Thursday, January 11, 2007

2006 Faves

My favorite books read in 2006:

FICTION
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Smonk by Tom Franklin
Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Traveling Death & Resurrection Show by Ariel Gore
Willful Creatures: Stories by Aimee Bender

NON-FICTION
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Guests of the Ayatollah by Mark Bowden
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Last Chance in Texas by John Hubner

Short and Sweet.

On to 2007!!

1 comment:

The Evacuee said...

I certainly agree with you on A Brief History of the Dead, the premise of which still haunts me to this day. Of course, the bleak journey of The Road I also found wonderfully depressing, although I felt the ending was a bit too tidily resolved. I've not read any of the other books you list. Any you would recommend right off the bat?