Reading List

Here I keep a little list of the books I’ve read, ordered by period and roughly by genre.

July - October 2022

Title Author Genre Rating (/5)
Nona the Ninth Tamsyn Muir Fantasy + s.f. (?) 5
Oryx & Crake Margaret Atwood Dystopian S.F. 4
Perhaps the stars Ada Palmer Science Fiction 5
A Fire Upon The Deep Vernor Vinge Science Fiction 4
The Children of the Sky Vernor Vinge Science Fiction 2
A Deepness in the Sky Vernor Vinge Science Fiction 4
The Fractal Prince Hannu Rajaniemi Science Fiction 4
The Causal Angel Hannu Rajaniemi Science Fiction 3
The Quantum Thief Hannu Rajaniemi Science Fiction 4
Machine Elizabeth Bear Science Fiction 5
Project Hail Mary Andy Weir Hard Science Fiction 5
Napoleon: de schaduw van de revolutie Bart Van Loo Biography 4

May - June 2022

Title Author Genre Rating (/5)
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell Susanna Clarke Historical Fantasy 5
Moon Witch, Spider King Marlon James Fantasy 2
The Will to Battle Ada Palmer Science fiction 5
Seven Surrenders Ada Palmer Science fiction 5
Too Like The Lightning Ada Palmer Science fiction 5
Crossroads Jonathan Franzen Drama 4
Tolkien and the Great War John Garth Non-fiction 3

January - March 2022

Title Author Genre Rating (/5)
The Silmarillion J.R.R and Christopher Tolkien Fantasy 6
Crooked Kingdom Leigh Bardugo Y.A. fantasy 3
Gideon the Ninth Tamsyn Muir Fantasy+s.f. (?) 5
Harrow the Ninth Tamsyn Muir Fantasy+s.f. (?) 5
The vanished birds Simon Jimenez Science fiction 4
A Memory Called Empire Arkady Martine Science fiction 4
A Desolation Called Peace Arkady Martine Science fiction 4
All Systems Red Martha Wells Science fiction 1
The Hydrogen Sonata Iain M. Banks Science fiction 4
Piranesi Susannah Clarke Magical realism 5
The City and the City China Miéville Weird fiction 3
Matrix: A Novel Lauren Groff Historical fiction 3
Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future Elizabeth Kolbert Non-fiction 3
The Physics of Climate Change Lawrence M. Krauss Non-fiction 5
Four Thousand Weeks Oliver Burkemann Non-fiction 5
On Writing Well William Zinsser Non-fiction 5