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May 5, 2006
Real Name
Paul M
About My Library

Almost all books I own. There are some library books from when I imported my borrowed books en masse, but I don't keep up with it. Besides I'm trying to cut back on borrowing books and letting them sit on my shelves for the longest time -- I have enough unread books of my own.

I started doing this because I was buying an embarrassing number of duplicates. I still do, just not as many.

About Me

Originally from the UK, was living in the USA (9 years), now back again. Lapsed anarchist turned vaguely responsible father

Books Read in 2024
R.F.Kuang, Babel, Or, The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution
Javier Cercas, Prey for the Shadow
Julie McDowall, Attack Warning Red! How Britain Prepared for Nuclear War
Jean-Patrick Manchette, Fatale
Penelope Fitzgerald, Offshore
Tove Ditlevsen, The Trouble With Happiness
Mick Herron, The Secret Hours
Natalia Ginzburg, The Road to the City
Alfred Hayes, In Love
N.K. Jemsin, The City We Became
Patrick Modiano, In the Café of Lost Youth
Gwendoline Riley, Cold Water
Andi Watson & Simon Gane, Paris
Annie Ernaux, A Man's Place
James Cousins, British Rail Design
Johanne Lykke Holm, Strega
Erri De Luca, The Day Before Happiness
Lauren Elkin, Notes On a Parisian Commute
Wolfgang Hilbig, The Tidings of the Trees
Joan Smith, A Masculine Ending
Nicholas Orme, Tudor Children
Lara Pawson, Spent Light
José Saramago, All The Names
Fred Vargas, The Three Evangelists
Richard Milward, Man-Eating Typewriter
Maylis de Kerangal, Eastbound
Jesse Ball, The Divers' Game
Ann Stafford, Army Without Banners
Raymond Queneau, Exercises in Style
Doireann Ní Ghríofa, A Ghost in the Throat
John Banville, The Book of Evidence
Fred Vargas, The Accordionist
Martin Figura, Boring The Arse Off Young People
Diane Williams I Hear You're Rich
Mick Herron, Dead Lions

35 Total. 17/18 Male/Female. 26 fiction, 5 nonfiction, 1 Graphic Novel, 2 Fiction/memoir, 1 Poetry.
14 in translation: Spanish 1 ( Spain 1), French 7, Danish 1, Italian 2, Swedish 1, German 1, Portuguese 1
60 shelf cm.

Books Read in 2023
Brigid Brophy, The Snow Ball
Patrick Hamilton, Hangover Square
Nathalie Léger, The White Dress
Albena Stambolova, Everything Happens as It Does
Patrick Wright, The Sea View Has Me Again: Uve Johnson in Sheerness
Fernanda Melchor, Hurricane Season
Patrick Modiano, Missing Person [Rue de la Boutiques Obscures]
Mary Wing, She Came in a Flash
Nona Fernández, Space Invaders
Sigizmund Krhizhnovsky, The Letter Killers Club
Esther Kinsky, Grove
Michael Glover, Thrust: A Spasmodic Pictorial History of the Codpiece in Art
Edna O'Brien, Night
Georges Simenon, Three Bedrooms in Manhattan
Yuko Tsushima, Territory of Light
Julio Cortázar, Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires
Ben Pastor, Lumen
Markus Werner, Zündel's Exit
Sophie Calle, Suite Vénitienne
Sylvia Townsend Warner, The Corner That Held Them
Raymond Jean, Reader for Hire
Barbara Comyns, Mr Fox
Javier Marías, Tomas Nevinson
Eve Baltasar, Boulder
Rachel Ingalls, Mrs Caliban
Jean-Patrick Manchette, Nada
Ian Kershaw, Hitler, The Germans and the Final Solution
Alexandra Stein, Inside Out: A Memoir of Entering and Breaking Out a Minneapolis Political Cult
Sylvia Molly, Dislocations
Leonardo Sciascia, The Day of the Owl
Iris Hanika, The Bureau of Past Management
Alfred Hayes, The Girl on the Via Flamina
Clare Chambers, Small Pleasures
Natalia Ginzburg, Valentino & Sagittarius
Iosi Havilio, Petite Fleur
Italo Calvino, If on a Winters Night a Traveller
Clare Azzopardi, The Lives and Deaths of K. Prenza
Vladimir Nabakov, Transparent Things
Anna Keay, The Restless Republic: British Without a Crown
Christine Schutt, Pure Hollywood
Mark Hyatt, Love Leda
Adania Shibli, Minor Detail
Patrick Modiano, After the Circus
Claudia Piñeiro, Thursday Night Widows
Javier Cercas, Even the Darkest Night
Fleur Jaeggy, I Am the Brother of XX
Padgett Powell, You and Me
Julie Doucet, Time Zone J
Karla Suárez, Havana Year Zero
J.R. Carpenter, The Gathering Cloud
Gert Jonke, The System of Vienna: from Heaven Street to Earth Mound Square
Can Xue, Mystery Train
Georgi Gospodinov, Time Shelter
Alice Crary, Inside Ethics: On the Demands of Moral Thought
Maud Casey, City of Incurable Women
Thomas Bernhard, The Rest Is Slander
Asti Hustvedt, Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Mark Hodkinson, No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy
Dorothy Tse, Owlish
Cees Nooteboom, The Following Story
Amber Hussain, Meat Love: An Ideology of the Flesh
Carlo Ginzburg and Bruce Lincoln, Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf
Elena Ferrante, Days of Abandonment
Frédéric Dard, Crush
Amia Srinivasan, The Right to Sex
Don Paterson, Rain
Joanne Limburg, The Autistic Alice
John Le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
Jenny Erpenbeck, The End of Days
Mick Herron, Slow Horses
Ágota Kristóf, The Illiterate
Barbara Wilson, Murder in the Collective
Les Murray, Suburban Redneck Poems
Alice O'Keeffe, Skylark
Fernanda Melchor, Paradais
Seichō Matsumoto, Inspector Imanishi Investigates
Guadalupe Nettel, Bezoar and Other Unsettling Stories
Willem de Blécourt (ed.) Werewolf Histories
Kate Summerscale, The Haunting of Alma Fielding
Peter Høeg, Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow
Elle McNicoll, A Kind of Spark

