What I've read this year: 2004 October-December

A Listmania! list by frogclock (UK)
 
Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary: Or Why Can't Anybody Spell?
1.  Accomodating Brocolli in the Cemetary: Or Why Can't Anybody Spell? by Vivian Cook
The list author says:
  "Jumping on the "Eats shoots and leaves" bandwagon.  Very tedious."
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All He Ever Wanted
2.  All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve
The list author says:
  "Read for a reading group.  Not sure why she is so popular.  Dragged my way through it."
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Pains in Public: The 50 People Most Likely to Drive You Completely Nuts! (Business)
3.  Pains in Public: The 50 People Most Likely to Drive You Completely Nuts! (Business) by Andrew Holmes
The list author says:
  "Same authors as "Pains on trains", very funny and sadly true"
7.60   Used & New from: 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Pains in the Office: 50 People You Absolutely, Definitely Must Avoid at Work (Business)
4.  Pains in the Office: 50 People You Absolutely, Definitely Must Avoid at Work (Business) by Andrew Holmes
6.42   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Alias Grace
5.  Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Book for a reading group.  Thoroughly enjoyed and historically fascinating."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (84 customer reviews)

Naked
6.  Naked by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "More strangely compelling tales from David Sedaris"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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A Macabre Miscellany
7.  A Macabre Miscellany by Geoffrey Abbott
The list author says:
  "A book for the loo not to read all at once."
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Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century
8.  Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century by Hunter S. Thompson
The list author says:
  "For a man who is out of his tree he takes a lot of sense"
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Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years
9.  Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years by Sue Townsend
The list author says:
  "I was introduced to Adrian Mole this year and I love them"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

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Crap Jobs
10.  Crap Jobs by Dan Kieran
The list author says:
  "Some of them are just plain disgusting.  The start of a lot of comedy gift book reading."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction
11.  Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction by Sue Townsend
The list author says:
  "The newest one and still brilliant"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (81 customer reviews)

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Innovations Catalogue
12.  Innovations Catalogue by Innovations
The list author says:
  "Oh I do miss the innovations catalogue"
6.77   Used & New from: 0.01
2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Roundabouts of Great Britain
13.  Roundabouts of Great Britain by Kevin Beresford
The list author says:
  "Bless the author, he's serious"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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From Here to Maternity: One Mother of a Journey
14.  From Here to Maternity: One Mother of a Journey by Mel Giedroyc
The list author says:
  "Highly amusing"
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The World of Wallace and Gromit
15.  The World of Wallace and Gromit by Andy Lane
The list author says:
  "Can't wait for the film"
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The Radioactive Boy Scout: The True Story of a Boy Who Built a Nuclear Reactor in His Shed
16.  The Radioactive Boy Scout: The True Story of a Boy Who Built a Nuclear Reactor in His Shed by Ken Silverstein
The list author says:
  "A true story and interesting even for the non scientific"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Beautiful Stranger: A Memoir of an Obsession with Perfection
17.  Beautiful Stranger: A Memoir of an Obsession with Perfection by Hope Donahue
The list author says:
  "Highlights further how dodgy plastic surgery is"
14.56   Used & New from: 0.01

Nice Cup of Tea and a Sit Down
18.  Nice Cup of Tea and a Sit Down by Wifey
The list author says:
  "A book needed to be written about tea and biscuits- and it has."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Extreme Ironing
19.  Extreme Ironing by Phil Shaw
The list author says:
  "Mad people but interesting"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Crap Towns II: The Nation Decides
20.  Crap Towns II: The Nation Decides by Sam Jordison
The list author says:
  "Sad to see none of the London Borough of Bexley have made it in yet"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
21.  Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
The list author says:
  "Brilliant, so good- if heavy."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (422 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Rule of Four
22.  The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell
The list author says:
  "Reminds me of The Secret History"
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2.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (173 customer reviews)

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