May 2013 Reading Summary and Other Nerdy Bits…


I read the following titles during the weeks of May (with links to blog posts about said book where there is one):

4:50 from Paddington – Agatha Christie (no post of any note)

The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner – Alan Sillitoe

Blueprint for Disaster (Get Fuzzy) – Darby Conley (no post of any note)

Fashion: The Definitive History – Smithsonian Museums

Buried Alive – Arnold Bennett

Gulp – Mary Roach

Lucia’s Progress – E. F. Benson (no blog post of any note)

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (read twice)

The Uncommon Reader – Alan Bennett (post to come)

The Social Animal – David Brooks

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen – Lucy Knisley

The Good Soldier – Ford Madox Ford

A Passage to India – E. M. Forster

DNF: 0

Total number of books read in April: 15

Fiction/Non-Fiction: 11 fiction / 4 non-fiction

Library books vs. books I owned (and thus removed from the home abode): 8 library books and 5 owned books. I also read 2 electronic books.

Total number of pages read this month: 3,615 (av. 258).

Thank you, also, to the various incarnations of Project Gutenberg around the world, and the volunteers who spend countless hours typing these books for us to read. Noted and appreciated.

And Scary Big Books (SBB) Update:

No updates for this project this month.

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