Book reviews

Indexed by author surname.

Chinua Achebe – An Image of Africa
Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Half of a Yellow Sun
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – We Should All Be Feminists
Kate Adie – Fighting on the Home Front: the Legacy of Women in World War One
Aravind Adiga –The White Tiger
Akala – Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire
César Aira – The Proof
Isabel Allende – The House of the Spirits
Isabel Allende – The Sum of Our Days
John Allison – Skellington
Niccolò Ammaniti – Me and You
Maya Angelou – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou – Gather Together in My Name
Heather B Armstrong – It Sucked and then I Cried
Inio Asano – A Girl on the Shore
Isaac Asimov – The Bicentennial Man and other stories
Isaac Asimov – The Gods Themselves
Kate Atkinson – Life After Life
Jami Attenberg – All Grown Up
Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood – Oryx and Crake
Margaret Atwood – The Year of the Flood
Margaret Atwood – Maddaddam
Jane Austen – Emma
Jane Austen – Mansfield Park
Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice
Juan Tomás Ávila LaurelThe Gurugu Pledge
David Axe and Matt Bors – War is Boring

Gabriela Babnik – Dry Season
Iain Banks – Dead Air
Maria Barbal – Stone in a Landslide
Alessandro Baricco – Silk
Julian Barnes – Arthur & George
Julian Barnes – The Sense of an Ending
Elizabeth Barrett Browning – Aurora Leigh
Elizabeth Barrett Browning – Sonnets from the Portuguese
Max Barry – Company
Max Barry – Machine Man
Richard Beard – Becoming Drusilla
Alison Bechdel – Fun Home
Stephen Benatar – Wish Her Safe at Home
Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos – Jessica Jones vol. 3: Return of the Purple Man
Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli – Spider-Man: Miles Morales vol.1
Alan Bennett – The Clothes They Stood Up In
Alan Bennett – The Lady in the Van
Alan Bennett – The Uncommon Reader
Louis de Bernières – Red Dog
Bidisha – Asylum and Exile: the Hidden Voices of London
Judy Blume – Forever
Alice Bolin – Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession
Sharon Bolton – Little Black Lies
Sharon Bolton – Now You See Me
S J Bolton – Awakening
S J Bolton – Blood Harvest
Anthony Bourdain – Kitchen Confidential
William Boyd – Waiting for Sunrise
Sophie de Mello Breyner Andresen – Exemplary Tales
Christopher Brookmyre – Quite Ugly One Morning
Christopher Brookmyre – Country of the Blind (plus notes on re-reading)
Christopher Brookmyre – Boiling a Frog
Christopher Brookmyre – A Tale Etched in Blood and Hard Black Pencil
Michael Brooks – 13 Things That Don’t Make Sense: the Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries of Our Time
Vera Brosgol – Anya’s Ghost
John Buchan – The Thirty-Nine Steps
Carmen Bugan – Burying the Typewriter: Childhood Under the Eye of the Secret Police
NoViolet Bulawayo – We Need New Names
Mikhail Bulgakov – The Heart of a Dog
AS Byatt – Possession

Susannah Cahalan – Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
Susan Cain – Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking
Jen Campbell – The Hungry Ghost Festival
Julie L Cannon – The Romance Readers’ Book Club
M R Carey – The Girl With All the Gifts
John le Carré – Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (audiobook)
Rachel Carson – Silent Spring
Angela Carter – The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
Angela Carter – The Magic Toyshop
Angela Carter – Nights at the Circus
Candice Carty-Williams – Queenie
Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries
Blaise Cendrars – Dan Yack
Michael Chabon – The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
Michael Chabon – The Yiddish Policemen’s Union
Raymond Chandler – The Big Sleep
Raymond Chandler – Farewell My Lovely
Raymond Chandler – The High Window
Stephen Chbosky – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
John Cheever – Bullet Park
Anton Chekhov – A Russian Affair
Apsley Cherry-Garrard – The Worst Journey in the World
Emma Cline – The Girls
Paulo Coelho – The Fifth Mountain
J M Coetzee – Disgrace
Tamar Cohen – The War of the Wives
Colette – Break of Day
Colette – Chéri
Colette – The Last of Chéri
Colette – Claudine at School
Colette – Claudine in Paris
Colette – Claudine Married
Colette – Claudine and Annie
Colette – Ripening Seed
Colette – The Vagabond
Barbara Comyns – Our Spoons Came from Woolworths
Joseph Conrad – Heart of Darkness
Laurence Cossé – A Novel Bookstore
Douglas Coupland – Girlfriend in a Coma
Jim Crace – Harvest
Rachel Cusk – Outline
Rachel Cusk – Saving Agnes

