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Here’s some of the books I’ve read recently, in helpful Amazon linked form.

I kept a list of all of the books I read between 2006 and 2011, then got out of the habit for a while. Below is the list, from newest to oldest.

 

Colony, Rob Grant

A Song Of Fire And Ice, George RR Martin – it’s too much effort to list them individually

Metal Made Flesh

The Inquisition War, Ian Watson

The Necronomicon, Simon

Liber IV, Aleister Crowley

SQ: Spiritual Intelligence, Danah Zohar

Menagerie Manor, Gerald Durrell

The Queen and I, Sue Townsend

The Chronicles of Conan, Robert E. Howard

Incompetence, Rob Grant

Matrix Warrior, Jake Horsley

The Mabinogion, trans. Lady Charlotte E. Guest

The Magic Spring, Richard Lewis

Volte Face, Mark Adlard

Unknown Gwent, Alan Roderick

The Good Life, Jay McInnerney

Caves of Steel, Isaac Asimov

Personal Days, Ed Park

Archery, Steven Boga

Bit Of A Blur, Alex James

Amerika, Franz Kafka

The Short Novels Of John Steinbeck, John Steinbeck

My Unwritten Books, George Steiner

The Boy Who Kicked Pigs, Tom Baker

Monster Island, David Wellington

Writing Down The Bones, Natalie Goldberg

The Rum Diary, Hunter S. Thompson

Three Steps To Heaven, Alan Chapman

The Trial, Franz Kafka

The Little Book Of Mornington Crescent,

The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman

Liber Null, Peter J. Carroll

The Subtle Knife, Philip Pullman

The Mammoth Book Of Zombie Comics, edited by David Kendall

Sex Secrets, Deborah Mc Kinlay

Introduction To Cybercraft, Mike Morgan

Basic Illustrated Archery, Beth L. Habeishi & Stephanie Mallory

Liber 1-4 & 18 OTO

Phule’s Paradise, Robert Asprin

Goetia, The Lesser Key Of Solomon, S.L. Mathers, add. Aleister Crowley

Phule’s Company, Robert Asprin

The Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey

Mythnomers And Impervections, Robert Asprin

Myth Inc. Link, Robert Asprin

Little Myth Marker, Robert Asprin

Mything Persons, Robert Asprin

The Enchanted World Of Peter Pracownik, Peter Pracownik

The Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu

Innocent When You Dream, Collected Interviews With Tom Waits (Jan 2010)

Hit Or Myth, Robert Asprin

The Great Shark Hunt, Hunter S. Thompson

Myth Directions, Robert Asprin

Myth Conceptions, Robert Asprin

Liber AL vel Legis, Aleister Crowley

Another Fine Myth, Robert Asprin

Candide & Other Stories, Voltaire

The Thirty-Nine Steps, John Buchan

Paycheck, Philip K. Dick

Aleister Crowley, The Beast Demystified, Roger Hutchinson

The Conscience Of The King, Martin Stephen

The Desperate Remedy, Martin Stephen

When We Were Orphans, Kazuo Ishiguro

The Possiblity Of An Island, Michel Houellebecq

The True History Of The Elephant Man, Michael Howell & Peter Todd

The Blair Witch Project, A Dossier

The State Of The Art, Iain M. Banks

The Dalkey Archive, Flann O’Brien

The Understudy, David Nicholls

Northern Lights, Phillip Pullman

Juno & Juliet, Julian Gough

Exit A, Anthony Swofford

Mushroom Magic, Michael Jordan

Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man, James Joyce

Golgotha Run, Dave Stone

Calling A Dead Man, Gillian Cross

The Melancholy Death Of Oyster Boy & Other Stories, Tim Burton

Coma, Alex Garland

Undressing Emmanuel, Sylvia Kristel

Cabal, Clive Barker

The Year Of Our War, Steph Swainston

Lunar Park, Brett Easton Ellis

Ring, Koji Suzuki

Lady Chatterley’s Lover, D.H. Lawrence

Moab Is My Washpot, Stephen Fry

The Complete Prose, Woody Allen

Chicks in Chainmail, ed. Esther Friesner

Prelude to Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Super Cannes, J.G. Ballard

Thorns, Robert Silverberg

Picadilly Jim, P.G. Wodehouse

Odds And Gods, Tom Holt

Here Comes The Sun, Tom Holt

Concertina, The Life And Loves Of A Dominatrix, Susan Winemaker

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being In Aberystwyth, Malcolm Pryce

Damnation Alley, Roger Zelazny

SF-12, ed. John Carnell

The Big Book Of Hell, Matt Groenig

The Jokes Over, Ralph Steadman (Jan 2009)

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep, Philip K. Dick

To Sleep With Evil, Andria Cardarelle

The Star’s Tennis Balls, Stephen Fry

Does Anything Eat Wasps? ed. Mark O’Hare

Dangerous Parking, Stuart Browne

Inconstant Moon, Larry Niven

Flesh Guitar, Geoff Nicholson

Adrian Mole, The Capuccino Years, Sue Townsend

Selected Letters, Cicero

Trick Of The Mind, Derren Brown

No More Mr. Nice Guy, Howard Jacobson

A Tall Man In A Low Land, Harry Pearson

Count Brass, Michael Moorcock

The Picnic And Suchlike Pandemonium, Gerald Durrell

Whit, Iain Banks

Far Cry, Michael Stewart

A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess

Three Men In A Boat, Jerome K. Jerome

The English, Jeremy Paxman

England, England, Julian Barnes

The Story Of My Psychoanalysis, John Knight

The Disaster Area, JG Ballard

Complicity, Iain Banks

Start From Here, Sean French

Adrian Mole And The Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Sue Townsend

