Top ten books

For no particular reason, and in no particular order, I present a list of the top ten books that I have read recently.

1. Samarkand by Amin Maalouf
2. The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster
3. My name is Red by Orhan Pamuk
4. The Mapmaker’s Wife by Robert Whittaker
5. The Great Arc by John Keay
6. The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
7. The Haunting of L. by Howard Norman
8. Stories of your life and others by Ted Chiang
9. Longitude by Dava Sobel
10. The River of Gods by Ian McDonald


3 thoughts on “Top ten books

  1. All of them! Except maybe river of gods. Come to think of it, River of Gods doesn’t really belong there. Oh Ok: read The mapmaker’s wife. I can’t seem to stop plugging it.

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