1001 Books To Read Before I Die

Who doesn’t like a book reading challenge that you may have zero hope of every completely before you expire from this Earth? I know I do! Thanks to In My Book for taking the time and energy to compile this list, because I sure would not have done it. Especially given the last update increasing the list to 1305 books total.

I’ve read 6 out of 1305 books.
Completed books are bolded and linked if a review has been done.

Pre-1700

  1. Aesop’s Fables – Aesop (c.4th BC)
  2. Metamorphoses – Ovid (c.2-8 AD)
  3. Chaireas And Kallirhoe – Chariton (c.200)
  4. Aithiopika – Heliodorus (c.250)
  5. The Golden Ass – Apuleius (c.260)
  6. The Thousand And One Nights – Anonymous (c.850)
  7. The Tale Of The Bamboo Cutter – Anonymous (c.900)
  8. The Tale Of Genji – Murasaki Shikibu (c.1000)
  9. Water Margin – Shi Naian (c.1300)
  10. Romance Of The Three Kingdoms – Luo Guanzhong (c.1300)
  11. Tirant Lo Blanch – Marti Joan De Galba (1490)
  12. La Celestina – Fernando De Rojas (1499)
  13. Amadis Of Greece – Garci Rodriguez De Montalvo (1508)
  14. The Life Of Lazarillo De Tormes And His Fortunes And Adversities – Anonymous (1554)
  15. Gargantua And Pantagruel – Francoise Rabelais (1532-64)
  16. The Lusiads – Luis Camoes (1572)
  17. Euphues: The Anatomy Of Wit – John Lyly (1578)
  18. Journey To The West – Cheng’en Wu (1592)
  19. The Unfortunate Traveller – Thomas Nashe (1594)
  20. Thomas Of Reading – Thomas Deloney (1599)
  21. Don Quixote – Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra (1605-15)
  22. The Travels Of Persiles And Sigismunda – Miguel De Cervantes (1617)
  23. The Truthful History Of The Conquest Of New Spain – Bernal Diaz Del Castillo (1632)
  24. The Adventurous Simplicissimus – Hans Jakob Christoffel Von Grimmelshausen (1668)
  25. The Pilgrim’s Progress – John Bunyan (1678-84)
  26. The Princess Of Cleves – Comtesse De La Fayett (1678)
  27. Oroonoko – Aphra Behn (1688)

1700s

  1. A Tale Of A Tub – Jonathan Swift (1704)
  2. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe (1719)
  3. Love In Excess – Eliza Haywood (1719)
  4. Moll Flanders – Daniel Defoe (1722)
  5. Roxana – Daniel Defoe (1724)
  6. Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift (1726)
  7. A Modest Proposal – Jonathan Swift (1729)
  8. Joseph Andrews – Henry Fielding (1742)
  9. Memoirs Of Martinus Scriblerus – Various (c.1740)
  10. Pamela – Samuel Richardson (1749)
  11. Clarissa – Samuel Richardson (1749)
  12. Roderick Random – Tobias George Smollett (1749)
  13. Tom Jones – Henry Fielding (1749)
  14. Fanny Hill – John Cleland (1749)
  15. Peregrine Pickle – Tobias George Smollett (1751)
  16. Amelia – Henry Fielding (1751)
  17. The Female Quixote – Charlotte Lennox (1752)
  18. Candide – Voltaire (1759)
  19. Rasselas – Samuel Johnson (1759)
  20. Julie Or The New Eloise – Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1760)
  21. Rameau’s Nephew – Denis Diderot (1761-84)
  22. Emile Or On Education – Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1762)
  23. The Castle Of Otranto – Horace Walpole (1765)
  24. The Vicar Of Wakefield – Oliver Goldsmith (1766)
  25. Tristram Shandy – Laurence Stern (1759-67)
  26. A Sentimental Journey – Laurence Stern (1768)
  27. The Man Of Feeling – Henry Mackenzie (1771)
  28. Humphrey Clinker – Tobias George Smollett (1771)
  29. The Sorrows Of Young Werther – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1774)
  30. Evelina – Fanny Burney (1778)
  31. Reveries Of A Solitary Walker – Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1782)
  32. Dangerous Liaisons – Pierre Choderlos De Laclos (1782)
  33. Anton Reiser – Karl Philipp Moritz (1785)
  34. Confessions – Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1782)
  35. Cecilia – Fanny Burney (1782)
  36. The 120 Days Of Sodom – Marquis de Sade (1785)
  37. Vathek – William Beckford (1786)
  38. Dream Of The Red Chamber (The Story Of The Stone) – Cao Xueqin (1791)
  39. Justine – Marquis De Sade (1791)
  40. The Adventures Of Caleb Williams – William Godwin (1794)
  41. The Interesting Narrative – Olaudah Equiano (1794)
  42. The Mysteries Of Udolpho – Ann Radcliffe (1794)
  43. Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1795-6)
  44. The Monk – M G Lewis (1796)
  45. Camilla – Fanny Burney (1796)
  46. Jacques The Fatalist – Denis Diderot (1796)
  47. The Nun – Denis Diderot (1796)
  48. Hyperion – Friedrich Holderlin (1797-9)

