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2013: The Year in Books

Submitted by alycia on Tue, 12/31/2013 - 14:48

I'm finishing up my thesis as my last project for 2013 and the very first of 2014. I'm not sure how that has affected my reading list, but here are the books I read in 2013, in reverse chronological order, with those that I especially enjoyed starred:

  1. The Walking Dead Vol. 18 / Kirkman
  2. The Craft of Research / Booth
  3. The Walking Dead Vol. 17 / Kirkman
  4. The Walking Dead Compendium 2 / Kirkman
  5. The Best American Comics 2013 / Smith
  6. The Walking Dead Compendium 1 / Kirkman
  7. How Should a Person Be? / Heti
  8. The Walking Dead Vol. 1 / Kirkman
  9. The Wild Girls / LeGuin
  10. * Two Cheers for Anarchism / Scott
  11. The Little Disturbances of Man / Paley
  12. The Encyclopedia of Doris / Crabb
  13. See Now Then: A Novel / Kincaid
  14. Make Your Own History: Documenting Feminist and Queer Activism in the 21st Century / Wooten & Bly
  15. Pastoralia / Saunders
  16. * Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction / Accardi
  17. The Last Unicorn / Beagle
  18. Like a Dog / Sally
  19. The Practice of Everyday Life / DeCerteau
  20. Cinema Panopticon / Ott
  21. Kiss and Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 / MariNaomi
  22. Write Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day / Bolker
  23. Anya's Ghost / Brosgol
  24. Marxism and Literature / Williams
  25. Make Me a Woman / Davis
  26. Peanut / Halliday
  27. The Clockwork Muse: A Practical Guide to Writing Theses, Dissertations & Books / Zerubavel
  28. Doing Your Literature Review: Traditional and Systematic Techniques / Jesson
  29. How to Write a Better Thesis / Evans
  30. * Doing Recent History: On Privacy, Copyright, Video Games, Institutional Review / Potter & Romano, eds.
  31. The Flame Alphabet / Marcus
  32. Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison / Kerman
  33. The Glass Castle / Walls
  34. Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking / Coleman
  35. Free Culture: The Nature and Future of Creativity / Lessig (finally finished this, one of my favorites)
  36. Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing Feminism / Piepmeier
  37. Radical Media: Rebellious Communication and Social Movements / Downing
  38. The Digital Rights Movement: The Role of Technology in Subverting Digital Copyright / Postigo
  39. Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance / Garvey
  40. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything / Foer
  41. Publish and Flourish / Gray
  42. Alternative Media / Atton
  43. remembered rapture: the writer at work / hooks
  44. Living Anarchy: Theory and Practice in Anarchist Movements / Shantz
  45. * In Praise of Copying / Boon
  46. Girl Walks into a Bar / Dratch
  47. An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity / Atton
  48. Straight Edge: Hardcore Punk, Clean Living Youth, and Social Change / Haenfler
  49. Despite Everything: A Cometbus Omnibus / Cometbus
  50. Owning Culture: Authorship, Ownership, and Intellectual Property / McLeod
  51. Banned in DC / Connolly
  52. Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk / McNeil
  53. Getting Things Done / Allen
  54. * Anarchism and its Aspirations / Milstein
  55. Viral Spiral / Bollier
  56. Zines in Third Space: Radical Cooperation and Borderlands Rhetoric / Licona
  57. Zombie Spaceship Wasteland / Oswalt
  58. The Virgin Suicides / Eugenides
  59. Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir / Georges
  60. Lynda Barry: Girlhood through the Looking Glass / Kirtley
  61. * The Cave / Saramago
  62. The Little Prince / Saint-Exupery
  63. Will I Ever Be Good Enough? / McBride
  64. Exit Wounds / Modan
  65. Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life / Martinez-Lewi

p.s. I met my goal of reading 65 books this year! Some were comics, but others were doozies. I think that works itself out.

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