Books Read 2009

The Laurel Balzac Reader – Balzac

The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga

Just After Sunset – Stephen King

Dreams of My Father – Barack Obama

Save the Cat – Blake Snyder

Realms: The First Year of Clarkesworld Magazine

Here Comes Everybody – Clay Shirkey

Is Shakespeare Dead? – Mark Twain

Who is Mark Twain? – Mark Twain

Superhero: The Secret Origin of a Genre – Peter Coogan

The Lost Princess of Oz – Baum

The Tin Woodman of Oz – Baum

Was Superman a Spy? – Brian Cronin

Shakespeare's Unorthodox Biography – Diana Price

Two Noble Kinsmen – Shakespeare & John Fletcher

Resolution – Robert B. Parker

Walden – Thoreau

The End of Overeating – David Kessler

The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World – Lewis Hyde

Stein on Writing – Sol Stein

Where Water Comes Together With Other Water – Raymond Carver

Saturday – Ian McEwan

Even the Wicked – Lawrence Block

How to Grow A Novel – Sol Stein

Killing Castro – Lawrence Block

A Diet of Treacle – Lawrence Block

Pump Six and Other Stories – Paolo Bacigalupi

A Distance Mirror – Barbara W. Tuchman

Shakespeare: The World As Stage – Bill Bryson

Get Out of Your Mind & Into Your Life – Steven C. Hayes

Rumpole and the Reign of Terror – John Mortimer

Rumpole Misbehaves – John Mortimer

The Happiness Trap – Russ Harris

Everybody Dies – Lawrence Block

Gulf Music – Robert Pinsky

Poems from the Poet's Corner – John Lithgow (ed.)

Letters to a Young Poet – Rainer Maria Rilke

The Princess Bride – William Goldman

Stop This Man! – Peter Rabe

The Best American Essays 2008 – Adam Gopnik (ed.)

Books – Larry McMurtry

Complete Plays – Christopher Marlowe

Shakespeare & Co. – Stanley Wells

Hope to Die – Lawrence Block

The Magic of Oz – Baum

All the Flowers Are Dying – Lawrence Block

Sixty Stories – Donald Barthelme

The 50th Law – 50 Cent & Robert Green

The Deep-Blue Goodbye – John D. MacDonald

Bright-Sided – Barbara Ehrenreich

Maske:Thaery – Jack Vance

Eating Animals – Foer

Problem Solving – Ken Watanabe

Gun Fight – Richard Matheson

The Adderall Diaries – Stephen Elliot

Thebes of the Hundred Gates – Robert Silverberg

The Wordy Shipmates – Sarah Vowell

The Autobiography 1872-1914 – Bertrand Russell

Forty Stories – Donald Barthelme

Best American Crime Reporting 2007

How I Write – Janet Evanovich

Under the Dome – Stephen King

Visions of Death – J.D. Robb

Cymbeline – Shakespeare

(31 nonfiction. 34 fiction, poetry & drama. 65 total, 7 more than last year.)

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