Thursday, October 13, 2011

Books of 2011

His Dark Materials– Philip Pullman
Once Upon a Time in the North - Philip Pullman
Into the beautiful North – Luis Alberto Urrea
The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolver
The Hearts of Horses – Molly Gloss

Half-Broke Horses – Jeannette Walls
Un Lieu Uncertain – Fred Vargas
The Cow in the Parking Lot: A Zen Approach to Overcoming Anger - Leonard Scheff and Susan Edmiston

Yoga School Drop-Out – Lucy Edge
Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why it's so Hard to Think Straight About Animals – Hal Herzog
Dog Walks Man: A Six-legged Odyssey – John Zeaman
The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance – Edmund De Waal
Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
Needled to Death – Maggie Sefton
Sink Trap – Christy Evans
Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins

Birdology: Adventures with Hip Hop Parrots, Cantankerous Cassowaries, Crabby Crows, Peripatetic Pigeons, Hens, Hawks, and Hummingbirds – Sy Montgomery
My Driver – Maggie Gee
The Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-And-Rescue Dog – Susannah Charleson
The Little Stranger – Sarah Waters
Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
Last Orders at Harrods: An African Tale – Michael Holman

Moby-Duck: The True Story of 28,800 Bath Toys Lost at Sea and of the Beachcombers, Oceanographers, Environmentalists, and Fools, Including the Author, Who Went in Search of Them – Donovan Hohn
Les Annèes Douces 1&2 – Jiro Taniguchi
Tortoise – Peter Young
A Sombra do Vento (The Shadow of the Wind) – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Court of the Air – Stephen Hunt
O Jogo Do Anjo (The Angel's Game) - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The Great Penguin Rescue – Dyan DeNapoli
Bossypants – Tina Fey

Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan
The Help - Kathryn Stockett
Beyond the Homestretch: What I’ve Learned from Saving Racehorses – Lynn Reardon

A Summer of Hummingbirds: Love, Art and Scandal in the Intersecting Worlds of Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Martin Johnson Heade – Christopher Benfey
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
The Fox in the Cupboard: A Memoir – Jane Shilling

Watership Down – Richard Adams
Playing with the Grown-Ups – Sophie Dahl
Graveminder – Melissa Marr
White Cat – Holly Black
The Samurai’s Garden – Gail Tsukiyama

Somewhere Towards the End – Diana Athill

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