January reading log

I finally got back into the swing of things this month. For many months past I have been a disaffected and frustrated reader. I’m doing much better now, though still veeery scattered and far from where I want to be. A few of the books below I am still reading, one I skimmed, one I will not finish.


Baron Munchausen’s Narrative of his Marvellous Travels and Campaigns in Russia (1785) – Rudolf Erich Raspé (trans. ?)

The Secret History of Lord of Musashi (1935) – (trans. Anthony Chambers)

Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981) – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (trans. Gregory Rabassa, 1982)

Mouse or Rat? Translation as Negotiation (2003) – Umberto Eco

Days and Nights in W12 (2011) – Charles Boyle/Jack Robinson

John Lyly and Early Modern Authorship (2014) – Andy Kesson

Kubrick Red (2014) – Simon Roy (trans. Jacob Homel, 2018)

Chameleo: A Strange but True of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, and Homeland Security (2015) – Robert Guffey

Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction (2017) – Grady Hendrix

Applied Ballardianism: Memoir from a Parallel Universe (2018) – Simon Sellars

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