The Book List 2016

Ok folks, with 2016 hours away, I’ve started putting together the book list for 2016. There’s a mix of classic and contemporary fiction and as always, more can be added as the year goes on. Always opened to suggestions as well. Happy reading!

  1. Girl with a Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson
  2. My Sister’s Keeper – Jodi Picoult
  3. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Ken Kesey
  4. Birdsong – Sebastian Fawkes
  5. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  6. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
  7. I Am A Cat – Soseki Natsume
  8. The Road – Cormac McCarthy
  9. The Woman in White – Wilke Collins
  10. The Resurrectionist – James Bradley
  11. Longbourn – Jo Baker
  12. Strait is the Gate – Andre Gide
  13. The Other Wind – Ursula Le Guin
  14. The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde
  15. Journey to the Centre of the Earth – Jules Verne
  16. Eeny Meeny – M. J. Arlidge
  17. The Yellow Birds – Kevin Powers
  18. The Trial – Franz Kafka
  19. True Grit – Charles Portis
  20. Thursdays in the Park – Hilary Boyd
  21. The White Castle – Orhan Pamuk
  22. A Discovery of Witches – Deborah Harkness
  23. The Small Hand – Suzanna Hill 
  24. Bring up the Bodies – Hilary Mantel
  25. World Without End – Ken Follett
  26. Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh
  27. The Visible World – Mark Slouka
  28. The Magic Mountain – Thomas Mann
  29. Air – Geoff Ryman
  30. The Pumpkin Eater – Penelope Mortimer
  31. The Last American Vampire – Seth Grahame Smith
  32. One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  33. White Teeth – Zadie Smith
  34. The Little Friend – Donna Tartt
  35. The Queen of Subtleties – Suzannah Dunn
  36. Beloved – Toni Morrison
  37. The Mill on the Floss – George Eliot
  38. The Man in the High Castle – Philip K. Dick
  39. Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
  40. A Pair of Blue Eyes – Thomas Hardy
  41. Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn
  42. Blood Meridian – Cormac McCarthy
  43. The Magic Mountain – Thomas Mann
  44. The Dante Trap – Arnaud Delalande
  45. American Sniper – Chris Kyle (incomplete, gave up)
  46. The Remains of the day – Kazuo Ishiguro
  47. A Dance with Dragons – George Martin
  48. Villain – Shuichi Yoshida
  49. The Snow Child – Eowyn Ivey
  50. We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson
  51. 1984 – George Orwell (re-read)
  52. We need to talk about Kevin – Lionel Shiver (re-read)
  53. Notes on a Scandal – Zoe Heller
  54. Fahrenheit 451 -Ray Bradbury
  55. Like Water for Chocolate – Laura Esquivel
  56. Shutter Island – Dennis Lehane

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