81 Total. 34/46 male/female, 1 Mixed collection. 60 fiction 17 nonfiction, 4 poetry. 44 in translation. French 8, Bulgarian 2, Spanish 11 (Mexico 3, Chile 1, Argentina 4, Spain 2, Cuba 1), Russian 1, German 5 (Switzerland 1, Austria 2), Japanese 2, Catalan 1, Italian 5 (Switzerland 1), Maltese 1, Arabic 1, Chinese 2, Dutch 1, Danish 1 (1 English & Italian)

Books Read in 2022
Andrew O'Hagan, Mayflies
Jenn Ashworth, Ghosted: a love story
Tabitha Lasley, Sea State
James Corbett, The Ousiders
Marian Engel, Bear
Antonio Muñoz Molina, To Walk Alone In The Crowd
Dianne Williams, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine
Olga Ravn, The Employees: A workplace novel of the 22nd Century
Dezsö Kosztolányi, Skylark
Katja Oskamp, Marzahn, Mon Amour
David Keenan, This Is Memorial Device
Nathalie Sarraute, Tropisms
Muriel Spark, The Hothouse by the East River
Martha Sprackland, Citadel
Patrick Modiano, Invisible Ink
Deborah Levy, Swimming Home
Michael Bracewell, Souvenir
Norah Lange, People in the Room
Andrey Kurkov, Penguin Lost
Colette Bryce, The Whole & Rain-domed Universe
Joan Didion, Let Me Tell You What I Mean
Katherine Rundell, Rooftoppers
Erich Kästner, Going to the Dogs: The Story of a Moralist
Virginia Smith, Clean: A History of Personal Hygiene and Purity
Anna Vaught, Saving Lucia
Lynne Tillman, Weird Fucks
Jim Crace, Harvest
Banana Yoshimoto, Moshi Moshi
Katherine Angel, Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again
Nick Dunn, Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City
D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover
Donna McLean, Small Town Girl: Love, Lies and the Undercover Police
Sarah Oshetsky, Chouette
Alain Robbe-Grillet, Jealousy
Eve Babitz, Slow Days, Fast Company: The World, The Flesh and L.A.
Joseph Hone, The Paper Chase: The Printer, The Spymaster & the Hunt for the Rebel Pamphleteers
Maureen Duffy, Capital
Mike Makin-Waite, On Burnley Road: Class, Race & Politics in a Northern English Town
Muriel Spark, Aiding and Abetting
Caoilinn Hughes, Gathering Evidence
Simon Jarrett, Those They Call Idiots: The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day
Hiromi Kawakami, The Nakano Thrift Shop
Andrea Lawlor, Paul Takes The Form of a Mortal Girl
Kōbō Abe, The Ruined Map
Mollie Panter-Downes, One Fine Day
Jean-Patrick Manchette, The N'Gustro Affair
Kate Fletcher & Helen Mort, Outfitting
Walter Kempowski, Homeland
Lorrie Moore, Bark
Javier Marías, Your Face Tomorrow Vol. 1 Fever and Spear
Anne Garréta, Sphinx
Hannu Rajaniemi, Summerland
Deborah Levy, The Cost of Living
Suzanne O'Sullivan, The Sleeping Beauties
Gerald Murnane, Border Districts
Janice Galloway, Jellyfish
James Lasdun, Give Me Everything You Have
Rosemary Tonks, The Bloater
António Lobo Antunes, The Land at the End of the World
Claudia Piñiero, Elena Knows
Natalia Ginzburg, Family Lexicon
Christopher Petit, Robinson
Angela Carter, Wise Children
Isabel Waidner, We Are Made of Diamond Stuff
Vladimir Sorokin, Day of the Oprichnik
Birgit Vanderbeke, You Would Have Missed Me
Emeric Pressburger, The Glass Pearls
Denise Saul, The Room Between Us
Yoko Ogawa, The Housekeeper and the Professor
John Boughton, Municipal Dreams
Annie Ernaux, Exteriors
Ian Beesley and Ian MacMillan, Photographs and Poems
Jenni Fagan, Hex
Seichō Matsumoto, Tokyo Express
Katharina Volckmer, The Appointment
Rudolph Wurlitzer, Nog
Caroline Elkins, Britain's Gulag: The Brutal End of Empire in Kenya
Barbara Paul, The Renewable Virgin
Helen Mort, The Illustrated Woman
Ted Curtis, The Darkening Light
Various, Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear
Eimear McBride, Strange Hotel
Katherine Rundell, Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise
Mary Wings, She Came Too Late
Michael McCarthy, The Healing Station
Kay Dick, They
Leonardo Sciascia, The Moro Affair
Tove Jansson, Letters from Klara
James Salter, Last Night
Pietro Aretino, The Secret Life of Nuns
Lydia Millet, My Happy Life
John Le Carré, Silverview
Mona Arshi, Somebody Loves You
Junichiro Tanizaki, A Cat, A Man and Two Womem
Diana Athill, Don't Look at Me Like That
Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Suspicion
Jessica Au, Cold Enough for Snow
Antonio Tabucchi, Requiem : a hallucination
Emily Berry, Unexhausted Time
Jeff Young, Ghost Town: A Liverpool Shadowplay
Seichō Matsumoto, A Quiet Place

101 total 42/58 male/female (43/56 distinct authors), 1 mixed, 73 fiction, 21 nonfiction, 8 poetry

31 in translation. Danish 1, Hungarian 1, German 5, French 6, Spanish 4 (Argentina 1), Russian 2 (Ukraine 1), Japanese 7, Portuguese 2, Italian 3, Swedish 1

