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The Industrialisation of Soviet Russia, Volume 1: The Socialist Offensive: The Collectivisation of Soviet Agriculture, 1929-1930
Robert William Davies
Progress: 147/512 pages
The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
Progress: 219/928 pages
Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
John C. G. Röhl
Progress: 229/1016 pages

Clearing through my shelves

Last month I did a serious culling of my shelves, and added to my resale box a small pile of books that I had to admit I would never read.


The shelf space I created has already vanished.


I need to shift gears and get though the books that I'm holding onto only so that I can read them before selling them off. Fortunately I've polished off nearly all of my remaining reading obligations for the next couple of weeks, so I should have time to get through 2-3 books that I've been meaning to tackle for awhile. It will make only the smallest of dents, but it will be nice to dig a little further into the books  already have rather than the books publishers keep sending me unbidden (yeah, I know, FWP).