the TOPs of 2011: fun with words

continuing on with what i got started yesterday, some more ‘top 10 of 2011’ lists put together for your reminiscing pleasure :0)

some with the ‘writing-vibe’ –>

TOP 10 SONGS
10. Foster the People, ‘Pumped Up Kicks’
9. St. Vincent, ‘Cruel’
8. Tyler the Creator, ‘Yankees’
7. Cults, ‘Go Outside’
6. tUnE yArDs, ‘Gangsta’
5. Nicki Minaj, ‘Super Bass’
4. Jay-Z and Kanye West, ‘Otis’
3. Mayer Hawthorne, ‘A Long Time’
2. Adele, ‘Rolling in the Deep’
1. Florence + the Machine, ‘No Light, No Light’

TOP 10 Non-Fiction BOOKS
10. A Book of Secrets by Michael Holroyd
9. Blue Nights by Joan Didion
8. Boomerang by Michael Lewis
7. A Singular Woman by Janny Scott
6. Pulphead by John Jeremiah Sullivan
5. The Information by James Gleick
4. Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge by Mark Yarm
3. Inferno by Max Hastings
2. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
1. 1493 by Charles Mann

TOP 10 Fiction BOOKS
10. The Death Ray by Daniel Clowes
9. Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan
8. The Hypnotist by Lars Kepler
7. Hark! A Vagrant by Kate Beaton
6. The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
5. Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson
4. Open City by Teju Cole
3. State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
2. The Pale King by David Foster Wallace
1. A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin

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