JANUARY


Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life by Faulkner Fox
Touching the Void by Joe Simpson

February

L'Affaire by Diane Johnson
Negotiating with the Dead by Margaret Atwood
Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss

March

What Was She Thinking?Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (reread)
Blake by Peter Ackroyd


April


The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Jarhead by Anthony Swofford
These Foolish Things by Deborah Moggach

May

So Many Books by Gabriel Zaid
Stradivarius by Toby Faber
The Sewing Circles of Herat by Christina Lamb
Venus as a Boy by Luke Sutherland

June

According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge
Something Might Happen by Julie Myerson
The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant


July

Candyfreak by Steve Almond
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Jay Fowler
Passion by Jude Morgan

August

How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

September

A Few Short Notes on Tropical Butterflies (short stories) by John Murray
Daughters of Jerusalem by Charlotte Mendelson


October

Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett

 

November

Jane Austen by Claire Tomalin
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (reread)
Lionboy by Zizou Corder
The Sad Truth about Happiness by Anne Giardin

December

I am currently judging a literary prize and so won't list the books I am reading during this month.