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message 1: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 1. Outliers: The Story of Success - Malcolm Gladwell (01/01)

2. Perfection Salad: Women and Cooking at the Turn of the Century - Laura Shapiro (01/03)

3. The Bastard on the Couch: 27 Men Try Really Hard to Explain Their Feelings About Love, Loss, Fatherhood, and Freedom (01/11)

4. Children of Gebelawi - Naguib Mahfouz (01/12)

5. Donkey Gospel: Poems - Tony Hoagland (01/13)

6. The United States of Arugula: How We Became a Gourmet Nation - David Kamp (01/17)


message 2: by Kristen (last edited Jan 24, 2009 03:46PM) (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 7. The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage (01/18)

8. Never as Bad as You Think - Kathryn and Stuart Immonen (01/22)

9. The Principles of Uncertainty - Maira Kalman (01/23)

10. The Twinkies Cookbook (01/24)


message 3: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 11. Annihilation: Conquest v.1 - Keith Giffen, et. al. (01/25)

12. The 101 Most Influential People Who Never Lived: How Characters of Fiction, Myth, Legends, Television, and Movies Have Shaped Our Society, Changed Our Behavior, and Set the Course of History - Allan Lazar, et. al. (01/25)

13. Annihilation: Conquest v.2 - Dan Abnett, et. al. (01/26)

14. The Bust Guide to the New Girl Order (02/01)


message 4: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 15. Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street - Michael Davis (02/12)

16. Absolute Sandman v3 - Neil Gaiman, et. al. (02/15)


message 5: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 17. A Great Idea at the Time: The Rise, Fall, and Curious Afterlife of the Great Books - Alex Beam (02/21)

18. The Little Endless Storybook - Jill Thompson (02/21)

19. Guardians of the Galaxy v1 - Dan Abnett, et. al. (02/22)

20. Guardians of the Galaxy v2 - Dan Abnett, et. al. (02/22)

21. Class: A Guide Through the American Status System - Paul Fussell (02/28)

22. French Milk - Lucy Knisley (02/28)


message 6: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 23. My Kitchen Wars - Betty Fussell

24. Scott Pilgrim v.5: Scott Pilgrim vs the Universe - Bryan Lee O'Malley

25. Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry - Leanne Shapton

26. Appendix to the I Hate to Cook Book - Peg Bracken

27. American Food Writing: An Anthology with Classic Recipes

28. Tales from Outer Suburbia - Shaun Tan (apparently THE book for Kristens to read in this month)


message 7: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 29. Couplehood - Paul Reiser

30. Better Than Homemade: Amazing Foods That Changed the Way We Eat - Carolyn Wyman

31. The I Hate to Cook Book: More Than 180 Quick and Easy Recipes - Peg Bracken

32. Athena Voltaire: The Collected Webcomics - Paul Daly, Steve Bryant

33. Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness - Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein

34. Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone - various


message 8: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 35. Ant Farm: And Other Desperate Situations - Simon Rich

36. Smart Couples Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner - David Bach

37. The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships - various


message 9: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 38. Eat This, Not That - David Zinczenko

39. Learning to Drive: and Other Life Stories - Katha Pollitt

40. Here Lies My Heart: Essays on Why We Marry, Why We Don't, and What We Find There - various


message 10: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 41. Eat This, Not That: Supermarket Survival Guide - David Zinczenko

42. X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft But Can Still Keep Everything From Sucking - Jeff Gordinier

43. Lanvin - Dean Merceron


message 11: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 44. Punctured Poems - Richard Willard Armour

45. The Eternal Smile: 3 Stories - Gene Luen Yang and Derek Kirk Kim

46. Buying In: The Secret Dialog Between What We Buy and Who We Are - Rob Walker

47. Indexed - Jessica Hagy

48. Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World - Lisa Lillien

49. The Essential Cocktail: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks - Dale Degroff


message 12: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 50. Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time - Katha Pollitt

51. The Happy Bookers: A Playful History of Librarians and Their World from the Stone Age to the Distant Future - Richard Willard Armour

