Booklist 2014

As I move into the next stage of my working life, I’m trying to continue the process of gap-filling in my reading lists. I enjoy being exposed to a wide range of literature in different genres and historical periods. Here is a list of the books and essays I have read in 2014. Works I especially enjoyed and recommend are marked in bold.

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  • Adams, Douglas. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.
  • Atwood, Margaret. The Blind Assassin.
  • Bianco, Matt. Letters to My Sons.
  • Blackwood, Gary. The Shakespeare Stealer.
  • Cardiff, Ashley. Night Terrors.
  • Colbert, Stephen. America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t.
  • Darnielle, John. Wolf in White Van.
  • Flynn, Gillian. Gone Girl.
    Flynn, Gillian. Dark Places.
  • Gabaldon, Diana. Outlander.
    Gabaldon, Diana. Dragonfly in Amber.
    Gabaldon, Diana. Voyager.
  • Gaiman, Neil. Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders.
  • Hamid, Mohsin. The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
  • Hoffman, Alice. The Dovekeepers.
  • Iwasaki, Mineko. Geisha, A Life. Tran. Rande Brown.
  • Lundin, Roger. Emily Dickinson and the Art of Belief.
  • Martel, Yann. Beatrice and Virgil.
  • Nouwen, Henri J.M. The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming.
  • Roth, Veronica. Allegiant.
    Roth, Veronica. Insurgent.
  • Rothfuss, Patrick. The Name of the Wind.
  • Rushdie, Salman. Luka and the Fire of Life.
  • Sedaris, David. When You Are Engulfed in Flames.
  • Stone, Irving. The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo.
  • Strout, Elizabeth. The Burgess Boys.
  • Strugatsky, Arkady and Boris. Roadside Picnic.
  • Tunstall, Tricia. Changing Lives: Gustavo Dudamel, El Sistema, and the Transformative Power of Music
  • Weir, Andy. The Martian.
  • Wolfe, Tom. I Am Charlotte Simmons.
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