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elwood
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Cool Booklist 2012

Books: 2011 2010 Films: 2012 2011 2010

- Boxer, Beetle ~ Ned Beauman
- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich ≈ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (r)
- The Sisters Brothers ~ Patrick deWitt
_ -- _ - The Anatomy Lesson ≈ Philip Roth [only ~60 pages in when I left the book somewhere!]
- Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame? ~ Bill James
- Ablutions ~ Patrick deWitt
- The Memory Chalet ~ Tony Judt
- Detective Story ~ Imre Kertész
- The Union Jack (novella) ~ Imre Kertész
- Liquidation ~ Imre Kertész
- Monstrum ≈ Donald James
- We Never Make Mistakes (two short novels) ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
. . . . . . . . . . ."Incident at Krechetovka Station"~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
. . . . . . . . . . ."Matryona's House"~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

˝ Havana Red ~ Leonardo Padura
˝ Everyman ~ Philip Roth
- Savages ~ Don Winslow
- The Corpse on the Dike ~ Janwillem van de Wetering
˝ The Outlaw Album ~ Daniel Woodrell
- The Orchard Keeper ~ Cormac McCarthy
- Child of God ~ Cormac McCarthy
- The Road ~ Cormac McCarthy
- Suttree ~ Cormac McCarthy
- Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? ~ Philip K. Dick
Abandoned - The Creep ≈ John T. Foster [after only 30-pages, fucking dreadful writing]
- Noir ~ Olivier Pauvert
- The Gangs of San Francisco ~ Herbert Asbury
. . . . . . . . . . .(originally released as The Barbary Coast: An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld)
- Left Foot Forward: A Year in the Life of a Journeyman Footballer ≈ Garry Nelson (r)
- Left Foot in the Grave?: A View from the Bottom of the Football League ≈ Garry Nelson
˝ Havana Black ~ Leonardo Padura
˝ As I Lay Dying ~ William Faulkner [It really deserved to be abandoned]
- My Father and Other Working-Class Football Heroes ~ Gary Imlach
- Nightmare in the Street ~ Derek Raymond
- Driven ~ James Sallis
- The Killer Is Dying ~ James Sallis
- Indignation ~ Philip Roth -- (... TBC in 2013).
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