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I've been to BC conventions in Oxford (2015), Oslo (2017), Bordeaux (2018), Mainz (2019), Falkirk (2023) and Tampere (2024). Also unconventions/mbcs in Bordeaux, Paris, Birmingham and Newcastle. And again in Paris to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the French forum in September 2023. Hoping to be in Durham in September 2024.

***** NSS etc *****
I like most natural things, especially birds, butterflies, dragonflies, shells, feathers, seaglass, pebbles, textured paper, local specialities...
Please do not give me chocolate, anything liquid, jams, chutneys etc. in glass bottles or jars (too complicated to carry home), fridge magnets (my fridge door is not magnetic), plastic, bookmarks (I have a whole shoebox full).
The books on my wishlist are generally ones that I've found difficult to find so no worries if you can't, either.

My alter ego, overthemoon on flickr and on LibraryThing.
On bookcrossing I used to be silentmiaouw.

Instagram: @downweaselway - weasel way being my translation of the street in front of my windows and leading to the forest, chemin du Furet (it should really be ferret but I like weasel better).
On facebook I'm Barbara Ender Jones. When I signed up there were already several other BEs, so I added my maiden name, and all three give the name my boss asked me to use professionally, thinking it sounded more English.

Meetups in Lausanne: first Tuesday of the month, odd numbered months at the Thai/Italian restaurants, Hôtel Agora, Petit-Chêne; even numbered months at Bella Vita, opposite the railway station. From 18:30.

I dream a world, by Langston Hughes
I dream a world where man
No other man will scorn,
Where love will bless the earth
And peace its paths adorn
I dream a world where all
Will know sweet freedom’s way,
Where greed no longer saps the soul
Nor avarice blights our day.
A world I dream where black or white,
Whatever race you be,
Will share the bounties of the earth
And every man is free,
Where wretchedness will hang its head
And joy, like a pearl,
Attends the needs of all mankind.
Of such I dream, my world!

Books read in 2024
1. Perry, Sarah: The Essex Serpent
2. Norek, Olivier: Surface
3. Dufour, Catherine: Entends la nuit
4. Carr, J.L.: A month in the country
5. Schlink, Bernhard: Le retour (lu la moitié)
6. Indridason, Arnaldur: La pierre du remords
7. Selvon, Sam: The Lonely Londoners

8. Ishiguro, Kazuo: When we were orphans
9. Boyd, William: The Blue Afternoon
10. Robinson, Peter: Standing in the Shadows
11. Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi: That thing around your neck.

12. Joyce, Rachel: Maureen Fry and the Angel of the North
13. Abgaryan, Narinai: Dans mon coeur à jamais
14. Gallaz, Christophe: Les chagrins magnifiques
15. Maxwell, Gavin: The House of Elrig
16. Hayes, Terry: The year of the locust
17. Morrison, Toni: Jazz
18. McCall Smith, Alexande: From a far and lovely country
19. Aegisdottir, Eva Björg: Les filles qui mentent
20. Wohlleben, Peter: The secret network of nature

21. Vuong, Ocean: On earth we're briefly gorgeous
22. Colombani, Laetitia: Le cerf-volant
23. May, Peter: The Runner
24. Vincent, Bruno: Enid Blyton, Five go gluten-free
25. Shepherd, Nan: The Living Mountain

26. Cognetti, Paolo: Les huit montagnes
27. Jansson, Tove: Moominpappa at sea
28, Hines, Richard: No way but gentlenesse
29. Suter, Martin: Melody
30. Lefteri, Christy: Songbirds
31. Gardam, Jane: Old Filth
32. Jansson, Tove: The True Deceiver
33. Worth, Jennifer: Shadows of the Workhouse
34. Worth, Jennifer: Call the Midwife

