“What do you read, my lord?”

“Words, words, words.”
Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2
William Shakespeare

1599

BOOKS READ THIS YEAR

– Submission by Michel Houllebecq: 7/10

– Good Bones by Margaret Atwood: 6/10

– The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark: 10/10 (re-read)

– Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Going To The Theatre by West End Producer: 8/10

– Walking to Greenham by Ann Pettitt: 7/10

– The Words in My Hand by Guinevere Glasfurd: 7/10

– The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge: 10/10

– Talking to My Daughter About the Economy by Yanis Varoufakis: 9/10

– A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride: 8/10

– Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace by Kate Summerscale: 8/10

– Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney: 5/10

– The Girl with Seven Names by Hyeonseo Lee: 6/10

– Queer and Catholic by Mark Dowd: 8/10

– The Universe versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence: 9/10

– The Pearl by John Steinbeck: 9/10

– A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf: 9/10

– Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast by Oscar Wilde: 5/10

– Glass, Irony & God by Anne Carson: 3/10

– Reservoir Thirteen by Jon McGregor: 11/10 *****

– The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood: 9/10

– Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston: 9/10

– 100 Prized Poems: 25 years of the Forward Books: 9/10

– There’s Only Two David Beckhams by John O’Farrell: 7/10

– Golden Hill by Francis Spufford: 9/10

White Tears by Hari Kunzru: 6/10

– Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift: 10/10

– Possession: A Romance by A.S. Byatt: 8/10

– Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson: 9/10

– The Custard Heart by Dorothy Parker: 5/10

– The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy: 8/10

– The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb: 8/10

– The Problem That Has No Name by Betty Friedan: 10/10

– Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton: 8/10

– Africa’s Tarnished Name by Chinua Achebe: 10/10

The War on Women by Sue Lloyd-Roberts

– The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

– The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

– How Not To Be A Boy by Robert Webb

– The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley

– Angel by Elizabeth Taylor

– My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

(Books Read 2013)

(Books Read 2014)

(Books Read 2015)

(Books Read 2016)

(Books Read 2017)

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