1800s

  1. Castle Rackrent – Maria Edgeworth (1800)
  2. Henry Von Ofterdingen (Unfinished) – Novalis (1802)
  3. Elective Affinities – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1809)
  4. Michael Kohlhaas – Heinrich Von Kleist (1810)
  5. Sense And Sensibility – Jane Austen (1811)
  6. The Absentee – Maria Edgeworth (1812)
  7. Pride And Prejudice – Jane Austen (1813)
  8. Mansfield Park – Jane Austen (1814)
  9. Emma – Jane Austen (1816)
  10. Rob Roy – Sir Walter Scott (1817)
  11. Ormond – Maria Edgeworth (1817)
  12. Persuasion – Jane Austen (1818)
  13. Northanger Abbey – Jane Austen (1818)
  14. Frankenstein – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (1818)
  15. The Life And Opinions Of The Tomcat Murr – E T A Hoffmann (1820)
  16. Ivanhoe – Sir Walter Scott (1820)
  17. The Monastry – Sir Walter Scott (1820)
  18. Melmoth The Wanderer – Charles Robert Maturin (1820)
  19. The Albigenses – Charles Robert Maturin (1824)
  20. The Private Memoirs And Confessions Of A Justified Sinner – James Hogg (1824)
  21. Last Of The Mohicans – James Fenimore Cooper (1826)
  22. Life Of A Good-For-Nothing – Joseph Freiherr Von Eichendorff (1826)
  23. The Bethrothed – Alessandro Manzoni (1827)
  24. The Red And The Black – Stendhal (1831)
  25. The Hunchback Of Notre Dame – Victor Hugo (1831)
  26. Eugene Onegin – Alexander Pushkin (1833)
  27. Eugenie Grandet – Honore De Balzac (1834)
  28. Le Pere Goriot – Honore De Balzac (1834-5)
  29. The Nose – Nikolay Gogol (1836)
  30. Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens (1838)
  31. The Lion Of Flanders – Hendrik Conscience (1838)
  32. The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby – Charles Dickens (1839)
  33. The Fall Of The House of Usher – Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
  34. Camera Obscura – Hildebrand (Nicolaas Beets) (1839)
  35. The Charterhouse Of Parma – Stendhal (1839)
  36. A Hero Of Our Time – Mikhail Lermontov (1840)
  37. Dead Souls – Nikolay Gogol (1842)
  38. A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens (1843)
  39. Lost Illusions – Honore De Balzac (1843)
  40. The Pit And The Pendulum – Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
  41. Martin Chuzzlewit – Charles Dickens (1844)
  42. The Purloined Letter – Edgar Allan Poe (1844)
  43. The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas (1844)
  44. Facundo – Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1845)
  45. Le Reine Margot – Alexandre Dumas (1845)
  46. The Count Of Monte Cristo – Alexandre Dumas (1845-6)
  47. The Devil’s Pool – George Sand (1846)
  48. Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray (1847)
  49. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte (1847)
  50. Agnes Grey – Anne Bronte (1847)
  51. Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte (1847)
  52. The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall – Anne Bronte (1848)
  53. Mary Barton – Elizabeth Gaskell (1848)
  54. Shirley – Charlotte Bronte (1849)
  55. David Copperfield – Charles Dickens (1850)
  56. The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne (1850)
  57. Moby Dick – Herman Melville (1851)
  58. The House Of The Seven Gables – Nathaniel Hawthorne (1851)
  59. The Blithedale Romance – Nathaniel Hawthorne (1852)
  60. Uncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher Stowe (1852)
  61. Cranford – Elizabeth Gaskell (1853)
  62. Villette – Charlotte Bronte (1853)
  63. Bleak House – Charles Dickens (1853)
  64. Walden – David Henry Thoreau (1854)
  65. Green Henry – Gottfried Keller (1854)
  66. Hard Times – Charles Dickens (1854)
  67. North And South – Elizabeth Gaskell (1855)
  68. Indian Summer – Adalbert Stifter (1857)
  69. Madame Bovary – Gustave Flaubert (1857)
  70. Adam Bede – George Eliot (1859)
  71. Oblomovka – Ivan Goncharov (1859)
  72. A Tale Of Two Cities – Charles Dickens (1859)
  73. Max Havelaar – Multatuli (1860)
  74. The Marble Faun – Nathaniel Hawthorne (1860)
  75. The Woman In White – Wilkie Collins (1860)
  76. The Mill On The Floss – George Eliot (1860)
  77. Castle Richmond – Anthony Trollope (1860)
  78. On The Eve – Ivan Turgenev (1860)
  79. Great Expectations – Charles Dickens (1861)
  80. Silas Marner – George Eliot (1861)
  81. Fathers And Sons – Ivan Turgenev (1862)
  82. Les Miserables – Victor Hugo (1862)
  83. The Water Babies – Charles Kingsley (1863)
  84. Notes From The Underground – Fyodor Dostoevsky (1864)
  85. Uncle Silas – Sheridan Le Fanu (1864)
  86. Our Mutual Friend – Charles Dickens (1865)
  87. Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland – Lewis Carroll (1865)
  88. Crime And Punishment – Fyodor Dostoevsky (1866)
  89. Journey To The Centre Of The Earth – Jules Verne (1866)
  90. The Last Chronicle Barset – Anthony Trollope (1867)
  91. Therese Raquin – Emile Zola (1867)
  92. Little Women – Louisa May Alcott (1868)
  93. The Moonstone – Wilkie Collins (1868)
  94. The Idiot – Fyodor Dostoevsky (1868-9)
  95. Maldoror – Comte De Lautreaumont (1868-9)
  96. Phineas Finn – Anthony Trollope (1869)
  97. Sentimental Education – Gustave Flaubert (1869)
  98. War And Peace – Leo Tolstoy (1869)
  99. He Knew He Was Right – Anthony Trollope (1869)
  100. King Lear Of The Steppes – Ivan Turgenev (1870)
  101. Through The Looking Glass – Lewis Carroll (1871)
  102. Martin Fierro – Jose Hernandez (1872)
  103. Middlemarch – George Eliot (1872)
  104. Spring Torrents – Ivan Turgenev (1872)
  105. Erewhon – Samuel Butler (1872)
  106. The Devils – Fyodor Dostoevsky (1872)
  107. In A Glass Darkly – Sheridan Le Fanu (1872)
  108. Around The World In Eighty Days – Jules Verne (1873)
  109. The Enchanted Wanderer – Nicolai Leskov (1873)
  110. Far From The Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy (1874)
  111. Pepita Jimenez – Juan Valera Y Alcala-Galiano (1874)
  112. The Sin Of Father Amado – Jose Maria De Eca De Queiroz (1876)
  113. The Temptation Of Saint Anthony – Gustave Flaubert (1874)
  114. The Hand Of Ethelberga – Thomas Hardy (1876)
  115. Daniel Deronda – George Eliot (1876)
  116. Virgin Soil – Ivan Turgenev (1877)
  117. Drunkard – Emile Zola (1877)
  118. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy (1877)
  119. Return Of The Native – Thomas Hardy (1878)
  120. The Red Room – August Strindberg (1879)
  121. The Brothers Karamzov – Fyodor Dostoevsky (1880)
  122. Nan – Emile Zola (1880)
  123. Ben-Hur – Lew Wallace (1880)
  124. Bouvard And Pecuchet – Gustave Flaubert (1881)
  125. The Portrait Of A Lady – Henry James (1881)
  126. The House By The Medlar Tree – Giovanni Verga (1881)
  127. The Posthumous Memoirs Of Bras Cuba – Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis (1881)
  128. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson (1883)
  129. A Woman’s Life – Guy De Maupassant (1883)
  130. The Regent’s Wife – Leopoldo Alas (1884)
  131. The Death Of Ivan Ilyich – Leo Tolstoy (1884)
  132. Against The Grain – Joris-Karl Huysmans (1894)
  133. Marius The Epicurean – Walter Pater (1885)
  134. Bel-Ami – Guy De Maupassant (1885)
  135. The Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain (1885)
  136. The Quest – Frederik van Eeden (1885)
  137. Germinal – Emile Zola (1885)
  138. King Solomon’s Mines – H Rider Haggard (1885)
  139. Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  140. The Mayor Of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy (1886)
  141. The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson (1886)
  142. The Manors Of Ulloa – Emilia Pardo Bazan (1886)
  143. She – H Rider Haggard (1887)
  144. The Woodlanders – Thomas Hardy (1887)
  145. The People Of Hemso – August Strindberg (1887)
  146. Under The Yoke – Ivan Vazov (1888)
  147. Fortunata And Jacinta – Benito Perez Galdes (1887)
  148. Pierre And Jean – Guy De Maupassant (1888)
  149. The Master Of Ballantrae – Robert Louis Stevenson (1889)
  150. Eline Vere – Louis Couperus (1889)
  151. Hunger – Knut Hamsun (1890)
  152. By The Open Sea – August Strindberg (1890)
  153. La Bete Humaine – Emile Zola (1890)
  154. Thais – Anatole France (1890)
  155. The Kreutzer Sonata – Leo Tolstoy (1890)
  156. The Picture Of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde (1891)
  157. Down There – Joris-Karl Huysmans (1891)
  158. Tess Of The D’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy (1891)
  159. Gosta Berling’s Saga – Selma Lagerlof (1891)
  160. New Grub Street – George Gissing (1891)
  161. News From Nowhere – William Morris (1891)
  162. The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1892)
  163. Diary Of A Nobody – George & Weedon Grossmith (1892)
  164. Born In Exile – George Gissing (1892)
  165. The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)
  166. The Viceroys – Federico De Roberto (1894)
  167. The Real Charlotte – Somerville & Ross (1894)
  168. Jude the Obscure – Thomas Hardy (1895)
  169. Effi Briest – Theodor Fontane (1895)
  170. The Time Machine – H G Wells (1895)
  171. The Island Of Dr Moreau – H G Wells (1896)
  172. Quo Vadis – Henryk Sienkiewicz (1896)
  173. Dracula – Bram Stoker (1897)
  174. Fruits Of The Earth – Andre Gide (1897)
  175. What Maisie Knew – Henry James (1897)
  176. Compassion – Benito Perez Galdos (1897)
  177. Pharaoh – Boleslaw Prus (1897)
  178. The Invisible Man – H G Wells (1897)
  179. The War Of The Worlds – H G Wells (1898)
  180. The Child Of Pleasure – Gabriele D’Annunzio (1898)
  181. As A Man Grows Older – Italo Svevo (1898)
  182. The Turn Of The Screw – Henry James (1898)
  183. The Awakening – Kate Chopin (1899)
  184. The Stechlin – Theodor Fontane (1899)
  185. Some Experiences Of An Irish R M – Somerville & Ross (1899)
  186. Eclipse Of The Crescent Moon – Geza Gardonyi (1899)
  187. Dom Casmurro – Joaquim Maria Machado De Assis (1899)

