Collected Poems: Phillip Larkin The Great Code: Northrup Frye A People's Tragedy: Orlando Figes
Cultural Amnesia: Clive James Selected Poems: Anna Akhmatova An Empire Of Their Own: Neil Gabler
War And Peace: Leo Tolstoy
Some of these are quite newly added, some around and pecked at/set down/resurgent for as long as almost 3 years. All of the above so fascinating as to dwarf the random occurrences of daily life which often succeed only when they're survived.