02 January 2009

2008 book list

Thanks to Jenny, I now list the books that I read every year. My goal is to read more than the previous year. Here's the 2008 list... I'm not bothering w/ reviews. If you wonder about any of these, just ask.

"The Lovely Bones" (A. Sebold), "Slaughter-house Five" (K. Vonnegut)
"Structure and Function of the Human Body" (G. Thibodeau & L. Swisher) - sections + various articles {Feb.-July}
"Maus I" (A. Spiegelman)
"The Children That Time Forgot" (P. & M. Harrison)
"Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" (D. Adams)
"The Teachings of Don Juan: a Yaqui Way of Knowledge" (C. Castaneda), "Sydney Encounter" (Lonely Planet)
"Maus II" (A. Spieglman), "American Born Chinese" (G. Yang), various comics (maybe 10)
"Warrior in the Light" (P. Coelho), "In the Shadow of No Towers" (A. Speiglman)
"Palestine" (J. Sacco), "Embroideries" (M. Satrapi), "Blankets" (C. Thompson), "Teach Like Your Hair Is On Fire" (R. Esquith)
November: "Number the Stars" (L. Lowry), "Persepolis (1 and 2)" (M. Satrapi), "Night" (E. Wiesel)
"The Bunny Suicides" and "The Return of the Bunny Suicides" (A. Riley), "Gashlycrumb Tinies" (E. Gorey), "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic" (A. Bechdel), The New Yorker Book of Cat Cartoons", "Peanuts Guide to Life" (C. Schulz), "Numerology" (D. Brooks), "Incognegro" (M. Johnson)

Dabbled in:

* "Understand Your Dreams" (A. Parker) {always}
* "Animal Speak" (T. Andrews) {occasionally}
* Random... health science and natural remedies stuff, astrology, current affairs, and various things that have captured my interest

Currently Reading: "Stiff" (M. Roach), "Heavy Words Lightly Thrown" (C. Roberts), "Chicken with Plums" (M. Satrapi), "The People's History of American Empire" (H. Zinn)


Ay'atang'aq said...

Dude! How come you never answer your phone?! Or return my calls?!? I've called like 10 times.

Cool list by the way. :)

funky punk said...

I'm going to call you this week. I'm such a slacker with leaving the phone on when i'm visiting ppl.