Books Read 2013

A simple list which will help me keep track of my reading rate for the year as well as a handy page for all my 2013 reviews. As you can see, I don’t review every book I read. (I should also note that this doesn’t include all the philosophy I have to read as well).

  1. Intermission – Owen Martell
  2. My Elvis Blackout – Simon Crump
  3. First Novel – Nicholas Royle
  4. Adrift on the Sea of Rains – Ian Sales
  5. The Forbidden Kingdom – Jan Jacob Slauerhoff (Trans. Paul Vincent)
  6. The Starboard Sea – Amber Dermont
  7. WOOL – Hugh Howey
  8. Embassytown – China Miéville
  9. Mortality – Christopher Hitchens
  10. Orkney – Amy Sackville
  11. The English Monster – Lloyd Shepherd
  12. Quarantine – Jim Crace
  13. Christie Malry’s Own Double-Entry – B.S. Johnson
  14. Bartleby the Scrivener – Herman Melville
  15. Albert Angelo – B.S. Johnson
  16. Shadowmagic – John Lenahan
  17. Elect Mr Robinson for a Better World – Donald Antrim
  18. Harvest – Jim Crace
  19. Something Like Happy – John Burnside
  20. Pure – Andrew Miller
  21. The Book of My Lives – Aleksandar Hemon
  22. Gone to the Forest – Katie Kitamura
  23. No Tomorrow – Vivant Denon (Trans. Lydia Davis)
  24. Disgrace – J.M. Coetzee
  25. Plainsong – Kent Haruf
  26. Cassandra – Christa Wolf (Trans. Jan Van Heurck)
  27. Alif the Unseen – G. Willow Wilson
  28. A Good Parcel of English Soil: The Metropolitan Line (Penguin Underground Lines) – Richard Mabey
  29. Leaving the Atocha Station – Ben Lerner
  30. The Crane Wife – Patrick Ness
  31. The Machine – James Smythe
  32. Rivers of London – Ben Aaronovitch
  33. The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (Reread)
  34. Magda – Meike Ziervogel
  35. Catch Me A Colobus – Gerald Durrell
  36. Idiopathy – Sam Byers
  37. The Dinner – Herman Koch (Trans. Sam Garrett)
  38. The Fall of the Stone City – Ismail Kadare (Trans. John Hodgson)
  39. The Detour – Gerbrand Bakker (Trans. David Colmer)
  40. Light Years – James Salter
  41. Watermark: An Essay on Venice – Joseph Brodsky
  42. Ways of Seeing – John Berger (Reread)
  43. The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss
  44. The Final Empire (Mistborn Book One) – Brandon Sanderson
  45. Tigana – Guy Gavriel Kay
  46. All Dogs Are Blue – Rodrigo De Souza Leão
  47. Theatre of the Gods – M. Suddain
  48. The Man of Feeling – Javier Marías
  49. The Unknowns – Gabriel Roth
  50. Journey by Moonlight – Antal Szerb (Trans. Len Rix)
  51. The Uncommon Reader – Alan Bennett
  52. Hunters in the Snow – Daisy Hildyard
  53. Roy Lichtenstein: How Modern Art Was Saved by Donald Duck – Alastair Sooke
  54. Dracula – Bram Stoker
  55. An Episode in the Life of a Landscape Painter – César Aira (Trans. Chris Andrews)
  56. The Europeans – Henry James
  57. Stoner – John Williams
  58. The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive Book One) – Brandon Sanderson
  59. Sailing to Sarantium – Guy Gavriel Kay
  60. Lord of Emperors – Guy Gavriel Kay
  61. Waiting for the Barbarians – J.M. Coetzee
  62. Journey to Venice – Antal Szerb (Trans. Len Rix)
  63. Against Venice – Régis Debray (Trans. John Howe)
  64. The Long Earth – Terry Pratchett and Greg Baxter
  65. Snuff – Terry Pratchett
  66. Utz – Bruce Chatwin
  67. The Blue Fox – Sjón (Trans. Victoria Cribb)
  68. Loving Venice – Petr Král (Trans. Christopher Moncrieff)
  69. The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch
  70. The Embassy of Cambodia – Zadie Smith
  71. Shrapnel – William Wharton
  72. The End of the Affair – Graham Greene
  73. Open City – Teju Cole
  74. Saving Mozart – Raphaël Jerusalmy (Trans. Howard Curtis)
  75. Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence and Emperor Penguins – Gavin Francis
  76. In the Absence of Men – Philippe Besson (Trans. Frank Wynne)
  77. Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton
  78. The Literary Conference – César Aira (Trans. Katherine Silver)
  79. The Testament of Mary – Colm Tóibín
  80. Elric of Melniboné and Other Stories – Michael Moorcock
  81. The Walk – Robert Walser (Trans. Christopher Middleton and Susan Bernofsky)

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