Have yourself a merry little readmas 2019 reading challenge thread

Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by Pickman's model, Dec 27, 2018.

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How many books do you intend to read in 2019?

  1. 0

    1.8%
  2. 1-9

    9.1%
  3. 10-19

    14.5%
  4. 20-29

    29.1%
  5. 30-39

    14.5%
  6. 40-49

    14.5%
  7. 50-59

    9.1%
  8. 60-79

    3.6%
  9. 80-99

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. 100 & up

    3.6%
  1. BoatieBird

    BoatieBird Well-Known Member

    1/70 - Minette Walters - The Ice House
    2/70 - Joe Hill - Strange Weather
    3/70 - Donna Tartt - The Little Friend (re-read)
    4/70 - Joe Hill - 20th Century Ghosts (re-read)
    5/70 - P.D.James - Unnatural Causes
    6/70 - Elizabeth Strout - Olive Kitteridge
    7/70 - Donald Ray Pollock - The Heavenly Table
    8/70 - Minette Walters - The Echo
    9/70 - Gavin Extence - The Mirror World of Melody Black
    10/70 - Elizabeth Strout - The Burgess Boys
    11/70 - P.D. James - Shroud For a Nightingale
    12/70 - Carson McCullers - The Member of the Wedding
    13/70 - Val McDermid - Broken Ground
    14/70 - James M Cain - The Cocktail Waitress
    15/70 - Gillian Flynn - The Grownup
    16/70 - P.D. James - The Black Tower
    17/70 - Dennis Lehane - Mystic River
    18/70 - Nevil Shute - A Town Like Alice
    19/70 - Adrian R. Magnuson - Taking Flight
    20/70 - P.D. James - Death of an Expert Witness (re-read)
    21/70 - Annie Proulx - Postcards (re-read)
    22/70 - Minette Walters - The Breaker
    23/70 - Elizabeth Strout - My Name is Lucy Barton
    24/70 - Irvine Welsh - Skagboys (re-read)
    25/70 - P D James - A Taste for Death
    26/70 - Dennis Lehane - Shutter Island
    27/70 - Jon McGregor - Even the Dogs
    28/70 - Stephen King - The Dead Zone
    29/70 - P D James - Devices and Desires (re-read)
    30/70 - Ken Kesey - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    31/70 - Ann Cleeves - A Lesson in Dying
    32/70 - C J Tudor - The Chalk Man
    33/70 - P D James - Original Sin
    34/70 - Joanna Cannon - Three Things About Elsie
    35/70 - Sally Rooney - Normal People
    36/70 - P D James - A Certain Justice (re-read)
    37/70 - Kate Atkinson - Transcription
    38/70 - Wally Lamb - She's Come Undone
    39/70 - Kate Atkinson - Not The End of The World
    40/70 - Deborah Levy - Hot Milk
    41/70 - Kate Atkinson - Big Sky
    42/70 - C J Tudor - The Taking of Annie Thorne
    43/70 - Peter James - Dead at First Sight
    45/70 - Annie Proulx - That Old Ace in The Hole (re-read)
    46/70 - Patrick Gale - A Place Called Winter
    47/70 - Ruth Rendell - One Across, Two Down (re-read)
    48/70 - Tim Winton - Cloud Street
    49/70 - P D James - Death in Holy Orders (re-read)
    50/70 - Paul Beatty - The Sellout
    51/70 - Stephen King - The Institute
    52/70 - Malcolm Pryce - Aberystwyth Mon Amour
    53/70 - William Boyd - Love is Blind
    54/70 - Oyinkan Braithwaite - My Sister, the Serial Killer

    55/70 - Michael Farris Smith - Desperation Road
     
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  2. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    1/65 The Fire Maker - Peter May
    2/65 I'll Keep You Safe - Peter May
    3/65 Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-75 - Max Hastings.
    4/65 Surviving the Evacuation : Book 15 : Where's There Hope - Frank Tayell
    5/65 Deal Breaker- Harlan Coben
    6/65 Seconds Away - Harlan Coben
    7/65 Found - Harlan Coben
    8/65 Back Spin - Harlan Coben
    9/65 One False Move - Harlan Coben
    10/65 The Falcon Tattoo - Bill Rogers
    11/65 The Tangled Lock - Bill Rogers
    12/65 The Blow Out- Bill Rogers
    13/65 The Fourth Sacrifice - Peter May
    14/65 The Cleansing - Bill Rogers
    15/65 The Head Case - Bill Rogers
    16/65 The Tiger's Cave - Bill Rogers
    17/65 The Monkey's Raincoat - Robert Crais
    18/65 Lullaby Town - Robert Crais
    19/65 Hard Hit - J.B. Turner
    20/65 Limerick Soviet : The Revolt of the Bottom Dog - Dominic Haugh
    21/65 The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye - David Lagercrantz
    22/65 Things I'll Never Forget : Memories of a Marine in Vietnam - James M Dixon
    23/65 A Fatal Intervention - Bill Rogers
    24/65 Crete : The Battle and the Resistance - Anthony Beevor
    25/65 The Moor - L J Ross
    26/65 The Chosen One - Sam Bourne
    27/65 Red War - Kyle Mills
    28/65 Ultimatum- Frank Gardner
    29/65 Dark Sacred Night - Michael Connelly
    30/65 To Kill The Truth - Sam Bourne
    31/65 Shadow Prey - John Sandford
    32/65 The House by the Lake : Berlin. One House.Five Families. A Hundred Years of History - Thomas Harding
    33/65 Secret Prey - John Sandford
    34/65 Rules of Prey - John Sandford
    35/65 Eyes of Prey - John Sandford
    36/75 Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives - Peter Orner
    37/75 Buried Prey - John Sandford
    38/75 Hidden Prey - John Sandford
    39/75 Stolen Prey - John Sandford
    40/75 Twisted Prey - John Sandford
    41/75 Heat Lightning - John Sandford
    42/75 Silken Prey - John Sandford
    43/75 Arnhem - Antony Beevor
    44/75 Deep Freeze - John Sandford
    45/75 Field of Prey - John Sandford
    46/75 Naked Prey - John Sandford
    47/75 Golden Prey - John Sandford
    48/75 Chosen Prey - John Sandford
    49/75 Surviving the Evacuation : Book 16 Unwanted Visitors, Unwelcome Guests - Frank Tayell
    50/75 American Breakdown: The Trump Years and How They Befell US - David Bromwich
    51/75 White Hot Silence - Henry Porter
    52/75 Open Season - C J Box
    53/75 Savage Run - C J Box
    54/75 Winterkill - C J Box

    *****

    55/75 Trophy Hunt - C J Box
     
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  3. SpookyFrank

    SpookyFrank Self-cleaning oven, the whole bit.

