A century of books- reading list

  • 1905 Where angels fear to tread (E.M. Forster) ✓
  • 1908 A Room with a View (E.M. Forster) ✓
  • 1909 The shadow on the dial (Ambrose Bierce)
  • 1910 Howards End (E.M. Forster) ✓
  • 1910 Literary Lapses (Stephen Leacock) ✓
  • 1911 Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton)
  • 1920 Miss Lulu Bett (Zona Gale)
  • 1926 Introduction to Sally (Elizabeth von Arnim) ✓
  • 1927 The Love Child (Edith Olivier)
  • 1928 All Quiet on the Western Front ✓
  • 1929 Expiation (Elizabeth von Arnim) ✓
  • 1931 Father (Elizabeth von Arnim) ✓
  • 1934 The Jasmine Farm (Elizabeth von Arnim) ✓
  • 1935 Illyrian Spring (Ann Bridge)
  • 1939 The Big Sleep (Raymond Chandler) ✓
  • 1940 Farewell My Lovely (Raymond Chandler) ✓
  • 1944 The Lady in the Lake (Raymond Chandler) ✓
  • 1946 Skyscrapers in the mist (George Henry Johnston) ✓
  • 1947 One Fine Day (Mollie Panter-Downes) ✓
  • 1949 King Solomon’s Ring (Konrad Z. Lorenz) ✓
  • 1950 And so to Rome (Cecil Roberts) ✓
  • 1953 A Kiss Before Dying (Ira Levin) ✓
  • 1954 The Body Snatchers ✓
  • 1954 Bhowani Junction (John Masters) ✓
  • 1957 Why I am not a Christian (Russell) ✓
  • 1958 Immortality, Inc.✓
  • 1959 Flowers for Algernon (Daniel Keyes)✓
  • 1960 Night (Elie Wiesel) ✓
  • 1961 Catch-22
  • 1961 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie ✓
  • 1961 Solaris Stanisław Lem ✓
  • 1964 Zorba the Greek ✓
  • 1965 The Game of X ✓
  • 1966 Mindswap  ✓
  • 1967 This way for the gas (Tadeusz Borowski)
  • 1968 Dimension of miracles ✓
  • 1968 Heart of a Dog ✓
  • 1972 Watership down ✓
  • 1974 Flow my tears the policeman said (Philip K Dick)✓
  • 1975 Periodic Table ✓
  • 1978 The bookshop (Penelope Fitzgerald)
  • 1979 The measure of my days (Florida Scott-Maxwell)
  • 1979 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy ✓
  • 1980 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe ✓
  • 1982 Life, the Universe and Everything ✓
  • 1983 The Colour of Magic (Terry Pratchett) ✓
  • 1984 So long, and Thanks for All the Fish ✓
  • 1987 Mort ✓
  • 1988 Sourcery ✓
  • 1989 Guards! Guards! ✓
  • 1990 Journey through genius ✓
  • 1990 Good Omens ✓
  • 1992 Mostly Harmless ✓
  • 1994 Interesting Times ✓
  • 1996 A History of Reading ✓
  • 1998 The First World War (John Keegan) ✓
  • 1999 Notes from a big country ✓
  • 1999 The Science of Discworld ✓
  • 1999 Life in the treetops ✓
  • 2000 On writing (Stephen King) ✓
  • 2001 American Gods ✓
  • 2002 The Salmon of Doubt ✓
  • 2002 Stories of Your Life and Others  ✓
  • 2005 Agent to the Stars ✓
  • 2005 Thud ✓
  • 2006 The Android’s Dream ✓
  • 2007 God is not great (Christopher Hitchens)
  • 2008 Nothing to be frightened of (Julian Barnes)✓
  • 2009 The Man in the Wooden Hat ✓
  • 2009 Unseen academicals  ✓
  • 2009 The hundred year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared ✓
  • 2011 Arguably  (Christopher Hitchens)
  • 2011 Among Others (Jo Walton) ✓
  • 2012 What it is like to go to war (Karl Marlantes) ✓
  • 2013 Strings Attached ✓
  • 2013 An Astronaut’s guide to life on earth ✓
  • 2014 Holy Sci – Fi! ✓
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