I’ve heard that in Korea you somehow find a lot more time to read. I’m finding this to be very true. Here’s what I’ve read, since landing in Seoul:

1. Wicked, Gregory Maguire
2. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter, Kim Edwards
3. The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho
4. Art and Fear, D Bayles and T Orland
5. Kafka on the Shore, Haruki Murakami
6. Twilight, Stephenie Meyer
7.  Push, Sapphire
8. Go Tell It On The Mountain, James Baldwin
9. Sputnik Sweetheart, Haruki Murakami
10. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellision
11. People of the Book, Geraldine Brooks
12. The Red Tent, Anita Diamant
13. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz
14. The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon
15. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress, Dai Sijie
16. The Year of Living Biblically, A. J. Jacobs
17. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams
18. Unseen Academicals, Terry Pratchett
19. Scott Pilgrim, Bryan Lee O’Malley
20. Maurice, E.M. Forester
21. Bridget Jones’s Diary, Helen Fielding
22. The Mysterious Benedict Society, Trenton Lee Stewart
23. Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin
24. The Geography of Bliss, Eric Weiner
25. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J.K. Rowling
26. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling
27. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling
28. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling
29. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J.K. Rowling
30. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J.K. Rowling
31. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling
32. The City of Ember, Jeanne DuPrau
33. Boy, Roald Dahl
34. The Tales of Beedle the Bard, J.K. Rowling
35. Going Solo, Roald Dahl
36. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, M Shaffer & A Barrows
37. Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
38. Coraline, Neil Gaiman
39. The Chosen, Chaim Potok
40. Al Capone Does My Shirts, Gennifer Choldenko
41. Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
42. Dance Dance Dance, Haruki Murakami
43. The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate, Jaquline Kelly
44. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
45. From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, E.L. Konigsburg
46. The Moorchild, Eloise McGraw
47. Criss Cross, Lynne Rae Perkins
48. Rules, Cynthia Lord
49. The Yiddish Policeman’s Union, Michael Chabon
50. The Help, Kathryn Stockett
51. The Witches, Roald Dahl


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  loud loud loud wrote @

[…] this no-net time has been what to do with my free time. While I didn’t go to the gym more often, I did read. A lot. I plowed through A.J. Jacob’s book on living biblically for a year. I spent hours laying […]

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