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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2012, 04:05:36 PM »
Information:
($) Short  + First Read  # Re-Read 
^ Novel (various formats)  * Audiobook

1.   Why England Lose: And Other Curious Phenomena Explained +* (Kuper & Szymanski) 
2.   Moneyball: The Art Of Winning An Unfair Game +* (Michael Lewis) 
3.   Life: Keith Richards +* (Keith Richards) 
4.   Homage To Catalonia +* (George Orwell) 
5.   Down And Out In Paris And London +* (George Orwell) 
6.   The Road To Wigan Pier +* (George Orwell) 
7.   The Blind Side: Evolution Of A Game +* (Michael Lewis) 
8.   On The Road +* (Jack Kerouac) 
9.   The Rum Diary +* (Hunter S Thompson) 
10. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas #* (Hunter S Thompson)
11. Porno +* (Irvine Welsh)
12. The Sun Also Rises +* (Ernest Hemingway) 
13. Dubliners +* (James Joyce) 
14. I, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan +* (Alan Partridge) 
15. It's Only A Movie: Reel Life Adventures Of A Film Obsessive +* (Mark Kermode)
16. The Good, The Bad And The Multiplex +* (Mark Kermode)
17. Boomerang: The Meltdown Tour +* (Michael Lewis) 
18. Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way #* (Bruce Campbell) 
19. Big Sur +* (Jack Kerouac)
20. Talking Heads +* (Alan Bennett)
21. The Iron Man #* (Ted Hughes)

21 Nr  Total Books / Audiobooks Read 2012

Books Of The Year:
First Time Readings Only
1st Homage To Catalonia 2nd On The Road 3rd Moneyball 4th Dubliners 5th The Blind Side
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2012, 04:06:21 PM »
I included audiobooks in previous years and will continue to do so this year.
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2012, 05:56:21 PM »
I included audiobooks in previous years and will continue to do so this year.

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2012, 12:35:23 PM »
1. Norwegian Wood* Haruki Murakami, 1987
2. Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1866
3. A Dance with Dragons George R.R. Martin, 2011
4. Dear Mr. Henshaw* Beverly Cleary, 1983
5. One Pound Gospel Rumiko Takahashi, 1987-2007
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2012, 07:22:33 PM »
Let's do this :) I plan to read at least 12 books this year. A lot more, hopefully.

March
Life ItselfRoger Ebert, 20114/10
The Brothers KaramazovFyodor Dostoyevsky, 188010/10 [new favorite]
May
Anna KareninaLeo Tolstoy, 187510/10 [new favorite]
The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain, 18847/10
Mrs. DallowayVirginia Woolf, 19254/10
June
David CopperfieldCharles Dickens, 18507/10
July
The IdiotFyodor Dostoyevsky, 186910/10
August
Père GoriotHonoré de Balzac, 18349.5/10
The Great DivorceC.S. Lewis, 19458/10
September
Blood's a RoverJames Ellroy, 20097/10
December
Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes, 16058/10
Swann's WayMarcel Proust, 19139/10
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2012, 12:48:48 AM »
Could I get added to the list, please?

1. A Storm of Swords (George R.R. Martin)
2. The Fault in Our Stars (John Green)
3. The Instructions (Adam Levin)

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2012, 12:50:44 AM »
I must ask how you did this so I can steal it.

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2012, 01:02:43 AM »
I must ask how you did this so I can steal it.

You must how who did what?
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2012, 10:56:30 AM »
Meant to quote smirnoff. My bad.

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2012, 11:50:03 AM »
A Theory of Fun (Koster, Raph)
Grasshopper: Games, Life and Utopia, The (Suits, Bernard)
Reinventing Cinema   (Tryon, Chuck)
Half-Real (Jull, Jesper)
Tales from the Perilous Realm (Tolkien, J.R.R.)
The Medium of the Video Game (Wolf, Mark J. P.)
What is Cinema? Volume 1 (Bazin, Andre)
What is Cinema? Volume 2 (Bazin, Andre)
Militainment, Inc. (Stahl, Roger)
Reality is Broken (McGonigal, Jane)
The Evidence of Film    (Nancy, Jean-Luc)
The Way Hollywood Tells It (Bordwell, David)
Fans, Friends and Followers (Kirsner, Scott)
Hollywood Gamers (Brookey, Robert Alan)
Post Cinematic Affect (Shaviro, Steven)
Batman: Year One (Miller, Frank)
The Meaning of Marriage (Keller, Timothy)
Ambiguities in Literature and Film  (Braendlin, Hans P.)
The Ambigious Image (Armes, Roy)
The Rhetoric of Film   (Harrington, John)
Abbas Kiarostami (Saeed-Vafa, Mehrnaz & Rosenbaum, Jonathan)
First Person (Wadrip-Fruin, Noah and Harrigan, Pat)
Reset (DeMaria, Rusel)
Christless Christanity (Horton, Michael)
Jesus + Nothing = Everything   (Tchividjian, Tullian)
The Cinema of Abbas Kiarostami (Elena, Alberto)
The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald, F. Scott)
Dungeons & Desktops(Barton, Matt)
The Complete Stories (O'Connor, Flannery)

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