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What I Read in 2021

Books in bold are superior favorites. — January — 1. Mama’s Last Hug: Animal Emotions and What They Tell us About Ourselves, Frans de Waal 2. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll (CCSB)3. Permanent Record, Edward Snowden4. The Old Man and … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2020

I wasn’t able to finish Mama’s Last Hug before 2020 ended. I blame Arthur Morgan. Oh, well! 2021 will have a head start. –January–1. A Warning, Anonymous2. How Jesus Became God, Bart Ehrman3. The Best Cook in the World, Rick … Continue reading

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(Most Of) What I Read in 2019

(“Most” because I forgot to keep track, so this just has the stuff I remembered to put on Goodreads. ) Politics and Civic Interest The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America’s Place in the World, Derek Chollet … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2018

Books in bold were superior favorites.  — January — 1. The Rooster Bar, John Grisham 2. Star Trek the Fall: Ceremony of Losses, David Mack 3. Star Trek the Fall: The Poisoned Chalice, James Swallow 4. Poetry Night at the Ballpark, Bill Kauffman 5. Lessons from a Lemonade … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2010

At last we come to 2010, the last year I never kept a list for.   At 184 items, it’s my second-highest year. This was the year historical fiction really arrived, driven by Bernard Cornwell and C.S. Forester. but with a … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2009

Continuing in my attempts to make 2007 – 2010 legible in terms of the books I read, below is everything from 2009.  At 218 books, it stands as my biggest year on record, and the closest I’ve come to rivaling … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2008

As mentioned a few days ago,  I’m presently creating lists of books read for the first four years of this blog, from the days before I’d adopted that useful practice. I’ve discovered in the process that many titles trigger flashes … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2007

Although these days I’m a fairly organized reader, with a Excel spreadsheet and everything,  when I first started yakking about books in 2007, I didn’t even list them. I just posted rambling towers of paragraphs on MySpace.  I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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What I Read in 2017

Updated for the last time last night, here’s 2017 in books!  As usual, titles in bold were favorites. — January — 1. Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves; P.G. Wodehouse (Comedy) 2. Ask a Science Teacher,  Larry Scheckel (Science) 3. The Twilight War: the Secret History of America’s Thirty … Continue reading

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2016 Cumulative Reading List

…whew.— January —1. How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had it Coming, Mike Brown (Science)2. Stagecoach:  Wells-Fargo and the American West,  Phillip Fradkin (History)3. Picking Up:  On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City, Robin Nagle4. Defeating … Continue reading

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