Books I read in 2016

I try to keep track of the books I read and when I read them. This is an ongoing list of the books I’m reading in 2016. There’s a similar list for 2015 and a data visualization of 2015.

Title Author Date
Lies of Silence Brian Moore 01/01/16
Eistau Ilja Trojanow 02/01/16
Crime and Punishment Fyodor Dostoyevsky 10/01/16
Fierce Attachments Vivian Gornick 14/01/16
The Little Red Chairs Edna O’Brien 16/01/16
Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck 20/01/16
Purity Jonathan Franzen 24/01/16
Being Wrong Kathryn Schulz 30/01/16
Shylock is my Name Howard Jacobson 01/02/16
Lolly Willows Sylvia Townsend Warner 04/02/16
The Merchant of Venice Shakespeare 06/02/16
The Outrun Amy Liptrot 08/02/16
The Winter’s Tale Shakespeare 13/02/16
The People in the Trees Hanya Yanagihara 17/02/16
The Emperor Waltz Philip Hensher 22/02/16
The Odd Woman and the City Vivian Gornick 25/02/16
Dit is mijn hof Chris de Stoop 04/03/16
Ende gut Sybille Berg 06/03/16
Die Meisen von Uusimaa singen nicht mehr Franz Friedrich 11/03/16
Pfaueninsel Thomas Hettiche 18/03/16
Mothering Sunday Graham Swift 19/03/16
Heartburn Nora Ephron 20/03/16
A Word Child Iris Murdoch 26/03/16
The North Water Ian McGuire 27/03/16
Arctic Dreams Barry Lopez 04/04/16
The Sweet Shop Owner Graham Swift 07/04/16
I May Be Some Time Frances Spufford 11/04/16
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne 16/04/16
The Crimson Petal and the White Michel Faber 22/04/16
To the lighthouse Virginia Woolf 26/04/16
At the edge of the orchard Tracy Chevalier 27/04/16
Dissident Gardens Jonathan Letham 28/04/16
The Excellent Lombards Jane Hamilton 30/04/16
Cold Spring Harbor Richard Yates 30/04/16
The Improbability of Love Hannah Rothschild 02/05/16
Our Spoons Came From Woolworths Barbara Comyns 04/05/16
The Kindness Polly Samson 06/05/16
The Turner House Angela Flournoy 07/05/16
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Brontë 12/05/16
The Portable Veblen Elizabeth McKenzie 16/05/16
Last Chance to See Adams, Carwardine 16/05/16
When the Floods Came Clare Morral 20/05/16
The Shore Sara Taylor 21/05/16
The Sport of Kings C.E. Morgan 26/05/16
The Trees Ali Shaw 01/06/16
Serious Sweet A.L. Kennedy 04/06/16
The Sunlight Pilgrims Jenni Fagan 06/06/16
The Essex Serpent Sarah Perry 09/06/16
The Ship Antonia Honeywell 13/06/16
The Custom of the Country Edith Wharton 17/06/16
The Harry Quebert Affair Joel Dicker 19/06/16
The Bees Laline Paull 22/06/16
Barkskins Annie Proulx 03/07/16
The House on the Strand Daphne du Maurier 07/07/16
Sapiens Yuval Noah 15/07/16
Cold Earth Sarah Moss 19/07/16
The Invention of Nature Andrea Wulf 25/07/16
The Tidal Zone Sarah Moss 27/07/16
Eileen Otessa Moshfegh 31/07/16
The Girls Emma Cline 02/08/16
Golden Hill Frances Spufford 04/08/16
His Bloody Project Graeme Macrae Burnet 06/08/16
Young Hearts Crying Richard Yates 09/08/16
Work Like No Other Virginia Reeves 12/08/16
Hot Milk Deborah Levy 14/08/16
The Hourglass Factory Lucy Ribchester 18/08/16
All That Man Is David Szalay 21/08/16
Do Not Say We Have Nothing Madeline Thien 28/08/16
Delta Wedding Eudora Welty 04/09/16
Geen Zee Maar Water Gijs Ijlander 04/09/16
The Long View Elizabeth Jane Howard 18/09/16
If Bealestreet Could Speak James Baldwin 24/09/16
The High Places Fiona Macfarlane 28/09/16
To the Bright Edge of the World Eowon Ivey 02/10/16
Olive Kitteridge Elizabeth Strout 08/10/16
Vis Anton Vaelens 08/10/16
Mama Day Gloria Naylor 16/10/16
The Lonely City Olivia Laing 23/10/16
Bruno’s Dream Iris Murdoch 27/10/16
Station Eleven Emily StJohn Mandel 29/10/16
Bright Precious Days Jay McInerney 02/11/16
Mrs Woolf’s Servants Alison Light 13/11/16
Swing Time Zadie Smith 18/11/16
Autumn Ali Smith 20/11/16
A Charmed Life Mary McCarthy 03/12/16
The Scapegoat Daphne du Maurier 10/12/16
Nutshell Ian McEwan 11/12/16
Moonglow Michael Chabon 22/12/16
The Living Anjali Joseph 25/12/16
The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck Sarah Knight 26/12/16
Letti Park Judith Hermann 27/12/16
The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead 30/12/16