Muddle-headed Kay (mhw) wrote,
Muddle-headed Kay
mhw

This journal has been placed in memorial status. New entries cannot be posted to it.

  • Mood:

The things I read, again

I should do this more often. The last time I made a list was back in October last year, here, and the library keeps the list for only six months.

Anyway. Below is a list of the books that the library computer tells me that I've read and returned in the past six months.


Peter Ackroyd, Albion: the origins of the English imagination
Lesley Adkins, The keys of Egypt
Marc Alexander, A companion to the folklore, myths & customs of Britain
Rachel Armstrong, The Gray's anatomy
Alan Baker, The wizard: sorcery through the ages
Bill Bass, Death's acre: inside the legendary 'body farm'
John Berendt, Midnight in the garden of good and evil: a Savannah story
Maria Carmela Betrò, Hieroglyphics: the writings of ancient Egypt
Joline Blais, At the edge of art
Linda Buckley-Archer, Gideon the cutpurse
Kate Burridge, Blooming English
Lorenzo Carcaterra, Sleepers
Nigel Cawthorne, Sex lives of the kings and queens of England
Alys Clare, Girl in a red tunic
Alys Clare, Whiter than the lily
Eoin Colfer, Half Moon investigations
Eoin Colfer, The supernaturalist
Didier Colin, Dictionary of symbols, myths and legends
Quentin Cooper, Maypoles, martyrs & mayhem
Maurice M. Cotterell, The supergods
Pauline Croft, King James (British History in Perspective)
Andrew Dalby, Dictionary of languages: the definitive reference to more than 400 languages
Rosalie David, Religion and magic in ancient Egypt
Kevin Davies, The sequence: inside the race for the human genome
Michael De Larrabeiti, The Borrible trilogy
Guy Deutscher, The unfolding of language
Nevill Drury, Magic and witchcraft: from shamanism to the technopagans
Jeanne Ellin, Listening helpfully: how to develop your counselling skills
Richard P. Feynman, The pleasure of finding things out
John Foxe, Foxe's book of martyrs
Neil Gaiman, Anansi boys
D. J Galton, Eugenics: the future of human life in the 21st century
Ian Glynn, An anatomy of thought: the origin and machinery of the mind
Howard Goodall, Big bangs: the story of five discoveries that changed musical history
Dominic Green, The double life of Doctor Lopez
Susanna Gregory, A conspiracy of violence
Stephen Halliday, Newgate: London's prototype of hell
Reginald Hill, Good morning, midnight
Thom Holmes, Electronic and experimental music: pioneers in technology and composition
Tom Holt, Valhalla
David F. Horrobin, The madness of Adam and Eve: how schizophrenia shaped humanity
Matt Houlbrook, Queer London: perils and pleasures in the sexual metropolis, 1918-1957
Robert Hutchinson, Elizabeth's spy master
Diana Wynne Jones, Cart and Cwidder
Diana Wynne Jones, Drowned Ammet
Diana Wynne Jones, Howl's moving castle
Diana Wynne Jones, The crown of Dalemark
Diana Wynne Jones, The spellcoats
Steve Jones, The language of the genes
Steve Jones, Y: the descent of men
H. R. F. Keating, One man and his bomb
Simon Keefe (ed), The Cambridge companion to the concerto
Eugene Kennedy, On becoming a counsellor: the basic guide for non-professional counsellors
Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest
Bernard Knight, The elixir of death
Bernard Knight, The tainted relic
Jeffrey A. Kottler, The mummy at the dining room table
Richard Kunzmann, Bloody harvests
Caroline Lawrence, The assassins of Rome
Caroline Lawrence, The enemies of Jupiter
Caroline Lawrence, The fugitive from Corinth
Caroline Lawrence, The sirens of Surrentum
Caroline Lawrence, The twelve tasks of Flavia Gemina
James Le Fanu, They don't know what's wrong: does your illness baffle the doctors?
Christopher Lee, 1603: a turning point in British history
John Leslie, Universes
D. M. Loades, Chronicles of the Tudor queens
Brian Lumley, Necroscope
Brian Lumley, The house of Cthulhu
Fiona Maddocks, Hildegard of Bingen: the woman of her age
John Man, Alpha beta: how our alphabet shaped the western world
Thomas Mann, Selected stories
Edward Marston, The frost fair
Edward Marston, The parliament house
Alexander McCall Smith, Blue shoes and happiness
Pat McIntosh, The harper's quine
Giles Milton, Nathaniel's nutmeg: how one man's courage changed the course of history
China Miéville, Looking for Jake and other stories
Sir Thomas More, Utopia
Beverley Anne Murphy, Bastard prince: Henry VIII's lost son
Michael Nyman, Experimental music: Cage and beyond
David Owen, Tasmanian Devil: a unique and threatened animal
Reneau Z. Peck, Anxiety, phobias, and panic: a step-by-step programme for regaining control
Clifford A. Pickover, Surfing through hyperspace
Mary Pini´nska, The Polish kitchen
Roy Porter, Madmen: a social history of madhouses, mad-doctors & lunatics
Terry Pratchett, Interesting times
Philip Pullman, The scarecrow and his servant
Ian Rankin, Mortal causes: an Inspector Rebus novel
Richard Rastall, Notation of Western music: an introduction
Nigel Rees, A word in your shell-like: 6,000 curious & everyday phrases explained
David B. Resnik, The ethics of science: an introduction
Jasper Godwin Ridley, Elizabeth I: the shrewdness of virtue
Carl R. Rogers, Client-centered therapy: its current practice, implications and theory
A. L. Rowse, The England of Elizabeth: [the structure of society]
Ruth Schumann-Antelme, Illustrated hieroglyphics handbook
Jack Sergeant (ed), Death cults: murder, mayhem and mind control
Andrew Solomon, The noonday demon: an anatomy of depression
Anne Somerset, Unnatural murder: poison at the court of James I
John Southworth, Fools and jesters at the English court
Dominic Streatfeild, Brainwash: the secret history of mind control
Robert K. G. Temple, Netherworld
The Oxford history of the prison
R. L. Trask, Mind the gaffe: the Penguin guide to common errors in English
John Whitworth, Writing poetry
Ian Wilmut, The second creation: the age of biological control
Colin Wilson, The devil's party: a history of charlatan messiahs
Benjamin Woolley, The queen's conjurer: the science and magic of Dr. Dee
Joyce Youings, Sixteenth-century England
Toby Young, How to lose friends & alienate people
Karl-Theodor Zauzich, Hieroglyphs without mystery: an introduction to ancient Egyptian writing
Roger Zelazny, The last defender of Camelot
Tags: books
Subscribe

  • [cue Twilight Zone theme music]

    Of course coincidences happen - it would be remarkably improbable if they didn't - and there's nothing spooky about them, as such, but I just had a…

  • Sodomy

    Sodomy: A History of a Christian Biblical Myth, by Michael John Carden. Nope, for once in this journal it's not a how-to book. As the blurb says:…

  • Happy birthdays

    to vampwillow and starcrossedgirl! A wonderful year ahead to you both. And while I'm posting, thanks to…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 10 comments

  • [cue Twilight Zone theme music]

    Of course coincidences happen - it would be remarkably improbable if they didn't - and there's nothing spooky about them, as such, but I just had a…

  • Sodomy

    Sodomy: A History of a Christian Biblical Myth, by Michael John Carden. Nope, for once in this journal it's not a how-to book. As the blurb says:…

  • Happy birthdays

    to vampwillow and starcrossedgirl! A wonderful year ahead to you both. And while I'm posting, thanks to…