books read in 2014

Half a year late in posting this. Still worth making it internet findable for myself.

1. Kate Atkinson/LIFE AFTER LIFE

2. Siddhartha Mukerjee/THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES: A BIOGRAPHY OF CANCER

3. Timothy Williams/CONVERGING PARALLELS

4. Jane Gardam/OLD FILTH

5. Megan Abbott/DARE ME

6. Jan Morris/VENICE

7. Timothy Williams/THE PUPPETEER

8. Donna Leon/ACQUA ALTA

9. Jacqueline Winspear/MAISIE DOBBS

10. Franco La Cecla/PASTA AND PIZZA

11. Muriel Spark/THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE

12. Jonathan Franzen/THE CORRECTIONS

13. Graham Greene/THE END OF THE AFFAIR

14. Susan Jane Gilman/UNDRESS ME IN THE TEMPLE OF HEAVEN

15. Timothy Williams/PERSONA NON GRATA

16. Ted Lewis/G.B.H.

17. Ted Lewis/GET CARTER

18. Adele Griffin/THE UNFINISHED LIFE OF ADDISON STONE

19. Ted Lewis/JACK CARTER’S LAW

20. Elena Ferrante/MY BRILLIANT FRIEND (translated by Ann Goldstein)

21. Ted Lewis/JACK CARTER AND THE MAFIA PIGEON

22. Norman Douglas/OLD CALABRIA

23. Ignazio Silone/BREAD AND WINE (translated by Eric Mosbacher)

24. Timothy Williams/BLACK AUGUST

25. Jerre Mangione & Ben Morreale/LA STORIA: FIVE CENTURIES OF THE ITALIAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCE*

26. Rebecca Musser with M. Bridget Cook/THE WITNESS WORE RED: THE 19TH WIFE WHO BROUGHT POLYGAMOUS CULT LEADERS TO JUSTICE

26. Donna Tartt/THE GOLDFINCH

27. Dan Possumato/KING OF THE MOUNTAINS: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF GIUSEPPE MUSOLINO

28. Clarence Maloney et al/THE EVIL EYE (collection of essays by various authors, Columbia University Press, 1976)

29. Brando Skyhorse/TAKE THIS MAN

30. Robert Galbraith/THE SILKWORM

31. Kingsley Amis/THE GREEN MAN

32. J.K. Rowling/HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE* (see what happened there with The Silkworm?)

33. TRAVELLERS CALABRIA (2009 edition)

34. Barry Lancet/JAPANTOWN

35. Marc Morris/THE NORMAN CONQUEST: THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS AND THE FALL OF ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND

36. Adelle Waldman/THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF NATHANIEL P.

37. Colin Cotterill/THE CORONER’S LUNCH*

38. Ann Cornelisen/WOMEN OF THE SHADOWS: WIVES AND MOTHERS OF SOUTHERN ITALY

39. Mindy Kaling/IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME?

40. Jacqueline Winspear/THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF LIES

41. Ted Lewis/BILLY RAGS

42. Colin Cotterill/THIRTY-THREE TEETH

43. Mark Rotella/STOLEN FIGS: AND OTHER ADVENTURES

44. Giovanni Verga/THE SHE-WOLF AND OTHER STORIES (translated by Giovanni Cecchetti)

45. Celeste Ng/EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU

46. Edwidge Danticat/CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT

47. Sara Zarr/THE LUCY VARIATIONS

48. Scott Anderson/LAWRENCE IN ARABIA: WAR, DECEIT, IMPERIAL FOLLY, AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EAST

49. Ovidia Yu/AUNTY LEE’S DELIGHTS

50. Isabel Wilkerson/THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS: THE EPIC STORY OF AMERICA’S GREAT MIGRATION

(I missed my 52-title goal by 2 this year.)

*indicates reread

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One Response to books read in 2014

  1. Thanks for reading my books. Hope you liked the grappa.

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