Books Read, 2008 – Present

Some say that you can tell what kind of person someone is by the books that person reads.
I really hope that’s not true.

Regardless, I’ve been keeping track of every book I’ve read cover-to-cover since 2008. Here you go, world. Judge away.

2008

1. Nocturne – Adam Rapp
2. 33 Snowfish – Adam Rapp
3. Missing the Piano – Adam Rapp
4. Romeo and Juliet – William Shakespeare
5. To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
6. Without You: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent – Anthony Rapp
7. Gossip Girl – Cecily Von Ziegesar
8. You Suck: A Love Story – Christopher Moore
9. American Whiskey Bar – Michael Turner
10. Fight Club – Chuck Palahniuk
11. King Dork – Frank Portman
12. Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
13. Twelve Angry Men – Reginald Rose
14. The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway
15. The Uses and Abuses of History – Margaret MacMillan
16. Animal Farm – George Orwell
17. The Doors of Perception – Aldous Huxley
18. The Crying of Lot 49 – Thomas Pynchon
19. Letter to a Christian Nation – Sam Harris
20. Untamed – Nora Roberts
21. Brighton Rock – Graham Greene
22. Cockeyed: A Memoir – Ryan Knighton
23. I’d Tell You I Love You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You – Ally Carter
24. The Alphabet of Manliness – Maddox
25. The Rebel Sell: Why the Culture Can’t be Jammed – Joseph Heath and Andrew Potter
26. Everybody Hurts: An Essential Guide to Emo Culture – Trevor Kelley and Leslie Simon
27. The Fuck-Up – Arthur Nersesian
28. The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
29. The Three Evangelists – Fred Vargas
30. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
31. You Are Here – Daniel MacIvor
32. Knots and Crosses – Ian Rankin
33. Canadians – Roy MacGregor
34. The Fix – Declan Hill
35. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
36. Larry and the Meaning of Life – Janet Tashjian
37. Inherit the Wind – Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
38. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher Stowe
39. The Alcoholic – Jonathan Ames

2009

1. The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
2. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man – James Joyce
3. Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
4. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
5. Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things That Aren’t as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn’t Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us Out – Eli Horowitz
6. Tweak – Nic Sheff
7. Stories From The Vinyl Cafe: 10th Anniversary Edition – Stuart McLean
8. Justine – Marquis De Sade
9. Hide & Seek – Ian Rankin
10. The Age of Youth – Julius Parente
11. The Vinyl Cafe: Unplugged – Stuart McLean
12. The Communist Manifesto – Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
13. Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography – Chester Brown
14. Crank – Ellen Hopkins
15. Mother Night – Kurt Vonnegut
16. A Man Without a Country – Kurt Vonnegut
17. Armageddon In Retrospect – Kurt Vonnegut
18. Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh
19. Brokeback Mountain – Annie Proulx
20. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess
21. Home from the Vinyl Cafe: A Year of Stories – Stuart McLean
22. Shuck – Daniel Allen Cox
23. The Giver – Lois Lowry
24. Silk – Alessandro Baricco
25. The Book Of Negroes – Lawrence Hill
26. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale – Art Spiegelman
27. Tattoo This Madness In – Daniel Allen Cox
28. House of Leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski
29. Design Your Self: Rethinking the Way You Live, Love, Work, and Play – Karim Rashid
30. Wetlands – Charlotte Roche
31. American Born Chinese – Gene Luen Yang
32. Dirty Liar – Brian James
33. Captain Canuck: Volume 1 – Richard Comely
34. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne
35. L.A. Candy – Lauren Conrad
36. Anthem – Ayn Rand
37. Debrett’s Etiquette for Girls – Fleur Britten
38. Death of a Salesman – Arthur Miller
39. Skinny Bitch – Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin
40. Sloppy Firsts – Megan McCafferty
41. Invisible Monsters – Chuck Palahniuk
42. Second Helpings – Megan McCafferty
43. Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot – T.S. Eliot
44. Screw Cupid – Samantha Scholfield
45. ghostgirl (Advance Reading Copy) – Tonya Hurleyghostgirl (Advance Reading Copy) – Tonya Hurley
46. The Continual Condition: Poems – Charles Bukowski
47. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
48. Hamlet – William Shakespeare
49. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
50. Atonement – Ian McEwan
51. Me of Little Faith – Lewis Black
52. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever – Barbara Robinson
53. Ariel: Poems by Sylvia Plath – Sylvia Plath
54. The Kite Runner – Khaled Hosseini
55. Regeneration – Pat Barker
56. i am neurotic (and so are you) – Lianna Kong
57. Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher
58. Breakfast of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut
59. Eating Animals – Jonathan Safran Foer
60. Tales From Outer Suburbia – Shaun Tan
61. Charmed Thirds – Megan McCafferty
62. Confessions of an Heiress – Paris Hilton

2010

1. Fourth Comings – Megan McCafferty
2. The Crucible – Arthur Miller
3. The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins
4. Horrible Histories: Measly Middle Ages – Terry Deary
5. The Lost Diaries of Adrian Mole, 1999-2001 – Sue Townsend
6. One On One: Favourite Conversations And The Stories Behind Them – Peter Mansbridge
7. Girl #3 (Advance Reading Copy) – Nichole McGill
8. I Just Hope It’s Lethal: Poems of Sadness, Madness, and Joy – Liz Rosenberg and Deena November
9. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
10. 77 Dream Songs – John Berryman
11. Selected Poems of Ted Hughes – Ted Hughes
12. The Road – Cormac McCarthy
13. The Customer Is Not Always Right – A.J. Adams
14. Perfect Fifths – Megan McCafferty
15. Only In The Movies (Advance Reading Copy) – William Bell
16. The Principles Of Uncertainty – Maira Kalman
17. Rich Dad Poor Dad For Teens – Robert T. Kiyosaki
18. The Videographer – Jason Rapczynski
19. Quitting Science – Cunliffe Merriwether (Dan Bern)
20. What Are These Strawberries Doing On My Nipples? … I Need Them For The Fruit Salad! – Vanessa Feltz
21. Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan
22. Got Fight? (Advance Reading Copy) – Forrest Griffin
23. Personal Effects: Dark Art (Advance Reading Copy) – J.C. Hutchins and Jordan Weisman
24. Miles: The Autobiography – Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe
25. Moral Disorder – Margaret Atwood
26. U Chic: The College Girl’s Guide to Everything – Christie Garton
27. The Rules: A Man’s Guide to Life – The Editors of Esquire Magazine
28. Selected Poems Of e.e. cummings – e.e. cummings
29. Andersen’s Fairy Tales – Hans Christian Andersen
30. We Are All The Same – Jim Wooten
31. Journals – Kurt Cobain
32. Lullabies for Little Criminals – Heather O’Neill
33. Youth in Revolt – C.D. Payne
34. Fear of Fighting – Stacey May Fowles and Marlena Zuber
35. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins
36. Percy Jackson & The Sea of Monsters – Rick Riordan
37. Imola (Advance Reading Copy) – Richard Satterlie
38. Food Rules – Michael Pollan
39. This Book Has Feelings – Dr. Neil Scott and Dr. Sandi Mann
40. Where The Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein
41. Ladies And Gentlemen, The Bible! – Jonathan Goldstein
42. Revolting Youth – C.D. Payne
43. A Devil in Paradise – Henry Miller
44. Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche – Bruce Feirstein
45. So the Bastard Broke Your Heart, Now What? – Tasha Cunningham
46. Shortcomings – Adrian Tomine
47. Bright Shiny Morning – James Frey
48. Wake-Up Call: A Psychic’s Guide to a Better Life – Kim Sartor
49. Kathryn in the City: Create Your Own Erotic Fantasy – Mary Anne Mohanraj
50. Hello, Cruel World – Kate Bornstein
51. The Five Love Languages – Gary Chapman
52. The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick
53. Scott Pilgrim’s Precious Little Life – Bryan Lee O’Malley
54. Poirot Investigates – Agatha Christie
55. Instamatic Karma – May Pang
56. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World – Bryan Lee O’Malley
57. Scott Pilgrim & the Infinite Sadness – Bryan Lee O’Malley
58. Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together – Bryan Lee O’Malley
59. Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe – Bryan O’Malley
60. Venus in Furs – Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
61. A Child Called ‘It’ – Dave Pelzer
62. Scott Pilgrim’s Finest Hour – Bryan Lee O’Malley
63. Civic Beauties – C.D. Payne
64. The Christmas Thief – Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
65. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe – Douglas Adams
66. Stripmalling – Jon Paul Fiorentino
67. Smile – Raina Telgemeier
68. Only Revolutions – Mark Z. Danielewski
69. The Art of War – Sun Tzu
70. Dragonbreath – Ursula Vernon
71. I Am the Messenger – Markus Zusak
72. What Do We Do Now? – Keith and the Girl
73. The Artist in the Office – Summer Pierre
74. Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now – Andre Jordan
75. Goddess Girls: Athena the Brain – Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
76. Goddess Girls: Persephone the Phony – Joan Holub and Suzanne Williams
77. Union Station – Joe Fiorito
78. Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins
79. Luka and the Fire of Life (Advance Reading Copy) – Salman Rushdie
80. Room (Advance Reading Copy) – Emma Donoghue
81. The Outsider/Stranger – Albert Camus
82. Story of the Eye – Georges Bataille
83. Media Control – Noam Chomsky
84. The Last Song – Nicholas Sparks
85. Crash – J.G. Ballard
86. The Vagina Monologues – Eve Ensler
87. The Visit – Friedrich Dürrenmatt
88. Nervous Conditions – Tsitsi Dangarembga
89. The City of Dreaming Books – Walter Moers
90. The Secret – Rhonda Byrne

