Yearly Reading: Kirsty

2017:

1. Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame – Mara Wilson ***** – review
2. Five Go Parenting – Bruno Vincent **** – review
3. The PowerBook – Jeanette Winterson *****
4. The One Hundred Nights of Hero – Isabel Greenberg *****
5. The Virago Book of Wanderlust and Dreams – ed. Lisa St. Aubin de Teran ****
6. Five Go on a Strategy Away Day – Bruno Vincent *** – review
7. Tru & Nelle – G. Neri **** – review
8. Faces in the Water – Janet Frame ***** – review
9. An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination – Elizabeth McCracken ***** (reread)
10. Strange Things: The Malevolent North in Canadian Literature – Margaret Atwood **** – review
11. The Provincial Lady Goes Further – E.M. Delafield ****
12. Foraging – Joy Howard ***
13. The Vegetarian – Han Kang *** – review
14. The Lonely City: Adventures in Being Alone – Olivia Laing **** – review
15. The Lighthouse – Paco Roca ***
16. Buddha Da – Anne Donovan ****
17. The Race of the Birkebeiners – Lise Lunge Larsen ****
18. Diving Into the Wreck – Adrienne Rich ****
19. Eloise – Kay Thompson ****
20. Live or Die – Anne Sexton ***
21. The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories – Agatha Christie *****
22. The Life and Death of Harriett Frean – May Sinclair ***** (reread)
23. The Romantic – May Sinclair *****
24. The Girl on the Stairs – Louise Welsh ****
25. The Scarlet Pimpernel – Emmuska Orczy ***
26. Child of All Nations – Irmgard Keun *****
27. Mrs Fox – Sarah Hall ****
28. The Book of Snow – Robert Seatter ***
29. Katherine Mansfield and the Art of the Short Story – Gerri Kimber ****
30. A Visit to William Blake’s Inn – Nancy Willard ****
31. A Woman’s Story – Annie Ernaux **** – review
32. The Thirteen Problems – Agatha Christie ****
33. The Tree of Heaven – May Sinclair *****
34. Fever Dream – Samanta Schweblin **** – review
35. The Housekeeper and the Professor – Yoko Ogawa **** – review
36. A Grief Observed – C.S. Lewis **** – review
37. The Provincial Lady in America – E.M. Delafield ****
38. Island of Dreams: A Personal History of a Remarkable Place – Dan Boothby ***
39. The Provincial Lady in Russia – E.M. Delafield ****
40. The World According to Bob – James Bowen ***
41. The Samurai’s Garden – Gail Tsukiyama ****
42. Rescuing the Spectacled Bear: A Peruvian Diary – Stephen Fry ***
43. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling – Maryrose Wood ****
44. Tutti’s Promise – K. Heidi Fishman ***
45. The Shining – Stephen King **
46. Idaho – Emily Ruskovitch ****
47. The Urewera Notebook – Katherine Mansfield ****
48. The Best of Aubrey Beardsley – Kenneth Clark ***
49. The Song of the Stork – Stephan Collison ****
50. Leaving Home – Anita Brookner ****
51. The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui ***
52. The First Person and Other Stories – Ali Smith ***** (reread)
53. The Whole Story and Other Stories – Ali Smith ***** (reread)
54. The Quiet Room – Lori Schiller **** – review
55. A Life Discarded – Alexander Masters ***
56. Letters to Helen – Edward Thomas *****
57. The Sunlight Pilgrims – Jenni Fagan ****
58. The Dumb House – John Burnside *****
59. Fire in the Blood – Irene Nemirovsky ***** (reread) – review
60. The Cutting Room – Louise Welsh ***
61. Sights Unseen – Kaye Gibbons ****
62. A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf ***** (reread)
63. The Tiny Wife – Andrew Kaufman **** (reread)
64. A Complicated Kindness – Miriam Toews *****
65. Irma Voth – Miriam Toews ****
66. Lost in Translation – Ella Frances Sanders *****
67. The Life of Rebecca Jones – Angharad Price ****

2 thoughts on “Yearly Reading: Kirsty

    • I have no idea how I’ve managed it! My reading has slowed down a lot over the last month or so because I actually have a social life now; it’s amazing. 😛

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