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2012 End-Of-Year Count: Books

Posted in Books by Russ L on 31 December, 2012

What I gone done read this year.

“Neverwhere” by Neil Gaiman (started in 2011)
“The Grass Is Singing” by Doris Lessing
“There Once Lived A Woman Who Tried To Kill Her Neighbour’s Baby” by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
“Cakes And Ale” by W. Somerset Maugham
“Everyday Drinking” by Kingsley Amis
“The Philosophy Of Punk” by Craig O’Hara
“The Secret Agent” by Joseph Conrad
“The White Tiger” by Aravind Adiga
“Thud!” by Terry Pratchett (re-read)
“A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man” by James Joyce
“All The Pretty Horses” by Cormac McCarthy
“Screen Burn” by Charlie Brooker (re-read)
“Ridley Walker” by Russell Hoban
“The Complete Essays” of Michel De Montaigne (started in 2011)
“Moby Dick” by Herman Melville
“Breaking Their Chains: Mary Macarthur And The Chainmakers’ Strike of 1910” by Tony Barnsley
“Cloud Atlas” by David Mitchell
“Keep Calm And Drink Up” (no editor stated)
“In Other Worlds: SF And The Human Imagination” by Margaret Atwood
“A Visit From The Goon Squad” by Jennifer Egan
“Logic And Knowledge” by Bertrand Russell
“How To Live Safely In A Science Fictional Universe” by Charles Yu
“Wintersmith” by Terry Pratchett
“A Better Place: Selected Essays On Desire Utilitarianism” by Alonzo Fyfe
“Faction Paradox: The Book Of The War” by Lawrence Miles et al.
“The Communist Manifesto” by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
“Devils And Deaths” by Darko Macan and Edvin Biukovic
“Where Dawkins Went Wrong And Other Theological Blockbusters” by Andrew Rilstone
“The Selfish Gene” by Richard Dawkins
“Clause IV: Common Ownership And The Labour Party” by Ken Coates
“The Accidental” by Ali Smith
“The Edible Woman” by Margaret Atwood
“Doctor Who: Alien Bodies” by Lawrence Miles
“The Player Of Games” by Iain M. Banks (re-read)
“Texts From Dog” by October Jones
“The Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman” by Lawrence Sterne
“Making Money” by Terry Pratchett
“Nazi Literature In The Americas” by Roberto Bolaño
“Use Of Weapons” by Iain M. Banks (re-read)
“Ubik” by Philip K. Dick
“The Three Stigmata Of Palmer Eldritch” by Philip K. Dick
“Simon’s Cat vs The World” by Simon Tofield

Crossing over into next year: “Martian Time Slip” by Philip K. Dick, “Myths Of The Norsemen” by H. A. Guerber, and “Logicomix” by Apostolos Doxiadis & Christos H. Papadimitriou.

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