1900s

  1. Lord Jim – Joseph Conrad (1900)
  2. Sister Carrie – Theodore Dreiser (1900)
  3. The Tiger Of Mompracem – Emilio Salgari (1900)
  4. None But The Brave – Arthur Schnitzler (1901)
  5. Kim – Rudyard Kipling (1901)
  6. Buddenbrooks – Thomas Mann (1901)
  7. The Hound Of The Baskervilles – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
  8. Heart Of Darkness – Joseph Conrad (1902)
  9. The Wings Of The Dove – Henry James (1902)
  10. The Immoralist – Andre Gide (1902)
  11. The Riddle Of The Sands – Erskine Childers (1903)
  12. Memoirs Of My Nervous Illness – Daniel Paul Schreber (1903)
  13. The Ambassadors – Henry James (1903)
  14. Call Of The Wild – Jack London (1903)
  15. The Way Of All Flesh – Samuel Butler (1903)
  16. The Golden Bowl – Henry James (1904)
  17. Hadrian The Seventh – Frederick Rolfe (1904)
  18. Nostromo – Joseph Conrad (1904)
  19. Solitude – Victor Catala (1905)
  20. Where Angels Fear To Tread – E M Forster (1905)
  21. Professor Unrat (The Blue Angel) – Heinrich Mann (1905)
  22. The House Of Mirth – Edith Wharton (1905)
  23. The Forsythe Saga – John Galsworthy (1906)
  24. Young Torless – Robert Musil (1906)
  25. The Jungle – Upton Sinclair (1906)
  26. The Secret Agent – Joseph Conrad (1907)
  27. Mother – Maxim Gorky (1907)
  28. The House On The Borderland – William Hope Hodgson (1908)
  29. The Old Wive’s Tale – Arnold Bennett (1908)
  30. The Iron Heel – Jack London (1908)
  31. A Room With A View – E M Forster (1908)
  32. The Inferno – Henri Barbusse (1908)
  33. Tono-Bungay – H G Wells (1908)
  34. Strait Is The Gate – Andre Gide (1909)
  35. Martin Eden – Jack London (1909)
  36. Three Lives – Gertrude Stein (1909)
  37. Impressions Of Africa – Raymond Roussel (1910)
  38. The Notebooks Of Malte Laurids Brigge – Rainer Maria Rilke (1910)
  39. Howards End – E M Forster (1910)
  40. Fantomas – Marcel Allain & Pierre Souvestre (1911)
  41. Ethan Frome – Edith Wharton (1911)
  42. The Charwoman’s Daughter – James Stephens (1912)
  43. Death In Venice – Thomas Mann (1912)
  44. Sons And Lovers – D H Lawrence (1913)
  45. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists – Robert Tressell (1914)
  46. Tarzan Of The Apes – Edgar Rice Burroughs (1914)
  47. Rosshalde – Herman Hesse (1914)
  48. Locus Solus – Raymond Roussel (1914)
  49. Platero And I – Juan Ramon Jimenez (1914)
  50. Kokoro – Natsume Soseki (1914)
  51. The Thirty-Nine Steps – John Buchan (1915)
  52. The Rainbow – D H Lawrence (1915)
  53. Of Human Bondage – William Somerset Maugham (1915)
  54. The Voyage Out – Virginia Woolf (1915)
  55. The Good Soldier – Ford Madox Ford (1915)
  56. Rashomon – Akutagawa Ryunosuke (1915)
  57. The Home And The World – Rabindranath Tagore (1916)
  58. Pallieter – Felix Timmermans (1916)
  59. Under Fire – Henri Barbusse (1916)
  60. The Underdogs – Mariano Azuela (1916)
  61. A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man – James Joyce (1916)
  62. Bunner Sisters – Edith Wharton (1916)
  63. Growth Of The Soil – Knut Hamsun (1917)
  64. Summer – Edith Wharton (1917)
  65. The Shadow Line – Joseph Conrad (1917)
  66. The Return Of The Soldier – Rebecca West (1918)
  67. Tarr – Wyndham Lewis (1919)
  68. Night And Day – Virginia Woolf (1919)
  69. Storm Of Steel – Ernst Junger (1920)
  70. Women In Love – D H Lawrence (1920)
  71. Main Street – Sinclair Lewis (1920)
  72. The Age Of Innocence – Edith Wharton (1920)
  73. The Life Of Christ – Giovanni Papini (1921)
  74. Crome Yellow – Aldous Huxley (1921)
  75. Kristin Lavransdatter – Sigrid Undset (1922)
  76. Claudine’s House – Colette (1922)
  77. Forest Of The Hanged – Liviu Rebreanu (1922)
  78. Ulysses – James Joyce (1922)
  79. Babbitt – Sinclair Lewis (1922)
  80. Aaron’s Rod – D H Lawrence (1922)
  81. The Last Days Of Humanity – Karl Kraus (1922)
  82. Life And Death Of Harriett Frean – May Sinclair (1922)
  83. The Glimpses Of The Moon – Edith Wharton (1922)
  84. Siddhartha – Herman Hesse (1922)
  85. Jacob’s Room – Virginia Woolf (1922)
  86. The Enormous Room – E E Cummings (1922)
  87. The Garden Party – Katherine Mansfield (1922)
  88. Amok – Stefan Zweig (1922)
  89. The Fox – D H Lawrence (1923)
  90. Antic Hay – Aldous Huxley (1923)
  91. Cane – Jean Toomer (1923)
  92. Zeno’s Conscience – Italo Calvino (1923)
  93. The Devil In The Flesh – Raymond Radiguet (1923)
  94. A Passage To India – E M Forster (1924)
  95. We – Yevgeny Zamiatin (1924)
  96. The Magic Mountain – Thomas Mann (1924)
  97. The Green Hat – Michael Arlen (1924)
  98. Billy Budd, Foretopman – Herman Melville (1924)
  99. The Professor’s House – Willa Cather (1925)
  100. The Artamonov Business – Maxim Gorky (1925)
  101. Chaka The Zulu – Thomas Mofolo (1925)
  102. The Trial – Franz Kafka (1925)
  103. The Counterfeiters – Andre Gide (1925)
  104. The Great Gatsby – F Scott Fitzgerald (1925)
  105. Mrs Dalloway – Virginia Woolf (1925)
  106. Manhattan Transfer – John Dos Passos (1925)
  107. The Making Of Americans – Gertrude Stein (1925)
  108. New World – Heruy Welde Sellase (1925)
  109. Under The Sun Of Satan – Georges Bernanos (1926)
  110. Albert And Jacob – Cora Sandel (1926)
  111. The Murder Of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie (1926)
  112. One, None And A Hundred Thousand – Luigi Pirandello (1926)
  113. The Plumed Serpent – D H Lawrence (1926)
  114. The Good Soldier Svejk – Jaroslav Hasek (1926)
  115. The Castle – Franz Kafka (1926)
  116. Blindness – Henry Green (1926)
  117. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway (1926)
  118. In Search Of Lost Time – Marcel Proust (1927)
  119. The Case Of Sergeant Grischa – Arnold Zweig (1927)
  120. Amerika – Franz Kafka (1927)
  121. Tarka The Otter – Henry Williamson (1927)
  122. To The Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf (1927)
  123. Rememberance Of Things Past – Marcel Proust (1927)
  124. Steppenwolf – Herman Hesse (1927)
  125. Nadja – Andre Breton (1928)
  126. Some Prefer Nettles – Junichiro Tanizaki (1928)
  127. Parade’s End – Ford Madox Ford (1928)
  128. Quicksand – Nella Larsen (1928)
  129. Decline And Fall – Evelyn Waugh (1928)
  130. Quartet – Jean Rhys (1928)
  131. The Childermass – Wyndham Lewis (1928)
  132. The Well Of Loneliness – Radclyffe Hall (1928)
  133. Lady Chatterley’s Lover – D H Lawrence (1928)
  134. Orlando – Virginia Woolf (1928)
  135. Story Of The Eye – Georges Bataille (1928)
  136. Retreat Without Song – Shahan Shahnoor (1929)
  137. I Thought Of Daisy – Edmund Wilson (1929)
  138. Look Homeward, Angel – Thomas Wolfe (1929)
  139. Les Enfants Terribles – Jean Cocteau (1929)
  140. The Sound And The Fury – William Faulkner (1929)
  141. Harriet Hume – Rebecca West (1929)
  142. The Last September – Elizabeth Bowen (1929)
  143. Berlin Alexanderplatz – Alfred Doblin (1929)
  144. All Quiet On The Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque (1929)
  145. The Time Of Indifference – Alberto Moravia (1929)
  146. Living – Henry Green (1929)
  147. Red Harvest – Dashiell Hammett (1929)
  148. A Farewell To Arms – Ernest Hemingway (1929)
  149. Passing – Nella Larsen (1929)
  150. Hebdomeros – Giorgio de Chirico (1929)
  151. The Maltese Falcon – Dashiell Hammett (1929)
  152. Monica – Saunders Lewis (1930)
  153. Vile Bodies – Evelyn Waugh (1930)
  154. Her Privates We – Frederic Manning (1930)
  155. Insatiability – Stanislaw Witkiewicz (1930)
  156. The Apes Of God – Wyndham Lewis (1930)
  157. Cakes And Ale – W Somerset Maugham (1930)
  158. The Glass Key – Dashiell Hammett (1931)
  159. The Waves – Virginia Woolf (1931)
  160. The Forbidden Realm – J Slauerhoff (1932)
  161. The Return Of Philip Latinowicz – Miroslav Krleza (1932)
  162. The Radetzky March – Joseph Roth (1932)
  163. The Thin Man – Dashiell Hammett (1932)
  164. To The North – Elizabeth Bowen (1932)
  165. Cold Comfort Farm – Stella Gibbons (1932)
  166. Brave New World – Aldous Huxley (1932)
  167. Journey To The End of the Night – Louis-Ferdinand Celine (1932)
  168. A Scots Quair (Sunset Song) – Lewis Grassic Gibbon (1932)
  169. Viper’s Tangle – Francois Mauriac (1932)
  170. Joseph And His Brothers – Thomas Mann (1933)
  171. Man’s Fate – Andre Malraux (1933)
  172. Cheese – Willem Elsschot (1933)
  173. The Man Without Qualities – Robert Musil (1933)
  174. A Day Off – Storm Jameson (1933)
  175. Testament Of Youth – Vera Brittain (1933)
  176. The Autobiography Of Alice B Toklas – Gertrude Stein (1933)
  177. Murder Must Advertise – Dorothy L Sayers (1933)
  178. Miss Lonelyhearts – Nathanael West (1933)
  179. The Street Of Crocodiles – Bruno Schulz (1934)
  180. Call It Sleep – Henry Roth (1934)
  181. Thank You, Jeeves – P G Wodehouse (1934)
  182. Tender Is The Night – F Scott Fitzgerald (1934)
  183. A Handful Of Dust – Evelyn Waugh (1934)
  184. Tropic Of Cancer – Henry Miller (1934)
  185. The Postman Always Rings Twice – James M Cain (1934)
  186. Novel With Cocaine – M Ageyev (1934)
  187. Threepenny Novel – Bertolt Brecht (1934)
  188. The Nine Tailors – Dorothy L Sayers (1934)
  189. Burmese Days – George Orwell (1934)
  190. On The Heights Of Despair – Emile Cioran (1934)
