Adams, Richard – Watership Down 

Adichie; Chimamanda Ngozi – We Should All Be Feminists 

Ali, Monica – Brick Lane

Allende, Isabel – Daughter of Fortune

Alvarez, Julia – In the Time of the Butterflies

Anand, Mulk Raj – Untouchable

Aston, Felicity – Alone in Antartica

Atkinson, Kate – Life After Life

Atwood, Margaret – Surfacing, The Handmaid’s Tale, Oryx and Crake, Stone Mattress, The Year of the Flood

Austen, Jane – Sense and Sensibility


Baldwin, James – Go Tell it on the Mountain

Ballard, J G – The Drought

Barbery, Muriel – The Elegance of the Hedgehog

Barnes, Julian – A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters

Bailey, Melissa – Beyond the Sea

Beauman, Ned – The Teleportation Accident

Bernières, Louis de – Captain Corelli’s Mandolin; The Dust that Falls from Dreams

Birch, Carol – Jamrach’s Menagerie

Bond, Cynthia – Ruby

Bradbury, Ray – Fahrenheit 451; Something Wicked this Way Comes

Broome, Iain – A is for Angelica

Bronte, Charlotte – Jane Eyre

Bulgakov, Mikhail – The Master and Margarita

Burns, Rebecca – The Settling Earth 

Burton, Jessie – The Miniaturist


Cabré, Jaume – Confessions

Cain, James M – The Postman Always Rings Twice

Capote, Truman – Music for Chameleons 

Carey, M.R. – The Girl with All the Gifts

Carrington, Dorothy – Granite Island

Cho, Ciye – The One-of-a-Kind Cat Book

Christie, Agatha – The Murder at the Vicarage

Cocteau, Jean – Les Enfants Terribles

Collette, Sidonie-Gabrielle – Gigi and The Cat

Collins, Wilkie – The Moonstone; The Woman in White

Comyns, Barbara – Our Spoons Came From Woolworths

Crace, Jim – Harvest


Dallas, Gregor – Metrostop Paris

Dalrymple, William – City of Djinns

De Rosnay, Tatiana – The House I Loved

DeWitt, Patrick – The Sisters Brothers

Dickins, Charles – Hard TimesGreat ExpectationsA Christmas Carol, David Copperfield

Donoghue, Emma – Frog Music

Du Maurier, Daphne – The Scapegoat; Don’t Look Now (& others stories); Rebecca

Dundy, Elaine – The Dud Avocado 


Eggers, Dave – The Circle

Erskine, Barbara – Whispers in the Sand

Evans, Lissa – Crooked Heart


Faber, Michel – Under the SkinThe Crimson Petal and the White; The Apple

Falcones, Ildefonso – The Barefoot Queen

Faulks, Sebastian – The Girl at the Lion D’OrBirdsong

Fontanella-Khan, Amana – Pink Sari Revolution

Forster, E. M – A Room with a View

Freeman, Anna – The Fair Fight 

Fuller, Claire – Our Endless Numbered Days 


Gaiman, Neil – The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Gallico, Paul – SnowflakeJennie; The Snow Goose; The Small Miracle

Gaskell, Elizabeth – Mary Barton

Gestern, Hélène – The People in the Photo

Gibran, Kahlil – The Prophet

Godden, Rumer – The Greengage Summer

Goulson, Dave – A Sting in the Tale

Graves, Robert – Goodbye to All That

Greene, Graham – Our Man In Havana; Travels with my Aunt; The End of the Affair

Griggs, T D – Distant Thunder


Haig, Matt – The Humans

Hanff, Helene – 84 Charing Cross Road

Harris, Jane – Gillespie and I; The Observations

Hawkins, Paula – The Girl on the Train 

Haynes, David – The Swimmer

Hesse, Herman – Siddartha

Hilary, Sarah – Someone Else’s Skin

Hill, Susan – The Woman in BlackThe Small Hand

Hiraide, Takashi – The Guest Cat

Hislop, Victoria – The Island

Holtby, Winifred – South Riding

Hope, Anna – The Ballroom

Hull, David – The Man Who Remembered the Moon 


Irving, John – The Cider House Rules

Isherwood, Christopher – Mr Norris Changes TrainsA Single Man; Goodbye to Berlin

Ishiguro, Kazuo – Never Let Me GoAn Artist of the Floating World

Ivey, Eowyn – The Snow Child


James, Henry – Daisy Miller


Kafka, Franz – Amerika

Kane, Jessica Francis – The Report

Kaufman, Andrew – The Tiny Wife; All My Friends are Superheroes 

Kelman, Stephen – Pigeon English

Kerouac, Jack – Satori in Paris

Kilcourse, Tom – It’s Only Me 

King, Stephen – The Green Mile

Klaussmann, Liza – Villa America

Krauss, Nicola – The History of Love


Lawrenson, Deborah – The Lantern

Lee, Laurie – Cider with Rosie

Levy, Andrea – Small IslandThe Long Song

Lively, Penelope – Moon Tiger

Lovett, Charlie – The Bookman’s Tale


Mantel, Hilary – Bring Up The BodiesWolf Hall; Beyond Black

Maupassant, Guy de – A Woman’s Life 

McEwan, Ian – Atonement; Sweet Tooth; On Chesil BeachEnduring LoveThe Cement Garden

