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2010 Books

For no other reason than for the sake of completeness, here are the books I read in 2010. I will be better about writing here this year, I promise.

A List of Books

The list of books I’ve read, from the 1,001 Books You Must Read Before You Die book.  Whew, looks like I’ve got a ways to go before I shuffle off.

  • The Plot Against America – Philip Roth
  • Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson
  • Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden
  • American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities – Tom Wolfe
  • Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez
  • Contact – Carl Sagan
  • Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole
  • The World According to Garp – John Irving
  • The Shining – Stephen King
  • Rabbit Redux – John Updike
  • Slaughterhouse-five – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Myra Breckinridge – Gore Vidal
  • Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – John Le Carré
  • Catch-22 – Joseph Heller
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  • Rabbit, Run – John Updike
  • Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  • Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  • The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
  • Animal Farm – George Orwell
  • Of Mice and Men – John Steinbeck
  • The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett
  • A Farewell to Arms – Ernest Hemingway
  • The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Trial – Franz Kafka
  • Siddhartha – Herman Hesse
  • The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
  • The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Pit and the Pendulum – Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Fall of the House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe

Plus a bunch of others that I read in high school but I wasn’t paying much attention, so I’m not counting.