Saturday, March 28, 2009

My Favorite Books

*An Outpost of Progress - Joseph Conrad (Novella/Short Story)
*Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
The Heart of the Matter - Graham Greene
Catch-22 - Joseph Heller
**For Whom the Bell Tolls - Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway
The Fire-Dwellers - Margaret Laurence
Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis
*The English Patient - Michael Ondaatje
1984 - George Orwell
Animal Farm - George Orwell
Wide Sargasso Sea - Jean Rhys
**East of Eden - John Steinbeck
The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien
Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf 
To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf
The Chrysalids - John Wyndham
The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham
Amphagorey - Edward Gorey

Travel Books
Thailand
-Mai Pen Rai Means Never Mind - Carol Hollinger***
Vietnam
- When Heaven and Earth Changed Places - Le Ly Hayslip***
- The Girl in the Picture - Denise Chong
SEAsia (General)
- Bound Tightly with Banana Leaves - Nicholas Greenwood
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Young Reading (~8-12)
The Blue Heron - Avi
The Root Cellar - Janet Lunn

Children's Books (~5-9)
Charlotte's Web - E.B. White
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH - Robert C. O'Brien

Young Children's Books (~0-5)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
Diggingest Dog - Al Perkins
Pickle-Chiffon Pie - Jolly Roger Bradfield
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - Judi Barrett

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