Booklist 2010


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The goal this year is to read more nonfiction from varied categories. Anything NF has its DD number added to the listing.

Green = Library books

Bold = Non-fiction


  1. 01-01-10 They Saw the Elephant — Women in the California Gold Rush by Joann Levy, 979.4040 82 L66T.
  2. 01-02-10 Candy Girl — A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody, 792.7028 C67C.
  3. 01-03-10 Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh.
  4. 01-08-10 I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie by Roger Ebert, 791.4375 E16I.
  5. 01-09-10 Charley’s War — 2 June 1916 - 1 August 1916 by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun.
  6. 01-10-10 Charley’s War — 17 October 1916 - 21 February 1917 by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun.
  7. 01-11-10 Born Bad by Andrew Vachss.
  8. 01-15-10 Everybody Pays by Andrew Vachss.
  9. 01-17-10 Nurses at the Front — Writing the Wounds of the Great War by Ellen N. La Motte and Mary Borden, Edited by Margaret R. Higonnet, 940.47573 N97.
  10. 01-18-10 Kilroy Was Here — The Best American Humor from World War II Edited by Charles Osfood, 940.53 K487.
  11. 01-23-10 Merde Happens by Stephen Clarke.
  12. 01-24-10 The Look of Architecture by Witold Rybczynski, 721.R98L.
  13. 01-24-10 War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.
  14. 01-27-10 Suddenly We Didn’t Want to Die: Memoirs of a World War I Marine by Elton Mackin, 940.4144 M15S.
  15. 01-30-10 The Great Big Book of Tomorrow: A Treasury of Cartoons by Dan Perkins, 741.5973 T66G.
  16. 01-31-10 American Buffalo — In Search of a Lost Icon by Steven Rinella, 599.643 R57A.
  17. 02-02-10 Charley’s War — Blue’s Story by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun, 741.5942 M.
  18. 02-06-10 And in the Morning by John Wilson.
  19. 02-06-10 Life in Genghis Khan’s Mongolia by Robert Taylor, 951.702 T24L.
  20. 02-10-10 Snakes in Suits — When Psychopaths go to Work by Paul Babiak and Robert D. Hare, 658.315 B11S.
  21. 02-11-10 Eats Shoots & Leaves — The Zero Tolerance Guide to Punctuation by Lynne Truss, 428.2 T87E.
  22. 02-13-10 The Beast of Chicago — The Murderous Career of H. H. Holmes by Rick Geary, 364.1523 M94G.
  23. 02-13-10 Siberia Bound — Chasing the American Dream on Russia’s Wild Frontier by Alexander Blakely, 338.092 B63D.
  24. 02-15-10 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
  25. 02-20-10 Corpse — Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death by Jessica Snyder Sachs, 614.1 S12C.
  26. 02-21-10 How to Talk so Teens Will Listen & Listen so Teens Will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish, 306.874 F11H.
  27. 02-24-10 Come On Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All — A New Zealand Story by Christina Thompson, 993.01 T46C.
  28. 03-01-10 Skellig by David Almond.
  29. 03-03-10 Dressed for the Occasion — What American Wore 1620 - 1970 by Brandon Marie Miller, 391.00973 M64D.
  30. 03-05-10 The Andersonville Prison Civil War Crimes Trial by Susan Banfield, 345.730238 B21A.
  31. 03-13-10 Dave Barry is from Mars and Venus by Dave Barry, 814.054 B27D.
  32. 03-19-10 To the Last Man — A Novel of the First World War by Jeff Shaara.
  33. 03-20-10 Beware of Cat and Other Encounters of a Letter Carrier by Vincent Wyckoff, 383.492 W97B.
