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Tue, May. 6th, 2008, 03:38 pm
daddymatt: Book Fun

I never do this but I feel like it might be important to make a list of books I have read in the most recent months. This list represents one of the greatest outburst of reading for pleasure I have ever experienced, notably since being out of school. If anyone would like to comment or discuss any of these titles, let's!

Author and then Title if not obvious
(Current Selection denotes I have them checked out of the library and are reading)

Denis Johnson - Jesus' Son
Davy Rothbart - Lone Surfer of Montana Kansas - Found (Current Selection)
Richard Siken - Crush
Joshua Beckman - Shake
Jack Kerouac - On the Road - The Dharma Bums
Kurt Vonnegut - Hocus Pocus - A Man without a country (Current Selection)
Chuck Palahniuk - Survivor - Choke - Lullaby - Diary - Stranger than Fiction
William S Burroughs - Junkie - Interzone - The Yage Letters - Letters to Allen Ginsberg
Robert Bly - Iron John
Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange
Joesph Conrad - Heart of Darkness
Bill Bryson - A Walk in the Woods - Notes from a small island - Notes from a big country

Other Current Selections include Howard Zinn - Three Strikes - The 20th Century A People's History

Sun, May. 11th, 2008 06:52 pm (UTC)
athaena

Awesome!! How are you finding A Man Without A Country?

And how did you like Bill Bryson's stuff?

Thanks for sharing!!

Do you mind if I add your books to the Badger LibraryThing?

Mon, May. 12th, 2008 01:49 pm (UTC)
daddymatt

add the books for sure

I breezed through A Man Without a Country and it was enjoyable.

I really like Bill Bryson's humor even though it is more of an old man insightfulness kind of work. His writing cracks me up and I like the unabridged audio books even more.