Wednesday, 4 January 2017

2016: my year in books



My year's reading and listening is below. A mixed bag, as always.

Highlights? Every one had its moments, but my read of the year is "Vivienne Westwood", with honourable mentions for "Alentejo Blue", "The Bell Jar", and "Honest".

Alison Weir
The Lost Tudor Princess : A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox
Ava Bloomfield
Honest
Bill Krohn
Master of Cinema : Alfred Hitchcock
Bronwyn Scott
How to Disgrace a Lady
Cynthia Lennon
John
Denis Avey with Rob Broomby
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz
Graham McCann
Cary Grant : A Class Apart
Howard Sounes
Fred & Rose : The Full Story Of Fred And Rose West And The Gloucester House Of Horrors
James Runcie
Sidney Chambers and The Perils of the Night
James Siegel
Derailed
Jesmyn Ward
Salvage the Bones
John Lydon with Andrew Perry
Anger Is An Energy : My Life Uncensored
Jon Ronson
The Psychopath Test
Kazuo Ishiguro
Nocturnes
Kirsty Logan
The Gracekeepers
Lilian Pizzichini
Dead Men's Wages
M. R. Carey
The Girl With All The Gifts
Margaret Atwood
The Year Of The Flood
Marian Babson
Pretty Lady
Mark Gimenez
Accused
Mark Krantz
Rise Like Lions : The History And Lessons Of The Peterloo Massacre Of 1819
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Frankenstein
Monica Ali
Alentejo Blue
Paul Finch
Sacrifice
Peter Ackroyd
Poe : A Life Cut Short
Ray Bradbury
A Pleasure To Burn
Ray Mears
The Real Heroes Of Telemark
Roy Ottey
The Strike : An Insider's Story
Sylvia Plath
The Bell Jar
Vivienne Westwood and Alan Kelly
Vivienne Westwood

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