Read 2024

My reading list for 2024.

All books link back to the original review.

Key to Abbreviations.

  • O = Own copy – I bought / swapped / was given / inherited it
  • RC = Print review copy / freebie from publisher / Amazon Vine etc
  • L = borrowed from the Library
  • NG = Review copy via Netgalley
  • NF = Non Fiction; P = Poetry; Gr = Graphic novel; Ch – Children’s
  • Tr = Translated
  • DNF= Did not finish
  • And finally, an asterisk * = from the TBR (acquired by any of the above routes before 1.1.23)

Finished in 2023, reviewed in 2024

  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow – O (9.5/10) Review
  • Termush by Sven Holm – O (9/10) Review
  • As the Eagle Flies by Nolwenn Le Blevennec – O (8/10) Review

JANUARY
1. really good, actually by Monica Heisey – O* (7/10) Review
2. The Dancer by Óskar Guðmundsson – RC FTr (8.5/10) Review
3. Beirut Station by Paul Vidich – RC (8/10) Review
4. To the Dogs by Louise Welsh – RC
5. The Guests by Agnes Ravatn – RC FTr (8/10) Review
6. Now in November by Josephine Johnson – O (8.5/10) Review
7. The Swedish Art of Ageing Well by Margareta Magnusson – RC (8/10) Review
8. Eat to Your Heart’s Content by Sat Bains – RC (7.5/10) Review
9. Argylle by Elly Conway – O (8/10) Review
10. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata – O* FTr (6.5/10) Review
DNF: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton, 96 pages + skim as recap for book group. Comments

FEBRUARY
11. The Lover of No Fixed Abode by Carlo Fruttero and Franco Lucentini – RC FTr (9/10) Review
12. Transmigration of Souls by Yuri Herrera – O* FTr (10/10) Review
13. Eastbound by Maylis de Kerangal – O* FTr (10/10) Review
14. Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt – O
15. Green Dot by Madeleine Gray – O (8/10) Review
16. Yule Island by Johana Gustawsson – RC FTr
17. Point Zero by Seicho Matsumoto – RC FTr (9/10) Review
18. Modern Fog by Chris Emery – RC P
19. Tristan / Yseult by Harry Bonele – RC P (8.5/10) Review
20. Anna O by Matthew Blake – RC

MARCH
21. Rodolfo Walsh’s Last Case by Elsa Drucaroff – RC FTr
22. The Future of Trust by Ros Taylor – RC NF
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Reading the World 2024

  • Author origin:  Australia, Canada, France, Iceland, Japan, Mexican, Norway, Sweden, UK, USA
  • Language:  English, French, Icelandic, Japanese, Nyorsk, Spanish
  • Notable settings:  Beirut, Glasgow, London, New York, Oslo, Reykjavik, Sydney, Toronto, Washington State.