Wednesday, 4 January 2012

BOOKS 2012

SIXKILL by Robert B. Parker
JONAH JONES: AN ARTIST'S LIFE by Peter Jones
BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP by S.J. Watson
EDWIN DROOD by Charles Dickens (unfinished - chortle)
BAD TRAFFIC by Simon Lewis
A SHORTER LIFE by Alan Jenkins
HARM by Alan Jenkins
THE DRIFT by Alan Jenkins
SOME HOPE (The Patrick Melrose Trilogy) by Edward St Aubyn
YOU TALKIN' TO ME? by Sam Leith
WE HAD IT SO GOOD by Linda Grant
THE SISTERS BROTHERS by Patrick DeWitt
WAITING FOR SUNRISE by William Boyd
GOD SAVE THE CHILD by Robert B. Parker
FACING THE TORTURER by Francois Bizot
(Find my review in The Spectator here)
BILLY'S RAIN by Hugo Williams
GIRAFFE UNDER A GREY SKY by Danielle Hope
A DIVISION OF THE LIGHT by Christopher Burns
BANKSY by Will Elsworth-Jones
(Find my review in The Spectator here)
OF MICE AND MEN by John Steinbeck
THE MAN FROM MARRAKECH by Giles O'Bryen
POET AND CRITIC The Letters of Ted Hughes and Keith Sagar, edited by Keith Sagar
(Find my review in the Ham and High, 14/6/12)
LIONEL ASBO by Martin Amis
MORTAL STAKES by Robert B. Parker
IN PURSUIT OF SPENSER edited by Otto Penzler
(Review in Spectator, 28 July, or here).
THE WEIGHT OF A HUMAN HEART by Ryan O'Neill
(Review in Spectator, 11 August, or here.)
THE HEART BROKE IN by James Meek
(Review in Spectator, 25 August, or here)
MRS ROBINSON'S DISGRACE by Kate Summerscale
THE MONKEY'S RAINCOAT by Robert Crais
THE GIRL WHO FELL FROM THE SKY by Simon Mawer
THE FOOTBALLER WHO COULD FLY by Duncan Hamilton
(find my Spectator review here)
THE LUCK OF THE BODKINS by P.G. Wodehouse
A WANTED MAN by Lee Child
A CHANGED MAN by Francine Prose
BACK TO BLOOD by Tom Wolfe
(see my review in The Spectator, here.)
ON WHEELS by Michael Holroyd
(review here)
GREATER LONDON by Nick Barratt
(review here)
BRUCE by Peter Ames Carlin
(review here)
E STREET SHUFFLE by Clinton Heylin
THE LAST CIGARETTE by Simon Gray
WOLF HALL by Hilary Mantel
I REMEMBER by  Joe Brainard