Wednesday, September 16, 2009

book club voting lists (2 of 4)

This post explains what the lists are all about...

General Nonfiction:
  1. The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan
  2. City on the Edge: Buffalo, New York, 1900-present by Mark Goldman
  3. Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz
  4. The Devil's Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea
  5. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron
  6. The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson
  7. The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed by John Vaillant
  8. The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann
  9. Once Upon a Quinceañera: Coming of Age in the USA by Julia Alvarrez
  10. Outcasts United: A Refugee Team, an American Town by Warren St. John
  11. The Platypus and the Mermaid: And Other Figments of the Classifying Imagination by Harriet Ritvo
  12. Rumspringa: To Be or Not to Be Amish by Tom Shachtman
  13. The Science of Sherlock Holmes by E.J. Wagner
  14. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
  15. Under the Sabers: The Unwritten Code Of Army Wives by Tanya Biank
Graphic Novels:
  1. American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang
  2. Blankets by Craig Thompson
  3. Castle Waiting by Linda Medley
  4. A Drifting Life by Yoshihiro Tatsumi
  5. Kings in Disguise by James Vance and Dan Burr
  6. The Lagoon by Lilli Carré
  7. Laika by Nick Abadzis
  8. Our Cancer Year by Harvey Pekar
  9. Pride of Baghdad by Brian K. Vaughan, Niko Henrichon
  10. The Professor's Daughter by Joann Sfar and Emmanuel Guibert
  11. Strangers in Paradise by Terry Moore
Historical Fiction:
  1. Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors
  2. The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
  3. The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan
  4. In the Beauty of the Lilies by John Updike
  5. The Master by Colm Toibin
  6. Peony in Love by Lisa See
  7. The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
  8. Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross
  9. The Remedy by Michelle Lovric
  10. Remembering Babylon by David Malouf
  11. Tears of Pearl by Tasha Alexander

1 comment:

  1. I have read Stiff and listened to it. A rather strong stomach is needed for the audio as it gets quite graphic.

    Also The Days the Falls stood Still is a quick and interesting read