What I read in 2017

I like to keep track of my reading – in my paper calendar, and on this site. I did the same in 2015 and 2016.

(updated monthly)

Title Author Date finished
Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain Barney Norris 03/01/17
Mansfield Park Jane Austen 13/01/17
Die Ungl├╝ckseligen Thea Dorn 19/01/17
The Magnetic North Sarah Wheeler 22/01/17
1606. The Year of Lear. James Shapiro 28/01/17
Everyone’s Watching Megan Bradbury 29/01/17
Hard Times Charles Dickens 04/02/17
The End We Start From Megan Hunter 05/02/17
Anything is Possible Elizabeth Strout 08/02/17
Ashland & Vine John Burnside 11/02/17
Homegoing Yaa Gyasi 16/02/17
The Tempest William Shakespeare 19/02/17
Hagseed Margaret Atwood 22/02/17
Soul of the Age Jonathan Bate 27/02/17
The Good People Hannah Kent 28/02/17
A Lesson Before Dying Ernest Gaines 02/03/17
Outline Rachel Cusk 03/03/17
The Light Years Elizabeth Jane Howard 05/03/17
Marking Time Elizabeth Jane Howard 11/03/17
Confusion Elizabeth Jane Howard 13/03/17
Casting Off Elizabeth Jane Howard 16/03/17
All Change Elizabeth Jane Howard 19/03/17
My Antonia Willa Cather 26/03/17
Marriage Material Sathnam Sanghera 28/03/17
Middlemarch George Eliot 21/04/17
A Natural Ross Raisin 24/03/17
The Ice Laline Paull 13/05/17
Possession A.S. Byatt 19/05/17
The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood 05/06/17
Dodgers Bill Beverly 19/06/17
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter Carson McCullers 04/07/17
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Arundhati Roy 13/07/17
The Natural Way of Things Caroline Wood 16/07/17
The Dollmaker Harriette Arnow 24/07/17
The Gift of Stones Jim Crace 27/07/17
Continent Jim Crace 28/07/17
Signals of Distress Jim Crace 30/07/17
Being Dead Jim Crace 01/08/17
Elmet Fiona Mozley 04/08/17
Days Without End Sebastian Barry 08/08/17
The History of Wolves Emily Friedland 11/08/17
Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders 14/08/17
Exit West Mohsin Hamid 16/08/17
Home Fire Kamila Shamsie 18/08/17
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Mark Haddon 20/08/17
The Power Naomi Alderman 24/08/17
Madame Zero Sarah Hall 27/08/17
Negroland Margo Jefferson 31/08/17
The Locals Jonathan Dee 04/09/17
The Book of Joan Lidia Yuknavitch 08/08/17
Americanah Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 16/09/17
Dreams From My Father Barack Obama 23/09/17
The Future Home of the Living God Louise Erdrich 27/09/17
Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng 01/10/17
Enduring Love Ian McEwan 05/10/17
Lab Girl Hope Jahren 10/10/17
The Child In Time Ian McEwan 12/10/17
Islander Patrick Barkham 16/10/17
Coastlines Patrick Barkham 20/10/17
Dunbar Edward St. Aubyn 22/10/17
A Mercy Toni Morrison 26/10/17
Winter Ali Smith 31/10/17
We Should All Be Feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 16/10/17
The Mother of All Questions Rebecca Solnit 02/11/17
One Hot Summer (Dickens, Disraeli, Darwin) Rosemary Ashton 08/11/17
The Curious World of John Evelyn and Samuel Pepys Margaret Willes 17/11/17
Brit(ish( Afua Hirsch 18/11/17
A Line Made By Walking Sara Baume 25/11/17
American War Omar El Akkad 03/12/17
Air & Light & Time & Space Helen Sword 03/12/17
The Carhullan Army Sarah Hall 06/12/17
Schlafen werden wir spaeter Zsuza Bank 19/12/17
The End We Start From Megan Hunter 22/12/17
The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood 28/12/17
After Me Comes the Flood Sarah Perry 30/12/17