02/2017

These are the books I read in February of 2017:  To break it down, there were 11 books in all,     with only 1 general fiction,  3 classic fictions,  4 crime novels and 3 nonfiction.  Of these,  3 were by women and none were translated.

**** GENERAL FICTION:
The Last Days of Night 
by Graham Moore
2016/384 pages
read by Jonathan McClain  13h 1m
rating:  8.75 / historical fiction 
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**** CLASSICS FICTION:
Call It Sleep

by Henry Roth
1934 – 446 pages
read by George Guidell  17h 28m
rating – 10 / classic 20th century
(read and listened)
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Bleak House
by Charles Dickens
1853 /  583 pages
(Penguin Classics ebook) 

read by Sean Barrett, Teresa Gallagher 35h 15m
rating:  10 / classic English  lit (19th century)
(both read and listened)
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Clotel: or, The President’s Daughter
by William Wells Brown
1853 / 320 pages
read by J.D. Jackson 8h 43m
rating:  10 – / classic with great historical value
(both read and listened)
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**** CRIME

The Dry
by Jane Harper  (Australia) 
2016 /  336 pages
read by Stephen Shanahan  9h 46m
rating –  A-  /  crime  
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The Verdict
by Nick Stone
2015 / 512 pages
read by David Thorpe 21h 20m
rating:  B+  –  legal thriller
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IQ
by Joe Ide
2016/336 pages
read by Sullivan Jones  9h 8m
rating:  C  / crime
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Still Life 
by Louise Penny 
2005 / 352 pages 
read by Ralph Cosham 9h 37m 
1st in the Chief Inspector Gamache Series
rating:   B  / cozy mystery 
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**** NONFICTION:
Worst.  President.  Ever.
by Robert Strauss
2016 /  304 pages
read by Tom Perkins 8h 51m
rating: 8   /  presidential biography
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Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire
by Julia Baird
2016 / 752 pages
read by Lucy Rayner 21h 8m
rating –    / nonfiction – biography
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Time Travel: A History
by James Glick
2016 / 352 pages
read by Rob Shapiro 10h
rating:  8  /literary nonfiction
(read and listened)

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