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The Year in Books

It snowed last night, but still not enough for the blower. I didn't even bother to shovel, since I wasn't planning on going anywhere, anyway. Good decision, because it seems to be melting away on its own.

Time for the annual list of books I read this past year:

Baseball and Philosophy, Thinking Outside the Batter's Box, edited by Eric Bronson
The Shadow of Saganami, by David Weber
Why Time Begins on Opening Day, by Thomas Boswell
Gateway, by Frederik Pohl
The Doorbell Rang, by Rex Stout
Gambit, by Rex Stout
Hellspark, by Janet Kagen
The Far Side of the Stars, by David Drake
The Head Game: Baseball Seen from the Pitcher's Mound, by Roger Kahn
The Joy of Keeping Score: How Scoring the Game Has Influenced and Enhanced the History of Baseball, by Paul Dickson.
Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman
Whispering Nickel Idols, by Glen Cook
Crown of Slaves, by David Weber and Eric Flint,
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams
Before Midnight, by Rex Stout
The Lady in the Lake, by Raymond Chandler
If Death Ever Slept, by Rex Stout
American Gods, by Neil Gaiman
Enter Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
Right Ho, Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
Might as Well Be Dead, by Rex Stout
The Ringworld Throne, by Larry Niven
Ringworld's Children, by Larry Niven
Ringworld, by Larry Niven
Ringworld Engineers, by Larry Niven
Trouble Is My Business, by Raymond Chandler
The Last Best League, by Jim Collins
The Silent Speaker, by Rex Stout
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, by J.K. Rowling
Night Train to Rigel, by Timothy Zahn
Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman
Tom Swift and His Flying Lab, by Victor Appleton II
One Damned Island After Another, by Clive Howard and Joe Whitley
The Sad Sack, by Sgt. George Baker
The Much Too Loved Quilt, by Rachel Waterstone
Watchmen, by Alan Moore
Men at Work, by George Will

Lots of baseball, not a lot of what one might call great literature, and the reading got extremely light towards the end the end there. I have no idea what I'm going to start next.
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