Books Read 2011

Note: Italics denote ebooks

January 2011

  1. The Distant Hours by Kate Morton
  2. The Big Book of Top Gear 2011
  3. Mad Men: The Illustrated World by Dyna Moe
  4. Naked Cruelty by Colleen McCullough
  5. Himalaya by Michael Palin
  6. The Diving Pool by Yoko Ogawa
  7. Every Eye by Isobel English
  8. Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
  9. You Know Me by Chris Heath and Robbie Williams
  10. Shall We Dance? by Maggie Alderson

February 2011

  1. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  2. Fortune Cookie by Bryce Courtenay
  3. Glory Girl by Peter Yeldham
  4. Smithereens by Shaun Micallef

March 2011

  1. Pole to Pole by Michael Palin
  2. Blossoms and Shadows by Lian Hearn
  3. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  4. Dear John by Nicholas Sparks
  5. Preincarnate by Shaun Micallef

April 2011

  1. At Home by Bill Bryson
  2. The Siege by Helen Dunmore
  3. The Betrayal by Helen Dunmore
  4. Room by Emma Donoghue
  5. The Ultimate Guide to Mad Men by Will Dean
  6. One of Our Thursdays is Missing by Jasper Fforde
  7. The Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton
  8. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

May 2011

  1. Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan
  2. Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
  3. One Day by David Nicholls
  4. The Fallen Kings (Morland Dynasty 32) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
  5. Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell
  6. Beneath the Shadows by Sara Foster
  7. Dune Road by Jane Green

June 2011

  1. Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988 by Michael Palin
  2. Hospital Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones and Anonymous
  3. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  4. Small Island by Andrea Levy
  5. The Man in the White Suit by Ben Collins
  6. Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov

July 2011

  1. Beach Babylon by Imogen Edwards-Jones & Anonymous
  2. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  3. Villain by Shuichi Yoshida
  4. Yes Sister, No Sister by Jennifer Craig
  5. The Gruen Transfer by Jon Casimir
  6. What Women Want by Fanny Blake
  7. One Man, One Murder by Jakob Arjouni

August 2011

  1. Sister by Rosamund Lupton
  2. The Craigslist Murders by Brenda Cullerton
  3. Finding Mr Flood by Ciara Geraghty
  4. Don’t Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs… She Thinks I’m a Piano Player in a Whorehouse by Paul Carter
  5. A Geek in Japan by Hector Garcia
  6. Where Does it Hurt? By Max Pemberton
  7. The Last Letter From Your Lover by Jojo Moyes
  8. Penguin Lost by Andrey Kurkov

September 2011

  1. Empire Day by Diane Armstrong
  2. Coventry by Helen Humphreys
  3. The Siren’s Sting by Miranda Darling
  4. Eats, Shoots and Leaves by Lynne Truss
  5. Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
  6. Hello Dubai by Joe Bennett 

October 2011

  1. 1Q84 (Books 1 & 2) by Haruki Murakami
  2. The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino
  3. The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  4. Hurting Distance by Sophie Hannah
  5. Disco Boy by Dominic Knight
  6. Starter for Ten by David Nicholls
  7. Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
  8. Mr Rosenblum’s List by Natasha Solomons

November 2011

  1. A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
  2. The Understudy by David Nicholls
  3. The Secret of Chanel No. 5 by Tilar Mazzeo
  4. Next to Love by Ellen Feldman
  5. Dannii: My Story by Dannii Minogue
  6. 1Q84 Book 3 by Haruki Murakami
  7. All Together Now by Monica McInerney
  8. Handling Edna by Barry Humphries
  9. 2:46 : Aftershocks : Stories from the Japan Earthquake by Various
  10. Atonement by Ian McEwan
  11. Sons and Lovers by D.H. Lawrence
  12. Flawless by Tilly Bagshawe

December 2011

  1. How Hard Can it Be? By Jeremy Clarkson
  2. [sic] by Joshua Cody
  3. April Fool’s Day by Bryce Courtenay
  4. The Decision by Penny Vincenzi
  5. Hand Me Down World by Lloyd Jones
  6. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  7. Superfreakonomics by Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner


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    1. I like most books, so it’s easier to explain what I don’t like – science fiction, fantasy, true crime and ancient history. Living at home also helps with the ability to read 🙂

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