A Selection of the Books I Have Read

One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

White Lightning - Justin Cartwright

White Lightning – Justin Cartwright

 

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

When God was a Rabbit - Sarah Winman

When God was a Rabbit – Sarah Winman
What I Loved - Siri Hustvedt

What I Loved – Siri Hustvedt

Veronika Decides to Die - Paulo Coelho

Veronika Decides to Die – Paulo Coelho

Unedited - Vanessa Raphaely

Unedited – Vanessa Raphaely

The Zahir - Paulo Coelho

The Zahir – Paulo Coelho

The World as I Found it - Bruce Duffy

The World as I Found it – Bruce Duffy

The World According to Clarkson - Jeremy Clarkson

The World According to Clarkson – Jeremy Clarkson

The Winner Stands Alone - Paulo Coelho

The Winner Stands Alone – Paulo Coelho

The Voyeur - David Lambkin

The Voyeur – David Lambkin

The Unbearable Lightness of Being - Milan Kundera

The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera

The Stillness and the Dancing - Wendy Perriam

The Stillness and the Dancing – Wendy Perriam

The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet - Reif Larsen

The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet – Reif Larsen

The Satanic Verses - Salman Rushdie

The Satanic Verses – Salman Rushdie

The Romantic Movement - Alain de Botton

The Romantic Movement – Alain de Botton

The Reader - Bernard Schlink

The Reader – Bernard Schlink

The Power of One - Bryce Courtenay

The Power of One – Bryce Courtenay

The Post-Birthday World - Lionel Shriver

The Post-Birthday World – Lionel Shriver

The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

The Measure of a Man - Sidney Poitier

The Measure of a Man – Sidney Poitier

The Lieutenant - Kate Grenville

The Lieutenant – Kate Grenville

The Lemon Table - Julian Barnes

The Lemon Table – Julian Barnes

The Joke - Milan Kundera

The Joke – Milan Kundera

The Human Stain - Philip Roth

The Human Stain – Philip Roth

The Hanging Tree by David Lambkin

The Hanging Tree by David Lambkin

The Glass Room by Simon Mawer

The Glass Room by Simon Mawer

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason by Helen Fielding

The Dying Animal by Philip Roth

The Dying Animal by Philip Roth

The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton

The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton

The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt

The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell

The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell

The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Africa House by Christina Lamb

The Africa House by Christina Lamb

Tandia by Bryce Courtenay

Tandia by Bryce Courtenay

Broken Music by Sting

Broken Music by Sting

So Much for That by Lionel Shriver

So Much for That by Lionel Shriver

Sin City by Wendy Perriam

Sin City by Wendy Perriam

Silk by Allesandro Baricco

Silk by Allesandro Baricco

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

Sex and the City by Candace Bushnell

Sex and the City by Candace Bushnell

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Possession by A.S. Byatt

Possession by A.S. Byatt

Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende

Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende

Pompeii by Robert Harris

Pompeii by Robert Harris

Plain of Darkness by David Lambkin

Plain of Darkness by David Lambkin

Paula by Isabel Allende

Paula by Isabel Allende

Out of Africa by Karen Blixen

Out of Africa by Karen Blixen

Only Say the Word by Niall Williams

Only Say the Word by Niall Williams

Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination by Helen Fielding

Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination by Helen Fielding

Observatory Mansions by Edward Carey

Observatory Mansions by Edward Carey

Oblivion by Josephine Hart

Oblivion by Josephine Hart

Night Jasmine Man by David Lambkin

Night Jasmine Man by David Lambkin

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Memories of my Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Memories of my Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert

Madame Bovary by Gustav Flaubert

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

London by Edward Rutherfurd

London by Edward Rutherfurd

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Livingstone's Lake: The Drama of Nyasa by Oliver Ransford

Livingstone’s Lake: The Drama of Nyasa by Oliver Ransford

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Letters of a Portuguese Nun by Myriam Cyr

Letters of a Portuguese Nun by Myriam Cyr

Left Bank by Kate Muir

Left Bank by Kate Muir

Kiss and Tell by Alain de Botton

Kiss and Tell by Alain de Botton

Just Law by Helena Kennedy

Just Law by Helena Kennedy

I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

How Proust can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton

How Proust can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton

History of a Pleasure Seeker by Richard Mason

History of a Pleasure Seeker by Richard Mason

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond

God's Bits of Wood by Ousmane Sembane

God’s Bits of Wood by Sembane Ousmane

Four Letters of Love by Niall Williams

Four Letters of Love by Niall Williams

Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho

Eleven Minutes by Paulo Coelho

Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro

Elegance by Kathleen Tessaro

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Dr Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

Dr Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

Damage by Josephine Hart

Damage by Josephine Hart

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel

Away From You by Melanie Finn

Away From You by Melanie Finn

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay

An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay

A Time to Dance by Melvyn Bragg

A Time to Dance by Melvyn Bragg

A Sunday by the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche

A Sunday by the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche

A Smile in the Mind's Eye by Lawrence Durrell

A Smile in the Mind’s Eye by Lawrence Durrell

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Room With a View by E.M. Forster

A Room With a View by E.M. Forster

A Plea for Eros by Siri Hustvedt

A Plea for Eros by Siri Hustvedt

 

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

 

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Bennett

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder

The Orange Girl by Jostein Gaarder

 

The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux

The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux

 

The Master of Petersburg by J.M. Coetzee

The Master of Petersburg by J.M. Coetzee

 

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

 

The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

 

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles

The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles

 

The Charm School by Nelson de Mille

The Charm School by Nelson de Mille

 

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

 

Sophie's World by Jostein Gaarder

Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder

 

Sophie's Choice by William Styrom

Sophie’s Choice by William Styron

 

Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

Sarum by Edward Rutherfurd

 

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

 

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

 

Nothing to be Frightened of by Julian Barnes

Nothing to be Frightened of by Julian Barnes

 

Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier

Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier

 

My Secret History by Paul Theroux

My Secret History by Paul Theroux

 

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

 

Learning to Swim by Clare Chambers

Learning to Swim by Clare Chambers

 

July's People by Nadine Gordimer

July’s People by Nadine Gordimer

 

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

 

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

 

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Atonement by Ian McEwan

 

An Instant in the Wind by Andre Brink

An Instant in the Wind by Andre Brink

 

An Equal Music by Vikram Seth

An Equal Music by Vikram Seth

 

The Sea by John Banville

The Sea by John Banville

 

Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

 

The Drowning People by Richard Mason

The Drowning People by Richard Mason

 

The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

 

Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

Tropic of Cancer by Henry Miller

 

A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks

A Week in December by Sebastian Faulks

 

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

 

Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux

Dark Star Safari by Paul Theroux

 

The Murder of Norman Ware by Rosamund Kendal

The Murder of Norman Ware by Rosamund Kendal