Previous Books Read

Most recently read first:

  • Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction 
    by  Dan Gardner and Philip E. Tetlock
  • The Mask of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler
  • Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck
  • The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
  • Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
  • The Time Machine by H G Wells
  • My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  • Educated by Tara Westover
  • Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
  • The Power by Naomi Alderman
  • The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  • The How of Happiness: A Practical Guide to Getting The Life You Want
    by Sonya Lyubomirsky
  • Things fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
  • Earthly Powers by Anthony Burgess
  • A man called OVE by Fredrik Backman
  • The Human Stain by Philip Roth
  • Esther Waters by George Augustus Moore
  • Adults in the Room- My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment by Yanis Varoufaki
  • The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
  • The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer
  • It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
  • Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
  • Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind  by Yuval Noah Harari
  • The History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters by Julian Barnes
  • The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox  by Maggie O’Farrell
  • We Need to talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
  • Why be happy when you could be normal? by Jeannette Winterson
  • Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter
  • Room by Emma Donoghue
  • A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  • The Year China Discovered the World by Gavin Menzies
  • Never Let me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Wild Minds by Marc Hauser
  • If this is a Man by Primo Levi
  • The Reluctant Fundamentalist by  Mohsin Hamid
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • God is not Great by Christopher Hitchens
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • Stoner by John Williams
  • A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride
  • The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
  • Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson
  • Into the Silent  Land by Paul Broks
  • A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
  • The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald
  •  The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin
  •  Chavs: The Demonization of the Working-Class by Owen Jones
  •  Lilith, A Romance by George MacDonald
  •  Through the Window by Julian Barnes, Vintage 2012
  •  HG: the History of Mr Wells by Michael Foot.
  •  The Prince by Machiavelli
  •  Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  •  Beyond Fear: Thinking Sensibly About Security … by Bruce Schneier
  •  Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch
  •  In Defence of Wonder by Raymond Tallis
  •  Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins
  •  The Master by Colm Toibin
  •  Arguably by Christopher Hitchens
  •  The Spirit Level by Richardson and Kate Pickett
  •  The Little Prince by Antoine de Sainte-Exupery
  •  Awareness by Anthony de Mello
  •  The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
  •  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig
  • The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ by Philip Pullman

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