Books of the Year 2011

Saturday December 31, 2011 in books read 2011 |

In no particular order, my top ten reads of 2011.

  • The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders
  • The Talented Mr Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
  • Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd
  • A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
  • Skippy Dies by Paul Murray
  • The Stranger’s Child by Alan Hollinghurst
  • The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  • The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
  • On Canaan’s Side by Sebastian Barry
  • Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch

Happy new year! Great list and that murder one sounds really interesting. Hope you find another decent top ten in 2012.

Simon    Monday January 2, 2012   

Happy new year sir!

The Book Tower    Monday January 2, 2012   

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