Books I Read in 2011

Books I Loved

Loving by Henry Green
Molly Fox’s Birthday by Deirdre Madden
Bossypants by Tina Fey
The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
Everything Beautiful Began After by Simon Van Booy
The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins
The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg by Deborah Eisenberg
Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

Books I Liked

Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky
40 Stories by Donald Barthelme
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer
The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf
Lightning Rods by Helen DeWitt
Home by Marilynne Robinson
The Magicians by Lev Grossman

Books I Appreciated 

Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
Next by James Hynes
A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
Noir by Robert Coover 
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
The Ambassadors by Henry James

Books I Could Have Skipped

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010 by various authors
The Winter Queen by Boris Akunin
Lint by Chris Ware
What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us by Laura Van Den Berg
The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Roif Larsen

Books I Actively Disliked 

Hound by Vincent McCaffrey
Little Bee by Chris Cleave

(Opinions were formed in 2011 and may or may not be justifiable today.) 

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