Bill Bailey: My six best books - The Goldfinch and more

Bill Bailey: My six best books - The Goldfinch and more
 

THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt Abacus, £9.99
Ihave a son who is 13, like the protagonist when his mother dies. My son also has a flamboyant Russian friend, as the character does, so I felt an affinity with the book. For swathes of it, you’re in a state of tension and I liked the depiction of New York life. 
A DEATH IN THE FAMILY by Karl Ove Knausgaard Vintage, £8.99
A Norwegian author who chronicled every detail of his life. It could easily be intensely boring and sections seem like a parody, where he talks about the sound of cereal in the bowl, but it becomes strangely compelling. 
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