Books I’m interested in

These are the current books I plan to read.  When I remember, I include links where I heard about them. And when I finally read them, I will link to my notes about them. The same goes for my reading lists from previous years.

Interesting books of 2009

Interesting books of 2008

Interesting books of 2007

Fiction of various flavors:

 Nebula nominee Shades of Milk and Honey, by Mary Robinette Kowal
 Nebula nominee, Hugo nominee The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, by N.K. Jemison
Nebula nominee Who Fears Death, by Nnedi Okorafor
What I Didn’t See and Other Stories, by Karen Joy Fowler
The Broken Kingdom, by N.K. Jemison
The Fuller Memorandum, by Charles Stross
The Trade of Queens, by Charles Stross
The Big Idea Sixty-One Nails, by Mike Shevdon
Won’t be read
Under Heaven, by Guy Gavriel Kay
To be read
Nebula nominee, Hugo nominee Blackout/All Clear, by Connie Willis
Hugo nominee Cryoburn, by Lois McMaster Bujold
Hugo nominee The Dervish House, by Ian McDonald
Hugo nominee Feed, by Mira Grant


Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void, by Mary Roach
Amazing Interview on Bob Edwards Weekend Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives, by Thomas French
Also Everywhere! Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook, by Anthony Bourdain
The World in 2050, by Laurence C. Smith
Colbert double bump and On Point interview God is Not One: the eight rival religions that run the world–and why their differences matter, by Stephen Prothero
The other brain : from dementia to schizophrenia, how new discoveries about the brain are revolutionizing medicine and science, by R. Douglas Fields
The Grand Design, by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Everywhere! Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the race of a lifetime, by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin
Won’t be read
Interview, review and interview This Book is Overdue, by Marilyn Johnson
The Big Idea How to Trap a Zombie, Track a Vampire, and Other Hands-On Activities for Monster Hunters: A Young Wizards Handbook, by A.R. Rotruck

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