Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

Dearly by Margaret Atwood (poetry)

Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head by Warsan Shire (poetry)

Lean Fall Stand by Jon McGregor

Skybound by Rebecca Loncraine

French Braid by Anne Tyler

The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Happiness by Aminatta Forna

While Paris Slept by Ruth Druart

Character by Robert McKee

The Creative Writing Coursebook Edited by Julia Bell and Paul Magrs

The Glorious Guinness Girls by Emily Hourican

Love Marriage by Monica Ali

Scary Monsters by Michelle De Kretser

Here Comes the Miracle by Anna Beecher

The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

Vivian Maier Developed: The Untold Story of the Photographer Nanny by Ann Marks

Like Family: Growing Up in Other People’s Houses, a Memoir by Paula McLain

More Miracle Than Bird by Alice Miller

Theft by Finding by David Sedaris

A Death in the Family by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family Feuds by Lyndall Gordon

The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt

London: A Novel by Edward Rutherford

Those Who Are Loved by Victoria Hislop

The Library: A Fragile History by Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen

Manifesto by Bernardine Evaristo

Vivian Maier: Developed by Ann Marks

Inadvertent (Why I Write) by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Piranesi by Susanna Clark

The First Five Books of Poems by Louise Gluck

The North Water by Ian McGuire

The Picture Book by Jo Baker

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

When The Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

The Fair Botanists by Sara Sheridan

Snow Country by Sebastian Faulks

A Sting in the Tale: Art, Hoax and Provocation by Antoinette LaFarge

The Hummingbird by Sandro Veronesi

V is for Victory by Lissa Evans

A Swimming in a Pond in the Rain by George Saunders

The Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead

The Stranding by Kate Sawyer

The Stories of Tobias Wolff by Tobias Wolff

Nightbitch: A Novel by Rachel Yoder

The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

Sing to It: Stories by Amy Hempel

Do Not Deny Me: Stories by Jean Thompson

Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh

Less by Andrews Sean Greer

Family Life by Akhil Sharma

Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower

Book of Costume by Millia Davenport

The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World by Lewis Hyde

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown

Memories, Dreams, Reflections by C.G. Jung (a re-read)

Poems: The Centenary Edition by Elizabeth Bishop

Living by Fiction by Annie Dilliard

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (awaiting arrival)

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard (a rereading)

The Great Mistake by Jonathan Lee

The Suitcase: Six Attempts to Cross a Border by Frances Stonor Saunders

Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde

Swimming Home by Deborah Levy

Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Gnozi Adichie

The Overstory by Richard Powers

John Cheever: A Vision of the World Edited by Julian Barnes

Circus of Wonders by Elizabeth Macneal ****

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal

The Unnatural History Museum by Viktor Wynd

The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather

Real Estate by Deborah Levy

The Cost of Living by Deborah Levy. ****

The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy

Early Levy: Beautiful Mutants and Swallowing Geography by Deborah Levy

Hot Milk by Deborah Levy

The Unloved by Deborah Levy

Things I Don’t Want to Know by Deborah Levy

A Discarded Life: 148 Diaries Found in a Skip by Alexander Masters

Silence: A Novel by Shusako Endo

Whereabouts: A Novel by Lahiri Jhumpa

In Other Words by Lahiri Jhumpa

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dilliard

Henri-Cartier Bresson: His Archive of 390 Photographs from the Victoria and Albert Museum

A Responsibility to Awe by Rebecca Elson

Pages for Her by Sylvia Brownrigg

Future of Nostalgia by Svetlana Boym

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams

Letters to Comondo by Edmund de Waal

Sabbath’s Theater by Philip Roth

The Tobaccanist by Robert Seethaler

On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks

Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis de Bereniers

A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler

The Man Without Qualities by Robert Musil     

A Room with a Darker View: Chronicles of My Mother and Schizophrenia by Clare Phillips

The Lost Spells by Robert Macfarlane

The Lost Soul by Olga Tokcarzuk

Air and Dreams: An Essay on the Imagination of Movement by Gaston Bachelard, translation by Edith and Frederick Ferrell

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls  ***

The Clearing: A Memoir of Art, Family and Mental Health by Samantha Clark.  *****

The Remains of the Day by Ishiguro Kazuro

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls      (WOW)

The Far Pavillions by M.M. Kaye

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Train Dreams by Denis Johnson

Redshirts by John Scalzi

Overseas by Beatriz Williams

Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson

The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue

Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

Winter by Ali Smith

The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson

Weather by Jenny Offill

Trio by William Boyd

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

The Collected Stories of Shirley Hazzard

The Madman’s Library: The Greatest Curiosities of Literature by Edward Brooke-Hitching

The Photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue

Jacques Henri Lartique: The Invention of Happiness (Photographs)


Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars and Beyond

by Christopher Wanjek

Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

Axe Handles by Gary Snyder

The Telling by Jo Baker

East Wind, Rain by Caroline Paul

Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell

The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard

The Parade by Dave Eggers

Self Portrait by Celia Paul

Sharks in the Time of Saviours by Sawai Strong Washburn

The Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Been To and Will Never Visit by Judith Schalansky

Experience by Martin Amis

Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald

The Night Portrait by Laura Morelli

Life Drawing by Robin Black

The Tree and the Vine by Dola de Jong

Oracle Night by Paul Auster

The World is My Home by James Michner

Her Last Flight by Beatriz Williams

The Golden Hour Beatriz Williams

Bluethroat Morning by Jacqui Lofthouse

An Inventory of Losses by Judith Schalansky

A Year of Marvelous Ways by Sarah Winman

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria by Ki Longfellow

The Boy Who Saw in Colours by Lauren Robinson

The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Confession by Jessie Burton

When We Fall by Carolyn Kirby

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

March: A Love Story in a Time of War by Geraldine Brooks

Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann

The Twelve Rooms of the Nile by Enid Shomer

Caravan by James Mitchner

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams by Wayne Johnston

I Always Loved You by Robin Oliviera

Hedy’s War by Jenny Lecoat

The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks

Falcon by Helen Macdonald

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See by A. Kendra Greene

Afterimage by Helen Humphreys

Digging to America by Anne Tyler

Seize the Day by Saul Bellows

The Success and Failure of Picasso by John Berger

The Island of Sea Women by Lise See

What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon

Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction by Smai Schalk

The Joyce Girl by Annabel Abbs

Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages by Phyllis Rose

The Second Midnight by Andrew Taylor

Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms: Magic, Mystery and A Very Strange Adventure by Lissa Evans

Ingo by Helen Dunmore

The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist 5 by Michael Chabon

Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces by Michael Chabon

Walter Benjamin: The Story of a Friendship by Walter Benjamin

The Well Gardened Mind by Sue Stuart-Smith

Game of Secrets by Dawn Tripp

Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Journal of Katherine Mansfield

Mudlarking by Laura Maiklem

Fred Herzog: Modern Colour by David Campany

Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows edited by Richard Cahan

Neri Oxman: Mediated Matter by Neri Oxman

Good Morning Monster by Catherine Gildiner

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Greene on Capri: A Memoir by Shriley Hazzard

The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester

Nobel Writers on Writing by Ottar G. Draugsvold

Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

Once Uppon a River by Diane Setterfield

Ladder of Years by Anne Tyler

Star of the Sea by Joseph O’Conner

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

Barn 8 by Deb Olin Unferth

The Library of Legends by Janie Chang

The Paris Hours by George Alex

Wayfinding: The Art and Science of How We Find and Lose Our Way by Michael Bond

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler

Back When We Were Grown Ups by Anne Tyler

The Clock Winder by Anne Tyler

If Morning Ever Comes by Anne Tyler

Earthly Possessions by Anne Tyler

The Tin Can Tree by Anne Tyler

River of Ink by Paul M. M. Cooper

The Meaning of Everything by Simon Winchester

Writers and Lovers by Lily King

Spencer’s List by Lissa Evans

London Belongs to Me by Norman Collins

Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd

Meander, Spiral, Explode by Jane Alison

Letters to Vera by Vladimir Nabokov

When We Were Brave by Suzanne Kelman

Wayfinding by Michael Bond

Soul Mountain by Gao Xingjian

The Lost Lights of St Kilda by Elizabeth Gifford

From Where You Dream by Robert Glen Butler

The Tears of Things by Schwenger

Secrets of the Sea House by Elizabeth Gifford

The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life’s Work at 72 by Molly Peacock


