Monday, December 31, 2018

2018 Reading List

1. The Pickwick Papers*, Charles Dickens
2. Voyagers, Ben Bova
3. Voyagers II, The Alien Within, Ben Bova
4. Voyagers III, Star Brothers, Ben Bova
5. The Return (Voyagers IV), Ben Bova
6. The Wanted, Robert Crais
7. Dark State, Charles Stross
8. By Sorrow’s River#, Larry McMurtry

9. Grist Mill Road, Christopher J. Yates
10. Dune*, Frank Herbert
11. Ali - A Life, Jonathan Eig
12. Quarry’s Climax, Max Allan Collins
13. On Boxing, Joyce Carol Oates
14. A Long Way From Home, Peter Carey
15. Folly and Glory #, Larry McMurtry
16. The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, Denis Johnson
17. Barrier Island, John D. MacDonald
18. Rules of Civility, Amor Towles
19. When I Left Home, Buddy Guy w/David Ritz
20. I’ll Keep You Safe, Peter May
21. Quarry In The Black, Max Allan Collins
22. The Melody, Jim Crace
23. Graphic Ink The DC Comics Art of Frank Quitely, Frank Quitely
24. The Chalk Man, C.J. Tudor
25. Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere, Hillary Chute
26. The Only Story, Julian Barnes

27. Don’t Skip Out On Me, Willy Vlautin
28. The Best American Comics 2010, ed. Neil Gaiman
29. The Age of Innocence*, Edith Wharton
30. The Weight of Words, ed. Dave McKean & William Schafer
31. Ringworld*, Larry Niven
32. Chicago, David Mamet
33. Wild Pilgrimage, Lynd Ward
34. Breakdowns, Art Spiegelman
35. The Grave’s A Fine and Private Place, Alan Bradley
36. The Gourmands’ Way, Justin Spring
37. Down The River Unto The Sea, Walter Mosley
38. Sanctum, Denise Mina
39. The End Of The Wasp Season, Denise Mina
40. Lord Peter Wimsey, The Complete Short Stories, Dorothy L. Sayers

41. World of Ptavvs, Larry Niven
42. Rage to Survive, Etta James & David Ritz
43. Stranger In A Strange Land, Robert Heinlein
44. Slugfest, Reed Tucker
45. The Disappeared, C.J. Box
46. William Howard  Taft, Jeffrey Rosen
47. A Lily Of The Field, John Lawton
48. The Gone World, Tom Sweterlitsch
49. Tales of the Grand Tour, Ben Bova
50. Packing My Library, Alberto Manguel
51. The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer

52. Circe, Madeline Miller. 
53. Varina, Charles Frazier
54. Bunk, The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists,  Phonies,
Post-Facts, and Fake News, Kevin Young
55. A Hole In Space, Larry Niven
56. The Man In The High Castle, Philip K. Dick
57. The Boys In The Boat, Daniel James Brown
58. Footfall*, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
59. Killers of the Flower Moon, David Gann
60. Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy
61. The Call of the Wild*, Jack London

62. White Fang, Jack London
63. The Tangled Lands, Paolo Bacigalupi & Tobia S. Buckell
64. Farside, Ben Bova
65. The Best Short Stories of Jack London, Jack London
66. Macbeth, Jo Nesbo
67. The Sparsholt Affair, Alan Hollinghurst
68. Travels in Alaska, John Muir
69. God Save The Mark, Donald E. Westlake
70. Stay Awake, Dan Chaon
71. How Late It Was, How Late, James Kelman
72. The Dante Chamber, Matthew Pearl

73. New Earth, Ben Bova
74. Last Stories, William Trevor
75. Swing, Philip Beard
76. Krazy, George Herriman, A Life in Black and White, Michael Tisserand
77. The Dreamer, Will Eisner
78. Field of Blood, Denise Mina
79. Prelude To A Million Year, Lynd Ward
80. Safe Houses, Dan Fesperman
81. Song Without Words, Lynd Ward
82. Clock Dance, Anne Tyler
83. The Catcher Was A Spy, Nicholas Dawidoff
84. Vertigo, Lynd Ward
85. Cartoon County, Cullen Murphy
86. High Adventure, Donald E. Westlake
87. Best Tales of the Yukon, Robert Service
88. The City, Frans Masereel
89. Goblin Market, Christina Rossetti
90. Honeydew, Edith Pearlman
91. Give Me Your Hand, Megan Abbott

92. Reckless Daughter, David Yaffe
93. Death Wave, Ben Bova
94. The Wife, Meg Wolitzer
95. All The Myriad Ways, Larry Niven
96. On Sports,  George Plimpton
97. Zone One, Colson Whitehead
98. Apes and Angels, Ben Bova
99. Social Creature, Tara Isabella Burton
100. Beyond the Streak, Jason King with C.J. Moore
101. Survival, Ben Bova
102. Bad  Blood, John Carreyrou

103. Reamde, Neal Stephenson
104. Dead Man Running, Steve Hamilton
105. Delta Blues, ed. Carolyn Haines
106. The Apocalypse Codex, Charles Stross
107. The Man Who Came Uptown, George Pelecanos
108. Transcription, Kate Atkinson
109. Big Game, The NFL In Dangerous Times, Mark Leibovich
110. Depth of Winter, Craig Johnson

111. 11/22/63, Stephen King
112. Swift Vengeance, T. Jefferson Parker
113. I, Stephen Dixon
114. War of the Wolf, Bernard Cornwell
115. Girl, Balancing  & Other Stories, Helen Dunmore
116. The Witch Elm, Tana French
117. Lyndon Johnson & The American Dream, Doris Kearns
118. The Ranger*, Ace Atkins
119. In A House Of Lies, Ian Rankin

120. The Art of Harvey Kurtzman, Denis Kitchen & Paul Buhle
121. The Lost Ones,  Ace Atkins
122. November Road, Lou Berney
123. New Frontiers, Ben Bova
124. The Broken Places, Ace Atkins
125. Wrecked, Joe Ide
126. The Forsaken, Ace Atkins
127. Art Matters, Neil Gaiman
128. The Library Book, Susan Orlean
129. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
130. Sylvia’s Bookshop, Robert Burleigh and Katy Wu
131. Superman: Red Son, Mark Millar
132. Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll
133. Comic Book Rebels, Stanley Wiater &  Stephen R. Bissette
134. From AARGH! to ZAP!, Harvey Kurtzman
135. The Redeemers*, Ace Atkins

136. Past Tense, Lee Child
137. The Innocents, Ace Atkins
138. Co-Mix, Art Spiegelman, A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics, and  Scraps
139. Dark Sacred Night, Michael Connelly
140. The Fallen, Ace Atkins
141. The Labyrinth Index, Charles Stross
142. The Sinners, Ace Atkins
143. The Will Eisner Companion, N.C. Christopher Couch and
Stephen Weiner
144. Kingdom of the Blind, Louise Penny.
145. Sharpe’s Fury, Bernard Cornwell
146. The Diary of a Bookseller, Shaun Bythell

* Re-read
Collected in The Berrybender Narratives

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