Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

August Books

Non-fiction: 8 (YTD 35)
1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear, by James Shapiro
Building Confidence in Peace, by Erol Kaymak, Alexandros Lordos and Nathalie Tocci
Resolving the Cyprus Conflict: Negotiating History, by Michális Stavrou Michael
A Visitor's Companion to Tudor England, by Suzannah Lipscomb
Selected Essays, by Virginia Woolf
Space Helmet for a Cow, by Paul Kirkley
The Story of Kullervo, by J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Verlyn Flieger
Letters to Tiptree, eds Alissa Krasnostein and Alexandra Pierce

1606 Building Confidence in Peace Resolving the Cyprus Conflict Visitors Guide to Tudor England Selected Essays Space Helmet for a Cow Letters to Tiptree

Fiction (non-sf): 6 (YTD 28)
Divorcing Jack, by Colin Bateman
The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Tragedy of the Goats, by Francis Hamit
History, by Elsa Morante
The Land of Green Plums, by Herta Müller
The Twenty-Two Letters, by Clive King

Divorcing Jack The Lowland The Tragedy of the Goats History The Land of Green Plums Twenty-Two Letters

SF (non-Who): 12 (YTD 89)
Lord Valentine's Castle, by Robert Silverberg
Buffy: The Lost Slayer: Prophecies, by Christopher Golden
Buffy: The Lost Slayer: Dark Times, by Christopher Golden
Buffy: The Lost Slayer: King of the Dead, by Christopher Golden
Buffy: The Lost Slayer: Original Sins, by Christopher Golden
Transition, by Iain Banks
Naamah's Kiss, by Jacqueline Carey
Penric's Demon, by Lois McMaster Bujold
Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories, by Michael Moorcock
11/22/63, by Stephen King
The Shepherd's Crown, by Terry Pratchett
And Another Thing..., by Eoin Colfer (did not finish, totally failed to grab me and I gave up at page 70)

Lord Valentines Castle Prophecies Dark Times King of the Dead Original Sins Transition Naamahs Kiss Penrics Demon Elric 11/22/1963 And Another Thing

Doctor Who, etc: 4 (YTD 32)
Mission: Impractical, by David A. McIntee
The Tomorrow Windows, by Jonathan Morris
Mean Streets, by Terrance Dicks
Erimem: The Last Pharaoh, by Iain McLaughlin and Claire Bartlett

Mission Impractical Tomorrow Windows Mean Streets Erimem: The Last Pharaoh

Comics : 1 (YTD 12)
An Age of License: A Travelogue, by Lucy Knisley

An Age of License

~9,500 pages (YTD 53,200)
12/31 by women (YTD 60/196) - Tocci, Lipscom, Woolf, Flieger, Krasnostein/Pierce, Lahiri, Morante, Müller, Carey, Bujold, Bartlett, Knisley
1/31 by PoC (YTD 12/196) - Lahiri

Reread: 2/31 (The Twenty-Two Letters, The Tomorrow Windows), YTD 16/196

Reading now:
Watership Down by Richard Adams
The Redbreast, by Jo Nesbø
The End of All Things, by John Scalzi
A Vampire Quintet, by Eugie Foster

Coming soon (perhaps):
Girls in Love, by Jacqueline Wilson
Les Misérables, by Victor Hugo
The Wild Reel, by Paul Brandon
The Ancient Languages of Europe, by Roger D. Woodard
Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Unlimited Dream Company, by J. G. Ballard
Galactic North, by Alastair Reynolds
The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuition Deceives Us: Or Why You Have No Idea How Your Mind Works, by Christopher Chabris
A Question of Time: J.R.R. Tolkien's Road to "Faerie", by Verlyn Flieger
A Star Chamber Court in Ireland: The Court of Castle Chamber, 1571-1641, by Jon G. Crawford (2005)
Family Britain, 1951-1957, by David Kynaston
The Dark Tower and Other Stories, by C.S. Lewis
Axis, by Robert Charles Wilson
The Arabian Nights, tr. Muhsin Mahdi
Sleepyhead, by Mark Billingham (2010)
The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories, ed. Dennis Pepper
Monkey Planet, by Pierre Boulle
Broken Homes, by Ben Aaronovitch
The Battle for Gaul, by Julius Caesar
Too Much Happiness, by Alice Munro
The Shadow in the Glass, by Justin Richards and Stephen Cole
The Sleep of Reason, by Martin Day
Tempest by Christopher Bulis
Tags: bookblog 2015

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