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Books of 2005

January 3rd, 2006 · 11 Comments

The Office, East Ukrainian Village, Chicago

In 2005 I set my hands on 33 books and finished 24 of them. It’s disappointing that my numbers are down from 2004, but I think I was busier so I’m still proud that I finished a couple dozen. My favorite books from the year were:



Here’s a complete list of the books I’ve read this year:

  • Body of Evidence by Patricia Cornwell finished 12.26.05
  • The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling finished 12.09.05
  • Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving finished 11.23.05
  • The Columnist by Jeffrey Frank finished 11.08.05
  • The Road to Wellville by T. C. Boyle finished 10.30.05
  • The Alienist by Caleb Carr finished 10.09.05
  • Book of Ages 30 by Lockhart Steele, Joshua Albertson, Jonathan Van Gieson
  • The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova finished 09.30.05
  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire finished 09.11.05
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon finished 08.14.05
  • The Kaua’i Movie Book by Chris Cook, David Boynton
  • Pupus to Da Max by Douglas Simonson, Pat Sasaki, Ken Sakata
  • A Concise History of the Hawaiian Islands by Phil Barnes finished 07.17.05
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Kidd finished 07.17.05
  • Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner finished 07.17.05
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife Audrey Niffenegger finished 07.08.05
  • Pidgin to Da Max by Douglas Simonson, Pat Sasaki, Ken Sakata
  • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain finished 06.26.05
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom finished 06.13.05
  • The East of Eden by John Steinbeck finished 06.07.05
  • The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark finished 05.21.05
  • Tales From The Scale by Erin J. Shea
  • The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell finished 04.25.05
  • The Quince Seed Potion by Morteza Baharloo finished 04.21.05
  • The Little Black Book Of Sushi by Day Zschock finished 04.14.05
  • The Broker by John Grisham finished 04.07.05
  • Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres finished 03.20.05
  • The Namesake: A Novel by Jhumpa Lahiri finished 02.04.05
  • Small Wonder by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Perfect Storm : A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger finished 01.22.05

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