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Goal: 100 books read by January 1st, 2014
43/100 complete (as of 12/9/13)

28 Nonfiction
16 Fiction

Good Omens, Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett  1/10
The Body Project: An Intimate History of American Girls, Joan Jacobs Brumberg - 1/17
The Johns: Sex for Sale and the Men Who Buy It, Victor Malarek - 1/21
The Casual Vacancy, J.K. Rowling - 1/26

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, Max Brooks - (reread) - 2/1
Girl Walks Into A Bar...: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle, Rachel Dratch - 2/19
Elements of the Philosphy of Right, G.W.F. Hegel - 2/21
The New Theory of Society, Charles Fourier - 2/26
What is Property? Or, an Inquiry into the Principle of Right and Government, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon - 2/28

The Thin Man, Dashiell Hammett - 3/15
On Liberty, John Stuart Mill - 3/29

White Oleander, Janet Fitch - (reread) - 4/4
If I loved you, I would tell you this, Robin Black - 4/10
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind, Gustave Le Bon - 4/16
The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf, Mohja Kahf - 4/20
The Green Mile, Stephen King - 4/25
Maus, Art Spiegelman - (reread) - 4/25
The Russian Revolution, Rosa Luxembourg - 4/29

Origins and Doctrine of Fascism, Giovanni Gentile - 5/2
The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy, Carl Schmitt (translated by Ellen Kennedy) - 5/7
A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America, Ronald Takaki - 5/11
Coming to America: A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life, Roger Daniels - 5/13
Feed, Mira Grant - 5/15
On The Road, Jack Kerouac - 5/29

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, Barbara Demick - 6/6
The Dog Stars, Peter Heller - 6/13
The Sociopath Next Door, Martha Stout, Ph.D. - 6/26
Lenin and the Making of the Soviet State, Jeffrey Brooks and Georgiy Chernyavskiy - 6/30

Darkness at Noon, Arthur Koestler - 7/15
The Fault in Our Stars, John Green - 7/20
The Bling Ring, Nancy Jo Sales - 7/22
Filibuster to Delay a Kiss, Courtney Queeney - (reread) - 7/30

Loose Woman, Sandra Cisneros - 8/5
The Jet Sex: Airline Stewardesses and the Making of an American Icon, Victoria Vantoch - 8/14
Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison, Piper Kerman - 8/18
Ghost World, Daniel Clowes - 8/28

History: A Very Short Introduction, John H. Arnold - 9/6
Past Imperfect: Facts, Fiction, Fraud - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, Peter Charles Hoffer - 9/16
Tampa, Alissa Nutting - 9/26

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened..., Allie Brosh - 10/30

The Death of Woman Wang, Jonathan D. Spence - 11/6
The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside 'The Room', the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell - 11/8
Acts of God: The Unnatural History of Natural Disaster in America, Ted Steinberg - 11/23
The Long Walk, Stephen King (as Richard Bachman) - (reread) - 11/30


Date: 2013-01-09 06:20 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] secretdustcloth.livejournal.com
Good luck with this!

Speaking of books, I could use a recommendation. I just re-read Wuthering Heights though and so I need something not quite as depressing.

Date: 2013-05-02 08:15 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] darkhairedgirl.livejournal.com
Five months too late, but a few you might enjoy all the same :) :

* Misery, Stephen King
* The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver
* The Lover's Dictionary, David Levithan
* Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue
* Boneshaker, Cherie Priest
* The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood
* White Oleander, Janet Fitch
* World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, Max Brooks

Date: 2013-06-01 01:38 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] secretdustcloth.livejournal.com
K, just got The Poisonwood Bible out from the library!


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