Two years of reading (2015-17)
July 2017

For my sake as much as yours, here is the list of all the books I’ve read in the last 2 years. This follows on from my previous four reading lists: 2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-13, 2013-15.

At the end of the list I name my favourite book that I read during the period!

Full list of books read 2015-17

Fiction

Biography

Comedy / humour

Architecture / design

Environment / energy / sustainability / economics

Memoir / essays

Music

Politics

Psychology / society

Science / medicine

History

Miscellaneous literature / fiction

Creativity / the process of writing

Comics / graphic novels: humour

Comics / graphic novels: fiction

Comics / graphic novels: non-fiction

Comics / graphic novels: memoirs

Comics theory

Reinventing Comics: How Imagination and Technology Are Revolutionizing an Art Form
Beyond Belief

Religion for atheists : a non-believer’s guide to the uses of religion /
by De Botton, Alain.

Tintin : Herge’s masterpiece /
by Sterckx, Pierre,
Date Placed: 27/12/2016 Pickup Location: Civic Library
Active 2 27/12/2017

Tintin : the art of Hergé, from the archives of the Hergé Museum /
by Daubert, Michel,

Ghosts /
by Telgemeier, Raina,

Essays in love /
by De Botton, Alain.

The adventures of Hergé, creator of Tintin /
by Farr, Michael, 1953-

The arrival /
by Tan, Shaun.

The Snowman Raymond Briggs

Hicksville : a comic book /
by Horrocks, Dylan.

The adventures of Hergé, creator of Tintin /
by Farr, Michael, 1953-
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Essays in love /
by De Botton, Alain.
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Religion for atheists : a non-believer’s guide to the uses of religion /
by De Botton, Alain.
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The Rosie effect /
by Simsion, Graeme C.
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Talking smack : honest conversations about drugs /
by McMillen, Andrew,
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Tintin : Herge’s masterpiece /
by Sterckx, Pierre,
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Tintin : the art of Hergé, from the archives of the Hergé Museum /
by Daubert, Michel,

Bark : stories /
by Moore, Lorrie.
Date Placed: 14/03/2017
Civic Library 27/03/2017

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The art of asking : or, How I learned to stop worrying and let people help /
by Palmer, Amanda, 1976-,
Date Placed: 11/03/2017 Pickup Location: Civic Library
Active 3 11/03/2018

TED talks : the official TED guide to public speaking /
by Anderson, Chris, 1957 January 14-,

Persepolis 1 and 2

Top book recommendation?

The Truth? This One Summer? The Course of Love. Those are the ones I reacted strongest to “in the moment” I was reading them, and immediately after.

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My ‘list’:

A guide to Berlin /
by Jones, Gail, 1955-

R&R /
by Dapin, Mark.

Shantaram /
by Roberts, Gregory David.