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Book log 2008

Title (Series)AuthorStarted      Finished      Pages
Complex Adaptive Systems John Miller and Scott Page 28-Sep-07 30-Apr-08 284
The World is Flat Thomas L. Friedman 06-Dec-07 23-Jan-08 469
Stone of Tears (Sword of Truth 2) Terry Goodkind 28-Dec-07 08-Jan-08 992
Beginning Database Design Clare Churcher 28-Dec-07 19-Jan-08 300
Pithy Pulpy Seedy Juicy Hilary Price 03-Jan-08 03-Jan-08 224
The Blood of the Fold (Sword of Truth 3) Terry Goodkind 09-Jan-08 17-Jan-08 623
Grow Up, America! Michael Hurd 24-Jan-08 03-Feb-08 288
One Big Happy: All the Dirt! Rick Detorie 29-Jan-08 30-Jan-08 128
The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster 31-Jan-08 01-Feb-08 256
Blood Red Horse K. M. Grant 04-Feb-08 06-Feb-08 277
Summer Edith Wharton 06-Feb-08 08-Feb-08 205
Stardust Neil Gaiman 08-Feb-08 08-Feb-08 248
Freakonomics Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner 08-Feb-08 09-Feb-08 207
What Do You Call a Sociopath in a Cubicle? Scott Adams 09-Feb-08 10-Feb-08 224
So Many Books Gabriel Zaid 10-Feb-08 10-Feb-08 144
Einstein Simplified Sidney Harris 10-Feb-08 10-Feb-08 160
Leaving the Saints Martha Beck 10-Feb-08 15-Feb-08 306
The Lesser Kindred (Song in the Silence 2) Elizabeth Kerner 11-Feb-08 18-Feb-08 435
Ambient Findability Peter Morville 12-Feb-08 25-Feb-08 179
Fire and Ice (Warriors 2) Erin Hunter 18-Feb-08 22-Feb-08 317
One Big Happy: Should I Spit on Him? Rick Detorie 20-Feb-08 21-Feb-08 128
The Last Starfighter Alan Dean Foster 25-Feb-08 27-Feb-08 218
Philosophy: Who Needs It? Ayn Rand 25-Feb-08 10-May-08 215
Back to the Future George Gipe 27-Feb-08 27-Feb-08 248
Forest of Secrets (Warriors 3) Erin Hunter 28-Feb-08 01-Mar-08 312
Rising Storm (Warriors 4) Erin Hunter 01-Mar-08 02-Mar-08 315
Gone-Away Lake (Gone-Away Lake 1) Elizabeth Enright 02-Mar-08 03-Mar-08 256
Return to Gone-Away (Gone-Away Lake 2) Elizabeth Enright 03-Mar-08 04-Mar-08 212
The Little White Horse Elizabeth Goudge 04-Mar-08 07-Mar-08 277
The Gammage Cup Carol Kendall 08-Mar-08 08-Mar-08 283
Bedknob and Broomstick Mary Norton 08-Mar-08 09-Mar-08 229
The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet (Mushroom Planet 1) Eleanor Cameron 09-Mar-08 11-Mar-08 195
Stowaway to the Mushroom Planet (Mushroom Planet 2) Eleanor Cameron 11-Mar-08 12-Mar-08 209
The Future of the Book Geoffrey Nunberg, ed. 12-Mar-08 20-Apr-08 306
Euler's Gem David S. Richeson 18-Mar-08 20-Mar-08 285
Noble House (Asian Saga 5) James Clavell 31-Mar-08 13-Apr-08 1370
Words You Don't Want to Hear During Your Annual Performance Review Scott Adams 20-Apr-08 21-Apr-08 128
When Body Language Goes Bad Scott Adams 21-Apr-08 21-Apr-08 128
Another Day in Cubicle Paradise Scott Adams 22-Apr-08 22-Apr-08 128
Can't You Guys Read? Sidney Harris 25-Apr-08 25-Apr-08 140
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 1) Jeff Kinney 25-Apr-08 25-Apr-08 224
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2) Jeff Kinney 25-Apr-08 25-Apr-08 224
Einstein Atomized Sidney Harris 26-Apr-08 26-Apr-08 154
It's Not Funny If I Have to Explain It Scott Adams 26-Apr-08 26-Apr-08 240
The Official Rules of Life Paul Dickson 30-Apr-08 30-Apr-08 108
The Wizard of Oz (Wizard of Oz 1) L. Frank Baum 01-May-08 02-May-08 219
The Temple of Winds (Sword of Truth 4) Terry Goodkind 03-May-08 07-May-08 822
