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August Books

non-fiction 11 (YTD 46)
Full House, by Stephen Jay Gould
The Plot Against Pepys, by James Long and Ben Long
Primate Robinson, 1709-94, by A.P.W. Malcolmson
The End of the Peer Show? ed. Alexandra Fitzpatrick
A Reader's Companion to A Civil Campaign, edited by Nikohl K. & John Lennard
Science & Technology in 19th-Century Ireland, ed Juliana Adelman & Éadaoin Agnew
Granuaile: Grace O'Malley - Ireland's Pirate Queen, by Anne Chambers
Early Christian Lives, ed. Carolinne White
George Herbert, Priest and Poet, by Kenneth Mason
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: A Practical Guide, by Elaine Iljon Foreman and Clair Pollard
Neurolinguistic Programming: A Practical Guide, by Neil Shah


fiction (non-sf) 7 (YTD 35)
Niccolò Rising, by Dorothy Dunnett
Tales from Shakespeare, by Charles and Mary Lamb
The Broad Highway, by Jeffrey Farnol
Old Goriot, by Honoré de Balzac
The Collector of Treasures, by Bessie Head
The Naming of the Dead, by Ian Rankin
Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe

sf (non-Who) 6 (YTD 49)
Western Shore, by Juliet E. McKenna
Last Call, by Tim Powers
Timescape, by Gregory Benford
Jewels of the Sun, by Nora Roberts (barely qualified as sf due to having two friendly ghosts)
The Second Interzone Anthology, ed. John Clute
The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood

Doctor Who / Torchwood 5 (YTD 54)
Another Life, by Peter Anghelides
Lords of the Storm, by David N. McIntee
No Future, by Paul Cornell
Dominion, by Nick Walters
Trace Memory, by David Llewellyn

Comics 2 (YTD 19)
Mourir à Creys-Malville, by Santi-Bucquoy
Lichaamstaal Wordt Banaal /When Body Language Goes Bad, by Scott Adams

~8,400 pages (YTD ~58,100)
13/31 (YTD 41/203) by women (Fitzpatrick, Nikohl K, Adelman/Agnew, Chambers, White, Foreman/Pollard, Dunnett, Lamb, Head, Stowe, McKenna, Roberts, Atwood)
2/31 (YTD 11/203) by PoC (Shah, Head)
Owned for more than a year: 14 (The Handmaid's Tale (reread), Timescape (reread), George Herbert, 2nd Interzone Anthology, Early Christian Lives, Western Shore, The Naming Of The Dead, The Plot Against Pepys, Dominion, No Future, Last Call, Tales of Shakespeare, Granuaile, Full House)
Also reread: None (YTD 25/203)

Programmed reads: 17 books from 17 lists
a) The Plot against Pepys (non-fiction in order of entry)
c) Full House (non-fiction by popularity on LJ poll)
d) Tales of Shakespeare (non-genre books by entry order)
f) Uncle Tom's Cabin (non-genre fiction by popularity on LJ poll)
g) 2nd Interzone Anthology (sf anthologies in order of entry)
h) Western Shore (sf non-anthologies in order of entry)
i) Jewels of the Sun (sf in order of LT popularity)
j) Last Call (sf by popularity on LJ poll)
k) Timescape (Nebula winners in sequence)
l) No Future (New Adventures in sequence)
m) Dominion (Eighth Doctor Adventures in sequence)
o) Lords of the Storm (other Old Who by popularity)
q) The Naming of the Dead (Rankin's Rebus novels, in order)
r) Granuaile (Tudors and Ireland)
s) Collector of Treasures (books by PoC in order of entry)
t) George Herbert (books on the shelves at end 2005, otherwise not accounted for, going backwards in LT entry order)
v) The Handmaid's Tale (books I have already read but haven't reviewed on-line, ranked by LT popularity)

Coming next, possibly:

The Hero with a Thousand Faces, by Joseph Campbell (already started)
Pirate Queen: The Life of Grace O'Malley, 1530-1603, by Judith Cook (already started)
Ha'Penny, by Jo Walton (already started)
Stalin Ate My Homework, by Alexei Sayle (already started)
A Virgin's Diary, by David Wilbourne
George's Secret Key to the Universe, by Lucy Hawking
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson
The Sharing Knife: Passage, by Lois McMaster Bujold
With the Light: Raising an Autistic Child, Vol. 4, by Keiko Tobe
The Return of the Shadow, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Doctor Who: Nuclear Time, by Oli Smith
All Clear, by Connie Willis
British Science Fiction & Fantasy: Twenty Years, Two Surveys, by Paul Kincaid and Niall Harrison
Constantinople, by Philip Mansel
Sons and Lovers, by D.H. Lawrence
Storm Harvest, by Robert Perry
Tragedy Day, by Gareth Roberts
Unnatural History, by Jonathan Blum
Exit Music, by Ian Rankin
John Henry Newman, Edward Elgar and the Dream of Gerontius, by Percy M. Young
Other Edens: No. 1, ed. by Christopher Evans
Ivanhoe, by Sir Walter Scott
The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck
The Castle of Otranto, by Horace Walpole
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