August 2019 TBR

These are the books I am hoping to read in August. I do have a week in Jersey and a long ferry trip over and back so am aiming to get some serious amounts of reading in.

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Library Books

Between River and Sea, Encounters in Israel and Palestine by Dervla Murphy

Human Chain by Seamus Heaney

White Mountain: Real And Imagined Journeys In The Himalayas by Robert Twigger

Viva South America!: A Journey Through A Restless Continent by Oliver Balch

On the Road to Babadag by Andrzej Stasiuk Tr. Michael Kandel

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White Mountain: Real And Imagined Journeys In The Himalayas by Robert Twigger

Limits of the Known by David Roberts

Just Another Mountain by Sarah Jane Douglas

Everest England: 29,000 Feet in 12 Days by Peter Owen Jones

For Love & Money by Jonathan Raban

Hunting Mister Heartbreak by Jonathan Raban

A Raindrop in the Ocean: The Extraordinary Life of a Global Adventurer by Michael Dobbs-Higginson

Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected and Better at What You Do by Wallace J. Nichols

When the Rivers Run Dry: Water – The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Century by Fred Pearce

Still Water: Reflections on the Deep Life of the Pond by John Lewis-Stempel

The Chronology Of Water by Lidia Yuknavitch

Review Books

Vickery’s Folk Flora: An A-Z of the Folklore and Uses of British and Irish Plants by Roy Vickery

The Seafarers: A Journey Among Birds by Stephen Rutt

Sunfall by Jim Al-Khalili

Tempest: An Anthology Edited by Anna Vaught & Anna Johnson

Still Water: Reflections on the Deep Life of the Pond by John Lewis-Stempel

The Many Lives of Carbon by Dag Olav Hessen, Tr. Kerri Pierce

The Saddest Pleasure: A Journey on Two Rivers by Moritz Thomsen

The Book of Puka-Puka: A Lone Trader in the South Pacific by Robert Dean Frisbie

Irreplaceable: The Fight To Save Our Wild Places by Julian Hoffman

The Ancient Woods of the Helford River by Oliver Rackham

Wishful Thinking

As I Walked Out Through Spain in Search of Laurie Lee by P. D. Murphy

My Midsummer Morning: Rediscovering a Life of Adventure by Alastair Humphreys

The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

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3 Comments

  1. Oh, you’re reading The Seafarers, too? My Shiny review comes out this week and I’ll share thoughts on it then but I really enjoyed it and rated it very highly.

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