I should be writing my paper on the proliferation of gated communities in Istanbul, Turkey, but I cannot seem to translate the insightful article I read (plus the other five articles on splintering urbanism) into a good paper. I don’t usually procrastinate about my school work; however, I started going through my Google Reader feeds and decide listing all of my finds would be protective use of my time. (Please don’t pop my bubble!)
- The Auschwitz Violin (Maria Àngels Anglada) – Thanks to Kim of Reading Matter’s review.
- Beyond the Blossoming Fields (Junichi Watanabe) – Thanks to Rebecca of Rebecca Reads’ review.
- Bottled and Sold (Peter H. Gleick) – Thanks to Kim of Sophisticated Dorkiness’ review.
- The Dark Side of Love (Rafik Schami) – Thanks to Jackie of Farm Lane Books Blog’ review.
- Death and the Penguin (Andrey Kurkov) – Thanks to Armen’s suggestion on Kim of Reading Matter’s Triple Choice Tuesday.
- Feed (M.T. Anderson) – Thanks to Heather of Book Addiction’s review.
- In Dependence (Sarah Ladipo Manyika) – Thanks to Kinna of Kinna Reads’ review.
- The King’s Mistress (Emma Campion) – Thanks to Heather of Book Addiction’s review.
- The Little Stranger (Sarah Waters) – Thanks to Heather of Book Addiction’s review.
- Nothing to Envy (Barbara Demick) – Thanks to Kim of Reading Matter’s review.
- Red Hook Road (Ayelet Waldman) – Thanks to Heather of Book Addiction’s review.
- Reflections of Eden: My Years with the Orangutans of Borneo (Birute Galdikas) – Thanks of Jeane of Dogear Diary’s review.
- Still Missing (Chevy Stevens) – Thanks to Heather of Book Addiction’s review.
So many books! But all of them sound really good so I’m excited to read them. You know, when I don’t have research papers due and actually have the time. (Yay winter break!)