"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." (Francis Bacon)

Friday, December 31, 2004

Reading List, 2004

An asterisk (*) indicates the books I particularly enjoyed this past year.


  • Whole Wide World by Paul McAuley (science fiction)
  • Replay by Ken Grimwood (science fiction) *
  • Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs (memoir) *
  • Dry by Augusten Burroughs (memoir) *
  • Island of Bones by P.J. Parrish (mystery)
  • The Upright Man by Michael Marshall (suspense) *
  • Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane (suspense) *
  • Timescape by Gregory Benford (science fiction)
  • The Shape of Snakes by Minette Walters (mystery) *
  • Dog Warrior by Wen Spencer (science fiction) *
  • Hard Rain by Barry Eisler (suspense) *
  • Singularity Sky by Charles Stross (science fiction)
  • Shadow Baby by Alison McGhee (fiction) *