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2011 End-Of-Year Count: Books

Posted in Books by Russ L on 1 January, 2012

I like books, I do.

“Poultry Movies, Dogsongs, And Other Witty Tweet Jokes” Ed. Margaret Rowe
“Angel Pavement” by J.B. Priestley (started in 2010)
“Notes From The Underground” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
“The Rest Is Noise – Listening To The Twentieth Century” by Alex Ross (started in 2010)
“The Gambler” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
“Bloody Revolution – A Journey Into UK MMA” by Mick Bower
“Maskerade” by Terry Pratchett (re-read)
“Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
“Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
“Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats” by T.S. Elliot
“The Magic Toyshop” by Angela Carter
“The Golden Notebook” by Doris Lessing
“The News Where You Are” by Catherine O’Flynn
“The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents” by Terry Pratchett
“Notes On A Scandal” by Zoë Heller
“Brief Interviews With Hideous Men” by David Foster Wallace
“The MMA Encyclopedia” by Jonathan Snowdon and Kendall Shields
“How To Write A Sentence And How To Read One” by Stanley Fish
“On Boxing” by Joyce Carol Oates
“Republic” by Plato
“How To Live With A Calculating Cat” by Eric Gurney
“My Name Is Red” by Orhan Pamuk
“Consider Phlebas” by Iain M. Banks (re-read)
“Screen Burn” by Charlie Brooker
“Brick Lane” by Monica Ali
“The Name Of The Rose” by Umberto Eco
“There’s No Such Place As Far Away” by Richard Bach
“Half A Life” by V.S. Naipaul
“Faking It” by Nigel Planer
“Stardust” by Neil Gaiman
“A History Of God” by Karen Armstrong
“A Room With A View” by E.M. Forster
“The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out” by Richard Feynman
“The Road” by Cormac McCarthy
“Telling Tales – A History Of Literary Hoaxes” by Melissa Katsoulis
“Earth Abides” by George R. Stewart
“A Hat Full Of Sky” by Terry Pratchett
“American Psycho” by Brett Easton Ellis

Still reading/crossing over the two years: “Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman and Michel De Montaigne’s complete essays.



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