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End-Of-Year-Count 2016: Books

Posted in Books by Russ L on 31 December, 2016

I did the thing of not reading any books by cis het white males this year.

“The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher” by Hilary Mantel (started in 2015)
“The Lonely Girl” by Edna O’Brien
“Girls In Their Married Bliss” by Edna O’Brien
“The Looking Glass House” by Vanessa Tait
“What Are You Doing Here? – A Black Woman’s Life And Liberation In Heavy Metal” by Laina Dawes
“2666” by Roberto Bolaño (started in 2015)
“An Artist Of The Floating World” by Kazuo Ishiguro
“Oryx And Crake” by Margaret Atwood (re-read)
“The Year Of The Flood” by Margaret Atwood (re-read)
“MaddAddam” by Margaret Atwood
“The Guest Cat” by Takashi Hiraide
“The Just City” by Jo Walton
“Warring States” by Mags L. Halliday
“The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu
“Ancillary Justice” by Ann Leckie
“Duplex” by Kathryn Davis
“The Day The Leader Was Killed” by Naguib Mahfouz
“The Colonel” by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
“Beloved” by Toni Morrison
“Nigerians In Space” by Deji Bryce Olukotun
“Fifteen Dogs” by Andre Alexis
“‘Oroonoko’, ‘The Rover’ and other works” by Aphra Behn
“Saman” by Ayu Utami
“The Little Friend” by Donna Tartt
“Poor But Sexy – Culture Clashes In Europe East And West” by Agata Pyzik
“The Gospel of Loki” by Joanne M. Harris
“The Sovereignty Of Good” by Iris Murdoch
“Norwegian Wood” by Haruki Murakami
“The Origin Of Capitalism – A Longer View” by Ellen Meiksins Wood
“The Philosopher Kings” by Jo Walton
“Ancillary Sword” by Ann Leckie
“The Heart Goes Last” by Margaret Atwood
“Delusions Of Gender” by Cordelia Fine
“The Dark Forest” by Cixin Liu
“All The Birds In The Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders
“Weep Not, Child” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
“The Muslims Are Coming – Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War On Terror” by Arun Kundnani
“Ancillary Mercy” by Ann Leckie
“The Handsworth Times” by Sharon Duggal
“Globalectics – Theory And The Politics Of Knowing” by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
“Trans: A Memoir” by Juliet Jacques
“Other Voices, Other Rooms” by Truman Capote

Currently reading and crossing over into next year: “The Tipping Point” by W. Somerset Maugham and “A Cat Called Alfie” by Rachel Wells.

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