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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2010

Nick Hornby May 8, 2010 at 11:30 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Austerity Britain, 1945–51—David Kynaston American Rust—Philipp Meyer Puzzled People: A Study in Popular Attitudes to Religion, Ethics, Progress and Politics in a London Borough, Prepared for the Ethical Union—Mass Observation The British Worker—Ferdynand Zweig BOOKS READ: One third of Austerity Britain, 1945–51—David Kynaston Red Plenty—Francis Spufford American Rust—Philipp Meyer It’s never easy, returning home […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2008

Nick Hornby September 8, 2008 at 11:32 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Pictures at a Revolution: Five Movies and the Birth of the New Hollywood—Mark Harris The Pumpkin Eater—Penelope Mortimer Daddy’s Gone a-Hunting—Penelope Mortimer The Last Campaign: Robert F. Kennedy and 82 Days that Inspired America—Thurston Clarke Lush Life—Richard Price The Greek Way—Edith Hamilton Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America—Rick […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: May 2008

Nick Hornby April 8, 2008 at 11:34 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Yellow House: Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Nine Turbulent Weeks in Provence—Martin Gayford Gomorrah: Italy’s Other Mafia—Roberto Saviano Anonymity: A Secret History of English Literature—John Mullan Spike & Co.—Graham McCann The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation—M. T. Anderson Flat Earth News—Nick Davies BOOKS READ: The Happiest Man in the […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: February 2008

Nick Hornby February 8, 2008 at 11:37 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Raymond Chandler Papers: Selected Letters and Nonfiction 1909-1959—Tim Hinley, ed. BOOKS READ: What Sport Tells Us About Life—Ed Smith The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian—Sherman Alexie The Darling—Russell Banks The Rights of the Reader—Daniel Pennac The best description I know of what it feels like to learn to read comes […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: January 2008

Nick Hornby January 8, 2008 at 11:42 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Jesus Land: A Memoir—Julia Scheeres This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession—Daniel J. Levitin Feed—M. T. Anderson The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007 The Best American Comics 2007 BOOKS READ: The Ghost—Robert Harris The Pigman—Paul Zindel X Saves the World: How Generation X Got the Shaft but Can […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: November/December 2007

Nick Hornby December 8, 2007 at 11:57 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: The Pigman—Paul Zindel The Bethlehem Murders—Matt Rees The Dud Avocado—Elaine Dundy Singled Out—Virginia Nicholson BOOKS READ: Holes—Louis Sachar The Fall-Out: How a Guilty Liberal Lost His Innocence—Andrew Anthony A Disorder Peculiar to the Country—Ken Kalfus Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin —Lawrence Weschler […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: October 2007

Nick Hornby October 8, 2007 at 2:09 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Weetzie Bat—Francesca Lia Block Necklace of Kisses—Francesca Lia Block Holes—Louis Sachar The World Made Straight—Ron Rash Eagle Blue: A Team, A Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska —Michael D’Orso Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees: A Life of Contemporary Artist Robert Irwin —Lawrence Weschler A Disorder […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: September 2007

Nick Hornby September 8, 2007 at 2:11 pm Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Skellig—David Almond Clay—David Almond Tom’s Midnight Garden—Philippa Pearce Queuing for Beginners: The Story of Daily Life from Breakfast to Bedtime—Joe Moran The Road—Cormac McCarthy Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance—Atul Gawande The Rights of the Reader—Daniel Pennac BOOKS READ: Skellig—David Almond Clay—David Almond Sharp Teeth—Toby Barlow The Road—Cormac McCarthy The Brambles—Eliza Minot Queuing […]