    1/44 Benjamin Zephaniah - The Life And Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah
    2/44 Nnedi Okorafor - Who Fears Death
    3/44 Jenny Hval - Paradise Rot
    4/44 Thomas Szasz - The Myth of Mental Illness
    5/44 Haruki Murakami - Hard Boiled Wonderland and The End of The World
    6/44 Daniel Kahneman - Thinking, Fast and Slow
    7/44 Charles C. Mann - 1491: The Americas Before Columbus
    8/44 Cixin Liu - The Three Body Problem
    9/44 Bessel van der Kolk - The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    10/44 Cixin Liu - The Dark Forest
    11/44 Michio Kaku - Hyperspace
    12/44 Halldor Laxness - Fish Can Sing
    13/44 Cixin Liu - Death's End
    14/44 Carlo Rovelli - The Order of Time
    15/44 Usula le Guin - The Dispossessed
    16/44 Fyodor Dostoevsky - The Double
    17/44 Dean Buonamano - Your Brain is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time
    18/44 T.H. White - The Once And Future King
    19/44 Susan Richards - Lost and Found in Russia
    20/44 William Gibson - Neuromancer
    21/44 Svetlana Alexievitch - Chernobyl Prayer
    22/44 Jeff Vandermeer - Borne
    23/44 Pat Barker - The Silence of the Girls
    24/44 Samuel Stein - Capital City: Gentrification and the Real Estate State
    25/44 Vladimir Nabokov - Despair
    26/44 Philip Pullman - Northern Lights
    27/44 James Bridle - The New Dark Age
    28/44 Philip Pullman - The Subtle Knife
    29/44 Stephen Jay Gould - Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes
    30/44 Alexander Paterson - Across the Bridges, or Life on the South London Riverside
    31/44 Philip Pullman - The Amber Spyglass
    32/44 Oliver Sacks - An Anthropologist on Mars

    33/44 Soren Kierkegaard - Repetition
    34/44 Tade Thompson - Rosewater
     
  4. D'wards

    D'wards I'm an excellent driver

    1/36 - Kill Your Friends by John Niven
    2/36 - The Works by Pam Ayres
    3/36 - A Breath of French Air by H.E. Bates
    4/36 - My Thoughts, Exactly by Lily Allen
    5/36 - Line of Fire: A Military Science Fiction Novel (The Last Fleet - Book One) by Malcolm Hughes
    6/36 - I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan by Alan Partridge (reread)
    7/36 - The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
    8/36 - Deadpool: The Compete Collection Volume 1 by Daniel Way
    9/36 - The Forever War by Joe Haldeman (reread)
    10/36 - Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story by Roger Daltrey
    11/36 - Meg 6: Generations by Steve Alten
    12/36 - Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
    13/36 - Nomad by Alan Partridge (reread)
    14/36 - The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Motley Crue
    15/36 - Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
    16/36 - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre
    17/36 - Everybody Died, So I Got a Dog by Emily Dean
    18/36 - 2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C Clarke (reread)
    19/36 - Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (rerereread)
    20/36 - 2061: Odyssey Three by Arthur C Clarke (reread)
    21/36 - The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
    22/36 - The Adventurous Young Rascals of Rosignol by Johnny L. Zainul
    23/36 - Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
    24/36 - Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (reread)
    25/36 - Move Along, Please: Land's End to John O'Groats by Public Bus by Mark Mason
    26/36 - Tenth of December by George Saunders
    27/36 - The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
    28/36 - Threepenny Memoir: The Lives of a Libertine by Carl Barat
    29/36 - The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger (reread)
    30/36 - 3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke
    31/36 - A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
    32/36 - The Shepherd's Life: A People's History of the Lake District by James Rebanks
    33/36 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy (reread)
    34/36 - Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
    35/36 - The Wanderers by Richard Price (reread)
    36/36 - Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
    37/36 - Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Life, Death and the Thrill of the Catch by Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse
    38/36 - Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King
    39/36 - The Secret History by Donna Tartt
    40/36 - Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson (reread)
     
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  5. Shirl

    Shirl Brexit my arse

    1/25 Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
    2/25 Sleepyhead - Mark Billingham
    3/25 Polishing and Finishing for Jewellers and Silversmiths - Stephen M Goldsmith
    4/25 The Chestnut Man - Soren Sveistrup
    5/25 Scaredy Cat - Mark Billingham
    6/25 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman
    7/25 One-hit Wonder - Lisa Jewell
    8/25 Portobello - Ruth Rendell
    9/25 I Am Watching You - Teresa Driscoll
    10/25 The Guilty One - Lisa Ballantyne
    11/25 Vince and Joy- Lisa Jewell
    12/25 Big Skye - Kate Atkinson
    13/25 The Family Upstairs - Lisa Jewell
    14/25 The word is Murder - Anthony Horowitz
    !5/25 The Sentence is Death - Anthony Horowitz
    16/25 The Body in the Dales - J R Ellis
    17/25 The Burning - Jane Casey
    18/25 The Reckoning - Jane Casey
    19/25 The Quartet Murders - J R Ellis (rubbish but an easy distraction that I needed)
    20/25 The Crocodile Bird - Ruth Rendell
    21/25 Going Wrong - Ruth Rendell
    22/25 The Last Girl - Jane Casey
    23/25 Having a Lovely Time - Jenny Eclair
    24/25 Skin Deep - Liz Nugent
    25/25 Inheritance - Jenny Eclair
     
  6. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Well-Known Member

    31/30 Sylvere Lotringer & Christian Marazzi (Eds) - Autonomia: Post-Political Politics
     
  7. D'wards

    D'wards I'm an excellent driver

    1/36 - Kill Your Friends by John Niven
    2/36 - The Works by Pam Ayres
    3/36 - A Breath of French Air by H.E. Bates
    4/36 - My Thoughts, Exactly by Lily Allen
    5/36 - Line of Fire: A Military Science Fiction Novel (The Last Fleet - Book One) by Malcolm Hughes
    6/36 - I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan by Alan Partridge (reread)
    7/36 - The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
    8/36 - Deadpool: The Compete Collection Volume 1 by Daniel Way
    9/36 - The Forever War by Joe Haldeman (reread)
    10/36 - Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story by Roger Daltrey
    11/36 - Meg 6: Generations by Steve Alten
    12/36 - Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
    13/36 - Nomad by Alan Partridge (reread)
    14/36 - The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Motley Crue
    15/36 - Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
    16/36 - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre
    17/36 - Everybody Died, So I Got a Dog by Emily Dean
    18/36 - 2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C Clarke (reread)
    19/36 - Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (rerereread)
    20/36 - 2061: Odyssey Three by Arthur C Clarke (reread)
    21/36 - The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
    22/36 - The Adventurous Young Rascals of Rosignol by Johnny L. Zainul
    23/36 - Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
    24/36 - Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (reread)
    25/36 - Move Along, Please: Land's End to John O'Groats by Public Bus by Mark Mason
    26/36 - Tenth of December by George Saunders
    27/36 - The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
    28/36 - Threepenny Memoir: The Lives of a Libertine by Carl Barat
    29/36 - The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger (reread)
    30/36 - 3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke
    31/36 - A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
    32/36 - The Shepherd's Life: A People's History of the Lake District by James Rebanks
    33/36 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy (reread)
    34/36 - Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
    35/36 - The Wanderers by Richard Price (reread)
    36/36 - Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
    37/36 - Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Life, Death and the Thrill of the Catch by Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse
    38/36 - Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King
    39/36 - The Secret History by Donna Tartt
    40/36 - Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson (reread)
    41/36 - Child of God by Cormac McCarthy (reread)
     
