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2018: My year of reading authors I’ve never read

Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny Bedsit Disco Queen: How I Grew Up and Tried to be a Pop Star by Tracey Thorn The Girls by … Continue reading

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Ten books that changed my life

So, in the summer of 2018, a friend of mine wondered if I had time to do this thing on Facebook where you talk about books that changed your life. I found the time, because I loved how it forced … Continue reading

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2017: My year of rereads and new non-fiction

2017 The Catcher in the Rye by J.D.Salinger (reread) The Hours by Michael Cunningham (reread) Frightmares: A History of British Horror Cinema by Ian Cooper (new non-fiction) The Secret History by Donna Tartt (reread) My Old Man edited by Ted … Continue reading

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2016: My Year of Reading Women

2016 Ripley Under Water by Patricia Highsmith A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson The Cry of the Owl by Patricia Highsmith Bodies of Light by Sarah Moss The Crime Writer by Jill Dawson The Story of a New Name … Continue reading

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2015: Books I read

2015 Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys by Viv Albertine Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl by Wendy Jones Londoners by Craig Taylor We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler Do No … Continue reading

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