Annual Reading Lists

As the result of a recent conversation, I decided that it might be worth producing a list of all the books I'd read in a year (along with some brief commentary.)  This decision was solidified by something I just heard in a podcast: that the average person reads five books a year.  (Of course, this information was followed by "but the average person will listen to 17 audio books a year", and comes from a company selling audio books, so I'm not sure how accurate it is!)

Now, I do a lot of listening in the car -- to podcasts, most often, with a few audio plays (and even the occasional audio book) thrown in -- and I don't manage to read as much as I would like (so many distractions, so little time.)  However, I'm fairly confident that I read at least 17 books a year.  While I may write the occasional review of a novel, I generally don't have the time -- so this format may be of passing interest to somebody.

Anyone out there interested in what Pete is reading? :-)

Oh, and for those who are wondering: no, my memory is not that good.  I have external memory: I'm just the sort of sad little geek who keeps a database of all his books, and as I read each one I add the date I finished it!

Title Published Date Hits
2014 Reading List 07 April 2015 1289
2013 Reading List 05 April 2015 2482
2012 Reading List 05 June 2013 2006
2010/11 Reading List 03 June 2013 3033
2009 Reading List 29 May 2013 3886

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