Thursday, January 01, 2009

didn't quite make it to 50 books this year

another year and i've fallen a bit short of my goal. still better than last year! i can think of a few books on this list that were a waste though...

1. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
2. Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut
3. Love is a Mix Tape by Rob Sheffield
4. The Witches by Roald Dahl
5. Mix Tape by Thurston Moore
6. Black Hole by Charles Burns
7. Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
8. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
9. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
10. The Teachings of Don Juan by Carlos Castaneda
11. Papillon by Henri Charrière
12. The Collected Cloth by Jack Terricloth
13. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
14. Banco by Henri Charrière
15. New Brunswick, New Jersey, Goodbye by Ronen Kauffman
16. Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
17. The Inner Game of Music by Barry Green
18. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
19. How We Are Hungry by Dave Eggers
20. You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers
21. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
22. Naked by David Sedaris
23. Diary by Chuck Palahniuk
24. The Best American Nonrequired Reading [2007] edited by Dave Eggers
25. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
26. The Film Club by David Gilmour
27. The Best American Nonrequired Reading [2002] edited by Dave Eggers
28. The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
29. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
30. Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss
31. Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
32. Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
33. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
34. Flash Fiction Forward anthology
35. The Best American Nonrequired Reading [2008] edited by Dave Eggers
36. The Dain Curse by Dashiell Hammett
37. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

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