My Book Reviews



The Dying Detective -- Leif GW Persson


Death Notice -- Zhou Haohui


The Good Son -- Jeong You-jeong


The Cipher -- Kathe Koja



Obasan -- Joy Kogawa


The Winter People -- Jennifer McMahon


Chronicle of a Blood Merchant -- Yu Hua


Newcomer -- Keigo Higashino


The Tidal Zone -- Sarah Moss


The Garlic Ballads -- Mo Yan


The Housekeeper and the Professor -- Yoko Ogawa


The Shape of the Ruins -- Juan Gabriel Vasquez


The Fisherman -- John Langan


Hex -- Thomas Olde Heuvelt


Convenience Store Woman -- Sayaka Murata


The Star Diaries -- Stanislaw Lem


I Served the King of England -- Bohumil Hrabal


One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


North American Lake Monsters -- Nathan Ballingrud


The Big Sleep -- Raymond Chandler


Red Harvest -- Dashiell Hammett


Lilith's Brood -- Octavia Butler


Where'd You Go, Bernadette? -- Maria Semple


Father of Lies -- Brian Evenson


The Hike -- Drew Margary


Educated: A Memoir -- Tara Westover


The Hunger -- Alma Katsu


There There  --  Tommy Orange


The Boat People -- Sharon Bala


Lullaby aka The Perfect Nanny -- Leila Slimani


Hotel Silence -- Audur Ava Olafsdottir


Kitchen -- Banana Yoshimoto


Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation -- Dan Fagin


Silence of the Grave -- Arnaldur Indridason


Piercing -- Ryu Murakami


Last Days -- Brian Evenson


Revenge: Eleven Dark Tales -- Yoko Yogowa


Severance -- Ling Ma


 Something Wicked This Way Comes -- Ray Bradbury


The Redbreast  -- Jo Nesbo


A Personal Matter  -- Kenzaburo Oe


Circe  -- Madeline Miller


I'll Be Gone in the Dark  -- Michelle McNamara


Watership Down --- Richard Adams


A Midsummer's Equation -- Keigo Higashino


Hell House -- Richard Matheson


Voices from Chernobyl -- Svetlana Alexievich


Eden  --  Stanislaw Lem


Primeval and Other Times -- Olga Tokarczuk


The Thirteenth Tale -- Diane Setterfield


Remembrance of the Earth's Past Trilogy -- Cixin Liu


The People in the Trees -- Hanya Yanagihara


Six Four -- Hideo Yokoyama


Us Against You (Beartown #2) -- Fredrik Backman


The Little Stranger -- Sarah Waters


The Outsider -- Stephen King


The Road to Jonestown -- Jeff Guinn


We Have Always Lived in the Castle -- Shirley Jackson


A Gentleman in Moscow -- Amor Towles


Birdbox -- Josh Malerman


Ghosts of the Tsunami -- Richard Lloyd Parry



 Beartown -- Frederik Backman



The Shipping News -- Annie E Proulx


Syndrome E -- Franck Thilliez



 City of Thieves -- David Benioff



A Head Full of Ghosts -- Paul Tremblay


Killers of the Flower Moon -- David Grann


Bluebird, Bluebird  -- Attica Locke


People Who Eat Darkness -- Richard Lloyd Parry


The Sympathizer -- Viet Thanh Nguyen


Night Film -- Marsha Pessl


Slaughterhouse-Five -- Kurt Vonnegut


Borne  -- Jeff VanderMeer


Little Fires Everywhere -- Celeste Ng


   
Station Eleven -- Emily St. John Mandel



The Changeling -- Victor LaValle


Elmet -- Fiona Mozley


One of Us is Lying  -- Karen McManus


Solaris -- Stanislaw Lem


The Devil in the White City -- Erik Larson


Sharp Objects -- Gillian Flynn


The Southern Reach Trilogy -- Jeff VanderMeer



10 Good Books I Read in 2017


The Ice Princess -- Camilla Lackberg


A Horse Walks into a Bar -- David Grossman


The Underground Railroad -- Colson Whitehead


The Dry by Jane Harper


The Tsar of Techno and Love by Anthony Marra


Voices by Arnaldur Indridason


Satantango by Laszlo Krasznahorkai


Purble Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami


The Vegetarian by Han Kang 


The Terror by Dan Simmons


A Quintessential Book for Cinephiles


Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson




The Secret History by Donna Tartt


The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami


The Snowman by Jo Nesbo


The 100 Year Old Man who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson


The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins


The Revenant by Michael Punke


Malice by Keigo Higashino 


The Martian by Andy Weir 


The Girl with all the Gifts by Mike Carrey


The Grim(m) Side of Snow White 


American Gods by Neil Gaiman




Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith


Real World by Natsuo Kirino


The Double by Jose Saramago


We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver 


The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton 


A Most Wanted Man by John le Carre


A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini


Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino 


The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell


Room by Emma Donoghue 


Catch 22 by Joseph Heller 


The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort


World War Z by Max Brooks 


Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino 


Atonement by Ian McEwan


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