Friday, September 19, 2003

Book Reviews Listed In Order Of Date Read

1. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky January 26, 2006
2. All Quiet On the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque January 28, 2006
3. The Debacle by Emile Zola February 5, 2006
4. I am Charlotte Simmons by Tom Wolfe February 7, 2006
5. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett February 12, 2006
6. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo February 18, 2006
7. The Truth With Jokes By Al Franken February 20, 2006
8. Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett February 22, 2006
9. A Series of Unfortunate Events: Book 1 A very Bad Beginning By Lemony Snickett February 23, 2006
10. On Writing Short Stories by Tom Bailey February 26, 2006
11. Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett February 27, 2006
12. The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald March 9, 2006
13. The Iron Heel by Jack London March 16, 2006
14. Tristram Shandy (abridged) by Laurence Sterne March 24, 2006
15. In Search of British Heroes by Tony Robinson April 3, 2006
16. The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger by Stephen King April 8, 2006
17. Harry Potter And the Goblet of Fire By J.K. Rowlings April 10, 2006
18. The Notebook By Nicholas Sparks April 11, 2006
19. The Gods Will Have Blood by Anatole France April 12, 2006
20. The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain April 13, 2006
21. Vampire Blood Trilogy by Darren Shan April 14, 2006
22. The Stand by Stephen King (Complete and Uncut Edition) April 15, 2006
23. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling April 16, 2006
24. This Gun for Hire by Graham Greene April 16, 2006
25. The Lost World by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle April 20, 2006
26. East of Eden by John Steinbeck April 26, 2006
27. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling April 27, 2006
28. The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner April 29, 2006
29. Shanghai Baby by Zhou Wei Hui May 9, 2006
30. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller May 12, 2006
31. Night Watch by Terry Pratchett June 10, 2006
32. Babbit by Sinclair Lewis June 11, 2006
33. U.S.! By Chris Bachelder June 18, 2006
34. Seek My Face by John Updike  June 19, 2006
35. Karl Marx: A Life by Francis Wheen June 20, 2006
36. The Regime By Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins June 21, 2006
37. Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney July 2, 2006
38. Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain July 7, 2006
39. For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway July 12, 2006
40. Paris Babylon by Rupert Christiansen July 19, 2006
41. Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow July 21, 2006
42. Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein July 30, 2006
43. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand August 7, 2006
44. DC Universe: Inheritance by Devin Grayson August 12, 2006
45. Rabbit, Run by John Updike August 16, 2006
46. Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett August 23, 2006
47. 1632 by Eric Flint September 3, 2006
48. Rosa by Jonathon Rabb September 20, 2006
49. Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman September 27, 2006
50. Caesar by Colleen McCullough September 30, 2006
51. Peace Breaks Out by John Knowles October 2, 2006
52. Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein October 10, 2006
53. The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer October 19, 2006
54. Rabbit Redux by John Updike October 31, 2006
55. It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis November 1, 2006
56. The Dragon and the George by Gordon Dickson November 2, 2006
57. Infinite Crisis by Greg Cox November 8, 2006
58. The Color of Magic by Terry Pratchett November 9, 2006
59. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy November 30, 2006
60. Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis December 4, 2006
61. The Revolutionary by Hans Koningsberg December 5, 2006
62. The October Horse by Colleen McCullough December 7, 2006
63. Imperium by Robert Harris December 8, 2006
64. Perelandra by C.S. Lewis December 19, 2006
65. Crash by J.G. Ballard December 22, 2006
66. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro December 28, 2006
67. Becoming Madame Mao by Anchee Min January 1, 2007
68. The Martian Tales Trilogy by Edgar Rice Burroughs January 3, 2007
69. Siddhartha by Herman Hesse January 4, 2007
70. Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume 1 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle January 9, 2007
71. The Time of the Dragons by Alice Ekert-Rotholz January 14, 2007
72. A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain January 17, 2007
73. That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis January 18, 2007
74. The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian by Robert E. Howard January 19, 2007
