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Yeah, there are literally thousands of books I'm not reading, too.

On 12/11/12, Adam Walker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I normally read around 100 books a year, but this year has been
> chaotic at best. I haven't even kept a list this year. I'd guess I red
> about 30 books this year.
>
> My reading is all over the board. I read a lot of sci-fi, a little
> fantasy, some plays, some poetry, a good bit of history, same for
> theology. I always get in some science, usually some langage
> accuistion, linguistics and education theory. I add in the occasional
> mystery, random book on calligraphy, painting or the like. Scatter in
> classics, literary fiction, foreign lit, children's books.
>
> And I normally have several going at once.  Currently, I am failing to
> make progress on: A Christmas Carol. Modern Literatures of the
> Non-Western World:Where the waters are born, Mountain Breezes: The
> collected poems of Amy Charmichael, Dancing with Early Christains, The
> Quest for Origins: Who first discovered and settled the Pacific
> islands?, Koreo-Japonica:A re-evaluation of a common genetic origin,
> What on Earth Is Glory? A practical approach to a glory-filled life,
> The Culture of Dance, On Diverse Arts, The Menaechmus Twins an Two
> Other Plays. Oh, and An Irish Christmas Feast.
>
> I need to finish whatever of those I can before I draw up my 2013 reading
> list.
>
> Adam
>
> On 12/11/12, Nikolay Ivankov <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hmm, one book in 4,5 days? Isn't it a bit... you know... too much. Won't
>> it
>> be more like browsing? And also, what kind of books are meant? A short
>> paper in math, physics or linguistics worth tons of pulp fiction, imho.
>>
>> I read about 20 books a year. Mostly it is my subject and popular
>> science,
>> and mostly in the languages that are foreign for me. Plus conlang list,
>> plus popular science sites, about one publication a day. How do I count
>> this amount is "standard books"?
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 1:52 PM, Leonardo Castro
>> <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>
>>> The Brazilian conservative Olavo de Carvalho has already said that one
>>> should read at least 80 books per year. Do you think it's a good
>>> number to aim at?
>>>
>>> Até mais!
>>>
>>> Leonardo
>>>
>>
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