Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Books read in 2008

January
1. Heroes by Paul Johnson
2. On the Origin of the PCs by Rich Burlew
3. Start of Darkness by Rich Burlew
4. Dungeon Crawlin' Fools by Rich Burlew
5. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev
6. My Grandfather's Son by Clarence Thomas
7. Watchmen by Alan Moore
8.Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription by William F. Buckley
9. Serving in the Dark by Kazuo Koike
10. Sand and Flower by Kazuo Koike
11. Comparison of a Man by Kazuo Koike
12. A History of the American People by Paul Johnson

February
13. From Russia With Love by Ian Fleming
14. Top of the Heap by Erle Stanley Gardner
15. Making Money by Terry Pratchett
16. Making Sense of It All by Thomas V. Morris
17. Mike by PG Wodehouse
18. Religion of Peace? by Robert Spencer
19. Falling Free by Lois McMaster Bujold
20. Indiscretions of Archie by PG Wodehouse
21. Cobra by Timothy Zahn
22. Cobra Strike by Timothy Zahn
23. Cobra Bargain by Timothy Zahn
24. The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories by PG Wodehouse
25. Sister Bernadette's Barking Dog by Kitty Burns Florey
26. High Window by Raymond Chandler

March
27. The Politics of Glory by Bill James
28. Dragon and Judge by Timothy Zahn
29. The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers by Rob Neyer and Bill James
30. Birds Are Weird by Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik
31. Batman: The Complete History by Les Daniels
32. Lincoln on Leadership by Donald T. Phillips
33. Superman: The Complete History by Les Daniels
34. Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold
35. The Battle for Azeroth by Bill Fawcett
36. A Man of Means by PG Wodehouse
37. Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold
38. The Complete Peanuts 1955-1956 by Charles Schulz
39. The Histories by Herodotus
40. Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler
41. Pandora's Star by Peter F. Hamilton
42. The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler
43. Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout
44. The Siamese Twin Mystery by Ellery Queen

April
45. Judas Unchained by Peter F. Hamilton
46. The American Gun Mystery by Ellery Queen
47. Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
48. The Complete Peanuts: 1957-1958 by Charles Schulz
49. The Complete Peanuts: 1959-1960 by Charles Schulz
50. The Prisoner Handbook by Steven Paul Davies
51. The Complete Peanuts: 1961-1962 by Charles Schulz
52. Reginald by Saki
53. Reginald in Russia by Saki
54. The Chronicles of Clovis by Saki
55. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki
56. The Toys of Peace by Saki
57. The Square Egg by Saki
58. The Complete Peanuts: 1963-1964 by Charles Schulz
59. The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract by Bill James
60. The Complete Peanuts: 1965-1966 by Charles Schulz
61. The Quotable Baseball Fanatic by Louis Rubin Jr.
62. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett
63. The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay
64. Ysabel by Guy Gavriel Kay
65. The Greek Coffin Mystery by Ellery Queen
66. The Real Heaven: It's Not What You Think by Joe Beam and Lee Wilson

May
67. Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg
68. Master and Commander by Patrick O'Brian
69. Post Captain by Patrick O'Brian
70. H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O'Brian
71. The Mauritius Command by Patrick O'Brian
72. Desolation Island by Patrick O'Brian
73. The Fortune of War by Patrick O'Brian
74. Rob Neyer's Big Book of Baseball Lineups by Rob Neyer
75. The Surgeon's Mate by Patrick O'Brian
76. The Warrior's Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold
77. The Ionian Mission by Patrick O'Brian
78. Treason's Harbour by Patrick O'Brian
79. The Far Side of the World by Patrick O'Brian
80. The Vor Game by Lois McMaster Bujold
81. Ink by Terisa Green
82. Cetaganda by Lois McMaster Bujold
83. Ethan of Athos by Lois McMaster Bujold
84. Borders of Infinity by Lois McMaster Bujold
85. The Reverse of the Medal by Patrick O'Brian
86. Brothers in Arms by Lois McMaster Bujold
87. Plum Pie by PG Wodehouse
88. The Girl on the Boat by PG Wodehouse

June
89. The Letter of Marque by Patrick O'Brian
90. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
91. The Thirteen Gun Salute by Patrick O'Brian
92. The Man Who Altered the River's Flow by Kazuo Koike
93. The Battle of One Hundred and Eight Days by Kazuo Koike
94. Life's Greatest Difficulty by Kazuo Koike
95. The Nutmeg of Consolation by Patrick O'Brian
96. The Truelove by Patrick O'Brian
97. The Wine-Dark Sea by Patrick O'Brian
98. The Commodore by Patrick O'Brian
99. The Yellow Admiral by Patrick O'Brian
100. The Hundred Days by Patrick O'Brian
101. Blue at the Mizzen by Patrick O'Brian

July
102. Child of Smoke by Kazuo Koike
103. Shinobi with Extending Fists by Kazuo Koike
104. Battle for Power: Part I by Kazuo Koike
105. Battle for Power: Part II by Kazuo Koike
106. The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
107. The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
108. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas
109. Battle for Power: Part III by Kazuo Koike
110. Belgarath the Sorceror by David Eddings
111. Manta's Gift by Timothy Zahn
112. Conqueror's Pride by Timothy Zahn
113. The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
114. Game Boys by Michael Kane
115. Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings
116. Queen of Sorcery by David Eddings
117. Magician's Gambit by David Eddings
118. Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings
119. Enchanter's End Game by David Eddings

August
120. The Dragons of Expectation by Robert Conquest
121. Polgara the Sorceress by David Eddings
122. Guardians of the West by David Eddings
123. King of the Murgos by David Eddings
124. Demon Lord of Karanda by David Eddings
125. Sorceress of Darshiva by David Eddings
126. The Seeress of Kell by David Eddings
127. Something Fishy by PG Wodehouse
128. The Quest for God by Paul Johnson
129. Bill the Conqueror by PG Wodehouse
130. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
131. With My Trousers Rolled by Jospeh Epstein
132. Envy by Joseph Epstein
133. Friendship: An Expose by Joseph Epstein

September
134. Narcissus Leaves the Pool by Joseph Epstein
135. Plausible Prejudices by Joseph Epstein
136. The Last Light of the Sun by Guy Gavriel Kay
137. Pulp Stories by Raymond Chandler
138. The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
139. Reflections on a Ravaged Century by Robert Conquest
140. The Potpourific Great Big Grab Bag of Get Fuzzy by Darby Conley
141. The Art of War by Sun Tzu
142. The Lions of Al-Rassan by Guy Gavriel Kay
143. Dragon and Liberator by Timothy Zahn
144. Sailing to Sarantium by Guy Gavriel Kay

October
145. The Lord of Emperors by Guy Gavriel Kay
146. The Wandering Fire by Guy Gavriel Kay
147. Arts of Darkness by Thomas Hibbs
148. Making Money by Terry Pratchett
149. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

November
150. Thank You for Smoking by Christopher Buckley
151. On the Firing Line by William F. Buckley
152. Artists in Crime by Ngaio Marsh
153. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
154. The Reagan I Knew by William F. Buckley
155. Post Captain by Patrick O'Brian
156. H.M.S. Surprise by Patrick O'Brian
157. The Mauritius Command by Patrick O'Brian
158. Desolation Island by Patrick O'Brian


December
159. The Fortune of War by Patrick O'Brian
160. The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion by Wayne Hammond and Christina Scull
161. Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
162. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
163. The Fifth Elephant by Terry Pratchett
164. The Last Continent by Terry Pratchett
165. Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
(italicized titles are first-time reads)