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2020 Reading List

A list of 2020’s reading: Fiction Virginie Despentes.  Vernon Subutex 1: A Novel Andrzej Sapkowski. The Last Wish (Witcher 0.5) Larry McMurtry. Lonesome Dove (Lonesome Dove #1) {re-read} Larry McMurtry. Streets of Laredo (Lonesome Dove #2) Larry McMurtry. Dead Man’s Walk (Lonesome Dove #3) Larry McMurtry. Comanche Moon (Lonesome Dove #4) Marlon James. A Brief… Read More ›

2019 Reading List

A list of 2019’s reading: Fiction Oscar Wilde. “The Canterville Ghost“ W. B. Yeats.  Rosa Alchemica Ottessa Moshfegh.  Homesick for Another World: Stories   Hideo Yokoyama.  Six Four (Prefecture D #4) Elise Blackwell.  The Lower Quarter Max Wirestone.  The Unfortunate Decisions of Dahlia Moss (Dahlia Moss Mysteries #1) Markus Zusak.  The Book Thief Lauren Oliver.  Rooms Max Wirestone.  The Astonishing Mistakes of… Read More ›

2018 Reading List

A list of 2018’s reading: Fiction Steven Erikson.  Gardens of the Moon (Malazan Book of the Fallen #1) [re-read] Naomi Alderman.  The Power Doris Betts.  Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories Georges Simenon.  Pedigree Michael Crichton.  Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park #1) Luis Alberto Urrea.  The House of Broken Angels Michael Crichton.  The Lost World… Read More ›

Language: Ups and Downs

Words & phrases I’ve learned to appreciate . . . and others I’ve learned to hate.

2017 Reading List

A mostly complete list of 2017’s reading: Fiction 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 Hilary Mantel.  Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, 1) Glen Cook.  The Black Company… Read More ›

2016 Reading List

A mostly complete list of 2016’s reading: Fiction Henry James.  The Turn of the Screw J. M. Coetzee.  Disgrace J. M. Coetzee.  Age of Iron Cormac McCarthy.  The Road Tom Wolfe.  The Bonfire of the Vanities Peter Straub.  Shadowland Stephen King.  ‘Salem’s Lot   Young Adult Fiction Jack London.  White Fang Jack London.  The Call… Read More ›

2015 Reading List

A mostly complete list of 2015’s finished reading: Fiction Don DeLillo.  White Noise Steven Erikson. House of Chains (Malazan Book of the Fallen #4) J. D. Salinger.  Franny and Zooey (reread) Honoré de Balzac.  “Another Study of Womankind” Mikhail Bulgakov.  The Master and Margarita Mikhail Bulgakov.  Heart of a Dog Santiago Gamboa. Necropolis Thomas Mann…. Read More ›

2014 Reading List (Partial)

A partial list of 2014’s finished reading. Fiction P. D. James.  Death of an Expert Witness Donna Tartt.  The Goldfinch Donna Tartt.  The Little Friend Donna Tartt.  The Secret History Alice Munro.  The Moons of Jupiter Howard Jacobson.  J Phil Klay.  Redeployment Roy Scranton and Matt Gallagher, editors.  Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the… Read More ›


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