“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things can not be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
~Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad

Plastic tree by Pascale Marthine Tayou at EMMA in Espoo. Photo: fictivestina
The book year of 2017

Here is a listing of some of the novels, short stories and other works of fiction as well as some of the non-fiction I read during 2017.

  • Philip Caputo: A Rumor of War (1977)
  • Philip K. Dick: Radio Free Albemuth (written in 1976, published posthumously in 1985)
  • Rob Grant & Doug Naylor: Red Dwarf – Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers (1989)
  • Victor Erofeyev: Miehet (2001)

Check out the books I read in 2016 and books to read in the future.

I said I *liked* being half-educated; you were so much more *surprised* at everything when you were ignorant.”
~Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals