Saturday, December 15, 2007

Taking the TBR Challenge

Why not? I'll give it a try. Twelve books that have been on my TBR list for more than six months, to be read over the course of 2008.

The list:
  1. The Log From the Sea of Cortez
  2. Thin Man
  3. Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland
  4. Ali and Nino: A Love Story
  5. Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
  6. Before Midnight: A Retelling of Cinderella
  7. Peak
  8. Captains Courageous
  9. Once Were Warriors
  10. 109 East Palace: Robert Oppenheimer and the Secret City of Los Alamos
  11. The Truth-Teller's Tale
  12. Bay of Spirits: A Love Story

My alternates:
  1. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
  2. In the Company of the Courtesan
  3. Tamar: A Novel of Espionage, Passion, and Betrayal
  4. Anahita's Woven Riddle
  5. Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
  6. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations... One School at a Time
  7. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
  8. Sisters: The Lives of America's Suffragists
  9. Very Far Away From Anywhere Else
  10. The Alibi Club
  11. A Higher Geometry
  12. Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits
Looking at these lists reminds me what a nerd I am. But in a good way!

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