The Reading List, 2012

2012 marks the third year of my challenge.  So far I have logged 63 and 75 books in my two previous attempts.  This list will hopefully track my successful campaign in 2012.

  1. Light in August by William Faulkner, January 10
  2. Sand and Foam by Khalil Gibran, January 11
  3. 100 Best Beatles Songs by Spignesi and Lewis, January 14
  4. The Mauritius Command by Patrick O’Brian, January 18
  5. Twilight of the Idols by Friedrich Nietzsche, January 23
  6. Rabbit, Run by John Updike, February 28
  7. The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway, March 5
  8. Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King, March 9
  9. Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky, March 12
  10. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka, March 12
  11. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, March 13
  12. Daisy Miller by Henry James, March 14
  13. Chronicle of a Death Foretold by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, March 15
  14. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy, March 18
  15. The Crossing by Cormac McCarthy, March 22
  16. Cities of the Plain by Cormac McCarthy, March 27
  17. The Antichrist by Friedrich Nietzsche, April 15
  18. Pictor’s Metamorphoses by Hermann Hesse, April 19
  19. A Short History of Existentialism by Jean Wahl, April 23
  20. The Plague by Albert Camus, April 26
  21. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, May 2
  22. The Art of the Commonplace by Wendell Berry, May 13
  23. One Hundred and One Famous Poems, edited by Roy Cook, May 19
  24. Secrets of the Heart by Khalil Gibran, May 19
  25. Ecce Homo by Friedrich Nietzsche, May 27
  26. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy, June 5
  27. Discourse on Method by Rene Descartes, June 8
  28. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, June 9
  29. The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson, June 14
  30. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson, June 18
  31. The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy by Jacob Burckhardt, July 5
  32. White Noise by Don DeLillo, July 10

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