Books Read 2009

  1. The Journal of Jules Renard by Jules Renard
  2. How to Read and Why by Harold Bloom
  3. iBrain: Surviving the Technological Alteration of the Modern Mind by Gary Small
  4. Sexing the Cherry by Jeanette Winterson
  5. Burial at Thebes (Antigone) by Seamus Heaney
  6. Fool by Christopher Moore
  7. Among the Mad by Jaqueline Winspear
  8. Books on writing letters: The Pleasures of Staying in Touch by Jennifer Williams, For the Love of Letters by Samara O’Shea, Just Write: The Art of Personal Correspondence by Molly O’Shaughnessy, Why Write Letters: Ten Ways to Simplify and Enjoy Your Life by Donna Schaper
  9. Seance by John Harwood
  10. Handwriting manuals: BFH: A Manual for Fluent Handwriting by Nan Jay Barchowsky and The Italic Way to Beautiful Handwriting by Fred Eager
  11. A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books by Alex Beam
  12. The Post-Office Girl by Stefan Zweig
  13. How To Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by Pierre Bayard –Abandoned
  14. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  15. Harriet and Isabella by Patricia O’Brien
  16. Given Sugar, Given Salt by Jane Hirshfield
  17. The Starry Rift by James Tiptree, Jr.
  18. Nothing to be Frightened of by Julian Barnes
  19. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith
  20. The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano
  21. The Hospital for Bad Poets by J.C. Hallman
  22. The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton
  23. Nobody’s Home by Dubravka Ugresic
  24. Moderato Cantabile by Marguerite Duras
  25. The Morville Hours by Katherine Swift
  26. The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim
  27. Oedipus the King by Sophocles
  28. Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  29. Less Than Angels by Barbara Pym
  30. Sword at Sunset by Rosemary Sutcliff
  31. The Unfinished Revolution by Michale Dertouzos
  32. From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure by Christine Borgman
  33. Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes By Neil Gaiman
  34. The Last Day of a Condemned Man by Victory Hugo
  35. Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman
  36. Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger
  37. M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman
  38. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  39. Madame de Stael: The First Modern Woman by Francine du Plessix Gray
  40. Digital Libraries and the Challenges of Digital Humanities by Jeffrey Ryberg-Cox
  41. The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  42. The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1 by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  43. The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
  44. The Sandman: Doll’s House by Neil Gaiman
  45. The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2 by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  46. Raw for Dessert by Jennifer Cornbleet
  47. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  48. Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett
  49. The Complete Shorter Fiction of Virginia Woolf by Virginia Woolf
  50. The Book: The Life History of a Technology by Nicole Howard
  51. Closely Watched Trains by Bohumil Hrabal
  52. Lois the Witch by Elizabeth Gaskell
  53. Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles
  54. Mentors, Muses and Monsters edited by Elizabeth Benedict
  55. Moo Pak by Gabriel Josipovici
  56. The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  57. Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf
  58. Writing Letters With Pen and Ink by Edward St. Paige

2 thoughts on “Books Read 2009”

  1. What difference do you find in reading the books and watching the movie of the same story. Do you think the soul of the story is still alive on screen? Since you have this exhaustive list of books that you have read, I believe you can answer this question better.


  2. whisperinggums said:

    Oh good, SoManyBooks, if this is up to date, you’ve read about as many books as I have to date. Some have read so many more that I have started to feel quite inferior. Please tell me that this is up to date!?


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