Books Read in 2021
Emily Cockayne, Hubbub: Filth, Noise & Stench in England, 1600-1770
Sarah Wise, Inconvenient People:Lunacy, Liberty and the Mad-Doctors in England
Cecil Day-Lewis, The Otterbury Incident
Andrzej Tichý, Wretchedness
Hiromi Kawakami, People From My Neighbourhood
Jenny Hval, Paradise Rot
Joan Didion, South and West
Natalia Ginzburg, Voices in the Evening
Eva Baltasar, Permafrost
Thomas Bernhard, The Loser
Ann Quin, Passages
Olga Tokarczuk, House of Day, House of Night
Muriel Spark, Loitering with Intent
Damian Milton, A Mismatch of Salience
Vigdis Hjorth, Long Live the Post Horn!
Nescio, Amsterdam Stories (reread)
Helen Mort, Lie of the Land
Catherine Lacey, Pew
Fiona Mozley, Hot Stew
Michael Hofmann, Nights In The Iron Hotel
Sylvia Towsend Warner, Lolly Willowes
Patrick Modiano, So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighbourhood
Anna Selby, Field Notes
Richard J Evans, Telling Lies About Hitler
Eley Williams, Atrrib. and other stories
Deborah Levy, Things I Don't Want to Know
Bette Howland, Blue In Chicago
Javier Marías, The Infatuations
Susanna Clark, Piranesi
Daša Drndić, Doppelgänger
Jane Routh, Listening to the Night
Natalia Ginzburg, The Dry Heart
Hallie Rubenhold, The Five
Holly Hopkins, Soon Every House Will Have One
Rebecca Makkai, Music for Wartime
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad
Dorothy Hartley, Lost World: England 1933-1936
Yu Miri, Tokyo Ueno Station
Heinrich Böll, The Lost Honour of Katerina Blum
Jean Sprackland, Green Noise
Dubravka Ugresic, Fox
Lydia Davis, The End of the Story
Francis Spufford, Light Perpetual
Alice Miller, Nowhere Nearer
Frédéric Dard, Bird in a Cage
Olga Tokarczuk, Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead
China Miéville, The Last Days of New Paris
Margaret Scott, Fashion in the Middle Ages
Imre Kertész, Detective Story
M. John Harrison, Light (reread)
Danielle Dutton, S P R A W L
Deryn Rees-Jones, Erato
Antonio Tabucchi, Pereira Maintains
Yoko Tawada, The Last Children of Tokyo
Frédéric Dard, The Executioner Weeps
Jenni Fagan, Luckenbooth
Michael Earl Craig, Talkativeness
Tatyana Tolstaya, Aetherial Worlds
Jesse Ball, Census
Helen Garner, The Spare Room
Will Burns, The Paper Lantern
Claire-Louise Bennet, Pond
Paul B Preciado, Can The Monster Speak?
Banana Yoshimoto, The Lake
Peter Rock, My Abandonment
Noémi Lefebvre, Blue Self-Portrait
Michel Butor, Passing Time
Muriel Spark, The Ballad of Peckham Rye
Dave Haslam, All You Need Is Dynamite: Acid, The Angry Brigade and the End of the Sixties
Barbara Comyns, Sisters By a River
