The State of the TBR

To Be Read in 2014

  1. Duplex by Kathryn Davis
  2. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Mitford
  3. From the Forest: A search for the Hidden Roots of our Fairy Tales by Sara Maitland
  4. Horoscopes for the Dead by Billy Collins
  5. The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
  6. Canada by Richard Ford
  7. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  8. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Col. Chris Hadfield (This was technically a gift from me to Michael, but I’m so excited to read it.
  9. The Language of the Night: Essays by Ursula Le Guin
  10. Time Traveler by Michael Novacek
  11. Nothing: A Portrait of Insomnia by Blake Butler
  12. A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  13. Truth & Beauty by Ann Patchett
  14. Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue by James McWhorter
  15. The Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus
  16. The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
  17. The Unwanted Sound of Everything We Want by Garret Keizer
  18. Migraine by Oliver Sacks
  19. The Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
  20. A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
  21. Everybody Was So Young by Amanda Vaill
  22. Escape on the Pearl by Mary Kay Ricks
  23. Things I’ve Learned from Dying by David R. Dow
  24. A North Country Life by Sydney Lea
  25. Rocket Men by Craig Nelson
  26. Life After Murder by Nancy Mullane
  27. A Voyage Long & Strange by Tony Horwitz
  28. Island Practice by Pam Belluck
  29. The Pattern in the Carpet by Margaret Drabble
  30. The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
  31. Wendy & The Lost Boys by Julie Salamon
  32. Unnatural Selection by Mara Hvistendahl
  33. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  34. The Green Mile by Stephen King (which I have read, but would very much like to reread in the coming year)
  35. Tokyo Cancelled by Rana Dasgupta
  36. City of Women by David R. Gillham
  37. Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra
  38. The Homecoming of Samuel Lake by Jenny Wingfield
  39. The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter
  40. A Happy Marriage by Rafael Yglesias
  41. Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
  42. Blood Fugues by Edgardo Vega Yunque
  43. Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier
  44. Evening is the Whole Day by Preeta Samarasan
  45. The Chaperone  by Laura Moriarty
  46. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
  47. Above World by Jenn Reese
  48. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  49. Lost & Found by Carolyn Parkhurst
  50. Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop
  51. The Reconstructionist by Nick Arvin
  52. Waterline by Ross Raisin
  53. Snow Angels by Stewart O’Nan
  54. The Wrong Blood by Manuel de Lope  DNF
  55. City of Tranquil Light by Bo Baldwin
  56. The New York Trilogy by Paul Auster
  57. Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman
  58. A Severed Wasp by Madeleine L’Engle
  59. The Small Rain by Madeleine L’Engle
  60. The Bone People by Keri Hulme
  61. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  62. Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
  63. I Am Forbidden by Anouk Morkovits
  64. An Atlas of Impossible Longing by Arnuradha Roy
  65. Schroder by Amity Gaige
  66. Empire Falls by Richard Russo
  67. Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
  68. The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
  69. The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
  70. Tandem by Anna Jarzab
  71. Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey
  72. Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
  73. The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan
  74. A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliot

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