2011

1. The Judge and His Hangman – Friedrich Dürrenmatt
2. Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang – Mordecai Richler
3. Jacob Two-Two and the Dinosaur – Mordecai Richler
4. Introducing Linguistics: A Graphic Guide – R.L. Trask and Bill Mayblin
5. Cinderella Ate My Daughter – Peggy Orenstein
6. Winnie the Pooh and Some Bees – A.A. Milne
7. Eeyore Has a Birthday – A.A. Milne
8. Mr. Popper’s Penguins – Richard and Florence Atwater
9. The Bobbsey Twins at the Seashore – Laura Lee Hope
10. The Tale of Benjamin Bunny – Beatrix Potter
11. The Tale of Two Bad Mice – Beatrix Potter
12. The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher – Beatrix Potter
13. Christopher Robin Leads an Expotition – A.A. Milne
14. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother – Amy Chua
15. Benevolence – Cynthia Holz
16. Gorillas in the Mist – Dian Fossey
17. Paper Towns – John Green
18. Delirium’s Party: A Little Endless Storybook (Advance Reading Copy) – Jill Thompson
19. My Father’s Dragon – Ruth Stiles Gannett
20. I Am an Emotional Creature – Eve Ensler
21. Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami
22. Looking for Alaska – John Green
23. Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation – Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman
24. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – F. Scott Fitzgerald
25. Squish #2: Brave New Pond (Advance Reading Copy) – Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm
26. Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
27. Wonderstruck (Advance Reading Copy) – Brian Selznick
28. The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett
29. Full Frontal Feminism – Jessica Valenti
30. Eats, Shoots & Leaves – Lynne Truss
31. Huge – Sasha Paley
32. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
33. The Chocolate War – Robert Cormier
34. Frisco Pigeon Mambo – C.D. Payne
35. The Devil’s Star – Jo Nesbo
36. Big Girl Small (Advance Reading Copy) – Rachel DeWoskin
37. Female Chauvinist Pigs – Ariel Levy
38. Walden – Henry David Thoreau
39. George’s Marvelous Medicine – Roald Dahl
40. The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet – Reif Larsen
41. Catch Me If You Can – Frank Abagnale Jr.
42. Fat: The Anthropology of an Obsession – Don Kulick and Anne Meneley
43. Crazy Sexy Diet – Kris Carr
44. Modelland (Advance Reading Copy) – Tyra Banks
45. Dick Tracy: The Early Years #1 – Chester Gould
46. Dick Tracy: The Early Years #2 – Chester Gould
47. Dick Tracy: The Early Years #3 – Chester Gould
48. Sin City: The Hard Goodbye – Frank Miller
49. Philosophy of the Buddha – A.J. Bahm
50. Death Note 1 – Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
51. Maus: A Survivor’s Tale – Art Spiegelman
52. Too Far – Rich Shapero

