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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

What I'm reading right now...

My book list does nothing except for grow. Every once in awhile I'll share the literature that I've become interested in, whether I've read them yet or not.

My Top 10 List

1. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

2. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search For Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert


3. Stiff:: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

4. My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

5. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

6. Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson

Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace With Books, Not Bombs, in Pakistan and Afghanistan by Greg Mortenson (Who also wrote Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time)

The Overacheivers: The Secret Life of Driven Kids by Alexandra Robbins (Who also wrote Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities
)

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the American Meal
by Eric Schlosser. *This book was also made into a film in 2006 if you don't want to read the book*

A Long Way Gone: Memoir of a Boy Soldier by Ismael Beah


Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity by Kerry Cohen


Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search For Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert. *Also being made into a film with Julia Roberts to be released in 2010*


We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip Gourevitch


Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant by Daniel Tammet


The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad


Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer


The Omnivore's Dilemma: The Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan


Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison


As We Forgive: Stories of Reconciliation from Rwanda by Catherine Claire Larson


Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil by Deborah Rodriquez


Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison


Push by Sapphire


Leave it to Me by Bharati Mukherjee


Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov


Veil of Roses by Laura Fitzgerald


I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali with Delphine Minoui


Driving with Dead People by Monica Holloway


Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach


The Memory Keepers Daughter by Kim Edwards


My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult


Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden *Also, my favorite movie


Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper by Diablo Cody (This is based out of Minneapolis!)


Confessions of a Park Avenue Plastic Surgeon by Cap Lesense


The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadiman


Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom


Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom


For One More Day by Mitch Albom

Geisha, A Memoir by Mineko Iwasaki

Promise Me: How a Sister's Love Launched the Global Movement to End Breast Cancer by Nancy Brinker *This book immediately catapulted itself into my Top 5.

The New York Regional Norman Singles Halloween Dance by Elna Baker

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

Lit by Mary Karr

Cherries in Winter by Suzanne Colon

First, You Cry by Betty Rollin


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