Favorite Books 2003

1632 – Eric Flint

1633 – Eric Flint and David Weber

6 Steps to Free Publicity – Marcia Yudkin

84, Charing Cross Road – Helene Hanff

Al Franken

American Ground, Unbuilding the World Trade Center – William Langewiesche

An Italian Affair – Laura Fraser

Angry Housewives Eating Bonbons – Lorna Landvik

Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series – Laurell K. Hamilton

Artemis – Julian Stockwin

Aubrey/Maturin Series – Patrick O’Brian

Bel Canto – Ann Patchett

Bold Spirit: Helga Estby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America – Linda Lawrence Hunt

Brick Lane – Monica Ali

Buddha – Karen Armstrong

Calligrapher, The – Edward Docx

Carter Beats the Devil – Glen David Gold

Conspiracy of Paper, A – David Liss

Cuba 15 – Nancy Osa

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, The – Mark Haddon

Curse of Chalion, The – Lois McMaster Bujold

Da Vinci Code, The – Dan Brown

Dangerous Place, A: California’s Unsettling Fate – Marc Reisner

Dave Barry

Deep – Susanna Vance

Devil in the White City, The: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America – Erik Larson

Dogs of Babel, The – Carolyn Parkhurst

Drop City – T.C. Boyle

Eat Cake – Jeanne Ray

Everyone in Silico – Jim Munroe

Evidence of Things Unseen – Marianne Wiggins

Eye of the Wolf – Daniel Pennac

Feast of Love – Charles Baxter

Fine Balance, A – Rohinton Mistry

Fish! A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results – Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul, John Christensen

Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings – Christopher Moore

Fountain Filled With Blood, A – Julia Spencer-Fleming

Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America – Firoozeh Dumas

God of Small Things, The – Arundhati Roy

Hanging on to Max – Margaret Bechard

Hills at Home, The – Nancy Clark

I Capture the Castle – Dodie Smith

In the Bleak Midwinter – Julia Spencer-Fleming

Isaac Newton – James Gleick

Isle of Palms: A Lowcountry Tale – Dorothea Benton Frank

Thursday Next series – Jasper Fforde

Joey Pigza Loses Control – Jack Gantos

Kite Runner, The – Khaled Hosseini

Kydd – Julian Stockwin

Love – Toni Morrison

Lucia, Lucia – Adriana Trigiani

Lying Awake – Mark Salzman

Majors, The – John Feinstein

Master Butcher’s Singing Club, The – Louise Erdrich

Masterharper of Pern, The – Anne McCaffrey

Michael Moore

Monk Downstairs, The – Tim Farrington

Monkeewrench – P. J. Tracy

Monkey Hunting – Cristina Garcia

Namesake, The – Jhumpa Lahiri

No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, The – Alexander McCall Smith

On the Natural History of Destruction – W. G. Sebald

Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Black – John Feinstein

Paladin of Souls – Lois McMaster Bujold

Paradise Alley – Kevin Baker

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood – Marjane Satrapi

Power of One – Bryce Courtenay

Presumption of Death, A – Jill Paton Walsh and Dorothy Sayers

Prince Ombra – Roderick MacLeish

Pursuit of Alice Thrift, The – Elinor Lipman

Seaflower – Julian Stockwin

Sixpence House: Lost in a Town of Books – Paul Collins

Smile as Big as the Moon, A: A Teacher, His Class, and Their Unforgettable Journey – Michael E. Kersjes

Speed of Dark, The – Elizabeth Moon

Star Wars: Tales of the Bounty Hunters – Kevin Anderson

Three Daughters – Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Three Junes – Julia Glass

Time Traveler’s Wife, The – Audrey Niffenegger

Travels with Charley: In Search of America – John Steinbeck

True Notebooks – Mark Salzman

Vanished Man, The – Jeffrey Deaver

Venetian Affair, A – Andrea Di Robilant

Way the Crow Flies, The – Ann-Marie MacDonald

Wee Free Men, The – Terry Pratchett

When the Wind Blows – James Patterson

Winner of the National Book Award: A Novel of Fame, Honor, and Really Bad Weather – Jincy Willett

Winterkill – C. J. Box

Wonder When You’ll Miss Me – Amanda Davis

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