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BOOKS TO BE READ (TBR)

 

In 2022 I read 88 books out of 271 from my TBR shelves.
Carrying over into 2023 are 189 books. The number of books has increased since I have added audio- and e-books to my TBR.  Books marked in bold are read during the year.

Read: 2015 - 42/274

Read: 2016 - 51/220

Read: 2017 - 55/233

Read: 2018 - 58/223

Read: 2019 - 41/219

Read: 2020 - 64/271

Read: 2021 - 54/211

Read: 2022 - 88/271 

Read: 2023 - 47/192

A (0/0)


B (3/18)

Baker, Carlos - Ernest Hemingway (NF)

Banning, Tim - The Pursuit of Glory - The Five Revolutions that made Modern Europe 1648-1815 (NF)

Banville, John - Doctor Copernicus

Beckman, Margareta - Axel von Fersen och drottning Marie-Antoinette (NF)

Beevor, Anthony - Stalingrad (NF)

Bellman, Carl Michael - Dikter i urval (Selected poems)

Berggren, Laurence - Columbus, The Four Voyages (NF)

Bojs, Karin - Min europeiska familj, De senaste 54000 åren (NF)

Boye, Karin - Kallocain

Brook, Timothy - Vermeer's Hat (NF)

Brook-Shepherd, Gordon - The Austrians, A Thousand-Year Odyssey (NF)

Brooks, Geraldine - Nine Parts of Desire

Brown, Carolina - Den bekväma vardagen, Kvinnor kring bord på 1700-talets Näs (2020)

Bullen, J.B. - Thomas Hardy - The World of His Novels (NF)

Burlin, Tua - Konungens ultimatum

Burman, Carina - Bellman (NF)

Bussy-Rabutin - Histoire amoureuse des Gaules (NF)

Byatt, A. S. - The Children's Book


C (9/16)

Carew, Tom - Jihad, The Secret War in Afghanistan (NF)

Le Carré, John - En eftersökt man

Chang/Holiday, Juang/Jon - Mao - The Unknown Story (NF)

Christensen, Inga - Vikingarna i det frankiska riket (NF)

Christie, Agatha - The Seven Dials Mystery

Christie, Agatha - The Listerdale Mystery

Christie, Agatha - Appointment With Death

Christie, Agatha - N or M?

Christie, Agatha - Destination Unknown

Christie, Agatha - The Clocks

Christie, Agatha - At Bertram's Hotel

Coben, Harlan - Inte ett ord (Run Away)

Coetzee, J.M. - The Master of Petersburg

Coote, Stephen - John Keats - A Life (NF)

Cornwell, Patricia - Trace

Cowles, Virginia - The Rothschilds (e-book) (NF)


D (5/9)

Delblanc, Sven - Homerisk hemkomst

Delon, Michel & Sajous D'Oria, Michèle - Casanova in Venice

Desmond/Moore, Adrian/James - Darwin's Sacred Cause, Race, Slavery and the quest for Human Origins (NF)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Idiot (part I and part II)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - The Brothers Karamazov (part I and II)

Dostoyevsky, Fyodor - Demons

du Maurier, Daphne - The King's General

du Maurier, Daphne - The Parasites

du Maurier, Daphne - The Glass Blowers 


E  (1/5)

Einhorn, Lena - Vad hände på vägen till Jerusalem? (NF)

Ekman, Kerstin - Händelser vid vatten (Blackwater) 

Ekman, Kerstin - Grand final i skojarbranschen 

Englund, Peter - Ofredsår (NF)

Englund , Peter - Den oövervinnelige (NF)

F (0/7)

Ferguson, Niall  - The Ascent of Money (NF)
Ferguson, Niall  - Civilization - The West and the Rest (NF)

Figes, Orlando - Natasha's Dance, A Cultural History of Russia (NF)

Fitzgerald, Penelope - Edward Burne-Jones - A Life (NF)

Follett, Ken - A Dangerous Fortune

Franzen, Jonathan - Freedom

Fredriksson, Gunnar - 29 filosofer (NF)


G 7/15)
Gabaldon, Diana - The Scottish Prisoner

Galsworthy, John - The Man of Property

Galsworthy, John - Indian Summer of a Forsyte

Galsworthy, John - In Chancery

Galsworthy, John - Awakening, To Let

Galsworthy, John - The White Monkey

Galsworthy, John - The Silver Spoon

Garai, Indrajit - The Man Without Shelter

Gay, Peter - Freud - A Life of Our Time (NF)
Gee, Maurice - Plumb

George, Elizabeth - Well-schooled in Murder

Gibson, Carrie - Empire's Crossroads, A New History of the Caribbean (NF)

