2014 in books



⭐83 books⭐ a personal record!

  1. Jonathan Franzen - The Corrections (5/5)
  2. Junot Díaz - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2/5)
  3. Michael Czyznijewski - Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions (3/5)
  4. Janet E. Cameron - Cinnamon Toast and the End of the World (4/5)
  5. Alison Bechdel - Are You My Mother? (3/5)
  6. Jacques Poitras - Unfinished Line: Life on an Imaginary Border (5/5)
  7. Adam Gnade - The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Fightin' the Big Motherfuckin' Sad (5/5)
  8. Sheila Heti - How Should a Person Be? (4/5)
  9. Ann Charney - Distantly Related to Freud (4/5)
  10. Simon Van Booy - Love Begins in Winter: Five Stories (4/5)
  11. David Foster Wallace - The Broom of the System (4/5)
  12. Gayle Forman - Just One Day (4/5)
  13. Gayle Forman - Just One Year (1/5)
  14. Matthew Quick - Silver Linings Playbook (2/5)
  15. Greg Sestero - The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made (4/5)
  16. Taras Grescoe - Sacré Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec (3/5)
  17. Guy Delisle - Pyongyang (2/5)
  18. Emily St John Mandel - Last Night in Montreal (5/5)
  19. Véronique Côté - Chaque automne j'ai envie de mourir (3/5)
  20. Clarice Lispector - Near to the Wild Heart (2/5)
  21. Sappho - If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho (5/5)
  22. Ruth Ozeki - A Tale for the Time Being (3/5)
  23. Brad Buchanan - Visions of Joanna Newsom (2/5)
  24. Barbara Kingsolver - Animal Dreams (4/5)
  25. Alaa Al Aswany - Chicago (4/5)
  26. Howard Zinn - A People's History of the United States (3/5)
  27. Emily M. Danforth - The Miseducation of Cameron Post (3/5)
  28. Susanna Kaysen - Girl, Interrupted (4/5)
  29. Jonathan Franzen - Freedom (5/5)
  30. Miriam Toews - A Boy of Good Breeding (3/5)
  31. Peter Buwalda - Bonita Avenue (1/5)
  32. Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl (4/5)
  33. Ruby Wax - Sane New World: Taming the Mind (3/5)
  34. Susan Cain - Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking (3/5)
  35. Mikhail Bulgakov - The Master & Margarita (2/5)
  36. Lorrie Moore - Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (3/5)
  37. Helmut Krausser - Einsamkeit und Sex und Mitleid (4/5)
  38. Rainbow Rowell - Eleanor & Park (2/5)
  39. Geneviève Castrée - Susceptible (4/5)
  40. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Americanah (5/5)
  41. Wells Tower - Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned (3/5)
  42. Katie Coyle - Vivian Versus the Apocalypse (4/5)
  43. Evelyn Waugh - Brideshead Revisited (4/5)
  44. David Bellos - Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: The Amazing Adventure of Translation (5/5)
  45. Lorrie Moore - Birds of America (3/5)
  46. Aoibheann Sweeney - Among Other Things, I've Taken Up Smoking (2/5)
  47. Heather O'Neill - The Girl Who Was Saturday Night (4/5)
  48. Roxane Gay - Ayiti (5/5)
  49. Adam Olivier - Je vais bien, ne t'en fais pas (3/5)
  50. Eleanor Catton - The Luminaries (2/5)
  51. Sarah Waters - Tipping the Velvet (3/5)
  52. Erich Maria Remarque - All Quiet on the Western Front (4/5)
  53. Rita Mae Brown - Rubyfruit Jungle (5/5)
  54. E. Lockhart - We Were Liars (3/5)
  55. Bastian Sick - Der Dativ ist dem Genitiv sein Tod: Ein Wegweiser durch den Irrgarten der deutschen Sprache (4/5)
  56. Kathrin Weßling - Kaffee & Kuchen (3/5)
  57. Kaya Oakes - Slanted & Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture (3/5)
  58. Lachlan MacKinnon - Small Hours (4/5)
  59. Dessa - Spiral Bound (5/5)
  60. Jay Winston Ritchie - How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside (4/5)
  61. Leonard Cohen - Book of Longing (3/5)
  62. W.G. Sebald - Austerlitz (4/5) (24 JULY)
  63. Rebecca Harrington - Penelope (3/5)
  64. Sylvia Plath - Ariel (4/5)
  65. Emma Donoghue - Hood (5/5)
  66. Catherine Storr - Marianne Dreams (3/5) (re-read)
  67. Deborah Levy - Things I Don't Want to Know (4/5)
  68. Cecil Castellucci - The Plain Janes (3/5)
  69. Helen Gordon - Landfall (4/5)
  70. Dessa - A Pound of Steam (3/5)
  71. John Williams - Stoner (4/5)
  72. Andrew Kaufman - The Waterproof Bible (4/5)
  73. Haruki Murakami - Sputnik Sweetheart (5/5) (re-read)
  74. Alice Oseman - Solitaire (2/5)
  75. Benjamin Alire Sáenz - Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (4/5)
  76. Anne Thériault - My Heart is an Autumn Garage (3/5)
  77. Frances Hodgson Burnett - A Little Princess (4/5)
  78. Judy & Dagmar Jenner - The Entrepreneurial Linguist: The Business-School Approach to Freelance Translation (4/5)
  79. Haruki Murakami - Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage (2/5)
  80. Paul Scraton & Paul Sullivan - Mauerweg: Stories from the Berlin Wall Trail (4/5)
  81. Anna Funder - Stasiland: Stories From Behind the Berlin Wall (4/5)
  82. Margaret Atwood - Surfacing (3/5)
  83. Natalye Childress - The Aftermath of Forever: How I Loved and Lost and Found Myself (4/5)