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Underdog Literature, February 2012: 15 fresh or artsy, off-the-wall titles

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Here are 15 graphic novels that caught my interest lately.

Fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious titles that might deserve more attention:

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01: GREG RUCKA, “Stumptown”, 144 pages, 2011.

02: KEN DAHL, “Monsters”, 200 pages, 2009.

03: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, “Fortune and Glory: A True Hollywood Comic Book Story”, 136 pages, 2000.

04: ALEX ROBINSON, “Box Office Poison”, 602 pages, 2001.

05: YOSHIHIRO TATSUMI, “A Drifting Life”, 856 pages, 2009.

06: GIPI, “Notes for a War Story”, 128 pages, 2006.

07: SARAH LEAVITT, “Tangles: A Story about Alzheimer’s, my Mother and me”, 127 pages, 2010.

08: ANDERS NILSEN, “Don’t go where I can’t follow”, 244 pages, 2007.

09: EMMANUEL GUIBERT, “The Photographer”, 288 pages, 2003.

10: PAUL HORNSCHEMEIER, “Mother, come home”, 128 pages, 2003.

11: MANU LARCENET, “Ordinary Victories”, 128 pages, 2003.

12: FUMI YOSHINAGA, “Ooku: The Inner Chambers”, 216 pages, 2009.

13: PETER MILLIGAN, “Enigma”, 208 pages, 1995.

14: EROYN FRANKLIN, “Another glorious Day at the Nothing Factory”, 206 pages, 2009.

15: JONATHAN HICKMAN, “The Nightly News”, 154 pages, 2007.

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Here are three books that got great reviews, but left me disappointed:

01: AMIR; KHALIL, “Zahra’s Paradise”, 272 pages, 2011.

02: RAINA TELGEMEIER, “Smile”, 224 pages, 2009.

03: FUMIYO KOUNO, “Town of evening calm, country of cherry blossoms”, 104 pages, 2004.

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…and finally, here are seven books that I read – and that were really good:

1: 4 of 5 stars: JASON SHIGA, “Empire State: A Love Story (or not)”, 144 pages, 2011.

2: 4 of 5 stars: JASON SHIGA, “Bookhunter”, 144 pages, 2007.

3: 4 of 5 stars: JEFFREY BROWN, “Clumsy”, 224 pages, 2003.

4: 4 of 5 stars: JOE KELLY, “I kill Giants”, 184 pages, 2009.

5: 4 of 5 stars: PHILIP GELATT, “Petrograd”, 248 pages, 2011.

6: 4 of 5 stars: RANDALL MUNROE, “xkcd: Volume 0”, 120 pages, 2009..

7: 5 of 5 stars: FÁBIO MOON; GABRIEL BÁ, “Daytripper”, 256 pages, 2011. [best read of 2011, I’ve wrote about it here (German, Link)]

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Underdog Literature, January 2012: 15 fresh or amazing, off-the-wall titles

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Here are 15 books that caught my interest lately.

Fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious titles that might deserve more attention:

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01: MATTHEW NORMAN, ‘Domestic Violets’, 352 pages, 2011.

02: PIERS BRENDON, “The Dark Valley: A Panorama of the 1930s”, 848 pages, 2000. [History]

03: JEANETTE WINTERSON, “Why be happy when you could be normal?”, 256 pages, 2011. [Memoir]

04: JORDAN ROSENFELD, “Make a Scene: Crafting a powerful Story one Scene at a Time”, 272 pages, 2007. [Creative Writing]

05: CAROLE MASO, “The Art Lover”, 176 pages, 1990.

06: JANE GARDAM, “Old Filth”, 289 pages, 2004.

07: BRIAN FARREY, ‘With or without you’, 368 pages, 2011. [Young Adult]

08: ANDREW SMITH, ‘Stick’, 292 pages, 2011. [Young Adult]

09: SUZETTE MAYR, ‘Monoceros’, 280 pages, 2011.

10: ALEXANDER MAKSIK, “You deserve nothing”, 323 pages, 2011.

11: CAROLINE PRESTON, “The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt”, 240 pages, 2011.

12: ANNA FUNDER, “All that I am”, 370 pages, 2011.

13: MICHAEL LESY, “Wisconsin Death Trip”, 261 pages, 1973. [Art / Photography.]

