Friday, December 30, 2016

My Year in Review: Nonfiction and Fiction

Overall, 2017 was not a great year for my non-comic reading.  I only read 4 non-fiction books, and 17 fiction books. Here are both sad lists, both ranked from least to most favourite:


THE NONFICTION
4. The Arrowheads- Avro Arrow: The Story of the Avro Arrow from Its Evolution to Its Extinction
3. Peter Steele- The Man Who Mapped the Arctic
2. Duncan Pryde- Nunaga
1. Germaine Arnaktayuok and Gyu Oh- My Name is Arnaktauyok / The Life and Art of Germaine Arnaktauyok

THE FICTION
17. Linwood Barclay - Fear the Worst (novel)
16. David Mamet- Glengarry Glen Ross (play)
15. Devon Code- In a Mist (short story collection)
14. Marina Endicott - The Little Shadows (novel)
13. Michel Tremblay- The Fat Woman Next Door is Pregnant (novel)
12. Ian McEwan- Atonement (novel)
11. Robert J. Sawyer - Flashforward (novel)
10. Brett Wright and William Shakespeare - YOLO Juliet (YA play- sort of)
9. Miguel de Cervantes- Don Quixote (novel)
8. Annelies Pool- Free Love (novel)
7. Lawrence Osgood- Midnight Sun (novel)
6. Sally Clark- Moo (play)
5. Dashiell Hammett- The Maltese Falcon (novel)
4. Tania Del Rio- Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye (Junior Novel)
3. Mark Dunn- Ella Minnow Pea (novel)
2. Wayson Choy- The Jade Peony  (novel)
1. Tom Stoppard- Rosencratz and Guildenstern Are Dead (play) 

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