  191. The Bells Of Basel – Louis Aragon (1934)
  192. Untouchable – Mulk Raj Anand (1935)
  193. England Made Me – Graham Greene (1935)
  194. The House In Paris – Elizabeth Bowen (1935)
  195. They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? – Horace McCoy (1935)
  196. The Last Of Mr Norris – Christopher Isherwood (1935)
  197. Auto-Da-Fe – Elias Canetti (1935)
  198. Independent People – Halldor Laxness (1935)
  199. Nightwood – Djuna Barnes (1935)
  200. Rickshaw Boy – Lao She (1936)
  201. War With The Newts – Karel Capek (1936)
  202. At The Mountains Of Madness – H P Lovecraft (1936)
  203. Absalom, Absalom! – William Faulkner (1936)
  204. Wild Harbour – Ian MacPherson (1936)
  205. Keep The Aspidistra Flying – George Orwell (1936)
  206. Gone With The Wind – Margaret Mitchell (1936)
  207. The Thinking Reed – Rebecca West (1936)
  208. Eyeless In Gaza – Aldous Huxley (1936)
  209. Summer Will Show – Sylvia Townsend Warner (1936)
  210. Ferdydurke – Witold Gombrowicz (1937)
  211. The Blind Owl – Sadeq Hedayat (1937)
  212. To Have And Have Not – Ernest Hemingway (1937)
  213. Out Of Africa – Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen) (1937)
  214. The Revenge Of Love – Wyndham Lewis (1937)
  215. In Parenthesis – David Jones (1937)
  216. The Years – Virginia Woolf (1937)
  217. The Hobbit – J R R Tolkein (1937)
  218. Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston (1937)
  219. Of Mice And Men – John Steinbeck (1937)
  220. On The Edge Of Reason – Miroslav Krleza (1938)
  221. Alamut – Vladimir Bartol (1938)
  222. Murphy – Samuel Beckett (1938)
  223. USA – John Dos Passos (1938)
  224. Brighton Rock – Graham Greene (1938)
  225. Cause For Alarm – Eric Ambler (1938)
  226. Rebecca – Daphne Du Maurier (1938)
  227. Nausea – Jean-Paul Sartre (1938)
  228. Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day – Winifred Watson (1938)
  229. After The Death Of Don Juan – Sylvia Townsend Warner (1938)
  230. The Big Sleep – Raymond Chandler (1939)
  231. Good Morning, Midnight – Jean Rhys (1939)
  232. Tropic Of Capricorn – Henry Miller (1939)
  233. Goodbye To Berlin – Christopher Isherwood (1939)
  234. Coming Up For Air – George Orwell (1939)
  235. At Swim Two Birds – Flann O’Brien (1939)
  236. Finnegans Wake – James Joyce (1939)
  237. The Grapes Of Wrath – John Steinbeck (1939)
  238. Party Going – Henry Green (1939)
  239. The Man Who Loved Children – Christina Stead (1940)
  240. The Tartar Steppe – Dino Buzzati (1940)
  241. The Power And The Glory – Graham Greene (1940)
  242. Native Son – Richard Wright (1940)
  243. For Whom The Bell Tolls – Ernest Hemingway (1940)
  244. Farewell My Lovely – Raymond Chandler (1940)
  245. The Hamlet – William Faulkner (1940)
  246. The Harvesters – Cesare Pavese (1941)
  247. Broad And Alien Is The World – Ciro Alegria (1941)
  248. Between The Acts – Virginia Woolf (1941)
  249. Hangover Square – Patrick Hamilton (1941)
  250. The Living And The Dead – Patrick White (1941)
  251. The Poor Mouth – Flann O’Brien (1941)
  252. Conversations In Sicily – Elio Vittorini (1941)
  253. Chess Story (The Royal Game) – Stefan Zweig (1942)
  254. The Outsider – Albert Camus (1942)
  255. Go Down, Moses – William Faulkner (1942)
  256. Embers – Sandor Marai (1942)
  257. The Glass Bead Game – Herman Hesse (1943)
  258. Caught – Henry Green (1943)
  259. The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1943)
  260. Dangling Man – Saul Bellow (1944)
  261. Ficciones – Jorge Luis Borges (1944)
  262. Transit – Anna Seghers (1944)
  263. The Razor’s Edge – William Somerset Maugham (1944)
  264. Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Lindgren (1944)
  265. The Tin Flute – Gabrielle Roy (1945)
  266. Bosnian Chronicle – Ivo Andric (1945)
  267. Nada – Carmen Laforet (1945)
  268. The Death Of Virgil – Hermann Broch (1945)
  269. Christ Stopped At Eboli – Carlo Levi (1945)
  270. Arcanum 17 – Andre Breton (1945)
  271. Loving – Henry Green (1945)
  272. The Pursuit Of Love – Nancy Mitford (1945)
  273. Cannery Row – John Steinbeck (1945)
  274. Animal Farm – George Orwell (1945)
  275. Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh (1945)
  276. The Bridge Over The Drina – Ivo Andric (1945)
  277. Titus Groan – Mervyn Peake (1946)
  278. Back – Henry Green (1946)
  279. A House In The Uplands – Erskine Caldwell (1946)
  280. Zorba The Greek – Nikos Kazantzakis (1946)
  281. Midaq Alley – Naguib Mahfouz (1947)
  282. Froth On The Daydream – Boris Vian (1947)
  283. The Plague – Albert Camus (1947)
  284. The Path Of The Nest Of Spiders – Italo Calvino (1947)
  285. Under The Volcano – Malcolm Lowry (1947)
  286. If This Is A Man – Primo Levi (1947)
  287. Exercises In Style – Raymond Queneau (1947)
  288. The Victim – Saul Bellow (1947)
  289. Doctor Faustus – Thomas Mann (1947)
  290. Cry, The Beloved Country – Alan Paton (1948)
  291. The Heart Of The Matter – Graham Greene (1948)
  292. Death Sentence – Maurice Blanchot (1948)
  293. Disobedience – Alberto Moravia (1948)
  294. All About H Hatterr – G V Desani (1948)
  295. This Way For The Gas, Ladies And Gentlemen – Tadeusz Borowski (1948)
  296. In The Heart Of The Sea – Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1948)
  297. Journey To Alcarria – Camilo Jose Cela (1948)
  298. Ashes And Diamonds – Jerzy Andrzejewski (1948)
  299. Nineteen Eighty-Four – George Orwell (1949)
  300. The Man With The Golden Arm – Nelson Algren (1949)
  301. Kingdom Of This World – Alejo Carpentier (1949)
  302. The Heat Of The Day – Elizabeth Bowen (1949)
  303. The Case Of Comrade Tulayev – Victor Serge (1949)
  304. Love in a Cold Climate – Nancy Mitford (1949)
  305. A Town Like Alice – Nevil Shute (1950)
  306. The Guiltless – Hermann Broch (1950)
  307. Barabbas – Par Lagerkvist (1950)
  308. The Garden Where The Brass Band Played – Simon Vestdijk (1950)
  309. The Moon And The Bonfires – Cesare Pavese (1950)
  310. I, Robot – Isaac Asimov (1950)
  311. The Grass Is Singing – Doris Lessing (1950)
  312. Gormenghast – Mervyn Peake (1950)
  313. The 13 Clocks – James Thurber (1950)
  314. The Third Man – Graham Greene (1950)
  315. The Labyrinth Of Solitude – Octavio Paz (1950)
  316. The Abbot C – Georges Bataille (1950)
  317. The Hive – Camilo Jose Cela (1951)
  318. The End Of The Affair – Graham Greene (1951)
  319. Molloy – Samuel Beckett (1951)
  320. The Rebel – Albert Camus (1951)
  321. The Catcher In The Rye – J D Salinger (1951)
  322. The Opposing Shore – Julien Gracq (1951)
  323. Foundation – Isaac Asimov (1951)
  324. Day Of The Triffids – John Wyndham (1951)
  325. Malone Dies – Samuel Beckett (1951)
  326. Memoirs Of Hadrian – Marguerite Yourcenar (1951)
  327. Thousand Cranes – Yasunari Kawabata (1952)
  328. Excellent Women – Barbara Pym (1952)
  329. The Killer Inside Me – Jim Thompson (1952)
  330. Wise Blood – Flannery O’Connor (1952)
  331. The Old Man And The Sea – Ernest Hemingway (1952)
  332. Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison (1952)
  333. The Judge And His Hangman – Friedrich Durrenmatt (1952)
  334. The Lost Steps – Alejo Carpentier (1953)
  335. The Hothouse – Wolfgang Koeppen (1953)
  336. The Dark Child – Camara Laye (1953)
  337. Casino Royale – Ian Fleming (1953)
  338. Go Tell It On The Mountain – James Baldwin (1953)
  339. The Adventures Of Augie March – Saul Bellow (1953)
  340. Junkie – William Burroughs (1953)
  341. Lucky Jim – Kingsley Amis (1953)
  342. Watt – Samuel Beckett (1953)
  343. The Unnamable – Samuel Beckett (1953)
  344. The Long Goodbye – Raymond Chandler (1953)
  345. The Go-Between – L P Hartley (1953)
  346. The Unknown Soldier – Vaino Linna (1954)
  347. The Sound Of Waves – Yukio Mishima (1954)
  348. Death In Rome – Wolfgang Koeppen (1954)
  349. A Day In Spring – Ciril Kosmac (1954)
  350. The Mandarins – Simone de Beauvoir (1954)
  351. Under The Net – Iris Murdoch (1954)
  352. Lord Of The Flies – William Golding (1954)
  353. A Ghost At Noon – Alberto Moravia (1954)
  354. The Story Of O – Pauline Reage (1954)
  355. Self Condemned – Wyndham Lewis (1954)
  356. I’m Not Stiller – Max Frisch (1954)
  357. Bonjour Tristesse – Francoise Sagan (1954)
  358. The Lord Of The Rings – J R R Tolkein (1954-56)
  359. The Tree Of Man – Patrick White (1955)
  360. The Burning Plain – Juan Rulfo (1955)
  361. The Ragazzi – Pier Paulo Pasolini (1955)
  362. The Recognitions – William Gaddis (1955)
  363. The Last Temptation Of Christ – Nikos Kazantzakis (1955)
  364. The Quiet American – Graham Greene (1955)
  365. The Trusting And The Maimed – James Plunkett (1955)
  366. A World Of Love – Elizabeth Bowen (1955)
  367. Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov (1955)
  368. The Talented Mr Ripley – Patricia Highsmith (1955)
  369. The Floating Opera – John Barth (1956)
  370. Seize The Day – Saul Bellow (1956)
  371. The Roots Of Heaven – Romain Gary (1956)
  372. The Lonely Londoners – Sam Selvon (1956)
  373. Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin (1956)
  374. The Devil To Pay In The Backlands – Joao Guimaraes Rosa (1956)
  375. The Manila Rope – Veijo Meri (1957)
