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books read so far in 2010

Ooops, I was aiming for a monthly update but seem to have forgotten that in January!

I've been reading a lot -- partly because I've been post-viral and haven't felt like doing much else, partly because of a week alone on holiday ...


Books read in 2010

January
2010/01: The Fall of Troy -- Peter Ackroyd - historical, C19 - ****
2010/02: Ink and Steel -- Elizabeth Bear - fantasy, historical, C16 - *****
2010/03: A Home at the End of the World -- Michael Cunningham - contemporary, *****
2010/04: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith - humour, remix ***
2010/05: The Memory Palace -- Christie Dickason - historical, C17, *****
2010/06: Hell and Earth -- Elizabeth Bear - fantasy, historical, C16 - *****
2010/07: Whiskey and Water -- Elizabeth Bear - fantasy, contemporary, ****
2010/08: The Virgin Suicides -- Jeffrey Eugenides - contemporary, ***

February
2010/09: The Gate of Angels -- Penelope Fitzgerald - Cambridge, C20 - ****
2010/10: Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon -- Lisa Goldstein - historical, C16, ***
2010/11: History Play -- Rodney Bolt - non-fiction, historical, *****
2010/12: Lucky You -- Carl Hiaasen - crime, humour, ****
2010/13: The Weight of Numbers -- Simon Ings - contemporary, ****
2010/14: The Paper Eater -- Liz Jensen - sf-lite, ***
2010/15: The Lions of Al-Rassan -- Guy Gavriel Kay - fantasy, historical - ****
2010/16: Magic for Beginners -- Kelly Link - anthology, fantasy, ****
2010/17: An Experiment in Love -- Hilary Mantel - contemporary (well, 1970) *****
2010/18: Her Fearful Symmetry -- Audrey Niffenegger - literary, horror, contemporary *****
2010/19: Anil's Ghost -- Michael Ondaatje - Sri Lanka, war, ****
2010/20: The Sacred Book of [the] Werewolf -- Victor Pelevin - fantasy, contemporary, Russia - *****
2010/21: Galveston -- Paul Quarrington - contemporary, ***
2010/22: Dreamers of the Day -- Mary Doria Russell - historical, C20, ***
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