February 29th, 2020

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February 2020 Books

Non-fiction: 6 (YTD 12)
The Idea of Justice, by Amartya Sen
The Pleasant Profession of Robert A. Heinlein, by Farah Mendlesohn
The Critique of Pure Reason, by Immanuel Kant - (did not finish)
A Popular History of Ireland, by Thomas D'Arcy McGee - (did not finish)
H.G. Wells: A Literary Life, by Adam Roberts
J.R.R. Tolkien's inspiration for Lúthien: the “gallant” Edith Bratt, by Nancy Bunting and Seamus Hamill-Keays (strictly a scholarly article rather than a book, but it’s 195 pages so I am tallying it here.)
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Fiction (non-sf): 2 (YTD 5)
A Killing Winter, by Tom Callaghan
Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens


sf (non-Who): 8 (YTD 25)
Shadow Over Mars, by Leigh Brackett
Arc of the Dream, by A. A. Attanasio (did not finish)
The City in the Middle of the Night, by Charlie Jane Anders
The Aachen Memorandum, by Andrew Roberts
2020 Vision, ed. Jerry Pournelle
Hex, by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Children of Ruin, by Adrian Tchaikovsky
The Rosewater Insurrection, by Tade Thompson


Doctor Who: 3 (YTD 5)
Doctor Who and the Sontaran Experiment, by Ian Marter
Doctor Who and the Genesis of the Daleks, by Terrance Dicks
Doctor Who and the Revenge of the Cybermen, by Terrance Dicks


Comics: 1 (YTD 5)
The Wicked + The Divine vol 9: Okay, by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie, Matthew Wilson & Clayton Cowles


5,800 pages (YTD 13,300)
4/20 (YTD 14/52) by women (Mendlesohn, Bunting, Brackett, Anders)
2/20 (YTD 4/52) by PoC (Sen, Thompson)
4/20 rereads (YTD 9/52) - Oliver Twist, three Doctor Who books.

Reading now
The Almost Nearly Perfect People: Behind the Myth of Scandinavia’s Utopia, by Michael Booth
Small Island, by Andrea Levy
The Golden Fleece, by Robert Graves

Coming soon (perhaps)
Babayaga, by Toby Barlow
Red Notice, by Bill Browder
Strategic Europe, ed. Jan Techau
Excession, by Iain M. Banks
Prophet of Bones, by Ted Kosmatka
A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving
Oathbringer, by Brandon Sanderson
The Moomins and the Great Flood, by Tove Jansson
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
The First Men in the Moon, by H. G. Wells
Wiske, by Willy Vandersteen
Peanuts: A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz
The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman
Sleepers of Mars, by John Wyndham
The European Parliament, by Francis Jacobs, Richard Corbett and Michael Shackleton
Arthur C. Clarke's Venus Prime 1: Breaking the Strain, by Paul Preuss
The Giver, by Lois Lowry
Our Mutual Friend, by Charles Dickens