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MIKE MORAN
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Books Read

READ during 2010

  • Artemis Fowl: The Lost Colony Eoin Colfer
  • Artemis Fowl: The Opal Incident Eoin Colfer
  • I Am Legend Richard Matheson
  • Artemis Fowl: The Eternity Code Eoin Colfer
  • Eifelheim Michael Flynn
  • Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident Eoin Colfer
  • Airborn Kenneth Oppel
  • Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War Clive Barker
  • Abarat Clive Barker
  • Children of the Night Dan Simmons
  • Invisible Paul Auster
  • Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows J.K. Rowling
  • Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowling



  • READ during 2009

  • Music Through the Floor Eric Puchner
  • The Centaur John Updike
  • The Corrections Jonathan Franzen
  • October Light John Gardner
  • The Devils Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The Host Stephanie Meyer
  • The Tempest William Shakespeare
  • Medea Euripides
  • Man in the Dark Paul Auster
  • Son of a Witch Gregory Maguire
  • Neverwhere Neil Gaiman
  • Dracula: The Vampire and the Critics edited by Margaret L. Carter
  • Dracula Bram Stoker
  • The Hour I First Believed Wally Lamb
  • Darwin's Blade Dan Simmons


  • READ during 2008

  • Interworld Neil Gaiman
  • Bone Jeff Smith
  • Fever: How Rock and Roll Transformed Gender in America Tim Riley
  • Sophie's World Jostein Gaarder
  • On Moral Fiction John Gardner
  • Dangerous Laughter Steven Millhauser
  • A Dirty Job Christopher Moore
  • The Shock Doctrine Naomi Klein
  • Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal Christopher Moore
  • The Neon Rain James Lee Burke
  • The Happiness Hypothesis Jonathan Haidt
  • Prince Caspian C.S. Lewis
  • The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold
  • Blink Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye Jonathan Lethem
  • The Gateway T.M. McNally
  • The Magician's Nephew C.S. Lewis
  • Enchanted Night Steven Millhauser
  • The Year of Living Biblically A.J. Jacobs



  • READ during 2007

  • Quick T.M. McNally
  • Six Memos for the Next Millenium Italo Calvino
  • A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway
  • Whatever You Say I Am: The Life And Times Of Eminem Anthony Bozza
  • The Giver Lois Lowry
  • Gathering Blue Lois Lowry
  • Ubik Phillip K. Dick
  • Anansi Boys Neil Gaiman
  • The O. Henry Prize Stories 2007 edited by Laura Furman
  • Don't Bother Me, Mom--I'm Learning! Marc Prensky
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows J.K. Rowling
  • Everything Bad is Good for You Steven Johnson
  • Timbuktu Paul Auster
  • Feed M.T. Anderson
  • Mary Reilly Valerie Martin
  • Good Omens Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
  • Winesburg, Ohio Sherwood Anderson
  • Greenwitch Susan Cooper
  • The Brief History of the Dead Kevin Brockmeier
  • Lisey's Story Stephen King
  • A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin
  • The Collector of Hearts Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Historian Elizabeth Kostova
  • Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk
  • The Five People You Meet in Heaven Mitch Albom


  • READ during 2006

  • The Big Over Easy Jasper Fforde
  • The King in the Tree Steven Millhauser
  • Stranger than Fiction Chuck Palahniuk
  • Darkly Dreaming Dexter Jeff Lindsay
  • In the Penny Arcade Steven Millhauser
  • Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs Chuck Klosterman
  • Troublemakers John McNally
  • Chronicles: Volume One Bob Dylan
  • Rose Madder Stephen King
  • Disgrace J.M. Coetzee
  • Oracle Night Paul Auster
  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Rick Riordan
  • The Goat Bridge T.M. McNally
  • A Feast of Crows George R.R. Martin
  • A Man without a Country Kurt Vonnegut
  • Lonely Silver Rain John D. MacDonald
  • The Truth (with Jokes) Al Franken
  • Iron John Robert Bly
  • The Thief of Always Clive Barker
  • To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
  • Innocence Jane Mendelsohn
  • The Happiness Hypothesis Jonathan Haidt
  • Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The Color Purple Alice Walker
  • I Was Amelia Earhart Jane Mendelsohn
  • Tomorrow's God Neale Donald Walsch
  • Dragons of Light edited by Orson Scott Card
  • The Book of Illusions Paul Auster
  • The End of Education Neil Postman
  • The Beatles Bob Spitz


  • READ during 2005

  • The Fires of Heaven Robert Jordan
  • The Rapture Exposed Barbara Rossing
  • House on Mango Street Sandra Cisneros
  • Nickel and Dimed Barbara Ehrenreich
  • Grendel John Gardner
  • The Amber Spyglass Philip Pullman
  • The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman
  • The Tattooed Girl Joyce Carol Oates
  • Sanctuary William Faulkner
  • Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowlings
  • Magical Mystery Tours Tony Bramwell, Rosemary Kingsland
  • When God Was a Woman Merlin Stone
  • Dracula Bram Stoker
  • The Golden Compass Philip Pullman


  • READ during 2004

  • Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and Our Society Danny Fingeroth
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (Books 1-3) Lemony Snicket
  • Astro City Kurt Busiek
  • The Fortress of Solitude Jonathan Lethem
  • Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them Al Franken
  • Black Like Me John Howard Griffin
  • Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live Miller and Shale
  • Ender's Game Orson Scott Card
  • This Boy's Life Tobias Wolff
  • The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway
  • Gathering the Bones edited by Ramsey Campbell, Jack Dann, Dennis Etchison
  • As I Lay Dying William Faulkner
  • The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown
  • I, Robot Isaac Asimov
  • Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Amusing Ourselves to Death Neil Postman
  • Shelter of Each Other Mary Pipher
  • Brave New World Aldous Huxley
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle Shirley Jackson
  • In The Realm of Terror Algernon Blackwood
  • Black House Stephen King
  • From a Buick 8 Stephen King
  • Hans Christian Andersen: The Fan Dancer Alison Prince


  • READ during 2003

  • Better Angels Howard Hendrix
  • The Sandman: Season of Mists Neil Gaiman
  • The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck
  • Storming Heaven Jay Stevens
  • The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan
  • The Knife Thrower and Other Stories Steven Millhauser
  • Invisible Monsters Chuck Palahnuik
  • The Shadow Rising Robert Jordan
  • Hans Christian Andersen: The Life of a Storyteller Jackie Wullschlager
  • Rats Saw God Rob Thomas
  • Where the Heart Is Billie Letts
  • V for Vendetta Alan Moore
  • Marvel Universe Peter Sanderson & Les Marvel Daniels
  • The Diaries of Hans Christian Andersen edited by Patricia L. Conroy


  • READ during 2002

  • What's Bred in the Bone Robertson Davies
  • The Waterworks E.L. Doctorow
  • The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer Steven Millhauser
  • Ragtime E.L. Doctorow
  • The Eye of the World Robert Jordan
  • bash: three plays Neil LaBute
  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay Michael Chabon
  • The Great Hunt Robert Jordan
  • Notes from Underground Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury
  • The Turn of the Screw Henry James
  • Watchmen Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons
  • A Tribe Apart Patricia Hersch
  • Othello William Shakespeare
  • The Snows of Kilimanjaro Ernest Hemingway
  • The Dragon Reborn Robert Jordan


  • READ during 2001

  • A Clash of Swords George R.R. Martin
  • Hearts In Atlantis Stephen King
  • Broke-Heart Blues Joyce Carol Oates
  • "Bartleby the Scrivener" Herman Melville
  • Designer Drugs M.M. Kirsch
  • On Writing Stephen King
  • The Good Earth Pearl S. Buck
  • Bag of Bones Stephen King
  • Widow for One Year John Irving
  • The Woodrow Wilson Dime Jack Finney
  • Bonfire of The Humanities David Marc
  • Bandits Elmore Leonard
  • Choke Chuck Palahnuik
  • Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Slaughterhouse Five Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
  • Dreamcatcher Stephen King
  • Lord of the Flies William Golding
  • Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger
  • The Transmetropolitan series Warren Ellis
  • Ceremony Leslie Marmon Silko