My Reading List


Aaronovitch, Ben "Moon over Soho" (RoL 2)    
- "Rivers of London" (RoL 1)  
- "Whispers Under Ground" (RoL 3)  
- "Broken Homes" (RoL 4)
Abdolah, Kader "My Father’s Notebook" (NL: Spijkerschrift)
- "The House of the Mosque" (NL: Het huis van de moskee) *
Aboulela, Leila "The Kindness of Enemies"   
Abulhawa, Susan "Mornings in Jenin"
Aciman, Alexander; Rensin, Emmett "Twitterature"
Adams, Douglas "The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
Adams, Richard "Watership Down"
Addis, Faith "Down to Earth"
Aitmatov, Chinghiz "Jamilya"(RUS: Джамиля)
Akmajian, Hiag "30,000 Mornings" xx
Al Aswany, Alaa "The Yacoubian Building" (arab. Imarat Ya’qubian)
Albom, Mitch "The five people you meet in heaven" *
- "Tuesdays with Morrie

Alcott, Louisa May "Eight Cousins" (classic) 
- "Little Women Series" (classic) 
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi "Americanah"
- "Half of a Yellow Sun"
Alejchem, Scholem "Tevye the Dairyman" (classic) - (yidd: Tewje, der Milchiger טבֿיה דער מילכיקער, Jidd. und טוביה החולב,  Hebr.)
Ali, Monica "Brick Lane
- "In the Kitchen"
Ali, Sabahattin "Madonna in a Fur Coat" - (TR: Kürk Mantolu Madonna
Allende, Isabel "The House of the Spirits" (E: La casa de los espíritus)
- "Daughter of Fortune" (E: Hija de la fortuna)
- "Portrait in Sepia" (E: Retrato en sepia
- "Island Beneath the Sea" (E: La isla bajo el mar)
- "Maya's Notebook" (E: El Cuaderno de Maya)
Anam, Tahmima "The Good Muslim"
Andrić, Ivo "The Bridge on the Drina" (SRB/HR: На Дрини Ћуприја oder Na Drini Ćuprija) - Die Brücke über die Drina
Ansay, A. Manette "Vinegar Hill"
Arnold, Gaynor "Girl in a Blue Dress
Atkinson, Kate "Behind the Scenes at the Museum
Atwood, Margaret "The Handmaid’s Tale
Austen, Jane "Emma" (classic) - Emma (The Motherhood and Jane Austen)
- "Lady Susan"
(classic) - Lady Susan
- "Mansfield Park"
(classic) - Mansfield Park (The Motherhood and Jane Austen)
- "Northanger Abbey"
(classic) - Kloster Northanger (The Motherhood and Jane Austen
- "Persuasion"
(classic) - Überredung/Anne Elliot (The Motherhood and Jane Austen) *
- "Pride & Prejudice"
(classic) - Stolz & Vorurteil (The Motherhood and Jane Austen
- "Sense & Sensibility" (classic) - Verstand & Gefühl/Sinn & Sinnlichkeit (The Motherhood and Jane Austen
 - "The Watsons" (classic) - Die Watsons
Azevedo, Francisco "Once Upon a Time in Rio" (PO: O Arroz de Palma)

Bâ, Mariama "So Long a Letter" (F: Une si longue lettre)
Bacon, Charlotte "Lost Geography"
Bacon, Francis "New Atlantis" (Lat. Nova Atlantis
Ballantyne, Tony "Dream London" xx
Baxter, Charles "The Soul Thief"  
Becker, Jurek "Jacob the Liar" - (GE: Jakob der Lügner)
Bennett, Alan "The Uncommon Reader
Berg, Elisabeth "Open House" xx
- "What we keep"  xx
Bernières, Louis de "Birds Without Wings"
- "Captain Corelli's Mandolin"
Berry, Venise "Colored Sugar Water: A Spiritual Tale"  xx
Berry, Wendell "Hannah Coulter"
Binchy, Maeve "Tara Road"
Binet, Laurent "HHhH" (FR: HHhH)
Bjørnstad, Ketil "Villa Europa" (NO: Villa Europa)
Boccaccio, Giovanni "The Decameron" (classic) (IT: Il Decameron, cognominato Prencipe Galeotto)
Bohjalian, Chris "Midwives
Borchert, Wolfgang "Complete Works" (GE: Das Gesamtwerk)
Boyne, John "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas"
Bradbury, Ray "Fahrenheit 451
- "The Martian Chronicles
Bradley, Alan "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" xx
Bragg, Melvyn "The Soldier’s Return"

- "A Son of War"
Brecht, Bertolt "Life of Galileo" (classic) (GE: Das Leben des Galilei)
Brijs, Stefan "The Angel Maker" (NL: De engelenmaker) 
Binchy, Maeve "Tara Road"

Binet, Laurent "HHhH" (FR: HHhH)
Bristow, Gwen "Plantation Trilogy" (Deep Summer, The Handsome Road, This Side of Glory)

Brizuela, Leopoldo "Lisboa. Un melodrama"  
Brontë, Anne "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" (classic) 
Brontë, Charlotte "Jane Eyre" (classic)  *
- "Villette" (classic)
Brontë, Emily "Wuthering Heights" (classic) 
Brooks, Geraldine "March"
Brown, Dan "The Da Vinci Code"  xx

Brown, Eleanor "The Weird Sisters
Brown, Rita Mae - The Hunsenmeir Trilogy (Six of One/Bingo/Loose Lips)
Büchner, Georg "Woyzeck"
(classic) - (GE: Woyzeck)
 Buck, Pearl S. "East Wind: West Wind" (classic)
- "The Exile"
(classic)
- "The First Wife and Other Stories" (classic)
- "The Good Earth"
(classic) *
- "The Mother" (classic)
- "Pavilion of Women" (classic) 
- "Peony" (classic) 
- "Sons"((classic)
Burgess, Anthony "A Clockwork Orange"   
Burton, Jessie "The Miniaturist"  *

Bush, Catherine "Claire’s Head"
Butler, Octavia E. "Kindred
Byatt, A.S. "Possession

- "Ragnarok. The End of the Gods"

Cabré, Jaume "I Confess" (Cat: Jo Confesso)
Calvino, Italo "If on a Winter's Night a Traveller" (I: Se una notte d’inverno un viaggiatore)
Camus, Albert "The Plague" (F: La Peste)

- "The Stranger" (aka "The Outsider") (F: L'étranger)
Cao, Xueqin "Dream of the Red Chamber/The Story of the Stone" (classic) (CHN: 红楼梦/Hung lou meng)
Carey, Peter "Oscar and Lucinda
 - "True History of the Kelly Gang"
Cather, Willa "My Ántonia" (classic) *

Cervantes, Miguel de "Don Quixote" (classic) - (E: El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha)
Chabon, Michael "Summerland"  * 
- "The Yiddish Policemen's Union"
Chevalier, Tracy "Falling Angels"

- "Girl with a Pearl Earring" *
- "Remarkable Creatures"  *
- "The Virgin Blue

Christie, Agatha "Poirot Investigates"
Clarke, Marcus "For the Term of His Natural Life"
Clarke, Susanna "Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Clayton, Meg Waite "The Wednesday Sisters 
Cleave, Chris "The Other Hand" (US: "Little Bee")
Coelho, Paulo "The Alchemist" (PO: O Alquimista)
- "Brida" (PO: Brida)
Coetzee, J.M. "Disgrace"
Collins, Suzanne "The Hunger Games" xx 
Collins, Wilkie "Armadale" (classic)
- "The Moonstone" (classic) 
- "The Woman in White" (classic)
Conrad, Joseph "Heart of Darkness" (classic)  
Cristofano, David "The Girl She Used to Be"

Dahl, Roald "The Best of Roald Dahl"
Dai, Sijie "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" (F: Balzac et la Petite Tailleuse Chinoise)
- "Once on a Moonless Night" (F: Par une nuit où la lune ne s’est pas levée)
Danticat, Edwidge "Breath, Eyes, Memory"
Defoe, Daniel "Robinson Crusoe" (classic)
Deforges, Régine "The Blue Bicycle" (F: La Bicyclette Bleue) xx
Delacourt, Grégoire "The list of my desires/My Wish List" (F:
La liste de mes envies) *
de Loo, Tessa "The Twins" (NL: De Tweeling) *
Denuzière, Maurice "Louisiana" (F: Louisiane. Trilogie) 
de Winter, Leon "The Hollywood Sign" (NL: De Hemel van Hollywood) xx
- "Zionoco" (NL: Zionoco)  xx
Dickens, Charles "A Christmas Carol" (classic) 
- "Bleak House" (classic)
- "Great Expectations" (classic)
- "Hard Times" (classic)  
- "Little Dorrit" (classic)
- "A Tale of Two Cities" (classic)
- "The Pickwick Papers" (classic)
Dickey, Eric Jerome "The Other Woman" xx
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa "The Language of Flowers"
Döblin, Alfred "Berlin Alexanderplatz" - (GE: Berlin Alexanderplatz) 

Doerr, Anthony "All the Light We Cannot See"  
Dohaney, M.T. "The Corrigan Women"
- "To Scatter Stones"
- "A Fit Month for Dying"  xx
Dorrestein, Renate "A Heart of Stone" (NL: Een hart van steen)
Dostoevski, Fjodor "The Adolescent" (classic) (RUS: Подросток) *
- "The Gambler"
(classic) (RUS: Игрок)
- "Crime and Punishment" (classic) (RUS: Преступление и наказание)
Droste-Hülshoff, Annette von "The Jew's Beech" (classic) (GE: Die Judenbuche) 
Dugain, Marc "The Officer's Ward" (F: La Chambre des officiers) *

Dunmore, Helen "The Siege" *
Durlacher, Jessica "The Conscience" (NL: Het Geweten)

Eco, Umberto "The Name of the Rose" (I: Il Nome de la Rosa)  
Edwards, Kim "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" *
Eggels, Elle "The House of the Seven Sisters" (NL: Het Huis van de Zeven Zusters)

Eggers, Dave "The Circle
Elderkin, Susan "Sunset Over Chocolate Mountains"

Eliade, Mircea "Marriage in Heaven" (classic) (ROM: Nuntă în cer)
Eliot, George "Daniel Deronda" (classic)  *
- "Middlemarch"
(classic) *
- "The Mill on the Floss" (classic)
Ende, Michael "The Never Ending Story" (GE: Die unendliche Geschichte)
 

Faber, Michael "The Fire Gospel"
Falcones, Ildefonso "The Barefoot Queen" (E: La Reina Descalza)
- "Cathedral of the Sea" (E: La catedral del mar)  *
- "The Hand of Fatima" (E: La mano de Fátima)

Faulkner, William "Light in August"
Faulks, Sebastian "Birdsong. A Novel of Love and War"
Ferri, Jean-Yves; Didier Conrad, Didier "Asterix and the Missing Scroll" (F: Le Papyrus de César)  
Fforde, Jasper "The Eyre Affair"

- "Lost in a Good Book" 
Fielding, Helen "Bridget Jones' Diary" and "The Edge of Reason" xx
Findley, Timothy "Dust to Dust" (short stories)
Fitch, Janet "White Oleander"
Fitzgerald, F. Scott "The Great Gatsby" (classic)
- "Tender Is the Night" (
classic
Fitzgerald, Penelope "The Bookshop"

