Archive for September, 2008

Books Read in 2008

My favorites from 2008 are in bold.

  1. à la Cart: The Secret Lives of Grocery Shoppers by Hillary Carlip
  2. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
  3. A Short Guide to the Sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum (Elgin Collection) by the Trustees of the British Museum
  4. All I Did Was Ask: Conversations with Writers, Actors, Musicians and Artists by Terry Gross
  5. American Gothic: A Life of America’s Most Famous Painting by Stephen Biel
  6. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
  7. Everything you always wanted to know about Nixon, but were afraid to ask by Gerald Gardner
  8. The Foundation of Merit: Public Service in American Democracy by Patricia Ingraham
  9. The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  10. Life with Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
  11. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  12. Mistress of the Elgin Marbles: A Biography of Mary Nisbet, Countess of Elgin by Susan Nagel
  13. My Life in France by Julia Child
  14. Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
  15. The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
  16. Persepolis 1 by Marjane Satrapi
  17. Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
  18. Remember Me? by Sophie Kinsella
  19. Savannah Comes Undone by Denise Hildreth
  20. Savannah from Savannah by Denise Hildreth
  21. Shadow of Magnitude: The Acquistion of the Elgin Marbles by Theodore Vrettos.
  22. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
  23. Zelda Fitzgerald: Her Voice In Paradise by Sally Cline
  24. Brunelleschi’s Dome by Ross King
  25. Stealing Buddha’s Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen
  26. Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot
  27. Queen of Babble in the Big City by Meg Cabot
  28. A Woman Trapped in a Woman’s Body by Lauren Weedman
  29. Backstage with Julia: My Years with Julia Child by Nancy Barr
  30. Petite Anglaise by Catherine Sanderson
  31. Meat: A Love Story by Susan Bourette
  32. This Land is Their Land by Barbara Ehrenreich
  33. J. Edgar Hoover: A Graphic Biography by Rick Geary
  34. Ronald Reagan: A Graphic Biography by Andrew Helfer
  35. Framing the Debate by Jeffrey Feldman
  36. Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House by Valerie Plame Wilson
  37. Love is a Mixtape by Rob Sheffield
  38. The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash: My Life, My Beats by Grandmaster Flash with David Ritz
  39. A TV Guide to Life by Jeff Alexander
  40. The Chris Farley Show by Tom Farley Jr.
  41. Julia Child by Laura Shapiro
  42. Metro Stop Paris: An Underground History of the City of Light by Gregor Dallas
  43. Queen of Babble Gets Hitched by Meg Cabot
  44. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
  45. Free Expression in Arts Funding by the Public Policy Project
  46. The Man Who Ate the World: In search of the perfect dinner by Jay Rayner
  47. The Eighteen Carot Kid and Other Stories by P.G. Wodehouse
  48. Boy Meets Girl by Meg Cabot
  49. The Boy Next Door by Meg Cabot
  50. Dawn Dusk or Night: A Year in the Life of Nicolas Sarkozy by Yasmina Reza
  51. Jeeves and the Ties that Bind by P.G. Wodehouse
  52. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  53. When the Guillotine Fell by Jeremy Mercer
  54. The Rhetorical Presidency by Jeffrey Tulis
  55. Quantitative Research Methods by Joseph Maxwell
  56. Jefferson’s Call for Nationhood by Stephen Browne
  57. Out of Tune: Listening to the First Amendment by John Frohnmayer
  58. The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell
  59. The Appeal by John Grisholm
  60. The United States of Argula by David Kamp
  61. American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by Jon Meacham
  62. The Dynamics of Performance Management: Constructing Information and Reform by Donald Moynihan
  63. Blue Water by A. Manette Ansay
  64. American Creation by Joseph Ellis

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  • I’m 27 years old.
  • I received a B.S. in Sociology in 2005 and a master’s degree in 2009 in Nonprofit management.
  • I love art history, presidential history, visiting museums, talking about U.S. Presidents, European and African history, Greek architecture, religion, and Sociology.
  • I’m an aunt to the four cutest kids in the world.

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