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"I was always a mad comet..." Wilfred Owen


Publishers Weekly reviewer.

Books and Plays Read in 2013

Bold = particularly enjoyed and recommend


  1. Romola- George Eliot
  2. The Hunchback of Notre-Dame- Victor Hugo
  3. My Real Children- Jo Walton (draft)
  4. State of Revolution- Robert Bolt
  5. Karl Liebknecht- Helmut Trotnow
  6. Up from Serfdom- Aleksandr Nikitenko
  7. Danton's Death- Georg Buchner
  8. Woyzeck- Georg Buchner
  9. Cato- Joseph Addison
  10. Tis Pity She's a Whore- John Ford
  11. Crime and Punishment- Fyodor Dostoevsky
  12. When the King Took Flight- Timothy Tackett
  13. The Cuckoo's Calling- Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)
  14. The Little Golden Calf- Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov
  15. The Charioteer- Mary Renault
  16. United We Spy- Ally Carter
  17. Farewell Great King- Jill Paton Walsh
  18. The Traitor Baru Cormorant- Seth Dickinson (draft)
  19. Carnival- Elizabeth Bear
  20. The Drowning Girl- Catilín R. Kiernan
  21. Code Name Verity- Elizabeth Wein
  22. Lenz- Georg Buchner
  23. Clockwork Prince- Cassandra Clare
  24. Faro's Daughter- Georgette Heyer
  25. Sylvester, or the Wicked Uncle- Georgette Heyer
  26. Shattered Pillars- Elizabeth Bear
  27. The Just City- Jo Walton (draft)
  28. The Philosopher Kings- Jo Walton (draft)
  29. Cry Murder! In A Small Voice- Greer Gilman
  30. The Wicked and the Just- J. Anderson Coats
  31. Angel Eyes- Nicole Luiken
  32. King John- William Shakespeare
  33. The Russian Revolution 1917: A Personal Record- N. N. Sukhanov, edited by Joel Carmichael
  34. Hammered- Elizabeth Bear
  35. The Winter Prince- Elizabeth Wein
  36. Eastern Approaches- Fitzroy Maclean