Good reads 2010

Stiff; The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle; a Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver
My Life in France by Julia Child
The Soloist by Steve Lopez
A Place of My Own; the education of an amateur builder by Michael Pollan
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running; a memoir by Haruki Murakami (It's just as much about writing as about running.)
The Power of Babel; a natural history of language by John McWhorter
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner
How Pleasure Works; The new science of why we like what we like by Paul Bloom
Shakespeare; The World as Stage by Bill Bryson
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz
Look Me in the Eye; my life with Asperger's by John Elder Robison
Rapt; Attention and the focused life by Winifred Gallagher


The Uncommon Reader; a Novella by Alan Bennett
A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer (Newbery Honor book)
Travels with my Aunt, Graham Greene (What a funny book!)
The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King (Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell novel)
The Unbearable Lightness of Scones by Alexander McCall Smith
The Double Comfort Safari Club by Alexander McCall Smith
Little Follies; the personal history, adventures, experiences & observations of Peter Leroy (so far) by Eric Kraft
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato
Reasons to Live: Stories by Amy Hempel
Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells