Books I Read in 2013

Inspired by a friend on Facebook, I tried to tally all the books I read this year. I think if I included books I didn’t finish this list would be twice as long. I wasn’t super psyched about what I read this year, unfortunately.

Just Kids – Patti Smith – my rating 7/10
The Forest for the Trees – Betsy Lerner – my rating: can’t remember
A Feast for Crows – George R. Martin – my rating: 8/10
I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp – Richard Hell – my rating:  7/10

A Dance with Dragons – George R. Martin – my rating: 8/10
I Love You More than you know – Jonathan Ames – my rating: 8/10
Wake Up Sir – – Jonathan Ames – my rating: 9/10
Rotten – No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs – Johnny Lydon – my rating: 9/10
The Rage – Gene Kerrigan  – my rating: 9/10
Dispatches – Michael Herr –  – my rating: 6/10
At the End of a Dull Day – Massimo Carlotto – my rating: 6/10
Blood Money – Doug Richardson –  my rating: 7/10
Party Girl – Anna David – my rating: 6/10
City Primeval: High Noon in Detroit – Elmore Leonard – my rating: 9/10
Glitz – Elmore Leonard – my rating: 8/10
A Fan’s Notes – Frederick Exley – my rating: 5/10
Very Recent History: An Entirely Factual Account of a Year (c. AD 2009) in a Large City – Choire Sicha – my rating: 1/10 – this was the worst book I’ve ever read!
Poseur: A Memoir of Downtown New York City in the ’90s – Marc Spitz – my rating: 6/10 
Hill William – Scott McClanahan – my rating: 8/10
Skagboys – Irvine Welsh – my rating: 7/10
Inside Al Qaeda & the Taliban – Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11 – syed saleem shahzad – my rating: 8/10
How It Ended – Jay McInerney  – my rating: 9/10
Never Fuck Up – Jens Lapidus – my rating: 8/10
Adventures in the Screen Trade – willaim goldman – my rating: 8/10
Scar Tissue – Anthony Keidis  – my rating: 7/10
Rob Delaney – Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage. – my rating: 8/10

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