Sunday, January 1, 2012

Books I Read in 2011

Really, these are the books I finished in 2011. I read bits and pieces of other stuff, I'm sure. Books I began and never finished. Short stories from other books. Who knows. Offered without any comments since Tim Callahan said he just wanted to see the list and I'm not in the mood to do more. The included dates are when I finished reading the book in question...

1. The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson (January 12)
2. Sunset Park by Paul Auster (February 3)
3. A Lion’s Tale: Around the World in Spandex by Chris Jericho with Peter Thomas Fornatale (February 10)
4. Undisputed: How to Become the World Champion in 1,372 Easy Steps by Chris Jericho with Peter Thomas Fornatale (February 13)
5. after the quake by Haruki Murakami (March 17)
6. The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami (March 22)
7. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami (April 3)
8. Pinball, 1973 by Haruki Murakami (April 7)
9. Haruki Murakami’s The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Matthew Strecher (April 7)
10. Screwjack by Hunter S. Thompson (April 7)
11. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami (April 27)
12. Marshal Law: Origins by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill (May 7)
13. Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon (May 29)
14. Noah’s Turn by Ken Finkleman (June 15)
15. The Living Daylights by Ian Fleming (June 18)
16. Quantum of Solace: The Complete James Bond Short Stories by Ian Fleming (July 8)
17. Casino Royale by Ian Fleming (July 17)
18. Supergods: What Masked Vigilantes, Miraculous Mutants, and a Sun God from Smallville can Teach Us about being Human by Grant Morrison (July 28)
19. Et Tu, Babe by Mark Leyner (August 21)
20. Comfortably Numb: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd by Mark Blake (September 1)
21. Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (September 17)
22. Eating the Dinosaur by Chuck Klosterman (September 25)
23. The Girl with the Long Green Heart by Lawrence Block (October 4)
24. Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs by Chuck Klosterman (October 13)
25. Fargo Rock City by Chuck Klosterman (October 22)
26. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (November 14)
27. Ghosts by Paul Auster (November 20)
28. The Locked Room by Paul Auster (November 25)
29. Invisible by Paul Auster (November 29)
30. Travels in the Scriptorium by Paul Auster (November 30)
31. Man in the Dark by Paul Auster (December 5)
32. The Velvet Underground and Nico by Joe Harvard (December 9)
33. Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good: Larry David and the Making of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm by Josh Levine (December 26)
34. The Visible Man by Chuck Klosterman (December 30)


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