Thursday, December 31, 2015

Reading log, 2015

The biggest reading news of the year is that I bought a Kindle Paperwhite—my first e-reader. I enjoy reading on it—more so than paper books—a preference that has caused an up-tick in the number of books I read that were published before 1923.

  • Ray Bradbury
    The Martian Chronicles (1950)

  • Gene Wolfe
    The Sorcerer's House (2010)

  • Andy Weir
    The Martian (2011)

  • Emma Orczy
    The Scarlet Pimpernel (1905)

  • Joe Haldeman
    The Forever War (1974)

  • Rudyard Kipling
    Kim (1901)

  • John Buchan
    The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915)

  • Robert Heinlein
    The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress (1966)

  • G. K. Chesterton
    The Man Who Was Thursday (1908)

  • T. C. Boyle
    A Friend of the Earth (2000)

  • E. O. Wilson
    Anthill (2010)

  • Ursula le Guin
    The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)

  • H. G. Wells
    The Time Machine (1895)

  • H. G. Wells
    The Invisible Man (1897)

  • Larry McMurtry
    Lonesome Dove (1985)

  • Harry Crews
    A Feast of Snakes (1976)

  • Scott Meyers
    Effective Modern C++ (2015)

  • H. G. Wells
    The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896)

  • Jane Austen
    Mansfield Park (1814)

  • Jane Austen
    Pride & Prejudice (1813)

  • Robin Sloan
    Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (2012)

  • Malcolm Lowry
    Under the Volcano (1947)

  • Neil Gaiman
    The Ocean at the End of the Lane (2013)

  • Agatha Christie
    The Mysterious Affair at Styles (1920)

  • Vernon Lee
    Hauntings (1890)

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