Category Archives: Best of List

Top Ten Fiction and Top Five Non-Fiction Books of 2010

A confession before we get started: I didn’t track the books I read in 2010 or 2009, and I didn’t do any best-of lists for 2009, so these lists are mostly pulled from 2010 reads, but there are some books … Continue reading

Top Ten Fiction & Top Five Non-Fiction Reads of 2008

2008 was a good year for reading. I committed myself to reading more classics and award-winners, which created a big jump in quality. But I also let myself off the hook for reading brain-candy and racked up some nice numbers … Continue reading

Top 10 Fiction, Top Three Non-Fiction Reads of 2007

Here they are, the best, and worst, books I read in 2007. Final tally for the year: 45 books, 16,867 pages.

Top 10 Fiction, Top 5 Non-Fiction, & Worst Reads of 2006

Here they are, the best, and worst, books I read in 2006. Final tally for the year: 72 books, 22,519 pages.

Top 10 Fiction, Top 10 Non-Fiction & Worst Reads of 2005

Here they are, my top picks for 2005. No, they weren’t all perfect 10/10s, but they’re the ones that I loved the best, that made me look at the world in a new way, that kept me thinking about them … Continue reading

Top 10 Fiction, Top 10 Non-Fiction, and Worst Reads of 2004

Here they are, the best, and worst, books I read in 2004. Final tally for the year: 75 books, 24,767 pages.