(or currently reading)
Books I’ve read since January 1, 2013
I don’t read
as much as I’d like to, and I’m trying to make more of an effort.
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Read: Aug 31, 2018 —
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Read: Aug 5, 2018 — Aug 29, 2018 (24 days)
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Read: Jul 2, 2018 — Aug 5, 2018 (34 days)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Read: Jun 19, 2018 — Jul 1, 2018 (12 days)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Read: Jun 11, 2018 — Jun 18, 2018 (7 days)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Read: May 29, 2018 — Jun 10, 2018 (12 days)
Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Read: Sep 15, 2017 — Nov 17, 2017 (63 days)
Read: Apr 14, 2017 — Jul 8, 2017 (85 days)
Read: Feb 19, 2017 — Sep 15, 2017 (208 days)
Excelllent tellings of the myths. Very readable.
Read: Apr 13, 2016 —
The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture
Read: Mar 31, 2016 — Jun 12, 2016 (73 days)
Takes us through the history of Batman, in all his incarnations.
The Animated Series
will always be
Batman, with the Nolan incarnation a nice second.
The Sign of Four
Arthur Conan Doyle
Read: Jan 31, 2016 — Mar 30, 2016 (59 days)
The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
Read: Jan 22, 2016 —
One Summer: America, 1927
Read: Jan 12, 2015 —
The Fantastic Mr Fox
Read: Jan 10, 2015 — Jan 11, 2015 (1 days)
This is such a fun little story.
The Catcher in the Rye
J. D. Salinger
Read: Jun 20, 2014 —
Read: Jan 31, 2014 —
A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle
Read: Jan 2, 2014 — Jan 8, 2014 (6 days)
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York
Robert A. Caro
Read: Nov 15, 2013 —
David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
Read: Oct 2, 2013 — Jan 1, 2014 (91 days)
Interesting, but not as cohesive or as eye-opening as
The Tipping Point
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Hunter S. Thompson
Read: Sep 7, 2013 — Jan 31, 2014 (146 days)
A book that chronicles Las Vegas while on a shitload of drugs should be good. It was a rambling mess and I continued to read it only because it
to get better, but it never did. There's nothing under the surface about human nature or philosophy, either. It's like listening to a drunk tell a story that never goes anywhere.
Starts quick and draws you in some, but it's not as "slick" as
The Da Vinci Code
Brett Easton Ellis
Disturbing. Excellent time capsule. The movie pretty much nailed it. I may never eat a Peppermint Pattie again without thinking of this book.
Still relevant; even more so.
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wonderfully tight and entertaining.
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