Stanley Crawford, Travel Notes (from here — to there)
Anne Ernaux, Happening
Sally J Morgan, Toto Among the Murderers
Ror Wolf, Two or Three Years Later: Forty-nine digressions
Amina Cain, Indelicacy
Richard Ovenden, Burning the Books: A history of knowledge under attack
Péter Nádas, Parallel Stories
Anna Selby (ed.), O
Olga Tokarczuk, The Books of Jacob
Hannah Lowe, The Kids

80 total, 29/51 male/female (28/46 distinct authors), 56 fiction, 13 non-fiction, 11 Poetry

30 in translation. Swedish 1, Japanese 4, Norwegian 2, Italian 3, Catalan 1, German 3, Polish 3, Dutch 1, French 7, Spanish 1, Croatian 2, Hungarian 2, Russian 1

Books Read in 2020
Cynan Jones, Stillicide
Birgit Vanderbeke, The Mussel Feast
Daisy Johnson, Everything Under
John Hawkes, The Lime Twig
Han Kang, The Vegetarian
Various, Bittersweet on the Autism Spectrum
Gail Haveren, The Confessions of Noa Weber
Helen DeWitt, Some Trick
Shaun Tan, Tales from the Inner City
Katherine May, Wintering
Tove Jansson, The True Deceiver
Nikolai Gogol, The Nose
Eula Biss, The Balloonists
Natalia Ginzburg, The Little Virtues
Iris Murdoch, Under the Net
Kate Walbert, His Favorites
Sergei Dovlatov, The Suitcase
Dalia Grinkevičiūtė, Shadows on the Tundra
Carlo Emilio Gadda, That Awful Mess on the Via Merulana
Banana Yoshimoto, Kitchen
Katherine May, The Electricity of Every Living Thing
Renata Adler, Pitch Dark
Nathalie Léger, Suite for Barbara Loden
Hilary Mantel, Bring Up The Bodies
Andrej Blatnik, You Do Understand
Meena Kandasamy, Exquisite Cadavers
Paddy Kitchen, The Fleshy School
Jim Crace, The Devil's Larder
Ella Frears, Shine, Darling
Alan Hunt, Governance of the Consuming Passions: a history of sumptuary law
Dorthe Nors, Wild Swims
Magdalena Tulli, Dreams and Stones
Hiromi Kawakami, Strange Weather in Tokyo
Daisy Hildyard, The Second Body
Claire Pollard, Fierce Bad Rabbits
Agustín Fernández Mallo, Nocilla Experience
Catherynne M Valente, Palimpsest
Elanor Graham, The Children Who Lived in a Barn
Deborah Levy, Hot Milk
Bohumil Hrabal, Closely Watched Trains
Iris Owens, After Claude
Deb Olin Unferth, Barn 8
Phillip Pullman, Serpentine
Julia Darling, Pearl and other stories
Eve Garnett, The Family from One End Street
Bae Suah, Untold Night and Day
Wayne D Cocroft & Roger JC Thomas, Cold War: Building for Nuclear Confrontation 1946-1989
Ysenda Maxtone Graham, Terms & Conditions: Life in Girl's Boarding Schools 1939-1979
Helen Mort, Black Car Burning
Sean O'Brien, Quartier Perdu
Jane Griffith, Silent in Finisterre
Sayaka Murata, Convenience Store Woman

