Year 10~IV Month 0

22 December 2009

104 Weeks passed, 156 to go until 12~21~2012


Happy Abysmal New Year

21 December 2009

Year 10~IV official underway. 104 weeks done, 156 to go until 12~21~2012.


9~XIX Reading List

21 December 2009

Month 0
A Fairly Honourable Defeat by Iris Murdoch
Beautiful Losers by Leonard Cohen

Month 1
the Butterfly Plague by Timothy Findley
Truth and Bright Water by Thomas King
the Piano Man’s Daughter by Timothy Findley
the Neon Bible by John Kennedy Toole
Headhunter by Timothy Findley

Month 2
Molloy by Samuel Beckett
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Spadework by Timothy Findley

Month 3
Coming Through Slaughter by Michael Ondaatje
the Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Pilgrim by Timothy Findley
Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens
the Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Month 4
Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden
the Rez Sisters by Tomson Highway
Dry Lips Oughta Move to Kapuskasing by Tomson Highway
the Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill

Month 5
Perfume by Patrick Suskind
the Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

Month 6
By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept by Paulo Coelho
the Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Month 7
the Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
Sexual Personae by Camille Paglia
the Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

Month 8
the Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper by Patrician Cornwell
From Hell by Alan Moore
My Life in France by Julia Child
the Truth About Stories a Native Narrative by Thomas King

Month 9

Month 10
Against the Day by Thomas Pynchon
Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Month 11
Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk
the Red Lion by Maria Orsi
Survivor by Chuck Palahniuk
Choke by Chuck Palahniuk

Month 12
Pontypool Changes Everything by Tony Burgess
Rant by Chuck Palahniuk
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
In Search of Zarathustra by Paul Kriwaczek
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
A Coyote Columbus Story by Thomas King
Coyote’s New Suit by Thomas King
A Coyote Solstice by Thomas King


Reading List – Month 12 Year 9~XIX

21 December 2009

Discovering Haruki Murakami for the new year.

 

Reading List:

Pontypool Changes Everything by Tony Burgess
Rant by Chuck Palahniuk
Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
In Search of Zarathustra by Paul Kriwaczek
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
A Coyote Columbus Story by Thomas King
Coyote’s New Suit by Thomas King
A Coyote Solstice by Thomas King


Year 10~IV Lunation 0

16 December 2009

theAbysmal Countdown to 12~21~2012 continues with the first Lunation of a New Year

theAbysmal Calendar’s countdown to the Winter Solstice in 2012, and the official launch of theAbysmal Calendar sees a few changes from the previous incarnations of this countdown.

The Lunation displays the days remaning until Day 0 (Dec 21st 2012). Also, starting Dec 22nd 2009, theAbysmal Calendar will align theAbysmal weekdays with the Gregorian weekdays in hopes of avoiding unnecessary confusion.

Have a safe and joyous Winter.