Books read in 2001

102. “Bridge Jones’s Diary” by Helen Fielding

101. “The Lord of the Rings: Part One: The Fellowship of the Rings” by J. R. R. Tolkien

100. “My Dinner with Andre” by Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory

99. “Women Who Love Books Too Much: Bibliophiles, Bluestockings and Prolific Pens from the Algonquin Hotel to the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” by Brenda Knight

98. “One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School” by Scott Turow

97. “Handwriting: Poems” by Michael Ondaatje

96. “For the Time Being” by Annie Dillard

95. “Letters to a Young Contrarian” by Christopher Hitchens

94. “Frida Kahlo” by Mike Venezia

93. “The Greatness of Girls: Famous Women Talk About Growing Up” by Susan Strong

92. “Letters to a Young Lawyer” by Alan Dershowitz

91. “The Night Abraham Called to the Stars” by Robert Bly

90. “On My Own at 107: Reflections on Life without Bessie” by Sarah Delany and Amy Hill Hearth

89. “The Reptile Room: Book 2: A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Lemony Snicket

88. “Days: Tangier Journal:1987-1989” by Paul Bowles

87. “You Can Be a Woman Egyptologist” by Betsy M. Bryan and Judith Love Cohen

86. “Jeeves and the Tie that Binds” by P. G. Wodehouse

85. “Down Cut Shin Creek: The Pack Horse Librarians of Kentucky” by Kathi Appelt and Jeanne Cannella Schmitzer

84. “Women Explorers in Africa: Christina Dodwell, Delia Akeley, Mary Kingsley, Florence Von Sass-Baker, Alexandrine Tinne” by Margo McLoune

83. “The Road to Ubar: Finding the Atlantis of the Sands” by Nicholas Clapp

82. “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” by Leo Tolstoy

81. “The Crocodile Hunter: The Incredible Life and Adventures of Steve and Terri Irwin” by Steve and Terri Irwin

80. “Women into the Unknown: A Sourcebook on Women Explorers and Travelers” by Marion Tinling

79. “Chasing Down the Dawn” by Jewel

78. “Looking for Class: Seeking Wisdom and Romance at Oxford and Cambridge” by Bruce Feiler

77. “Peterman Rides Again” by John Peterman

76. “Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses” by Bruce Feiler

75. “Among Warriors: A Martial Artist in Tibet” by Pamela Logan

74. “Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress” by Dai Sijie

73. “The Perfect Elizabeth” by Libby Schmais

72. “Rowing to Latitude: Journeys Along the Arctic’s Edge” by Jill Fredston

71. “When We Were Orphans” by Kazuo Ishiguro

70. “Falling off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World” by Pico Iyer

69. “The Olive Farm: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Olive Oil in the South of France” by Carol Drinkwater

68. “Hippolyte’s Island: An Illustrated Novel” by Barbara Hodgson

67. “Visionaries: People and Ideas to Change Your Life” by Jay Walljasper, Jon Spayde and the editors of the Utne Reader

66. “Portrait in Sepia” by Isabel Allende

65. “No Spin Zone: confrontations with the Powerful and Famous in American” by Bill O’Reilly

64. “Buffalo for the Broken Heart: Restoring Life to a Black Hills Ranch” by Dan O’Brien

63. “Women of Discovery: A Celebration of Intrepid Women Who Explored the World” by Milbry Polk Mary Tiegreen

62. “The Architecture of all Abundance” by Lenedra J. Carroll

61. “Lost Classics” edited by Michael Ondaatje, Michael Redhill, Esta Spalding and Linda Spalding

60. “College of One” by Sheilah Graham

59. “Link” by Walt Becker

58. “John Adams” by David McCullough

57. “Hunt for the Past: My Life as an Explorer” by Sue Hendrickson

56. “They Went Whistling: Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades” by Barbara Holland

55. “Wildlife Wars” by Richard Leakey and Virginia Morell

54. “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J. K. Rowling

53. “Conversations with J. K. Rowling” by Lindsey Fraser

52. “An Obvious Enchantment” by Tucker Malankey

51. “The Fig Eater” by Jody Shields

50. “Dancing with the Witchdoctor” by Kelly James

49. “An Italian Affair” by Laura Fraser

48. “African Nights” by Kuki Gallmann

47. “Tomorrow to be Brave” by Susan Travers with Wendy Holden

46. “Bee Season” by Myla Goldberg

45. “The O’Reilly Factor: The Good, the Bad and the Completely Ridiculous in American Life” by Bill O’Reilly

44. “The Grand Complication” by Allen Kurzweil

43. “Twelve Fingers” by Jo Soares

42. “How Right you are, Jeeves” by P. G. Wodehouse

41. “The Piano Shop on the Left Bank” by Thad Carhart

40. “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” by Robert T. Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lechter

39. “The Parrot Who Owns Me” by Joanne Burger

38. “Tales of a Female Nomad” by Rita Golden Gelman

37. “Medici Dagger” by Cameron West

36. “La Grande Therese: The Greatest Scandal of the Century” by Hilary Spurling

35. “The Bad Beginning Book: Book 1: A Series of Unfortunate Events” by Lemony Snicket

34. “Build me an Ark: A Life with Animals” by Brenda Peterson

33. “Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves” by P. G. Wodehouse

32. “The Biographer’s Tale” by A. S. Byatt

31. “The Cat who Went to Heaven” by Elizabeth Coatsworth

30. “The Last Samurai” by Helen DeWitt

29. “Lord of the Silent” by Elizabeth Peters

28. “Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen” by Nicholas Clapp

27. “Even the Stars Look Lonesome” by Maya Angelou

26. “A short guide to a Happy Life” by Anna Quindlen

25. “Seven Up” by Janet Evanovich

24. “The Summerhouse” by Jude Deveraux

23. “Artemis Fowl” by Eoin Colfer

22. “Girl with a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier

21. “How to Win Friends, Kick Ass and Influence People” by Lynne Russell

20. “The Wealthy Barber” by David Chilton

19. “I Dreamed of Africa” by Kuki Gallmann

18. “Chinese Cinderella: The True Story of an Unwanted Daughter” by Adeline Yen Mah

17. “It’s a Slippery Slope” by Spalding Gray

16. “Quidditch Through the Ages” by Kennilworthy Whisp and J. K. Rowling

15. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them” by Newt Scamander and J. K. Rowling

14. “Gather Together in my Name” by Maya Angelou

13. “Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas” by Maya Angelou

12. Star Wars: Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter” by Michael Reaves

11. “The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years” Edited by Jamyang Norbu

10. “The African Diaries: An Illustrated Memoir of Life in the Bush” by Dereck and Beverily Joubert

9. “Shutterbabe: Adventures in Love and War” by Deborah Copaken Kogan

8. “The Giggler Treatment” by Roddy Doyle

7. “Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter” by Adeline Yen Mah

6. “Watching the Tree” by Adeline Yen Mah

5. “The Illyrian Adventure” by Lloyd Alexander

4. “Wouldn’t Take Nothing for my Journey Now” by Maya Angelou

3. “The Palace of Tears” by Alev Lytle Croutier

2. “The Evil Dead Companion” by Bill Warren

1. “The PMS Outlaw” by Sharyn McCrumb