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November 2018 Round-Up

11 books altogether in November, which is pretty good, given it was exam season (for my students and for me! I took and passed (found out yesterday!) a piano exam, for which I was practising fairly hard). Total Expenses in … Continue reading

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Belated October 2018 Round-Up

Quickest numbers post since I’m so late on this! Number of books read in October: 13 Number of books left to reach 150 goal for 2018: 30 Amount of money spent on books in October: BND286.1 (Amazon UK and Kinokuniya … Continue reading

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September 2018 Round-Up

October, and not a moment too soon. September has been an incredibly stressful month, so am very glad to say goodbye to it. 13 books in September, so not a complete wash! Of note Charlotte Perkins Gilman Herland Yes! This was awesome. … Continue reading

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(Superlate) August Round-Up

In August I missed my mid-month round-up! read 13 books There were some really good books in August, maybe some of my favourites of the year, so far. Some notable reads Naomi Novik Spinning Silver I’ve been eagerly waiting for … Continue reading

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July 2018 Round-Up

Shocking progress after the mid-month report – I only managed to finish two more books. Both were well worth reading. Melissa Dahl’s Cringeworthy: How to Make the Most of Uncomfortable Situations (non-fiction; a look at awkwardness, awkward situations, why we feel awkward, … Continue reading

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(Belated) June 2018 Round-Up, Book Haul and Mid-Year Expense Report

I didn’t manage to finish any books after the mid-month round-up, so my June count remains at 9 books. What I did manage to finish: two conference papers, a book chapter I’ve been struggling with for 6 months, and a … Continue reading

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May 2018 Round-Up

Number of books read in May: 14 Amount of money spent on books in May: BND202.99 (Amazon UK, Book Depository, Best Eastern) Books of note: Emily Fridlund History of Wolves (Atmospheric, sinister, deeply sad for its depiction of how limited … Continue reading

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