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*Retired* 2008 Lists > Kristine's 50 Books in 2008

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Claire January
1. The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
3. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
4. The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien


message 2: by Claire (last edited Feb 12, 2008 08:09AM) (new)

Claire February
5. The Law of Dreams by Peter Behrens
6. Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
7. What is the What by Dave Eggers


message 3: by Claire (last edited Apr 17, 2008 12:32AM) (new)

Claire March
8. The Boys in the Trees by Mary Swan
9. Atonement by Ian McEwan
10. The Narrow Corner by W. Somerset Maugham
11. Know the Future by Timothy J. McHyde


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Claire August
12. Pagan Christianity by Frank Viola


message 5: by Claire (last edited Sep 30, 2008 07:13PM) (new)

Claire September
13. Stuff White People Like: A Guide to the Unique Taste of Millions
by Christian Lander
14. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
15. The Clothes They Stood Up In by Alan Bennett
16. Kampung Boy by Lat
17. Town Boy by Lat
18. You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons:
The World on One Cartoon a Day by Mo Willems
19. Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
20. Southern Cross: A Novel of the South Seas
Told in Wood Engravings by Laurence Hyde
21. I Love Dirt: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids
Discover the Wonders of Nature
by Jennifer Ward
22. Cockroach by Rawi Hage
23. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini


message 6: by Claire (last edited Oct 31, 2008 01:17PM) (new)

Claire October
24. Morning in the Burned House by Margaret Atwood
25. The Door by Margaret Atwood
26. Handwriting by Michael Ondaatje
27. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
28. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
29. The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
by Michael Pollan
30. The Chilling Stars: A New Theory of Climate Change
by Henrik Svensmark & Nigel Calder


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Claire November
31. Indignation by Philip Roth


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Claire 32. When We Were Romans
by Matthew Kneale


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Claire 33. I Don't Believe in Atheists
by Chris Hedges


message 10: by Claire (new)

Claire 34. Slam
by Nick Hornby


message 11: by Claire (new)

Claire December
35. The Elegance of the Hedgehog
by Muriel Barbery


message 12: by Sarah (new)

Sarah (kuckbaby) | 12 comments Technically...LotR can count as three books, not one.

If you want to have more on ur list and all.


message 13: by Claire (new)

Claire ha ha ha. thanks. might do that. it seems i won't be reaching 50 this year. sigh.


message 14: by Claire (new)

Claire 36. The White Tiger
by Aravind Adiga


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