Books of 2003

A Listmania! list by Jim 8888 "jiy126"
 
Heaven's Light
1.  Heaven's Light by Graham Hurley
The list author says:
  "January started with this, and I didn't read anything better all year."
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Brighton Rock (Twentieth Century Classics)
2.  Brighton Rock (Twentieth Century Classics) by Graham Greene
The list author says:
  "Reread this classic, an all time favourite."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (165 customer reviews)

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Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia
3.  Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucia by Chris Stewart
The list author says:
  "Whimsical, nothing great."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (250 customer reviews)

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Dot.Con: The Real Story of Why the Internet Bubble Burst
4.  Dot.Con: The Real Story of Why the Internet Bubble Burst by John Cassidy
The list author says:
  "A lesson in hindsight."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France
5.  French Revolutions: Cycling the Tour de France by Tim Moore
The list author says:
  "A great idea for a trip, and fun with it."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

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Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster
6.  Five Past Midnight in Bhopal: The Epic Story of the World's Deadliest Industrial Disaster by Dominique Lapierre
The list author says:
  "Chilling."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life
7.  It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong
The list author says:
  "Admirable, but not really likeable."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (226 customer reviews)

Shakey: Neil Young's Biography
8.  Shakey: Neil Young's Biography by Jimmy McDonough
The list author says:
  "Godawful. Neil Young deserves better."
9.09   Used & New from: 0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Rough Ride
9.  Rough Ride by Paul Kimmage
The list author says:
  "It's winning that counts, not taking part."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

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Under an English Heaven
10.  Under an English Heaven by Robert Radcliffe
The list author says:
  "Mills and Boon meets Memphis Belle."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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Halo Parade: A Harpur and Iles Mystery (Harpur & Iles Mysteries)
11.  Halo Parade: A Harpur and Iles Mystery (Harpur & Iles Mysteries) by Bill James
The list author says:
  "Another in the Harpur and Iles series. I love them."
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Barrow's Boys
12.  Barrow's Boys by Fergus Fleming
The list author says:
  "Left me cold."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

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Defying Hitler: A Memoir
13.  Defying Hitler: A Memoir by Sebastian Haffner
The list author says:
  "The thin line between civilisation and the abyss."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

AA Gill is Away
14.  AA Gill is Away by A.A. Gill
The list author says:
  "If you like his journalism, you'll be happy. Contains a classic account of making a porn movie."
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Once More, With Feeling: How we tried to make the greatest porn film ever
15.  Once More, With Feeling: How we tried to make the greatest porn film ever by Victoria Coren
The list author says:
  "A whole book about making a hardcore porn movie (in a jolly English way)."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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A Short History Of Nearly Everything
16.  A Short History Of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "Informative in the amusing Bryson way."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (517 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Poet in the Gutter
17.  Poet in the Gutter by John F. Baker
The list author says:
  "Just couldn't get into this."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Tishomingo Blues
18.  Tishomingo Blues by Elmore Leonard
The list author says:
  "Nobody writes better American crime."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Black Hawk Down
19.  Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden
The list author says:
  "Better than you might think, and not flag waving either."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (82 customer reviews)

Angels Passing (Detective Inspector Joe Faraday)
20.  Angels Passing (Detective Inspector Joe Faraday) by Graham Hurley
The list author says:
  "Average crime novel for Hurley."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse
21.  Seabiscuit: The True Story of Three Men and a Racehorse by Laura Hillenbrand
The list author says:
  "You'll never watch the Grand National with disdain again."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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Smokescreen
22.  Smokescreen by Robert Sabbag
The list author says:
  "The undisguised admiration for these drug runners was annoying."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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Prey
23.  Prey by Michael Crichton
The list author says:
  "Technobabble with panache."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (119 customer reviews)

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The Flying Book: Everything You've Ever Wondered About Flying on Airlines
24.  The Flying Book: Everything You've Ever Wondered About Flying on Airlines by David Blatner
The list author says:
  "But are you sure the wings can't fall off in turbulance?"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Pompeii
25.  Pompeii by Robert Harris
The list author says:
  "Eagerly awaited and a bit of a let down."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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