Books Read 2012

  1. The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick (2007)
  2. Twelfth Night – William Shakespeare (c. 1601-02)
  3. Coriolanus – William Shakespeare (c. 1608-09)
  4. Shakespeare: The World as Stage – Bill Bryson (2007)
  5. Death Comes to Pemberley – P.D. James (2011)
  6. The Haunted Hotel – Wilkie Collins (1878)
  7. Death in a Strange Country – Donna Leon (1993)
  8. The Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolaño (1998, translation 2007)
  9. Kenny & the Dragon – Tony DiTerlizzi (2008, written & illustrated)
  10. The World of Downton Abbey – Jessica Fellowes, Julian Fellowes introduction (2011)
  11. The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco (1980, translation 1983)
  12. “On Fairy-stories” – J.R.R. Tolkien (1947)†
  13. The Silmarillion – J.R.R. Tolkien (1977, posthumous)
  14. From Ficciones: – Jorge Luis Borges (1962, Argentina)
    1. “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” (1940, Alastair Reid, translator)
    2. “The Approach to Al-Mu’tasim” [“El acercamiento a Almotásim”] (1936, Anthony Kerrigan, translator)
    3. “Pierre Menard, Author of Don Quixote” [“Pierre Menard, autor del Quijote”] (1939, Anthony Bonner, translator)
    4. “The Circular Ruins” [“Las Ruinas Circulares”] (1940, Anthony Bonner, translator)
  15. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 1 – Hergé (Belgium)
    1. Tintin in America (1931-32, 1945)
    2. Cigars of the Pharaoh (1932-34, 1955)
    3. The Blue Lotus (1934-35, 1946)
  16. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1892)
  17. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 2– Hergé (Belgium)
    1. The Broken Ear (1935-37, 1943)
    2. The Black Island (1937-38, 1943)
    3. King Ottokar’s Sceptre (1938-39, 1947)
  18. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 3 – Hergé (Belgium)
    1. The Crab with the Golden Claws (1940-41, 1943)
    2. The Shooting Star (1941-42, 1942)
    3. The Secret of the Unicorn (1942-43, 1943)
  19. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 4 – Hergé (Belgium)
    1. Red Rackham’s Treasure (1943, 1944)
    2. The Seven Crystal Balls (1943-46, 1948)
    3. Prisoners of the Sun (1946-48, 1949)
  20. Year of Wonders – Geraldine Brooks (2001)
  21. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 5 – Hergé (Belgium)
    1. Land of Black Gold (1948–1950, 1950)
    2. Destination Moon (1950–1953, 1953)
    3. Explorers on the Moon (1950–1953, 1954)
  22. The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien (1937)
  23. The Adventures of Tintin Reporter for “Le Petit Vingtième” In the Land of the Soviets – Hergé (1929-30, Belgium)
  24. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 6 – Hergé (Belgium)
    1. The Calculus Affair (1954-56, 1956)
    2. The Red Sea Sharks (1956-58, 1958)
    3. Tintin in Tibet (1958-59, 1960)
  25. The Adventures of Tintin, Volume 7 – Hergé (Belgium)
    1. The Castafiore Emerald (1961-62, 1963)
    2. Flight 714 (1966-67, 1968)
    3. Tintin and the Picaros (1975-76, 1976)
  26. Old Testament (KJV) – Post 1Post 2
  27. From Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories – L.M. Montgomery (1995, Rea Wilmshurst, editor)
    1. “Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves” from Anne of Green Gables (1908)
    2. “Christmas at Red Butte” (1909)
    3. “The End of the Young Family Feud” (1907)
    4. “Aunt Cyrilla’s Christmas Basket” (c. 1903)
    5. “The Osbornes’ Christmas” (1903)

† 2008 Expanded Edition with Commentary and notes, Verlyn Flieger & Douglas A. Anderson, eds.

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