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Books I read in 2005

Tennant, Emma. A house in Corfu: A family's sojourn in Greece (2002)
Dufresne, John. The lie that tells a truth: A guide to writing fiction (2003)
Fussell, Betty. My kitchen wars: A memoir (1999)
Sosnowski, David. Vamped (2004)
McNeely, Mary Drake. Can she bake a cherry pie: American women and the kitchen in the twentieth century (2000)
Shulman, Beth. The betrayal of work: How low-wage jobs fail 30 million Americans and their families (2003)
Underhill, Paco. Call of the mall: A walking tour through the crossroads of our shopping culture (2004)
Linn, Susan. Consuming kids: The hostile takeover of childhood (2004)
Traig, Jennifer. Devil in the details: Scenes from an obsessive compulsive girlhood (2004)
Lessig, Lawrence. Free culture: How big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture (2004)
Drinkwater, Carol. Olive Farm: A Memoir of Life, Love and Olive Oil in Southern France (2001)
Pascal, Francine. Hangin' out with Cici or, my mother was never a kid (1977)
Tharp, Twyla. The creative habit: learn it and use it for life a practical guide (2003)
Weiner, Ellis. Yiddish with Dick and Jane (2004)
Sittenfield, Curtis. Prep (2005)
Burton, Tom. The Serpent and the spirit (2004)
Niedzviecki, Hal. Hello, I'm special: How individuality became the new conformity (2004)
Tapert, Annette and Diana Edkins. The power of style: The women who defined the art of living well (1994)
Dunaway, Wilma. Slavery in the Mountain South (2003)
Klein, Naomi. No space, no choice, no jobs, no logo: taking aim at the brand bullies (2000)
Ozeki, Ruth. My year of meats (1998)
Slater, Nigel. Toast: The story of a boy's hunger (2004)
Bohjalian, Chris. Before you know kindness (2004)
Dunn, Sarah. Big love (2004)
Ozeki, Ruth. All over creation (2003)
Ferrary, Jeannette. Out of the kitchen: Adventures of a food writer (2004)
Burroughs, Augusten. Magical thinking: True stories (2004)
Transnational West Virginia: Ethnic Communities and Economic Change, 1840-1940 (2004)
Black, Cara. Murder in the Marais (1999)
Kingsland, Rosemary. The secret life of a schoolgirl (2003)
Keith, Slim. Slim: Memories of a rich and imperfect life (1990)
Stover, Laren and Kimberly Forrest. Bombshell manual of style (2001)
Lancaster, Jane. Making time: Lillian Moller Gilbreath: A life beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen" (2004)
DeRosier, Linda Scott. Creeker: A woman's journey (1999)
Gladwell, Malcolm. Blink: The power of thinking without thinking (2005)
Fink, Leon. The Maya of Morganton: Work and community in the nuevo new south (2003)
Drennen, William M. and Kojo Jones. Red, white, black and blue: A dual memoir of race and class in Appalachia (2004)
Bragg, Rick. All over but the shoutin' (1997)
Bragg, Rick. I am a soldier, too: The Jessica Lynch story (2003)
Finger, John. Cherokee Americans (1991)
Bessman, Wendy Lowe. A separate circle: Jewish life in Knoxville, Tennessee (2001)
Feiler, Bruce. Learning to bow: Inside the heart of Japan (1992)
Levitt, Steven J. and Stephen J. Dubjner. Freakonomics: A rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything (2005)
Latino workers in the Contemporary South. Edited by Arthur D. Murphy, Colleen Blanchard, and Jennifer A. Hill. (2001)
Zailckas, Koren. Smashed: Story of a drunken girlhood (2005)
Karr, Mary. Liar's club (1995)
Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff. Slipping into paradise: Why I live in New Zealand (2004)
Gilman, Susan Jane. Hypocrite in a pouffy white dress: Tales of growing up groovy and clueless (2005)
Lamott, Anne. Plan B: Further thoughts on faith (2005)
House, Silas. The coal tattoo (2004)
