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Books I'm Reading 2010

Nicolas "The Cinephile"
The list author says: "This list is a work in progress since the year has a lot left to it but I'll list what I've read so far and what I got planned yet."
House of Leaves
House of Leaves
"Mind blowing.  If you can get passed the style(which is out there for a fictional work), you'll also find a haunting and disturbing story."
Neuromancer
Neuromancer
"Bought it, but haven't read it yet."
We (Modern Library Classics)
We (Modern Library Classics)
"bought it but haven't read it yet"
The Plague
The Plague
"Just finished.  I think I liked this more then Camus' The Stranger, but I read that 12 years ago.  This might just be fresher in my mind."
Ebert's Bigger Little Movie Glossary: A Greatly Expanded and Much Improved Compendium of Movie Clichés, Stereotypes, Obligatory Scenes, Hackneyed ... Shopworn Conventions, and Outdated Archetypes
Ebert's Bigger Little Movie Glossary: A Greatly Expanded and Much Improved Compendium of Movie Clichés, Stereotypes, Obligatory Scenes, Hackneyed ... Shopworn Conventions, and Outdated Archetypes
"Read it one sitting.  Hysterical.  Hard not to watch a Hollywood film without noticing a few of these cliches in each."
Adventures in the Screen Trade
Adventures in the Screen Trade
"A very enjoyable read.  Goldman may not be the greatest screenwriter but this book is extremely insightful."
Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
Which Lie Did I Tell?: More Adventures in the Screen Trade
"Bought it but unread as of now"
All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, Book 1)
All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy, Book 1)
"Love McCarthy, finally read this one.  Wonderful.  Will be reading the rest of the border trilogy eventually"
Outer Dark
Outer Dark
"Original and disturbing.  not a good as his other books but still better then most authors can create"
Brave New World
Brave New World
"Fascinating."
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Confederacy of Dunces
"A little too over the top for my taste but still funny and you can't help but care for the characters.  Oddballs who usually aren't depicted in art."
Carnal Knowledge
Carnal Knowledge
"Love the movie.  loved the script.  Amazing dialogue."
Remembrance of Things Past: Volume I - Swann's Way & Within a Budding Grove (Vintage)
Remembrance of Things Past: Volume I - Swann's Way & Within a Budding Grove (Vintage)
"Long, took me awhile to get through.  kind of rambles but i think that's the point.  Still a lot of good in it that i can relate too."
The Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Novel
The Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Novel
"probably my favorite book next to Brother's Karamazov.  I read it at least once a year.  Never gets old."
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Cancer
"I was surprised with how addicting this book was.  hard to put down."
Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film
Down and Dirty Pictures: Miramax, Sundance, and the Rise of Independent Film
"a look at american independent cinema.  Biskind isn't the most unbiased writer(see Easy Riders Raging Bulls) but its like reading a juicy tabloid."
Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists
Final Cut: Art, Money, and Ego in the Making of Heaven's Gate, the Film that Sank United Artists
"One of those Hollywood stories that's just unbelievable."
The Love of the Last Tycoon
The Love of the Last Tycoon
"Not bad but I had trouble getting into it.  The author died before this was published, he probably wouldn't of released this version."
Kieslowski on Kieslowski
Kieslowski on Kieslowski
"Bought it, haven't read it yet.  Can't imagine it being bad"
Inception: The Shooting Script
Inception: The Shooting Script
"Read the prologue comic(not on Amazon.com) called Inception: The Cobol Job.  good but not necessary to enjoy the book.  Tells of what led them to Saito's head."
Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook)
Labyrinths (New Directions Paperbook)
"One of the greatest writers ever.  How is this guy not required reading in school?  Mind blowing stuff."
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
"I want to read this.  Hopefully this year"
Winter's Tale
Winter's Tale
"Own it, haven't read it yet"
Memory (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
Memory (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
"An early Westlake book just recently published.  Not like his usually stuff, actually more intelligent and existential."
Quarry in the Middle (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
Quarry in the Middle (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
"Love these books.  quick, fun reads.  Like a mindless movie you can't help but enjoy."
The First Quarry (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
The First Quarry (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
"same"
The Girl with the Long Green Heart (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
The Girl with the Long Green Heart (Hard Case Crime (Mass Market Paperback))
"loved this.  a business con.  Great macho ending in a cabin with two losers.  you know what i mean if you read it."
Honey in his Mouth
Honey in his Mouth
"great"
Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel: Marx Brothers' Lost Radio Show
Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel: Marx Brothers' Lost Radio Show
"Hysterical.  A must for Marx Brothers fans"
Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Bundle: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy Bundle: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
"Saw the Swedish movies.  Plan to read these sometime this year."
Batman: The Long Halloween
Batman: The Long Halloween
"Decided to check it out and wasn't disappointed at all.  Lots of Godfather homages."
Berlin Game (Panther Books)
Berlin Game (Panther Books)
"if you like spy books, give this a try.  A nice set up for the next book."
Satan Burger
Satan Burger
"ordered it"
The Haunted Vagina
The Haunted Vagina
"ordered it"
The Menstruating Mall
The Menstruating Mall
"I loved this.  Read it twice in one sitting it was so good. Weird, funny, gross, satirical, addicting.  Despite its similarities to The Exterminating Angel, it doesn't rip that movie off at all."
HELP!  A Bear is Eating Me!
HELP! A Bear is Eating Me!
"planning on reading"
Angel Dust Apocalypse
Angel Dust Apocalypse
"plan to read"
The Kafka Effekt
The Kafka Effekt
"really short stories. I've been reading a few each day.  He's No Kafka but the stories are still fun."
House of Houses
House of Houses
"plan to read.  this one sounds really nutty"