Go Book Yourself: Dan’s Top 5 Books Of 2014
Editor Daniel Dalton’s favourite reads of the year…
Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill for a witty, wise and heartbreaking book filled with profound and insightful writing.
Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer for an utterly gorgeous love affair written entirely in letters (released 2013, read this year).
Ablutions by Patrick DeWitt for a dark, drunken, downward spiral in a Los Angeles dive bar (released 2009, read this year).
Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle for a beautiful, haunting ballad of a novel, an ode to solitude and secret lives.
My Salinger Year Joanna Rakoff for a young woman traversing New York, publishing, her twenties, and the most famous author in the world.