Monday, July 17, 2006

The Bookcase

Last updated: 05/21/10 - Getting Stoned with Savages



BOOKS I'VE READ, 2004 - present:

FIVE STARS
Catch-22 (Joseph Heller)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)
The Cider House Rules (John Irving)
Midnight's Children (Salman Rushdie)
A Dirty Job (Christopher Moore)
Black Swan Green (David Mitchell)

FOUR STARS
The Plague (Albert Camus)
Cannery Row (John Steinbeck)
Mother Night (Kurt Vonnegut)
The Sparrow (Mary Doria Russell)
Autumn of the Patriarch (Gabriel García Márquez)
Island (Aldous Huxley)
Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower (Stephen King)
Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (P.G. Wodehouse)
Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Portnoy's Complaint (Philip Roth)
Wicked (Gregory Maguire)
Shalimar the Clown (Salman Rushdie)
Red Harvest (Dashiell Hammett)
Nineteen Eighty-Four (George Orwell)
Never Let Me Go (Kazuo Ishiguro)
Absurdistan (Gary Shteyngart)
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (John le Carré)
Murder on the Orient Express (Agatha Christie)
The Great Gatsby (F. Scott Fitzgerald)
The Sirens of Titan (Kurt Vonnegut)
In the Garden of Iden (Kage Baker)
Bloodsucking Fiends (Christopher Moore)
The Satanic Verses (Salman Rushdie)
I Capture the Castle (Dodie Smith)
Sky Coyote (Kage Baker)
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (Shirley Jackson)
House of Sand and Fog (Andre Dubus III)
Water for Elephants (Sara Gruen)
Island of the Sequined Love Nun (Christopher Moore)
The Graveyard Game (Kage Baker)
Who Goes There? (John W. Campbell, Jr.)
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide (Douglas Adams)
The Road (Cormac McCarthy)

THREE STARS
Last Chance to See (Douglas Adams & Mark Carwardine)
The Moon is Down (John Steinbeck)
The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break (Steven Sherrill)
Naked (David Sedaris)
The Sex Lives of Cannibals (J. Maarten Troost)
Three Men in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome)
Children of God (Mary Doria Russell)
The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)
America (The Book) (Jon Stewart)
How to Breathe Underwater (Julie Orringer)
Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla (Stephen King)
The Gun Seller (Hugh Laurie)
Memories of My Melancholy Whores (Gabriel García Márquez)
Life With Jeeves (P.G. Wodehouse)
Appointment in Samarra (John O'Hara)
The Sun Also Rises (Ernest Hemingway)
East of Eden (John Steinbeck)
Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)
The Blind Assassin (Margaret Atwood)
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (David Sedaris)
Of Love and Other Demons (Gabriel García Márquez)
On the Road (Jack Kerouac)
Son of a Witch (Gregory Maguire)
Snow Falling on Cedars (David Guterson)
Death on the Nile (Agatha Christie)
Ragtime (E.L. Doctorow)
Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (Grant Naylor)
Wizards (various)
The House on Mango Street (Sandra Cisneros)
Ubik (Philip K. Dick)
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Michael Chabon)
You Suck (Christopher Moore)
Mendoza in Hollywood (Kage Baker)
The Life of the World to Come (Kage Baker)
Everything is Illuminated (Jonathan Safran Foer)
The Children of the Company (Kage Baker)
The Machine's Child (Kage Baker)
The Sons of Heaven (Kage Baker)
And Then There Were None (Agatha Christie)
Black Projects, White Knights (Kage Baker)
Getting Stoned with Savages (J. Maarten Troost)

TWO STARS
God-Shaped Hole (Tiffanie DeBartolo)
Freaky Deaky (Elmore Leonard)
Prey (Michael Crichton)
Be Cool (Elmore Leonard)
Timequake (Kurt Vonnegut)
On Liberty (John Stuart Mill)
Napalm and Silly-Putty (George Carlin)
Airframe (Michael Crichton)
Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah (Stephen King)
The Crying of Lot 49 (Thomas Pynchon)
Thread of Grace (Mary Doria Russell)
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (Peter Matthiessen)
Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way (Bruce Campbell)
Cell (Stephen King)
Operation Shylock (Philip Roth)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Zora Neale Hurston)
The Secret History of Moscow (Ekaterina Sedia)

ONE STAR
Seduced by Moonlight (Laurell K. Hamilton)
The Power and The Glory (Graham Greene)
A House for Mr. Biswas (V.S. Naipaul)
Under the Glacier (Halldor Laxness)
American Pastoral (Philip Roth)
Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov)
Wide Sargasso Sea (Jean Rhys)
Howards End (E.M. Forster)
Under the Volcano (Malcolm Lowry)
Love in the Time of Cholera (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)

SPECIAL
Shostakovich At 100: The Fifteen Symphonies

1 Comments:

Blogger mo pie said...

Your reading list is sexy!

Jul 21, 2006, 4:38:00 PM  

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