L’amour des Livres

Every year I try to compete with the number of books I read the year before (and also with Ben). I think 2011 was my best yet! Check out the books I read below. Please leave me comments with any of your favorite book suggestions!

2013

  • Currently reading – The Meaning of Marriage – Timothy Keller

2012

  • Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter – Tom Franklin
  • Mudbound – Hillary Jordan
  • Where We Belong – Emily Giffin
  • Wild – Cheryl Strayed
  • The Age of Miracles – Karen Walker Thompson
  • Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
  • Running Ransom Road – Caleb Daniloff
  • Beautiful Ruins – Jess Walter
  • The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes
  • 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess – Jen Hatmaker
  • The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter – Peter Singer
  • Salvage the Bones – Jesmyn Ward
  • My Life on the Run: The Wit, Wisdom and Insights of a Road Racing Icon – Bart Yasso
  • The Beginner’s Goodbye – Anne Tyler
  • Finding Ultra – Rich Roll
  • The Family Fang – Kevin Wilson
  • The Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach
  • Eat & Run – Scott Jurek
  • The Power of Habit – Charles Duhigg
  • Drop Dead Healthy – AJ Jacobs
  • The American Way of Eating – Tracie McMillan
  • Mile Markers – Kristin Armstrong
  • Running the Rift – Naomi Benaron
  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Story of Beautiful Girl – Rachel Simon

Books Read 2011

  • Blue Nights – Joan Didion
  • By Nightfall – Michael Cunningham
  • Girl in Translation – Jean Kwok
  • Sarah’s Key – Tatiana de Rosnay
  • The Paris Wife – Paula McLain
  • The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
  • Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
  • The China Study – T. Colin Campbell
  • The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
  • Comfort Me With Apples – Ruth Reichl
  • One Day – by David Nicholls
  • Running on Empty – by Marshall Ulrich
  • Carrots ‘N’ Cake – by Tina Haupert
  • Tender at the Bone – by Ruth Reichl
  • The Year of Living Biblically – AJ Jacobs
  • Going Long:  Legends, Oddballs, Comebacks and Adventure’s – Runner’s World
  • Debt Free Living – Larry Burkett
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot
  • A Secret Kept – Tatiana de Rosnay
  • The Imperfectionists – Tom Rachman
  • A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan
  • Food Matters – Mark Bittman
  • Same Kind of Different as Me – Ron Hall & Denver Moore
  • The Widower’s Tale – Julia Glass
  • Blood, Bones & Butter, the Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef – Gabrielle Hamilton
  • Made to Crave – Lysa Terkeurst
  • A Widow’s Story, A Memoir – Joyce Carol Oates
  • Unbroken – Laura Hillenbrand
  • Little Bee – Chris Cleave
  • Left Neglected – Lisa Genova
  • In Defense of Food – Michael Pollan
  • The Priveleges – Jonathan Dee
  • Best Food Writing 2010 – Holly Hughes
  • Good Faith – Jane Smiley
  • On Beauty – Zadie Smith
  • Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen

2 thoughts on “L’amour des Livres

  1. Okay, I am now going to use your list as my starting point when I need a new read. I just had someone rave to me about the art of fielding so as soon as I’m done reading Radical, I am going to pick that up.

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