Fleischhauer, Wolfram "Schule der Lügen" [School of Lies
Fo, Dario "My first seven years (plus a few more)" (I: Il Paese dei Mezaràt: I miei primi sette anni (e qualcuno in più) 
Follett, Ken "Fall of Giants"

- "The Pillars of the Earth"
- "Winter of the World
- "World Without End"

- "Edge of Eternity"  
Fontane, Theodor "Effi Briest" (classic) (GE: Effi Briest)
Forster, E.M. "A Passage to India" (
classic)
- "Howards End" (
classic)
Fowler, Christopher "Hell Train"    
Fowler, Karen Joy "The Jane Austen Book Club"
Fowles, John "The French Lieutenant’s Woman"
Franzen, Jonathan "The Corrections" xx
Frazier, Charles "Cold Mountain"

- "Nightwoods"
- "Thirteen Moons

 Fredriksson, Marianne "Hanna's Daughters" (S: Anna, Hanna og Johanna) *
- "Simon and The Oaks" (aka Simon's Family) (S: Simon och ekarna)  
Frisch, Max "Homo Faber" (GE: Homo Faber)
- "The Arsonists" - (GE: Biedermann und die Brandstifter)

Gabaldon, Diana "Outlander" (UK: Cross Stich)
Gao, Xingjian "Soul Mountain" (CHN: 灵山, língshān)
García Márquez, Gabriel "Love in the Time of Cholera" (E: El amor en los tiempos del cólera) *

- "One Hundred Years of Solitude" (E: Cien años de soledad)
- "The General in His Labyrinth" (El general en su laberinto)
Gaskell, Elizabeth "North and South" (classic)
Gavalda, Anna "95 pounds of hope" (F: 35 kilos d’espoir)
- "Hunting and Gathering" (F: Ensemble c’est tout) n * xx

- "I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere" (short stories) (F: Je voudrais quelqu’un m’attende quelque part)
George, Margaret "Elizabeth I"
Gibbons, Stella "Cold Comfort Farm"
(classic)  xx
Gibran, Khalil "The Prophet"
(classic)
Gillham, David R. "City of Women" * xx
Glover, Douglas "Elle"
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von "Iphigenia in Tauris" (
classic) – (GE: Iphigenie auf Tauris)
- "The Sorrows of Young Werther" (
classic) – (GE: Die Leiden des Jungen Werther)
Golden, Arthur "Memoirs of a Geisha" *

Golding, William "Lord of the Flies
Ghosh, Amitav "The Glass Palace" *
- "Flood of Fire 
- "Sea of Poppies"
- "River of Smoke"  

Goscinny, René; Uderzo, Albert "Asterix the Gaul" (F: Astérix le Gaulois)  
Gowda, Shilpi Somaya "Secret Daughter"  *
Grass, Günter "Crabwalk" (GE:Im Krebsgang) *

Green, John "The Fault in Our Stars
Greene, Graham "Brighton Rock" (classic)

- "The End of the Affair
Grenville, Kate "The Secret River"
Grisham, John "Skipping Christmas: A Novel"
Grjasnowa, Olga "All Russians Love Birch Trees" (GE: Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt)
Grossman, David "To the End of the Land" (Hebr.:אשה בורחת מבשורה/Isha Nimletet Mi'Bshora)  
- "The Zig Zag Kid" (Hebr.: יש ילדים זיגזג/Jesh Jeladim) 
Gruen, Sara "Water for Elephants"  * xx
Guterson, David "East of the Mountain"
- "Ed King
- "The Other"
- "Our Lady of the Forest"
- "Snow Falling on Cedars"

Haddon, Mark "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" *
Hagena, Katharina "The Taste of Apple Seeds" (GE: Der Geschmack von Apfelkernen)
Hamill, Pete "Snow in August

Hamilton, Jane "A Map of the World"
Hamsun, Knut "Pan" (classic) (NO: Pan) *
Hannah, Kristin "Angel Falls"
- "Winter Garden"  *

Hansen, Dörte "This House is Mine" (GE: Altes Land) *
Hardy, Thomas "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" (classic) 

 Harris, Joanne "Blackberry Wine"
- "Chocolat

- "Coastliners"
- "Five Quarters of the Orange"  *

Hartnett, Sonya "Thursday’s Child"
Haruf, Kent "Plainsong
Haushofer, Marlen "The Wall" (GE: Die Wand)
Hawkins, Paula "The Girl on the Train"   
Hay, Ashley "The Railwayman's Wife"
Haynes, Melinda "Mother of Pearl"
Hegi, Ursula "Stones from the River"
Heller, Joseph "Catch-22
Hemingway, Ernest "The Old Man and the Sea

- "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Herbert, Xavier "Capricornia
Hesse, Hermann "Siddhartha" (classic) (GE: Siddhartha)
- "Steppenwolf" (classic) (GE: Steppenwolf)
Hislop, Victoria "Cartes Postales from Greece"

- "The Island"
- "The Last Dance and Other Stories
- "The Return"
- "The Sunrise
 
- "The Thread"
Høeg, Peter "Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow" (DK: Frøken Smillas fornemmelse for sne)
Homer "Odyssey" (classic) (GR: Ομήρου Οδύσσεια, Odýsseia)
Hornby, Nick "About a Boy

 Hosseini, Khaled "And the Mountains Echoed"
- "A Thousand Splendid Suns"  *
- "The Kite Runner"  *
Hugo, Victor "Les Misérables" (classic) (F: Les Misérables) 
Hunter, Stephen "Night of Thunder: a Bob Lee Swagger novel  
Huxley, Aldous "Brave New World"

