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Books Read 2014, alpha by title

All the Wrong Places, Philip Connors – nonfiction
Alone in the Classroom, Elizabeth Hay – fiction
Animal Farm, George Orwell – fiction
Are You My Mother?, Alison Bechdel – nonfiction
Ashes Under Water, Michael McCarthy – nonfiction
The Big, Bad Book of Botany, Michael Largo – nonfiction
Blue-Collar Broadway, Timothy R. White – nonfiction
The Boy Who Drew Monsters, Keith Donohue – fiction
The Brewer’s Tale, William Bostwick – nonfiction
The Brothers Lionheart, Astrid Lindgren – fiction
A Burnable Book, Bruce Holsinger – fiction
The Burning Room, Michael Connelly – fiction
The Color of Courage, Julian Kulski – nonfiction
The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan for End-of-Life Care, Angelo E. Volandes, M.D. – nonfiction
The Cormorant, Chuck Wendig – fiction
Crossing to Safety, Wallace Stegner – fiction
The Dark Tower, Stephen King – fiction
De Potter’s Grand Tour, Joanna Scott – fiction
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, Erik Larson – nonfiction
Death Comes for the Deconstructionist, Daniel Taylor – fiction
Dirty Old London, Lee Jackson – nonfiction
The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World’s Great Drinks, Amy Stewart – nonfiction
Dying Every Day, James Romm – nonfiction
Eating Dirt, Charlotte Gill – nonfiction
The Empathy Exams, Leslie Jamison – nonfiction
Euphoria, Lily King – fiction
Everything is Wonderful, Sigrid Rausing – nonfiction
The Fabulous Carousels: Hitchhiking the American Cultural Revolution, John L. Nelson – fiction
The Falling Sky, Pippa Goldschmidt – fiction
Falls the Shadow, Sharon Kay Penman – fiction
Father Brother Keeper, Nathan Poole – fiction
The Fish in the Forest, Dale Stokes – nonfiction
Five Days at Memorial, Sheri Fink – nonfiction
Fives and Twenty-Fives, Michael Pitre – fiction
For a Love of His People, Nancy Marie Mithlo – nonfiction
The Ghost in the Electric-Blue Suit, Graham Joyce – fiction
God Loves Haiti, Dimitry Elias Leger – fiction
The Goddess of Small Victories, Yannick Grannec – fiction
The Gods of Olympus, Barbara Graziosi – nonfiction
Gone Feral, Novella Carpenter – nonfiction
Great Bear Wild, Ian McAllister – nonfiction
Gretel and the Dark, Eliza Granville – fiction
Grizzly Years, Doug Peacock – nonfiction
Growing Up With Ignorance, Lee Ali – nonfiction
Have You Seen Marie?, Sandra Cisneros – fiction
Heart-Shaped Box, Joe Hill – fiction
Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World It Made, Richard Rhodes – nonfiction
Her Own Vietnam, Lynn Kanter – fiction
Hotel Florida, Amanda Vaill – nonfiction
How to Build a Girl, Caitlin Moran – fiction
I Am Pilgrim, Terry Hayes – fiction
Illuminations, Mary Sharratt – fiction
The Inheritor’s Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science, Sandra Hempel – nonfiction
It, Stephen King – fiction
The Jaguar’s Children, John Vaillant – fiction
Jam! on the Vine, LaShonda Katrice Barnett – fiction
John Muir and the Ice that Started a Fire, Kim Heacox – nonfiction
The Killdeer and Other Stories, Michael Cotter – nonfiction
The Kind Worth Killing, Peter Swanson – fiction
Laidlaw, William McIlvanney – fiction
Land of Love and Drowning, Tiphanie Yanique – fiction
Last Night at the Blue Angel, Rebecca Rotert – fiction
The Last Runaway, Tracy Chevalier – fiction
Light Shining in the Forest, Paul Torday – fiction
Lillian & Dash, Sam Toperoff – fiction
Lisette’s List, Susan Vreeland – fiction
The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – fiction
Lives in Ruins, Marilyn Johnson – nonfiction
The Lodger, Louisa Treger – fiction
Luigi’s Freedom Ride, Alan Murray – fiction
The Mad and the Bad, Jean-Patrick Manchette – fiction
Maus I, A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History, Art Spiegelman – nonfiction
Maus II, A Survivor’s Tale: And Here My Troubles Began, Art Spiegelman – nonfiction
Maya’s Notebook, Isabel Allende – fiction
MetaMaus: A Look Inside a Modern Classic, Maus, Art Spiegelman – nonfiction
The Mockingbird Next Door, Marja Mills – nonfiction
Mr. Mercedes, Stephen King – fiction
My Grandfather’s Gallery, Anne Sinclair – nonfiction
Mystery in White, J. Jefferson Farjeon – fiction
Never Go Back, Lee Child – fiction
Never Mind Miss Fox, Olivia Glazebrook – fiction
Off Course, Erin Beresini – nonfiction
Offcomer, Jo Baker – fiction
The Ogallala Road, Julene Bair – nonfiction
Older, Faster, Stronger, Margaret Webb – nonfiction
Out Stealing Horses, Per Petterson – fiction
The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar, Martin Windrow – nonfiction
Planet of the Bugs, Scott Richard Shaw – nonfiction
The Practice of the Wild, Gary Snyder – nonfiction
Publishing, Gail Godwin – nonfiction
The Rathbones, Janice Clark – fiction
A Reader’s Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year, Tom Nissley – nonfiction
The Red Bird All-Indian Traveling Band, Frances Washburn – fiction
The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change, Iain McCalman – nonfiction
The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis, Thomas Goetz – nonfiction
The Room, Jonas Karlsson – fiction
Ruth’s Journey, Donald McCaig – fiction
Screenplay, MacDonald Harris – fiction
Severed, Frances Larson – nonfiction
Sex on Earth, Jules Howard – nonfiction
Ships, Clocks and Stars, Richard Dunn and Rebekah Higgett – nonfiction
Shirley, Susan Scarf Merrell – fiction
The Silent Woman, Janet Malcolm – nonfiction
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Caitlin Doughty – nonfiction
So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan – nonfiction
Song of Susannah, Stephen King – fiction
The Story of My Heart, Richard Jefferies, Terry Tempest Williams, Brooke Williams – nonfiction
Suitcase City, Sterling Watson – fiction
The Sweetheart, Angelina Mirabella – fiction
A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Madeline L’Engle – fiction
That Night, Chevy Stevens – fiction
Tortilla Flat, John Steinbeck – fiction
Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson – fiction
Turtle Island, Gary Snyder – fiction
The Two Gentlemen of Verona, William Shakespeare – fiction
The Unbecoming, Rebecca Scherm – fiction
Under the Wide and Starry Sky, Nancy Horan – fiction
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce – fiction
The Untold, Courtney Collins – fiction
The Vacationers, Emma Straub – fiction
The Voices, F. R. Tallis – fiction
A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson – nonfiction
Wawahte, Robert P. Wells – nonfiction
Wayfaring Stranger, James Lee Burke – fiction
We Make Beer, Sean Lewis – nonfiction
West of Sunset, Stewart O’Nan – fiction
When Books Went to War, Molly Guptill Manning – nonfiction
Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully, Allen Kurzweil – nonfiction
Wolf, Mo Hayder – fiction
Wolf Winter, Cecilia Ekbäck – fiction
Wolves of the Calla, Stephen King – fiction
The World of Raymond Chandler – nonfiction
Worn Stories, Emily Spivack – nonfiction
You’re Not Lost If You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America’s Everyman Outdoorsman, Bill Heavey – nonfiction

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  1. […] a lot of books; I read lots of different kinds of books. Some are silly or pulpy, but as I scan this list, I can’t pick out even one that didn’t teach me something. Some are weird (for […]

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