What I've read this year: 2003 January-March

A Listmania! list by frogclock (UK)
 
Downsize This (Pan paperback)
1.  Downsize This (Pan paperback) by Michael Moore
The list author says:
  "Excellent bloke and he is so right.  Must read all his other books.  Plus "Bowling for Columbine" was a great film"
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New Boy
2.  New Boy by William Sutcliffe
The list author says:
  "OK book.  Still have more of his to read."
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High Society
3.  High Society by Ben Elton
The list author says:
  "Mildly better than the rest of the crap he's been churning out recently"
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The Tetherballs of Bougainville (Vintage contemporaries)
4.  The Tetherballs of Bougainville (Vintage contemporaries) by Mark Leyner
The list author says:
  "Marvellous!  And a recommendation by the wonderful Harry Hill"
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V.A.O.
5.  V.A.O. by Geoff Ryman
The list author says:
  "An interesting book as all of Geoff Ryman's are- but very short."
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The Seduction of Water
6.  The Seduction of Water by Carol Goodman
The list author says:
  "Author recommended by a Secret History fan group for her first novel "Lake of dead languages""
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Et Tu, Babe (Vintage Contemporaries)
7.  Et Tu, Babe (Vintage Contemporaries) by Leyner
The list author says:
  "Brilliantly weird"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Second Sight
8.  Second Sight by Sally Emerson
The list author says:
  "A great book particularly relevent to any literary obsessive."
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The Grand Complication
9.  The Grand Complication by Allen Kurzweil
The list author says:
  "Read it as the main character is a librarian!  Good book but disappointing ending for me."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Listeners
10.  Listeners by Sally Emerson
The list author says:
  "Sequel to "Second sight", Jennifer's life gets weirder."
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Where Did it All Go Right?: Growing Up Normal in the 70s
11.  Where Did it All Go Right?: Growing Up Normal in the 70s by Andrew Collins
The list author says:
  "A good antidote to all the child abuse books."
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My Cousin My Gastroenterologist
12.  My Cousin My Gastroenterologist by Mark Leyner
The list author says:
  "So weird, so good"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Unless
13.  Unless by Carol Shields
The list author says:
  "Good book but do wish she didn't have her feminist axe to grind.  Ah well good author, sad she died."
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

Broken Bodies
14.  Broken Bodies by Sally Emerson
The list author says:
  "Good book involving the Elgin marbles"
6.82   Used & New from: 0.01

Night Watch: A Discworld Novel
15.  Night Watch: A Discworld Novel by Terry Pratchett
The list author says:
  "Discworld so good but I can't rave over it like everyone else did.  Time travel always annoys me."
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The Book, the Film, the T-shirt
16.  The Book, the Film, the T-shirt by Matt Beaumont
The list author says:
  "Bit crap after his first novel "E" but acceptable"
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Timoleon Vieta Come Home
17.  Timoleon Vieta Come Home by Dan Rhodes
The list author says:
  "Strange but great, love this author"
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3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Running with Scissors: A Memoir
18.  Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs
The list author says:
  "Wonderful true story of a man raised by his mother's psychiatrist, well raised is an exaggeration"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews)

Chocolat
19.  Chocolat by Joanne Harris
The list author says:
  "Reading group choice but really enjoyed it.  Daren't watch the film incase it spoils it.  Must read more of hers"
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The Love Secrets of Don Juan
20.  The Love Secrets of Don Juan by Tim Lott
The list author says:
  "Remember very little about this one but I think I enjoyed it, usually do his though having trouble with "Rumours of a hurricaine""
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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