Best Books: 2021-2025

5* Books Read in 2021-2022

2021
Fiction
  • Pearl Abraham, Die Romanleserin
  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun
  • Naomi Alderman, Disobedience
  • Ewald Arenz, Alte Sorten
  • Andrea Camilleri, The Cook of the Halcyon
  • Andrea Camilleri, Riccardino
  • Max Frisch, Stiller
  • Peter Høeg, Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow
  • Pascal Mercier, Das Gewicht der Worte
  • Ferdinand von Schirach, Strafe
  • Martin Suter, Elefant
  • Benedict Wells, Vom Ende der Einsamkeit
Poetry
  • Anne Carson, H of H Playbook
Non-Fiction
  • Mikel Jollett, Hollywood Park: A Memoir
  • Rosemary Radford Ruether, Gaia and God: An Ecofeminist Theology of Earth Healing
2022
Fiction
  • Marco Balzano, Ich bleibe hier
  • Simone de Beauvoir, The Inseparables
  • Sandra Lüpkes, Die Schule am Meer
  • Thomas Mann, Buddenbrooks: Verfall einer Familie
  • Dror Mishani, Drei
  • Mariette Navarro, Über die See
  • Bernhard Schlink, Abschiedsfarben
  • Bernhard Schlink, Die Enkelin
  • Joachim B. Schmidt, Tell
  • Alex Schulman, Die Überlebenden
  • Colm Tóibín, The Magician
  • Juli Zeh, Über Menschen
Poetry
  • Brian Bilston, Refugees
  • Kenneth Steven, Iona: New and Selected Poems
Non-FICTION
  • Guli Francis-Dehqani, Cries for a Lost Homeland: Reflections on Jesus’ Sayings from the Cross
  • Martin Gayford, Spring Cannot Be Cancelled: David Hockney in Normandy
  • Mark Thiessen Nation, Discipleship in a World Full of Nazis: Recovering the True Legacy of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Yvonne Sherwood, A Biblical Text and Its Afterlives: The Survival of Jonah in Western Culture
  • Monica Weis and Harry L. Hinkle, Thomas Merton’s Gethsemani: Landscapes of Paradise
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