All posts for the month December, 2008

books 2008

Published December 31, 2008 by lisaolisa
  1. 1776 by David McCullough (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  2. Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales by Oliver Sacks (1996) (nf) (on [2008]
  3. Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler (2008) (nf) (on [2008]
  4. The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas by G. Richard Shell and Mario Moussa (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  5. Be Quiet, Be Heard: The Paradox of Persuasion by Susan R. Glazer, Ph.D., and Peter A. Glaser, Ph.D (2006) (nf) (on [2008]
  6. Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande (nf) (2007) (on [2008]
  7. Born to Kvetch: Yiddish Language and Culture in all its Moods by Michael Wex (nf) (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  8. The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey through Madness by Elyn R. Saks (nf) (on [2008]
  9. Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande (2002) (nf) (on [2008]
  10. Compulsive Acts: A Psychiatrist’s Tales of Ritual and Obsession by Elias Aboujaoude (2008) (nf) (on [2008]
  11. Dare to Prepare: How to Win Before You Begin by Ronald M. Shapiro and Gregory Jordan (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  12. Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History by Dorothy H. Crawford (nf) (2007) (on [2008]
  13. The Deal: A Novel of Hollywood by Peter Lefcourt (2002) (
  14. The Dogs Who Found Me: What I’ve Learned from Pets Who Were Left Behind by Ken Foster (2006) (nf) (on [2008]
  15. The Dog Who Loved Too Much: tales, treatments, and the psychology of dogs by Nicholas H.Dodman (1996) (nf) (on [2008]
  16. Dog Years by Mark Doty (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  17. Don’t Shoot the Dog! How to Improve Yourself and Others Through Behavioral Training: How to Improve Yourself and Others Through Behavioral Training by Karen Pryor (1984) (nf) (on [2008]
  18. Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy (2008) (nf) (on [2008]
  19. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation by Lynn Truss (2004) (nf) (
  20. Everyman by Philip Roth (4:15) (2006) (on [2008]
  21. For the Love of a Dog: Understanding Emotion in You and Your Best Friend by Patricia P. McConnell, Ph.D. (2006) (nf) (on [2008]
  22. From Difficult to Disturbed: Understanding and Managing Dysfunctional Employees by Laurence Miller (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  23. The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic—and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World by Steven Johnson) (nf) (on [2008]
  24. God Is Not Great: How Religion Ruins Everything by Christopher Hitchens (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  25. A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life by Jon Katz (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  26. The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge by David McCullough (1972) (nf) (
  27. The Hidden Life of Dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas (1996) (nf) (on [2008]
  28. Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible and Learned to Disappear by Jim Steinmeyer (2004) (nf) (on [2008]
  29. I Can Read You Like a Book: How to Spot the Messages and Emotions People are Really Sending with Their Body Language by Hartley and Karinch (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  30. I Have Heard You Calling in the Night by Thomas Healy (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  31. Interior Desecrations: Hideous Homes from the Horrible ’70s by James Lileks (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  32. The Loved Dog: The Playful, Nonaggressive Way to Teach your Dog Good Behavior by Tamar Geller (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  33. Merle’s Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog by Ted Kerasote (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  34. Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life by Steven Johnson (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  35. My Lobotomy by Howard Dully and Charles Fleming (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  36. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce (1916) (on [2008]
  37. Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind by Al Ries (1985) (nf) (on [2008]
  38. Possible Side Effects by Augusten Burroughs (2004) (nf) (on [2008]
  39. The Psychology of Self-Esteem: How to Reach Your Potential At Work and At Home by Julie White (1991) (nf) (on [2008]
  40. Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence by Rosalind Wiseman (2003) (nf) (on [2008]
  41. Rescuing Sprite: A Dog Lover’s Story of Joy and Anguish by Mark R. Levin (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  42. The Slave Ship: A Human History by Marcus Rediker (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  43. Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder by Hal Straus, Jerold J. Kreisman M.D. (2006) (nf) (on [2008]
  44. A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon (2006) (on [2008]
  45. Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (8:04) (2003) (nf) (on [2008]
  46. Switching Time: A Doctor’s Harrowing Story of Treating a Woman with 17 Personalities by Richard Baer (2007) (nf) (on [2008]
  47. The Tattooed Girl by Joyce Carol Oates (2003) (on [2008]
  48. Teacher Man: A Memoir by Frank McCourt (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  49. Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  50. Tell Me Where It Hurts: A Day of Humor, Healing and Hope in My Life as an Animal Surgeon by Nick Trout (2008) (nf) (on [2008]
  51. Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer (2003) (nf) (on [2008]
  52. An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison (1997) (nf) (on [2008]
  53. Walking in Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe (2007) (on [2008]
  54. The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan (2005) (nf) (on [2008]
  55. Your Movie Sucks by Roger Ebert (2007) (nf) (on [2008]