Thursday, January 11, 2007

Best Books of 2006

These are my favorite fiction and non-fiction books from last year. I read a lot of books that were not very good, so it was easy to hit the high spots.

What Would Jackie Do, Shelly Branch
The beauty myth: how images of beauty are used against women, Naomi Wolf
Essentially Lilly: a guide to colorful entertaining, Lilly Pulitzer
Mama Gena's School of Woman of Womanly Arts, Regena Thomashauer
Eat mangoes naked: finding pleasure everywhere and dancing with the pits!, Sark
Japanese Women Don't Get Fat, Naomi Moriyama
Slander: Liberal Lies, Anne Coulter
Memoirs of a geisha: a novel, Arthur Golden – Beautiful book, bad movie
How Clean is Your House, Kim Woodburn
Citizen Girl, Emma McLaughlin
Sky Burial, Xinran
Night, Elie Wiesel
Gap Creek, Robert Morgan
Talk before sleep, Elizabeth Berg
First they Killed My Father, Loung Ung
The Constant Princess, Philippa Gregory
The Little House, Philippa Gregory
When Broken Glass Floats, Chanrithy Him
Queenmaker, India Edghill
Harley Brown's eternal truths for every artist, Harley Brown
Slammerkin, Emma Donoghue
Push not the river, James Conroyd

Books on CD
Talking Back, Andrea Mitchell
Burnt toast, Teri Hatcher
When Madeline was young, Jane Hamilton

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