Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Book List 2008: First Draft

For book reviews, check our sisterblog, ThePoliticalCat. We're going to add more reviews for the books we read since the last review.

Here's the updated list:

A Cloistered War - Maisie Duncan
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 Spy's Revenge - Richard V. Hall
A Will For Freedom - Romen Bose
Abraham's Promise - Philip Jeyaretnam
Agnes Smedley - J.R. & S.R. MacKinnon
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
Between Two Oceans - Murkett, Miskic, Farrell, & Chiang
Bird by Bird - Anne Lamott
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
Daniel Deronda - George Eliot
Dena-Paona - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Devdas - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
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
From Pacific War to Merdeka -
Gaijin - James Clavell
Glory - Vladimir Nabokov
Heart Politics - Fran Peavey
How I Adore You - Mark Pritchard
How To Write A Damn Good Novel - James N. Frey
In Pursuit of Mountain Rats - Anthony Short
In The Grip of a Crisis - Rudy Mosbergen
Kempeitai - Raymond Lamont Brown
Krait:The Fishing Boat That Went To War - Lynette Ramsay Silver
Kranji - Romen Bose
Labour Unrest in Malaya - Tai Yuen
Lest We Forget - Alice M. Coleman & Joyce E. Williams
Life As The River Flows - Agnes Khoo
Living Hell -
Modern Japan -
Niskriti - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Nonsense - Robert J. Gula
Operation Matador - Ong Chit Chung
Palli Samaj (The Homecoming) - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Pandit Moshai - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Pather Dabi - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Popular Songs & Ballads of Han China -
Power Politics - Arundhati Roy
Prometheus Rising - Robert Anton Wilson
Reading Lolita In Teheran - Azar Nafisi
Rehearsal for War -
Robert van Gulik - van de Wetering
Rosie - Anne Lamott
Singapore & The Many-Headed Monster - Joe Conceicao
Singapore The Pregnable Fortress -
Soldiers Alive -
Tears of the Giraffe -
That Fellow Kanda - AUPE
The Age of Diminished Expectations - Krugman
The Art of the Novel - Milan Kundera
The Book of Tea -
The Devil Finds Work - James Baldwin
The Double Tenth Trial - C. Sleeman, S.C. Sillein, Eds.
The Easy Way To Stop Smoking - Allen Carr
The End of the War - Romen Bose
The Family:They Fuck You Up - Granta
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 Rise & Fall of the Knights Templar - Gordon Napier
The Sabahan - P.J. Granville-Edge, Rajen Devadason
The Ugly Chinaman - Bo Yang
The Unabomber Manifesto - Ted Kaczynski
Timaeus -
Travels in Siam - Henri Mouhot
Virtual Reality - Howard Rheingold
War & Memory in Malaysia & Singapore -
Women, Outcastes, Peasants & Rebels - Bardhan
You'll Die in Singapore - Charles McCormac
Your Future, My Faith, Our Freedom - Chee Soon Juan
Your Memory:A User's Guide - Alan Baddeley

As you can see, a ton of books got added to the list between January and December. Reviews next, and an updated 2008 list.

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