Closing off the book list 2008

Well, I gave it a go and here is how far I got in 2008:

1. A Certain Slant of Light – Laura Whitcomb

2. The Road to Avalon – Joan Wolf

3. Rope Burns – F.X. Toole

4. We Need to Talk about Kevin – Lionel Shriver

5. A Confederacy of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole

6. Battle Royale – Houshun Takami

7. I Haven’t Dreamt of Flying for a While – Taichi Yamada

8. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

9. Rape – A Love Story – Joyce Carol Oates

10. How to Survive a Horror Movie – Seth Grahame-Smith

11. The Ice Queen – Alice Hoffman

12. Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Truman Capote

13. The Book with No Name – Anonymous

14. Winkie – Clifford Chase

15. Lost Girls and Love Hotels – Catherine Hanrahan

16. Nefertiti – Michelle Moran

17. Tan Lines – J.J. Salem

18. The Fifth Child – Doris Lessing

19. Candide – Voltaire

20. Real World – Natsuro Karino

21. The Choice – Nicolas Sparks

22. Almost Transparent Blue – Ryu Murakami

23. The Tartar Steppe – Dino Buzzati

24. Out – Natsuro Kirino

25. After Dark – Murakami

So, just short of half my target. 2009 will have to be better. So, here’s my first resolution of the year. My friends will understand how difficult this will be for me, but I won’t buy another book until I’ve read 52 books from  my exisiting library.  I have about 200 unread books to choose from, so I shoudn’t want for options… wish me luck in 2009.

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