14: ALAN FLETCHER, “The Art of Looking Sideways”, 534 pages, 2001. [Art / Design / Neurology / Cultural Studies.]

15: EDEN ROBINSON, “Monkey Beach”, 384 pages, 1999.

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Here are five books that made me curious enough to buy them:

01: MARILYN FRENCH, “The Women’s Room”, 544 pages, 1977.

02: HANS FALLADA, “Wer einmal aus dem Blechnapf frißt”, [German pre-WW2 classic], 584 pages, 1934.

03: TUCKER SHAW, “Everything I ate: A Year in the History of my Mouth”, 496 pages, 2005.

04: NAOMI KLEIN, “The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism”, 588 pages, 2007.

05: DOUGLAS KENNEDY, “The Pursuit of Happiness”, 656 pages, 2001.

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…and finally, here are three books that I read – and that were really good:

1: 4 of 5 stars: W.G. SEBALD, “Die Ausgewanderten” [US: “The Emigrants”], 354 pages, 1996.

2: 4 of 5 stars: JERRY SPINELLI, “Milkweed”, YA Holocaust Novel, 208 pages, 2003.

3: 4 of 5 stars: ELIZABETH McCRACKEN, “An exact Replica of a Figment of my Imagination”, Memoir, 192 pages, 2008.

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Romane 2012: Neuerscheinungen, Empfehlungen

Interessante Bücher, 2012?

Update, Spätsommer 2012: Bis heute googeln viele Leser diesen Eintrag. Weil er schon älter ist (Dezember 2011), hier ein paar Ergänzungen / Empfehlungen.

Die besten Bücher, erschienen 2012, die ich bisher dieses Jahr gelesen habe?

  • Gerbrand Bakker, “Der Umweg”, Suhrkamp, März 2012. (große Empfehlung!)
  • Scott Snyder: “Batman: Court of Owls”, DC Comics, Mai 2012 (der beste Batman-Comic seit Jahren. Einsteigerfreundlich / kein Vorwissen nötig.)

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aktuelle Bücher von jungen deutschen Autoren / Freunden, auf die ich mich freue (noch nicht gelesen):

  • Sabrina Janesch, “Ambra”, Luchterhand, August 2012.

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Die ursprüngliche, erste Auswahl, von Dezember 2011:

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deutsche Autorinnen und Autoren:

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01) Christian Schüle: “Das Ende unserer Tage”: Hamburg-Roman

460 Seiten, Klett-Cotta, Februar 2012

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02) Franziska Gerstenberg: “Spiel mit ihr”: erotischer Thriller (?)

264 Seiten, Schöffling, 15. Februar 2012 [Artikel von mir über Gerstenbergs Kurzgeschichten: Link]

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03) Christian Kracht: “Imperium”: Abenteuerroman

256 Seiten, Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 16. Februar 2012

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04) Lisa-Maria Seydlitz: “Sommertöchter”: Reise-/Urlaubs-/Familienroman

208 Seiten, Dumont, 22. Februar 2012

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05) Thomas von Steinaecker: “Das Jahr, in dem ich aufhörte, mir Sorgen zu machen, und anfing, zu träumen”: Gesellschaftsroman

400 Seiten, S. Fischer, 23. Februar 2012

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06) Bernd Schroeder: “Auf Amerika”: Dorfroman

200 Seiten, Hanser, 27. Februar 2012

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07) André Kubiczek: “Der Genosse, die Prinzessin und ihr lieber Herr Sohn”, DDR-Roman

612 Seiten, Piper, März 2012

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08) Felicitas Hoppe: “Hoppe”: Autobiografie / Satire

336 Seiten, S. Fischer, 8. März 2012

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09) Anna Katharina Hahn: “Am schwarzen Berg”, Stuttgart-Roman

236 Seiten, Suhrkamp, 12. März 2012 [Fortsetzung zu “Kürzere Tage”, 2009?]

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10) Klaus Siblewski, John von Düffel: “Wie Dramen entstehen”, Poetik / Ratgeber

288 Seiten, Luchterhand, 12. März 2012 [der Vorgänger “Wie Romane entstehen” von 2008 war sehr, sehr gut. Interessant auch DIESE Neuauflage [Link] zum selben Thema]

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11) Saskia Fischer: “Ostergewitter”: Familiendrama

220 Seiten, Suhrkamp, 16. April 2012

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12) Rainald Goetz: “Johann Holtrop”: Wirtschafts-/Gesellschaftsroman

200 Seiten, Suhrkamp, September 2012

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13) André Kubiczek: “Kopf unter Wasser”: Männerroman

240 Seiten, Piper, August 2012

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Übersetzungen:

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14) Sherwood Anderson: “Winesburg, Ohio”: Kleinstadt-Klassiker (1919), 3.78 von 5

328 Seiten, Schöffling, 2. Januar 2012 [Neuübersetzung von Mirko Bonné]

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15) Stephen King: “Der Anschlag”: Zeitreise-Thriler, 4.36 von 5

1056 Seiten, Heyne, 23. Januar 2012 [Titel der Originalausgabe: “11/22/63”]

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16) Ben Brooks: “Nachts werden wir erwachsen”: Szene-/Jugendroman, 3.62 von 5

272 Seiten, Berlin Verlag, 4. Februar 2012 [Übersetzer: Jörg Albrecht]

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17) Padget Powell: “Roman in Fragen”: experimenteller Roman (?)

192 Seiten, Berlin Verlag, 4. Februar 2012 [Übersetzer: Harry Rowohlt]

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18) Elisabeth Tova Bailey: “Das Geräusch einer Schnecke beim Essen”: Essay über chronische Krankheiten, 3.92 von 5

176 Seiten, Nagel & Kimche, 6. Februar 2012

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19) Rob Sheffield: “Mit Mädchen über Duran Duran reden”: Popliteratur / Musikjournalismus, 3.54 von 5

336 Seiten, Heyne, 13. Februar 2012

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20) Jennifer Egan: “Der größere Teil der Welt”: Baseball- und Punkroman, 3.65 von 5

392 Seiten, Schöffling, 15. Februar 2012 [Originaltitel: “A Visit from the Goon Squad”, Pulitzerpreis 2011]

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21) Joan Didion: “Blaue Stunden”: persönliches Essay über Selbstmord, 3.75 von 5

176 Seiten, Ullstein, 29. Februar

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22) Edmund White: “Und das schöne Zimmer ist leer”: Memoir, 3.79 von 5

256 Seiten, Gmünder, 1. März [Neuausgabe von “The beautiful Room is empty”, 1988]

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23) Erin Morgenstein: “Der Nachtzirkus”: Fantasy-Romanze, 4.08 von 5

464 Seiten, Ullstein, 15. März

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24) Francis Spufford: “Rote Zukunft”, Sowjet-Roman, 3.98 von 5

576 Seiten, Rowohlt, 2. April 2012

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25) Yu Hua: “Brüder”: Gesellschaftsroman über Shanghai, 3.88 von 5

768 Seiten, S. Fischer, 12. April 2012

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26) Tina Fey: “Bossypants: Haben Männer Humor?”: Comedy / Memoir, 3.96 von 5

256 Seiten, Rowohlt, 1. Juni 2012

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27) Patrick DeWitt: “Die Sisters Brothers”: Western / Satire, 3.88 von 5

368 Seiten, Goldmann, 25. Juni 2012

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28) Frank Bill: “Cold Hard Love”: Hinterwäldler-Kurzgeschichten, 3.98 von 5

ca. 288 Seiten, Suhrkamp, 16. Juli 2012

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29) Isabel Allende: “Mayas Tagebuch”: Frauenroman über Chile, 3.79 von 5

450 Seiten, Suhrkamp, 13. August 2012

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bereits gelesen – und nicht zu empfehlen:

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30) Stewart O’Nan: “Emily, allein”: Alltagsroman, 3.65 von 5

384 Seiten, Kiepenheuer und Witsch, 16. Januar 2012 [O’Nan ist einer meiner Lieblingsautoren. Alternative Empfehlungen: “Halloween”, “Abschied von Chautauqua”, “Das Blut der anderen”]

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31) Manu Joseph: “Genie ist relativ”: Farce / Satire, 3.59 von 5

370 Seiten, Suhrkamp, 18. Juni 2012.

[Bereits 2010 unter dem Titel “Ernste Männer” bei Klett-Cotta veröffentlicht.]

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32) Doug Johnstone: “Smokeheads”: Survival-Thriller, 2.95 von 5

320 Seiten, btb, 9. Juli 2012

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verwandte Links:

  • “Futter für die Bestie”: Literaturkritik in digitalen Zeiten [Essay, Link]
  • große Literatur: 250 Empfehlungen [Link]
  • große Literatur: 250 Entdeckungen [Link]
  • deutschsprachige Literatur: Entdeckungen 2011 [Link]
  • junge Literatur: 50 Empfehlungen [Link]
  • Buchtipps: Dezember 2011 [Link]

Underdog Literature, December 2011: 15 fresh or brilliant, off-the-wall titles

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Here are 15 books that caught my interest lately.

Fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious titles that might deserve more attention:

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01: WALTER ABISH, ‘How German is it? Wie Deutsch ist es?’, 252 pages, 1980.

02: ANNA FUNDER, ‘Stasiland: Stories from behind the Berlin Wall’, 304 pages, 2000. [Journalism from a young Australian author]

03: ELENA FERRANTE, ‘Days of Abandonment’ / ‘Tage des Verlassenwerdens’, 254 pages, 2002.

04: HEIMITO VON DODERER, ‘The Demons’ / ‘Die Dämonen’, 1340 pages, 1965. [Austrian]

05: CLARICE LISPECTOR, ‘Near to the wild Heart’, 192 pages, 1943. [existentialist, lyrical short novel by a 17-year-old Brazilian author.]

06: LAUREN BINET, ‘HHhH’, 374 pages, 2009.

07: JOY WILLIAMS, ‘The Changeling’, 256 pages, 1978.

08: ELIZABETH VON ARNIM, ‘The enchanted April’, 247 pages, 1922.

09: PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR, ‘A Time of Gifts’, 321 pages, 1977. [Travelogue]

10: WILLIAM GADDIS, ‘JR’, 752 pages, 1975.

11: ALBERT COHEN: ‘Her Lover’ / ‘Belle du Seigneur’, 992 pages, 1968.

12: MIKLÓS BANFFY, ‘They were counted’, 600 pages, 1934.

13: RUSSELL BANKS, ‘Affliction’, 368 pages, 1989.

14: RAY FAWKES, ‘One Soul’, 176 pages, 2011. [Comic]

15: UMBERTO ECO, ‘The Infitiny of Lists’ / ‘Die unendliche Liste’, 408 pages, 2009. [Cultural History]

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Here are five books that made me curious enough to buy them:

01: LAWRENCE DURRELL: ‘The Alexandria Quartet’, 884 pages, 1957.

02: FREDERICK REIKEN, ‘Day for Night’, 336 pages, 2010.

03: JANICE GALLOWAY, ‘The Trick is to keep breathing’, 236 pages, 1989.

04: MICHAEL A. FITZGERALD, ‘Radiant Days’, 256 pages, 2007.

05: VESTAL McINTYRE, ‘Lake Overturn’, 448 pages, 2009.

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…and finally, here are three books that I read – and that were really good:

1: 5 of 5 stars: EVAN S. CONNELL, ‘Mrs. Bridge’, 246 pages, 1959.

2: 4 of 5 stars: SARAH GLIDDEN, ‘How to understand Israel in 60 Days or less’, 208 pages, 2007 [Graphic Novel / Travelogue].

3: 4 of 5 stars: FRIGYES KARINTHI, ‘A Journey round my Skull’, 312 pages, 1938 [Essay / Autobiography].

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Underdog Literature, November 2011: 15 fresh or impressive, off-the-wall titles

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Here are 15 books that caught my interest lately.

Fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious titles that might deserve more attention:

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01: MAGDA SZABÓ, ‘The Door’, 272 pages, 1987 [Hungarian].

02: A.S. KING, ‘Everybody sees the Ants’, 288 pages, 2011. [Young Adult]

03: JOAN DIDION, ‘Blue Nights’, 208 pages, 2011. [Essay]

04: JOHN B. THOMPSON, ‘Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the 21st Century’, 440 pages, 2010. [Cultural Studies / Nonfiction]

05: BRIAN BOYD, ‘Stalking Nabkov’, 488 Pages, 2011. [Essays / Literary Criticism]

06: ALAN HOLLINGHURST, ‘The Stranger’s Child’, 564 pages, 2011.

07: ELIZABETH McCRACKEN, ‘An exact Replica of a Figment of my Imagination’, 192 pages, 2008. [Memoir]

08: EVAN S. CONNELL, ‘Mrs. Bridge’, 246 pages, 1959.

09: DOROTHY BAKER, ‘Cassandra at the Wedding’, 256 pages, 1962.

10: DAWN POWELL, ‘The wicked Pavillon’, 281 pages, 1990.

11: FERNANDO PESSOA: ‘The Book of Disquiet’ / ‘Das Buch der Unruhe’, 544 pages, 1982.

12: MAGGIE NELSON, ‘Bluets’, 99 pages, 2009. [Experimental Short Fiction / Memoir]

13: HELEN DeWITT, ‘The Last Samurai’, 530 pages, 2000.

14: KATE BEATON, ‘Hark! A Vagrant’, 160 pages, 2011. [Webcomic]

15: YUMI UNITA, ‘Bunny Drop’, 192 pages, 2005. [Josei Manga Series / Domestic Fiction]

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Here are five books that made me curious enough to buy them:

01: E.. WHITE, ‘Charlotte’s Web’, 184 pages, 1952. [Children’s Book – it’s little-known in Germany, and I still don’t even know the details of the plot. High time!]

02: BRIAN SELZNICK, ‘The Invention of Hugo Cabret’, 533 pages, 2007. [Steampunk / Fantasy / Young Adult]

03: SIBYLLE BERG, ‘Der Mann schläft’, 309 pages, 2009. [German]

04: MICHAEL KÖHLMEIER, ‘Abendland’, 794 pages, 2007. [German. I’ve read the first 50 pages, and have an excellent feeling so far.]

05: SEBASTIAN CHRIST, ‘Das Knurren der Panzer im Frühling. Ein Kriegsbericht aus Afghanistan’, 224 pages, 2011 [German, Reportage] Update: I’ve read it – and it’s pretty good: 4 of 5 stars. And – strangely enough – a great companion to Greg Rucka’s Afghanistan thriller ‘A Gentleman’s Game’, 2004)

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…and finally, here are three books that I read – and that were really good:

1: 4 of 5 stars: JULIE ORRINGER, ‘The invisible Bridge’, 602 pages, 2010.

2: 4 of 5 stars: SUSAN J. DOUGLAS, ‘Where the Girls are: Growing up Female with Mass Media’, 349 pages, 1995 [Cultural Studies / Feminism]

3: 4 of 5 stars: A.S. KING, ‘Please ignore Vera Dietz’, 336 pages, 2010 [Young Adult].

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Underdog Literature: 15 fresh or exciting, off-the-wall titles

Here are 15 books that caught my interest lately.

Fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious titles that might deserve more attention:

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01: ANDREW SHAFFER: ‘Great Philosophers who failed at Love’, 208 pages, 2011. [Nonfiction]

02: ERNEST CLINE: ‘Ready Player One’, 384 pages, 2011.

03: BLAKE BUTLER: ‘There is no Year’, 416 pages, 2011.

04: ANNETT GRÖSCHNER, ‘Walpurgistag’, 448 pages, 2011. [German]

05: NAVID KERMANI, ‘Dein Name’, 1200 pages, 2011. [German]

06: GARY D. SCHMIDT: ‘Okay for now’, 368 pages, 2011. [Young Adult Lit]

07: JESSICA VALENTI: ‘The Purity Myth: How America’s Obsession with Virginity is hurting Young Women’, 263 pages, 2009. [Nonfiction]

08: GEORGE ORWELL: ‘A Collection of Essays’, 316 pages, 1954. [Nonfiction]

09: DOOGIE HORNER: ‘Everything explained through Flowcharts’, 168 pages, 2010. [Nonfiction, Humor]

10: THOMAS MALLON: ‘A Book of one’s own: People and their Diaries’, 314 pages, 1984. [Nonfiction]

11: FREDERIC MARTEL: ‘Mainstream’, 464 pages, 2010. [Nonfiction]

12: JOE SACCO: ‘Safe Area Gorazde’, 240 pages, 2000. [Graphic Novel]

13: RAINA TELGEMEIER, ‘Smile’, 224 pages, 2010. [Graphic Novel]

14: GRANT MORRISON, ‘We3’, 104 pages, 2005. [Graphic Novel]

15: JOE KELLY, ‘I Kill Giants’, 184 pages, 2009. [Graphic Novel]

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Here are five books that made me curious enough to buy them:

01: BEN TANZER, ‘You can make him like you’, 222 pages, 2011.

