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"To read at least as many books in a year as I weigh in kilograms at the end of the year" — 90, maybe 110 or more ...

Total 2010: 38 books


May 2010

  1. Secrets by Nuruddin Farah
  2. Invisible by Paul Auster
  3. Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

May 2010

  1. Sydän, kuu ja sinilinnut by Vigdis Grimsdottir
  2. Mies joka keksi Manhattanin by Ray Loriga
  3. Sydäneläin by Herta Müller
  4. Kärsimysten musta kivi by Atiq Rahimi
  5. Clint Eastwood — mies ja elokuvat by Richard Schickel
  6. Triesten taivas by Jukka Pakkanen
  7. Yhdeksän miehen saappaat by Pentti Haanp&amul;ä
  8. Lumipäiväkirja by Joel Haahtela
  9. Sinulla on vain yksi elämä by Pekka Hämäläinen

April 2010

  1. Liebesfluchten by Schlink
  2. It was the war of the trenches by Jaqcues Tardi
  3. Autophobia by Brian Ladd
  4. Winterin mutkan tarinoita by Heikki Välimäki

March 2010

  1. Identity Economics by Akerlof & Kranton
  2. Blind Willow, Sleeping woman by Haruki Murakami
  3. Hiljaisuuden Helsinki by Kaisa Raittila
  4. Mitäs nyt tehdään by Doris Dörrie
  5. M C Escher by Taschen

Febryary 2010

  1. IT Savvy: What Top Executives Must Know to Go from Pain to Gain by Peter Weill, Jeanne W. Ross
  2. Tao: On the Road and on the Run in Outlaw China by Aya Goda
  3. The Three Million Dollar War by Joseph Stiglitz & Linda Bilmes
  4. Between the assassinations by Aravind Adiga
  5. Futurewise by Patric Dixon
  6. Information is Beautiful by David McCandless
  7. Terra Nullius by Sven Lindqvist
  8. Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

January 2010

  1. Codes of the underworld by Diego Gambette
  2. StratMark: Strateginen markkinointiosaaminen by Henrikki Tikkanen, Antti Vassinen
  3. Sharks and little fish by Wolfgang Ott
  4. Le Monde Diplomatique in Finnish by INTO
  5. Tietohallintomalli by Juha Huovinen (ed)
  6. Eropaperit by Laura Honkasalo
  7. Pahan perimä by Ilkka Remes
  8. Suomi 1944 by Henrik Meinander
  9. Onni by Wilhelm Schmidt


Total 2009: 51 books

June - December 2009

  1. Fooled by randomness by Nassim Taleb
  2. Pahuuden anatomia by Hannu Lauerma
  3. The complete book of long-distance cycling by Burke
  4. Cykelpromenader by Anna Fredriksson
  5. Bicycle maintenance and repair by Todd Downs
  6. Golden gate bridge - history and design of an icon by Donald MacDonald
  7. The insecure American by Hugh Gusterson
  8. The Architecture of Happiness by Alain de Burton
  9. After the quake by Haruki Murakami
  10. The Bike Book - complete bicycle maintenance by Fred Milson
  11. Maailmankansalaisen etiikka by Juha Sihvola
  12. Tietohallinto-opas by Sofigate
  13. Engaging the muslim world by Juan Cole
  14. The cultural logic of computation by David Columbia
  15. Tales from Spandau by Norman Goda
  16. D-Day by Antony Beevor
  17. Kotiinpaluu by Bernhard Schlink
  18. Guesstimation by Lawrence Weinstein
  19. House of meetings by Martin Amis
  20. An ordinary man - an autobiography of Paul Rusesabagina by Paul Rusesabagina and Tom Zoeller
  21. 64 ways to absorb carbon and improve the earth's reflectivity by Risto Isomäki
  22. Revelation space by Alastair Reynolds
  23. Mahdoton ihminen vastapuolena by Markku Salo
  24. Everyman by Philip Roth
  25. Onni by Wilhelm Schmid
  26. Essential of project and systems engineering management by Eisner

February - May 2009

  1. Viimeinen lapsitähti by Maarit Verronen
  2. Yksinäinen vuori by Maarit Verronen
  3. Miehet jotka vihaavat naisia by Stieg Larsson
  4. Tyttö joka leikki tulella by Stieg Larsson
  5. Miracle at the speedy motors by Alexander McCall Smith
  6. The Mahabbarata by R.K Narayan
  7. Runousoppi by Aristoteles
  8. CIA by Tim Wiener
  9. Kärkijoukkona Syvärille by Yrjö Keinonen
  10. Keltainen koira by Martin Amis
  11. Salaiset aseveljet by Oula Silvennoinen
  12. Mobility First: A New Vision for Transportation in a Globally Competitive Twenty-first Century by Sam Staley
  13. Tästä äiti varoitti by Anna Kontula
  14. Rahdin rikokset by Olli Tammilehto
  15. Riddaren Voltters barndom i Peppedonien by Noomi Norkola

