08/2015

These are the books I read in August,  2015.

The Fishermen
by Chigozie Obioma – Nigeria
2015/ 296 pages
rating 8 – contemp lit – (Booker LL)

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
by Yuval Noah Harari
2015/ 414 pages
rating 5 (liked parts) anthropology

The Moor’s Account
by Laila Lalami
2014/ 336 pages
rating 9/ historical fiction  (Booker LL)

A Little Life
by Hanya Yanagihara
2015/ 734 pages
Booker nominee
Rating – 9.5  (Booker LL)

The Illuminations
by Andrew O’Hagan
2014 / 305 pages
rating – 8 / contemp. fiction  (Booker LL)

A Brief History of Seven Killings
by Marlon James
2014/688 pages
Rating 9 / contemp. fiction –  literary crime/historical  (Booker LL)
Read by a “cast”  (I read and listened to this one)

Satin Island
by Tom McCarthy
2015 / 208 pages
rating 8 / contemp fiction  (Booker LL)

The Green Road
by Anne Enright
2014 / 312 pages (K)
read by: Alana Kerr, Lloyd James, Gerard Doyle: 9h 45m
rating:  8   (Booker LL) 

Maps
by Farah Nurruddin
1986 / 288 pages
rating – 8.5

One Second After
by William Forstchen Jr.
2009 / 345 pages (K.)
read by Joe Bennett
Rating 6 / contemp.  dystopian sci-fi

Island
by Aldous Huxley
1962/ 354 pages
rating 4 / sci-fi (utopian world creation)

Long Way Down
by Michael Sears
2015/ (341 pages)
read by David Chandler 10h 35m
rating:  A / crime

The Game of Silence
by Louise Erdrich
2006 / 288 pages
read by Anna Fields
rating –  8

The Morgesons
by Elizabeth Stodard
1862 / 310 pages (K)
rating:  4 / classic US

The Columbus Affair
by Steve Berry
2012 / 165 pages
read by Scott Brick
rating –  A-

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