Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
11:11 pm - The Whole List...  
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. — Groucho Marx

A book a week plus one.

Sharpe's Company * — Bernard Cornwell
Mort — Terry Pratchett
The Colour of Magic — Terry Pratchett
Not Quite Dead Enough — Rex Stout
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Black Dossier — Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill
The Silent Speaker * — Rex Stout
A Question of Honor—The Kosciuszko Squadron: Forgotten Heroes of World War II — Lynne Olson & Stanley Cloud
Utrillo and the Painters of Montmartre — Lamplight Collection of Modern Art
The High Window — Raymond Chandler
Some Golden Harbor — David Drake
Learning the World — Ken MacLeod
The Dark Wing — Walter H. Hunt
Sweet Thursday — John Steinbeck
Mars Needs Moms — Berkeley Breathed
The Bill James Gold Mine 2008 — Bill James
Thud! * — Terry Pratchett
The Science of Discworld — Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart, and Jack Cohen
Too Many Women — Rex Stout
The Little Sister — Raymond Chandler
The Third Lynx — Timothy Zahn
Going Postal — Terry Pratchett
The Soul of Baseball — Joe Posnanski
Proven Guilty — Jim Butcher
The Sun Inside — David J. Schwartz
Superpowers — David J. Schwartz
My Man Jeeves — P.G. Wodehouse
The Engines of God — Jack McDevitt
Whose Body * — Dorothy L. Sayers
Cruel Zinc Melodies — Glen Cook
The Shadow of Saganami — David Weber
The Long Arm of Gil Hamilton * — Larry Niven
The Patchwork Girl * — Larry Niven
And Be a Villain — Rex Stout
Lady of Mazes — Karl Schroeder
Consider Phlebas — Iain M. Banks
Rails Under the Mighty Hudson — Brian J. Cuddahy
Pyramids — Terry Pratchett
The Prefect — Alastair Reynolds
Inherit the Stars * — James P. Hogan
The Inimitible Jeeves — P.G. Wodehouse
Haven — Don D'Ammassa
Sight of Proteus — Charles Sheffield
The Dark Path — Walter H. Hunt
The Flying Sorcerers * — David Gerrold and Larry Niven
Harold and the Purple Crayon * — Crockett Johnson
The Children of Húrin — J. R. R. Tolkien
Juggler of Worlds — Larry Niven and Edward M. Lerner
Trouble in Triplicate — Rex Stout
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency * — Douglas Adams
Odd Girl Out — Timothy Zahn
Hogfather — Terry Pratchett
How the Grinch Stole Christmas * — Dr. Seuss
The Stainless Steel Rat * — Harry Harrison
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Freyalibkitty on January 1st, 2009 - 09:49 am
The Marx quote is one of my favorites. I've been feeling bad that, while I don't think I'm actually reading less, or at least not much less, I've been reading far fewer books in the last year. Yet, I don't really want to make it a chore. You have some great, fun books on your list. Good for you, and happy new year!!!

Out of curiosity, what do the asterisks indicate?
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DXMachinadxmachina on January 1st, 2009 - 01:05 pm
Happy New Year to you, as well. I know what you mean about doing lots of reading that doesn't show up on a list, what with papers and magazines and the interbunny, et al. I read comics that if they were in collected form would count as books, but read month by month don't. Plus there are non-fiction books, like The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract, where I'll just read a couple of chapters at a time, so I don't count them because I didn't read it cover to cover this time around.

The asterisks are for books I'd read before.
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