Reading List for 2018

  1. The Ninth Hour, Alice McDermott (continued from 2017)
  2. Lullaby, Leila Slimani
  3. The House on the Hill, Cesar Pavese
  4. Reservoir 13, Jon McGregor
  5. The Twenty Days of Turin, Giorgio De Maria
  6. Medici Money, Tim Parks
  7. The Mark and the Void, Paul Murray
  8. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel
  9. Himself, Jess Kid
  10. Despair, Vladimir Nabokov
  11. The Dog, Joseph O’Neill
  12. Mikhail and Margarita, Julie Lekstrom Himes
  13. Motorman, David Ohle
  14. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
  15. Conversations With Friends, Sally Rooney
  16. Tricks, Domenico Starnone
  17. Pale Fire, Vladimir Nabokov (reread)
  18. Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon (reread)
  19. Cabo De Gata, Eugene Ruge
  20. Catastrophe, Dino Buzzati
  21. The Unloved, Deborah Levy
  22. Girls, Emma Cline
  23. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
  24. The Tartar Steppe, Dino Buzzati
  25. Don’t Look Now, Daphne Du Maurier
  26. King, Queen, Knave, Vladimir Nabokov
  27. A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
  28. Lincoln in the Bardo, George Saunders
  29. The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. LeGuin
  30. The Grand Tour, Adam O’Fallon Price
  31. Kudos, Rachel Cusk
  32. Notes From a Coma, Mike McCormack
  33. Underground Airlines, Ben Winters
  34. The Emissary, Yoko Tawada
  35. The Purple Swamp Hen, Penelope Lively
  36. Leaving the Sea, Ben Marcus (reread)
  37. The Secret History, Donna Tartt
  38. Do Not Become Alarmed, Maile Meloy
  39. Armand V., Dag Solstad
  40. The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, Denis Johnson
  41. Baby Teeth, Zoje Stage
  42. A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. LeGuin
  43. Blue Angel, Francine Prose (reread)
  44. Void Star, Zachary Mason
  45. Everyone Was There, Anthony Varallo
  46. Lake Monsters of North America, Nathan Ballingrud
  47. Mourning, Eduardo Halfon
  48. Severance, Ling Ma
  49. Alien Virus Love Disaster, Abbey Mei Otis
  50. The Dead Father, Donald Barthelme
  51. The Edge of Running Water, William Sloane
  52. Beatlebone, Kevin Barry
  53. Dark Lies the Island, Kevin Barry
  54. Eventide, Therese Bohman
  55. 60 Stories, Donald Barthelme (reread)
  56. The Shakespeare Requirement, Julie Schumacher
  57. Vacationland, John Hodgman
  58. Twilight of the Superheroes, Deborah Eisenberg (reread)
  59. As She Climbed Across the Table, Jonathan Lethem
  60. Late in the Day, Tessa Hadley
  61. This is Not a Novel, David Markson (reread)
  62. Transit, Rachel Cusk (reread)
  63. Back, Henry Green
  64. The Trail, Franz Kafka (reread)
  65. Friday Black, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
  66. July’s People, Nadine Gordimer
  67. Galapagos, Kurt Vonnegut
  68. Asunder, Chloe Aridjis
  69. Florida, Lauren Groff
  70. Asymmetry, Lisa Halliday
  71. Blood Meridian, Cormac McCarthy (reread)
  72. The Friend, Sigrid Nunez
  73. To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf (reread)
  74. Famous Writers I have Known, James Magnuson
  75. Tell Them of Battles, Kings & Elephants, Mathias Enard
  76. Oryx and Crake, Margaret Atwood (reread)