Reading

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The Road – Cormac McCarthy

Darke – Rick Gekoski

The Displaced Children of Displaced Children – Faisal Mohyuddin [poetry]

Silent House – Orhan Pamuk

Venus as a Bear – Vahni Capildeo [poetry]

Ricantations – Loretta Collins Klobah [poetry]

Men Without Women – Haruki Murakami

A Ted Hughes Bestiary – Alice Oswald (ed.) [poetry]

The Sparsholt Affair – Alan Hollinghurst

Nowhere Nearer – Alice Miller [poetry]

House of Names – Colm Tóibín

Phone – Will Self

Granta 141 – various authors

Exit West – Mohsin Hamid

The Long Take – Robin Robertson [poetry hybrid]

The Heart’s Invisible Furies – John Boyne (unfinished)

History of Wolves – Emily Fridlund

Three Poems – Hannah Sullivan [poetry]

Midwinter Break – Bernard MacLaverty

Lincoln in the Bardo – George Saunders

The Stencil Room – David Smith [poetry]

A Passage to India – E. M. Forster (re-read)

Calling a Wolf a Wolf – Kaveh Akbar [poetry]

Homesick for Another World – Ottessa Moshfegh

Shrines of Upper Austria – Phoebe Power [poetry]

The Many – Wyl Menmuir

Who Is Mary Sue? – Sophie Collins [poetry]

Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad (re-read)

The Refugees – Viet Thanh Nguyen

Staying Alive – Neil Astley (ed.) [poetry]

Reservoir 13 – Jon McGregor

The Outsider – Albert Camus (re-read)

The Woman on the Stairs – Bernhard Schlink

Dubliners – James Joyce (re-read)

Granta 140 – various authors

Two Sketches of Disjointed Happiness – Simon Kinch

Lord of the Flies – William Golding (re-read)

Winter – Ali Smith

Hello, your promise has been extracted – Ahren Warner [poetry]

Elmet – Fiona Mozley

Weemoed – Tim Dooley [Poetry]

The Last Lesson of Mrs De Souza – Cyril Wong

The Keeper of Lost Things – Ruth Hogan

A Watchful Astronomy – Paul Deaton [poetry]

All We Saw – Anne Michaels [poetry]

Away from the Welsh Speaking Sea – Hamish Wilson [poetry]

Autumn – Ali Smith

Joy – Sasha Dugdale [poetry]

The Little Friend – Donna Tartt

An English Guide to Birdwatching – Nicholas Royle

The Noise of a Fly – Douglas Dunn [poetry]

Mama Amazonica – Pascale Petit [poetry]

The Man Who Walked Through Walls – Marcel Ayme (translated by Sophie Lewis)

The Temporary Gentleman – Sebastian Barry

The Last Gunfight – Jeff Guinn

Waiting for Godot – Samuel Beckett (re-read)

The Power – Naomi Alderman

The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead

The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry

The Pier Falls – Mark Haddon

Days Without End – Sebastian Barry

A Horse Walks into a Bar – David Grossman

Mothering Sunday – Graham Swift

Night Train to Lisbon – Pascal Mercier

Granta 139 – various authors

Thirteen Reasons Why – by Jay Asher

The Tobacconist – by Robert Seethaler

All That Man Is – by David Szalay

Making an Elephant – by Graham Swift

His Bloody Project – by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Quicksand – by Steve Toltz

Tomorrow – by Graham Swift

All For Nothing – by Walter Kempowski

The Sellout – by Paul Beatty

All the light we cannot see – by Anthony Doerr

The Loney – by Andrew Michael Hurley

Not Forgetting The Whale – by John Ironmonger

Train Dreams – by Denis Johnson

Slade House – by David Mitchell

Anything by Haruki Murakami

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – by Claire North

Anything by Graham Swift

The Secret History – by Donna Tartt

The Bellweather Revivals – by Benjamin Wood

Rock,Paper, Scissors – by Naja Marie Aidt

All the Birds in the Sky – by Charlie Jane Anders

The Luminaries and The Rehearsal – by Eleanor Caton

The Solitude of Prime Numbers – by Paolo Giordano

Pond – Claire-Louise Bennett

The Buried Giant – Kazuo Ishiguro