Ionesco, Eugène "Rhinoceros" (F: Rhinocéros)
Irving, John "A Widow for One Year

Ishiguro, Kazuo "When we were orphans" * xx
 

Jacobsen, Roy "The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles" (NOR: Hoggerne)  
James, Henry "The American"
(classic)   
Jelinek, Elfriede "The Piano Player" (GE: Die Klavierspielerin) xx
Jonasson, Jonas "The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" *

Johnson, Adam "The Orphan Master's Son
Joinson, Suzanne "The Photographer's Wife"  xx
Joyce, James "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"
(classic)   
- "Dubliners"
(classic) - Dubliner (short stories)
- "Ulysses"
(classic)
Joyce, Rachel "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry"

Karystiani, Ionna (Ιωάννα Καρυστιάνη) "The Jasmine Isle" (GR: Μικρά Αγγλία/Mikra Anglia)
Kehlmann, Daniel "Measuring the World" (GE:Die Vermessung der Welt)
Kemal, Yaşar "The Birds Have Also Gone" (TK: Kuşlar da Gitti) 
- "The Drumming-Out" (TK: Teneke)

Kent, Christobel "A Party in San Niccolò"

Kerouac, Jack "On the Road" xx
Kertész, Imre "Fateless" (H: Sorstalanság)
Keyes, Marian "Rachel's Holiday"
Kidd, Sue Monk "The Secret Life of Bees"  *
 
Kimmel, Haven "A Girl named Zippy" xx
Kingsolver, Barbara "The Bean Trees"
- "Flight Behaviour"
- "The Lacuna

- "The Poisonwood Bible" *
- "Prodigal Summer" *
Kleist, Heinrich von "The Marquise of O"
(classic) (GE: Die Marquise von O.)
- "The Prince of Homburg"
(classic) (GE: Prinz Friedrich von Homburg oder die Schlacht bei Fehrbellin)
Kneale, Matthew "English Passengers"

Kohler, Sheila "Becoming Jane Eyre"

Konar, Affinity "Mischling"
Kostova, Elizabeth "The Historian"

- "The Swan Thieves"
Kulin, Ayşe "Rose of Sarajevo" (TR: Sevdalinka)  *  

Lafayette, Madame de (Marie-Madeleine) "The Princess of Cleves" (F: La Princesse de Clèves)
Lahiri, Jhumpa "Interpreter of Maladies"
- "The Namesake"
Laker, Rosalind "The Golden Tulip
  
Lalami, Laila "The Moors' Account 
Lamb, Wally "The Hour I First Believed" *
- "I know this much is true"

- "I'll Take You There
- "She's Come Undone"
- "We are water"
Lanchester, John "The Debt to Pleasure" * xx
Landvik, Lorna "Welcome to The Great Mysterious" * xx
Lawson, Mary "Crow Lake" *
- "The Other Side of the Bridge" *

- "Road Ends

Lee, Harper "To Kill a Mockingbird" *
Lenz, Siegfried "The German Lesson" (GE: Deutschstunde)

Lessing, Doris "The Golden Notebook" - Das goldene Notizbuch *
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim "Nathan the Wise" (classic) (GE: Nathan der Weise)
Lette, Kathy "How to kill your husband" xx
Letts, Billie "Where the Heart is" *

Levithan, David "Every Day

Levy, Marc "London Mon Amour" (F: Mes amis mes amours) 
Lewycka, Marina "Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian" *
- "Two Caravans

Lippi Rosina "Homestead"
Löwenstein, Anna "The Stone City" (Esperanto: La Ŝtona Urbo)
Lukas, Michael David "The Oracle of Stamboul

Maalouf, Amin "Samarkand" (F: Samarcande)
MacDonald, Ann-Marie "Fall On Your Knees" *
- "The Way the Crow Flies" *
MacLaverty, Bernard "Cal"

Mağden, Perihan "Two Girls" (TR: İki Genç Kızın Romanı)
 

Mahfouz, Naguib "Children of Gebelawi" (aka Children of our Alley; arab:  اولاد حارتنا Awlād ḥāritnā) *
- "Palace Walk" (arab. بين القصرين/Bayn al-qasrayn)
(Cairo Trilogy 1)
- "Palace of Desire" (arab: قصر الشوق/Qasr el-Shōq)
(Cairo Trilogy 2)  
- "Sugar Street" (السكرية/Al-Sukkariyya) (Cairo Trilogy 3)
Mankell, Henning "Daniel" (SW: Vindens son)
Mann, Thomas "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family" (classic) - (GE: Buddenbrooks) *
- "Death in Venice" (classic) (GE: Der Tod in Venedig)
- "The Magic Mountain" (classic) (GE: Der Zauberberg)
Mantel, Hilary "Bring up the Bodies

- "Wolf Hall"
Marini, Lorenzo "The Man of the Tulips" (IT: L'uomo dei tulipani) 

Mason, Daniel "The Piano Tuner" *
Matheson, Richard "I am Legend"
Mathis, Ayana "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie"
May, Karl "Through the Desert" (GE: Durch die Wüste)
Mayes, Frances "Swan"
- "Under Tuscan Sun
McCall Smith, Alexander "Emma. A Modern Retelling"
- "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" Series *
McCullers, Carson "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter"
McCulloch, Colleen "The Thorn Birds"
McEwan, Ian "Atonement" * xx
McGarry Morris, Mary "Songs in Ordinary Time"
McMahon, Katharine "The Rose of Sebastopol"
Mercier, Pascal "Lea" (GE: Lea)
- "Night Train to Lisbon" *
Mistry, Rohinton "A Fine Balance"
- "Family Matters"  
Mitchell, David "Cloud Atlas
Mitchell, Margaret "Gone With the Wind" (classic) Mo, Yan "Red Sorghum" (Chin: 红高粱家族  Hóng gāoliang jiāzú)
Modiano, Patrick "La Place de l'Étoile" (F: La Place de l'Étoile) 
Moggach, Deborah "Tulip Fever"  *
Montefiore, Santa "Meet Me Under The Ombu Tree" xx
Moore, Christopher "Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff" *

