Things I’ve read. Things that have crept into my dreams, stirred my thoughts, things that knocked on my head and moved into my mind. Some I am happy to have finally finished, some were a joy to read, and a few () I never wanted to put down.
This is just that list… in the order I read them.
Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird
Books I have read
Kazuo Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go
Salman Rushdie, The Satanic Verses
Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Comac McCarthy, No country for old men
Cormac McCarthy, All the pretty horses
Paul Bowles, The sheltering sky
Henry James, Portrait of a Lady
Michelle Obama, Becoming
Salman Rushdie, Midnight’s Children
Leon Uris, Exodus: A Novel of Israel
Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Chinua Achede, No Longer at Ease
Háj János, Hozott Lélek
Ngozi Adichie, Americanah
Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
Kazuo Ishiguro, Remains of the day
Ursula K. Le Guin, The left hand of darkness
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Lathe of Heaven
Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
dr. Susan Forward, Toxic Parents.
Alice Hoffman, The Rules of Magic
Chris Hadfield, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth
Gregory McGuire, Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker
Francesca Hornak, Seven Days of Us
Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist
Chinua Achede, Arrow of God
Chinua Achede, Things Fall Apart
Annie Proulx, Barkskins
Rene Denfeld, Az elvarázsoltak
(in English: Rene Denfeld, The Enchanted)
Sofi Oksanen, Tisztogatás
(in English: Sofi Oksanen, Purge.)
Julia Spencer-Fleming, Through the Evil Days
Julia Spencer-Fleming, One Was a Soldier
Julia Spencer-Fleming, I Shall Not Want
Julia Spencer-Fleming, All Mortal Flesh
Julia Spencer-Fleming, To Darkness and to Death
Julia Spencer-Fleming, Out of the Deep I Cry.
Sir Hustvedt, What I Loved.
Romesh Gunesekera, Heaven’s Edge.
Amit Chaudhuri, A New World.
Sun-mi Hwang, The Hen Who Dreamed she Could Fly.
Nawal El Saadawi, Woman at Point Zero.
Haruki Murakami, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman.
John Jakes, Heaven and Hell.
John Jakes, Love and War.
Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train.
John Jakes, North and South.
Julia Spencer-Fleming, A Fountain Filled with Blood.
(in English: Mariam Petrosyan, The Grey House.)
Julia Spencer-Fleming, In the Bleak Midwinter
Siri Hustvedt, The Summer Without Men.
Elif Shafak, The Fourty Rules of Love.
Sarah Knight, The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck.
Robert Galbraith, The Silkworm.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Reykjavik Nights.
Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo’s Calling.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Strange Shores.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Black Skies.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Outrage.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Hypothermia.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Arctic Chill.
Arnaldur Indriðason, The Draining Lake.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Voices.
Elif Shafak, The Flea Palace.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Silence of the Grave.
Arnaldur Indriðason, Jar City
Jo Nesbo, The bat.
and a couple of things I remember to have read on my Kobo, before it went to MB heaven…
Haruki Murakami, 1Q84.
Sue Grafton, The Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series (A – W)
Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe series
Lawrence Block, Bernie Rhodenbarr series
Rita Mae Brown, Mrs. Murphy mysteries
Spencer Quinn, The Chet and Bernie mystery series