Tuesday, April 1, 2014

books read in April 2014

Fiction is in red.

53. Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography, Jeffrey Meyers
54. Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain, Charles Cross
55. The Empathy Exams, Leslie Jamison
56. Life after Death, Damien Echols
57. Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three, Mara Leveritt
58. The Grave Tattoo, Val McDermid 
59. Updike, Adam Begley 
60. Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers, Janet Malcolm (WTF was up with reprinting "A Girl of The Zeitgeist"? To fill out the pages?)
61. Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, James L. Swanson
62. Bryant & May and the Bleeding Heart, Christopher Fowler
63. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾, Sue Townsend (four stars. Five stars. ALL THE STARS. Forever)
64.  How to Disappear Completely, Kelsey Osgood (wow, that was truly terrible)
64. Mayhem, Sarah Pinborough
65. A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction, Ruth Franklin (that was FUCKING AMAZING. Beautiful, so well-thought and well-written, important, amazing. Go read it. Now)
66. Unwanted (Aschenputtel), Kristina Ohlsson