One Minute to Midnight - Michael Dobbs
H is for Hawk - Helen Macdonald


J - Howard Jacobson
Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch - Nick Davies
The Mayor of Casterbridge - Thomas Hardy
Who I Am - Pete Townshend
Bring up the Bodies - Hilary Mantel


Golf in the Kingdom - Michael Murphy
Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves - Stephen Grosz
Fifty Shades of Grey - E.L. James
Why be Happy when you can be Normal? - Jeanette Winterson
Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong - David Walsh


The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France - Tyler Hamilton
The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
Working the Room - Geoff Dyer
Aftermath - Rachel Cusk
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Stieg Larsson


Open Season - C.J. Box
Born Yesterday: The News as a Novel - Gordon Burn
In-Flight Entertainment - Helen Simpson
The Body Artist - Don DeLillo
Racing Through the Dark: The Fall and Rise of David Millar - David Millar
The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes
What I Talk about When I Talk about Running - Haruki Murakami
The End of Mr Y - Scarlett Thomas
A Box of Matches - Nicolson Baker
Isolarium: A Different Oxford Journey - James Attlee
Whoops! - John Lanchester
Four-iron in the Soul - Lawrence Donegan
Ordinary Thunderstorms - William Boyd


The Bicycle Diaries - David Byrne
The Road - Cormac McCarthy
Solar - Ian McEwan
The Blue Afternoon - William Boyd
Mansfield Park - Jane Austen
JPod - Douglas Coupland
In Zodiac Light - Robert Edric
Point Omega - Don DeLillo
Jamaica - Malcolm Knox
No Telling - Adam Thorpe
Armadillo - William Boyd


Restless - William Boyd
Brazzaville Beach - William Boyd
Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives - David Eagleman
Dream on - John Richardson
Essays in Love - Alain de Botton
Golf Dreams - John Updike
Somewhere Towards the End - Diana Athill
The Rings of Saturn - W.G. Sebald
We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
Bits of Me are Falling Apart - William Leith
Granta 103 - The Rise of the British Jihad


3 Curly Wurlys and 106 Roundabouts - Lee Scriven
The Architecture of Happiness - Alain de Botton
Granta 102 - The New Nature Writing
This Book will Save Your Life - AM Homes
Fun Home - Alison Bechdel
No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
Granta 101 - One Hundred and One
Something to Tell You - Hanif Kureishi
Flat Earth News - Nick Davies
Granta 100 - One Hundred
Falling Man - Don DeLillo
The Wild Places - Adam Macfarlane
Granta 99 - What Happened Next?


Slow Man - J.M. Coetzee
Old School - Tobias Wolff
Granta 98 - The Deep End
Granta 97 - Best of Young American Novelists 2
Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance - Atul Gawande
Complicated Shadows: The Life and Music of Elvis Costello - Graeme Thompson
On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan
The Line of Beauty - Alan Hollinghurst
The Ongoing Moment - Geoff Dyer
The Rules of Perspective - Adam Thorpe
Touchy Subjects - Emma Donoghue
Dear George - Helen Simpson
Granta 96 - War Zones


The Hungry Years - William Leith
Granta 95 - Loved Ones
Granta 94 - On the Road Again
The Spin Doctors Diary - Lance Price
Consider the Lobster - David Foster Wallace
Ulverton - Adam Thorpe
Granta 93 - Gods Own Countries
Enduring Love - Ian McEwan
The Sea - John Banville
Granta 92 - The View from Africa
Placing Words: Symbols, Space and the City - William J Mitchell
Hammer of the Gods: Led Zeppelin Unauthorised - Stephen Davis
Hey Yeah Right Get a Life - Helen Simpson
Saturday - Ian McEwan
Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Saffran Foer
Constitutional - Helen Simpson
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Huraki Murakami
Granta 91 - Wish you were here
My Trade: A Short History of British Journalism - Andrew Marr


The Escape Artist - Matt Seaton
Mao 2 - Don DeLillo
Pieces for the Left Hand - J Robert Lennon
Animals in Translation - Temple Grandin
Granta 90 - Country Life
Granta 89 - The Factory
The Plot Against America - Phillip Roth
Granta 88 - Mothers
Chronicles - Bob Dylan


