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2019
My Year in Books
19,357
pages read
60
books read
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This is my journey in books for 2019!


The Dhammapada by Anonymous
Shortest Book
96
pages
A History of the Bible by John Barton
Longest Book
640
pages

Average book length in 2019
322
pages

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Most Popular
4,344,246
people also shelved
The Satasai by Bihari
Least Popular
25
people also shelved

Robert’s average rating for 2019
3.7
3.7

Collected Short Stories by W. Somerset Maugham
Highest Rated on Goodreads
4.37 average

The Praetorians by Jean Lartéguy

Robert’s first review of the year

really liked it
It's very well written and I'm sure that I don't know enough about the situation there then to fully appreciate the novel. I imagine that one better versed or informed about the events of that time and place in history would give it five stars. ...more

ROBERT’S 2019 BOOKS
The Fifth Queen by Ford Madox Ford
The Praetorians by Jean Lartéguy
The Classic of Mountains and Seas by Anonymous
Pragmatism and Other Writings by William  James
The Devil and Daniel Webster and Other Writings by Stephen Vincent Benét
Lives of the Artists by Giorgio Vasari
The Man in the Iron Mask by Alexandre Dumas
it was amazing
Six Characters in Search of an Author and Other Plays by Luigi Pirandello
Fourteen Byzantine Rulers by Michael Psellus
The Satasai by Bihari
Miss Ravenel's Conversion from Secession to Loyalty by John William De Forest
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
it was amazing
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass
Mr. Sammler's Planet by Saul Bellow
Latin Literature by Michael Grant
Cane by Jean Toomer
Eichmann in Jerusalem by Hannah Arendt
The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard
Maurice by E.M. Forster
it was amazing
An Organizer's Tale by César Chávez
The History of the Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth
Iola Leroy by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
The Golden Legend by Jacobus de Voragine
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Collected Short Stories by W. Somerset Maugham
A Modern Instance by William Dean Howells
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The Later Roman Empire by Ammianus Marcellinus
The Outsider by Albert Camus
The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and Other W... by Max Weber
A Month in the Country by J.L. Carr
it was amazing
The Four Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Cristoforo Colombo
Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov
Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry
The Immoralist by André Gide
The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
it was amazing
Ragtime by E.L. Doctorow
The Periodic Table by Primo Levi
Breakfast at Tiffany's by Truman Capote
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Perfume by Patrick Süskind
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez
Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
The Dhammapada by Anonymous
Night by Elie Wiesel
it was amazing
The Life and Adventures of Joaquín Murieta by John Rollin Ridge
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark
The Sleeper Awakes by H.G. Wells
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
Complete Short Fiction by Oscar Wilde
A History of the Bible by John Barton
The Life of the Buddha by Tenzin Chogyel
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. Du Bois
Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
it was amazing
Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell
Complete Short Stories by Graham Greene

A History of the Bible by John Barton

Robert’s last review of the year

liked it
A piece of work that became increasingly difficult to wade through and one I might have set aside, unfinished, if I did not have an extreme reluctance to give up on any book without reading it through. And while I'm not a devout Christian, (agnostic may apply) neither am I an atheist. ...more
2019 Reading Challenge Img rccompleted
2019 READING
CHALLENGE
Robert Muir read 60 out of 50 books.
 
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