  376. The Glass Bees – Ernst Junger (1957)
  377. The Birds – Tarjei Vesaas (1957)
  378. The Deadbeats – Ward Ruyslinck (1957)
  379. Justine – Lawrence Durrell (1957)
  380. The Wonderful O – James Thurber (1957)
  381. Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak (1957)
  382. Pnin – Vladimir Nabokov (1957)
  383. On The Road – Jack Kerouac (1957)
  384. Homo Faber – Max Frisch (1957)
  385. Blue Of Noon – Georges Bataille (1957)
  386. The Midwich Cuckoos – John Wyndham (1957)
  387. Voss – Patrick White (1957)
  388. Jealousy – Alain Robbe-Grillet (1957)
  389. The Bell – Iris Murdoch (1958)
  390. The Once And Future King – T H White (1958)
  391. The End Of The Road – John Barth (1958)
  392. Borstal Boy – Brendan Behan (1958)
  393. Mrs ‘Arris Goes To Paris – Paul Gallico (1958)
  394. Saturday Night And Sunday Morning – Alan Sillitoe (1958)
  395. Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe (1958)
  396. The Bitter Glass – Eilis Dillon (1958)
  397. Pluck The Bud And Destroy The Offspring – Kenzaburo Oe (1958)
  398. The Leopard – Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa (1958)
  399. Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Truman Capote (1958)
  400. The Guide – R K Narayan (1958)
  401. Deep Rivers – Jose Maria Arguedas (1958)
  402. Gabriela, Clove And Cinnamon – Jorge Amado (1958)
  403. Down Second Avenue – Es’kia Mphahlele (1959)
  404. Billiards At Half-Past Nine – Heinrich Boll (1959)
  405. Memento Mori – Muriel Spark (1959)
  406. Henderson The Rain King – Saul Bellow (1959)
  407. Absolute Beginners – Colin MacInnes (1959)
  408. The Tin Drum – Gunter Grass (1959)
  409. Naked Lunch – William Burroughs (1959)
  410. Billy Liar – Keith Waterhouse (1959)
  411. Cider With Rosie – Laurie Lee (1959)
  412. Halftime: A Novel – Martin Walser (1960)
  413. God’s Bits Of Wood – Ousmane Sembene (1960)
  414. The Magician Of Lublin – Isaac Bashevis Singer (1960)
  415. Bebo’s Girl – Carlo Cassola (1960)
  416. Promise At Dawn – Romain Gary (1960)
  417. Rabbit, Run – John Updike (1960)
  418. To Kill A Mockingbird – Harper Lee (1960)
  419. The Country Girls – Edna O’Brien (1960)
  420. Our Ancestors – Italo Calvino (1960)
  421. How It Is – Samuel Beckett (1960)
  422. The Violent Bear It Away – Flannery O’Connor (1960)
  423. Catch-22 – Joseph Heller (1961)
  424. The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie – Muriel Spark (1961)
  425. Cat And Mouse – Gunter Grass (1961)
  426. Solaris – Stanislaw Lem (1961)
  427. Faces In The Water – Janet Frame (1961)
  428. A Severed Head – Iris Murdoch (1961)
  429. Franny And Zooey – J D Salinger (1961)
  430. Stranger In A Strange Land – Robert Heinlein (1961)
  431. The Shipyard – Juan Carlos Onetti (1961)
  432. No One Writes To The Colonel – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1961)
  433. Memoirs Of A Peasant Boy – Xose Neira Vilas (1961)
  434. The Time Of The Hero – Mario Vargas Llosa (1962)
  435. The Death Of Artemio Cruz – Carlos Fuentes (1962)
  436. Time Of Silence – Luis Martin-Santos (1962)
  437. The Garden Of The Finzi-Continis – Giorgio Bassani (1962)
  438. Girl With Green Eyes – Edna O’Brien (1962)
  439. Labyrinths – Jorg Luis Borges (1962)
  440. The Golden Notebook – Doris Lessing (1962)
  441. The Drowned World – J G Ballard (1962)
  442. Pale Fire – Vladimir Nabokov (1962)
  443. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess (1962)
  444. One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest – Ken Kesey (1962)
  445. The Third Wedding – Costas Taktsis (1963)
  446. Dog Years – Gunter Grass (1963)
  447. The Collector – John Fowles (1963)
  448. One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich – Aleksandr Solzheitsyn (1963)
  449. The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath (1963)
  450. Inside Mr Enderby – Anthony Burgess (1963)
  451. The Girls Of Slender Means – Muriel Spark (1963)
  452. The Spy Who Came In From The Cold – John Le Carre (1963)
  453. Manon Des Sources – Marcel Pagnol (1963)
  454. The Graduate – Charles Webb (1963)
  455. Cat’s Cradle – Kurt Vonnegut (1963)
  456. V – Thomas Pynchon (1963)
  457. Three Trapped Tigers – Guillermo Cabrera Infante (1964)
  458. Garden, Ashes – Danilo Kis (1964)
  459. Return To Oegstgeest – Jan Wolkers (1964)
  460. Herzog – Saul Bellow (1964)
  461. The Ravishing Of Lol V Stein – Marguerite Duras (1964)
  462. Arrow Of God – Chinua Achebe (1964)
  463. Albert Angelo – B S Johnson (1964)
  464. Come Back, Dr Caligari – Donald Barthelme (1964)
  465. Sometimes A Great Notion – Ken Kesey (1964)
  466. The Passion According To G H – Clarice Lispector (1964)
  467. Closely Watched Trains – Bohumil Hrabal (1965)
  468. Everything That Rises Must Converge – Flannery O’Connor (1965)
  469. God Bless You, Mr Rosewater – Kurt Vonnegut (1965)
  470. August Is A Wicked Month – Edna O’Brien (1965)
  471. The River Between – Ngugi Wa Thiong’o (1965)
  472. Things – Georges Perec (1965)
  473. Death And The Dervish – Mesa Selimovic (1966)
  474. Silence – Shusaku Endo (1966)
  475. Marks Of Identity – Juan Goytisolo (1966)
  476. To Each His Own – Leonardo Sciascia (1966)
  477. The Crying Of Lot 49 – Thomas Pynchon (1966)
  478. Giles Goat-Boy – John Barth (1966)
  479. Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys (1966)
  480. The Vice-Consul – Marguerite Duras (1966)
  481. The Magus – John Fowles (1966)
  482. In Cold Blood – Truman Capote (1966)
  483. Trawl – B S Johnson (1966)
  484. The Birds Fall Down – Rebecca West (1966)
  485. Miramar – Naguib Mahfouz (1967)
  486. Z – Vassilis Vassilikos (1967)
  487. The Manor – Isaac Bashevis Singer (1967)
  488. A Man Asleep – Georges Perec (1967)
  489. The Third Policeman – Flann O’Brien (1967)
  490. No Laughing Matter – Angus Wilson (1967)
  491. The Joke – Milan Kundera (1967)
  492. Pilgrimage – Dorothy Richardson (1967)
  493. The Master And Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov (1967)
  494. One Hundred Years Of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1967)
  495. The Cubs And Other Stories – Mario Vargas Llosa (1967)
  496. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test – Tom Wolfe (1968)
  497. Chocky – John Wyndham (1968)
  498. The Quest For Christa T – Christa Wolf (1968)
  499. A Kestral For A Knave – Barry Hines (1968)
  500. In Watermelon Sugar – Richard Brautigan (1968)
  501. The German Lesson – Siegfried Lenz (1968)
  502. Dark As The Grave Wherein My Friend Is Laid – Malcolm Lowry (1968)
  503. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? – Philip K Dick (1968)
  504. 2001: A Space Odyssey – Arthur C Clarke (1968)
  505. The First Circle – Aleksandr Solzheitsyn (1968)
  506. Cancer Ward – Aleksandr Solzheitsyn (1968)
  507. Belle Du Seigneur – Albert Cohen (1968)
  508. The Nice And The Good – Iris Murdoch (1968)
  509. Myra Breckinridge – Gore Vidal (1968)
  510. Eva Trout – Elizabeth Bowen (1968)
  511. Cathedral – Oles Honchar (1968)
  512. Heartbreak Tango – Manuel Puig (1969)
  513. Moscow Stations – Venedikt Yerofeev (1969)
  514. The Case Worker – Gyorgy Konrad (1969)
  515. Seasons Of Migration To The North – Tayeb Salih (1969)
  516. Here’s To You Jesus – Elena Poniatowska (1969)
  517. Jacob The Liar – Jurek Becker (1969)
  518. A Void/Avoid – Georges Perec (1969)
  519. Them – Joyce Carol Oates (1969)
  520. Ada – Vladimir Nabokov (1969)
  521. The Godfather – Mario Puzo (1969)
  522. Portnoy’s Complaint – Philip Roth (1969)
  523. The Green Man – Kingsley Amis (1969)
  524. The French Lieutenant’s Woman – John Fowles (1969)
  525. Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr (1969)
  526. Blind Man With A Pistol – Chester Himes (1969)
  527. Pricksongs And Descants – Robert Coover (1969)
  528. Tent Of Miracles – Jorge Amado (1969)
  529. Fifth Business – Robertson Davies (1970)
  530. Play It As It Lays – Joan Didion (1970)
  531. A World Of Julius – Alfredo Bryce Echenique (1970)
  532. The Atrocity Exhibition – J G Ballard (1970)
  533. Jahrestage – Uwe Johnson (1970)
  534. Troubles – J G Farrell (1970)
  535. Mercier Et Camier – Samuel Beckett (1970)
  536. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou (1970)
  537. Goalie’s Anxiety At The Penalty Kick – Peter Handke (1970)
  538. The Bluest Eye – Toni Morrison (1970)
  539. The Ogre – Michel Tournier (1970)
  540. The Driver’s Seat – Muriel Spark (1970)
  541. The Sea Of Fertility – Yukio Mishima (1970)
  542. Rabbit Redux – John Updike (1971)
  543. The Wild Boys – William Burroughs (1971)
  544. Group Portrait With A Lady – Heinrich Boll (1971)
  545. Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas – Hunter S Thompson (1971)
  546. The Book Of Daniel – E L Doctorow (1971)
  547. In A Free State – V S Naipaul (1971)
  548. House Mother Normal – B S Johnson (1971)
  549. Cataract – Mykhailo Osadchy (1971)
  550. Lives of Girls And Women – Alice Munro (1971)
  551. The Twilight Years – Sawako Ariyoshi (1972)
  552. The Optimist’s Daughter – Eudora Welty (1972)
  553. The Day Of The Dolphin – Robert Merle (1972)
  554. Surfacing – Margaret Atwood (1972)
  555. G – John Burger (1972)