  8. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    1/65 The Fire Maker - Peter May
    2/65 I'll Keep You Safe - Peter May
    3/65 Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-75 - Max Hastings.
    4/65 Surviving the Evacuation : Book 15 : Where's There Hope - Frank Tayell
    5/65 Deal Breaker- Harlan Coben
    6/65 Seconds Away - Harlan Coben
    7/65 Found - Harlan Coben
    8/65 Back Spin - Harlan Coben
    9/65 One False Move - Harlan Coben
    10/65 The Falcon Tattoo - Bill Rogers
    11/65 The Tangled Lock - Bill Rogers
    12/65 The Blow Out- Bill Rogers
    13/65 The Fourth Sacrifice - Peter May
    14/65 The Cleansing - Bill Rogers
    15/65 The Head Case - Bill Rogers
    16/65 The Tiger's Cave - Bill Rogers
    17/65 The Monkey's Raincoat - Robert Crais
    18/65 Lullaby Town - Robert Crais
    19/65 Hard Hit - J.B. Turner
    20/65 Limerick Soviet : The Revolt of the Bottom Dog - Dominic Haugh
    21/65 The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye - David Lagercrantz
    22/65 Things I'll Never Forget : Memories of a Marine in Vietnam - James M Dixon
    23/65 A Fatal Intervention - Bill Rogers
    24/65 Crete : The Battle and the Resistance - Anthony Beevor
    25/65 The Moor - L J Ross
    26/65 The Chosen One - Sam Bourne
    27/65 Red War - Kyle Mills
    28/65 Ultimatum- Frank Gardner
    29/65 Dark Sacred Night - Michael Connelly
    30/65 To Kill The Truth - Sam Bourne
    31/65 Shadow Prey - John Sandford
    32/65 The House by the Lake : Berlin. One House.Five Families. A Hundred Years of History - Thomas Harding
    33/65 Secret Prey - John Sandford
    34/65 Rules of Prey - John Sandford
    35/65 Eyes of Prey - John Sandford
    36/75 Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives - Peter Orner
    37/75 Buried Prey - John Sandford
    38/75 Hidden Prey - John Sandford
    39/75 Stolen Prey - John Sandford
    40/75 Twisted Prey - John Sandford
    41/75 Heat Lightning - John Sandford
    42/75 Silken Prey - John Sandford
    43/75 Arnhem - Antony Beevor
    44/75 Deep Freeze - John Sandford
    45/75 Field of Prey - John Sandford
    46/75 Naked Prey - John Sandford
    47/75 Golden Prey - John Sandford
    48/75 Chosen Prey - John Sandford
    49/75 Surviving the Evacuation : Book 16 Unwanted Visitors, Unwelcome Guests - Frank Tayell
    50/75 American Breakdown: The Trump Years and How They Befell US - David Bromwich
    51/75 White Hot Silence - Henry Porter
    52/75 Open Season - C J Box
    53/75 Savage Run - C J Box
    54/75 Winterkill - C J Box
    55/75 Trophy Hunt - C J Box

    *****

    56/75 Out of Range - C J Box
     
  9. D'wards

    D'wards I'm an excellent driver

    1/36 - Kill Your Friends by John Niven
    2/36 - The Works by Pam Ayres
    3/36 - A Breath of French Air by H.E. Bates
    4/36 - My Thoughts, Exactly by Lily Allen
    5/36 - Line of Fire: A Military Science Fiction Novel (The Last Fleet - Book One) by Malcolm Hughes
    6/36 - I, Partridge: We Need to Talk About Alan by Alan Partridge (reread)
    7/36 - The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
    8/36 - Deadpool: The Compete Collection Volume 1 by Daniel Way
    9/36 - The Forever War by Joe Haldeman (reread)
    10/36 - Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story by Roger Daltrey
    11/36 - Meg 6: Generations by Steve Alten
    12/36 - Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
    13/36 - Nomad by Alan Partridge (reread)
    14/36 - The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Motley Crue
    15/36 - Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
    16/36 - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre
    17/36 - Everybody Died, So I Got a Dog by Emily Dean
    18/36 - 2010: Odyssey Two by Arthur C Clarke (reread)
    19/36 - Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (rerereread)
    20/36 - 2061: Odyssey Three by Arthur C Clarke (reread)
    21/36 - The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
    22/36 - The Adventurous Young Rascals of Rosignol by Johnny L. Zainul
    23/36 - Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
    24/36 - Catch 22 by Joseph Heller (reread)
    25/36 - Move Along, Please: Land's End to John O'Groats by Public Bus by Mark Mason
    26/36 - Tenth of December by George Saunders
    27/36 - The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
    28/36 - Threepenny Memoir: The Lives of a Libertine by Carl Barat
    29/36 - The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger (reread)
    30/36 - 3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke
    31/36 - A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
    32/36 - The Shepherd's Life: A People's History of the Lake District by James Rebanks
    33/36 - The Road by Cormac McCarthy (reread)
    34/36 - Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond and Adam Horovitz
    35/36 - The Wanderers by Richard Price (reread)
    36/36 - Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
    37/36 - Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Life, Death and the Thrill of the Catch by Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse
    38/36 - Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King
    39/36 - The Secret History by Donna Tartt
    40/36 - Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson (reread)
    41/36 - Child of God by Cormac McCarthy (reread)
    42/36 - If Only They Could Talk by James Herriot
     
