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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

books from 2006

Well, only 49 books in 2006. THere will be another post discussing the best and such, but here is the list:

H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O’Brian
Eight Little Piggies by Stephen Jay Gould
H.P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life by Michel Houllebecq
Assasination Vacation by Sarah Vowel
Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins
The Secret Life of Dust by Hannah Holmes
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The People of Paper by Salvador Plascencia
The Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman
Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson
Aramis or the Love of Technology by Bruno Latour
The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud by Ben Sherwood
The Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman
Seeing Voices by Oliver Sacks
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchet
Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth
The Lying Stones of Marrakech by Stephen Jay Gould
The Nasty Bits: Collected Varietal Cuts, Usable Trim, Scraps, and Bones by Anthony Bourdain
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi
An Oblique Approach by David Drake and Eric Flint
The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
Year’s Best SF 10 by Edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman
In the Heart of Darkness by Eric Flint and David Drake
The Shockwave Rider by John Brunner
Heat by Bill Buford
The Dispossesed by Ursula K. Leguin
The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain
Touch the Top of the World by Erik Wiehenmayer
The Ghost Brigade by John Scalzi
Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett
The Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold
See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on Terrorism by Robert Baer
Destiny’s Shield by Eric Flint & David Drake
The Patron Saint of Plagues by Barth Anderson
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
Understand Exposure (Revised Edition) by Bryan Peterson
The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold
Year’s Best SF 11 by Edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
Turing’s Delirium by Edmundo Paz Soldan
Notes From a Small Island by Bill Bryson
Fortune’s Stroke by Eric Flint and David Drake
I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould
Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell
Lizard Music by D. Manus Pinkwater
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Slippery Slope by Lemony Snicket
Fish on a First-Name Basis: How Fish is Caught, Bought, Cleaned, Cooked and Eaten by Rob Deborde
If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie actor by Bruce Campbell

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