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Reading

Non-Fiction read

  • Bill Kreutzmann “Deal”
  • Mike Anderson “Training for Climbing”
  • Jon Vonhof “Fixing Your Feet”
  • Mohamedou Ould Slahi “Guantanamo Diary”
  • Duane Elgin “Voluntary Simplicity”
  • Nick Rosen “Off the Grid”
  • Betsy Matheson “DIY Projects for the Self-Sufficient Homeowner”
  • Stephen Jay Schneider “1001 Movies You Must See before You Die”
  • Eric Horst “Training for Climbing” (3rd or 4th time through this probably)
  • Darrell Hammond “God If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked”
  • Andy Weisman “The World without Us”
  • Rena Frutcher “I’m Chevy Chase…and You’re Not”
  • Neil Patrick Harris “Choose Your Own Autobiography”
  • Seth Andrews “Deconverted”
  • Annie Leonard “The Story of Stuff” (highly recommended)
  • Lawrence Wright “Going Clear”
  • Al Alvarez “The Biggest Game in Town”
  • Vanessa Rodriguez “The Summit Seeker”
  • John C. Stott “New Mexico Beer”
  • Patton Oswalt “Silver Screen Fiend”
  • Grant Morrison “Supergods”

Fiction read

  • Chuck Wendig “Zeroes”
  • Jack McDevitt “Hercules Text”
  • Helene Wecker “The Golem and the Jinni”
  • Iain M. Banks “Consider Phlebas”
  • Andy Weir “The Martian”
  • Justin Richards “Silhoutte” (Doctor Who Novel – 12th Doctor)
  • Brandon Sanderson “Way of Kings” (Book 1 of a projected 10 (!!!) part series)
  • Brandon Sanderson “Firefight” (Book 2 of the Reckoners)
  • Peter Meredith “The Apocalypse”
  • Chuck Palahniuk “Beautiful You”
  • George R. R. Martin “Wild Cards II: Aces High”
  • John Darnielle “Wolf in White Van” (Love Mountain Goats, thought this was boring and pretentious)
  • Myke Cole “Shadow Ops: Gemini Cell”
  • Joe Abercrombie “The Blade Itself”
  • Jim Butcher “Storm Front” (re-read to decide whether or not to re-read the whole series)
  • Joe Abercrombie “Before They Are Hanged”

Graphic Novels read

  • Saga vol. 1-4
  • Chew vol. 7-9
  • Hellboy vol. 1-5
  • B.P.R.D. vol. 1
  • Ms. Marvel vol. 1-2
  • Immortal Iron Fist vol. 1
  • Transformers vs. G. I. Joe vol. 1 (the most insanely amazing and/or amazingly insane comic series I’ve read in a long time)
  • Daredevil vol. 1 (vol. 1 of Daredevil vol. 3 – Marvel is getting increasingly confusing to read)
  • Final Crisis
  • Scalped vol. 1-6
  • Asterios Polyp
  • Flash (new 52) vol. 1
  • JLA vol. 1 (Grant Morrison’s JLA run – seems kind of over-rated in light of his work since)
  • The Sculptor (impressive work that still didn’t quite live up to the hype surrounding it)