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Good prose should be transparent, like a window pane.George Orwell
A Brief History of Health
Nightly (Variable)
  • 231020 Nick Kyme's Heroes of the Space Marines
  • 231112 Liu Cixin's The Three-Body Problem
Sunbathing (20 Minutes Daily)
  • 231122 Stanisław Lem's The Invincible
Academic Study (0-4 Hours Daily)
  • 231007 James Joyce's Dubliners
Gym (Audiobook, ~90 Minutes)
  • 231127 David Annandale's The Damnation of Pythos
Toilet (Variable)
  • 231205 Modern Poetry in Translation No.3 2023
  • 231205 POETRY DECEMBER 2023
  • 230923 The Berean Study Bible
Reading Aloud (~100 Minutes Weekly)
  • 230817 Clive Cussler's The Sea Wolves
  • 231007 William J. Bennett's The Book of Virtues
  • 220128 Anne Sexton's The Complete Poems
  • 220128 Anne Sexton's Anne Sexton: A Self-Portrait in Letters
  • 180317 Marjorie M. Lui's Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening
  • 231205 Jesse Lamont's The Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 231118 E.B. Sledge's With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
  • 231112 C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters
  • 231123 Mary Shelly's Frankenstein
  • 231023 George Gissing's The Odd Women
  • Meena Kandasamy's Book of Desire
  • Peter Hitchens's The Rage Against God
  • Alexandre Dumas's The Man in the Iron Mask
  • Alexandre Dumas's The Vicomte de Bragellone
  • Alexandre Dumas's Louise de la Vallière
  • Alexandre Dumas's Twenty Years After
  • Alexandre Dumas's The Three Musketeers
  • Frederik Peeters's aama 2. The Invisible Throng
  • Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf
  • Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels's The Communist Manifesto
  • Robin Behn and Chase Twichell's The Practice of Poetry: Writing Exercises From Poets Who Teach
  • Peter Ginna's What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing
  • Stanley B. Lippman's C++ Primer (Fifth Edition)
  • Jonathan Swift's Complete Works
  • Sara Teasdale's Complete Works
  • William Butler Yeats's Complete Works
  • T.S. Eliot's Poetical Works
  • William Wordsworth's Complete Works
  • Robert Frost's Complete Works
  • William Faulkner's Complete Works
  • Alexander Pope's Complete Works
  • Robert E. Howard's Ultimate Collection
  • H.P. Lovecraft's Complete Collection
  • William Shakespeare's Complete Works
  • Voltaire's Premium Collection
  • George Orwell's Complete Works
  • Hari Chetan's Bhagavad Gita
  • Emanual Carnevali's A Hurried Man
  • John Hermann's What Happens
  • Paul Rosenfeld's Boy in the Sun
  • Nathanael West's The Day of the Locust
  • László Krasznahorkai's The Melancholy of Resistance
  • T.S. Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
  • Robert Bly's Iron John: A Book About Men
  • Muriel Rukeyser's The Life of Poetry
  • Milton Friedman's Free to Choose: A Personal Statement
  • Donald Rumsfeld's Known and Unknown: A Memoir
  • Daniel Yergin and Joseph Sanislaw's The Commanding Heights
  • Ludwig von Mises Human Action: Scholar's Edition
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter's Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy
  • Seyyed Hossein Nasr's The Study Quran
  • Murray N. Rothbard's What Has the Government Done to Our Money?
  • John Kenneth Galbraith's The Affluent Society
  • Jasper Becker's Hungry Ghosts: Mao's Secret Famine
  • C.S. Forester's The General
  • Peter Ackroyd's London: The Biography
  • Jorge Luis Borges's Labyrinths: Selected Stories & Other Writings
  • Jeanine Cummins's American Dirt
  • Hugh Howey's The Silo Series Collection
  • Wyndham Lewis's Tarr
  • Clive Barker's Imajica
  • Lois McMaster Bujold's The Curse of Chalion
  • China Miéville's A Spectre, Haunting: On the Communist Manifesto
  • Clive Cussler's The Mediterranean Caper
  • Igor Gouzenko's The Fall of a Titan
  • Cynthia Eller's The Myth of a Matriarchal Prehistory: Why an Invented Past Will Not Give Women a Future
  • Cintra Wilson's Colors Insulting to Nature
  • Stella Gibbons's Cold Comfort Farm
  • Michael Ondaatje's The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film
  • John Hawkes's Travesty
  • Thomas Mann's The Magic Mountain
  • e.e. cummings's The Enormous Room
  • Gordon Downie's Coke Machine Glow
  • David Goggins's Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
  • Stephen Mitchell's Gilgamesh: A New English Version
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust
  • Dan Abnett's First and Only
  • China Miéville's Perdido Street Station
  • China Miéville's The Scar
  • Daniel E. Lieberman's Exercised
  • Henry E. Allison's Kant's Transcendental Idealism: An Interpretation and Defense
  • Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian
  • Terrence Irwin's Plato's Ethics
  • C.S. Lewis's The Abolition of Man
  • C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity
  • C.S. Lewis's Miracles
  • Roger Scruton's How to Be a Conservative
  • Jason Brennan's Against Democracy
  • David Sedaris's Me Talk Pretty One Day
  • Brian Daizen Victoria's Zen at War
  • George Miller's Francis of the Filth
  • Simone de Beauvoir's The Mandarins
  • Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano
  • Harvey Pekar's The New American Splendor Anthology: From Off the Streets of Cleveland
  • David Adams Richards's Mercy Among the Children
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Idiot
  • Paul Harding's Tinkers
  • David Wong's John Dies at the End
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust
  • Frederic Manning's Scenes and Portraits
  • Robert A. Heinlein's Have Space Suit - Will Travel
  • Robert A. Heinlein's Take Back Your Government
  • Friedrich Nietzsche's The Gay Science
  • Christine Smallwood's The Life of the Mind
  • Simon Sebag Montefiore's Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
  • Dr. Steven Novella's The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe: How to Know What's Really Real in a World Increasingly Full of Fake
  • Frederick Forsyth's The Kill List: A Terrorism Thriller
  • Axel Bruns's Are Filter Bubbles Real?
  • Bernard Suits's The Grasshopper - Third Edition: Games, Life and Utopia
  • Roger Caillois's Man, Play and Games
  • Chris Crawford's The Art of Interactive Design: A Euphonious and Illuminating Guide to Building Successful Software
  • David Sudnow's Pilgrim in the Microworld
  • Brenda Laurel's Computers as Theatre
  • Richard Rouse III's Game Design: Theory and Practice
  • Johan Huizinga's Homo Ludens: A Study of the Play-Element in Culture
  • R. Wayne Schmittberger's New Rules for Classic Games
  • Bernard De Koven's The Well-Played Game: A Player's Philosophy
  • Malcolm Gladwell's Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know
  • Charles C. Mann's 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago
  • Rober Alter's The Five Books of Moses: A Translation with Commentary
  • Theodor W. Adorno's The Authoritarian Personality
  • David Epstein's Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
  • David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest
  • Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking
  • Jessie Laidlay Weston's From Ritual to Romance
  • Donna Tartt's The Secret History
  • Diarmaid MacCulloch's The Reformation: A History
  • Corrie ten Boom's The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie ten Boom
  • James Joyce's The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karmazov
  • Whatever's stitting in the Glose account
Last Project · January 31, 2021
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