  34. 03-25-10 Pissed Off — On Women and Anger by Spike Gillespie, 152.47082 G47P.
  35. 04-02-10 Imagined London — A Tour of the World’s Greatest Fictional City by Anna Quindlen, 820.99421 Q7I.
  36. 04-03-10 The Western Front — Ordinary Soldiers and the Defining Battles of World War I by Richard Holmes, 940.4144 H75W.
  37. 04-05-10 Leonardo da Vinci — Renaissance Genius by Barbara O’Connor, 709.2 L58O.
  38. 04-06-10 Archie’s War by Marcia Williams.
  39. 04-09-10 Mammoths — Ice Age Giants by Dr. Larry D. Agenbroad & Lisa Nelson, 569.67 A26M.
  40. 04-10-10 The Siege by Helen Dunmore.
  41. 04-12-10 Reading David — A Mother and Son’s Journey through the Labyrinth of Dyslexia by Lissa Weinstein, Ph.D, 371.9144 W42R.
  42. 04-14-10 Hunger by Elisa Blackwell.
  43. 04-16-10 New York — Life in the Big City by Will Eisner.
  44. 04-13-10 They Called it Passchendaele by Lyn MacDonald, 940.431 M13T.
  45. 04-26-10 No Dark Place by Joan Wolf.
  46. 05-10-10 The Remains of Company D — A Story of the Great War by James Carl Nelson, 940.41273 N42R.
  47. 05-14-10 In Suspect Terrain by John McPhee, 550 M17I.
  48. 05-18-10 The Roses of No Man’s Land by Lyn Macdonald, 940.475 M.
  49. 05-20-10 The Boy Who Felt No Pain by Robert Marion, MD, 618.92 M339B.
  50. 05-22-10 Minerva Wakes by Holly Lisle
  51. 05-24-10 Aftermath: The Remnants of War by Donovan Webster, 355.028.W37A.
  52. 05-27-10 Emile and the Dutchman by Joel Rosenberg
  53. 05-29-10 Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper
  54. 06-01-10 The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
  55. 06-03-10 Greenwitch by Susan Cooper.
  56. 06-8-10 Corvus — A Life with Birds by Esther Woolfson, 598.864 W.
  57. 06-14-10 Bedlam Boudoir & Brouhaha — Remarkable Words with Astonishing Origins by John Train, 929.4 T76B.
  58. 06-17-10 The Grey King by Susan Cooper
  59. 06-19-10 Silver on the Tree by Susan Cooper
  60. 06-22-10 Au Revoir to All That — Food, Wine and the End of France by Michael Steinberger, 641.013 S.
  61. 06-25-10 How to Know if it’s Time to Go — A 10-Step Reality Test for your Marriage by Dr. Lawrence Birnbach and Dr. Beverly Hyman, 306.89 B .
  62. 06-29-10 French Lessons — Adventures with Knife, Fork and Corkscrew by Peter Mayle, 641.013 M46F.
  63. 07-02-10 Green Boy by Susan Cooper.
  64. 07-14-10 No Less than Victory by Jeff Shaara
  65. 07-18-10 Journey into Darkness by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker, 363.25923 D73G.
  66. 07-20-10 Images of War — with text from his own writings by Peter Mayle, 908 C.
  67. 07-22-10 The Nature of Dogs by Mary Ludington, 636.7 L94N
  68. 07-25-10 The History of Weapons and Warfare — Ancient Rome by Don Nardo, 355.00937 N22A
  69. 07-28-10 The Black Death — The Great Mortality of 1348-1350, A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth, 614.5732 A
  70. 07-30-10 True Heart by Arnette Lamb
  71. 08-01-10 The 9/11 Report by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón, 973.931 J17N
  72. 08-15-10 The Lucifer Effect — Understanding How Good People Turn Evil by Philip Zimbardo, 155.962 Z71L
  73. 08-17-10 Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar.
  74. 08-18-10 Wayside School is Falling Down by Louis Sachar.
  75. 08-19-10 Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger by Louis Sachar.
  76. 08-23-10 The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
