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2015

The Secret Life of Bees
Botswana Time
No Time Like The Present
Barbara The Slut, and other people
Mayumi and the Sea of Happiness
The Saint, the Surfer and the CEO
The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden

2012 reading list:

Rumours of rain – Andre Brink
The Secret Diary of God, Aged 9 1/2 million trillion years – Koos Kombuis
Selected Stories – Nadine Gordimer

The Forty Rules of Love – Elif Shafak
Before I go to sleep – SJ Watson
The journalist and the murderer – Janet Malcolm
Tiger, Tiger – Margaux Fragoso
When the killing’s done – T.C. Boyle
Christine – Stephen King
11.22.63 – Stephen King
Sh*t my dad says – Justin Halpren
The magic – Rhonda Byrne
The reluctant fundamentalist – Mosin Hamid
The cat’s table – Michael Ondaatje
The last lecture – Randy Pausch
Downtown Owl – Chuck Klosterman
My son’s story – Nadine Gordimer
Wired for story – Lisa Cron
Intuitive Living – Alan Seale
No time like the present – Nadine Gordimer

2011 reading list:

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, John Safran Foer
The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
And the hippos were boiled in their tanks, William Burroughs & Jack Kerouac
Dead Aid, Dambisa Moyo
Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman
Blasphemy, Douglas Preston
In a strange room, Damon Galgut
When the killing’s done, TC Boyle
The Electic Kool-Aid Acid Test, Tom Wolfe
The Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold
The Mission Song, John Le Carre
The Journalist and the Murderer, Janet Malcolm
Blood Kin, Ceridwen Dovey
Achterwerk, An Olaerts
Selected Stories, Nadine Gordimer
The Peacock Throne, Sujit Saraf
The Finkler Question, Howard Jacobson
The hare with the amber eyes, Edmund De Waal

2010 reading list:
The Other Hand, Chris Cleave
Beautiful Losers, Leonard Cohen
A fork in the road, Andre Brink
SUM – tales from the afterlives, David Eagleman
Animal Farm, Geroge Orwell
Looking for George, Helena Drysdale
The essential Crazy Wisdom, Wes Nisker
Letters from Father Christmas, J.R.R Tolkien
The Peacock Throne, Sujit Saraf
Switch Bitch, Roald Dahl
So long and thanks for all the fish – Douglas Adams
The story of Edgar Sawtelle – David Wroblewski
Fingersmith – Sarah Waters
The Physics of Tao – Fritjof Capra
Trout Fishing in America
Wild Ducks Flying Backward – Tom Robbins
The Girl who kicked the hornest’s nest – Stieg Larsson


2009 reading list
Resident Alien – Riaan Malan

A veil of footsteps, memoir of a fictional character – Breyten Breytenbach
Griffin & Sabine – Nick Bantock

The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet – Reif Larsen
Soul of the White Ant – Eugene Marais
The philosopher and the Wolf – Mark Rowlands
Exquisite Corpse – Poppy Z. Brite
The Famished Road – Ben Okri
Kingdom of Fear – Hunter S Thompson

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Written by sabineclappaert

February 10, 2010 at 6:41 pm

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