Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Read and Listened to: July - December 2010

You will note a continuing pattern (if you look at my prior lists), more listened to, and fewer read. Somehow my time for reading is being gobbled up by other activities, while my commute continues to let me listen to many titles.

So, without further ado, here is the list as cut and pasted from the sidebar:

Books read:

  1. The spirit catches you and you fall down: a Hmong child, her American doctors, and the collision of two cultures by Anne Fadiman
  2. The Soul of a Chef: The Journey Toward Perfection by Michael Ruhlman
  3. Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
  4. The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar
  5. Save the Last Bullet for Yourself: A Soldier of Fortune in the Balkans and Somalia by Rob Krott [A review here]
  6. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner [Did not finish]
  7. Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession by Julie Powell
  8. The year before the flood : a story of New Orleans by Ned Sublette
  9. Folly by Marthe Jocelyn a review copy
Books listened to:
  1. A venetian affair by Andrea di Robilant, read by Paul Hecht with Lisette Lecat and Jeff Woodman
  2. White coolies by Betty Jeffrey, read by Beverley Dunn
  3. Benjamin Franklin: an American life by Walter Isaacson, read by by Nelson Runger
  4. Sima's undergarments for women by Ilana Stanger-Ross, read by Vanessa Hart
  5. Call me Ted [sound recording] by Ted Turner with Bill Burke, read by Ted Turner with Ted stories read by Nick Sullivan ... [et al.]; featuring a conversation between Wolf Blitzer and Ted Turner
  6. The inimitable Jeeves. Vol. 1 by P.G. Wodehouse, read by Martin Jarvis
  7. Full circle by Michael Palin, read by the author
  8. The witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare, read by Mary Beth Hurt
  9. The daughter of time by Josephine Tey, read Derek Jacobi
  10. A wrinkle in time by Madeleine L'Engle, read by the author
  11. A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole, read by Barrett Whitener
  12. One dangerous lady by Jane Stanton Hitchcock, read by Barbara Rosenblat
  13. The devil's advocates: [greatest closing arguments in criminal law] by Michael S. Lief and H. Mitchell Caldwell, read by full cast
  14. Things I overheard while talking to myself by Alan Alda, read by the author
  15. Cataloochee by Wayne Caldwell, read by Scott Sowers
  16. Peak by Roland Smith, read by Ramon de Ocampo
  17. "Hello", lied the agent: and other bullshit you hear as a Hollywood TV writer by Ian Gurvitz, read by the author
  18. Rocket men: the epic story of the first men on the moon by Craig Nelson, read by Richard McGonagle
  19. Secret confessions of the Applewood PTA by Ellen Meister, read by Lisa Kudrow
    Stone cold by Robert B. Parker, read by Robert Forster
  20. Mates, dates and portobello princesses by Cathy Hopkins, read by Melissa Eccleston
  21. Committed: a skeptic makes peace with marriage by Elizabeth Gilbert, read by the author

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