the notched bedpost

A Rolling List of Recent Conquests

Date Completed: Title and Author

12-27-2014: I, Claudius by Robert Graves

3-3-2015: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

4-6-2015: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

4-8-2015: Recoil by Jim Thompson

4-13-2015: Out of the Dark by Patrick Modiano

5-2-2015: From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg

5-6-2015: Timbuktu by Paul Auster

5-11-2015: A Ghost at Noon by Alberto Moravia

5-16-2015: The Buffalo Creek Disaster by Gerald M. Stern

5-16-2015: The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing

5-25-2015: Under the Banner of Heaven by Jon Krakauer

6-7-2015: Elizabeth Costello by J.M. Coetzee

6-13-2015: Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

6-28-2015: Antifragile: Things that Gain from Disorder by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

6-28-2015: Anthem by Ayn Rand

7-2-2015: Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

7-19-2015: The Plague by Albert Camus

7-23-2015: The End of the Night by John D. MacDonald

8-29-2015: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

9-7-2015: Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

9-8-2015: Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

10-4-2015: American Pastoral by Philip Roth

10-6-2015: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

10-10-2015: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

10-17-2015: The Forever War by John Haldeman

10-20-2015: Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan

10-24-2015: Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl

2015: 25

6-27-2016: Set This House on Fire by William Styron

6-28-2016: Nine Stories by JD Salinger

7-16-2016: The Only Rule Is It Has to Work: Our Wild Experiment Building a New Kind of Baseball Team by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

7-17-2016: This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life by David Foster Wallace

7-21-2016: Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

8-8-2016: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein

8-14-2016: The Beach by Alex Garland

8-15-2016: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

8-17-2016: The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein

11-27-2016: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

12-18-2016: Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

2016: 11

1-5-2017: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

1-15-2017: Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke

1-29-2017: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

3-31-2017: Oil! by Upton Sinclair

4-1-2017: The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

6-5-2017: Seven Days in May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W.Bailey II

6-7-2017: Go Ask Alice by Anonymous

7-7-2017: Shogun by James Clavell

7-12-2017: Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote

7-15-2017: When Eight Bells Toll by Alistair MacLean

7-16-2017: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

7-23-2017: The Plain in Flames by Juan Rulfo

8-3-2017: Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

8-8-2017: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

8-13-2017: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

8-15-2017: Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare by Bertrand Russell

8-16-2017: On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder

8-21-2017: The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

8-29-2017: Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movment and the Danger to America’s Schools by Diane Ravitch

9-6-2017: I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet

9-9-2017: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann

9-20-2017: Ringworld by Larry Niven

11-15-2017: The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

12-2-2017: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith


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