Books read in 2006

102. “Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East 1776 to the Present” by Michael B. Oren

101 “Black Powder War” by Naomi Novik

100. “Throne of Jade” by Naomi Novik

99. “His Majesty’s Dragon” by Naomi Novik

98. “The Grammarian’s Five Daughters” by Eleanor Arnason

97. “I Forget You for Ever” by Viggo Mortensen

96. “Magical Meteorite Songwriting Devices” by Exene Cervenka

95. “Pour your Heat into it: How Starbucks Built a Company one Cup at a Time” by Howard Schultz and Dori Jones Yang

94. “Aya” by Marguerite Abouet and Clement Oubrerie

93. “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” by Dr. Seuss

92. “The Night Before Christmas” by Clement C Moore, illustrated by Mary Engelbreit

91. “Art and its Publics: Museum Studies at the Millennium” edited by Andrew McClellan

90. “The Politics of Zoos: Exotic Animals and Their Protectors” by Jesse Donahue and Erik Trump

89. “Beware” by Lucille Broderson

88. “The Book that Changed my Life: 71 Remarkable Writers Celebrate the Books that Matter Most to Them” edited by Roxanne Coady and Joy Johannessen

87. “The Historian” by Elizabeth Kostova

86. “Yellow Submarine” by the Beatles

85. “The Oxford Murders” by Guillermo Martinez

84. “The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects: by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore

83. “Women’s Culture: American Philanthropy and Art, 1830-1930” by Kathleen D McCarthy

82. “Why We Want You to be Rich: Two Men, One Message” by Donald Trump and Robert T. Kiyosaki

81. “Public Culture in the Early Republic: Peale’s Museum and its Audience” by David Brigham

80. “Re-Orienting the Renaissance: Cultural Exchanges with the East” by Gerald MacLean

79. “Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge” by Eilean Hooper-Greenhill

78. “Dragon Sea: A True Tale of Treasure, Archaeology, and Greed off the Coast of Vietnam” by Frank Pope

77. “Peanuts Holidays Through the Year: Five Classic Stories” by Charles Schulz

76. “Finding George Orwell in Burma” by Emma Larkin

75. “Managing the Mystery Collection: From Creation to Consumption” edited by Judith Overmier and Rhonda Harris Taylor

74. “The Rabbi’s Cat” by Joann Sfar

73. “Club Zero-G” by Douglas Rushkoff and Steph Dumais

72. “Testament: Akedah” by Douglas Rushkoff and Liam Sharp

71. “Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of my own Stupidity” by Soko Morinaga

70. “Hoot” by Carl Hiaasen

69. “Maus: A Survivor’s Tale: 1 My Father Bleeds History” by Art Spiegelman

68. “Meetings with Remarkable Muslims: A Collection of Travel Writing” edited by Barnaby Rogerson and Rose Baring

67. “Bees in America: How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation” by Tammy Horn

66. “A Danish Photographer of Idaho Indians: Benedicte Wrensted” by Joanna Cohan Scherer

65. “Imagined London: A Tour of the World’s Greatest Fictional City” by Anna Quindlen

64. “Paradigms Lost: The Life and Deaths of the Printed Word” by William Sonn

63. “Books & Islands in Ojibwe Country” by Louise Erdrich

62. “Baudolino” by Umberto Ecco

61. “Vietnam Today: A Guide to a Nation at a Crossroads” by mark A Ashwill with Thai Ngoc Diep

60. “The Pale Blue Eye” by Louis Bayard

59. “The Making of the Finest Hour 18 June 1940” by Winston S. Churchill

58. “Reversible Monuments: Contemporary Mexican Poetry” edited by Monicade la Torre and Michael Wiegers

57. “The Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood: by Sy Montgomery

56. Music Lust: Recommended Listening for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason” by Nic Harcourt

55. “Embroideries” by Marjane Satrapi

54. “Dying Trees” by Nathaniel Tarn

53. “Serious Poems” by Kai Nieminen, translated by Anselm Hollo

52. “Just Another War” by Exene Ceruenka, photos by Kenneth Jarecke

51. “The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century: Updated & Expanded” by Thomas Friedman

