Booklist

2009

JANUARY 2009

  • Arabella, by Georgette Heyer ()
  • Sylvester, by Georgette Heyer ()
  • The Scar, by China Miéville ()

APRIL 2009

  • Venetia, by Georgette Heyer
  • Sylvester, by Georgette Heyer
  • Regency Buck, by Georgette Heyer
  • The Corinthian, by Georgette Heyer
  • Sprig Muslin, by Georgette Heyer
  • The Reluctant Widow, by Georgette Heyer
  • The Quiet Gentleman, by Georgette Heyer

MAY 2009

  • Omnivore’s Dilemma, by Michael Pollan
  • The Artist and the Mathematician, by Amir Aczel
  • White Teeth, by Zadie Smith

JUNE 2009

  • Demon’s Lexicon, by Sarah Rees Brennan
  • The Harafish, by Naguib Mahfouz (trans. Catherine Cobham)
  • Outlaws of the Marsh, vol. 1, by Shi Nai’an (trans. Sidney Shapiro)
  • Outlaws of the Marsh, vol. 2, by Shi Nai’an (trans. Sidney Shapiro)

2008

JANUARY 2008

  • Master and Commander, by Patrick O’Brian
  • The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
  • Mike and Psmith, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • This Can’t Be Happening at Macdonald Hall, by Gordon Korman
  • Go Jump in the Pool!, by Gordon Korman
  • Plum Pie, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Beware the Fish!, by Gordon Korman
  • The War With Mr. Wizzle, by Gordon Korman
  • The Zucchini Warriors, by Gordon Korman
  • Macdonald Hall Goes Hollywood, by Gordon Korman
  • Something Fishy at Macdonald Hall, by Gordon Korman
  • Lucky Jim, by Kingsley Amis
  • Mr. Sampath: The Printer of Malgudi, by R.K. Narayan

FEBRUARY 2008

  • Maurice, by E.M. Forster ()
  • The Invention of Love, by Tom Stoppard ()

MARCH 2008

  • The History Boys, by Alan Bennett
  • Endgame and Act Without Words, by Samuel Beckett ()
  • The Immortal Game: A History of Chess, by David Shenk ()
  • Vita Brevis: A Letter to Saint Augustine, by Jostein Gaarder (trans. Anne Born) ()

APRIL 2008

  • The Jesus Sutras: Rediscovering the Lost Scrolls of Taoist Christianity, by Martin Palmer ()
  • Mike at Wrykyn, by P.G. Wodehouse ()
  • Leave It to Psmith, by P.G. Wodehouse ()
  • Silence, by Shusaku Endo (trans. William Johnston) ()

MAY 2008

  • The McSweeney’s Joke Book of Book Jokes, by McSweeney’s (ed. John Hodgman)
  • Lord of Light, by Roger Zelazny
  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, by Gregory Maguire
  • Personal Days, by Ed Park

JUNE 2008

  • The Black Powder War, by Naomi Novik
  • The Nine Tailors, by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • The Courtier and the Heretic: Leibniz, Spinoza, and the Fate of God in the Modern World, by Matthew Stewart

JULY 2008

  • The Unfinished Clue, by Georgette Heyer

AUGUST 2008

  • The Italian Secretary, by Caleb Carr
  • The House of Many Ways, by Diana Wynne Jones
  • Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie Curie, by Barbara Goldsmith
  • The Defense, by Vladimir Nabokov

SEPTEMBER 2008

  • Queens’ Play, by Dorothy Dunnett

OCTOBER 2008

  • Cotillion, by Georgette Heyer
  • These Old Shades, by Georgette Heyer
  • Devil’s Cub, by Georgette Heyer
  • Lady of Quality, by Georgette Heyer
  • The Convenient Marriage, by Georgette Heyer
  • Frederica, by Georgette Heyer
  • The Grand Sophy, by Georgette Heyer
  • The Victory of Eagles, by Naomi Novik
  • The Masqueraders, by Georgette Heyer

NOVEMBER 2008

  • The Mask of Apollo, by Mary Renault ()
  • Bonk, by Mary Roach ()

DECEMBER 2008

  • The Annotated Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov (annot. Alfred Appel) ()

2007

JANUARY 2007

  • Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • The Code of the Woosters, by P.G. Wodehouse
  • The Inimitable Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse

APRIL 2007

  • If on a winter’s night a traveler, by Italo Calvino (trans. William Weaver)
  • The Mating Season, by P.G. Wodehouse

MAY 2007

  • The Wasp Factory, by Iain Banks
  • Murder Must Advertise, by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Neuromancer, by William Gibson

JUNE 2007

  • My Name is Red, by Orhan Pamuk
  • The Dante Club, by Matthew Pearl
  • The Diamond Age: Or, a Young Lady’s Illustrated Primer, by Neal Stephenson

JULY 2007

  • Infinite Jest, by David Foster Wallace ()
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, by J.K. Rowling ()

AUGUST 2007

  • The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco (trans. William Weaver) ()
  • Three Kingdoms, vol. 1, by Luo Guanzhong (trans. Moss Roberts) ()
  • Special Topics in Calamity Physics, by Marisha Pessl ()
  • The Lions of Al-Rassan, by Guy Gavriel Kay ()

SEPTEMBER 2007

  • The Extraordinary and Unusual Adventures of Horatio Lyle, by Catherine Webb ()
  • The Birthday of the World, by Ursula K. Le Guin ()

OCTOBER 2007

  • Idoru, by William Gibson ()
  • Making Money, by Terry Pratchett ()
  • Empire of Ivory, by Naomi Novik ()

NOVEMBER 2007

  • The Ladies of Grace Adieu, by Susanna Clarke ()
  • The World of Jeeves, by P.G. Wodehouse ()
  • Hangman’s Holiday, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()
  • Faces Under Water, by Tanith Lee ()
  • A Bed of Earth, by Tanith Lee ()
  • Tooth and Claw, by Jo Walton ()
  • Flaubert’s Parrot, by Julian Barnes ()
  • The Invisible Ring, by Anne Bishop ()

DECEMBER 2007

  • A Game of Kings, by Dorothy Dunnett ()
  • Wintersmith, by Terry Pratchett
  • The Pinhoe Egg, by Diana Wynne Jones
  • The Big Over Easy, by Jasper Fforde ()
  • Busman’s Honeymoon, by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Cards on the Table, by Agatha Christie ()

2006

JANUARY 2006

  • Bridget Jones’s Diary, by Helen Fielding ()
  • The Club Dumas, by Arturo Pérez-Reverte (trans. Sonia Soto) ()
  • The Charterhouse of Parma, by Stendhal (trans. Richard Howard) ()
  • The Grand Tour, or The Purloined Coronation Regalia, by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer ()

MARCH 2006

  • The Devil in Music, by Kate Ross ()
  • Conrad’s Fate, by Diana Wynne Jones ()

MAY 2006

  • His Majesty’s Dragon, by Naomi Novik ()
  • Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro ()
  • Throne of Jade, by Naomi Novik ()
  • In the Beginning…was the Command Line, by Neal Stephenson ()

JUNE 2006

  • Unexpected Magics, by Diana Wynne Jones ()
  • Emily of New Moon, by L.M. Montgomery
  • Emily Climbs, by L.M. Montgomery
  • Emily’s Quest, by L.M. Montgomery
  • The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery
  • A Tangled Web, by L.M. Montgomery

AUGUST 2006

  • Color: A Natural History of the Palette, by Victoria Finlay
  • The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (trans. Lucia Graves)

SEPTEMBER 2006

  • The Counterfeiters, by André Gide

NOVEMBER 2006

  • The Privilege of the Sword, by Ellen Kushner
  • I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

2005

JANUARY 2005

  • Samguk Yusa: Legends and History of the Three Kingdoms of Ancient Korea, by Ilyon (trans. Tae-hung Ha) ()
  • The Book of Jhereg, by Steven Brust ()
  • Comfort and Joy, by Jim Grimsley ()
  • Clouds of Witness, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()

MARCH 2005

  • Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()
  • Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, by Susanna Clarke ()
  • Taltos, by Steven Brust ()
  • Phoenix, by Steven Brust ()
  • Athyra, by Steven Brust ()
  • Orca, by Steven Brust ()

MAY 2005

  • The Phoenix Guards, by Steven Brust ()
  • Dragon, by Steven Brust ()
  • Five Hundred Years After, by Steven Brust ()

JUNE 2005

  • The Fairy Godmother, by Mercedes Lackey ()
  • The Deer and the Cauldron, vol. 1, by Louis Cha (trans. John Minford) ()
  • Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox, by G.K. Chesterton ()
  • The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde ()
  • Claudius the God, by Robert Graves ()
  • Shadow of the Giant, by Orson Scott Card ()
  • Dreams Made Flesh, by Anne Bishop ()
  • The Paths of the Dead, by Steven Brust ()
  • Sorcery & Cecelia, or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot, by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer ()
  • Dear Enemy, by Jean Webster ()
  • The Lord of Castle Black, by Steven Brust ()
  • Unnatural Death, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()

JULY 2005

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, by J.K. Rowling ()
  • Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami (trans. Jay Rubin) ()
  • Strong Poison, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()

AUGUST 2005

  • Issola, by Steven Brust ()
  • Going Postal, by Terry Pratchett ()
  • Sethra Lavode, by Steven Brust ()
  • His Grace of Osmonde, by Frances Hodgson Burnett ()
  • Sputnik Sweetheart, by Haruki Murakami (trans. Philip Gabriel) ()

SEPTEMBER 2005

  • Five Red Herrings, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()
  • Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson ()

OCTOBER 2005

  • Have His Carcase, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()
  • Thud!, by Terry Pratchett ()
  • Anansi Boys, by Neil Gaiman ()
  • Kafka on the Shore, by Haruki Murakami (trans. Philip Gabriel) ()

NOVEMBER 2005

  • Gaudy Night, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()

DECEMBER 2005

  • Cut to the Quick, by Kate Ross ()
  • Four Ways to Forgiveness, by Ursula K. Le Guin ()
  • A Broken Vessel, by Kate Ross ()
  • Whom the Gods Love, by Kate Ross ()
  • Foucault’s Pendulum, by Umberto Eco (trans. William Weaver) ()
  • Invisible Cities, by Italo Calvino (trans. William Weaver) ()

2004

MAY 2004

  • Eragon, by Christopher Paolini
  • Primary Inversion, by Catherine Asaro
  • The Curse of Chalion, by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • The Wee Free Men, by Terry Pratchett

JUNE 2004

  • The Jane Austen Book Club, by Karen Jay Fowler ()
  • A Hat Full of Sky, by Terry Pratchett ()
  • The Merlin Conspiracy, by Diana Wynne Jones ()
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon ()
  • The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith ()

JULY 2004

  • A Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin ()
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, by Phillip K. Dick ()
  • Lord Peter, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()
  • Swordspoint, by Ellen Kushner ()
  • Monstrous Regiment, by Terry Pratchett ()
  • Whose Body?, by Dorothy L. Sayers ()
  • Little Black Book of Stories, by A.S. Byatt ()
  • Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood ()
  • Paladin of Souls, by Lois McMaster Bujold ()
  • An Artist of the Floating World, by Kazuo Ishiguro ()
  • Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, by Douglas Adams ()

AUGUST 2004

  • The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, by Laurie R. King ()
  • Wyrms, by Orson Scott Card ()
  • A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin ()
  • The King Must Die, by Mary Renault ()
  • Ever Since Darwin, by Stephen Jay Gould
  • A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin ()
  • Winter Birds, by Jim Grimsley ()
  • Dream Boy, by Jim Grimsley ()

OCTOBER 2004

  • Eats, Shoots, and Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation, by Lynne Truss ()