mjj (flemmings) wrote,

When the first falls on a Wednesday...

...memes get confused. Thus: reading for May.

Beaton, The Walkers of Dembley
Ballantyne, Dream London
Hopkinson, Report from Planet Midnight
Grimes, The Old Wine Shades
Murakami, Hear the Wind Sing
Unger, Magnifico
Grimes, The Grave Maurice
Hughes, The Panther and the Lash
Castiglione, The Courtier
Vine, Asta's Book
Harkness, Shadow of Night
Burgess, A Dead Man in Deptford

A lot of books, but also a lot of thin books and fluffy mysteries and such. The Courtier was substantial, as was the chunk of Magnifico I finished, and the last two novels were certainly not short. But, well...

The Renaissance memoirs are a yawn a minute. The Pitti made money by gambling with aristocrats, and then went around persuading cities to go to war with each other. Thus finance and diplomacy in the 14th century.
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