Books, Shorts, and Movies in 2017

Books

  1. Buddha Vol. 4: The Forest of Uruvela – Osamu Tezuka (Japan, 1983, 4/5)
  2. Buddha Vol. 5: Deer Park – Osamu Tezuka (Japan, 1983, 4/5)
  3. The Hunting Gun – Yasushi Inoue (Japan, 1949, 4.5/5)
  4. My Friend Dahmer – Derf Backderf (USA, 2012, 4.5/5)
  5. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote (USA, 1966, 4.5/5)
  6. Dance by the Light of the Moon – Judith Vanistendael (Belgium, 2007, 4/5)
  7. Buddha Vol 6: Ananda – Osamu Tezuka (Japan, 1983, 3/5)
  8. Aya: The Secrets Come Out (Aya #3) – Marguerite Abouet, Clément Oubrerie (Ivory Coast/France, 2007, 3/5)
  9. Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin (US/France, 1956, 4.5/5)
  10. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson (UK, 1882, 3.5/5)
  11. My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante (Italy, 2011, 3/5)
  12. The Temple of Dawn – Yukio Mishima (Japan, 1970, 3/5)
  13. Oranges are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson (England, UK, 1985, 3.5/5)
  14. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philip K. Dick (US, 1968, 4/5)
  15. The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad (UK, 1907, 3.5/5)
  16. Black Rain – Masuji Ibuse (Japan, 1965, 4.5/5)
  17. Hour of the Star – Clarice Lispector (Brazil, 1977, 3/5)
  18. Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Netherlands/Germany, 1947, 5/5)
  19. The Happy Reader Issue 9 (Summer 2017, 4/5)

Movies

  1. Ex Machina (UK, 2015, 8/10)
  2. Rogue One (2016, 7/10)
  3. Brooklyn (Ireland/USA, 2015, 9/10)
  4. Capote (USA, 2005, 8/10)
  5. Beauty and the Beast (2017, 10/10)
  6. The Girl on the Train (US/UK, 2016, 6/10)
  7. Kingsman: The Secret Service (UK, 2014, 9/10)
  8. Arrival (US, 2016, 8/10)
  9. Ghost in the Shell (2017, 8/10)
  10. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017, 9/10)
  11. Alien: Covenant (2017, 6/10)
  12. Manchester by the Sea (US, 2016, 7/10)
  13. Wonder Woman (2017, 9/10)
  14. I, Daniel Blake (UK, 2016, 7/10)
  15. Hidden Figures (US, 2016, 8/10)
  16. La La Land (US, 2016, 8/10)