52 Weeks, 52 Books – The List

As I mentioned before, I am planning to read at least 52 books next year. And they have to be, on average better than my usual fare. This is the list as it presently stands.

1 | The Gun: The Story of the AK-47 – C.J Chivers
2 | On The Road – Jack Kerouac
3 | Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson
4 | The Catcher In The Rye – J D Salinger
5 | For Whom the Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway
6 | The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
7 | The Fountainhead – Ayn Rand
8 | London Fields – Martin Amis
9 | Less Than Zero – Bret Easton Ellis
10 | The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao – Junot Díaz
11 | The Fall – Albert Camus
12 | Everyone Loves You When You’re Dead – Neil Strauss
13 | This Game of Ghosts – Joe Simpson
14 | APE – Guy Kawasaki
15 | The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France – Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle
16 | Live and Let Die – Ian Fleming
17 | Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
18 | Sailing to Sarantium – Guy Gavriel Kay
19 | Consider Phlebas – Ian M. Banks
20 | Dodger – Terry Pratchett
21 | Annasi Boys – Neil Gaiman
22 | Guns, Germs and Steel – Jared Diamond
23 | 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus – Charles Man
24 | Average Is Over – Tyler Cowen
25 | Shadow Divers – Robert Kurson
26 | Catch 22 – Joeseph Heller
27 | Smarter Than You Think – Clive Thompson
28 | The Tyranny of Guilt: An Essay on Western Masochism – Pascal Bruckner
29 | Two Girls, One on Each Knee (7) – Alan Connor
30 | Lord of Emperors – Guy Gavriel Kay
31-43 | Books from the Tim Ferriss Book Club
44-52 | Books to be decided as I go, maybe sequels to books I love, or new releases, or sudden recommendations.

Also, a few stats about the list. These will be added to as I calculate them.
Fiction: 16
Nonfiction: 13
Classics: 7