Sunday, November 02, 2008

My Iraq Reading List

My Deployment Reading List
The Final List (Aug '07 - Aug '08)

107. A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yalom
106. The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer
105. Tracks by Louise Erdrich
104. Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
103. Naked by David Sedaris
102. Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende
101. The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich
100. The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust by Edith H. Beer and Susan Dworkin
99. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America by Paula Giddings
98. Amsterdam by Ian McEwan
97. The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
96. I Was Told There'd Be Cake by Sloane Crosley
95. Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski
94. Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
93. The Space Between Us by Thrity N. Umrigar
92. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
91. Love the One You're With by Emily Giffin
90. He's a Stud, She's a Slut, and 49 Other Double Standards Every Woman Should Know by Jessica Valenti
89. A Good and Happy Child by Justin Evans
88. Love Marriage by V.V. Ganeshananthan
87. The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan
86. Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett
85. Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
84. Ines of My Soul by Isabel Allende
83. Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos
82. Such a Pretty Fat: One Narcissist's Quest to Discover if Her Life Makes Her Ass Look Big or Why Pie Is Not the Answer by Jen Lancaster
81. A Country Year: Living the Questions by Sue Hubbell
80. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
79. Digging to America by Anne Tyler
78. I Love You, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle
77. The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
76. The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America
75. Imago by Octavia Butler
74. Adulthood Rites by Octavia Butler
73. Dawn by Octavia Butler
72. Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters: The Frightening New Normalcy of Hating Your Body by Courtney E. Martin
71. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
70. A Man of the People by Chinua Achebe
69. The Blog of War: Front-Line Dispatches from Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by Matthew Currier Burden
68. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
67. Bright Lights, Big Ass: A Self-Indulgent, Surly Ex-Sorority Girl's Guide to Why It Often Sucks in the City, or Who Are These Idiots and Why Do They All Live Next Door to Me? by Jen Lancaster
66. Sister Noon by Karen Joy Fowler
65. It's a Jungle Out There: The Feminist Survival Guide to Politically Inhospitable Environments by Amanda Marcotte
64. I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris
63. For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts' Advice to Women by Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English
62. The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen: Passing, Quicksand and the Stories by Nella Larsen
61. Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon
60. The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
59. From Mouse to Mermaid: The Politics of Film, Gender, and Culture by Lynda Haas, Elizabeth Bell, Laura Sells
58. The Street by Ann Petry
57. Patternmaster by Octavia Butler
56. Clay's Ark by Octavia Butler
55. Mind of My Mind by Octavia Butler
54. Wild Seed by Octavia Butler
53. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
52. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
51. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
50. The Last of Her Kind by Sigrid Nunez
49. The Technology of Orgasm: "Hysteria," the Vibrator, and Women's Sexual Satisfaction by Rachel Maines
48. World Without End by Ken Follett
47. Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books by Maureen Corrigan
46. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
45. Psychoanalysis and Black Novels: Desire and the Protocols of Race by Claudia Tate
44. The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
43. The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
42. The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination by Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar
41. Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
40. Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday by Angela Y. Davis
39. Starting Out in the Evening by Brian Morton
38. Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist by Hazel V. Carby
37. Evelina by Frances Burney
36. Women of De Koh: Lives in an Iranian Village by Erika Friedl
35. A Feather on the Breath of God by Sigrid Nunez
34. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
33. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
32. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
31. Excabilur by Bernard Cornwell
30. Enemy of God by Bernard Cornwell
29. The Winter King by Bernard Cornwell
28. The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
27. After You'd Gone by Maggie O'Farrell
26. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrell
25. Kindred by Octavia Butler
24. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center by bell hooks
23. Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
22. Women, Race and Class by Angela Y. Davis
21. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
20. I Am America (And So Can You!) by Stephen Colbert
19. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
18. Hard Core: Power, Pleasure, and the "Frenzy of the Visible" by Linda Williams
17. Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate by Leila Ahmed
16. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
15. Unbearable Weight: Feminism, Western Culture and the Body by Susan Bordo
14. The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
13. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
12. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan
11. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
10. Plainsong by Kent Haruf
9. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
8. Consuming the Romantic Utopia: Love and the Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism by Eva Illouz
7. The Female Thing: Dirt, Sex, Envy, Vulnerability by Laura Kipnis
6. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
5. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
4. The History of Sexuality: An Introduction, Volume I by Michel Foucault
3. Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
2. Bound and Gagged: Pornography and the Politics of Fantasy in America by Laura Kipnis
1. Stardust by Neil Gaiman

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