More, Thomas "Utopia"
Morgan Dawson, Sarah "A Confederate Girl's Diary"
(classic)
Morrison, Toni "Beloved"
- "Home"
- "Love"

- "Paradise"  xx
Mosse, Kate "Labyrinth" *

Moyes, Jojo "Me Before You" xx

Mulisch, Harry "The Discovery of Heaven" (NL: De Ontdekking van de Hemel) *
Müller, Herta 'The Appointment" (GE: Heute wär ich mir lieber nicht begegnet) *
Multatuli (Eduard Douwes Dekker) "Max Havelaar" (NL: Max Havelaar of de koffiveilingen der Nederlandsche Handelmaatschappy) 
 
Munro, Alice "Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage" * (short stories) 
- "Runaway" - Runaway (short stories) 
Murakami, Haruki "Kafka on the Shore" (J: 海辺のカフカ Umibe no Kafuka)
- "Norwegian Wood" (J:Noruwei no mori, ノルウェイの森)    
Murasaki, Lady Shikibu "The Tale of Genji" (J: 源氏物語 Genji Monogatari) (classic) 

Nabokov, Vladimir "Lolita"
Nadolny, Sten "The Discovery of Slowness" (GE:Die Entdeckung der Langsamkeit)
Naipaul, V.S. "A Bend in the River"
- "Half A Life"
- "A House for Mr. Biswas"

Navarre, Marguerite de "Heptameron" (F: Heptaméron) xx
NDiaye, Marie "Rosie Carpe" (F: Rosie Carpe) xx
Némirovsky, Irène "Suite Française" (F: Suite Française)

Neville, Henry "The Isle of Pines"
Nguyen, Viet Thanh (Việt Thanh Nguyễn) "The Sympathizer
Nietzsche, Friedrich "Thus spoke Zarathustra. A Book for All and None" (GE: Also sprach Zarathustra. Ein Buch für Alle und Keinen)
Niffenegger, Audrey "The Time Traveler's Wife" * xx
Noble, Elizabeth "The Reading Group" *
Orwell, George "Animal Farm
- "Nineteen Eighty Four" - 1984
Osorio, Elsa "My Name is Light" (E: A veinte años, Luz)

Ottow, Whitney "How to Make an American Quilt
Oz, Amos "A Tale of Love and Darkness" (IL: סיפור על אהבה וחושך)

Palacio, R.J. "Wonder" 
Pagnol, Marcel "Jean de Florette" (F: Jean de Florette)  *   
Palma, Félix J. "The Map of the Sky" (E: El mapa del cielo)   
- "The Map of Time" (E: El mapa del tiempo)
Pamuk, Orhan "The Black Book" (TR: Kara Kitap)
- "Cevdet Bey and His Sons" (TR: Cevdet Bey ve Oğulları)
- "The Museum of Innocence" (TR: Masumiyet Müzesi)
- "My Father's Suitcase" (TR: Babamın Bavulu)
- "My Name is Red" (TR: Benim Adım Kırmızı)

- "Snow" (TR: Kar)    
- "The Silent House" (TR: Sessiz Ev)
- "The White Castle" (TR: Beyaz Kale)
Pasternak, Boris "Doctor Zhivago" (RUS: Доктор Живаго) 

Paton, Alan "Cry, The Beloved Country"
Patchett, Ann "The Magician’s Assistant" xx
- "The Patron Saint of Liars" * 
Paull, Laline "The Bees"
Pausewang, Gudrun "The Last Children of Schewenborn" (GE: Die letzten Kinder von Schewenborn oder … sieht so unsere Zukunft aus?)
Pears, Tim "In a Land of Plenty

Perry, Anne "A Christmas Odyssey" xx
Pessl, Marisha "Special Topics in Calamity Physics"
Petterson, Per "Out Stealing Horses" (NO: Ut og stjæle hester)

Picoult, Jodi "My Sister's Keeper" xx

Plath, Sylvia "The Bell Jar"
Plenzdorf, Ulrich "The New Sufferings of Young W." (GE: Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.)
Powers, Charles T. "In the Memory of the Forest
Proulx, Annie "The Shipping News"

Raittila, Hanny "Canal Grande" (SF: Canal Grande)
Rasputin, Valentin "Farewell to Matyora" (RUS: Прощание с Матёрой = Proshshaniye s Matyoroy)
- "To Live and Remember" (or: Live and Remember) (RUS: Zhiwi e pomni, Живи и помни)
Regener, Sven "Berlin Blues" (GE: Herr Lehmann)

Rhue, Morton "The Wave"
Rhys, Jean "Wide Sargasso Sea"

Roberts, Karen "The Flower Boy"

Roberts, Gregory David "Shantaram"
Rosendorfer, Herbert "Letters Back to Ancient China" (GE: Briefe in die chinesische Vergangenheit)
Rosner, Elisabeth "The Speed of Light"

Roth, Philip "The Ghost Writer"
- "Zuckerman Unbound"
Roy, Arundhati "The God of Small Things"
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos "The Angel's Game" (E: El juego del ángel)

