01 December 2012

Reading Roundup Wrapup: November 2012

I'm getting further and further behind in my book reviews all the time. Gotta step it up! In the meantime, though, exam reading continues apace.

Pick of the month: Delirium's Party: A Little Endless Storybook by Jill Thompson. Okay, so it it only took me fifteen minutes to read this to my wife, but they were an enjoyable fifteen minutes-- and she hasn't ever even read another Sandman story!

All books read:
1. The Sandman: The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell
2. What Came Before He Shot Her by Elizabeth George
3. English Men of Science: Their Nature and Nurture by Francis Galton
4. Of the Plurality of Worlds: A Facsimile of the First Edition of 1853; Plus Previously Unpublished Material Excised by the Author Just Before the Book Went to Press; and Whewell's Dialogue Rebutting His Critics, Reprinted from the Second Edition by William Whewell
5. Comte's Philosophy of the Sciences: Being an Exposition of the Principles of the Cours de Philosophie Positive of Auguste Comte by G. H. Lewes
6. Public Moralists: Political Thought and Intellectual Life in Britain, 1850-1930 by Stefan Collini
7. George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Science: The Make-Believe of a Beginning by Sally Shuttleworth
8. The Victorian Scientist: The Growth of a Profession by Jack Meadows
9. Cousin Phillis and Other Stories by Elizabeth Gaskell
10. The Doctor in the Victorian Novel: Family Practices by Tabitha Sparks
11. Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?: The Deluxe Edition, With other tales of the Dark Knight by Neil Gaiman
12. Dr Thorne by Anthony Trollope
13. Delirium’s Party: A Little Endless Storybook by Jill Thompson
14. The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay Gould
15. The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby by Charles Kingsley

All books acquired:
1. The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby by Charles Kingsley
2. Star Wars: Tales from the Clone Wars: Webcomic Collection, Season 1 by Pablo Hidalgo
3. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Enemy Within by Jeremy Barlow
4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Starcrusher Trap by Mike W. Barr
5. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Strange Allies by Ryder Windham
6. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Sith Hunters by Henry Gilroy and Steven Melching
7. Star Wars: Dark Times, Volume Four: Blue Harvest by Mick Harrison
8. Star Trek: Department of Temporal Investigations: Forgotten History by Christopher L. Bennett
9. Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Brinkmanship by Una McCormack
10. Ahistory: An Unauthorised History of the Doctor Who Universe (3rd edition) by Lance Parkin & Lars Pearson
11. The Ministry of Fear: An Entertainment by Graham Greene
12. One Human Minute by Stanislaw Lem
13. Star Trek: Burden of Knowledge by Scott & David Tipton
14. Under the Management of Mr. Charles Dickens: His Production of "The Frozen Deep" by Wilkie Collins, edited by Robert Louis Brannan
15. The Annotated Sandman, Volume Two: The Sandman #21-39 by Neil Gaiman, edited by Leslie Klinger
16. Lex Luthor: The Unauthorized Biography by James D. Hudnall
17. Quinx, or The Ripper's Tale by Lawrence Durrell
18. Captain Britain by Alan Davis and Jamie Delano with Steve Craddock and Mike Collins
19. Legion of Super-Heroes Archives, Volume 12 by Jim Shooter, Cary Bates, and Paul Levitz
20. Star Trek, Volume 1 by Mike Johnson
21. The New Adventures: Walking to Babylon by Kate Orman
22. Doctor Who: The Age of Chaos by Colin Baker
23. Star Wars Omnibus: Quinlan Vos: Jedi in Darkness by John Ostrander with Pat Mills
24. New Grub Street by George Gissing
25. The Beetle by Richard Marsh

Books remaining on "To be read" list: 469