Books read 2014

1. Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris

2. Everyone Loves a Good Train Wreck: Why We Can’t Look Away by Eric G. Wilson

3. The Authenticity Hoax by Andrew Potter

4. Spirits Out of Time by Annie Wilder

5. Hangmen of England by Brian Bailey

6. Mine by Peter Sotos

7. Tool by Peter Sotos

8. Tampa by Alissa Nutting

9. Considering Suicide by Andy Nowicki

10. Gun Fag Manifesto, edited by Hollister Kopp

11. Lowboy by John Wray

12. The Necrophiliac by Gabrielle Witkop

13. The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher by David and Ruth Ellwand

14. Some Rain Must Fall by Michel Faber

15. Vampires in the Lemon Grove by Karen Russell

16. Wrong by Dennis Cooper

17. Cut! Hollywood Murders, Accidents, and Other Tragedies, no author given

18. Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie by Jon Ronson

19. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak

20. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

21. Sade by Jonathan Bowden

22. Grow Up by Ben Brooks

23. Stoned, Naked and Looking in my Neighbor’s Window, edited by Gabriel Jeffrey

24. NVSQUAM (nowhere) by Ann Sterzinger

25. Down Where the Devil Don’t Go: Stories by Paul Bingham

26. Seed by Ania Ahlborn

27. Person by Sam Pink

28. The Supernatural Enhancements by Edgar Cantero

29. The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud

30. Bleak Holiday by Hank Kirton

31. Doomed by Chuck Palahniuk

32. Thunderbird by Jon Konrath

33. I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp by Richard Hell

34. Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness by Jon Ronson

35. Lexicon by Max Barry

36. In Heaven Everything Is Fine: The Unsolved Life of Peter Ivers and the Lost History of New Wave Theater by Josh Frank with Charlie Buckholtz

37. I Am Not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells

38. I Like Being Killed: Stories by Tibor Fischer

39. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

40. Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

41. Every Cradle is a Grave by Sarah Perry


2014 was a dark, difficult year. I am shocked at how little I read but not wholly surprised.