  556. The Summer Book – Tove Jansson (1972)
  557. The Breast – Philip Roth (1972)
  558. Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino (1972)
  559. Sula – Toni Morrison (1973)
  560. The Black Prince – Iris Murdoch (1973)
  561. Gravity’s Rainbow – Thomas Pynchon (1973)
  562. The Honourary Consul – Graham Greene (1973)
  563. Crash – J G Ballard (1973)
  564. The Castle Of Crossed Destinies – Italo Calvino (1973)
  565. The Siege Of Krishnapur – J G Farrell (1973)
  566. A Question Of Power – Bessie Head (1973)
  567. Fear Of Flying – Erica Jong (1973)
  568. Breakfast Of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut, Jr (1973)
  569. The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Distopia – Ursula Le Guin (1974)
  570. The Diviners – Margaret Laurence (1974)
  571. The Harbour – Antun Soljan (1974)
  572. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – John Le Carre (1974)
  573. The Lost Honour Of Katharina Blum – Heinrich Boll (1974)
  574. Dusklands – J M Coetzee (1974)
  575. The Fan Man – William Kotzwinkle (1974)
  576. The Year Of The Hare – Arto Paasilinna (1975)
  577. The Commandant – Jessica Anderson (1975)
  578. Woman At Point Zero – Nawal El-Sadaawi (1975)
  579. Ragtime – E L Doctorow (1975)
  580. Correction – Thomas Bernhard (1975)
  581. Dead Babies – Martin Amis (1975)
  582. Humboldt’s Gift – Saul Bellow (1975)
  583. High Rise – J G Ballard (1975)
  584. Willard And His Bowling Trophies – Richard Brautigan (1975)
  585. Fateless – Imre Kertesz (1975)
  586. The Dead Father – Donald Barthelme (1975)
  587. Grimus – Salman Rushdie (1975)
  588. A Dance To The Music Of Time – Anthony Powell (1975)
  589. W, Or The Memory Of Childhood – Georges Perec (1975)
  590. Autumn Of The Patriarch – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1975)
  591. Kiss Of The Spiderwoman – Manuel Puig (1976)
  592. Almost Transparent Blue – Ryu Murakami (1976)
  593. Blaming – Elizabeth Taylor (1976)
  594. Patterns Of Childhood – Christa Wolf (1976)
  595. Amateurs – Donald Barthelme (1976)
  596. Cutter And Bone – Newton Thornburg (1976)
  597. Interview With A Vampire – Anne Rice (1976)
  598. The Public Burning – Robert Coover (1976)
  599. Ratner’s Star – Don DeLillo (1976)
  600. The Left-Handed Woman – Peter Handke (1976)
  601. The Engineer Of Human Souls – Josef Skvorecky (1977)
  602. Quartet In Autumn – Barbara Pym (1977)
  603. The Wars – Timothy Findley (1977)
  604. The Hour Of The Star – Clarice Lispector (1977)
  605. Song Of Solomon – Toni Morrison (1977)
  606. Petals Of Blood – Ngugi Wa Thiong’o (1977)
  607. Dispatches – Michael Herr (1977)
  608. The Shining – Stephen King (1977)
  609. Delta Of Venus – Anais Nin (1977)
  610. The Passion Of New Eve – Angela Carter (1977)
  611. In The Heart Of The Country – J M Coetzee (1977)
  612. Requiem For A Dream – Hubert Selby, Jr (1978)
  613. The Beggar Maid – Alice Munro (1978)
  614. The Back Room – Carmen Martin Gaite (1978)
  615. The Virgin In The Garden – A S Byatt (1978)
  616. Yes – Thomas Bernhard (1978)
  617. The Singapore Grip – J G Farrell (1978)
  618. The Sea, The Sea – Iris Murdoch (1978)
  619. Life: A User’s Manual – Georges Perec (1978)
  620. The World According To Garp – John Irving (1978)
  621. The Cement Garden – Ian McEwan (1978)
  622. A Dry White Season – Andre Brink (1979)
  623. So Long A Letter – Mariama Ba (1979)
  624. Fool’s Gold – Maro Douka (1979)
  625. Southern Seas – Manuel Vazquez Montalban (1979)
  626. The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy – Douglas Adams (1979)
  627. If On A Winter’s Night A Traveller – Italo Calvino (1979)
  628. The Safety Net – Heinrich Boll (1979)
  629. Burger’s Daughter – Nadine Gordimer (1979)
  630. A Bend In The River – V S Naipaul (1979)
  631. Shikasta – Doris Lessing (1979)
  632. Smiley’s People – John Le Carre (1979)
  633. The Book Of Laughter And Forgetting – Milan Kundera (1979)
  634. The Smell Of Sadness – Alfred Kossmann (1980)
  635. Clear Light Of Day – Anita Desai (1980)
  636. The Name Of The Rose – Umberto Eco (1980)
  637. City Primeval – Elmore Leonard (1980)
  638. Confederacy Of Dunces – John Kennedy Toole (1980)
  639. Rituals – Cees Nooteboom (1980)
  640. Rites of Passage – William Golding (1980)
  641. Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie (1980)
  642. Waiting For The Barbarians – J M Coetzee (1980)
  643. Broken April – Ismail Kadare (1980)
  644. Leaden Wings – Zhang Jie (1981)
  645. The War At The End Of The World – Mario Vargas Llosa (1981)
  646. The House With The Blind Glass Windows – Herbjorg Wassmo (1981)
  647. Couples, Passersby – Botho Strauss (1981)
  648. Summer In Baden-Baden – Leonid Tsypkin (1981)
  649. July’s People – Nadine Gordimer (1981)
  650. The Comfort Of Strangers – Ian McEwan (1981)
  651. Lanark: A Life In Four Books – Alasdair Gray (1981)
  652. Rabbit Is Rich – John Updike (1981)
  653. Memory Of Fire – Eduardo Galeano (1982)
  654. Baltasar and Blimunda – Jose Saramago (1982)
  655. The Book Of Disquiet – Fernando Pessoa (1982)
  656. The Names – Don DeLillo (1982)
  657. Concrete – Thomas Bernhard (1982)
  658. On The Black Hill – Bruce Chatwin (1982)
  659. The Newton Letter – John Banville (1982)
  660. The House Of The Spirits – Isabel Allende (1982)
  661. Schindler’s Ark – Thomas Keneally (1982)
  662. A Pale View Of Hills – Kazuo Ishiguro (1982)
  663. Wittgenstein’s Nephew – Thomas Bernhard (1982)
  664. The Colour Purple – Alice Walker (1982)
  665. A Boy’s Own Story – Edmund White (1982)
  666. If Not Now, When? – Primo Levi (1982)
  667. Fado Alexandrino – Antonio Lobo Antunes (1983)
  668. The Christmas Oratorio – Goran Tunstrom (1983)
  669. The Witness – Juan Jose Saer (1983)
  670. The Sorrow Of Belgium – Hugo Claus (1983)
  671. The Piano Teacher – Elfriede Jelinek (1983)
  672. The Diary Of Jane Somers – Doris Lessing (1983)
  673. The Life And Times Of Michael K – J M Coetzee (1983)
  674. Waterland – Graham Swift (1983)
  675. La Brava – Elmore Leonard (1983)
  676. Fools Of Fortune – William Trevor (1983)
  677. Worstward Ho – Samuel Beckett (1983)
  678. Shame – Salman Rushdie (1983)
  679. Larva: A Midsummer Night’s Babel – Julian Rios (1984)
  680. Love Medicine – Louise Erdrich (1984)
  681. The Young Man – Botho Strauss (1984)
  682. Professor Marten’s Departure – Jaan Kross (1984)
  683. Money: A Suicide Note – Martin Amis (1984)
  684. Flaubert’s Parrot – Julian Barnes (1984)
  685. Neuromancer – William Gibson (1984)
  686. Blood And Guts In High School – Kathy Acker (1984)
  687. The Unbearable Lightness Of Being – Milan Kundera (1984)
  688. Nights At The Circus – Angela Carter (1984)
  689. The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks (1984)
  690. Empire Of The Sun – J G Ballard (1984)
  691. The Lover – Marguerite Duras (1984)
  692. The Year Of The Death Of Ricardo Reis – Jose Saramago (1984)
  693. The Busconductor Hines – James Kelman (1984)
  694. Dictionary Of The Khazars – Milorad Pavic (1984)
  695. Legend – David Gemmell (1984)
  696. Half Of Man Is Woman – Zhang Xianliang (1985)
  697. Simon And The Oaks – Marianne Fredriksson (1985)
  698. Annie John – Jamaica Kincaid (1985)
  699. Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy (1985)
  700. Hawksmoor – Peter Ackroyd (1985)
  701. Queer – William Burroughs (1985)
  702. White Noise – Don DeLillo (1985)
  703. Old Masters – Thomas Bernhard (1985)
  704. Perfume – Patrick Suskind (1985)
  705. The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood (1985)
  706. Contact – Carl Sagan (1985)
  707. Less Than Zero – Bret Easton Ellis (1985)
  708. A Maggot – John Fowles (1985)
  709. The Cider House Rules – John Irving (1985)
  710. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit – Jeannette Winterson (1985)
  711. Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1985)
  712. The Parable Of The Blind – Gert Hofmann (1985)
  713. Reasons To Live – Amy Hempel (1985)
  714. Ancestral Voices – Etienne van Heerden (1986)
  715. The Beautiful Mrs Seidenman – Andrzej Szczypiorski (1986)
  716. The Drowned And The Saved – Primo Levi (1986)
  717. Foe – J M Coetzee (1986)
  718. Extinction – Thomas Bernhard (1986)
  719. An Artist Of The Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro (1986)
  720. Lost Language Of Cranes – David Leavitt (1986)
  721. The Old Devils – Kingsley Amis (1986)
  722. Watchmen – Alan Moore & David Gibbons (1986)
  723. Marya: A Life – Joyce Carol Oates (1986)
  724. Matigari – Ngugi Wa Thiong’o (1986)
  725. Anagrams – Lorrie Moore (1986)
  726. Of Love And Shadows – Isabel Allende (1987)
  727. Kitchen – Banana Yoshimoto (1987)
  728. A Ballad For Georg Henych – Viktor Paskov (1987)
  729. Black Box – Amos Oz (1987)
  730. Beloved – Toni Morrison (1987)
  731. The Taebek Mountains – Jo Jung-rae (1987)
  732. Enigma Of Arrival – V S Naipaul (1987)
  733. World’s End – T Coraghessan Boyle (1987)
  734. The New York Trilogy – Paul Auster (1987)
  735. The Bonfire Of The Vanities – Tom Wolfe (1987)
  736. Cigarettes – Harry Mathews (1987)
  737. The Child In Time – Ian McEwan (1987)
  738. The Pigeon – Patrick Suskind (1987)