52 total, 14/37 male/female (1 mixed/anthology), 38 fiction, 10 nonfiction, 3 poetry.
19 in translation: German 1, Korean 2, Hebrew 1, Swedish 1, Russian 2, Italian 2, Lithuanian 1, Japanese 3, French 1, Slovene 1, Danish 1, Polish 1, Spanish 1, Czech 1.

Books Read in 2019
Ulinka Rublack, Dressing Up: Cultural Identity in Renaissance Europe
Dorothy Richardson, Pilgrimage Vol 1. Pointed Roofs; Backwater; Honeycomb.
Antonio Muñoz Molina, Like a Fading Shadow.
Esther Kinsky, River
George Perec, An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris
Barbara Comyns, Our Spoons Came From Woolworths
Dorthe Nors, Mirror, Shoulder, Signal
Adolofo Bioy Casares, The Invention of Morel
Debby Tung, Book Love
Olga Tokarczuk, Flights
June Akers Seese, What Waiting Really Means
Anna Maria Ortese, Evening Descends Upon the Hills: Stories from Naples
Ann Coxon, Briony Fer & Maria Müller-Schareck(Eds), Anni Albers
Joanna Walsh, Worlds From the Word's End
Dorothy Richardson, The Tunnel (Pilgrimage Vol 2)
Jenny Erpenbeck, Visitation
Sean O'Brien, Europa
Marie N'Diaye, Self-Portrait in Green
Tove Jansson, Fair Play
Agustín Fernández Mallo, Nocilla Dream
Jean Sprackland, Sleeping Keys
Renee Gladman, Houses of Ravicka
Posy Simmonds, Cassandra Darke
Nell Dunn, Talking To Women
Anne Quin, Berg
Gilbert Adair, The Death of the Author
Susannah Clapp, A Card from Angela Carter
Michael Longley, Ghetto (illus. Sarah Longley)
Lina Wolff, The Polyglot Lovers
Nathan Filer, The Heartland: Finding and Losing Schizophrenia
Dorothy Richardson, Interim (Pilgrimage Vol 2)
Amber Sparks, The Unfinished World
Florian Huber, Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself: The Downfall of Ordinary Germans in 1945
Helen Mort, Division Street
Mario Levrero, Empty Words
Muriel Spark, The Girls of Slender Means
Adam Phillips, Attention Seeking
Rita Indiana, Tentacle
Tony White, The Fountain in the Forest
Helen Garner, The Children's Bach
Yoko Ogawa, The Memory Police
Yuri Buida, The Zero Train
Deborah Levy, The Man Who Saw Everything
Esmé Weijun Wang, The Collected Schizophrenias.
Catherine Kovesi Killerby, Sumptary Law in Italy 1200—1500
Dorothy Richardson, Deadlock (Pilgrimage Vol.3)
Phillip Pullman, The Secret Commonwealth:The Book of Dust Vol 2
Natalia Ginsburg, Dear Michael
Mathias Énard, Compass
Yasmina Reza, Babylon
Taras Young, Nuclear War in the UK
Erich Kästner, Dot and Anton
Lydia Peelle, Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing

Stats: 55 total 17/37 male/female (1 mixed/anthology), 21 in translation, 10 Non-fiction, 4 Poetry, 2 graphic novels

Books Read in 2016 (Incomplete)
The Ghost Network, Catie Disabato
The Manhattan Projects, Vol. 1: Science Bad, Hickan & Pitarra
Fractal Prince, Hanni Rajaniemi

Stats: 3+ total 2/1 male/female (0 anthology), 0 in translation, 0 poetry, 1 Graphic novels.

