Wan Phing Lim

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Books 2011

For all of 2008/2009, I read a total of 8 books. In 2010, I read 9 books (hurrah!). Last year in 2011, I read a whopping 28 books thanks to my non-existent social life when I first arrived in Singapore. For 2012, I do not aim to beat this record as my social life is back on track.

Books that I read in 2011:
1. Ripley’s Game by Patricia Highsmith (Jan)
2. Boy Meets Girl by Joshua Harris (Feb)
3. God, Sex and You by M.O. Vincent (Feb)
4. Short stories by Italo Calvino (Mar)
5. The Living Daylights by Ian Fleming (Mar)
6. The Colonizer and the Colonized by Albert Memmi (Mar)
7. The Hour That Changes the World by Dick Eastman (Apr)
8. Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane (Apr)
9. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (May)
10. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (May)
11. The Boy Who Followed Ripley by Patricia Highsmith (May)
12. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis (May)
13. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis (May)
14. The Coma by Alex Garland (June)
15. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery (July)
16. Seeing Ourselves; interpreting contemporary society by Stephen Platten (July)
17. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (July)
18. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Aug)
19. 1984 by George Orwell (Aug)
20. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (Aug)
21. When Heaven Invades Earth by Bill Johnson (Sept)
22. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer (Sept)
23. The Tale of the Body Thief by Anne Rice (Sept)
24. Aesop’s Fables (Oct)
25. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon (Oct)
26. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum (Oct)
27. Words of Revolution by Tom Skinner (Nov)
28. The Merlion and the Hibiscus by Dipika Mukherjee et al (Dec)

*My favourites highlighted in bold

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2 comments on “Books 2011

  1. bibliopirate
    February 1, 2012

    I’ve been think about reading the Bourne books for awhile, are they any good?

  2. wanphing
    February 5, 2012

    Very different from the movies. If you’re attached to the Matt Damon Bourne you might not like the book.

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