Category Archives: Novels read

Novels and biographies read in 2016

Not all novels, and many more biographies in here then previous years, but these were the (mainly) non-work books I read in 2016. John Fowles, Daniel Martin  Mason Currey, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work (non-fiction) Helga Schneider, Let Me Go: … Continue reading

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2015 in review – talks, publications and writing, plus links to ‘best-of’ lists

I began 2015 with the manuscript of a book under the title Foucault’s Last Decade close, I thought, to completion. But it was far too long. In the end, I cut the first two long chapters out, and submitted a book … Continue reading

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Novels (mainly) read in 2015

These are the novels or non-fiction I read as a break from work-related reading in 2015. Not as many as previous years, which was mainly due to a slow start. Daniel Coyle and Tyler Hamilton, The Secret Race: Inside the … Continue reading

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Novels read in 2014 – part two

Over the past few years I’ve been keeping lists of novels read – you can see the list from the first part of 2014 here. These are the ones I read between June and now. Back in June I said a … Continue reading

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Basel ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar

I got back earlier today from two enjoyable days at the University of Basel for the ‘New Developments in Theory’ lecture and the ‘Space, Territory, Literature’ seminar. The lecture was on ‘Geopolitics, Geopower, Geometrics’ and the morning of the seminar looked at … Continue reading

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Some responses to questions on novels read

I’ve had a few comments or questions on my lists of novels read. Some of these were on facebook or twitter, either now or when I’ve posted previous lists. So some quick responses: – why do you read so many … Continue reading

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Novels read in the first half of 2014

Over the past few years I’ve been keeping lists of novels read. There are a few short story collections here, and a couple of histories, but it’s mainly novels. David Lodge, Therapy Mark Hadden, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time … Continue reading

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Novels read in 2013 part two

You can see the list from the first half of the year here. Those that I read in the second half of the year were (some brief thoughts follow): Amitay Ghosh, Sea of Poppies Rob Kitchin, Killer Reels Malcolm Bradbury, To the Hermitage Ox-Tales … Continue reading

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Novels read in 2013 so far

These are the novels I’ve read so far in 2013 (the picture is of some of them): John Grisham, The Pelican Brief Osamu Dazai, The Setting Sun Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., Slaughter-House Five Ahdaf Soueif, The Map of Love Patrick McGrath, Spider   Jonathan Franzen, The Twenty-Seventh … Continue reading

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More novels read in 2012

At the end of June I posted a list of the novels I’d read so far in 2012. Here are those I read between July and today the end of the year- not all are novels, as there are a few books about … Continue reading

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