2012

1. Anne of Green Gables – Lucy Maud Montgomery
2. Anne of Avonlea – Lucy Maud Montgomery
3. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – Frank Miller
4. The Walking Dead #1: Days Gone Bye – Robert Kirkman
5. The Walking Dead #2: Miles Behind Us – Robert Kirkman
6. The Walking Dead #3: Safety Behind Bars – Robert Kirkman
7. Barbary Shore – Norman Mailer
8. Sin City: The Big Fat Kill – Frank Miller
9. Anne of the Island – Lucy Maud Montgomery
10. The Walking Dead #4: The Heart’s Desire – Robert Kirkman
11. The Mindful Way Through Depression – Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, and Jon Kabat-Zinn
12. The Arabian Nights – Windermere Readers
13. The Notebook – Nicholas Sparks
14. The Walking Dead #5: The Best Defense – Robert Kirkman
15. Letters From Father Christmas – J.R.R. Tolkien
16. The Meaning of Everything – Simon Winchester
17. The Spellman Files – Lisa Lutz
18. The Reinvention of Love (Advance Reading Copy) – Helen Humphreys
19. The Fox – D.H. Lawrence

2013

1. The Happiness Myth – Jennifer Michael Hecht
2. Blood Red Road (Advance Reading Copy) – Moira Young
3. Hiroshima – John Hersey
4. Letters – James Hutchinson
5. David Boring – Daniel Clowes
6. A Degree of Mastery – Annie Tremmel Wilcox
7. De Niro’s Game – Rawi Hage
8. The Fellowship of the Ring – J.R.R. Tolkien
9. God’s Secretaries – Adam Nicolson
10. Anne of Windy Poplars – Lucy Maud Montgomery
11. The Book on the Bookshelf – Henry Petroski
12. Anansi Boys – Neil Gaiman
13. Have Mercy on Us All – Fred Vargas
14. Astro Boy: Books 1 & 2 – Osamu Tezuka
15. A Walk to Remember – Nicholas Sparks
16. Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television – Jerry Mander
17. Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper – Nicholson Baker
18. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell – Susanna Clarke
19. Saving the CBC: Balancing Profit and Public Service – Wade Rowland
20. The Tower of Babble: Sins, Secrets, and Successes Inside the CBC – Richard Stursberg
21. The Life of the Book – Hellmut Lehmann-Haupt
22. The Two Towers – J.R.R. Tolkien
23. How to Practice: The Way to a Meaningful Life – His Holiness the Dalai Lama
24. Ender’s Game – Orson Scott Card
25. Goodbye Gutenberg – Valerie Kirschenbaum
26. Yes, I Could Care Less – Bill Walsh
27. Chronicles of Avonlea – Lucy Maud Montgomery
28. Just My Type – Simon Garfield

2014

1. Songs of Innocence and of Experience – William Blake
2. Frankenstein – Mary Shelley
3. The Type-Writer Girl – Grant Allen
4. BodyWorld – Dash Shaw
5. Lucy Hardin’s Missing Period – Stephen Marche
6. The Waste Land – T.S. Eliot
7. House of Leaves – Mark Z. Danielewski
8. You Know Who – John Ciardi (illustrations by Edward Gorey)
9. This Is Not the End of the Book – Jean-Claude Carrière, Umberto Eco, and Jean-Philippe de Tonnac
10. The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects – Marshall McLuhan, Quentin Fiore, and Jerome Agel
11. Transformations – Anne Sexton
12. 84, Charing Cross Road – Helene Hanff
13. The Information Inferno – Whodini
14. The Pope’s Bookbinder – David Mason
15. War and Peace in the Global Village – Marshall McLuhan, Quentin Fiore, and Jerome Agel
16. Reading Pictures: A History of Love and Hate – Alberto Manguel
17. Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe
18. A Passion for Books – Harold Rabinowitz and Rob Kaplan
19. Catalog Design: The Art of Creating Desire – Dianna Edwards and Robert Valentine
20. The Case for Books – Robert Darnton
21. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word – Walter J. Ong
22. The Desiderata of Happiness – Max Ehrmann
23. On Friendship (Penguin Great Ideas) – Michel de Montaigne
24. The Electric Information Age Book: McLuhan/Agel/Fiore and the Experimental Paperback – Jeffrey T. Schnapp and Adam Michaels

2015

1. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell
2. For Esmé – with Love and Squalor (Nine Stories) – J.D. Salinger
3. A Year in the Merde – Stephen Clarke
4. Paddington Abroad – Michael Bond
5. His Last Bow: Eight Cases of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
6. Strife – John Galsworthy
7. The Age of Earthquakes – Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, and Hans Ulrich Obrist
8. Image on the Edge: The Margins of Medieval Art – Michael Camille
9. Mother Night – Kurt Vonnegut
10. How to Live with a Calculating Cat – Eric Gurney
11. A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees – Kenkō
12. Print is Dead: Books in Our Digital Age – Jeff Gomez
13. Do It!: Scenarios of the Revolution – Jerry Rubin and Quentin Fiore
14. Herman Kahnsciousness: The Megaton Ideas of the One-Man Think Tank – Herman Kahn and Jerome Agel
15. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan
16. Moxon’s Miniature Poets: Selections from Tennyson – Lord Alfred Tennyson
17. Forward Through the Rearview Mirror: Reflections On and By Marshall McLuhan – Paul Benedetti and Nancy DeHart
18. People of the Book – Geraldine Brooks
19. The Fire Next Time – James Baldwin
20. I Seem to be a Verb – R. Buckminster Fuller, Quentin Fiore, and Jerome Agel
21. Other Worlds – Carl Sagan and Jerome Agel
22. Mirror in Parchment: The Luttrell Psalter and the Making of Medieval England – Michael Camille
23. Imagine Nation: The American Counterculture of the 1960s and ’70s – Peter Braunstein and Michael William Doyle (Editors)
24. The Nose/The Carriage – Nikolai Gogol
25. Lost in the Funhouse – John Barth
26. End Zone – Don DeLillo
27. Big Eyes, Small Windows: Selected Writings – Niek Kemps
28. The Sonderberg Case – Elie Wiesel
29. How the Page Matters – Bonnie Mak
30. The Rise of the Image, the Fall of the Word – Mitchell Stephens
31. One Day – David Nicholls
32. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
33. The Motorcycle Diaries – Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevera
34. The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera
35. Stardust – Neil Gaiman
36. Slumdog Millionaire (Q & A) – Vikas Swarup
37. Is Today Tomorrow? – Jerome Agel
38. Why Not Me? – Mindy Kaling
39. By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept – Elizabeth Smart
40. Emma – Jane Austen

