a prior booklist.

the scattershot booklist, from january 2010

Dunstan Prial: The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music
Pip Granger: Up West: Voices from the Streets of Post-War London
Sarra Manning: Unsticky
Lauren Grodstein: The Best of Animals
Oliver Statler: Japanese Inn
Nigel Nicolson: Portrait of a Marriage: Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson
Leonard S. Marcus: Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy
Beverly Cleary: Sister of the Bride
Maud Hart Lovelace: Betsy's Wedding
Amy Bloom: Normal: Transsexual CEOs, Crossdressing Cops, and Hermaphrodites with Attitude
Noel Streatfeild: Ballet Shoes
Noel Streatfeild: Theatre Shoes
William Goldman: The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway
Julia Glass: I See You Everywhere
Fiona MacCarthy: Last Curtsey: The End of the Debutantes
Diana Wynne Jones: Enchanted Glass
Julie Metz: Perfection: A Memoir of Betrayal and Renewal
Louisa May Alcott: Little Men
Louisa May Alcott: Jo's Boys
Noel Streatfeild: Skating Shoes
Margaret Drabble: The Millstone
Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme: My Life in France
Caitlin Macy: The Fundamentals of Play
Jacqueline Winspear: Among the Mad
William Fiennes: The Music Room: A Memoir
Jacqueline Winspear: Maisie Dobbs
Michael Perry: Coop: A Year of Poultry, Pigs, and Parenting
William Fiennes: The Snow Geese: A Story of Home
Louisa May Alcott: Glimpses of Louisa: A Centennial Sampling of the Best Short Stories
Jacqueline Winspear: Birds of a Feather
Francesca Lia Block: Wood Nymph Seeks Centaur: A Mythological Dating Guide
Kim Barnes and Claire Davis, eds: Kiss Tomorrow Hello: Notes From the Midlife Underground by Twenty-Five Women Over Forty
Tim Page: Parallel Play: Growing up with Undiagnosed Asperger's
Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island
Jacqueline Winspear: Pardonable Lies
Julie Powell: Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession
Jacqueline Winspear: Messenger of Truth
Hugh Lofting: The Story of Doctor Dolittle
Nina Kiriki Hoffman: A Red Heart of Memories (I re-read this every year.)
James Herriot: All Creatures Great and Small
Diana Wynne Jones: Witch Week
Kyoko Mori: Yarn: Remembering the Way Home
Jacqueline Winspear: An Incomplete Revenge
Hilary McKay: Forever Rose
Michael Perry: Population: 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time
Elizabeth Berg: The Last Time I Saw You
Janni Lee Simner: Bones of Faerie
Laurie Abraham: The Husbands and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group
Nick Hornby: Juliet, Naked: A Novel
Katrina Firlik: Another Day in the Frontal Lobe: A Brain Surgeon Exposes Life on the Inside
Nick Tosches: Dangerous Dances
Elizabeth Berg: The Day I Ate Whatever I Wanted: And Other Small Acts of Liberation
Jane Gardam: The People on Privilege Hill
Erica Bauermeister: The School of Essential Ingredients
Bill Flanagan: Evening's Empire
Chris Welles Feder: In My Father's Shadow: A Daughter Remembers Orson Welles
Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death
Susan Juby: Nice Recovery
Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm
Frank Vertosick Jr., MD: When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales of Neurosurgery
Karen Healey: Guardian of the Dead
How to Not Say What You Are Actually Thinking: A Guide for the Socially Challenged
Marion Meade: Lonelyhearts: The Screwball World of Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney
Jacqueline Winspear: The Mapping of Love and Death
Jane Gardam: The Flight of the Maidens
St. Clair McKelway: Reporting at Wit's End: Tales from The New Yorker
Joanna Trollope: The Other Family
Jenni Ferrari-Adler, ed.: Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone
Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum: Ms. Hempel Chronicles
Steven Gaines: Heroes and Villains: The True Story of the Beach Boys
Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee: Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things
Katherine Shonk: Happy Now?
Keith Badman: The Beach Boys: The Definitive Diary of America's Greatest Band on Stage and in the Studio
Lewis Shiner: Glimpses (the fifth reread)
Kathe Koja: Under the Poppy
Peter Ames Carlin: Catch a Wave: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson
George Clooney and Grant Heslov: Good Night, and Good Luck.: The Screenplay and History Behind the Landmark Movie
Joseph Kanon: Stardust
Paul Taylor: Private Domain: An Autobiography (a re-read)
Loren Ghiglione: CBS's Don Hollenbeck: An Honest Reporter in the Age of McCarthyism
Sue Miller: The World Below
Sue Miller: The Lake Shore Limited
Maggie Balistreri: The Evasion-English Dictionary
Peggy Ehrhart: Sweet Man Is Gone: A Maxx Maxwell Mystery
Louisa Waugh: Hearing Birds Fly: A Nomadic Year in Mongolia
Kate Bernheimer: Horse, Flower, Bird
Michele Kort: Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro
Madeleine St. John: A Pure Clear Light
Kate Moses: Cakewalk: A Memoir
Sinclair Lewis: Babbitt
Sinclair Lewis: Free Air
Franz Lidz: Unstrung Heroes: My Improbable Life with Four Impossible Uncles
Anita O'Day (with George Eells): High Times Hard Times

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