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January 2021 Reading

1. Call for the Dead, by John LeCarre
2. A Murder of Quality, by John LeCarre
3. The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, by John LeCarre
4. The Looking-Glass War, by John LeCarre
5. A Small Town in Germany, by John LeCarre
6. The Naive and Sentimental Lover, by John LeCarre
7. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, by John LeCarre
8. The Honourable Schoolboy, by John LeCarre

John LeCarre is my all-time favorite author. I was truly sad when he passed last month. As a tribute, I am re-reading his entire catalog, in publishing order. Just in case you wondered . . .
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2020 Books Read

1. The Sky People, by S.M. Stirling
2. VALIS, by Philip K. Dick
3. The Divine Invasion, by Philip K. Dick
4. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, by Philip K. Dick
5. Radio Free Albemuth, by Philip K. Dick
6. Count Zero, by William Gibson
7. Mona Lisa Overdrive, by William Gibson
8. Burning Chrome, by William Gibson
9. Islands in the Net, by Bruce Sterling
10. Crystal Express, by Bruce Sterling
11. Desolation Road, by Ian McDonald
12. Good Omens, by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett
13. Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson
14. Virtual Bridge, by William Gibson
15. Neverwhere, by Neil Gaiman
16. Idoru, by William Gibson
17. Smoke & Mirrors, by Neil Gaiman
18. King Rat, by China Mieville
19. All Tomorrow's Parties, by William Gibson
20. Perdido Street Station, by China Mieville
21. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman
22. Ares Express, by Ian McDonald
23. The Scar, by China Mieville
24. Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
25. Pattern Recognition, by William Gibson
26. Spook Country, by William Gibson
27. Zero History, by William Gibson
28. The Girl Who Lived Twice, by David Lagercrantz
29. Iron Council, by China Mieville
30. Looking for Jake, by China Mieville
31. Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman
32. Fragile Things, by Neil Gaiman
33. the Secret History of Moscow, by Ekaterina Sedia
34. M is for Magic, by Neil Gaiman
35. The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
36. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
37. The City & The City, by China Mieville
38. Kraken, by China Mieville
39. The House of Discarded Dreams, by Ekaterina Sedia
40. Heart of Iron, by Ekaterina Sedia
41. Deathless, by Catherynne M. Valente
42. Moscow But Dreaming, by Ekaterina Sedia
43. Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman
44. Space Opera, by Catherine M. Valente
45. Trigger Warning, by Neil Gaiman
46. Embassytown, by China Mieville
47. This Census-Taker, by China Mieville
48. The Last Days of New Paris, by China Mieville
49. Three Moments of an Explosion, by China Mieville
50. Brightness Falls from the Air, by James Tiptree, Jr.
51. Crown of Thorns, by James Tiptree, Jr.
52. Blood is Blood, by Will Thomas
53. Lethal Pursuit, by Will Thomas

Pleased with this year in some ways, and not in some ways. Again, I had a four month gap in the middle with no reading, and the read 31 books in the last 90 days of the year. But . . . I read my highest page count ever, and my highest average per book, so it all works out.
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December 2020 Reading

1. Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman
2. Space Opera, by Catherine M. Valente
3. Trigger Warning, by Neil Gaiman
4. Embassytown, by China Mieville
5. This Census-Taker, by China Mieville
6. The Last Days of New Paris, by China Mieville
7. Three Moments of an Explosion, by China Mieville
8. Brightness Falls from the Air, by James Tiptree, Jr.
9. Crown of Thorns, by James Tiptree, Jr.
10. Blood is Blood, by Will Thomas
11. Lethal Pursuit, by Will Thomas
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November 2020 Reading

1. the Secret History of Moscow, by Ekaterina Sedia
2. M is for Magic, by Neil Gaiman
3. The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
4. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
5. The City & The City, by China Mieville
6. Kraken, by China Mieville
7. The House of Discarded Dreams, by Ekaterina Sedia
8. Heart of Iron, by Ekaterina Sedia
9. Deathless, by Catherynne M. Valente
10. Moscow But Dreaming, by Ekaterina Sedia
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October 2020 Reading

1. The Scar, by China Mieville
2. Coraline, by Neil Gaiman
3. Pattern Recognition, by William Gibson
4. Spook Country, by William Gibson
5. Zero History, by William Gibson
6. The Girl Who Lived Twice, by David Lagercrantz
7. Iron Council, by China Mieville
8. Looking for Jake, by China Mieville
9. Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman
10. Fragile Things, by Neil Gaiman
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September 2020 Reading

1. King Rat, by China Mieville
2. All Tomorrow's Parties, by William Gibson
3. Perdido Street Station, by China Mieville
4. American Gods, by Neil Gaiman
5. Ares Express, by Ian McDonald
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February 2020 reading

1. Count Zero, by William Gibson
2. Mona Lisa Overdrive, by William Gibson
3. Burning Chrome, by William Gibson
4. Islands in the Net, by Bruce Sterling
5. Crystal Express, by Bruce Sterling