Vincennes Big Contextless List Of Books 2017

Vincennes Review Of Books 2017 is here!


* = Excellent, highly recommend

~ = Actively bad, do not recommend

First reads

A Wrinkle In Time — Madeleine L’Engle
The Brilliant & Forever — Kevin MacNeil
Don’t Cry — Mary Gaitskill
Station Eleven — Emily St John Mandel
The Thing Around Your Neck — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie *
Mystery In White — J Jefferson Farjeon
The Buddha Of Suburbia — Hanif Kureishi *
The Bone People — Keri Hulme
A House Like A Lotus — Madeleine L’Engle
Lincoln In The Bardo — George Saunders *
Julian Of Norwich: A Very Brief History — Janina Ramirez
Armchair Nation — Joe Moran
The Life Project — Helen Pearson *
Make Me — Lee Child
Personal — Lee Child
Invisible Cities — Italo Calvino
Don’t Look Now: Short Stories — Daphne Du Maurier
Death In Venice & Other Stories — Thomas Mann
Reacher Said Nothing — Andy Martin
Just An Ordinary Day — Shirley Jackson
The Patriots — Sana Krasikov
Welcome To Lagos — Chibundu Onuzo
At The Existentialist Café — Sarah Bakewell *
Homegoing — Yaa Gyasi *
Pilgrim Voices — ed Simon Coleman & John Elsner
Native Son — Richard Wright
Master Of Reality — John Darnielle *
Shrinking Violets — Joe Moran *
The Little Prince — Antoine De Saint-Exupery
Tracks — Robyn Davidson *
The Pilgrim Journey — James Harpur
Jeeves And The Yule-Tide Spirit — P G Wodehouse
Vulgar Tongues — Max Décharné ~
I Hate The Internet — Jarett Kobek
Wild — Cheryl Strayed
SS-GB — Len Deighton
The Unbearable Lightness Of Being — Milan Kundera
Hebrews For Everyone — Thomas Wright
Weatherland — Alexandra Harris
The Lesser Bohemians — Eimear McBride *
The Noise Of Time — Julian Barnes
Lenin On The Train — Catherine Merridale
The Lonely City — Olivia Laing
Things We Lost In The Fire — Mariana Enriquez *
The Power — Naomi Alderman *
Elmet — Fiona Mozley
Gef! — Christopher Josiffe
Flâneuse — Lauren Elkin *
The Night Watch — Patrick Mondiano
Gulliver’s Travels — Jonathan Swift
A View Of The Harbour — Elizabeth Taylor
Saturday Night And Sunday Morning — Alan Sillitoe
Hippos Go Berserk! — Sandra Boynton *
It Can’t Happen Here — Sinclair Lewis ~
Harvest — Jim Crace *
The Collector — John Fowles
The Watchmaker Of Filigree Street — Natasha Pulley
African Psycho — Alain Mabanckou *
Chess — Stefan Zweig
The Night Watch — Sarah Waters
Love Wins — Rob Bell *
Berg — Ann Quin
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love — Raymond Carver
The Magic Toyshop — Angela Carter
The Medieval Invention Of Travel — Shayne Aaron Legassie
The Diary Of Samuel Pepys 1661 — Samuel Pepys


Right Ho, Jeeves — P G Wodehouse *
Cold Comfort Farm — Stella Gibbons
Thank You, Jeeves — P G Wodehouse
Our Man In Havana — Graham Greene *
Jeeves In The Offing — P G Wodehouse
Lucky Jim — Kingsley Amis *
The Inimitable Jeeves — P G Wodehouse *
Uncle Fred In The Springtime — P G Wodehouse
Under The Net — Iris Murdoch *
The Bible (The Message Translation) *
Mrs Dalloway — Virginia Woolf
The Flight From The Enchanter — Iris Murdoch
The Sandcastle — Iris Murdoch
The Bell — Iris Murdoch *
Hercule Poirot’s Christmas — Agatha Christie
The Code Of The Woosters — P G Wodehouse *

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