02: DAN GARDNER, ‘Risk: The Science & Politics of Fear’, 320 pages, 2008.

03: THOMAS LEHR, ‘Nabokovs Katze’, 511 pages, 1999. [German, recommended by Marcel Maas]

04: JEFF SMITH, ‘Bone’, 1343 pages. [Graphic Novel]

05: KRISTOF MAGNUSSON, ‘Das war ich nicht’, 283 pages, 2010. [German]

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…and finally, here are three books that I read – and that were really good:

5 of 5 stars: GARY SHTEYNGART, ‘Super Sad True Love Story’, 464 pages, 2010.

4 of 5 stars: BARBARA HONIGMANN, ‘Das überirdische Licht: Rückkehr nach New York’, 160 pages, 2008. [Memoir, German]

4 of 5 stars: CRAIG THOMPSON: ‘Blankets’, 582 pages, 2003 [Graphic Novel… what took me so long?]

What have you read? What made you curious? Recommendations?

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Underdog Literature: 15 fresh or notable, off-the-wall titles

Here are 15 books that caught my interest lately.

Fresh, off-beat, quirky or curious titles that might deserve more attention:

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01: EDAN LEPUCKI, ‘If you’re not yet like me’, 102 pages, 2010

02: VANESSA VESELKA, ‘Zazen’, 256 pages, 2011

03: A.S. KING, ‘Please ignore Vera Dietz’, 336 pages, 2010 [YA Lit]

04: BEN TANZER, ‘Most likely you’ll go your way and I’ll go mine’, 180 pages, 2008

05: BEN TANZER, ‘You can make him like you’, 222 pages, 2011

06: JERRY MANDER, ‘Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television’, 376 pages, 1978 [Essay]

07: CHRISTIE HODGEN, ‘Elegies for the Brokenhearted’, 256 pages, 2010

08: MEGHAN O’ROURKE, ‘The Long Goodbye’, 320 pages, 2011

09: ADAM LEVIN, ‘The Instructions’, 1030 pages, 2010

10: PHILIP HENSHER, ‘King of the Badgers’, 300 pages, 2011

11: COLIN MELOY [Singer of ‘The Decemberists’], ‘Wildwood’, 560 pages, 2011 [Kid’s Book/Genre]

12: JULIA WERTZ, ‘Drinking at the Movies’, 192 pages, 2010 [Graphic Novel]

13: GRANT MORRISON, ‘Supergods’, 431 pages, 2011 [Literary Theory of Super-Hero Graphic Novels]

14: MARTIN BÜSSER, ‘Der Junge von nebenan’, 100 pages, 2009 [German Graphic Novel]

15: RICARDA JUNGE, ‘Die komische Frau’, 188 pages, 2010 [German]

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Here are five books that made me curious enough to buy them:

01: ANTHONY POWELL, ‘A Dance to the Music of Time’, 732 pages, 1951 [more here]

02: DOROTHEE ELMIGER, ‘Einladung an die Waghalsigen’, 140 pages, 2010 [German]

03: MARIANA LEKY, ‘Die Herrenausstatterin’, 208 pages, 2010 [German, Hildesheim Author]

04: JUDITH ZANDER, ‘Dinge, die wir heute sagten’, 480 pages, 2010 [German, recommended by Sabrina Janesch]

05: SUSAN J. DOUGLAS, ‘Where the Girls are: Growing up female with the Mass Media’, 349 pages, 1994 [Essay]

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…and finally, here are three books that I read – and that were really good:

5 of 5 stars: GABRIEL BÁ, FABIO MOON, ‘Daytripper’, 256 pages, 2011 [Graphic Novel]

4 of 5 stars: JOSH KILMER-PURCELL, ‘The Bucolic Plague’, 304 pages, 2010 [Memoir]

4 of 5 stars: BRENDA UELAND: ‘If you want to write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit’, 179 pages, 1938 [Essay]

What have you read? What made you curious? Recommendations?

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