- "Marina" (E: Marina)
- "The Midnight Palace" (El Palacio de la Medianoche)
- "The Prince of Mist" (E: El príncipe de la niebla)
- "The Prisoner of Heaven" (E: El prisionero del cielo)
- "The Shadow of the Wind" - (E: La sombra del viento) *
- "Watcher in the Shadows" (E: Las luces de Septiembre)

Runcie, James "The Discovery of Chocolate"

Rushdie, Salman "Midnight's Children"
Rutherfurd, Edward "Awakening: The Rebels of Ireland
- "Dublin: Foundation (The Princes of Ireland: The Dublin Saga)"
- "The Forest

- "London - The Novel"
- "Paris"

Sackville, Amy "The Still Point"
Şafak, Elif "Araf aka The Saint of Incipient Insanities"
- "The Forty Rules of Love: A Novel of Rumi" *
Salinger, J.D. "Catcher in the Rye" xx
Saramago, José "Cain" (PO: Caim)

Satrapi, Marjane "Persepolis. The Story of a Childhood" (F: Persepolis) 
- "Persepolis. The Story of a Return" (F: Persepolis. Vol. 2) 

Schami, Rafik "The Calligrapher’s Secret" (GE: Das Geheimnis des Kalligraphen) *
- "A Hand Full of Stars" (GE: Eine Hand voller Sterne)
Schimmel, Betty "To See You Again"     
Schlink, Bernhard "The Reader" (GE: Der Vorleser)

Schmitt, Éric-Emmanuel "Monsieur Ibrahim and the Flowers of the Koran" (F: Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran) *
- "Oscar and the Lady in Pink" (F: Oscar et la dame rose) *

Schoemperlen, Diane "Our Lady of the Lost and Found"    
Schwarz, Christina "Drowning Ruth"

Scott, Mary - New Zealand novels
- "Breakfast at Six"
-- "Dinner Doesn’t Matter"
-- "Tea and Biscuits"
-- "A Change from Mutton
-- "Turkey at Twelve"
-- "Shepherd’s Pie
-- "Strangers for Tea
-- "Board, but no Breakfast"  
- "Families are Fun
-- "No Sad Songs"
-- "Freddie"
- "First Things First"
- "Haven't We Met Before?"
- "It’s Perfectly Easy"
- "It Was Meant
- "One of the Family"
- "Pippa in Paradise"
- "Strictly Speaking"   
- "The Long Honeymoon
- "The White Elephant
- "What Does It Matter"
- "Yes, Darling"
- "Yours to oblige"
See, Lisa "Peony in Love"
Sefton, Maggie "Knit One, Kill Two" xx
Segal, Erich "Love Story"
Sendker, Jan-Philipp "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" (GE: Das Herzenhören
- "Whispering Shadows" (GE: Das Flüstern der Schatten)
Seth, Vikram "An Equal Music
- "A Suitable Boy"
Setterfield, Diane "The Thirteenth Tale
Shaffer, Mary Ann & Barrows, Annie "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society" *
Shakespeare, William "Hamlet" (classic) 
- "Macbeth" aka "The Scottish Play" (classic) 
- "Romeo and Juliet" (classic) 
Shakib, Siba "Samira and Samir" (GE: Samira und Samir)
Shalev, Meir "Four Meals" (IL: כימים אחדים) 

Shalev, Zeruya "Husband and Wife" (IL: בעל ואישה) 
Shields, Carol "The Stone Diaries"  

Shreve, Anita "The Weight of Water"
Shriver, Lionel "We need to talk about Kevin"
Shteyngart, Gary "Absurdistan
Shute, Nevil "A Town Like Alice" (US Title: The Legacy)
Sienkiewicz, Henryk "Quo Vadis" (PL: Quo Vadis)

Sington, Philip "The Einstein Girl" xx
Sitch, Rob: Cilauro, Santo: Tom Gleisner, Tom "Molvanîa. A Land Untouched By Modern Dentistry"  
Skibsrud, Johanna "The Sentimentalists"
Smiley, Jane "The All-true Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton"
- "Early Warning
- "Some Luck"
- "A Thousand Acres
Smith, Zadie "On Beauty
- "White Teeth
  Smith, Ali "The Accidental"  xx
Soueif, Ahdaf "Aisha" (short stories)
- "The Map of Love" *

Steinbeck, John "East of Eden" *
- "The Grapes of Wrath" *
- "Of Mice and Men"

- "The Pearl"
Sterne, Laurence "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman"
(classic) 
Stevenson, Robert Louis "Treasure Island" (classic)    
Stockett, Kathryn "The Help"
Stowe, Harriet Beecher "Uncle Tom’s Cabin"
(classic) 
Stroyar, J.N. "The Children's War" and "A Change of Regime"

Sturluson, Snorri "Egil's Saga" (classic)  (Icel: Egils saga Skallagrímssonar)
Swarup, Vikas "Q & A"     
Syal, Meera "Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee" * xx
Štimec, Spomenka "Croatian War Nocturnal" (Esperanto: Kroata Milita Noktlibro) 

Talshir, Anat "If I Forget Thee"(Hebr: Im Eshkahekh) 
Tan, Amy "The Joy Luck Club" *
Tanpınar, Ahmet Hamdi "The Time Regulation Institute" (TR: Saatleri Ayarlama Enstitüsü) *
Tartt, Donna "The Goldfinch
Tekin, Latife "Swords of Ice" (TR: Buzdan Kiliçlar) *
Tellkamp, Uwe "The Tower" (GE:Der Tur)

Thackeray, William Makepeace "Vanity Fair, or, A Novel without a Hero" (classic) - Jahrmarkt der Eitelkeit
t'Hart, Maarten "The Sundial" (NL: De Zonnewijzer)  xx
Thomas, Rosie "The Potter’s House"

