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Edit: May 2015

On April 8, 2012, I registered book # 900
On March 13, 2010, I registered book # 800
On February 10, 2009, I registered book # 700.
On February 16, 2008, I registered book # 600.
On May 3, 2007, I registered book # 500.


The bst books I've read in 2011:

"Zeitoun" by Dave Eggers
"Failles" Yanick Lahens
"Die Unperfekten" von Tom Rachmann


The best books I've read in 2010 (alphabetic order by author):

Marlon James - "The book of night women"
Angeles Mastretta "Ehemänner!"

The best books I've read in 2009 (alphabetic order by author):

"The Thing Around your Neck" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"Global Shift: How A New Worldview Is Transforming Humanity (New Harbinger/Noetic Books)" by Edmund Bourne
"Rubyfruit Jungle" - Rita Mae Brown
"Ulik au pays du désordre amoureux" / "Im durcheinanderland der Liebe" - F. Lelord
"The Border Trilogy" - Cormac McCarthy
"Sea of Poppies" by Amitav Gosh

The best books I've read in 2008 (alphabetic order by author)

Steve Alten: „The Shell Game“
Eric Fosnes-Hansen Das Löwenmädchen (translated in German from Norvegian)
Wassili Grossman: „Leben und Schicksal“ (German only)
Pedro Juan Gutiaerrez: “Dirty Havana Trilogy: A Novel in Stories”
Tim Winton: „Cloudstreet - A Novel”
Tim Winton: “Breath”

The best books I’ve read in 2007
(alphabetic order of authors)

„Half of a Yellow Sun“ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
„Tin Roof Blow-Down“ by James Lee Burke
“Sacred Games” by Vikram Chandra
„The Chase“ by Clive Cussler
„Ausgebrannt“ von Andreas Eschbach (german only!)
„The Road“ by Cormac McCarthy
„The Six Sacred Stones“ by Matthew Reilly
„The Riders“ by Tim Winton
„Dirt Music“ by Tim Winton

Best books read in 2006

„Bastard out of Carolina” G by Dorothy Allison
„A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali”. by Gil Courtemanche
“Bitter Is The New Black...” by Jen Lancaster

Best books read in 2005

„Black Tide“ by Caroline Carver
„A Fortunate Life“ by A.B. Facey
„A Breath of Snow and Ashes“ by Diana Gabaldon
„Unzipped“ by Lois Greiman
“State of Fear“ by Michael Crichton, Jeffery Hudson
„The Cage of Nine Banestones“ by Eric Van Lustbader
“Your Call Is Important to Us: The Truth about Bullshit” by Laura Penny
“Our Final Century?” by Martin Rees
„I Am Charlotte Simmons” by Tom Wolfe
„No Matter How Much You Promise“ by Edgardo Vega Yunque

Best books read in 2004

„Dark Age Ahead” by JANE JACOBS
„Out“ by Natsuo Kirino
“A Book of Lands and Peoples“ by Eric Newby

I like and enjoy Bookcrossing more than ever! Bookcrossing is not only an interesting community - this community is fascinating! I have a lot of nice contacts - some from just a few doors away, others from the other end of the world... I wouldn't miss them anymore! I am a Swiss citizen and presently live in Tuebingen, Germany.

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