Books read in 2015
Silence Once Begun, Jesse Ball
Faces in the Crowd, Valeria Luiselli
The Book of Words, Jenny Erpenbeck
Lust and Other Stories, Susan Minot
Shantytown, César Aira
The Dark Film, Paul Farley
What Becomes, A.L. Kennedy.
You Do Understand, Andrej Blatnik.
On Immunity: An Inoculation, Eula Biss.
The Facts of Winter, Paul Poissel/Paul La Farge
Stone Arabia, Dana Spiotta
Turtle Diary, Russell Hoban
The Exiles Return, Elisabeth de Waal
Karate Chop, Dorthe No
The Unofficial Countryside, Richard Mabey
A Different Bed Every Time, Jac Jemc
The Secret Lives of Wives, Pietro Aretino
Natural Histories, Guadalupe Nettel
Dreams and Stones, Magdalena Tulli
Ways of Going Home, Alejandro Zambra
Kathryn Simmonds, Sunday at the Skin Launderette
The Strange Case of Rachel K, Rachel Kushner
Train Songs: Poetry of the Railway (ed. Don Patterson)
Baltics, Tomas Tranströmer
Things I Don't Want to Know, Deborah Levy
Ice, Vladimir Sorokin
The World's Two Smallest Humans, Julia Copus
Ice, Anna Kavan
Lone Wolf & Cub, Vol 14: Day of the Demons, Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
The Wrenchies, Farel Dalrymple
The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel
The Ticking, Reneé French
Students for a Democratic Society: A Graphic History. Harvey Pekar, Gary Dumm
Sidewalks, Valeria Luiselli
Swallowing Geography, Deborah Levy
The Heat Death of the Universe, Pamela Zoline
Landing Light:Poems, Don Paterson
Dept. of Speculation, Jenny Offill
Short Letter, Long Farewell, Peter Handke
Comeback Ed Brisson, Michael Walsh, Jordie Bellaire.
Sing Me No More, Lynnette Dueck
Then, Alison Brackenbury
The Obscene Madame D, Hilda Hilst
Palefire, Mk Reed & Farel Dalrymple
Here, Richard McGuire
Dörfler, Jeremy Baum
Nemo, Roses of Berlin, Alan Moore, Kevin 0'Neill
Vertigo, Joanna Walsh
The Quantum Thief, Hannu Rajaniemi

Stats: 49 total, 22/26 male/female (1 anthology), 17 in translation, 7 poetry, 9 graphic novels.

Books read in 2012
Your Face Tomorrow: Fever and Spear, Javier Marias
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, Aimee Bender
Metropole, Ferenc Karinthy
The Sixties, Jenifer Diski
The Arrival, Shaun Tan
I, City, Pavel Brycz
My Revolutions, Hari Kunzu
The Summer Book, Tove Jansson
Lightning Rods, Helen DeWitt
César Aira, Ghosts
The Night Bookmobile, Audrey Niffenegger
Ten Tales Tall & True, Alasdair Gray
Asterios Polyps, David Mazzucchelli
The Museum of Unconditional Surrender, Dubravka Ugresic
Florida, Christine Schutt
Bonsai, Alejandro Zambra
Netherland, Joseph O'Neill
Beautiful Mutants, Deborah Levy
Selected Stories, Robert Walser
Flame Alphabet, Ben Marcus
The Bug, Ellen Ullman
Reticence, Jean-Philippe Toussaint
Men in Space, Tom McCarthy
Everyday Life, Lydie Salvayre
The Heat of the Day, Elizabeth Bowen
Everything and Nothing, Jorge Luis Borges
Vicky Swanky is a Beauty, Diane Williams
The Museum of Useless Efforts, Cristina Peri Rossi
What We Were Doing and Where We Were Going, Damion Searls
Vacant Possession, Hilary Mantel.
No One, Gwenaëlle Aubry
Too Loud a Solitude, Bohumil Hrabal

