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Author Title († = Read a long time ago) Category Rating Date Added
Yvette Z'Graggen Changer l'oubli Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-11-02
Anna Regeniter Ein Jahr in London (A Year in London) Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-10-17
Robert Menasse Die Hauptstadt (The Capital City) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-10-09
John Carey The Unexpected Professor Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-10-08
Claudia Hunt What's for Tea? Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2017-09-24
Virginie Despentes Vernon Subutex, Part 1 Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2017-09-17
Patrick O'Brian Master and Commander Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-09-17
Chris and Helen Pellant Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-08-03
Sue Townsend Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2017-06-11
Graham Greene Monsignor Quixote Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-05-15
Graham Swift Mothering Sunday Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2017-05-05
Alan Bennett Keeping On Keeping On Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2017-04-27
Will Gompertz What Are You Looking At? Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-03-26
Edward Dusinberre Beethoven for a Later Age Music Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-01-22
Daniel Everett Don't Sleep, There are Snakes Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2017-01-08
Franz Kafka Das Schloss (The Castle) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2017-01-01
Craig Brown One on One Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2016-07-03
Frank M Turner European Intellectual History from Rousseau to Nietzsche History Rating: 4 - A top read 2016-05-29
Colm Tóibín The Testament of Mary Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2016-05-07
Penelope Lively City of the Mind Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2016-03-26
Jean Rhys Wide Sargasso Sea Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2016-03-12
Antoine Laurain Le Chapeau de Mitterrand (The President's Hat) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2016-02-06
Ben Macintyre A Spy Among Friends Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2016-01-05
Julian Barnes England, England Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2015-12-08
Timur Vermes Er ist Wieder Da (Look Who's Back) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-11-08
Hermann Hesse Siddhartha Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2015-10-11
Franz Kafka Brief an den Vater (Letter to Father) Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-09-22
Penelope Lively The Road to Lichfield Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-09-14
Wendy Cope Life, Love and the Archers Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-09-01
Julian Barnes Keeping an Eye Open Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-08-22
Jenny Diski Skating to Antarctica Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2015-08-17
James Fenton The Strength of Poetry Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-07-26
Jane Austen Persuasion Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2015-06-07
Howard I Kushner A Cursing Brain? Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2015-04-19
Graham Swift Making an Elephant Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2015-04-07
John Leslie Infinite Minds Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2015-03-04
Mary Midgley Beast and Man Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2015-01-25
Redmond O'Hanlon In Trouble Again Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-12-20
Rudi Rotthier The Fetish Room Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-10-27
Oliver Sacks Hallucinations Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-10-04
Joseph Conrad An Outpost of Progress Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad Il Conde Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad The Duel Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad The Idiots Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad The Informer Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad The Lagoon Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad The Secret Sharer Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad Youth: A Narrative Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-08-31
Joseph Conrad The Nigger of the "Narcissus" Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-05-25
Henry James The Bostonians Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-05-01
Samuel Johnson Selected Essays (Penguin) Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2014-04-26
Alexander McCall Smith What W H Auden Can Do for You Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-01-26
Jean Hartley Philip Larkin, the Marvell Press and Me Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-01-24
John Williams Stoner Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2014-01-13
Christopher Isherwood Goodbye to Berlin Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-12-27
E M Forster The Longest Journey Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-11-29
David Lodge The Practice of Writing Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-10-13
David Lodge Paradise News Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-09-27
Joseph Roth Radetzkymarsch (The Radetzky March) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-09-21
David Lodge Deaf Sentence Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-09-08
Mike Parker The Wild Rover Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-06-09
Julian Barnes Levels of Life Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-04-20
Yehudi Menuhin Unfinished Journey Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-04-16
Benjamin Constant Adolphe Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-04-14
Peter Handke Der kurze Brief zum langen Abschied (Short Letter, Long Farewell) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-04-14
Peter Handke Die linkshändige Frau (The Left-handed Woman) Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2013-04-14
Hermann Hesse Das Glasperlenspiel (The Glass Bead Game) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-04-14
Hermann Hesse Der Steppenwolf Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-04-14
Madame de La Fayette La Princesse de Clèves Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-04-14
Robert Musil Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törless (The Confusions of Young Törless) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-04-14
Joseph Roth Die Flucht ohne Ende (Flight Without End) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-04-13
Julian Barnes The Lemon Table Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-03-30
John Steinbeck Of Mice and Men Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-03-20
