Jan 04 2012

Taking Stock of 2011

Retconning, so as to have a copy of these online as well. This was the year of moving away from Tbilisi. 2666 and Hadji Murad are the books that remain most in memory from the year’s reading.

Thirty-four in total; one in German; none in electronic form, as I did not yet have an e-book reader.

The God Engines by John Scalzi
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
Zero History by William Gibson
The King of Vodka by Linda Himelstein
The Day Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
The Miracle at Speedy Motors by Alexander McCall Smith
2666 by Roberto Bolano
The City & The City by China Mieville
The Making of the Georgian Nation by Ronald G. Suny
Yalta: The Price of Peace by S.M. Plokhy
The Caucasus: An Introduction by Thomas de Waal
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
Hadji Murad by Leo Tolstoy
Let Our Fame be Great by Oliver Bullough
What Hath God Wrought by Daniel Walker Howe
Twilight Watch by Sergei Lukyanenko
Tea Time for the Traditionally Built by Alexander McCall Smith
A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov
The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
Crimea by Orlando Figes
The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
No Way Down by Graham Bowley
Germania by Simon Winder
The Dervish House by Ian McDonald
Sister Pelagia and the White Bulldog by Boris Akunin
The Clinton Tapes by Taylor Branch
12 Geheimnisse im Kaukasus by Essad Bey
What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell
Trotsky by Robert Service
Meskhetians: Homeward Bound by Tom Trier et al.
Your Hate Mail Will be Graded by John Scalzi
The Revolution Business by Charles Stross
The Trade of Queens by Charles Stross
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

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