Summary:

While work was going well, I was still trying to find a school for a PhD program. I got accepted into what looked like a decent program and left work to live in Florida. My brother introduced me to ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance’ which was a huge influence on my thinking.

Reading List 2000

  • Girlfriend in a Coma - Douglas Coupland
  • The Imaginary Girlfriend - John Irving
  • Catch 22 - Joseph Heller
  • To Boulez and Beyond - Joan Peyser
  • The Sheltering Sky - Paul Bowles
  • The Crossing - Cormac McCarthy
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius - David Eggers
  • Geeks - Jon Katz
  • House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski
  • The Hotel New Hampshire - John Irving
  • Sweet Swing Blues on the Road - Wynton Marsalis
  • Glamorama - Bret Easton Ellis
  • Snow Crash - Neal Stephenson
  • Cryptonomicon - Neal Stephenson
  • Cities of the Plain - Corman McCarthy
  • The Water Method Man - John Irving
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance - Robert M. Pirsig
  • Soundpieces 2 - Cole Gagne
  • The Man Who Loved Only Numbers - Paul Hoffman
  • On Writing - Stephen King
  • Conversations with Iannis Xenakis - Balint Andras Varga
  • The Very Persistant Gappers of Frip - George Saunders
  • Troublemakers - John McNally
  • The End of Alice - A. M. Homes
  • Music for Torching - A.M. Homes
  • Open Sky: Sonny Rollins and His World of Improvisation - Eric Nisenson
  • Smile, You’re Travelling - Henry Rollins


Published

31 December 2000

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