Books Read in 2015

Ulysses by James Joyce: 4/10

The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Isiguro: 8/10

Beowulf: n/a

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories byAngela Carter: 7/10

Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn: 7/10

Saturday by Ian McEwan: 7/10

Disgrace by J .M. Coetzee: 8/10

One of our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde: 10/10

Shakespeare: The Biography by Peter Ackroyd: 7/10

Party Going by Henry Green: 7.5/10

The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford: 8/10

Look Who’s Back byTimur Vermes (trans. by Jamie Bulloch): 8.5/10

The Road to Middlemarch: My Life With George Eliot byRebecca Mead: 8/10

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime by Oscar Wilde: 9/10

The Great Winglebury Duel by Charles Dickens: 8/10

The Old Nurse’s Storyby Elizabeth Gaskell: 7/10

Money by Martin Amis: 7/10

A Slip Under The Microscope byH.G.Wells: 6/10

The Figure in the Carpet by Henry James: 5/10

Of Street Piemen byHenry Mayhew: 7/10

The Yellow Wall-Paperby Charlotte Perkins-Gilman: 8/10

On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Artsby Thomas De Quincey: 9/10

It was snowing butterflies by Charles Darwin: 6/10

A Hippo Banquet byMary Kingsley: 7/10

Gooseberries byAnton Chekhov: 7/10

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway: 9/10

The Nose by Nikolai Gogol: 8/10

Femme Fatale by Guy de Maupassant: 9/10

A Simple Heart byGustave Flaubert: 6/10

The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark: 8/10

How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Timeby Michel de Montaigne: 5/10

Station Eleven byEmily St. John Mandel: 9/10

The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett: 9/10

King of Shadows bySusan Cooper: 8/10

Shakespeare & Co. byStanley Wells: 8/10

Inwardness in Renaissance Drama byKatherine Eisman Maus: 7/10

The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Around the Whole Globe byRichard Hakluyt: 6/10

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller by Italo Calvino: 6/10

How to Build a Girl byCaitlin Moran: 8/10

The Art of Baking Blind by Sarah Vaughan: 9/10

The Beautifull Cassandra by Jane Austen: 7/10

The Secret History byDonna Tartt: 9/10

Beware the Cat by William Baldwin: 7/10

Les Enfants Terribles by Jean Cocteau: 6/10

Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe: 6/10

The Rover by Aphra Behn: 6/10

Texts from Jane Eyreby Mallory Ortberg: 8/10


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