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Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Daniel's Cannonball Reading List

Okay, guys. Here is Daniel’s reading list and he is being a dick about it. Shocker! Anyhoo, here you go. We will both be reviewing on this here blog so I figured what the hay, we need his reading list as well. Even though he is being a hipster asshat who makes out with his Kindle. DOOOOOUUUCCHEEEE:

My (Daniel) Cannonball Read list:


1. Robert Bolano - 2666
2. David Bowick - How To Disappear Completely
3. Dan Brown - The Lost Symbol
4. Bill Bryson - At Home
5. William S. Burroughs - Junkie
6. Bruce Campbell - If Chins Could Kill
7. Justin Cronin - The Passage
8. David Cullen - Columbine
9. Phillip K. Dick - The Man In The High Castle
10. Bret Easton Ellis - Imperial Bedrooms
11. Warren Ellis - Crooked Little Vein
12. James Ellroy - American Tabloid
13. Joshua Ferris - The Unnamed
14. Jonathan Safran Foer - Eating Animals
15. Eric Garcia - Repo Men
16. Seth Grahame-Smith - Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
17. Lev Grossman - The Magicians
18. Jonathan L. Howard - Johannes Cabal: The Necromancer
19. Jonathan L. Howard - Johannes Cabal: The Detective
20. A.J. Jacobs - The Year of Living Biblically
21. Stephen King - Full Dark, No Stars
22. Stephen King - UR
23. Stephen King - Duma Key
24. Stieg Larson - The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest
25. Stieg Larson - The Girl Who Played With Fire
26. Stieg Larson - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
27. Robert R. McCammon - Swan Song
28. Rick Moody - The Four Fingers of Death
29. Christopher Moore - Bite Me: A Love Story
30. Christopher Moore - You Suck: A Love Story
31. Larry Niven - Lucifer's Hammer
32. C.D. Payne - Youth In Revolt
33. Douglas Preston - Impact
34. Keith Richards - Life
35. Mary Roach - Packing For Mars
36. Mary Roch - Bonk
37. David Sedaris - Barrel Fever
38. David Sedaris - Naked
39. Hunter S. Thompson - Hell's Angels
40. Hunter S. Thompson - The Rum Diary
41. John Kennedy Toole - A Confederacy of Dunces
42. Harry Turtledove - Tilting The Balance
43. Harry Turtledove - Upsetting The Balance
44. Irvine Welsh - Trainspotting

That leaves me with 8 blank spots. I'm sure I'll discover some books along the way this year that I can fill in those spots with.

I'd also like to point out that I have all of those books on my Kindle and they didn't cost a dime and you'll notice they're in alphabetical order by author's last name because Kindles kick fucking ass like that. Get on board. Google is opening an eBook site before the end of the year. It's game over for paper.

2 comments:

Stacey Garrett said...

I am pretty pumped that you are going to read Eating Animals. Its interesting and I think you will like it.

I read Columbine and it was pretty awesome. It was upsetting, for sure, but if you can make it through the really sad shit, it's good stuff.

I have heard good things about Packing for Mars.

Naked was pretty good but my favorite of his is When You are Engulfed in Flames. By far my favorite.

Peezy said...

I'm really interested to read Columbine because I actually know Brooks Brown (via the internet, of course but I've hung out with him). He's a really good dude and it's interesting to read about somebody you actually know.

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