Currently reading…

Lady Sings The Blues (Billie Holiday) started 16 May
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage (Haruki Murakami) started 14 May
M Train (Patti Smith) started 10 May (audio)

In The Presence of Absence (Mahmoud Darwish) 1-16 May
Then She Ran (Charlie Gallagher) 8-13 May
By The Pricking of my Thumbs (Agatha Christie) 30 April-9 May (5* audio)
Down Among The Sticks and Stones (Seanan McGuire) 5-8 May (6*)
DarkIsle (D A Nelson) 1-5 May (4*)
Clap When You Land (Elizabeth Acevedo) 28-30 April (6*)
Fire From Heaven (Mary Renault) 13-27 April (5*)
In the Days of Rain (Rebecca Stott) 13-26 April (6*audio)
Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen) – 30 Mar-13 April (7* audio)
Palace of Desire (Naguib Mahfouz) 1-13 April (6*)
The Flowers of Evil (Charles Baudelaire) 12 March-6 April (7*)
Where the Crawdads Sing (Celia Owens) started 28 Mar-1 Apr (6*)
Notes on a Nervous Planet (Matt Haig) 26-30 March (6* audio)
Wilder Girls (Rory Power) 22-28 March (4*)
Ayoade On Top (Richard Ayoade) 22-25 March (6* audio)
Thinking on my Feet (Kate Humble) 11-23 March (6* audio)
The Secret History (Donna Tartt) 12-21 March (6*)
Dominicana (Angie Cruz) 9-12 March (4*)
Listening To The Animals (Noel Fitzpatrick) 21 Feb-11 Mar (5* audio )
Why Did You Leave The Horse Alone? (Mahmoud Darwish) 5-9 March (6*)
State of Sorrow (Melinda Salisbury) 5-9 March (5*)
On Connection (Kae Tempest) 2-5 March (5*)
Johannesburg (Fiona Melrose) 28 Feb-5 March (6*)
Your Song Changed My Life (Bob Boilen) 21 Feb-2 March (6*)
The City of Brass (S A Chakraborty) 23-28 February (6*)
Hamnet (Maggie O’Farrell) 18-23 February (7*)
Chronicles (Bob Dylan) 27 Jan-20 Feb (4* audio)
Girl With A Pearl Earring (Tracy Chevalier) 15-18 February (5*)
Ninth House (Leigh Bardugo) 11-15 February (4*)
There Goes Gravity (Lisa Robinson) 30 Jan-14 Feb (5* audio)
A Bright Ray of Darkness (Ethan Hawke) 8-11 February (5*)
The Viscount Who Loved Me (Julia Quinn) 6-8 February (4*)
Paris By Starlight (Robert Dinsdale) 31 Jan-6 Feb (5*)
Blood and Bone (Paula Dombrowiak) 29-31 January (5*)
Palace Walk (Naguib Mahfouz) 22-29 January (6*)
Ten Years in an Open Necked Shirt (John Cooper Clarke) 25-26 January (6*)
How To Write One Song (Jeff Tweedy) 21-24 January (6*)
Greenlights (Matthew McConaughey) 11-23 January (6* audio)
Piranesi (Susanna Clarke) 19-22 January (7*)
Things The Grandchildren Should Know (Mark Oliver Everett) 18-21 January (5*)
The Love Poems of Rumi (translated by Nader Khalili) 16-19 January (UNR)
Greenmantle (Charles de Lint) 15-18 January (2*)
The Stationery Shop (Marjan Kamali) 12-15 January (7*)
The Duke And I (Julia Quinn) 6-12 January (4*)
Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl (Carrie Brownstein) 1-11 January (6* audio)
The Midnight Library (Matt Haig) 3-6 January (6*)
Charlotte (Helen Moffett) 1-3 January (4*)

DNF:

Scar Tissue (Anthony Kiedis) April (audio) – I soon started to hate this self indulgent drivel and skipped a few chapters. It did not get better, so I gave up.

***

Read in 2020
Read in 2019
Read in 2018
Read in 2017