In 2008 I read...

...all these books!

Survivors by Terry Nation
A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz
The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
Asquith by Roy Jenkins
A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
You Don't Love Me Yet by Jonathan Lethem
The Night of the Mi'raj by Zoe Ferraris
Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman
The Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall 3
The Civil War (American Heritage Books) by Bruce Catton
The Allotment Book: Seasonal Planner & Cookbook by Andi Clevely
The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie
Last Tango in Aberystwyth by Malcolm Pryce
Black Dogs: A Novel by Ian McEwan
Women in England 1760-1914 by Susie Steinbach
Age of Iron by J. M. Coetzee
Why women should rule the world : a memoir by Dee Dee Myers
The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
I Think the Nurses Are Stealing My Clothes by Linda Smith
Waiting For The Barbarians by J.M. Coetzee
Diary of a Bad Year by J. M. Coetzee
Kingdom come by J. G. Ballard

I have to admit to not having read the Rough Guide to Devon & Cornwall from cover to cover, just the relevant bits for our holiday!


expriest said...
6 Jan 2009, 09:48:00

I've had a copy of Life and Fate for about 5 years but have been daunted by its sheer size.

Would you recommend I give it a go? Is it brilliant? good? fair? mediocre? humdrum?

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