March 1st, 2019


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February books

A day late - have been under the weather this week.

Non-fiction: 5 (YTD 7)
Script Doctor: the Inside Story of Doctor Who 1986-1989, by Andrew Cartmel
Tweaking The Tail, by John Leeson
The Life of Sir Denis Henry, by A.D. McDonnell

Fiction (non-sf): 4 (YTD 7)
Fanny Hill, by John Cleland
Candide, by Voltaire
Expo 58, by Jonathan Coe
The Capital, by Robert Menasse

sf (non-Who): 4 (YTD 12)
The Fire Sermon (sample), by Francesca Haig
Bitter Angels, by C. L. Anderson

Doctor Who, etc: 1 (YTD 3)
Molten Heart, by Una McCormack

4,400 pages (YTD 9,500)
5/14 (YTD 11/31) by non-male writers (ε1, Haig, η1, Anderson, McCormack)
1/14 (YTD 2/31) by PoC (ζ1)
1/14 (YTD 2/31) reread (Candide)

Reading now
Present Danger, ed. Eddie Robson
A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara
Daniel Deronda, by George Eliot

Coming soon (perhaps):
Troll Bridge, by Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran
The Botany of Desire, by Michael Pollan
De Terugkeer van de Wespendief, by Aimee de Jongh
Dark Lord of Derkholm, by Diana Wynne Jones
A Sunless Sea, by Anne Perry
Feersum Endjinn, by Iain M Banks
The Ginger Man, by J. P. Donleavy
Bland Ambition, by Steve Tally
Nebula Awards Showcase 2011, ed. Kevin J. Anderson
In Another Light, by Andrew Greig
Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney, by Dennis O'Driscoll
“Goat Song”, by Poul Anderson
The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Graham
1913: The World before the Great War, by Charles Emmerson
The Making and Remaking of the Good Friday Agreement, by Paul Bew
The Paying Guests, by Sarah Waters
Five Women Who Loved Love: Amorous Tales from 17th-Century Japan by Ihara Saikaku
Better Than Sex: Confessions of a Political Junkie by Hunter S. Thompson
The Weather on Versimmon by Matthew Griffiths