DXMachina (dxmachina) wrote,
DXMachina
dxmachina

A Book Report on Peter Rabbit...

This year's book list:

Revelation Space — Alastair Reynolds
Good Omens — Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
Too Many Cooks * — Rex Stout
The Red Box — Rex Stout
Cannery Row — John Steinbeck
The Story of the U.S. Air Force * — Robert D. Loomis
Red Harvest — Dashiell Hammett
Men at Arms — Terry Pratchett
Doorways in the Sand * — Roger Zelazny
Some Buried Caesar * — Rex Stout
The Two-Ocean War * — Samuel Eliot Morison
Preludes and Nocturnes * — Neil Gaiman
The Doll's House — Neil Gaiman
Dream Country — Neil Gaiman
Deadly Quicksilver Lies * — Glen Cook
Petty Pewter Gods * — Glen Cook
Faded Steel Heat * — Glen Cook
Small Gods — Terry Pratchett
The Dain Curse — Dashiell Hammett
The Syndic — C.M. Kornbluth
Feet of Clay — Terry Pratchett
The Way to Glory — David Drake
Lord Peter * — Dorothy L. Sayers
The Gun Seller — Hugh Laurie
Just Play Ball — Joe Garagiola
Fit or Fat — Covert Bailey
The Rubber Band — Rex Stout
Over My Dead Body — Rex Stout
The Fifth Elephant — Terry Pratchett
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — J.K. Rowling
The Truth — Terry Pratchett
Jeeves Takes Charge — P.G. Wodehouse
The Glass Key — Dashiell Hammett
Night Passage — Robert B. Parker
The Last Hero — Terry Pratchett
Cat's Cradle * — Kurt Vonnegut
Defenses of Narragansett Bay in World War II — Walter K. Schoeder
Halting State — Charles Stross
Quonset Point Naval Air Station - Gem of the Atlantic — Sean Paul Milligan
Dead Beat — Jim Butcher
Making Money — Terry Pratchett
Black Orchids — Rex Stout
Where There's a Will — Rex Stout
"Bitter End" from Death Times Three — Rex Stout
Fleet of Worlds — Larry Niven and Edward M. Lerner
The High Crusade * — Poul Anderson
Report to the Commissioner of Baseball of an Independent Investigation into the Illegal Use of Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Substances by Players in Major League Baseball — George Mitchell, et al.
The Hobbit * — J.R.R. Tolkein
A Christmas Carol — Charles Dickens
Sharpe's Skirmish — Bernard Cornwell

Asterisked books were rereads.

Wow, I made it to fifty, most likely a new league record for me. Certainly it's the most I've managed to get through by far since I started keeping these lists. I read Sharpe's Skirmish today. It's very short, a novella, but it was a good way to get back into that world after a long time away. Plus I'm also about a quarter of the way through Sharpe's Company.



---
Ringo: Books are good.
Grandfather: *Parading's* better.
Ringo: Parading?
Grandfather: [nods eagerly] Parading the streets! Trailing your coat! Bowling along! LIVING!
Ringo: Well, I am living.
Grandfather: You? Living? When was the last time you gave a girl a pink-edged daisy? When did you last embarrass a sheila with your cool, appraising stare?
Ringo: You're a bit old for that sort of chat, aren't you?
Grandfather: Well at least I've got a backlog of memories! All you've got is - THAT BOOK!


Tags: books, sharpe
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment