The 2009 Book List…

Haven’t updated this since April, so of course my notes are a mess. Here’s the whole list, 2009 Q1-Q3;

  1. Angler, (Gellman 2008) – 1/4/2009
  2. Hot, Flat and Crowded, (Friedman 2008) – 1/14/2009
  3. When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Sedaris 2009) – 1/21/2009
  4. How Fiction Works (Wood 2009) – 1/26/2009
  5. Imperial Life in the Emerald City, inside Iraq’s green zone (Chandrasekaran 2006) – 1/28/2009
  6. McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern (Vol 25 2007)
  7. The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism, (Suskind 2008) – 2/7/2009
  8. The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature (Pinker 2007) – 2/22/2009
  9. Tribes (Godin 2008) 2/23/2009
  10. The elephant, the tiger, and the cellphone: reflections on India, the emerging 21st century power (Tharoor 2007) – 2/28/2009
  11. The Encore Effect: how to achieve remarkable performance in anything you do (Sanborn 2008) – 2/28/2009
  12. The Other (Kapuściński 2008) – 2/28/2009
  13. Beyond Bullshit: Straight-Talk at Work (Culbert 2008) – 3/2
  14. The Age of Heretics (Kleiner 2008) – 3/9
  15. The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth (Friedman 2005) – 3/19
  16. Planet India (Kamdar 2007) – 3/25
  17. The 21st Century Economy (Epping 2009) – 3/25
  18. In Defense of Food (Pollan 2008) – 3/27
  19. The Cost of Living (Roy 1999) – 3/31
  20. Lexus and the Olive Tree (Friedman 2000) – 4/6
  21. The God of Small Things (Roy 1997) – 4/12
  22. Development as Fredom (Sen 1999) – 4/3
  23. Heat, Bill Buford
  24. In The Graveyard of Empires, Seth G. Jones
  25. Under The Banner of Heaven, John Krakauer
  26. Muhammad, Karen Armstrong
  27. One to Nine, Hodges
  28. In Pursuit of Elegance, Matt May
  29. That Old Cape Magic, Richard Russo
  30. The Time Traveller’s Wife, Audrey Niffenegger
  31. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Attwood
  32. Lake of the Woods, Tim O’Brien
  33. The Shipping News, E . Annie Proulx
  34. Busted, Edmund Andrews
  35. The Hour I First Believed, Wally Lamb.
  36. The Elements of Style, Strunk and White
  37. The Genius Machine, Gerald Sindell
  38. Catching the Wolf of Wall Street, Jordan Belfort
  39. Hanibal Rising
  40. The Handmaid’s Tail, Margaret Attwood
  41. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq, Thomas E. Ricks
  42. The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America’s Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11, Ron Suskind
  43. The Red Tent, Anita Diamant
  44. The Life of Pi, Yann Martel
  45. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini
  46. The Year of the Flood, Margaret Attwood
  47. Her Fearful Symetry, Audrey Niffenegger
  48. Indignation, Phillip Roth
  49. American Pastoral, Phillip Roth
  50. Half the Sky, Nicholoas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
  51. Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout
  52. Giliead, Marilynne Robinson
  53. The Help, Kathryn Stockett
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