longitude: the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time - dava sobel
breaking dawn - stephanie meyer
nine stories - j.d. salinger
cat's cradle - kurt vonnegut jr.
the last testament of oscar wilde - peter ackroyd
eclipse - stephanie meyer
new moon - stephanie meyer
how to be good - nick hornby
design and art - alex coles
american pastoral - philip roth
east of eden - john steinbeck
hella jongerius: a conversation that might have taken place - louise schouwenberg
over and over - mike perry
i am america, and so can you - stephen colbert
how the water feels to the fishes - dave eggers
wide eyed - trinnie dalton
dear diary - leslie arfin
drawings and observations - louise bourgeois and lawrence rinder
dexter in the dark - jeff lindsay
rhett butler's people - donald mccaid
the amazing adventures of kavalier and clay - michael chabon
when you are engulfed in flames - david sedaris
silent spring - rachel carson
blink - malcolm gladwell
stiff - mary roach
assassination vacation - sarah vowell
walking - henry david thoreau
ulysses - james joyce
midnight in the garden of good and evil - john berendt
little women - louisa m. alcott
the pill versus the springhill mine disaster - richard brautigan
in watermellon sugar - richard brautigan
omnivore's dilemma - michael pollan
the road - cormac maccarthy
papillion - henri charrière
of walking in ice - werner herzog
motherless brooklyn - johnathan lethem
siddhartha - hermann hesse
cradle to cradle - william mcdonough & michael braungart
penelopiad - margaret atwood
the heart is a lonely hunter - carson mccullers
south of the border, west of the sun - huruki murakami
fitzcarraldo - werner herzog
a wrinkle in time - madeleine l'engle
the fall - albert camus
the little prince - antoine de saint-exupery
the year of magical thinking - joan didion
breakfast at tiffany's and three other stories - truman capote
dearly devoted dexter - jeff lindsay
darkly dreaming dexter - jeff lindsay


A Day That Is Dessert said...

Saw your link via Paul Pincus. I like your list! - have read many, but will check out the new titles. Best of luck in school! I hated reading nothing but things related to academics in grad school...good for you for reading more! (where do you find the time?)

cake. said...

thanks! i'm in grad school, studying textile design so at least the books i read for classes/projects get to be interesting!

Erica said...

Oh, you read Brautigan...

Heather said...

so if you had to list your 5 favorites this year, what would they be?

cake. said...

top 5 of '08 would be:

design and art - alex coles

the year of magical thinking - joan didion

breakfast at tiffany's and three other stories - truman capote {especially the short stories}

cradle to cradle - william mcdonough & michael braungart

dear diary - leslie arfin

{not including nine stories which i've read before and already love}