Tuesday, September 27, 2011

List #18 Stefan Moorehead

Stefan Moorehead:Unabridged Bookstore. Chicago, IL. 60657
Last Werewolf--Glen Duncan
Visit from the Goon Squad--Jennifer Egan
Tiger's Wife--Tea Obreht
Splendid Conspiracy--Albert Cossery
Lord of Misrule--Jaimy Gordon
Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees--Lawrence Weschler
The Pale King--David Foster Wallace
Blood Horses--John Jeremiah Sullivan
Visitation--Jenny Erpenbeck
President is a Sick Man--Matthew Algeo
Conscience--Hector Malot
Forever War--Dexter Filkins
Embassytown--China Mieville
Local--Brian Wood
Sometimes a Great Notion--Ken Kesey
Sound and the Fury--William Faulkner
Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet--David Mitchell
Cloud Atlas--David Mitchell
Wind-up Bird Chronicle--Haruki Murakami
Confederacy of Dunces--John Kennedy Toole
The Ask--Sam Lipsyte
Absurdistan--Gary Shteyngart
Super Sad True Love Story--Gary Shteyngart
Lunatic at Large--J. Storer Clouston
You Shall Know our Velocity--Dave Eggers
On Writing--Stephen King
About a Mountain--John D'Agata
Blankets--Craig Thompson
Bottomless Bellybutton--Dash Shaw
The Scott Pilgrim series--Bryan Lee O'Malley
Savage Detectives--Roberto Bolano
The Hakawati--Rabih Alameddine
Lunar Park--Brett Easton Ellis
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao--Junot Diaz
Freedom--Jonathan Franzen
Tree of Smoke--Denis Johnson
American Salvage--Bonnie Jo Campbell
Brain Dead Megaphone--George Saunders
The Mystery Guest--Gregoire Bouillier
The Language Instinct--Steven Pinker
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City--Nick Flynn
Stanley--Syd Hoff
I Drink for a Reason--David Cross
People are Unappealing--Sara Barron
Neuromancer--William Gibson
2001--Arthur C. Clarke
Childhood's End--Arthur C. Clarke
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy--Douglas Adams
Hold Everything Dear--John Berger
The Memory of Fire Trilogy--Eduardo Galeano

This is yet another case where one bookseller(Emily Pullen) pointed me to another. And how about Lawrence Weschler showing up on back-to-back lists? That, friends, is pure goodness.

Also, I'll do my best to get tomorrow's post up as usual but I'll be in the hinterlands of MN wilderness and it may not happen. Do not fear: we shall return.


  1. Hey, loving these lists. Is there any way you can put your comments in brackets or italics or something? Trying to figure out from tone is not working for my feeble brain!

  2. And, this might be my favorite list so far.