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October 29, 2009
Tags: books

Just in case you're curious, I keep meaning to read:

  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  • The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
  • Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
  • Man Walks into a Room by Nicole Krauss
  • Siberius Nuncius by Galileo
  • A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
  • The Secret Histories by Donna Tartt finished 11/1/09, absolutely loved it, great Halloween weekend read
  • Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
  • Point Counter Point by Aldous Huxley
  • McSweeney's Quarterly Concern #32

And in general, anything by these authors, whose work I've never read:

  • Don DeLillo
  • Thomas Pynchon
  • Ian McEwan
  • Joan Didion
  • Denis Johnson
  • Paul Auster
  • Toni Morrison read Sula 11/8/09, what marvelous prose, now I want to read Beloved
  • P.G. Wodehouse

And I'm currently in the middle of reading:

  • The Lazarus Project by Aleksander Hemon
  • Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain finished 11/5/09, kind of weird, lots to talk about in my Mark Twain class
  • Dermaphoria by Craig Clevenger (might never finish it, not that invested in it)
  • L'origine de la violence by Fabrice Humbert
  • Crazy Love by Francis Chun (for Spiritual Book Club)

And I've just finished reading:

  • The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker
  • The Life of Benjamin Franklin (his autobiography)
  • Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth
  • A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry