Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Required reading.

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Because I was asked: In no particular order, these are fifteen books that I’ve read and reread during certain periods of my life, that I have gone back to every year or so, books that have in one way or another influenced the way I perceive the world and consequently the way I write about it.

  • Life After God, Douglas Coupland
  • Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Susannah Clarke
  • V for Vendetta, Alan Moore & David Lloyd
  • Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets, David Simon
  • The New York Trilogy, Paul Auster
  • My Traitor’s Heart, Rian Malan
  • The Sandman: Brief Lives, Neil Gaiman & Jill Thompson
  • The Man Who Was Thursday, G.K. Chesterton
  • Still Life with Woodpecker, Tom Robbins
  • The Stand, Stephen King
  • Why I Hate Saturn, Kyle Baker
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Michael Chabon
  • Red Harvest, Dashiell Hammett
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain
  • Fear & Loathing: On The Campaign Trail ’72, Hunter S. Thompson

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This entry was posted on August 2, 2009 by in Books, Critique, Mental Health, The Internet.
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