Greve, Tora - Hammerslag, En oscariansk alternativhistoria

Gunve. Marianne E. - Fina flickor

Gustavsson, Per - Skånesägner

 

H (5/17)

Hagerman, Maja - Spåren av kungens män  (NF)

Haldon, John - Byzantium (NF)

Harrison, Dick - Tusen år i Uppåkra (NF)

Harrison, Dick - Slaveri - Forntiden till Renässansen (NF)

Harrison, Dick - Sveriges medeltid (NF)

Hemingway, Ernest - Winner Take Nothing
Hemingway, Ernest - To Have And Have Not

Henry, Emily - Book Lovers

Herman, Eleanor - Sex with kings. 500 years of adultery, power, rivalry, and revenge (NF)

Herrin, Judith - Byzantium - The Surprising Life of a Medieval Empire (NF)

Hope, Anthony - The Prisoner of Zenda

Hough, Robert - The Final Confession of Mabel Stark

Hughes-Hallett, Lucy - Gabriele d'Annunzio (NF)
Hughes-Hallett, Lucy - Cleopatra (NF)

Hugo, Victor - The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre-Dame de Paris)
Hägg, Göran - Sanningen är alltid oförskämd, En biografi över August Strindberg (NF)
Håkansson, Gabriella - Aldermans Arvinge


I (1/2)

Illies, Florian - Kärlek i hatets tid (Liebe in Zeiten des Hasses/Love in a Time of Hate) (NF)

Ivesköld, Monica - FramgångsRIK&Lycklig  (NF)


J (1/3)

Jacobovici, Simcha and Wilson, Barrie - The Lost Gospel - Decoding the Ancient Text that Reveals Jesus' Marriage to Mary the Magdalene (NF)

Janfeldt, Bengt - En osalig ande, Berättelsen om Axel Munthe (NF)

Johannesson, Jan - Tychonium, Upptäckten

K (2/8)

Kamen, Henry - The Exiles Who Created Spanish Culture  (NF)

Karlsson, Ingmar - Turkiets historia (The History of Turkey) (NF)
Karlsson, Ingmar - Det omaka paret, Tjeckernas och slovakernas historia (NF)

Karlsson, Ingmar - Ett utrikes liv

Kean, Sam - The Disappearing Spoon (NF) 

Koen, Karleen - Och nu ansikte mot ansikte (Now Face to Face)

Huang, R.F. - Babel, An Arcane History

Kylhammar, Martin - Ett hemligt liv (NF)


L (2/13)

Lane Fox, Robin - The Classic World - An Epic History of Greece and Rome (NF) 

Lappin, Linda - Signatures In Stone

Laoutaris, Chris - Shakespeare and the Countess

Lauritzson, Ola - Aktier, 3 steg till ekonomiskt oberoende (NF)
Lawrence, D.H. - Women in Love
Lawrence, D.H. - Sons and Lovers

Leblanc, Maurice - Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar

Lee, Hermione - Edith Wharton (NF)

León, Vicki - Working IX to V, Orgy Planners, Funeral Clowns, and Other Prized Professions of the Ancient World (2020) (NF)

Lidman, Sven - Augustinus bekännelser (NF)
Liljestrand, Jens - Mannen i skogen (NF)

Lindqvist, Cecilia - Tecknens rike - en berättelse om kineserna och deras skrivtecken (NF)
Lindqvist, Herman - Sverige och Polen, 1000 år av krig och kärlek (NF)

M (2/12)
MacEwan, Helen - Winifred Gérin: Biographer of the Brontës (NF)     

MacKrell, Judith - Flappers
Madame X - My Notorious Life

Mansel, Philip - Constantinopel (NF)

Maugham, W. Somerset - A Writer's Notebook (NF)

Merriman, Helena - Tunnel 29 (NF)

Miller, Madeline - Circe

Montefiore, Simon Sebag - Sashenka
Montefiore, Simon Sebag - Jerusalem (NF)

Morris, Mary - The Virago Book of Women Travellers (NF)

Munthe, Axel - The Story of San Michele (NF)

Murphy, Bernadette - Van Gogh's Ear, The True Story (NF)


N (3/9)

Napier, Gordon - The Rise and the Fall of the Knights Templar (NF)

Njal's Saga
Norrby, Göran - Huset von Fersens uppgång och fall (NF)
Norrhem, Svante - Christina och Carl Piper, En biografi  (NF)

Norström, Åke - 1500-talets Malmö, Om människor i en stad (NF)

North, Claire - Ithaca

Norup, Pia - Aldre mer trött (NF)

Norwich, John Julius - Byzantium II: The Apogee (NF)
Norwich, John Julius - Byzantium III: The Decline and Fall (NF)

O (0/5
)

Oates, Joyce Carol - Blondie

Ohlsson, Bengt - Gregorius

Orczy, Baroness - The Scarlet Pimpernel

Ottosson Mikael & Parment, Anders - Allt du behöver veta för att starta och driva företag

Oz, Amos - En berättelse om kärlek och mörker

P (0/8)

Pasternak, Boris, Doctor Zhivago
Pearl, Eric - The Reconnection (NF)

Pearl, Matthew - The Dante Club
Pears, Iain - Den fjärde sanningen (An Instance of the Fingerpost)
Perlmutter, David - Grain Brain (NF)

Persson, Stefan & Juhlin Alftberg, Jimmy - Undsättningen, Det danska fälttåget till Kristianstad 1678 (NF)

Peterson, Jordan B. - 12 Rules for Life, An Antidote to Chaos (NF)
Petersson, Erik - Kungar, en världshistoria (Kings) (NF)


R (1/7)

Radden Keefe, Patrick - Empire of Pain (NF)

Read, Sara - Maids, Wives and Widows (NF)

Reynolds, Michael - Hemingway, The Paris Years (NF)

Rutherford, Edward - Sarum
Rutherford, Edward - Russka

Rydberg, Anders, Red. - Världens största konspirationer (NF)
Rydell, Anders - Boktjuvarna (NF)

S (1/14)

Sackville West, Robert - Inheritance (NF)
Saijonmaa, Arja - En ung naken kvinna - mötet med Mikis (NF)

Saint, Jennifer - Elektra

Saint, Jennifer - Atalanta

Saramago, Jose - Historien om Lissabons belägring (The History of the Siege of Lisbon)

Seton, Anya - Katherine
Seymour, Gerald - The Untouchable
Shaw, George Bernard - The Doctor's Dilemma

Skansjö, Sten - Skånes historia (NF)

Stendhal - The Red and the Black

Stig, Oline - Jupiters öga (Jupiter's Eye)

Strandberg/Bergmark, Mats/Sara - Eld
Strindberg, August - En dåres försvarstal (Le Plaidoyer d'un four/the Defence of a Fool) (NF)

Svensson, Lars (ed) - Abraham Ekerholms Dagboksanteckningar från 1792 (NF)


T (0/6)

Talbot Rice, Tamara - Tamara - Memoirs of St Petersburg, Paris, Oxford and Byzantium (NF)

Tellcamp, Uwe - Tornet (der Turm, The Tower)
Terzani, Tiziano - A Fortune-Teller Told Me (NF)

Tolstoy, Leo - Anna Karenina

Trenhaile, John - Krysalis

Turnbull, Andrew - Scott Fitzgerald (NF)

U (0/1)

Urban, William - The Teutonic Knights (NF)

V (1/4)

Verne, Jules - The Courier of the Tsar, or Michael Stroganoff

Vincent, Patrick (ed.) - Chillon, A Literary Guide

Vincenzi, Penny - no angel 

Voss, Julia - Hilma af Klint (NF)


W (1/9)

Walker, Matthew - Why we sleep - unlocking the power of sleep and dreams  (NF)
Wallerman, Stig - Odödliga ord och deras historia (NF)
      

Waters, Sarah - Fingersmith

Wesseling, Henk, Imperiernas tid 1815-1919 (Europa's koloniale eeuw. De koloniale rijken in de negentiende eeuw, 1815-1919)  (NF)

Wetterberg, Gunnar - Kansler Axel Oxenstierna, 2 (NF)

Williams, Pip - The Dictionary of Lost Words

Woolf, Virginia - Moments of Being
Woolfolk Cross, Donna - Påven Johanna (Pope Joan)
Wright, Peter - Spy Catcher (NF)

Y (0/0)

Z (2/3)

Zweig, Stefan - Marie Antoinette  (NF)

Zweig, Stefan - Messages From a Lost World, Europe on the Brink (NF)

Zweig, Stefan - The World of Yesterday, Memoirs of a European (NF)

Å (0/1)

Åsbrink, Elisabeth - Orden som formade Sverige (NF)

Ö (0/0)

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