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Literary fiction, classics, dystopian, history, memoir, prize winners, and of course the 1001 books. You really might catch me reading anything!

Currently reading

Empire of Cotton: A Global History
Sven Beckert
Progress: 220/656 pages

April Round Up

Pnin - Vladimir Nabokov Red Scarf Girl: with Connections- a Memoir of the Cultural Revolution - Ji-li Jiang At the Edge of the Orchard - Tracy Chevalier Aquarium - David Vann Like Family: A Novel - Paolo Giordano, Anne Milano Appel Growth of the Soil - Knut Hamsun The Nest - Cynthia D`Aprix Sweeney Buried in Shades of Night: Contested Voices, Indian Captivity, and the Legacy of King Philip's War (First People: New Directions in Indigenous Studies) - Billy J. Stratton, Frances Washburn, George E. Tinker Felicity: Poems - Mary Oliver Keys to the Demon Prison - Brandon Mull

I thought this was going to be a mediocre month, because I got severely bogged down in a 1001 books list book for over 2 weeks. And I finished it on May 1, so it shows up next month! It turns out the first 2 weeks of the month were much better, and I had already forgotten. Which is why I keep lists in the first place....


Books completed: 10


1001 list books: 2

Nonfiction: 2

New fiction (2015/2016): 4 (including 1 new translation)

Poetry: 1

YA/middle grade: 2 (both from my 7th grader)

In translation: 3

Women authors: 4

Authors of color: 1