper the Knife, The Less You Cry

Jonathan Franzen — Freedom

Tad Friend — Cheerful Money

Atul Gawande — Better; Complications

Debra Ginsberg — Waiting

Sara Gruen — Water for Elephants

Mireille Guiliano — French Women Don’t Get Fat

Gabrielle Hamilton — Blood, Bones, and Butter

Ted Heller — Slab Rat

Dennis Hensley — Misadventures in the 213

Nick Hornby — Juliet Naked, Fever Pitch

Stephen Hunter — Hot Springs

A.J. Jacobs — The Know-it-All; The Year of Living Biblically

Denis Johnson — Tree of Smoke

Diane Johnson — L’Affaire

Thomas Kelly — The Rackets

Tracy Kidder — Mountains Beyond Mountains

Anne Lamott — Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

Stieg Larsson — The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played With Fire, The Girl Who Kicked Over The Hornet’s Nest

Michael Lewis — The Blind Side, The Big Short

David Lodge — Deaf Sentence

Allison Lurie — The Last Resort

Yann Martel — Life of Pi

Ian McEwan — Amsterdam

Mil Millington — Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About

Thomas Mullen — The Last Town On Earth

Sylvia Nasar — A Beautiful Mind

Joseph O’Neill — Netherland

Ann Patchett — Run

Michael Pollan — In Defense of Food

Katha Pollitt — Learning to Drive

Julie Powell — Julie and Julia

Robert Putnam — Bowling Alone

Mario Puzo — The Godfather

Ruth Reichl — Garlic and Sapphires, Comfort Me With Apples

Cokie Roberts — We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters

Marilynne Robinson — Home

Harriet Welty Rochefort — French Toast; French Fried

Philip Roth — The Humbling; Indignation; Nemesis

Richard Russo — That Old Cape Magic

Kim Severson — Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life

Curtis Sittenfeld — American Wife

Rebecca Skloot — The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Bob Spitz — The Saucier’s Apprentice

Garth Stein — The Art of Racing In The Rain

Gertrude Stein — The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

Kim Sunee — Trail of Crumbs

Kathleen Tessaro — Elegance

Monique Truong — The Book of Salt

Sarah Turnbull — Almost French

John Updike — The Widows of Eastwick

Ayelet Waldman — Love and Other Impossible Pursuits

Wendy Wasserstein — Elements of Style

Sean Wilsey — Oh The Glory Of It All

Molly Wizenberg — A Homemade Life

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One Response to “Book Index”

  1. Ellen Says:

    What an undertaking! Thanks for all your input. I’ve read many of them. We’ll have to talk soon.


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