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2008 Books
I didn't read as much as I had hoped in 2008, but I read some pretty great books. My three favorite: Diamond's Collapse, Alexander's The Bounty, and Kostova's The Historian. All three are books have stayed with me all year, occassionally coming up in conversations or just popping up in my head while I listen to the radio, etc.



Books Read in 2008: 
1) An Underground Education, Richard Zacks
2) Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed, Jared Diamond
3) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
4) Gardner's Art Through the Ages, 12th edition, (packaged as Chapters 18-23), Kleiner & Mamiya
5) The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, Caroline Alexander
6) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning, Lemony Snicket
7) Eldest, Christopher Paolini
8) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Room, Lemony Snicket
9) Greywalker, Kat Richardson
10) A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Wide Window, Lemony Snicket
11) Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water, Marc Reisner
12) The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova
13) Traveling with Che Guevara: The Making of a Revolutionary, Alberto Granado
14) A Land So Strange, Andres Resendez
15) California: An Interpretive History, 9th edition, James Rawls & Walton Bean
16) Where I Was From, Joan Didion
17) The Road, Cormac McCarthy

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