Jan 03 2014

Taking Stock of 2013

Retconning, so as to have a copy of these online as well. This was a year of living hand-to-mouth after the move to Berlin.

Forty-eight in total; one in German; three in electronic form, fewer now that I was no longer commuting on the Moscow subway. The year I read almost everything that John M. Ford published in book form.

Chocolate by Sarah Moss and Alec Badenoch
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
Tintenherz by Cornelia Funke
The Apocalypse Codex by Charles Stross
The Hunger Games by Susanne Collins
Dmitri and the One-Legged Lady by Michael Pearce
War and Our World by John Keegan
Slouching Towards Hiroshima by James Morrow
Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi
Farthing by Jo Walton
A Sailor of Austria: In Which, Without Really Intending to, Otto Prohaska Becomes Official War Hero No. 27 of the Habsburg Empire by John Biggins
The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection by Alexander McCall Smith
The Emperor’s Coloured Coat: In Which Otto Prohaska, Hero of the Habsburg Empire, Has an Interesting Time While Not Quite Managing to Avert the First World War by John Biggins
Servant of the Empire by Raymond Feist
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Arctic Mirrors by Yuri Slezkine
The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang
The Princes of the Air by John M. Ford
Web of Angels by John M. Ford
Growing Up Weightless by John M. Ford
Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny
Thinking the Twentieth Century by Tony Judt
The Etched City by K.J. Bishop
The Dragon Waiting by John M. Ford
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Creatures of Light and Darkness by Roger Zelazny
Hellspark by Janet Kagan
The Last Hot Time by John M. Ford
River Town by Peter Hessler
Fugue State by John M. Ford
Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
The Price of Admiralty by John Keegan
The Scholars of Night by John M. Ford
Salinger by David Shields and Shane Salernu
Mary Ann in Autumn by Armistead Maupin
Crucible of Gold by Naomi Novik
Buckaroo Banzai by Earl Mac Rauch
Strange Stones by Peter Hessler
A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny
A Time to Keep Silence by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Turning Forty by Mike Gayle
Shipbreaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Fall of Arthur by J.R.R. Tolkien
Dreadnought by Cherie Priest

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