95 Books 2011

For the last few years, I’ve made it my goal to read at least 95 books, which is the amount of books read by George W. Bush in 2006. Well, it’s 2012 now, and here’s my list! I shot past 95 this year, to land at 140, which Goodreads tells me is 147% of my goal.

  1. Unclutter Your Life in One Week (Erin Rooney Doland)
  2. Getting Things Done (David Allen)
  3. The Disappointment Artist (Jonathan Lethem)
  4. Konfessions of an Elizabethan Fan Dancer (bpNichol)
  5. Bardy Google (Frank Davey)
  6. Consider the Lobster (David Foster Wallace)
  7. The Hunt (Jason Dickson)
  8. Fish Bones (Gillian Sze)
  9. Update (Bill Kennedy & Darren Wershler)
  10. Guy Maddin’s My Winnipeg (Darren Wershler)
  11. The Lateral (Jake Kennedy)
  12. The European Roots of Canadian Identity (Philip Resnick)
  13. Emergency Hallelujah (Jason Heroux)
  14. Genesis (Bernard Beckett)
  15. The Others Raisd in Me (Gregory Betts)
  16. The Book Collector (Tim Bowling)
  17. Parse (Craig Dworkin)
  18. Execution Poems (George Elliott Clarke)
  19. The Lost Books of the Odyssey (Zachary Mason)
  20. The Road (Cormac McCarthy)
  21. David Cronenberg’s A History of Violence (Bart Beaty)
  22. Ravenna Gets (Tony Burgess)
  23. People Live Still in Cashtown Corners (Tony Burgess)
  24. Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew (Stuart Ross)
  25. Literature and Evil (Georges Bataille)
  26. Mother Superior (Saleema Nawaz)
  27. The Captain Poetry Poems Complete (bpNichol)
  28. Atom Egoyan’s The Adjuster (Tom McSorley)
  29. A Lover’s Quarrel (Carmine Starnino)
  30. Hagiography (Jen Currin)
  31. The Inquisition Yours (Jen Currin)
  32. The Invention of Honey (Ricardo Sternberg)
  33. Abundance (Robert Kroetsch and John Lent)
  34. At Alberta (Nathalie Stephens)
  35. Moosewood Sandhills (Tim Lilburn)
  36. Willard and His Bowling Trophies (Richard Brautigan)
  37. The Productive Writer (Sage Cohen)
  38. Erewhon (Samuel Butler)
  39. Fear Not (Maurice Mierau)
  40. How Did You Sleep? (Paul Glennon)
  41. Gimp Crow (Ken Kowal)
  42. Pastoralia (George Saunders)
  43. Selected Poems (David Solway)
  44. With English Subtitles (Carmine Starnino)
  45. Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead (Neil Strauss)
  46. The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
  47. Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury)
  48. How I Came to Haunt My Parents (Natalee Caple)
  49. End of an Era (Robert J. Sawyer)
  50. Slaughterhouse-Five (Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.)
  51. Dog, cock, ape and viper (Rufo Quintavalle)
  52. this is not eden (Tracy Hamon)
  53. Spawn: Architects of Fear (Todd McFarlane & Arthur Clare / Aleksi Briclot)
  54. Interruptions in Glass (Tracy Hamon)
  55. The Dainty Monsters (Michael Ondaatje)
  56. The Anxiety of Influence (Harold Bloom)
  57. Metropolis 16-29 (Robert Fitterman)
  58. The Brave Never Write Poetry (Jones)
  59. Metropolis XXX (Robert Fitterman)
  60. The Hayflick Limit (Matthew Tierney)
  61. Airstream Land Yacht (Ken Babstock)
  62. Chamber Music (James Joyce)
  63. The House on the Borderland (William Hope Hodgson)
  64. Methodist Hatchet (Ken Babstock)
  65. The Good Bacteria (Sharon Thesen)
  66. Stephen King’s N. (Marc Guggenheim & Alex Maleev)
  67. PLACE: 13 essays 13 filmmakers 1 city (Cecilia Araneda)
  68. The Book of Beginnings and Endings (Jenny Boully)
  69. Allan King’s A Married Couple (Zoe Druick)
  70. The Blocked Writer’s Book of the Dead (David Rasch)
  71. Locke & Key 4: Keys to the Kingdom (Joe Hill & Gabriel Rodriguez)
  72. Idaho Winter (Tony Burgess)
  73. Joyce Wieland’s The Far Shore (Johanne Sloan)
  74. Shame 1: Conception (Lovern Kindzierski & John Bolton)
  75. Denys Arcand’s Le Declin de l’Empire Americain and Les Invasions Barbares) Andre Loiselle
  76. Revising Prose (Richard Lanham)
  77. CV2 34.1
  78. Norton Field Guide to Writing (Richard Bullock)
  79. A Guide to Teaching the Norton Field Guide to Writing (Richard Bullock)
  80. Water (H. E. Taylor)
  81. Mirror (Suzy Lee)
  82. Nature (Mark Truscott)
  83. All This Could Be Yours (Joshua Trotter)
  84. Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People (Noga Applebaum)
  85. The Song Collides (Calvin Wharton)
  86. Big Big Sky (Kristyn Dunnion)
  87. The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Born (Robin Furth et al.)
  88. The Inter-galactic Playground: A Critical Study of Children’s and Teens’ Science Fiction (Farah Mendlesohn)
  89. Love in a Handful of Dust (Kirk Ramdath)
  90. Wake (Robert J. Sawyer)
  91. Watch (Robert J. Sawyer)
  92. Wonder (Robert J. Sawyer)
  93. Crow (Cornelia Hoogland)
  94. A Page from the Wonders of Life on Earth (Stephanie Bolster)
  95. The Obituary (Gail Scott)
  96. The Anatomy of Clay (Gillian Sze)
  97. L’il Bastard (David McGimpsey)
  98. Hypotheticals (Leigh Kotsilidis)
  99. Monoceros (Suzette Mayr)
  100. Seen of the Crime (derek beaulieu)
  101. Fidget (Kenneth Goldsmith)
  102. Counterblast (Marshall McLuhan)
  103. Write Faster, Write Better (David Fryxell)
  104. The Islands (Louise Cotnoir)
  105. The Medium is the Massage (Marshall McLuhan)
  106. Easy Peasy (kevin mcpherson eckhoff)
  107. Just Like Her (Louise Dupre)
  108. Jumping in the Asylum (Patrick Friesen)
  109. In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination (Margaret Atwood)
  110. We (Yevgeny Zamyatin)
  111. Paris in the Twentieth Century (Jules Verne)
  112. Neonomicon (Alan Moore / Jacen Burrows)
  113. Groundwork (Amanda Jernigan)
  114. The Imagination Manifesto, Book 3 (GMB Chomichuk / John Toone)
  115. Theories of International Politics and Zombies (Daniel W. Drezner)
  116. Hamlet (William Shakespeare)
  117. Bruce McDonald’s Hard Core Logo (Paul McEwan)
  118. Crawlspace (John Pass)
  119. Alert to Glory (Sally Ito)
  120. Lost & Found (Shaun Tan)
  121. Book of Mercy (Leonard Cohen)
  122. Grunt of the Minotaur (Robin Richardson)
  123. The Book of Urizen (William Blake)
  124. Louis: The Heretic Poems (Gregory Scofield)
  125. Heroine (Gail Scott)
  126. Horoscopes for the Dead (Billy Collins)
  127. Croak (Jenny Sampirisi)
  128. Apollinaire’s Speech to the War Medic (Jake Kennedy)
  129. The Way of the Screenwriter (Amnon Buchbinder)
  130. Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth (Nick Murray)
  131. Microscripts (Robert Walser)
  132. Apologetic for Joy (Jessica Hiemstra-van der Horst)
  133. The Deleted World (Tomas Transtromer)
  134. Gaze (Keith Cadieux)
  135. Wonderstruck (Brian Selznick)
  136. Uncreative Writing (Kenneth Goldsmith)
  137. Canadian Law (Coles Notes)
  138. Mikhail Bakhtin’s The Bildungsroman and Its Significance in the History of Realism (Parasitic Ventures Press)
  139. Make Sure It’s Deductible (Evelyn Jacks)
  140. Eastern Passage (Farley Mowat)

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