50. “Chicken with Plums” by Marjane Satrapi

49. “Chicken with Plums” by Marjane Satrapi

48. “Art of Being Tuareg: Sahara Nomads in a Modern World” edited by Thomas K Seligman & Kristyne Loughran

47. “Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood” by Marjane Satrapi

46. “The Mirror of the Library” by Konstantinos Staikos

45. “To a Young Jazz Musician: Letters From the Road” by Wynton Marsalis and Selwyn Seyfu Hinds

44. “Medical Terminology Made Easy, Third Edition” by Jean Tannis Dennerll

43. “Seen and Heard: A Century of Arab Women in Literature and Culture” by Mona N. Mikhail

42. “Thieves of Baghdad: One Marine’s Passion for Ancient Civilizations and the Journey to Recover the World’s Greatest Stolen Treasures” by Matthew Bogdanos with William Patrick

41. “Napoleon Dynamite: The Complete Quote Book” by Jared Hess & Jerusha Hess

40. “What I Know Now: Letters to my Younger Self” edited by Ellyn Spragins

39. “Leadership Jazz” by Max DePree

38. “The Burial at Thebes: A Version of Sophocles Antigone” by Seamus Heaney

37. “Sappho” translated by Mary Barnard, foreword by Dudley Fitts

36. “Morning in the Burned House” by Margaret Atwood

35. “The Women and the Men” by Nikki Giovanni

34. “Poemcrazy: Freeing your Life with Words” by Susan Wooldridge

33. “This Great Unknowing: Last Poems” by Denise Levertov

32. “The Geographer’s Library” by Jon Fasman

31. “Why Kings and Queens Don’t Wear Crowns” by Princess Martha Louise, illustrated by Svein Nyhus

30. “Aurel Stein: Pioneer of the Silk Road” by Annabel Walker

29. “The Stream and the Sapphire: Selected Poems on Religious Themes” by Denise Levertov

28. “Oblique Prayers” by Denise Levertov

27. “American Smooth: Poems” by Rita Dove

26. “Book of my Nights” by Li-Young Lee

25. “Unseen Rain: Quatrains of Rumi” translated by John Moyne & Coleman Barks

24. “The Awakening: and Selected Short Stories” by Kate Chopin

23. “Dread: Poems” by Ai

22. “More things in Heaven and Earth” by Kurt Brown

21. “Where’s my Cow” by Terry Pratchett

20. “Wolves & Honey” A Hidden History of the Natural World” by Susan Brind Morrow

19. “The Illuminated Rumi” by Coleman Barks and Michael Green

18. “Where’s my Cow” by Terry Pratchett

17. “Shopgirl” by Steve Martin

16. “The Luck of the Irish” complied by Patrick Kennedy, Marc Anello and Jordan Hayes

15. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss

14. “The Snow Leopard” by Peter Matthiessen

13. “Every Book its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World” by Nicholas A. Basbanes

12. “How Tough was a Tyrannosaurus? More Fascinating Facts About Dinosaurs” by Paul C. Sereno, illustrated by Richard Courtney

11. “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Bagram Ibatqulline

10. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Seuss

9. “Bosh and Flapdoodle: Poems” by A.R. Ammons

8. “Scheherazade’s Legacy: Arab American Women on Writing” edited by Susan Muaddi Darraj

7. “Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry” Selected and with an introduction by Billy Collins

6. “The Caliph’s House: A Year in Casablanca” by Tahir Shah

5. “Ptolemy’s Gate: The Bartimaeus Trilogy-Book Three” by Jonathan Stroud

4. “Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business” by Virginia G. Drachman

3. “The Captain’s Verses” Pablo Neruda

2. “The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook” by Alan Lee

1. “Travels with my Aunt” by Graham Green