Old reading

Covering 1994–2005. See JetPlane for my latest reading.


10/12/04
The secret life of Oscar Wilde; Neil McKenna
24/10/04
The Templars; Piers Paul Read
9/10/04
Life of Pi; Yann Martel
30/9/04
Raw spirit; Iain Banks
30/8/04
The curious incident of the dog in the night time; Mark Haddon
15/8/04
Nancy Clark’s sports nutrition handbook; Nancy Clark
1/8/04
The mirror of love; Alan Moore and Jose Viltarubbia
31/7/04
The one; Paul Reed
8/7/04
Cock and bull; Will Self
4/7/04
Eats, shoots and leaves; Lynne Truss
7/6/04
Venus as a boy; Luke Sutherland
2/6/04
Hey Nostradamus; Douglas Coupland
27/5/04
Winter birds; Jim Grimsley
21/5/04
The pursemonger of fugu; Greg Kramer
9/5/04
The snow garden; Christopher Rice
26/3/04
The man in the high castle; Philip K Dick
26/3/04
Message from the colonel; David Spencer
20/3/04
Heart monitor training for the compleat idiot; John J. Parker, Jr.
28/2/04
Do not pass go; Tim Moore
15/1/04
The twelve Ceasars; Gaius Suetonius Tranquillus

31/12/03
Talking cock; Richard Herring
26/12/03
Onyx; Felice Picano
22/12/03
The song of Hiawatha; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
15/12/03
The boy; Germain Greer
27/10/03
Querelle of Brest; Jean Genet
27/9/03
Paragliding-The complete course; Noel Whittall
13/9/03
The science of cooking; Peter Barham
2/9/03
A short history of nearly everything; Bill Bryson
2/9/03
My loose thread; Dennis Cooper
xx/8/03
The homosexual kings of England; Allan J. Miller
31/7/03
All families are psychotic; Douglas Coupland
3/7/03
Shakespear’s sonnets; Katherine Duncan Jones, ed.
29/6/03
Alice through the lookinglass; Lewis Carroll
22/6/03
Alice’s adventures in Wonderland; Lewis Carroll
22/5/03
The amber spyglass; Philip Pullman
25/4/03
The subtle knife; Philip Pullman
16/4/03
Northern lights; Philip Pullman
8/4/03
NoLogo; Naomi Klein
16/3/03
The portrait of Mr W.H.; Oscar Wilde
17/2/03
Microserfs; Douglas Coupland
18/1/03
The vagina monologues; Eva Ensler
12/1/03
At swim, two boys; Jamie O’Neill

26/12/02
Thinkskin; Emma Forrest
23/12/02
Sheepshagger; Niall Griffiths
20/12/02
Atonement; Ian McEwan
26/11/02
An introduction to English poetry; James Fenton
14/11/02
The Gay Times book of short stories; The next wave; P.P. Hartnett, Ed.
20/10/02
Diary of a madman and other stories; Gogol
10/10/02
Tales from Ovid; Ted Hughes
6/9/02
A density of souls; Christopher Rice
8/8/02
Prospero’s cell; Lawrence Durrell
13/7/02
The well of loneliness; Marguerite Radcliffe-Hall
9/6/02
The great Gatsby; F. Scott Fitzgerald
9/5/02
Dream boy; Jim Grimsley
4/5/02
Flat; Mark McDonald
17/3/02
Wildlife ; Richard Ford
30/1/02
Three men in a boat; Jerome K Jerome

25/12/01
Lanzarote cactus garden – A gardener’s notes; Guillermo B. Perdomo Perdomo
26/12/01
The Greek myths;Robert Graves
8/12/01
Breakfast at Tiffanys; Truman Capote
6/12/01
Five pubs, two bars and a nightclub;John Williams
?/11/01
Songs of innocence and of experience; William Blake
?/11/01
Streetcar named desire; Tennessee Williams
7/10/01
Enduring love; Ian McEwan
11/9/01
American psycho; Brett Easton Ellis
11/8/01
Ghostwritten; David Mitchell
3/7/01
Blott on the landscape; Tom Sharpe
24/6/01
Porterhouse blue; Tom Sharpe
17/6/01
Robert Burns; Gabriel Setoun
29/3/01
Rough music; Patrick Gale
29/1/01
The bell jar; Sylvia Plath
4/1/2001
War boy; Kief Hillsbery

18/12/00
Les liaisons dangereuses; Choderlos de Laclos
4/12/00
Captain Corelli’s mandolin; Louis de Bernieres
16/8/00
The prime of Miss Jean Brodie; Muriel Spark
8/8/00
Vanity fierce; Graeme Aitkin
24/6/00
Guide; Dennis Cooper
15/6/00
The potted guide to theology; Tony Gray and Steve English
19/5/00
Miss Wyoming; Douglas Coupland
16/5/00
Armistead Maupin; Patrick Gale
22/4/00
Molecules at an exhibition; John Elmsley
17/3/00
Loosing Alice; Noel Virtue
27/2/00
Inversions; Ian M Banks
20/2/00
Worms eat my garbage; Mary Appelhof
16/1/00
The tesseract; Alex Garland
14/1/00
Restraint of beasts; Magnus Mills
1/1/00
Amsterdam; Ian McEwan