McInerney, Jay – The Last of the Savages 

McLain, Paula – The Paris WifeCircling the Sun

Mérimée, Prosper – Carmen

McCarthy, Cormac – All the Pretty Horses

McCracken, Elizabeth – The Giant’s House

McGrath, Patrick – Asylum

Miller, Andrew – Pure

Miller, Henry – Tropic of Cancer

Miller, Madeline – The Song of Achilles

Mistry, Rohinton – A Fine Balance

Mitchell, David – Number9dream, Cloud Atlas

Mitchell, Margaret – Gone with the Wind 

Mitford, Nancy – The Pursuit of Love

Mohamed, Nadifa – The Orchard of Lost Souls

Moorehead, Caroline – Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

Moran, Caitlin – How To Be A Woman 

Morgenstern, Erin – The Night Circus

Morrison, Toni – Beloved

Mosse, Kate – The Winter Ghosts

Moyes, Jojo – The One Plus One

Munro, Alice – Dear Life

Murakami, Haruki – 1Q84 (Book one)Kafka on the ShoreThe Wind-Up Bird Chronicle; Norwegian Wood


Niffenegger, Audrey – The Time Traveler’s Wife


Obreht, Téa – The Tiger’s Wife

Ogawa, Yoko – Hotel IrisThe Housekeeper and The Professor

Okakura, Kakuzo – The Book of Tea

Ondaatje, Michael – The English Patient

Oyeyemi, Helen – Boy, Snow, Bird

Ozeki, Ruth – A Tale for the Time Being 


Pagnol, Marcel – Jean de Florette

Pamuk, Orhan – My Name is Red

Paull Laline – The Bees

Plath, Sylvia – The Bell Jar

Prager, David – Delirious Delhi

Puértolas, Romain – The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe

Pullman, Phillip – Grimm Tales: For Young and Old 


Remarque, Erich – All Quiet on the Western Front 

Rhys, Jean – Wide Sargasso Sea

Riordan, Kate – The Girl in the Photograph 

Rogan, Charlotte – The Lifeboat

Rogers, Jane – The Testament of Jessie Lamb

Roy, Arundhati – The God of Small Things

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos – The Midnight Palace

Rushdie, Salman – Midnight’s Children


Sagan, Françoise – Aimez-vous Brahms… Bonjour Tristesse                   

Selasi, Taiye – Ghana Must Go

Shand, Mark – Queen of the Elephants

Shapiro, Elena – 13 rue Thérèse

Shiel, M.P. – The Purple Cloud

Simonson, Helen – Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand

Sjöwall Maj and Wahlöö Per – The Laughing Policeman

Slocombe, Romain – Monsieur Le Commandant

Smith, Dodie – I Capture the Castle 

Smith-Ready, Jeri – This Side of Salvation

Smyth, Cherry – Hold Still

Stace, Wesley – Misfortune

Stevenson, Robert Louis – Treasure Island

Strauss, Jacques – The Dubious Salvation of Jack V

Struther, Jan – Mrs Miniver


Tan, Amy – The Valley of Amazement

Tangye, Derek – Somewhere a Cat is Waiting

Tartt, Donna – The Goldfinch

Tóibín, Colm – The Testament of Mary

Trigell, Jonathan – Boy A

Tropper, Jonathan – One Last Thing Before I Go

Tyler, Anne – A Spool of Blue Thread


Vermes, Timur – Look Who’s Back

Vine, Barbara – A Dark-Adapted Eye

Vonnegut, Kurt – Slaughterhouse 5, Cat’s Cradle


Waldman, Ayelet – Love and Treasure

Waters, Sarah – Fingersmith

Watson, S.J – Before I Go to Sleep

Waugh, Evelyn – A Handful of Dust, Decline and Fall

Wayne, Jemma – After Before

Welty, Eudora – The Robber Bridegroom

Wexler, Django – The Forbidden Library

Wharton, Edith – The House of Mirth 

Whipple, Dorothy – Because of the Lockwoods

White, Edmund – The Flâneur

Wilde, Oscar – The Picture of Dorian Gray

Williams, John – Stoner

Winman, Sarah – When God was a Rabbit

Wood, Lucy – Weathering 

Worsley, Kate – She Rises

Worth, Jennifer – Call the Midwife


Yousafzai, Malala – Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World


Zusak, Markus – The Book Thief               







































































































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