What you read during 2013

These were the most borrowed books from Edinburgh’s libraries during 2013. How many have you read?


1. Standing in another man’s grave by Ian Rankin

2. The casual vacancy by J.K Rowling

3. The chess men by Peter May

4. The impossible dead by Ian Rankin

5. A wanted man by Lee Child

6. Bring up the bodies by Hilary Mantel

7. Life after life by Kate Atkinson

8. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

9. Close to the bone by Stuart MacBride

10. Instructions for a heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell

11. The Lewis man by Peter May

12. The Blackhouse by Peter May

13. Phantom by Jo Nesbø

14. The bat byJo Nesbø

15. Deadly business by Quintin Jardine

16. The black box by Michael Connelly

17. The forgotten by David Baldacci

18. Funeral note by Quintin Jardine

19. The affair by Lee Child

20. Private Berlin by James Patterson

Non fiction

1. Leaving Alexandria: a memoir of faith and doubt by Richard Holloway

2. Return of a king: the battle for Afghanistan by William Dalrymple

3. Why be happy when you could be normal? by Jeanette Winterson

4. Quiet: the power of introverts by Susan Cain

5. Save with Jamie by Jamie Oliver

6. Is it just me? by Miranda Hart

7. The examined life by Stephen Grosz

8. My animals and other family by Clare Balding

9. Thinking, fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman

10. Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

11. The fast diet by Dr Michael Moseley and Mimi Spencer

12. The baby-led weaning cookbook by Gill Rapley

13. Moranthology by Caitlin Moran

14. Patrick Leigh Fermor: an adventure by Artemis Cooper

15. Edinburgh by Geoff Holder

16. Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson

17. How to be a woman by Caitlin Morran

18. Jamie’s 30 minute meals by Jamie Oliver

19. Great answers to tough interview questions by Martin Yate

20. Vanished years by Rupert Everett


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