26/9/99
The spell; Alan Hollinghurst
15/8/99
Demon; John Varley
6/8/99
Wizard; John Varley
25/7/99
Titan; John Varley
11/7/99
Girlfriend in a coma; Douglas Coupland
8/7/99
The story of Britain, A people’s history; Roy Strong
12/6/99
Moab is my washpot; Stephen Fry
21/5/99
Brave new world; Aldous Huxley
9/5/99
The little prince; Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
2/5/99
The odyssey; Homer (translated Robert Fagles)
16/3/99
The Kenneth Williams diaries; Russel Davies, ed.
7/1/99
Nymphomation; Jeff Noon

24/12/98
The confessions of Aubrey Beardsley; Donald S Olson
2/12/98
The golden bough; J G Frazer
29/11/98
Son of the tree; Jack Vance
25/11/98
The languages of Pao; Jack Vance
21/9/98
Visual C++; Gregg Perry & Jim Ross
13/7/98
Like people in history; Felice Picano
3/7/98
Mr Clive and Mr Page; Neil Bartlett
30/6/98
Excession; Ian Banks
23/6/98
Pink; Gus Van Sant
16/3/98
The gods of the Greeks; Carl Kerényi
25/1/98
The compassion protocol; Hervé Guibert
9/1/98
Behind the scenes at the museum; Kate Atkinson
3/1/98
Grimus; Salman Rushdi

29/12/97
Granta 43: Best of young British novelists, 2; Bill Buford, ed.
20/12/97
Making history; Stephen Fry
1/12/97
Classic American short stories; Douglas Grant, ed.
7/10/97
Automated Alice; Jeff Noon
5/9/97
The mindmap book; Tony Buzan
22/8/97
Rhialto the marvellous; Jack Vance
11/8/97
Cugel’s saga; Jack Vance
26/7/97
The eyes of the overworld; Jack Vance
22/7/97
The dying earth; Jack Vance
16/7/97
A clockwork orange; Anthony Burgess
22/6/97
PWA; Oscar Moore
7/6/97
The uplift war; David Brin
19/5/97
Startide rising; David Brin
6/5/97
Sundiver; David Brin
25/4/97
Last orders; Graham Swift
2/4/97
The Faber book of science; John Carey, ed.
14/2/97
The pollinators of Eden; John
Boyd
6/2/97
The rakehells of heaven; John
Boyd
27/1/97
The
last starship from earth
; John
Boyd
22/1/97
Breaking the surface; Greg
Louganis
7/1/97
Ecstasy;
Irvine Welsh

27/12/96
Shampoo planet; Douglas
Coupland
26/12/96
Bored of
the rings
; Harvard Lampoon
8/12/96
Porterhouse blue; Tom Sharpe
5/12/96
Against a dark background; Iain
M Banks
2/11/96
Heart of the world; H
Rider Haggard
21/10/96
A tale of the ragged mountains; Edgar Alan Poe
14/10/96
Hello darling are you working?; Rupert Everett
27/9/96
The long dark tea-time of the soul; Douglas Adams
7/9/96
Dirk Gently’s holistic detective agency; Douglas Adams
8/8/96
Dune messiah; Frank Herbert
25/7/96
Dune; Frank Herbert
3/7/96
The facts of life; Patrick Gale
25/6/96
Querelle of Brest; Jean Genet
8/6/96
Jack the modernist; Robert Gluck
6/6/96
Jane Eyre; Charlotte Brontë
16/4/96
Dubliners; James Joyce
30/3/96
Fire down below; William Golding
17/3/96
Close quarters; William Golding
21/2/96
Rites of passage; William Golding
?/1/96
Feersum enjiin; Ian
Banks

?/12/95
Gormenghast; Mervyn Peak
15/11/95
The outsider; Albert
Camus
5/11/95
Throy;
Jack
Vance
?/10/95
The satyricon; Petronius
12/9/95
Life after God; Douglas Coupland
6/8/95
Marabou stork nightmares; Irvine Welsh
13/8/95
An artist of the floating world; Kazuo Ishiguro
?/7/95
Intimate voices; Tom Leonard
20/7/95
Maurice; E.M. Forster
2/7/95
Generation X; Douglas Coupland
26/5/95
Pollen;
Jeff
Noon
15/4/95
Steel beach; John Varley
?/3/95
The duration of a kiss; Peter Wells
?/2/95
The man who fell to earth; Walter Trevis

24/12/94
Blue heaven; Joe Kennan
21/12/94
The swimming pool library; Alan Hollinghurst
20/12/94
Soul music; Terry Pratchett
23/11/94
Witches abroad; Terry Pratchett
13/11/94
Frisk; Dennis
Cooper
21/10/94
The
five gold bands
; Jack Vance
18/10/94
The wasp factory; Iain Banks
19/9/94
Wrong; Dennis
Cooper
11/8/94
Canal dreams; Ian
Banks
26/7/94
The acid house; Irvine Welsh
8/7/94
The buddha of suburbia; Hanif Kureishi
5/7/94
Wuthering heights; Emily Brontë
1/7/94
Good bones; Margaret Atwood
24/6/94
Small gods; Terry Pratchett
21/6/94
Vurt; Jeff
Noon
13/6/94
The catcher in the rye; J.D. Salinger
11/6/94
Trainspotting; Irvine Welsh
2/6/94
Trick or treat; Richie Tankersley
1/6/94
The folding star; Alan Hollinghurst
25/5/94
Closer; Dennis
Cooper