Monday, December 31, 2007

Book List: End of 2007

After a year of reading and adding, this is what the 2007 list looked like:

A Cloistered War - Maisie Duncan
A Dictionary of Asian Mythology
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Dave Eggers
A History of Malaysia - Barbara Watson Andaya & Leonard Andaya
A History of Modern Indonesia - M.C. Ricklefs
A History of Selangor - J. M. Gullick
A House in Gross Disorder - Herrup
A Point of Light - Zhou Mei
A River Sutra - Gita Mehta
A Spy's Revenge - Richard V. Hall
A Will For Freedom - Romen Bose
Abraham's Promise - Philip Jeyaretnam
Agnes Smedley - J.R. & S.R. MacKinnon
American Born Chinese - Gene Luen Yang
Amerika - Franz Kafka
Anna Magnani - Patrizia Pistagnesi
Asian Labour In The Japanese Wartime Empire - Kratosha, Ed.
Baba Nonnie Goes To War - Ron Mitchell
Bang Bang in Ampang - Norman Cleaveland
Beating the Blues - Thase & Lang
Believer Book of Writers Talking To Writers - Vendela Vida
Better Living Through Bad Movies - Scott Clevenger & Sherri Zollinger
Between Two Oceans - Murkett, Miskic, Farrell, & Chiang
Bird by Bird - Anne Lamott
Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe
Captains of Consciousness - Stuart Ewen
Captives of Shanghai - David H. & Gretchen G. Grover
Chandranath - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Chinese Blue & White - Ann Frank
Chinese Customs - Henri Dore
Clay Walls - Kim Ronyoung
Colonial Masculinity - Mrinalini Sinha
Crusader's Cross - James Lee Burke
Daniel Deronda - George Eliot
Daughters of A Coral Dawn - Katherine Forrest
Daughters of the House - Indrani Aikath Gyaltsen
Death and Justice - Mark Fuhrman
Dena-Paona - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Devdas - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Devil's Guard - George Robert Elford
Don't Know Much About Mythology - Kenneth C. Davis
Ethan of Athos - Lois McMaster Bujold
Extraordinary Popular Delusions - Mackay
Folklore of Tamil Nadu - S.M.L. Lakshman Chettiar
Force 136:Story of A Resistance Fighter in WWII - Tan Chong Tee
Foreign Land - Jonathan Raban
From Pacific War to Merdeka -
Fun Home - Alison Bechdel
Fury - Salman Rushdie
Gaijin - James Clavell
Ghost Baby - Wong Swee Hun
Glory - Vladimir Nabokov
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
Heroes & Other Stories - Karim Raslan
Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
Heart Politics - Fran Peavey
Heavenly Intrigue - Gilder & Gilder
How I Adore You - Mark Pritchard
How To Write A Damn Good Novel - James N. Frey
I Married A Barbarian - Dennis Bloodworth & Liang Ching Ping
Imaginary Homelands - Salman Rushdie
In My Dreams - Kassandra Kane
In Pursuit of Mountain Rats - Anthony Short
In The Grip of a Crisis - Rudy Mosbergen
Jai Bhim - Terry Pilchik
Japanese Gods & Myths -
Kempeitai - Raymond Lamont Brown
Krait:The Fishing Boat That Went To War - Lynette Ramsay Silver
Kranji - Romen Bose
Kuching Past & Present - Elizabeth Pollard
Labour Unrest in Malaya - Tai Yuen
Lest We Forget - Alice M. Coleman & Joyce E. Williams
Life As The River Flows - Agnes Khoo
Living Hell -
Making Monsters - Richard Ofshe & Ethan Watters
Modern Japan -
Moving Targets - Birch
My Brother Jack - George Johnston
My Life In France - Julia Child
Nectar in a Sieve - Kamala Markandeya
Niskriti - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Nonsense - Robert J. Gula
On Beauty - Zadie Smith
On the Beach - Nevil Shute
Operation Matador - Ong Chit Chung
Palli Samaj (The Homecoming) - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Pandit Moshai - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Passions of the Cut Sleeve - Bret Hinsch
Pather Dabi - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Pioneers of Singapore -
Plays, Vol. 2 - Bertholdt Brecht
Popular Songs & Ballads of Han China -
Power Politics - Arundhati Roy
Praxis - Faye Weldon
Prometheus Rising - Robert Anton Wilson
Pronatalism - Peck & Senderowitz
Rabbit-Proof Fence - Doris Pilkington
Reading Lolita In Teheran - Azar Nafisi
Reality Isn't What It Used To Be - Walter Truett Anderson
Red Sorghum - Mo Yan
Rehearsal for War -
Republican Like Me - Harmon Lear
Robert van Gulik - van de Wetering
Rosie - Anne Lamott
Seventeen - Colin Cheong
Silences - Tillie Olsen
Singa - Gurcharan Singh
Singapore & The Many-Headed Monster - Joe Conceicao
Singapore English In A Nutshell - Adam Brown
Singapore The Pregnable Fortress -
Singapore's River - Linda Berry
Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas - Maya Angelou
Soldiers Alive -
Sometimes A Great Notion - Ken Kesey
Spices & Condiments - J.S. Pruthi
Stones From The River - Ursula Hegi
Strange Tales of Liaozhai - Pu Songling
Take the Cannoli - Sarah Vowell
Tears of the Giraffe -
That Fellow Kanda - AUPE
The Age of Diminished Expectations - Krugman
The Alchemist - Jonson
The Amber Spyglass - Phillip Pullman
The Art of the Novel - Milan Kundera
The Book of Tea -
The Bonfire of the Vanities - Tom Wolfe
The Bride Price - Buchi Emecheta
The Boss Dog - M.F.K. Fisher
The China Study - T. Colin Campbell, PhD, & Thomas Campbell
The Courtship of Robert Browning & Elizabeth Barrett - Karlin
The Devil Finds Work - James Baldwin
The Double Tenth Trial - C. Sleeman, S.C. Sillein, Eds.
The Early Stories - Anton Chekov
The Easy Way To Stop Smoking - Allen Carr
The End of the War - Romen Bose
The Family:They Fuck You Up - Granta
The Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy
The Golden Compass - Phillip Pullman
The Hollowing - Robert Holdstock
The Image - Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Jungle is Neutral -
The Literature & The Story - Vivian Gornick
The Marquis - A Tale of Syonan-To - S.J.H. Conner
The Mind's I - Hofstadter & Dennett
The Pacific War -
The Physics of Star Trek - Lawrence Krauss
The Plague - Albert Camus
The Post Office - Rabindranath Tagore
The Rise & Fall of the Knights Templar - Gordon Napier
The Sabahan - P.J. Granville-Edge, Rajen Devadason
The Secret Sharer - Joseph Conrad
The Sleeper Wakes - Knopf
The Subtle Knife - Phillip Pullman
The Ugly Chinaman - Bo Yang
The Unabomber Manifesto - Ted Kaczynski
Timaeus -
Tipping the Velvet - Sarah Waters
'Tis Pity She's A Whore - John Ford
Travels in Siam - Henri Mouhot
Tropical Vegetables - Periplus
Understanding Media - Marshall McLuhan
Virtual Reality - Howard Rheingold
War & Memory in Malaysia & Singapore -
Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen
Where The Oceans Meet - Bhargavi Mandava
Who Killed Rosalind Yong? - Sit Yin Fong
Why I Am Not A Muslim - ibn Warraq
Women, Outcastes, Peasants & Rebels - Bardhan
Women's Lip -
You Shall Know Our Velocity - Dave Eggers
You Must Set Forth At Dawn - Wole Soyinka
You'll Die in Singapore - Charles McCormac
Your Future, My Faith, Our Freedom - Chee Soon Juan
Your Memory:A User's Guide - Alan Baddeley

I've left out some of the authors because I finished the books, packed them away, and must now unearth them to update this post with author names. Will do, I swear.

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