Roald Dahl – My Uncle Oswald
Marie Darrieussecq – White
Felicia Day and Jim Rugg – The Guild volume 1
Friedrich Christian Delius – Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman
Philip K Dick – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K Dick – Time Out of Joint
Charles Dickens – Night Walks
Monica Dickens – My Turn to Make the Tea
Joan Didion – The Last Thing He Wanted
Joan Didion – Slouching Towards Jerusalem
Joan Didion – The Year of Magical Thinking
Elvira Dones – Sworn Virgin
Emma Donoghue – Room
Hilda “HD” Doolittle – HERmione
Fyodor Dostoevsky – Crime and Punishment
Louise Doughty – Apple Tree Yard
Louise Douglas – In Her Shadow
Roddy Doyle – The Commitments
Margaret Drabble – The Needle’s Eye
Daša Drndić – Doppelgänger
María Dueñas – The Seamstress
Carol Ann Duffy – Feminine Gospels
Helen Dunmore – The Greatcoat
Helen Dunmore – The Siege
Helen Dunmore – A Spell of Winter
Helen Dunmore – Zennor in Darkness
Joe Dunthorne – Submarine
Lawrence Durrell – The Alexandria Quartet Book 1: Justine
Lawrence Durrell – The Alexandria Quartet Book 2: Balthazar
Lawrence Durrell – The Alexandria Quartet Book 3: Mountolive
Lawrence Durrell – The Alexandria Quartet Book 4: Clea

Oliver East – Trains are Mint
Reni Eddo-Lodge – Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
Jennifer Egan – A Visit from the Goon Squad
George Eliot – Silly Novels by Lady Novelists
Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan Vol 1: Back on the Street
Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan Vol 2: Lust for Life
Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan Vol 3: Year of the Bastard
Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan Vol 4: The New Scum
Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson – Transmetropolitan Vol 5: Lonely City
Warren Ellis and various artists – Transmetropolitan Vol 0: Tales of Human Waste
Tan Twan Eng – The Garden of Evening Mists
Delia Ephron – Siracusa
Nora Ephron – Heartburn
Nora Ephron – I Remember Nothing and other reflections
Jeffrey Eugenides – Middlesex
Lissa Evans – Old Baggage
Bernardine Evaristo – Girl, Woman, Other

Michel Faber – The Book of Strange New Things
Hans Fallada – Alone in Berlin
William Faulkner – As I Lay Dying
Elena Ferrante – My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante – The Story of a New Name
Elena Ferrante – Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay
Elena Ferrante – The Story of the Lost Child
Helen Fielding – Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination
Celia Fiennes – Through England on a Side-Saddle
F Scott Fitzgerald – The Beautiful and Damned
Fannie Flagg – Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Janet Flanner – Paris Was Yesterday: 1925–1939
Elizabeth Flock – Me & Emma
Giles Foden – The Last King of Scotland
Aminatta Forna – The Memory of Love
EM Forster – A Passage to India
Kate Forsyth – Bitter Greens
Karen Joy Fowler – The Jane Austen Book Club
Therese Anne Fowler – Z: a Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald
John Fowles – The Magus
Alexandra Fox – The Greengrocer’s Apostrophe
Matt Fraction and David Aja – Hawkeye Vol. 1: My Life as a Weapon & Vol. 2: Little Hits
Matt Fraction and Annie Wu – Hawkeye Vol 3: LA Woman
Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky – Sex Criminals Vol 1: One Weird Trick
Anne Frank – The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank – Tales from the Secret Annexe
Dawn French – A Tiny Bit Marvellous

