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The Good Soldier
Ford Madox Ford
Granta 7: Best of Young British Novelists
Granta: The Magazine of New Writing, Bill Buford
Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy
Max Hastings
Bamboo
William Boyd
Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe
Peter D. Ward, Donald Brownlee
HHhH
Laurent Binet, Sam Taylor Mullens
Richer Than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing Up
David Conn
One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson
Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race, and New Beginnings in a New South
Mark Kemp

A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters

A History of the World in 10½  Chapters - Julian Barnes A curate's egg for me. Each of the chapters is really a story/essay in its own right (albeit with a common thread). The first was quasi-biblical and left me cold; the second was quasi-legal and didn't move me either. But I persevered and the stories towards the end of the book were much more enjoyable.