Saturday, 2 April 2011
The Complete Polysyllabic Rip-off.
B - Bought
R - Read
Girlfriend in a Coma - Douglas Coupland - RB
The Vesuvius Club (Graphic Novel Edition) - Mark Gatiss and Ian Bass - RB
Thin he was, and Filthy Haired - Robert Llewellyn - RB
The Man in the Rubber Mask - Robert Llewellyn - RB
The Great Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Conan Doyle - B
Brief Lives - Neil Gaiman - R
The Kindly Ones - Neil Gaiman - R
The Wake - Neil Gaiman - R
From Aberystwyth with Love - Malcolm Pryce - R
Paper Towns - John Green - R
The Woman who Walked into Doors - Roddy Doyle - R
The Crow Road - Iain Banks - R
Notes from an Exhibition - Patrick Gale - R
Devil in Disguise - Julian Clary - R
The Timetraveller's Guide to Medieval England - Ian Mortimer - B
The Victorians - Jeremy Paxman - B
Operation Mincemeat - Ben MacIntyre - B
Book Club - Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum - R
A Young Man's Passage - Julian Clary - R
Goodbye to Berlin - Christopher Isherwood - R
The Memorial - Christopher Isherwood - B
All the Conspirators - Christopher Isherwood - B
Last Human - Doug Naylor - RB
Better than Life - Grant Naylor - RB
Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers - Grant Naylor - RB
Stand and Deliver - Adam Ant - B
Ok, so, if you don't know what on earth is going on, and why I've just listed some books, I highly suggest you read this blog, before you read this one.
This month I was away from home (for more than a couple of days) twice, and so had more time than usual away from a laptop/the internet. Obviously this lead to me reading a lot more than I would normally do in a month, much as I'm ashamed to admit it. I spent 5 days in Whitstable and the same again in Hull, and bought books in both places (adding to the weight of already stupidly heavy bags.) But yes, 14 bought and 19 read is astounding, even for me...
You might remember I was reading 'Infinite Jest' last time I blogged about books. What happened? I had to give it back to the Library at the beginning of the month and so never finished it. But one day, yes, one day, I will.
I'm also a quarter or so of the way through Operation Mincemeat.
By the way, if, like me, you have a lot of free time/books, or are just... well, nosey and want to see what books I already own, you can go HERE and look at mine, or HERE and make your own library.