January 2009

  1. Populäärimusiikkia Vittulanjängältä by Mikael Niemi my notes
  2. Japanin sydämessä (Japan through the looking class) by Alan MacFarlane my notes
  3. Tähtien väliset viivat by Merete Mazzarella my notes
  4. Jalat edellä by Reidar Palmgren my notes
  5. Reitari by Rosa Liksom my notes
  6. Paholainen ruumiissa (Le diable au corps) by Raymond Radiguet my notes
  7. Black Mass by John Gray my notes
  8. Berliinin matkaopas uteliaalle matkailijalle by Wladimir Kaminar my notes
  9. Berliinin muuri by Frederick Taylor my notes
  10. The seven addictions and Five Professions of Anita Berber by Mel Gordon my notes

Total 2008: 72 books


November - December 2008

  1. The sorrows of an American by Siri Hustvedt
  2. What I loved by Siri Hustvedt
  3. Traffic (why we drive the way we do and what it says about us) by Tom Vanderbilt
  4. Whatever you think, think the opposite by Paul Arden
  5. One small step can change your life — the Kaizen way by Robert Mauner
  6. Man in Seat 61 Book by Mark Smith
  7. The sniper — Simo Häyhä by Tapio Saarelainen
  8. Taj Mahal by Giles Tillotson

October 2008

  1. Kuinka koraania luetaan by Mona Siddiqui
  2. Viisas arki — opas yhteisöllisyyteen by Meri Lähteenoksa
  3. Nallekarhu by Marjaana Nyström
  4. Leppoistamisen tekniikat by Timo Kopomaa
  5. Veroparatiisit by Matti Ylönen
  6. A man in the dark by Paul Auster
  7. Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War by Joe Bageant
  8. Se ei ole vain kone by Jeremy Clarkson
  9. The Kaizen Pocket Handbook by Kenneth W. Dailey
  10. From A to X - a story in letters by John Berger

September 2008

  1. Kuntoilijan Käsikirja by Kultti et al

August 2008

  1. Le Monde Diplomatique VII
  2. Le Monde Diplomatique VI
  3. Le Monde Diplomatique V
  4. In court by Rose Rappoport Moss
  5. What I talk about when I talk about running by Haruki Murakami

June - July 2008

  1. Tunnel Visions by Christopher Ross
  2. Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs
  3. Venice is a fish by Tiziano Scarpa
  4. About looking by John Berger
  5. The ethics of climate change by James Garvey
  6. Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinki
  7. SAP SOA 110, #1 by SAP
  8. SAP SOA 110, #2 by SAP
  9. SAP SOA 200, #1 by SAP
  10. SAP SOA 200, #2 by SAP

May 2008

  1. What does China think? by Mark Lenard
  2. TOGAF 'The Book' 2007 Edition (incorporating 8.1.1) by TOGAF itself
  3. Enterprise Architecture As Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution by Jeanne W. Ross, Peter Weill, David Robertson
  4. Enterprise Architecture As Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution by Jeanne W. Ross, Peter Weill, David Robertson
  5. 34 tapaa estää maapallon ylikuumeneminen by Risto Isomäki
  6. Jussarö Loutsi- ja kaivosyhteisö Tammisaaren ulkosaaristossa by Ari Siren
  7. Future of management by Gary Hamel
  8. Muistaakseni by Jukka Pakkanen
  9. Puolueiden kriisi by Mika Rönkkö, Hanna Kuusela (ed.)

April 2008

  1. Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism by Paul Boghossian
  2. Business process management for dummies by Garimella, Williams, and Jees
  3. Bridegroom by Ha Jin
  4. Blubberland by Farrelly

March 2008

  1. SAP SOA100 coursebook by SAP
  2. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely
  3. In the Pond by Ha Jin
  4. The Tiger That Isnâ™t
  5. Autofiction by Hitomi Kaneharamy notes
  6. Hold Everything Dear — dispatches on survival and resistance by John Berger

February 2008

  1. SAPNW coursebook by SAP
  2. Total Recall by Piers Anthony
  3. How fiction works by James Wood
  4. Free life by Ha Jin my notes
  5. SAP 01 coursebook by SAP my notes
  6. Workplace managgement by Taiichi Ohno my notes
  7. Eno tietää taas by Vesa Sisättö my notes
  8. Kummitusten luokka by Vesa Sisättö my notes
  9. Nemesis — the last days of the American empire by Chalmers Johnson my notes
  10. Blood and oil by Michael T. Klare my notes
  11. Making globalization work by Joseph Stiglitz my notes