Joseph Roth Hiob (Job) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-03-09
Theodor Fontane Effi Briest Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-02-24
Simone de Beauvoir Les belles Images (Beautiful Images) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-02-23
Simone de Beauvoir Mémoires d'une jeune Fille rangée (Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter) Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-02-23
Jean-Paul Sartre Les Mots (Words) Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-02-23
Joseph Roth April Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-02-13
Joseph Roth Die Legende vom heiligen Trinker (The Legend of the Holy Drinker) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-01-27
Franz Kafka Amerika / Der Verschollene (America) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2013-01-21
Franz Kafka Die Verwandlung (The Metamorphosis) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-01-21
Jean-Paul Sartre La Nausée (Nausea) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2013-01-21
Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-12-26
Simon Armitage Walking Home Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-10-09
Nicholas Tomalin and Ron Hall The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-07-05
Joseph Conrad Lord Jim Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-06-25
Arthur Conan Doyle The Hound of the Baskervilles Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-05-09
André Gide La Symphonie Pastorale Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2012-05-08
James Fenton An Introduction to English Poetry Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-04-16
Rupert Sheldrake The Science Delusion Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2012-03-05
David Lodge How Far Can You Go? Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2012-01-14
Erwin Schrödinger Meine Weltansicht (My View of the World) Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2011-11-21
Maeve Brennan The Philip Larkin I Knew Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2011-10-23
Ernst Peter Fischer Brücken zum Kosmos (Bridges to the Cosmos) Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2011-09-25
Leo Tolstoy Happy Ever After Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2011-04-29
Leo Tolstoy The Cossacks Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2011-04-29
Leo Tolstoy The Death of Ivan Ilyich Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2011-04-29
John Lanchester Whoops! Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2011-03-12
Denis Diderot Le Rêve de D'Alembert (The Dream of D'Alembert) Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2011-03-05
George Eliot Daniel Deronda Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2011-03-05
David Lodge Small World Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2011-02-12
Jenny Diski Nothing Natural Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2011-01-16
Michael Foley The Age of Absurdity Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2011-01-09
Barbara Ehrenreich Smile or Die Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-12-29
John Gray Straw Dogs Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2010-12-27
John Ardagh Germany and the Germans Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-15
John Humphrys Devil's Advocate Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-15
Redmond O'Hanlon Congo Journey Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-15
Redmond O'Hanlon Into the Heart of Borneo Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-15
Richard P Feynman The Character of Physical Law Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-14
Eric Hobsbawm The Age of Revolution 1789-1848 History Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-14
W G Hoskins The Making of the English Landscape History Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-14
John Julius Norwich Byzantium: The Early Centuries History Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-14
Bertrand Russell History of Western Philosophy Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-09-14
José María Arguedas Deep Rivers Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2010-09-05
Richard P Feynman QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2010-04-25
Hermann Broch Die Schlafwandler, Part 2: Esch oder die Anarchie Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2010-03-29
Gabriel García Márquez Chronicle of a Death Foretold Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2009-12-12
Hermann Broch Die Schlafwandler, Part 1: Pasenow oder die Romantik Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-12-07
Milan Kundera L'art du roman (The Art of the Novel) Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-10-12
Graham Farmelo The Strangest Man: The Hidden Life of Paul Dirac, Quantum Genius Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-10-04
Thomas Bernhard Alte Meister (Past Masters) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Auslöschung (Extinction) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Beton (Concrete) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Das Kalkwerk (The Lime Works) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Der Untergeher (The Loser) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Frost (Frost) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Verstörung (Gargoyles) Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2009-09-07
Thomas Bernhard Wittgensteins Neffe (Wittgenstein's Nephew) Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-09-06
Thomas Bernhard Holzfällen (Cutting Timber) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-09-05
Thomas Bernhard Korrektur (Correction) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-09-04
Albert Camus L'étranger (The Outsider) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-26
Albert Camus La Chute (The Fall) Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2009-08-26
Franz Kafka Der Proceß (The Trial) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-26
Albert Camus La Peste (The Plague) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-25
André Gide La Porte Etroite (Strait is the Gate) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-25
André Gide Les Caves du Vatican (The Vatican Cellars) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-25
André Gide Les Faux-Monnayeurs (The Counterfeiters) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-08-25
Milan Kundera Immortality Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-25
Milan Kundera The Book of Laughter and Forgetting Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-08-25
Ian McEwan Enduring Love Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-08-25
Evelyn Waugh Sword of Honour Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-08-17
Julian Barnes Nothing to be Frightened of Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-07-06
