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Old 1st Jan 2015, 14:45   #11
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01. Equal Love - Peter Ho Davies
02. Headlong - Michael Frayn
03. Flight Behaviour - Barbara Kingsolver
04. G. - John Berger
05. Footsteps - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
06. La sombra del viento - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
07. Bel Canto - Ann Patchett
08. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving ½
09. Thomas el oscuro - Maurice Blanchot
10. Ancient Light - John Banville
11. Cuando los dioses duermen - Erwin Mortier
12. Dark Places - Gillian Flynn
13. Dublinesca - Enrique Vila-Matas ½
14. Room - Emma Donoghue
15. El grito silencioso - Kenzaburō Ōe
16. The Luminaries - Eleanor Catton
17. Eleazar o El manantial y la zarza - Michel Tournier ½
18. Zuckerman Unbound - Philip Roth
19. Bagheria - Dacia Maraini
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Old 1st Jan 2015, 16:08   #12
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Books: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Films: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010

- The Locked Room ~ Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
- The Narrowback ≈ Michael Ledwidge (r)
- The Agent ≈ George V. Higgins
½ Skull Session ≈ Daniel Hecht
- The Runner ≈ Christopher Reich
- Cop Killer ~ Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
- The Terrorists ~ Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö
- Diamond Dogs, Turquoise Days ≈ Alastair Reynolds
- Cogan's Trade ~ George V. Higgins
- The Man in the High Castle ~ Philip K. Dick
- The Great War: American Front ≈ Harry Turtledove
- The Maid's Version ~ Daniel Woodrell
- The Night and the Music: The Matthew Scudder Stories ~ Lawrence Block
- Rope Burns ≈ F.X. Toole
- Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned ~ Wells Tower
- Cutter and Bone ≈ Newton Thornburg
- Malice ~ Keigo Higashino
- Galveston ~ Nic Pizzolatto
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Old 4th Jan 2015, 19:37   #13
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52. The Edge of Running Water by William Sloane
51. Sacred Monster by Donald E. Westlake
50. To Walk the Night by William Sloane
49. Fat City by Leonard Gardner
48. The Sunnier Side by Charles Jackson
47. The Field of the Cloth of Gold by Magnus Mills
46. The Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson 1/2
45. Deliver Me from Eva by Paul Bailey 1/2
44. Neighbors by Thomas Berger 1/2
43. 11/22/63 by Stephen King 1/2
42. Night and the City by Gerald Kersh
41. The Rats by James Herbert
40. Dark Reflections by Samuel R. Delany 1/2
39. Sweetheart, Sweetheart by Bernard Taylor
38. Galveston by Nic Pizzolatto
37. Woodcutters by Thomas Bernhard
36. An American Dream by Norman Mailer 1/2
35. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
34. Sound the Retreat by Simon Raven
33. Fever by John Edgar Wideman 1/2
32. Tough Guys Don't Dance by Norman Mailer 1/2
31. Jack of Spades by Joyce Carol Oates
30. The Diamond Bogo by Robert F. Jones
29. A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley 1/2
28. Keeper of the Children by William H. Hallahan
27. Fielding Gray by Simon Raven 1/2
26. Difficulties with Girls by Kingsley Amis
25. Ending Up by Kingsley Amis (R)
24. LaBrava by Elmore Leonard 1/2
23. Take a Girl Like You by Kingsley Amis
22. The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
21. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
20. False Ransom by Ivan Infante
19. Antique Dust by Robert Westall 1/2
18. A Short Walk in Williams Park by C.H.B. Kitchin
17. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 1/2
16. Shambler by Michael Fleischer
15. Desmodus by Melanie Tem 1/2
14. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway 1/2
13. The Whites by Richard Price
12. Watership Down by Richard Adams
11. Something Nasty in the Woodshed by Kyril Bonfiglioli
10. The Stench of Honolulu by Jack Handey
09. The Last Enemy by Richard Hillary
08. House on Fire by Arch Oboler
07. The Bottle Factory Outing by Beryl Bainbridge 1/2
06. The Human Kind by Alexander Baron
05. Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo
04. Being There by Jerzy Kosinski
03. The Outer Edges by Charles Jackson 1/2
02. The Devil's Own Work by Alan Judd
01. The Viceroy of Ouidah by Bruce Chatwin
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Old 5th Jan 2015, 9:03   #14
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December
48. The Reflection - Hugo Wilcken - and a bit
47. Public Library - Ali Smith -
46. Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens -

November
45. Spill Simmer Falter Wither - Sara Baume - and a bit
44. Adventures on the High Teas - Stuart Maconie -
43. The First Bad Man - Miranda July -
42. The Mark and The Void - Paul Murray - and a bit
41. The Fall of the Sparrow - Nigel Balchin - and a bit

October
40. Satin Island - Tom MacCarthy -
39. The Past - Tessa Hadley - and a bit
38. The Small Back Room - Nigel Balchin -
37. Symposium - Muriel Spark - and a bit