Titchmarsh, Alan "Only Dad

Tóibín, Colm "Brooklyn"  xx
Tolkien, J.R.R. "The Hobbit"
(classic)  xx
Tolstoy, Leo "Anna Karenina"
(classic) (RUS: Анна Каренина = Anna Karenina)  *
- "War and Peace"
(classic) (RUS: Война и мир = Woina i mir
Toptaş, Hasan Ali "The Shadowless" (TR: Gölgesizler)
Tremain, Rose "Music & Silence 

Trollope, Anthony "Barchester Chronicles": The Warden; Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne,  Framley Parsonage; The Small House at Allington; The Last Chronicle of Barset
(classic) 
- "The Way We Live Now" (classic)
Tsao Hsueh-Chin "Dream of the Red Chamber/The Story of the Stone" (classic) (CHN: 红楼梦/Hung lou meng)
Tsypkin, Leonid "Summer in Baden-Baden" (RUS: лджубит достоджэвсково)
Tucker, Helen "The Sound of Summer Voices"
Turner, Nancy E. "These is my Words" - Sarah Agnes Prine Trilogie #1 *
- "Sarah's Quilt"
- Sarah Agnes Prine Trilogie #2
- "The Water and the Blood

Twain, Mark "The Innocents Abroad xx
Tyler, Anne "The Accidental Tourist

- "Digging to America
- "A Patchwork Planet"
- "A Spool of Blue Thread"   

Ulitzkaya, Lyudmila "Imago" or "The Big Green Tent" (RUS: Зеленый шатер = Zelenyi shater
Urquhart, Jane "The Stone Carvers" *
- "The Underpainter" xx

van Loon, Karel "A Father's Affair" (NL: De Passievrucht) *
Vargas Llosa, Mario "Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter" (E: La tía Julia y el escribidor) 
- "The Storyteller" (E: El Hablador)
Vonnegut, Kurt "Breakfast of Champions
Vreeland, Susan "Girl in Hyacinth Blue" *

Walker, Alice "The Color Purple
- "The Temple of My Familiar
Waltari, Mika "The Dark Angel" (SF: Johannes Angelos)  *
- "The Egyptian" (SF: Sinuhe Egyptiläinen) *

Waters, Sarah "The Night Watch" xx
Wells, Rebecca "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" and "Little Altars Everywhere" *
Wharton, Edith "The House of Mirth" (classic) *

Whitehead, Colson "Underground Railroad"
Wilde, Oscar "A Woman of No Importance" (classic)
- "The Importance of Being Earnest" (classic)

- "The Picture of Dorian Gray" (classic) 
- "The Nightingale and the Rose. Short Stories" (classic) 
Wolfe,Thomas "Look Homeward, Angel" (classic)
Woolf, Virginia "Mrs. Dalloway" (classic) 

- "To the Lighthouse" (classic) *
Woolfolk Cross, Donna "Pope Joan"  *

Worth, Jennifer "Call the Midwife"

Xu, Ruiyan "The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai"

Yerby, Frank "Griffin's Way"
- "Speak now"
Young, William Paul "The Shack"

Zusak, Markus "The Book Thief" *

 
Anonymous "Lazarillo de Tormes" (classic) (E: La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades)

(Auto)-Biographies/Biographical Novels

Angelou, Maya "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings"    
Angelou, Maya "Mom & Me & Mom"      
Arana, Marie "American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood" 
Ashworth, Andrea "Once in a House on Fire"
Clarke, Stephen "A Year in the Merde"
Clinton, Hillary Rodham "Living History" *
Dinesen, Isak/Blixen, Karen "Out of Africa" (classic)
Dirie, Waris "Desert Flower"
Drinkwater, Carol "The Olive Series" 
Frank, Anne "The Diary of a Young Girl" (diary, classic)
Fuller, Alexandra "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight" xx

Geti, Monica "The Year of Sunshine" 
Gopnik, Adam "Paris to the Moon"
Grass, Günter "The Box: Tales from the Darkroom"     
- "My Century"   

- "Peeling the Onion"   
Green, Hannah (Joanne Greenberg) "I Never Promised you a Rose Garden"
Grimm, Hans Herbert aka Emil Schulz "Schlump"    
Hammond, Richard "On the Edge: My Story"     
Hanff, Helene "84 Charing Cross Road" and "The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street" 
Hirsi Ali, Ayaan "Infidel: My Life" *
Huston, Allegra "Love Child"
Ilibagiza, Immaculée "Left to Tell"

Jessop, Carolyn "Escape"
Keneally, Thomas "Schindler's Ark" xx
Kladstrup, Donald & Petie "Wine and War" * xx
Massaquoi, Hans J. "Destined to Witness"
Morgan Dawson, Sarah "A Confederate Girl's Diary" (classic)
Nafisi, Azar "Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books"   
Noor-Al-Hussein, Queen of Jordan "A Leap of Faith" *
Oates, Joyce Carol "A Widow's Story"  
Sawyer, Anh Vu "Song of Saigon" *
Schwarzer, Alice "Lebenslauf" [My life] - 2011
Sedaris, David "Me Talk Pretty One Day" (short stories) xx
Seth, Vikram "Two Lives
Shields, Carol "Jane Austen. A Life" 
Solstad, Lexidh "Catpasity
Steinem, Gloria "My Life on the Road"    
Stevenson, Helen "Instructions for Visitors"
Stewart, Chris "Driving over Lemons"
Trojanow, Ilija "The Collector of Worlds" *
Walls, Jeannette "The Glass Castle"
Wiesel, Elie "Night" *