  10. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    1/65 The Fire Maker - Peter May
    2/65 I'll Keep You Safe - Peter May
    3/65 Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy 1945-75 - Max Hastings.
    4/65 Surviving the Evacuation : Book 15 : Where's There Hope - Frank Tayell
    5/65 Deal Breaker- Harlan Coben
    6/65 Seconds Away - Harlan Coben
    7/65 Found - Harlan Coben
    8/65 Back Spin - Harlan Coben
    9/65 One False Move - Harlan Coben
    10/65 The Falcon Tattoo - Bill Rogers
    11/65 The Tangled Lock - Bill Rogers
    12/65 The Blow Out- Bill Rogers
    13/65 The Fourth Sacrifice - Peter May
    14/65 The Cleansing - Bill Rogers
    15/65 The Head Case - Bill Rogers
    16/65 The Tiger's Cave - Bill Rogers
    17/65 The Monkey's Raincoat - Robert Crais
    18/65 Lullaby Town - Robert Crais
    19/65 Hard Hit - J.B. Turner
    20/65 Limerick Soviet : The Revolt of the Bottom Dog - Dominic Haugh
    21/65 The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye - David Lagercrantz
    22/65 Things I'll Never Forget : Memories of a Marine in Vietnam - James M Dixon
    23/65 A Fatal Intervention - Bill Rogers
    24/65 Crete : The Battle and the Resistance - Anthony Beevor
    25/65 The Moor - L J Ross
    26/65 The Chosen One - Sam Bourne
    27/65 Red War - Kyle Mills
    28/65 Ultimatum- Frank Gardner
    29/65 Dark Sacred Night - Michael Connelly
    30/65 To Kill The Truth - Sam Bourne
    31/65 Shadow Prey - John Sandford
    32/65 The House by the Lake : Berlin. One House.Five Families. A Hundred Years of History - Thomas Harding
    33/65 Secret Prey - John Sandford
    34/65 Rules of Prey - John Sandford
    35/65 Eyes of Prey - John Sandford
    36/75 Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives - Peter Orner
    37/75 Buried Prey - John Sandford
    38/75 Hidden Prey - John Sandford
    39/75 Stolen Prey - John Sandford
    40/75 Twisted Prey - John Sandford
    41/75 Heat Lightning - John Sandford
    42/75 Silken Prey - John Sandford
    43/75 Arnhem - Antony Beevor
    44/75 Deep Freeze - John Sandford
    45/75 Field of Prey - John Sandford
    46/75 Naked Prey - John Sandford
    47/75 Golden Prey - John Sandford
    48/75 Chosen Prey - John Sandford
    49/75 Surviving the Evacuation : Book 16 Unwanted Visitors, Unwelcome Guests - Frank Tayell
    50/75 American Breakdown: The Trump Years and How They Befell US - David Bromwich
    51/75 White Hot Silence - Henry Porter
    52/75 Open Season - C J Box
    53/75 Savage Run - C J Box
    54/75 Winterkill - C J Box
    55/75 Trophy Hunt - C J Box
    56/75 Out of Range - C J Box

    *****

    57/75 In Plain Sight - C J Box
     
  11. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    1/10 Holding - Graham Norton
    2/10 The Trouble with Goats and Sheep - Joanna Cannon
    3/10 In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin - Lindsey Hilsum
    4/10 Last Tango in Aberystwyth - Malcolm Pryce
    5/10 If This Is a Man - Primo Levi
    6/10 Beastie Boys Book Book - Ad-Rock and Mike D
    7/10 Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
    8/10 The Princess Diarist - Carrie Fisher
    9/10 Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman
    10/10 Becoming - Michelle Obama
    11/10 The Little Friend - Donna Tartt
    12/10 The Stopping Places - Damian Le Bas
    13/10 Blueprints of the Afterlife - Ryan Boudinot
    14/10 The Unbearable Lightness of Being in Aberystwyth - Malcolm Pryce
    15/10 The Subtle Knife - Philip Pullman
     
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  12. PursuedByBears

    PursuedByBears Go stick your head in a pig

    One of of my favourite ever books :)
     
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  13. neonwilderness

    neonwilderness What would Badgers do?

    1/24 War of the Wolf - Bernard Cornwell
    2/24 I Am Legend - Richard Matheson
    3/24 I’ll Keep You Safe - Peter May
    4/24 Unreasonable Behaviour - Don McCullin
    5/24 Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - Akala
    6/24 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism - Ha-Joon Chang
    7/24 Everyday Sexism - Laura Bates
    8/24 The Winter King - Bernard Cornwell
    9/24 The Bricks That Built The Houses - Kate Tempest
    10/24 Enemy of God - Bernard Cornwell
     
  14. PursuedByBears

    PursuedByBears Go stick your head in a pig

    1/45 Roald Dahl - Matilda
    2/45 William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
    3/45 N K Jemisin - The Fifth Season
    4/45 Michael "Mike D" Diamond & Adam "Ad-Rock" Horowitz - Beastie Boys Book
    5/45 Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book
    6/45 Anthony Hope - The Prisoner of Zenda
    7/45 Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness
    8/45 William Shakespeare - The Tempest
    9/45 Oliver Goldsmith - She Stoops to Conquer
    10/45 John Buchan - The Thirty-Nine Steps
    11/45 N K Jemisin - The Obelisk Gate
    12/45 JRR Tolkien - The Two Towers
    13/45 Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
    14/45 N K Jemisin - The Stone Sky
    15/45 Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman - Good Omens
    16/45 Andy Weir - The Martian
    17/45 Robert Jordan - The Great Hunt
    18/45 Richard F Thomas - Why Bob Dylan Matters
    19/45 Matt Haig - To Be a Cat
    20/45 James SA Corey - Babylon's Ashes
    21/45 Akala - Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire
    22/45 Terry Pratchett - The Colour of Magic
    23/45 Terry Pratchett - The Light Fantastic
    24/45 P G Wodehouse - Thank You, Jeeves
    25/45 Sophie Anderson - The House with Chicken Legs
    26/45 Jenn Ashworth - The Friday Gospels
    27/45 Larry McMurtry - Dead Man's Walk
    28/45 Terry Pratchett - Equal Rites
    29/45 Marion McClintock - Shaping the Future: a history of the University of Lancaster 1961-2011
    30/45 JRR Tolkien - The Return of the King
    31/45 John Steinbeck - The Grapes of Wrath
    32/45 James SA Corey - Persepolis Rising
    33/45 H G Wells - The War of the Worlds
    34/45 Laura Bates - Everyday Sexism
    35/45 Ben Goldacre - Bad Science
    36/45 Mark Twain - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    37/45 Terry Pratchett - Mort
    38/45 Robert Jordan - The Dragon Reborn
    39/45 A N Wilson - The Victorians
    40/45 Terry Pratchett - Sourcery
    41/45 Frances Hardinge - A Skinful of Shadows
    42/45 Ted Hughes - The Iron Man
    43/45 Robert Webb - How Not To Be a Boy
    44/45 Marlon James - Black Leopard, Red Wolf
    45/45 Eoin Colfer - Artemis Fowl
    46/45 Tade Thompson - Rosewater
    47/45 Kingsley Amis - Lucky Jim
    48/45 John Cooper Clarke - The Luckiest Guy Alive
    49/45 Koshun Takami - Battle Royale
    50/45 Frances Hardinge - Verdigris Deep
    51/45 Robert Jordan - The Shadow Rising

    52/45 Gerald Durrell - My Family and Other Animals

    I vaguely remember reading this at university, the rereading did not disappoint. Great book!
     