Read in 2006
The Daedalus Book of Absinthe, Phil Baker
Hardboiled/Hard Luck, Banana Yoshimoto
A Smell of Fish, Matthew Sweeny
Abbducted: How people came to believe they were kidnapped by aliens, Susan Clancy
Beasts of No Nation, Uzodinma Iweala
Snow, Orhan Pamuk
Wrong About Japan, Peter Carey
Bleak House, Charles Dickens
Honored Guest, Joy Williams
The Peoples Act of Love, James Meek
Facts About the Moon, Dorianne Laux
Cutty, One Rock, August Kleinzahler
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage, Alice Munro
The State of the Prisons, Sinead Morrisey
Potential Stranger, Killarney Clary
I Could Ride All Day in My Cool Blue Train, Peter Hobbs
Lone Wolf and Cub 1: The Assassin's Road, Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
Lone Wolf and Cub 2: The Gateless Barrier,Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell
Lone Wolf and Cub 3:The Flute of the Fallen Tiger, Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
Quiver, Deren Rees-Jones
Lone Wolf and Cub 4: The Bell Warden, Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
The Good Neighbour, John Burnside
Take Me With You, Polly Clark
Thank You for Not Reading, Dubravka Ugresic
Controlled Burn, Scott Wolvern
Lone Wolf and Cub 5: Black Wind, Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
Lolita, Victor Nabokov
We Were Pedestrians, Gerald Woodward
Lone Wolf and Cub 6: Lanterns for the Dead, Kazuo Koike & Goseki Kojima
My Brother is Getting Arrested Again, Daisy Fried
Quicksand Beach, Kate Bingham

Stats: 32 total 20/12 male/female, 9 in translation, 11 poetry, 6 graphic novels.

Read in 2005
The Light Trap, John Burnside
Civilisation & Its Discontents, Sigmund Freud
The Full Indian Rope Trick, Colette Bryce
The Time of Our Singing, Richard Powers
The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, Aimee Bender
Breaking News, Ciaran Carson
Pillow Talk in Europe and Other Places, Deborah Levy
Written on the Body, Jeannette Winterson
The Whole Story and other stories, Ali Smith
Epileptic, David B.
In Defence of Adultery, Julia Copus
Pattern Recognition, William Gibson
Field Study, Rachel Seiffert
Blood and Soap, Linh Dinh
Roberts Corpus, Michael Symons
Assorted Fire Events, David Means
The Book of Orgasms, Nin Andrews
In Praise of Shadows, Junchiro Tanizaki
Lighthousekeeping, Jeanette Winterson
The Creative Habit, Twyla Tharp
Little Black Book of Stories, A.S. Byatt
The School of Whoredom, Pietro Aretino
These Days, Leontia Flynn
Stolen Love Behaviour, John Stammers
Schooling, Heather McGowan
Slow Air, Robin Robertson
A Heart So White, Javier Marías
Mirror, Window, Jessica Abel
Minsk, Lavina Greenlaw
We Need To Talk About Kevin, Lionel Shriver
Groundwater, Matthew Hollis
Asleep, Banana Yoshimoto
Intimates, Helen Farish
Paradise, A.L. Kennedy
After the Plague, T.C. Boyle
Monogamy, Adam Phillips
In Doctor No's Garden, Henry Shukman
The Origins of the Final Solution, Christopher Browning
The Perfect Egg, Aldo Buzi
Little, David Truer
The Point of Splitting, Sally Read
Black Hole, Charles Burns
Wasting Game, Phillip Gross
Other Electricities, Ander Monson
The People's Act of Love, James Meek
The Accidental, Ali Smith
Legion, David Harsent
Rent Girl, Michelle Tea
Beyond Black, Hilary Mantel
My Life in CIA, Harry Matthews
The Strange Hours Travelers Keep, August Kleinzahler
Berlin: City of Stones, Jason Lutes

Stats: 52 total, 29/23 male/female, 7 in translation, 14 poetry, 5 graphic novels.

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Bookstores: Bookhive Norwich, Bookseller Crow on the Hill, Cameron's Books & Magazines, CounterMedia, Crockatt & Powell Booksellers, Five Leaves, Floating World Comics, Golden Hare Books, London Review Bookshop, Looking Glass Bookstore, Mother Foucault's Bookshop, Portland State Bookstore, The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, Nailsworth, Topping & Company

Libraries: Multnomah County Library - Central Library, Portico Library, Working Class Movement Library

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