Books read in 2023
1. Walters, Minette: The Swift and the Harrier (bookclub), 493pp
2. Burton, Tim: La triste fin du petit Enfant Huître (The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy),124pp but only read the left-hand pages
3. Gale, Patrick: A sweet obscurity, 471pp
4. Barry, Sebastian: The Temporary Gentleman, 308pp
5. Ford, Jamie: Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet, 396 pp
6. Tyler, Anne: The amateur marriage, 440 pp
7. Maillart, Ella: Oasis interdites
8. Giono, Jean: Regain, 190pp
9. Hill, Lawrence: The Book of Negroes, 486 pp
10. Tesson, Sylvain: La panthère des neiges
11. Giono, Jean: Un de Beaumugnes
12. Worth, Jennifer: Farewell to the East End
13. Rodriguez, Deborah: The little coffee shop of Kabul
14. Hopkinson, Frank: The joy of sheds
15. Robinson, Peter: All the colours of darkness
16. Nesbo, Jo: The Kingdom
17. Klune, T.J.: The House in the Cerulean Sea
18. Matthews, Rachael: The Mindfulness in knitting
19. Aslam, Nadeem: Maps for lost lovers
20. Newby, Eric: A short walk in the Hindu Kush
21. Delerm, Philippe: Et vous avez eu du beau temps?
22. Smith, Ali: Spring
23. Alt, Alfons: Bestiaire
24. Keegan, Claire: Small things like these
25. Ganas, Mihàlis: Quelques femmes
26. Durrell, Gerald: Fillets of plaice
27. Thomas, Rosie: Iris & Ruby
28. Tajadod, Nahal: Passeport à l'Iranienne
29. Flagg, Fannie: The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop
30. Tuomainen, Antti: Derniers mètres jusqu'au cimetière
31. Harris, Robert: Act of Oblivion
32. Tesson, Sylvain: Dans les forêts de Sibérie
33. Allende, Isabel: Violeta
34. Ozeki, Ruth: The book of form and emptiness
35. Harrison, Jim: The English Major
36. Boyne, John: The Heart's Invisible Furies
37. Lucinda Riley and Harry Whittaker: Atlas, the story of Pa Salt
38. Mason, Richard: History of a Pleasure-Seeker
39, O'Brien, Edna: The little red chairs
40. Pamuk, Orhan: Istanbul
41. Atkinson, Kate: When will there be good news?
42. Cleeves, Ann: The long call
43. Celestin, Ray: Sunset Swing
44. French, Dawn: A tiny bit marvellous
45. Bennett, S.J.: The Windsor Knot
46. Tsirbas, Yannis: Vic City Express
47. Winn, Raynor: The Salt Path
48. Erskine, Fiona: Phosphate Rocks: A death in ten objects
49. Levy, Andrea: The Long Song
50. Jukes, Helen: A honeybee's heart has five openings
51. Barry, Sebastian: The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty
52. Barry, Sebastian: The Secret Scripture
53. Magnusson, Sally: The Sealwoman's Gift
54. Many: Scotland's Stories
55. Barry, Sebastian: Annie Dunne
56. Rankin, Ian: The Falls
57. Hageneder, Fred: The living wisdom of trees
58. Sansom, C.J.: Dark Fire
59. Tendo, Shoko: Yakuza Moon
60. Saito, Nao: Travels through South Indian kitchens
61. Butler, Octavia E: Parable of the Sower
62. Greene, Vanessa: The Seafront Tea Rooms
63. Butler, Octavia E: Parable of the Talents
64. Mytting, Lars: The Bell in the Lake
65. Mytting, Lars: The Reindeer Hunters
66. Thomas, Rosie: A simple life
67. Brandon, Ruth: Caravaggio's Angel (abandoned after 80 pp)
68. Edwards, G.B.: The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
69. Harrison, Jim: The search for the genuine
70. BB: The little grey men
71. BB: Down the bright stream
72. Young, Felicity: A certain malice
73. Mercier, Pascal: Train de nuit pour Lisbonne (half read)
74. Thomas, Rosie: Sun at midnight
75. BB: Brendon Chase
76- Nesser, Hakan: Retour à la Grande Ombre
77. Guitry, Sacha: Mémoires d'un tricheur
78. Kapuscinski, Ryszard: Ebène, aventures africaines
79. McCann, Colum, Apeirogon
80. Steinbeck, John: East of Eden
81. Garmus, Bonnie: Lessons in Chemistry
82. May, Peter: Coffin Road
83. Boyne, John: The Echo Chamber
84. Barry, Sebastian: Old God's Time
85. Kingsolver, Barbara: Demon Copperhead
86. Kapuscinski, Ryszard: Ebène, Aventures africaines
87. Capus, Alex: Les amants de Montreuil
88. Kaur, Rupi: Milk and Honey
89. Boyne, John: A Ladder to the Sky
90. Boyne, John: A traveller at the gates of wisdom
91. Harmel, Kristin: The Book of Lost Names
92. Dusapin, Elisa Shua: Hiver à Sokcho
93. Majdalani, Chari: Caravansérail
94. Toshikazu Kawaguchi: Le café où vivent les souvenirs
95. Toibin, Colm: The Master
96. Haddad, Hubert: Palestine
97. O'Farrell, Maggie: The Marriage Portrait
98. Macfarlane, Robert: The Old Ways
99. Drori, Jonathan: Around the world in 80 plants
100. Clavell, James: Tai-Pan

Books read in 2022
1. Milne, A.A.: The house at Pooh Corner
2. Milne, A.A.: When we were very young/Now we are six
3. Rebanks, James: The Shepherd's Life
4. Berge, Prune: T'est pas ma mère
5. Levy, Andrea: Never far from nowhere
6. O'Hanlon, Redmond: In trouble again
7. Barry, Sebastian: Days without end
8. Sartorius, Elena: Une baie tranquille à Porto Rico (did not finish)
9. Milne, A.A. The Complete poems of Christopher Robin
10. Darko, Amma: Par delà l'horizon
11. May, Peter: The Chessmen
12. Modiano, Sandra: Le premier qui voit la mer a gagné
13. Rebanks, James: English Pastoral, an inheritance
13. Brown, Eleanor: The weird sisters (abandoned after 50 pp)
14. Morosinotto, Davide: Le célèbre catalogue Walker & Dawn
15. Roberts, Sophy: The Lost Pianos of Siberia
16. Williams, Niall: This is happiness
17. Vigand, Pierre: Légume vert
18. Mosse, Kate: The Burning Chambers
19. Hauxwell, Hannah: Seasons of my life
20. Marton, Kati: The Chancellor
21. Borel, Xochitl: Les oies de l'île Rousseau
22. Towles, Amor: The Lincoln Highway
23. Harrison, Jim: The Farmer's Daughter
24. Harrison, Jim: Brown Dog
25. Orange, Tommy: There there
26. Celestin, Ray: The Mobster's Lament
27. Flanagan, Richard: The living sea of waking dreams.
28. Toibin, Colm: The Magician
29. Clarke, Susana: Piranesi
30. Gale, Patrick: Mother's Boy
31. Jansson, Tove: Travelling light
32. Guterson, David: Snow falling on cedars
33. Slater, Nigel: Eating for England
34. Paasilinna, Arto: La douce empoisonneuse
35. Morris, Jan: Allegorizings
36. Doerr, Anthony: Cloud Cuckoo Land
37. Suter, Martin: Montecristo
38. Erdrich, Louise: The Sentence
39. McCall Smith, Alexander: The Joy and Light Bus Company
40. Boyle, T.C.: Outside looking in
41. Monroe, Alex: Two turtle doves
42. Frisby, Terence: Kisses on a postcard
43. Kingsolver, Barbara: The Lacuna
44. Lefteri, Christy: L'apiculteur d'Alep (the beekeeper of Aleppo)
45. Delfino, Jean-Paul: Les Pêcheurs d'Etoiles
46. Kalfon, Stéphanie: Les parapluies d'Erik Satie
47. Ollikainen, Aki: Pastorale
48. Suter, Martin: Le cuisinier
49. Tremain, Rose: Islands of Mercy
50. Sinisalo, Johanna: Birdbrain
51. Panter-Downes, Mollie: Good evening Mrs Craven
52. Cox, Tom: The good, the bad and the furry
53. Williams, Pip: The dictionary of lost words
54. McCall Smith, Alexander: To the land of long lost friends
55. Coulthard, Sally: A short history of the world according to sheep
56. Calvino, Italo: Marcovaldo
57. Riley, Lucinda: The Midnight Rose
58. Bennett, S.J.: A Three Dog Problem
59. Maher, Kerri: The Paris Bookseller
60. Ndjékéry, Nétonon Noël: Mosso
61. Williams, Niall: History of the Rain
62. Brooks, Geraldine: Year of wonders
63. West, Clare (ed): From the cradle to the grave
64. Butler, Octavia: Kindred (re-read)
65. Freeman, Hadley: House of Glass
66. Gregory, Philippa: Bread and Chocolate
67. Osman, Richard: The Thursday Murder Club
68. Goupil, Didier: La lettre à Anna
69. de Meyrac, Sophie: Contes de la chambre de thé.
70. Gaudé, Laurent: Ecoutez nos défaites
71. Loos, Anita: Gentlemen prefer blondes
72. Murillo et al., Le Baleinié
73. Munro, Alice: Lives of Girls and Women
74. McGeorge, Chris: Half past tomorrow
75. Rooney, Sally: Conversations with friends
76. Simsion, Graeme: The Rosie Project
77. Shinkai, Makoto: She and her cat
78. Paasilinna, Arto: Un éléphant, ça danse énormément
79. White, E.B.: Here is New York
80. Galbraith, Robert: Lethal White
81. Galbraith, Robert: The Ink Black Heart
82. Grenville, Kate: Searching for the secret river
83. Das, Amrita: Hope is a girl selling fruit
84. Grenville, Kate: Lilian's Story
85. Daré, Abi: The girl with the louding voice
86. McGregor, Jon: If no one speaks of remarkable things
87. Bradbury, Ray: The small assassin

