Books I’ve Read

These are the books I’ve read since I started keeping track. The order is chronological.

Books in bold are strongly recommended. Books in italics are re-reads.

Books from before the Records that you should read anway

  • The Art of Not Being Governed - James C Scott
  • The Politics of Heroin - Alfred W McCoy
  • Hothouse - Brian Aldiss
  • Spinal Catastrophism - Thomas Moynihan

2021

  • Who They Was - Gabriel Krauze
  • City of Illusions - Ursula K Le Guin
  • The Secret Agent - Joseph Conrad
  • Bandits - Eric Hobsbawm
  • Saga of the Volsungs
  • The Meat Tree - Gwyneth Lewis
  • Gilgamesh - Trans. Stuart Kendall
  • The Eighth Tower - John A Keel
  • Desert Oracle - Ken Layne
  • Desert - Anon
  • Beowulf - Thomas Meyer
  • Tears of Autumn - Charles McCarry
  • Railsea - China Mieville
  • Department of Truth vol 1 - Tynion/Simmonds
  • The House Jack Built - Jack Spicer
  • SSOTBME Revised
  • Outlaw Territories - Felicity D Scott
  • Dagger Dagger - V/A
  • You Died - MacDonald & Killingsworth
  • Liquid City - Atkins & Sinclair
  • Fingerless - Spugina
  • Princess of the Infinite Castle - Shintaro Kago
  • Land Without Justice - Milovan Djilas
  • In Praise of Shadows - Junichiro Tanizaki
  • Miernik Dossier - Charles McCarry
  • The Brown Plague - Daniel Guerin
  • The Ruined Map - Kobo Abe
  • Desert Solitaire - Edward Abbey
  • Fragments of an Anarchist Anthropology - David Graeber
  • Secret Rendezvous - Kobo Abe
  • 42nd Parallel - John Dos Passos
  • Sahara Unveiled - William Langewiesche
  • Beowulf - Maria Dahvana Headley
  • The Ark Sakura - Kobo Abe
  • Terminal Boredom - Izumi Suziki
  • Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • The Carpet Wars - Christopher Kremmer
  • The Rinzai Zen Way - Meido Moore
  • The City of Dreadful Night - James Thomson
  • The English Heretic Collection - Andy Sharp
  • Occult Features of Anarchism - Erica Lagalisse
  • Walden - Henry David Thoreau
  • Haunted - Chuck Palahniuk
  • Another Day of Life - Ryszard Kapuscinski
  • Season of Migration to the North - Tayed Salih
  • The Soccer War - Ryszard Kapuscinski
  • The Children of Hurin - JRR Tolkien
  • Death in the Afternoon - Ernest Hemingway
  • Entangled Life - Merlin Sheldrake
  • Sculpting in Time - Andrey Tarkovsky
  • Drippin’ - Laurence Engraver
  • What About The Rapists?
  • Savage Messiah - Laura Grace Ford
  • The Night Manager - John Le Carre
  • Fifty Fifty - Steve Cavanagh
  • Nausea - Jean Paul Satre
  • Design & Violence
  • Black Gum - J David Osborne

2022

  • The Puerto Rican War - John Vasquex Mejias
  • The Hair Carpet Weavers - Andreas Eschbach
  • Zoroasters Telescope
  • Largemouths - Gabriel Delmas
  • Jews Don’t Count - David Baddiel
  • Grettir the Outlaw - S. Baring-Gould
  • The House on the Borderlands - William Hope Hodgson
  • The Only Good Indians - Stephen Graham Jones
  • Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy
  • Sign of the Labrys - Margaret St Clair
  • The United States of Paranoia - Jesse Walker
  • Geopolitical Manipulation Through the Use of Fungi-Based Parasites on 186F - Lando
  • The Four Reptiles of the Apocalypse - Lando
  • The Illuminatus Trilogy - Rober Shea & Robert Anton Wilson
  • The Uncomfortable Dead - Subcommandante Marcos & Paco Ignacio Taibo II
  • A Perfect Vacuum - Stanislaw Lem
  • The Games Ethic and Imperialism - JA Mangan
  • Making - Tim Ingold
  • Aberration in the Heartland of the Real - Wendy S Painting
  • Moravagine - Blaise Cendrars
  • Moby Dick - Herman Melville
  • bolo’bolo - P.M.
  • The Heavenly Table - Donald Ray Pollock
  • Sand Talk -Tyson Yunkaporta
  • Tao Te Ching - Trans. Addis, Lombardo
  • After Lorca - Jack Spicer
  • The Collected Works of Billy the Kid - Michael Ondaatje
  • The Looking Glass War - John le Carre
  • Children of Ruin - Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • River Kings - Cat Jarman
  • The First 49 Stories - Ernest Hemingway
  • Shadow & Claw - Gene Wolfe
  • Sword & Citadel - Gene Wolfe
  • Carpe Jugulum - Terry Pratchett
  • The Fisherman - John Langan
  • Vampyroteuthis Infernalis - Vilem Flusser & Louis Bec
  • Otherlands - Thomas Halliday
  • Wandering Stone: Streets of Old Izola - Rick Harsch
  • Wake Up, We’re Almost There - Chandler Brossard
  • Oskar Submerges - Zachary Tanner
  • Black Narcissus - Rumer Godden
  • Providence Compendium - Alan Moore & Jacen Burrows
  • There Is No Antimimetics Division - qntm
  • Jaws - Peter Benchley
  • A Kayak Full of Ghosts - Lawrence Millman

2023

  • The Face of Battle - John Keegan
  • The Gallows Pole - Benjamin Myers
  • Empire of Pain - Patrick Radden Keefe
  • Archaeology of Violence - Pierre Clastres
  • The Passenger - Cormac McCarthy
  • The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
  • The Myth of Sisyphus - Albert Camus
  • Butcher’s Crossing - John Williams