Reading in the 2000s

Any Human Heart.  William Boyd

Arthur and George.  Julian Barnes

Atonement.Ian McEwan

The Audacity of Hope.  Barack Obama

Before You Know Kindness.  Christopher Bohjalian

Bel Canto.  Ann Patchett

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life.  Walter Isaacson

The Book Thief.  Markus Zusak

The DaVinci Code.Dan Brown

The Devil in the White City.  Erik Larson

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.  Jonathan Safran Foer

Fast Food Nation.  Eric Schlosser

Freakonomics.  Steven Levitt

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.  Stieg Larsson

The Glass Castle.  Jeanette Walls

The Help.  Kathryn Stockett

The Kite Runner.  Khaled Hosseini

The March.  E.L. Doctorow

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War.  Nathaniel Philbrick

Middlesex.    Jeffrey Eugenides

Me Talk Pretty One Day.  David Sedaris

The Namesake.  Jhumpa Lahiri

Nickel and Dimed.Barbara Ehrenreich

The Nine.  Jeffrey Toobin

Nineteen Minutes.  Jodi Picoult

No Country for Old Men.  Cormac McCarthy

Paths of Glory.  Jeffrey Archer

Persepolis.  Marjane Satrapi

Reading Lolita in Tehran.  Azar Nafisi

The Reluctant Fundmentalist.  Moshin Hamid

The Road.  Cormac McCarthy

Theft: A Love Story.  Peter Carey

The Time Traveler’s Wife.  Audrey Niffeneger

The Tipping Point.  Malcolm Gladwell

Under the Banner of Heaven.  Jon Krakauer

Water for Elephants.  Sara Gruen

The World is Flat.  Thomas L. Friedman

Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America.  Douglas Brinkley

The Year of Magical Thinking.  Joan Didion

Zeitoun.  Dave Eggers