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My "Books Completed" list for 2010

 

1. Trouble Is My Business, Raymond Chandler
2. Iron Angels, Geoff Landis
3. Dinner Date, Judith R. Robinson
4. McSorley's Wonderful Saloon, Joseph Mitchell
5. Digging a Hole to China, Anita Gevaudan Byerly
6. Black Stone, Michael Simms
7. The British Detective, Michael Wurster
8. The Vinland Sagas, Keneva Kunz, tr.
9. Installing Linux on a Dead Badger (and Other Oddities), Lucy Snyder
10. The Construction of Secret Hiding Places, Charles Robinson
11. A Reader's Manifesto, B. R. Myers
12. The Freelance Success Book, David Taylor
13. The Forest for the Trees, Betsy Lerner
14. October Light, Anita Gevaudan Byerly
15. The Middle Ages, Volume I: Sources of Medieval History, Brian Tierney
16. A Short History of Byzantium, John Julius Norwich
17. Music from Words, Marc Jampole
18. The French and Indian War in Pennsylvania 1753-1763, Louis M. Waddell & Bruce D. Bomberger
19. Moore's Historical Guide to the Battle of Bentonville, Mark A. Moore
20. Secrets & Sovereigns: The Uncollected Stories of E. Phillips Oppenheim, Daniel Paul Morrison, ed.
21. Equal Distance, Brad Leithauser
22. The Devil's Chariots, John Glanfield
23. Heart of a Dog, Mikhail Bulgakov
24. His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman
25. The Drowned World, J.G. Ballard
26. A History of the Arab Peoples, Albert Hourani
27. Out of Africa, Isak Dinesen
28. All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque
29. Year's Best SF 12, David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds.
30. Mantra of the Born-free, Sankar Roy
31. Rust Belt, Joe Kaldon
32. Steam Rising, Anita Gevaudan Byerly
33. The Stories of Breece D'J Pancake, Breece D'J Pancake
34. Battle, R.G. Grant
35. Red Sugar, Jan Beatty
36. The Last Empress, Anchee Min
37. The Wall of the Sky, the Wall of the Eye, Jonathan Lethem
38. The Mind-Murders, Janwillem van de Wetering
39. World War Z, Max Brooks
40. Forts and Fortresses, Martin Brice
41. Year's Best SF 13, David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds.
42. Sun Pin: Military Methods, Ralph D. Sawyer, trans. (trans. 1995)
43. The Algebraist, Iain M. Banks
44. The Best American Essays 2007, David Foster Wallace, ed.
45. Biggest Brother, Larry Alexander
46. Cyberabad Days, Ian McDonald
47. Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World, Anglim, et al
48. A History of the American Locomotive, John H. White, Jr.
49. Early American Locomotives, John H. White, Jr.
50. Morality for Beautiful Girls, Alexander McCall Smith
51. Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
52. The Kalahari Typing School for Men, Alexander McCall Smith
53. Year's Best SF 14, David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds.
54. Josephus, Vol. VIII, Flavius Josephus
55. The Travels of Marco Polo, Milton Rugoff, ed.
56. American Lion, Jon Meacham
57. Josephus, Vol. IX, Flavius Josephus
58. Weapon: A Visual History of Arms & Armor, Ford, Grant, etc. contribs.
59. The Windup Girl, Paulo Bacigalupi
60. Josephus, Vol. XIII, Flavius Josephus
61. The Illustrated History of Weaponry, Chuck Wills
62. If on a winter's night a traveler, Italo Calvino
63. Boneshaker, Cherie Priest
64. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, Evelyn Waugh
65. Calling Home, R. Alexander Spoerer & Leila Del Duca
66. Borrowed Bodies, Jill Khoury
67. The Twelve Terrors of Christmas, John Updike with Edward Gorey
68. The Atrocity Exhibition, J. G. Ballard
69. A Pelican at Blandings, P. G. Wodehouse
70. Robert van Gulik: His Life, His Work, Janwillem van de Wetering
71. Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov
72. The Best American Essays 2002, Stephen Jay Gould
73. The Year's Best SF 15, David G. Hartwell & Kathryn Cramer, eds.
74. Maps of War, Ashley & Miles Baynton-Williams
75. The Light of Day, John Burroughs
76. Rocks of Ages, Stephen Jay Gould
77. Four Dragons, Diana Dru Botsford
78. The Tools for Successful Online Teaching, Lisa Dawley
79. Instructions, Neil Gaiman, Charles Vess Illus.
80. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, Charles Mackay

 

Average age of first publication: 1878

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