I read a lot. I've been keeping a book log since the beginning of 1999. I've read 1984 books since then (about 89 books per year).
Below is the list for this year. See complete list.
by Asad Latif The chewing gum ban and the caning of Michael Fay are two of the things that Americans are most likely to know about Singapore. I don't think anyone has written a book about the chewing gum ban... this is one of two books I know of written about this particular caning incident.
|Title and Author (Series)||Finished|
|From Singlish to English|
by Christian Chua
|Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology|
by Ayn Rand, edited by Harry Binswanger and Leonard Peikoff
|Singlish to English: Basic Grammar Guide
by VJ Times
|The Caning of Michael Fay|
by Gopal Baratham
by Cervantes (translated by P.A. Motteux)
|Crime and Punishment
by Fyodor Dostoevsky, translated by Constance Garnett
|30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary
by Wilfred Funk and Norman Lewis
by Tara Westover
|The Many Worlds of Albie Bright|
by Christopher Edge
|Preliminaries to Linguistic Phonetics
by Peter Ladefoged
|The Heartsick Diaspora
by Elaine Chiew
|The Place of Grammar in Writing Instruction
by edited by Susan Hunger and Ray Wallace
|Reading Lolita in Tehran
by Azar Nafisi
|You Beneath Your Skin|
by Damyanti Biswas
by Andrew Clements
|How to Train Your Dragon
(How to Train Your Dragon 1)|
by Cressida Cowell
by Akshita Nanda
by Leo Tolstoy (intro by E.B. Greenwood, translated by Louise Maude and Aylmer Maude)
19 books finished so far.
6,153 pages in the selected books (an average of about 323 pages each).
That's an average of about 19 days per book (assuming no overlap)
or 11 days per book (taking actual overlap into consideration),
which is equivalent to 18 books (or 6,152 pages) per year. Or
17 pages per day, actually.
Typical number of books in progress simultaneously: 1.
Fiction books: 9 (47%)
Non-fiction books: 10 (53%)