OCTOBER 2021 WRAP-UP
And again an awesome reading month, with some very short books as well as some very long ones!
If I keep my yearly average for this year, I will be able to read 164 books, which is about 50 more books than usual!
📚 Here is what I read in October:
10 in print
= with 2,894 pages, a daily average of 93 pages/day
3 in audio
= 28H24, a daily average of 54 minutes
5 in mystery:
- Double Sin and Other Stories (Hercule Poirot #38), by Agatha Christie
- The Clocks (Hercule Poirot #39), by Agatha Christie – these first 2 were as audiobooks, for The Classics Club
- La Danseuse du Gai-Moulin (Inspecteur Maigret #10), by Georges Simenon
- La Guinguette à deux sous (Inspecteur Maigret #11), by Georges Simenon – these 2 were read with a French student. They count for The Classics Club
- Double Identity, by Alison Morton – received for review through France Book Tours. This book is available for review (in your own time). My review will be live on Nov 10
3 in literary fiction:
- Speedboat, by Renata Adler
- A River Runs Through it, by Norman Maclean – these two were read for the #1976Club
- The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield – audiobook
2 in poetry:
- Seeing into Tomorrow: Haiku, by Richard Wright
- Haiku: This Other World, by Richard Wright
2 in nonfiction:
- A Bird Watcher’s Guide to Blue Jays, by Katherine Ponka
- The New Testament, (new translation) by David Bentley Hart. For the Books in Translation Challenge and for The Classics Club.
1 in science-fiction:
- Termination Shock, by Neal Stephenson. My review will be live on Nov 11
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How was YOUR month of October?
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