The Reading List

The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood, Waterstones, Book, CanongateCURRENTLY READING

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

To Read

  • Guerillas by V.S. Naipaul
  • Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
  • Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  • A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
  • The Black Book by Orhan Pamuk
  • Mourning Ruby by Helen Dunmore
  • 2666 by Roberto Bolaño
  • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Isiguro
  • The Cry of the Sloth by Sam Savage
  • The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
  • The Magus by John Fowles
  • The Sea, The Sea by Iris Murdoch
  • Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
  • Post Captain by Patrick O’Brian
  • The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • Ariel by Sylvia Plath
  • Duma Key by Stephen King
  • Collected Poems by Sylvia Plath
  • Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil

Books I’ve read (and reviewed) since starting this blog

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5 responses to “The Reading List

  1. The Lies of Locke Lamora was a fun book that took a fairly standard epic fantasy setting and did some fun things with it. The Eye of the World is a brilliant book and an excellent beginning to a series that is truly Epic in every sense of the word.

  2. Lies of Locke Lamora is painfully awesome. A word to the wise, don’t immediately jump into the sequel and you’ll enjoy it more. The second book is very good, but it’s very different in pacing and tone to the first.

  3. Ohhh…good luck with 2666. I’m stuck at about halfway through Part 4, and the story (for me) didn’t start getting good until about halfway through Part 3.

  4. You’re currently reading Cloud Atlas, one of my all-time favorites!!!

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