Books read in 2008

DateTitleAuthor
1-4The Organ GrindersBill Fitzhugh
1-11Parable of the SowerOctavia E. Butler
1-12Santa Steps OutRobert Devereaux
1-18The HumanoidsJack Williamson
1-18A War of GiftsOrson Scott Card
1-19The Portable DoorTom Holt
1-22The WallPeter Sis
1-22The Gunslinger BornStephen King et al
1-28The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
2-3A Princess of RoumaniaPaul Park
2-4The Story of BDaniel Quinn
2-6Best of Technology Writing 2007Steven Levy, ed
2-6Yoruba Girl DancingSimi Bedford
2-8Diamond Dogs, Turquoise DaysAlastair Reynolds
2-10Dreamers of the DayMary Doria Russell
2-11Best of Technology Writing 2006Brendan I. Koerner, ed
2-15Of Love and ShadowsIsabel Allende
2-15Three Cups of TeaGreg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
2-17The Sign of the BookJohn Dunning
2-20Almost Transparent BlueRyu Murakami
2-23OneRichard Bach
3-21632Eric Flint
3-4Hometown PasadenaColleen Dunn Bates
3-61633David Weber and Eric Flint
3-10Invisible ManRalph Ellison
3-12Travels with HerodotusRyszard Kapuscinski
3-15The Ghost BrigadesJohn Scalzi
3-19Tea from an Empty CupPat Cadigan
3-21Winter TidesJames P. Blaylock
3-24One Thousand White WomenJim Fergus
3-30Pass the ButterwormsTim Cahill
3-31Strange Devices of the Sun and MoonLisa Goldstein
4-1A Universal History of InfamyJorge Luis Borges
4-2The SomnabulistJonathan Barnes
4-5The ToyminatorRobert Rankin
4-7Mission to AmericaWalter Kirn
4-14Fool's WarSarah Zettel
4-16OverclockedCory Doctorow
4-17Impossible ThingsConnie Willis
4-18Shade's ChildrenGarth Nix
4-201968Joe Haldeman
4-23Hearts in AtlantisStephen King
4-24Zod WallopWilliam Browning Spencer
4-25A Thousand Splendid SunsKhaled Hosseini
4-25Eastern Standard TribeCory Doctorow
4-27Farewell to ManzanarJeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston
5-3MonkeewrenchP.J. Tracy
5-3InfidelAyaan Hirsi Ali
5-12Present at the FutureIra Flatow
5-13HorizonsMary Rosenblum
5-14Sarah CanaryKaren Joy Fowler
5-25Rainbows EndVernor Vinge
5-27Moby-DickHerman Melville
5-27Saving Fish from DrowningAmy Tan
5-28Missile GapCharles Stross
6-1Ring of FireEric Flint
6-5Assassination VacationSarah Vowell
6-5Glut: Mastering Information Through the AgesAlex Wright
6-6The Dangerous AlphabetNeil Gaiman & Gris Grimly
6-7Shuteye for the TimebrokerPaul di Filippo
6-7Possessing the Secret of JoyAlice Walker
6-9Forty Signs of RainKim Stanley Robinson
6-10Robinson CrusoeDaniel Defoe
6-14Economic Literacy: What Everyone Needs to Know About Money & MarketsJacob DeRooy
6-151634: The Galileo AffairEric Flint & Andrew Dennis
6-18A Soldier of the Great WarMark Helprin
6-19FrankensteinMary Wollencraft Shelley
6-20Quiet, Please: Dispatches from a Public LibrarianScott Douglas
6-21The Post-American WorldFareed Zakaria
6-281634: The Ram RebellionEric Flint with Virginia DeMarce
7-1WeEugene Zamiatin
7-2Little BrotherCory Doctorow
7-14AnathemNeal Stephenson
7-17Double WhammyCarl Hiaasen
7-18PersuasionJane Austen
7-21Alcatraz versus the Evil LibrariansBrandon Sanderson
7-22This Gaming Life: Travels in Three CitiesJim Rossignol
7-27People of the BookGeraldine Brooks
7-28Armageddon in RetrospectKurt Vonnegut
8-3StarfishPeter Watts
8-4SummerlandMichael Chabon
8-9Whole Wide WorldPaul J. McAuley
8-13When the Music's Overedited by Lewis Shiner
8-17The Super Crazy Cat DanceAron Nels Steinke
8-20Don't Make Me Think!: A Common Sense Approach to Web UsabilitySteve Krug
8-27Remnant PopulationElizabeth Moon
8-27Psychohistorical CrisisDonald Kingsbury
8-29Life on the MississippiMark Twain
8-30GlasshouseCharles Stross
9-2Grantville GazetteEric Flint
9-2Gary Benchley, Rock StarPaul Ford
9-4Legends of CaltechWillard A. Dodge, jr, Reuben B. Moulton, Harrison W. Sigworth, and Adrian C. Smith, jr
9-7Circling EdenCarol Magun
9-9Once and ForeverKenji Miyazawa
9-11The Collector CollectorTibor Fischer
9-12The Ghost MapSteven Johnson
9-15Hey Nostradamus!Douglas Coupland
9-17AxisRobert Charles Wilson
9-19Dad Runs Away with the CircusEtgar Keret and Rutu Modan
9-23Predictably IrrationalDan Ariely
9-24Virtual UnrealitiesAlfred Bester
9-28The Girl on the FridgeEtgar Keret
9-29BingoRita Mae Brown
10-2The HistorianElizabeth Kostova
10-3Treasure IslandRobert Louis Stevenson
10-3The Ghost in LoveJonathan Carroll
10-5IncognegroMat Johnson
10-6What I Talk About When I Talk About RunningHaruki Murakami
10-8Odd and the Frost GiantsNeil Gaiman
10-10The Call of the WildJack London
10-101635: The Cannon LawEric Flint & Andrew Dennis
10-12The True PatriotEric Liu and Nick Hanauer
10-12NationTerry Pratchett
10-13More Legends of CaltechWillard A. Dodge, jr, Reuben B. Moulton, Harrison W. Sigworth and Adrian C. Smith, jr
10-16Stormy WeatherCarl Hiaasen
10-21Salmon DoubtsAdam Sacks
10-22The Machine's ChildKage Baker
10-25The TranslatorDaoud Hari
10-30Waiting for GodalmingRobert Rankin
11-2The Camel BookmobileMasha Hamilton
11-4The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be GodEtgar Keret
11-12Empire of the AntsBernard Werber
11-16KrakatoaSimon Winchester
11-20The Golden NotebookDoris Lessing
11-25His Illegal SelfPeter Carey
12-4Cadillac DesertMarc Reisner
12-10Small Pieces Loosely JoinedDavid Weinberger
12-10Too Cool to be ForgottenAlex Robinson
12-11The Crusades Through Arab EyesAmin Maalouf
12-13The Android's DreamJohn Scalzi
12-15Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and DeliveryGarr Reynolds
12-17The 21 BalloonsWilliam Pene du Bois
12-21Midnighters: The Secret HourScott Westerfeld
12-25River of GodsIan McDonald
12-291634: The Baltic WarEric Flint and David Weber
12-31OutliersMalcom Gladwell

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