Books of the Year 2015 (Part Three)

The third and final part of my showcase of favourite books read last year is here!  Whilst I haven’t quite been able to make this list up to a nice, rounded 75, I hope that you still find something (or things!) of interest.

51. The Moving Toyshop – Edmund Crispin (fiction; Vintage) – thoughts (BookTube)
52. The Collector – John Fowles (fiction; Vintage)
53. The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am – Kjersti A. Skomsvold (fiction; Dalkey Archive Press) – thoughts (BookTube)
54. Notes from the Underground – Fyodor Dostoevsky (fiction; Penguin)
55. The Aspern Papers – Henry James (fiction; Oxford World’s Classics)
418ame2gt4l-_sx309_bo1204203200_56. A Passionate Apprentice: The Early Journals – Virginia Woolf (non-fiction; Pimlico)
57. All That Is Solid Melts Into Air: The Experience of Modernity – Marshall Berman (non-fiction; Verso)
58. Public Library and Other Stories – Ali Smith (short stories; Penguin) – thoughts
59. Dimanche and Other Stories – Irene Nemirovsky (short stories; Virago)
60. We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lionel Shriver (fiction; Serpent’s Tail)
61. The Children Who Lived in a Barn – Eleanor Graham (fiction; Persephone)
62. Dept. of Speculation – Jenny Offill (fiction; Granta)
63. Lolly Willowes – Sylvia Townsend Warner (fiction; Virago) (re-read)
64. The Charleston Bulletin Supplements – Virginia Woolf and Quentin Bell (non-fiction; British Library)
65. How Late It Was, How Late – James Kelman (fiction; Vintage)
66. The Death of Bees – Lisa O’Donnell (fiction; Windmill Books)
67. All the Days and Nights – William Maxwell (short stories; Vintage)
68. The Chateau – William Maxwell (fiction; Vintage)
69. Nightwood – Djuna Barnes (fiction; Faber & Faber)
70. Streetwalking the Metropolis: Women, the City and Modernity – Deborah L. Parsons (non-fiction; Oxford University Press)
71. On Not Knowing Greek – Virginia Woolf (non-fiction; Hesperus)
72. Truth is Not Sober and Other Stories – Winifred Holtby (short-stories; Blackthorn Press)

 

Which were your top books of 2015?

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