04 January 2012

Read 2012

Joanne Harris The Lollipop Shoes Chris Bohjalian The Law of Similars Alexander McCall Smith The Lost Art of Gratitude Alexander McCall Smith The Careful Use of Compliments John Irving In One Person Tim Winton That Eye, The Sky Joanne Harris Peaches for Monsieur le Curé Alice Sebold The Almost Moon (left off) Mark Haddon The Red House Annie Proulx The Shipping News (second attempt)

Erin Morgenstern The Night Circus (left off) Barbara Kingsolver Flight Behaviour Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones Jane Urquhart A Map of Glass (left off) Edith Pargeter She Goes to War (again, again)

Orson Scott Card Seventh Son Virginia Woolf The Years Sebastian Faulks A Possible Life Pat Barker Toby's Room AS Byatt Little Black Book of Stories Gavin Maxwell The Otters' Tale Rohan O'Grady Let's Kill Uncle Jeanette Winterson Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Ann Patchett State of Wonder John Wyndham The Chrysalids
Peter Carey The Chemistry of Tears Marilynne Robinson Home (again, in conjunction with Gilead for cross-refencing)

Marilynne Robinson Home (again, in conjunction with Gilead for cross-refencing) Marilynne Robinson Gilead Annie Proulx Bird Cloud: A Memoir of Place (resumed) ML Stedman The Light Between Oceans Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games Martin Davies The Conjuror's Bird

Annie Proulx Bird Cloud: A Memoir of Place (interrupted) Barbara Kingsolver The Lacuna (again) Tim Winton Land's Edge: A Coastal Memoir
Andrea Barrett The Air We Breathe (again) John Irving Last Night in Twisted River Ian McEwan The Cement Garden

Torey Hayden Overheard in a Dream Sebastian Faulks Birdsong (again, after several years) Mary Morrissy Mother of Pearl Marlene Wagman-Geller Once Again to Zelda. Fifty Great Dedications and Their Stories Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending

Elizabeth von Arnim The Enchanted April (again after a long time) Margaret Drabble The Peppered Moth RA MacAvoy The Grey Horse (yet again) Margaret Drabble The Millstone Nicholas Evans The Brave Dawn Clifton Tripp Moon Tide

Carlos Ruiz Zafón The Midnight Palace (transl by Lucia Graves) (Feb-March) Alice Walker Collected Poems Barbara Trapido Sex & Stravinsky (left off) Phillipa Pearce A Finder's Magic (illus by Helen Craig) Jonathan Safran Foer Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Rumer Godden A House with Four Rooms Bernhard Schlink Homecoming (left off)

Martin Davies The Year After Joan Didion The Year of Magical Thinking Louis de Bernières The War of Don Emmanuel's Nether Parts Muriel Barbery The Gourmet (transl by Alison Anderson) Jane Campion and Kate Pullinger The Piano Zoë Heller Notes on a Scandal JRR Tolkien The Hobbit (Dec 2011-Jan) (again, after a long time)