Reading List

This is my reading list which is pretty ambitious but still not exhaustive. I welcome any suggestions!

The Buddha of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi

Tar Baby – Toni Morrison

Song of Solomon – Toni Morrison

The Pillars of Earth –  Ken Follett

On Black Sisters’ Street – Chika Unigwe

Catch 22 – Joseph Heller

Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell

Animal Farm – George Orwell

Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng

All The Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr

As I Lay Dying – William Faulkner

The Secret History – Donna Tartt

A Suitable Boy -Vikram Seth

Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov

A Spool of Blue Thread – Anne Tyler

The French Lieutenant’s Woman – John Fowles

The Road – Cormac McCarthy

American Pastoral – Philip Roth

The Human Stain – Philip Roth

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A Prayer of Owen Meany – John Irving (and all his other novels!)

The Leopard –  Giuseppe Di Lampedusa

Slaughterhouse Fire – Kurt Vonnegut

World Without End – Ken Follett

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie

The Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Anna Karenina – Tolstoy

The Colour Purple – Alice Walker

Oranges are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson

Interpreter of Maladies – Jhumpa Lahiri

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner – Alan Sillitoe

Get Shorty – Elmore Leonard

Smiley’s People – John Le Carre

Angela’s Ashes – Frank McCourt

A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry

On The Road – Jack Kerovac

Dune – Frank Herbert

Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

My Name is Red – Orhan Pamuk

Lucky Jim – Kingsley Amis

The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing

The House of Spirits – Isabel Allende

The Magus – John Fowles

The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgarkov

The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco

Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh

Possession – A. S. Byatt

Ragtime – E. L. Doctorrov

Restoration – Rose Tremain

Revolutionary Road – Richard Yates

The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen

Immortality – Milan Kundera

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – John Le Carre

A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

A House For Mr Biswas – V.S. Naipaul

A Scanner Darkly – Philip K. Dick

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey

Property – Valerie Martin

Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A Room of One’s Own – Virginia Woolf

Close Range – Annie Proulx

Emma – Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility – Jane Austen

Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

The Rivals – Richard Brinsley Sheridan

A Streetcar Named Desire – Tennessee Williams

Murmuring Judges – David Hare

Eden Close – Anita Shreve

Equus – Peter Shaffer

The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver

The Lacuna – Barbara Kingsolver

The Caretaker – Harold Pinter

Testament of Youth – Vera Britten

What I Loved – Siri Hustvedt