Thursday, December 27, 2012

My Year In Books: 2012

These are the books I read this year. I won't rate them or suggest certain books over others. Instead, I suggest you read them all, or read something – everything you can – in 2013.

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  1. Deaf Sentence: A Novel by David Lodge
  2. The Book of Joe by Jonathan Tropper
  3. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. Ghost: A Novel by Alan Lightman
  5. How To Talk To A Widower: A Novel by Jonathan Tropper
  6. This Side Of The River (manuscript) by Jeffrey Stayton
  7. Plan B by Jonathan Tropper
  8. Enchanted Night: A Novella by Steven Millhauser
  9. The Saturdays (The Melendy Family, #1) by Elizabeth Enright
  10. Every Night's A Saturday Night: The Rock 'n' Roll Life Of Legendary Sax Man Bobby Keys by Bobby Keys
  11. North River by Pete Hamill
  12. The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern
  13. The Roots of the Olive Tree by Courtney Miller Santo
  14. We Are Billion Year Old Carbon: A Tribal-Love-Rock-Novel Set in the Sixties on an Outpost Planet Called Memphis by Corey Mesler
  15. Look at the Birdie: Unpublished Short Fiction by Kurt Vonnegut
  16. The Story of a Marriage: A Novel by Andrew Sean Greer
  17. The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  18. Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
  19. The Man in My Basement by Walter Mosley
  20. The Four-Story Mistake (The Melendy Family, #2) by Elizabeth Enright
  21. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (re-read) by Michael Chabon
  22. One Writer's Beginnings by Eudora Welty
  23. A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
  24. One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper
  25. Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
  26. The Simplest Pattern (manuscript) by Richard J. Alley
  27. The Zero by Jess Walter
  28. Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon
  29. Then There Were Five (The Melendy Family, #3) by Elizabeth Enright
  30. Elsewhere by Richard Russo
  31. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
  32. In the Night Season: A Novel by Richard Bausch
  33. Spiderweb for Two: A Melendy Maze (The Melendy Family, #4) by Elizabeth Enright
  34. Junior Ray by John Pritchard
  35. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
  36. Franny and Zooey (re-read) by J.D. Salinger