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January Books

Non-fiction 11
The History of Christianity, ed. Tim Dowley
Dealing with a post-BRIC Russia, by Ben Judah, Jana Kobzova and Nicu Popescu
Pawns of Peace: Evaluation of Norwegian peace efforts in Sri Lanka, 1997-2009, by Gunnar Sørbø, Jonathan Goodhand, Bart Klem, Ada Elisabeth Nissen and Hilde Selbervik
One Planet, by Nicholas Hulot
How The States Got Their Shapes, by Mark Stein
Making Ireland British 1580-1650, by Nicholas Canny
The Treason and Trial of Sir John Perrot, by Roger Turvey
Why Can't Elephants Jump?, ed. Mick O'Hare
Packing for Mars, by Mary Roach
Proust and the Squid, by Maryanne Wolf
Indian Summer, by Alex von Tunzelmann

Fiction (non-sf) 2
Scotch on the Rocks, by Douglas Hurd and Andrew Osmond
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, by Anne Brontë

SF (non-Who) 7
The Sharing Knife: Horizon, by Lois McMaster Bujold
Tales from Ancient Egypt, by Joyce Tildesley
Out of Nowhere, by Gerald Whelan
The Other City, by Michal Ajvaz
Only You Can Save Mankind, by Terry Pratchett
Slow River, by Nicola Griffith
Conrad's Fate, by Diana Wynne Jones

Doctor Who etc 8
[1st Doctor] Doctor Who: The Daleks (script), by Terry Nation
[11th Doctor] Doctor Who: The Brilliant Book 2012, ed. Clayton Hickman
[7th Doctor] All-Consuming Fire, by Andy Lane
[SJA] [audiobook] Children of Steel, by Martin Day
[8th Doctor] The Blue Angel, by Paul Magrs and Jeremy Hoad
[SJA] [audiobook] Judgement Day, by Scott Gray
[Torchwood] Skypoint, by Phil Ford
[11th Doctor] [audiobook] The Art of Death, by James Goss

Comics 2
At The Mountains of Madness, by H.P. Lovecraft, adapted by I.N.J. Culbard
The Unwritten vol 3: Dead Man's Knock, by Mike Carey

Running totals
~8,500 pages
10/30 by women (Kobzova, Nissen/Seibervik, Roach, Wolf, von Tunzelmann, Brontë, Bujold, Tildesley, Griffith, Jones)
0/30 by PoC (as far as I know)
Owned for more than a year: 10/30 (History of Christianity, One Planet, All Consuming Fire [reread], Doctor Who-The Daleks Script, The Blue Angel, Out of Nowhere, Proust and the Squid, The Sharing Knife: Horizon, Stories from Ancient Egypt, Making Ireland British)
Other rereads: none for total of 1/30

Big 2012 reading projects:
January 31 takes me to Book II, Chapter III of War and Peace, and Leviticus XII in the Bible.

Also started:
Ulysses, by James Joyce
The Hare With Amber Eyes, by Edmund de Waal
The World of Washington Irving, by Van Wyck Brooks
Cyber Circus, by Kim Lakin-Smith
[SJA] Time Capsule, by Peter Anghelides

Coming next, perhaps:
The Year's Best Science Fiction
24, ed. Gardner Dozois
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

Beggars Banquet, by Ian Rankin
The War of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Desolation Island, by Patrick O'Brian
The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana, by Umberto Eco
Leaves of Grass, by Walt Whitman
A History of God, by Karen Armstrong
The Godmother's Apprentice, by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
The Princess Bride, by William Goldman
The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Moon and the Sun, by Vonda N. McIntyre
The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
The Great Wall of China, by Franz Kafka
Among Others, by Jo Walton
The Word in the Desert by Douglas Burton-Christie
[1st Doctor] The Eleventh Tiger, by David McIntee
The Great O'Neill, by Sean O'Faolain
[11th Doctor] The Time Traveller's Almanac, by Steve Tribe
[7th Doctor] Blood Harvest, by Terrance Dicks
Tickling the English, by Dara O Briain
The Elementary Forms of Religious Life, by Emile Durkheim
[8th Doctor] The Taking of Planet Five, by Simon Bucher-Jones
Hard Times, by Charles Dickens
(struck through = read in February)

Tags: bookblog 2012, bookblog monthly
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