Gøhril Gabrielsen – The Looking-Glass Sisters
Neil Gaiman, John Bolton, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess and Paul Johnson – The Books of Magic
Neil Gaiman – Coraline
Neil Gaiman – The Graveyard Book
Neil Gaiman – The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Neil Gaiman, Sam Keith, Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III – The Sandman Vol. 1 Preludes & Nocturnes
Neil Gaiman, Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III – The Sandman Vol. 2 Doll’s House
Neil Gaiman – Smoke and Mirrors
Sergios Gakas – Ashes
Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza – Southwesterly Wind
Lisa Gardner – Never Tell
Mark Gatiss – The Vesuvius Club
Stella Gibbons – Cold Comfort Farm
William Gibson – Neuromancer
Charlotte Perkins Gilman – The Yellow Wallpaper and other stories
Sarah Glidden – How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less
Rumer Godden – The Lady and the Unicorn
Niven Govinden – All the Days and Nights
Jane Goodall – In the Shadow of Man
Lauren Graham – Someday, Someday, Maybe
Lauren Graham – Talking as Fast as I Can
Graham Greene – The Heart of the Matter
Graham Greene – The Ministry of Fear
Chris Greenhalgh – Seducing Ingrid Bergman
John Green and David Levithan – Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Andrew Sean Greer – The Confessions of Max Tivoli
Philippa Gregory – The Other Boleyn Girl
Lauren Groff – Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff – The Monsters of Templeton
George and Weedon Grossmith – The Diary of a Nobody
Ursula le Guin – The Lathe of Heaven

Tessa Hadley – Clever Girl
Hafez, Jahan Malek Khatun and Obayd-e Zakani – Faces of Love and the Poets of Shiraz translated and introduced by Dick Davis
Matt Haig – How to Stop Time
Matt Haig – The Last Family in England
Matt Haig – The Midnight Library
Matt Haig – Reasons to Stay Alive
Joe Haldeman – The Forever War
Mohsin Hamid – The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Naomi Hamill – How to be a Kosovan Bride
Dashiell Hammett – The Maltese Falcon
Knut Hamsun – Hunger
Helene Hanff – 84 Charing Cross Road
James Hannah – The A–Z of You and Me
Indrek Hargla – Apothecary Melchior and the Mystery of St Olaf’s Church
Joanne M Harris – The Gospel of Loki
Harry Harrison – A Stainless Steel Rat is Born
Harry Harrison – Two Tales and Eight Tomorrows
Elizabeth Harrower – In Certain Circles
Iosi Havilio – Paradises
Mo Hayder – Ritual
Ernest Hemingway – The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway – The Snows of Kilimanjaro and other stories
Ernest Hemingway – To Have and Have Not
Naoki Higashida – The Reason I Jump
Patricia Highsmith – Deep Water
Patricia Highsmith – The Price of Salt
Susan Hill – I’m the King of the Castle
Susan Hill – Mrs de Winter
Susan Hill – The Small Hand
Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota – Lucky Penny
Inez Holden – Night Shift
A M Homes – May We Be Forgiven
Nick Hornby – 31 Songs
Nick Hornby – The Complete Polysyllabic Spree
Nick Hornby – How to be Good
Nick Hornby – Slam
Rebecca Hunt – Mr Chartwell

Rachel Ignotofsky – Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers who Changed the World
Christopher Isherwood – A Single Man
Eowyn Ivey – The Snow Child

Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen – The Rabbit Back Literature Society
Tove Jansson – Letters from Tove
Tove Jansson – The Memoirs of Moominpappa
Tove Jansson – The Summer Book
Raymond Jean – Reader for Hire
Margo Jefferson – Negroland: a Memoir
Adam Johnson – Parasites Like Us
Rachel Joyce – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Heidi Julavits – The Uses of Enchantment
Miranda July – No one belongs here more than you

Han Kang – The Vegetarian
Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli – Paul Auster’s City of Glass: a graphic novel
Yasunari Kawabata – Snow Country
Mieko Kawakami – Ms Ice Sandwich
Nikos Kazantzakis – Zorba the Greek
Daniel Kehlmann – Measuring the World
Helen Keller – The Story of My Life
Joe Kelly and JM Ken Niimura – I Kill Giants
Richard Kelly and Brett Weldele – Southland Tales books I–III
Niyati Keni – Esperanza Street
Mark Kermode – It’s Only a Movie
Jack Kerouac – On the Road
Sue Monk Kidd – The Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd – The Secret Life of Bees
Emma Jane Kirby – The Optician of Lampedusa
India Knight – Comfort and Joy
Alicia Kopf – Brother in Ice
Marinko Koščec – A Handful of Sand
Uršuľa Kovalyk – The Night Circus
Hanna Krall – Chasing the King of Hearts
Nicole Krauss – Great House
László Krasznahorkai – The Melancholy of Resistance
Hanif Kureishi – The Black Album
Andrey Kurkov – Death and the Penguin
Andrey Kurkov – Penguin Lost

Lola Lafon – The Little Communist Who Never Smiled
Amara Lakhous – Clash of Civilizations Over an Elevator in Piazza Vittorio
Emma Larkin – Finding George Orwell in Burma
Marghanita Laski – The Victorian Chaise-longue
Min Jin Lee – Pachinko
Simon Lelic – Rupture
Jeff Lemire and Ramón Pérez – Hawkeye Vol. 5: All-New Hawkeye
Elmore Leonard – Out of Sight
Doris Lessing – The Golden Notebook
Primo Levi – The Periodic Table
Deborah Levy – An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell
Deborah Levy – Black Vodka: Ten Stories
Deborah Levy – Swimming Home
Megan Lindholm – Old Paint
Willy Lindwer – The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank
Charles de Lint – The Ivory and the Horn
Cixin Liu – The Three-Body Problem
Marjorie Liu and Daniel Acuña – Black Widow, Vol. 1: The Name of the Rose
Mario Vargas Llosa – Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter
John Lloyd and John Mitchinson – The QI Book of the Dead
Thalma Lobel – Sensation
Mary S Lovell – The Mitford Girls
Maja Lunde – The History of Bees

Niccolò Machiavelli – The Prince
Anna Mackmin – Devoured
Shahriar Mandanipour – Censoring an Iranian Love Story
Thomas Mann – Death in Venice
Saadat Hasan Manto – Selected Stories
Gabriel García Márquez – One Hundred Years of Solitude
Yann Martel – The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios and other stories
Hisham Matar – Anatomy of a Disappearance
Hisham Matar – In the Country of Men
Tim Maughan – Paintwork
Armistead Maupin – Tales of the City
Armistead Maupin – The Days of Anna Madrigal
Daphne du Maurier – The Birds and other stories
Daphne du Maurier and Arthur Quiller-Couch – Castle Dor
Daphne du Maurier – Don’t Look Now and other stories
Daphne du Maurier – The Glass-Blowers
Daphne du Maurier – The House on the Strand
Daphne du Maurier – I’ll Never be Young Again
Daphne du Maurier – The King’s General
Daphne du Maurier and Oriel Malet – Letters from Menabilly: Portrait of a Friendship
Daphne du Maurier – The Loving Spirit
Daphne du Maurier – My Cousin Rachel
Daphne du Maurier – Rebecca
Paul McAuley – Little Lost Robot
Paul McAuley – The Quiet War
Paul McAuley – Gardens of the Sun
Anne McCaffrey – The Ship Who Sang
Anne McCaffrey – Weyr Search
John McCarthy and Jill Morrell – Some Other Rainbow
Mary McCarthy – The Group
Tom McCarthy – C
Carson McCullers – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
Ian McEwan – Enduring Love
Ian McEwan – Saturday
Robert McGill – The Mysteries
Jeremy Mercer – Books, Baguettes and Bedbugs
Grace Metalious – Peyton Place
Barry Miles – The Beat Hotel: Ginsberg, Burroughs and Corso in Paris, 1957–1963
Mark Millar and John Romita Jr – Kick-Ass
Mark Millar and John Romita Jr – Kick-Ass 3
Mark Millar, Dave Gibbons and Matthew Vaughn – The Secret Service: Kingsman
Madeline Miller – Song of Achilles
Magnus Mills – The Restraint of Beasts
Yukio Mishima – The Sound of Waves
Pankaj Mishra – The Romantics
David Mitchell – The Bone Clocks
David Mitchell – The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
Jessica Mitford – Hons and Rebels
Nancy Mitford – The Pursuit of Love
Brandon Montclare & Amy Reeder – Rocket Girl Vol. 1: Times Squared
Coco Moodysson – Never Goodnight
Alan Moore & Kevin O’Neill – League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 1969
Kate Moore – The Radium Girls
Terry Moore – Echo: the Complete Edition
Herta Müller – The Passport
Alice Munro – Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
Haruki Murakami – 1Q84
Haruki Murakami – After the Quake
Haruki Murakami – Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman
Haruki Murakami – Norwegian Wood
Sayaka Murata – Convenience Store Woman
Perumal Murugan – One Part Woman

