What I Read in 2007
* - books I really liked

Previous Years
2006     2005


Supercalitalism. Robert Reich 
Summer Moonshine
. P.G. Wodehouse
The Art of Power. Thich Nhat Hanh
Honor: A History. James Bowman
Love Monkey. Kyle Smith
Huey Long. T. Harry Williams
Cities and the Creative Class. Richard Florida
Meet Mr. Mulliner. P.G. Wodehouse
The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court. Jeffrey Toobin (abandoned)

Radiant Mind: Awakening Unconditioned Awareness. Peter Fenner
Tao Te Ching: A New Translation
. Lao Tzu (Sam Hamill, translator)
The Prince of Providence
. Mike Stanton
The End of Mr. Y. Scarlett Thomas
The House of Medici. Christopher Hibbert

Then and Now. Robert B. Parker
The Last Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need. Paul Pearsall
A People's History of the United States. Howard Zinn (skimmed)
In a Cardboard Belt!: Essays Personal, Literary, and Savage. Joseph Epstein
Meditation Now or Never. Steve Hagen
The Book of Longing. Leonard Cohen
The 48 Laws of Power
. Robert Greene
The Ode Less Travelled: Unlocking the Poet Within. Stephen Fry

The Happiness Hypothesis. Jonathan Haidt 
Dino: Living High in the Dirty Business of Dreams. Nick Tosches
Rousseau's Dog. David Edmonds and John Eidinow (abandoned)
The Modern Prince. Carnes Lord

The House That George Built. Wilfrid Sheed
The Prince. Niccolo Machiavelli
Last Harvest: How a Cornfield Became New Daleville
. Witold Rybczynski 
The Savage Detectives
. Roberto Bolano (abandoned)
The Stoic Life: Emotions, Duties, & Fate. Tad Brennan
Cultural Amnesia. Clive James
Pro Football Prospectus 2007. Aaron Schatz 

The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America. Louis Menand *
Blood Money: Wasted Billions, Lost Lives, and Corporate Greed in Iraq. T. Christian Miller
Everyman. Philip Roth
Claudius The God. Robert Graves 
Spare Change. Robert Parker
Ukridge. P. G. Wodehouse
Blind into Baghdad. James Fallows

Understanding Iraq. William R. Polk
Full Catastrophe Living. Jon Kabat-Zinn
I, Claudius. Robert Graves 
High Profile. Robert Parker
The Emperor's Handbook: A New Translation of the Meditations. Marcus Aurelius (David Hicks, and C. Scot Hicks, translators)
Envy. Kathryn Harrison

Lucky Jim. Kingsley Amis

Leave it to Psmith
. P. G. Wodehouse
Theft. Peter Carey (abandoned)
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything. Christopher Hitchens
Sit Down and Shut Up: Punk Rock Commentaries on Buddha, God, Truth, Sex, Death, and Dogen's Treasury of the Right Dharma Eye. Brad Warner
The Club Dumas. Arturo Perez-Reverte and Sonia Soto
My Lucky Star. Joe Keenan 
You Suck: A Love Story. Christopher Moore
Something Fresh. P.G. Wodehouse

Strangers to Ourselves. Timothy Wilson (abandoned)
The Meaning of Life. Terry Eagleton
The Ode Less Traveled: Unlocking the Poet Within
. Stephen Fry (Abandoned, but only because I got it from the library, and it's really the sort of book you need to hold on to for a while in order to get real use of.)
Money in the Bank. P.G. Wodehouse
The Meaning of Life. Terry Eagleton
Revenge. Stephen Fry
Boomsday. Christopher Buckley 
The Luck of the Bodkins. P.G. Wodehouse

A Damsel in Distress. P.G. Wodehouse
Bambi vs. Godzilla
. David Mamet (abandoned)
Ronald Reagan. John Patrick Diggins
A Clockwork Orange. Anthony Burgess
Uncle Fred in the Springtime. P.G. Wodehouse
Absurdistan. Gary Shteyngart 

Black Maps. Peter Spiegelman (abandoned)
Uncle Fred in the Springtime. P.G. Wodehouse
What Makes You Not a Buddhist. Dzongsar Jamyang Kyentse
Open to Desire. Mark Epstein
Bloodsucking Fiends. Christopher Moore
Beauty Junkies. Alex Kuczynski (abandoned)
Lord Emsworth and Others. P.G. Wodehouse

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. Shunryu Suzuki
Scoop. Evelyn Waugh (abandoned)
Prayers for Rain. Dennis Lehane
Cocktail Time. P.G. Wodehouse
Gone, Baby, Gone
. Dennis Lehane
Sacred. Dennis Lehane
Maps of Time: An Introduction to Big History. David Christian (abandoned)
Spring Fever. P.G. Wodehouse