Books

Currently reading:

  • The Story of the Lost Child – Elena Ferrante

The books I read in 2019

  • Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay – Elena Ferrante

 

The books I read in 2018

  • The Acceptance World – Anthony Powell
  • At Lady Molly’s – Anthony Powell
  • Casanova’s Chinese Restaurant – Anthony Powell
  • The Kindly Ones – Anthony Powell
  • The Valley of Bones – Anthony Powell
  • The Soldier’s Art – Anthony Powell
  • The Military Philosophers – Anthony Powell
  • Books Do Furnish a Room – Anthony Powell
  • Temporary Kings – Anthony Powell
  • Hearing Secret Harmonies – Anthony Powell
  • Talleyrand – Duff Cooper
  • An Artist of the Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Jerusalem: The Biography – Simon Sebag Montefiore
  • To Have and Have Not – Ernest Hemmingway
  • War and Peace – Tolstoy
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
  • The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Buried Giant – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Where’d You Go Bernadette – Maria Semple
  • Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken – The Secret Barrister
  • Ivanhoe – Sir Walter Scott
  • A Moveable Feast – Hemmingway
  • La Peste – Albert Camus
  • Burma ’44 – James Holland
  • Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  • American Pastoral – Philip Roth
  • Nocturnes – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • A Pale View of Hills – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Railway Man – Eric Lomax
  • A Time of Gifts –  Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Lolita – Nabokov
  • The Unicorn  – Iris Murdoch
  • Napoleon – Vincent Cronin
  • My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante
  • The Story of a New Name – Elena Ferrante

The books I read in 2017

  • Bleak  House – Charles Dickens
  • Silence – Shūsaku Endō
  • The Heart Goes Last – Margaret Atwood
  • The Men Who Stare at Goats – Jon Ronson
  • The Underground Railroad – E.M. Forster
  • South Of The Border, West Of The Sun – Haruki Murakami
  • Way of the Actor – Brian Bates
  • A Room with A View – E.M. Forster
  • The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Ready Player One – Ernest Cline
  • The Stories of John Cheever – John Cheever
  • High Fidelity – Nick Hornby
  • L’Étranger – Albert Camus
  • The Official DSA Theory Test for Car Drivers [I passed 🙂
  • Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison – Michel Foucault
  • Birth of a Theorem – Cédric Villani
  • William Pitt the Younger – William Hague
  • Norwegian Wood . Haruki Murakami
  • The Boxer vs the Goalkeeper / Sartre v Camus – Andy Martin
  • The Sea, The Sea – Iris Murdoch
  • The Romanovs – Simon Sebag Montefiore
  • Road to the Stars – Yuri Gagarin
  • Citizen Clem – John Bew
  • The Power – Naomi Alderman
  • The Magic Mountain – Thomas Mann
  • Khruschchev: The Man and his Era – William Taubman
  • A Question of Upbringing – Anthony Powell
  • A Buyer’s Market – Anthony Powell
  • The Unconsoled – Kazuo Ishiguro

The books I read in 2016: 

  • The Years of Lyndon Johnson – Volume 1 – The Path to Power – Robert Caro
  • The Years of Lyndon Johnson – Volume 2 – Means of Ascent – Robert Caro
  • The Years of  Lyndon Johnson – Volume 3 – Master of the Senate – Robert Caro
  • The Years of Lyndon Johnson – Volume 4 – The Passage of Power – Robert Caro
  • The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York – Robert Caro 
  • Hear the Wind Sing – Haruki Murakami
  • Pinball – Haruki Murakami
  • A Wild Sheep Chase – Haruki Murakami
  • Dance Dance Dance – Haruki Murakami
  • The Psychopath Test  – Jon Ronson
  • Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon
  • Love in the Time of Cholera – Gabriel García Márquez
  • Speaking Out – Ed Balls
  • The Order of Things – Michel Foucault
  • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World – Haruki Murakami
  • Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh

Intend to read:

  • The Recognitions – William Gaddis
  • The Wind Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami
  • Moscow, 1937 –  Karl Schlögel
  • Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
  • Paris Reborn: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City –  Stephane Kirkland
  • Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
  • Les Miserables – Victor Hugo