Vladimir Nabokov – Pale Fire
Melissa Nathan – The Learning Curve
Irène Némirovsky – David Golder
Irène Némirovsky – The Wine of Solitude
E J Newman – 20 Years Later
Emma Newman – The Split Worlds book 1: Between Two Thorns
Emma Newman – The Split Worlds book 2: Any Other Name
Emma Newman – The Split Worlds book 3: All is Fair
Emma Newman – The Split Worlds book 4: A Little Knowledge
Emma Newman – The Split Worlds book 5: All Good Things
David Nicholls – One Day
David Nicholls – Starter for Ten
David Nicholls – Us
Larry Niven – Ringworld
Amélie Nothomb – The Character of Rain 
Amélie Nothomb – Loving Sabotage

Téa Obreht – The Tiger’s Wife
Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway – Modesty Blaise: the Black Pearl
Peter O’Donnell and Enric Badia Romero – Modesty Blaise: the Green-Eyed Monster
Peter O’Donnell and Enric Badia Romero – Modesty Blaise: The Grim Joker
Peter O’Donnell and Jim Holdaway – Modesty Blaise: Top Traitor
Maggie O’Farrell – Instructions for a Heatwave
Yoko Ogawa – The Memory Police
Sarah Oleksyk – Ivy
Véronique Olmi – Beside the Sea
Bryan Lee O’Malley – Lost at Sea
Bryan Lee O’Malley – Scott Pilgrim books 1–6
Bryan Lee O’Malley – Seconds
George Orwell – Books v. Cigarettes
George Orwell – Burmese Days
George Orwell – Why I Write
Jim Ottaviani – Dignifying Science: Stories About Women Scientists
Jim Ottaviani – T-Minus: the Race to the Moon
Helen Oyeyemi – Boy, Snow, Bird
Helen Oyeyemi – Mr Fox
Ruth Ozeki – A Tale for the Time Being

Chuck Palahniuk – Damned
Chuck Palahniuk – Non-fiction
Orhan Pamuk – Other Colours
Elizabeth Parker – In Her Shambles
Michelle Paver – Dark Matter: a Ghost Story
Michelle Paver – Thin Air
John Peel – The Olivetti Chronicles: Three Decades of Life and Music
Sue Perkins – Spectacles
Sarah Perry – After Me Comes the Flood
Jodi Picoult – Larger Than Life
Jodi Picoult – Leaving Time
Jodi Picoult – My Sister’s Keeper
DBC Pierre – Vernon God Little
Sylvia Plath – Ariel
Sylvia Plath – The Bell Jar
Matthias Politycki – Next World Novella
Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter – The Long Earth
Ashley Prentice Norton – The Chocolate Money
Michelle Pretorius – The Monster’s Daughter
Elinore Pruitt Stewart – Letters of a Woman Homesteader
Romain Puértolas – The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got Trapped in an IKEA Wardrobe
Ralph Pulitzer – Over the Front in an Aeroplane and scenes inside the French and Flemish Trenches