Neil Shubin Your Inner Fish Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-06-26
Stefan Zweig Ungeduld des Herzens (Beware of Pity) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-06-13
C P Snow The Search Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-04-21
Brian Greene The Elegant Universe Science Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2009-03-20
Russell McCormmach Night Thoughts of a Classical Physicist Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2009-02-21
Norman Doidge The Brain that Changes Itself Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-01-25
John Banville Doctor Copernicus Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2009-01-07
Paul Davies and Julian Brown (editors) Superstrings: A Theory of Everything? Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2008-12-28
Mario Vargas Llosa The Time of the Hero Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2008-12-22
Philip Larkin A Girl in Winter Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2008-09-24
Bruce Lipton The Biology of Belief Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2008-08-23
Susan Pockett The Nature of Consciousness: A Hypothesis Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2008-06-29
Beryl Bainbridge An Awfully Big Adventure Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2008-06-14
David Lodge Author, Author Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2008-06-07
Erwin Schrödinger What is Life? / Mind and Matter / Autobiographical Sketches Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2008-03-27
Jonathan Haidt The Happiness Hypothesis Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2008-03-05
Oliver Sacks Musicophilia Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2008-01-26
Penelope Lively Oleander, Jacaranda Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-12-29
Graham McCann Fawlty Towers: The Story of Britain's Favourite Sitcom Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2007-12-29
Penelope Lively Moon Tiger Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-12-15
Byron Rogers The Man Who Went Into the West: The Life of of R S Thomas Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-11-27
John Worthen D H Lawrence: The Life of an Outsider Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-10-20
Julian Barnes Love, etc Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2007-09-10
Robert Graves Goodbye to All That Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-08-19
Nick Lane Oxygen: The Molecule that made the World Science Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2007-07-02
Adam Eason The Secrets of Self-Hypnosis Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2007-05-19
Michael Frayn The Russian Interpreter Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2007-05-19
Elkhonon Goldberg The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2007-05-10
David Lodge Thinks... Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-04-18
Oliver Sacks Uncle Tungsten Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-04-14
Aldous Huxley The Doors of Perception/Heaven and Hell Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2007-03-12
Alan Sheridan André Gide: A Life in the Present Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2007-02-26
Amit Gupta The Self-Aware Universe Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-12-08
Charles Dickens Bleak House Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2006-11-09
V S Ramachandran Phantoms in the Brain Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-10-14
Peter Carey The Tax Inspector Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2006-10-09
Michael Morgan The Space Between Our Ears: How the Mind Represents Visual Space Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-07-14
Jorge Luís Borges Fictions Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-07-08
Hans Christian von Baeyer Information: The New Language of Science Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-04-17
Michael Talbot The Holographic Universe Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2006-03-25
Alan Bennett Untold Stories Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-03-09
James D Watson DNA: The Secret of Life Science Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2006-01-22
Dean Radin The Conscious Universe Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2006-01-02
Robert Nadeau and Menas Kafatos The Non-Local Universe Science Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2005-11-29
Arthur J Ellison Science and the Paranormal Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2005-11-18
Keith Thomas Man and the Natural World History Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-11-06
Amir D Aczel Entanglement Science Rating: 1 - Impressively bad 2005-10-30
Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse 5 Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-10-03
Steve Jones The Language of the Genes Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2005-09-22
F Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2005-08-31
James D Watson The Double Helix Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-08-31
David Lodge Therapy Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-08-17
Truman Capote Breakfast at Tiffany's Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-08-01
Oliver Sacks An Anthropologist on Mars Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-07-12
Richard Wolfson Simply Einstein Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-07-03
Robin Waterfield Hidden Depths: The Story of Hypnosis Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-06-24
Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-05-28
Oliver Sacks The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-05-14
Rupert Sheldrake The Sense of Being Stared At Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-05-14
L Dudley Stamp Britain's Structure and Scenery Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-03-25
Gerald Edelman Bright Air, Brilliant Fire Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2005-02-08
George Johnson Fire in the Mind Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-01-11
David Lodge Nice Work Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2005-01-03
André Gide L'immoraliste Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-12-04
Roger Penrose The Emperor's New Mind Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-11-05
Deryck Cooke The Language of Music Music Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2004-10-04
Paul Griffiths The String Quartet Music Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-10-04
Bernard Haggin The Listener's Musical Companion Music Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2004-10-04
Leonard B Meyer Emotion and Meaning in Music Music Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-10-04
Muriel Nissel Married to the Amadeus Music Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2004-10-04
