Books Read 2005

I kept sketchy handwritten records in 2005 of the books I read and have transcribed them here. Others lists exist for 2011, 2010, 2009 and 2002, 2003, and 2004. January I See Satan Fall Like Lightning (1999/trans.2001) by Rene Girard. Non-fiction. Excellent. Life-changing. Longfellow: A Life (2004) by Charles Calhoun. Biography of the poet. OK. Improbable (2005) by Adam Fawer. Suspense novel about probability theory. First novel. Really good. February The Kite Runner (2003) Khaled Hosseini, for bookgroup. Fiction about two boys, set mostly in Afghanistan. I didn’t like it. March Downhill Chance (2003) by Donna Morrissey. Multi-generational fiction about … Continue reading Books Read 2005