75. Ilium by Dan Simmons January 22, 2007
76. Watership Down by Richard Adams January 29, 2007
77. Revolution and Reaction: The Paris Commune 1871 by John Hick and Robert Tucker February 17, 2007
78. Olympus by Dan Simmons February 28, 2007
79. Karl Marx: His Life and Environment by Isaiah Berlin March 7, 2007
80. The Truth by Terry Pratchett March 18, 2007
81. Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev March 25, 2007
82. The Insurrectionist by Jules Valles April 14, 2007
83. The Child by Jules Valles April 20, 2007
84. History of the Paris Commune by Prosper Oliver Lissagaray April 27, 2007
85. Justice League of America: Exterminators by Christopher Golden May 14, 2007
86. Ninety-Three by Victor Hugo May 22, 2007
87. Magician by Raymond E. Feist (New Revised Edition) May 23, 2007
88. Louise Michel by Edith Thomas June 12, 2007
89. Justice League of America: Superman--The Never-Ending Battle by Roger Stern July 11, 2007
90. Karl Marx: An Intimate Biography by Saul Padover July 13, 2007
91. The Voice of the People by Jean Vautrin July 20, 2007
92. Hearts in Atlantis by Stephen King July 21, 2007
93. Challengers of the Unknown by Ron Goulart July 22, 2007
94. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling August 5, 2007
95. 52: The Novel by Greg Cox August 18, 2007
96. The Long Good-Bye by Raymond Chandler August 25, 2007
97. The Outsider by Albert Camus September 29, 2007
98. Kingdom Come by Elliot S. Maggin October 28, 2007
99. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins December 13, 2007
100. The Life and Times of Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson December 14, 2007
101. The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman December 15, 2007
102. The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett  December 19, 2007
103. I Am Legend by Richard Matheson January 7, 2008
104. The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman January 9, 2008
105. The Last Card by Hans Hellmut Kirst January 22, 2008
106. Osugi Sakae: Anarchist in Taisho Japan by Thomas Stanley January 23, 2008
107. The Last Shogun by Ryotaro Shiba January 24, 2008
108. Shinsengumi by Romulus Hillsborough January 26, 2008
109. Samurai William by Giles Milton February 6, 2008
110. The Plum-Rain Scroll by Ruth Manley February 12, 2008
111. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman March 13, 2008
112. A Hundred Years of Japanese Film by Donald Richie March 18, 2008
113. The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson April 1, 2008
114. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson June 20, 2008
115. Soul Music by Terry Pratchett July 29, 2008
116. Fire Across the Sea: The Vietnam War and Japan by Thomas Havens  August 13, 2008
117. Shogun by James Clavell August 18, 2008
118. Learning from Shogun, edited by Henry Smith August 20, 2008
119. The Werewolf of Paris by Guy Endore August 24, 2008
120. Robespierre by S.L. Carson August 29, 2008
121. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy August 31, 2008
122. Danton by Frank Dwyer September 2, 2008
123. Napoleon by Leslie McGuire September 8, 2008
124. Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett September 17, 2008
125. Bakunin, An Invention by Horst Bienek September 19, 2008
126. Paine by John Vail September 23, 2008
127. Clemenceau by Ted Gottfried October 3, 2008
128. Talleyrand by Robin Harris October 12, 2008
129. Lenin by John Haney October 22, 2008
130. The Judgment of Paris by Ross King October 31, 2008
131. A People's History of the World by Chris Harman November 8, 2008
132. Queen Victoria by Deirdre Sherman December 1, 2008
133. The Great Upheaval by Jay Winik December 13, 2008
135. For Liberty and Glory: Washington, Lafayette and Their Revolutions by James R. Gaines February 16, 2009
138. Napoleon's Egypt by Juan Cole March 24, 2009
140. The First Total War by David Bell April 6, 2009
142.  Napoleon by Felix Markham May 24, 2009
144.  The Age of Revolution: 1789-1848 by Eric Hobsbawm July 10, 2009
146.  War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy October 25, 2009
148.  Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton by Edward Rice January 8, 2010
149.  The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson February 19, 2010
150.  Three Empires on the Nile by Dominic Green March 10, 2010
152.  Down Under by Bill Bryson March 24, 2010
154.  Kim by Rudyard Kipling April 7,  2010
156.  Flashman by George Macdonald Fraser May 2, 2010
158.  The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope July 12, 2010
160.  Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes August 3, 2010
162.  The Butterfly in Amber by Kate Forsyth September 29, 2010
164.  Turn Right at Istanbul by Tony Wright [Abridged] January 23, 2011
166.  The Adventure of English by Melvyn Bragg (Abridged) January 27, 2011
168.  Flashman’s Lady by George MacDonald Fraser February 2, 2011
169.  Free-Born John by Pauline Gregg March 17, 2011
170.  Flashman and the Redskins by George MacDonald Fraser March 29, 2011
172.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll April 21, 2011
174.  Flashman and the Dragon by George MacDonald Fraser June 12, 2011
176.  To Kill a Tsar by Andrew Williams July 11, 2011
178.  The Game by Neil Strauss October 27, 2011
180.  The French Presence in Cochinchina and Cambodia by Milton E. Osborne November 10, 2011
182.  Flashman on the March by George MacDonald Fraser March 2, 2012
184.  The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng April 10, 2012
186.  Shakespeare: The World as a Stage by Bill Bryson June 13, 2012
188.  The Magicians by Lev Grossman September 26, 2012
190.  Flashman and the Angel of the Lord by George MacDonald Fraser December 18, 2012
191.  The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton January 1, 2013
192.  The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible by Robin Lane Fox January 27, 2013
194.  The Age of Reason by Thomas Paine February 16, 2013
196.  Learning Teaching by Jim Scrivener [Second Edition] March 2, 2013
198.  Understanding Second Language Acquisition by Lourdes Ortega May 1, 2013
200.  Procrastination by Jane B. Burka, PhD and Lenora M. Yuen, PhD [25th Anniversary Edition] June 5, 2013
202.  Jesus, Interrupted by Bart D. Ehrman June 24, 2013
204.  From Reader to Reading Teacher by Jo Ann Aebersold and Mary Lee Field August 11, 2013
206.  Flashman and the Mountain of Light by George MacDonald Fraser August 16, 2013
207.  Mr American by George MacDonald Fraser September 11, 2013
208.  SLA Research and Language Teaching by Rod Ellis October 13, 2013
210.  The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (Revisited) November 8, 2013
211.  Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas November 10, 2013
212.  Teaching ESL/EFL Reading and Writing by I.S.P. Nation November 13, 2013
213.  Destination Cambodia by Walter Mason November 21, 2013
214.  At War With Asia by Noam Chomsky December 3, 2013
215.  Young Stalin by Simon Sebag Montefiore December 11, 2013
216.  Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens—Retold by Richard Rogers December 25, 2013
218.  Kings and Queens of Britain by Tim Vicary December 29, 2013
219.  Ireland by Tim Vicary December 31, 2013
210.  Mutiny on the Bounty by Tim Vicary January 2, 2014
212.  Pocahontas by Tim Vicary January 5, 2014
214.  The Vicomte De Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas January 17, 2014
216.  The English Verb by Michael Lewis February 10, 2014
217.  Black Ajax by George MacDonald Fraser February 14, 2014
218.  The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper—Retold by Coleen Degnang-Veness February 28, 2014
220.  An Introduction to Language by Victoria Fromkin, Robert Rodman, Peter Collins, and David Blair [Third Edition] March 19, 2014
222.  Ten Years Later by Alexandre Dumas March 27, 2014
224.  Beyond the Sentence by Scott Thornbury April 8, 2014
226.  The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson May 12, 2014
228.  Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching by Diane Larsen-Freeman [Second Edition] May 22, 2014
230.  The Language Teaching Matrix by Jack C. Richards July 3, 2014
232.  Podkayne of Mars by Robert A. Heinlein July 31, 2014
233.  The Time Machine by H.G. Wells August 2, 2014
234.  The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel August 22, 2014
236.  The World That Never Was: A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents by Alex Butterworth September 7, 2014
238.  Kidnapped and Catriona by Robert Louis Stevenson September 24, 2014
239.  George Orwell: Essays September 26, 2014
240.  Conspirata by Robert Harris September 29, 2014
241.  The Quiet American by Graham Greene October 1, 2014
242.  The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells October 7, 2014
243.  Cambodia’s Curse by Joel Brinkley October 16, 2014
244.  Hothouse by Brian Aldiss October 20, 2014
246.  Burmese Days by George Orwell October 27, 2014
248.  The Malayan Trilogy by Anthony Burgess October 30, 2014
249.  An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris November 18, 2014
250.  Rubicon by Tom Holland November 19, 2014
252.  A World On Fire by Amanda Foreman November 25, 2014
253.  The Way of the Kings by Andre Malraux December 1, 2014
254.  Alexander: Child of a Dream by Valerio Massimo Manfredi (Alexander Trilogy Book 1) December 4, 2014
255.  The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay December 12, 2014
256.  Tonoharu (Parts 1 and 2) by Lars Martinson December 18, 2014
257.  The Bible Tells Me So by Peter Enns December 26, 2014
258.  Anno Dracula by Kim Newman January 3, 2015
259. Alexander the Great by Philip Freeman January 20, 2015
260. Anno Dracula 1918: The Bloody Red Baron by Kim Newman January 22, 2015
261. Alexander: The Sands of Ammon by Valerio Massimo Manfredi,February 9, 2015
262. The Natural Approach by Stephen D. Krashen and Tracy D. Terrell, March 5, 2015
263. Alexander: The Ends of the Earth by Valerio Massimo Manfredi, March 6. 2015
264. About Language by Scott Thornbury, March 7, 2015
265. The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow March 17, 2015
266. Fire from Heaven by Mary Renault March 28, 2015
267. Grammar for English Language Teachers by Martin Parrott, April 2, 2015
268. The Persian Boy by Mary Renault April 30, 2015
269. Funeral Games by Mary Renault May 13, 2015
270. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain June 23, 2015
271. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, August 10, 2015
272. Tom Sawyer Abroad by Mark Twain, November 13, 2015
273. Tom Sawyer Detective by Mark Twain November 20, 2015
274. The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse Retold by Sue Arengo and Illustrated by Kate Aldous January 9, 2016
275. Peace At Last by Jill Murphy January 12, 2016
276. Jungle School Tales (Reading Heroes) by Tina Barrett January 14, 2016
277.  My First Fairytales: The Three Billy Goats Gruff Retold by Gaby Goldsack and Illustrated by Kim Blundell January 15, 2016
278. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffer January 30, 2016
279. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas February 3, 2016
280. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss February 8,  2016
281. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss February 9, 2016
282. Fortunately by Remy Charlip March 7, 2016
283. Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss March 9, 2016
284. Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories Volume 2 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, April 7, 2016
285. Curious George by H.A. Rey and Margaret Rey, April 11, 2016
286. Clifford the Small Red Puppy by Norman Bridwell, April 12, 2016
287. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, April 21, 2016
288. Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag April 26, 2016
289. Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Williams April May 1, 2016
290. I'll Teach My Dog 100 Words by Michael K. Frith and illustrated by P.D. Eastman , May 2, 2016
291. An Arsene Lupin Omnibus by Maurice Leblanc, May 28, 2016
292. Dirty Bertie: An English King Made in France by Stephen Clarke, August 23, 2016
293. I Drink for a Reason by David Cross, August 31, 2016
294. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr Seuss October 24, 2016
295. Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola November 9, 2016
296. Hop on Pop by Dr Seuss November 30, 2016
297. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson , December 2, 2016
298. The Lexical Approach by Michael Lewis, December 9, 2016
299. Rules, Patterns and Words by Dave Willis, February 8, 2017
300. How Languages are Learned by Patsy M. Lightbown and Nina Spada [Third Edition], February 23, 2017
301. The Karamazov Brothers by Fyodor Dostoevsky, February 28, 2017
302. Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell , March 16, 2017
303. Dictator by Robert Harris, March 29, 2017
304. The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe, April 1, 2017
305. Tonoharu Part 3 by Lars Martinson, April 7, 2017
306. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (10th Anniversary edition--Author's Preferred Text), April 16, 2017
307. Beyond the Sentence by Scott Thornbury--Revisited April 18, 2017
308. Did Jesus Exist? by Bart D. Ehrman April 27, 2017
309. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster,  May 9, 2017
310. Second Language Acquisition by Rod Ellis, May 11, 2017
311. Lady Chatterley's Lover by D. H. Lawrence , June 1, 2017
312. Sound Foundations by Adrian Underhill--Revisited June 13, 2017
313. The Life of Mahatma Gandhi by Louis Fischer , June 20, 2017
314. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov, July 8, 2017
315. The English Verb by Michael Lewis--Revisited Jule 19, 2017
316. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway, Jule 26, 2017
317. The Intellectuals and the Masses by John Carey, Jule 31, 2017
318. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Ray Cruz, August 2, 2017
319. The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks ,August 14, 2017
320. Implementing the Lexical Approach by Michael Lewis, August 30, 2017
321. Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz, September 7, 2017
322. The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner , September 19, 2017
323. Discourse Analysis for Language Teachers by Michael McCarthy, September 27, 2017
324. Beloved by Toni Morrison, October 16, 2017
325. Uncovering Grammar by Scott Thornbury, November 8, 2017
236. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss, November 8, 2017
237. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, November 16, 2017
238. Teaching English as an International Language by Sandra Lee McKay, November 18, 2017

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