Tuesday, January 3, 2012

A Book a Week in 2011 - Stats and List

Stats:
Books read: 52
Pages read: 9076
Average length: 174 pages
Shortest Book: 30 pages
Longest Book: 597 pages
Original languages: 10
Countries: 12

List:
1. Anthem - Ayn Rand
2. Roman Elegies - Johann Wolfgang Goethe, trans. Peter Hutchinson
3. Late Wife - Claudia Emerson
4. Approximately Paradise - Don Schofield
5. Inventing Paradise - Edmund Keeley
6. Spar - Karen Volkman
7. The Greek Anthology - Ed. Peter Jay
8. The Aeneid - Publius Vergilius Maro, trans. Robert Fitzgerald
9. Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, trans. Edith Grossma
10. A History of Venice, Queen of the Sea - Thomas Madden
11. Maggot - Paul Muldoon
12. The Astrakhan Cloak - Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, trans. Paul Muldoon
13. A Shropshire Lad - A. E. Housman
14. Psalms - ESV
15. Poems - George Seferis, trans. Rex Warner
16. A Distant Mirror - Barbara Tuchman
17. Imperfect Birds – Ann Lamott
18. The New Covenant – trans. Willis Barnstone
19. Moy Sand and Gravel – Paul Muldoon
20. Unfinished Poems – Constantine Cavafy
21. Human Chain – Seamus Heaney
22. Sailing the Wine Dark Sea – Thomas Cahill
23. Old School – Tobias Woolf
24. Book of My Nights – Li-Young Lee
25. The Pharaoh’s Daughter - Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill
26. Greek Lyrics – trans. Richmond Lattimore
27. Ad Infinitum: a Biography of Latin - Nicholas Ostler
28. Selected Translations – Ted Hughes
29. Barbara - Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen, trans. George Johnson
30. Atlas of the Medieval World – Rosmond McKitterick
31. The Matchmaker of Kenmare – Frank Delaney
32. Eternal Enemies – Adam Zagajewski, trans. Claire Cavanaugh
33. Bossy Pants – Tina Fey
34. Passions and Ancient Days – Constantine Cavafy
35. Last Poems – A.E. Housman
36. Near the Ocean – Robert Lowell
37. News of the World – Phillip Levine
38. District and Circle – Seamus Heaney
39. More Poems – A.E. Housman
40. Poems of Deep Song – F. Garcia Lorca, trans. Christopher Mauer
41. Gilgamesh – trans. Herbert Mason
42. Lust – Simon Blackburn
43. Leave Me Hidden – Franz Wright
44. Go the F*** To Sleep - Adam Mansbach
45. Works and Days – Hesiod, trans. Apostolos N. Athanassakis
46. The Amber Necklace from Gdansk – Linda Nemec-Foster
47. Polytheogamy – Timothy Liu
48. Marginalia for Natural History – Keith Taylor
49. Gorse Fires – Michael Longley
50. Death Comes to Pemberly – P.D. James
51. Continuing Conclusions – Richmond Lattimore
52. The Odyssey – Homer, trans. Robert Fagles

1 comment:

  1. i have to actually try to stick to my book a week plan this year. nice job, m.

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