2015: year 5 in books

Happy 2015!

I’m continuing this goal for another year, with the same plan as last year and the years before: read more than I did last year. In 2014, I read 39 books. So in 2015, my goal is to read at least 40. That’s a tall order, but I think I’ll be able to handle it as it’s less than one book a week. I’m going to try to stick to one a week for as long as I can, and see how far I can get this year. I have a feeling I might beat 40, but we’ll see how it pans out at the end. I’d like to pass my 2011 number, but that may not be possible with as little free time as I have these days…

2014: 39 books
2013: 35 books
2012: 23 books
2011: 49 books

01. 2001: A Space Odyssey
Arthur C Clarke (Jan 8) Review
02. Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut (Jan 18) Review
03. Yes Please, Amy Poehler (Jan 28) Review

04. Into the Wild,
John Krakauer (February 5) Review
05. The Psychopath Test, Jon Ronson (February 11) Review
06. A Man Without a Country, Kurt Vonnegut (February 13) Review
07. Stranger Than Fiction, Chuck Palahniuk (February 20) Review

08. The Long Valley, John Steinbeck (March 4) Review
09. Other Voices, Other Rooms, Truman Capote (March 11) Review
10. Battle Royale, Koushun Takami (March 22) Review

11. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, 
Jonas Jonasson (April 10) Review
12. 1Q84 (Book 1), Haruki Murakami (April 12) Review
13. The Buried Giant, Kazuo Ishiguro (April 13) Review
14. 1Q84 Book 2, Haruki Murakami (April 22) Review

15. 1Q84 Book 3, Haruki Murakami (May 7) Review
16. Richard III, William Shakespeare (May 24) Review

17. Trigger Warning,
Neil Gaiman (June 3) Review

18. Paprika,
Yasutaka Tsutsui (July 8) Review
19. Child of God, Cormac McCarthy (July 11) Review
20. Bossypants, Tina Fey (July 18) Review
21. The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Jack Finney (July 25) Review

22. The BedwetterSarah Silverman (Aug 1) Review
23. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris (Aug 8) Review
24. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley (Aug 18) Review
25. Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates  (Aug 30) Review

26. Under the Skin,
Michel Faber  (September 3) Review
27. Norwegian Wood, Haruki Murakami  (September 18) Review
28. No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy  (September 30) Review

29. The Sound and the Fury
William Faulkner  (October 5) Review
30. 1984George Orwell (October 17) Review
31. The Prestige, Christopher Priest (Oct 24) Review

I didn’t read a single book in November.

32. Make Room! Make Room!,
Harry Harrison (December 17) Review
33Manazuru, Hiromi Kawakami, (December 29) Review

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