08 January 2013

Read 2013


Markus Zusak The Book Thief (again)  Jeannette Walls Half Broke Horses  Ellis Peters The Virgin in the Ice (yet again)  Kent Haruf Eventide (again)  Kent Haruf Plainsong (again)  Donna Tartt The Little Friend  Penelope Lively Consequences


Margaret Drabble A Natural Curiosity  Russell Banks The Darling (left off)  Lauren Beukes The Shining Girls  Alexander McCall Smith Trains and Lovers  Joan Didion Blue Nights  Francesca Kay An Equal Stillness  Edith Pargeter Lost Children  Yet more Agatha Christies


More Agatha Christies  Alexander McCall Smith The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds  Alexander McCall Smith The Forgotten Affairs of Youth  Torey Hayden Just Another Kid


Louis de Bernières Red Dog  AS Byatt Possession (again, again)  More Agatha Christies, yet again


Tove Jansson The Summer Book (transl by Thomas Teal)  Various Agatha Christies, yet again  JM Coetzee The Childhood of Jesus (left off)


Claire Messud The Woman Upstairs  Ann-Marie MacDonald Fall on Your Knees (left off)  Anthony Horowitz The House of Silk  Kaui Hart Hemmings The Descendants  Téa Obreht The Tiger's Wife


Ian McEwan Sweet Tooth  Michael Morpurgo War Horse  Elizabeth McCracken Niagara Falls All Over Again  AS Byatt The Biographer's Tale (final attempt - succeeded!)


Elizabeth McCracken The Giant's House  Colum McCann Dancer  RA MacAvoy Winter of the Wolf (yet again)  Colum McCann Let the Great World Spin  Maggie O'Farrell The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox  RA MacAvoy King of the Dead (and yet again)


RA MacAvoy Lens of the World (and yet again)  Graham Swift Tomorrow  Arundhati Roy The Chequebook and the Cruise Missile: Conversations with Daniel Barsamian (left off)  Willa Cather The Professor's House  Elizabeth Bowen The Heat of the Day (left off)  Kenneth Grahame The Wind in the Willows (yet again)


Augusten Burroughs several essays from Possible Side Effects  Niall Williams Boy and Man  Niall Williams Boy in the World  Michael Ondaatje Anil's Ghost (again, again)  William Styron A Tidewater Morning (again, after many years)  Margaret Drabble The Red Queen  Michael Robotham Shatter  Deon Meyer 7DAYS


Margaret Drabble The Witch of Exmoor (left off)  AS Byatt three stories from Elementals  Rumer Godden Coromandel Sea Change (and 'Summer Diary: The Herbogowan')  Ian McEwan Saturday  Nora Roberts Blood Brothers (left off)  Margaret Drabble The Sea Lady  David Park The Big Snow (left off)  Margie Orford Daddy's Girl  Joan Didion most of the essays in Slouching Towards Bethlehem  Margie Orford Gallows Hill  Ben Elton Two Brothers  Sara Gruen Ape House


David Sedaris several essays from When You Are Engulfed in Flames  Anne Enright The Forgotten Waltz  Edith Pargeter The Marriage of Meggotta  Alexander McCall Smith The Charming Quirks of Others  Marilynne Robinson four essays from When I Was a Child I Read Books  Lisa See Snow Flower and the Secret Fan  Alexander McCall Smith The Comfort of Saturdays  Stephen King '1922' from Full Dark, No Stars (left off)  Jane Rusbridge Rook