07/2014

These are the books I read in July, 2014 – 12 books,  6 fiction,  6 nonfiction, 3 classic fiction, and 3 by women authors and 8 by US authors – 0 translated.

The Blazing World
Siri Hustvedt
2013/359 pages
rating  – 9/ contemp US

The Description of a New World, Called The Blazing-World
by Margaret Cavendish
1666 / classic fiction
(totally unable to rate this)

The Eye of the Storm
by Patrick Whie
1972 / 608 pages
rating 10 / 20th cent Aust.

Devil in the Grove:
Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys and the Dawn of a New America
by Gilbert King
2013 / 361 pages
rating 9.5 / nonfiction- crime

Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick
2013 309 pages
rating 9.5 / nonfiction

That Deadman Dance
by Kim Scott
2010 / 355 pages
rating 9 / contemp Aust.

The White Hotel
by D.M. Thomas
1981/274 pages
rating 8.5 / 20th century fiction

10% Happier:
How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story
by Dan Harris
2014 / 237 pages
rating 8 / nonfiction: self-help

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
by Brad Stone
2013/ 373 pages
rating 9 / nonfiction – business

The Reef
by Edith Wharton
1912/ 162 pages
rating – 8.5  classic US lit

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspirational Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail
by Ben Montgomery
2014 / 266 pages
Rating 8 / non-fiction -biography

Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt
by Michael Lewis
2013 / 274 pages
Rating 8.5 / nonfiction- business

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