Books of 2016

My target for 2016 is 40 books. So I made it easier by picking books under 400pages long, most of which were about 200pages. You might think that’s cheating, I think it’s smart, like Trump and not paying taxes…

  1. My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem 5/5
  2. The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro 4/5
  3. The War of the Worlds by H.G.Wells 2/5
  4. The Falafel King is Dead by Sara Shilo 3.5/5
  5. So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson 3/5
  6. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck 2/5
  7. The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro 5/5
  8. The Vegetarian by Han Kang 4/5
  9. Times Arrow by Martin Amis 4/5
  10. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad 2/5
  11. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by 2/5
  12. Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury 3/5
  13. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kessey 3/5
  14. Them by Jon Ronson 3/5
  15. Shakespeare: The World As A Stage by Bill Bryson 2.5/5
  16. Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami 3/5
  17. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser 3/5
  18. A Room With A View by E.M.Foster 2.5/5
  19. Human Acts by Han Kang 5/5
  20. Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-eight Days by Salman Rushdie 3/5
  21. Slade House by David Mitchell 3/5
  22. Murder on the Links by Agatha Christie 2/5
  23. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes 5/5
  24. Moriarty by Anthony Horrowitz 3/5
  25. After The Quake by Haruki Murakami 3/5
  26. Spider’s Web by Agatha Christie 2/5
  27. The Call of the Wild by Jack London 3/5
  28. Artist of a Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro 4/5
  29. Negotiating With the Dead by Margaret Atwood 3/5
  30. Children On Their Birthdays by Truman Capote 3/5
  31. Quiet by Susan Cain 3/5
  32. Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood 3/5
  33. The Mermaid’s Sister by Carrie Ann Noble 2/5
  34. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro 5/5
  35. Love In A Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford 3/5
  36. Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson 1/5
  37. Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolfe 3/5
  38. In The Heat Of The Night by John Ball 3/5
  39. The Graduate by Charles Webb 3/5
  40. Flaneuse by Lauren Elkin 4/5

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