2011 Reading List – Final Update

Currently reading:
Generations: The History of America’s Future, 1584 to 2069 by Neil Howe & William Strauss (re-read)
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins (re-read)
Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco and Destiny by Nile Rodgers
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Stephen Pressfield
Muses: Revealing the Nature of Inspiration by Julia Forster

Read:
American Tabloid by James Ellroy (I think this was the most hard-boiled book I’ve ever read.)
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Haçienda: How Not To Run A Club by Peter Hook
Libra by Don DeLillo (I liked this Kennedy assassination novel much better than American Tabloid.)
Walking Man by Tim W. Brown (I finished it, but I could hardly give a crap about any of these characters. If it was any longer I probably wouldn’t have bothered.)
The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martell
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (re-read)
My Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs & Stand-Up by Russell Brand
The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
South: The Endurance Expedition by Ernest Shackleton
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
Safe Area Gorazde: The War in Eastern Bosnia, 1992-95 by Joe Sacco
Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
American Eve: Evelyn Nesbit, Stanford White, The Birth of the “It” Girl and the Crime of the Century by Paula Uruburu (sheesh, so many books have a mile-long subtitle now, it’s getting out of hand.)
The Fucking Epic Twitter Quest of @MayorEmanuel by Dan Sinker
Brief Interviews With Hideous Men by David Foster Wallace
Oscar Wilde by Richard Hellman
Role Models by John Waters
Talking to Girls About Duran Duran by Rob Sheffield
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

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2011 Reading List – Final Update