Dorit Rabinyan – All the Rivers
Jennifer Rainville – Trance of Insignificance
Austin Ratner – The Jump Artist
Angela Readman – Don’t Try This at Home 
Robert Reed – Murder Born
Rick Remender and John Romita Jr – Captain America: Castaway in Dimension Z, books 1 and 2
Dan Rhodes – Gold
Russell J Rickford – Betty Shabazz: a Remarkable Story of Survival and Faith Before and After Malcolm X
Rainer Maria Rilke – Letters to a Young Poet
Rainer Maria Rilke – Turning-Point
Mary Roach – Packing for Mars
Kim Stanley Robinson – Antarctica
Kim Stanley Robinson – A History of the Twentieth Century, with Illustrations
Jon Ronson – The Men Who Stare at Goats
Olivia Rosenthal – To Leave With the Reindeer
J K Rowling – Very Good Lives
Salman Rushdie – The Ground Beneath Her Feet
Salman Rushdie – Midnight’s Children
Salman Rushdie – Shalimar the Clown
Salman Rushdie – Two Years Eight Months & Twenty-Eight Nights

Joe Sacco – Palestine
Saki – Improper Stories
Angela Saini – Inferior: the True Power of Women and the Science That Shows It
Angela Saini – Superior: the Return of Race Science
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry – The Little Prince
J D Salinger – For Esmé – with Love and Squalor and other stories
Sarah Salway – Getting the Picture
Ella Frances Sanders –Lost in Translation: a Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Catherine Sanderson – Petite Anglaise
Sappho – Stung with Love: Poems and Fragments
José Saramago – The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
Dorothy L Sayers – Are Women Human?
Judith Schalansky – Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty islands I have not visited and never will
Rafik Schami – The Dark Side of Love
Anakana Schofield – Martin John
Will Schwalbe – The End of Your Life Book Club
Paulo Scott – Nowhere People
Sara Seager – The Smallest Lights in the Universe: a Memoir
David Sedaris – Holidays on Ice
David Sedaris – Me Talk Pretty One Day
Lisa See – Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Maria Semple – Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Ernest Shackleton – Escape from the Antarctic
George Bernard Shaw – Pygmalion
Lionel Shriver – Double Fault
Lionel Shriver – The Post-Birthday World
Lionel Shriver – We Need to Talk About Kevin
Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – Last Rituals
Yrsa Sigurðardóttir – The Silence of the Sea
Marie Sizun – Her Father’s Daughter
Rebecca Skloot – The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Zadie Smith – NW
Diana Souhami – Wild Girls: the Love Life of Natalie Barney and Romaine Brooks
Rodrigo de Souza Leão – All Dogs Are Blue
Muriel Spark – The Girls of Slender Means
Muriel Spark – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Carla Speed-McNeil – Finder, Vol. 1: Sin-Eater, part 1
Carla Speed-McNeil – Finder, Vol. 2: Sin-Eater, part 2
Art Spiegelman – The Complete Maus
Francis Spufford – Backroom Boys: the Secret Return of the British Boffin
M L Stedman – The Light Between Oceans
Cecilia Ştefanescu – Sun Alley
Neal Stephenson – Snow Crash
Linda Stift – The Empress and the Cake
Kathryn Stockett – The Help (audiobook)
Noel Streatfeild – Saplings
Theodore Sturgeon – More Than Human
William Styron – Sophie’s Choice
Kate Summerscale – The Suspicions of Mr Whicher

Robin Talley – Lies We Tell Ourselves
Preti Taneja – We That Are Young
Michelle Tea – Black Wave
Kae Tempest – The Bricks That Built the Houses
Kae Tempest – Hold Your Own
Paul Theroux – Deep South
Colm Tóibín – Brooklyn
Colm Tóibín – House of Names
Leo Tolstoy – Anna Karenina
Sue Townsend – Adrian Mole: The Prostrate Years
Sue Townsend – Ghost Children
Sue Townsend – Rebuilding Coventry
Sue Townsend – The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year
Mark Twain – Can-cans, Cats and Cities of Ash
Anne Tyler – Ladder of Years