2016

1. The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana – Umberto Eco
2. Growing (Up) at 37 – Jerry Rubin
3. Future Shock – Alvin Toffler
4. Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen
5. Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad
6. Shards of God: A Novel of the Yippies – Ed Sanders
7. Girl, 20 – Kingsley Amis
8. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
9. A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Backman
10. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
11. The Hound of the Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
12. Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth – R. Buckminster Fuller
13. Monday or Tuesday – Virginia Woolf
14. Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism – Daisy Hernández and Bushra Rehman (Editors)
15. Jacob’s Room – Virginia Woolf
16. Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand
17. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave – Frederick Douglass
18. Going Solo – Roald Dahl
19. The Awakening – Kate Chopin
20. Steal This Book – Abbie Hoffman
21. The Authenticity Hoax: How We Get Lost Finding Ourselves (Advance Reading Copy) – Andrew Potter
22. Unhappy Far-Off Things – Lord Dunsany
23. Barney’s Version – Mordecai Richler
24. Mansfield Park – Jane Austen
25. A Time to Kill – John Grisham
26. The Fire-Dwellers – Margaret Laurence
27. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
28. Time Was Soft There: A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co. – Jeremy Mercer
29. The Chalk Circle Man – Fred Vargas
30. Warren Buffett and the Interpretation of Financial Statements: The Search for the Company with a Durable Competitive Advantage – Mary Buffett and David Clark
31. Financial First Aid for Canadian Investors – Michael Graham, Bryan Snelson, and Cindy David
32. For Your Tomorrow: The Way of an Unlikely Soldier (Advance Reading Copy) – Melanie Murray
33. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen
34. Countdown: A Subterranean Magazine (1)
35. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing – Marie Kondo
36. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin – Benjamin Franklin
37. The Ticket That Exploded – William S. Burroughs
38. The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human – Jonathan Gottschall
39. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
40. The Idiot – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
41. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
42. Persuasion – Jane Austen
43. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing – Jay David Bolter
44. Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt
45. Don’t Stand Too Close to a Naked Man – Tim Allen
46. Soon to be a Major Motion Picture – Abbie Hoffman
47. Literary Machines (Edition 87.1) – Theodor Holm Nelson
48. Writing Machines – N. Katherine Hayles
49. The Author – Andrew Bennett
50. Prospecting: From Reader Response to Literary Anthropology – Wolfgang Iser
51. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics – N. Katherine Hayles
52. The Human Use of Human Beings: Cybernetics and Society – Norbert Wiener
53. What Computers Still Can’t Do: A Critique of Artificial Reason – Hubert L. Dreyfus
54. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus – Ludwig Wittgenstein
55. The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate Learning Machine Will Remake Our World – Pedro Domingos
56. Literature in the Digital Age: An Introduction – Adam Hammond
57. Mind Over Machine: The Power of Human Intuition and Expertise in the Era of the Computer – Hubert L. Dreyfus, Stuart E. Dreyfus, and Tom Athanasiou
58. Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other – Sherry Turkle
59. The Creative Mind: Myths and Mechanisms – Margaret A. Boden
60. How We Think: Digital Media and Contemporary Technogenesis – N. Katherine Hayles
61. The Media Equation: How People Treat Computers, Television, and New Media Like Real People and Places – Byron Reeves and Clifford Nass
62. The Time Traveler’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger
63. Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgment to Calculation – Joseph Weizenbaum
64. Jazz – Toni Morrison

2017

1. The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man – Marshall McLuhan
2. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared – Jonas Jonasson
3. The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition – M. H. Abrams
4. Medieval Texts and Their First Appearance in Print – E. Ph. Goldschmidt
5. The Disappearance of Childhood – Neil Postman
6. You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life – Jen Sincero
7. The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee – Sarah Silverman
8. Creativity and Art: Three Roads to Surprise – Margaret A. Boden
9. The Holy Bible (English Standard Version)
10. Transforming Technology: A Critical Theory Revisited – Andrew Feenberg
11. Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for Unapologetic Living – Jes Baker
12. The Creative Process: A Computer Model of Storytelling – Scott R. Turner
13. Bad Feminist: Essays – Roxane Gay
14. Freedom is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement – Angela Y. Davis
15. Understanding Computers and Cognition: A New Foundation for Design – Terry Winograd and Fernando Flores
16. Distant Reading – Franco Moretti
17. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
18. 9½ Weeks – Elizabeth McNeill
19. Artificial Intelligence and Literary Creativity: Inside the Mind of BRUTUS, a Storytelling Machine – Selmer Bringsjord and David A. Ferrucci
20. Tell Me a Story: Narrative and Intelligence – Roger C. Schank
21. Building Natural Language Generation Systems – Ehud Reiter and Robert Dale
22. Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing – Matthew G. Kirschenbaum
23. Bibliography and the Sociology of Texts – D. F. McKenzie
24. Dubliners – James Joyce
25. Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl
26. Supernatural Entertainments: Victorian Spiritualism and the Rise of Modern Media Culture – Simone Natale
27. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less – Greg McKeown
28. Doing Excellent Small-Scale Research – Derek Layder
29. Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds – Carmine Gallo
30. If on a winter’s night a traveler – Italo Calvino
31. Attributing Authorship: An Introduction – Harold Love
32. The Underground Revolution: Hippies, Yippies and Others – Naomi Feigelson
33. Laws of Media: The New Science – Marshall McLuhan and Eric McLuhan
34. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man – Marshall McLuhan
35. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
36. Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain – Maryanne Wolf
37. A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel – Tom Phillips
38. The Global Village: Transformations in World Life and Media in the 21st Century – Marshall McLuhan and Bruce R. Powers
39. From Gutenberg to Google: Electronic Representations of Literary Texts – Peter Shillingsburg

