Andrew Walker

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Last Active 12-10-18 6:00 pm
Joined 03-23-15

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02.06.20 Poetry is Good For You07.01.19 Top 1/2 of 2019, Bro
05.07.18 More like BORED Games03.28.18 Dru Thru the Years
02.15.18 Published12.16.17 38 of '17
12.13.17 30 Songs That I Thought Were Pretty Goo11.16.17 A Few of My Favorite Things
06.09.16 Summer concerts12.13.15 Just some stuff I kinda liked this year
10.12.15 Pop Punk is the YA Lit of Music06.12.15 Overwhelmed
03.25.15 Redo

A Few of My Favorite Things

top 100 books and top 100 albums.
100Julien Baker
Turn Out the Lights

The Things They Carried - Tim O'Brien (Connected Short Stories)
2 things: 1) This album will def be toward the top of my list at some point but it's still too early to tell, 2) This books was supposed to be #2 on my list but something hecked up and now it's here, so enjoy.
99Sunny Day Real Estate

Where the Sidewalk Ends - Shel Silverstein (Children's Poetry)
98The Story So Far
Under Soil and Dirt

The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky (YA Fiction)
97My Chemical Romance
The Black Parade

Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett (Absurdist Play)
96Manchester Orchestra
Simple Math

A Series of Unfortunate Events (all) - Lemony Snicket (YA Fiction)
Art Angels

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken Kesey (Fiction)
94Touche Amore
Stage Four

Survivor - Chuck Palahniuk (Fiction)
93Taking Back Sunday
Tell All Your Friends

The Dark Knight Returns - Frank Miller (Graphic Novel)
92 Modern Baseball
You're Gonna Miss It All

From Hell - Alan Moore (Graphic Novel)
91Killer Mike
R.A.P. Music

Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut (Fiction/Science Fiction)
Plastic Beach

The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde (Fiction)
89The Smith Street Band
Throw Me In the River

The Green Mile - Stephen King (Fiction)
88Peter Gabriel

The Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck (Fiction)
When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes

Cloud 9 - Caryl Churchill (Play)
86The Gaslight Anthem
Sink or Swim

Flowers for Algernon - Daniel Keyes (Fiction)
A Seat at the Table

Savage Dreams: A Journey Into the Landscape Wars of the American West - Rebecca Solnit (Nonfiction- Reporting)
84Vampire Weekend
Modern Vampires of the City

Kafka on the Shore - Haruki Murakami (Magical Realism/Fiction)
83Green Day
American Idiot

Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte (Fiction)

The Absolute True Diaries of a Part-Time Indian - Sherman Alexie (YA Fiction)
The Albatross

Only Revolutions - Mark Z. Danielewski (Experimental Fiction)
80Porcupine Tree
In Absentia

Between the World and Me - Ta-Nahesi Coates (Nonfiction- Reporting)
79Bon Iver
For Emma, Forever Ago

Fortune Smiles - Adam Johnson (Short Storeis - Fiction)
78Jeff Rosenstock
We Cool?

Columbine - Dave Cullen (Nonfiction - Reporting)
77The World is a Beautiful Place...

A Visit From the Good Squad - Jennifer Egan (Fiction)
76Jeff Buckley

Crush - Richard Siken (Poetry)
75Faith No More
Angel Dust

On Writing - Stephen King (Nonfiction- Craft/Memoir)
(this should really be higher on the list, but I forgot about it and now I'm here and I'm not bumping everything back)

Sum - David Eagleman (Super-short existential stories - fiction)
Fake History

Get In Trouble - Kelly Link (Fantasy Short Stories)
72Arcade Fire

Fun Home - Alison Bechdel (Nonfiction Graphic Novel)
71Vince Staples
Summertime '06

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay - Michael Chabon (Fiction)

High Fidelity - Nick Hornby (Fiction - rec'd for music geeks)
69American Football
American Football

Native Guard - Natasha Trethewey (Poetry)
68You Blew It!
Grow Up, Dude

When Breath Become Air - Paul Kalanithi (Nonfiction - Memoir)
This album will never not be #69
67Flying Lotus
You're Dead!

Beasts of No Nation - Uzodinma Iwela (Fiction)
66Kanye West
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri (Fiction Short Stories)
Enema of the State

The Sisters Brothers - Patrick deWitt (Fiction Western(ish))
Pale Horses

Let Me Be Lonely - Claudia Rankine (Nonfiction/Poetry)
63At the Drive-In
Relationship of Command

We Should All Be Feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nonfiction)
62Pianos Become the Teeth
The Lack Long After

March - John Robert Lewis (Nonfiction Graphic Novel)
61Steven Wilson
Grace For Drowning

Norwegian Woods - Haruki Murakami (Magical Realism - Fiction)
60Laura Stevenson
Sit Resist

All the Bright Places - Jennifer Niven (YA Fiction)
You Can Just Leave It All

Bluets - Maggie Nelson (Nonfiction/Poetry)
58Sufjan Stevens

Imagine Me Gone - Adam Haslett (Fiction)
57Injury Reserve

The Underground Railroad - Colson Whitehead (Fiction)

Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Punk - Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain (Nonfiction - Reporting)
55Tigers on Trains

