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