What I read in 2012

In 2012 I kept a list of every book I read because I so often forget author's names and book titles. I looked back at it often, so now the year's ended, I think I'll keep it here, and begin a new list for 2013.

Howards End is on the Landing, Susan Hill 
Genesis, Karin Slaughter
Titus Groan, Mervyn Peak
The Virago Book of Women Travellers, ed Mary Morris with Larry O'Connor
Blood and Sand, Frank Gardner
The Last September, Elizabeth Bowen
Flora Britannica Book of Wild Herbs, Richard Mabey
The Betrayal of Trust, Susan Hill
Alice, Jane Weir
How it all began, Penelope Lively
The Sickness, Alberto Barrera Tyszka
This is where I leave you, Jonathan Tropper
The City and the City, China Mieville
Freaknomics, Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner
Something Was There (Asham Award anthology 2011), ed Kate Pullinger
Life of Pi, Yann Martel
Incendiary, Chris Cleave
The Private Patient, PD James
The Daylight and the Dust: Selected Short Stories, Janet Frame
Voices Over Water, D Nurkse
Cocaine Nights, JG Ballard
The Sunday Times Short Story Award Shortlist 2012 
The Thing in the Gap-Stone Stile, Alice Oswald
How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World, Francis Wheen
Diving Belles, Lucy Wood
City of the Mind, Penelope Lively
The Slap, Christos Tsiolkas
The Milliner and the Phrenologist, Kay Syrad
Drawing Conclusions, Donna Leon
The Gods of Gotham, Lyndsay Faye
A Place to Stop, Susan Wicks
Anglo-English Attitudes, Geoff Dyer
Marionettes, Claire Massey
The Beautiful Indifference, Sarah Hall
The Worms of Euston Square, William Sutton
A revelation of cormorants, Mark Valentine
The Memory Game, Nicci French
The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes
L'étranger, Albert Camus
Murmurations, ed Nicholas Royle
Bring up the Bodies Hilary Mantel
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ Philip Pullman
The Song of Achilles, Madeline Miller
Pure, Andrew Miller
Beast in View, Margaret Millar
City of Bohane, Kevin Barry
How to be a Woman, Caitlin Moran
The Drowned World, JG Ballard
The Salati Case, Tobia Jones
The Sisters Brothers, Patrick deWitt
The Broken Shore, Peter Temple
Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad
Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories, ed Robert Shapard and James Thomas
Granta: Britain
Radio Congo, Ben Rawlence
Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson
You Do Not Need Another Self-Help Book, Sarah Salway 
Jamrach's Menagerie, Carol Birch
Violets, CJ Allen
Outrage, Arnaldur Indridason
The Lighthouse, Alison Moore
A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
Londoners, Craig Taylor
The Brothers, Asko Sahlberg
Wise Children, Angela Carter
Granta: Medicine
The Book of Dave, Will Self

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared, Jonas Jonasson
The Hills is Lonely, Lillian Beckwith
Seeing Stars, Simon Armitage
E=mc², David Bodanis
Black Water Rising, Attica Locke
Echoes from the Dead, Johan Theorin
My Mother Was an Upright Piano, Tania Hershman
Broken Harbour, Tana French

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