Books read in 2021
1. Burley, C.J.: Wycliffe and the cycle of death
2. Werber, Bernard: La boîte de Pandore
3. Colette: Cadeaux de Noël
4, Christie, Agatha: The Mousetrap
5. The Penguin book of crime stories vol. II (various authors)
6. Roy, Anuradha: All the lives we never lived
7. Bory, Michel: L'inavouable secret du Commissaire Perrin
8. Norfolk, Lawrence: In the shape of a boar
9. Townsend, Sue: Ghost children
10. Vian, Boris: L'écume des jours
11. Piven et Borgenicht: Manuel de survie en voyage
12. Wohlleben, Peter: The secret network of nature
13. Loude, Jean-Yves: Cap-vert, notes atlantiques
14. Joyce, Rachel: Miss Benson's Beetle
15. Shafak, Elif: 10 minutes and 38 seconds in this strange world
16. Marie-Claire Gross: 5 minutes 44
17. Hustvedt, Siri: The enchantment of Lily Dahl
18. May, Peter: Freeze frame
19. Ogawa, Yoko: Tristes revanches
20. Mbue, Imbolo: Behold the Dreamers
21. Chevalier, Tracy: A single thread
22. Chevalier, Tracy: At the edge of the orchard
23. Lagerlöf, Selma: Le Cocher
24. Bradbury, Ray: Quicker than the eye
25. Allende, Isabel: A long petal of the sea
26. Arlidge, M.J.: Liar, liar
27. Thoreau: A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers (Westvaco collection)
28. Picoult, Jodi: Leaving time
29. McEwan, Ian: My purple scented novel
30. Arlidge, M.J.: Little Boy Blue
31. Delerm, Philippe: Quiproquo
32. Baricco, Alessandro: Mr Gwyn
33. Brandreth, Gyles: Oscar Wilde et les crimes du Vatican
34. Waters, Sarah: The Paying Guests
35. May, Peter: The Blackhouse
36. Braithwaite, Oyinkan: My sister, the serial killer
37. Grey Owl: Sajo and the beaver people
38. Narayan, R. K.: The painter of signs
39. Zephaniah, Benjamin: Windrush child
40. Hillerman, Tony: The Blessing Way
41. The Book of Cats (many different writers)
42. Antonescu, Raluca: Sol
43. Mosse, Kate: The winter ghosts
44. Barry, Sebastian: A Thousand Moons
45. Waters, Sarah: Tipping the velvet
46. Zayan, Hafsa: We are all birds of Uganda
47. Clift, Charmian: Mermaid singing
48. Clift, Charmian, Peel me a lotus
49. Allende, Isabel, The soul of a woman
50. Setterfield, Diane: Once upon a river
51. Nesbo, Jo: The Leopard
52. Riley, Lucinda: The Seven Sisters
53. Lodge, David: Small world
54. May, Peter: The Lewis Man
55. Riley, Lucinda: The Shadow Sister
56. May, Peter: A silent death
57. Riley, Lucinda: The Pearl Sister
58. Riley, Lucinda: The Sun Sister
59. Pitt, Leonard: Promenades dans le Paris disparu
60. Oates, Joyce Carol: A fair maiden
61. Ghosh, Amitav: Gun Island
62. Lessing, Doris: the grandmothers
63. Pankiewicz, Tadeusz: La pharmacie du ghetto de Cracovie
64. Child, Lee: Persuader
65. Riley, Lucinda: The Storm Sister (Ally)
66. Riley, Lucinda: The Moon Sister (Tiggy)
67. Riley, Lucinda: The Missing Sister (Mary)
68. Westover, Tara: Educated
69. Rankin, Ian: L'étrangleur d'Edimbourg
70. Celestin, Ray: Dead Man's Blues
71. Picoult, Jodi: Vanishing Acts
72. Mignot, Claude: Grammaire des immeubles parisiens
73. Lupton, Rosamund: Sister
74. Plonk & Replonk: Lapsus mordicus
75. John Williams: Stoner
76. Szabo, Magda: Abigaël
77. Wesley, Mary: Part of the furniture
78. Droit, Roger-Pol: Petites expériences de philosophie entre amis
79. McEwan, Ian: Nutshell
80. Erdrich, Louise: The night watchman
81. Coullery, Pierre: Histoires courtes d'une police de terroir
82. Walters, Minette: The dark room
83. Weldon, Fay: Darcy's Utopia
84. Revaz, Noëlle: Hermine blanche
85. Kingsolver, Barbara: Unsheltered
86. Bythell, Shaun: Seven kinds of people you find in a bookshop
87. Celestin, Ray: The Axeman's Jazz
88. Malik, Rachel: Miss Boston and Miss Hargreaves
89. Macintyre, Ben: The spy and the traitor
90. Shafak, Elif: The island of missing trees
91. Ogawa, Yoko: The housekeeper and the professor
92. Nesbo, Jo: Blood on snow
93. Marquis, Don: The best of archy and mehitabel
94. Gaudé, Laurent: Salina, Les trois exils
95. Tyler, Anne: The redhead by the side of the road

