Books Read 2014

This is a list of the books I have read in 2014, not necessarily in the order I read them. I don’t always review the books I have read. If I review the book, I will link to my review. I may post a review on a book that I read in 2013, and if so, it will not be listed here.

1. Where Angels Fear to Tread, by E.M. Forster
2. Manuscript Found in Accra
3. Villette, Charlotte Bronte
4. Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey, by Emma Rowley and Gareth Neame
5. Never Let Me Go, by Kazuo Ishiguro
6. Theodor Herzl: A New Reading, by Georges Yitshak Weisz
7. Bitter Freedom: Memoirs of a Holocaust Survivor, by Jafa Wallach
8. Joshua: A Brooklyn Tale
9. How the Other Half Lives, by Jacob Riis
10. Out of the Depths: The Story of a Child of Buchenwald Who Returned Home at Last, by Israel Meir Lau
11. Andrew’s Brain, by E.L. Doctorow
12. Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson
13. The Family: Three Journeys into the Heart of the Twentieth Century, by David Laskin
14. When I Found You, by Catherine Ryan Hyde
15. Zaremba: Or Love and the Rule of Law, by Michelle Granas
16. The Orchardist, by Amanda Coplin
17. The Shoemaker’s Wife, by Adriana Trigiani
18. Claude and Camille: A Novel of Monet, by Stephanie Cowell
19. A Perfect Peace, by Amos Oz
20. The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
15. Under the Wide and Starry Sky, by Nancy Horan
16. The Free World, by David Bezmozgis
17. Between Friends, by Amos Oz
18. In Paradise, by Peter Matthiessen
19. The Debt of Tamar
20. The Conditions of Love, by Dale M. Kushner
21. A Heartbeat Away, by Harry Kraus
22. Visible City, by Tova Mirvis
23. The Postmistress, by Sarah Blake
24. I Always Loved You, by Robin Oliveira
25. Hold On To the Sun, by Michal Govrin
26. Across the Land and Water, by W.G. Sebald
27. Letters to President Clinton, Rabbi Menachem Genack
28. An American Bride in Kabul, by Phyllis Chelser
29. Mannequin Girl: A Novel, by Ellen Litman
30. A Star for Mrs. Blake
31. The Goldfinch
32. Out Stealing Horses, by Per Petterson
33. And the Dark Sacred Night, by Julia Glass
34. Tzili: The Story of a Life, by Aharon Appelfeld
35. The Dinner, by Herman Koch
36. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, by Gabrielle Zevin
37. The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, by Andrew Sean Greer
38. All the Time in the World, by E.L. Doctorow
39. The Street Sweeper, by Elliot Perlaman
40. Falling Out of Time, by David Grossman
41. Lucky Us, by Amy Bloom
42. The Exiles Return: A Novel, by Elisabeth de Waal
43. My Mother’s Secret, by J.L. Witterick
44. My Brilliant Friend, by Elena Ferrante
45. In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson
46. Children of the Tenements, by Jacob A. Riis
47. The Train to Warsaw, by Gwen Edelman
48. The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion
49. The Forgotten Seamstress, by Liz Trenow
50. The Last Telegram, by Liz Trenow
51. Love & Treasure, by Ayelet Waldman
52. The December Project
53. Crossing the Borders of Time, by Leslie Maitland
54. The Pomegranate Lady and Her Sons
55. The Museum of Extraordinary Things, by Alice Hoffman
56. Panic in a Suitcase, by Yelena Akhtjovskaya
57. The Post Office Girl, by Stefan Zweig
58. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
59. The Art Forger
60. One Hundred Names, by Cecilia Ahern
61. The Emigrants
62. Suddenly Love, by Aharon Appelfeld
63. The Kiss, by Scott E. Blumenthal
64. Therese Raquin, by Emile Zola
65. Marching to Zion
66. Sepharad
67. On the Nieman
68. The Butterfly and the Violin
69. Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands
70. Brick Lane
71. The Fat and the Thin, Emile Zola
72. After the Quake, Haruki Murakami
73. The War of the Rosens
74. The Auschwitz Escape, Joel Rosenberg
75. In the Courtyard of the Kabbalist
76. My Mother’s Secret
77. Across 7th Street
78. A Conspiracy of Paper
79. Jewish Mothers Never Die
80. The Assistant, Bernard Malamud
81. The Mathematician’s Shiva
82. The Goddess of Small Victories
83. An Italian Wife
84. The Angel of Losses
85. Ghetto Comedies
86. Lisette’s List
87. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
88. Henna House
89. Limbo: A Novel
90. The Goddess of Small Victories
91. Raquela: A Woman of Israel
92. The Day of Atonement, by David Liss
93. Not My Father’s Son, by Alan Cumming
94. The Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose
95. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
96. The Invention of Exile
97. The Red Magician
98. Still Life With Bread Crumbs
99. Such Good Girls
100. Delicious!
101. One True Thing
102. The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.
103. The Illusion of Separateness
104. Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
105. A Tale for the Time Being
106. The Last Daughter of Prussia
107. The Memory of Love

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5 responses to “Books Read 2014

  1. 20 books in 2 months – you keep up quite that steady pace; or do you speed-read?

  2. Gpcox: Yes, I carry a book with me, everywhere. I read 2-3 books a week, sometimes 4. I have the time, being retired.

  3. I notice you have The Goddess od Small Victories on here twice. Was it for any particular reason?

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