  77. 08-25-10 History Dudes — Ancient Egyptians by Laura Buller & Rich Cando, 932.B43H
  78. 08-29-10 Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger.
  79. 09-02-10 Walking to Gatlinburg by Howard Frank Mosher.
  80. 09-07-10 The Medium by Noelle Sickels.
  81. 09-11-10 Phule’s Company by Robert Asprin
  82. 09-13-10 Phule’s Paradise by Robert Asprin
  83. 09-16-10 Nine Months at Ground Zero by Glenn Stout, Charlie Vitchers and Robert Gray, 974.71044 S88N
  84. 09-18-10 Walking Forward Looking Bank by John Labriola, 974.71044 L12W
  85. 09-19-10 Elegant Gifts in Polymer Clay by Lisa Pavelka, 731.42 P33E
  86. 09-20-10 Closure by William Keegan, Jr. and Bart Davis, 974.71044 K26C
  87. 09-25-10 Report from Ground Zero by Dennis Smith, 974.71044 K26C
  88. 09-30-10 Dead Center — Behind the Scenes at the World’s Largest Medical Examiner’s Office by Shiya Ribowsky with Tom Shachtman, 614.109747 R48D
  89. 10-04-10-10 A Phule and His Money by Robert Asprin with Peter J. Heck
  90. 10-07-10 102 Minutes by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn, 974.71044 D990
  91. 10-09-10 Phule Me Twice by Robert Asprin with Peter J. Heck
  92. 10-13-10 No Phule Like an Old Phule by Robert Asprin with Peter J. Heck
  93. 10-16-10 Never Forget by Mitchell Fin and Lois Mathias, 974.71044 F49N
  94. 10-17-10 1000 Photos of Minerals and Fossils by Alain Eid, 549.0222 E34
  95. 10-19-10 Teasing Secrets from the Dead by Emily Craig, PhD, 363.2562 C88T
  96. 10-22-10 Phule’s Errand by Robert Asprin with Peter J. Heck.
  97. 10-23-10 Fables — The Great Fables Crossover by Bill Willingham.
  98. 10-23-10 Who They Were by Robert C. Shaler, 614.1 SH
  99. 10-26-10 American Ground by William Langewiesche, 974.71044 L27A
  100. 10-28-10 Tower Stories by Damon DeMarco, 974.71044 T74
  101. 10-30-10 If I Am Missing or Dead by Janine Latus, 362.82909 L36I
  102. 10-31-10 9-11 Emergency Relief by Jeff Mason, Editor, 741.5973 N
  103. 11-03-10 The Non-Designers Design Book by Robin Williams, 686.22 W72N
  104. 11-03-10 The Amish by Jean Kinney Williams, 289.73 W72A
  105. 11-06-10 Watching the World Change by David Friend, 974.71044 F91W
  106. 11-07-10 Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway by Dave Barry, 320.97302 B27D
  107. 11-07-10 Aftermath by Joel Meyerowytz, 974.71044 M61A
  108. 11-09-10 Irons in the Fire by John McPhee, 081 M171
  109. 11-16-10 Women at Ground Zero by Susan Hagen and Mary Carouba, 974.71044 H
  110. 11-20-10 The Wood Engravings of Lucien Pissarro by Lora Urbanelli, 761.20944 P67U
  111. 11-25-10 Out of the Blue by Richard Bernstein, 973.931 B53O
  112. 12-04-10 Grand Illusion by Wayne Barrett & Dan Collins, 974.71044 G53B
  113. 12-06-10 Can You Drill a Hole Through Your Head and Survive? edited by Simon Rogers, 500 C21
  114. 12-10-10 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman.
  115. 12-15-10 American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis.
  116. 12-16-10 Above Hallowed Ground edited by Christopher Sweet, 974.71044 A15
  117. 12-17-10 Killed Cartoons — Casualties from the War on Free Expression edited by David Wallis, 070.442 K48
  118. 12-19-10 Mysteries of the Unknown — Hauntings edited by Time-Life Books, 133.12 H37
  119. 12-21-10 Faces of the Great Plains — Prairie Wildlife by Bob Gress and Paul A. Johnsgard, 779.320978 G83F
  120. 12-25-10 Old Man’s War by John Scalzi.


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