Dark Matter - Blake Crouch (Science Fiction)
54Porcupine Tree
Lightbulb Sun

The Sympathizer - Viet Thanh Nguyen (Fiction)
53Against Me!
Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Citizen - Claudia Rankine (Nonfiction/Poetry)
The Dream Is Over

Life on Mars - Tracy K. Smith (Poetry)
51Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven

Black Hole - Charles Burns (Graphic Novel)
50Deer Leap/The World Is A Beautiful Place...
Are Here to Help You

Hunger- Roxane Gay (Nonfiction - Memoir)
Ocean Avenue

Watchmen - Alan Moore (Graphic Novel)
48The Hold Steady
Separation Sunday

Bright Dead Things - Ada Limon (Poetry)
Old Raves End

The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt (Fiction)
46Cap'n Jazz

A Brief History of Seven Killings - Marlon James ("Historical" Fiction)
Brother, Sister

Born A Crime - Trevor Noah (Nonfiction - Memoir)
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

Brief Interviews With Hideous Men - David Foster Wallace (Short Stories)
Guess my favorite author. I dare you.
43Sharon Van Etten
Are We There

The Vision: Little Worse Than Man - Tom King (Collected Comics)

The Sellout - Paul Beatty (Fiction)
This one would probably go best paired with To Pimp a Butterfly
Diamond Eyes

Then We Came to the End - Joshua Ferris (Fiction)
40Ben Howard
I Forget Where We Were

Tenth of December - George Saunders (Short Stories - Fiction)
All We Love We Leave Behind

All the Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr (Historical Fiction)
These titles actually go quite well together.
38Joyce Manor
Joyce Manor

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena - Antohny Marra (Fiction)
Celebration Rock

The Dog Stars - Peter Heller (Fiction)
36The Menzingers
After the Party

Oblivion - David Foster Wallace (Short Stories - Fiction)
35The Front Bottoms
The Front Bottoms

Some Ether - Nick Flynn (Poetry)
34Circle Takes the Square
As the Roots Undo

Vampires in the Lemon Grove - Karen Russell (Short Stories - Fiction)
33Peter Gabriel

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again - David Foster Wallace (Nonfiction - Essays/Memoirs)
32Kendrick Lamar
To Pimp a Butterfly

All the Pretty Horses - Cormac McCarthy (Fiction - Western)
31The Smith Street Band
No One Gets Lost Anymore

Howl and Other Poems - Allen Ginsberg (Poetry)
30Have a Nice Life

Spaceman Blues - Brian Francis Slattery (Science Fiction)
29The Microphones
The Glow pt. 2

To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee (Fiction)
28Pink Floyd
The Wall

Going After Cacciato - Tim O'Brien (Fiction)
27Stars of the Lid
and Their Refinement of the Decline

Feed - M.T. Anderson (YA Science Fiction)
26Animal Collective
Merriweather Post Pavilion

Buried Child - Sam Shepard (Play)
25The Wonder Years
The Greatest Generation

Lunar Park - Bret Easton Ellis (Fiction)
Porcupine Tree's Fear of a Blank Planet is actually based off of this book.
24Flying Lotus

Geek Love - Katherine Dunn (Fiction)
23The National
High Violet

Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut (Science Fiction)
Worship and Tribute

The God of Small Things - Arundhati Roy (Fiction)
21La Dispute
Somewhere At The Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair

Mother Night - Kurt Vonnegut (Fiction)
20Titus Andronicus
The Monitor

August: Osage County - Tracy Letts (Play)
Knife Man

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz (Fiction)
18Say Anything
...Is A Real Boy

No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy (Fiction - Western)
17Danny Brown
Atrocity Exhibition

Looking For Alaska - John Green (YA Fiction)
16Kashiwa Daisuke
Program Music I

The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald (Fiction)
15Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d city

Blood Meridian - Cormac McCarthy (Fiction - Western)

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters - Emil Ferris (Graphic Novel)
Catch For Us The Foxes

Everything Matters! - Ron Currie, Jr. (Fiction)
12Sun Kil Moon
Ghosts of the Great Highway

Life of Pi - Yann Martel (Fiction - Magical Realism)
11Bomb the Music Industry!

Catch-22 - Joseph Heller (Fiction)
10Frank Turner
Love, Ire & Song

I'll Give You the Sun -- Jandy Nelson (YA Fiction)
Jane Doe

Blankets - Craig Thompson (Nonfiction Graphic Novel)
White Pony

The Tsar of Love and Techno - Anthony Marra (Connected Short Stories)
7Porcupine Tree
Fear of a Blank Planet

House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski (Experimental Fiction)
6The Gaslight Anthem
The '59 Sound

Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders (Historical Fiction / Magical Realism)
5The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

The Orphan Master's Son - Adam Johnson (Fiction)
4Modest Mouse
The Moon & Antarctica

Bone (complete) - Jeff Smith (YA Graphic Novel)
3The Hold Steady
Boys and Girls in America

A Little Life - Hanya Yanigihara (Fiction)
2The National

This Is How You Lose Her - Junot Diaz. (Connected Short Stories)
1The Wonder Years
Suburbia I've Given You All And Now I'm Nothing

Infinite Jest - David Foster Wallace (Fiction)
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