April 15, 2007

Book reviews: Master list

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Books now read and reviewed (CCLaP 100: The CCLaP 100 / J&C: Jugs & Capes / OBH: On Being Human / NSFW: The Not Safe For Work Files / MKOT: My Kind of Town/WANDER: All Who Wander)

2014 (in the order they were reviewed)
Report from the Interior, by Paul Auster
Women's Suffrage Memorabilia, by Kenneth Florey
Every Boy Should Have a Man, by Preston L. Allen
A Simplified Map of the Real World, by Stevan Allred
Not for Everyday Use, by Elizabeth Nunez
The Ages of Lulu, by Almudena Grandes (NSFW)
The Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson (MKOT)
Basal Ganglia, by Matthew Revert
There Is No End to this Slope, by Richard Fulco
The Free, by Willy Vlautin
The Outside World, by Barry Dempster
House of Day, House of Night, by Olga Tokarczuk (WANDER)
The Flautist, by Robert Riche
The Tenth Witness, by Leonard Rosen
A Ceremony, by Carol Smallwood
Flash Fiction Funny, edited by Tom Hazuka
Crystal Ships, by Richard Sharp
Inappropriate Behavior, by Murray Farrish
How to Fake a Moon Landing, by Darryl Cunningham
A Land Without Sin, by Paula Huston
Bedrock Faith, by Eric Charles May
By Blood We Live, by Glen Duncan
Limiters, by Christopher Stoddard
The Beatles Are Here!, edited by Penelope Rowlands
The Man with the Golden Arm, by Nelson Algren (MKOT)
What Color is Monday?, by Carrie Cariello
Stay Close, Little Ghost, by Oliver Serang
Source*Forged Armor, by Paul J. Bartusiak
The Compostela Cube, by Paul Cavilla
Morgan Kane: Without Mercy, by Louis Masterson
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, by Haruki Murakami (WANDER)
The Mustache He's Always Wanted But Could Never Grow and Other Stories, by Brian Alan Ellis
Middle C, by William H. Gass

2013 (in the order they were reviewed)
The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
The Woman Upstairs, by Claire Messud
Heart of a Dog, by Mikhail Bulgakov (WANDER)
Papal Bull, by Joe Wenke
Nothing, by Anne Marie Wirth Cauchon
The Book of My Lives, by Aleksandar Hemon
The Piano Teacher, by Elfriede Jelinek (NSFW)
The Tragic Fate of Moritz Tot, by Dana Todorovic
The Circle, by Dave Eggers
A Giant Cow-Tipping by Savages, by John Weir Close
Out of Print, by George Brock
Anything That Moves, by Dana Goodyear
Following Tommy, by Bob Hartley
Mira Corpora, by Jeff Jackson
Chronicle of a Death Foretold, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (WANDER)
Ada, or Ardor: a Family Chronicle, by Vladimir Nabokov (NSFW)
This Is Between Us, by Kevin Sampsell
Pervert, by Mr. If
Schroder, by Amity Gaige
Jesus Was a Time-Traveler, by D.J. Gelner
Harper Lee & Peppermint Candy, by Paula Hennessy
Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin, by Catherine Merridale
Meaty, by Samantha Irby
The Reason I Jump, by Naoki Higashida
Sheikhs, Lies and Real Estate, by J.R. Roth
The Explanation of Everything, by Lauren Grodstein
The Osiris Curse: A Tweed and Nightingale Adventure, by Paul Crilley
The Image, by Jean de Berg (NSFW)
Bleeding Edge, by Thomas Pynchon
Angels, by Denis Johnson (MKOT)
Sloughing Off the Rot, by Lance Carbuncle
Cannonball, by Joseph McElroy
All That Is, by James Salter
Fighting for an American Countryside, by Jennifer Vogel
The Son, by Philipp Meyer
Sweet Thunder, by Ivan Doig
The Lazarus Project, by Aleksandar Hemon (MKOT)
The Early Parking Garages of San Francisco: An Architectural and Cultural Study, 1906-1929, by Mark D. Kessler
Canada, by Richard Ford
In Thunder Forged: Iron Kingdom Chronicles, by Ari Marmell
Recalled to Life, by Dan Burns
Trade: a Novelette, by Lochlan Bloom
Sick Justice: Inside the American Gulag, by Ivan G. Goldman
The Story of O, by Pauline Reage (NSFW)
Tampa, by Alissa Nutting
Island of the White Rose, by R. Ira Harris
Onward Toward What We're Going Toward, by Ryan Bartelmay
Pyramid of Skulls, by Martin Fruchtman
The Middlesteins, by Jami Attenberg
City of Night, by John Rechy (NSFW)
Disorderly, by Jayme K.
The Book of Times, by Lesley Alderman
The Fainting Room, by Sarah Pemberton Strong
The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi, by Mark Hodder
First Aide Medicine, by Nicholaus Patnaude
The Federal Reserve and the Financial Crisis, by Ben S. Bernanke
A Marker to Measure Drift, by Alexander Maksik
Bobcat, by Rebecca Lee
Naked Lunch (The Restored Text), by William S. Burroughs (NSFW)
Little Known Facts, by Christine Sneed
Overthinking the Marathon, by Ray Charbonneau
Byzantium, by Ben Stroud
Fight for Your Long Day, by Alex Kudera
Happy Talk, by Richard Melo
The Dinner, by Herman Koch
Kiss Shot, by Collin Kelley
High and Inside, by Russell Rowland
Lake People, by Abi Maxwell
The Clock of Life, by Nancy Klann-Moren
Escape from Paris, by Carolyn Hart
The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller
Wheatyard, by Peter Anderson
The Fun Parts, by Sam Lipsyte
Youth, by Jayme K.
A Nearly Perfect Copy, by Allison Amend
Nebula Awards Showcase 2013, edited by Catherine Asaro
The Funny Man, by John Warner
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet (NSFW)
Awakening, by Ray N. Kuili
The Creative Fire, by Brenda Cooper
The Hum and the Shiver, by Alex Bledsoe
The Conduct of Saints, by Christopher Davis
The Age of Miracles, by Karen Thompson Walker
The Care and Feeding of Exotic Pets, by Diana Wagman
Boston Noir 2: The Classics, edited by Dennis Lehane et al
The Average American Marriage, by Chad Kultgen
Connecting Two Worlds, by Anthony T. Simeone
Once Upon a Gypsy Moon, by Michael C. Hurley
My Only Wife, by Jac Jemc
Story of the Eye, by George Bataille (NSFW)
Beyond the North Wind, by Mark Carew
Rontel, by Sam Pink (Jason's take)
Rontel, by Sam Pink (Travis' take)
HHhH, by Lauren Binet
The Heroin Chronicles, edited by Jerry Stahl
The Retrospective, by A.B. Yehoshua
This is How You Lose Her, by Junot Diaz
The Lazarus Machine, by Paul Crilley
Four New Messages, by Joshua Cohen
Trickster, by Jeff Somers
The Blue Kind, by Kathryn Born
Stupid Children, by Lenore Zion
The Inexplicables, by Cherie Priest
Woke Up Lonely, by Fiona Maazel
Keeping Bedlam at Bay at the Prague Cafe, by M. Henderson Ellis
Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter
Pacific Offering, by Tom Mahony
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain
The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers
Peer Gynt, by Henrik Ibsen
The Nazi Seance, by Arthur J. Magida
Familiar, by J. Robert Lennon
Gynecocracy, by Viscount Ladywood (NSFW)
Gold Coast Madam, by Rose Laws with Dianna Harris
The Secretary, by Kim Ghattas
The Last Lion, by William Manchester and Paul Reid
The Book of Frog, by Jan Zwicky
I Am Ready to Die a Violent Death, by Heiko Julien
Confessions of an Eccentric Old Man, by Sholder Greye
Seed, by Rob Ziegler
Digging Deeper: A Memoir of the Seventies, by Peter Weissman
The Constantine Affliction, by T. Aaron Payton
Jim Hawkins and the Curse of Treasure Island, by Frank Delaney
Fight Song, by Joshua Mohr
Brenner and God, by Wolf Haas
Domers, by David Couzins
Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury, edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle
Lucretia and the Kroons, by Victor Lavalle
New 52 Batman: The City of Owls, by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
New 52 Batman: The Court of Owls, by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo
We Only Know So Much, by Elizabeth Crane
Tenth of December, by George Saunders
The Braindead Megahone, by George Saunders
In Persuasion Nation, by George Saunders
The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip, by George Saunders
The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil, by George Saunders
Pastoralia, by George Saunders
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline, by George Saunders


2012-2007 (in alphabetical order)
(The list below is also available as a sortable spreadsheet)

1Q84, by Haruki Murakami
The 4-Hour Workweek, by Timothy Ferriss (M)
The 6 Messiahs, by Mark Frost (M)
7 Scorpions: Rebellion, by Mike Saxton (M)
36 Arguments for the Existence of God, by Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
The 39 Steps, by John Buchan
600 Hours of Edward, by Craig Lancaster
1421 and 1434, by Gavin Menzies (M)
A, B & E, by Marc Nash (M)
The Abstinence Teacher, by Tom Perrotta
Acedia & Me, by Kathleen Norris (M)
The Adventures of Augie March, by Saul Bellow
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle (M)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain (CCLaP 100)
Affection Aires, by Jeffra Hays
Africa: A Photographic Safari, by Carlyle Thompson
After Dark, by Haruki Murakami
After the Golden Age, by Carrie Vaughn (M)
After the Prophet, by Lesley Hazleton (M)
The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton (CCLaP 100)
Alice Fantastic, by Maggie Estep
Alice Through the Lookingglass (CCLaP 100)
All About Lulu, by Jonathan Evison
All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque (CCLaP 100)
All Shall Be Well..., by Tod Wodicka
Almaty-Transit, by Dana Mazur
The Almost Moon, by Alice Sebold
alt.punk, by Lavinia Ludlow (M)
Amazing Journeys: Five Visionary Classics by Jules Verne, translated by Frederick Paul Walter
American Gangbang: A Love Story, by Sam Benjamin
American Salvage, by Bonnie Jo Campbell
American Transcendentalism: A History, by Philip Gura
Anathem (part 2), by Neal Stephenson
Anathem (part 1), by Neal Stephenson
The Anatomy Lesson, by Philip Roth
And the Heart Says Whatever, by Emily Gould
Anderson, by Michael Boyce (M)
Animals and Objects In and Out of Water, by Jay Ryan (M)
Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy (CCLaP 100)
Anthem of a Reluctant Prophet, by Joanne Proulx
Antwerp, by Roberto Bolano (M)
Aralen Dreams, by Charles Thompson (M)
Arcade of Cruelty, by Joseph Larkin
Area 10, by Christos N. Gage (M)
Ares Express, by Ian McDonald
Around the World in Eighty Days, by Jules Verne
The Art of War, Sun Tzu (CCLaP 100)
Ashes of the Earth, by Eliot Pattison (M)
Asterios Polyp, by David Mazzucchelli (J&C)
Astropolis: Saturn Returns, by Sean Williams (M)
At a Crossroads, by Kate Williamson (M)
At Random, by Bennett Cerf
Atlas Shrugged, by Ayn Rand (M)
Attachment, by ME Jabbour
Attic Clowns by Jeremy C. Shipp
Autobiography of Mark Twain: Volume 1, edited by Harriet Elinor Smith
The Ayatollah Begs to Differ, by Hooman Majd
Babbitt, by Sinclair Lewis (CCLaP 100)
The Babylonian Trilogy, by Sebastien Doubinsky
Backwards the Drowned Go Dreaming, by Carl Watson
Bad Monkey, by Curt Smith
The Barcelona Brothers, by Carlos Zanon
Barrel Fever, by David Sedaris (M)
Beautiful Children, by Charles Bock (M)
Beautiful Disaster, by Jamie McGuire
Beautiful Piece, by Joseph G. Peterson (M)
Because You Have To: A Writing Life, by Joan Frank
Beer Mystic, by Bart Plantenga (M)
Beet, by Roger Rosenblatt (M)
Beloved, Toni Morrison (CCLaP 100)
Being and Homelessness, by John H. Sibley
Below Sunlight, by Ryan Adam Smith (M)
Big Lonesome, by Jim Ruland (M)
The Big Rewind, by Nathan Rabin
The Bird is a Raven, by Benjamin Lebert (M)
Bitter Seeds, by Ian Tregillis
Black Crow White Lie, by Candi Sary
The Black Diamond Detective Agency, by Eddie Campbell and C Gaby Mitchell (M)
The Black Heart, by Patrick O'Leary (M)
Black Hole, by Charles Burns (M)
Black Hole Blues, by Patrick Wensink (M)
Black Orchid Blues, by Persia Walker (M)
The Black Sun, by James Twining
Black Wings: New Tales of Lovecraftian Horror, edited by ST Joshi (M)
Blackout, by Connie Willis (M)
Blankety Blank, D. Harlan Wilson
Blue, by JD Riso
Blue Highways, by William Least Heat-Moon (M)
Bodyslick, by John H. Sibley (M)
Bone, by Jeff Smith (J&C)
Bone, by Jeff Smith (Pettus)
Boneshaker, by Cherie Priest
The Book of Disquiet, by Fernando Pessoa (M)
Born Standing Up, by Steve Martin
The Boy Detective Fails, by Joe Meno
The Bradshaw Variations, by Rachel Cusk (M)
Brain Thief, by Alexander Jablokov (M)
Brasyl, by Ian McDonald
Bridge of Sighs, by Richard Russo
Bringing Home the Birkin, by Michael Tonello
Broken Bulbs, by Eddie Wright
Broken Piano for President, by Patrick Wensink
The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky (CCLaP 100)
The Brothers' Lot, by Kevin Holohan (M)
Bucket of Face, by Eric Henderixson (M)
The Butt, by Will Self
by George, by Wesley Stace
By Nightfall, by Michael Cunningham (M)
The Cage, by Gordon Weiss
The Call of the Wild, Jack London (CCLaP 100)
Candida, George Bernard Shaw (CCLaP 100)
The Canon, by Natalie Angier (M)
The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer (CCLaP 100)
Carrion Comfort, by Dan Simmons (M)
The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein, by Peter Ackroyd (M)
Castle, by J. Robert Lennon (M)
Castle Waiting, by Linda Medley (M)
The Catcher in the Rye, JD Salinger (CCLaP 100)
The Cave Man, by Xiaoda Xiao (M)
Charles Jessold, Considered as a Murderer, by Wesley Stace
The Children's Book, by A.S. Byatt (M)
Chance in Hell, by Gilbert Hernandez (M)
Chasing the Runner's High, by Ray Charbonneau (M)
Cheever: A Life, by Blake Bailey
The Chess Machine, by Robert Lohr
Chocolate-Covered Eyeballs, by Lori R. Lopez
The Christ is Not a Person, by JC Tefft (M)
City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age, by P.D. Smith
The City & The City, by China Mieville
City of Ruins, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (M)
A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin (M)
Classics for Pleasure, by Michael Dirda (M)
The Clockwork Universe, by Edward Dolnick (M)
Clown Girl, by Monica Drake (M)
Cocoa Almond Darling, by Jeffra Hays
Code for Failure, by Ryan W. Bradley
Common Sense Pediatrics, by S. Cornelia Franz, MD (M)
Commonwealth, by Joey Goebel
The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 8: 1965-1966, by Charles Schulz (M)
A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, by Xiaolu Guo
A Confederacy of Dunces, by James Kennedy O'Toole (CCLaP 100)
Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk, by Tony DuShane (M)
Conquering Venus, by Collin Kelley
Consolation, by Michael Redhill
The Contract, by Joseph Kutrzeba
A Contract with God, by Will Eisner (J&C)
Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed, by Frederic Chaubin
Courage in Patience, by Beth Fehlbaum (M)
The Covert Element, by John L. Betcher
Cowboy Angels, by Paul McAuley (M)
Cows, by Matthew Stokoe (M)
The Cranes Dance, by Meg Howrey
A Crash Course on the Anatomy of Robots, by Kent Evans
Crimson Orgy, by Austin Williams (M)
Crooked Little Vein, by Warren Ellis
The Cradle, by Patrick Somerville (M)
The Cry of the Sloth, by Sam Savage
Cryoburn, by Lois McMaster Bujold (M)
The Culture, by Iain Banks (OBH)
Culture of Opportunity, by Rebecca Janowitz (M)
The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man, by Mark Hodder (M)
Cursed, by Jeremy Shipp
Cyberabad Days, by Ian McDonald
Dance of the Chupacabras, by Lori R. Lopez
A Dance with Dragons, by George R.R. Martin
The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born, by various authors
Day of Empire, by Amy Chua
The Dead Witness: A Connoisseur's Collection of Victorian Detective Stories, by Michael Sims
The Death-Ray, by Daniel Clowes (M)
Deluxe: How Luxury Lost Its Luster, by Dana Thomas
Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville (CCLaP 100)
Demons in the Spring, by Joe Meno (M)
dermaphoria, by Craig Clevenger
The Dervish House, by Ian McDonald
Descartes' Bones, by Russell Shorto
Desolation Road, by Ian McDonald
The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson (M)
The Dewey Decimal System, by Nathan Larson
Diary of a Small Fish, by Pete Morin (M)
Discontents, by James Wallace Birch (M)
Disquiet, by Julia Leigh (M)
The Dissident, by Nell Freudenberger
The Doctor and the Kid, by Mike Resnick
Dogma, by Lars Iver
The Dorrington Deed-Box, by Arthur Morrison (M)
Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom, by Cory Doctorow
Downtown Owl, by Chuck Klosterman (M)
Dracula, Bram Stoker (CCLaP 100)
The Dream of Perpetual Motion, by Dexter Palmer
Drinking at the Movies, by Julia Wertz (M)
Drop City, by TC Boyle
The Duke Don't Dance, by Richard Sharp
Dune, by Frank Herbert (M)
Dust and Shadow, by Lynsday Faye
The Dying Horse, by Jason Jordan
Earthquake ID, by John Domini
East of Bowery, by Drew Hubner and Ted Barron
Educating Peter, by Lettie Teague (M)
Eiffel's Tower, by Jill Jonnes (M)
Einstein on the Road, by Josef Eisinger
Elk's Run, by Joshua Hale Fialkov
Embassytown, by China Mieville
Empire of Liberty, by Gordon S. Wood (M)
Empty Mile, by Matthew Stokoe (M)
The End As I Know It, by Kevin Shay
End Credits, by AF Rutzy
End of the Century, by Chris Roberson
Engleby, by Sebastian Faulks (M)
Enormity, by W.G. Marshall
Envy, by Kathryn Harrison (M)
Epic Win for Anonymous, by Cole Stryker
Escaping from Reality Without Really Trying, by Robert Jacoby
ETA, by Delphine Pontvieux
Ex Libris, by Anne Fadiman (M)
The Exception, by Christian Jungersen
The Execution of Sherlock Holmes, by Donald Thomas (M)
The Executioner's Song, by Norman Mailer (CCLaP 100)
Exogene, by T.C. McCarthy
Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon, by Mark Hodder
Explosions, Fires, and Public Order, by Sarah Pickering (M)
Exposure, by Kathryn Harrison (M)
Exquisite Corpse, by Poppy Z Brite (M)
Eyeballs Growing All Over Me...Again, by Tony Rauch
Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Midnight, by Cat Rambo
The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde
The Failure, by James Greer (M)
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, edited by Philip Pullman
The Faith Between Us, by Peter Bebergal and Scott Korb
The Falling Machine, by Andrew P. Mayer (M)
The False Friend, by Myla Goldberg (M)
A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway (CCLaP 100)
A Feast for Crows, by George R.R. Martin
Feed, by Mira Grant (M)
Felix and the Sacred Thor, by James Steele (M)
The Fermata, by Nicholson Baker (M)
The Final Solution, by Michael Chabon (M)
Finn, by Jon Clinch (M)
Finny, by Justin Kramon (M)
First Cause, by Paul West
The Five Lost Sense of Carl, by Mel Bosworth and Christy Crutchfield (M)
Floating Staircase, by Ronald Malfi
Forever Twilight, volumes 1 and 2, by Peter Crowther
The Forgiven, by Lawrence Osborne
The Fortress of Solitude, by Jonathan Lethem (M)
Foundation, by Isaac Asimov (M)
The Four Fingers of Death, by Rick Moody (M)
Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley (CCLaP 100)
Freedom, by Jonathan Franzen
A Friend of the Family, by Lauren Grodstein (M)
From Acid to the Body of Christ, by Daxx Danzig (M)
From Hell, by Alan Moore
From the Notebooks of Dr. Brain, by Minister Faust
Fungus of the Heart, by Jeremy Shipp (M)
A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin
Ganymede, by Cherie Priest (M)
Gardens of the Sun, by Paul McAuley (M)
The Gargoyle, by Andrew Davidson
The Gathering, by Anne Enright
Gay Dwarves of America, by Anne Fleming
Generation A, by Douglas Coupland
Geosynchron, by David Louis Edelman
Germline, by T.C. McCarthy (M)
Ghosts and Lightning, by Trevor Byrne (M)
Ghosts of Manhattan, by George Mann (M)
Ghosts of War, by George Mann (M)
Ghostwritten, by David Mitchell
The Giant's House, by Elizabeth McCracken (M)
The Girl with Brown Fur, by Stacey Levine
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson
Glasshouse, by Charles Stross
Go Carefully, My Friend, by Jo Simon (M)
God is a Woman, by Ian Coburn
The Gods of Gotham, by Lyndsay Faye
The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov (CCLaP 100)
The Gone-Away World, by Nick Harkaway (M)
The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg, by Doug Bremner
Gradisil, by Adam Roberts
Grand Avenues, by Scott Berg
The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck (CCLaP 100)
The Gravedigger's Daughter, by Joyce Carol Oates (M)
Great Expectations, Charles Dickens (CCLaP 100)
The Great Gatsby, F Scott Fitzgerald (CCLaP 100)
The Great Lenore, by J.M. Tohline
Great Man, by Kate Christensen (M)
The Great Neighborhood Book, by Jay Walljasper (M)
The Great Perhaps, by Joe Meno
Grey, by Jon Armstrong (M)
Growing Up Moffett, by Sarah Moffett
Grundish and Askew, by Lance Carbuncle (M)
Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift (CCLaP 100)
The Gum Thief, by Douglas Coupland
The Gypsy in My Soul, by Christine Harris
HP Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life, by Michel Houellebecq
Hairstyles of the Damned, by Joe Meno
Halting State, by Charles Stross
Harvest Season, by Chris Taylor
Hats & Eyeglasses, by Martha Frankel
The Heart of a Cult, by Lena Phoenix
Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad (CCLaP 100)
Heart-Shaped Box, by Joe Hill (M)
Hearts of Smoke and Steam, by Andrew P. Mayer
Heartbreak Soup: A Love And Rockets Book, by Gilbert Hernandez (M)
Hector and the Search for Happiness, by Francois Lelord (M)
Hellblazer: The Devil You Know, by Jamie Delano et al
Hellblazer: Original Sins, by Jamie Delano et al
Henry Clay: The Essential American, by David and Jeanne Heidler (M)
A Higher Court, by John L. Betcher
Himalayan Passage, by Jean Smith
The Historian, by Elizabeth Kostova
The History of the Ancient World, by Susan Wise Bauer (M)
The History of the Medieval World, by Susan Wise Bauer
Hooked, by Pauline Kael (M)
Horns, by Joe Hill (M)
House of the Seven Gables, Nathaniel Hawthorne (CCLaP 100)
How I Became a Famous Novelist, by Steve Hely
How Proust Can Change Your Life, by Alain de Botton
How to Keep the Woman You Have, by FG Walters (M)
How to Read Novels Like a Professor, by Thomas Foster (M)
How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read, by Pierre Bayard (M)
Human Diastrophism: A Love And Rockets Book, by Gilbert Hernandez (M)
The Humbling, by Philip Roth (M)
Humboldt's Gift, Saul Bellow (CCLaP 100)
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, by N.K. Jemisin (M)
I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts, by Mark Dery
Ibiza Virgin, by Jennifer Eric
Imperial Bedrooms, by Bret Easton Ellis
In the First Circle: The Restored Edition, by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In the Hand of Dante, by Nick Tosches (M)
The Incident Report, by Martha Baillie (M)
Independence Day, by Richard Ford (M)
India Calling, by Anand Giridharadas
Infoquake, by David Louis Edelman
Intention Implication Wind, by Ken Sparling (M)
Interview with the Vampire, by Anne Rice (M)
Iron Sunrise, by Charles Stross
Is Being Pro-Choice a Sin?, by Len Belter (M)
Isaac: a modern fable, by Ivan G. Goldman
The Island of Dr. Moreau, HG Wells (CCLaP 100)
Israel vs Utopia, by Joel Schalit
It Can't Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis
Ivanhoe, by Sir Walter Scott (CCLaP 100)
Jamestown, by Matthew Sharpe
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte (CCLaP 100)
Jesus Boy, by Preston L. Allen
Jezebel: The Untold Story of the Bible's Harlot Queen, by Lesley Hazleton
The Joy of Chemistry, by Cathy Cobb and Monty Fetterolf (M)
The Jewel of the Gold Coast, by Sally Kalmbach (M)
John Belushi is Dead, by Kathy Charles (M)
John Crow's Devil, by Marlon James (M)
A Journal of the Plague Year, by Daniel Defoe (CCLaP 100)
Journey to the Center of the Earth, by Jules Verne
jPod, by Douglas Coupland (M)
Jude the Obscure, by Thomas Hardy (CCLaP 100)
Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America, by Robert Charles Wilson
The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair (CCLaP 100)
Katka, by Stephen Meier
Kelland, by Paul Bens (M)
Keyi its ?? 4 Sucsexy, by Charlie Danoff
The Killer Inside Me, by Jim Thompson (OBH)
Kim, by Rudyard Kipling (CCLaP 100)
The Kindly Ones, by Jonathan Littell (M)
Kino, by Juergen Fauth
Kitchen, by Banana Yoshimoto (M)
Kraken, by China Mieville (M)
The Lake (Jason Pettus review), by Banana Yoshimoto
The Lake (Oriana Leckert review), by Banana Yoshimoto
Lala Pipo, by Hideo Okuda (M)
The Last Colony, by John Scalzi
The Last Duel, by James Landale (M)
The Last Hiccup, by Christopher Meades
The Last Opium Den, by Nick Tosches (M)
The Late Work of Margaret Kroftis, by Mark Gluth (M)
Layover, by Lisa Zeidner (M)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century: 1910, by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill (M)
The Learners, by Chip Kidd (M)
Leaving Mundania, by Lizzie Stark
The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K Le Guin (CCLaP 100)
Less Than Zero, by Bret Easton Ellis
Life in Year One, by Scott Korb (M)
The List of 7, by Mark Frost (M)
Little Children, by Tom Perrotta
Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott (CCLaP 100)
Liverpool 800, by John Belchem (M)
Lives of the Monster Dogs, by Kirsten Bakis
Loisaida: A New York Story, by Marion Stein
Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov (M)
The Long Escape, by Jan Rehacek (M)
The Long Goodbye, by Raymond Chandler
Lord of the Flies, by William Golding (CCLaP 100)
Lords of Chaos, by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Soderlind (M)
A Lost Argument, by Therese Doucet
The Lost Episodes of Beatie Scareli, by Ginnetta Correli
Lost Lustre, by Josh K. Arlen (M)
Lottery, by Patricia Wood (M)
Love in Mid Air, by Kim Wright (M)
The Loving Dominant, by John Warren (M)
Lucky Man, by Ben Tanzer
Lucky Wander Boy, by DB Weiss (M)
Luminarium, by Alex Shakar (M)
Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power, by Robert A. Caro
Mad Skills, by Walter Greatshell
Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert (CCLaP 100)
The Magicians, by Lev Grossman (M)
The Magnificent Ambersons, by Booth Tarkington (CCLaP 100)
Majestic Restoration, by Bryan Roscoe (M)
Make It Stay, by Joan Frank
The Man Who Was Thursday, GK Chesterton (CCLaP 100)
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, by Allison Hoover Bartlett (M)
A Map of Home, by Randa Jarrar
Master of Ceremonies, by David Henry Sterry
Matala, by Craig Holden (M)
May We Shed These Human Bodies, by Amber Sparks
Me and Kev, by Simon Black (M)
The Mechanics of Homosexual Intercourse, by Lonely Christopher (M)
Meditations, by Marcus Aurelius (CCLaP 100)
Memoir of a Milk Carton Kid, by Lawrence Fisher (M)
Mesopotamia, by Arthur Nersesian (M)
Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides (CCLaP 100)
Midnight's Children, by Salman Rushdie (CCLaP 100)
Mind Gone Astray, by Wayne Kallio
Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo (CCLaP 100)
Miss Buncle's Book, by D.E. Stevenson
Mister Pip, by Lloyd Jones
Mr. Toppit, by Charles Elton (M)
Mister Wonderful, by Daniel Clowes (M)
Monastery Ridge, by Henry West
Moral Clarity, by Susan Neiman
Le Morte d'Arthur, by Sir Thomas Malory (CCLaP 100)
Mrs. Dalloway, Virginia Woolf (CCLaP 100)
MultiReal, by David Louis Edelman
Murderland: h8, by Garrett Cook
Muffy: or A Transmigration of Selves, by ST Gulik
Muscle Memory, by Steve Lowe (M)
A Naked Singularity, by Sergio De La Pava
The Name of the Rose, Umberto Eco (CCLaP 100)
Nazi Literature in the Americas, by Roberto Bolano
The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, by Neal Pollack (M)
Nekropolis, by Maureen McHugh (OBH)
The Nervous System, by Nathan Larson
Neurotica, by Elva Maxine Beach
The Never Fable, by Steven Brandsdorfer
Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman (M)
New Bedlam, by Bill Flanagan (M)
New Monasticism, by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove (M)
The News Where You Are, by Catherine O'Flynn (M)
The Night Climbers, by Ivo Stourton
The Night of the Gun, by David Carr (M)
The Night Sessions, by Ken MacLeod
No one belongs here more than you., by Miranda July
No Space for Further Burials, by Feryal Ali Gauhar (M)
Nobody Move, by Denis Johnson
Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen (CCLaP 100)
Nova Swing, by M John Harrison
The Novel: An Alternative History, volume 1, by Steven Moore (M)
Now And Forever, by Ray Bradbury (M)
Nuclear Nightmare, by James Collins (M)
The Nulapeiron Sequence (Paradox, Context and Resolution), by John Meaney
Office Girl, by Joe Meno
Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout (M)
On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan
Once Upon a River, by Bonnie Jo Campbell
Opur's Blade, by James Ross (M)
Our Tragic Universe, by Scarlett Thomas (M)
The "Oz" series (14 books), by L Frank Baum
The Painting and the City, by Robert Freeman Wexler
Palimpsest, by Catherynne Valente (M)
Palo Alto, by James Franco (M)
Paragogy, by Joseph Corneli and Charles Jeffrey Danoff
The Paragon Connection, by Leonard Finz (M)
Party Wolves in My Skull, by Michael Allen Rose
The Passage, by Justin Cronin (M)
Passenger, by Ronald Malfi
The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America, by Michelle Tea (M)
Pen of Iniquity, by Deno Sandz (M)
The People Who Watched Her Pass By, by Scott Bradfield
Perforated Heart, by Eric Bogosian
Permanent Obscurity, by Richard Perez (M)
Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi (M)
Personal Effects: Dark Art, by JC Hutchins and Jordan Weisman
The Pesthouse, by Jim Crace (M)
Petropolis, by Anya Ulinich
The Petting Zoo, by Jim Carroll (M)
The Pisstown Chaos, by David Ohle
The Plague, by Albert Camus (CCLaP 100)
The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City, by Carl Smith
Planesrunner, by Ian McDonald
Player One: What is to Become of Us, by Douglas Coupland (M)
The Plot Against America, by Philip Roth (M)
Point Omega, by Don DeLillo (M)
Portnoy's Complaint, by Philip Roth
Poser, by Claire Dederer
The Possessed, by Elif Batuman (M)
The Possibility of an Island, by Michel Houellebecq
The Prague Cemetery, by Umberto Eco
The Prague Orgy, by Philip Roth (Zuckerman series)
The President's Pianist, by George Manos as told to Daniel Lindley
Prince of Storms, by Kay Kenyon
Prisoners in Paradise, by Akmal Shebl
The Private Life of Trees, by Alejandro Zambra
The Process Server, by L.H. Thomson
Psychological Methods To Sell Should Be Destroyed, by Robert Freeman Wexler
Push, by Sapphire
Pygmy, by Chuck Palahniuk (M)
Q Road, by Bonnie Jo Campbell
The "Quantum Gravity" trilogy, by Justina Robson
Quantum Physics and the Art of Departure, by Craig Lancaster (M)
The Quiet War, by Paul McAuley
Quite a Few Extremely Short Stories, by Mick MacO. (M)
Rabbit, Run, John Updike (CCLaP 100)
Race to the Sea, by Dayton Alverson (M)
Radiant Days, by Michael FitzGerald (Let's Talk About It Again)
The Rage of Achilles, by Terence Hawkins (M)
Rant, by Chuck Palahniuk
The Raw Shark Texts, by Steven Hall
The Real Wizard of Oz, by Rebecca Loncraine (M)
Red Moon: Looming of a New World Order, by Ron Roman Riales (M)
The Redneck Manifesto, by Jim Goad (M)
Released to the Angels, by Marilynn Garzione (M)
Religion for Atheists, by Alain de Botton
Religious Literacy, by Stephen Prothero (M)
The Reluctant Fundamentalist, by Mohsin Hamid
Remain in Light, by Collin Kelley (M)
Remember Me, by Marian Kampinski (M)
RenGen, by Patricia Martin (M)
The Republic, Plato (CCLaP 100)
The Restoration Game, by Ken MacLeod
The Resurrectionist, by Jack O'Connell
Return of the Thin Man, by Dashiell Hammett
Revenge Fantasies of the Politically Dispossessed, by Jacob Wren (M)
Revolution, by Deb Olin Unferth
Richard Stark's Parker: The Hunter, adapted by Darwyn Cooke (M)
Right Livelihoods, by Rick Moody
Righting the Mother Tongue, by David Wolman (M)
The Ringmaster: Proud Man's Game, by MA William (M)
R.I.P., by Terry Lamsley (M)
The Ripley Trilogy, Patricia Highsmith (CCLaP 100)
River of Gods, by Ian McDonald
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
Roadside Bodhisattva, by Paul Di Filippo (M)
Rollback, by Robert J Sawyer
Rude Awakenings, by Keith M. Donaldson (M)
Ruins, by Achy Obejas
Running with Scissors, by Augusten Burroughs
The Sam Gunn Omnibus, by Ben Bova (M)
Sardinian Silver by A Colin Wright
Saturn Returns, by Sean Williams (M)
Saturn's Children, by Charles Stross
Scott Pilgrim Volume 1: Precious Little Life, Color Edition, by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Second Acts, by Tim W. Brown (M)
The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brain, by Barbara Strauch
Sex Dungeon for Sale!, by Patrick Wensink (M)
Shades of Green, by Ian Woodhead (M)
Shakespeare: The World as Stage, by Bill Bryson (M)
Shamrock Alley, by Ronald Malfi (M)
She-Rain, by Michael Cogdill (M)
Sheep and Wolves, by Jeremy Shipp (M)
Shining at the Bottom of the Sea, by Stephen Marche
Shock Treatment, by Karen Finley (M)
Shooting War, by Anthony Lappe and Dan Goldman (M)
A Short Stay in Hell, by Steven L. Peck
Silver Screen, by Justina Robson
The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History, by John Ortved (M)
Singularity Sky, by Charles Stross
The Sins of Tarrant County, by Sandy Prindle (M)
Sister Carrie, Theodore Dreiser (CCLaP 100)
The Slide, by Kyle Beachy
The Slynx, by Tatyana Tolstaya
A Smudge of Gray, by Jonathan Sturak
The Snow Whale, by John Minichillo
Snuff, by Chuck Palahniuk
The Soft Exile, by Eric Kiefer
Solace in So Many Words, edited by Ellen Wade Beals
The Solitudes, by John Crowley
Some Things That Meant the World to Me, by Joshua Mohr
Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury (M)
The Somnambulist, by Jonathan Barnes
Songs of Vagabonds, Misfits and Sinners, by Ken Wohlrob (M)
Soon I Will Be Invincible, by Austin Grossman
The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner (CCLaP 100)
Sophomoric Philosophy, by Victor David Giron (M)
The Spanish Prisoner & The Winslow Boy: Two Screenplays, by David Mamet (M)
Special Topics in Calamity Physics, by Marisha Pessl
Spurious, by Lars Iver
Squinting Over Water, by Mary Kennedy Eastham
Stan's Leap, by Tom Duerig (M)
Standing Still, by Kelly Simmons (M)
Star Trek FAQ, by Mark Clark
Starship: Flagship, by Mike Resnick
The Stein & Candle Detective Agency, Volume 1, by Michael Panush
Still Life with Psychotic Squirrel, by CB Smith
The Stories of John Cheever
A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin
Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl, by Donald Sturrock (M)
Straight Man, by Richard Russo
Strange as Angels, by M. Henderson Ellis (M)
Stranger in a Strange Land, by Robert Heinlein (CCLaP 100)
Sub Rosa, by Amber Dawn (M)
The Sugar Frosted Nutsack, by Mark Leyner
The Summer We Read Gatsby, by Danielle Ganek (M)
The Summer Without Men, by Siri Hustvedt
Sunshine Estates: Rx for Rosedale, by Lynn Shirey
The Surrogates, by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele (M)
The Surrogates: Flesh and Bone, by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele (M)
Suspended Heart, by Heather Fowler
Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell
Swimming Inside the Sun, by David Zweig
Tablet & Pen, edited by Reza Aslan (M)
Taj Mahal: Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire, by Diana and Michael Preston
Tamara Drewe, by Posy Simmonds
Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs (CCLaP 100)
Tea of Ulaanbaatar, by Christopher R. Howard
Teacher Accused, by Alvin Granowsky
Tearing Down the Wall of Sound, by Mick Brown (M)
Tell-All, by Chuck Palahniuk (M)
Ten Books that Screwed Up the World, by Benjamin Wiker (M)
The Ten-Cent Plague, by David Hajdu
Thank You, Death Robot, edited by Mark Brand (M)
There Are Reasons Noah Packed No Clothes, by Robert Jacoby
There Is No Year, by Blake Butler (M)
There Never Was a Better Time, by Doug Taylor (M)
The Thin Man, by Dashiell Hammett (CCLaP 100)
This Bright River, by Patrick Somerville
This Must Be The Place, by Kate Racculia (M)
This Year You Write Your Novel, by Walter Mosley (M)
Thomas Hart Benton: A Life, by Justin Wolff
The Thousand, by Kevin Guilfoile (M)
Three Fallen Women, by Amy Guth
The Three Musketeers, by Alexandre Dumas (CCLaP 100)
Three Novellas for a Novel, by Carl Shuker
Thursday Thistle, by August Fahren (M)
Tinkers, by Paul Harding
To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee (CCLaP 100)
A Tomb on the Periphery, by John Domini
The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno, by Ellen Bryson (M)
The Traveler, by John Twelve Hawks (M)
Tree of Smoke, by Denis Johnson
Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson (CCLaP 100)
The Trilogy, by Samuel Beckett (OBH)
Trip, by Mick MacO (M)
Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller (CCLaP 100)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Jules Verne (CCLaP 100)
Two Times Intro: On the Road with Patti Smith, by Michael Stipe (M)
Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe (CCLaP 100)
Under the Dome, by Stephen King
Under the Harrow, by Mark Dunn
Understanding Arabs, by Margaret K. Nydell
Unforgettable, by Paul McComas (M)
The Universe In Miniature In Miniature, by Patrick Somerville
Unlucky Lucky Days, by Daniel Grandbois (M)
An Urban Myth, by Arielle Bier
Urbis Morpheos, by Stephen Palmer
The Uses of Enchantment, by Heidi Julavits
Vacation, by Jeremy Shipp
Valencia, by Michelle Tea (M)
Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray (CCLaP 100)
Venice Noir, edited by Maxim Jakubowski
Via Dolorosa, by Ronald Malfi
The Vikings: A History, by Robert Ferguson (M)
Virtual Worlds: Rewiring Your Emotional Future, by Jack Myers with Jerry Weinstein
The Visible Man, by Chuck Klosterman
A Visit from the Goon Squad, by Jennifer Egan
Vox, by Nicholson Baker (M)
Voyeurs of Death, by Shaun Jeffrey
Waiting for God, by Lawrence Bush (M)
Walden, by Henry David Thoreau (CCLaP 100)
Walks with Men, by Ann Beattie (M)
Walkups, by Lance Blomgren (M)
War of the Crazies, by John Oliver Hodges
Warhammer 40,000, various (OBH)
Washington Square, Henry James (CCLaP 100)
Water Ghosts, by Shawna Yang Ryan (M)
Watch the Doors as They Close, by Karen Lillis
The Welsh Girl, by Peter Ho Davies
Werewolves of Wisconsin, by Andy Fish
West of Here, by Jonathan Evison
What Pooh Might Have Said to Dante, by Manny Rayner
What Will Come After: The Complete Zombie Stories, by Scott Edelman (M)
Where I Stay, by Andrew Zornoza (M)
The Whole, by John Reed
Wildcat, by William Trent Pancoast (M)
Will You Love Me Tomorrow, by Danny Gillan
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, by Haruki Murakami
The Windup Girl, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson (CCLaP 100)
Wingshooters, by Nina Revoyr (M)
The Witch of Hebron, by James Howard Kunstler (M)
A Wolf at the Table, by Augusten Burroughs
The Women, by T.C. Boyle
The Words of Every Song by Liz Moore
Wore Down Trust, by Michael Blouin (M)
Working On a Dream, by David Masciotra (M)
World Made By Hand, by James Howard Kunstler (M)
World War Z, by Max Brooks
Wraeththu, by Storm Constantine (OBH)
The Wrong Bus, by John Hampton (M)
The Year of the Flood, by Margaret Atwood
Year Zero, by Rob Reid
The Yiddish Policemen's Union, by Michael Chabon
You: Or, The Invention of Memory, by Jonathan Baumbach
You Don't Love Me Yet, by Jonathan Lethem (M)
Zerostrata, by Andersen Prunty
Zeroville, by Steve Erickson (M)
Zone One, by Colson Whitehead
Zot! The Complete Black and White Collection, by Scott McCloud (M)
Zuckerman Unbound, by Philip Roth
Zuleika Dobson, by Max Beerbohm (CCLaP 100)

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