Reading Now

What it says on the tin: this is what I'm reading. (It doesn't include snatches of poetry, the odd chapter I re-read from books I read half a dozen times already or books that I read the first chapter of and then discarded.)

If I subsequently have bothered to write about the book, it's linked to the relevant post.
Thursday, 16 November 2017

Quién mató a Palomino Molero? (Who Killed Palomino Molero?) by Mario Vargas LLosa

FRiday, 10 November 2017

Silence by Shusaku Endo

Monday, 6 November 2107

The Golden Rendezvous by Alistair Maclean

Friday, 3 November 2017

Santorini by Alistair Maclean

Monday, 30 October 2017

Piszkos Fred közbelép (Dirty Fred Intervenes) by Jenő Rejtő

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

A három testőr Afrikában (The Three Musketeers in Africa) by Jenő Rejtő

Monday, 16 October 2017

Full Moon by P. G. Wodehouse

Saturday, 14 October 2017

A hódító (The Conqueror) by Ivan Olbracht

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Shogun by James Clavell

Friday, 6 october 2017

Why Read the Classics? by Italo Calvino

Monday, 2 October 2017

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Friday, 22 September 2017

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

A Cup of Sake Beneath the Cherry Trees by Yoshida Kenko

Saturday, 9 September 2017

The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches by Matsuo Basho

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Tao Teh King by Lao Tzu

Monday, 28 August 2017

Los barcos se pierden en tierra (Ships Are Lost on Land) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Misterioso asesinato en casa de Cervantes (Mysterious Murder in the House of Cervantes) by Juan Esclava Galán

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Kerengő (Cloister) by György Spiró

Friday, 4 August 2017:

Os Lusíadas: em Banda Desenhada (The Lusiads: in Comics) by Luís Vaz de Camões & José Ruy

Sunday 30 July 2017

Conquerors: How Portugal Forged the First Global Empire by Roger Crowley

Sunday 9 July 2017

Julianus barát (Brother Julian) by János Kodolányi

Friday, 7 July 2017

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

Friday, 30 June 2017

Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation and SOE in Crete by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Monday, 29 May 2017

La carta esférica (The Nautical Chart) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Friday, 26 May 2017

Elephant Bill by Lt.-Col. J. H. Williams

Thursday, 17 May 2017

Trafalgar by Benito Pérez Galdós

Monday, 15 May 2017

Perzsa levelek (Persian Letters) by Charles-Louis de Secondat de Montesquieu

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The Persians by Aeschylus
El juguete rabioso by Roberto Arlt

Friday, 7 April 2017

Roads to Santiago: Detours and Riddles in the Lands and History of Spain by Cees Nooteboom

Friday, 24 March 2017

Ad infinitum: A Biography of Latin by Nicholas Ostler

Monday, 20 March 2017

The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence

Saturday, 18 March 2017

The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Canoeing in the Wilderness by Henry David Thoreau

Sunday, 12 February 2017

El asedio (The Siege) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Saturday, 11 February 2017

A gyertyák csonkig égnek (Embers) by Sándor Márai

Friday, 10 February 2017

Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs by Henry Carroll

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Roumeli: Travels in Northern Greece by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Monday, 16 January 2017

Falcó by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Historia de España contada para escépticos (The History of Spain Told for Sceptics) by Juan Eslava Galán

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Final Assault by Stephen Ames Berry

Saturday, 19 November 2016

The AI War by Stephen Ames Berry

Friday, 18 November 2016

The Battle for Terra Two by Stephen Ames Berry

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

The Biofab War by Stephen Ames Berry

Sunday, 6 November 2016

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon
Show Your Work! 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon

Wednesday, 28 September 2106

Háború és béke (War and Peace) by Leo Tolstoy

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Anabasis (The Persian Expedition) by Xenophon

Friday, 2 September 2016

The World Encompassed by Sir Francis Drake

Tuesday, 23 August 2016

La historia de España sin los trozos aburridos (The History of Spain Without the Boring Bits) by Fernando Garcés Blázquez

Sunday, 21 August 2016

A három testőr (The Three Musketeers) by Alexandre Dumas

Monday, 8 August 2016

El club Dumas (The Dumas Club) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Saturday, 6 August 2016

