2013 Reading List


Books Read

January
1.  The Catcher in the Rye – J.D.Salinger (B #1, 1001 #1)
2.  The Witches – Roald Dahl (B #2, OtS #1)
3.  Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome (B #3)

February
4.  Matilda – Roald Dahl (B #4, OtS #2)
5.  Timbuktu – Paul Auster (1001 #2)

March
6.  Casino Royale – Ian Fleming (1001 #3)
7.  Raising Boys – Steve Biddulph
8.  Farewell, my lovely – Raymond Chandler (1001 #4)

April
9.  Smiley’s People – John le Carré (1001 #5)
10.  He’ll Be OK – Celia Lashlie
11.  The 39 Steps – John Buchan (B #5, 1001 #6)

May
12.  The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler (1001 #7)
13.  Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – R.L.Stevenson (1001 #8)
14.  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold – John le Carré (1001 #9)

June
15.  The Nose – Nicolai Gogol (1001 #10)
16.  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey  (B #6, 1001 #11)
17.  The Stainless Steel Rat – Harry Harrison
18.  The Summer Book – Tove Jansson (1001 #12)

July
19. Foundation – Isaac Asimov (1001 #13)
20. Sula – Toni Morrison (1001 #14)
21.  I, Robot – Isaac Asimov (1001 #15)
22.  Hurry Up and Meditate – David Michie

August
23.  The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter – Anonymous (1001 #16, OtS #3)

September
24.  The Hobbit – J.R.R.Tolkien (1001 #17, B #7, OtS #4)
Feel a bit fake about this one since it’s a re-read from years ago.  Still, it’s finally another book read in what has been a very quiet reading year.

October
25. Thérèse Raquin – Émile Zola (1001 #18)
26. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl (B #8, OtS #5)
27. I Capture the Castle – Dodie Smith (B #9) Audiobook
28. Choose to Lose – Chris Powell
29. The Magic Finger – Roald Dahl
30. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1001 #19) Audiobook

November
31. The Beginner’s Guide to Homeschooling – Patrick Farenga
32. The Limpopo Academy of Private Detection – Alexander McCall Smith
33. Slow Man – J.M.Coetzee (1001 #20)

December
34. Catching Fire – Suzanne Collins (re-read after seeing the film)
35.  Mockingjay – Suzanne Collins (re-read after seeing Catching Fire)

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