Patrick's Reads for 2004

Kathryn's Reads for 2004

Sea Room by Adam Nicolson


The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler


Little Sister by Raymond Chandler


The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler


Playback by Raymond Chandler

Hermsprong by Robert Bage

Nightmare Alley by William Lindsay Gresham

Yellow Dog by Martin Amis

In Flanders Fields by Leon Wolff

Kipling’s Pocket History of England by Rudyard Kipling

Isaac Newton by James Gleick

Eye-Deep in Hell by John Ellis

Birdsong by Sebastien Faulks

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

The Vodi by John Braine

Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine by Tom Wolfe

The Clash of Civilizations by Samuel Huntington

The Lost Library by Walter Mehring

The Gods of Revolution by Christopher Dawson

The Ring of Brightest Angels Around Heaven by Rick Moody

Lord Gnome’s Literary Companion edited by Francis Wheen

The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford

The Black Book by Lawrence Durrell

Dorian by Will Self

What Maisie Knew by Henry James

Peacemaking by Harold Nicolson

The Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes

Armageddon edited by Eugene Lohrke

Constant Reader by Dorothy Parker

The Radetzky March by Joseph Roth

Complications by Atul Gawanda

The Somme by Lyn MacDonald

The Book Against God by James Wood

The Last Days of Hitler by H. R. Trevor-Roper

A Bend in the River by V. S. Naipaul

Miniatures of French History by Hilaire Belloc

The Meaning of Culture by John Cowper Powys

Through the Magic Door by Arthur Conan Doyle

1914 by Lyn MacDonald

Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Leftover Life to Kill by Caitlin Thomas

A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

The Most of Malcolm Muggeridge by Malcolm Muggeridge

Son on the Morning by Joyce Carol Oates

My Life as a Fake by Peter Carey

The Company She Keeps by Mary McCarthy

Advertisements for Myself by Norman Mailer

Wise Virgin by A. N. Wilson

The Assignation by Joyce Carol Oates

Chatterton by Peter Ackroyd

Master Humphrey’s Clock by Charles Dickens

School for Dictators by Ignazio Silone

The Seizure of Power by Czeslaw Milocz

The Untouchable by John Banville

Ten Little Indians by Agatha Christie

The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton

The Reef by Edith Wharton

Washington Square by Henry James

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Augustus Carp, Esq. by Sir Henry Howarth Bashford

The Artificial Princess by Ronald Firbank

The Hothouse by the East River by Muriel Spark

The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

Vainglory by Ronald Firbank

The Autobiography of Joseph Stalin by Richard Lourie

In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet (trans. Julian Barnes)

The Vicar of Wakefield and Other Writings by Oliver Goldsmith

The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol (translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky)

Paperweight by Stephen Fry

They Called It Passchendaele by Lyn MacDonald

Oblivion by David Foster Wallace

Marriages and Infidelities by Joyce Carol Oates

Twelfth Night by Shakespeare

A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel

Transformations in Late Eighteenth Century Art by Robert Rosenblum

Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara


Gogol's St Petersburg Tales

Acting that Matters, by Barry Pineo

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell


Sea Room, by Adam Nicolson


A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, by David Foster Wallace


Are You Somebody, by Nuala O'Faolain

How to Be Alone, by Jonathan Franzen

Victoria's Daughters, by Jerrold M. Packard

Kings of Infinite Space, by James Hynes

Isaac Newton by James Gleick

What Maisie Knew by Henry James

Complications by Atul Gawanda

A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

My Life as a Fake by Peter Carey

The Forest by Edward Rutherford

Oblivion, by David Foster Wallace

The DaVinci Code, by Dan Brown

and all the titles I can't remember  











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