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2010 Reading List Update #2

2 July 2010

I finished another item on my 2010 Reading List (original post here) and am well on my way with two more books currently reading. Updated list looks like this:

  • 1 biography
  • 1 memoir (Howard Zinn)
  • 1 nonfiction (vegan)
  • 1 how-to book (photography?)
  • 3 short story collections (Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy)
    • The theory of light and matter by Andrew Porter
  • 2 books on craft (Sage Cohen) (Anne Lamott)
  • 1 historical novel (Bible?)
  • 2 books by authors I’ve never read
    • We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates (read 3/4, didn’t hold my interest)
  • 2 books in a new discipline/field of interest (Eastern philos.)
  • 2 children’s books
  • 2 classics
  • 2 re-reads (Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things)
  • 2 books by international authors (Alaa Al Aswany’s The Yacoubian Building)
  • 1 book of great heft (something daunting) (Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged)
  • 12 books of poetry
    • Bluets by Maggie Nelson
    • School of the Arts by Mark Doty
    • Source by Mark Doty
    • Telling a Hawk from a Handsaw by Chris Wallace-Crabbe
  • 3 literary journals (jubilat) (McSweeney’s)(Meanjin)
  • 1 literary journalism/creative nonfiction book
  • 1 book of travel writing
  • 1 humorous book
  • 12 issues of The Sun magazine
    • have read issues Jan-June
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