Vowell, Sarah. Assassination vacation (2005)
Lunstrum, Kirsten Sundberg. This life she's chosen: Stories (2005)
Beverly-Whittemore, Miranda. The effects of light (2005)
Hoffman, Alice. The ice queen (2005)
Kidd, Due Monk. The mermaid chair (2005)
Whynot, Douglas. A country practice: scenes from the veterinary life (2004)
Welty, Eudora. One writer's beginnings (1983)
Gladwell, Malcolm. Tipping point: How little things can make a bit difference (2000)
Winterson, Jeannette. Lighthousekeeping (2005)
Tucker, Neely. Love in the driest season: A family memoir (2004)
Ishiguro, Kazuo. Never let me go (2005)
Hosseini, Khaled. Kite runner (2003)
Flock, Elizabeth. Me & Emma (2005)
Severgnini, Beppe. Ciao America: An Italian discovers the U.S. (2003)
Lott, Bret. Before we get started: A practical memoir of the writer's life (2005)
Dunning, John. Sign of the book: A Cliff Janeway Bookman novel (2005)
Dunabr-Ortiz, Roxanne. Outlaw woman: A memoir of the war years, 1960-1975 (2001)
Norris, Kathleen. Virgin of Bennington (2001)
Evans, Karin. Lost daughters of China (2000)
Fox, Faulkner. Dispatches from a no-so-perfect life: Or, how I learned to love the house, the man, the child (2003)
Malone, Nancy M. Walking a literary labyrinth: A spirituality of reading (2003)
Pringle, Peter. Food, inc.: Mendel to Monsanto--the promises and perils of the biotech harvest (2003)
Vanderhoff, Anne. An embarrassment of mangoes: A Caribbean interlude (2004)
Agnew, Eleanor. Back from the land: How young Americans went to nature in the 1970s, and why they came back (2004)
Bank, Melissa. The wonder spot (2005)
Bezmozgis, David. Natasha and other stories (2005)
Johnson, Diane. Into a Paris quartier: Reine Margot's Chapel and Other Haunts of St.-Germain (2005)
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee. Queen of dreams (2004)
Simon, Rachel. Riding the bus with my sister (2002)
Miller, Sue. Lost in the forest (2005)
Blanchard, Mel & Bob. A trip to the beach: Living on island time in the Caribbean (2001)
King, Dave. The ha-ha (2005)
Shreve, Anita. Light on snow (2005)
Alberto, Manuel. A reading diary (2004)
Midkiff, Kenneth. The meat you eat: How corporate farming has endangered America's food supply (2004)
Reichl, Ruth. Garlic and sapphires: The secret life of a critic in disguise (2005)
Ellberbee, Linda. Take big bites: Adventures around the world and across the table (2005)
Collins, Paul. Sixpence house: Lost in a town of books (2003)
Mah, Adeline Yen. Falling leaves: The memoir of an unwated Chinese daughter (1998)
Sounes, Howard. The wicked game: Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and the business of modern golf (2004)
Wong, Jan. Red China blues: My long march from Mao to now (1997)
Wyman, Nona Mock. Chopstick childhood in a town of silver spoons (1999)
Puett, Barbara. Golf etiquette (1992)
Whorton, James Jr. Frankland: A Novel (2005)
Housden, Maria. Unraveled: The true story of a woman who dared to become a different kind of mother (2005)
Walrick, Ashley. Seek the living (2005)
Metcalfe, Gayden & Charlotte Hays Being dead is no excuse: The official Southern ladies guide to hosting the perfect funeral (2005)
Homes, A.M. Los Angeles (National Geographic Directions) (2002)
Kostova, Elizabeth. The Historian (2005)
Vaughan, Roger. Golf: The women's game (1994)
Hansen, Eric. The bird man and the lap dancer: Close encounters with strangers (2004)
Fergus, Jim. Wild girl: The notebooks of Ned Giles, 1932 (2005)
Rossant, Colette. Memories of a lost
Egypt: Reminiscences and recipes (1999)
McAlpine, Ken. Off-season: Discovering
America on winter’s shore (2004)
Weideger, Paula. Venetian dreaming: A love affair with with the world's most treasured city (2002)
