Reading Older Books 2013

In 2013 I’m attempting to read books published before 1970 at least 1/3 of the time. That means for every two newer books (newer than 1970) I read one older book (older than 1970). I’ve been blogging about older books in the following posts:

A list of the older books I’ve read in 2013 (with links to blog posts about them):

  • Emily of New Moon by L.M. Montgomery
  • On the Incarnation by St. Athanasius (with an introduction by C.S. Lewis)
  • Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope
  • Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
  • The Chosen by Chaim Potok (also a LOST book)
  • The Promise by Chaim Potok (same post as above)
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (on audio this time through)
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (also a LOST book)
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Up Periscope by Robb White
  • The Educated Imagination by Northrop Frye
  • Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
  • The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
  • The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
  • Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
  • The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
  • The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
  • The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
  • The 39 Steps by John Buchan
  • Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis
  • Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
  • The Quiet American by Graham Greene
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Whose Body by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (discussed with Alice)
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
  • Unnatural Death by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë
  • Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
  • Clouds of Witnesses by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Lord Peter Views the Body by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Psalms: The Prayerbook of the Bible by Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Have His Carcass  by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • The Door into Summer by Robert A. Heinlein
  • History Sacred & Profane by Alan Richardson
  • Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Glory Road by Robert Heinlein

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