Books Read in 2018

A record of what I’ve read this year. (a) means it was an audiobook. All the links are to Goodreads. Most recent are at the top. If you’re looking for 2017’s list it’s here.

  1. The Drunken Sailor – Nick Hayes
  2. Thick as Thieves – Peter Spiegelman
  3. The Great God Pan – Arthur Machen
  4. Hearing Secret Harmonies (A Dance to the Music of Time, #12) – Anthony Powell
  5. Temporary Kings (A Dance to the Music of Time, #11) – Anthony Powell
  6. Alien Stars: A Harry Stubbs Adventure – David Hambling
  7. Elevation – Stephen King
  8. The Elder Ice: A Harry Stubbs Adventure – David Hambling
  9. Broken Meats: A Harry Stubbs Adventure – David Hambling
  10. Books Do Furnish a Room (A Dance to the Music of Time, #10) – Anthony Powell
  11. Katerina – James Frey
  12. The Military Philosophers (A Dance to the Music of Time, #9) – Anthony Powellz
  13. Conversations With Friends – Sally Rooney
  14. Lost Horizon – James Hilton
  15. The Soldier’s Art (A Dance to the Music of Time, #8) – Anthony Powell
  16. Gnomon – Nick Harkaway
  17. The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves (a) – Stephen Grosz
  18. The Valley of Bones (A Dance to the Music of Time, #7) – Anthony Powell
  19. Bicycle Diaries – David Byrne
  20. A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings – Helen Jukes
  21. Swan Song – Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
  22. Orphic Paris – Henri Cole
  23. Sabrina – Nick Drnaso
  24. At Last (Patrick Melrose #5) – Edward St. Aubyn
  25. The Kindly Ones (A Dance to the Music of Time, #6) – Anthony Powell
  26. The Bumblebee Flies Anyway: Gardening and Surviving Against the Odds – Kate Bradbury
  27. Mother’s Milk (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #4) – Edward St. Aubyn
  28. The Outsider – Stephen King
  29. Casanova’s Chinese Restaurant (A Dance to the Music of Time, #5) – Anthony Powell
  30. Some Hope (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #3) – Edward St. Aubyn
  31. The Angel of Darkness (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #2) – Caleb Carr
  32. Bad News (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #2) – Edward St. Aubyn
  33. Never Mind (The Patrick Melrose Novels, #1) – Edward St. Aubyn
  34. Into the Magic Shop: A Neurosurgeon’s Quest to Discover the Mysteries of the Brain and the Secrets of the Heart – James R. Doty (this was an awful book, I would avoid it all costs!).
  35. At Lady Molly’s (A Dance to the Music of Time #4) – Anthony Powell
  36. So Long, See You Tomorrow – William Maxwell
  37. You Could Do Something Amazing with Your Life [You Are Raoul Moat] – Andrew Hankinson
  38. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark – Michelle McNamara
  39. The Acceptance World (A Dance to the Music of Time #3) – Anthony Powell
  40. Sherlock Holmes and the Miskatonic Monstrosities (The Cthulhu Casebooks, #2) – James Lovegrove
  41. A Buyer’s Market (A Dance to the Music of Time #2) – Anthony Powell
  42. The Dry – Jane Harper
  43. Reservoir 13 – Jon McGregor
  44. Coal Black Mornings – Brett Anderson
  45. A Question of Upbringing (A Dance to the Music of Time #1) – Anthony Powell
  46. The Year of Reading Dangerously: How Fifty Great Books (and Two Not-So-Great Ones) Saved My Life – Andy Miller
  47. Silence: In the Age of Noise – Erling Kagge
  48. Don’t Save Anything: The Uncollected Writings of James Salter – James Salter
  49. The Angry Chef: Bad Science and the Truth about Healthy Eating – Anthony Warner
  50. Sherlock Holmes and the Shadwell Shadows (The Cthulhu Casebooks, #1) – James Lovegrove
  51. Madame Zero: 9 Stories – Sarah Hall
  52. At the Strangers’ Gate: Arrivals in New York – Adam Gopnik