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What are you reading in February 2012?

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1laytonwoman3rd
Feb 1, 2012, 4:14pm Top

Just thought I'd try to rejuvenate this topic by starting a new thread.

I'm currently reading Our Mutual Friend, which I started before Christmas, and then put aside for a while. With the Dickens bicentennial going on, I returned to it, and intend to finish it this month. I'm also reading several books from the public library in February. Actively engaged with The Vesuvius Club, and have three more titles checked out to carry on with when that's finished.

2maggie1944
Feb 1, 2012, 4:52pm Top

I am reading Inheritence and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and The Discovery of France and several other books. I need to do a bettr job of keeping track. Maybe if I confessed regularly to all the books I've started I might finish a few more.

3laytonwoman3rd
Feb 1, 2012, 5:15pm Top

Some kind of glitch has caused this topic to post twice. (I didn't do it, I swear!) Let's call this the "right one", and let the other one die, OK?

4maggie1944
Feb 1, 2012, 7:08pm Top

ok, now, I've just rec'd two more books and I'll add one of them to my list of books being read in Feb.

Grass For His Pillow, Tales of the Otori, book 2 and Brilliance of the Moon, Tales of the Otori, book 3 bad touchstones! They are not written by Gillian Rubinstein. They are by Lian Hearn. I assume not the same person.

5staffordcastle
Feb 1, 2012, 7:17pm Top

Having just finished a book, I got out Voices from Dickens' London, to read during the Dickens ReadAThing. I've only read part of the first chapter, but am enjoying it immensely.

6staffordcastle
Feb 1, 2012, 7:19pm Top

>4 maggie1944:
Maggie, when I look at Gillian Rubinstein's author page, the following names have been combined with hers:

Includes the names: Lian Heran, Lian Hearn, Liam Hearn, Lian Hearn, pseud. Lian Hearn, Gillian Rubinstein, Gillian Rubenstein, psevd. for Gillian Rubinstein Lian Hearn

It looks like Lian Hearn is a pseudonym of hers.

7maggie1944
Feb 1, 2012, 7:20pm Top

ah ha! Apologies. I should have done that looking myself.

8staffordcastle
Feb 1, 2012, 7:30pm Top

No harm done!

9marell
Feb 1, 2012, 7:42pm Top

I finished Doc by Mary Doria Russell this morning. It was one of the best books I've read this year.

I will be reading Death of Kings by Bernard Cornwell, the latest in his Saxon series and David Copperfield for the Dickens Read-A-Thing.

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