Book Log

I read a lot. I've been keeping a book log since the beginning of 1999. I've read 1965 books since then (about 91 books per year).

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

Currently Reading

Anna Karenina
by Leo Tolstoy (intro by E.B. Greenwood, translated by Louise Maude and Aylmer Maude) This book was chosen by Rachel of the Hungry Hundred Book Club for January 2020.

Finished Reading

Title and Author (Series)Finished
Pax
by Sara Pennypacker (illustrated by Jon Klassen)
07-Dec-19
Our Homes, Our Stories
by edited by Karien Van Ditzhuijzen
04-Dec-19
The Tipping Point
by Malcolm Gladwell
01-Dec-19
Wolf Totem
by Jiang Rong, translated by Howard Goldblatt
26-Nov-19
The Martian
by Andy Weir
01-Nov-19
Artemis
by Andy Weir
29-Oct-19
The Burning Bridge (Ranger's Apprentice 2)
by John Flanagan
27-Oct-19
The Ruins of Gorlan (Ranger's Apprentice 1)
by John Flanagan
24-Oct-19
The Turn of the Screw
by Henry James
16-Oct-19
Twelve Rules for Life
by Jordan B. Peterson
13-Oct-19
Endangered
by Eliot Schrefer
01-Oct-19
The Virtue of Selfishness
by Ayn Rand
29-Sep-19
50 Self-Help Classics
by Tom Butler-Bowdon
22-Sep-19
TED Talks
by Chris Anderson
12-Sep-19
11,002 Things to Be Miserable About
by Lia Romeo and Nick Romeo
12-Sep-19
Time Travel: A History
by James Gleick
22-Aug-19
The Song of Kieu
by Nguyen Du, translated by Timothy Allen
13-Aug-19
Soonish
by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith
10-Aug-19
The Slap
by Christos Tsiolkas
07-Aug-19
War Horse
by Michael Morpurgo
31-Jul-19
Nine Cuts
by Audrey Chin
30-Jul-19
The Hazel Wood
by Melissa Albert
29-Jul-19
Sapiens
by Yuval Noah Harari
29-Jul-19
In Pursuit of Wealth
by edited by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins
20-Jul-19
Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
10-Jul-19
The Nine Cloud Dream
by Kim Man-Jung, translated by Heinz Insu Fenkl
09-Jul-19
The Free Market Revolution
by Yaron Brook and Don Watkins
04-Jul-19
The Art of Thinking Clearly
by Rolf Dobelli
24-Jun-19
Wintersong (Wintersong 1)
by S. Jae-Jones
17-Jun-19
Mulla Nasreddin Folktales
by Oral Tradition
13-Jun-19
If We Dream Too Long
by Goh Poh Seng
12-Jun-19
Beyond the Fields
by Aysha Baqir
07-Jun-19
Dubliners
by James Joyce
05-Jun-19
Four (Divergent 4)
by Veronica Roth
30-May-19
Allegiant (Divergent 3)
by Veronica Roth
28-May-19
Insurgent (Divergent 2)
by Veronica Roth
24-May-19
Divergent (Divergent 1)
by Veronica Roth
21-May-19
The Pilgrim's Progress
by John Bunyan
20-May-19
The Gospel of Loki
by Joanne M. Harris
16-May-19
We Rose Up Slowly
by Jon Gresham
06-May-19
Open
by Eva Wong Nava
05-May-19
Launch Pad
by Shelly Bryant
05-May-19
A Disobedient Girl
by Ru Freeman
04-May-19
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
03-May-19
Afterworlds
by Scott Westerfeld
28-Apr-19
The Flower Girls
by Alice Clark-Platts
21-Apr-19
The Prestige
by Christopher Priest
17-Apr-19
The Black Tides of Heaven (Tensorate Series 1)
by JY Yang
14-Apr-19
The Red Threads of Fortune (Tensorate Series 2)
by J.Y. Yang
13-Apr-19
Chasing the Light
by Jesse Blackadder
10-Apr-19
The Stranger
by Albert Camus, translated by Matthew Ward
05-Apr-19
The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
by Nirad C. Chaudhuri
05-Apr-19
Looking for Alaska
by John Green
04-Mar-19
Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor E Frankl
01-Mar-19
The Fat Years
by Chan Koonchung
24-Feb-19
Quid Pro Quo
by Peter Jones
07-Feb-19
Supplemento al dizionario italiano
by Bruno Munari
21-Jan-19
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas, translated by Robin Buss
21-Jan-19
We Love Serangoon Gardens (Our Neighbourhoods 9)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
07-Jan-19
We Love Geylang Serai (Our Neighbourhoods 8)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
07-Jan-19
We Love Chinatown (Our Neighbourhoods 7)
by Urban Sketchers Singapore
07-Jan-19
Rashomon and Other Stories
by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (trans Kojima Takashi)
02-Jan-19

62 books finished so far.

18,620 pages in the selected books (an average of about 300 pages each).

That's an average of about 5 days per book (assuming no overlap) or 7 days per book (taking actual overlap into consideration), which is equivalent to 62 books (or 18,671 pages) per year. Or 51 pages per day, actually.

Typical number of books in progress simultaneously: 1.

Fiction books: 41 (66%)
Non-fiction books: 21 (34%)