Books of 2017

These are the books I’ve read in 2017:

JULY
The Haunting of Hill House (Shirley Jackson)
The Book of Emma Reyes: A Memoir (Emma Reyes)
Eye in the Sky (Philip K. Dick)

JUNE
The Book of Strange New Things (Michel Faber)
The Hot Zone: the Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus (Richard Preston)
The Transmigration of Bodies (Yuri Herrera)
Outline (Rachel Cusk)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
Sympathy (Olivia Sudjic)
The End We Start From (Megan Hunter)
Kidnapped (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)

MAY
Earthly Possessions (Anne Tyler)
The Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame)
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow (Yuval Noah Harari)
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Yuval Noah Harari)

APRIL
Affections (Rodrigo Hasbún)
Ways to Disappear (Idra Novey)
The Evening Road (Laird Hunt)

MARCH
The Schooldays of Jesus (JM Coetzee)
On Chesil Beach (Ian McEwan) [reread]
Fever Dream (Samantha Schweblin)
Lincoln at the Bardo (George Saunders)
Sandman Vol. 1-2 (Neil Gaiman) [reread]
Revulsion (Horacio Castellanos Moya)
A Life of Adventure and Delight (Akhil Sharma)
Multiple Choice (Alejandro Zambra)
Our Friends From Frolix 8 (Philip K. Dick)
Going Solo (Roald Dahl)

FEBRUARY
The Stolen Child (Lisa Carey)
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Solider (Ishmael Beah)
Homesick for Another World (Otessa Moshfegh)
How to Murder Your Life (Cat Marnell)

JANUARY
1984 (George Orwell) [reread]
Swing Time (Zadie Smith)
Nineveh (Henriette Rose-Innes)
The Remains of the Day (Kazuo Ishiguro) [reread]

To see books read from 2009-2016, click here.

2 responses to “Books of 2017

  1. David Gordon

    Greetings! I just wanted to say thank you for your very kind, very insightful and I must say very moving review. To be mentioned in the same breath not only as Bolaño, but also “Soldiers of Salamis”…well, it made my day. Thanks and happy holidays. This was a great surprise gift for me.

    • julikins

      This comment absolutely makes MY day….! Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by and comment–absolutely loved your book and can’t wait to read more of your work :)

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