Now Consumed (Archive)

This is an archive of the books I have consumed since October 2016. To view what’s currently in my pipeline click here.

Finished (Apr – Jun)

  • Neil Gaiman, American Gods (a) +
  • Cormac McCarthy, The Road (a) –
  • Orson Scott Card, Speaker for the Dead (a) ++
  • David Mitchell, The Bone Clocks (a)
  • David Mitchell, Slade House (a) +
  • Neil Gaiman, Stardust (a) +
  • Jim Butcher, Storm Front (a) –
  • Pierce Brown, Red Rising (a) +
  • David Wong, John Dies at the End (a) – –
  • Neil Gaiman, Neverwhere (a) +
  • Peter Thiel, Zero to One (a) +
  • Janet Hardy, The Ethical Slut (a) ++
  • Anders Ericsson, Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise (a) ++
  • Patti Smith, M Train (a) +

Finished (Jan – Mar)

  • Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor (a/v)
  • Daniel Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow (a) +
  • Charles Wheelan, Naked Statistics (a/v) +
  • David McRaney, You Are Not So Smart (a) +
  • Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Chef (a) +
  • Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Body (a) +
  • Timothy Ferriss, The 4-Hour Work Week (a) ++
  • Charles Duhigg, The Power of Habit (a) +
  • Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk (a) ++

Finished (Oct – Dec)

  • Stephen King, The Stand (a) –
  • Stephen King, IT (a) +
  • Harry Frankfurt, On Bullshit (v) FB
  • Stephen King, 11-22-63 (a) +
  • Barbara Oakley, A Mind for Numbers (v) +
  • Stephen King, The Green Mile (a) ++
  • Stephen King, The Shining (a) FB
  • Stephen King, Misery (a) +
  • Stephen King, Salem’s Lot (a) FB
  • Stephen King, Carrie (a) +
  • Leo Tolstoy, The Death of Ivan Ilyich (a) ++
  • Stephen King, Wind Through the Keyhole (a) ++
  • Stephen King, The Dark Tower (a) –
  • Stephen King, Song of Susannah (a) – –
In regards to the concentration of Stephen King novels, I read horror 
texts throughout October leading up to Halloween. I had just finished 
King's  Dark Tower series, and continued onto 8 further King 
novels. The final book was finished in late December. I've learnt two 
things since: one, Horror isn’t scary on a page - but perhaps my 
potential to be horrified has been tarnished since Ellis' American Pyscho; and two, King isn't a horror writer. King is a storyteller that develops laboured tomes that cross genres.