My 2007 Book List

Last Updated Sep 28, 2010 1:07 PM EDT

As you may know, I'm an avid reader. I'm making it a point to post my book lists from previous years. Here's my book list from 2007. Let me know what you thought about any of these titles in the comments section.

Distinguished The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow
Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
American Prometheus by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin

Excellent
A Demon of Our Own Design by Richard Bookstaber
Manhunt by James Swanson
Your Money and Your Brain by Jason Zweig
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Watery Grave by Bruce Alexander
Smuggler's Moon by Bruce Alexander
Death of a Colonial by Bruce Alexander
Person or Persons Unknown by Bruce Alexander
Values by Based Selling by Bill Bachrach
Your Complete Retirement Planning Road Map by Ed Slott
The Scourge of God by William Dietrich
Jack, Knave and Fool by Bruce Alexander
Murder in Grub Street by Bruce Alexander
The Rebels of Ireland by Edward Rutherfurd
The Secret War Against the Jews by John Loftus and Mark Aarons
A Cold Day in Paradise by Steve Hamilton
The Transfer Agreement by Edwin Black
Straight Into Darkness by Faye Kellerman
Virgin Earth by Philippa Gregory
Sharpe's Devil by Bernard Cornwell

Very Good
Some Danger Involved by Will Thomas
Spectacle of Corruption by David Liss
The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton and Philippa Gregory
Tuxedo Park by Jennet Conant
Blind Justice by Bruce Alexander
The Color of Death by Bruce Alexander
The Price of Murder by Bruce Alexander
Rules of Engagement by Bruce Alexander
The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb

Good Work Less, Live More by Bob Clyatt
Crippen by John Boyne
The Annuity Advisor by John Olsen and Michael Kitces
Capital Ideas Evolving by Peter Bernstein
Tears of Autumn by Charles McCarry
Black Out by John Lawton
Full House by Stephen Jay Gould
Two Little Girls in Blue by Mary Higgins Clark
To Kingdom Come by Will Thomas
Origins of Value by William Goetzmann and K. Geert Rouwenhorst
Value Averaging by Michael Edleson and William Bernstein
Sherlock Holmes: The Missing Years by Jamyang Norbu
The Second Time Around by Mary Higgins Clark
Affluent for Life by Ted Ridlehuber
What I Learned from Sam Walton by Michael Bergdahl
The Power Years by Ken Dychtwald and Daniel Kadlec
The Gloves by Robert Anasi

Fair Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky and Sandra Smith
The Sixth Lamentation by William Brodrick
Child of Silence by Abigail Padgett
March Violets by Philip Kerr
Uncle Tungsten by Oliver Sacks
West of Kabul, East of New York by Mir Tamim Ansary
The Professor and The Madman by Simon Winchester
A Back Room in Somers Town by John Malcolm
America Alone by Mark Steyn
The Limehouse Text by Will Thomas
The Cater Street Hangman by Anne Perry

Poor Europe Central by William Vollmann
More Than You Know by Beth Gutcheon
Your Financial Edge by Paul McCulley and Jonathan Fuerbringer
I Will Bear Witness by Victor Klemperer

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