2012 books

The Book of Mormon
What Are People For? (Berry)
So Brave, Young, and Handsome (Enger)
A Room With A View (Forster)
That Distant Land (Berry)
I Still Dream About You (Flagg)
The Very Best Men: The Daring Early Years of the CIA (Thomas)
24/6 (Sleeth)
Life of Pi (Martel)
In the Time of the Butterflies (Alvarez)
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Foer)
The Poisonwood Bible (Kingsolver)
The Night Circus (Morgenstern)
All the King’s Men (Warren)
To Have and Have Not (Hemingway)
Gardens of Water (Drew)
Atonement (McEwan)
One Day
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (Marquez)
Crossing to Safety (Stegner)
The Cult of the Presidency (Healy)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Smith)
The Lacuna (Kingsolver)
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Le Carre)
Shopgirl (Martin)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Marquez)
Like Water for Chocolate (Esquievel)
An Object of Beauty (Martin)
Lincoln’s Virtues (Miller)
Republic, Lost (Lessig)
Where the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs (Stegner)
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Skloot)
The Fountainhead (Rand)
Hannah Coulter (Berry)
Rough Stone Rolling (Bushman)
All the Little Live Things (Stegner)
The Beautiful and Damned (Fitzgerald)
The Hot Zone (Preston)
The House of the Spirits (Allende)
Henderson the Rain King (Bellows)
Dancing in the Glory of Monsters (Stearns)
The North American Idea (Pastor)
Martin Luther (Martin E. Marty)
A Moveable Feast (Hemingway)
Angle of Repose (Stegner)
The Great Stagnation: How America Ate All The Low-Hanging Fruit of Modern History, Got Sick, and Will (Eventually) Feel Better (Cowen)
The End of Influence: What Happens When Other Countries Have The Money (Cohen and DeLong)
North and South (Gaskell)
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (Riordan)
The War of the End of the World (Vargas Llosa)
First Stop in the New World: Mexico City, the Capital of the 21st Century (Lida)
A Homemade Life (Wizenberg)
Paris Without End: The True Story of Hemingway’s First Wife (Dilberto)
The Stranger (Camus)
The Unconsoled (Ishiguro)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (Hemingway)
Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman (Wasson)
Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader (Martin)
Mockingjay (Collins)
Just My Type (Garfield)

Goal: 50 books in 2012 (one of which has to be The Book of Mormon)
Actual: 60!

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