Books I Read in Jail, Presented in Movie Titles and Posters (January 2013-November 2014)

I dunno. This is goofy. Open the notes to see the titles, which at times make no sense.

Spurred on by a discussion in the comments of a review by BrandonHabes, I mentioned that I kept a list of every book I read while incarcerated. I still have the journal in which I wrote them down. It piqued some interest.

Now, I could just list them all here in this box, or somewhere else. But that's no fun.

I read a lot of classics, some I'd read before but most I hadn't and always wanted to. Quite a few of these fall into that group, including many plays, poems, and books of history. This is combined with some contemporary social


Read notes
  • Catch-22
  • Galapagos
  • Coming Up for Air
  • Bluebeard
  • Keep the Aspidistra Flying
  • Player Piano
  • The Executioner's Song
  • Cat's Cradle
  • The Jungle
  • The Bell Jar
  • Guns Germs & Steel
  • The Trial
  • Dexter the Dragon & Bumble the Bear
  • The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On
  • Anna Karenina
  • Island
  • The Brothers Karamazov
  • A Story of the Nineties
  • Brave New World
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Drift
  • War and Peace
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Antic Meet
  • The Idiot
  • The Death of Ivan the Terrible
  • You Can't Go Home Again
  • Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • The Old Man and the Sea
  • Oblivion
  • Fences
  • The Metamorphosis
  • Pudd'nhead Wilson
  • Disturbed - Sickness
  • Fear and Trembling
  • 44 Messages from Catalonia
  • Dishonor
  • Short Stories
  • The Doors of Perception
  • Heaven and Hell
  • The Road
  • Magic
  • Roughing It
  • Artemio
  • Saviors in the Night
  • The Three Musketeers
  • Communists
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Meridian
  • Letters from the Big Man
  • Twenty Years After
  • A Passage to India
  • Elie Wiesel Goes Home
  • Eight Men Out
  • The Pilgrim's Progress
  • The Man in the Iron Mask
  • The Pearl
  • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
  • Les MisĂ©rables
  • Frankenstein
  • Histoire(s) du CinĂ©ma: All the (Hi)stories
  • The Reign of Terror
  • Better Off Dead...
  • The End of the Tour
  • Under the Dome
  • Doctor Zhivago
  • Moby Dick
  • The Golden Arrow
  • Destination Fury
  • Wild Tales
  • An American Dream
  • The Kite Runner
  • The Great American Snuff Film
  • The Virginian
  • The Vietnam War
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • The Civil War
  • Extreme Prejudice
  • The Animals of Farthing Wood: On The White Deer Park
  • Song of Solomon
  • A Thousand Suns
  • Varieties of Sweet Peas
  • The Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear
  • Beyond the Black Rainbow
  • Maidens
  • The Persians
  • Seven Slaves Against the World
  • Prometheus Bound
  • As Aventuras de Agamenon, o RepĂłrter
  • Orestes
  • Forgotten Pistolero
  • Oldboy
  • Theban Plays: Oedipus at Colonus
  • Antigone
  • Ajax: Daar Hoorden Zij Engelen Zingen
  • Electra
  • Tracheal Shave
  • Neutral Ground
  • Rhesus-Romeo
  • Medea