Monthly Archives: September 2014

on a good read

It has been a very intense start of the autumn. This week is finally a bit slower. Going to New York on Thursday. That got me thinking on what books to bring for the flight*, which in turn got me thinking on what I have read lately. So, here is a recap so that we have something to talk about if we meet somewhere**:

Douglas Coupland Worst person ever
John Ajvide Lindqvist Himmelstrand
Kem Nunn Dogs of winter
Kem Nunn Tapping the source
Kem Nunn Pomona Queen
Peter Cameron Someday this pain will be useful for you
Bill Clegg Portrait of the addict as a young man
Nic Pizzolatto Galveston
Dennis Cooper Period
Douglas Coupland Player one
Chuck Palahniuk Doomed
Alan Benett Smut
G.A Cohen Why not socialism
Erika Vallin Eunomia (yay!)
William Blake Songs of innocence and experience
Dave Eggers The circle
Jay Jennings Carry the rock
Daniel Woodrell The death of sweet mister
Daniel Woodrell Give us a kiss
Jeanette Winterson Oranges are not the only fruit
Jeanette Winterson The power book
Jeanette Winterson Why be happy when you could be normal
Rebecka Solnit A field guide to getting lost
Margareth Atwood Surfacing
Margareth Atwood Oryx & Crake
Margareth Atwood The year of the flood
Margareth Atwood MaddAddam
Margareth Atwood The handmaids tale
Ursula K. Le Guin A wizard of Earthsea
Ursula K. Le Guin The tombs of Atuan
Ursula K. Le Guin The farthest shore
Kristin Lundell Busskungen
Lev Grossman The magicians land
Thomas Ligotti Songs of a dead dreamer / Noctuary / Teatro Grottesco
David Peace 1974
Buzz Bissinger After Friday night lights
Orson Scott Card The gate thief
Orson Scott Card Speaker for the dead
Orson Scott Card Xenocide
Orson Scott Card The lost gate
Max Frei The Stranger series
Neil Gaiman The Ocean at the end of the lane
Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter The long war
Philip K Dick The Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
Allan C Weissberger In search of captain zero

*Right now Im reading Not that kind of girl by fab writer/director/epic person Lena Dunham and Im really looking forward to reading The most dangerous book. The battle for James Joyce´s Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham which is on my bedroom table.

**These are all books that I liked