Reading

In December 2014, I started posting brief comments on each book I read, bundled up into batches of half a dozen to a dozen. Here is the ongoing list of those reviews.

  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 1 (Metamorphosis; The Rest of the Robots; Foundation; Foundation and Empire; Free Software, Free Society; The Kraken Wakes; Artemis Fowl)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 2 (Second Foundation; Windfall; Foundation’s Edge; Mary Poppins; The Prodigal God; Slam; The Annals of the Heechee)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 3 (Peter Pan and Wendy; Peril at End House; Lord Edgware Dies; The Chrysalids; The Hound of Death; Batman: Year One)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 4 (Murder on the Orient Express; The New Jerusalem; The Game (The Game is Life, book 1); The Club of Queer Trades; Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Unoffendable)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 5 (One Hundred and Forty Characters in Search of an Argument; Through the Looking Glass; The Girl on the Pier; The Listerdale Mystery; Stardust; Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 6 (Off to be the Wizard; Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens; Parker Pyne Investigates; Childhood’s End; Longbourne; Foundation and Earth; The Wisdom of Father Brown)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 7 (Joni Mitchell: in her Own Words, Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, Equal Rites, Lords and Ladies, P.I. on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Act Tragedy, Wyrd Sisters, Witches Abroad, The Eden Plague (Plague Wars, book 0))
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 8 (Death in the Clouds; Carpe Jugulum; Silo 49: Going Dark; Maskerade; The Caves of Steel; The Naked Sun; The A.B.C. Murders; The Martian)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 9 (The Man who Sold the Moon, Cards on the Table, Murder in Mesopotamia, Thud!, Poirot Loses a Client, Going Postal, Thief of Time, Tremendous Trifles, A Fall of Moondust)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 10 (Night Watch, Appointment with Death, Monstrous Regiment, The Defendant, Pope Francis (Pastor of Mercy), Lilith, Guards! Guards!, Men at Arms, Manalive, Feet of Clay, Death on the Nile)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 11 (Making Money, Orthodoxy, Hercule Poirot’s Christmas, Surveillance (Ghost Targets book 1), Jingo, The Man who was Thursday, Magic: a Fantastic Comedy, Mostly Harmless, What on Earth am I Here For?, Panglor, Murder in the Mews)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 12 (All Things Considered, The Stamp Collective, All Marketers are Liars, Legacy Code (Legacy Code book 1), How Did All This Happen?, Alarms and Discursions, The Big Sleep, The Authorities, E.M.P., Star Island)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 13 (Basket Case, Skinny Dip, Star Wars, Blink, A Book for Her, African Adventure, Thinking, Fast and Slow, How to Lie with Statistics, C. S. Lewis: a Life Inspired)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 14 (Career of Evil; The Cuckoo’s Calling; Anne of Green Gables; Anne of Avonlea; Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy; Anne of the Island; Murder is Easy; Anne’s House of Dreams)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 15 (The Martian; Essential The Amazing Spider-Man, Volume 1; The Eyre Affair; The Silkworm; The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories; The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies; Essential The Amazing Spider-Man, Volume 2; Essential The Incredible Hulk, Volume 1; Lost in a Good Book)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 16 (And Then There Were None; The Well of Lost Plots; Sad Cypress; 15 Minutes: a Time Travel Suspense Thriller; Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom; Lucky You; One, Two, Buckle My Shoe; The Love You Make: an Insider’s Story of the Beatles; The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 17 (Wings; Desert Solitaire; The Psychopath Test; Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway; The Sense of Style: the Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century; Trap Line; The Humane Interface: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems; Essential The Fantastic Four, Volume 1)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 18 (Evil under the Sun; N or M?; Unoffendable; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; The Pilgrim’s Progress from This World to that which is to Come, delivered under the Similitude of a Dream; Testimony; The Pilgrim’s Regress; Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone; Blindsight)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 19 (The Complete Beyond the Fringe; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets; From Fringe to Flying Circus; The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog; Dave Barry’s Gift Guide to End All Gift Guides; The Goodies’ Book of (Criminal) Records; George and Joe and Jack and Bob; Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban; What’s Wrong With the World)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 20 (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, The Body in the Library, Stalky and co., Bridget Jones’s Baby: the Diaries, Uprooted, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The Children of Húrin, The General Danced at Dawn, The Salmon of Doubt, Systems of Survival: a Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce and Politics)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 21 (Who Sent the Sentinels?, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Watchmen, Pro Git, Complete Future Shocks)
  • What I’ve been reading lately, part 22 (Saga of the Swamp Thing, Miracleman book one: A Dream of Flying, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: the Origin, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows)

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