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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: March 2006

Nick Hornby March 9, 2006 at 10:30 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Eustace and Hilda—L. P. Hartley Hang-Ups—Simon Schama Scenes from Metropolitan Life—William Cooper BOOKS READ: Scenes from Provincial Life—William Cooper Scenes from Metropolitan Life—William Cooper Death and the Penguin—Andrey Kurkov Ghosting—Jennie Erdal So this last month was, as I believe you people say, a bust. I had high hopes for it, too; It was […]

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: February 2006

Nick Hornby February 9, 2006 at 10:31 am Books , ,

BOOKS BOUGHT: Eminent Churchillians—Andrew Roberts The Holy Fox: A Biography of Lord Halifax—Andrew Roberts The Tender Bar: A Memoir—J. R. Moehringer The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil—George Saunders Only in London—Hanan Al-Shaykh Traffics and Discoveries—Rudyard Kipling The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare—G. K. Chesterton Ghosting: A Double Life—Jennie Erdal Untold Stories—Alan Bennett Selected […]

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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 […]