I read a lot. I've been keeping a book log since the beginning of 1999. I've read 1996 books since then (about 89 books per year).
Below is the list for this year. See complete list.
by Rex Shelley This is an alphabetical collection of Singlishisms.
by Matt Ridley Previously, I read Matt Ridley's pop science book Genome. Before that, I read another of his books, The Rational Optimist.
|Title and Author (Series)||Finished|
|Book of Humour
by Rewa Mirpuri
|Fridays with Philip
by Philip Lee
by China Mieville
|Secrets of the Millionaire Mind|
by T. Harv Eker
by David Deterding
by Oliver Sacks
|Book Uncle and Me|
by Uma Krishnaswami
|A Bird's Eye View of Singapore
|The English Language in Singapore
by William Crewe (editor)
|Emily of Emerald Hill
by Stella Kon
|Straight and Crooked Thinking
by Robert H. Thouless
|The Flogging of Singapore
by Asad Latif
|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)
31 books finished so far.
8,078 pages in the selected books (an average of about 260 pages each).
That's an average of about 11 days per book (assuming no overlap)
or 9 days per book (taking actual overlap into consideration),
which is equivalent to 30 books (or 8,077 pages) per year. Or
22 pages per day, actually.
Typical number of books in progress simultaneously: 1.
Fiction books: 11 (35%)
Non-fiction books: 20 (65%)