Books Read: 1999


January, 1999
The Island of the Colorblind by Oliver Sacks
The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1926)
Visions of God: Four Medieval Mystics and Their Writings by Karen Armstrong
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi (Oprah Book Club, 02-28-97)

February, 1999
Every Catholic’s Guide to the Sacred Scriptures
Early Autumn by Louis Bromfield (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1927)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds (Oprah Book Club, 04-08-97)
The Diary Of A Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1928)
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupéry
The Book of Sexual Records by Geoff Simons
The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou (Oprah Book Club, 05-09-97)
The Princess Bride by William Goldman

March, 1999
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Laughing Boy by Oliver LaFarge (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1930)
Shaka Zulu by E. A. Ritter
The Experts Speak by Christopher Cerf & Victor Navasky
News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd, John J. Kohut, & Roland Sweet
More News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd, John J. Kohut, & Roland Sweet
Beyond News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd, John J. Kohut, & Roland Sweet
Dead and Buried by Norman Adams
Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris (Oprah Book Club, 06-18-97)
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein

April, 1999
The Good Earth by Pearl Buck (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1932)
The Oxford Dictionary of Popes by J. N. D. Kelly

May, 1999
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons (Oprah Book Club, 10-27-99)
A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons (Oprah Book Club, 10-27-99)
Jews, God and History by Max I. Dimont
Raisins and Almonds by Dashosh & Katz (unpublished manuscript)

June, 1999
The Alienist by Caleb Carr
The Angel of Darkness by Caleb Carr
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest Gaines (Oprah Book Club, 09-22-97)
The Store by T. S. Stribling (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1933)
Paradise by Toni Morrison (Oprah Book Club, 01-16-98)
Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis
Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg
Lamb In His Bosom by Caroline Miller (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1934)
The Best Way to Play by Bill Cosby (Oprah Book Club, 12-08-97)
The Treasure Hunt by Bill Cosby (Oprah Book Club, 12-08-97)
The Meanest Thing to Say by Bill Cosby (Oprah Book Club, 12-08-97)
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

July, 1999
Erotic Verse edited by Christopher Hurford
The March of Folly by Barbara W. Tuchman
Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman (Oprah Book Club, 03-06-98)
Maybe (Maybe Not) by Robert Fulghum
Eve’s Tattoo by Emily Prager
The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Roliquiere

August, 1999
Hannibal by Thomas Harris
Sink the Bismark! by C. S. Forester
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Midnight In the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Headache Free by Roger Cady, M.D., and Kathleen Farmer, Psy.D.
Now in November by Josephine Johnson (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1935)
Kosher Sex by Shmuley Boteach
Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1937)
The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

September, 1999
Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen {Oprah Book Club, 04-09-98)
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat (Oprah Book Club, 05-22-98)
I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb (Oprah Book Club, 06-18-98)
A Walk in The Woods by Bill Bryson

October, 1999
The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1939)
What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage (Oprah Book Club, 09-25-1998)
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
A Fatal Lie: A True Story of Betrayal and Murder in the New South by Sally Chew
Midwives by Chris Bohjalian (Oprah Book Club, 10-20-98)
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1940)

November, 1999
The Book of Margery Kemp by Margery Kemp
Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts (Oprah Book Club, 12-07-98)
The Hundred Days by Patrick O’Brian
The Joys of Yiddish by Leo Rosten
The Red Tent by Anita Dimant
How to Have Sex in the Woods by Luann Colombo
Jewel by Brett Lott (Oprah Book Club, 01-19-99)

December, 1999
Angels & Insects by A. S. Byatt
Strange Stories, Amazing Facts by Reader’s Digest Magazine
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (Oprah Book Club, 02-26-99)
The Spanish Inquisition by Cecil Roth
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
The Art of War by Niccolò Machiavelli
Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
History of the Acadians by Bona Arsenault
Mother of Winter by Barbara Hambly
Icefalcon’s Quest by Barbara Hambly
The Pugilist at Rest by Thom Jones

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