Lizzy's Literary Life (Volume One)

Celebrating the pleasures of a 21st century bookworm

Books Read 2018

112 A Winter’s Promise – Christelle Dabos

111 Washington Black – Esi Edugyan

110 Five Go Gluten Free – Vincent Bruno

109 And Fire Came Down – Emma Viskic

108 A Darkling Plain – Philip Reeve

107 Allmen and The Dragonflies – Martin Suter

106 The Forger- Cay Rademacher

105 The Second Rider – Alex Beer

104 The Overstory – Richard Powers

103 Heimat – Nora Krug

102 A Long, Blue Monday – Eduard von Büren

101 The Dead – Christian Kracht

100 The Sky is Changing – Zoë Jenny

99 The Pollen Room – Zoë Jenny

98 The Emperor’s Tomb – Joseph Roth

97 Poems To Live Your Life By – Edited by Chris Riddell

96 Old Masters – Thomas Bernhard (Illustrated by Nicholas Mahler)

95 Alone Against Gravity – Thomas de Padova

94 Collision – Merle Kröger 

93 The Book Jumper – Mechthild Gläser

92 Where Were You, Robert? – Hans Magnus Enzensberger

91 The Case of The Gilded Fly – Edmund Crispin

90 Vanish In An Instant – Margaret Millar

89 Schwüle Tage – Eduard von Keyserling

88 The Portable Dorothy Parker

87 Wish Her Safe At Home – Stephen Benatar

86 The Mangan Inheritance – Brian Moore

85 Stoner – John Williams

84 Transit – Anna Seghers

83 Journey by Moonlight – Antal Szerb

82 Oliver VII – Antal Szerb

81 Transcription – Kate Atkinson

80 The Nameless Day – Friedrich Ani

79 Macbeth – Jo Nesbo

78 The Madonna of The Mountains – Elise Valmorbida

77 You’re just jealous of My Jet Pack – Tom Gauld

76 The Green Crow – Krīstine Ulberga

75 In The Spirit of Spark – Ali Smith

74 How to Ride A Dragon’s Storm – Cressida Cowell

73 A Hero’s Guide to Deadly Dragons – Cressida Cowell

72 The Boy Behind the Curtain – Tim Winton

71 Home, Elsewhere – Leila Aboulela

70 The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories – Teresa Solana

69 Only Killers and Thieves – Paul Howarth

68 Three Things About Elsie – Joanna Cannon

67 The Accident on the A35 – Graeme Macrae Burnet

66 Signs Preceeding the End of The World – Yuri Herrera

65 Prague Spring – Simon Mawer

64 An Untouched House – W F Hermans

63 The Last Resort – Carmen Posadas

62 The Sound of One Hand Killing – Teresa Solana

61 The Wardrobe Mistress – Patrick McGrath

60 My Purple Scented Novel – Ian McEwan

59 The Hidden Life of Trees – Peter Wohleben

58 A Summer of Murder – Oliver Bottini

57 Summer in Baden-Baden – Leonid Tsypkin

56 The Shepherd’s Hut – Tim Winton

55 How To Be A Public Author – Francis Plug

54 A Petrol-Scented Spring – Ajay Close

53 Strangers – Ursula Archer and Arno Strobel

52 The Collector of Worlds – Iliya Troyanow

51 The Photographer – Meike Ziervogel

50 The Public Image – Muriel Spark

49 Such Small Hands – Andrés Barbra

48 Old Rendering Plant – Wolfgang Hilbig

47 The Children of Jocasta – Natalie Haynes

46 Home Fire – Kamila Shamsie

45 Antigone – Sophocles

44 I, Robot – Isaac Asimov

43 To Be A Machine – Mark O’Connell

42 Frankenstein in Baghdad – Ahmed Saadawi

41 The Annotated Frankenstein – Mary Shelley

40 Colony – Hugo Wilcken

39 Gut – Guilia Enders

38 Abandon – Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay

37 The Sound of My Voice – Ron Butlin

36 Prussian Blue – Phillip Kerr

35 Baba Dunja’s Last Love – Alina Bronsky

34 The Life of I – Anete Konste & Reinis Pētersons

33 Fade to Black – Zoë Beck

32 Breathing into Marble – Laura Sintija Cerniauskaite

31 Brecht at Night – Mati Unt

30 Sweet Days of Discipline – Fleur Jaeggy (1989/2018)

29 The Tobacconist – Robert Seethaler (2012/2016)

28 Ill Will – Michael Stewart (2018)

27 See What I Have Done – Sarah Schmidt (2017)

26 Franklin’s Flying Bookshop – Jen Campbell (2017)

25 Anna – Niccolò Ammaniti (2017/2017)

24 Can You Hear Me? – Elena Varvello (2016/2017)

23 The Diary of A Bookseller – Shaun Bythell (2017)

22 You Were Never Really Here – Jonathan Ames (2016)

21 The Darkness that Divides Us – Renate Dorrestein (2003/2015)

20 Soviet Milk – Nora Ikstena (2015/2018)

19 You Have Me to Love – Jaap Robben (2014/2016)

18 Bloody Scotland – The Anthology (2017)

17 Blue Night – Simone Buchholz (2018)

16 The White Crucifixion – Michael Dean (2018)

15 Hamlet: Prince of Denmark: A Novel- A J Hartley & David Hewson (2014)

14 Macbeth: A Novel – A J Hartley & David Hewson (2012)

13 The Book of Air – Joe Treasure (2016)

12 Robinson – Muriel Spark (1958)

11 My Sweet Orange Tree – José Mauro de Vasconcelos (1969/2018)

10 Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman (2017)

09 The Explorer – Katherine Rundell (2017)

08 I’ll Keep You Safe – Peter May (2018)

07 The Last Painting of Sara de Vos – Dominic Smith (2016)

06 The Ice Palace – Tarjei Vesaas (1963/2018)

05 Fear – Dirk Kurbjuweit (2014/2018)

04 Zen and The Art of Murder – Oliver Bottini (2006/2018)

03 Charlotte Brontë’s Secret Love – Jolien Janzing (2013/2015)

02 The Collected Stories Vol 1 – Anton Chekhov (1888-1891)

01 The Taste of Sorrow – Jude Morgan (2009)

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