Books Read: 2000

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January, 2000
Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve (Oprah Bookclub, 03-31-1999)
Guns, Germs & Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
Honey in the Horn by Harold L. Davis (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1936)
White Oleander by Janet Fitch (Oprah Bookclub, 05-06-99)
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
The Late George Apley by John Phillips Marquand (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1938)
Crime Chronology 1900-1983 by Jay Robert Nash
Mother of Pearl by Melinda Haynes (Oprah Bookclub, 06-15-99)

February, 2000
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Able McLaughlins by Margaret Wilson (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1924)
Tara Road by Maeve Binchy (Oprah Bookclub, 09-09-99)
Grimm’s Tales for Young and Old: The Complete Stories translated by Ralph Manheim
Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia Peterkin (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1929)
River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke (Oprah Bookclub, 10-14-99)
The 31st of February by Nelson S. Bond
Years of Grace by Margaret Ayres Barnes (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1931)
Vinegar Hill by A. Manette Ansay (Oprah Bookclub, 11-10-99)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
In This Our Life by Ellen Glasgow (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1942)

March, 2000
A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton (Oprah Bookclub. 12-3-99)
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
Dragon’s Teeth by Upton Sinclair (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1943)
Gap Creek by Robert Morgan (Oprah Bookclub, 01-18-00)
Watership Down by Richard Adams
Journey in the Dark by Martin Flavin (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1944)

April, 2000
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende (Oprah Bookclub, 02-17-00)
A Time to Kill by John Grisham
A Bell for Adano by John Hershey (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1945)
Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell (Oprah Bookclub, 03-28-00)

May, 2000
Huey Long by T. Harry Williams
All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1947)
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (Oprah Bookclub. 04-27-00)
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Tales of the South Pacific by James A. Michener (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1948)
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Mask of Fu Manchu by Sax Rohmer

June, 2000
Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1949)
While I Was Gone by Sue Miller {Oprah Bookclub, 05-26-00)
The Lottery and Other Stories by Shirley Jackson
The Donner Party Chronicles by Frank Mullen, Jr.
The Way West by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1950)
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Floating In My Mother’s Palm by Ursula Hegi
Dracula by Bram Stoker
The Town by Conrad Richter (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1951)
Frankenstein by Mary W. Shelley

July, 2000
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1952)
Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells
Joan of Arc by Mary Gordon (Unabridged Audiobook)
The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger
The Chamber by John Grisham (Unabridged Audiobook)
The Ink Drinker by Éric Sanvoisin
The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver (Oprah Bookclub, 06-23-00)

August, 2000
Collected Poems by Emily Dickinson
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1953)
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
In The Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex by Nathaniel Philbrick
Contingency Cannibalism: Superhardcore Survivalism’s Dirty Little Secret by Shiguro Takada
Weird Wills and Eccentric Last Wishes edited by Michelle Lovric
Wit: Humorous Quotations From Woody Allen to Oscar Wilde edited by Des MacHale
A Fable by William Faulkner (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1955; National Book Award in Fiction, 1955)
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The House of Gentle Men by Kathy Hepinstall
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
The Complete Maus: A Survivor’s Tale by Art Spiegelman
Beach Music by Pat Conroy

September, 2000
Open House by Elizabeth Berg (Oprah Bookclub, 08-23-00)
The Book On the Bookshelf by Henry Petroski
Out of the Silent Planet by C. S. Lewis
Perelandra by C. S. Lewis
That Hideous Strength by C. S. Lewis
The Code Book by Simon Singh
The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition by Lewis Carroll with Introduction and Notes by Martin Gardner
Louisiana: Off the Beaten Path by Gay Martin

October, 2000
Why People Believe Weird Things by Michael Shermer
The Dream Cycle of H. P. Lovecraft: Dreams of Terror and Death by H. P. Lovecraft
The Literary Almanac: The Best of the Printed Word – 1900 To The Present
The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness by H. P. Lovecraft
Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1956)
The Best of H. P. Lovecraft: Bloodcurdling Tales of Horror and the Macabre by H. P. Lovecraft
The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant
Candide by Voltaire
National Portrait Gallery History of the Kings and Queens of England by David Williamson

November, 2000
Metropolitan Cats by John P. O’Neill
The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton
Terrible Swift Sword by Bruce Catton
Never Call Retreat by Bruce Catton
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Exupéry
Puck of Pook’s Hill by Rudyard Kipling
Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz (Oprah Bookclub, 09-27-00)
The Age of Reason by Stuart Hampshire
Rules of Thumb by Tom Parker
Rules of Thumb 2 by Tom Parker
Teresa of Avila: The Progress of a Soul by Cathleen Medwick

December, 2000
A Death In The Family by James Agee (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1958)
Joshua: A Homecoming by Joseph Girzone
Revelation of Love by Julian of Norwich, translated by John Skinner
Julian: Woman of Our Day edited by Robert Llewlyn
The Julian Mystique: Her Life and Teachings by Frodo Okulam
Walden and Other Writings by Henry David Thoreau
The Incredible Book of Vatican Facts And Papal Curiosities by Nino Lo Bello
The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III (Oprah Bookclub, 11-16-00)

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