Book Log

I read a lot. I've been keeping a book log since the beginning of 1999. I've read 1900 books since then (about 92 books per year).

Below is the list for this year. See complete list.

Currently Reading

English as a Lingua Franca in ASEAN
by Andy Kirkpatrick It was on sale at NUS Press.

Finished Reading

Title and Author (Series)Finished
We Love Queenstown (Our Neighbourhoods 4)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
08-Dec-18
We Love Katong (Our Neighbourhoods 5)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
08-Dec-18
We Love Little India (Our Neighbourhoods 6)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
08-Dec-18
Sofia and the Utopia Machine
by Judith Huang
08-Dec-18
The Darkest Minds (Darkest Minds 1)
by Alexandra Bracken
03-Dec-18
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium 1)
by Stieg Larsson, translated by Reg Keelan
30-Nov-18
Who Gets What and Why
by Alvin E. Roth
25-Nov-18
Station Eleven
by Emily St. John Mandel
17-Nov-18
The Diamond of Darkhold (Books of Ember 4)
by Jeanne DuPrau
13-Nov-18
The Prophet of Yonwood (Books of Ember 3)
by Jeanne DuPrau
10-Nov-18
The People of Sparks (Books of Ember 2)
by Jeanne DuPrau
06-Nov-18
The City of Ember (Books of Ember 1)
by Jeanne DuPrau
05-Nov-18
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain
04-Nov-18
The House of the Mosque
by Kader Abdolah, translated by susan Massotty
02-Nov-18
The Home and the World
by Rabindranath Tagore, translated by Surendranath Tagore
31-Oct-18
The Ship
by Antonia Honeywell
26-Oct-18
Wish You Were Here
by Nick Webb
21-Oct-18
Mostly Harmless (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy 5)
by Douglas Adams
16-Oct-18
So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy 4)
by Douglas Adams
15-Oct-18
Life, the Universe and Everything (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy 3)
by Douglas Adams
15-Oct-18
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy 2)
by Douglas Adams
14-Oct-18
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy 1)
by Douglas Adams
13-Oct-18
Making Sense of Singapore English
by Adam Brown
12-Oct-18
The Trailing Spouse
by Jo Furniss
10-Oct-18
Hanna's Daughters
by Marianne Fredriksson
09-Oct-18
Alien Asian: A Singaporean in America
by Simon Tay
07-Oct-18
The Missing Barbegazi
by H.S. Norup
05-Oct-18
Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
01-Oct-18
Slaughterhouse Five
by Kurt Vonnegut
29-Sep-18
Threelogy Lah Box Set
by Casey Chen
07-Sep-18
The Annotated Malay Archipelago
by Alfred Russel Wallace, edited by John van Wyhe
26-Sep-18
Tiananmen
by Morgan Chua
30-Aug-18
Solaris
by Stanislaw Lem, translated by Bill Johnston
29-Aug-18
A Yellow House
by Karien Van Ditzhuijzen
27-Aug-18
Crazy Rich Asians
by Kevin Kwan
23-Aug-18
For Whom the Bell Tolls
by Ernest Hemingway
21-Aug-18
Magician: Master (Riftwar Saga 1)
by Raymond E. Feist
11-Aug-18
Magician: Apprentice (Riftwar Saga 0)
by Raymond E. Feist
27-Jul-18
The Art of Social Media
by Guy Kawasaki
21-Jul-18
TED Talks
by Chris Anderson
15-Jul-18
Collapse
by Jared Diamond
21-Jul-18
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
by James Joyce
03-Jul-18
Exit West
by Moshin Hamid
27-Jun-18
We Love Bedok (Our Neighbourhoods 3)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
21-Jun-18
1984
by George Orwell
25-Jun-18
We Love Tiong Bahru (Our Neighbourhoods 2)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
12-Jun-18
Lu Xun and Evolution
by James Reeve Pusey
18-Jun-18
Burmese Days
by George Orwell
08-Jun-18
Many Waters (Time 4)
by Madeleine L'Engle
03-Jun-18
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Time 3)
by Madeleine L'Engle
30-May-18
A Wind in the Door (Time 2)
by Madeleine L'Engle
29-May-18
A Wrinkle in Time (Time 1)
by Madeleine L'Engle
29-May-18
The Good Earth (The House of Earth 1)
by Pearl S. Buck
27-May-18
How We Learn
by Benedict Carey
23-May-18
Time Jumpers (Five Kingdoms 5)
by Brandon Mull
18-May-18
Death Weavers (Five Kingdoms 4)
by Brandon Mull
15-May-18
A Room with a View
by E.M. Forster
12-May-18
Crystal Keepers (Five Kingdoms 3)
by Brandon Mull
07-May-18
Rogue Knight (Five Kingdoms 2)
by Brandon Mull
02-May-18
Sky Raiders (Five Kingdoms 1)
by Brandon Mull
25-Apr-18
The Fugitive
by Pramoedya Ananta Toer, translated by Willem Samuels
23-Apr-18
The Movie Book
by DK
17-Apr-18
[A fellow SWG YA writer's project]
by [Fellow SWG YA Writer]
03-Apr-18
Not out of Hate
by Ma Ma Lay
30-Mar-18
A Wrinkle in Time (Time 1)
by Madeleine L'Engle
15-Mar-18
Beloved
by Toni Morrison
12-Mar-18
The Third Eye (Tara Trilogy 1)
by Mahtab Narsimhan
07-Mar-18
Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines / Predator Cities / Hungry Cities Chronicles 1)
by Philip Reeve
04-Mar-18
Brave New World
by Aldous Huxley
18-Feb-18
Four Reigns
by Kukrit Pramoj, translated by Tulachandra
02-Mar-18
Photographically Speaking
by David duChemin
07-Feb-18
Mots D'Heures: Gousses, Rames
by Luis D'Antin Van Rooten
27-Jan-18
King Rat (Asian Saga 1)
by James Clavell
26-Jan-18
Dream of the Red Chamber
by Christine Sun, illustrated by Shirley Chiang
14-Jan-18
The Dreamer Wakes (The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber 5)
by Cao Xueqin, edited by Gao E, translated by John Minford
14-Jan-18
The Debt of Tears (The Story of the Stone, or The Dream of the Red Chamber 4)
by Cao Xueqin, edited by Gao E, translated by John Minford
02-Jan-18

76 books finished so far.

22,408 pages in the selected books (an average of about 294 pages each).

That's an average of about 4 days per book (assuming no overlap) or 4 days per book (taking actual overlap into consideration), which is equivalent to 76 books (or 22,469 pages) per year. Or 62 pages per day, actually.

Typical number of books in progress simultaneously: 1.

Fiction books: 57 (75%)
Non-fiction books: 19 (25%)