Non-fiction

Ackroyd, Peter "Thames. Sacred River"
Alexijewitsch, Swetlana "Second Hand Time. The Last of the Sovjets" (RUS: Время секонд хэнд/Vremja sekond khend)  

- "Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster" (RUS: Чернобыльская молитва/Černobylskaja molitva) 
Arnold, Catharine "Globe: Life in Shakespeare's London"

Basti, Abel & van Helsing, Jan "Hitler in Argentina"  
Bender, Sue "Plain and Simple: A Woman's Journey to the Amish" *
Bonnett, Alastair "Off the Map
Brown, Daniel James "The Boys in the Boat" *
Buruma, Ian "Murder in Amsterdam" *
Chang, Leslie T. "Factory Girls" *
Du Bois, W. E. B. "The Souls of Black Folk" (classic)
Emcke, Carolin "Echoes of Violence: Letters from a War Reporter" (GE: Von den Kriegen. Briefe an Freunde) 

Garfield, Simon "On the Map. Why the World Looks the Way it Does" (aka: "On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks")
Gates Gill, Michael "How Starbucks Saved My Life"
Gladwell, Malcolm "The Tipping Point"
Griffin, John Howard "Black like me" *
Lamb, Christina "The Sewing Circles of Herat" *
Larsen Line, Joanne/Loving Tubesing, Nancy "Quilts From The Quiltmaker's Gift" 
LeBor, Adam "City of Oranges"  *
Lewis, Oscar "Children of Sanchez" *

Mak, Geert "Jorwerd"
Newsham, Brad "Take me with you"
Nichols, Peter "A Voyage for Madmen" *

Noa Bercovitch, Pascale "The Dolphin’s Boy"
Pavord, Anna "The Tulip"
Pollock, David C., & Van Reken, Ruth "Third Culture Kids" *
Ruiz, Don Miguel Ángel "The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom"

Sedano, Nina "Die Ländersammlerin" [The collector of Countries]   
Schrobsdorff, Angelika "You Are Not Like Other Mothers" (GE: Du bist nicht so wie andre Mütter) 
Seierstad, Åsne "The Bookseller of Kabul"
- "Talk to the Hand"

Vermes, Timur "Look who's back"   
Vilar, Esther "The Manipulated Man"
Virgil "The Aeneid" 
Westerman, Frank "The Republic of Grain"
White, Colin & Boucke, Laurie "The UnDutchables" *

Children's and Youth Books

Ahlberg, Janet & Allan "The Jolly Postman or Other People's Letters"
Awdry, Rev. Wilbert "Thomas the Tank Engine" 
Balliett, Blue "Chasing Vermeer"
Berenstain, Stan and Jan "The Berenstain Bears" 
Bourgeois, Paulette "Big Sarah's Little Boots" 
Brumbeau, Jeff/de Marcken, Gail "The Quiltmaker’s Gift"
Busch, Wilhelm "Max and Moritz"
Civardi, Anne; Cartwright, Stephen "Things People Do"  
Coerr, Eleanor "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes" 
Cottrell Boyce, Frank "Millions" 

Dahl, Roald "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
Davis, Lee "P.B. Bear" 
Deary, Terry "Horrible Histories"     
Elwell Hunt, Angela "The Tale of Three Trees"
Estes, Eleanor "The Hundred Dresses" 

Funke, Cornelia "Inkheart"

Gaarder, Jostein "Sophie's World"  
Grimm, Jacob und Wilhelm "Jorinda and Joringel. Eight Fairy Tales"   

Handford, Martin "Where's Wally?"
Hargreaves, Roger "Mr. Men" 
Hesse, Karen "Letters from Rifka"
- "Out of the Dust"
Hoffmann, Heinrich "Struwwelpeter" (or Shockheaded/Slovenly Peter)
Ingalls Wilder, Laura "Little House Books" (classic)

Juster, Norton "The Phantom Tollbooth"
King-Smith, Dick "The Hodgeheg" and "King Max the Last" 
Lewis, C.S. "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe"
Lindgren, Astrid "Seacrow Island"  
- "The Six Bullerby Children" (classic)

MacLachlan, Patricia - Sarah, Plan & Tall Series
Milne, A. A. "Winnie the Pooh"  (classic)
Montgomery, L. M. "Anne of Green Gables"
Munsch, Robert "Love You Forever"    
Murphy, Jill "Five Minutes Peace" 
O'Dell, Scott "Island of the Blue Dolphins"
-"Zia"
Orsenna, Erik "Grammar Is a Sweet, Gentle Song"   

Peet, Bill "The Whingdingdilly" 
Pope Osborne, Mary "Magic Tree House" Series
Potter, Beatrix "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"   
Prelutsky, Jack - Poems for Children 
Robinson, Barbara "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" 

Sachar, Louis "Holes"
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine "The Little Prince" (classic)
Scarry, Richard "What Do People Do All Day" et al.
Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs" 
Sendak, Maurice "Where The Wild Things Are"  
LeSieg, Theo (=Dr. Seuss) "Wacky Wednesday"
Smucker, Barbara "Underground to Canada”
Spyri, Johanna "Heidi" (classic)
Streatfeild, Noel "Ballet Shoes" (classic)
Trivizas, Eugene "The Three Little Wolves and The Big Bad Pig"
Webster, Jean "Daddy Longlegs"   
White, E.B. "Charlotte's Web"
Woodruff, Elvira "Dear Austin: Letters from the Underground Railroad"

Cooper O'Boyle, Donna-Marie "The Domestic Church"
Curtis Higgs, Liz "Bad Girls of the Bible"
Hart, Mark "The "R" Father" 
Kerkeling, Hape "I'm off then"    
Lindberg, Anne Morrow "A Gift from the Sea"
* International Book Club
xx Books I really didn't like