Letture 2011/2011 reading list

Libri letti nel 2011/Books read in 2011

  1. Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek
  2. Valerio Massimo Manfredi, L’oracolo
  3. Victoria Hislop, The Island
  4. Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Lo scudo di Talos
  5. Muriel Barbery, L’élégance du hérisson
  6. Amara Lakhous, Divorzio all’islamica a Viale Marconi
  7. Tracy Chevalier, Girl With the Pearl Earring
  8. Anita Nair, Cuccette per signora
  9. Marilyn Glenville, Quero um bébé
  10. Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Archanes
  11. Frank Schaetzing, Il diavolo nella cattedrale
  12. Donna Leon, Friends in High Places
  13. José Eduardo Agualusa, Milagrario pessoal
  14. Mario Vargas Llosa, La zia Julia e lo scribacchino
  15. Sjon, A Raposa Azul
  16. José Eduardo Agualusa, Catalogo de sombras
  17. Sue Monk Kidd, The Mermaid Chair
  18. Peter Carey, Oscar e Lucinda
  19. Diane Noble, The Last Storyteller
  20. Ellen Crosby, Merlot Murders
  21. Dai Sijie, Balzac e a costureirinha cinesa
  22. Diana Wynne Jones, Il castello errante di Howl
  23. Audrey Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry
  24. Lucy & Stephen Hawking, Caccia al tesoro nell’universo
  25. Kent Nerburn, Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace
  26. Amara Lakhous, Scontro di civiltà per un ascensore a Piazza Vittorio
  27. Amitav Ghosh, Il palazzo degli specchi
  28. Giulio Bedeschi, Centomila gavette di ghiaccio
  29. Bill Willingham et al., Fables 6 – Homelands
  30. Keith Miller, The Book on Fire
  31. Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless
  32. Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
  33. Jules Verne, Journey to the Center of the Earth
  34. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Cronaca di una morte annunciata
  35. Robert Harris, Pompeii
  36. Roxanne Henke, Learning to Fly
  37. Noah Charney, The Art Thief
  38. Siobhan Dowd, Bog Child
  39. José Saramago, Storia dell’assedio di Lisbona
  40. Heidi Murkoff, Mazel Sharon, Cosa aspettarsi quando si aspetta
  41. Daniel Silva, A Death in Vienna
  42. Brunonia Barry, La lettrice bugiarda
  43. George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones
  44. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, Astérix le Galois
  45. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, Astérix gladiateur
  46. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, Astérix legionnaire
  47. Sophia McDougall, Romanitas
  48. Amin Maalouf, Samarcande
  49. Louis James, Xenophobe’s Guide to the Austrians
  50. Henry Rider Haggard, Le miniere di re Salomone
  51. Mikhail Bulgakov, Il maestro e Margherita
  52. Monica Pradhan, Il gusto proibito della cannella
  53. Dree Venier et al., Gnognosaurs 2
  54. Joseph Roth, La marcia di Radetzky
  55. Bill Willingham et al., Fables 7 – Arabian Nights (and Days)
  56. Bill Willingham et al., Fables 8 – Wolves
  57. René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo, Asterix l Gaulés
  58. Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy
  59. Eric Orsenna, L’Entreprise des Indes
  60. George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings
  61. Richard Fortney, The Earth – An Intimate History
  62. Alessandro Baricco, Novecento
  63. George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords
  64. Frank Miller, 300
  65. Tim Powers, The Drawing of the Dark
  66. Bill Willingham et al., Fables 9 – Sons of Empire
  67. Martin Mucha, Papierkrieg
  68. Bill Willingham et al., Fables 10 – The Good Prince
  69. Matt Dembicki (ed.), Trickster
  70. *Geraldine Brooks, People of the Book
  71. Alice Vieira, Os olhos de Ana Marta
  72. Matilde Asensi, L’ultimo Catone
  73. Alexandre Dumas, Piccola guida ai grandi vini d’Europa
  74. Erik Fosnes Hansen, Corale alla fine del viaggio
  75. *Philip Pullman, La bussola d’oro
  76. *Philip Pullman, La lama sottile
  77. Philip Pullman, Il cannochiale d’ambra
  78. Mia Couto, O outro pé da sereia

(* riletture / rereads)

Liste di libri da leggere 2011/Reading goals 2011

Travel with books: Greece

  • Nikos Kazantzakis, Zorba the Greek
  • Valerio Massimo Manfredi, L’oracolo
  • Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Lo scudo di Thalos
  • Victoria Hislop, The Island
  • Valerio Massimo Manfredi, Archanes

Travel With Books: Rome

  • Divorzio all’islamica a Viale Marconi
  • Scontro di civiltà per un ascensore a Piazza Vittorio
  • Romanitas
  • Rome Burning
  • The Art Thief
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy
  • The Geometry of Love

One Two Theme

  • Art: The Art Thief
  • Wine: The Merlot Murders
  • Wine: Piccola guida ai grandi vini d’Europa
  • Geology: Journey to the Center of the Earth
  • Geology: Pompeii
  • Geology: The Earth: An Intimate History
  • Pregnancy: What to Expect When You Are Expecting
  • Pregnancy: Quero um bébé
  • Pregnancy: Learning to fly
  • Pregnancy: The last storyteller

What’s in a Name

  • Number: A Hundred Thousand Ice-Filled Mess Kits
  • Jewelry or gem: Girl with a Pearl Earring
  • Size: Friends in High Places
  • Travel or movement: Learning to Fly
  • Evil: Death and the Devil
  • Life stage: Bog Child

I Want More

  • Mia Couto, O Outro Pé da Sereia
  • Sue Monk Kidd, The Mermaid Chair
  • Anita Nair, Ladies’ Coupé
  • Audrey Niffenegger, Her Fearful Symmetry
  • Amitav Ghosh, The Glass Palace

South Asia Challenge

  • Anita Nair, Ladies’ Coupé
  • Amitav Ghosh, The Glass Palace
  • ???

Global Reading Challenge

  • Africa: Eduardo Agualusa, Milagrario Pessoal
  • Asia: Anita Nair, Ladies’ Coupé
  • Oceania: Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
  • Europe: Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog
  • North America: Sue Monk Kidd, The Mermaid Chair
  • South America: Mario Vargas Llosa, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
  • the Seventh Continent: Douglas Adams, Mostly Harmless

Italy in Books Challenge

  1. Divorzio all’islamica a Viale Marconi
  2. Archanes
  3. Friends in High Places
  4. Scontro di civiltà per un ascensore a Piazza Vittorio
  5. Pompeii
  6. The Art Thief
  7. Romanitas
  8. Rome Burning
  9. First Man in Rome
  10. The Agony and the Ecstasy
  11. The Geometry of Love
  12. L’ultimo Catone

Travel With Books: Lisbon

  • The History of the Siege of Lisbon
  • Night Train to Lisbon
  • L’entreprise des Indes

Travel With Books: Vienna

  • A Death in Vienna
  • People of the Book
  • Xenophobe’s Guide to Austrians
  • La marcia di Radetzky
  • Tim Powers, The Drawing of the Dark
  •  Martin Mucha, Papierkrieg
  • Erik Fosnes Hansen, Psalm at Journey’s End

Travel With Books: Norway

  • Jostein Gaarder, The Ringmaster’s Daughter
  • Snorri Sturluson, Prose Edda
  • Philip Pullman, His Dark Materials trilogy
  • Vendela Vida, Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
  • Jessica Day George, Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow