i did read books in 2010. lots of them! lots of parts of them! but i was also in gradschoolhell and took most of the time off after graduation to not think about anything at all. which brings me to 2011...


About a Mountain - John D'Agata

Sum - David Eagleman

King Dork - Frank Portman

The Island of the Colorblind - Oliver Sacks

Enlightened Sexism - Susan J. Douglas




deluxe: how luxury lost it's luster - dana thomas
youth in revolt: the journals of nick twisp - c.d. payne
the varieties of scientific experience: a personal view of the search for god - carl sagan & ann druyan
tragedy and the common man - arthur miller
american denim: a new folk art - peter beagle
pierrot le fou - david wills [ed.]
the birth of tragedy - friedrich nietzsche
poems and drawings - josef albers
bas jan ader: in search of the miraculous - jan verwoert
letters to a young poet - rainer maria
the book of omens: your guide to good luck - a dell purse book {1972}
a pocket book of short stories - m. edmund speare [ed.] {1967}
marjoe - steven s. gaines
losers - the granta
franny and zoey - j.d. salinger
reborn: journals and notebooks, 1947-1963 - susan sontag and david rieff
ghost world - daniel clowes
the rider - tim krabbe



longitude: the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time - dava sobel
breaking dawn - stephanie meyer
nine stories - j.d. salinger
cat's cradle - kurt vonnegut jr.
the last testament of oscar wilde - peter ackroyd
eclipse - stephanie meyer
new moon - stephanie meyer
how to be good - nick hornby
design and art - alex coles
american pastoral - philip roth
east of eden - john steinbeck
hella jongerius: a conversation that might have taken place - louise schouwenberg
over and over - mike perry
i am america, and so can you - stephen colbert
how the water feels to the fishes - dave eggers
wide eyed - trinnie dalton
dear diary - leslie arfin
drawings and observations - louise bourgeois and lawrence rinder
dexter in the dark - jeff lindsay
rhett butler's people - donald mccaid
the amazing adventures of kavalier and clay - michael chabon
when you are engulfed in flames - david sedaris
silent spring - rachel carson
blink - malcolm gladwell
stiff - mary roach
assassination vacation - sarah vowell
walking - henry david thoreau
ulysses - james joyce
midnight in the garden of good and evil - john berendt
little women - louisa m. alcott
the pill versus the springhill mine disaster - richard brautigan
in watermellon sugar - richard brautigan
omnivore's dilemma - michael pollan
the road - cormac maccarthy
papillion - henri charrière
of walking in ice - werner herzog
motherless brooklyn - johnathan lethem
siddhartha - hermann hesse
cradle to cradle - william mcdonough & michael braungart
penelopiad - margaret atwood
the heart is a lonely hunter - carson mccullers
south of the border, west of the sun - huruki murakami
fitzcarraldo - werner herzog
a wrinkle in time - madeleine l'engle
the fall - albert camus
the little prince - antoine de saint-exupery
the year of magical thinking - joan didion
breakfast at tiffany's and three other stories - truman capote
dearly devoted dexter - jeff lindsay
darkly dreaming dexter - jeff lindsay


what is the what - dave eggers
on subbing: the first four years - dave roche
the pearl - john steinbeck
valley of the dolls - jacqueline susann
the outsiders - s.e. hinton
mcsweeny's 18 [short stories] - various authors
antigone - sophocles
a young girls diary - anonymous
who's afraid of virginia woolf? - edward albee
alice's adventures in wonderland - lewis carroll
raise high the roofbeam, carpenters & seymour: an introduction- j.d. salinger
through the looking glass and what alice found there - lewis carroll
no exit and three other plays: dirty hands, the flies, the respectful prostitute - jean-paul sartre
dubliners - james joyce
the professor and the madman:...the making of the OED - simon winchester
my antonia - willa cather
therese raquin - emile zola
the white album - joan didion
no one belongs here more than you - miranda july
the yellow wallpaper - charlotte perkins gilman
watership down - richard adams
photocopies - john berger
coal miners daughter - loretta lynn
ignorance - milan kundera
tales from watership down - richard adams
a farewell to arms - ernest hemingway
a separate peace - john knowles
a light in the forest - conrad richter
sybil - flora rheta schreiber
snow flower and the secret fan - lisa see
patterns - drusilla cole
dharma bums - jack kerouac
the new kings of non-fiction- ed. by ira gass
on the wall: contemporary wallpaper - judith tannenbaum and marion boulton stroud


running with scissors - augusten burroughs
we wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: stories from rwanda - philip gourevitch
grendel - john gardner
my sister's keeper - jodi picoult
ways of seeing - john berger
where the red fern grows - wilson rawls
lolita - vladimir nabokov
the autobiography of f.b.i. special agent dale cooper: my life, my tapes - mark frost
curatorial care of works of art on paper - anne f. clapp
keys to lolita - carl r. proffer
closely watched trains - bohumil hrabal
the mysteries of pittsburgh - michael chabon
the da vinci code - dan brown
the interaction of color - josef albers
the passion - jeanette winterson
identity - milan kundera
a house-boat on the styx - john kendrick bangs
the bell jar - sylvia plath
extremely loud and incredibly close -jonathan safran foer
saints in medieval manuscripts - greg buzwell
go ask alice - anonymous
being there - jerzy kosinski


gone with the wind - margaret mitchell
good in bed - jennifer weiner
the lover - marguerite duras
middlesex: a novel - jeffrey eugenides
raise high the roofbeam, carpenters & seymour: an introduction- j.d. salinger
the horse and his boy - c.s. lewis
the magicians nephew - c.s. lewis
the last battle - c.s. lewis
gigi & the cat - colette
the vagabond - colette
geek love - katherine dunn
the unabridged journals of sylvia plath - sylvia plath, karen v. kukil
confessions of a window dresser: tales from the life of fashion - simon doonan
the chronicles of narnia: the patterning of a fantastic world - colin manlove
genie: a scientific tragedy - russ rymer
sex, art, and american culture - camille paglia
gig: americans talk about their jobs - ed. john bowe, marisa bowe
a heartbreaking work of staggering genius - dave eggers
fast food nation: the dark side of the all-american meal - eric schlosser
obligate carnivore: cats, dogs, and what it really means to be vegan - jed gillen
girlfriend in a coma - douglas coupland
house of leaves - mark z. danielewski
the thief's journal - jean genet
wuthering heights - emily bronte
the wind-up bird chronicle - haruki murakami
the language of flowers: symbols and myths - marina heilmeyer
classical cats: the rise and fall of the sacred cat - donald engels
flowers a to z : a practical guide to buying, growing, cutting, arranging - cecelia heffernan
the meaning of flowers - claire powell
push - saphire
the secret diary of laura palmer - jennifer lynch
lady chatterley's lover - d.h. lawrence
watership down - richard adams