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Here is a List of the Books I Read in 2015

Here is a list of the books I read in 2015.

Armstrong, Karen—Muhammad: A Prophet For Our Time (2006)

Barrett, Deirdre—The Committee of Sleep: How Artists, Scientists, And Athletes Use Dreams For Creative Problem-Solving—And How You Can Too (2001)

Bonnett, Alastair—Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies (2014)

Bowden, Mark—Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World’s Greatest Outlaw (2001)

Bradbury, Ray—The Illustrated Man (1951)

Bryson, Bill—Notes From a Small Island (1995)

Bulgakov, Mikhail—The Master and Margarita (written from 1928-40, not published until 1967)

Chamovitz, Daniel—What A Plant Knows: A Field Guide To The Senses (2012)

Christie, Agatha—And Then There Were None (1939)

Cooper, Douglas—The Cubist Epoch (1970)

Danielewski, Mark Z.—House of Leaves (2000)

Didion, Joan—Play It As It Lays (1970)

Fernandez, Oscar—Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All Around Us (2014)

Funke, Cornelia—Inkheart (2003)

Gaiman, Neil—The Graveyard Book (2008)

Heath, Chip and Dan—Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard (2010)

Heinlein, Robert A.—The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (1966)

Kaku, Michio—Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension (1994)

Moore, Alan, and Lloyd, David—V For Vendetta (1988)

Ohle, David—Motorman (1972)

Percy, Walker—Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book (1983)

Powers, Tim—On Stranger Tides (1988)

Pratchett, Terry—Thud! (2005)

Pynchon, Thomas—Inherent Vice (2009)

Stoker, Bram—Dracula (1897)

VanderMeer, Jeff—Annihilation (2014), Authority (2014), Acceptance (2014)

Walker, Barbara G.—The Secrets of the Tarot: Origins, History, and Symbolism (1994)

Watts, Peter—Echopraxia (2014)

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  1. January 2, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    Never read Pratchett. Probably should. What’s a good starting point? Any ideas?

    • January 2, 2016 at 10:23 pm

      Good question—this was my first. I think he’s written over 40 novels, so I kind of just picked this one at random from the ten or so they had on the shelf at the library. I’ll definitely be checking out more of his stuff though.

  2. January 3, 2016 at 3:33 am

    I download and post pictures of the covers of all books I read. It allows my readers to be judgemental, and accurately assess just how strange and disturbed I am.
    You’ve been reading some old ones – Bradbury, Christie, Heinlein and Stoker. I reread Heinlein’s ‘The Door Into Summer’ and read Gordon R Dickson’s ‘The Man From Earth’.

  3. January 3, 2016 at 5:40 pm

    BTW: How do you define phiilosophunculist?? I can’t find a dictionary which will accept it, even the ‘phunculist’ portion. Or are you just having ‘Phun’ with us? 😕

    • January 3, 2016 at 7:13 pm

      I picked the word up in another Heinlein novel, Stranger in a Strange Land, I think it was. From what I gather it is someone who pretends to know more than they actually do in order to impress people….

      • January 4, 2016 at 2:40 am

        Thanx. It looked familiar, but…. I must dig out my copy and reread. I don’t recall it. I should have run it through a search program, rather than dictionary. 😀

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