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How many books have you read this year?

Which of them deserve be in this discussion? Do you recommend it for anyone? Why?

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    Jun 1 2012: Since buying my Kindle in 2010 I've not read a single paper book, but my reading has increased massively.

    In the last 12 months I've read the following e-books - all excellent and recommended.

    In no particular order...

    Non-fiction:

    Txting:The Gr8 Db8 - David Crystal
    How to be Free - Tom Hodgkinson
    They F*** You Up: How to Survive Family - Oliver James
    A Book of Silence - Sara Maitland
    Out of Our Minds:Learning to be Creative - Ken Robinson
    How to Live Off-Grid - Nick Rosen
    Small is Beautiful - E F Schumacher
    Walden - Henry David Thoreau

    Bio and Travel

    Chasing the Monsoon - Alexander Frater
    Tales from the Torrid Zone - Alexander Frater
    Storyteller: The Life of Roald Dahl
    India's Undending Journey - Mark Tully
    Me Talk Pretty One Day - David Sedaris
    The Corfu Trilogy - Gerald Durrell

    Fiction

    Expecting Someone Taller - Tom Holt
    The Far Pavilions - M M Kaye
    The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd
    Ghostwritten - David Mitchell
    The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel - Deborah Moggach
    The Help - Kathryn Stockett
    The Holy Man - Susan Trott
    A Patchwork Planet - Anne Tyler
    Harnessing Peacocks - Mary Wesley
    Carry On, Jeeves - P G Wodehouse
    Lord Arthur Savil's Crime - Oscar Wild
    Only the Innocent - Rachel Abbott
    Started Early, Took My Dog - Kate Atkinson
    The Club of Queer Trades - G K Chesterton
    Dead Lagoon - Michael Dibdin
    Acqua Alta - Donna Leon
    The Complete Sherlock Holmes - A C Dolye
    Enigma - Robert Harris
    The Lighthouse - P D James

    History and Religon

    The Case for God - Karen Armstrong
    The Bible - Karen Armstrong
    Europe's Last Summer - David FromKin
    Europe at War 1939 - 1945 - Norman Davies
    Mao's Great Famine - Frank Dikotter
    Austerity Britian - David Kynaston

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