Fyodor Dostoyevsky Crime and Punishment Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-10-03
JWN Sullivan Beethoven: His Spiritual Development Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-10-03
Paul Auster City of Glass Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you 2004-09-07
Nick Herbert Quantum Reality Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-08-27
Heinz R Pagels The Cosmic Code Science Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-08-16
Eric Hobsbawm The Age of Capital 1848-1875 History Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-07-29
Jeremy Narby The Cosmic Serpent Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-07-26
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa The Leopard Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-05-27
Humphrey Carpenter Dennis Potter Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-05-06
Thekla Clark Wystan and Chester Biography Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-05-06
Richard Davenport-Hines Auden Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-05-06
Roger Highfield / Paul Carter The Private Lives of Albert Einstein Biography Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-05-06
Andrew Motion Philip Larkin: A Writer's Life Biography Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2004-05-06
George Gissing New Grub Street Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite 2004-02-17
Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-02-17
Leo Tolstoy War and Peace Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2004-02-17
Norman Davies The Isles: A History History Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2004-01-26
Milan Kundera L'identité (Identity) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2003-11-09
Graham Swift The Light of Day Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2003-07-26
Stefan Zweig Schachnovelle (Chess Story) Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading 2003-07-09
Charles Dickens Great Expectations Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read 2003-07-04
Martin Amis London Fields Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Martin Amis Money Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Martin Amis Night Train Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Martin Amis The Information Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Peter Atkins The Periodic Kingdom Science Rating: 4 - A top read None
Jane Austen Emma Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Jane Austen Sense and Sensibility Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Beryl Bainbridge Every Man for Himself Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Beryl Bainbridge The Bottle Factory Outing Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Julian Barnes A History of the World in 10½ Chapters Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Julian Barnes Before She Met Me Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Julian Barnes Flaubert's Parrot Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Julian Barnes Metroland Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Julian Barnes Talking It Over Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Julian Barnes The Porcupine Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Mikhail Bulgakov The Master and Margarita Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Raymond Carver Elephant Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Raymond Carver Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Raymond Chandler The Big Sleep Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Norman Davies Europe: A History History Rating: 4 - A top read None
David Deutsch The Fabric of Reality Science Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you None
Charles Dickens Hard Times Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
George Eliot Middlemarch Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite None
Alice Thomas Ellis The Birds of the Air Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you None
Walter Ellis The Oxbridge Conspiracy Miscellaneous Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you None
E M Forster A Passage to India Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
John Kenneth Galbraith The Affluent Society Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read None
Gabriel García Márquez News of a Kidnapping Miscellaneous Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Gabriel García Márquez One Hundred Years of Solitude Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite None
Robert Gittings The Older Hardy Biography Rating: 4 - A top read None
Robert Gittings Young Thomas Hardy Biography Rating: 4 - A top read None
Thomas Hardy Tess of the D'Urbervilles Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite None
Thomas Hardy The Mayor of Casterbridge Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Kazuo Ishiguro An Artist of the Floating World Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Henry James The Portrait of a Lady Fiction Rating: 2 - I'd give it a miss if I were you None
Milan Kundera La Lenteur (Slowness) Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Milan Kundera Testaments Betrayed Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read None
Milan Kundera The Farewell Party Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Milan Kundera The Unbearable Lightness of Being Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite None
Philip Larkin Jill Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
D H Lawrence Sons and Lovers Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
David Lodge Changing Places Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Ian McEwan The Cement Garden Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Iris Murdoch The Bell Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
J M Roberts The Penguin History of the World History Rating: 5 - A personal favourite None
John Ruskin Selected Writings (Penguin) Miscellaneous Rating: 4 - A top read None
Arthur Schnitzler Fräulein Else Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Laurence Sterne Tristram Shandy Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Ian Stewart Does God Play Dice? Science Rating: 4 - A top read None
Ian Stewart Life's Other Secret Science Rating: 4 - A top read None
Ian Stewart Nature's Numbers Science Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Graham Swift Ever After Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Graham Swift Last Orders Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Graham Swift Waterland Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Ivan Turgenev Fathers and Sons Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Ivan Turgenev First Love Fiction Rating: 3 - Worth reading None
Evelyn Waugh A Handful of Dust Fiction Rating: 4 - A top read None
Evelyn Waugh Brideshead Revisited Fiction Rating: 5 - A personal favourite None

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