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Austen to Zafón

Reading widely since 1972.

Currently reading

A London Family, 1870-1900: A Trilogy
Molly Hughes
The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
Lewis Thomas
All the Names
José Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Neil MacGregor
Down the Garden Path
Beverley Nichols
Virtue Betray'd, Or, Anna Bullen
John Banks
Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Swallows and Amazons
Arthur Ransome
Illusion in java
Gene Fowler
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie - Alan Bradley WHY: I'm not a big fan of books that feature precociously intelligent kids, where there is always the danger of the kids being unrealistically grown-up or just too preciously annoying. But this series, featuring an 11-year-old as the mystery solver is supposed to be funny. We'll see.