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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: November 2005

Nick Hornby November 9, 2005 at 10:33 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: A Little History of the World—Ernst Gombrich What Good Are the Arts?—John Carey What I Loved—Siri Hustvedt Death and the Penguin—Andrey Kurkov BOOKS READ: The Trick of It—Michael Frayn Housekeeping—Marilynne Robinson Over Tumbled Graves—Jess Walter Unnameable comedy thriller—Anonymous On my copy of Michael Frayn’s The Trick of It, there is a quote from Anthony Burgess […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2005

Nick Hornby September 9, 2005 at 10:35 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Diary of a Country Priest—Georges Bernanos A Complicated Kindness—Miriam Toews Blood Done Sign My Name—Timothy B. Tyson Over Tumbled Graves—Jess Walter Becoming Strangers—Louise Dean BOOKS READ: Citizen Vince—Jess Walter A Complicated Kindness—Miriam Toews On my recent book tour of the U.S. I met a suspiciously large number of people who claimed to […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: August 2005

Nick Hornby August 9, 2005 at 10:36 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Gilead—Marilynne Robinson The Bullfighter Checks Her Makeup—Susan Orlean Housekeeping—Marilynne Robinson* You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination—Katherine Harmon Babbitt—Sinclair Lewis Between Silk and Cyanide—Leo Marks Bartleby the Scrivener—Herman Melville The Disappointment Artist—Jonathan Lethem Wonderland—Michael Bamberger * Bought twice—administrative error. BOOKS READ: Gilead—Marilynne Robinson Little Scarlett—Walter Mosley Noblesse Oblige—Nancy Mitford […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: June/July 2005

Nick Hornby July 9, 2005 at 10:38 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Little Scarlet—Walter Mosley Out of the Silent Planet—C. S. Lewis* Voyage to Venus—C. S. Lewis* Maxton—Gordon Brown* Nelson And His Captains—Ludovic Kennedy* Excession—Iain M. Banks * Don’t worry. These books were bought for one pound or less at the Friends of Kenwood House Book Sale. BOOKS READ: Excession—Iain M. Banks (abandoned) The Men […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: April 2005

Nick Hornby April 9, 2005 at 10:43 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Saturday—Ian McEwan Towards the End of the Morning—Michael Frayn The 9/11 Commission Report How To Be Lost—Amanda Eyre Ward Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life—Claire Tomalin BOOKS READ: Saturday—Ian McEwan Towards the End of the Morning—Michael Frayn Case Histories—Kate Atkinson So Now Who Do We Vote For?—John Harris Another Bullshit Night in Suck City—Nick […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March 2005

Nick Hornby March 9, 2005 at 10:44 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Case Histories—Kate Atkinson The Crocodile Bird—Ruth Rendell The Spy Who Came in from the Cold—John le Carré Another Bullshit Night in Suck City—Nick Flynn Help Us to Divorce—Amos Oz BOOKS READ: The Man on the Moon—Simon Bartram Every Secret Thing—Laura Lippman Help Us to Divorce—Amos Oz Assassination Vacation—Sarah Vowell Early Bird—Rodney Rothman So […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: February 2005

Nick Hornby February 9, 2005 at 10:46 am Books , ,

BOOKS READ: The Plot Against America—Philip Roth Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul—Tony Hendra Chronicles: Volume One—Bob Dylan Little Children—Tom Perrotta Soldiers of Salamis—Javier Cercas The Book of Shadows—Don Paterson BOOKS BOUGHT: The Men Who Stare At Goats—Jon Ronson I Am Charlotte Simmons—Tom Wolfe Devil in the Details: Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood—Jennifer […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: November 2004

Nick Hornby November 9, 2004 at 10:47 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Deception—Philip Roth Wonder Boys—Michael Chabon The Essential Tales of Chekhov Ward No. 6 and Other Stories, 1892–1895—Anton Chekhov The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories—Leo Tolstoy BOOKS READ: On and Off the Field—Ed Smith A Life in Letters—Anton Chekhov Reading Chekhov: A Critical Journey—Janet Malcolm Oh, Play That Thing—Roddy Doyle I have been […]