September
36. The Man Who Was Thursday - G.K. Chesterton - and a bit
35. Fall and Rise of Reggie Perrin - David Nobbs -
34. The Field of the Cloth of Gold - Magnus Mills -
33. June - Gerbrand Bakker -

August
32. My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante -
31. A Pelican At Blandings - PG Wodehouse -
30. A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman - Margaret Drabble -

July
29. Joy in the Morning - PG Wodehouse -
28. The Age of Innocence - Edith Wharton -
27. A Suspension of Mercy - Patricia Highsmith -
26. Common Ground - Rob Cowen -

June
25. Middlemarch - George Eliot -
24. Wrote for Luck - DJ Taylor -
23. Dance and Skylark - John Moore -
22. Stoner - John Williams -

May
21. The Moor - William Atkins -
20. Grimm Tales - Philip Pullman (Brothers Grimm) -
19. Meadowland - John Lewis-Stempel -

April

18. The Wolf Border - Sarah Hall -
17. The Shepherd's Year - James Rebanks -
16. A Spool Of Blue Thread - Anne Tyler -
15. Pies and Prejudice - Stuart Maconie -
14. Crooked Heart - Lissa Evans -

March

13. Landmarks - Robert Macfarlane -
12. Weathering - Lucy Wood - and a bit
11. This One Is Mine - Maria Semple -
10. The Living Mountain - Nan Shepherd -

February
9. Something Fresh - PG Wodehouse -
8. Loitering With Intent - Muriel Spark
7. Randall - Jonathan Gibbs
6. Curtain Call - Anthony Quinn
5. Kipps - HG Wells

January
4. Laidlaw - William McIlvanney
3. Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead - Barbara Comyns
2. Loving - Henry Green
1. Little Dorritt - Charles Dickens

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Old 11th Jan 2015, 1:01   #15
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1. No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy - liked it, surprisingly
2. W is for Wasted - Sue Grafton - generic private eye novel - I've read all of them, from A to W. Only 3 to go!
3. The Peripheral - William Gibson - second reading - first was in October
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001. Concrete Island, J.G. Ballard
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December:
87. Farthest Field – Raghu Karnad 1/2
86. Beauty Is a Wound – Eka Kurniawean 1/2
85. Beatlebone – Kevin Barry 1/2
84. The Door – Magda Szabo

November:
83. A Strangeness in My Mind – Orhan Pamuk
82. Under the Udala Trees – Chinelo Okparanta
81. Slade House – David Mitchell 1/2
80. Undermajordomo Minor – Patrick DeWitt

October:
79. The Tsar of Love and Techno – Anthony Marra
78. City on Fire – Garth Risk Hallberg
77. The Turner House – Angela Flournoy 1/2

September:
76. Fates and Furies - Lauren Groff
75. Purity– Jonathan Franzen
74. The Story of the Lost Child (Book Four of the Neapolitan Novels) - Elena Ferrante

August:
73. X – Sue Grafton 1/2
72. Louisa Meets Bear – Lisa Gornick
71. Dragonfish – Vu Tran
70. All That Followed – Gabriel Urza
69. Eileen – Ottessa Moshfegh 1/2
68. Fortune Smiles – Adam Johnson
67. The Chimes – Anna Smaill
66. Sleeping on Jupiter – Anuradha Roy 1/2
65. The Year of the Runaways – Sunjeev Sahota
64. Did You Ever Have a Family (ARC) – Bill Clegg 1/2
63. Jesus' Son – Denis Johnson 1/2
62. Trompe l'Oeil – Nancy Reisman
61. Satin Island – Tom McCarthy
60. The Moor's Account – Laila Lalami

July:
59. The Illuminations – Andrew O'Hagan
58. The Way Things Were – Aatish Taseer 1/2
57. Lovers on All Saints' Day – Juan Gabriel Vasquez 1/2
56. Among the Ten Thousand Things – Julia Pierpont
55. Our Endless Numbered Days – Claire Fuller
54. Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
53. Go Set a Watchman - Harper Lee
52. Girl at War - Sara Novic
51. The Days of Abandonment - Elena Ferrante 1/2
50. Early Warning – Jane Smiley 1/2
49. The Sunken Cathedral – Kate Walbert
48. The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty – Vendela Vida

June:
47. The Green Road – Anne Enright
46. In the Country – Mia Alvar
45. Mislaid – Nell Zink
44. The Meursault Investigation – Kamel Daoud
43. The Stranger – Albert Camus
42. Loving Day – Mat Johnson 1/2
41. The Wolf Border – Sarah Hall
40. Bonsai – Alejandro Zambra
39. Ways of Going Home – Alejandro Zambra 1/2
38. Mr. Tall - Tony Earley
37. Our Souls at Night - Kent Haruf
36. The Private Lives of Trees – Alejandro Zambra
35. Flood of Fire – Amitav Ghosh 1/2
34. My Documents – Alejandro Zambra
33. One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway – Asne Seierstand

May:
32. The Fishermen – Chigozie Obioma
31. The Bees – Laline Paull 1/2
30. The Tusk That Did the Damage – Tania James 1/2
29. A Spool of Blue Thread – Anne Tyler
28. Academy Street – Mary Costello
27. The Making of Zombie Wars – Aleksandar Hemon

