101 books for 2007!

So as the year 2007 comes to a close, I have just finished book 101 for year 2007. 101 books is a good number to have read. Each year I try to set a goal of 100 books a year and sometimes I get there and sometimes I don’t, but then such is life.

My top picks for 2007

Fiction

1) “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by JK Rowling

2) “The Uncommon Reader” by Alan Bennett

3) “The Wee Free Men” by Terry Pratchett

Nonfiction

1) “Leaving Microsoft to Change the World: An Entrepreneur’s Odyssey to Educate the World’s Children” by John Wood

2) “Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India & Indonesia” by Elizabeth Gilbert 

3) “Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran” by Jason Elliot

4) “The Places in Between” by Rory Stewart

5) “The Windows of Brimnes: An American in Iceland” by Bill Holm

6) “Discovery! Unearthing the New Treasures of Archaeology” Edited by Brian Fagan

7) “The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In” by Hugh Kennedy

8 ) “The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited” by John Romer