2008 in Books

The following is a list of all the books I read in 2008. They are listed chronologically by completion. I’m collecting better data for 2009, but for now I only have the titles and authors.

  • Decoding the Universe, Charles Seife
  • Postsingular, Rudy Rucker
  • I’m Just Here for the Food, Alton Brown
  • Blankets, Craig Thompson
  • The Constant Gardener, John le Carre
  • A Cook’s Tour, Anthony Bourdain
  • The Practice of Programming, Brain Kernighan and Rob Pike
  • Glut, Alex Wright
  • Rainbows End, Vernor Vinge
  • Deep Economy, Bill McKibben
  • Mistress of the Art of Death, Ariana Franklin
  • Mind Wide Open, Steven Johnson
  • Oath of Fealty, Larry Niven and Jack Pournelle
  • Farewell my Subaru, Doug Fine
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers
  • Suburban Nation, Andres Duany, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, and Jeff Speck
  • Consider Phlebas, Iain M. Banks
  • The Architecture of Happiness, Alan de Botton
  • Confessions of an Economic Hitman, John Perkins
  • Player of Games, Iain M. Banks
  • The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson
  • Black Hole, Charles Burns
  • Rewired: The Post-Cyberpunk Anthology, Patrick Kelly and John Kessel, eds.
  • Collected Fictions, Jorge Luis Borges
  • Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett
  • The Most Beautiful House in the World, Witold Rybczynski
  • Saturn’s Children, Charles Stross
  • WorldChanging: A User’s Guide to the 21st Century, Alex Steffen ed.
  • A Place of My Own, Michael Pollan
  • The Poisonwod Bible, Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Edifice Complex, Deyan Sudjic
  • Use of Weapons, Iain M. Banks
  • Anathem, Neal Stephenson
  • The Option of Urbanism, Christopher Leinberger
  • The 351 Books of Irma Arcuri, David Bajo
  • The Rest is Noise, Alex Ross
  • The Enchantress of Florence, Salman Rushdie
  • Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Live of a Critic in Discuise, Ruth Reichl
  • The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought the Down, Colin Woodard

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