Year of Books in Review

  • Number of books read: 38 1/2 (currently in the middle of Evelyn Waugh's Scoop)
  • Most read author: Alexander McCall Smith, hands down, at five books
  • Second most read author: Evelyn Waugh, at two and a half books
  • Number of books by female writers: 10
  • Number of mysteries: Eight (including a few that might be debatable, though I did not include the last two of the Isabel Dalhousie novels)
  • Number of books by British writers: 12 (!!!)
  • Favorite book: The Slaves of Solitude, followed closely by Brideshead Revisited (but then again, how can I ignore the final Harry Potter book?)
  • Least favorite book: Corks & Forks
  • Number of non-fiction books: 12
  • Number of fiction books: 26
  • Total number of pages read: 12,249
  • Average page length: 322
  • Longest book: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows at 784 pages, followed very closely by Dream Boogie at 768 pages
  • Shortest book: Portuguese Irregular Verbs at 128 pages


Blogger myra-lee said...

I'm totally inspired by your year of 38-1/2 books. I wanted to try to do 52 books this year but...I'm already behind!

January 11, 2008 at 2:53 PM  

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