Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Books read 2008

1. The White Lioness by Henning Mankell
2. The Cement Garden by Ian McEwan
3. Rites of Passage by William Golding
4. Close Quarters by William Golding
5. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
6. Tough, tough toys for tough, tough boys by Will Self
7. Memories of my Melancholy Whores by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
8. Wise Children by Angela Carter
9. The Heart-Keeper by Francoise Sagan
10. Fire Down Below by William Golding
11. Strait is the Gate by Andre Gide
12. Then We came to the End by Joshua Ferris
13. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
14. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday
15. Helena by Evelyn Waugh
16. The Road to Calvary by Alexei Tolstoy
17. A Question of Upbringing by Anthony Powell
18. House of Meetings by Martin Amis
19. Les Enfants Terribles by Jean Cocteau
20. A Buyer's Market by Anthony Powell
21. The Man on the Balcony by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
22. The Acceptance World by Anthony Powell
23. At Lady Molly's by Anthony Powell
24. The Steep Approach to Garbadale by Iain Banks
25. Men at Arms by Evelyn Waugh
26. What's Become of Waring? by Anthony Powell
27. Casanova's Chinese Restaurant by Anthony Powell
28. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
29. Officers and Gentlemen by Evelyn Waugh
30. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and other stories by Robert Louis Stevenson
31. Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh
32. The Ballad of Peckham Rye by Muriel Spark
33. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark
34. A Void by Georges Perec
35. The Kindly Ones by Anthony Powell
36. Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
37. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
38. Venusberg by Anthony Powell
39. Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson
40. Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks
41. Outer Dark by Cormac McCarthy
42. The Cossacks by Leo Tolstoy
43. The Valley of Bones by Anthony Powell
44. The Soldier's Art by Anthony Powell
45. Unconditional Surrender by Evelyn Waugh
46. Wier of Hermiston by Robert Louis Stevenson
47. spies by Michael Frayn
48. Pincher Martin by William Golding
49. The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkein
50. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
51. Death and the Penguin by Andrey Kurkov
52. Penguin Lost by Andrey Kurkov
53. The Laughing Policeman by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
54. The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain de Botton
55. The President's Last Love by Andrey Kurkov
56. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
57. The Unfree French by Richard Vinen
58. The Military Philosophers by Anthony Powell
59. Books do Furnish a Room by Anthony Powell
60. Temporary Kings by Anthony Powell
61. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
62. Hearing Secret Harmonies by Anthony Powell
63. A Dog's Heart by Mikhail Bulagov
64. The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
65. The Free Fishers by John Buchan
66. The Fatal Eggs by Mikhail Bulagov
67. The Gutenberg Elegies by Sven Birkerts
68. All in the Mind by Alistair Campbell
69. A Cab at the Door by V.S. Pritchett
70. The Friend of Madame Maigret by Georges Simenon
71. A Dead Man's Memoir (A Theatrical Novel) by Mikhail Bulgakov
72. Lines of Fate by Mark Kharitonov
73. The Fire Engine that Disappeared by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo
74. Beedle the Bard by J.K. Rowling
75. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

1 comment:

student! said...


i'm tasya and i'm from malaysia.
i just googled about the story books for my assignment and i found your blog
this blog can help the others
great effort~

i hope you dont mind if i wanna ask your opinion bout book selection for my assignment
here's the list and i hope you could give the comments on those books and suggest the one that you think is suitable and you love most.
hope you 're willing to help me

1984 -George Orwell

A Fine Balance-Rohinton Mistry

A Hero of Our Time-Mikhail Lermontov

A Passage to India-E.M.Forster

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man-James Joyce

A Stranger in a Strange Land -Robert Heinlein

A Tale of Two Cities -Charles Dickens

A Voyage to Arcturus -David Lindsay

All the Pretty Horses- Cormac McCarthy

David Copperfield -Charles Dickens

Dharma Bums-Jack Kerouac

Don Quixote-Miguel de Cervantes

Dune-Frank Herbert

Fathers and Sons-Ivan Turgenev

For Whom the Bell Tolls Ernest Hemingway

Great Expectations Charles Dickens

Green Grass, Running Water Thomas King

Grendel -John Gardner

Iliad -Homer

In the Skin of a Lion -Michael Ondaatje

Jane Eyre-Charlotte Bronte

Lord Jim-Joseph Conrad

Medicine River-Thomas King

Memoirs of a Geisha-Arthur Golden

Middlemarch -George Eliot

No Country for Old Men -Cormac McCarthy

No New Land -M.G Vassanji

Odyssey -Homer

On the Road -Jack Kerouac

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch-Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Pilgrim’s Progress-John Bunyan

Shogun -James Clavell

Slaughterhouse Five -Kurt Vonnegut

Sometimes a Great Notion -Ken Kesey

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer -Mark Twain

The Brothers Karamazov -Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Concubine’s Children -Denise Chong

The Diviners -Margaret Lawrence

The Double Hook -Sheila Watson

The Fountainhead -Ayn Rand

The French Lieutenant’s Woman -John Fowles

The God of Small Things -Arundhadi Roy

The Good Earth -Pearl S. Buck
The Grapes of Wrath -John Steinbeck

The Invisible Man -H.G. Wells

The Left Hand of Darkness-Ursula Le Guin

The Lord of the Rings -J.R.R. Tolkein

The Magus -John Fowles

The Scarlet Letter -Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Smell of Apples -Mark Behr

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold-John le Carre

The Tiger’s Daughter -Bharati Mukherjee

The Trial -Franz Kafka

The White Plague -John Herbert

The Wind in the Willows -Kenneth Grahame

War and Peace -Leo Tolstoy

Written on the Body -Jeanette Winterson

Wuthering Heights -Emily Bronte

i'm look forward for your reply
you can email me at natasyaazwin@gmail.com