Books Reviewed


An Unofficial Rose by Iris Murdoch

French Exit by Patrick de Witt

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald

Hagseed By Margaret Atwood

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

The Black Prince by Iris Murdoch

There Be Dragons By Stella Gibbons

The Sense of an Ending by Julien Barnes

Lydia Cassatt Reading the Morning Paper by Harriet Scott Chessman

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

The Hero’s Walk by Anita Rau Badami

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker

Old Filth, The Man in the Wooden Hat, Last Friends: A Trilogy by Jane Gardam

A Good House by Bonnie Bernard

The Wonder By Emma Donoghue

Still Life by Louise Penny

The Marble Collector by Cecelia Ahern

THE ILLEGAL by Lawrence Hill

Rabbit, Run by John Updike

How It All Began by Penelope Lively

The Guts by Roddy Doyle

Sudden Death by Álvaro Enrique

The Elephant’s Journey by José Saramago

The Sea The Sea by Iris Murdoch

Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Life and Times of Michael K by J.M. Coetzee

Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry

Cold in The Earth by Aline Templeton

Harriet by Elizabeth Jenkins

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes

Trans Atlantic by Colum McCann

According to Queeney by Beryl Bainbridge

Longbourn by Jo Baker

Us Conductors by Sean Michaels

Gone Girl By Gillian Flynn

Caught by Lisa Moore

The Illywhacker by Peter Carey

The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards

The Road Home By Rose Tremain

The Swan Theives by Elizabeth Kostova

Miss Buncle’s Book By D.E. Stevenson

Lionel Asbo: State of England

Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Outlander by Gil Adamson

The Emperor of Paris by C.S. Richardson

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

A Tale For The Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Freedom By Jonathan Franzen

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

The Gathering by Anne Enright

The Peppered Moth by Margaret Drabble

Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

 A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

The Deception of Livvy Higgs by Donna Morrissey

The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler 

The Imposter Bride

419 by Will Ferguson


Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan


The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman


Loving Frank by Nancy Horan


Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay

iPhoto Library

Long Time No See by Dermot Healy 


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