See, Lisa. Snow Flower and the secret fan (2005)
Holman, Linda. The linnet bird (2005)
Brodeur, Adrienne. Man camp (2005)
Smith, Tara Bray West of then: A mother, a daughter, and a journey past paradise (2004)
Krauss, Nicole. The history of love (2005)
Pollack, John. Cork boat: A true story of the unlikeliest boat ever built (2004)
Rocherfort, Harriet Welty. French toast: An American in Paris celebrates the maddening mysteries of the French (1998)
Berg, Elizabeth. The year of pleasures (2005)
Mosby, Katherine. Twilight (2005)
Wolf, Naomi. The treehouse: Eccentric wisdom from my father on how to live, love, and see (2005)
Ephron, Amy. One Sunday morning (2005)
Goldsby, Robin Meloy. Piano girl: Lessons in life, music, and the perfect Blue Hawaiian (2005)
Lovenheim, Peter. Portrait of the burger as a young calf: The story of one man, two cows, and the feeding of a nation (2002)
Wan, Michelle. Deadly slipper: A novel of death in the Dordogne (2005)
Dearborn, Mary V. Queen of Bohemia: The life of Louise Bryant (1996)
Corrigan, Maureen. Leave me alone, I'm reading: Finding and losing myself in books (2005)
Tisdale, Sallie. Best thing I ever tasted: The secret of food (2001)
Powell, Julie. Julie & Julia: 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen (2005)
Benedict, Elizabeth. Practice of deceit (2005)
Walls, Jeannette. The glass castle: A memoir (2005)
Muller, Karin. Japanland: A year in search of Wa (2005)
Tapert, Annette. The Power of glamour: The women who defined the magic of stardom (1998)
Friedman, Thomas L. The world is flat: A brief history of the twenty-first century (2005)
Bender, Aimee. Willful creatures: Stories (2005)
Palahnuik, Chuck. Stranger than fiction: true stories (2005)
Tippins, Sherill. February house: The Story of W. H. Auden, Carson McCullers, Jane and Paul Bowles, Benjamin Britten, and Gypsy Rose Lee, Under One Roof In Wartime America (2005)
Edmundson, Mark. Teacher: The one who made a difference (2002)
Singer, Mark. Somewhere in America: Under the Radar with Chicken Warriors, Left-Wing Patriots, Angry Nudists, and Others (2005)
Bloom, Clare. Leaving a doll's house (1996)
Stonich, Sarah. Ice chorus (2005)
Dearborn, Mary V. Mistress of Modernism: The life of Peggy Guggenheim (2005)
Moaveni, Azadeeh. Lipstick jihad: A memoir of growing up Iranian in America and American in Iran (2005)
Wilson, Robley. World still melting (2005)
Mitchell, Margaretta. Ruth Bernhard: Between life and art (2000)
Berendt, John. City of falling angels (2005)
Muller, Karin. Hitchhiking Vietnam: A woman's solo journey in an elusive land (1998)
DeWoskin, Rachel. Foreign babes in Beijing: Behind the scenes of a new China (2005)
Scovell, Jane. Oona Living in the Shadows : A Biography of Oona O'Neill Chaplin (1998)
Feldmna, Ellen. The boy who loved Anne Frank (2005)
Kadubec, Phil. Crafts and craft shows: How to make money (2000)
Herring, Phillip. Djuna: The life and work of Djuna Barnes (1995)
Milford, Nancy. Savage beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay (2001)
Skinner, Cornelia Otis and Emily Kimbrough. Our hearts were young and gay: An Unforgettable Comic Chronicle of Innocents Abroad in the 1920s (1954, 2005)
Ashworth, Andrea. Once in a house on fire (1998)
Holdforth, Lucinda. True pleasures: A memoir of women in Paris (2005)
Silber, Joan. Ideas of heaven: A ring of stories (2004)
Didion, Joan. Year of magical thinking (2005)
Jones, Tayari. The Untelling (2005)
Goldsmith, Annabel. Annabel: An unconventional life: The memoirs of Lady Annabel Goldsmith (2004)
D'Ambrosio, Charles. The Point and other stories (1996)
Fletcher, Susan. Eve Green (2005)
Harrison, Kathryn. Envy (2005) 156





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