"You Want Proof? I'll Give You Proof!" Sidney Harris 08-May-08 08-May-08 158
Metaphors We Live By George Lakoff and Mark Johnson 09-May-08 23-May-08 237
Peter Arno Peter Arno 11-May-08 11-May-08 256
The Questers E. W. Hildick 11-May-08 12-May-08 145
The Mystery of the Ghost Bell Val Abbott 12-May-08 12-May-08 121
Cop in the Hood Peter Moskos 16-May-08 17-May-08 196
The Arkadians Lloyd Alexander 18-May-08 20-May-08 272
Neuromancer William Gibson 23-May-08 24-May-08 271
Predictions Sian Griffiths, ed. 25-May-08 03-Jun-08 320
Urchin of the Riding Stars (Mistmantle Chronicles 1) M. I. McAllister 03-Jun-08 08-Jun-08 282
You Can't Say Boobs on Sunday Jan Eliot 06-Jun-08 07-Jun-08 189
Hikaru No Go (Hikaru No Go 1) Yumi Hotta and Takeshi Obata 08-Jun-08 08-Jun-08 192
Adventures of the Greek Heroes Mollie McLean and Anne Wiseman 08-Jun-08 08-Jun-08 174
The Losers/High Hunt David Eddings 08-Jun-08 21-Jun-08 501
Demons, Dreamers, and Madmen Harry G. Frankfurt 09-Jun-08 18-Jun-08 256
The New Yorker Book of Mom Cartoons The New Yorker 16-Jun-08 16-Jun-08 112
The Gospel According to Disney Mark I. Pinsky 18-Jun-08 23-Jun-08 267
The New Yorker Book of Cat Cartoons The New Yorker 22-Jun-08 22-Jun-08 102
Why? Charles Tilly 23-Jun-08 28-Jun-08 180
Tequila Mockingbird Leo Cullum 25-Jun-08 25-Jun-08 128
Jump Start: A Love Story Robb Armstrong 25-Jun-08 28-Jun-08 272
Mondo Boxo Roz Chast 28-Jun-08 28-Jun-08 95
Culture Shock Singapore Marion Bravo-bhasin 28-Jun-08 07-Jul-08 388
Fire Bringer David Clement-Davies 28-Jun-08 04-Jul-08 498
The New Yorker Book of Technology Cartoons The New Yorker 29-Jun-08 29-Jun-08 110
The New Yorker Book of Literary Cartoons The New Yorker 04-Jul-08 04-Jul-08 104
Dilbert's Guide to the Rest of Your Life: Dispatches from Cubicleland Scott Adams 04-Jul-08 04-Jul-08 207
Fairy Dust and the Quest for the Egg (Disney Fairies 1) Gail Carson Levine 04-Jul-08 06-Jul-08 189
Fairy Haven and the Quest for the Wand (Disney Fairies 2) Gail Carson Levine 06-Jul-08 06-Jul-08 191
The Boggart (Boggart 1) Susan Cooper 06-Jul-08 06-Jul-08 196
The Boggart and the Monster (Boggart 2) Susan Cooper 07-Jul-08 07-Jul-08 185
A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver E. L. Konigsburg 07-Jul-08 08-Jul-08 201
The Rescuers Margery Sharp 08-Jul-08 09-Jul-08 149
A Dangerous Path (Warriors 5) Erin Hunter 10-Jul-08 11-Jul-08 313
The Darkest Hour (Warriors 6) Erin Hunter 11-Jul-08 12-Jul-08 315
Urchin and the Heartstone (Mistmantle Chronicles 2) M. I. McAllister 12-Jul-08 16-Jul-08 297
Chicken Soup and Other Medical Matters Sidney Harris 15-Jul-08 15-Jul-08 101
Cunning Don Herzog 16-Jul-08 26-Jul-08 192
The Heir of Mistmantle (Mistmantle Chronicles 3) M. I. McAllister 17-Jul-08 19-Jul-08 316
Piled Higher and Deeper (PhD 1) Jorge Cham 20-Jul-08 20-Jul-08 176
Fablehaven (Fablehaven 1) Brandon Mull 20-Jul-08 22-Jul-08 368
Piled Higher and Deeper: Life Is Tough and Then You Graduate (PhD 2) Jorge Cham 20-Jul-08 20-Jul-08 152
Piled Higher and Deeper: Scooped (PhD 3) Jorge Cham 20-Jul-08 20-Jul-08 160
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven 2) Brandon Mull 26-Jul-08 29-Jul-08 456
The Price of Everything Russell Roberts 29-Jul-08 30-Jul-08 205
Dave at Night Gail Carson Levine 30-Jul-08 01-Aug-08 281
The Wish Gail Carson Levine 01-Aug-08 02-Aug-08 197
So You Want to Be a Wizard (Young Wizards 1) Diane Duane 04-Aug-08 05-Aug-08 370