Devotion by Patti Smith

The Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith

From Where You Dream: The Process of Writing Fiction by Robert Olen Butler

The Paper Garden by Molly Peacock

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

The Man in the Red Coat by Julian Barnes

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

Enigma by Robert Harris

A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier

The Nursery by Asia MacKay

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

Zoo Station by David Downing

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

Fatherland by Robert Harris

Ahab’s Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund

Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay by Christopher Benfey

The Glass Room by Simon Mawer

The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer

Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

Eureka by Anthony Quinn

Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver

The Sealwoman’s Gift by Sally Magusson

The Past by Tessa Hadley

Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor

The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World by Jordan Shapiro

The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks

Heaven and Hell by Jon Kalman Stefansson

My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

Journal of Solitude by May Sarton

One Hundred Names for Love by Diane Ackerman

Blackout by Connie Willis

Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose

Seeing Further by Bill Bryson

Why We Sleep by Mathew Walker

Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life by Dani Shapiro

The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-1945

Unexploded by Alison Macleod

Where You Once Belonged by Kent Haruf

Fire in the Hole by Elmore Leonard

Georgia by Dawn Tripp

Journey To Mount Tamalpais by Etel Adnan

Monsieur Ka by Vesna Goldsworthy

One Hundred Names for Love by Diane Ackerman

A Natural History of the Senses by Diane Ackerman

Love Letters of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

The Velocity of Being by Maria Popova

Figuring by Maria Popova

Women Travellers Edited by Marry Morris

Smile of the Wolf by Tim Leach

The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library by Edward Wilson-Lee

Letters From Iceland by W.H. Auden and Louis MacNeice

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Vanessa and Her Sisters by Priya Parmar

Little by Edward Carey

I was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon

On Sheep by Axel Linden

Where Reasons End by Yiyun Li

The Age of Light by Whitney Scharer

The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Stolen Beauty by Laurie Lico Albanese

White Houses by Amy Bloom

The Master by Colm Tóibín


At the Same Time by Susan Sontage

I May Be Some Time by Francis Spufford

No Time to Spare by Ursula LeGuin

The Happiness of Getting It Down Right: The Letters of Frank O’Conner and William Maxwell by William Maxwell

My Oedipus Complex and Other Stories by Frank O’Conner

The Cemetery in Barnes: A Novel by Gabriel Josipovici

The Teller and the Tale: Essays on Literature and Culture by Gabriel Josipovici

Love is Blind by William Boyd

Agua Viva by Clarice Lispector

Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto

Eductated by Tara Westover

Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami

Restless by William Boyd

Any Human Heart by William Boyd

The Blue Afternoon by William Boyd

Frieda: A Novel of the Real Lady Chatterly  by Annabel Abb

Eric Ravilious: Artist and Designer by Alan Powers

Three Japanese Stories (Penguin Classics)

Once in Europa by John Berger

Suburban Journals: The Sketchbooks, Drawings and Prints of Charles Ritchie by Peter Turchi

Lilac and Flag by John Berger

Photocopies by John Berger

Fires by Raymond Carver

The Ragged Edge of Night by Olivia Hawker

Where I’m Calling From by Ramond Carver

The Essays: A Selection by Michel De Montaigne

The Child that Books Built: A Life in Reading by Frances Spufford

Living on Paper by Iris Murdoch

The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson

Confabulations by John Berger

The Shrimp and the Anemone by L.P. Hartley

Keeping On Keeping On by Alan Bennett

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Running in the Family by Michael Ondaatje

Consolations by David Whyte

I May Be Some Time by Francis Spufford

Existentialists and Mystics by Iris Murdoch

If Not Critical by Eric Griffiths

Why I Write by George Orwell

The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry

A Place of Safety by Martin Nathan

Writing: Self and Relexivity by Celia Hunt and Fiona Sampson

Landscapes by John Berger

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

The Story: 100 Great Short Stories Chosen by Victoria Hislop

The Diary of Mary Watts by Mary Watts

Portraits by John Berger on Artists

Bentos Sketchbook by John Berger

and our faces, my heart, brief as photos by John Berger

The Veiled Woman by Anais Nin

Fame by Andy Warhol

Why I’m Not Going to Buy a Computer by Wendell Berry

Create Dangerously by Albert Camus

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

From A to X by John Berger

England and Other Stories by Graham Swift

Snow by Orhan Pamuk

Afloat by Guy de Mauspassant

Old Baggage by Lissa Evans

To Be A Machine: Adventures Among Cyborgs, Utopians, Hackers, and the Futurists Solving the Modest Probelm of Death by Mark O’Connell

Book Towns by Alex Johnson

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

The Road Home by Rose Tremain

Merivel by Rose Tremain

The Librarian by Sally Vickers

Less by Andrew Sean Greer

G by John Berger

The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang

The Story, Love, Loss and the Lives of Women, 100 Great Short Stories Chosen by Victoria Hislop

Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life by Yiyuan Li

Taft by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Run by Ann Patchett

Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett

The Time Between by Marcello Fois

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Nickel Mountain by John Gardner

