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


Year 9~XIX Month 12

23 November 2009

100 Weeks past, 160 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012

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Year 9~XIX Month 11

26 October 2009

96 Weeks past, 164 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012

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96 Weeks past, 164 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012


Year 9~XIX Month 10

28 September 2009

92 Weeks past, 168 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012

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Year 9~XIX Month 9

31 August 2009

88 Weeks past, 172 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012

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Year 9~XIX Month 8

3 August 2009

84 Weeks past, 176 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012

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Year 9~XIX Month 7

6 July 2009

80 Weeks past, 180 to go theAbysmal Calendar’s launch: 21~12~2012

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