Books I Read In 2013

Well, here is the Goodreads list of the books I read in 2013. 312 books running in at approximately 86,863 pages for the year.

Note: this doesn’t include Nathaniel Tower’s Nagging Wives, Foolish Husbands, which I read on July 8th. However, that is still prepublication so it isn’t on Goodreads yet and I don’t have the pub details so I can’t enter it either. I suppose even the title could change during the editing process, but I’m pretty sure Nate Tower will still be the author.

Anyway, here’s the list for 2013:

The Falls
Orphans
The Valley of Amazement
Tall Tales with Short Cocks Vol. 4
The Pillow Book
Understudies
The Best of McSweeney's
Chéri and the Last of Chéri
The Encyclopedia of Early Earth: A Novel
I Am Ready to Die a Violent Death
Motherfucking Sharks
A Gun for Sale
The Desert Places
The Goldfinch
Praying Drunk
The Betrothed
Editorial
A Questionable Shape
The Day We Delay
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Tears of the Giraffe (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, #2)
The Monster Opera
Raw: A Love Story
The Double
Doomed (Damned #2)
Since I Last Saw You
The Lost Weekend
The Hundred Brothers: A Novel
Summerland
Grudge Punk
The Ground Beneath Her Feet
The Russian Debutante's Handbook
This Is Between Us
Impressions of Africa
We Did Not Fear The Father
Trash
High Fidelity
The Louisville Problem
The Black Towers (The Grimm Chronicles)
McSweeney's Enchanted Chamber of Astonishing Stories
Disorderly
Masquerade and Other Stories (Quartet Encounters)
Basket Case
Mrs. Belladonna's Supper Club Waltz
Bleeding Edge
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Voltaire's Adventures Before Candide: And Other Improbable Tales
Tumbledown: A Novel
Small Batch
The Childhood of Jesus
Dangerous Liaisons
White Girls
Young Americans
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
Watership Down
The Fassbinder Diaries
Beautiful Ruins
Midnight Circus: New England Fear (Volume 1)
MLKNG SCKLS
My Sister's Keeper
The Grand McLuckless Road Atlas
The Last Gig on Planet Earth
Schrödinger's Cat Trilogy (Schrödinger's Cat, #1-3)
baby babe
Where Angels Fear to Tread
Dead Size
Angle of Repose
I Don't Know I Said
Best Friends Forever
Best Behavior
Waiting
Incendiary (Book Club Readers Edition)
Clown Tear Junkies
Inside, Outside
Dead Animals
New Grub Street
Tunneling to the Center of the Earth: Stories
So Say the Waiters book 2 (episodes 6-9)
The Last Animal
Together Tea
Shadow Man: A Biography of Lewis Miles Archer
Forecast
Bridget Jones's Diary (Bridget Jones, #1)
THE BROTHERS CRUNK - An 8-Bit Fack-It-All Adventure in 2D
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
All Quiet on the Western Front
White Space & Other Stories
Activities
Rebecca's Tale
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency  (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #1)
The Hangman's Ritual
Lizard
Code for Failure
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Bel-Ami
Hill William
Malevolence (The Grimm Chronicles, Book 9)
A Man in Full
The Robber Bride
Deer & Other Stories
Alone with Other People
Mansfield Park (Penguin Classics)
Stories of Your Life and Others
Immortality
Empire Falls
The Laughter of Strangers
The Last Chronicle of Barset
May We Shed These Human Bodies
Brewster
Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere: A Memoir
About a Boy
The Merrill Diaries
Robamapocalypse
Jude the Obscure
Dangling Man
The Tide King
Kidnapped
Maverick Jetpants in The City of Quality
The Player of Games (Culture, #2)
Rebecca
Five Skies
The Asia Diaries
Gargantua and Pantagruel
Oh Lie, I Thought You Were Golden
What is the What
In Cold Blood
Peter Pan
Infinity's Jukebox
Life Before Man
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Ordinary Love and Good Will: Two Novellas
DangerRAMA
Sick Puppy
I Am
The Three Musketeers (Oxford World's Classics)
Don't Kiss Me: Stories
Beer Run of the Dead (Book 1)
& Sons
First Aide Medicine
In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods
Between the Assassinations
Notre-Dame of Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame)
Stories V!
I Know This Much Is True
Vampire Conditions
Shopgirl
The Hottest State
Tampa
Alice's Adventures in Steamland: The Clockwork Goddess
Dancing on Bukowski's Grave
The Rag, Issue 5: Winter/Spring 2013
Darkness Rising (The Grimm Chronicles, Book 8)
Little Altars Everywhere
Thunderbird
Daddy Long Legs: The Natural Education of a Father
A Room with a View
The Bizarro Starter Kit  (blue)
Eternally 21 (A Mrs. Frugalicious Shopping Mystery)
The Cider House Rules
Murmuration
The Heart of the Matter
The Natural Dissolution of Fleeting-Improvised Men
Atonement
Taipei
A Canticle for Leibowitz
Absence of the Hero
Whatever Don't Drown Will Always Rise
The Hunger Angel
The Girl Who Played With Fire (Millennium #2)
Tall Tales with Short Cocks Vol. 2
Attachments
Not Just Any Land: A Personal and Literary Journey into the American Grasslands
You Are One of Them
The Aversive Clause
Is That You, John Wayne?
The Bizarro Starter Kit (Purple)
How to Be Good
The Baby that Ate Cincinnati
In the Pond
Man Killed by Pheasant and Other Kinships
Tinkers
Red Moon
Running with Scissors
Tall Tales With Short Cocks
The Necklace and Other Short Stories
Hanger Stout, Awake!
Rontel
Lucky Man
The Bizarro Starter Kit  (Orange)
Straight Man
The Wilding: A Novel
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood: A Novel
The Fourth Hand
The Kite Runner
Three Times Time
Fever Pitch
Ordinary People
She's Come Undone
The Giant Slayer (The Grimm Chronicles, Book 7)
Nature Girl
A Walk to Remember
Memoirs of a Geisha
The Informers
Naked
Manhood for Amateurs: The Pleasures and Regrets of a Husband, Father, and Son
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards
On Sal Mal Lane
Candy and Cigarettes
Edie & the Low-Hung Hands
Birth in Storm
Babbitt
Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto
Satan Burger
My Only Wife
Trouble is My Business
Nuclear Jellyfish
Horror Sleaze Trash
A Million Little Pieces
Colony Collapse
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
The Notebook
So Say the Waiters book 1 (episodes 1-5)
Pretty the Ugly
The Story of the Stone: The Dreamer Wakes - Volume 5 of 5
The Story of the Stone: The Debt of Tears - Volume 4 of 5
The Story of the Stone: The Warning Voice - Volume 3 of 5
The Story of the Stone, Vol. 2: The Crab-Flower Club
The Story of the Stone, Vol. 1: The Golden Days
You Can Make Him Like You
Pussy, King of the Pirates
Astonished: A Story of Evil, Blessings, Grace, and Solace
Crapalachia: A Biography of Place
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
This Is How You Lose Her
Loner: Stories
Looking for Mary: (Or, the Blessed Mother and Me)
Cosmos
American Dream Machine
Water
The Still Point of the Turning World
Tall Tales with Short Cocks Vol. 3
Critique of Pure Reason
Selected Short Stories
Creamy Bullets
Tales of the Unexpected
Repetition Patterns
That's Not a Feeling
The Geography of Desire
Here is How it Happens
Tales of the Peacetime Army
Mysteries
Escaping Heaven
Happy Baby
The Book of Leviathan
Circuits of the Wind: A Legend of the Net Age (Volume 2)
Circuits of the Wind: A Legend of the Net Age (Volume 3)
Circuits of the Wind: A Legend of the Net Age (Volume 1)
The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor
The Earworm Inception
The Fall of Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #2)
Makeout
Small Town Punk
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
Bullet Park
Love Me
The Northwoods Hymnal
Billiards at Half-Past Nine
Billie the Bull
xTx *
Sunday's Corner
Insane City
Mr Alhourani's Dead Man's Spots
Neither Here Nor There
A Fan's Notes
Fjords Vol.1
What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us
Dysfunction: Stories
The Baby Jesus Butt Plug
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
The Order of the Golden Dragon (The Grimm Chronicles, Book 6)
Fra Keeler
Alpha Mike Foxtrot
Hyperion (Hyperion Cantos, #1)
Nadja
One Eighteen: Migration - Book 1 - Safety
I Am Holding Your Hand
A Doll's House
Gears: A Collection
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea
Little Raw Souls: Stories
Clockwork Angels
My Pet Serial Killer
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
Summer Rain
Diegeses
The Swap
Sunshine in the Valley
The Handmaid's Tale
Antibodies (X-Files, #5)
Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls
Jimmy Lagowski Saves the World
Understories
The Skin of Our Teeth
The Alligators of Abraham
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
Homeland and Other Stories
Could You Be With Her Now: Two Novellas
Zone One
Rock, Ghost, Willow, Deer: A Story of Survival
Parnucklian for Chocolate
Tenth of December
The Law of Strings
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David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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