Reading List


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The List

Here’s my reading list. Books marked with an asterisk (*) are must-reads.


  • *Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
  • *The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • *The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • *Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
  • *The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • *Cosmos by Carl Sagan
  • *The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • *The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Last Thing I Remember (Homelanders #1) by Andrew Klavan
  • Scorpia Rising by Anthony Horowitz
  • Raven’s Gate by Anthony Horowitz
  • Evil Star by Anthony Horowitz
  • *Nightrise by Anthony Horowitz
  • Necropolis by Anthony Horowitz
  • Oblivion by Anthony Horowitz
  • Airman by Eoin Colfer
  • Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
  • The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
  • From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming
  • Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  • Eldest by Christopher Paolini
  • Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
  • The Magicians by Lev Grossman
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
  • I,Robot by Isaac Asimov
  • Q&A (also Slumdog Millionaire) by Vikas Swarup
  • Six Suspects by Vikas Swarup
  • The Accidental Apprentice by Vikas Swarup
  • The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

Short Pieces

  • Why I Write by George Orwell


  • Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett
  • Death of a Salesman by Arthur Millar
  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare
  • Othello by William Shakespeare

One thought on “Reading List

  1. Anna Karenina – Leo Tolstoy
    Lithium for Medea – Kate Braverman
    War & Peace – Leo Tolstoy
    To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
    Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë
    The Accidental Tourist – Anne Tyler
    The Rosy Crucifixion – Henry Miller
    The Wizard of Oz – L. Frank Baum
    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving
    Lady Chatterly’s Lover – DH Lawrence
    La Disparition – Georges Perec
    Catcher in the Rye – JD Salinger
    Shõgun – James Clavells
    The Semantics of Murder – Brock Clarke
    Master of the Game – Sidney Sheldon
    River God – Wilbur Smith
    Needful Things – Stephen King
    Kane & Abel – Jeffrey Archer

    Additions to your list. 🙂 They’re all fascinating.

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