Books Read for The Marginal Virtues

This is a list of all of the books I've read and commented upon at The Marginal Virtues.

The books are listed alphabetically by title, and are categorised as follows:

JA's Choice - books which I have chosen to read.
Reader Recommendations - books which have been randomly selected each month from recommendations by readers.
On the Back Burner - books recommended by readers which were not initially selected to be read. Three times a year I will be choosing at random books from this section to read as recommended.
Shorts - not full-length commentaries on books, but short posts on some kind of piece of writing.

JA's Choice
The Dark Valley - Piers Brendon.
The Denial of Death - Ernest Becker.
The Four Pages of the Sermon - Paul Scott Wilson.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - J. K. Rowling.
The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien.
In the Meantime - Rob Brendle.
Planet Narnia - Michael Ward.
Poetics - Aristotle.
Tolkien: A Cultural Phenomenon - Brian Rosebury.

Reader Recommendations
The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen - Jacques Pepin. ~ Lauren.
Bringing Down the House - Ben Mezrich. ~ Dan.
The China Study - T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell II. ~ May.
Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson. ~ Graham.
Dark Night of the Soul - John of the Cross. ~ Matt.
Dune - Frank Herbert. ~ Matt.
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card. ~ Paul.
Genesis: The Movie - Robert Farrar Capon. ~ Elizabeth.
The Glass Castle - Jeanette Walls. ~ Kathy.
The Golden Compass - Philip Pullman. ~ dee.
The Guns of August - Barbara Tuchman. ~ Deborah.
Hitman - Bret Hart. ~ Peter.
Lamb - Christopher Moore. ~ Chris.
The Letter - Richard Paul Evans. ~ Nanci.
The Mistress of Nothing - Kate Pullinger. ~ dee.
The Mother Tongue - Bill Bryson. ~ Lauren.
The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss. ~ Keith.
On the Beach - Nevil Shute. ~ Taylor.
One Simple Act - Debbie Macomber. ~ Nanci.
Quicksilver - Neal Stephenson. ~ Graham.
The Rebel Sell - Joseph Heath & Andrew Potter. ~ Christopher.
Room - Emma Donoghue. ~ Deborah.
Shades of Grey - Jasper Fforde. ~ Chris.
Shantaram - Gregory David Roberts. ~ Martha/May
A Strange Manuscript Found in a Copper Cylinder - James De Mille. ~ Graham.
An Unquiet Mind - Kay Redfield Jamison. ~ Sarah.
Urban Meltdown - Clive Doucet. ~ Emily.
The Wednesday Letters - Jason F. Wright. ~ Jen.
World Made by Hand - James Howard Kunstler. ~ Emily.

On the Back Burner
Abraham - Bruce Feiler. (Martha.)
American Gods - Neil Gaiman. (Graham.)
The Elements of Typographic Style - Robert Bringhurst. (Jen.)
Feed - M. T. Anderson. (Jen.)
The Help - Catherine Stockett. (Flo.)
House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski (Graham.)
Lucifer's Hammer - Jerry Powinelle & Larry Niven. (Sarah.)
The Return of the Prodigal Son - Henri Nouwen. (Alison.)
The Road to Serfdom - F. A. Hayek. (Sarah.)
Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson. (Graham.)
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down - Anne Fadiman. (May.)
Walking the Bible - Bruce Feiler. (Martha.)

The China Study vs. The Food and Nutrition Board
Isaiah 33.14
Job 39.25
On Learning Literary Criticism