Broken Music - Sting
Granta 87 - Jubilee
The Tin Men - Michael Frayn
The Story of the Sea, a Man, and a Ship - Adam Nicolson
Parallel Lines - Ian Marchant
Youth - J.M. Coetzee
Granta 86 - Film
Stories of Your Life - Ted Chiang
Granta 85 - Hidden Histories
Frank Skinner - Frank Skinner
The Book of Illusions - Paul Auster
Astonishing Splashes of Colour - Claire Morrall
The Pedant in the Kitchen - Julian Barnes
Granta 84 - Over There
Vernon God Little - DBC Pierre
Great Expectations - Charles Dickens


Disgrace - J.M. Coetzee
Hey Nostradamus! - Douglas Coupland
Elizabeth Costello - J.M. Coetzee
Out of Place - Edward Said
Granta 83: This Overheating World - Various
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Mother Tongue - Bill Bryson
Granta 82: Life's Like That - Various
It's Not About the Bike - Lance Armstrong
The Information - Martin Amis
The House of Sleep - Jonathan Coe
The West and the Rest - Roger Scruton
Granta 81: Best of Young British Novelists - Various
The Corrections - Jonathan Franzen
Atonement - Ian McEwan
Souvenir or Canada - Douglas Coupland
Granta 80: The Group - Various
The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde


The Art of Travel - Alain de Botton
Dubliners - James Joyce
Granta 79: Celebrity - Various
How to be an Artist - Bill Drummond
Thinks... - David Lodge
The Bloomsday Book: A Guide Through Joyce's Ulysses - Harold Blamire
Ulysses - James Joyce
The Manual: How to Have a Number 1 the Easy Way - Jim Cauty and Bill Drummond
Granta 78: Bad Company - Various
All Families are Psychotic - Douglas Coupland
Quarks, Chaos and Christianity - John Polkinghorne
Granta 77: What We Think of America - Various
The True History of the Kelly Gang - Peter Carey
The Keepers of Truth - Michael Collins
Experience - Martin Amis
Against the Odds - James Dyson


Granta 76: Music
Leviathan - Paul Auster
Granta 75: Brief Encounters - Various
White Teeth - Zadie Smith
The Meaning of it All - Richard Feynman
Ludwig Wittgenstein: Architect - Paul Wijdeveld
The Music of Chance - Paul Auster
The Crying of Lot 49 - Thomas Pynchon
Timbuktu - Paul Auster
The Truth about Dogs - Stephen Budiansky
Granta 74: Confessions of a Middle-Aged Ecstasy Eater - Various
The Loser - Thomas Bernhard
Granta 72: Overreachers - Various
The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
Nowhere in Particular - Jonathan Miller
45 - Bill Drummond
Granta 73: Necessary Journeys - Various
Atomized - Michel Houellebecq
Tunnel Visions: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher - Christopher Ross
Moby Dick - Herman Melville
If On a Winter's Night A Traveller - Italo Calvino
No Logo - Naomi Klein
The Human Stain - Philip Roth


Heidegger - Jonathan Ree
Granta 71: Shrinks - Various
House of Leaves - Mark Danielewski
White Noise - Don DeLillo
On Bullfighting - A.L. Kennedy
Girl With a Pearl Earring - Tracy Chevalier
Mrs Slocombe's Pussy: Growing Up in Front of the Telly - Stuart Jeffries
On Hunting - Roger Scruton
Granta 70: Australia - Various
The Mezzanine - Nicolson Baker
Death in Venice - Thomas Mann
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again - David Foster Wallace
Fiesta: The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemmingway
My Idea of Fun - Will Self
Granta 69: The Assassin - Various
Clear and Queer Thinking - Laurence Goldstein
The Odyssey - Homer
A Cure for Gravity - Joe Jackson
Headlong - Michael Frayn
Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
C - Because Cowards Get Cancer Too - John Diamond
The Secret Agent - Joseph Conrad
ABC of Reading - Ezra Pound
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