Books I’ve Read in 2010

Books I’ve Read in 2010

1. The Financial Lives of the Poets, by Jess Walter
2. Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf 
3. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini (audio)
4. Poems from the Women’s Movement, edited by Honor Moore
5. To the Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf
6. Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife – by Francine Prose
7. Prairie Tale: A Memoir, by Melissa Gilbert

8. Notes from the Cracked Ceiling: Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and What It Will Take for a Woman to Win, by Anne E. Kornblut

9. The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory, by David Plouffe

10. Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat’s Jewel Box, by Madeleine Albright
11. Slamming Open the Door, poems by Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno
12. The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak

13. The Generosity Plan: Sharing Your Time, Treasure, and Talent to Shape the World, by Kathy LeMay
14. The Heart is Not a Size, by Beth Kephart
15. The Day the Falls Stood Still, by Cathy Marie Buchanan
16. Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating, by Mark Bittman
17. South of Broad, by Pat Conroy
18. The Killing of Mindi Quintana, by Jeffrey A. Cohen

19. Reliable Fundraising in Unreliable Times: What Good Causes Need to Know to Survive and Thrive, by Kim Klein

20. Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism, by Alison Piepmeier
21. While I’m Falling, by Laura Moriarty

22. Made for Goodness and Why This Makes All the Difference, by Desmond Tutu and Mpho Tutu
23. Then We Came to the End, by Joshua Ferris
24. Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger
25. True Believer, by Virginia Euwer Wolff
26. Lift (Audio), by Kelly Corrigan
27. Half Broke Horses, by Jeannette Walls 
28. Someone Will Be With You Shortly: Notes from an Imperfect Life, by Lisa Kogan
29. To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
30. The Best American Short Stories 2009
31. Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee, by Charles J. Shields
32. A Gate at the Stairs, by Lorrie Moore
33. Claude and Camille: A Novel of Monet, by Stephanie Cowell

34. Stones Into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Greg Mortenson (audiobook)

35. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
36. The Living Fire: New and Selected Poems, by Edward Hirsch

37. The Soloist: A Lost Dream, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Redemptive Power of Music, by Steve Lopez

38. Shadow Tag, by Louise Erdrich
39. Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women, by Harriet Reisen

40. Gravity Pulls You In: Perspectives on Parenting Children on the Autism Spectrum, edited by Kyra Anderson and Vicki Forman

41. The Queen of Palmyra, by Minrose Gwin
42. Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
43. The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien
44. The Best Kind of Different: Our Family’s Journey with Asperger’s Syndrome, by Shonda Schilling
45. Walks With Men, by Ann Beattie
46. The Girl Who Chased the Moon, by Sarah Addison Allen
47. Unincorporated Persons in the Late Honda Dynasty: Poems, by Tony Hoagland
48. Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout
49. After the Workshop, by John McNally
50. Something is Out There. Stories by Richard Bausch
51. The Early Stories of Louisa May Alcott 1852-1860
52. Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing, Stories by Lydia Peelle
53. The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Audio), by Muriel Barbery
54. The Blind Contessa’s New Machine, by Carey Wallace

55. Little Billy’s Letters: An Incorrigible Inner Child’s Correspondence with the Famous, Infamous, and Just Plain Bewildered, by Bill Geerhart
56. Lay Back the Darkness, Poems by Edward Hirsch

57. Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World, by Linda Tarr-Whelan

58. American Music, by Jane Mendelsohn
59. Lullabies for Little Criminals, by Heather O’Neill
60. Come to Me, Stories by Amy Bloom
61. We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication (Audio), by Judith Warner
62. Questions About Angels, Poems by Billy Collins
63. The Little Stranger, by Sarah Waters
64. Mrs. Somebody Somebody, by Tracy Winn
65. If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things, by Jon McGregor
66. Half the Sky, by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn (audio)
67. Scroogenomics: Why You Shouldn’t Buy Presents for the Holidays, by Joel Waldfogel
68. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
69. Bad Marie, by Marcy Dermansky
70. A Mango-Shaped Space, by Wendy Mass
71. Saving Sky, by Diane Stanley
72. Too Much Happiness, Stories by Alice Munro
73. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us, by Daniel H. Pink

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