May 2012 in numbers

June 4, 2012 § Leave a comment

10 books read in total

7 novels, 2 short story collections, 1 non-fiction, 0 poetry

0 men, 10 women

1 UK and Ireland, 4 US, 4 Canada, 1 Jamaica

0 in translation, 0 in languages other than English

9 21st century, 1 20th century

Favourites from the month: Madeline Miller, The Song of Achilles; Alison Pick, Far To Go; Siri Hustvedt, The Summer Without Men; Meg Wolitzer, The Ten-Year Nap.

Currently reading: The Blue Book, AL Kennedy, The Emperor of Lies, Steve Sem-Sandberg, The Letter Opener, Kyo Maclear, No One Is Here Except All of Us, Ramona Ausubel (yes, that is three books with a WWII theme).

Looking forward to: Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon SquadSuper Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart.


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