Tuesday, January 01, 2008

December Texts

I made a new year's resolution at Indu's party to read all of Shakespeare. For some reason, I'm not so thrilled at the prospect.

I've been keeping track of my reading ever since February 2006. So this is the first full year of books I have on record. I oughta count them all and figure out the statistics of my reading habits. But no, not today.

Marc Nair’s “Along the Yellow Line”
Bani Haykal’s “sit quietly in the flood”
Liyana Yusof’s “Paper Trails for Strangers”
Chris Mooney-Singh’s “The Laughing Buddha Taxi Company”
+Jayne Fenton Keane’s “Ophelia’s Codpiece”
+Louise Glück’s “The Seven Ages”

+Gopal Baratham’s “Sayang”
+Alexandre Dumas’s “La dame pale”
Khoo Lilin’s “The Story of Ms. Poet”
Masturah Alatas’s “The Girl who Made It Snow in Singapore”
+Philip K. Dick’s “Eye in the Sky”
Ovidia Yu’s “The Mouse Marathon”
Joash Moo’s “Sisterhood: New Moons in San Francisco”
David Leo’s “Different Strokes”

Samuel Beckett’s “Krapp’s Last Tape” and “Embers”
+James Goldman’s “The Lion in Winter”
Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Princess Ida”

Mary Roach’s “Spook”
+Albert Camus’s “The Myth of Sisyphus’
+Ngugi wa’Thiong’o’s “Decolonising the Mind”

+David Malki !’s “Wondermark”
+Larry Gonick’s “History of the Modern World Part One”
Jennifer Camper et al’s “Juicy Mother 2: How They Met”
+Charles Burns’s “Black Hole”

+Susie Lingham and Suzann Victor’s “an equation of vulnerability: a certain thereness being”

FARM’s “Rojak 10”
+Cake Theatre’s “y grec”
+Cyril Wong and Adrian Tan’s “façade”
+The British Council, Malaysia’s “Wayang Kata V”
+Young & W!LD’s “Mad Forest”
+Hosea, A Little Music Ministry's "Cantate Domino"
+Teater Ekamatra’s “Pondok 2000”
+Tiramisu’s “The Misadventures of Belladonna & Digitalis”

John Turteltaub's "National Treasure: Book of Secrets"
+Wisit Sasanatieng's "Citizen Dog"
Boo Junfeng and Alfian Sa'at's "Short Circuit 2", including +Royston Tan's "Monkey Love", Eva Tang's "Londres-London", +Victric Thng's "Locust", +Loo Zihan's "Autopsy", +Yong Mun Chee's "9:30", , +Ezzam Rahman and Ghazi Alqudcy's "Adam Up There?", Kirsten Tan's "10 Minutes Later", Tan Wei Keong's "White", +Brian Gothong Tan's "Waking the Fluorescent Lion" and +preview of "Invisible Children" and +Boo Junfeng's "Katong Fugue"

Singapore Writers Festival’s “Portrait of a Poet: A Tribute to Arthur Yap” and “Between Land & Sea: The Life and Times of Joseph Conrad”
Jesus P Boigues’s “King of Houston”
+Chua Chye Teck’s “Eternity”
+National Museum’s +“Greek Masterpieces from the Louvre”, +“GROOVISIONSSIN”, “Neues Bauen”
+Takashi Kurubayashi’s “Kleine See”
Yeo Chee Kiong’s “A Day Without a Tree”

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