Books

Books Read in 2012

  1. Born to Run – Christopher McDougall

Books Read in 2011

  1. The Alchemist (graphic novel) – Paulo Coelho
  2. The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
  3. Darwin Awards 4: Intelligent Design – Wendy Northcutt & Christopher M  Kelly
  4. Purple Hibiscus – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  5. Naked – David Sedaris
  6. Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman
  7. Barrel Fever – David Sedaris
  8. Diary (novel) – Chuck Palahnuik
  9. Imperial Bedrooms – Bret Easton Ellis
  10. What I talk about when I talk about running – Haruki Murakami
  11. Slaughterhouse-five – Kurt Vonnegut
  12. Atonement – Ian McEwan
  13. Dr Yes – Colin Bateman
  14. The life of Pi – Yann Martel
  15. The American (previously named “A very private gentleman”) – Martin Booth
  16. The Witch of Portobello – by Paulo Coelho
  17. Idiot Abroad – Karl Pilkington
  18. Travels with a Typewriter: A Reporter at Large – Michael Frayn
  19. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S Thompson (2nd time that I’ve read it)
  20. The World of Karl Pilkington – Karl Pilkington
  21. The Cement Garden – Ian McEwan (2nd time that I’ve read it)
  22. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austin
  23. The Road to Wigan Pier – George Orwell
  24. Tell all – Chuck Palahniuk
  25. Wingshooters – Nina Revoyr
  26. Monsters 1959 – David Maine
  27. Hell’s Angels – Hunter S Thompson

 

Books Read in 2010

  1. Rules of Attraction – Bret Easton Ellis
  2. Deception Point – Dan Brown
  3. High Fidelity – Nick Hornby
  4. On Chesil Beach – Ian McEwan
  5. Saturday – Ian McEwan
  6. Spiral – Koji Suzuki
  7. Disgrace – J.M. Coetzee
  8. Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami
  9. Up in the air – Walter Kim
  10. My name was Judas – CK Stead
  11. Ponte City – Norman Ohler
  12. American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
  13. A Moveable Feast – Ernest Hemmingway
  14. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath (2nd time that I’ve read it)
  15. Red Velvet: Memoirs of a Working Girl – Lisa Lou
  16. Don’t tell mum I work on the rigs (she thinks I’m a piano player in a whorehouse) – Paul Carter
  17. Adrian Mole: The prostate years – Sue Townsend
  18. The Cellist of Sarajevo – Steven Galloway
  19. Eros Unbound – Anais Nin
  20. World Without End – Ken Follett
  21. Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh
  22. The Last Lecture – Randy Pausch
  23. Torn Apart – James Patterson and Hal Friedman
  24. Nineteen eighty-four – George Orwell
  25. Perfume – Patrick Suskind

Books Read in 2009

  1. The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl, #4) – Eoin Colfer
  2. The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
  3. Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey – Chuck Palahniuk
  4. Tales if the Unexpected – Roald Dahl
  5. Motor Mouth – Janet Evanovich
  6. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  8. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W – Gabriel Brownstein
  9. The Art of Travel – Alain de Botton
  10. Lord of the Flies – William Golding
  11. The Child in Time – Ian McEwan
  12. To Love, Honour and Betray – Kathy Lette
 
Books Read in 2008
  1. Lullaby – Chuck Palahniuk
  2. Invisible Monsters – Chuck Palahniuk
  3. Choke – Chuck Palahniuk  
  4. The Complete Secret Diaries of God – Kombuis Koos
  5. Water from the Sun and Discovering Japan – Bret Easton Ellis
  6. Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa – Antjie Krog
  7. Lunar Park – Bret Easton Ellis
  8. A Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula K Le Guin
  9. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath
  10. The Pact – Jodi Picoult
  11. My Sister’s Keepter – Jodi Picoult
  12. Some of my Best Friends are White: Subversive Thoughts froan m an Urban Warrior – Ndumiso Ngcobo
  13. Bad Sex: We did it so you won’t have to – Nerve.com
  14. Budapest: A Novel – Chico Buarque
  15. The air-conditioned nightmare – Henry Miller
  16. A change of tongue – Antjie Krog
  17. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert
  18. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway
  19. For One More Day – Mitch Albom  
  20. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
  21. The Five People you Meet in Heaven – Mitch Albom
  22. Moist – Mark Haskell Smith
  23. The Cement Garden – Ian McEwan

Top 5 books

1) Pagan and her Parents – Michael Arditti

2) To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

3) The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath

4) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Apt. 3W – Gabriel Brownstein

5) The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • March 25th, 2010
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