Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009

This is a list of the American Library Association’s Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books for the last decade. I must confess that I’ve only read a handful of these. Some of these are not at all interesting to me, but I think I may have another book list!

Washington Weekly’s summer reading list

Check out the histories, mysteries, politics, policy and sports books that Gwen Ifill and some of Washington Weekly’s panelists are reading this summer.

Andrew Weil, M.D’s summer reading list

Captured from Andrew Weil’s Facebook page:

Andrew Weil, M.D. – ‘Looking forward to reading “The Tiger” by John Vaillant and “Kafka On the Shore” by Haruki Murakami during my four months here in British Columbia. ‘

Barack Obama’s Favorite Books

According to Abebooks.com a lot of people have been wondering what books and authors have most influenced President Obama.  Here is a link to their fabulous article with a list of books and authors that the President has read.

Deepak Chopra’s Library

I have a tremendous amount of respect for Deepak Chopra. It is very interesting to see what a great man like him is reading.  Here’s a link to his book list.

Rory Gilmore’s Book List

Apparently a lot of people became fascinated with the brilliance of the TV character, Rory Gilmore of Gilmore Girls.  One fan has created a list of the books, Reading Like Rory Gilmore, that Rory read or discussed during the 7 seasons the show aired on The WB.

Oprah’s Book Club List

As long as I’m making note of book lists, I must add what is probably the most extensive and notorious list of books of all time, Oprah’s Book Club List.

Tom Shadyac’s Book List

Tom Shadyac is the creative force behind the documentary entitled I AM. I confess that up until now I have not been a fan of his work. I AM looks very interesting, and so does his book list.