Books Read During 2011/2012 School Year

  1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (****)
  2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (****)
  3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (****)
  4. Harry Potter and the Supplementary Readings (The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Quidditch Through the Ages) (***1/2)
  5. The Iliad
  6. Cake Wrecks Books (Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Horribly Wrong and Wreck the Halls: Cake Wrecks Gets “Festive”) (***1/2)
  7. The Odyssey
  8. The Aeneid
  9. Gabby (****)
  10. Unbearable Lightness (****)
  11. The Oresteia (Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The Eumenides) – Aeschylus, trans Richmond Lattimore (-)
  12. Fight Club (****)
  13. Room (****)
  14. The Theban Plays (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone) – Sophocles, trans David Grene (-)
  15. The Hunger Games (****)
  16. Catching Fire (***3/4)
  17. 5 Roman Comedies (****)
  18. Mocking Jay
  19. Out of My League
  20. Mythology for Dummies
  21. Don’t Know Much About Mythology
  22. Euripides I
  23. Euripides IV
  24. Frogs and Other Plays
  25. The Better Angels of Our Nature
  26. The King’s Speech
  27. Virus Hunter
  28. Emma
  29. Les Miserables
  30. On The Road
  31. The Scarlet Pimpernel
  32. Shadows of the Empire
  33. Breakfast At Tiffany’s
  34. The Hot Zone
  35. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
  36. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

Legend:
* = irredeemably awful
** = middling
*** = decent; has value (of some sort)
**** = very good
***** = amazingly fantastic
****** = almost never used; the perfect book

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Posted on September 10, 2011, in Books, Lists. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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