My Reading Year 2010
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 6:00AM
Kris Madden in Books, What I Learned Yesterday, reading

Yesterday, I tallied up all the books I read in 2010 and came up with 25. For a kid who had only read 6 or 7 books (start to finish) by the age of 17, this was pleasant surprise to learn about myself. Here’s a list of what I read this past year:

1. The Iliad – Homer

2. Junky – William S. Burroughs

3. Notes from the Underground – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

4. The Iron Whim: A Fragmented History of Typewriting – Darren Wershler-Henry

5. Paradise Lost – John Milton

6. The Rape of the Lock – Alexander Pope

7. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne

8. King Lear – William Shakespeare

9. Richard II – William Shakespeare

10. Design As Art – Bruno Munari

11. Dubliners – James Joyce

12. The Truth About An Author – Arnold Bennett

13. Bartleby the Scrivener – Herman Melville

14. Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell

15. The Outfit – Darwyn Cooke and Donald E. Westlake

16. The Now Habit – Neil Fiore

17. Poetics – Aristotle

 

18. Lyrical Ballads – William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge

 

19. Walden – Henry David Thoreau

20. Beowulf – Anonymous with Seamus Heaney

 

21. Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift

 

22. Inferno – Dante

 

23. Everyman – Anonymous

 

24. Three Theban Plays – Sophocles

 

25. Tree of Codes – Jonathan Safran Froer

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