  739. The Passion – Jeannette Winterson (1987)
  740. The Black Dahalia – James Ellroy (1987)
  741. The Afternoon Of A Writer – Peter Handke (1987)
  742. The Radiant Way – Margaret Drabble (1987)
  743. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Douglas Adams (1987)
  744. Paradise Of The Blind – Ford Madox Ford (1988)
  745. The Last World – Christoph Ransmayr (1988)
  746. The First Garden – Anne Hebert (1988)
  747. The Shadow Lines – Amitav Ghosh (1988)
  748. The Long Dark Teatime Of The Soul – Douglas Adams (1988)
  749. Nervous Conditions – Tsitsi Dangarembga (1988)
  750. The Player Of Games – Iain Banks (1988)
  751. Libra – Don DeLillo (1988)
  752. Oscar And Lucinda – Peter Carey (1988)
  753. The Swimming-Pool Library – Alan Hollinghurst (1988)
  754. The Satanic Verses – Salman Rushdie (1988)
  755. Wittgenstein’s Mistress – David Markson (1988)
  756. The Beautiful Room Is Empty – Edmund White (1988)
  757. Foucault’s Pendulum – Umberto Eco (1988)
  758. Cat’s Eye – Margaret Atwood (1988)
  759. All Souls – Javier Marias (1989)
  760. Inland – Gerald Murnane (1989)
  761. Obabakoak – Bernardo Atxaga (1989)
  762. Gimmick! – Joost Zwagerman (1989)
  763. The Great Indian Novel – Shashi Tharoor (1990)
  764. The Book of Evidence – John Banville (1989)
  765. London Fields – Martin Amis (1989)
  766. A Prayer For Owen Meany – John Irving (1989)
  767. Like Water For Chocolate – Laura Esquivel (1989)
  768. The History Of The Siege Of Lisbon – Jose Saramago (1989)
  769. The Trick Is To Keep Breathing – Janice Galloway (1989)
  770. The Temple Of My Familiar – Alice Walker (1989)
  771. The Melancholy Of Resistance – Laszlo Krasznahorkai (1989)
  772. Remains Of The Day – Kazuo Ishiguro (1989)
  773. Billy Bathgate – E L Doctorow (1989)
  774. Moon Palace – Paul Auster (1989)
  775. Sexing The Cherry – Jeannette Winterson (1989)
  776. A Disaffection – James Kelman (1989)
  777. The Daughter – Pavlos Matesis (1990)
  778. The Midnight Examiner – William Kotzwinkle (1990)
  779. The Buddha Of Suburbia – Hanif Kureishi (1990)
  780. Possession – A S Byatt (1990)
  781. Get Like Life – Lorrie Moore (1990)
  782. A Home At The End Of The World – Michael Cunningham (1990)
  783. The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien (1990)
  784. The Music Of Chance – Paul Auster (1990)
  785. Stone Junction – Jim Dodge (1990)
  786. Vertigo – W G Sebald (1990)
  787. Vineland – Thomas Pynchon (1990)
  788. Amongst Women – John McGahern (1990)
  789. Shorty – Elmore Leonard (1990)
  790. The Laws – Connie Palmen (1991)
  791. Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell (1991)
  792. Astradeni – Eugenia Fakinou (1991)
  793. Wise Children – Angela Carter (1991)
  794. Senor Vivo And The Coca Lord – Louis De Bernieres (1991)
  795. Downriver – Iain Sinclair (1991)
  796. Regeneration – Pat Barker (1991)
  797. Typical – Padgett Powell (1991)
  798. Mao II – Don DeLillo (1991)
  799. Time’s Arrow – Martin Amis (1991)
  800. American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis (1991)
  801. Wild Swans – Jung Chang (1991)
  802. Before Night Falls – Reinaldo Arenas (1992)
  803. Uncle Petros And Goldbach’s Conjecture – Apostolos Doxiadis (1992)
  804. Memoirs Of Rain – Sunetra Gupta (1992)
  805. The Triple Mirror Of The Self – Zulfikar Ghose (1992)
  806. The Club Dumas – Arturo Perez-Reverte (1992)
  807. All The Pretty Horses – Cormac McCarthy (1992)
  808. Arcadia – Jim Crace (1992)
  809. Hideous Kinky – Esther Freud (1992)
  810. Black Dogs – Ian McEwan (1992)
  811. Asphodel – H D (Hilda Doolittle) (1992)
  812. The Heather Blazing – Colm Toibin (1992)
  813. Black Water – Joyce Carol Oates (1992)
  814. The Butcher Boy – Patrick McCabe (1992)
  815. Miss Smilla’s Sense Of Snow – Peter Hoeg (1992)
  816. The English Patient – Michael Ondaatje (1992)
  817. Jazz – Toni Morrison (1992)
  818. Written On The Body – Jeannette Winterson (1992)
  819. The Crow Road – Iain Banks (1992)
  820. Indigo – Marina Warner (1992)
  821. Possessing The Secret Of Joy – Alice Walker (1992)
  822. A Heart So White – Javier Marias (1992)
  823. The Discovery Of Heaven – Harry Mulisch (1992)
  824. Life Is A Caravanserai – Emine Ozdamar (1992)
  825. The Secret History – Donna Tartt (1992)
  826. The Emigrants – W G Sebald (1992)
  827. The Adventures And Misadventures Of Maqroll – Alvaro Mutis (1993)
  828. Deep River – Shusaku Endo (1993)
  829. The Twins – Tessa de Loo (1993)
  830. Remembering Babylon – David Malouf (1993)
  831. Waiting For The Dark, Waiting For The Light – Ivan Klima (1993)
  832. The Holder Of The World – Bharati Mukherjee (1993)
  833. The Robber Bride – Margaret Atwood (1993)
  834. The House Of Doctor Dee – Peter Ackroyd (1993)
  835. The Virgin Suicides – Jeffrey Eugenides (1993)
  836. The Stone Diaries – Carol Shields (1993)
  837. A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth (1993)
  838. What A Carve Up! – Jonathan Coe (1993)
  839. On Love – Alain de Botton (1993)
  840. Complicity – Iain Banks (1993)
  841. Operation Shylock – Philip Roth (1993)
  842. Looking For The Possible Dance – A L Kennedy (1993)
  843. Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks (1993)
  844. Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh (1993)
  845. The Shipping News – E Annie Proulx (1993)
  846. The Invention Of The Curried Sausage – Uwe Timm (1993)
  847. Disappearance – David Dabydeen (1993)
  848. Our Lady Of The Assassins – Fernando Vallejo (1994)
  849. Felicia’s Journey – William Trevor (1994)
  850. Captain Corelli’s Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres (1994)
  851. How Late It Was, How Late – James Kelman (1994)
  852. City Sister Silver – Jachym Topol (1994)
  853. Pereira Declares: A Testimony – Antonio Tabucchi (1994)
  854. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami (1994)
  855. The Master Of Petersburg – J M Coetzee (1994)
  856. Land – Park Kyong-ni (1994)
  857. Whatever – Michel Houellebecq (1994)
  858. The Folding Star – Alan Hollinghurst (1994)
  859. Mr Vertigo – Paul Auster (1994)
  860. Santa Evita – Tomas Eloy Martinez (1995)
  861. Troubling Love – Elena Ferrante (1995)
  862. Late-Night News – Petros Markaris (1995)
  863. The End Of The Story – Lydia Davis (1995)
  864. Love’s Work – Gillian Rose (1995)
  865. A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry (1995)
  866. The Reader – Bernhard Schlink (1995)
  867. The Rings Of Saturn – W G Sebald (1995)
  868. Sabbath’s Theatre – Philip Roth (1995)
  869. The Moor’s Last Sigh – Salman Rushdie (1995)
  870. The Information – Martin Amis (1995)
  871. Morvern Callar – Alan Warner (1995)
  872. The Unconsoled – Kazuo Ishiguro (1995)
  873. Democracy – Joan Didion (1996)
  874. A Light Comedy – Eduardo Mendoza Ceballos (1996)
  875. Fall On Your Knees – Ann-Marie MacDonald (1996)
  876. Alias Grace – Margaret Atwood (1996)
  877. The Clay Machine Gun – Victor Pelevin (1996)
  878. Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace (1996)
  879. Forever A Stranger – Hella Haasse (1996)
  880. The Ghost Road – Pat Barker (1996)
  881. Fugitive Pieces – Anne Michaels (1996)
  882. Hallucinating Foucault – Patricia Duncker (1996)
  883. Silk – Alessandro Baricco (1996)
  884. Money To Burn – Ricardo Piglia (1997)
  885. Margot And The Angels – Kristien Hemmerechts (1997)
  886. The Untouchable – John Banville (1997)
  887. American Pastoral – Philip Roth (1997)
  888. The Life Of Insects – Victor Pelevin (1997)
  889. Jack Maggs – Peter Carey (1997)
  890. Underworld – Don DeLillo (1997)
  891. Enduring Love – Ian McEwan (1997)
  892. Great Apes – Will Self (1997)
  893. Memoirs Of A Geisha – Arthur Golden (1997)
  894. The God Of Small Things – Arundhati Roy (1997)
  895. Mason & Dixon – Thomas Pynchon (1997)
  896. Crossfire – Miyuki Miyabe (1998)e
  897. The Heretic – Miguel Delibes (1998)
  898. The Savage Detectives – Roberto Bolano (1998)
  899. Dirty Havana Trilogy – Pedro Juan Gutierrez (1998)
  900. Veronika Decides To Die – Paulo Coelho (1998)
  901. The Hours – Michael Cunningham (1998)
  902. Another World – Pat Barker (1998)
  903. Glamorama – Bret Easton Ellis (1998)
  904. The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver (1998)
  905. Tipping The Velvet – Sarah Waters (1998)
  906. The Talk Of The Town – Ardal O’Hanlon (1998)
  907. All Souls Day – Cees Nooteboom (1998)
  908. Cloudsplitter – Russell Banks (1998)
  909. Amsterdam – Ian McEwan (1998)
  910. Intimacy – Hanif Kureishi (1998)
  911. Elementary Particles – Michel Houellebecq (1998)
  912. Pavel’s Letters – Monika Maron (1999)
  913. The Museum Of Unconditional Surrender – Dubravka Ugresic (1999)
  914. In Search Of Klingsor – Jorge Volpi (1999)
  915. Sputnik Sweetheart – Haruki Murakami (1999)
  916. Disgrace – J M Coetzee (1999)
  917. The Ground Beneath Her Feet – Salman Rushdie (1999)
  918. Fear And Trembling – Amelie Nothomb (1999)
  919. Everything You Need – A L Kennedy (1999)
  920. As If I Am Not There – Slavenka Drakulic (1999)
  921. Cryptonomicon – Neal Stephenson (1999)
  922. The Romantics – Pankaj Mishra (1999)
  923. Timbuktu – Paul Auster (1999)

