Picking up a meme from Jose Ignacio's The Game's Afoot blog...
1 The book I’m currently reading: Death of A Red Heroine, by Qui Xiaolong, which is taking me to close to completing the 2011 Global Reading Challenge, and Fielding Gray, chronologically the first in Simon Raven's Alms for Oblivion series.
2 The last book I finished: The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes.
3 The next book I want to read: Until Thy Wrath Be Past, by Åsa Larsson or Wave of Terror by Theodore Odrach, to add Belarus to my Eastern Europe Reading Challenge titles.
4 The last book I bought: You Talkin' To Me?: Rhetoric from Aristotle to Obama by Sam Leith
5 The last book I was given: Mordets Praktik by Kerstin Ekman
And on to Maxine's extra questions
6 The last book I borrowed from the library: I don't borrow fiction, so Robert Heath, Handbook of Public Relations
7 The first book I read this year: Doghead, by Morten Ramsland
8 What was the last translated book you read? The Investigation, by Stanislaw Lem, (translated by Adele Mikch).
9 The book is at the top of my Christmas list: Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything by David Bellos
10 The so-far unpublished book are I most looking forward to reading: The Summer Book by Johan Theorin