2000 reading

(in reverse chronological order)

Return to Mars by Ben Bova

Mars by Ben Bova

The Principles of Knitting by June Hemmons Hiatt

The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman


The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Plainsong by Kent Haruf

The Banyan Tree by Christopher Nolan

The Farseekers by Isobelle Carmody

Obernewtyn by Isobelle Carmody

The Boy He Left Behind: A Man’s Search for His Lost Father by Mark Matousek


I Shut My Door Upon Myself by Joyce Carol Oates

Rebel Sutra by Shariann Lewitt

The Practice of Reading by Denis Donoghue (didn’t finish)

A Density of Souls by Christopher Rice

Stitching a Revolution by Cleve Jones (didn’t finish)


The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather

Brain Plague by Joan Slonczewski

Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites by Patrick J. Lynch and Sarah Horton

The Charioteer by Mary Renault


Blackgod by J. Gregory Keyes

The Waterborn by J. Gregory Keyes

Song in the Silence: The Tale of Lanen Kaelar by Elizabeth Kerner

Empire of Unreason by J. Gregory Keyes

A Calculus of Angels by J. Gregory Keyes

Newton’s Cannon by J. Gregory Keyes


The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life by Alison Weir

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling


Mendoza in Hollywood by Kage Baker

Sky Coyote by Kage Baker

They Fly at Çiron by Samuel R. Delany

Marcel Proust by Edmund White

A Song for Arbonne by Guy Gavriel Kay


Boys Like Us by Peter McGehee

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Same Embrace by Michael Lowenthal

In the Garden of Iden: A Novel of the Company by Kage Baker

Adventuring in the California Desert by Lynne Foster

The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick


The Barn at the End of the World: The Apprenticeship of A Quaker, Buddhist Shepherd by Mary Rose O’Reilley

Avalon by Stephen R. Lawhead

A Deepness in the Sky by Vernor Vinge


Spiritual Simplicity: Simplify Your Life and Enrich Your Soul by David Yount

The Parrot’s Lament: And Other True Tales of Animal Intrigue, Intelligence, and Ingenuity by Eugene Linden

Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson


Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

Sins of the Spirit, Blessings of the Flesh: Lessons for Transforming Evil in Soul and Society by Matthew Fox (I didn’t finish this.)

Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson


Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

The Book of Atrix Wolfe by Patricia McKillip

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

Ordeal by Hunger by Stewart

The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir.