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The Polysyllabic Spree Nick Hornby  blog entry 
McSweeney's Issue 16 (Mcsweeney's Quarterly Concern) Editors of McSweeney's   
McSweeney's Issue 13 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) Editors of McSweeney's, Chris Ware   
The Metabarons: Path of the Warrior Alexandro Jodorowsky, Juan Gimenez   
The Metabarons: Blood and Steel Alexandro Jodorowsky, Juan Gimenez   
Metabarons: Poet and Killer Alexandro Jodorowsky, Juan Gimenez   
Queen & Country, Vol. 6: Operation Dandelion Greg Rucka, Mike Hawthorne   
The Tomb Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir, Christopher J. Mitten   
Queen & Country, Vol. 5: Operation Stormfront Greg Rucka, Carla Speed McNeil   
Julius Antony Johnston, Brett Weldele   
Spooked Volume 1 Antony Johnston, Ross Campbell   
Queen & Country: Declassified Greg Rucka, Brian Hurtt   
Sidekicks: Transfer Student (Sidekicks) J. Torres, Takeshi Miyazawa   
Queen & Country, Vol. 2: Operation Morningstar Greg Rucka, Brian Hurtt, Christine Norrie   
Grey Shadows (Usagi Yojimbo, Book 13) Stan Sakai   
Brink of Life and Death (Usagi Yojimbo, Book 10) Stan Sakai   
Shades of Death (Usagi Yojimbo, Book 8) Stan Sakai   
Battle Royale Koushun Takami   
100 Bullets Vol. 6: Six Feet Under the Gun Brian Azzarello   
Y: The Last Man Vol. 1: Unmanned Brian K. Vaughan, Pia Guerra, Jr. Jose Marzan   
Top Ten (Book 2) Alan Moore, Zander Cannon, Gene Ha   
100 Bullets Vol. 5: The Counterfifth Detective Brian Azzarello   
Fables Vol. 1: Legends in Exile Bill Willingham   
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 1 Alan Moore   
100 Bullets Vol. 3: Hang Up on the Hang Low Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso   
Planetary Vol. 2: The Fourth Man Warren Ellis, John Cassaday   
100 Bullets Vol. 2: Split Second Chance Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso, Grant Goleash, Clem Robins   
Tom Strong (Book 1) Alan Moore, Chris Sprouse   
Identity Crisis Brad Meltzer   
Ex Machina Vol. 1: The First Hundred Days Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris   
Fables Vol. 6: Homelands Bill Willingham   
100 Bullets Vol. 8: The Hard Way Brian Azzarello   
Y: The Last Man Vol. 5: Ring of Truth Brian K. Vaughan   
Fables Vol. 5: The Mean Seasons Bill Willingham   
Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall Bill Willingham, Todd Klein  blog entry 
Ultimate X-Men Vol. 13: Magnetic North Brian K Vaughan, Stuart Immonen   
New Avengers Vol. 1: Breakout Brian Michael Bendis, David Finch   
Powers Vol. 9: Psychotic Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming   
Powers Vol. 8: Legends Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming   
House of M (X-Men, New Avengers) Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel  blog entry 
Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 14: Warriors Brian Michael Bendis, Andy Kubert, Danny Miki, Stuart Immonen   
Ultimate X-Men Vol. 11: The Most Dangerous Game Brian K Vaughan, Stuart Immonen   
Powers Vol. 7: Forever Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming, Michael Avon Oeming   
Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 13: Hobgoblin Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Bagley   
Ultimate Spider-Man Vol. 12: Superstars Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Bagley   
Powers Vol. 6: Sellouts Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Avon Oeming   
Astonishing X-Men Vol. 1: Gifted Joss Whedon, John Cassaday   
The Hacker Crackdown: Law And Disorder On The Electronic Frontier Bruce Sterling   
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy) Kim Stanley Robinson  blog entry 
Light M. John Harrison   
Snow Crash (Bantam Spectra Book) Neal Stephenson   
The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons   
Hyperion Dan Simmons   
The Martian Chronicles (The Grand Master Editions) Ray Bradbury  blog entry 
Zeitgeist (Bantam Spectra Book) Bruce Sterling   
Pattern Recognition William Gibson  blog entry 
The Long Goodbye Raymond Chandler   
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation Seamus Heaney  blog entry 
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II John W. Dower  blog entry 
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, New Edition Jared Diamond   
The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown  blog entry 
The Cloud Atlas Liam Callanan   
Cat's Cradle Kurt Vonnegut  blog entry 
God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater Kurt Vonnegut  blog entry 
The Wolves in the Walls (New York Times Best Illustrated Books (Awards)) Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean   
Coraline Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean   
Quicksilver (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 1) Neal Stephenson  blog entry 
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal Christopher Moore   
American Gods Neil Gaiman   
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions Neil Gaiman   
Neverwhere Neil Gaiman   
Something Wicked This Way Comes Ray Bradbury   
The Count of Monte Cristo (Modern Library Classics) Alexandre Dumas, Lorenzo Carcaterra   
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Modern Library Classics) Oscar Wilde  blog entry 
The Cold Six Thousand: A Novel James Ellroy   
The Future of Ideas: The Fate of the Commons in a Connected World Lawrence Lessig  blog entry 
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory Brian Greene   
White Teeth: A Novel Zadie Smith  blog entry 
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Louis Menand   
Japanese, The Spoken Language: Part 2 (Yale Language Series) Eleanor Harz Jorden, Mari Noda   
Invisible Cities (A Harvest/Hbj Book) Italo Calvino  blog entry 
The Name of the Rose: including Postscript to the Name of the Rose Umberto Eco   
The Double Jose Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa   
Baudolino Umberto Eco, William Weaver  blog entry 
The Tale of the Unknown Island Jose Saramago   
Rashomon and Seventeen Other Stories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Ryunosuke Akutagawa, Yoshihiro Tatsumi, Haruki Murakami, Jay Rubin   
The Difference Engine: Charles Babbage and the Quest to Build the First Computer Doron Swade  blog entry 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Puffin Novels) Roald Dahl   
The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language (Perennial Classics) Steven Pinker   
The Unbearable Lightness of Being: A Novel (Perennial Classics) Milan Kundera   
The Crying of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon   
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan Herbert P. Bix   
Brave New World Aldous Huxley  blog entry 
Thud! A Novel of Discworld Terry Pratchett  blog entry 
MirrorMask: The Illustrated Film Script of the Motion Picture from the Jim Henson Company Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean   
The Final Solution: A Story of Detection Michael Chabon   
The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish Neil Gaiman, Dave McKean   
The Beatrice Letters (A Series of Unfortunate Events) Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquist   
The System of the World (The Baroque Cycle, Vol. 3) Neal Stephenson