Books Read 2010


1.) So Many Books, So Little Time (Sara Nelson)

2.) The Eyre Affair (Jasper Fforde) -reread

3.) The Female of the Species (Joyce Carol Oates)

4.) China Men (Maxine Hong Kingston)

5.) Galatea 2.2 (Richard Powers)

6.) Aunts aren´t Gentlemen (P.G. Wodehouse)

7.) The Night Watch (Sarah Waters)


8.) What Was Lost (Catherine O´Flynn)

9.) PopCo (Scarlett Thomas)

10.) The Vesuvius Club (Mark Gatiss)

11.) Mud, Muck and Dead Things (Ann Granger)


12.) Man Walks Into A Room (Nicole Krauss)

13.) Daisy Sisters (Henning Mankell)

14.) The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler)

15.) Carter Beats the Devil (Glen David Gold)


16.) The Dud Avocado (Elaine Dundy)

17.) The Other Half Lives (Sophie Hannah)

18.) Songs for the Missing (Stewart O`Nan)

19.) The Weed That Strings the Hangman´s Bag (Alan Bradley)

20.) The Lace Reader (Brunonia Barry)

21.) An Expert in Murder (Nicola Upson)

22.) Cider with Rosie (Laurie Lee)


23.) Chicken with Plums (Marjane Sartrapi)

24.) Agatha Raisin and the Potted Gardener (M.C. Beaton)

25.) Lady Audley´s Secret (Mary Elizabeth Braddon)

26.) Love in a Cold Climate (Nancy Mitford)

27.) Agatha Raisin and the Walkers of Dembley (M.C. Beaton)

28.) Die Entbehrlichen/ The Unit (Ninni Holmqvist)

29.) Miss Webster and Chérif (Patricia Duncker)

30.) Shades of Grey (Jasper Fforde)

31.) The Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam (Lauren Liebenberg)

32.) The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg Cosy (James Anderson)

33.) Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (Elizabeth Taylor)


34.) The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner´s Dilemma (Trenton Lee Stewart)

35.) Cold Comfort Farm (Stella Gibbons)

36.) Nightwood (Djuna Barnes)

37.) Cat Among the Pidgeons (Agatha Christie) – reread

38.) Maisie Dobbs (Jaqueline Winspear)

39.) Talking about Detective Fiction (P.D. James)

40.) The Making of a Marchioness (Frances Hodgson Burnett)

41.) A Single Man (Christopher Isherwood)

42.) Bozo David Hurensohn/ The Man Who Came In From The Back of Beyond (Biyi Bandele-Thomas)

43.) Bonjour Tristesse (Francoise Sagan)

44.) Meeresrand/ Bord de Mer/ Beside the Sea (Véronique Olmi)

45.) Das Labyrinth der Wörter/ La Tête en Friche (Marie-Sabine Roger)

46.) The Life and Crimes of Agatha Christie (Charles Osborne)

47.) Excellent Women (Barbara Pym)


48.) Death of a Gentle Lady (M.C. Beaton)

49.) Mrs Harris Goes to New York (Paul Gallico)

50.) In a German Pension (Katherine Mansfield)

51.) The PowerBook (Jeanette Winterson)

52.) Miss Buncle´s Book (D.E. Stevenson)

53.) Scherbenpark /Broken Glass Park (Alina Bronsky)

54.) Money in the Bank (P.G. Wodehouse)

55.) Another Country (James Baldwin)


56.) Mr.Rosenblum’s List (Natasha Solomons)

57.) After the Armistice Ball (Catriona McPherson)

58.) Persepolis 1 (Marjane Satrapi) -reread

59.) Persepolis 2 (Marjane Satrapi) -reread

60.)Where Angels Fear to Tread (E.M. Forster)

61.) Case Histories (Kate Atkinson)

62.) The End of Mr. Y (Scarlett Thomas)

63.) A Mysterious Affair of Style (Gilbert Adair)

64.) Schachnovelle/Chess/The Royal Game (Stefan Zweig)


65.) Little Face (Sophie Hannah)

66.) Agatha Raisin and the Vicious Vet (M.C. Beaton)

67.) The Easter Parade (Richard Yates)

68.) The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox (Maggie O’Farrell)

69.) The Lifted Veil (George Eliot)

70.) Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand (Helen Simonson)

71.) Mein Freund Maigret/ Mon ami Maigret (Georges Simenon)


72.) Die Mittagsfrau/ The Blind Side of the Heart (Julia Franck)

73.) Eugénie Grandet (Honoré de Balzac)

74.) The Giver (Lois Lowry)

75.) The Book of Lost Things (John Conolly)

76.) Mathilda Savitch (Victor Lodato)

77.) Ella Minnow Pea (Mark Dunn)

78.) Flowers for Mrs Harris (Paul Gallico)

79.) Trent’s Last Case (E.C. Bentley)

80.) Hotel Iris (Yoko Ogawa)

81.) Adeles Ungewöhnliche Abenteuer: Vol. 5 & 8 (Jaques Tardi)

82.) The Female Malady: Women, Madness and English Culture, 1830- 1980 (Elaine Showalter)

83.) Fun Home (Alison Bechdel)


84.) Birds of a Feather (Jaqueline Winspear)

85.) Falling Man (Don DeLillo)

86.) Curtain (Agatha Christie)

87.) Oryx and Crake (Margaret Atwood)

88.) The Burry Man’s Day (Catriona McPherson)

89.) The Zero (Jess Walter)

90.) The 9/11 Report: A Graphic Adaptation (Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón)


91.) Pardonable Lies (Jaqueline Winspear)

92.) Hope Leslie (Catherine Maria Sedgwick)

93.) The Glass Key (Dashiell Hammett)

94.) In the Shadow of No Towers (Art Spiegelman)

95.) Jamaica Inn (Daphne DuMaurier)

96.) Regarding the Pain of Others (Susan Sontag)

97.) CrocAttack (Assaf Gavron)

98.) Ex Libris (Anne Fadiman)

99.) Midnight’s Children (Salman Rushdie)

100.) The Moving Toyshop (Edmund Crispin)

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