2004 Book Log in Review

20 books. That’s all I read in 2004. It seems light. I feel like I must have missed some. But perhaps I just had a toddler.

  1. The Cartoon History of the Universe Book 1 – Larry Gonick
  2. The Cartoon History of the Universe Book 3 – Larry Gonick
  3. The Mismeasure of Man – Stephen Jay Gould
  4. Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs: 35 Things I learned before the Age of Thirty – Mark D. Csordos
  5. The Fun Of It: Stories from the Talk of the Town – New Yorker – Edited by Lillian Ross
  6. Shadow Puppets – Orson Scott Card
  7. Quicksilver: Volume One of the Baroque Cycle – Neal Stephenson
  8. Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced look at the Right. – Al Franken
  9. How to Buy & Manage Rental Properties – Irene and Mike Milin.
  10. Dress Your Family in Coruroy and Denim – David Sedaris.
  11. The Well of Lost Plots – Jasper Fforde’s
  12. Fluke Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings – Christopher Moore.
  13. The Rattlesnake Master – Beaufort Cranford
  14. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal – Eric Schlosser.
  15. Running With Scissors: a memoir – Augusten Burroughs
  16. The Richest Man in Babylon – George S. Clason
  17. Monstrous Regiment – Terry Pratchett
  18. The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002 – Edited by Dave Eggers and Michael Cart.
  19. The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer – Doron Swade
  20. Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin – Stephen Jay Gould

Currently on my reading table are:

Value Investing with the Masters – Kirk Kazanjian
The Confusion: Volume Two of the Baroque Cycle – Neal Stephenson
The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World – A.J. Jacobs
Made In America: My Story – Sam Walton (with John Huey)

—–Edited to add:
21! I forgot about:

21. Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason – Helen Fielding