Books I've Read

Books Read 



The Field Guide to Reality by Joanna Kavenna 
With The End In Mind: Dying, Death and Wisdom in an Age of Denial by Kathryn Mannix
Women and Power by Mary Beard   



Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Self Comes to Mind by Antonio Damasio
Fourth Person Singular by Nuar Alsadir
Solitude by Michael Harris


Staring at the Sun by Irving Yalom
Ten Days in a Mad House by Nellie Bly
Lincoln in The Bardo by George Saunders

The Accordionist by Fred Vargas
An Experiment on Leisure by Marion Milner
Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood


How We Feel by Giovanni Frazzetto
Fever Dream by
Come To The Edge by Joanna Kavenna


The End We Start From by Megan Hunter
Elinor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Kaminski and I by Daniel Kehlmann
Whereas by Layli Long Soldier


The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Odd Woman and the City by Vivian Gornick
The Day That Went Missing by Richard Beard 

Restoration by Rose Tremain
Approaching Eye Level by Vivian Gornick
Strange Heart Beating by Eli Goldstone 

A Girl with A Gun by Amy Stewart

Unforbidden Pleasures by Adam Phillips
Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton
Poetry and Pedagogy, edited by Jean Retallack and Juliana Spahr

Black Wave by Michelle Tea
Attack of the Difficult Poems by Charles Bernstein

The Death and Return of the Author by Sean Burke
Metafiction by Patricia Waugh
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
Cane by Jean Toomer
If On A Winter's Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino
Collected Short Prose by Samuel Beckett
Collected Poems by Louis MacNeice
Big Pharma by Ben Goldacre
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
All the Birds Singing by Evie Wyld
Temps Glacieres by Fred Vargas (F)


Are We Alone Here by Peter Orner
Lifted by Bill Manhire

UnderMajorDomo Minor by Patrick DeWitt
The Geography of Time by Robert Levine 
Splitting the Second by Tony Jones
The Time Paradox by Philip Zimbrano
Body Time by Gay Gaer Luce
Broken Harbour by Tana French
Faithful Place by Tana French
The Likeness by Tana French

Into The Woods by Tana French 
Nod by Adrian Barnes  

Animals by Emma Jane Unsworth

The Many Selves of Katharine North by Emma Geen

Vigilante by Shelley Harris  

Gut by Guilia Enders   
Dear Thief by Samantha Harvey

Cure by Jo Marchant
The Places That Scare You Pema Chodron
The Comet Seekers by Helen Sedgewick 
Missing Out by Adam Phillips 
The Journey and the Guide by Maitreyabandhu 


Thicker Than Blood: Friendship on the Buddhist Path by Maitreyabandhu

Tastes Like Fear by Sarah Hilary
On Poetry by Glyn Maxwell
No Other Darkness by Sarah Hilary
Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Hotel by Joanna Walsh
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

The Fragment: An Incomplete History edited by William Tronzo
Manifesto Collage
Fierce Attachments by Vivian Gornick 


The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg

Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks
New & Selected Poems by Kim Addonizio
Get Into Trouble by Kelly Link



Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch
The Lie by Helen Dunmore

The Eternal City: Poems by Kathleen Graber

Awakenings by Oliver Sacks
NeuroTribes by Steve Silberman
The Falafel King Is Dead by Sara Shilo


Honeydew by Edith Pearlman

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande  


Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch
My Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller
Rising Strong by Brene Brown


Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann
Meridian by David Rose
Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett
Live Alone and Like it by Marjorie Hillis
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine


The First Bad Man by Miranda July
On Elisabeth Bishop by Colm Toibin
All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
An Open Heart by the Dalai Lama
Solitude by Anthony Storr


Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung? by Ajahn Brahm
The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson


Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch
The Circle by Dave Eggars
The Peripheral by William Gibson
Do No Harm by Henry Marsh


Journal Of A Solitude by May Sarton
The Night Guest by Fiona MacFarlane

H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald

Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera
My Name is Mina by David Almond
Skellig by David Almond


Dime-Store Alchemy by Charles Simic
Any Other Mouth by Anneliese Mackintosh
Why Did I Ever by Mary Robison
Speedboat by Renata Adler
The Siege by Helen Dunmore
Aren't We Sisters? by Patricia Fergusion
The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide

The Cartographer Tries to Map A Way To Zion by Kei Miller

Gulp by Mary Roach


The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit
An Acre of Barren Ground by Jeremy Gavron 
American Innovations by Rivka Galchen 
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
The Silent Wife ASA Harrison

Brick Mother by SJ Bradley
Imagined Sons by Carrie Etter
Dept of Speculation by Jenny Offil

Together We Can Bury It by Kathy Fish
Navigation by Jo Bell
The Night My Sister Went to Hollywood by Hilda Sheehan
The Fact of a Doorframe by Adrienne Rich
Death In The Family by Karl Ove Knaussgard
Petit Mal by DBC Pierre 
Scenes from Village Life by Amos Oz

Looking Out of Broken Windows by Dan Powell

Generosity by Richard Powers



The Ocean At the End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Thousand by Kevin Guilfoile
Canada by Richard Ford
The Invention of Air by Steven Johnson
Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation and GPS Technology By Caroline Paul & Wendy MacNaughton


Lazarus is Dead by Richard Beard
TransAtlantic Colum McCann


Are you My Mother? Alison Bechdel
Unexploded Alison MacLeod
Vault David Rose


Man's Search for Meaning Victor Frankl
Frankenstein's Cat Emily Anthes

The State of Me Nasim Marie Jaffrey
The Falling Sky Pippa Goldschmidt
Henry and June Anais Nin
With the Kisses of His Mouth by Monique Roffey
A Little Stranger by Kate Pullinger 

The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
What Lies Within by Tom Vowler
Cupboard Love by Laura Lockington
Levels of Life by Julian Barnes 

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Ghost Riders of Ordebec by Fred Vargas
The Frequency of Souls by Mary Kay Zuravleff
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in One Question and 20 Attempts at an Answer by Sarah Bakewell
Buddha is Dead by Manu Bazzano


Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada
The Antidote by Oliver Burkeman
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
The Fast Diet by Dr Michael Mosley


Pure by Andrew Miller
Bio Punk: Stories from the Far Side of Research, edited by Ra Page
Forty Stories by Donald Barthelme
To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf 


A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson


Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck
The Murder of Halland by Pia Jull
Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel


The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
Brazzaville Beach by William Boyd


Jubilee by Shelley Harris
Electrified Sheep by Alex Boese

The Viral Storm by Nathan Wolfe
Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue


Kepler by John Banville
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
This Cake is For the Party by Sarah Selecky


The Grand Complication by Allen Kurzweil 
The Newton Letter by John Banville
Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel
Best Australian Short Stories: A Ten Year Collection by various authors
Giving Up the Ghost by Hilary Mantel
The Woodcutter by Reginald Hill


Neuromancer by William Gibson
The Secret Cure
by Sue Woolfe
The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Legend of a Suicide by David Vann
Lowboy by John Wray
Of Mutability by Jo Shapcott

The Start of the End of it All by Carol Emshwiller
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
Heroes and Villains Angela Carter

Zero History by William Gibson
The Observations by Jane Harris
Carmen Dog by Carol Emshwiller


C by Tom McCarthy
Disobedience by Naomi Alderman
Experimental Heart by Jennifer Rohn
The Daylight and the Dust: Collected Stories by Janet Frame

The Devil's Music by Jane Rusbridge

The Devil's Mask by Christopher Wakling
There is No Other by Jonathan Papernick
The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain by Barbara Strauch
An Uncertain Place by Fred Vargas
The Heart's Elliptical Orbit by Alyson Sarah Hallett

Gillespie and I by Jane Harris
The White Family by Maggie Gee
Fludd by Hilary Mantel
An Experiment in Love by Hilary Mantel
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Russian Interpreter by Michael Frayn

Natural Obsessions by Natalie Angier
Vaquita by Edith Pearlman
2009 Pushcart Prize anthology

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters

A Better Angel by Chris Adrian
Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr

About Grace by Anthony Doerr 
A Town By the Sea by Chris Paling
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan 
Mr Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

State of Wonder by Anne Patchett
Collected Stories by Carol Emshwiller

Swimming Home Deborah Levy
Pee on Water by Rachel Glaser

Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante
Paris Metro Tales edited by Helen Constantine

Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald
The Necessity of Certain Behaviors by Shannon Cain
Embassytown by China Mieville
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes, Erik Conway

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