January 2008

  1. Raja by Riikka Pulkkinen my notes
  2. Keihäslintu by Maarit Verronenmy notes
  3. Resource Wars by Michael T. Klaremy notes
  4. Kuolemankuvia by Jörn Donner my notes
  5. Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakamimy notes
  6. Katsaus 15 maan kokonaisarkkitehtuurityöhön by Mirja Pulkkinen et al
  7. Kokonaisarkkitehtuurimallit by Mirja Pulkkinen et al
  8. War Trash by Ha Jin my notes #1 and my notes #2


Total 119 books (on the 31st of December )

December 2007

  1. Riika opas by Jari P. Havia
  2. Sankarimatkailijan Riika by Hannu Oittinen
  3. Five Lectures on Psycho-Analysis by Sigmund Freud
  4. Passionate Prodigality by Guy Chapman
  5. Alvar Aalto — ihmimillinen tekijä by Göran Schildt
  6. Alvar Aalto — nykyaika by Göran Schildt
  7. Alvar Aalto — valkoinen pötä by Göran Schildt

November 2007

  1. Going Dutch in Beijing by Marc McCrum
  2. Best of Young American Novelists by Granta
  3. Ten faces of Innovation by Tom Kelly
  4. Practical project initiation by Karl E. Wiegers
  5. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
  6. Le Monde Diplomatique IV
  7. Tuotteistaminen rakenna palvelusta tuote by Jari Parantainen

October 2007

  1. Kulkurin tarina by Jack Black english review
  2. Planet of Slums by Mike Davis
  3. Damanesco Monteiron katkaistu pää Antonio Tabucchi
  4. Aselepo by Primo Levi my notes
  5. Matkalla — alkuperäinen versio by Jack Kerouac

September 2007

  1. The Brain Food Diet by Dr Frank Ryan
  2. Siili ja Kettu by Isaiah Berlin
  3. Avain by Junichiro Tanizaki
  4. Taivaanranta by Antonio Tabucchi
  5. The cult of the amateur by Andrew Keen
  6. Naurun ja unohduksen kirja by Milan Kundera
  7. Punainen poni ja muita kertomuksia by John Steinbeck
  8. Romaanin taide by Milan Kundera
  9. Concerning the Spiritual in Art by Wasily Kandinsky
  10. Technology in World Civilization — A Thousand-Year History by Arnold Pacey
  11. Jokapäiväinen elämä by Marguerite Duras
  12. Kertoo Pereira by Antonio Tabucchi

August 2007

  1. Teknologiayrityksen talousjohtaminen ja rahoitus by Toivo Koski
  2. The Complete Lean Enterprise: Value Stream Mapping for Administrative and Office Processes by Beau Keyte, Drew Locher
  3. Novelleja by Franz Kafka
  4. Varmat tapaukset by Armas Alvari
  5. The Future of Terror by Frank Barnaby
  6. Terrorismin henki by Jean Baudrillard
  7. Blue shoes and happiness by Alexander McCall Smith
  8. In the Company of Cheerful Ladies by Alexander McCall Smith
  9. Elämän kirkas keskipäivä by Alexander McCall Smith
  10. Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin

July 2007

  1. Vauraus ja aika by Osmo Soininvaara
  2. Pojat salapoliiseina by Erich Kästner
  3. The 900 Days: The Siege of Leningrad by Harrison E. Salisbury

June 2007

  1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. Pariisin ikävä by Charles Baudelaire
  3. Kolmijalkaisen paluu by Anuirmeli Sallamo-Lavi
  4. Lainasiivin by Göran Schildt
  5. Perhoskerääjä by Joel Haahtela
  6. The Seven-Day Weekend: Changing the Way Work Works by Ricardo Semler
  7. Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
  8. After Dark by Haruki Murakami
  9. Essentials of Organizational Behavior by Stephen P Robbins
  10. Managing for Shareholder Value in the Age of the Internet by Geoffrey A. Moore
  11. Globalistan by Pepe Escobar

May 2007

  1. Lumi by Maxence Fermine
  2. Halkaistu varakreivi by Italo Calvino
  3. Enterprise SOA — Designing IT for Business Innovation by Dan Woods, Thomas Mattern
  4. Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut
  5. Kätketyt by Johanna Sinisalo
  6. Buster Keaton by Kari Hotakainen
  7. Dorian Grayn muotokuva by Oscar Wilde
  8. SAP R/3 Handbook, 3rd edition by Jose A. Hernandez, et all
  9. Maailma on sana by Samuli Paronen

