what i’m reading now: tree of smoke — denis johnson

what i just finished:

go tell it on the mountain — james baldwin

in the lake of the woods — tim o’brien

the testaments — margaret atwood

a death in the family — james agee

the wild muir — john muir

how the night is divided — david matlin

the noise of time — julian barnes

the overstory — richard powers

shadow without a name — ignacio padilla

the stone sky — n.k. jemison

the obelisk gate — n.k. jemison

the 5th season — n.k. jemisin

circe — madeline miller

child of light mary shelley — muriel spark

will in the world — stephen greenblatt

little — edward carey

the gun my sister killed herself with — daniel lawless

reputations — juan gabriel vásquez

the book of disquiet — fernando pessoa

the tsar of love and techno – anthony marra

train dreams — denis johnson

dune — frank herbert

the three-body problem – cixin liu

when we were orphans: kazou ishiguro

men without women: haruki murakami

never let me go:  kazuo ishiguro

alone in berlin:  hans fallada

frankenstein; or, the modern prometheus: mary shelley

lovers on all saints day: juan gabriel vásquez

lincoln in the bardo:  george saunders

home:  marilynne robinson

between the world and me:  ta-nehisi coates

the arab of the future 2:  riad sattouf

the arab of the future:  riad sattouf

frost: thomas bernhard

angels on toast:  dawn powell

the thief:  fuminori nakamura

mirror mirror: gregory maguire

missing person:   patrick modiano

exit west:  mohsin hamid

reunion:  fred uhlman

all the light we cannot see:  anthony doerr

man with a blue scarf, on sitting for a portrait by lucian freud: martin gayford

house of the sleeping beauties: yasunari kawabata

master of go:  yasunari kawabata

the heart goes last: margaret atwood

slade house:  david mitchell

at night we walk in circles:  daniel alarcón

the story of the lost child: elena ferrante

friends and heroes:  olivia manning

the spoilt city:  olivia manning

the great fortune:  olivia manning

toby’s room:  pat barker

brother of the more famous jack: barbara trapido

another world:  pat barker

the buried giant: kazuo ishiguro

cliffs of fall:  shirley hazzard

under the glacier:    halldor laxness

venice:  lion city:  the religion of empire — gary wills

burial rites — hannah kent

kafka on the shore — haruki murakami

elizabeth is missing — emma healey

eva trout — elizabeth bowen

redeployment — phil klay

the museum of innocence — orhan pamuk

the secret river — kate grenville

how to get filthy rich in rising asia — mohsin hamid

the bone clocks —  david mitchell

threshold of fire:  a novel of fifth century rome — hella s. haasse

stone mattress — margaret atwood

those who leave and those who stay — elena ferrante

the great fire — shirley hazzard

madd addam — margaret atwood

always coming home — ursula k. le guin

an unnecessary woman — rabih alameddine

malgudi days — r.k. narayan

the story of a new name — elena ferrante

my brillaint friend — elena ferrante

memoirs of hadrian — marguerite yourcenar

the siege of krishnapur — j.g. farrell

the troubles – j.g. farrell

dear life — alice munro