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  15. Me76

    Me76 Not very good lurker

    L - from library
    Ld - from my sister's library

    1/50 Ray vs the Meaning of Life, Michael F Stewart - L
    2/50 When we were Animals, Joshua Gaylord - L
    3/50 Elevation, Stephen King
    4/50 How to be Good, Nick Hornby
    5/50 Alone in Berlin, Hans Fallada
    6/50 Me and You, Niccolò Ammaniti - L
    7/50 Now You See Her, Heidi Perk
    8/50 The Ladykiller, Martina Cole
    9/50 The Rosie Project, Graeme Simison
    10/50 The Power, Naomi Alderman - L
    11/50 What Happened at the Lake, Phil M Williams
    12/50 Me Before You, Jo Jo Moyes - L
    13/50 The Swap, Nancy Boyarsky
    14/50 My Sister, the Serial Killer, oyinkan Braithwaite
    15/50 Descent, Tim Johnston
    16/50 Louis and Louise, Julie Cohen
    17/50 The Night Bird, Brian Freeman
    18/50 Fat Girl, KL Montgomery
    19/50 Slammerkin, Emma Donoghue
    20/50 The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma - L
    21/50 The Exit, Helen Fitzgerald - L
    22/50 The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro
    23/50 Rules of Prey, John Sandford,
    24/50 The Circle, David Eggers - L
    25/50 Time's Arrow, Martin Amis
    26/50 Adele, Liela Slimani - L
    27/50 Day of the Accident, Nuala Ellwood
    28/50 Red Ink, Julie Mayhew
    29/50 Go On Girl, Hilary Grossman
    30/50 Ashley Bell, Dean Koontz - L
    31/50 The Girlfriend, Michelle Francis
    32/50 Running with Scissors, Augusten Burroughs - L
    33/50 Star-Crossed, Minnie Darke
    34/50 Moab is my Wash Pot, Stephen Fry
    35/50 Bad Apple, Zoje Stage
    36/50 Stay With Me, Ayobami Adebayo - L
    37/50 My Absolute Darling, Gabriel Talent - L
    38/50 Lullaby, Leila Slimani - L
    39/50 Never Too Late, Jo Barney
    40/50 Vox, Christina Dachler
    41/50 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Stephen King
    42/50 The Institute, Stephen King
    43/50 Not That Kind of Girl, Lena Dunham - Ld
    44/50 My Name is Leon, Kit de Waal - Ld
    45/50 A Little Life, Hanya Yanagihaha - Ld
    46/50 The Beach, Alex Garland - Ld
    47/50 The Sellout, Paul Beatty - Ld
    48/50 On Writing, Stephen King
    49/50 Obsession, Amanda Robson
    50/50 The Last, Hannah Jameson

    Target met with plenty of time to go.
     
  16. Biddlybee

    Biddlybee making knots with sticks

    Been on my list for over 10 years :oops:
     
  17. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    41. caitlin r kiernan, 'agents of dreamland'
     
  18. ringo

    ringo Macaroni cheese controller

    1/30 Travels With Charley - John Steinbeck
    2/30 A Short Walk In The Hindu Kush - Eric Newby
    3/30 Life After Life - Kate Atkinson
    4/30 Wrong About Japan - Peter Carey
    5/30 The Lawless Roads - Graham Greene
    6/30 The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt
    7/30 A Short History Of Tractors in Ukrainian - Marina Lewycka
    8/30 The Miniaturist - Jessie Burton
    9/30 The Art Of Stillness: Adventures In Going Nowhere - Pico Iyer
    10/30 Golden Hill - Francis Spufford
    11/30 Pulp - Charles Bukowski
    12/30 Great Expectations - Kathy Acker
    13/30 The Keeper Of Lost Things - Ruth Hogan
    14/30 The Painter Of Signs - R.K. Narayan
    15/30 Transcription - Kate Atkinson
    16/30 The Book Of Life - Stuart Nadler
    17/30 The Drover’s Boy - Irvine Hunt
    18/30 If I Die Before I Wake - Sherwood King
    19/30 Amsterdam - Ian McEwan
    20/30 Big Sky - Kate Atkinson
    21/30 Less - Andrew Sean Greer
    22/30 Why The Dutch Are Different - Ben Coates
    23/30 Drunken Baker - Barney Farmer
    24/30 Here & There: Collected Travel Writing - AA Gill
    25/30 The Sheltering Sky - Paul Bowles
    26/30 Lost For Words - Stephanie Butland
    27/30 To Have And Have Not - Ernest Hemingway
    28/30 The Elegance Of The Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery
     
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  19. PursuedByBears

    PursuedByBears Go stick your head in a pig

    1/45 Roald Dahl - Matilda
    2/45 William Shakespeare - Twelfth Night
    3/45 N K Jemisin - The Fifth Season
    4/45 Michael "Mike D" Diamond & Adam "Ad-Rock" Horowitz - Beastie Boys Book
    5/45 Rudyard Kipling - The Jungle Book
    6/45 Anthony Hope - The Prisoner of Zenda
    7/45 Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness
    8/45 William Shakespeare - The Tempest
    9/45 Oliver Goldsmith - She Stoops to Conquer
    10/45 John Buchan - The Thirty-Nine Steps
    11/45 N K Jemisin - The Obelisk Gate
    12/45 JRR Tolkien - The Two Towers
    13/45 Lewis Carroll - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
    14/45 N K Jemisin - The Stone Sky
    15/45 Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman - Good Omens
    16/45 Andy Weir - The Martian
    17/45 Robert Jordan - The Great Hunt
    18/45 Richard F Thomas - Why Bob Dylan Matters
    19/45 Matt Haig - To Be a Cat
    20/45 James SA Corey - Babylon's Ashes
    21/45 Akala - Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire
    22/45 Terry Pratchett - The Colour of Magic
    23/45 Terry Pratchett - The Light Fantastic
    24/45 P G Wodehouse - Thank You, Jeeves
    25/45 Sophie Anderson - The House with Chicken Legs
    26/45 Jenn Ashworth - The Friday Gospels
    27/45 Larry McMurtry - Dead Man's Walk
    28/45 Terry Pratchett - Equal Rites
    29/45 Marion McClintock - Shaping the Future: a history of the University of Lancaster 1961-2011
    30/45 JRR Tolkien - The Return of the King
    31/45 John Steinbeck - The Grapes of Wrath
    32/45 James SA Corey - Persepolis Rising
    33/45 H G Wells - The War of the Worlds
    34/45 Laura Bates - Everyday Sexism
    35/45 Ben Goldacre - Bad Science
    36/45 Mark Twain - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
    37/45 Terry Pratchett - Mort
    38/45 Robert Jordan - The Dragon Reborn
    39/45 A N Wilson - The Victorians
    40/45 Terry Pratchett - Sourcery
    41/45 Frances Hardinge - A Skinful of Shadows
    42/45 Ted Hughes - The Iron Man
    43/45 Robert Webb - How Not To Be a Boy
    44/45 Marlon James - Black Leopard, Red Wolf
    45/45 Eoin Colfer - Artemis Fowl
    46/45 Tade Thompson - Rosewater
    47/45 Kingsley Amis - Lucky Jim
    48/45 John Cooper Clarke - The Luckiest Guy Alive
    49/45 Koshun Takami - Battle Royale
    50/45 Frances Hardinge - Verdigris Deep
    51/45 Robert Jordan - The Shadow Rising
    52/45 Gerald Durrell - My Family and Other Animals

