Books read in 2013:

 

 

January

1) A Year In The Life: Journaling For Self-Discovery - Sheila Bender (2000)

2) Lessons From Madame Chic: The Top 20 Things I Learned While Living In Paris - Jennifer L. Scott (2011)

3) Ancient Egypt: History In An Hour - Anthony Holmes (2011)

4) Only Love Is Real - Brian Weiss (1996)


February

5) Shark's Fin And Sichuan Pepper: A Sweet-Sour Memoir of Eating in China - Fuchsia Dunlop (2008)

6) Regina's Closet: Finding My Grandmother's Secret Journal - Diana M. Raab (2007)

7) Writers And Their Notebooks - Ed. Diana M. Raab (2010) 


March

8) A Book Of One's Own: People And Their Diaries - Thomas Mallon (1984) 


April

None


May

9) The Lantern - Deborah Lawrenson (2011)

10) Woman At Point Zero -  Nawal El Saadawi (1975)

11) The Yellow Rain - Julio Llamazares (1988) 

12) Write To Be Published - Nicola Morgan (2011) 

13) Kingfishers Catch Fire - Rumer Godden (1953) 

14) The Visitor - Maeve Brennan (1945) 

15) The Colour Of Milk - Nell Leyshon (2012) 

16) Esther's Inheritance - Sándor Márai (1939)  


June

17) The Quickening - Julie Myerson (2013) 

18) Anatomy Of A Disappearance - Hisham Matar (2011) 

19) The Sea House - Esther Freud (2003) 

20) The House On Mango Street - Sandra Cisneros (1984) 

21) The Flowers Of War - Geling Yan (2007) 

22) The Demonologist - Andrew Pyper (2013) 

23) The Cleaner Of Chartres - Sally Vickers (2012) 

24) The Orphan Choir - Sophie Hannah (2013)  


July

25) Bird By Bird - Anne Lamott (1994)

26) The Asylum - Johan Theorin (2013) 

27) Writing The Novel: From Plot To Print - Lawrence Block (1979) 

28) Telling Lies For Fun And Profit - Lawrence Block (1981) 

29) Some Kind Of Fairy Tale - Graham Joyce (2012) 

30) This House Is Haunted - John Boyne (2013) 

31) What Should I Do With My Life? - Po Bronson (2002)

32) Zen In The Art Of Writing - Ray Bradbury (1989) 

33) The Midnight Disease: The Drive To Write, Writer's Block & The Creative Brain - Alice W. Flaherty (2004) 


August

34) The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfield (2006)

35) The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results - Gary Keller (2013)

36) Change Your Words, Change Your World - Andrea Gardner (2012)

37) Stein On Writing - Sol Stein (1995)

38) The Observations - Jane Harris (2006) 

39) A Life In Stitches - Rachael Herron (2011) 

40) Writing Down The Bones - Natalie Goldberg (1986)  

41) Page After Page - Heather Sellers (2004)


September

42) Chapter After Chapter - Heather Sellers (2006)

43) In Defense Of Food - Michael Pollan (2008)

44) Food Rules - Michael Pollan (2009) 

45) Reading Women - Stephanie Staal (2011) 

46) A Writer's Notebook - Ralph Fletcher (1996) 

47) Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn (2012)

48) Brooklyn - Colm Tóibín (2009) 


October

49) Making A Literary Life - Carolyn See (2002) 

50) The Science Of Skinny - Dee McCaffrey (2012) 

51) The Vegetarian Myth - Lierre Keith (2010) 

52) The Food Revolution - John Robbins (2001) 

53) The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollan (2006) 

54) Guide To Fiction Writing - Phyllis Whitney (1982)

55) The Little Book Of Talent - Daniel Coyle (2012) 

56) The Power Of Habit - Charles Duhigg (2012) 

57) Food Matters - Mark Bittman (2008) 

58) Crush It! Why Now Is The Time To Cash In On Your Passion - Gary Vaynerchuk (2009) 

59) One Big Thing: Discovering What You Were Born To Do - Phil Cooke (2012)


November

60) Eat Move Sleep - Tom Rath (2013)

61) The 10 Things You Need To Eat - Dave Lieberman (2009)

62) Weird Things Customers Say In Bookshops - Jen Campbell (2012)

63) House Of Small Shadows - Adam Nevill (2013)

64) The Hangman's Daughter - Oliver Pötzsch (2008)


December

65) Hotel Du Lac - Anita Brookner (1984)

66) The Reader - Bernhard Schlink (1995)

67) The Silence Of Ghosts - Jonathan Aycliffe (2013)

68) The Last Lecture - Randy Pausch (2008)

69) Wishes Fulfilled - Wayne Dyer (2012)

70) An Experiment In Leisure - Marion Milner (1937)