Monday, August 15, 2011

10 FAVORITE BOOKS I READ SO FAR THIS YEAR

(without commentary or justification and maybe not in order, except for the first one)

1. once upon a river - bonnie jo campbell
2. lark and termite - jayne anne phillips
3. the avian gospels - adam novy
4. look look feathers - mike young
5. islands in the stream - ernest hemingway
6. the wind up bird chronicle - murakami
7. how they were found - matt bell
8. tongue party - sarah rose etter
9. s. - john updike
10. alt. punk - lavinia ludlow

honorable mentions

11. the gospel of anarchy - justin taylor
12. six months - josh olsen

10 books i want to read really badly before the year is over

everything ever written by scott mcclanahan

1. murakami - 1q84
2. lost memory of skin - russell banks
3. normally special - xtx
4. the book of freaks - jamie iredell
5. the devil all the time - donald ray pollock
6. kafka on the shore - murakami
7. you can make him like you - ben tanzer
8. daddy's - lindsay hunter
9. please dont be upset - brandi wells
10. a super sad true love story - gary styngart

1 comment:

Brandi Wells said...

bonnie jo campbell is a visiting writer on campus this week. she's lovely.