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Reading in 2015

Submitted by alycia on Tue, 12/29/2015 - 00:30

2015 isn't over yet, but I am past my 2015 goal of reading 50 books and wanted to post; even though some of the things below might not count as full-on books (there are some comics and shorter pieces). But here's my list, in the order I read, with those I especially enjoyed starred. In addition to this list, there are 3 things I'm not naming here, so I guess a grand total of 57, unless I sneak one more in.

Late this year I started getting into audio books again and found that I'll listen to things that I would have no patience for on the page. Those formats are noted here too.

  1. Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation, Adam Resnick
  2. The Best American Comics 2014, ed. Scott McCloud
  3. Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?, Roz Chast
  4. Saga, Volume 4, Brian K. Vaughan
  5. Gast, Carol Swain
  6. A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3), George R.R. Martin
  7. Citizen: An American Lyric, Claudia Rankine
  8. A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4), George R.R. Martin
  9. 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask, Ilyce R. Glink
  10. The New York Co-op Bible: Everything You Need to Know About Co-ops and Condos: Getting In, Staying In, Surviving, Thriving, Sylvia Shapiro
  11. Girl in a Band, Kim Gordon
  12. The Ethnographic Interview, James P. Spradley
  13. A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5), George R.R. Martin
  14. *Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life, Thích Nhất Hạnh
  15. Herland, Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  16. A Bestiary of Booksellers (Cometbus #56), Aaron Cometbus
  17. California, Edan Lepucki
  18. In Real Life, Cory Doctorow
  19. How To Be Happy, Eleanor Davis
  20. Monologues for the Coming Plague, Anders Nilsen
  21. Ongoingness: The End of a Diary, Sarah Manguso
  22. The Walking Dead, Vol. 20: All Out War Part 1, Robert Kirkman (I think all this Walking Dead represents serious insomnia)
  23. The Walking Dead, Vol. 22: A New Beginning, Robert Kirkman
  24. The Walking Dead, Vol. 21: All Out War Part 2, Robert Kirkman
  25. The Descent, James Marriott
  26. The Walking Dead, Vol. 23: Whispers Into Screams, Robert Kirkman
  27. The Walking Dead, Vol. 24: Life and Death, Robert Kirkman
  28. The Thing, Jez Conolly
  29. Carrie, Neil Mitchell
  30. *The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft, and Creativity, Louise DeSalvo
  31. Min kamp 1 (Min kamp, #1), Karl Ove Knausgård
  32. *A Tale for the Time Being, Ruth Ozeki
  33. Stylish Academic Writing, Helen Sword
  34. Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection, Kate Beaton
  35. Slice Harvester: A Memoir in Pizza, Colin Atrophy Hagendorf
  36. *Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
  37. Saga, Volume 5, Brian K. Vaughan
  38. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, Carrie Brownstein
  39. All Our Pretty Songs (Metamorphoses, #1), Sarah McCarry
  40. The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity, Julia Cameron
  41. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert (audio book)
  42. The Walking Dead, Issue #147, Robert Kirkman
  43. The Walking Dead, Issue #148, Robert Kirkman
  44. Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright, Caren Irr
  45. The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling, Arlie Russell Hochschild
  46. Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories, Audrey Niffenegger
  47. Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents, Lisa Gitelman
  48. The Blue Whale, Jenni Desmond
  49. Dirty Wings (Metamorphoses, #2), Sarah McCarry
  50. About a Girl (Metamorphoses, #3), Sarah McCarry
  51. No Way Out: Precarious Living in the Shadow of Poverty and Drug Dealing, Waverly Duck
  52. Killing and Dying: Stories, Adrian Tomine
  53. Brown Girl in the Ring, Nalo Hopkinson
  54. Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert (audio book)

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