Books Read in 2020

Whew! The year is over and for the first time ever, I listed every book read during the year. Little did I know as the year started what an excellent year this would be for staying at home and reading a book. And how lucky I was to be able to do that.

Here’s the list:

Lucky Galah – Tracy Sorensen

Monkey Grip – Helen Garner

Happily Never After – Jill Stark

Peace – Garry Disher

The Family Law- Benjamin Law

The Sorrow of War – Bao Tinh

Transcription –  Kate Atkinson

A God in Ruins – Kate Aktinson

Not The End of The World – Kate Atkinson 

Superpower – Ross Garnaut 

The Handmaids Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Testaments – Margaret Atwood

Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson

Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel

Bring Up The Bodies – Hilary Mantel

The Mirror and the Light  – Hilary Mantel

The Happiest Refugee – Anh Do 

Woman of Substances – Jenny Valentish

Walking – Kim Kelly

Phosphorescence – Julia Baird 

The Lido – Libby Page

Bass Rock – Evie Wyld

Drink? – Dr David Nutt

The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle – Sophie Green

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober – Catherine Gray

All The Birds Singing – Evie Wyld

Amos Barton – George Eliot

Dry – Augusten Burroughs 

Bad Behaviour – Liz Byrski

Defying The Enemy Within – Joe Williams 

How To Be A Mindful Drinker – Club Soda 

The Good Turn – Dervla McTiernan

Welcome To Country – Marcia Langton

The Ruín – Dervla McTiernan

The Scholar – Dervla McTiernan

Control – Hugh Montgomery

Radical Acceptance – Tara Brach

Lust and Wonder – Augusten Burroughs 

The Details – Tegan Bennett Daylight

Big Magic – Elizabeth Gilbert Audible

The Casual Vacancy – JK Rowling

Living Forward – Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy

The Pandemic Century – Mark Honigsbaum

Hot Pursuit – Rebecca Freeborn 

Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardine Evaristo

One Life, my mother’s story – Kate Grenville

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – Gail Honeyman 

Wired For Story – Lisa Cron

The Authenticity Project  – Clare Pooley

Influenza – Dr Jeremy Brown

Sand Talk – Tyson Yunkaporta

Eggshell Skull – Bri Lee

Night Boat To Tangier – Kevin Barry

Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart

In My Skin – Katie Holden 

Mayflies – Andrew O’Hagan

Skylarking – Kate Mildenhall

Her Last Words – Kim Kelly 

Tell Me Why – Archie Roach

Three Women – Lisa Taddeo

The Salt Path – Raynor Winn

No Matter Our Wreckage – Gemma Carey

The Last Act of Love – Cathy Rentsenbrink

Loving What Is – Byron Katie

Empty Sky – UTS Writers’ Anthology

The Fall of the Roman Empire – Peter Heather 

Burnt Sugar – Avni Doshi

Leave The World Behind – Rumaan Alam 

A Room Full of Leaves – Kate Grenville

The Memoir Book – Patti Miller

The Friend – Sigrid Nunez

The Wild Silence – Raynor Winn

The Weekend – Charlotte Wood

Becoming – Michelle Obama

The Yield – Tara June Winch

Just My Luck – Adele Parks 

The Sharp End – Gabrielle Lord

The Lieutenant – Kate Grenville

78 books, blimey…

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