Books read in 2020
1. Voltenauer, Marc: Le dragon du Muveran
2. Gopnik, Adam: Paris to the Moon.
3. Rooney, Sally: Normal People
4. Desai, Anita: The village by the sea
5. Manook, Ian: La mort nomade
6. Jansson, Tove: A Winter Book
7. Ardiot, Amélie: Kitsune
8. Incardona, Joseph: Une saison en enfance
9. Glykos, Allain: la signature
10. Barrière, Michèle: Meurtres à la pomme d'or
11. Ellory, R.J.: A simple act of violence
12. Grenville, Kate: The Secret River
13. Indridason, Arnaldur: Hypothermie
14. Lewycka, Marina: Two caravans
15. Lewycka, Marina: The Lubetkin Legacy
16. Diamond, Jared: Guns, Germs, and Steel (ongoing)
17. Wells, H.G.: The Time Machine
18. Szabo, Magda: Katalin Street
19. Indridason, Arnaldur: La Voix
20. Némirovsky, Irène, Suite française (English translation)
21. Dibdin, Michael: Cosi fan tutti
22. Carr, Emily: Wild flowers
23. Chattam, Maxime: Un(e)secte
24. Picoult, Jodi: Picture Perfect
25. Indridason, Arnaldur: Les roses de la nuit
26. Allende, Isabel: Kingdom of the Golden Dragon
27. McCall Smith: The cleverness of ladies
28: Gale, Patrick: Take nothing with you
29. Leigh-Fermor, Patrick: Roumeli
30: Towles, Amor: A gentleman in Moscow
31: Lebrecht, Norman: The Song of Names
32. Gaudé, Laurent: Le soleil des Scorta
33. Frame, Janet: To the Is-Land
34. Wall Kimmerer, Robin: Braiding Sweetgrass
35. Musso, Guillaume: La vie secrète des écrivains
36: Macomber, Debbie; Landis, Jill Marie; Wilkins, Gina Ferris: Three mothers and a cradle
37. Dibdin, Michael: Cabal
38. Harris, Robert: The Fear Index
39. Chapsal, Madeleine: Un bouquet de violettes
40. Chapsal, Madeleine, Deux femmes en vue (Lu à moitié)
41. Drori, Jonathan: Around the world in 80 trees
42. Clive, John: Stig of the Dump
43. Coe, Jonathan: What a carve up!
44. Raverat, Gwen: Period Piece
45. Butler, Octavia E: Kindred
46. Saven, Kyra: Ma vie m'a beaucoup plu
47. Benacquista, Tonino: Nos gloires secrètes
48. Camilleri, Andrea: La couleur du soleil
49. Haddon, Mark: A spot of bother
50. Hughes, Steffan Meyric: Circle Line, around London in a small boat
51. Shute, Nevil: A town like Alice
52. Binchy, Maeve: The return journey
53. Binchy, Maeve: Scarlet Feather
54. Robinson, Peter: Strange Affair
55. Coe, Jonathan: Middle England
56. Owens, Delia: Where the crawdads sing
57. Murakami, Haruki: Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
58. Tolkien, JRR: Mr Bliss
59. Macfarlane, Robert: Spell Songs
60. John, Elton: Me
61. Delerm, Philippe: Sundborn ou les jours de lumière
62. Vincenot, Henri: Le pape des escargots
63. Norek, Olivier: Code 93
64. Evaristo, Bernardine: Girl, Woman, Other
65. Juster, Norton: The Phantom Tollbooth
66. Richardson, Bill: Bachelor Brothers Bed & Breakfast
67. Mould, Philip: Sleuth
68. Kingsolver, Barbara: Pigs in Heaven
69. Arditi, Metin: Le Turquetto
70. Bogarde, Dirk: A period of adjustment
71. Harris, Joanne: Coastliners
72. Atwood, Margaret: The Heart Goes Last
73. Dean, Claire: Girlwood
74. Indridason, Arnaldur: Le femme en vert
75. Huchu, Tendai: Le meilleur coiffeur de Harare
76. O'Brien, Edna: Girl
77. Brooks, Geraldine: People of the Book
78. Bernières, Louis de: The Autumn of the Ace
79. Purves, Libby: Home Leave
80. O'Brien, Edna: The house of splendid isolation
81. Devonshire, Deborah and Leigh Fermor, Patrick: In tearing haste
82. Pullmann, Philip: Serpentine
83. Macfarlane, Robert, and Morris, Jackie: The lost spells
84. O'Farrell, Maggie: Hamnet

