Monday, July 5, 2010

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

This meme is now hosted by Sheila at One Persons Journey Through a World of Books.

Books completed last week:
A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and other Adventurers in Early America by Tony Horwitz
Nasty, Brutish, and Short: The Quirks and Quarks Guide to Animal Sex and Other Weird Behaviour by Pat Senson

Books I am currently reading/listening to:
Reading the OED : One Man, One Year, 21,730 Pages by Ammon Shea

Up Next:
Here are some books from W. W. Norton on my TBR shelf:
Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach
Requiem, Mass by John Dufresne
The Return of Depression Economics by Paul Krugman


Gerbera Daisy Diaries said...

Wow -- Return of Depression Economic by Krugman -- not one of your typical "summer reads!"

Jennifer said...

What an interesting collection of book. I look forward to reading your reviews. Have a wonderful week reading. If you get time, my Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/07/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-2.html

Unknown said...

Love, love, love your image for this post! And now I have to go look up what the "OED" is...

Jan von Harz said...

Some very unique titles. The one that caught my attention was Reading the OED: One Man, One Year and 21,730. I use collect old dictionaries and love looking up words in the OED. Have a wonderful week.

Nikki - Notes of Life said...

OED - Oxford English Dictionary?! I would have never had got it if it wasn't for Jan's comment! :D

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Super reading again! You have a wide assortment this week! Enjoy!

Julie said...

Wow! What a heavy reading list! I would definitely have to throw in something super light to offset all the work my brain would have to do!! LOL!!

Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

My Monday: http://jewelknits.blogspot.com/2010/07/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-july-5.html

Carin Siegfried said...

yep, OED=Oxford English Dictionary. As for the hard reading, I do the opposite of most people. I find it easier to read tough, dark books when the sun is shining, and I read more lightweight books when it's cold and depressing out.