Reading List

For no good reason but the sheer hell of it, here are the books I have most enjoyed in 2018 so far:

You Should Come With Me Now by M. John Harrison

Impressment of Seaman, and a Few Remarks on Corporal Punishment by Anonymous

Landsman Hay by Robert Hay

Our Exploits at West Poley by Thomas Hardy

Don’t Skip Out On Me by Willy Vlautin


Jumpin’ Jack Flash by Keiron Pim

St Cuthbert’s Corpse by David Willem

Berg by Ann Quinn

Hard Rain Falling by Don Carpenter

Gazza Agonistes by Ian Hamilton

Bring on The Empty Horses by David Niven


West by Carys Davies

Orison For A Curlew by Horatio Clare

Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Veong

The Town by Shaun Prescott


Men On Ice by Andrew Greig

Island Home by Tim Winton

It’s Me, Eddie by Eduard Limonov

Saving Grave by Grace Wilson


Days Without End by Sebastian Barry

Scoop by Evelyn Waugh

The Beautiful Summer by Cesare Pavese

Under The Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy


The Street Kids by Pier Paulo Pasolini

The Scarecrow by HR Morrieson

Athelstan by Tom Holland

Where Shall We Run To? by Alan Garner

Reunion by Fred Uhlman


Bonjour Tristesse by Francois Sagan

Modern Nature by Derek Jarman

The Waterfront Journals by David Wojnarowicz

Francis Plug: Writer In Residence by Paul Ewen


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