My Year of a Hundred Books

The record of all the books I’ve read between 24/9/2012 and 24/9/2013

1. Radio Free Albemuth, by Philip K. Dick – 2/5
2. Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse – 3/5
3. OMG! Queer, by Various – 2/5
4. Maskerade, by Terry Pratchett – 4/5
5. Things the Grandchildren Should Know, by Mark Oliver Everett – 4/5
6. The Chosen, by Chaim Potok – 5/5
7. Hawksbill Station, by Robert Silverberg – 4/5
8. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark – 2/5
9. The Red Pony, by John Steinbeck – 4/5
10. The Map and the Territory, by Michel Houllebecq – 3/5
11. Piercing, by Ryu Murakami – 2/5
12. Khirbet Khizeh, by S. Yizhar – 5/5
13. Macbeth: A True History, by Fiona Watson – 4/5
14. Dangling Man, by Saul Bellow – 4/5
15. And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks, by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac – 3/5
16. Return to Akenfield: Portrait of an English Village in the, by Craig Taylor – 5/5
17. Winter’s Heart by Robert Jordan (read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading) – 5/5
18. Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan (read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading) – 3/5
19. A Memory of Light, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson – 4/5
20. The Teleportation Accident, by Ned Beaumann – 1/5
21. The Prague Cemetery, by Umberto Eco – 4/5
22. The Bad Girl, by Mario Vargas Llosa3/5
23. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared, by Jonas Jonasson – 3/5
24. Beautiful Creatures, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl – 4/5
25. Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang, by Kate Wilhelm – 5/5
26. The Blade Itself, by Joe Abercrombie – 4/5
27. HHhH, by Laurent Binet – 5/5
28. The Shadowy Horses, by Susanna Kearsley – 3/5
29. The Eagle of the Ninth, by Rosemary Sutcliff – 5/5
30. Ten Little Aliens, by Stephen Cole – 4/5
31. The Silver Branch, by Rosemary Sutcliff – 4/5
32. The Virgin Suicides, by Jeffrey Eugenides – 5/5
33. The Hill Where Thorvald Slew Ten Skraelings, by Regan Wolfrom – 4/5
34. The Valley Under the Cross, by David Bruce – 1/5
35. Demi-Monde: Summer, by Rod Rees – 1/5
36. Beloved, by Toni Morrison5/5
37. Homer and Langley, by E.L. Doctorow – 2/5
38. Various Pets Alive and Dead, by Marina Lewycka – 3/5
39. The Couriloff Affair, by Irene Nemirovsky – 3/5
40. The Female Man, by Joanna Russ – ?/5
41. The Secret River, Kate Grenville – 5/5
42. Ship of Magic, by Robin Hobb – 5/5
43. The Flame Alphabet, by Ben Marcus – 4/5
44. Shifu, You’ll Do Anything for a Laugh, by Mo Yan3/5
45. The Tree that Bleeds, by Nick Holdstock – 5/5
46. Telegraph Avenue, by Michael Chabon – 3/5
47. Franny and Zooey, by J.D. Salinger – 5/5
48. What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank, by Nathan Englander – 4/5
49. Save Me The Waltz, by Zelda Fitzgerald – 3/5
50. Viking Gold, by V. Campbell – 5/5
51. The Sun Maiden and the Crescent Moon: Siberian Folk Tales, ed. James Riordan – 3/5
52. Murder On The Orient Express, by Agatha Christie – 4/5
53. Tales of the City, by Armistead Maupin – 3/5
54. The Bell Jar, by Sylvia Plath – 4/5
55. Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood – 5/5
56. I, Etcetera, by Susan Sontag – 3/5
57. The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern – 4/5
58. 44 Scotland Street, by Alexander McCall Smith – 3/5
59. The Extraordinary Tale of Nicholas Pierce, by Alexander DeLuca – 3/5
60. Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – 5/5
61. The Gowk Storm, by Nancy Brysson Morrison – 3/5
62. Derby Shorts, by Various – 3/5
63. Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen – 4/5
64. Ghana Must Go, by Taiye Selasi – 4/5
65. Wine for a Shotgun, by Marty McConnell – 5/5
66. Help Me, Jacques Cousteau, by Gil Adamson – 4/5
67. The Madonnas of Leningrad, by Debra Dean – 4/5
68. The Descendants, by Kaui Hart Hemmings – 5/5
69. The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman – 4/5
70. Hereward: End of Days, by James Wilde – 4/5
71. Wonder, by R.J. Palacio – 5/5
72. The Fault in Our Stars, by John Green – 5/5
73. Goodbye to Berlin, by Christopher Isherwood – 3/5
74. The Quarry, by Iain Banks – 4/5
75. The Dog Stars, by Peter Heller – 3/5
76. Tenth of December, by George Saunders – 2/5
77. The Crane Wife, by Patrick Ness – 2/5
78. By Grand Central Station I Sat Down And Wept, by Elizabeth Smart – 3/5
79. Brooklyn Heights, by Miral al-Tahawy – 2/5
80. Breathless, by Anna Swärd – 2/5
81. The Very Short Introduction to Barthes4/5
82. The Testament of Mary, by Colm Toíbín – 5/5
83. Paper Towns, by John Green – 2/5
84. Life Knocks, by Craig Stone – 2/5
85. The Road Between Us, by Nigel Farndale – 4/5
86. Rivers of London, by Ben Aaronovitch – 4/5
87. 1Q84: Books 1 & 2, by Haruki Murakami – 5/5
88. Harvest, by Jim Crace – 5/5
89. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, by Julia Alvarez – 4/5
90. The Bug, by Ellen Ullman – 4/5
91. The Lost Books of the Odyssey, by Zachary Mason – 5/5
92. The Spinning Heart, by Donal Ryan – 4/5
93. Looking for Alaska, by John Green – 3/5
94. Transatlantic, by Colum McCann – 4/5
95. We Need New Names, by NoViolet Bulawayo – 3/5
96. Five Star Billionaire, by Tash Aw – 2/5
97. Mythologies, by Roland Barthes – 4/5
98. A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki – 3/5
99. Is That a Fish in Your Ear?, by David Bellos – 5/5
100. The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri – 5/5

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