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.

January:
"The Lovely Bones" (A. Sebold), "Slaughter-house Five" (K. Vonnegut)
February:
"Structure and Function of the Human Body" (G. Thibodeau & L. Swisher) - sections + various articles {Feb.-July}
April:
"Maus I" (A. Spiegelman)
May:
"The Children That Time Forgot" (P. & M. Harrison)
June:
"Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" (D. Adams)
July:
"The Teachings of Don Juan: a Yaqui Way of Knowledge" (C. Castaneda), "Sydney Encounter" (Lonely Planet)
August:
"Maus II" (A. Spieglman), "American Born Chinese" (G. Yang), various comics (maybe 10)
September:
"Warrior in the Light" (P. Coelho), "In the Shadow of No Towers" (A. Speiglman)
October:
"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)
December:
"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)

2 comments:

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.