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Books 2018

This is a list of books I’ve read this year. As usual ‘f’ = fiction, ‘m’ = miscellaneous, ‘nf’ = non-fiction; the numbers in parentheses indicate my goodreads ratings of the books (from 1-5).

I’ll try to keep updating the post throughout the year.

1. Complexity: A Very Short Introduction (nf. Oxford University Press). Blog coverage here.

2. Rivers: A Very Short Introduction (1, nf. Oxford University Press). Short goodreads review here. Blog coverage here and here.

3. Something for the Pain: Compassion and Burnout in the ER (2, m. W. W. Norton & Company/Paul Austin).

4. Mountains: A Very Short Introduction (1, nf. Oxford University Press). Short goodreads review here.

5. Water: A Very Short Introduction (4, nf. Oxford University Press). Goodreads review here.

6. Assassin’s Quest (3, f). Robin Hobb. Goodreads review here.

7. Oxford Handbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes (3rd edition) (5, nf. Oxford University Press). Goodreads review here. Blog coverage here, here, here, here, and here. I added this book to my list of favourite books on goodreads. Some of the specific chapters included are ‘book-equivalents’; this book is very long and takes a lot of work.

8. Desolation Island (3, f). Patrick O’Brian.

9. The Fortune of War (4, f). Patrick O’Brian.

10. Lakes: A Very Short Introduction (4, nf. Oxford University Press). Blog coverage here and here.

11. The Surgeon’s Mate (4, f). Patrick O’Brian. Short goodreads review here.

12. Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The Origin and Spread of Domesticated Plants in South-West Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin (5, nf. Oxford University Press). Goodreads review here. I added this book to my list of favourite books on goodreads.

13. The Ionian Mission (4, f). Patrick O’Brian.

14. Systems Biology: Functional Strategies of Living Organisms (4, nf. Springer). Blog coverage here, here, and here.

15. Treason’s Harbour (4, f). Patrick O’Brian.

16. Peripheral Neuropathy – A New Insight into the Mechanism, Evaluation and Management of a Complex Disorder (3, nf. InTech). Blog coverage here and here.

17. The portable door (5, f). Tom Holt. Goodreads review here.

18. Prevention of Late-Life Depression: Current Clinical Challenges and Priorities (2, nf. Humana Press). Blog coverage here and here.

19. In your dreams (4, f). Tom Holt.

20. Earth, Air, Fire and Custard (3, f). Tom Holt. Short goodreads review here.

21. You Don’t Have to Be Evil to Work Here, But it Helps (3, f). Tom Holt.

22. The Ice Age: A Very Short Introduction (4, nf. Oxford University Press). Blog coverage here and here.

23. The Better Mousetrap (4, f). Tom Holt.

24. May Contain Traces of Magic (2, f). Tom Holt.

25. Expecting Someone Taller (4, f). Tom Holt.

26. The Computer: A Very Short Introduction (2, nf. Oxford University Press). Short goodreads review here. Blog coverage here.

27. Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? (5, f). Tom Holt.

28. Flying Dutch (4, f). Tom Holt.

29. Ye Gods! (2, f). Tom Holt.

30. Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction (2, nf. Oxford University Press). Blog coverage here and here.

31. Here Comes The Sun (2, f). Tom Holt.

32. Grailblazers (4, f). Tom Holt.

33. Oceans: A Very Short Introduction (2, nf. Oxford University Press). Very short goodreads review here.

34. Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics (2, nf. Oxford University Press). Long, takes some work. Goodreads review here. Blog coverage here and here.

35. Faust Among Equals (3, f). Tom Holt.

36. My Hero (3, f). Tom Holt. Short goodreads review here.

37. Odds and Gods (3, f). Tom Holt.

38. Networks: A Very Short Introduction (4, nf. Oxford University Press). Blog coverage here.

39. Paint Your Dragon (2, f). Tom Holt. Very short goodreads review here.

40. Wish You Were Here (2, f). Tom Holt.

41. Djinn Rummy (2, f). Tom Holt.

42. Structural Engineering: A Very Short Introduction (2, nf. Oxford University Press). Blog coverage here.

43. Open Sesame (3, f). Tom Holt.

44. The Far Side of the World (4, f). Patrick O’Brian.

45. 100 Cases in Surgery (3, nf. CRC Press). Blog coverage here and here.

 

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February 2, 2018 - Posted by | Books, Personal

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