Ludmilla’s Broken English, DBC Pierre

Bart Simpson’s Guide To Life

The Sexual Life Of Catherine M., Catherine Millet

The Lives And Times Of Jerry Cornelius, Michael Moorcock

King Rat, Chine Mieville

Domino, Ross King

The Ice Schooner, Michael Moorcock

Star Of Gypsies, Robert Silverberg

The Plague Lords Of Ruel, Joe Dever

Sharp Sheep, Vivian French

The Wah-Wah Diaries, Richard E. Grant

Hey Nostradamus! Douglas Coupland

Bitches’ Brew, Fed Khumalo

Warrior Of Mars, Michael Moorcock

The World Beard And Moustache Championships, Michael Ames with F Stone Roberts

Divided Kingdom, Rupert Thomson

Tales Of Known Space, Larry Niven

Story Of O, Pauline Reage

The Lost Continent, Bill Bryson

September Castle, Simon Raven

Story Of My Life, Jay McInerney

Kingdom Of Fear, Hunter S. Thompson

Spectre of the Black Rose, James Lowder & Voronica Whitney-Robinson

Diary of a Nobody, George & Weedon Grossmith

Knight of the Black Rose, James Lowder

The New York Trilogy, Paul Auster

The Wasp Factory, Iain Banks

Orcs, The Omnibus Edition, Stan Nicholls

The Secret History, Procopius (January 2008)

Ghostrider Reborn, Volume 2, 1-7

The Books Of Blood, 4-6, Clive Barker

The Stochastic Man, Robert Silverberg

A Song Of Stone, Iain Banks

The Life Of Pi, Yann Martel

Chart Throb, Ben Elton

Phone Power, George R. Walther

Naked Lunch, William Burroughs

Dagon, HP Lovecraft

The Roman War Machine, John Peddle

Born With The Dead, Robert Silverberg

Consider The Lobster, David Foster Wallace

The Black Corridor, Michael Moorcock

Inconstant Moon, Larry Niven

Martian Time-Slip, Philip K. Dick

Dangerous Parking, Stuart Browne

The Biology Of Star Trek, Robert Jenkins & Susan Jenkins

Seventy-Two Virgins, Boris Johnson

They Used Dark Forces, Dennis Wheatley

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Douglas Adams

Midnight All Day, Hanif Kureshi

A Dead Man In Deptford, Anthony Burgess

The World According To Clarkson, Jeremy Clarkson

The Great And Secret Show, Clive Barker

Diary Of A Somebody, Christopher Matthew

The Strange Death Of A Romantic, Jim Williams

Majipoor Chronicles, Robert Silverberg

Who’s Who In Hell, Robert Chalmers

Dracula Cha Cha Cha, Kim Newman

Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman

I Know You Got Soul, Jeremy Clarkson

Lake Woebegon Days, Garrison Keillor

Valentine Pontifex, Robert Silverberg

Second Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Foundation And Empire, Isaac Asimov

Foundation, Isaac Asimov

Stupid White Men, Michael Moore

Book Of Dope Stories, Howard Marks

Morning Star, Simon Raven

Dead Air, Iain Banks

The Last Of The Savages, Jay McInerney

Habitus, James Flint

Who On Earth Is Tom Baker?, Tom Baker

The Brothel In Rosenstrasse, Michael Moorcock

By Design, Richard E. Grant

With Nails, Richard E. Grant

The Clock of Dreams, Brian Lumley

The Pedant In The Kitchen, Julian Barnes

The Transition of Titus Crow, Brian Lumley

The Burrowers Beneath, Brian Lumley

Sourcery, Terry Pratchett

The Case Of Thomas N, John David Morley

Iron Council, China Mieville

Gridlock, Ben Elton

The Roaches Have No King, Daniel Evan Weiss

Fierce People, Dirk Wittenborn

Dream Story, Arthur Schnitzler (January 2007)

69 Things To Do With A Dead Princess, Stewart Home

Jarhead, Anthony Swofford

Legends From The End Of Time, Michael Moorcock

Life, The Universe & Everything, Douglas Adams

The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe, Douglas Adams

The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams

The Legend Of Spud Murphy, Eoin Colfer (came free with cereal)

Mostly Harmless, Douglas Adams

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish, Douglas Adams

The Kindness Of Women, J.G. Ballard

The Misanthrope, Moliere

Empire Of The Sun, J.G. Ballard

Layer Cake, J.J. Connolly

The Disaster Area, J.G. Ballard

Making History, Stephen Fry

Sharpes Siege, Bernard Cornwall

Radio Romance, Garrison Keillor

Beheld, Ed Bemand

Coldheart Canyon, Clive Barker

The Gravediggers, J.H. Brennan

King Rat, James Clavell

Serpico, Peter Maas

Rotten In Denmark, Jim Pollard

Underland, Mick Farren

Tales Of Known Space, Larry Niven

The Adventures Of Una Persson And Catherine Cornelius In The Twentieth Century, Michael Moorcock

Books Of Blood 1, Clive Barker

May 2006

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