Books read in 2019
1 Oz, Amos: A tale of love and darkness
2 Le Guin, Ursula: The left hand of darkness
3 Baxter, John: The most beautiful walk in the world: a pedestrian in Paris
4 Gregory, Philippa: Wideacre
5 Walters, Minette: The Echo
6 Liu, Ken: L'homme qui mit fin à l'histoire
7 Gélin, Simone : L’affaire Jane de Boy
8 Clech, Thierry : le temps d’une île
9 Sansom, C.J.: Sovereign
10 Honeyman, Gail: Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
11 Dibdin, Michael: Dead Lagoon
12 Deutsch, Lorant: Métronome
13 Boyd, William: The Dreams of Bethany Mellmoth
14 Hermes Gower, Imogen: The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
15 Boyd, William: Sweet Caress
16 Rosenbaum, Thane: How Sweet it is! (It's happened again, two books with the same word in the title, total coincidence)
17 Canigüz, Alper: L’agence secrète
18 Paasalinna, Arto: The year of the hare
19 McCall Smith, Alexander: The revolving door of life
20 Boyd, William: Waiting for Sunrise
21 McCall Smith, Alexander: Heavenly Date and other flirtations
22 Chevalier, Tracy: New Boy
23 McCall Smith, Alexander: The Bertie project
24 Shields, Carol : The Stone Diaries
25 Du Maurier, Daphne: MAD (Rule Britannia)
26 Tyler, Anne: A spool of blue thread
27: Jolliet, Matias: Rosablanche
28: Boyle, T.C.: The women
29: Okparanta, Chinelo: Under the Udala Trees
30: Mytting, Lars: The sixteen trees of the Somme
31: Hiraide, Takashi: The guest cat
32: Odojewski, Wlodzimierz: Une saison à Venise
33: Picoult, Jodi: Change of Heart
34: Taylor, Sam: The Republic of Trees
34: Haruf, Kent: Our souls at night
35: Granger, Ann: A mortal curiosity
36: Miéville, China: The last days of New Paris
37: Kingsolver, Barbara: The bean trees
38: Drakulic, Slavenka: Frida's Bed
39: Hustvedt, Siri: The summer without men
40: Harrison, Tony: Under the clock
41: Capus, Alex: Le Roi d'Olten
42: Zarian, Kostan: Un bateau sur la montagne
43: Nafisi, Azar: Reading Lolita in Tehran
44: Lagercrantz, David: The girl who takes an eye for an eye
45: Miller, Madeline: Circe
46: Mathews, Adrian: The Apothecary's House
47 Boyle, T.C.: Riven Rock
48: Stewart, Chris: The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society
49: de Waal, Kit: Je m'appelle Leon
50: Gallico, Paul: Mrs Harris goes to Moscow
51. Boyle, T.C.: Tooth and claw
52. Sparks, Nicholas: Nights in Rodanthe
53. Bilal, Enki: Les fantômes du Louvre
54. Tan, Amy: The Bonesetter's Daughter
55. Fry, Stephen: More Fool Me
56. Besley, Rupert: Terribly English
57. Burns, Anna: Milkman
58: Lagerlöf, Selma: Le livre de Noël
59: Giuttari, Michele : A Florentine Death
60: Maupin, Armistead: More tales of the city
61: Orwell, George, Burmese Days
62: Shafak, Elif: Lait noir
63: Kitano, Takeshi: La vie en gris et rose
64: Obama, Michelle: Becoming
65: Johnson, Rachel : Notting Hell
66: Croker, Charlie : Lost in translation
67: Olavsdottir, Audur Ava: L'embellie
68: al-Tahawy, Miral: Brooklyn Heights
69: Riggs, Ransom: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
70: Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul: Macadam
71: Bewes, Diccon: Slow train to Switzerland
72. Erdrich, Louise: Le jeu des ombres
73. Horowitz, Anthony: The House of Silk (Sherlock Holmes novel)
74. Boyle, T.C.: The Tortilla Curtain
75. Novarina, Valère: Une langue inconnue
76. Maitland, Karen: The Gallows Curse
77. Ahmad, Aeham: The Pianist of Yarmouk
78. Semadeni, Leta: Tamangur
79. Oates, Joyce Carol: We were the Mulvaneys
80. Enright, Anne: What are you like?
81. Seskis, Tina: When we were friends
82. Baily, Virginia: Early one morning
83. Chevalier, Tracy: Falling Angels
84. De Preux, Cornélia, l'Aquarium
85. Matthew, Christopher: Now we are sixty
86. Pullman, Philip: The Secret Commonwealth
87 Benoît, Fabio: Mauvaise Personne
88. Banks, Iain: The Crow Road
89. Wynne Jones, Diana: Howl's Moving Castle
90. Delerm, Philippe: Ma grand-mère avait les mêmes: les dessous affriolants des petites phrases
91: Mo Yan: Le maître a de plus en plus d'humour
92: Morpugo, Michael: Le royaume de Kensuke
93: Gale, Patrick: Rough Music
94: Edogawa Ranpo: Un amour inhumain
95: Hogan, Ruth: Queenie Malone’s Paradise Hotel
96: Brown, Eleanor : The light of Paris
97: Delerm, Philippe: Ma grand-mère avait les mêmes
98: Mo Yan : Le maître a de plus en plus d’humour
99: McCann, Colum : TransAtlantic
100: Barbey, Muriel: The Gourmet
101. Taylor, Timothy: Stanley Park
102. Picoult, Jodi: a spark of light
103. Ferguson, Will: 419
104: Sacks, Oliver: On the Move
105. Indridason, Arnaldur: Les nuits de Reykjavik
106. Levy, Andrea: Small Island
107. Gale, Patrick: The Whole Day Through

