Friday, 1 January 2016

2015: Page by Page



Here's a list/diary of books I read in 2015. Some re-reads, a leaning towards non fiction, all in all a good year's read....

January

1. One Day In The Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Started 1/1/15. Finished 6/1/15.
2. The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi. Started 12/1/15. Finished 23/1/15
3. Our Vinnie by Julie Shaw. Started 26/1/15 Finished 5/2/15

February

4. The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson. Started 6/2/15 Finished 11/2/15
5. Ban This Filth: Letters from the Mary Whitehouse Archive edited by Ben Thompson. Started 12/2/15 Finished 18/2/15
6. Greenland by Howard Brenton. Started 18/2/15 Finished 19/2/15
7. Where Does It Hurt? by Max Pemberton. Started 20/2/15 Finished 3/3/15 

March

8. Angels by Paula Milne and Leslie Duxbury. Started 3/3/15 Finished 7/3/15
9. Fighting Back: Speaking Out For Socialism in the Eighties by Tony Benn. Started 5/3/15 Finished 14/3/15
10.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell. Started 7/3/15 Finished 25/3/15
11.Children of the Mill: True Stories From Quarry Bank by David Hanson. Started 14/3/15 Finished 23/3/15
12. A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine: The Last Diaries by Tony Benn. Started 23/3/15 Finished 7/4/15

April

13. Ruthless by Cath Staincliffe. Started 7/4/15 Finished 14/4/15
14. The Bird and The Beeb by Liz Kershaw. Started 15/4/15 Finished 20/4/15
15. The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend. Started 21/4/15 Finished 23/4/15
16. The 'If You Prefer A Milder Comedian, Please Ask For One' EP by Stewart Lee. Started 24/4/15 Finished 27/4/15
17. Chapter and Verse: New Order, Joy Division and Me by Bernard Sumner. Started 28/4/15 Finished 7/5/15

May

18. The Outsider by Albert Camus. Started 8/5/15 Finished 12/5/15
19. Long Way Home by Eva Dolan. Started 13/5/15 Finished 29/5/15
20. Hackney Child by 'Hope Daniels' and Morag Livingstone. Started 30/5/15 Finished 7/6/15

June

21. Dial 999: Blue Lights and Long Nights by Les Pringle. Started 7/6/15 Finished 17/6/15
22. A Darker Domain by Val McDermid. Started 17/6/15 Finished 28/6/15
23. South Riding by Winifred Holtby. Started 28/6/15 Finished 3/7/15

July

24. 1985 by Anthony Burgess. Started 3/7/15 Finished 8/7/15
25. Sir, You B*stard by GF Newman. Started 10/7/15 Finished 18/7/15
26. The Communist Manifesto by Marx and Engels. Started 14/7/15 Finished 14/7/15
27. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett. Started 20/7/15 Finished 21/7/15
28. How To Build A Girl by Caitlin Moran. Started 21/7/15 Finished 27/7/15
29. Call The Ambulance by Les Pringle. Started 27/7/15 Finished  9/8/15

August

30. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend. Started 1/8/15 Finished 8/8/15
31. The Murder Bag by Tony Parsons. Started 8/8/15 Finished 21/8/15
32. Darkness, Darkness by John Harvey. Started 21/8/15 Finished 30/8/15
33. I Lost My Heart To The Belles by Pete Davies. Started 31/8/15 Finished 6/9/15

September

34. Blood, Sweat & Tea by Tom Reynolds. Started 7/9/15 Finished 12/9/15
35. All Fired Up by Malcolm Castle. Started 12/9/15 Finished 15/9/15
36. The Slaughter Man by Tony Parsons. Started 15/9/15 Finished 22/9/15
37. Going Off Alarming by Danny Baker. Started 23/9/15 Finished 24/9/15
38. The Enemy by Lee Child. Started 24/9/15 Finished 28/9/15
39. Stalin Ate My Homework by Alexei Sayle. Started 28/9/15 Finished 7/10/15

October

40. Alan Clarke by Richard Kelly. Started 8/10/15 Finished 16/10/15
41. The Dick, Kerr's Ladies by Barbara Jacobs. Started 17/10/15 Finished 19/10/15
42. Easily Distracted by Steve Coogan. Started 19/10/15 Finished 26/10/15
43. The Lady In The Van by Alan Bennett. Started 27/10/15 Finished 27/10/15
44. Tumbledown: When The Fighting Is Over by John Lawrence and Robert Lawrence MC. Started 28/10/15 Finished 31/10/15

November

45. Solo by William Boyd. Started 1/11/15 Finished 8/11/15
46. Talking Heads by Alan Bennett. Started 9/11/15 Finished 12/11/15
47. Naked At The Albert Hall by Tracey Thorn. Started 12/11/15 Finished 20/11/15
48. Writing Home by Alan Bennett. Started 21/11/15 Finished 30/11/15

December

49. Mother.Wife.Sister.Human.Warrior.Falcon.Yardstick.Turban.Cabbage by Rob Delaney. Started 1/12/15 Finished 5/12/15
50. Stuart A Life Backwards By Alexander Masters. Started 11/12/15 Finished 23/12/15
51. For Richer, For Poorer by Victoria Coren. Started 25/12/15 Finished 31/12/15

1 comment:

  1. An impressive list. I've read a few on there and have, now, earmarked a couple more. Happy New Year Mark.

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