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2010 End-Of-Year Count: Books

Posted in Books by Russ L on 31 December, 2010

Books read (or thoroughly-looked-at, in the case of the few picture-y ones amongst them) in 2010, in the order in which I finished them:

~ “The Plot Against America” by Phillip Roth (started in 2009)
~ “A Fighter’s Heart – One Man’s Journey Through The World Of Fighting” by Sam Sheridan (started in 2009)
~ “Simon’s Cat” by Simon Tofield
~ “American Hardcore – A Tribal History” by Steven Blush (started in 2009)
~ “Dudley Living Memories” by Paul Collins
~ “Wolverhampton Photographic Memories” by David Clare
~ “Girl Meets Boy” by Ali Smith
~ “Where Three Roads Meet” by Salley Vickers
~ “Facing Ali – The Opposition Weighs In” by Stephen Brunt
~ “A Confederacy Of Dunces” by John Kennedy Toole
~ “In The Belly Of The Beast” by Jack Henry Abbott
~ “The Man In The High Castle” by Philip K. Dick
~ “Discipline And Punish – The Birth of The Prison” by Michel Foucalt
~ “Tales Of Pirx The Pilot” by Stanislaw Lem
~ “The Last Continent” by Terry Pratchett
~ “Four Kings – Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the last great era of boxing” by George Kimball
~ “Surely You’re Joking, Mr Feynman!” by Richard P. Feynman and Ralph Leighton
~ “Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned” by Wells Tower
~ “Monkey Portraits” by Jill Greenberg
~ “As Used On The Famous Nelson Mandela – Underground Adventures In The Arms And Torture Trade” by Mark Thomas
~ “The Carhullan Army” by Sarah Hall
~ “The Idle Thoughts Of An Idle Fellow” by Jerome K. Jerome
~ “Inversions” by Iain M. Banks
~ “The Dalkey Archive” by Flann O’Brien
~ “Here Comes Everybody – How Change Happens When People Come Together” by Clay Shirkey
~ “Henry & Glenn Forever” by the Igloo Tornado collective
~ “Something Rotten” by Jasper Fforde
~ “Man And Superman” by George Bernard Shaw
~ “A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again” by David Foster Wallace
~ “All Quiet On The Western Front” by Erich Maria Remarque
~ “And Another Thing…” by Eoin Colfer
~ “The Death Of Bunny Monroe” by Nick Cave
~ “Antigone” by Sophocles
~ “Attacking Faulty Reasoning – A Practical Guide To Fallacy-Free Arguments” by T. Edward Damer
~ “On Chesil Beach” by Ian McEwan
~ “The Manual (How To Have A Number One The Easy Way)” by Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty
~ “Surfacing” by Margaret Atwood
~ “One To Nine – The Inner Life Of Numbers” by Andrew Hodges
~ “Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said” by Philip K. Dick
~ “Rites Of Passage” by William Golding
~ “This Is Water – Some thoughts, delivered on a significant occasion, about living a compassionate life” by David Foster Wallace
~ “Payback – Debt And The Shadow Side Of Wealth” by Margaret Atwood
~ “Close Quarters” by William Golding
~ “Life Before Man” by Margaret Atwood
~ “Fire Down Below” by William Golding
~ “Lorna Doone” by R. D. Blackmore
~ “Prostitution – Prevention And Reform In England, 1860-1914” by Paula Bartley
~ “Love In The Time Of Cholera” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
~ “Please Kill Me – The Uncensored Oral History Of Punk” by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
~ “Last Chance To See” by Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine
~ “Everything And More – A Compact History Of Infinity” by David Foster Wallace

Started this year but still being read: “Angel Pavement” by J.B. Priestley and “The Rest Is Noise” by Alex Ross.

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  1. Stevie Too Bad said, on 3 January, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    Wow Russ! You read about 10x the amount I do. I need to check out David Foster Wallace and Richard Feynman interests me a lot.


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