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November Books

Non-fiction 6 (YTD 61)
Diana Wynne Jones, by Farah Mendlesohn
Race of a Lifetime, by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin
The New Face of Digital Populism, by Jamie Bartlett, Jonathan Birdwell and Mark Littler
The Cambridge Historical Encyclopedia of Great Britain and Ireland, ed. Christopher Haigh
Why Nonviolent Resistance in Kosovo Failed, by Shkëlzen Maliqi
Why Kosovo Still Matters, by Denis MacShane

Fiction (non-sf) 5 (YTD 46)
The Private Eye Annual 2008, edited by Ian Hislop (belongs in this category I suppose)
Ivanhoe, by Walter Scott
Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe
Cold Mountain, by Charles Frazier
The Death of Ivan Ilyich, by Leo Tolstoy

SF (non-Who) 6 (YTD 72)
I Shall Wear Midnight, by Terry Pratchett
The Demon Headmaster, by Gillian Cross
The Treason of Isengard, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Jurassic Park, by Michael Crichton
Heart of the Sea, by Nora Roberts
A Wizard of Earthsea, by Ursula Le Guin

Doctor Who (inc Torchwood) 6 (YTD 73)
Autumn Mist, by David A. McIntee
Pack Animals, by Peter Anghelides
The Prison In Space, by Dick Sharples (ed. Richard Bignell)
Heart of Stone, by Trevor Baxendale
Death Riders, by Justin Richards

Dreams of Empire, by Justin Richards

Comics 3 (YTD 25)
The Crab With The Golden Claws, by Hergé
The Secret of the Unicorn, by Hergé
Red Rackham's Treasure, by Hergé


~6,700 pages (YTD ~80,200)
4/26 (YTD 59/277) by women (Mendlesohn, Cross, Roberts, Le Guin)
0/26 (YTD 13/277) by PoC
Owned for more than a year: 13 (A Wizard of Earthsea [reread], Heart of the Sea, Cambridge Historical Encyclopedia of Great Britain and Ireland, Private Eye Annual 2008, The Death of Ivan Ilyich, The Crab with the Golden Claws [reread], The Secret of the Unicorn, Moll Flanders, Autumn Mist, Red Rackham's Treasure, The Demon Headmaster, Cold Mountain, Ivanhoe [partial reread])
Other rereads: none, so total 2 as I didn't get very far into Ivanhoe first time (TYD 34/277).

Programmed reads: 14 books from 13 lists
a) Cambridge Historical Encyclopedia of Great Britain and Ireland (non-fiction in order of entry)
b) Race of a Lifetime (non-fiction by LT popularity)
c) Diana Wynne Jones (non-fiction by popularity on LJ poll)
d) The Death of Ivan Ilyich (non-genre fiction in order of entry)
e) Cold Mountain (non-genre fiction by LT popularity)
f) Ivanhoe (non-genre fiction by popularity on LJ poll)
h) Heart of the Sea (sf non-anthologies in order of entry)
i) Jurassic Park (sf by LT popularity)
j) I Shall Wear Midnight (sf by popularity on LJ poll)
m) Autumn Mist (Eighth Doctor Adventures in order)
o) Dreams of Empire (other Old Who by LT popularity)
n) Heart of Stone / Death Riders (New Who)
p) Treason of Isengard (History of Middle Earth in sequence)

Coming next, possibly:
Theatre of War, by Justin Richards (already started)
Interpreting Irish History, ed. Ciaran Brady (already started)
Gulistān and Būstān by Sheikh Muṣleḥ- ʾiddin Saʿdī (already started)
Elisabeth Sladen: The Autobiography (already started)
The Tombs of Atuan, by Ursula Le Guin (already started)

The Farthest Shore, by Ursula Le Guin
Tehanu, by Ursula K. Le Guin (1993)
History of Christianity, ed. Tim Dowley and Pat Alexander
The Bible: The Biography, by Karen Armstrong
Stories from Ancient Egypt, by Joyce A. Tyldesley
The Sharing KnifeHorizon, by Lois Mcmaster Bujold
The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching, by Thich Nhat Hanh
The Spring of the Ram, by Dorothy Dunnett
One Planet: A Celebration of Biodiversity, by Nicholas Hulot
Beggars Banquet, by Ian Rankin
Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
The Year's Best Science Fiction 24, ed. by Gardner Dozois
Interference Book One, by Lawrence Miles
The History of Tom Jones, by Henry Fielding
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, by Umberto Eco
The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman
The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The War of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Nuclear Time, by Oli Smith
Sphere, by Michael Crichton
Out of Nowhere, by Gerald Whelan
Prime Time, by Mike Tucker

I shall be re-jigging my lists at the end of the year.

Comments

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pgmcc
Dec. 1st, 2011 08:44 pm (UTC)
I checked how many books I managed to read so far in 2011. I was really pleased to see I'd read the sum total of 17 books. Yay me!

Just saying!

I'll catch up with your annual count by the end of December.


:-)

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