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January Books

Non-fiction: 5
The Hiſtory of That moſt Eminent Stateſman, Sir John Perrott
Sisters of Sinai, by Janet Soskice
For Noble Purposes, by Richard Porter
Tyrone's Rebellion, by Hiram Morgan
The Secret Life of Trees, by Colin Tudge

Non-genre fiction: 1
The Undiscovered Chekhov, by Anton Chekhov

SF (non-Who): 3 (4 counting comics)
Titus Groan, by Mervyn Peake
Gormenghast, by Mervyn Peake
Titus Alone, by Mervyn Peake

Who: 6
Heart of TARDIS, by Dave Stone
Doctor Who Annual 1979
AHistory: An Unauthorized History of the Doctor Who Universe, by Lance Parkin
Shadowmind, by Christopher Bulis
The Scarlet Empress, by Paul Magrs
Doctor Who Annual 1980

Comics: 1
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers vol.2, by Fumi Yoshinaga

Page count: 4396 (I know, suspiciously precise).
2/16 books by women (Soskice, Yoshinaga).
1/16 by PoC (Yoshinaga).
Owned for more than a year: 5 (The Undiscovered Chekhov, For Noble Purposes, The Secret Life of Trees, The Scarlet Empress, Shadowmind).
Rereads: 3 (Titus Groan, Gormenghast, Doctor Who Annual 1979).

Best book of the month: Sisters of Sinai

Programmed reads: 12 from 10 lists
d: Undiscovered Chekhov (non-genre books by entry order)
i and j: Gormenghast Trilogy (sf by popularity among LT readers and on LJ poll)
l: Shadowmind (NA's in sequence)
m: Scarlet Empress (EDA's in sequence)
n: AHistory (New Who books by popularity, though this has Old Who elements too)
o: Heart of TARDIS (Old Who books by popularity)
r: The Hiſtory of Sir John Perrott and Tyrone's Rebellion (Tudors and Ireland)
t: For Noble Purposes (unreviewed books acquired by end 2005 in reverse entry order)
u: Secret Life of Trees (unreviewed books acquired from 2006 on in entry order)

Coming next, possibly:
The Mahābhārata (already started)
Peeling the Onion by Günther Grass (already started)
Lightborn by Tricia Sullivan (already started)
Irish Tales of Terror edited by Peter Haining
The Prodigal Troll by Charles Coleman Finlay
How to Suppress Women's Writing by Joanna Russ
Resurrection Men by Ian Rankin
Book of Lost Tales Pt. 2 by J.R.R. Tolkien
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling
The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
Elizabeth I by C. Haigh
Short Trips by British Broadcasting Corporation
Chicks Dig Time Lords edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Tara O'Shea
The Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
The Fall of the House of Usher, And Other Stories by Edgar Allan Poe
The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
Birthright by Nigel Robinson
Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
The Janus Conjunction by Trevor Baxendale
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Onion's Our Dumb World: 73rd Edition: Atlas of the Planet Earth
In the Heart of the Desert by John Chryssavgis
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