What Do You Resolve to Read in 2015?
We’re at the time of year when everyone does two things: 1) “Best of” lists; and 2) resolutions for the future. We published our “Best Of” list a few weeks ago, so I’m taking this space to talk about my reading resolutions for 2015.
I resolve to re-read the GORMENGHAST trilogy by Mervyn Peake. It’s been decades since I’ve read it and I need to reacquaint myself.
I resolve to branch out a bit and read slightly more space opera in 2015 and military SF in 2015. I have reviewed some this year; I would like greater familiarity with the tropes and conventions so I can review it with greater knowledge. Plus, a lot of it’s really fun!
I resolve to add some essays and literary criticism to my reading this year. Most of the non-fiction I dip into is either direct research, or historical; but there are some great voices with well-researched opinions on the nature of fiction out there, and many of them are tackling speculative fiction.
Those are my reading resolutions. What are yours? Tell us in Comments, and, as always, one randomly chosen commentor, with a US address, will win a book of their choice from our Stacks.