2011: The Book List

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As i mentioned in my previous post, 2011 saw me completing a total of 38 books (39, if you include the Bible). Purely for my own posterity, the list went as follows:

January
1. 'To the Lighthouse' by Virginia Woolf
2. 'Voluntary Madness: My Year Lost and Found In the Loony Bin' by Norah Vincent
3. 'The Centre of Winter' by Marya Hornbacher
4. 'Father Fiction' by Donald Miller
5. 'Postmodern Children's Ministry' by Ivy Beckwith
6. 'Children and the Gospel' by Ron Buckland
7. 'Children Finding Faith' by Francis Bridger
February
8. 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell
9. 'The Church Invisible' by Nick Page
10. 'The Woman In White' by Wilkie Collins
11. 'The Road' by Cormac McCarthy
March
12. 'Far From the Madding Crowd' by Thomas Hardy
13. 'How Hard Can It Be?' by Jeremy Clarkson
April
14. 'A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian' by Marina Lewycka
15. 'Pretty Dead' by Francesca Lia Block
May
16. 'White Teeth' by Zadie Smith
17. 'Veronika Decides to Die' by Paulo Coelho
18. 'Never Let Me Go' by Kazuo Ishiguro
June
19. 'The Frenzy' by Francesca Lia Block
20. 'The Journals of Sylvia Plath' by Sylvia Plath
21. 'Have a Little Faith' by Mitch Albom
July
22. 'Salmon Fishing in the Yemen' by Paul Torday
August
23. 'On the Road' by Jack Kerouac
24. 'Sorting Out Billy' by Jo Brand
25. 'High Fidelity' by Nick Hornby
26. 'The Scarlet Letter' by Nathaniel Hawthorne
27. 'Pygmy' by Chuck Palahniuk
28. 'The Gum Thief' by Douglas Coupland
29. 'A Million Miles In A Thousand Years' by Donald Miller
September
30. 'Lolita' by Vladimir Nabokov
31. 'Orlando' by Virginia Woolf
32. 'Sectioned: A Life Interrupted' by John O'Donoghue
33. 'For Esme - With Love and Squalor, and Other Stories' by J. D. Salinger
October
34. 'Emma' by Jane Austen
35. 'The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint' by Brady Udall
November
36. 'The Pilgrim's Progress' by John Bunyan
December
37. 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess
38. 'The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters' edited by Charlotte Moseley


Of them all, the ones i enjoyed most were probably:

Fiction:
'The Centre of Winter' by Marya Hornbacher
'The Woman In White' by Wilkie Collins
'Lolita' by Vladimir Nabokov
'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess

And Non-Fiction:
'Father Fiction' by Donald Miller
'The Journals of Sylvia Plath' by Sylvia Plath
'Have a Little Faith' by Mitch Albom
'The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters' edited by Charlotte Moseley


i have quite the book pile ready to be conquered in 2012. Excited!

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