Kare Kano 1 (Kare Kano 1) Masami Tsuda 05-Aug-08 05-Aug-08 187
Spellfall Katherine Roberts 06-Aug-08 08-Aug-08 250
Kare Kano 2 (Kare Kano 2) Masami Tsuda 08-Aug-08 08-Aug-08 187
Kare Kano 3 (Kare Kano 3) Masami Tsuda 09-Aug-08 09-Aug-08 187
Holes Louis Sachar 09-Aug-08 09-Aug-08 233
Fairest Gail Carson Levine 09-Aug-08 11-Aug-08 326
The Telling Pool David Clement-Davies 11-Aug-08 15-Aug-08 362
God Said, "Ha!" Julia Sweeney 15-Aug-08 15-Aug-08 172
Mars 1 (Mars 1) Fuyumi Soryo 15-Aug-08 16-Aug-08 200
Oral Sadism and the Vegetarian Personality Edited by Glenn C. Ellenbogen, PhD 16-Aug-08 18-Aug-08 275
Memory Richard F. Thompson and Stephen A. Madigan 18-Aug-08 27-Aug-08 258
Frindle Andrew Clements 26-Aug-08 26-Aug-08 112
The Landry News Andrew Clements 26-Aug-08 26-Aug-08 144
The Society of Captives Gresham M. Sykes 26-Aug-08 02-Sep-08 156
No Talking Andrew Clements 27-Aug-08 28-Aug-08 160
The Saturdays Elizabeth Enright 02-Sep-08 03-Sep-08 175
The Music of the Spheres Elizabeth Redfern 03-Sep-08 11-Sep-08 420
49 Dogs, 36 Cats, and a Platypus Sidney Harris 04-Sep-08 04-Sep-08 130
Why the Sky is Blue Götz Hoeppe 11-Sep-08 19-Sep-08 290
Reigning Cats and Dogs Hilary B. Price 18-Sep-08 18-Sep-08 96
Absolut Book Richard W. Lewis 19-Sep-08 19-Sep-08 269
The Ranch Danielle Steel 19-Sep-08 23-Sep-08 371
Stargirl Jerry Spinelli 22-Sep-08 22-Sep-08 186
The Borrowers Mary Norton 24-Sep-08 25-Sep-08 200
Thud! (Discworld 34) Terry Pratchett 25-Sep-08 28-Sep-08 382
Going Postal (Discworld 33) Terry Pratchett 29-Sep-08 01-Oct-08 394
The Medieval Court in Europe Edward E. Haymes, editor 01-Oct-08 18-Oct-08 228
The New Yorker Book of Business Cartoons New Yorker 04-Oct-08 04-Oct-08 110
The New Yorker Book of Kids Cartoons New Yorker 06-Oct-08 06-Oct-08 126
The Magician's Ring Carol Gaskin 06-Oct-08 06-Oct-08 122
The Name of the Rose Umberto Eco 18-Oct-08 27-Oct-08 611
Soul of the Fire (Sword of Truth 5) Terry Goodkind 27-Oct-08 02-Nov-08 788
Faith of the Fallen (Sword of Truth 6) Terry Goodkind 02-Nov-08 07-Nov-08 785
Foucault's Pendulum Umberto Eco 07-Nov-08 16-Nov-08 533
The Touch Colleen McCullough 16-Nov-08 19-Nov-08 609
Serenity Keith R.A. DeCandido 23-Nov-08 25-Nov-08 257
The Pillars of Creation (Sword of Truth 7) Terry Goodkind 25-Nov-08 28-Nov-08 275
Naked Empire (Sword of Truth 8) Terry Goodkind 30-Nov-08 05-Dec-08 676
Chainfire (Sword of Truth 9) Terry Goodkind 06-Dec-08 14-Dec-08 740
Phantom (Sword of Truth 10) Terry Goodkind 14-Dec-08 19-Dec-08 673
Debt of Bones (Sword of Truth: Prequels 1) Terry Goodkind 20-Dec-08 20-Dec-08 175
Confessor (Sword of Truth 11) Terry Goodkind 21-Dec-08 27-Dec-08 757
Alternative Zits (Zits 11) Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman 22-Dec-08 22-Dec-08 245
Lord of the Flies William Golding 28-Dec-08 30-Dec-08 208
Grip of the Shadow Plague (Fablehaven 3) Brandon Mull 30-Dec-08 31-Dec-08 487

140 books finished in 2008.

39,409 pages in the selected books (an average of about 281 pages each).

That's an average of about 2 days per book (assuming no overlap) or 5 days per book (taking actual overlap into consideration), which is equivalent to 139 books (or 39,408 pages) per year. Or 108 pages per day, actually.

Typical number of books in progress simultaneously: 0.

Fiction books: 115 (82%)
Non-fiction books: 25 (18%)
Books not marked in db as fiction or nonfiction: 0 (0%)

Last meaningful update to site: 24 September, 2011