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

One Writer’s Beginnings by Eudora Welty

A Curtain of Green by Eudora Welty

The Only Story by Julian Barnes

The Good Son by Paul McVeigh

Grace Paley The Collected Stories

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

All For Nothing by Walter Kempowski

You Can’t Go Home Again by Thomas Wolf

Ravelstein by Saul Bellow

Baudolino by Umberto Eco

On Literature by Umberto Eco

The End of Alzheimer’s by Dr Dale Bredesen

The Wave In the Mind by Ursula Le Guin

Feel Free by Sadie Smith

A Curtain of Green by Eudora Welty

The Haunting of Henry Twist by Rebecca F. John

The Lie of the Land by Amanda Craig

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

4321 by Paul Auster

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett

Nutshell by Ian McEwan

The Travelling Bag by Susan Hill

Horse Walks into a Bar by David Grossman

The Mermaid and Mrs. Handcock by Imogen Hermes Gowar

The Evenings by Gerard Reve

The Interrogative Mood by Padgett Powell

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

Like Death by Guy De Maupassant

The American Lover by Rose Treman

The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor

Sixteen Trees of the Somme by Lars Mytting


The Idiot by Elif Batuman

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Rereading: Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola

Men Witihout Women by Haruki Murakami

State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

On Not Being Able to Paint by Joanna Field

The Woolgrower’s Companion by Joy Rhoades

In Xanadu by William Dalrymple

Rereading: Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier

A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin

A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor by John Berger

The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

The Missing Link: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are by Philip Hensher

Rereading: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Hokusai: Mountains and Water, Flowers and Birds by Matthi Forrer

Total War and Historical Change: Europe in 1914-1955

At the Back of the North Wind and other Stories by George MacDonald

The Writer’s Voice by Al Alvarez

The Englishman Who Posted Himself and Other Curious Objects by John Tingey

Inkblots: Hermann Roschach, His Iconic Test and the Power of Seeing by Damion Searls

Deserter by Charles Glass

When The War is Over by John Holmes and William Holmes

Americans in Paris by Charles Glass

Nella Last in the 1950’s Edited by Patricia and Robert Malcolmson

The View From the Corner Shop: The Diary of a Yorkshire Shop Assistant in Wartime Edited by Patricia and Robert Malcolmson

Prisoners and Partisans by Malcolm Tudor

RAF Evaders by Oliver Clutton-Brock

The God of Small Things by Aurundhati Roy

The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience by Shaun Usher

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

Love and War in London: The Mass Observation Wartime Diary of Olivia Cockett

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

Words are My Matter: Writings About Life and Books by Ursula Leguin

The Story of a New Name by Elena Ferrante

My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante

The Captain’s Alphabet by Jonny Hannah

Euphoria by Lily King

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf  (rereading after many years and it is still so relevant and inspiring)

Felicia’s Journey by William Trevor

Margaret Mee’s Amazon: Diaries of an Artist Explorer

The Peregrine by J.A. Baker

11.22.63 by Stephen King

Swimming Home by Mary-Rose Maccoll

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

Edgar and Lucy by Victor Lodato

The Night Ocean by Paul La Farge

The Bridge Across the Ocean by Susan Meissner

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

A Butterfly Journey: Maria Sibylla Merian. Artist and Scientist

How To Read Water by Tristan Gooley

Bee Quest by Dave Goulson

Cousin Bette by Honoré de Balzac

The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin

Two Lives by William Trevor

The Shadowland by Elizabeth Rostova

The End of the Afair by Graham Greene

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Swimming Lessons by Clare Fuller

Birdcage Walk by Helen Dunmore

The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohleben

The Stones Speak by Thorbergur Thordarson

Madoc The Legend of the Welsh Discovery of America by Gwyn A. Williams

A Vocation and a Voice: Stories by Kate Chopin

London Lies Beneath by Stella Duffy

The Winds of Heaven by Monica Dickens

The Girl From Venice by Martin Cruz Smith

Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans

The Liberation by Kate Furnivall

Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Enders

At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

The Idea of North by Peter Davidson

Letters from Iceland by W.H. Auden

Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums Edited by The Economist

The Comet Seekers By Helen Sedgwick

Their Finest by Lissa Evans

The Walkers Guide to Outdoor Clues and Signs by Tristan Gooley

London in Fragments: A Mudlark’s Treasures by Ted Sandling

The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd

What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell

The White Road by Edmund de Waal

Round the Bend by Nevil Shute


Lubetkin Legacy by Marina Lewycka

The Story Teller by Walter Benjamin

Piltdown Man: The Secret Life of Charles Dawson by Miles Russell

Moonglow by Michael Chabon

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger’s Life by Sarah Kaminsky

