Mar. 23rd, 2008


My booklist for 2008 so far

1. Excel Saga Vol. 2 by Koshi Rikdo
2&3. Last and First Men and Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon
4. Odd John: A story between jest and earnest by Olaf Stapledon
5. Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas by Elaine Pagels
6. An Essay On The Principle of Population by T. R. Malthus
7. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
8. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicles Vol. 4 by CLAMP (manga)
9. Don't Think Of An Elephant!: Know your values and reframe the debate, the essential guide for progressives by George Lakoff
10. What Went Wrong?: The clash between Islam and modernity in the Middle East by Bernard Lewis
11. The Jesus Incident by Frank Herbert and Bill Ransom
12. The Best War Ever: America and World War II by Michael C. C. Adams
13. West of Eden by Harry Harrison
14. Mapping Time: The calendar and its history by E. G. Richards
15. The Seven Day Circle: The history and meaning of the week by Eviatar Zerubavel

I have 2&3 up there together because they are two novellas that are combined into one volume. Reviews of these books can be found on my journal, (likewise and for previous years)


Books Read in 2008

So what books have you read so far in 2008?

Here's my list:

A Short History of Nearly Everything -- Bill Bryson
Blue Like Jazz -- Donald Miller
The Anubis Gates -- Tim Powers
Replay -- Ken Grimwood
The Trumps of Doom -- Roger Zelazny
Blood of Amber -- Roger Zelazny
Sign of Chaos -- Roger Zelazny
Knight of Shadow -- Roger Zelazny
Prince of Chaos -- Roger Zelazny
Ella Enchanted -- Gail Carson Levine