2000s

  1. Bartleby And Co – Enrique Vila-Matas (2000)
  2. Pastoralia – George Saunders (2000)
  3. Blonde – Joyce Carol Oates (2000)
  4. House Of Leaves – Mark Z Danielewski (2000)
  5. Super-Cannes – J G Ballard (2000)
  6. Small Remedies – Shashi Deshpande (2000)
  7. After The Quake – Haruki Murakami (2000)
  8. The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood (2000)
  9. The Human Stain – Philip Roth (2000)
  10. How The Dead Live – Will Self (2000)
  11. City Of God – E L Doctorow (2000)
  12. Celestial Harmonies – Peter Esterhazy (2000)
  13. Nineteen Seventy Seven – David Peace (2000)
  14. Ignorance – Milan Kundera (2000)
  15. Under The Skin – Michel Faber (2000)
  16. The Heart Of Redness – Zakes Mda (2000)
  17. White Teeth – Zadie Smith (2000)
  18. Spring Flowers, Spring Frost – Ismail Kadare (2000)
  19. The Devil And Miss Prym – Paulo Coelho (2000)
  20. An Obedient Father – Akhil Sharma (2000)
  21. The Feast Of The Goat – Mario Vargos Llosa (2000)
  22. Soldiers Of Salamina – Javier Cercas (2001)
  23. I’m Not Scared – Niccolo Ammaniti (2001)
  24. Life of Pi – Yann Martel (2001)
  25. Choke – Chuck Palahniuk (2001)
  26. At Swim, Two Boys – Jamie O’Neill (2001)
  27. Fury – Salman Rushdie (2001)
  28. The Body Artist – Don DeLillo (2001)
  29. Don’t Move – Margaret Mazzantini (2001)
  30. The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen (2001)
  31. Atonement – Ian McEwan (2001)
  32. Schooling – Heather McGowan (2001)
  33. Platform – Michel Houellebecq (2001)
  34. Austerlitz – W G Sebald (2001)
  35. Gabriel’s Gift – Hanif Kureishi (2001)
  36. Snow – Orhan Pamuk (2002)
  37. Your Face Tomorrow – Javier Marias (2002)
  38. The Book Of Illusions – Paul Auster (2002)
  39. Nowhere Man – Aleksandar Hemon (2002)
  40. Dead Air – Iain Banks (2002)
  41. Youth – J M Coetzee (2002)
  42. Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides (2002)
  43. Shroud – John Banville (2002)
  44. In The Forest – Edna O’Brien (2002)
  45. That They May Face The Rising Sun – John McGahern (2002)
  46. The Story Of Lucy Gault – William Trevor (2002)
  47. Kafka On The Shore – Haruki Murakami (2002)
  48. Unless – Carol Shields (2002)
  49. Everything Is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer (2002)
  50. The Double – Jose Saramago (2002)
  51. Fingersmith – Sarah Waters (2002)
  52. Family Matters – Rohinton Mistry (2002)
  53. London Orbital – Iain Sinclair (2002)
  54. The Successor – Ismail Kadare (2003)
  55. La Dama Numero Trece – Jose Carlos Somoza (2003)
  56. A Tale Of Love And Darkness – Amos Oz (2003)
  57. The Namesake – Jhumpa Lahiri (2003)
  58. Vernon God Little – D B C Pierre (2003)
  59. Elizabeth Costello – J M Coetzee (2003)
  60. Islands – Dan Sleigh (2003)
  61. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time – Mark Haddon (2003)
  62. What I Loved – Siri Hustvedt (2003)
  63. The Light Of Day – Graham Swift (2003)
  64. Thursbitch – Alan Garner (2003)
  65. The Colour – Rose Tremain (2003)
  66. Drop City – T Coraghessan Boyle (2004)
  67. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell (2004)
  68. Dining On Stones – Iain Sinclair (2004)
  69. The Lambs Of London – Peter Ackroyd (2004)
  70. Vanishing Point – David Markson (2004)
  71. The Master – Colm Toibin (2004)
  72. The Plot Against America – Philip Roth (2004)
  73. The Red Queen – Margaret Drabble (2004)
  74. Kavalier And Clay – Michael Chabon (2004)
  75. The Line Of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst (2004)
  76. The Book About Blanche And Marie – Per Olov Enquist (2004)
  77. The Swarm – Frank Schatzing (2004)
  78. Small Island – Andrea Levy (2004)
  79. 2666 – Roberto Bolano (2004)
  80. Suite Francaise – Irene Nemirovsky (2004)
  81. The Sea – John Banville (2005)
  82. Adjunct: An Undigest – Peter Manson (2005)
  83. Slow Man – J M Coetzee (2005)
  84. On Beauty – Zadie Smith (2005)
  85. Saturday – Ian McEwan (2005)
  86. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro (2005)
  87. A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian – Marina Lewycka (2005)
  88. Measuring The World – Daniel Kehlmann (2005)
  89. The Accidental – Ali Smith (2005)
  90. History of Love – Nicole Krauss (2005)
  91. Mother’s Milk – Edward St Aubyn (2006)
  92. Against The Day – Thomas Pynchon (2006)
  93. The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid (2006)
  94. The Inheritance Of Loss – Kiran Desai (2006)
  95. The Kindly Ones – Jonathan Littell (2006)
  96. Carry Me Down – M J Hyland (2006)
  97. Animal’s People – Indra Sinha (2007)
  98. Falling Man – Don DeLillo (2007)
  99. Half Of A Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2007)
  100. The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao – Junot Diaz (2007)
  101. The Gathering – Anne Enright (2007)
  102. The Elegance Of The Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery (2008)
  103. Cost: A Novel – Roxana Robinson (2008)
  104. The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga (2008)
  105. Home – Marilynne Robinson (2008)
  106. Kieron Smith, Boy – James Kelman (2008)
  107. The Children’s Book – A S Byatt (2009)
  108. Invisible – Paul Auster (2009)
  109. American Rust – Philipp Meyer (2009)
  110. The Blind Side Of The Heart – Julia Franck (2009)
  111. Cain – Jose Saramago (2009)
  112. A Gate at the Stairs – Lorrie Moore (2009)
  113. 1Q84 – Haruki Murakami (2010)
  114. Nemesis – Philip Roth (2010)
  115. Freedom – Jonathan Franzen (2010)
  116. A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan (2010)
  117. The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes (2011)
  118. The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides (2011)
  119. There but for the – Ali Smith (2011)
  120. Art of Fielding – Chad Harbach (2011)

One thought on “1001 Books To Read Before I Die

  1. Tricia says:

    I found only 22 that I had read – and I have been considered something of a bookworm!
    I thought that Michael Frayn’s ‘Spies’ (2005) deserved to be on the list, and Saint / Sir Thomas More’s ‘Utopia ‘ (1516).

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