Books Read in 2016

January

The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan

February

Spill Simmer Falter Wither – Sara Baume
Bad Feminist – Roxane Gay

March

Public Library – Ali Smith
A Whole Life  – Robert Seethaler
Carol – Patricia Highsmith

April

Daring Greatly – Brené Brown
Arcadia – Iain Pears

May

British Short Stories 2015 – edited by Nicholas Royale
Mrs Dalloway – Virginia Woolf (reread)
The Hours – Michael Cunningham (reread)

June

The Night Guest – Fiona McFarlane (reread)
A Spool of Blue Thread – Anne Tyler
When Breath Becomes Air – Paul Kalanithi

July

A God in Ruins – Kate Atkinson
The Essex Serpent – Sarah Perry
The Green Road – Anne Enright

August

The Tidal Zone – Sarah Moss
A Crack in the Line – Michael Lawrence (reread)
Death and the Seaside – Alison Moore
The Private Life of Mrs Sharma – Ratika Kapur
The Finding of Martha Lost – Caroline Wallace

September

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear – Elizabeth Gilbert
Skin Tight – Gary Henderson (play)
Hello/Goodbye – Peter Souter (play)
The Lesser Bohemians – Eimear McBride

October

The Best British Poetry 2014 – edited by Mark Ford
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (play) – J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne

November

Autumn – Ali Smith