May 2023 books

Non-fiction 5 (YTD 32)
Johnson at 10: the Inside Story, by Anthony Seldon and Raymond Newell
The John Nathan-Turner Doctor Who Production Diary, 1979-90, by Richard Molesworth
American Gridlock, eds. James Thurber and Antoine Yoshinaka
Vengeance on Varos, by Jonathan Dennis
The Rings of Akhaten, by William Shaw

Poetry 1 (YTD 3)
Deep Wheel Orcadia, by Harry Josephine Giles

SF 13 (YTD 100)
Creation Machine, by Andrew Bannister
α5 (did not finish)
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
β5 (did not finish)
The Race, by Nina Allan
A Marvellous Light, by Freya Marske
The Shape of Sex to Come, ed. Douglas Hill
The Old Drift, by Namwali Serpell
The Animals in That Country, by Laura Jean McKay
The Second ‘If’ Reader, ed. Fredrik Pohl

Doctor Who 3 (YTD 16)
Home Fires Burn, by Gareth Madgwick
Doctor Who – Vengeance on Varos, by Philip Martin
Sil and the Devil Seeds of Arodor, by Philip Martin

Comics 1 (YTD 9)
The Fountains of Forever, by Nick Abadzis et al

7,000 pages (YTD 39,700)
9/23 (YTD 66/165) by non-male writers (Giles, ω4, β5, ψ4, Allan, Marske, Serpell, McKay, Casagrande/Florean)
3/23 (YTD 26/165) by a non-white writer (Yoshinaka, ψ4, Serpell)
380 books currently tagged “unread”, 9 down from last month

Reading now
The Revolution Trade, by Charles Stross
A Brief History of Stonehenge, by Aubrey Burl

Coming soon (perhaps)
The Endless Song, by Nick Abadzis et al
K9 Megabytes, by Bob Baker
The Shadowman, by Sharon Bidwell
Doctor Who and the Robots of Death, by Terrance Dicks
The Robots of Death, by Fiona Moore
The Pandorica Opens / The Big Bang, by Philip Bates
The Shape of Irish History, by A.T.Q. Stewart
City of Soldiers, by Kate Fearon
Collision Course, by Robert Silverberg / Nemesis from Terra, by Leigh Brackett
World’s Fair 1992, by Robert Silverberg
Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern, by Mary Beard
Winter, by Ali Smith
The Cider House Rules, by John Irving
The Memory Librarian, by Janelle Monáe
“Bears Discover Fire”, by Terry Bisson
Ancient, Ancient, by Kiini Ibura Salaam
Partitions irlandaises, by Vincent Baily and Kris
One Bible Many Voices, by S E Gillingham
Falling to Earth, by Al Worden
The Outcast, by Louise Cooper
Love and Mr Lewisham, by H.G. Wells
The Man Who Died Twice, by Richard Osman
Living with the Gods, by Neil MacGregor
A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived, by Adam Rutherford
Wyrd Sisters, by Terry Pratchett
Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey Through Virtual Reality, by Jaron Lanier