Book Author Rating

13 1/2

Nevada Barr four-stars

A Change in Altitude

Anita Shreve two-and-half-stars

A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon

Neil Sheehan three-and-half-stars

And Another Thing -- Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: Part Six of three

Eoin Colfer two-and-half-stars

Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife

Francine Prose four-stars

Ayn Rand and the World She Made

Anne C. Heller four-stars

Blood's a Rover

James Ellroy four-stars

Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America

Barbara Ehrenreich three-and-half-stars

Cheerful Money: Me, My Family, and the Last Days of Wasp Splendor

Tad Friend four-stars

Chronic City

Jonathan Lethem three-stars

Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker

James McManus four-stars

Generosity: An Enhancement

Richard Powers four-stars

Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right

Jennifer Burns three-and-half-stars

Half Broke Horses

Jeannette Walls four-stars


Paul Auster four-stars

Last Night in Twisted River

John Irving three-and-half-stars

Lit: A Memoir

Mary Karr four-stars

Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son

Michael Chabon four-stars

Nine Dragons

Michael Connelly three-and-half-stars

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children

Po Bronson four-stars

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

Matthew B. Crawford three-and-half-stars


Joseph Kanon four-stars

Stitches: A Memoir

David Small four-stars

SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

Steven D. Levitt three-stars

SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance

Stephen J. Dubner three-stars

The American Civil War: A Military History

John Keegan two-and-half-stars

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and The Fire That Saved America

Timothy Egan four-stars

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope

William Kamkwamba four-stars

The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein

Peter Ackroyd three-and-half-stars

The Children's Book

A.S. Byatt three-and-half-stars

The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

Lydia Davis four-stars

The Complete Stories of J.G. Ballard

J.G. Ballard four-stars

The Financial Lives of the Poets

Jess Walter four-stars

The Gates

John Connolly four-stars

The Good Soldiers

David Finkel four-stars

The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

Richard Dawkins three-and-half-stars

The Help

Kathryn Stockett four-stars

The Humbling

Philip Roth two-and-half-stars

The Lacuna

Barbara Kingsolver four-stars

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession

Allison Hoover Bartlett three-and-half-stars

The Monster in the Box: An Inspector Wexford Novel

Ruth Rendell three-stars

The Museum of Innocence

Orhan Pamuk four-stars

The Original of Laura (Dying Is Fun)

Vladimir Nabokov two-and-half-stars

The Wild Things

Dave Eggers three-stars

Under the Dome

Stephen King three-and-half-stars

Wolf Hall: A Novel

Hilary Mantel four-stars