2011 Book List

  1. Truth in Comedy by Charna Halpern, Del Close, and Kim Johnson
  2. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  3. Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov
  4. Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
  5. Zombie Spaceship Wasteland by Patton Oswalt
  6. The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee by Sarah Silverman
  7. Valis by Philip K. Dick
  8. The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
  9. The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  10. You're a Horrible Person, But I Like You: The Believer Book of Advice by Various
  11. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
  12. The Film Club by David Gilmour
  13. The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
  14. We Can Remember It For You Wholesale and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick
  15. Ringworld by Larry Niven
  16. Night of the Living Dead: Behind the Scenes of the Most Terrifying Zombie Movie Ever by Joe Kane
  17. Bossypants by Tina Fey
  18. Speaker for the Dead by Orson Scott Card
  19. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris
  20. The Kid Stays in the Picture by Robert Evans
  21. When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris
  22. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  23. An Army of Phantoms: American Movies and the Making of the Cold War by J. Hoberman
  24. The War for Late Night by Bill Carter
  25. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
  26. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  27. The Fly by Richard Chopping
  28. The Fabulous Riverboat by Philip Jose Farmer
  29. Naked Pictures of Famous People by John Stewart
  30. Uncanny Bodies: The Coming of Sound Film and the Origins of the Horror Genre by Robert Spadoni
  31. Hollywood Science: Movies, Science, & the End of the World by Sidney Perkowitz
  32. Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney
  33. The B List: The National Society of Film Critics on the Low-Budget Beauties, Genre-Bending Mavericks, and Cult Classics We Love ed. by David Sterritt & John Anderson
  34. The Comedy Writer by Peter Farrelly
  35. Shroud of the Thwacker by Chris Elliott
  36. The Big Nowhere by James Ellroy
  37. Show Me The Funny! At the Writer's Table with Hollywood's Top Comedy Writers by Peter Desberg & Jeffrey Davis
  38. The High Window by Raymond Chandler
  39. Live From New York by Tom Shales and James Andrew Miller
  40. Days and Nights at the Second City by Bernard Sahlins
  41. Improvise: Scene From the Inside Out by Mick Napier
  42. Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America by Leslie Knope
Author Comments: 

These are in the order I read them.