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25 Jan 2010

2010 Books.

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Bolded titles are the ones I really loved.

1. Official Book Club Selection by Kathy Griffin.
2. The English American by Alison Larkin.
3. Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell.
4. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger.
5. Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey.
6. Food Rules by Michael Pollan.
7. Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher.
8. A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenburg.
9. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood.
10. Lidia’s Family Table by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich. (Shut up. I read the whole thing like it was a novel. It counts.)
11. The Sisters by Mary S. Lovell.
12. Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press by David Houck and Matthew Grindy.
13. The Man in the Flying Lawn Chair by George Plimpton.
14. Cancer Vixen by Marissa Acocella Marchetto.
15. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.
16. Amber, a Very Personal Cat by Gladys Taber. (This was everything you’d think a cat book by someone named Gladys would be.)
17. Where the God of Love Hangs Out by Amy Bloom.
18. Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank by Randi Hutter Epstein.
19. I Don’t Care About Your Band: What I Learned from Indie Rockers, Trust Funders, Pornographers, Felons, Faux-Sensitive Hipsters, and Other Guys I’ve Dated by Julie Klausner.
20. An Education by Lynn Barber.
21. A Dangerous Age by Ellen Gilchrist.
22. Walks with Men by Anne Beattie
23. Thanks for the Memories by Cecelia Ahearn
24. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larrson
25. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
26. Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick
27. The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley
28. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
29. When I Reach You by Rebecca Stead
30. And the Heart Says Whatever by Emily Gould
31. Instead of a Letter by Diana Athill
32. Him Her Him Again the End of Him by Patricia Marx

33. The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
34. Private Life by Jane Smiley
35. I’m Down by Mischa Wolf
36. Tender Hooks by Beth Ann Fennelly
37. My Booky Wook by Russell Brand
38. Endangered Pleasures by that lady
39. Lunacy and the Arrangement of Books by Terry Belanger
40. The Love Letter by Catherine Schine.
41. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Mead.
42. The Eyes of Willie McGee.
43. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen.
44. The Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death by Corinne May Botz.
45. The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart.
46. One Day by David Nicholls.
47. Morning, Noon, and Night by Spalding Grey.
48.The Male Animal by Thurber and Nugent.
49. Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz.
50. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender.

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