The Periodic Table by Primo Levi

Sunday, 31 July 2016

La fragata Sirena (The Frigate Sirena) by Luis Delgado Bañón

Saturday, 23 July 2016

The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

Monday, 18 July 2016

Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580 by Roger Crowley

Sunday, 17 July 2016

A Moment of War by Laurie Lee

Saturday, 16 July 2016

Sum: Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee

Sunday, 10 July 2016

A Rose for the Winter by Laurie Lee

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

The Toll-Gate by Georgette Heyer

Thursday, 23 June 2016

Little Cabbages by George Mikes

Saturday, 18 June 2016

Mortal Passion by George Mikes

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Noticia de un secuestro (News of a Kidnapping) by Gabriel García Márquez

Monday, 13 June 2016

Waterhouse on Newspaper Style by Keith Waterhouse

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Un día de cólera (A Day of Anger) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Monday, 30 May 2016

Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving

Sunday, 15 May 2016

The Wind Off the Island: Voyage to the Playground of the Gods by Ernle Bradford

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

España desde el bar (Spain from the bar) by Joan Planas

Saturday, 30 April 2016

Problemski Hotel by Dimitri Verhulst

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Los que duermen (Those Who Sleep) by Juan Gómez Bárcena

Thursday, 21 April 2016

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

El puente de los asesinos (The Bridge of Assassins) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Monday, 11 April 2016

Corsarios de Levante (The Pirates of the Levant) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

El caballero del jubón amarillo (The Man in the Yellow Doublet) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Monday, 4 April 2016

El oro del rey (The King’s Gold) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Thursday, 31 March 2016

City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire by Roger Crowley

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

El sol de Breda (The Sun Over Breda) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Limpieza de sangre (Purity of Blood) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

El capitán Alatriste (Captain Alatriste) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Saturday, 5 March 2016

The Way of Herodotus: Travels with the Man Who Invented History by Justin Marozzi

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Slaughterhouse-5 by Kurt Vonnegut

Friday, 19 February 2016

Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Friday, 19 February 2016

Five Black Ships by Napoleón Baccino Ponce de León

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Moscow Stations by Venedikt Yerofeev

Sunday, 14 February 2016

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Sunday, 7 February 2016

The Journeying Moon: Sailing into History by Ernle Bradford

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

33 Days by Léon Werth

Saturday, 23 January 2016

The Odyssey by Homer

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Seven Ancient Wonders by Matthew Reilly

Friday, 1 January 2016

Ulysses Found by Ernle Bradford

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Shooting Stars: Ten Historical Miniatures by Stefan Zweig

Monday, 21 December 2015

Lituma en los Andes (Death in the Andes) by Mario Vargas Llosa

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Red Strangers by Elspeth Huxley

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Paisajes del alma (Landscapes of the Soul) by Miguel de Unamuno

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Az aranytemplom (The Temple of the Golden Pavilion) by Yukio Mishima

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Sayings of Spartans (Morals III) by Plutarch

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Spain: What Everybody Needs to Know by William Chislett

Friday, 27 November 2015

Ransom by David Malouf

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

La fragata Princesa (The Frigate Princesa) by Luis Delgado Bañón

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Diarios de motocicleta: Notas de viaje por America Latina (The Motorcycle Diaries) by Ernesto “Che” Guevara

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

The Kapillan of Malta by Nicholas Montserrat

Saturday, 24 October 2015

The Great Siege: Malta 1565 by Ernle Bradford

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

A hadirepülő (Flight to Arras) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Az ember földje (Wind, Sand and Stars) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Éjszakai repülés (Night Flight) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Crónica de una muerte anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold) by Gabriel García Márquez

Sunday, 4 October 2015

A déli futárgép (Southern Mail) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Libertad de acción (With All Despatch) by Alexander Kent

Sunday, 23 August 2015

The Mighty Dead: Why Homer Matters by Adam Nicolson

Monday, 3 August 2015

De amor y de sombra (Of Love and Shadows) by Isabel Allende

Saturday, 1 August 2015

The Complete Little World of Don Camillo by Giovanni Guareschi

Friday, 31 July 2015

El coronel no tiene quien le escriba (No One Writes to the Colonel) by Gabriel García Márquez

Friday, 24 July 2015

Commander: The Life and Exploits of Britain’s Greatest Frigate Captain by Stephen Taylor
Aires de motín (Passage to Mutiny) by Alexander Kent

Sunday, 24 July 2015
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