January 2nd, 2010

we are all mad

Book Reading List 2009

Book Reading List for 2009

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LEGEND
(date finished)
* = first time read all the way through or never been read before
/ = borrowed from the Beaches library
' = birthday gift from Carol
^ = snail mail gift from Mr. X (awesome & mysterious unknown internet stranger)
, = loaned to me from tenant of my apartment building
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1. Windblown World The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954 (27 January 2009) *
2. The Pleasures of the Damned Poems, 1951-1993 Charles Bukowski (28 January 2009) *
3. Authentic Passion Loving Without Losing Your Self by Bonnie Kreps (03 February 2009)
4. The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedan (24 February 2009) *
5. Howl and other poems by Allen Ginsberg Introduction by William Carlos Williams (26 February 2009) *
6. The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson (31 March 2009) *
7. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (10 April 2009) *
8. The Subway by Philip Quinn (10 April 2009) *
9. The Lesser Light by Andreas Gripp (21 April 2009) *
10. I'm not going to lie to you by Michael Blouin (23 April 2009) *
11. Loyalty Management by Glen Downie (25 April 2009) *
12. Alden Nowlan selected poems edited and with an introduction by Patrick Lane and Lorna Crozier (29 April 2009) *
13. Ripple Effect new & selected poems by Elaine Equi (03 May 2009) *
14. Domestic Violence by Eavan Boland (03 May 2009) *
15. Long Live A Hunger To Feed Each Other poems by Jerome Badanes introduction by Nancy Willard (04 May 2009) *
16. The Theory of the Loser Class by Jon Paul Fiorentino (05 May 2009) *
17. zine yearbook 9 edited by microcosm publishing (14 May 2009) *
18. The Jungle by Upton Sinclair foreward by Eric Schlosser Introduction by Ronald Gottesman (18 May 2009) *
19. The Face a Novella in Verse by David St. John (18 May 2009) *
20. Stuffed and Starved The Hidden Battle for the World's Food System by Raj Patel (27 May 2009) *
21. The Soloist by Steve Lopez (29 May 2009) *
22. Left Hook A Sideways Look at Canadian Writing by George Bowering (29 May 2009) *
23. A complete handbook for survival in the urban wilds edited by Edward Nixon (30 May 2009) *
24. PostSecret extraordinary confession from ordinary lives compiled by Frank Warren (02 June 2009) * /
25. Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen (03 June 2009) * /
26. Love, Janis by Laura Joplin (06 June 2009) * /
27. Dali by Gilles Neret (09 June 2009) * /
28. Uptown Downtown by Raymond Souster (23 June 2009) * /
29. The Door by Margaret Atwood (27 June 2009) * /
30. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (02 July 2009) *
31. Words in Air The Complete Correspondence Between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell edited by Thomas Travisano with Saskia Hamilton (05 July 2009) *
32. The Fat Girl's Guide to Life by Wendy Shanker (11 July 2009)
33. six-word memoirs on Love & Heartbreak by Writers Famous & Obscure Edited by Smith Magazine (17 July 2009) * /
34. On Writing A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King (28 July 2009)
35. Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke translated and with a foreward by Stephen Mitchell (19 July 2009)
36. 5 Hot Plays Edited by Dave Carley (20 July 2009) * /
37. How to Write a Poem by Margaret Ryan (22 July 2009) * /
38. The Address Book poems by Steven Heighton (22 July 2009) * /
39. Momentary Dark new poems by Margaret Avison (22 July 2009) * /
40. Hamburger Valley, California by David McGimpsey (24 July 2009) * /
41. Light-crossing by Michael Redhill (26 July 2009) * /
42. Magic Animas selected poems old & new by Gwendolyn MacEwan (29 July 2009) * /
43. rooms for rent in the outer planets selected poems 1962 - 1996 by al purdy (30 July 2009) * /
44. poemcrazy freeing your life with words by Susan G. Wooldridge (03 August 2009) * /
45. morning in the burning house new poems by Margaret Atwood (05 August 2009) * /
46. A Map To The Next World poems and tales by Joy Harjo (14 August 2009) * '
47. The Spontaneous Poetics of Jack Kerouac A Study of the Fiction by Regina Weinreich (19 August 2009) * /
48. Garments of the Known poems by Norm Sacuta (20 August 2009) * ^
49. Prize Writing The 10th Anniversary Collection The Giller Prize edited by Gary Stephen Ross (22 August 2009) * /
50. Beat Poets Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Selected and edited by Carmela Ciuraru (24 August 2009) * /
51. buried alive the elements of love by Ralph Fletcher (25 August 2009) * /
52. Top of my Lungs poems and paintings and the essay "How Poetry Saved My Life" by Natalie Goldberg (26 August 2009) * /
53. Juicy Pens Thirsty Paper by Sark (27 August 2009) * /
54. inspirations by Bob Dylan (28 August 2009) *
55. you got to burn to shine by John Giorno (28 August 2009) * /
56. writing poetry from the inside out by Sandford Lyne (03 September 2009) * /
57. in case of light by Jerome Paul (09 September 2009) *
58. The Essential Rumi new expanded edition Translations by Coleman Barks (15 September 2009) * ,
59. The Invisibility Exhibit by Sachiko Murakani (16 September 2009) *
60. Quartet by Jean Rhys (18 September 2009) *
61. Anathema: Poems Selected & New by Andreas Gripp (20 September 2009) *
62. The Theban Plays by Sophocles translated by E.F. Watling (23 September 2009) *
63. The Complete Poems: Anne Sexton foreward by Maxine Kumin (23 October 2009) *
64. Local Matters: A Defence of Dooney's Cafe and Other Non-globalized Places, People, and Ideas by Brian Fawcett (29 October 2009) * /
65. Life & Times of Michael K. by J.M. Coetzee (12 November 2009) *
66. We by Yevgeny Zamyatin translation by Mirra Ginsburg (14 November 2009) *
67. A Durable Fire The Letters of Duff and Diana Cooper 1913-1950 edited by Artemis Cooper (11 December 2009) *

almost made it to 68...
on the streetcar / New Year's 2010


I wanted so badly to finish this book (literary journal, actually) before midnight so I could add it to my book list but I kept getting distracted with New Year's stuff.