2000s > 2000

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    A Saucer of Loneliness by Theodore Sturgeon

This volume includes 12 stories from 1953, considered Sturgeon's golden era. Among them are such favorites as the title story, "The Silken-Swift," "A Way of Thinking," "The Dark Room," "The Clinic," and "The World Well Lost," a story very ahead of its time in advocating gay rights.

Year: 2000
Genre: FantasyScience Fiction

    A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin

Of the five contenders for power, one is dead, another in disfavor, and still the wars rage as violently as ever, as alliances are made and broken. Joffrey, of House Lannister, sits on the Iron Throne, the uneasy ruler of the land of the Seven Kingdoms. His most bitter rival, Lord Stannis, stands defeated and disgraced, the victim of the jealous sorceress who holds him in her evil thrall. But young Robb, of House Stark, still rules the North from the fortress of Riverrun. Robb plots against his despised Lannister enemies, even as they hold his sister hostage at King's Landing, the seat of the Iron Throne.

Year: 2000
Genre: Epic Fantasy

    Algernon, Charlie, and I by Daniel Keyes

Keyes reveals his methods of creating fiction as well as the heartbreaks and joys of being published. With admirable insight he shares with readers, writers, teachers, and students the creative life behind his classic novel, included here in its original short-story form.

Year: 2000
Genre: on Writing

    Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

When world-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to his first assignment to a Swiss research facility to analyze a mysterious symbol--seared into the chest of a murdered physicist--he discovers evidence of the unimaginable: the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati...the most powerful underground organization ever to walk the earth. The Illuminati has now surfaced to carry out the final phase of its legendary vendetta against its most hated enemy--the Catholic Church.

Year: 2000
Genre: Thriller

    Battle of Wits by Stephen Budiansky

The revelations of Stephen Budiansky's dramatic history include how Britain tried to manipulate the American codebreakers and monopolize German Enigma code communications; the first detailed published explanations of how the Japanese codes were broken; and how the American codebreaking machines worked to crack the Japanese, the German, and even the Russian diplomatic codes.

Year: 2000
Genre: WWII: Espionage

    Blade Runner 4: Eye and Talon by K.W. Jeter

Fully authorised by the estate of Philip K. Dick and written by the author they felt best equipped to take forward the vision of one of the great names in SF, BLADE RUNNER 4: EYE AND TALON combines the dark imagery, paranoia, tension and pace of Dick’s original novel and the cinematic genius of Ridley Scott in a novel that takes the Blade Runner series into a new millennium.

Year: 2000
Genre: Future Noir

    Blue Gold by Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos

An investigation into the sudden deaths of a pod of gray whales leads National Underwater & Marine Agency leader Kurt Austin to the Mexican coast, where someone tries to put him and his mini-sub permanently out of commission.

Year: 2000
Genre: ActionAdventure

    Boone's Lick by Larry McMurtry

Larry McMurtry returns to the Old West in a fast-moving, comic tale about a woman determined to conquer anything that stands in the way of an ultimate confrontation with her wayward husband.

Year: 2000
Genre: Westerns

    Darkest Fear by Harlan Coben

In his seventh Myron Bolitar thriller, Edgar Award winner Harlan Coben brings us his most astonishing--and deeply personal--novel yet. And it all begins when Myron's ex tells him he's a father . . . of a dying thirteen-year-old boy.

Year: 2000
Genre: KidnappingMissing Person

    Demolition Angel by Robert Crais

Carol Starkey is struggling to pick up the pieces of her former life as L.A.'s finest bomb squad technician. When a seemingly innocuous bomb call explodes into a charred murder scene, Carol catches the case and embarks on an investigation of a series of explosions that reveal chilling intentions.

Year: 2000
Genre: Police Procedural

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

2000A Saucer of Loneliness by Theodore Sturgeon Fantasy, Science Fiction, Short Stories
Volume VII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon
2000A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin Epic Fantasy, A Song of Ice and Fire
2000Algernon, Charlie, and I by Daniel Keyes on Writing
A Writer's Journey
2000Angels & Demons by Dan Brown Thriller, Robert Langdon
2000Battle of Wits by Stephen Budiansky WWII: Espionage, Non-Fiction
2000Blade Runner 4: Eye and Talon by K.W. Jeter Future Noir, Blade Runner
2000Blue Gold by Clive Cussler Action, Adventure, NUMA Files
2000Boone's Lick by Larry McMurtry Westerns
2000Darkest Fear by Harlan Coben Kidnapping, Missing Person, Myron Bolitar
2000Demolition Angel by Robert Crais Police Procedural
2000Dune: House Harkonnen by Brian Herbert Action & Adventure SF, Prelude to Dune
2000Eater by Gregory Benford Hard SF
2000Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley Non-Fiction
2000Hit List by Lawrence Block Assassins, Keller
2000Hugger Mugger by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Spenser, Georgia
2000In Green's Jungles by Gene Wolfe Fantasy, Science Fiction, The Book of the Short Sun
2000Inferno by Edwin P. Hoyt Non-Fiction
The Firebombing of Japan
2000Lilith's Brood by Octavia E. Butler Alien Contact, Science Fiction
2000Nightmare Town by Dashiell Hammett Hardboiled Detective, Short Stories
2000Omerta by Mario Puzo Organized Crime, FBI
2000On Writing by Stephen King on Writing, Non-Fiction
2000Operator #5: The History of the Purple Wars by Harrison Stievers Hero Pulps, on Pulp Fiction
2000Pagan Babies by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Detroit
2000Perish Twice by Robert B. Parker Private Eye, Sunny Randall
2000Portrait of an Artist, as an Old Man by Joseph Heller Literature
2000Purple Cane Road by James Lee Burke Cold Case, Dave Robicheaux
2000Roses are Red by James Patterson Bank Robbery, Hostage, Alex Cross
2000Spitfire Summer by Malcolm Brown Non-Fiction
The Story of the Battle of Britain
2000Stars and Stripes in Peril by Harry Harrison Alternate History, Civil War
2000The Bear and the Dragon by Tom Clancy Political Thriller, Espionage, Terrorist, Jack Ryan
2000The Dawning by Hugh B. Cave Eco-Disaster, Near Future
2000The Hades Factor by Robert Ludlum Action, Terrorist, Covert-One
2000The Human Stain by Philip Roth Realism, Zuckerman
2000The Last Dance by Ed McBain Police Procedural, Murder For Hire, 87th Precinct
2000The Marriage of Sticks by Jonathan Carroll Fantasy, The Crane's View Trilogy
2000The Most Dangerous Enemy by Stephen Bungay Non-Fiction
A History of the Battle of Britain
2000The Prometheus Deception by Robert Ludlum Espionage
2000The Third Option by Vince Flynn Assassins, CIA, Terrorist, Mitch Rapp
2000The Truth by Terry Pratchett Fantasy, Satire, Discworld
2000Tides of War by Steven Pressfield Historical Thriller
2000Which Lie Did I Tell? by William Goldman on Film Making, on Screenwriting, Hollywood, Non-Fiction
More Adventures in the Screen Trade

 

 

 


 

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