Last year was a pretty tough year for book reading! I had a list of 24 which I set myself in January 2010 and at last look I had read just seven from the list but on reflection I have read at least ten that weren’t on the list at all!
So for 2011 I have decided to write a list of 12 books that I will definitely read and then set myself another 12 to that I read 24 in total (or more hopefully).
My 12 to read are:
- The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark
- The God Delusion – Richard Dawkins
- At Home – Bill Bryson
- Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
- Sister – Rosamund Lupton
- The God of Small Things – Arundhati Roy
- The First Rumpole Omnibus – John Mortimer
- A Florentine Death – Michele Giuttari
- Nantucket Nights – Elin Hilderbrand
- On Beauty – Zadie Smith
- Mrs Dalloway – Virginia Woolf
- Either Labyrinth or The Winter Ghosts by Kate Mosse
I’ll embolden once I finish and hopefully at the end of 2011 will add a list of the other 12 books I’ve read.
This year I’ve joined a book group – so I’m sure there will be more to add unless we use my list to pick the books!