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November Books

Non-fiction: 5 (YTD 49)
A History of Christianity, by Diarmaid MacCullough
The Invention of Childhood, by Hugh Cunningham
Catholics in Western Democracies, by John H. Whyte
Between the Continent and the Open Sea, by David Rennie
Interview Secrets, by Heather Salter

Fiction (not sf): 4 (TYD 45)
The Harvester, by Gene Stratton-Porter
The Portrait of a Lady, by Henry James
Goodnight Mister Tom, by Michelle Magorian
The Light That Failed, by Rudyard Kipling

SF (not Who): 4 (YTD 60)
Being Human: The Road, by Simon Guerrier
Revise the World, by Brenda W. Clough
Grendel, by John Gardner
The Faerie Queene, by Edmund Spenser

Who: 5 (YTD 69)
The Ancestor Cell, by Peter Anghelides and Stephen Cole
Monstrous Missions: Terrible Lizards, by Jonathan Green
Monstrous Missions: Horror of the Space Snakes, by Gary Russell

The Sleepers In The Dust, by Darren Jones
The Angel's Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery, by Justin Richards


Comics: 0 (YTD 19)

~5,900 pages (YTD 70,600)
4/18 (YTD 64/242) by women (Salter, Stratton-Porter, Magorian, Clough)
1/18 (YTD 11/242) by PoC (Clough)
Owned for more than a year: 9 (Catholics in Western Democracies [reread], The Invention of Childhood, The Ancestor Cell, The Light That Failed, Goodnight Mister Tom, The Faerie Queene, A History of Christianity, The Portrait of a Lady, Interview Secrets)
Other rereads: none (YTD 18/242)</p>

Big 2012 reading projects:
November 30 takes me to Book XV, Chapter XVIII of War and Peace, and Romans chapter 12 in the Bible.

Also started:
Non-Stop, by Brian Aldiss
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Fifth Annual Collection, ed. Gardner Dozois
The Colony of Lies, by Colin Brake

Coming next, perhaps:
A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland
Ōoku : The Inner Chambers, Volume 6 by Fumi Yoshinaga
Bleeding Hearts by Ian Rankin
Toward the End of Time by John Updike
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
The Irish Constitutional Revolution of the Sixteenth Century by Brendan Bradshaw
The Peoples of Middle-Earth by J.R.R. Tolkien with Christopher Tolkien
Kushiel's Justice by Jacqueline Carey
The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier
The Last Mughal by William Dalrymple
The Far Side Of The World by Patrick O'Brian
The Castle by Franz Kafka
The Red and the Black by Stendhal
1632 by Eric Flint
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Kraken by China Mieville
The Need for Certainty by Robert Towler
Cheese by Willem Elsschot
[Doctor Who] Sanctuary by David A. McIntee
[Doctor Who] The Burning by Justin Richards
Doctor Who Book 6: Step Back in Time by Richard Dungworth and Jacqueline Rayner
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
[Doctor Who] The Indestructible Man by Simon Messingham
Starry Messenger: The best of Galileo ed. by Charles Ryan

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