April 2007

  1. The red notebook by Paul Auster
  2. The Aplha Male Syndrome by Ludeman & Erlandson
  3. Punainen viiva by Ilmari Kianto
  4. Ritari joka ei ollut olemassa by Italo Calvino
  5. Miksi Näyttelen? by Pamela Tola
  6. Faces of Finland by Tim Bird
  7. Hands-on guide to Helsinki by Tim Bird
  8. Poeettinen korrektius by Panu Tuomi
  9. The Shock of the old by David Edgerton
  10. The Value-Driven CIO by Juha Huovinen
  11. Tohtori Jekyll ja herra Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

March 2007

  1. Rivi riviltä, lyönniltä &ndash valikoima runoja by Raymond Carver
  2. Dark Side of the Moon: The Magnificent Madness of the American Lunar Quest by Gerald DeGroot
  3. Saatana saapuu Helsinkiin. Anna Politkovskajan murha ja Suomi / Johan Bäckman
  4. Uumen / Tomi Kontio
  5. Muistelmat / Petri Tamminen
  6. Atlas of war and peace / Dan Smith
  7. Toyota production system — beyond large-scale production / Taiichi Ohno
  8. Pimeyden sydän / Joseph Conrad
  9. Tappakaa ne saatanat / Sven Lindqvist
  10. Terra nullius – matkalla ei-kenenkään maassa / Sven Lindqvist
  11. Rasismin vastustajia – ihmisiä ja argumentteja taistelussa rotuennakkoluuloja vastaan 1750-1900 / Sven Lindqvist
  12. Data warehousing – using the Wal-Mart model / Paul Westerman
  13. Eichmann in Jerusalem – a report on banality of evil / Hannah Arendt
  14. A Man Without a Country / Kurt Vonnegut

February 2007

  1. Elämiä / Petri Tamminen
  2. Oman Ra / Viktor Pelevin
  3. Miehen ikävä / Petri Tamminen
  4. The lean manufacturing pocket handbook / Kenneth W. Dailey
  5. Lukemisen ja kirjoittamisen taidosta / Olof Lagercrantz
  6. Neiti N:n tarina / Outi Alanne
  7. Naisihmisiä / Jusa Peltoniemi
  8. Herra Ibrahim ja Koraanin kukkaset / Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
  9. Ei-kuori / Arto Salminen
  10. Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta / Johannes Linnankoski
  11. Kantaja / Jukka Larsson
  12. Umbra / Leena Krohn
  13. Luru / Juha Seppälä
  14. Yhtiömiehet / Juha Seppälä
  15. Höyhen / Asko Sahlberg

January 2007

  1. Paskateoria / Arto Salminen
  2. Pakolaiset / Johannes Linnankoski
  3. Regarding the pain of others / Susan Sontag
  4. Pienin yhteinen jaettava / Pirkko Saisio
  5. Lahti / Arto Salminen — my review
  6. Routavuosi / Juha Seppälä — my review
  7. Maata ja tuhkaa — afganistanilainen tarina / Atiq Rahimi — my review
  8. Rikki / Henry Parland — my review
  9. Mansikoita marraskuussa / Pirjo Hassinen — my review
  10. Naiset katsovat vastavaloon / Joel Haahtela — my review
  11. Elena / Joel Haahtela — my review
  12. Mitä sähkö on / Juha Seppälä — my review
  13. Aikamme sankari (A hero of our times) / M.J. Lermontov — my review
  14. Mare nostrum / Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila — my review
  15. Huolimattomat / Kari Hotakainen — my review

December 2006

  1. Missä kerran kuljimme / Kjell Westö
  2. Haavelasku / Eval Team — my review
  3. Ihana Elämä / Marianne Thesleff — my review
  4. Jumala / Erik Wahlström — my review

November 2006

  1. Why don't penguins' feet freeze? / New Scientist
  2. Experiencing architecture / S Rasmussen
  3. The journalist and the murderer / Janet Malcolm
  4. Big babies — Or: why cannot we just grow up / Micheal Bywater
  5. A long way down / Nick Hornby
  6. Malta, Gozo, and Comino / Simon Gaul
  7. Green guide to Italy / Michelin
  8. Fear of Flying / Erica Young
  9. Sputnik — rakastettuni / Haruki Murakami
  10. On bullshit / H.G. Frankfurt

October 2006

  1. The Da Vinci Notebooks / Leonardo Da Vinci
  2. Norwegian wood / Haruki Murakami
  3. Travels in scriptorum / Paul Auster
  4. Brooklyn Follies / Paul Auster
  5. How to read a novel / John Sutherland
  6. Home from nowhere / James Kunstler
  7. Geography of nowhere / James Kunstler
  8. Essential negotiation / Gavin Kennedy
  9. The rise of sprawl and the decline of Nation — Suburban nation / Andres Duany
  10. No one makes you shop at Wal-Mart / Tom Slee

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