August Books

I just realised that this did not go live as I had planned on 31 August, the day I arrived in Chicago, so here it is now.

Non-fiction 8 (YTD 70)
Lenin the Dictator, by Victor Sebestyen
Manifesto, by Bernardine Evaristo
The Life of Col. Samuel M. Wickersham, ed. Edward Wickersham Hoffman
The Curse of Fenric, by Una McCormack
The Time Warrior, by Matthew Kilburn
That Damn’d Thing Called “Honour”: Duelling in Ireland, 1570-1860, by James Kelly
The Kosovo Indictment, by Michael O’Reilly
Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets, by Svetlana Alexievich

Non-genre 2 (YTD 13)
Alaska Sampler 2014: Ten Authors from the Great Land, eds Deb Vanasse and David Marusek
The Light Years, by Elizabeth Jane Howard

SF 9 (YTD 69)
Swordheart, by T. Kingfisher
The Initiate, by Louise Cooper
Sprawl, ed. Cat Sparks
The Massacre of Mankind, by Stephen Baxter
Roger Zelazny’s Chaos and Amber, by John Betancourt
The Harp and the Blade, by John Myers Myers
“Tangents”, by Greg Bear
The Light Fantastic, by Terry Pratchett
The Carhullan Army, by Sarah Hall

Doctor Who 5 (YTD 23)
Dalek Combat Training Manual, by Richard Atkinson and Mike Tucker
The Lost Skin, by Andy Frankham-Allen
Scary Monsters, by Simon A. Forward
Doctor Who: The Curse of Fenric, by Ian Briggs
Doctor Who and the Time Warrior, by Terrance Dicks

Comics 1 (YTD 13)
Doctor Who: The Seventh Doctor: Operation Volcano, by Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel

6,100 pages (YTD 49,800)

9/25 (YTD 78/192) by non-male writers (Evaristo, McCormack, Alexievich, Vanasse, Howard, “Kingfisher”, Cooper, Sparks, Hall)

1/25 (YTD 25/192) by a non-white writer (Evaristo)

360 books currently tagged “unread”, after adding lots of Doctor Who comics

Reading now
The Traders’ War, by Charles Stross
Brasyl, by Ian McDonald
Mr Britling Sees It Through, by H.G. Wells

Coming soon (perhaps)
Speaker to the Dead, by Orson Scott Card
Political Animals, by Bev Laing
Empire Of Sand, by Tasha Suri
Goliath, by Tochi Onyebuchi
Jocasta, by Brian Aldiss
Complete Short Stories: the 1950s, by Brian Aldiss
The End of the Day, by Claire North
The Harem of Aman Akbar, by Elizabeth Scarborough
Null States, by Malka Older
Voorbij de grenzen van de ernst, by Kamagurka
Disobedience, by Naomi Alderman
Death of a Naturalist, by Seamus Heaney
The Clockwise War, by Scott Gray
The Lost Child of Lychford, by Paul Cornell
Metamorphoses, by Ovid
What If? by Randall Munroe
Pale Fire, by Vladimir Nabokov
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
The Revolution Trade, by Charles Stross
Thirteen, by Richard Morgan
The World Set Free, by H.G. Wells