Books I have Read This Year

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This is a list of all the books I have read from 1 January 2000 on. The date beside each is the date on which I finished it. If I reread a book, I will note the previous date(s) beside it.

  1. From Beginning to End by Robert Fulghum, January 3
  2. The Chosen by Chaim Potok, January 3
  3. The Castle of Llyr by Lloyd Alexander, January 6
  4. Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander, January 7
  5. The High King by Lloyd Alexander, January 8
  6. Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse, January 10
  7. Night Screams: 22 Stories of Terror edited by Ed Gorman and Martin H. Greenberg, January 11
  8. The Phantom of Manhattan by Frederick Forsyth, January 15
  9. Quoth the Maven by William Safire, January 18
  10. Zen in the Art of Writing by Ray Bradbury, January 19
  11. The Archivist by Martha Cooley, January 19
  12. A Song of Stone by Iain Banks, January 20
  13. Carolina Moon by Jill McCorkle, January 22
  14. How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci by Michael Gelb, February 1
  15. When Elephants Last in the Dooryard Bloomed by Ray Bradbury, February 1
  16. Island of the Sequined Love Nun by Christopher Moore, February 2
  17. Intensity by Dean Koontz, February 3
  18. The Great Santini by Pat Conroy, February 6
  19. Doctors: A Biography of Medicine by Sherwin B. Nuland, February 13
  20. In Love with Norma Loquendi by William Safire, February 17
  21. Billions and Billions by Carl Sagan, February 18
  22. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, February 20
  23. Life: A Natural History of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth by Richard Fortey, February 26
  24. Emily Dickinson by Paul J. Ferlazzo, February 26
  25. The Beginning and the End by Isaac Asimov, March 5
  26. Cinderella and Company: Backstage at the Opera with Cecilia Bartoli by Manuela Hoelterhoff, March 12
  27. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, March 21
  28. Inside the Vicious Heart by Robert H. Abzug, March 27
  29. Noon Wine by Katherine Anne Porter, March 29
  30. The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman, March 29
  31. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, April 1
  32. Noon Wine by Katherine Anne Porter, April 5 (prev. March 29)
  33. The Overcoat by Nikolay Gogol, April 6
  34. The Dead by James Joyce, April 6
  35. The Pilgrim Hawk by Glenway Wescott, April 8
  36. Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, April 9
  37. Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman, April 9
  38. Grand Obsession: Marie Curie and her World by Rosalynd Pflaum, April 21
  39. Stardust by Neil Gaiman, April 23
  40. Escape From Sobibor by Richard Rashke, May 1
  41. The Mathematical Magpie by Clifton Fadiman, May 1
  42. Night by Elie Wiesel, May 1
  43. Can You Feel Anything When I do This? by Robert Sheckley, May 2
  44. Terry's Universe edited by Beth Meacham, May 4
  45. The Bad Seed by William March, May 8
  46. Sphereland by Dionys Burger, May 16
  47. Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman, May 17
  48. Those About to Die by Daniel P. Mannix, May 17
  49. The Holocaust: A History of the Jews of Europe during the Second World War by Martin Gilbert, May 18
  50. Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard P. Feynman, May 19
  51. Home Before Dark by Eileen Bassing, May 21
  52. Death of a Busybody by Dell Shannon, May 26
  53. Oscar Wilde by Richard Ellman, May 29
  54. Over The Edge by Harlan Ellison, May 30
  55. An Edge in My Voice by Harlan Ellison, June 2
  56. Knave of Hearts by Dell Shannon, June 5
  57. Root of All Evil by Dell Shannon, June 6
  58. Mark of Murder by Dell Shannon, June 6
  59. The Death-Bringers by Dell Shannon, June 7
  60. Coffin Corner by Dell Shannon, June 7
  61. Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman, June 8
  62. Double Bluff by Dell Shannon, June 10
  63. Death by Inches by Dell Shannon, June 11
  64. Davita's Harp by Chaim Potok, June 11
  65. Rain with Violence by Dell Shannon, June 11
  66. Chance to Kill by Dell Shannon, June 12
  67. Kill with Kindness by Dell Shannon, June 12
  68. 43,000 Years Later by Horace Coon, June 12
  69. Crime on Their Hands by Dell Shannon, June 13
  70. Unexpected Death by Dell Shannon, June 14
  71. Whim to Kill by Dell Shannon, June 15
  72. With Intent to Kill by Dell Shannon, June 16
  73. No Holiday for Crime by Dell Shannon, June 16
  74. Deuces Wild by Dell Shannon, June 17
  75. Streets of Death by Dell Shannon, June 19
  76. the lives and times of archy & mehitabel by Don Marquis, June 20
  77. Murder Most Strange by Dell Shannon, June 21
  78. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, June 24
  79. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, June 27 (prev. June 24)
  80. "The Sex Side of Life": Mary Ware Dennett's Pioneering Battle for Birth Control and Sex Education by Constance M. Chen, June 28
  81. A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper by John Allen Paulos, June 28
  82. The Promise by Chaim Potok, June 28
  83. Exploit of Death by Dell Shannon, June 29
  84. The Butterfly Revolution by William Butler, July 1
  85. Holding on to the Air by Suzanne Farrell with Toni Bentley, July 3
  86. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, July 4
  87. The Stories of Ray Bradbury by Ray Bradbury, July 5
  88. The Manipulated Man by Esther Vilar, July 5
  89. The Death of Ahasuerus by Pär Lagerkvist, July 5
  90. The Magic Christian by Terry Southern, July 6
  91. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling, July 8
  92. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling, July 9
  93. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling, July 14
  94. My Name is Asher Lev by Chaim Potok, July 15
  95. Letters of a Nation: A Collection of Extraordinary American Letters edited by Andrew Carroll, July 16
  96. A Night to Remember by Walter Lord, July 17
  97. Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce, July 18
  98. In The Hand of the Goddess by Tamora Pierce, July 19
  99. The Woman Who Rides Like a Man by Tamora Pierce, July 19
  100. Lioness Rampant by Tamora Pierce, July 19
  101. Reuben, Reuben by Peter DeVries, July 22
  102. A Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer, July 22
  103. The View From Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg, July 22
  104. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis, July 23
  105. The Joyful Christian by C.S. Lewis, July 26
  106. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, July 28
  107. The Year They Burned the Books by Nancy Garden, July 28
  108. In the Beginning by Chaim Potok, August 5
  109. Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis, August 8
  110. Letters to Malcom: Chiefly on Prayer by C.S. Lewis, August 9

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