    53/45 Brett Anderson - Coal Black Mornings
     
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  20. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model every man and every woman is a star

    42. lee child, 'blue moon'
     
  21. kropotkin

    kropotkin libcom

    1. Homo Deus - Yuval Noah Harari
    2. The Kaiser goes: the generals remain - Theodor Plivier
    3. The Last Man Who Knew Everything: The Life and Times of Enrico Fermi- David N. Schwartz
    4. The Third Policeman - Brian O'Nolan
    5. The Book of Hidden Things - Francesco Dimitri
    6. The Heart's Invisible Furies - John Boyne
    7. Seveneves - Neal Stephenson
    8. Black Box Thinking - Matthew Syed
    9. The Golden Transcendence- John C. Wright
    10. The Knife Man - Wendy Khadijah Moore
    11. Every Human Heart - William Boyd
    12. To Kill a Mocking-bird - Harper Lee
    13. Poems - Rainer Maria Rilke
    14. Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - Akala
    15. The Psychopath Inside: A Neuroscientist's Personal Journey Into the Dark Side of the Brain - James H. Fallon
    16. The Diary of a Bookseller - Shaun Bythell
    17. Infinite detail - Tim Maugan
    18. Dead Souls - Nikolai Gogol
    19. No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming of Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine - Rachel Pearson
    20. I Am Watching You - Teresa Driscoll
    21. Training and Racing with a Power Meter - Andrew Coggan and Hunter Allen
    22. The Wych Elm - Tana French
    23. The Ghost in my Brain - Clark Elliott
    24. The Class Struggles in France - Karl Marx
    25. Ways of Seeing - John Berger
    26. When We Were Animals- Joshua Gaylord
    27. Iron gold - Pierce Brown
    28. An Unkindness of Ghosts - Rivers Solomon
    29. Poverty Safari - Darren McGarvey
    30. Normal People - Sally Rooney
    31. The Black Jacobins - C. L. R. James
    32. The Socialist Manifesto - Bhaskar Sunkara
    33. Waste Tide - Chen Qiufan
    34. Factfulness - Hans Rosling
    35. Silencing the past - Michel-Rolph Trouillot
    37. Superior - the Fatal Return of Race Science- Angela Saini
    38. Worth Dying For - the power and politics of flags - Tim Marshall
    39. Children of Ruin - Adrian Tchaikovsky
    40. The New Populism - Marco Revelli
    41. Other Minds - Peter Godfrey-Smith
    42. A Woman in Berlin: 8 weeks in the conquered city - Anonymous
    43. Night Without Stars - Peter F. Hamilton
    44. Dark Age - Pierce Brown
    45. The Rapture - Liz Jensen
    46. Educated: a memoir - Tara Westover
    47. The Reader - Bernhard Schlink
    48. The Twittering Machine - Richard Seymour
    49. The Last Sword-Maker - Brian Nelson
    50. Open Veins of Latin America, Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent - Eduardo Galeano
    51. Amatka - Karin Tidbeck
    52. Shibumi - Trevanian
    53. La Belle Sauvage - Phillip Pullman
     
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  22. StanleyBlack

    StanleyBlack New Member

    1/20? Bythell, Shaun (2018). The diary of a bookseller. Paperback edition. London: Profile Books. Finished 8/1/1
    2/20? Melville, Herman (2010). Bartleby the scrivener. New York: Melville House. Finished 10/1/19
    3/20? Northup, Solomon (2012). Twelve years a slave. Penguin Classics. Kindle edition. New York: Penguin Books. (9781101614679) Finished 26/2/19
    4/20? Dickens, Charles (2003). Little Dorrit. Penguin Classics. Kindle edition. London: Penguin Books. (9780141900292) Finished 25/5/19
    5/20? Collins, Matthew (2019). Nazi terrorist: the story of National Action. Paperback edition. London: HOPE not Hate. (9781999320522) Finished 8/6/19
    6/20? Wells, Tim (2019). Moonstomp. Paperback edition. London: Unbound. (9781789650457) Finished 20/8/19
    7/20? Lewis, C. S. (2001). The lion, the witch and the wardrobe. Paperback edition. London: HarperCollins Children’s Books. (000711561X) Finished 12/9/19
    8/20? Murray, Douglas (2019). The madness of crowds: gender, race and identity. Hardback edition. London: Bloomsbury Continuum. (9781472959959) Finished 1/10/19
    9/20? Dinnerstein, Leonard (1987) The Leo Frank case. Paperback edition. Athens, Georgia: The University of Georgia Press. (0820309656) Finished 14/10/19
    10/20? Brent, Linda (1861) Incidents in the life of a slave girl. From: Louis Gates Jr, Henry, Ed. (1987) The classic slave narratives. Paperback edition. New York: A Mentor Book/New American Library (0451627261) Finished w/b 21/10/19
    11/20? Hayes, Mark (2019) The trouble with National Action. Paperback edition. London: Freedom Press. (9781904491347) Finished 28/10/19

    12/20? Houellebecq, Michel (2019) Serotonin. Hardback edition. London: William Heinemann. (9781785152238) Finished 9/11/19
     
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  23. petee

    petee i'm spartacus

    continuing my reading of collections of old New Yorker writers ...

    3 McKelway, reporting at wit's end
     
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  24. Shirl

    Shirl Brexit my arse

    1/25 Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
    2/25 Sleepyhead - Mark Billingham
    3/25 Polishing and Finishing for Jewellers and Silversmiths - Stephen M Goldsmith
    4/25 The Chestnut Man - Soren Sveistrup
    5/25 Scaredy Cat - Mark Billingham
    6/25 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman
    7/25 One-hit Wonder - Lisa Jewell
    8/25 Portobello - Ruth Rendell
    9/25 I Am Watching You - Teresa Driscoll
    10/25 The Guilty One - Lisa Ballantyne
    11/25 Vince and Joy- Lisa Jewell
    12/25 Big Skye - Kate Atkinson
    13/25 The Family Upstairs - Lisa Jewell
    14/25 The word is Murder - Anthony Horowitz
    !5/25 The Sentence is Death - Anthony Horowitz
    16/25 The Body in the Dales - J R Ellis
    17/25 The Burning - Jane Casey
    18/25 The Reckoning - Jane Casey
    19/25 The Quartet Murders - J R Ellis (rubbish but an easy distraction that I needed)
    20/25 The Crocodile Bird - Ruth Rendell
    21/25 Going Wrong - Ruth Rendell
    22/25 The Last Girl - Jane Casey
    23/25 Having a Lovely Time - Jenny Eclair
    24/25 Skin Deep - Liz Nugent
    25/25 Inheritance - Jenny Eclair
    26/25 Lullaby - Leila Slimani
    27/25 Life, Death and Vanilla Slices - Jenny Eclair
     
