The Class of 2012

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The Class of 2012

All the books I finished in 2012.

Pictured:
The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway (re-read)
The Learners – Chip Kidd
Money – Martin Amis
Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
Selected Stories of Anton Chekhov – Anton Chekhov (tr. P&V)
Tropic of Cancer – Henry Miller (re-read)
Travesties – Tom Stoppard
Metropole – Ferenc Karinthy
Inherent Vice – Thomas Pynchon
Coriolanus – William Shakespeare
"Family Happiness" / "Happily Ever After" – Leo Tolstoy
The Living End – Stanley Elkin
Uncle Vanya – Anton Chekhov
Meditations – Marcus Aurelius
Austerlitz – W.G. Sebald
Selected Stories – Flannery O’Connor
Wise Blood – Flannery O’Connor (re-read)
Rabbit, Run – John Updike
Housekeeping – Marilynne Robinson
O, How the Wheel Becomes It! – Anthony Powell
The Aeneid – Virgil
The Stranger – Albert Camus (re-read)
The Early History of Rome (Books I-V) – Titus Livy
Cultural Amnesia – Clive James
Rome and Italy (Books VI-X) – Titus Livy
An Open Book – Michael Dirda
Metamorphoses – Ovid (tr. Mandelbaum)
The Good Soldier – Ford Madox Ford
King Lear – William Shakespeare (re-read)
Chess Story – Stefan Zweig
Bartleby & Co. – Enrique Vila-Matas
Seven Pleasures – Willard Spiegelman
The Emigrants – W.G. Sebald
Fifth Business – Robertson Davies (re-read)
The Manticore – Robertson Davies
World of Wonders – Robertson Davies
World War Z – Max Brooks
Journey Into the Past – Stefan Zweig
How the End Begins – Ron Rosenbaum
Selected Stories – Stefan Zweig
The Silence of Trees – Valya Dudycz Lupescu
Night Train – Martis Amis
1984 – George Orwell (re-read)

Not pictured:
Darkness Visible – William Styron
Solaris – Stanislaw Lem
Take Time for Paradise – A. Bartlett Giamatti
I Totally Meant To Do That – Jane Borden
The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes
Sea, Swallow Me – Craig Gidney
Capital – John Lanchester
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym – Edgar Allan Poe

For a writeup about the whole shebang, check out Another Year, In the Books, at Virtual Memories! And go listen to The Virtual Memories Show!

Posted by Virtual Memoirist on 2013-01-01 02:45:29

Tagged: , books , Albert Camus , anthony powell , Anton Chekhov , Bart Giamatti , Chekhov , chip kidd , Christopher Hitchens , clive james , Craig Gidney , Edgar Allan Poe , Enrique Vila-Matas , Ernest Hemingway , evelyn waugh , Ference Karinthy , Flannery O’Connor , Ford Madox Ford , george orwell , Harold Bloom , Henry Miller , homer , Jane Borden , John Lanchester , John Updike , Julian Barnes , Livy , Marcus Aurelius , Marilynne Robinson , Martin Amis , Max Brooks , Michael Dirda , montaigne , Ovid , Paul Giamatti , Robertson Davies , ron rosenbaum , shakespeare , Stanislaw Lem , Stanley Elkin , Stefan Zweig , Thomas Pynchon , Tolstoy , Tom Stoppard , Valya Dudycz Lupescu , W.G. Sebald , Willard Spiegelman , William Styron

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