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2010 Book List

A Technique for Producing Ideas
James Webb Young
Brad Love

A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
Michael Dorris
Leslie Moore

Alice in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass
Lewis Carroll
Jerome Bump

An Artist of the Floating World
Kazuo Ishiguro
Nancy Stalker

Black Hole Wars: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics Leonard Susskind
Craig Wheeler

Blink
Malcolm Gladwell
Mary Steinhardt

Blown to Bits: Your Life, Liberty, and Happiness After the Digital Explosion
Hal Abelson
Mike Scott

Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
Atul Gawande
Larry Carver

Confronting Traumatic Brain Injury
William Winslade
William Winslade

Cutting for Stone
Abraham Verghese
Philip Varghese

Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
Stanislav Zimic

Dracula
Bram Stoker
Elizabeth Richmond-Garza

Emma
Jane Austen
Janine Barchas

Everything That Rises Must Converge
Flannery O’Connor
Michael Adams

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
Allison Bechdel
Lisa Moore

Guns, Germs, and Steel
Jared Diamond
Alan Kaylor Cline

Interpreter of Maladies
Jhumpa Lahiri
Shelley Payne

Jayber Crow
Wendell Berry
Robert Jensen

Leaves of Grass
Walt Whitman
Paul Sullivan

Life’s Greatest Lessons-20 Things That Matter
Hal Urban
David Fowler

Longitude
Dava Sobel
Mary Kay Hemenway

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s
John Elder Robison
Rebecca Neal

Middlesex
Jeffrey Eugenides
Timothy Loving

Mister Pip
Lloyd Jones
Carol Mackay

Oedipus Rex
Sophocles
William Powers

On Bullshit
Harry G. Frankfurt
Bob Duke

Our Inner Ape
Frans de Waal
Ross Jennings

Perfect Pitch: The Art of Selling Ideas and Winning New Business
Jon Steel
John Murphy

Sherlock Holmes
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Michael Starbird

Six Degrees: The Science of a Connected Age
Duncan Watts
Russell Poldrack

The Abolition of Man
C.S. Lewis
Robert Koons

The Bacchae
Euripides, translated by Paul Woodruff
Paul Woodruff

The Beak of the Finch
Jonathan Weiner
James Vick

The Big Short—Inside the Doomsday Machine
Michael Lewis
David Laude

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon
Judith Jellison

The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found
Mary Beard
Jennifer Gates-Foster

The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How it Changed Science, Cities and the Modern World
Steven Johnson
Theodore Aanstoos

The Giant’s House: a Romance
Elizabeth McCraken
Elizabeth Cullingford

The Help
Kathryn Stockett
Franchelle Dorn

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot
Elizabeth Scala

The Inheritance of Loss
Kiran Desai
Pauline Strong

The Mists of Avalon
Marion Zimmer-Bradley
Eric Anslyn

The Night My Mother Met Bruce Lee—Observations on Not Fitting In
Paisley Rekdal
Chiu-mi Lai

The Omnivore’s Dilemma
Michael Pollan
Lester Faigley

The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them
Elif Batuman
Julia Mickenberg

The Quiet American
Graham Greene
Keith Brown

The Shack
William P. Young
Don Winget

The Time Traveler’s Wife
Audry Niffenegger
Wendy Domjan

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
Malcolm Gladwell
Elizabeth Pomeroy

“They Take Our Jobs!” and 20 Other Myths about Immigration
Aviva Chomsky
Neil Foley

Tuesdays with Morrie
Mitch Albom
Patrick Davis

We
Evgeny Zamyatin
Thomas Garza