  25. BoatieBird

    BoatieBird Well-Known Member

    1/70 - Minette Walters - The Ice House
    2/70 - Joe Hill - Strange Weather
    3/70 - Donna Tartt - The Little Friend (re-read)
    4/70 - Joe Hill - 20th Century Ghosts (re-read)
    5/70 - P.D.James - Unnatural Causes
    6/70 - Elizabeth Strout - Olive Kitteridge
    7/70 - Donald Ray Pollock - The Heavenly Table
    8/70 - Minette Walters - The Echo
    9/70 - Gavin Extence - The Mirror World of Melody Black
    10/70 - Elizabeth Strout - The Burgess Boys
    11/70 - P.D. James - Shroud For a Nightingale
    12/70 - Carson McCullers - The Member of the Wedding
    13/70 - Val McDermid - Broken Ground
    14/70 - James M Cain - The Cocktail Waitress
    15/70 - Gillian Flynn - The Grownup
    16/70 - P.D. James - The Black Tower
    17/70 - Dennis Lehane - Mystic River
    18/70 - Nevil Shute - A Town Like Alice
    19/70 - Adrian R. Magnuson - Taking Flight
    20/70 - P.D. James - Death of an Expert Witness (re-read)
    21/70 - Annie Proulx - Postcards (re-read)
    22/70 - Minette Walters - The Breaker
    23/70 - Elizabeth Strout - My Name is Lucy Barton
    24/70 - Irvine Welsh - Skagboys (re-read)
    25/70 - P D James - A Taste for Death
    26/70 - Dennis Lehane - Shutter Island
    27/70 - Jon McGregor - Even the Dogs
    28/70 - Stephen King - The Dead Zone
    29/70 - P D James - Devices and Desires (re-read)
    30/70 - Ken Kesey - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    31/70 - Ann Cleeves - A Lesson in Dying
    32/70 - C J Tudor - The Chalk Man
    33/70 - P D James - Original Sin
    34/70 - Joanna Cannon - Three Things About Elsie
    35/70 - Sally Rooney - Normal People
    36/70 - P D James - A Certain Justice (re-read)
    37/70 - Kate Atkinson - Transcription
    38/70 - Wally Lamb - She's Come Undone
    39/70 - Kate Atkinson - Not The End of The World
    40/70 - Deborah Levy - Hot Milk
    41/70 - Kate Atkinson - Big Sky
    42/70 - C J Tudor - The Taking of Annie Thorne
    43/70 - Peter James - Dead at First Sight
    45/70 - Annie Proulx - That Old Ace in The Hole (re-read)
    46/70 - Patrick Gale - A Place Called Winter
    47/70 - Ruth Rendell - One Across, Two Down (re-read)
    48/70 - Tim Winton - Cloud Street
    49/70 - P D James - Death in Holy Orders (re-read)
    50/70 - Paul Beatty - The Sellout
    51/70 - Stephen King - The Institute
    52/70 - Malcolm Pryce - Aberystwyth Mon Amour
    53/70 - William Boyd - Love is Blind
    54/70 - Oyinkan Braithwaite - My Sister, the Serial Killer
    55/70 - Michael Farris Smith - Desperation Road

    56/70 - P D James - The Murder Room (re-read)
    57/70 - James Sallis - Sarah Jane
     
  26. Threshers_Flail

    Threshers_Flail Well-Known Member

    1. The Gallows Pole - Benjamin Myers
    2. Girl in a Band - Kim Gordon
    3. Death and the Penguin - Andrey Kurkov
    4. Revolution in the Air - Max Elbaum
    5. Mistaken Identity - Race and Class in the Age of Trump - Asad Haider
    6. The Classical World - Robin Lane Fox
    7. A History of Contemporary Italy - Paul Ginsborg
    8. On Violence - Hannah Arendt
    9. Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone - James Baldwin
    10. Myth of Sisyphus - Albert Camus
    11. Mistaken Identity - Asad Haider
    12. Revolutionary Yiddishland - Alain Brossat + Sylvia Klinberg
    13. Cities of the Plain - Cormac McCarthy
    14. The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles - Giorgio Bassani
    15. Yukio Mishima - The Temple of the Golden Pavilion
    16. Cosey Fanni Tutti - Art, Sex, Music
     
  27. Ptolemy

    Ptolemy like an unwound clock, I just don't seem to care.

    1/30. The Atheist's Mass - Honoré de Balzac.
    2/30. The Labour Party - William Glenvil Hall.
    3/30. L'Argent (Money) - Émile Zola.
    4/30. Le Rêve (The Dream) - Émile Zola.
    5/30. The Conquest of Plassans - Émile Zola.
    6/30. Tao Te Ching - Laozi (re-read).
    7/30. Four Major Plays - Henrik Ibsen.
    8/30. Soul on Ice - Eldridge Cleaver.
    9/30. The Lost Gospel Q - Marcus J. Borg.
    10/30. We - Yevgeny Zamyatin.
    11/30. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy.
    12/30. The Diary of Lady Murasaki - Murasaki Shikibu.
    13/30. Au Bonheur des Dames (The Ladies' Paradise) - Émile Zola.
    14/30. La Faute de l'Abbé Mouret (The Sin of Abbé Mouret) - Émile Zola.
    15/30. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley.
    16/30. Little Women - Louisa May Alcott.
    17/30. Fight Club - Chuck Palahniuk.
    18/30. Une page d'amour (A Love Story) - Émile Zola.
    19/30. The Rubaiyyat - Omar Khayaam (translated by Robert Graves and Omar Ali-Shah)
    20/30. Le Ventre de Paris (The Belly of Paris) - Émile Zola.
    21/30. Tarantula - Bob Dylan.
    22/30. A Room with a View - E.M. Forster.
    23/30. La joie de vivre (The Joy of Living/The Bright Side of Life) - Émile Zola.
    24/30. The Last Days of Socrates - Plato.
    25/30. L'œuvre (The Masterpiece) - Émile Zola.
    26/30. Autobiography - Morrissey.
    27/30. Steppenwolf - Hermann Hesse.
    28/30. The Establishment - Owen Jones.
    29/30. Under Milk Wood - Dylan Thomas (re-read).
    30/30. La Terre (The Earth) - Émile Zola.
    31/30. In Cold Blood - Truman Capote.
    32/30. The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House - Audre Lorde.
    33/30. The Debacle - Émile Zola.
    34/30. Ecclesiastes - Anonymous.
    35/30. Bring on the Empty Horses - David Niven.
    36/30. Breakfast at Tiffany's - Truman Capote (re-read).
    37/30. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood.
    38/30. The Men Who Would Be King: Suitors to Queen Elizabeth I - Josephine Ross.
    39/30. Moominland Midwinter - Tove Jansson.
     
