Wednesday, December 30, 2020

2020 Reading Year in Review

2020

 

I read 42 individual works: 30 novels/novellas; four short stories; one play; one poetry collection, one epic poem; one biography; three other non-fiction works; and The Bible: Joshua thru the Psalms.

 

Novels:

Zen and the art of Motorcycle Maintenance

If on a Winter's Night a Traveler 

Riders of the Purple Sage

Jude the Obscure

The Sea, The Sea

At Swim Two-Birds

Fahrenheit 451 

The Sign of the Four

Phantastes

The Castle of Otranto: A Gothic Story

The Tale of Genji

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Cry, the Beloved Country

Nicholas Nickleby

The Stranger

Ragtime

Where the Red Fern Grows

Something Wicked This Way Comes

The House on the Borderland

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Wide Sargasso Sea

Under the Net 

Greenmantle (Buchan)

Greenmantle (de Lint)

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Winnie the Pooh

The House at Pooh Corner

Germinal

Big Trouble

Uncle Tom’s Cabin

 

Short Stories: 

Twenty-six men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky

 

Christmas short stories:

The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain by Charles Dickens

Christmas on Ganymede by Isaac Asimov

The Greatest Gift by Philip Van Doren Stern

 

Plays:

Shakespeare Comedies:

All’s Well that Ends Well

 

Poetry

Rudyard Kipling:  Selected Poems

 

Epic Poems

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

          Inferno

          Purgatorio

          Paradiso

 

Biographies:

George Washington:  Ordinary Man, Extraordinary Leader by Robert F. Jones

 

Christian Allegory

Hind's Feet in High Places by Hannah Hurnard

 

 

Other Non-Fiction: 

A Shepherd Looks as Psalm 23 by Phillip Keller

Thru the Bible Vol. II by J. Vernon McGee

The Bible (Joshua – Psalms) corresponding to Thru the Bible Volume II.

 

I completed five reading challenges:

The Classics Club Round II

Back to the Classics 2020

2020 Classic BINGO Challenge

R.I.P. XV

A Literary Christmas

 

And finally, I read 15 books for The Classics Club, Round III


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