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2014 Reading List

Here’s my annual reading list post. 2014 saw me read less than I wanted to, but exploring my new hometown (Bangkok) and learning Thai used up a lot of my free time. That said I still managed to get in a decent amount of books, caught up on more comics and added a 4th language (Thai) to my reading, although so far that’s been limited to children’s books.


  • Tom Vater: The Cambodian Book of the Dead
  • A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda: On the Way to Krisna
  • Timeri N. Murari: The Taliban Cricket Club
  • Jonas Jonasson: The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
  • Luis Sepúlveda: Historia de una Gaviota y del Gato Que le Enseñó a Volar
  • Charles Bukowski: Post Office
  • David Sedaris: Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls
  • Tom Vater: The Devil’s Road To Kathmandu
  • Jean-Claude Izzo: The Lost Sailors
  • Sean Eads: The Survivors
  • Charles Bukowski: Factotum
  • Benny Lewis: Fluent in 3 Months
  • Paco Ignacio Taibo II: Some Clouds: A Hector Belascoaran Shayne Detective Novel
  • Charles Bukowski: Women
  • Aldous Huxley: Brave New World Revisited
  • NoViolet Bulawayo: We Need New Names
  • Alex MacCaw: The Little Book on CoffeeScript
  • Ernest Cline: Ready Player One
  • Andreas Altmann: Der Preis der Leichtigkeit : eine Reise durch Thailand, Kambodscha und Vietnam
  • Charles Bukowski: Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame
  • อีสป: ราคานิทานอีสป2ภาษา อินทรีกับชาวนา
  • Marco Ferrarese: Nazi Goreng
  • Nnedi Okorafor: Who Fears Death
  • Nick Wilgus: Mindfulness and Murder: A Father Ananda Mystery
  • Vikas Swarup: Six Suspects
  • Haruki Murakami: Norwegian Wood
  • Shamini Flint: A Most Peculiar Malaysian Murder
  • D.D. Johnston: Peace, Love & Petrol Bombs
  • Mohsin Hamid: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
  • Rodolfo Pardi: The most important Chess Pattern – Critical Squares
  • Dan Kennedy: Loser Goes First: My Thirty-Something Years of Dumb Luck and Minor Humiliation
  • Junot Díaz: This Is How You Lose Her
  • David Sedaris: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
  • รัชนี ศรีไพรวรรณ: หนังสือเรียนภาษาไทย
  • Ali Almossawi: An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments
  • Avdi Grimm: Confident Ruby
  • Terry Pratchett: Unseen Academicals
  • Ioan Grillo: El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency
  • Mikel Santiago: Historia de un crimen perfecto
  • Charles Bukowski: Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
  • Johnny Cash: Cash
  • Marc-Uwe Kling: Die Känguru-Chroniken: Ansichten eines vorlauten Beuteltiers
  • Barend Jan Terwiel: Thailand’s Political History: From the 13th century to recent times
  • John Siracusa: OS X 10.10 Yosemite: The Ars Technica Review
  • Marc-Uwe Kling: Das Känguru-Manifest
  • Marc-Uwe Kling: Die Känguru-Offenbarung
  • Namita Gokhale: The Book of Shiva
  • Julia Alvarez: In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Peter F. Hamilton: If at First…
  • Simon St. Laurent: Introducing Elixir: Getting Started in Functional Programming
    1. David Eisenberg: Études for Elixir
  • Anthony Grey: Saigon: An Epic Novel of Vietnam


  • Scott Snyder: American Vampire, Vol. 2
  • Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth, Vol. 1: Out of the Deep Woods
  • Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth, Vol. 2: In Captivity
  • Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth, Vol. 3: Animal Armies
  • Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth, Vol. 4: Endangered Species
  • Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth, Vol. 5: Unnatural Habitats
  • Jeff Lemire: Sweet Tooth, Vol. 6: Wild Game
  • Jason: I Killed Adolf Hitler
  • Fábio Moon: Daytripper
  • David Mazzucchelli: Asterios Polyp
  • Brian K. Vaughan: Saga, Volume 3 (Saga #13-18)
  • Fujiko F. Fujio: DORAEMON Vol.4
  • Ed Brubaker: Deadenders
  • Matt Fraction: Sex Criminals, Vol. 1: One Weird Trick
  • Scott Snyder: American Vampire, Vol. 3
  • Neil Gaiman: Marvel 1602
  • Ales Kot: Zero, Vol. 1 An Emergency
  • Fujiko F. Fujio: DORAEMON Vol.5
  • Jeph Loeb: Spider-Man: Blue
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 1
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 2
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 3
  • Jonathan Hickman: The Manhattan Projects, Vol. 1: Science, Bad
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 4
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 5
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 6
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 7
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 8
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 9
  • Mark Waid: Irredeemable, Vol. 10
  • Hugh Howey: Wool: The Graphic Novel
  • Joe Sacco: Palestine
  • Ales Kot: Zero, Vol. 2: At the Heart of It All
  • Mike Richardson: Crimson Empire, Volume 2: Council of Blood
  • Brian K. Vaughan: Saga, Volume 4

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