reading through the ages

 

This page shows books I’ve read since January 2016. I hope, over the years to come, to read a book from each year. Ever.

2001 – …

1901 – 2000

  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994: The Language Instinct: How the mind creates language by Steven Pinker (USA, audiobook)
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990: Bobbi Lee: Indian Rebel by Lee Maracle (First Nations Canada)
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks (England)
  • 1984: Bloodchild by Octavia Butler (USA)
  • 1983 /1995: The Nuremberg Trial by John and Ann Tusa (UK, audiobook)
  • 1982: The Running Man by Stephen King (USA)
  • 1981
  • 1980
  • 1979
  • 1978
  • 1977 (- 2006): Chrestomanci Series by Diana Wynne Jones (Wales)
  • 1976
  • 1975
  • 1974
  • 1973: The Princess Bride by William Goldman (USA)
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1969
  • 1968
  • 1967
  • 1966
  • 1965: Dune by Frank Herbert (USA, audiobook)
  • 1964
  • 1963: The Truce by Primo Levi (Italy, translated by Stuart Woolf)
  • 1963: The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley (USA)
  • 1962
  • 1961
  • 1960
  • 1959: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein (USA)
  • 1958
  • 1957
  • 1956
  • 1955
  • 1954
  • 1953
  • 1952
  • 1951
  • 1950
  • 1949
  • 1948
  • 1947/1958: If this is a Man by Primo Levi (Italy, translated by Stuart Woolf)

1801 – 1900

1701 – 1800

  • 1759: Candide or Optimism by Voltaire (France, translated by John Butt)

BCE

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3 thoughts on “reading through the ages

  1. Pingback: WorldBookProject – Dipping into Corvids, History, and Art | Spocki's World

  2. Some proposals:
    1996 Frank McCourt – Angela’s Ashes
    1992 Philip K. Dick – The Man in the High Castle
    1957 Jack Kerouac – On the Road
    1932 Aldous Huxley – Brave new World
    1898 H.G.Wells – War of the worlds
    1895 H.G.Wells – The Time Machine

    Read on …
    Mark

    • Sounds good, apart from the Dick – I tried that last year and couldn’t stand his constant mentioning of the I Ching … but I haven’t read much else by him, so a good reminder. Thanks.

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