reading 2006/2007

 

2007

January

 

Revolutionary Road, Richard Yates

The Children’s Hospital, Chris Adrian

 

February

Difficult Women, David Plante

The Dead Fish Museum, Charles D’Ambrosio

Charity Girl, Michael Lowenthal

The Sportswriter, Richard Ford

The Curtain, Milan Kundera

Fun Home, Allison Bechdel

 

April

Easter Parade, Richard Yates

Solaris, Stanislaw Lem

Homo Faber, Max Frisch

 

 

2006

 

books:

May

The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker

Flow My Tears The Poiliceman Said, PK Dick

What Jung Really Said, EA Bennet

The Midnight Disease, Alice Flaherty

Omens of the Millenium, Harold Bloom

The Female Man, Joanna Russ

Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro

The Man Who Had No Idea, Thomas M Disch

Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky

Fake, Kenneth Walton

Black Swan Green, David Mitchell

 

June

Talk to the Hand, Lynne Tuss

Austerlitz, WG Sebald

Why New Orleans Matters, Tom Piazza

Reading Lolita in Tehran, Azar Nafisi

Maus I, II, Art Speiglman

Preludes and Nocturnes (Sandman I,) Neil Gaiman

Epileptic, David B

My Most Secret Desire, Julie Doucet

Sandman II, III, IV Neil Gaiman

The Disappointment Artist, Jonathan Letham

Against Love, Laura Kipnis

Sexing the Cherry, Jeanette Winterson

Stiff, Mary Roach

Jesus’ Son, Denis Johnson

An Invitation to a Beheading, Nabokov

 

July

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler, Italo Calvino

Brothel, Alexa Albert

Vermilion Sands, JG Ballard

Death, Sleep, and the Traveler, John Hawkes

Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi

A Stranger on Earth: The life and work of Anna Kavan, Jeremy Reed

Absurdistan, Gary Shteyngart

 

August

Cyberiad, Stanislaw Lew

James Tiptree Jr: The Double Life of Alice Sheldon, Julie Phillips

Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer

Serious Adverse Events, Celia Farber

Strange Piece of Paradise, Terri Jentz

Base Instinct, Jonathan Pincus

Under the Banner of Heaven, Jon Krakauer

On Love, Alain de Botton

 

September

Tantrika, Asra Nomani

The Middle Mind, Curtis White

Ubik, Philip K Dick

Shatterday, Harlan Ellison

There Will Never Be Another You, Carolyn See

Home, Witold Rybczynski

 

 

October

Kingdom Come, JG Ballard

The Architecture of Happiness, Alain de Botton

Kitchen Confidential, Anthony Bourdain

The Third Policeman, Flann O’Brien

About Looking, John Berger

Abducted, Susan Clancy

Breakfast of Champions, Kurt Vonnegut

City Life, Witold Rybcynski

Secondary Colors, Alexander Theroux

Primary Colors, Alexander Theroux

Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl (regrettably)

Half Life, Shelley Jackson

 

November

Snow, Orhan Pamuk

I’m Not Stiller, Max Frisch

Confessions of a Crap Artist, Philip K Dick

The Moviegoer, Walker Percy

Perfume, Patrick Suskind

Speedboat, Reneta Adler

Julia and the Bazooka, Anna Kavan

The Stuff Our Dreams Are Made Of, Thomas M. Dsch

 

December

Dr Bloodmoney, Philip K Dick

Laura Warholic, Alexander Theroux

Woman in the Dunes, Kobo Abe

The Wind-up Bird Chronicle, Murukami

 

 

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