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I LOVE to read.  These are just a few of my favorite books and cookbooks.  It is not at all meant to be complete or exhaustive.  Just a small sampling, and mostly off the top of my head.  I know that there are gaps.  Please feel free to comment.  List will be updated.

BOOKS:

1. Catcher in the Rye – JD Sallinger

2. Lord of the Flies – William Golding

3. Jurassic Park – Michael Crichton

4. The Hobbit 
- JRR Tolkien

5. Lord of the Rings (all three) 
- JRR Tolkien

6. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (all four) – Douglas Adams

7. The Stand – Stephen King

8. The Gunslinger series (all seven) – Stephen King

9. The Road – Cormac McCarthy

10. The God Delusion – Richard Dawkins

11. God is not Great – Christopher Hitchens

12. Infidel – Ayaan Hirsi Ali

13. Breakfast of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut

14. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius – Dave Eggers

15. The Pillars of the Earth – Ken Follett

16.  The Demon Haunted World – Carl Sagan

17.  godless – Dan Barker

18.  Kitchen Confidential – Anthony Bourdain

19.  The End of Faith – Sam Harris

20.  Ready Player One – Ernest Cline

21.  The Next 100 Years – George Friedman

22.  A History of the World in 100 Objects – Neil MacGregor

23.  The Harry Potter series (all seven)

24.  House of God – Samuel Shem

25.  Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury

26.  Medium Raw – Anthony Bourdain

27.  The Clockwork Universe – Edward Dolnick

28.  A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking

29.  The Varieties of Religious Experience – William James

30.  The Iliad and the Odyssey – Homer

 

COOKBOOKS:

1.  The Joy of Cooking – Irma Rombauer

2.  Mastering the Art of French Cooking – Julia Child

3.  Les Halles Cookbook – Anthony Bourdain

4.  Complete Techniques – Jacques Pepin

5.  Ad Hoc at Home – Thomas Keller

6.  Cooking for Geeks – Jeff Potter

7.  The River Cottage MEAT Book – Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

8.  Think Like a Chef – Tom Colicchio

9.  How to Grill – Steven Raichlen

10.  Weber’s Real Grilling – Jamie Purviance

11.  Knife Skills Illustrated – Peter Hertzmann

12.  The Food of Morocco – Paula Wolfert

13.  The Sliver Spoon – Phaidon Press

14.  Tapas.  A Taste of Spain in America – Jose Andres

15.  Arabesque: A Taste of Morocco, Turkey, and Lebanon – Claudia Roden

16 . Essentials of Asian Cooking – Williams Sonoma Press

17.  Primal Cuts: Cooking With America’s Best Butchers – Marissa Guggiana

18.  Bouchon – Thomas Keller

19.  Essentials of Grilling – Williams Sonoma Press

20.  Essentials of Roasting – Williams Sonoma Press

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2 responses to “Books

  1. Emanuel Vergis

    June 20, 2012 at 7:54 am

    Check out the Disappearance of the Universe.

     

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