Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

June Books

I am behind with blogging, due to a bad back for the last week or so which meant reading was much easier than writing.

Non-fiction 6 (YTD 19)
[one unlisted]
The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature, ed. Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn
The Irish Constitutional Revolution of the Sixteenth Century, by Brendan Bradshaw
PR Urban Elections in Ulster 1920, by Alec Wilson
Miradal: Erfgoed in Heverleebos en Meerdaalwoud, by Hans Baeté, Marc De Bie, Martin Hermy, Paul Van den Bremt and Sara Adriaenssens
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 3: Jon Pertwee, by Philip Sandifer

Fiction (non-sf) 5 (YTD 14)
The Garden of Evening Mists, by Tan Twan Eng
The Gondola Scam, by Jonathan Gash
Housekeeping, by Marilynne Robinson
Danny the Champion of the World, by Roald Dahl
The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco

SF (non-Who) 3 (YTD 36)
Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins
Blackbirds, by Chuck Wendig
Starship Fall, by Eric Brown

Doctor Who 5 (YTD 32)
Rags, by Mick Lewis
Head Games, by Steve Lyons
EarthWorld, by Jacqueline Rayner
Hunter's Moon, by Paul Finch
Something Borrowed, by Richelle Mead

Comics 3 (YTD 16)
Clockworks (Locke & Key Vol 4), by Joe Hill
Saga, vol. 1, by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples
Afspraak in Nieuwpoort, by Ivan Adriaenssens

~5,700 pages (YTD 30,500)
7/22 (YTD 30/117) by women (Mendlesohn, Sara Adriaenssens, Robinson, Collins, Rayner, Mead, Staples)
2/22 (YTD 4/117) by PoC (Eng, Staples [I think])

Rereads: The Name of the Rose - 1 (YTD 6); I don't think I had read all of Danny the Champion of the World before.
Acquired 2011 or before: 8 (YTD 40) - Danny the Champion of the World, EarthWorld, Head Games, The Name of the Rose, The Irish Constitutional Revolution of the Sixteenth Century, Housekeeping, Rags, one other
Acquired 2012: 2 (YTD 17) - Starship Fall
Acquired 2013: 12 (YTD 60) - Catching Fire, The Garden of Evening Mists, Miradal erfgoed in Heverleebos en Meerdaalwoud, Afspraak in Nieuwpoort, Hunter's Moon, Clockworks, Saga V 1, Blackbirds, The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature, PR Urban Elections in Ulster 1920, TARDIS Eruditorum 3, Something Borrowed

Reading now:
Dead Souls, by Nikolai Gogol
The Jagged Orbit, by John Brunner
The Complete Stories of Zora Neale Hurston

Coming Next (perhaps):
A Room of One's Own, by Virginia Woolf
Desert, by J. M. G. Le Clezio
Confessions of Zeno, by Italo Svevo
The Last Empress, by Anchee Min
The Pickwick Papers, by Charles Dickens
Fantastic Voyage, by Isaac Asimov
Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins
Katherine Swynford, by Jeannette Lucraft
Kraken, by China Mieville
The Flood, by Ian Rankin
The Monsters and the Critics, by J R R Tolkien
The History of the Hobbit v. 1: Mr Baggins, by John D. Rateliff
Shakespeare's Planet, by Clifford D. Simak
Rebus's Scotland: A Personal Journey, by Ian Rankin
The Tunnel at the End of the Light, by Stefan Petrucha
The Adventures Of Luther Arkwright, by Bryan Talbot
The Theology of the Gospel of Mark, by W. R. Telford
The Subtle Knife, by Philip Pullman
The Moment of Eclipse, by Brian Aldiss
Harvest of Time, by Alastair Reynolds
The Also People, by Ben Aaronovitch
Vanishing Point, by Stephen Cole
Plague of the Cybermen, by Justin Richards
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