Summary:

I finally wised up, left Florida and went back to my old gig. It was a big transition year, and I finally decided that I was going to do the IT thing and give up on academia. I had a lot of insights into the college gig thing and was incredibly disappointed.

Reading List 2002

  • The Two Towers - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • A Cook’s Tour - Anthony Bourdain
  • The Nudist on the Late Shift - Po Bronson
  • Vision Quest - Terry Davis
  • Fletch - Gregory McDonald
  • The Deep Blue Goodbye - John D. McDonald
  • Grand Opening - Jon Hassler
  • Revolutionary Road - Richard Yates
  • Fight Club - Chuck Pahlanuick
  • Ball Four - Jim Bouton
  • Choke - Chuck Pahlanuick
  • Mohawk - Richard Russo
  • The Whore’s Child - Richard Russo
  • Nightmare in Pink - John D. McDonald
  • Hollywood Nocturnes - James Ellroy
  • October Sky - Homer H. Hickman Jr.
  • Native Tongue - Carl Hiaasen
  • Roadkill - Kinky Friedman
  • Pastoralia - George Saunders
  • Skin Tight - Carl Hiassen
  • Lullabye - Chuck Pahalnuk
  • Porno - Irvine Welsch
  • Wise Guy - Nicholas Pileggi
  • Demonology - Rick Moody
  • My Dark Places - James Ellroy
  • L.A. Confidential - James Ellroy
  • How to Ruin Your Life - Ben Stein


Published

31 December 2002

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