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Books I Read in 2013

When I was in the Peace Corps, I started keeping a list of books I read. In two years, I read roughly a book a week (there were many eat, pee, read days). Since then, I've kept a list of books I read each year, and I thought I would share the 2013 list. 

Here it is, with some notes (** for recommendations; EPR for eat, pee, read): 

1. Columbine, Dave Cullen**

2. La Gloire de Mon Pere, Marcel Pagnol

3. Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen (reread for book club. Surprised that, on the third reading, I still found it engrossing)

4. The Great Gasby, F. Scott Fitzgerald (reread before the movie)

5. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns), Mindy Kaling

6. The Devil in the White City, Erik Larsen**

7. Blood, Bones, & Butter, Gabrielle Hamilton

8. The Revolution was Televised, Alan Sepinwall** 

9. Getting Things Done, David Allen (getting this book done took a month) 

10. The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien

11. Louisville Panorama, R.C. Riebe 

12. Let's Pretend This Never Happened, Jenny Lawson**

13. Louisville, Postcard History Series, John E Findling (this was a picture book)

14. Yes, Chef, Marcus Samuelsson 

15. Battleborn, Clare Vaye Watkins**

16. Scribbling the Cat, Alexandra Fuller

17. Louisville Guide, Gregory A. Lauden, Dennis Domer, David Mohney

18. Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris

19. Sacré Bleu, Christopher Moore

20. Bonk - The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex, Mary Roach**

21. Where'd You Go, Bernadette? Maria Semple** (EPR - I finished this book on the bathroom floor at 1 a.m. Not because I was sick. Because I went to bed, but then wanted to read more, took it to the bathroom and then just stayed there, reading). 

22. Drinking with Men, Rosie Schaap**

23. Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish, David Rackoff

24. The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, Ayana Mathis

25. The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood**

26. The Fran Lebowitz Reader, Fran Lebowitz

27. The Bling Ring - Nancy Jo Sales**

28. The Ultimate Question - Driving Good Profits and True Growth, Fred Reichheld (read for work)

29. Hunger Games. Suzanne Collins (EPR, still. I was embarrassed that I fell into the same book-devouring, "Don't talk to me, I'm readingstate I was in when I read these last year. I know exactly what happens. Did not matter). 

30. Catching Fire

31. Mockingjay

32. Whiskey Women, Fred Minnick** (if you are curious about whiskey history)

33. House of Dreams, Marie Brenner** 

34. Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg

35. Wild, Cheryl Strayed** 

36. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

37. Death Defying Acts, Erin Keane 

38. Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh

What were your favorite books this year?