Dubravka Ugresic – The Ministry of Pain

Ángela Vallvey – Happy Creatures
Fred Vargas – The Chalk Circle Man
Brian K Vaughan, Tony Harris, Tom Feister and J D Mettler – Ex Machina Vol 1: The First Hundred Days
Brian K Vaughan, Tony Harris, Tom Feister and J D Mettler – Ex Machina Vol 2: Tag
Brian K Vaughan, Tony Harris, Tom Feister and J D Mettler – Ex Machina Vol 9: Ring Out the Old & Vol 10: Term Limits
Brian K Vaughan and Niko Henrichon – Pride of Baghdad
Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples – Saga volume 1
Brian K Vaughan and Fiona Staples – Saga volume 4
Brian K Vaughan and Pia Guerra – Y: the Last Man The complete series
Peter Verhelst – The Man I Became
Vendela Vida – And Now You Can Go
Vendela Vida – Let the Northern Lights Erase Your Name
Juan Pablo Villalobos – I’ll Sell You a Dog
Voltaire – Candide: or, Optimism
Kurt Vonnegut Jr – Breakfast of Champions
Kurt Vonnegut Jr – Slaughterhouse 5

Kit de Waal – My Name is Leon
Alice Walker – The Color Purple
Gabrielle Walker – Snowball Earth
Jakob Wassermann – My First Wife
Sarah Waters – The Little Stranger
S J Watson – Before I Go to Sleep
Evelyn Waugh – A Handful of Dust
Evelyn Waugh – Scoop
Evelyn Waugh – Vile Bodies
H G Wells – The Time Machine
Scott Westerfeld – Uglies
Zack Whedon and Georges Jeanty – Serenity Volume 4 Leaves on the Wind
Colson Whitehead – The Underground Railroad
Kate Douglas Wiggin – Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray
Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little House in the Big Woods
Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little House on the Prairie
Laura Ingalls Wilder – On the Banks of Plum Creek
Laura Ingalls Wilder – By the Shores of Silver Lake
Laura Ingalls Wilder – The Long Winter
Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little Town on the Prairie
Laura Ingalls Wilder – These Happy Golden Years
Florence Williams – Breasts: a Natural and Unnatural History
Claire Williamson – Visiting the Minotaur
A N Wilson – A Jealous Ghost
G Willow Wilson – Alif the Unseen
G Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona – Ms Marvel vol 1: No Normal
G Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona and Jacob Wyatt – Ms Marvel vol 2: Generation Why
G Willow Wilson, Elmo Bondoc and Takeshi Miyazawa – Ms Marvel vol 3: Crushed
P G Wodehouse – Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves
P G Wodehouse – Uneasy Money
Lina Wolff – The Polyglot Lovers
Mary Wollstonecraft – A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
John Carter Wood – The Most Remarkable Woman in England: Poison, celebrity and the trials of Beatrice Pace
Daniel Woodrell – Winter’s Bone
Virginia Woolf – Orlando
Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own
Virginia Woolf – Thoughts on Peace in an Air Raid
Evie Wyld – All the Birds, Singing

Hanya Yanagihara – A Little Life
Toby Young – How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
Banana Yoshimoto – Kitchen
Yu Miri – Tokyo Ueno Station

Carlos Ruiz Zafón – The Angel’s Game
Meike Ziervogel – Magda

Collections by various authors
Angela Carter’s Book of Fairy Tales
Birthday Stories collected by Haruki Murakami
The Book of Other People edited by Zadie Smith
The Bookshop at 10 Curzon Street: Letters between Nancy Mitford and Heywood Hill 1952–73 edited by John Saumarez Smith
Future Bristol edited by Colin Harvey
I am the Beggar of the World: Landays from Contemporary Afghanistan compiled by Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy
The Library Book edited by Rebecca Gray
Lunatics, Lovers and Poets: Twelve Stories After Cervantes and Shakespeare edited by Daniel Hahn and Margarita Valencia
The Mabinogion
Shatila Stories
Stop What You’re Doing and Read This!