2018

1. Just This Once: A Novel Written by a Computer Programmed to Think Like the World’s Bestselling Author – [as told to] Scott French
2. Take Today: The Executive as Dropout – Marshall McLuhan and Barrington Nevitt
3. Le Livre du Voyage – Bernard Werber
4. The Rise of Writing: Redefining Mass Literacy – Deborah Brandt
5. The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive – Brian Christian
6. Counterblast – Marshall McLuhan (and Harley Parker)
7. The Illustrated Mum – Jacqueline Wilson
8. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love – Raymond Carver
9. Distrust That Particular Flavor – William Gibson
10. City of Bits: Space, Place and the Infobahn – William J. Mitchell
11. The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate (Discoveries from a Secret World) – Peter Wohlleben
12. From Papyrus to Hypertext: Toward the Universal Digital Library – Christian Vandendorpe
13. The Order of Books: Readers, Authors, and Libraries in Europe between the Fourteenth and Eighteenth Centuries – Roger Chartier
14. Changing Our Textual Minds: Towards a Digital Order of Knowledge – Adriaan van der Weel
15. The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations – Christopher Lasch
16. The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture from Consumerism to Control – Ted Striphas
17. The End of Literary Theory – Stein Haughom Olsen
18. Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet – Sherry Turkle
19. Little Moments of Love – Catana Chetwynd
20. Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture – Roxane Gay (Editor)
21. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid – Douglas Hofstadter
22. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead – Brené Brown
23. The Printing Press in Early Modern Europe – Elizabeth L. Eisenstein
24. The Wonder Down Under: A User’s Guide to the Vagina – Nina Brochmann and Ellen Støkken Dahl
25. Platform Capitalism – Nick Srnicek
26. The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us – James W. Pennebaker
27. The Book – Amaranth Borsuk
28. Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure – John Cleland
29. Plain Text: The Poetics of Computation – Dennis Tenen
30. Non-Knowledge and Digital Cultures – Andreas Bernard, Armin Beverungen, Irina Kaldrack, Martina Leeker, and Sascha Simons (Editors)
31. Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents – Lisa Gitelman
32. Go Tell It on the Mountain – James Baldwin
33. Macbeth – William Shakespeare
34. The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature – Joseph Tabbi (Editor)
35. How to Be a Woman – Caitlin Moran

2019

1. The Power of Vulnerability: Teachings on Authenticity, Connection, and Courage – Brené Brown
2. The Library Book – Susan Orlean
3. Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and Into Your Life – Gary John Bishop
4. The Third Wave – Alvin Toffler
5. Interventions in Digital Cultures – Howard Caygill, Martina Leeker, and Tobias Schulze (Editors)
6. The Kiss Quotient – Helen Hoang
7. Remix: Making Art and Commerce Thrive in the Hybrid Economy – Lawrence Lessig
8. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and It’s All Small Stuff – Richard Carlson
9. Interface Culture: How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate – Steven Johnson
10. The Interface Effect – Alexander R. Galloway
11. The Female of the Species – Joyce Carol Oates
12. How Are You Going To Save Yourself – J. M. Holmes
13. Ferocious Logics: Unmaking the Algorithm – Luke Munn
14. The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton
15. Tin Man – Sarah Winman
16. The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden – Jonas Jonasson
17. Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor – Virginia Eubanks
18. Paper Machine – Jacques Derrida

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