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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #20 on: March 07, 2012, 11:20:21 AM »
I'm apparently doing more reading in 2012 than I anticipated so I must list

1. The Good, The Bad, The Multiplex by Mark Kermode
2. It's Only A Movie by Mark Kermode
3. Dismantled by Jennifer McMahon
4. The New New Rules by Bill Maher
5. Human Resources, Martinis and Other Bad Things by Vesta Vayne
6. The Conservative Nanny State by Dean Baker
7. The Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Borroughs
8. Solar by Ian McEwan
9. Half The Sky by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn
10. Long Life the Riff Raff: Jesus' Social Revolution by Steven Kimes
11. Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind
12. Matched by Ally Condie
13. Damned by Chuck Palahniuk
14. The Third Translation by Matt Bondurant
15. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
16. Habibi by Craig Thompson
17. The Wettest County In The World by Matt Bondurant
18. This Beautiful Life by Helen Schulman
19. Machine Man by Max Barry
20. Handling The Undead by John Ajvide Linqvist
21. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
22. Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlien
23. The End of Loser Liberalism by Dean Baker
24. Kikki Killme: Book One Ixcotep by Vesta Vayne
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #21 on: March 07, 2012, 11:26:30 AM »
Added:
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)
Ugg, so gross. And I plan on reading three more books this week. Why am I reading so much? Why?

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #22 on: March 07, 2012, 06:30:05 PM »
Currently reading
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - Dave Eggers
Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

March
Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
Wonderstruck - Brian Selznick
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #23 on: March 08, 2012, 12:11:23 AM »
Ugg, so gross. And I plan on reading three more books this week. Why am I reading so much? Why?

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #24 on: April 04, 2012, 11:51:19 AM »
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #25 on: May 01, 2012, 05:50:22 AM »
I'll play!

1. Doc, by Mary Doria Russell
2. Slow River, by Nicola Griffith
3. Everything That Rises Must Converge, by Flannery O'Connor (shorts)
4. 13, by Alexis Kienlen (poetry)
5. Saratoga Fleshpot, by Stephen Dobyns
6. Saratoga Strongbox, by Stephen Dobyns
7. Blue Beyond Blue, by Lauren Slater (shorts)
8. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins (YA)
9. Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins (YA)
10. Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins (YA)
11. Wild Seed, by Octavia E. Butler
12. Boy21, by Matthew Quick (YA)
13. Mind of My Mind, by Octavia E. Butler
14. Clay's Ark, by Octavia E. Butler
15. Friday, by Robert A. Heinlein
16. Survivor, by Octavia E. Butler
17. Gods of Night, by David Mack (Star Trek: Destiny #1)
18. Mere Mortals, by David Mack (Star Trek: Destiny #2)
19. Lost Souls, by David Mack (Star Trek: Destiny #3)
20. Her Fearful Symmetry, by Audrey Niffenegger
21. Patternmaster, by Octavia E. Butler
22. Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell
23. Childhood's End, by Arthur C. Clarke
24. In a Perfect World, by Laura Kasischke
25. The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller
26. The Thin Man, by Dashiell Hammett
27. The Not So Big House, by Sarah Susanka
28. The Cheese Chronicles, by Liz Thorpe
29. The Woman Who Died a Lot, by Jasper Fforde
30. Catalyst of Sorrows, by Margaret Wander Bonanno (Star Trek: The Lost Era)
31. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, by Aimee Bender
32. Bloodchild and Other Stories, by Octavia E. Butler (shorts)
33. Well of Souls, by Ilsa J. Bick (Star Trek: The Lost Era)
34. Deny Thy Father, by Jeff Mariotte (Star Trek: The Lost Era)
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #26 on: July 11, 2012, 09:07:08 PM »
1. A Storm of Swords (George R. R. Martin)
2. The Submission (Amy Waldman)
3. A Feast for Crows (George R. R. Martin)
4. The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
5. Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives (David Eagleman)
6. Catching Fire (Suzanne Collins)
7. Mockingjay (Suzanne Collins)
8. The Fault in Our Stars (John Green)
9. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Douglas Adams)
10. Ready Player One (Ernest Cline)
11. Skippy Dies (Paul Murray)
12. Amnesia Moon (Jonathan Lethem)
13. Chasing the Dead (Joe Schreiber)
14. Men and Cartoons (Jonathan Lethem)
15. Master of Space and Time (Rudy Rucker)
16. The Night Circus (Erin Morganstern)
17. The History of Love (Nicole Krauss)
18. Machine Man (Max Barry)
19. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (Haruki Murakami)
20. A Wild Sheep Chase (Haruki Murakami)
21. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)
22. Watership Down (Richard Adams)
23. Cloud Atlas (David Mitchell)
24. On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
25. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)
26. World Without End (Ken Follett)
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #27 on: July 11, 2012, 10:03:48 PM »
I can't believe nobody has 50 Shades of Grey on their lists!!  ;D
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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #28 on: July 11, 2012, 10:07:57 PM »
I can't believe nobody has 50 Shades of Grey on their lists!!  ;D

Too many middle aged women on the waitlist before me, obvi. I've heard at least two inquire about it while I was hanging at the library.

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Re: Books Read in 2012
« Reply #29 on: September 26, 2012, 09:06:39 PM »
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)

I slowed down as the year went on.