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Books Read in 2011
« on: January 04, 2011, 03:36:28 PM »
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011, 03:36:52 PM »
The Hunger Games
Catching Fire
Mockingjay

In the Woods
World War Z
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011, 03:39:26 PM »
I've developed a system. I'll go into detail later. Anyways, spot saved.

Books in Progress:
A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
Perdido Street Station by China Mieville (audiobook re-read)
My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales


Books Read:
January
Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde.
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Phillip Pullman

February
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

March
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

April
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Looking for Jake by China Mieville

May
The Cider House Rules by John Irving
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

June
Kraken by China Miéville (read by John Lee)

July
Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Embassytown by China Miéville

August
Company by Max Barry
Beware of God by Shalom Auslander
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
The Magician King by Lev Grossman

September
A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin

October
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
The Strain by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan

November
Watership Down by Richard Adams

Short Stories and Essays Read:
From Nocturnes by John Connolly:
"Mr. Pettinger's Daemon"
"The Erlking"
"The New Daughter"

From Looking for Jake by China Mieville:
All of them

From Maps and Legends by Michael Chabon:
"Trickster in a Suit of Lights: Thoughts on the Modern Short Story"
"Maps and Legends"
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2011, 03:40:40 PM »
January
Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Luna by Julie Anne Peters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

February
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

March
Life, The Universe and Everything by Douglas Adams
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

May
Better by Atul Gawande

September
The Fall by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan

October
In Between The Sheets by Ian McEwan

December
S.C.U.M. Manifesto by Valerie Solanas

In Progress
So Long, and Thanks For All The Fish by Douglas Adams
Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships by Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron
Paralegal Career For Dummies
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2011, 04:36:54 PM »
* = Audiobook


January

1. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
2. Side Effects by Woody Allen
3. Without Feathers by Woody Allen
4. Getting Even by Woody Allen
5. My Year of Flops by Nathan Rabin
6. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

February
7. When You Are Engulfed In Flames by David Sedaris
8. Pearls Sells Out: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury by Steven Pastis
9. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

March
10. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams
11. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook by Ben Mezrich
12. The Great Movies III by Roger Ebert (the essays for the 85 movies in it Ive seen at least)

April
13. Life, the Universe, and Everything by Douglas Adams
14. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
15. Zombie Spaceship Wasteland by Patton Oswalt
16. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas Adams

May
17. The Jerusalem Syndrome by Marc Maron
18. Nine Stories by JD Salinger
19. The Chronicles of Narina I: The Magicians Nephew by CS Lewis *
20. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
21. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis*
22. Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams
23. The Ask by Sam Lipsyte*

June
24. Heretics of Dune by Frank Herbert
25. Blink by Malcom Gladwell *
26. All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
27. Outliers by Malcom Gladwell*

July
28. The Betwetter by Sarah Silverman*
29. Brain Droppings by George Carlin*
30. I Am America...and So Can You! by Stephen Colbert*
31. 2030 by Albert Brooks
32. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
33. Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin*

August
34. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
35. More Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin*
36. The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
37. The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien
38. The Two Towers by JRR Tolkien

September
39. The Return of the King by JRR Tolkien (+ the Appendices for the whole series)
40. What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell*
41. The Postmortal by Drew Magary
42. Bossypants by Tina Fey*
43. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
44. Raise the Roof Beam High Carpenters, and Seymour: An Introduction by JD Salinger

October
45. Freakonomics by Steven Levitt and Steven Dubner*
46. Let's Face It by Kirk Douglas*
47. Go Down, Moses by William Faulkner
48. ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun by James Andrew Miller and Tom Schales
49. Life Itself by Roger Ebert

November
50. Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor
51. The Screwtape Letters by CS Lewis*
52. Chapterhouse: Dune by Frank Herbert
53. The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn by Mark Twain

December
54. Pearls Blows Up: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury by Stephen Pastis
55. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

*=Audio
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2011, 04:56:29 PM »
1. Lonsome Dove (Larry McMurtry, 1985)
2. The Last Lecture (Randy Pausch, 2008)
3. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Philip K. Dick, 1968)
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2011, 07:53:18 PM »
I'm in.

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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2011, 08:07:18 PM »
January
1. Claire Denis by  Judith Maynes
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2011, 08:16:49 PM »
I'm in.
January
*****Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage by Hazel Rowley
*****Coal Miner's Daughter by Loretta Lynn
***    Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua
February
*****Just Kids by Patti Smith
*****Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
March
****  The Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519 by Christopher Hibbert
****  Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century by Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger
****  When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson
April
***    Where the Hell Am I? Trips I Have Survived by Ken Levine
***** Making Movies by Sidney Lumet
****   Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon
May
**** Prince of the City by Robert Daley
June
*****The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes by Bryan Burrough
July
*****Hell on Two Wheels by Amy Snyder
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Re: Books Read in 2011
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2011, 08:17:39 PM »


DNF

DNF

DNF
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