These Violent Delights names Updike a Best Book

Screen Shot 2014-06-27 at 7.00.01 PMTom Shone, whose blog, These Violent Delights, is read on both sides of the Atlantic, has released his “Best of 2014 So Far” lists of films, books, music, television, and performances, and Adam Begley’s Updike┬átops the list of best reads.

Behind it is Mark Harris’s Five Came Back, The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz, Jenni Fagan’s The Panopticon, and Bark, from Lorrie Moore.

Shone’s top films, for the sake of comparison, are Under the Skin, Grand Budapest Hotel, Boyhood, We’re the Best! and Edge of Tomorrow.

Here’s the full article.

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