April:
26. Hausfrau – Jill Alexander Essbaum
25. God Help the Child – Toni Morrison
24. All My Puny Sorrows – Mriam Towes 1/2
23. The Sympathizer – Viet Thanh Nguyen
22. A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara

March:
21. A God in Ruins (ARC) - Kate Atkinson
20. I Am China - Xiaolu Guo
19. The Book of Unknown Americans - Cristina Henriquez
18. Aquarium - David Vann
17. Night at the Fiestas - Kirstin Valdez Quade
16. Signs Preceding The End Of The World - Yuri Herrera
15. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
14. H Is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald

February:
13. The Curator - Jacques Strauss 1/2
12. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (Book Three, Neapolitan Novels) - Elena Ferrante 1/2
11. Outline - Rachel Cusk 1/2
10. Get In Trouble - Kelly Link
09. Leaving Before the Rains Come - Alexandra Fuller
08. The Story of a New Name (Book Two of the Neapolitan Novels) - Elena Ferrante

January:
07. The First Bad Man - Miranda July
06. My Brilliant Friend (Book One of the Neapolitan Novels) - Elena Ferrante 1/2
05. Honeydew - Edith Pearlman
04. West of Sunset - Stewart O'Nan 1/2
03. Amnesia - Peter Carey
02. The Zone of Interest - Martin Amis
01. Men We Reaped – Jesmyn Ward

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1. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
2. Dept. of Speculation - Jenny Offill
3. The Assistant - Bernard Malamud
4. On Immunity - Eula Biss
5. Candide - Voltaire
6. City of Thieves - David Benioff
7. The Sabbath World - Judith Shulevitz
8. The Island at The Center of The World - Russell Shorto
9. Rogue Male - Geoffrey Household
10. Super Sad True Love Story - Gary Shteyngart
11. The Go-Between - L.P. Hartley
12. A Pale View of Hills - Kazuo Ishiguro -
13. Open City - Teju Cole -
14. Mr. Chartwell - Rebecca Hunt

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September
64. The Swimming-Pool Library - Alan Hollinghurst (current)
63. Hallucinations - Oliver Sacks (current)
62. Pastoralia - George Saunders
61. The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks - Rebecca Skoot ½
August
60. Unbroken - Laura Hillenbrand ½
59. Silver Screen Fiend - Patton Oswalt
58. A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara
57. Pilgrim's Wilderness - Tom Kizzia
56. The Inheritors - William Golding
55. The Sixth Extinction - Elizabeth Colbert
54. Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
July
53. Let The Great World Spin - Colum McCann ½
52. Hausfrau - Jill Alexander Essbaum
51. High Fidelity - Nick Hornby
50. Reading The OED - Ammon Shea
49. Doc - Mary Doria Russell ½
48. A Thousand Acres - Jane Smiley
47. A God In Ruins - Kate Atkinson
June
46. Ethan Frome - Edith Wharton
45. Norwood - Charles Portis ½
44. Naked Lunch -
43. The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen
42. Wave - Sonali Deraniyagala ½
41. The Son - Philipp Meyer
40. Mystic River - Dennis Lehane
May
39. Missoula - John Krakauer
38. The Silence Of The Lambs - Thomas Harris
37. How To Be Alone - Jonathan Franzen
36. Divisadero - Michael Ondaatje ½ (R)
35. On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan (R) ½
34. The Long Goodbye - Megan O'Rourke ½
33. The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
32. The Shelf - Phyllis Rose
31. Generation Kill - Evan Wright
April
30. The Summer Book - Tove Jansson
29. The Circle - Dave Eggers ½
28. Just Kids - Patti Smith
27. The Book Of Strange New Things - Michel Faber
26. Gulp - Mary Roach ½
25. Sunset Limited - Cormac McCarthy
24. All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
23. Too Much Happiness - Alice Munro
22. The Bushwhacked Piano - Thomas McGuane ½
21. Wolf In White Van - John Darnielle ½
March
20. Levels Of Life - Julian Barnes
19. Artful - Ali Smith ½
18. The Diving Bell And The Butterfly - Jean-Dominique Bauby ½
17. The Best American Essays 2013 - Cheryl Strayed, editor
16. Americanah - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ½
15. Station Eleven - Emily St. Mandel
14. The Lone Ranger And Tonto Fistfight In Heaven - Sherman Alexie ½
13. The Financial Lives Of The Poets - Jess Walter
February
12. The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt ½
11. The Narrow Road To The Deep North - Richard Flanagan
10. Augustus - John Williams
9. Ten Years In The Tub - Nick Hornby
8. The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell
7. Are You My Mother? - Alison Bechdel
January
6. Gangsterland - Tod Goldberg
5. When Women Were Birds - Terry Tempest Williams
4. Here - Richard McGuire
3. Epilogue -Will Boast ½
2. Horns - Joe Hill
1. Something Rich And Strange - Ron Rash
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