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April Books

Non-fiction 8 (YTD 23)
Elizabeth's Irish Wars, by Cyril Falls
A is for Ox, by Lyn Davies
The Unsilent Library: essays on the Russell T. Davies era of Doctor Who, edited by Simon Bradshaw, Antony Keen and Graham Sleight
Vindication of the Rights of Women, by Mary Wollstonecraft
On the Subjection of Women, by John Stuart Mill
In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers, by John Chryssavgis
Toujours Tingo, by Adam Jacot de Boinod
Running Through Corridors, Volume 1: The 60s, by Robert Shearman and Toby Hadoke

Fiction (non-SF) 4 (YTD 19)
The Onion's Our Dumb World: Atlas of the Planet Earth
The Not So Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen, by Mitali Perkins
A Question of Blood, by Ian Rankin
Lady Chatterley's Lover, by D.H. Lawrence

SF (non-Who) 8 (YTD 25)
Tom's Midnight Garden, by Philippa Pearce
To Say Nothing of the Dog, by Connie Willis
Year's Best SF 12, edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer
Monsters of Men, by Patrick Ness
Declare, by Tim Powers
Generosity, by Richard Powers
The Time Dissolver, by Jerry Sohl
A Song for Arbonne, by Guy Gabriel Kay

Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sarah Jane, K9 11 (YTD 31)
Department X, by James Goss
K9 and the Time Trap, by David Martin
K9 and the Beasts of Vega, by David Martin
K9 and the Zeta Rescue, by David Martin
K9 and the Missing Planet, by David Martin

Judgement of the Judoon, by Colin Brake
Blood Heat, by Jim Mortimore
Doctor Who Annual 1983
The Face Eater, by Simon Messingham
More Short Trips, ed. Stephen Cole
Deadly Download, by Jason Arnopp

Comics 3 (YTD 6)
The Tides of Time, (mostly) by Steve Parkhouse
Kuifje in Amerika / Tintin in America, by Hergé
Tintin and Alph-Art, by Hergé

~8,500 pages (YTD ~28,800)
5/34 (YTD 14/104) by women (Wollstonecraft, Perkins, Pearce, Willis, Cramer; Lyn Davies is a man)
1/34 (YTD 6/104) by PoC (Perkins)
Owned for more than a year: 10 (To Say Nothing of the Dog [reread], In the Heart of the Desert, Year's Best SF 12, The Time Dissolver, Toujours Tingo, The Face Eater, A Question of Blood, Blood Heat, The Onion's Our Dumb World: 73rd Edition: Atlas of the Planet Earth, Lady Chatterley's Lover).
Also reread: The Tides of Time, in that I read most of it on first publication in DWM (YTD 16/104)

Programmed reads: 18 from 17 lists.
a) Toujours Tingo (non-fiction in order of entry)
c) Vindication of the Rights of Women/On the Subjection of Women (non-fiction by popularity on LJ poll)
d) Our Dumb World, Lady Chatterley's Lover (non-genre books by entry order)
f) Lady Chatterley's Lover (non-genre fiction by popularity on LJ poll)
g) Year's Best SF 12 (sf anthologies in order of entry)
h) The Time Dissolver (sf non-anthologies in order of entry)
k) To Say Nothing of the Dog (Hugo winners in sequence, now concluded)
i) and j) A Song for Arbonne (sf in order of LT popularity, sf by popularity on LJ poll) 
j) Tom's Midnight Garden (sf by popularity on LJ poll) 
l) Blood Heat (New Adventures in sequence)
m) The Face Eater (Eighth Doctor Adventures in sequence)
n) Judgement of the Judoon (New Who books by LT popularity)
o) More Short Trips (other Old Who by popularity)
q) A Question of Blood (Rankin's Rebus novels, in order)
r) Elizabeth's Irish Wars (Tudors and Ireland)
s) The Not So Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen (books by PoC in order of entry)
u) In the Heart of the Desert (unreviewed books acquired from 2006 on in entry order)

Coming next, possibly:

The Alexiad, by Anna Comnena (already started)
The Shaping of Middle-Earth by J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien
Spenser's The Faerie Queen - A Selection of Critical Essays ed. by Peter C. Bayley
Speaking in Tongues by Ian McDonald
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain
Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh
Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
Man Plus by Frederik Pohl
Hunger by Knut Hamsun
The Complete Book of "Thunderbirds" by Chris Bentley (if I can find it)
Questioning the Millennium by Stephen Jay Gould
History of the Spanish Inquisition by Joseph Perez
When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke
Fleshmarket Close by Ian Rankin
Eerste Keer by Sibylline
Doctor Who: Aliens And Enemies by Justin Richards
Dimension Riders by Daniel Blythe
The Taint by Michael Collier
Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds
State of Change by Christopher Bulis

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