Reading Lists

This is a place where I keep a list of all of the books I have read or am currently reading. I started keeping this list as a way to encourage myself to read more but also to keep track of what I have and have not read.

Want to read

Howel's Moving Castle - Dianne Wynne Jones
Charmed Life - Dianne Wynne Jones
Rusty Brown - Chris Ware
Le ton deau de marot - Douglas Hofstadter
A Single Note of Music Sound and Electronics - Daphne Oram

currently reading

Drawing on the right side of the brain - Betty Edwards
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

2021 reading

The observer's book of mosses and liverworts - Arthur L. Jewell
Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses - Robin Wall Kimmerer
The Planiverse: Computer Contact With a Two-Dimensional World - A. K. Dewdney
When Marnie Was There - Joan G Robinson
Entangled Life - Merlin Sheldrake
Bellamy on Botany - David Bellamy
Thursday Murder Club - Richard Osman
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

2020 reading

Botany for Gardeners - Mitchell Beazley
The Art of UNIX Programming - Eric. S. Raymond
The Wee Free Men - Terry Pratchet
Going Postal - Terry Pratchet
toki pona: The Language of Good - Sonja Lang
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race - Reni Eddo-Lodge
Three Men On A Boat - Jerome K Jerome
Antifa: The Antifascist Handbook - Mark Bray
Summer Book - Tove Jansson
Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse History from Eddystone to Fastnet - Tom Nancollas
Stargazing: Memoirs of a Young Lighthouse Keeper - Peter Hill
How To Do Nothing - Jenny Odell
Abolish Silicon Valley - Wendy Liu
The Card - Arnold Bennett
20,000 Leagues under the sea - Jules Verne

2019 reading

Soul Music - Terry Pratchet
The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck - Mark Manson
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference - Greta Thunberg
Finite and Infinite Games - James P. Carse
Why I am not a Christian - Bertrand Russel
The Memoirs of Moominpapa - Tove Jansson
Killing and Dying - Adrian Tomine
QED - Richard Feynman
Sabrina - Nick Drnaso

2018 reading

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell - Susanna Clarke
Ciaphas Cain: Hero of the Imperium - Sandy Mitchell
Snuff - Terry Pratchet

Permanent bookshelf

Maus - Art Spiegelman
Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
The Woman in Black - Susan Hill
The Machine Stops - E M Foster
Colleced Ghost Stories - M R James
The First Men in the Moon - H G Wells
Persepolis - Marjane Satrapi
Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth - Chris Ware