Books read in 2018
Covin, David: Raisins in milk
Durrell, Gerald: How to shoot an amateur naturalist
Lodge, David: Thinks…
Aïtmatov, Tchinghiz: Djamilia
Kermani, Faiz: The toad who loved tea
Bainbridge, Beryl: Every man for himself
Bobin, Christian: Tout le monde est occupé
Pushkin, Alexander: The Queen of Spades
Huidobro, Norma: Une soupe de diamants
Carey, Peter: Jack Maggs
Baricco, Alessandro: Soie
Maxwell, Gavin: Ring of Bright Water
Ballard, J.G.: The Drowned World
Arditi, Metin: La fille des Louganis
Perry, Anne: Cardington Crescent
Roman, Philippe: Cochon
Wiedermann, Volker: Ostende
Travis, William: Beyond the Reefs
Quint, Michel: In our strange gardens/Effroyables jardins (bilingual edition)
Grin, Micha: En vrac
Chappuis, Mélanie: Un thé avec mes chères fantômes
Arditi, Metin: L'enfant qui mesurait le monde
Eschbach, Andreas: Des milliards de tapis de cheveux
Hoffmann, E.T.A.: The Sandman
Valognes, Aurélie: Mémé dans les orties
Manook, Ian: Les Temps Sauvages: Yeruldelgger
Boyle, T.C.: The Relive Box and other stories
Stark, Freya: The Southern Gates of Arabia
Fitzgerald, Penelope: Offshore
Maupin, Armistead: Logical family, a memoir
Lobe, Max: Confidences
Newby, Eric: Something wholesale
de Rosnay, Tatiana: The house I loved
Smith, Dodie: Look back with love
Kohn, Michael: Dateline Mongolia
Sutcliff, Rosemary: Blue remembered hills
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi: Americanah
Xinran: The good women of China
Mackintosh, Clare: I let you go
Hrabal, Bohumil: Trains étroitement surveillés
Toibin, Colm: Brooklyn
Capek, Karel: Lettres d'Angleterre
McCall Smith, Alexander: The woman who walked in sunshine
Cloarec, Françoise: Séraphine
Flagg, Fannie: The Whole Town's Talking
Lescarret, Philippe: Nous n'irons plus au bois
Harris, Robert: Fatherland
Bovon, Stéphane: Le dragon de Gérimont
Robinson, Peter: Aftermath
Werber, Bernard: Demain les chats
Xinran: Sky burial
Gélin, Simone: Sous les pavés, la jungle
Bower, Simon: Dead in the water
Nirvanas, Paul: Psychiko
McCullers, Carson: The Ballad of the Sad Café
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa: Je sais qui tu es
McCall Smith, Alexander: A distant view of everything
Bovon, Stéphane: Gérimont
Carr, Caleb: The Alienist
Tschumy, Daniel: Un jour en ville
Adiche, Chimamanda Ngozi: Half of a yellow sun
Sacks, Oliver: Uncle Tungsten
Ghosh, Amitav: The Shadow Lines
Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul: La Fissure
Vickers, Salley: Miss Garnet's Angel
Miéville, China: King Rat
Wohlleben, Peter: The hidden life of trees
Chappuis, Laure: la petite bête
Andric, Ivo: Titanic et autres contes juifs de Bosnie
Paxman, Jeremy: The English
Colombani, Laeticia: La Tresse
Ondaatje, Michael: Warlight
Akutagawa, Ryûnosuke: La Vie d'un Idiot
Trollope, Joanna: Marrying the Mistress
Cusset, Catherine: Indigo (lu au 3/4)
Robinson, Peter: Children of the Revolution
Carter-Johnson, Arabella: Iris Grace
Xinran: Baguettes chinoises
Deghelt, Frédérique: La Grand-Mère de Jade
Gaiman, Neil: Stardust
Al Aswany, Alaa: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Robinson, Peter: Piece of my Heart
Zivkovic, Zoran: La bouquineuse
Boyle, T. Coraghessan: East is East
Jonasson, Jonas: The Girl who Saved the King of Sweden
Bernières, Louis de: So much life left over
Madjidi, Maryam: Marx et la poupée
Atwood, Margaret: The Blind Assassin
Durrell, Lawrence: Bitter Lemons of Cyprus
Packham, Chris: Fingers in the Sparkle Jar
Vargas, Fred: Temps glaciaires
Robinson, Peter: In a Dry Season
Kyrö, Tuomas : Les tribulations d’un lapin en Laponie
Macdonald, Helen: H is for Hawk
King, Lily: Euphoria
Durrell, Gerald: Rosy is my relative
Keyes, Daniel: Flowers for Algernon
Hosseini, Khaled: Sea Prayer
Arditi, Metin: Juliette dans son bain
Vickers, Salley: The cleaner of Chartres
Strout, Elizabeth: Anything is possible
Lescarret, Philippe: Blanc sec et série noire
Bühler, Michel: Un notable
Ahern, Cecilia : The marble collector
George, Elizabeth: Believing the Lie
Boyle, T.C.: The women
Allende, Isabel: City of the beasts
Tan, Amy: The Hundred Secret Senses
Baricco, Alessandro: Novecento: Pianiste
Boyle, T.C.: A friend of the earth
Ransom, C.J.: Lamentation
Olafsdottir, Afdur: Rosa Candida
Jones, David: In Parenthesis
Nicholson, Christopher: The Elephant Keeper
Rebétez, Monique: Le passage de la Déroute
James, Henry: Daisy Miller
Priestley, Chris: Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth
Durrell, Gerald: Encounters with Animals
McCurry, Bonnie: Steve McCurry: Une vie en images
Sloan, Robin: Sourdough
Cleave, Chris: Little Bee
Paris, Gilles: Autobiographie d'une courgette
Hogan, Ruth: The keeper of lost things
Galan, Alain: Chafouine
Shields, Carol: Small ceremonies
Robinson, Peter: Sleeping in the ground
Swasky: Love Gaudi
Oz, Amos: A Tale of Love and Darkness
This makes a total of 128, of which 49 in French.


