Tuesday, January 11, 2011

2011 Book List

So here it is...the 2011 book list. These are supposed to be some of the finest books ever written in each genre. I hope you enjoy a few of them with me this year.

Biographies/Autobiographies
Eleanor & Franklin, by Joseph Lash
The Spirit of St. Louis, by Charles Lindbergh
Lindbergh, by A. Scott Berg
Truman, by David McCullough
LBJ: Master of the Senate, by Robert Caro

Science Fiction
2001: A Space Odyssey, by Arthur Clarke
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sleep?, by Philip Dick
Starship Troopers, by Robert Heinlein
Ringworld, by Larry Niven
Rendezvous with Rama, by Arthur Clarke

Historical Fiction
A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens
Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova
The Clan of the Cave Bear, by Jean Auel
The Mists of Avalon, by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Mystery
The Godfather, by Mario Puzo
The Silence of the Lambs, by Thomas Harris
A Coffin for Dimitrios, by Eric Ambler
Gaudy Night, by Dorothy Sayers
Witness for the Prosecution, by Agatha Christie

Spiritual/Religious
Black Elk Speaks, by Black Elk
Orthodoxy, by G.K. Chesterton
The Four Quarters, by T.S. Eliot
The Sabbath, by Abraham Joshua Heschel
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, by Shunryu Suzuki

Classical Fiction

Ulysses, by James Joyce
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, by James Joyce
Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
The Sound & The Fury, by William Faulkner
Catch 22, by James Heller

2 comments:

Jenn said...

Hey girl...Have you read, Water for Elephants? It's a great one, too!

Anonymous said...

The Mists of Avalon is one of my favorite books! Sean hated it. Imagine that.
Wendy