Turn me over, brothers, I am done enough on this side

2017 Reading List

Now Reading

Books I’ve finished reading this year.

waiting for barbariansFICTION

J. M. Coetzee.  Waiting for the Barbarians

Lena Andersson.  Willful Disregard

J. M. Coetzee.  Life & Times of Michael K

J. M. Coetzee.  The Childhood of Jesus

László Krasznahorkai.  Satantango

Kenzaburō Ōe.  The Silent Cry



Junji Ito.  Junji Ito’s Cat Diary: Yon & Mu

Inio Asano.  A Girl on the Shore

Inio Asano.  Goodnight Punpun (Vol. 1-4)

Inio Asano.  Solanin

Rumiko Takahashi.  Lum: Urusei Yatsura. Perfect Collection (Urusei Yatsura #1)

Junji Ito.  Tomie: Complete Deluxe Edition



Robin McKinley.  The Blue Sword (1982)

Robin McKinley.  The Hero and the Crown (1984)

Betty Ren Wright.  The Dollhouse Murders (1983)

E. L. Konigsburg.  Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth (1968)

Lois Lowry.  The Giver (1993)

Arthur Ransome.  Old Peter’s Russian Tales (1916)

William Mayne.  The World Upside Down (1958)

Betty K. Erwin.  Go to the Room of the Eyes (1969)


the dark valleyNONFICTION

Piers Brendon. The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s

Arlie Russell Hochschild.  Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Seung Sahn,  Hyon Gak Sunim (Editor).  Only Don’t Know: Selected Teaching Letters of Zen Master Seung Sahn

Nathan J. Robinson.  Trump: Anatomy of a Monstrosity

Ariel Levy.  Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture

Jonathan Harnum.  The Practice of Practice

Bruce Cannon Gibney.  A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America

Jonathan Allen, Amie Parnes.  Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign

Richard N. Haass.  A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

John Kenneth Galbraith.  The Affluent Society


EssayOnFearOfNarcissismESSAY / POETRY / PLAYS

Kristin Dombek.  The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism





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2 Responses »

  1. Are you looking for more nonfiction books to read?

    I really enjoy nonfiction because it allows me to learn the lessons that successful people learned the hard way, from the comfort of where ever I might be reading.

    If you are interested in the nonfiction I have been reading, or if you want to know what the benefits are from reading this genre in specific, please stop by my page. I post book reviews over biographies, classics, and inspiring nonfiction.


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