Books I read in 2017:
Glykos, Alain : Parle-moi de Manolis
Harris, Joanne : The Lollipop Shoes
Bourdeault, Olivier: En attendant Bojangles
Boyle, T.C.: The harder they come
Cauwelaerert, Didier van: La femme de nos vies
Brinks, André : Philida
Ogawa, Ito : Le restaurant de l’amour retrouvé
Kipling, Rudyard : Kim (started)
Canin, Ethan : The Palace Thief
Lewinsky, Charles: un village sans histoires
Leigh Fermor , Patrick : The Broken Road
Boulanger, Mousse: Les Frontalières
Baronian, Jean-Baptiste: Le Bureau des risques et périls
Cuneo, Anne : Passage des Panoramas
Hulanicki, Barbara & Pel, Martin : The Biba Years
Bryson, Bill: Down Under
Maupin, Armistead: Mary Anne in autumn
Pryce, Malcolm: The unbearable lightness of being in Aberystwyth
Koch, Herman: The Dinner
Haldas, Georges: La légende des cafés
Monk Kidd, Sue : The Invention of Wings
Sigurdardottir, Yrsa: Why did you lie?
Gale, Patrick: A place called Winter
Roger, Marie-Sabine: Les encombrants
Garcia, Cristina: Dreaming in Cuban
Nesbo, Jo: Nemesis
Christie, Alix: Gutenberg’s Apprentice
Turell, Dan: Minuit à Copenhague
Bender, Aimée, The particular sadness of lemon cake
Chérel, Guillaume : Un bon écrivain est un écrivain mort
Hole, Stian : Le Ciel d’Anna
Brandreth, Giles : Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile
Jansson, Tove : The summer book
Lemaître, Pierre : Au revoir là-haut
Jonker, Peter : The Song and the Silence : Sitting Wind
Lagerlöf, Selma: Mon journal d’enfant
Maitland, Karen: Company of Liars
Durrell, Gerald: La terre qui murmure
Twain, Mark : A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (finished in June)
Atwood, Margaret: The Handmaid’s Tale
Manook, Ian: Yeruldelgger
Lepic, Alice: Paris caché
Fournier, Jean-Louis: Le CV de Dieu
Hines, Barry: A Kestrel for a Knave
Brandreth, Gyles: Oscar Wilde and the Ring of Death
L’Engle, Madeleine: A Wrinkle in Time
Brandreth, Gyles: Oscar Wilde and the Nest of Vipers
Hofmann, Blaise: Estive
Pilcher, Rosamunde: Under Gemini
Vernet, Thierry: Noces à Ceylon
Tremain, Rose: The Gustav Sonata
Boyle, T.C.: Drop City
Sedgwick, Marcus: Floodland (children’s book)
Didierlaurent, Jean-Paul: The reader on the 6.27
Coben, Harlan: Play dead
Capus, Alex: Léon et Louise
Lortchenkov, Vladimir: Des mille et une façons de quitter la Moldavie
Allingham, Margery : Sweet Danger
Gaiman, Neil : American Gods
Coe, Jonathan : The terrible privacy of Maxwell Sim
Carter, Angela: Nights at the circus
Nesbo, Jo: The Thirst
Hawkins, Paula: The girl on the train
Arnim, Elizabeth von: The Caravaners
Perry, Anne: Long Spoon Lane
Warêgne, Sandrine: Le banquier du quai du Mont-Blanc
McLain, Paula : The Paris wife
McCall Smith, Alexander: The dog who came in from the cold (Library)
McCall Smith, Alexander: Precious and Grace (Library)
Pamuk, Orhan: Snow
Coe, Jonathan: Number 11
Geda, Fabio: Dans la mer il y a des crocodiles
Gyasi, Yaa: Homegoing
Mawer, Simon: The glass room (library)
George, Nina : The little Paris bookshop
Robinson, Peter: When the music is over
McCall Smith, Alexander: A distant view of everything (library)
Thuy, Kim: Mân (library)
Liu, Ken: The Paper Menagerie
Walker, Brenda: Poe’s Cat (didn’t finish)
Pullman, Philip: Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage
Mawer, Simon: The girl who fell from the sky
Pullman, Philip: Lyra’s Oxford
Proulx, Annie: Barkskins
Carrère, Emmanuel: L’Adversaire
Parlatano, Sophie: Petite voie intérieure
Janulewicz, Romano Vlad: Petits papiers meurtris
Blais, Madeleine: To the New Owners
Perry, Anne: A Christmas Promise
Coetzee, J.M.:.Life and Times of Michael K
Walker, Alice: Possessing the secret of joy
Barnes, Djuna: Nightwood
Töpffer, Rodolphe: Voyages et aventures du Docteur Festus
Robinson, Peter: Caedmon’s Song
Davidson, Lionel: The Rose of Tibet
Copic, Branko: Un jardin couleur de mauve
Arnim, Elizabeth von: The solitary summer
Neruda, Pablo: Odes to common things
Leyshon, Nell: La couleur du lait
Robinson, Peter: The summer that never was
Heyerdahl, Thor; The Kon-Tiki Expedition
Bradbury, Ray: Dandelion wine
Bassani, Giorgio: The smell of hay
Sanchez Pardon, Daniel: Barcelona
Divakaruni, Chitra: Queen of Dreams

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