Surprising for me, but I've managed to finish only a handful of books since my earlier July post on reading. Watching Baseball Smarter, by Zack Hample Timeline, by Michael Chricton Designated Targets, by John Birmingham Final Impact, by John Birmingham Something tells me there must be more than these, but if so, I haven't logged… Continue reading Books read since July
This list is far shorter than I would like it to be. Part of that is starting and putting aside more books than usual. I have a second daughter at home now and reading time has been shaved down even further as a result. If it doesn't grab me fast, I'm on to the next… Continue reading Reading so far this year
I've given up on reading Moby Dick. I made it at least three quarters thorugh and still no whale. There are huge blubbery lumps of exposition though. Chapters and chapters of them. Enough to make an old-time SF writer proud. In this case, I think the movie would be better. Now I just need to… Continue reading Moby Dicked
I usually do this once a year and usually closer to the begining of the year, but I missed last year completely and am only getting to this year now. This list is only books I finished reading. 2008 A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens Eagle in the Snow, by Wallace Breem Identity Crisis, by… Continue reading Books read in 2007 and 2008
Just finished reading the first issue of Serenity: Better Days, a 3-issue mini series from Dark Horse Comics, and it made me happy. Now in the ideal world, we'd have the show back. But until then, it's great to get more time with these characters Joss Whedon created, and even better that he's the one… Continue reading Serenity: Better Days
I read 39 books this year, though they're not listed in any particular order. Standouts for the year were Soon I Will Be Invincible, by Austin Grossman and Lisey's Story by Stephen King. The Little Blue Book of Rose Stories, by Peter StraubShards of Honor, by Lois McMaster BujoldFragile Things, by Neil GaimanReap the Wild… Continue reading 2007: The year in books.
Reap the Wild Wind, by Julie CzernedaThe Aeneid, by VirgilThe Language of the Night Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction, by Ursula K Le Guin, Susan WoodThe Brief History of the Dead, by Kevin BrokmeierThe Precipice, by Ben BovaThe Iliad, by HomerBeowulf: A New Verse Translation, by Seamus Heaney (translator)The Ghost Brigades, by John ScalziOdd… Continue reading Books read since July