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2010 Reading List

A list of the books I read in 2010, sorted by finishing date. According to Goodreads that’s roughly 18.5k pages, not bad considering I worked full-time and also studied on the side:

The Disaster Area: J.G. Ballard
Balkan Blues: Petros Markaris
The Ministry of Special Cases: Nathan Englander
Diary: Chuck Palahniuk
Mathematik Fuer Das Bachelorstudium I: Grundlagen, Lineare Algebra Und Analysis: Mike Scherfner
A Case of Two Cities: Qiu Xiaolong
Strangers: Taichi Yamada
Goedel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid: Douglas R. Hofstadter
Haroun and the Sea of Stories: Salman Rushdie
Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics: William Dunham
Fight Club: Chuck Palahniuk
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers: Paul Hoffman
Vernon God Little: D.B.C. Pierre
Fermat’s Last Theorem: Simon Singh
The Bell Jar: Sylvia Plath
Prime Obsession: Bernhard Riemann and the Greatest Unsolved Problem in Mathematics: John Derbyshire
Suite Francaise: Irene Nemirovsky
A Monk Swimming: Malachy McCourt
South of the Border, West of the Sun: Haruki Murakami
Dynamic Web Development with Seaside: Michael Davies
Wie der Soldat das Grammofon repariert: Sasa Stanisic
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: Haruki Murakami
Learn Prolog Now!: Patrick Blackburn
Reise in die Nacht: Gianrico Carofiglio
Compiler Construction: Niklaus Wirth
All Families Are Psychotic: Douglas Coupland
The Little Schemer: Daniel P. Friedman
Shantaram: Gregory David Roberts
Zwei von zwei: Andrea De Carlo
Number Freak: From 1 to 200- The Hidden Language of Numbers Revealed: Derrick Niederman
Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Jay Fields
Practical Clojure: Luke VanderHart
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions: Edwin Abbott Abbott
House of Leaves: Mark Z. Danielewski
What Happens Now: Jeremy Dyson
Maramba: Paula Koehlmeier
A Carrion Death: Michael Stanley
Little Brother: Cory Doctorow
Programming Erlang: Software for a Concurrent World: Joe Armstrong
The Hacker Crackdown: Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier: Bruce Sterling
Submarine: Joe Dunthorne
Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure: Sarah Macdonald
Der Gourmet. Leben und Leidenschaft eines chinesischen Feinschmeckers: Lu Wenfu
Sandman Slim: Richard Kadrey
Tod im April: Jose Luis Correa
How To Create Your Own Freaking Awesome Programming Language: Marc-Andre Cournoyer
A Case of Exploding Mangoes: Mohammed Hanif
Gute Macht: Fabian Faltin
Practical Common Lisp: Peter Seibel
The Book Thief: Markus Zusak
Eloquent JavaScript: Marijn Haverbeke
Programming in Haskell: Graham Hutton
The Half-Made World: Felix Gilman
Twitterature: The World’s Greatest Books Retold Through Twitter: Alexander Aciman
Stupid History: Tales of Stupidity, Strangeness, and Mythconceptions Throughout the Ages: Leland Gregory
John the Revelator: Peter Murphy
MetaGame: Sam Landstrom

I also read the first 100 or so pages of “Land of Lisp” by Conrad Barski, but this will be in next year’s reading list.