52. Wit's End - Karen Joy Fowler

53. No Smoking - Luc Sante

54. OBEY: Supply and Demand: The Art of Shepard Fairey - Shepard Fairey

55. It's Not News, It's Fark: How Mass Media Tries to Pass Off Crap as News - Drew Curtis


message 13: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 56. Why Is My Mother Getting a Tattoo?: And Other Questions I Wish I'd Never Had to Ask - Jancee Dunn

57. Free Range Chickens - Simon Rich

58. Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities, and Occasional Moments of Grace - Ayelet Waldman

59. The Last Wish - Andrzej Sapkowski


message 14: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 60. Kaleidoscope: A Mr. Toast Book - Dan Goodsell

61. Catalog: An Illustrated History of Mail Order Shopping - Robin Cherry

62. Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women - Nora Ephron

63. Posters for the People: The Art of the WPA - Ennis Carter

64. The Hunter (Richard Stark's Parker v.1) - Darwyn Cooke

65. Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father's Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater - Matthew Amster-Burton

66. Guards! Guards! (Discworld v.8) - Terry Pratchett


message 15: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 67. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows

68. The End of Eating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite - David A. Kessler

69. Men at Arms (Discworld v.15) - Terry Pratchett


message 16: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 70. Feet of Clay (Discworld v.19) - Terry Pratchett

71. Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown - Jennifer Scanlon

72. Why Are You Single? - various

73. Mort (Discworld v.4) - Terry Pratchett

74. Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism - Richard C. Longworth


message 17: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 75. Seville & Andalusia (DK Eyewitness Travel)

76. Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think - Brian Wansink

77. Bankrupt - Philip Toledano

78. Bachelor Girl: The Secret History of Single Women in the Twentieth Century - Betsy Israel

79. Macaroni & Cheese: 52 Recipes from the Simple to the Sublime - Joan Schwartz

80. It's All Too Much: An Easy Plan for Living a Richer Life with Less Stuff - Peter Walsh


message 18: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 81. The Magicians - Lev Grossman


message 19: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 82. Alfred Portale Simple Pleasures: Home Cooking from the Gotham Bar and Grill's Acclaimed Chef


message 20: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 83. Altared: Bridezillas, Bewilderment, Big Love, Breakups, and What Women Really Think About Contemporary Weddings - Various


message 21: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 84. Spain for Dummies - Neil Schlecht


message 22: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 85. Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You


message 23: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 86. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy - Thomas Stanley and William Danko.


message 24: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 87. Modern Glamour: The Art of Unexpected Style - Kelly Wearstler


message 25: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 88. Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader - Anne Fadiman


message 26: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 89. The Total Money Makeover - Dave Ramsey


message 27: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 90. Rich Dad, Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not - Robert Kayosaki

91. Lonely Planet Andalucia

92. The Dark Horse Book of Hauntings - various


message 28: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 93. The Dark Horse Book of Witchcraft - various


message 29: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 94. The Daddy Shift: How Stay-at-Home Dads, Breadwinning Moms, and Shared Parenting Are Transforming the Twenty-First-Century Family - Jeremy Adam Smith

95. The Dark Horse Book of the Dead - various


message 30: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 96. The Dark Horse Book of Monsters - various


message 31: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 97. 50 Best Stuffings & Dressings - Rick Rodgers

98. Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked-Out New Dad - Chris Mancini


message 32: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 99. Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your Twenties and Thirties - Beth Kobliner

100. Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon: A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do That, and Go There - Mark Di Vincenzo


message 33: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 101. Soon I Will Be Invincibel - Austin Grossman

102. Husbandry: Sex, Love & Dirty Laundry: Inside the Minds of Married Men - Stephen Fried

103. The Ten-Year Nap - Meg Wolitzer

104. The Pursuit of Love - Nancy Mitford

105. Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes - Mark Bittman


message 34: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) 106. I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith.


message 35: by Storm (new)

Storm (stormgerlock) I Capture the Castle is great! What did you think of it?


message 36: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Northrup (kristenn) It started out grim but I ended up really enjoying it.


message 37: by Storm (new)

Storm (stormgerlock) Yeah... That's true... I haven't read it in a long time.


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