Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

July books

Non-fiction: 3 (YTD 30)
The Complete Ice Age, by Brian M. Fagan
The Man Within My Head, by Pico Iyer
The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England, by Ian Mortimer

Fiction non-sf): 3 (YTD 19)
The Way By Swann's, by Marcel Proust
Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters
Maigret Loses His Temper, by Georges Simenon

Poetry: 3 (YTD 3)
The Æneid, by Virgil, translated by John Dryden
The Æneid, by Virgil, translated by Robert Fagles
The Æneid Book VI, by Virgil, translated by Seamus Heaney

sf (non-Who): 15 (YTD 76)
Robot Visions, by Isaac Asimov
Discount Armageddon, by Seanan McGuire
Your Code Name is Jonah, by Edward Packard
Newry Bridge, or Ireland in 1887 (Anonymous)
The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden
Anno Mortis, by Rebecca Levene
“Slow Sculpture”, by Theodore Sturgeon
A Natural History of Dragons, by Marie Brennan
An Unkindness of Ghosts, by Rivers Solomon
Under the Pendulum Sun, by Jeannette Ng (extract)
Up Jim River, by Michael Flynn (did not finish)
Wounded Heart, by S.W. Baird
Aztec Century, by Christopher Evans
The Supernatural Enhancements, by Edgar Cantero
The Martian Inca, by Ian Watson

Doctor Who, etc: 3 (YTD 21)
Doctor Who Quiz Book of Dinosaurs, by Michael Holt
Wit, Wisdom and Timey-Wimey Stuff, by Cavan Scott and Mark Wright
The Two Jasons, by Dave Stone

Comics: 4 (YTD 20)
Weapons of Mass Diplomacy, by Abel Lanzac and Christophe Blain
Aliénor, la Légende noire, tome 5, by Arnaud Delalande, Simona Mogavino and Carlos Gomez
Aliénor, la Légende noire, tome 6, by Arnaud Delalande, Simona Mogavino and Carlos Gomez
The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia, by Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot

~7,900 pages (YTD ~47,100)
11/31 (YTD 73/172) by non-male writers (Waters, McGuire, Arden, Levene, Brennan, Solomon, Ng, Baird, Mogavino x2, Talbot)
3/31 (YTD 21/172) by PoC (Iyer, Ng, Solomon)
2/31 (YTD 8/172) reread (The Way by Swann’s, “Slow Sculpture”)

Reading now
The Politics of Climate Change, by Anthony Giddens
High-Rise, by J. G. Ballard

Coming soon (perhaps):
The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson
The Little Stranger, by Sarah Waters
Pioneers: Huawei Stories, ed. Tian Tao
Anno Dracula - Dracula Cha Cha Cha, by Kim Newman
Doctor Who: The Flood, by Gareth Roberts and Scott Gray
Welcome to Night Vale, by Joseph Fink
Byzantium, by Judith Herrin
Missile Gap, by Charles Stross
Rare Unsigned Copy, by Simon Petrie
“Ill Met in Lankhmar”, by Fritz Leiber
The Laertian Gamble, by Robert Sheckley
The Deer Hunter, by Eric Corner
Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson
Vurt, by Jeff Noon
Krimson, by Marc Legendre
Dark Satanic Mills, by Marcus Sedgwick
Who I Am, by Peter Townshend
Putting Up Roots, by Charles Sheffield
Brewing Justice, by Daniel Jaffee
Comet in Moominland, by Tove Jansson
Nobody's Children, by Kate Orman, Jonathan Blum and Philip Purser-Hallard
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