Friday, November 2nd, 2012

My Bookshelf 2012 v12.0

Here's an updated list:

16. In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death and Duran Duran (2012)
John Taylor's take on a being a founding member of the 1980s British group.

15. 1921: The Yankees, the Giants, and the Battle for Baseball Supremacy in New York (2010)
When the Giants owned New York and the Yankees were their little sisters.

14. Comiskey Park (2004)
A photographic look at the history of the Chicago White Sox before their World Series title in 2005.

13. Where the Sidewalk Ends (1974)
Just a fun look back at quirky book.

12. Good to Great (2001)
It's time for something work related.

11. The Boys of Summer (1972)
A look back at the Brooklyn Dodgers and Ebbets Field.

10. Mockingjay (2010)
Time to finish The Hunger Games series.

9. The Greatest Game Ever Pitched (2011)
Juan Marichal vs. Warren Spahn: July 2, 1963

8. Catching Fire (2009)
I enjoyed the first Hunger Games book (and movie) so it's on to the second.

7. Steve Jobs (2011)
I've been curious to find out the real story behind the Apple leader.

6. The Hunger Games (2008)
Going a little more contemporary with this one.

5. Big Hair and Plastic Grass: A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s (2010)
Exactly what the title say. A look at the evolution of the the game from where 1969 left off and 1980 began.

4. Innovate the Pixar Way (2009)
Business lessons that can be learned from the company that brought us Toy Story.

3. Stan Musial: An American Life (2011)
George Vecsey's look at the St. Louis Cardinals legend.

2. Psycho: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Thriller (1995)
Janet Leigh's experiences working on the 1960 Hitchcock classic.

1. The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, MD (1976)
A non-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle original story by Nicholas Meyer.


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3 Comments
hawkwolf
I would add The Killing of Lincoln by Bill O'Reilley. It is a very interesting book and it is historically accurate as opposed to some texts on the same subject.
BeanCounter37   Saturday, November 3, 2012
billpearch
I'll admit, I'm not a fan of O'Reilly?
Bill Pearch   Saturday, November 3, 2012
hawkwolf
Friend of O'Reilley or not the book is a great literary achievement and you would enjoy reading it.
BeanCounter37   Sunday, November 4, 2012
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