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My Annual Booklists

Since 1994 I have tracked the books I read. Any book can qualify, long or short, fiction or non-fiction, technical or fun, as long as I read it completely.

2009 Booklist
  1. The Demon in the Freezer
    Richard Preston
  2. The Ancient Greek Historians
    John Bagnell Bury
  3. A Canticle for Leibowitz
    Walter M. Miller, Jr.
  4. Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter
    Thomas Cahill
  5. Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
    James Gleick
  6. A Crack in the Wall: Growing Up Under Hitler
    Horst Kr├╝ger
  7. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
    Tim Weiner
  8. The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  9. Inside The Company: CIA Diary
    Philip Agee
  10. Inside the CIA
    Ronald Kessler
  11. The Histories
    Herodotus
  12. The One Percent Doctrine: Deep Inside America’s Pursuit of Its Enemies Since 9/11
    Ron Suskind
  13. Southern Fried Plus Six
    William Price Fox
  14. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
    Thomas E. Ricks
  15. The Stone Wall: The Story of a Confederate Soldier
    Brad Smiley
  16. Smiley’s People
    John Le Carre
  17. The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror
    Turned into a War on American Ideals

    Jane Mayer
  18. Women’s Institute Library of Dressmaking, vol. 1,
    Laces, Embroideries, Shopping, Household Sewing, The Development of Textiles.

    Mary Brooks Picken
  19. Ian Fleming’s Master Spy James Bond in Icebreaker
    James Gardner
  20. Congo
    Michael Crichton
  21. Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide
    Maureen Dowd
  22. Baseball Cards: Questions and Answers
    Mark K. Larson, editor
  23. Lives
    Vol. 1 of 2
    Plutarch
    Dryden translation, Arthur Hugh Clough editor
  24. The American Civil War: A Military History
    John Keegan
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