Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2019 Reading Year in Review


I read 55 individual works: 22 novels/novellas; eight short stories; one short story collection; 13 plays; seven biographies; three other non-fiction; and The Pentateuch.

Watership Down by Richard Adams
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor
Papillon by Henri Charrière
Candide by Voltaire
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle
Gargantua and Pantagruel by François Reablais
The Shadow Over Innsmouth by H. P. Lovecraft
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
The Oak Openings by James Fennimore Cooper
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Lost Horizon by James Hilton

Short Stories: 

Christmas short stories:

Sherlock Holmes Short Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle:


Shakespeare Comedies:

Shakespeare Historical Plays:

Shakespeare Tragedies:

Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty by Charles Leerhsen
Gordie: A Hockey Legend by Roy MacSkimming
Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S. Morgan

Other Non-Fiction: 
The One Year Book of Hymns by William J. Peterson

The Pentateuch (Genesis – Deuteronomy) corresponding to Thru the Bible Volume I.

I completed three reading challenges:

And finally, I read 20 books for The Classics Club round II, leaving me with 13 left out of 75 to complete Round II


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