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  28. imposs1904

    imposs1904 Thread Killa'

    1/12 Black Boots and Football Pinks: 50 Lost Wonders of the Beautiful Game by Daniel Gray
    2/12 Lock No. 1 by Georges Simenon
    3/12 Conviction by Denise Mina
    4/12 Hinterland by Chris Mullin
    5/12 The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
    6/12 The Motel Life by Willy Vlautin
    7/12 The Red Machine: Liverpool in the '80s: The Players' Stories by Simon Hughes
    8/12 Steak . . . Diana Ross: Diary of a Football Nobody by David McVay (Reread)
    9/12 Steak Diana Ross II: Further Diaries of a Football Nobody by David McVay
    10/12 In a House of Lies by Ian Rankin
    11/12 When George Came to Edinburgh: George Best at Hibs by John Neil Munro
    12/12 Maigret Returns by Georges Simenon
    13/12 Walking Wounded by William McIlvanney (Reread)
    14/12 Bullet for a Star by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    15/12 Murder on the Yellow Brick Road by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    16/12 You Bet Your Life by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    17/12 The Howard Hughes Affair by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    18/12 Never Cross a Vampire by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    19/12 High Midnight by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    20/12 Catch a Falling Clown by Stuart M. Kaminsky
    21/12 I Believe In Miracles: The Remarkable Story of Brian Clough’s European Cup-winning Team by Daniel Taylor
    22/12 Post Office by Charles Bukowski (Reread)
    23/12 XTC: Chalkhills and Children by Chris Twomey (Reread)
    24/12 Steaming In: Journal of a Football Fan by Colin Ward (Reread)
    25/12 Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good: Larry David and the Making of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm by Josh Levine
    26/12 The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll
    27/12 With Clough, By Taylor by Peter Taylor
    28/12 The Other Hollywood: The Uncensored Oral History of the Porn Film Industry by Legs McNeil, Jennifer Osborne , Peter Pavia
    29/12 Love Me Do!: "Beatles" Progress by Michael Braun
    30/12 Loose Connections by Maggie Brooks (Reread)
    31/12 Confessions of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

    32/12 He Done Her Wrong by Stuart M. Kaminsky
     
  29. Shirl

    Shirl Brexit my arse

    1/25 Magpie Murders - Anthony Horowitz
    2/25 Sleepyhead - Mark Billingham
    3/25 Polishing and Finishing for Jewellers and Silversmiths - Stephen M Goldsmith
    4/25 The Chestnut Man - Soren Sveistrup
    5/25 Scaredy Cat - Mark Billingham
    6/25 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - Gail Honeyman
    7/25 One-hit Wonder - Lisa Jewell
    8/25 Portobello - Ruth Rendell
    9/25 I Am Watching You - Teresa Driscoll
    10/25 The Guilty One - Lisa Ballantyne
    11/25 Vince and Joy- Lisa Jewell
    12/25 Big Skye - Kate Atkinson
    13/25 The Family Upstairs - Lisa Jewell
    14/25 The word is Murder - Anthony Horowitz
    !5/25 The Sentence is Death - Anthony Horowitz
    16/25 The Body in the Dales - J R Ellis
    17/25 The Burning - Jane Casey
    18/25 The Reckoning - Jane Casey
    19/25 The Quartet Murders - J R Ellis (rubbish but an easy distraction that I needed)
    20/25 The Crocodile Bird - Ruth Rendell
    21/25 Going Wrong - Ruth Rendell
    22/25 The Last Girl - Jane Casey
    23/25 Having a Lovely Time - Jenny Eclair
    24/25 Skin Deep - Liz Nugent
    25/25 Inheritance - Jenny Eclair
    26/25 Lullaby - Leila Slimani
    27/25 Life, Death and Vanilla Slices - Jenny Eclair
    28/25 Lying in Wait - Liz Nugent (this book reminded me so much of Patricia Highsmith's writing. I'm going to read all her books now)
     
  30. billy_bob

    billy_bob contents may have settled during transit

    1/50 Mark E. Smith/Austin Collings - Renegade: The Lives and Tales of Mark E. Smith
    2/50 Richard F. Thomas - Why Dylan Matters
    3/50 Shaun Bythell - The Diary of a Bookseller
    4/50 William Melvin Kelley - A Different Drummer
    5/50 Eric Idle - Always Look On the Bright Side of Life
    6/50 Edgar Allan Poe - Tales of Horror
    7/50 Kevin Barry - Dark Lies the Island
    8/50 Kevin Barry - There Are Little Kingdoms
    9/50 Dean Burnett - The Idiot Brain
    10/50 Howard Zinn - A People's History of the United States
    11/50 A.M. Homes - The Safety of Objects
    12/50 Mark Haddon - The Pier Falls
    13/50 Rebecca Solnit - Hope in the Darkness
    14/50 Annie Proulx - Fine Just the Way It Is
    15/50 Carys Davies - West
    16/50 Annie Proulx - Bad Dirt
    17/50 Annie Proulx - Close Range
    18/50 Michael Mitchell and Susan Wightman - Typographic Style Handbook
    19/50 Denis Johnson - Train Dreams
    20/50 Harry Ritchie - English for the Natives
    21/50 Denis Johnson - Jesus' Son
    22/50 Victor Klemperer - To the Bitter End: Diaries 1942-45
    23/50 James Joyce - Dubliners
    24/50 Robin Ince - I'm a Joke and So Are You
    25/50 David Crystal - Making Sense
    26/50 Countess Markievicz - Prison Poetry & Sketches
    27/50 Jason Webster - Duende
    28/50 Louise Erdrich - LaRose
    29/50 Grace Paley - Collected Stories
    30/50 Nikolai Gogol - Petersburg Tales
    31/50 Catherine O'Flynn - Mr Lynch's Holiday
    32/50 Jason Webster - Andalus
    33/50 George Saunders - Lincoln in the Bardo
    34/50 Jim Crace - The Melody
    35/50 Will Carruthers - Playing the Bass with Three Left Hands
    36/50 Dick Swaab - We Are Our Brains
    37/50 Lucy Mangan - Bookworm
    38/50 Ali Smith - Winter
    39/50 David Lynch and Kristine McKenna - Room to Dream
    40/50 Reni Eddo-Lodge - Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race
    41/50 Allan Ropper - Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain
    42/50 Mark Forsyth - The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll through the Hidden Connections of the English Language
    43/50 Richard Powers - The Overstory

    44/50 Melissa Harrison - All Among the Barley
    45/50 John Higgs - Watling Street: Travels through Britain's Ever-Present Past
     

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