On Green Dolphin Street by Sebastian Faulks

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks

Faulks on Fiction by Sebastian Faulks

Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave

The Wrench by Primo Levi

The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

Barkskins by Annie Proulx

Restoration by Rose Tremain

A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker

The Gustav Sonata by Jo Baker

The Historical Novel (The New Critical Idiom) by Jerome de Groot

Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks

West with the Night by Beryl Markum

The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Winter by Christopher Nicholson

Toward the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn

The Russian Interpreter by Michael Frayn

Noonday by Pat Barker

Stitches by Anne Lamott

Another World by Pat Barker

Shadow Tab by Louise Erdrich

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Border Crossing by Pat Barker

Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

On Writers and Writing by Margaret Atwood

Hard Laughter by Anne Lamott

Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr

V is for Vengence by Sue Grafton

Voyage of the Beagle by James Taylor

The Strangeness of My Mind by Orhan Pamuk

Sweet Caress by William Boyd

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

The Daylight Gate by Jeannette Winterson

A Life by Guy Maupassant

Weight by Jeannette Winterson

A Spell of Winter by Helen Dunmore

Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

Four Seasons in Rome by Anthony Doerr

The Silent Boy by Andrew Taylor

The Daydreamer by Ian McEwan

The Siege by Helen Dunmore

The Death of Adam by Marilynne Robinson

Lovely, Dark, Deep by Joyce Carol Oates

When I Was A Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson

Home by Marilynne Robinson

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Work Like Any Other by Virginia Reeves

Union Street by Pat Barker

Nemesis by Philip Roth

Little Bird of Heaven by Joyce Carol Oates

Lila by Marilynne Robinson

The World and Other Places by Jeanette Winterson

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

News from Nowhere by William Morris

The Betrayal by Helen Dunmore

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor

An Exaltation of Larks by James Lipton

The Irresponsible Self by James Wood

Emotionally Weird by Kate Atkinson

Started Early Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson

Lillian’s Story by Kate Grenville

The Idea of Perfection by Kate Grenville

Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson

The Vagrants by Yiyun Li

Clara by Janice Galloway

Love by Tony Morrison

Exposure by Helen Dunmore

How to Be a Writer by Barbara Baig

The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson

Heartbreak Tango by Manuel Puig

Coming Through Slaughter by Michael Ondaatje

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville

Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative by Lawrence Weschler

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

One Night, Markovitch by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen


Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer

Overnight to Innsbruck by Denyse Woods

I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

We Are Not Ourselves by Mathew Thomas

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Copenhagen by Michael Frayn

Sozaboy by Ken Saro-Wiwa

Hunger by Knut Hamsun

Epitaph of A Small Wonder by Machado de Assis

The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

Atonement by Ian McEwan

The Blue Touch Paper by David Hare

Ways of Seeing by John Berger

The Children Act by Ian McEwan

The Lady in the Van by Alan Bennett

From A to X by John Berger

Understanding a Photograph by John Berger

Camera Lucida by Roland Barthes

Landfalls by Naomi Williams

Essays in Love by Alain de Botton

The Novel Cure by Ella Berthound

Perfume by Patrick Suskind

Here Is Where We Meet by John Berger

The Train by Georges Simenon

The Year of Reading Dangerously by Andy Miller

The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson

Shop Talk by Philip Roth

Too Loud A Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal

My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

The Possessed by Elif Bautman

The Great American Novel by Philip Roth

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

The Innocence of Objects by Orhan Pamuk

I Can’t Begin to Tell You by Elizabeth Buchan

The Need for Better Regulation of Outter Space by Pippa Goldschmidt

Keeping an Eye Open by Julian Barnes

How Not To Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg

Cider With Rosie by Laurie Lee

How To Be Both by Ali Smith

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clark

Us by David Nicholls

The Museum of Innocence by Orhan Pamuk

Seven Thousand Ways to Listen by Mark Nepo

On Further Reflection by Jonathan Miller

What Comes Next and How To Like It by Abigail Thomas

The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami

The Habit of Being by Flannery O’Conner

A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Conner

Wild Child by T.C. Boyle

The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

Brokeback Mountain and other Stories by Annie Proulx

Woman Hollering Creek and other Stories by Sandra Cisneros

An Instance of the Fingerpost by Ian Pears

One Summer, America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

From the Forest: The Search for Hidden Roots of Our Fairytales by Sara Maitland

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri