Books I have read

This really is an ongoing ‘work in progress’, slowly but surely I am listing all the books I have read as a record for posterity; it’s a labour of love.

‘Aphrodisiac. Fiction from Christopher Street’ (1980)
’11 Doctors, 11 stories’ (2013)
‘Peter Davison’s Book of Alien Planets’ (1983)
‘Shatila Stories’ (2018)

Forward Collection (2019) :

  • Roth, Veronica ‘Ark’
  • Crouch, Blake ‘Summer Frost’
  • Jemisin, N.K. ‘Emergency Skin’
  • Towles, Amor ‘You Have Arrived at Your Destination’
  • Tremblay, Paul ‘The Last Conversation’
  • Weir, Andy ‘Randomize’

Warmer Collection (2018)

  • Walter, Jess ‘The Way the World Ends’
  • Groff, Lauren ‘Boca Raton’
  • Kellerman, Jesse ‘Controller’
  • Lepucki, Edan ‘There’s No Place Like Home’
  • Horack, Skip ‘Falls the Shadow’
  • Larson, Sonya ‘At the Bottom of New Lake’
  • Smiley, Jane ‘The Hillside’  

Dark Corners Collection (2018)

  • McMahon, Jennifer ‘Hannah-Beast’
  • Unger, Lisa ‘Sleep Tight Motel’
  • Cantero, Edgar ‘There’s a giant trapdoor spider under your bed’
  • Oates, Joyce Carol ‘Miao Dao’
  • Raboteau, Emily ‘The Tangled Woods’
  • Haslett, Adam ‘The Remedy’

The Far Reaches Collection (2023)

  • Corey, James S A ‘How It Unfolds’
  • Leckie, Ann ‘The Long Game’
  • Okorafor, Nnedi ‘Just Out of Jupiter’s Reach’
  • Roanhorse, Rebecca ‘Falling Bodies’
  • Roth, Veronica ‘Void’
  • Scalzi, John ‘Slow Time Between the Stars’

Aaronovitch, Ben ‘Rivers of London’ (2011); ‘Moon Over Soho’ (2011); ‘Whispers Under Ground’ (2012); ‘Broken Homes’ (2013); ‘Foxglove Summer’ (2014); ‘The Hanging Tree’ (2016); ‘The Furthest Station’ (2017); ‘Lies Sleeping’ (2018); ‘The October Man’ (2019); ‘False Value’ (2020); ‘What Abigail did that summer’ (2021); ‘Amongst Our Weapons’ (2022); ‘Winter’s Gifts’ (2023)
Aciman, Andre ‘Call Me By Your Name’ (2007)
Ackerley, J.R. ‘My Father & Myself’ (1968)
Ackroyd, Peter ‘The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde’ (1983); ‘The English Ghost’ (2010); ‘Three Brothers’ (2013); ‘Queer City: Gay London from Romans to the Present Day’ (2017)
Adair, Gilbert ‘Live and Death on Long Island’ (1990); ‘A Closed Book’ (1999); ‘The Dreamers’ (2003)
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ (2007)
Adiga, Aravind ‘The White Tiger’ (2008)
Adkins, A.D. ‘Ecstasy, Sorted and On One’ (1995)
Afrika, Tatamkhulu ‘Bitter Eden’ (2002)

Ai Weiwei ‘ 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows’ (2021)
Al Aswany, Alaa ‘The Yacoubian Building’ (2002)
Alcock, Stevan ‘Blood Relatives’ (2015)
Alderman, Naomi ‘Disobedience’ (2006); ‘The Power’ (2016)
Aldiss, Brian ‘Non-Stop’ (1958); ‘Cryptozoic!’ (1967); ‘The Hand-Reared Boy’ (1970); ‘Helliconia’ (1982-5)
Al-Kadhi, Amrou ‘Unicorn: The memoir of a muslim drag queen’ (2019)
Allan, Clare ‘Poppy Shakespeare’ (2006)
Allison, Robert ‘The Letter Bearer’ (2014)
Amory, Richard ‘Song of the Loon’ (1966)
Anders, Charlie Jane ‘All the Birds in the Sky’ (2016); ‘The City in the Middle of the Night’ (2019)
Anderson, Chris ‘Makers: The New Industrial Revolution’ (2013)
Anderson, Poul ‘Tau Zero’ (1970)
Anonymous, ‘A Woman in Berlin. Diary 20 April 1945 to 22 June 1945’ (1954)
Antunes, Antonio Lobo ‘The Land at the End of the World’ ‘Os Cus de Judas’ (1979)

Arden, Tom ‘Nightdreamers’ (2001)
Arditti, Michael ‘The Celibate’ (1993); ‘Easter’ (2000); ‘Good Clean Fun’ (2004); ‘Of Men and Angels’ (2018)
Arenas, Reinaldo ‘Before Night Falls’ ‘Antes que anochezca’ (1992)
Arnold, Catharine ‘Necropolis. London and its Dead’ (2007)
Arnott, Jake ‘Johnny Come Home’ (2006); ‘The Devil’s Paintbrush’ (2009);
‘The House of Rumour’ (2012)
Ashley, Mike [ed.] ‘The Mammoth Book of Apocalyptic Science-Fiction’ (2010); ‘Beyond Time. Classic Tales of Time Unwound’ (2019)
Asimov, Isaac ‘Foundation’ (1951); ‘Foundation and Empire’ (1952); ‘Second Foundation’ (1953)

Atherton Lin, Jeremy ‘Gay Bar: Why We Went Out’ (2021)
Athill, Diana ‘Somewhere Towards the End’ (2008); ‘Alive, Alive Oh!: And Other Things That Matter’ (2016)

Atkins, ‘Exiles: Three Island Journeys’ (2022)
Atkinson, Kate ‘Behind the Scenes at the Museum’ (1995); ‘Case Histories’ (2004); ‘One Good Turn’ (2006); ‘When Will There Be Good News?’ (2008); ‘Started Early, Took My Dog’ (2010); ‘Life After Life’ (2013); ‘A God in Ruins’ (2015); ‘Transcription’ (2018); ‘Big Sky’ (2019); ‘Shrines of Gaiety’ (2022); ‘Normal Rules Don’t Apply. Short Stories’ (2023)
Atwood, Margaret ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ (1985)
Auster, Paul ‘The New York Trilogy’ (1987)
Aw, Tash ‘Five Star Billionaire’ (2013)

Baigent, Michael and Leigh, Richard ‘The Inquisition’ (1999)

Bailey, David (ed.) ‘Doctor Who Short Trips: Seven Deadly Sins, vol.12’ (2005)
Bailey, Paul ‘Trespasses’ (1970); ‘Gabriel’s Lament’ (1986); ‘An Immaculate Mistake – Scenes from Childhood and Beyond’ (1990); ‘The Prince’s Boy’ (2014)
Bainbridge, Beryl ‘Harriet Said’ (1972); ‘The Dressmaker’ (1973); ‘Young Adolf’ (1978); ‘An Awfully Big Adventure’ (1989); ‘Every Man for Himself’ (1996); ‘The Girl in the Polka-Dot Dress’ (2011)
Baker, James Robert ‘Boy Wonder’ (1988)
Baker, Tom ‘Scratchman’ (2019)
Bakker, Gerbrand ‘The Twin’ (2006)
Baldwin, James ‘Giovanni’s Room’ (1957)
Ballard, J G ‘The Crystal World’ (1966); ‘The Voices of Time’ (1974); ‘Crash’ (1975); ‘Empire of the Sun’ (1984); ‘Running Wild’ (1988)
Banks, Iain ‘The Wasp Factory’ (1984)
‘Whit’ (1995)
Barbery, Muriel ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ (2006)
Barker, Clive ‘Books of Blood, vols 1-6’ (1984-1985)
‘Mister B Gone’ (2007)

Barker, Meg-John and Scheele, Julia ‘Queer A Graphic History’ (2016)
Barker, Nicola ‘Wide Open’ (1998); ‘Darkmans’ (2007); ‘Burley Cross Theft’ (2010); ‘The Yips’ (2012); ‘The Cauliflower’ (2016); ‘H(A)PPY’ (2017)
Barker, Pat ‘Blow Your House Down’ (1984); ‘Regeneration’ (1991); ‘The Eye in the Door’ (1993); ‘The Ghost Road’ (1995); ‘Another World’ (1998); ‘Double Vision’ (2003); ‘Toby’s Room’ (2012); ‘The Silence of the Girls’ (2018)

Power reading

Barnes, Adrian ‘ Nod’ (2015)

Barnes, Djuna ‘Nightwood’ (1936)

Barnes, Julian ‘The Sense of an Ending’ (2011)
Barnett, Laura ‘The Versions of Us’ (2015)
Baron, Alexander ‘From the City, From the Plough’ (1948)
Barr, Damian ‘Maggie and Me’ (2013); ‘You Will Be Safe Here’ (2019)
Barry, Sebastian ‘The Secret Scripture’ (2009); ‘Days Without End’ (2016); ‘Old God’s Time’ (2023)
Bartlett, Neil ‘Skin Lane’ (2007); ‘The Disappearance Boy’ (2014)
Bataille, Georges ‘Story of the Eye’ (1928)

Baxter, Stephen ‘The Massacre of Mankind’ (2017)
Bear, Greg ‘Eon’ (1985); ‘Blood Music’ (1985)
Beatty, Paul ‘The Sellout’ (2015)
Beauman, Ned ‘Boxer Beetle’ (2010); ‘Glow’ (2014); ‘Venomous Lumpsucker’ (2022)
Beaumont, Sebastian ‘Two’ (1994)
Beck, Timothy James ‘When You Don’t See Me’ (2007)
Beckett, Chris ‘Dark Eden’ (2012)
Beckford, William ‘Vathek’ (1786)
Beevor, Antony ‘Berlin: The Downfall 1945’ (2002);

Beevor, Anthony & Coooper, Artemis ‘Paris After the Liberation:1944-1949’ (1994)
Ben Jelloum, Tahar ‘Leaving Tangier’ (2006)
Benatar, Stephen ‘The Man on the Bridge’ (1981)

Benderson, Bruce ‘User’ (1994)
Bennett, Ronan ‘Zugzwang’ (2007)
Benson, E.F. ‘Raven’s Brood’ (1934)
Besson, Philippe ‘In The Absence of Men’ (2001)
Binet, Laurent ‘HHhH’ (2009)

Binns, John (ed.) ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #3: A Universe of Terrors’ (2003); ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #5: Steel Skies’ (2003); ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #7: Life Science’ (2004); ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #10: 2040’ (2004)
Birch, Carol ‘Jamrach’s Menagerie’ (2011)

Blakemore, A.K. ‘The Manningtree Witches’ (2021)
Blincoe, Nicholas ‘Acid Casuals’ (1995)
Blissett, Luther ‘Q’ (2000)
Bloom, Amy ‘White Houses’ (2018)
Blum, Jonathan and Orman, Kate ‘Doctor Who: Vampire Science’ (1997)
Bolano, Roberto ‘The Savage Detectives’ (1998); Antwerp’ (published 2002 though written 1980); ‘2666’ (2004); ‘The Third Reich’ (2010)
Boling, Dave ‘Guernica’ (2009)

Bore, Chris ‘Slow Running’ (2014)

Boschwitz, Ulrich Alexander ‘The Passenger’ (1938)
Boucher, Chris ‘Corpse Marker’ (1999)

Bova, Ben ‘Exiled from Earth’ (1971); ‘Flight of Exiles’ (1972); ‘The End of Exile’ (1975)
Bowles, Paul ‘Without Stopping’ (1972); ‘Days’ (1991); ‘The Stories of Paul Bowles’ (2006)
Bowman, Grace ‘Thin’ (2006)

Boyd, William ‘Any Human Heart’ (2002), ‘Trio’ (2020); ‘The Romantic’ (2022)
Boyne, John ‘The House is Haunted’ (2013); ‘The Heart’s Invisible Furies’ (2017); ‘Water’ (2023)
Bradbury, Ray ‘The Martian Chronicles’ (1951); ‘We’ll always have Paris’ (2009)
Bradley, James ‘The Resurrectionist’ (2006)

Braithwaite, Oyinkan ‘My Sister, the Serial Killer’ (2018)
Bram, Christopher ‘Hold Tight’ (1988)
Brand, Russell ‘My Booky Wook’ (2007)
Brandreth, Gyles ‘Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders’ (2007)

Bray, Jason ‘Deliverance. Everyday Investigations Into Poltergeists, Ghosts and Other Supernatural Phenomena by an Anglican Priest’ (2021)

Briggs, Nicholas [ed.] ‘Doctor Who Short Trips: Dalek Empire’ Vol 19 (2006)
Brite, Poppy Z ‘Lost Souls’ (1992)
Bronte, Emily ‘Wuthering Heights’ (1847)
Brookmyre, Chris ‘Places in the Darkness’ (2017)
Brookner, Anita ‘Hotel Du Lac’ (1984); ‘Incidents in the Rue Laugier’ (1995)
Brown, Laurence ‘Addictions’ (2000)
Browne, John ‘The Glass Closet. Why Coming Out is Good for Business’ (2014)

Bruder, Jessica ‘Nomadland’ (2017)
Brunner, John ‘Stand on Zanzibar’ (1968); ‘Times Without Number’ (1969); ‘The Sheep Look Up’ (1972)
Bucher-Jones, Simon and Hale, Kelly ‘Doctor Who: Grimm Reality’ (2001)
Bugliosi, Vincent ‘Helter Skelter’ (1974)
Bulis, Christopher ‘Doctor Who: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ (1995)
‘Doctor Who: Palace of the Red Sun’ (2002)
Bullock, Daryl ‘David Bowie Made Me Gay. 100 Years of LGBT Music’ (2018)

Burkeman, Oliver ‘4000 Weeks: Time Management for Mortals’ (2021)
Burns, Anna ‘Milkman’ (2018)
Burroughs, William ‘Queer’ (1952)
Burton, Jessie ‘The Miniaturist’ (2014); ‘The Muse’ (2016); ‘The House of Fortune’ (2022)
Burton, Peter [ed.] ‘A Casualty of War. The Arcadia Book of Gay Short Stories’ (2008)
Butler, Octavia ‘Kindred’ (1979)
Byatt, A.S. ‘Possession’ (1990)

Cacoyannis, Panayotis ‘The Madness of Grief’ (2018)

Cadigan, Pat ‘Synners’ (1991)

Cahill, James ‘Tiepolo Blue’ (2022)
Cain, Matt ‘Madonna of Bolton’ (2018)Cameron, Christian ‘The New Achilles’ (2019)
Campbell, Afric ‘The Semantics of Murder’ (2009)
Campbell, Alastair ‘All in the Mind’ (2008)
Campbell, Ramsey ‘Told by the Dead’ (2003)
Camus, Renaud ‘Tricks: Twenty-Five Encounters’ (1981)
Canning, Richard ‘Between Men 2. Original Fiction by Today’s Best Gay Writers’ (2009)

Books vs depression

Capote, Truman ‘Other Rooms, Other Voices’ (1948)
Cardini, Leo ‘Mineshaft Nights’ (2007)
Carey, Peter ‘Bliss’ (1981)
‘Parrot and Olivier in America’ (2009)
Carr, Caleb ‘The Alienist’ (1994)
Carr, James Lloyd ‘A Month in the Country’ (1980)

Carr, Helen and Lipscomb, Suzannah (eds.) ‘What is History, Now?’ (2021)
Carrington, Leonora ‘The Hearing Trumpet’ (1974)
Carroll, Jonathan ‘Land of Laughs’ (1980)
‘Voice of Our Shadow’ (1983)
Cartmel, Andrew ‘Doctor Who: Atom Bomb Blues’ (2005)

Cassara, Joseph ‘The House of Impossible Beauties: A Novel’ (2018)
Cather, Willa ‘Alexander’s Bridge’ (1912); ‘The Song of the Lark’ (1915); ‘The Professor’s House’ (1925)
Catton, Eleanor ‘The Luminaries’ (2013)
Cazotte, Jacques ‘The Devil in Love’ (1772)
Celyn Jones, Russell ‘Soldiers and Innocents’ (1990)
‘Ten Seconds from the Sun’ (2005)
Cercas, Javier ‘Soldiers of Salamis’ (2004)
Chabon, Michael ‘The Mysteries of Pittsburgh’ (1988)
‘Wonder Boys’ (1995)
‘The Yiddish Policemen’s Union’ (2007)
Chambers, Becky ‘The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet’ (2014); ‘A Closed and Common Orbit’ (2016); ‘Record of a Spaceborn Few’ (2018); ‘A Psalm for the Wild-Built’ (2021)

Chan, Mary Jean and McMillan, Andrew (eds.), ‘100 Queer Poems’ (2022)
Chandler, Glenn ‘The Sins of Jack Saul’ (2016)
Chang, Jung and Halliday, Jon ‘Mao – The Unknown Story’ (2005)
Charnock, Anne ‘Dreams Before the Start of Time’ (2017)
Chavarria, Daniel ‘Adios Muchachos’ (2001)

Chen, Katherine J ‘Joan’ (2022)

Chen Qiufan, ‘Waste Tide’ (2013)

Chesshyre, Tom ‘Slow Trains Around Spain. A 3,000-Mile Adventrue on 52 Rides’ (2021)
Chiang, Ted ‘Stories of Your Life and Others’ (2002); ‘Exhalation: Stories’ (2019)
Childish, Billy ‘My Fault’ (1996)
Christie, Agatha ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ (1934)
Christopher, John ‘The Death of Grass’ (1956)
Cialdini, Robert ‘Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion’ (1984)
Clark, Alan ‘Rory’s Boys’ (2011)

Clark, Christopher ‘Revolutionary Spring: Fighting for a New World 1848-1849’ (2023)
Clarke, Arthur C ‘Rendezvous with Rama’ (1972); ‘Rama II’ (1989)
Clarke, Susanna ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ (2004); ‘The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories’ (2006); ‘Piranesi’ (2020)
Clarkson, Tom ‘The Wounded’ (1953)
Claudel, Philippe ‘Brodeck’s Report’ (2007)

Clear, James ‘Atomic Habits’ (2018)
Cline, Ernest ‘Ready Player One’ (2011)

Coker Burns, Ruth ‘All the Young Men’ (2020)

Colgan, Jenny T ‘The Triple Knife and Other Doctor Who Stories’ (2018)
Collins, Bridget ‘The Binding’ (2018); ‘The Betrayals’ (2020)
Conigrave, Timothy ‘Holding the Man’ (1995)
Connolly, John ‘The Book of Lost Things’ (2006)
Constantine, Helen (ed) ‘Vienna Tales’ (2014)

Cook, Diane ‘The New Wilderness’ (2020)

Cornell, Paul (ed.), ‘Dr Who Short Trips: A Christmas Treasury, vol 11’ (2004)

Corlett, William ‘Now and Then’ (1995)
Cornell, Paul ‘Doctor Who (Virign New Adventures) – Timewyrm: Revelation’ (1991)
Cornwell, Bernard ‘Azincourt’ (2008)
Cortazar, Julio ‘All Fires the Fire and Other Stories’ (1979)
Coupland, Douglas ‘Player One’ (2010)
Crace, Jim ‘Quarantine’ (1997)
‘The Devil’s Larder’ (2001)
‘The Pesthouse’ (2007)
‘Harvest’ (2013)

Crewe, Tom ‘The New Life’ (2023)
Crisp, Quentin ‘The Naked Civil Servant’ (1968)
Crofts, Lewis ‘The Pornographer of Vienna’ (2007)
Cronin, Michael ‘Against the Day’ (1998)
Crowley, John ‘Little, Big’ (1981)

Cruse, Howard ‘Stuck Rubber Baby’ (1995)
Cumming, Alan ‘Tommy’s Tale’ (2002)

Cumming, Laura ‘The Vanishing Man’ (2016)
Cunningham, Michael ‘Specimen Days’ (2005); ‘By Nightfall’ (2010)

Curtis, Grace ‘Frontier’ (2023)
Cusk, Rachel ‘Arlington Park’ (2006)
‘Transit’ (2017)

Dahlquist, Gordon W. ‘The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters’ (2006)
‘The Dark Volume’ (2008)
Danforth, Emily ‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ (2012)
Daoud, Kamel ‘The Meursault Investigation’ (2015)
Darvill-Evans, Peter ‘Doctor Who: Asylum’ (2001)
Dasgupta, Rana ‘Tokyo Cancelled’ (2005)

David, Justin & Evans, Nathan (eds.) ‘Mainstream. An anthology of stories from the edge’ (2021)
Davidson, Andrew ‘The Gargoyle’ (2009)
Davidson, Avram ‘The Phoenix and the Mirror’ (1969)
Davidson, Craig ‘Rust and Bone’ (2006)
Davidson, Michael ‘The World, the Flesh, and Myself’ (1962)
Davies, Peter Ho ‘The Welsh Girl’ (2007)
Davis, Lindsey ‘The Silver Pigs’ (1989); ‘Shadows in Bronze’ (1990); ‘Venus in Copper’ (1991); ‘The Iron Hand of Mars’ (1992); ‘Poseidon’s Gold’ (1993); ‘Last Act in Palmyra’ (1994); ‘Time to Depart’ (1995); ‘A Dying Light in Corduba’ (1996); ‘Three Hands in the Fountain’ (1997); ‘The Course of Honour’ (1997); ‘Two for the Lions’ (1998); ‘One Virgin Too Many’ (1999); ‘Ode to a Banker’ (2000); ‘A Body in the Bathhouse’ (2001); ‘The Jupiter Myth’ (2002); ‘The Accusers’ (2003); ‘Scandal Takes a Holiday’ (2004); ‘See Delphi and Die’ (2005); ‘Saturnalia’ (2007); ‘Alexandria’ (2009); ‘Rebels and Traitors’ (2009); ‘Nemesis’ (2010)
Flavia Albia: ‘Ides of April’ (2013); ‘Enemies at Home’ (2014); ‘Deadly Election’ (2015); ‘The Graveyard of the Hesperides’ (2016); ‘The Third Nero’ (2017); ‘Pandora’s Boy’ (2018); ‘A Capitol Death’ (2019); ‘The Grove of the Caesars’ (2020); ‘A Comedy of Terrors’ (2021); ‘Desperate Undertakings’ (2022); ‘Fatal Legacy’ (2023)
Davis, Will ‘My Side of the Story’ (2007)
De Bodard, Aliette ‘The House of Shattered Wings’ (2015)

DeCandido, Keith R.A. ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #24: The Quality of Leadership’ (2008)
Deighton, Len ‘SS-GB’ (1978)
De Juan, Jose Luis ‘This Breathing World’ (1999)
De Kerangal, Maylis ‘Mend the Living’ (2016)
Delany, Samuel R ‘Nova’ (1968)
DeLillo, ‘Cosmopolis’ (2003)
Desai, Kiran ‘The Inheritance of Loss’ (2006)
De Souza, Daniel ‘Under a Crescent Moon’ (1989)
Despentes,Virginie ‘Vernon Subutex 1’ (2015)
De Waal, Edmund ‘The Hare With Amber Eyes’ (2010)
De Witt, Patrick ‘The Sisters Brothers’ (2011)
Dhaliwal, Nirpal Singh ‘Tourism’ (2006)
Dick, Philip K ‘Clans of the Alphane Moon’ (1964); ‘Dr Bloodmoney’ (1965); ‘Now Wait for Last Year’ (1966); ‘Ubik’ (1969); ‘Our Friends from Frolix 8’ (1970); ‘Flow my Tears, the Policeman Said’ (1974); ‘A Scanner Darkly’ (1977); ‘Valis’ (1981)

Dick, Philip K & Zelazny, Roger ‘Deus Irae’ (1976)
‘Beyond Lies the Wub – Volume I Short Stories’ (2001)
Dickens, Charles ‘The Pickwick Papers’ ((1836/7); ‘Oliver Twist’ (1837/8); ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ (1841); ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ (1859)
Dicker, Joel ‘The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair’ (2012)
Dickey, James ‘Deliverance’ (1970)
Dicks, Terrance ‘Doctor Who (Virgin New Adventures) – Timewyrm: Exodus’ (1991); ‘Doctor Who: Players’ (1999); ‘Doctor Who: World Game’ (2005)
Dickson, Jack ‘Oddfellows’ (1997)
Doerr, Anthony ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ (2014); ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land’ (2021)
Donkor, Michael ‘Hold’ (2018)
Donoghue, Emma ‘Room’ (2010)

Douglas, Stuart and Magrs, Paul ‘The Panda Book of Horror’ (2009)
Downham, Jenny ‘Before I Die’ (2007)
Doyle, Rob ‘Here are the Young Men’ (2014)
Drinnan, Neal ‘Glove Puppet’ (1998)

Duberman, Martin ‘Jews Queers Germans’ (2017)
Duffy, Stella ‘Theodora’ (2010)
Duncan, Glen ‘The Last Werewolf’ (2011)
Duncker, Patricia ‘Hallucinating Foucault’ (1996)
Dunmore, Helen ‘Love of Fat Men’ (1997)
‘The Siege’ (2001)
‘Counting the Stars’ (2009)
‘The Betrayal’ (2010)
‘The Greatcoat’ (2012)
‘The Lie’ (2014)
‘Birdcage Walk’ (2017)
Duplechan, Larry ‘Blackbird’ (1986)

Eaves, Will ‘Murmur’ (2018)
Eco, Umberto ‘The Name of the Rose’ (1983)
Edmonson, Roger ‘Boy in the Sand Casey Donovan, All-American Sex Star’ (1998)
Edric, Robert ‘The Devil’s Beat’ (2012)
Edugyan, Esi ‘Half Blood Blues’ (2011)
‘Washington Black’ (2018)
Eggers, David ‘A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius’ (2000)
El-Mohtar, Amal & Gladstone, Max ‘This Is How You Lose the Time War’ (2019)
Elton, Ben ‘Time and Time Again’ (2014)
Elwood, Nick ‘All the Queen’s Men’ (1999)
Enright, Anne ‘The Gathering’ (2007)

Enriquez, Mariana ‘Our Share of Night’ (2022)
Erpenbeck, Jenny ‘The End of Days’ (2012)
Eugenides, Jeffrey ‘Middlesex’ (2002)

Evans, Christopher ‘Aztec Century’ (1993)
Evaristo, Bernardine ‘Mr Loverman’ (2013)

Faber, Michel ‘Under The Skin’ (2000)
‘The Crimson Petal and the White’ (2002)
‘The Courage Consort’ (2002)
‘The Courage Consort: Three Novellas’ (2004)
‘The Book of Strange New Things’ (2014)
Fallada, Hans ‘Once a Jailbird’ (1934)
‘Alone in Berlin’ (1947)
Fante, John ‘Ask the Dust’ (1939)
Faulkner, William ‘As I Lay Dying’ (1935)
Farrell, J.G. ‘The Siege of Krishnapur’ (1973)

Farrington, Ian (ed.) ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #6: Past Tense ‘ (2004); ‘Doctor Who Short Trips #9: Monsters’ (2004)

Faye, Eric ‘Nagasaki’ (2010)
Ferrell, Sean ‘Man in the Empty Suit’ (2013)
Ferris, Joshua ‘Then We Came to the End’ (2008)
‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’ (2014)
Ferro, ‘The Blue Star’ (1985)
Fitzgerald, Penelope ‘The Blue Flower’ (1995)
Fitzroy, A.T. (real name: Allatini, Rose) ‘Despised and Rejected’ (1918)
Flagg, Fannie ‘Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe’ (1987)
Flaubert, Gustave ‘Madame Bovary’ (1857)
Flynn, Nick ‘Another Bullshit Night in Suck City’ (2004)
Follett, Ken ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ (1989)
Ford, Michael Thomas ‘What We Remember’ (2009)
Forster, E.M. ‘A Room With a View’ (1908)
Foulds, Adam ‘In the Wolf’s Mouth’ (2014)
Fowler, Alys ‘Hidden Nature: A Voyage of Discovery’ (2016)
Fowler, Christopher ‘Spanky’ (1994); ‘Psychoville’ (1995); ‘Personal Demons’ (1998); ‘Full Dark House’ (2003); ‘Demonized’ (2004); ‘The Water Room’ (2004); ‘Seventy-Seven Clocks’ (2005); ‘Ten Second Staircase’ (2006); ‘White Corridor’ (2007); ‘The Victoria Vanishes’ (2008); ‘On the Loose’ (2009); ‘Off The Rails’ (2010); ‘The Memory of Blood’ (2011); ‘The Invisible Code’ (2012); ‘Nyctophobia’ (2014); ‘The Bleeding Heart’ (2014); ‘The Burning Man’ (2015); ‘The Sand Men’ (2015); ‘London’s Glory’ (2016); ‘Strange Tide’ (2016); ‘Wild Chamber’ (2017); ‘Hall of Mirrors’ (2019); ‘The Lonely Hour’ (2019); ‘Oranges and Lemons’ (2020);
Fowler, Karen Joy ‘Sarah Canary’ (1991); ‘We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves’ (2013)
Frayn, Michael ‘Spies’ (2002); ‘Skios’ (2012)
French, Paul ‘City of Devils: A Shanghai Noir’ (2018)
Fricke, Aaron ‘Reflections of a Rock Lobster’ (1981)
Friedman, Sanford ‘Totempole’ (1965)
Fuentes, Carlos ‘The Eagle’s Throne’ (2002)

Fung, Jason ‘The Obesity Code’ (2015)

Gaiman, Neil ‘Stardust’ (1999); ‘Marvel 1602’ (2003); ‘Anansi Boys’ (2005)
‘The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ (2013)
Gale, Patrick ‘The Aerodynamics of Pork’ (1985); ‘Ease’ (1986); ‘Kansas in August’ (1987); ‘Facing the Tank’ (1988); ‘Little Bits of Baby’ (1989); ‘The Cat Sanctuary’ (1990); ‘The Facts of Life’ (1995); ‘Dangerous Pleasures – A Decade of Stories’ (1996); ‘Armistead Maupin’ (1999); ‘Notes from an Exhibition’ (2007); ‘A Perfectly Good Man’ (2012); ‘A Place Called Winter’ (2015); ‘Take Nothing With You’ (2018); ‘Mother’s Boy’ (2022)
Galgut, Damon ‘Arctic Summer’ (2014); ‘The Promise’ (2021)
Garland, Rodney ‘The Heart in Exile’ (1953)
Garland, Rosie ‘The Palace of Curiosities’ (2013)

Garner, Alan ‘Treacle Walker’ (2021)
Gatiss, Mark ‘The Vesuvius Club’ (2004)
‘The Devil in Amber’ (2006)
Gentle, Mary ‘Ash:A Secret History’ (2000)
‘1610: A Sundial in a Grave’ (2003)
‘Cartomancy’ (2004)
Ghosh, Amitav ‘Sea of Poppies’ (2008)
Giardina, Anthony ‘White Guys’ (2006)
Gilbert, W.Stephen ‘Spiked’ (1991)
Gillham, David ‘City of Women’ (2013)
Glavinic, Thomas ‘Night Work’ (2006)
Glukhovsky, Dmitry ‘Metro 2033’ (2005)
Glyde, Tania ‘Cleaning Up. How I Gave Up Drinking and Lived’ (2008)

Gospodinov, Georgi ‘Time Shelter’ (2020)
Gordon, John R ‘Drapetomania’ (2018)
Goytisolo, Juan ‘The Blind Rider’ ‘Telon de Boca’ (2003)
Grann, David ‘The Lost City of Z’ (2009)

Graves, Robert ‘Goodbye To All That’ (1929)
Green, Jesse ‘O Beautiful’ (1992)

Green, Julian ‘Paris’ (1991)

Green, Matthew ‘Shadowlands’ (2022)

Greenberg-Jephcott, Kelleigh ‘Swan Song’ (2018)
Greene, Graham ‘The End of the Affair’ (1951)
‘Travels With My Aunt’ (1969)
Greenwell, Garth ‘What Belongs to You’ (2016)
Greer, John Michael ‘Apocalypse. A History of the End of Time’ (2012)
Griffith, Nicola ‘Ammonite’ (1992)
Griffith, Nicola and Pagel, Stephen ‘Bending the Landscape – Fantasy’ (1996)
‘Bending the Landscape. Original Gay and Lesbian Science Fiction Writing’ (1998)
Grimwood, Ken ‘Replay’ (1986)

Grudova, Camilla ‘Children of Paradise’ (2022)
Guerrier, Simon ‘Doctor Who: The Time Travellers’ (2005); ‘Doctor Who Big Finish Short Trips: The History of Christmas’ (ed.) (2005)
Guevara, Ernesto “Che” ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ (2003)
Guibert, Herve ‘The Gangsters’ (1988); ‘To the Friend Who Did Not Save my Life’ (1990); ‘The Compassion Protocol’ (1991)

Haddon, Mark ‘A Spot of Bother’ (2006)
Hadleigh, Boze ‘Conversations with my Elders’ (1986)
Haining, Peter (ed.) ‘The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories’ (2007)
Haldeman, Joe ‘The Forever War’ (1974); ‘Forever Peace’ (1997); ‘Forever Free’ (1999)
Hall, Catherine ‘Days of Grace’ (2009); ‘The Proof of Love’ (2011)

Hall, Sarah ‘Burntcoat’ (2021)
Hall, Steven ‘The Raw Shark Texts’ (2007)
Hamilton-Paterson, James ‘Loving Monsters’ (2001); ‘Under The Radar’ (2013)
Hanley, James ‘Boy’ (1931)
Hansen, Joseph ‘Fadeout’ (1970)
‘Death Claims’ (1973)
Harper, Jane ‘The Dry’ (2015)
Harris, Joanne ‘Chocolat’ (1999)
Harris, Robert ‘Imperium’ (2006); ‘Lustrum’ (2009); ‘Dictator’ (2015); ‘Act of Oblivion’ (2022)
Harris, S.J. ‘Heresy’ (2011)
Hattersley, Roy ‘The Edwardians’ (2004)
Hawken, Sam ‘The Dead Women of Juarez’ (2011)
Hayes, Billy ‘Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me’ (2017)
Hayes, Lee ‘Passion Marks’ (2003)
Hayes, S.B. ‘Poison Heart’ (2012)
Hayes, Terry ‘I am Pilgrim’ (2012)
Healy, John ‘The Grass Arena’ (1988)
Heim, Scott ‘In Awe’ (1997)
‘We Disappear’ (2008)
Heller, Zoe ‘Notes on a Scandal’ (2003)
Hemingway, Ernest ‘Men without women’ (1928)
Hensher, Philip ‘Kitchen Venom’ (1996)
‘Pleasured’ (1998)
‘The Mulberry Empire’ (2002)
‘The Northern Clemency’ (2009)
‘King of the Badgers’ (2011)
‘Scenes from an early life’ (2012)
‘The Emperor Waltz’ (2014)
Herbert, James ‘Haunted’ (1988)
Herren, Greg and Redmann, J.M. (eds) ‘Gay Noir. Men of the Mean Streets’ (2011)
Hermes Gowar, Imogen ‘The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock’ (2018)
Hibbert, Katharine ‘Adventures on the Margins of a Wasteful Society – FREE’ (2010)
Higashida, Naoki ‘The Reason I Jump. One Boy’s Voice from the Silence of Autism’ (2013)
Highsmith, Patricia ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’ (1955)
Hijuelos, Oscar ‘Our House in the Last World’ (1983)
Hill, Joe ‘The Fireman’ (2016)
Hill, Susan ‘I’m the King of the Castle’ (1970); ‘Strange Meeting’ (1973); ‘The Woman in Black’ (1983); ‘The Boy Who Taught the Beekeeper to Read’ (2003); ‘The Various Haunts of Men’ (2004); ‘The Man in the Picture: A Ghost Story’ (2007); ‘Howard’s End is on the Landing’ (2009); ‘The Small Hand: A Ghost Story’ (2010); ‘Black Sheep’ (2013); ‘The Travelling Bag: And Other Ghostly Stories’ (2016); ‘From the Heart’ (2017)
Hodges, Andrew ‘Alan Turing: The Enigma’ (1983)
Hoffman, Paul ‘The Left Hand of God’ (2010)

Holland, Cecilia ‘Floating Worlds’ 1976
Holleran, Andrew ‘Dancer from the Dance’ (1978); ‘The Beauty of Men’ (1996); ‘The Kingdom of Sand’ (2022)
Hollinghurst, Alan ‘The Folding Star’ (1994)
‘The Stranger’s Child’ (2011)
Holmen, Martin ‘Clinch’ (2016); ‘Down for the Count’ (2017)
Home, Stewart ‘Come Before Christ and Murder Love’ (1997)
Homes, A.M. ‘Jack’ (1989); ‘The End of Alice’ (1996); ‘This Book Will Save Your Life’ (2006); ‘May We Be Forgiven’ (2012)
Houellebecq, Michel ‘Atomised’ (1999); ‘The Possibility of an Island’ (2005); ‘Serotonin’ (2019)
House, Richard ‘Bruiser’ (2002)
Howey, Hugh ‘Wool’ (2011)

Power reading

Hoyle, Fred ‘The Black Cloud’ (1957)
Hughes, Michael ‘The Countenance Divine’ (2016)

Hughes, Tim ‘The Naked Tuck Shop – Growing Up Gay in the 1950s’ (2019)
Humphreys, Helen ‘The Reinvention of Love’ (2011)
Hurley, Andrew Michael ‘The Loney’ (2014)
‘Devil’s Day’ (2017)
Hurwitz, Greg ‘Orphan X’ (2016)
Hussey, Bill ‘Through a Glass, Darkly’ (2008)

Ifeakandu, Arinze ‘God’s Children are Little Broken Things’ (2022)

Isherwood, Charles ‘Wonder Bread and Ecstasy: The Life and Death of Joey Stefano’ (1996)
Isherwood, Christopher ‘Mr Norris Changes Train’ (1935)
‘Lions and Shadows’ (1938)
‘A Single Man’ (1964)
Ishiguro, Kazuo ‘Never Let Me Go’ (2005); ‘Klara and the Sun’ (2021)

Itami, Emily ‘Fault Lines’ (2021)

Jackson, Mick ‘The Underground Man’ (1997)
Jackson, Ray (edited by) ‘The Biggest Lover: Big-Boned Erotica for Chubs & Chasers’ (2016)
Jackson, Shirley ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ (1959)


Jacobsen, Roy ‘The Burnt-Out Town of Miracles’ (2005)
James, Henry ‘The Beast in the Jungle’ (1903)
James, Marlon ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ (2014)
‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ (2019)
James, Peter ‘Dead Simple’ (2005)

Jarman, Cat ‘The Bone Chests: Unlocking the Secrets of the Anglo-Saxons’ (2023)

Stunning half naked man - how could you not smile?

Jedrowski, Tomasz ‘Swimming in the Dark’ (2020)

Jemisin, N K ‘The Fifth Season’ (2015); ‘The Obelisk Gate’ (2016)

Jenkins Reid, Taylor ‘Daisy Jones and The Six’ (2019)

Jestin, Victor ‘Heatwave’ (2021)
Johnson, Daisy ‘Everything Under’ (2018)

Johnson, Denis ‘Jesus’ Son’ (2012)
Johnson, Mark ‘Changing Trains’ (2018)
Johnson, Steven ‘The Ghost Map’ (2006)
Jones, Lloyd ‘Mister Pip’ (2006)

Joseph, Paterson ‘The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho ‘ (2022)

Kalfar, Jaroslav ‘Spaceman of Bohemia’ (2017)
Karjel, Robert ‘My Name is N’ (2010)

Karunatilaka, Shehan ‘The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida’ (2022)
Kavanagh, Dan ‘Duffy’ (1980); ‘Fiddle City’ (1981);
‘Putting the Boot In’ (1985)

Kawamura, Genki ‘If Cats Disappeared from the World’ (2012)
Keates, Jonathan ‘Smile Please’ (2001)

Keegan, Claire ‘Small Things Like These’ (2021)
Keenan, Brian ‘An Evil Cradling’ (1991)
Keenan, Joe ‘My Lucky Star’ (2006)
Keller, Helen ‘The Story of My Life’ (1903)
Kelly, Richard T ‘Crusaders’ (2008)
Kemp, Jonathan ‘London Triptych’ (2010)
‘Ghosting’ (2015)
Keneally, Thomas ‘Blood Red, Sister Rose’ (1974)
Kennedy, Alison Louise ‘Day’ (2007)
Kerr, Philip ‘Berlin Noir’: ‘March Violets’ (1989), ‘The Pale Criminal’ (1990), ‘A German Requiem’ (1991)
Keyes, Daniel ‘Flowers for Algernon’ (1959)
King, Francis ‘The Firewalkers’ (1956)
‘A Domestic Animal’ (1970)
‘Voice in an Empty Room’ (1984)
King, Owen & Stephen
‘Sleeping Beauties’ (2017)
King, Stephen ‘Salem’s Lot’ (1975)
‘It’ (1986)
‘The Green Mile’ (1996)
‘On Writing’ (1999)
‘11.22.63’ (2011)
‘Revival’ (2014)
‘The Bazaar of Bad Dreams’ (2015)
King, Stephen & Vincent, Bev (eds.) ‘Flight Or Fright: 17 Turbulent Tales’ (2018)
Kingsolver, Barbara ‘The Poisonwood Bible’ (1998); ‘Demon Copperhead’ (2022)

Klune, KJ ‘The House in the Cerulean Sea’ (2020)

Kneale, Matthew ‘Pilgrims’ (2020)

Knox, Elizabeth ‘The Vintner’s Luck’ (1998); ‘The Absolute Book’ (2019)

Kosinski, Jerzy ‘The Painted Bird’ (1965)
Krabbe, Tim ‘The Vanishing’ (1984)
Krasnostein, Sarah ‘The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman’s Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay and Disaster’ (2017)
Krasznahorkai, Laszlo ‘The World Goes On’  (2013)

Kuang, Rebecca F ‘Babel’ (2022); ‘Yellowface’ (2023)

Kurkov, Andrey ‘Jimi Hendrix Live in Lviv’ (2023 – originally published in Ukraine in 2012)
Kurlansky, Mark ‘Cod. A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World’ (1997); ‘The Basque History of the World’ (1999); ‘1968: The Year That Rocked the World’ (2004); ‘Non-violence: The History of a Dangerous Idea’ (2006)

Labonte, Richard [ed.] ‘Where the Boys Are – Urban Gay Erotica’ (2007); ‘Best Gay Romance 2010’ (2009)
Lambert, Derek ‘Spanish Lessons’ (2000)
Lanchester, John ‘The Wall’ (2019)

Larson, Frances ‘Severed. A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found’ (2014)
Lawlor, Andrea ‘Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl’ (2017)
Laws, Stephen ‘Ghost Train’ (1985)
Leavitt, David ‘Arkansas’ (1997)
Le Guin, Ursula ‘The Left Hand of Darkness’ (1969); ‘The Dispossessed’ (1974)
Lehmann, John ‘In the Purely Pagan Sense’ (1976)

Leilani, Raven ‘Luster’ (2020)
Lem, Stanislaw ‘Solaris’ (1961)

Lemmy, Huw and Miller, Ben ‘Bad Gays’ (2022)
L’Engle, Madeleine ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ (1962)
Lennon, Tom ‘When Love Comes to Town’ (1993)
Lerner, Ben ‘Leaving the Atocha Station’ (2011)
Levy, Deborah ‘Swimming Home’ (2011)
‘The man who saw everything’ (2019)
Lewis, Matthew ‘The Monk’ (1796)
Lewycka, Marina ‘Two Caravans’ (2007)
Lindsay, David ‘A Voyage to Arcturus’ (1920)
Lindqvist, John Ajvide ‘Let the Right One In’ (2004)
Lister, S.E. ‘The Immortals’ (2016)
Litt, Toby ‘Ghost Story’ (2004)
Liu, Cixin ‘The Three-Body Problem’ (2006); ‘The Dark Forest’ (2008); ‘Death’s End’ (2010); ‘The Wandering Earth’ (2013)

Liu, Ken ‘The Paper Menagerie’ (2016); ‘Broken Stars’ (2019); ‘The Hidden Girl and Other Stories’ (2020)
Lloyd Jones, Robin ‘Lord of the Dance’ (1983)
Lock, Samuel ‘As Luck Would Have It’ (1995)
Longo, David ‘The Last Man Standing’ (2012)
Lott, Tim ‘Rumours of a Hurricane’ (2002)
Louis, Edouard ‘The End of Eddy’ (2014)
Lovecraft, H.P. ‘The Horror in the Museum & Other Stories. Collected Stories, Vol. Two’ (2010)
Lustig, Robert ‘Fat Chance. The Hidden Truth about Sugar, Obesity and Disease’ (2013)

Lynch, Paul ‘Prophet Song’ (2023)
Lyon, Annabel ‘The Golden Mean’ (2009)

MacDonald, Helen ‘H is for Hawk’ (2014)

MacDonald, Helen and Blache, Sin ‘Prophet’ (2023)
MacDonald, Marianne ‘The Lotus Eaters’ (2008)

Macfarlane, Robert ‘Underland: A Deep Time Journey’ (2019)

MacInnes, Martin ‘In Ascension’ (2023)
Mackie, Emily ‘And This Is True’ (2010)
MacLaverty, Bernard ‘Lamb’ (1980)

Culture from the Saatchi Gallery

MacLean, S G ‘The Seeker’ (2015); ‘The Black Friar’ (2016); ‘Destroying Angel’ (2018); ‘The Bear Pit’ (2019); ‘The House of Lamentations’ (2020)

Macqueen, Adam ‘Beneath the Streets’ (2020)
Madigan, Leo ‘Jack A Randy’ (1972)
Madsen, David ‘Memoirs of a Gnostic Dwarf’ (1995)
Maes, Nick ‘Not Dark Yet’ (2002)
Magrs, Paul ‘Marked for Life’ (1995); ‘Modern Love’ (2000); ‘Wildthyme on Top: An Iris Wildthyme Short-Story Anthology’, edited by Paul Magrs (2005); ‘Exchange’ (2006); ‘Never the Bride’ (2006); ‘Something Borrowed’ (2007); ‘Conjugal Rites’ (2008)
Maguire, Gregory ‘Wicked. The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West’ (1995)

Maiklem, Lara ‘Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames’ (2019)
Maitland, Karen ‘Company of Liars’ (2008); ‘The Owl Killers’ (2009)
Mandel, Emily St.John ‘Station Eleven’ (2014); ‘The Glass House’ (2020); ‘The Sea of Tranquility’ (2022)
Mangan, Christine ‘Tangerine’ (2018)
Mann, George ‘The Affinity Bridge’ (2008)
Mann, Thomas ‘Death in Venice’ (1912)
Mann, William J ‘The Men From the Boys’ (1997); ‘Where the Boys Are’ (2003); ‘All American Boy’ (2005); ‘Men Who Love Men’ (2007); ‘Object of Desire’ (2009)
Manotti, Dominique ‘Rough Trade’ (2001)
Manson,Mark ‘The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life’ (2016)
Mantel, Hilary ‘Eight Months on Ghazzah Street’ (1988); ‘Fludd’ (1989); ‘A Place of Greater Safety’ (1992); ‘The Giant, O’Brien’ (1998); ‘Giving up the Ghost’ (2003); ‘Beyond Black’ (2005); ‘Wolf Hall’ (2009); ‘Bring up the Bodies’ (2012); ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher’ (2014); ‘The Mirror and the Light’ (2020)

Marai, Sandor ‘Embers’ (1942)
Marra, Anthony ‘The Tsar of Love and Techno’ (2015)
Mars-Jones, Adam ‘Pilcrow’ (2008)
Marsh, Henry ‘Do No Harm’ (2014)
Martin, Kenneth ‘The Tin Islands’ (1996)

Martine, Arkady ‘A Memory Called Empire’ (2019); ‘A Desolation Called Peace’ (2021)
Mascarenhas, Kate ‘The psychology of time travel’ (2018)
Massie, Allan ‘Caesar’ (1993); ‘The Evening of the World’ (2001)
Maugham, Robin ‘Enemy!’ (1981)
Maugham, William Somerset ‘Liza of Lambeth’ (1897); ‘The Moon and Sixpence'(1919); ‘The Painted Veil’ (1925); ‘Theatre’ (1937); ‘Up at the Villa’ (1940)
Maupin, Armistead ‘Tales of the City’ (1978); ‘More Tales of the City’ (1980); ‘Further Tales of the City’ (1982); ‘Babycakes’ (1984); ‘Significant Others’ (1987); ‘Sure of You’ (1989); ‘The Night Listener’ (2000); ‘Michael Tolliver Lives’ (2007); ‘Mary Ann in Autumn’ (2010); ‘The Days of Anna Madrigal’ (2014)
Mawer, Simon ‘The Glass Room’ (2009)
Maxwell, William ‘So Long, See You Tomorrow’ (1980)
May, Sarah ‘The Nudist Colony’ (1999)

McAuley, Paul ‘The Eye of the Tyger’ (2003)
McBee, Thomas Page ‘Amateur. A Reckoning with Gender, Identity and Masculinity’ (2018)
McCarthy, Cormac ‘Blood Meridian’ (1985); ‘The Road’ (2006)
McConnell, David ‘The Silver Hearted’ (2009)
McCormack, Mike ‘Solar Bones’ (2016)
McCullers, Carson ‘The Ballad of Sad Cafe’ (1953)
McCullough, John ‘The Frost Fair’ (2012)
McDonald, Anthony ‘Orange Bitter, Orange Sweet’ (2001); ‘Adam’ (2003); ‘Getting Orlando’ (2011)
McDougall, Sophis ‘Romanitas’ (2005)
McEwan, Ian ‘The Cement Garden’ (1978)
‘Amsterdam’ (1998)
McGrath, Melanie ‘Hard, Soft and Wet’ (1997)

McGuire, Bill ‘Hothouse Earth’ (2022)
McGuire, Ian ‘The North Water’ (2016)

McLynn, Frank ‘Marcus Aurelius. Warrior, Philosopher, Emperor’ (2009)
McMahon, Jeffrey N. ‘Somewhere in the Night. Eight Gay Tales of the Supernatural’ (1989)
McMillan, Andrew ‘Physical’ (2015)
McVeigh, Paul ‘The Good Son’ (2015)
McWilliam, Candia ‘The Case of Knives’ (1988)
Medvei, Cornelius ‘The Making of Mr Bolsover’ (2015)

Meek, James ‘To Calais, In Ordinary Times’ (2019)
Meier, Christian ‘Caesar’ (1982)
Mendicino, Tom ‘Probation’ (2010)
Mendoza, Eduardo ‘An Englishman in Madrid’ (2010)
Mendoza, Elmer ‘Silver Bullets’ (2008)
Merlis, Mark ‘American Studies’ (1994); ‘Pyrrhus’ (1998)
Michaels, Anne ‘Fugitive Pieces’ (1997)
Mieville, China ‘King Rat’ (1998)
Miles, Lawrence ‘Doctor Who: The Adventuress of Henrietta Street’ (2001)
Miller, Andrew ‘Ingenious Pain’ (1997); ‘Casanova’ (1998); ‘Oxygen’ (2001); ‘Pure’ (2011)
Miller, Andy ‘The Year of Reading Dangerously – how fifty great books (and two not-so-great ones) saved my life’ (2014)
Miller, Madeline ‘The Song of Achilles’ (2011)

Miller, Walter M Jr ‘A Canticle for Leibowitz’ (1959)
Mills, Mark ‘The Information Officer’ (2009)
Mitchell, David ‘Ghostwritten’ (1999); ‘Number Nine Dream’ (2001); ‘Cloud Atlas’ (2004); ‘Black Swan Green’ (2006); ‘The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet’ (2010); ‘The Bone Clocks’ (2014); ‘Slade House’ (2015); ‘Utopia Avenue’ (2020)
Modiano, Patrick ‘La Place de l’Etoile’ (1968)
Molina, Antonio Muñoz ‘Like a Fading Shadow’ (2014)
Montalban, Marcel Vazquez ‘The Man of my Life’ (2000)
Moorcock, Michael ‘Behold the Man’ (1969); ‘Dancers at the End of Time’ (1972-76); ‘Gloriana’ (1978); ‘Elric’ (2001)
Moore, Alison ‘The Lighthouse’ (2012)
Moore, Brian ‘The Magician’s Wife’ (1997)

Moreno-Garcia, Silvia ‘Mexican Gothic’ (2020); ‘The Daughter of Doctor Moreau’ (2022)
Morrall, Clare ‘When the Floods Came’ (2016)
MorrisJonathan, ‘Doctor Who – Festival of Death’ (2000)
Morrow, James ‘This is the Way the World Ends’ (1986)
Mortimer, Ian ‘The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England: a Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century’ (2008)
Mortimore, ‘Eye of Heaven’ (1998)
Moshfegh, Ottessa ‘Eileen’ (2016), ‘My Year of Rest and Relaxation’ (2018)

Moss, Sarah ‘Ghost Wall’ (2018)
Mosse, Kate ‘Labyrinth’ (2005); ‘Sepulchre’ (2007)
Mozley, Fiona ‘Elmet’ (2017)
Murakami, Haruki ‘Dance Dance Dance’ (1988); ‘Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World’ (1985); ‘Norwegian Wood’ (1987); ‘South of the Border, West of the Sun’ (1992); ‘The Elephant Vanishes’ (1993); ‘The Wind-up Bird Chronicle’ (1994/5); ‘Sputnik Sweetheart’ (1999); ‘Kafka on the Shore’ (2002); ‘Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman’ (2006); ‘1Q84’ (2011); ‘Men Without Women’ (2014); ‘Killing Commendatore’ (2017); ‘First Person Singular’ (2020)
Murdoch, Iris ‘The Bell’ (1973)

Myers, Ben ‘The Offing’ (2019); ‘The Perfect Golden Circle’ (2022); ‘Cuddy’ (2023)
Myerson, Julie ‘Sleepwalking’ (1994); ‘Me and the Fat Man’ (1998); ‘The Quickening’ (2013)

Nader, George ‘Chrome’ (1978)
Nafisi, Azar ‘Reading Lolita in Tehran’ (2003)
Nawaz, Maajid ‘Radical: My Journey from Islamist Extremism to a Democratic Awakening’ (2013)
Neihart, Ben ‘Hey, Joe’ (1996)
Nelson, Jandy ‘I’ll Give You the Sun’ (2015)
Nemirovsky, Irene ‘David Golder’ (1929)
‘Suite Francaise’ (2004)
Neuvel, Sylvain ‘Sleeping Giants: Themis Files Book 1’ (2016)
‘Waking Gods: Themis Files Book 2’ (2017)

New York Public Library (ed.), ‘The Stonewall Reader’ (2019)
Newman, Emma ‘After Atlas’ (2016)
Newman, Sandra ‘The Heavens’ (2019)

Power reading

Ng, Jeannette ‘Under the Pendulum Sun’ (2017)
Niffenegger, Audrey, ‘Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories’ (2015)

Niven, Larry ‘Ringworld’ (1970)

Nixey, Catherine ‘The Darkening Age: The Christian Destruction of the Classical World’ (2017)
Nonweiler, Barry ‘That Other Realm of Freedom’ (1983)
Nooteboom, Cees ‘Roads to Santiago’ (1992); ‘Lost Paradise’ (2004)
North, Claire ‘The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August’ (2014); ‘The End of the Day’ (2017); ’84K’ (2018); ‘Notes from the Burning Age’ (2021); ‘Ithaca’ (2022)

Novik, Naomi ‘Temeraire’ (2006)

Oates, Joyce Carol ‘Beasts’ (2003)
O’Brian, Patrick ‘Master and Commander’ (1969); ‘Post Captain’ (1972); ‘HMS Surprise’ (1973); ‘The Mauritius Command’ (1977); ‘Desolation Island’ (1978); ‘The Fortune of War’ (1979); ‘The Surgeon’s Mate’ (1980); ‘The Ionian Mission’ (1981); ‘Treason’s Harbour’ (1983); ‘The Far Side of the World’ (1984); ‘The Reverse of the Medal’ (1986)

O’Farrell, Maggie ‘Hamnet’ (2020); ‘The Marriage Portrait’ (2022)
O’Flynn, Catherine ‘What Was Lost’ (2007)
O’Hagan, Andrew (2006)
Ohler, Norman ‘Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany’ (2016)
Okorafor, Nnedi ‘Binti’ (2015)
‘Binti: Home’ (2017)
‘Binti: The Night Masquerade’ (2018)
Oldes, Terry ‘Dancing with Tina’ (2007)
Olshan, Joseph ‘The Conversion’ (2008)

Oltermann, Philip ‘The Stasi Poetry Circle. The Creative Working Class That Tried to Win the Cold War’ (2022)
O’Neill, Joseph ‘Netherland’ (2008)
Osborne, Duncan ‘Suicide Tuesday: Gay Men and the Crystal Meth Scare’ (2005)

Page, Ra [ed.] ‘The City Life Book of Manchester Short Stories’ (1999)
Palahniuk, Chuck ‘Fight Club’ (1996)
Palmer, Ada ‘Too Like the Lightning’ (2016)
‘Seven Surrenders’ (2017)
Pamuk, Orhan ‘My Name is Red’ (1998)
‘Snow’ (2002)
Parker, Dorothy ‘The Sexes’ (1944)

Parker, Eleanor ‘Winters in the World. A Journey Through the Anglo-Saxon Year’ (2022)
Parks, Tim ‘Cleaver’ (2006)

Parlett, Jack ‘Fire Island. A Queer History’ (2022)
Parris, S.J. [actually Stephanie Merritt] ‘Heresy’ (2010); ‘Prophecy’ (2011); ‘Sacrilege’ (2012); ‘Treachery’ (2014); ‘Conspiracy’ (2016); ‘Execution’ (2020)
Paull, Laline ‘The Bees’ (2014)
Paver, Michelle ‘Dark Matter’ (2010); ‘Thin Air’ (2016)
Peace, David ‘The Damned Utd’ (2006); ‘Tokyo Year Zero’ (2007)
Peachment, Christopher ‘Caravaggio’ (2002)
Peake, Mervyn ‘The Gormenghast Trilogy’ [Titus Groan, 1946; Gormenghast, 1950; Titus Alone, 1959]
Pears, Iain ‘Arcadia’ (2015)
Peel, John ‘Doctor Who (Virgin New Adventures) – Timewyrm: Genesys’ (1991)
Pegler, Jason ‘A Can of Madness’ (2004)
Penney, Stef ‘The Tenderness of Wolves’ (2006)
Perez-Reverte, Arturo ‘The Fencing Master’ (1988); ‘The Dumas Club’ (1993); ‘Captain Alatriste’ (1996); ‘The Nautical Chart. A Novel of Adventure’ (2002); The Siege’ (El Asedio) (2010)
Perry, Robert and Tucker, Mike ‘Doctor Who: Storm Harvest’ (1999)
Perry, Sarah ‘The Essex Serpent’ (2016); ‘Melmoth’ (2018)
Phillips, Gary Tervalon, Jervey Mattson, Joseph Stahl, Jerry (Eds.) ‘The Hard Drug Chronicles’ (2013)
Picano, Felice ‘Ambidextrous’ (1985)

Pohl, Frederik and Kornbluth, C M ‘The Space Merchants’ (1952)

Ponnambalam, Devika ‘I Am Not Your Eve’ (2022)

Pontzer, Herman ‘Burn: The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism’ (2021)
Porter, Darwin ‘Butterflies in Heat’ (1976)
‘Blood Moon’ (1999)
Porter, Max ‘Grief is this Thing with Feathers’ (2015)

Powers, Richard ‘The Overstory’ (2018); ‘Bewilderment’ (2021)
Powers, Tim ‘The Anubis Gates’ (1983)
Pratchett, Terry ‘The Colour of Magic’ (1983); ‘The Light Fantastic’ (1986); ‘Equal Rites’ (1987); ‘Mort’ (1987); ‘Sourcery’ (1988); ‘Wyrd Sisters’ (1988); ‘Pyramids’ (1989); ‘Guards! Guards!’ (1989); ‘Eric’ (1990); ‘Moving Pictures’ (1990); ‘Reaper-Man’ (1991); ‘Witches Abroad’ (1991); ‘Small Gods’ (1992); ‘Lords and Ladies’ (1992); ‘Men at Arms’ (1993); ‘Soul Music’ (1994); ‘Interesting Times’ (1994); ‘Maskerade’ (1995); ‘Feet of Clay’ (1996); ‘Hogfather’ (1996); ‘Jingo’ (1997); ‘The Last Continent’ (1998); ‘Carpe Jugulum’ (1998); ‘The Fifth Elephant’ (1999); ‘The Truth’ (2000); ‘Thief of Time’ (2001); ‘Night Watch’ (2002); ‘Monstrous Regiment’ (2003); ‘Going Postal’ (2004); ‘Thud!’ (2005); ‘Making Money’ (2007); ‘Unseen Academicals’ (2009); ‘Snuff’ (2011); ‘A Blink of the Screen. Collected Shorter Fiction’ (2012); ‘Raising Steam’ (2013)
Pratchett, Terry and Baxter, Stephen ‘The Long Earth’ (2013); ‘The Long War’ (2013); ‘The Long Mars’ (2014); ‘The Long Utopia’ (2015); ‘The Long Cosmos’ (2016)
Pratchett, Terry and Gaiman, Neil ‘Good Omens’ (1990)
Preston, John (ed.) ‘Hot Living. Erotic Stories about Safer Sex’ (1985)

Preston, John ‘Fall: The Mystery of Robert Maxwell’ (2021)
Priest, Christopher ‘The Affirmation’ (1981); ‘The Prestige’ (1995)

Pulley, Natasha ‘The Watchmaker of Filigree Street’ (2015); ‘The Bedlam Stacks’ (2017); ‘The Kingdoms’ (2021);
Pullman, Philip ‘The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ’ (2010); ‘La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One’ (2017)
Punti, Jordi ‘Lost Luggage’ (2013)
Purdy, James ‘Malcolm’ (1959); ‘In a Shallow Grave’ (1975)

Radiguet, Raymond ‘The Devil in the Flesh’ (1923)
Radjou, Navi and Prabhu,Jaideep ‘Frugal Innovation. How to do more with less’ (2015)

Raisin, Ross ‘A Natural’ (2017)

Ransom, Jon ‘The Whale Tattoo’ (2022)
Rathbone, Julian ‘The Last English King’ (1998)

Rayner, Jacqueline (ed.) ‘Dr Who Short Trips #1: Zodiac’ (2002); ‘Dr Who Short Trips #2: Companions’ (2003); ‘Dr Who Short Trips #4: The Muses’ (2003)
Reardon, Robin ‘A Secret Edge’ (2007)
Rechy, John ‘City of Night’ (1965)
Reece, Gregory ‘Creatures of the Night: In Search of Ghosts, Vampires, Werewolves and Demons’ (2011)
Reed,Jeremy ‘Boy Caesar’ (2004); ‘The Dilly: A Secret History of Piccadilly Rent Boys’ (2014)
Rees, David ‘The Hunger’ (1986); ‘Quince’ (1988)
Regener, Sven ‘Berlin Blues’ (2003)
Reid, Christopher ‘A Scattering’ (2009)
Renault, Mary ‘The Charioteer’ (1953); ‘Fire from Heaven’ (1969); ‘The Persian Boy’ (1982); ‘Funeral Games’ (1981)
Rettenmund,Matthew ‘Boy Culture’ (1995)
Reve, Gerard ‘The Evenings’ (1946)

Reynolds, Alastair ‘Revelation Space’ (2000)
Rice, Christopher ‘A Density of Souls’ (2000)
Richardson, Nigel ‘Breakfast in Brighton. Adventures on the Edge of Britain’ (1998)
Ridgway, Keith ‘The Long Falling’ (1998)
Roberts, Bethan ‘The Pools’ (2007)
‘The Good Plain Cook’ (2008)
‘My Policeman’ (2012)
Roberts, Gregory David ‘Shantaram’ (2003)
Robertson, James ‘The Testament of Gideon Mack’ (2006)
Robertson, Robin ‘The Long Take’ (2018)

Robins, Danny ‘Into the Uncanny’ (2023)
Robinson, Nigel ‘Doctor Who (Virgin New Adventures) – Timewyrm: Apocalypse’ (1991)
Ronald, Terry ‘Becoming Nancy’ (2011)
Rose, Lloyd ‘Doctor Who: City of the Dead’ (2001)
Rose, Phyllis ‘The Year of Reading Proust. A Memoir in Real Time’ (1998)
Roth, Philip ‘I Married A Communist’ (1998); ‘The Plot Against America’ (2004); ‘Everyman’ (2009)
Rowe, Michael and Roche, Thomas S [eds.] ‘Sons of Darkness: Tales of Men, Blood and Immortality’ (1996)
Rowling, J.K. ‘The Casual Vacancy’ (2012)
Royle, Nicholas ‘Antwerp: A Novel’ (2004); ‘Quilt’ (2010)
Rubenfeld, Jed ‘The Interpretation of Murder’ (2006)
Ruge, Eugen ‘In Time of Fading Light’ (2011)

Rundell, Katherine ‘Super-Infinite: The Transformations of John Donne’ (2022)
Rushdie, Salman ‘Midnight’s Children’ (1981)
Russ, Joanna ‘The Female Man’ (1975)
Russell, Eric Frank ‘Wasp’ (1957)

Russell, Gary (ed.) ‘Short Trips #8: Repercussions’ (2004); ‘Short Trips #14: The Solar System’ (2005)
Ryde, Peter ‘A Good Start, Considering’ (1999)

Ryman, Geoff ‘Lust’ (2001); ‘Him’ (2023)

Saadawi, Ahmed ‘Frankenstein in Baghdad’ (2013)
Sacks, Oliver ‘On the Move. A Life’ (2015)

Sackville, Amy ‘Painter to the King’ (2018)
Sallis, James ‘Drive’ (2006)
Sanchez Pinol, Albert ‘Cold Skin’ ‘La Pell Freda’ (2002)
Sanders, Louis ‘Death in the Dordogne’ (1999)
Sanderson, Brandon ‘Elantris’ (2005)
Sanderson, Mark ‘Audacious Perversion’ (1998); ‘Wrong Rooms’ (2002); ‘Snow Hill’ (2010); ‘The Whispering Gallery’ (2011)
Sandhu, Sukhdev ‘Night Haunts. A Journey Through the London Night’ (2007)
Sands, Philippe ‘East West Street. On the origins of genocide and crimes against humanity’ (2016)
Sansom, Christopher John ‘Dissolution’ (2003); ‘Dark Fire’ (2004); ‘Sovereign’ (2006); ‘Winter in Madrid’ (2006); ‘Revelation’ (2008); ‘Heartstone’ (2010); ‘Dominion’ (2012); ‘Lamentation’ (2014); ‘Tombland’ (2018)
Saunders, George ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’ (2017)
Saviano, Roberto ‘Gomorrah’ (2006)
Saylor, Steven ‘Roman Blood’ (1991); ‘Roma’ (2007)
Scalzi, John ‘The Collapsing Empire’ (2017)
‘The Consuming Fire’ (2018)
Scarrow, Simon ‘The Sword and the Scimitar’ (2012)
Schaefer, Max ‘Children of the Sun’ (2010)
Schwab, V.E. ‘Vicious’ (2014)

Scott, Cavan & Wright, Mark (eds.), ‘Doctor Who Short Trips: The Ghosts of Christmas’ (2007)
Scott, Kevin ‘The Boys in the Brownstone’ (2005)
Seabrook, Mike ‘Unnatural Relations’ (1989); ‘Out of Bounds’ (1992); ‘Growing Pains’ (1999)

Seba, Anne ‘Les Parisiennes. How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s’ (2016)
Sebald, Winfried Georg ‘The Emigrants’ (1992)
Sedaris, David ‘Dress your Family in Corduroy and Denim’ (2004)
Seethaler, Robert ‘The Tobacconist’ (2016)
Seiffert, Rachel ‘The Dark Room’ (2001)

Shapiro, James ‘1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare’ (2005)

Shaw, Aiden ‘My Undoing’ (2006); ‘Sordid Truths’ (2009)
Sheers, Owen ‘Resistance’ (2007); ‘A Poet’s Guide to Britain’ (2010)

Sheff, David ‘Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction’ (2008)
Sheldon, Dyan ‘The Dreams of an Average Man’ (1985)
Shelley, Mary ‘Frankenstein’ (1818)
Shiel, Matthew Phipps ‘The Purple Cloud’ (1901)

Shipstead, Maggie ‘Great Circle’ (2021)
Shukman, Henry ‘The Lost City’ (2007)

Silverberg, Robert ‘The Gate of Worlds’ (1967); ‘Dying Inside’ (1972); ‘Thebes of the Hundred Gates’ (1991); ‘Needle in a Timestack’ (2021)
Simmons, Dan ‘Song of Kali’ (1985); ‘Ilium’ (2003)
Simpson, Joe ‘Storms of Silence’ (1996)
Simpson, Mark and Zeeland, Steven ‘The Queen Is Dead’ (1998)

Power reading

Sinclair, David Lifespan: Why We Age – and Why We Don’t Have To’ (2019)
Sladek, John ‘The Complete Roderick’ – ‘Roderick’ (1980); ‘Roderick at Random’ (1983)
Sloane, Tony ‘The Naked Soldier: My Life in the French Foreign Legion’ (2004)

Smart, Jennifer ‘Ariadne’ (2021)
Smith, Alison ‘Autumn’ (2016); ‘Winter’ (2017); ‘Spring’ (2019); ‘Summer’ (2020)

Smith, Dodie ‘I Capture the Castle’ (1948)
Smith, Rupert ‘Man’s World’ (2010)
‘Interlude’ (2014)
Smith, Tom Rob ‘Child 44’ (2008)
‘The Farm’ (2014)
Smith, Zadie ‘White Teeth’ (2000)

Spiegelman, Art ‘Maus’ (1980)
Spring, Justin ‘Secret Historian. The Life and Times of Samuel Steward’ (2010)
Spring, Neil ‘The Ghost Hunters’ (2013)
Spufford, Francis ‘Golden Hill’ (2016); ‘Light Perpetual’ (2021)
Stahl, Jerry ‘I, Fatty’ (2005)
Statovci, Pajtim ‘My Cat Yugoslavia’ (2014); ‘Bolla’ (2021)
Stephenson, Neal ‘Anathem’ (2008)
Stewart, Mary ‘Thornyhold’ (1988)
Stilitoe, Alan ‘The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner’ (1959)

Stone, Dave ‘Citadel of Dreams’ (2002)

Stonex, Emma ‘The Lamplighters’ (2021)
Straub, Peter ‘Ghost Story’ (1979)
Strayed, Cheryl ‘Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found’ (2013)
Stretch, Joe ‘The Adult’ (2012)
Strugatsky, Arkady & Boris ‘Roadside Picnic’ (1972)

Stuart, Douglas ‘Shuggie Bain’ (2020); ‘Young Mungo’ (2022)
Styron, William ‘Darkness Visible. A Memoir of Madness’ (1990)
Summerscale, Kate ‘The Suspicions of Mister Whicher’ (2008)
Suri, Manil ‘The City of Devi’ (2013)
Sutcliff, Rosemary ‘The Eagle of the Ninth’ (1954)
Sutcliffe, William ‘The Love Hexagon’ (2000)

Sutherland, Jack ‘Stars, Cars and Crystal Meth’ (2016)
Sutherland, Luke ‘Venus as a Boy’ (2004)
Swanson, Eric ‘The Boy in the Lake’ (1999)
Swofford, Anthony ‘Jarhead’ (2003)
Szalay, David ‘All That Man Is’ (2016)

Tart, Donna ‘The Secret History’ (1992)
Taylor, Andrew ‘The Ashes of London’ (2016); ‘The Fire Court’ (2018); ‘The King’s Evil’ (2020); ‘The Last Protector’ (2020); ‘The Royal Secret’ (2021)

Taylor, Brandon ‘Real Life’ (2020); ‘Filthy Animals’ (2021)

Taylor, DJ ‘The Windsor Faction’ (2013)
Taylor, G.P. ‘Shadowmancer’ (2002)
Tchaikovsky, Adrian ‘Children of Time’ (2016); ‘Cage of Souls’ (2019)
Templar, Richard ‘How to Spend Less Without Being Miserable’ (2009)
Teule, Jean ‘The Suicide Shop’ (2008)
Tevis, Walter ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ (1963); ‘Mockingbird’ (1980)

Theroux, Paul ‘On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey’ (2019)

Thirlwell, Adam ‘The Future Future’ (2023)
Thomas, Lee ‘The Dust of Wonderland’ (2007)

Thomas, Matthew ‘We are not Ourselves’ (2014)

Thomas, Russ ‘Firewatching’ (2020); ‘Nighthawking’ (2021)
Thomas, Scarlett ‘Bright Young Things’ (1999); ‘Going Out’ (2002); ‘PocCo’ (2004); ‘The End of Mr Y’ (2006); ‘Our Tragic Universe’ (2010); ‘The Seed Collectors’ (2015)
Thompson, Tade ‘Rosewater’ (2017); ‘The Rosewater Insurrection’ (2019); ‘The Rosewater Redemption’ (2019)
Thomson, Rupert ‘Divided Kingdom’ (2005)
Thornburg, Newton ‘To Die in California’ (1973)
Thorpe, Adam ‘Ulverton’ (1992)
Thubron, Colin ‘Among the Russians’ (1983); ‘A Cruel Madness’ (1984); ‘Falling’ (1989); ‘Distance’ (1996); ‘To the Lost City’ (2002); ‘Shadow of the Silk Road’ (2006)
Tillman, Lynne ‘Cast in Doubt’ (1992)
Toibin, Colm ‘The Heather Blazing’ (1992); ‘The Sign of the Cross. Travels in Catholic Europe’ (1994); ‘The Story of the Night’ (1996); ‘The Blackwater Lightship’ (1999); ‘Mothers and Sons’ (2006); ‘Brooklyn’ (2009); ‘Nora Webster’ (2015); ‘House of Names’ (2016); ‘The Magician’ (2021)
Toksvig, Sandi ‘Valentine Grey’ (2012)

Topping, Keith ‘Ghost Ship – Dr Who Novella’ (2003)
Tor.com sampler (Kindle, 2016)
Torres, Justin ‘We the Animals’ (2011)
Towles, Amor ‘A Gentleman in Moscow’ (2016)
Tremain, Rose ‘Sadler’s Birthday’ (1976); ‘Letter to Sister Benedicta’ (1979); ‘The Swimming Pool Season’ (1985); ‘Restoration’ (1989); ‘Sacred Country’ (1992); ‘The Way I Found Her’ (1997); ‘Music and Silence’ (1999); ‘The Colour’ (2003); ‘Trespass’ (2010); ‘Merivel: A Man of His Time’ (2012); ‘The Gustav Sonata’ (2016)
Tremlett, Giles ‘Ghosts of Spain. Travels Through a Country’s Hidden Past’ (2007; 2012 edition with new preface and final chapter)
Trigell, Jonathan ‘Boy A’ (2004)
Tsiolkas, Christos ‘Loaded’ (1995); ‘Dead Europe’ (2005); ‘Damascus’ (2019)

Turner, George ‘The Sea and Summer’ (1987)

Turner, Luke ‘Out of the Woods’ (2019)
Turtledove, Harry ‘Departures’ (1983); ‘How Few Remain’ (1998)
Turton, ‘The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle’ (2018)

Unsworth, Barry ‘Morality Play’ (1996)
Unsworth, Cathi ‘The Not Knowing’ (2005)
Updike, John ‘Rabbit, Run’ (1961); ‘Rabbit Redux’ (1971); ‘Rabbit is Rich’ (1981); ‘Rabbit at Rest’ (1990); ‘Licks of love’ (2000)

Vamos, Miklos ‘The Book of Fathers’ (2000)
Vanderhaeghe, Guy ‘The Englishman’s Boy’ (1997)
Vandermeer, Ann and Jeff (eds) ‘Sisters of the Revolution. A feminist speculative fiction anthology’ (2015)
Vandermeer, Jeff  ‘Annihilation’ (2014); ‘Authority’ (2014); ‘Acceptance’ (2014)
Van Der Merwe, Andre Carl ‘Moffie – a novel’ (2006)
Van Thal , Herbert [selected by] ‘The Second Pan Book of Horror Stories’ (1960)

Various, ‘The Haunting Season. Ghostly Tales for Long Winter Nights’ (2021)
Vasquez, Juan Gabriel ‘The Sound of Things Falling’ (2011)

Vassiltchikov, Marie ‘Berlin Diaries 1940-45’ (1985)
Vermes, Timur ‘Look Who’s Back’ (2012)

Vernon, P J ‘Bath Haus’ (2021)
Vidal, Gore ‘The City and the Pillar’ (1949)
Vine, Barbara ‘The Child’s Child’ (2013)

Vinge, Vernor ‘A Fire Upon the Deep’ (1991)

Von Reinhold, Shola ‘ Lote’ (2020)

Vuong, Ocean ‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’ (2019)

Walker, Adrian J ‘The End of the World Running Club’ (2014)

Walker, Gerald ‘Cruising’ (1970)
Wallace, Jason ‘Out of Shadows’ (2010)
Wallace, Nick ‘Doctor Who: Fear Itself’ (2005)
Walpole, Horace ‘The Castle of Otranto’ (1764)
Walsh, Mikey ‘Gypsy Boy’ (2009); ‘Gypsy Boy on the Run’ (2011)
Walton, Jo ‘Farthing’ (2006); ‘Ha’penny’ (2007); ‘Half A Crown’ (2008)

Walton, Sara ‘Rufius’ (2016)
Warner, Alan ‘Morvern Callor’ (1995)
Warren, Patricia Nell ‘The Front Runner’ (1974)

Washington, Bryan ‘Memorial’ (2020)
Waters, John ‘Carsick’ (2014)
Waters, Paul ‘Of Merchants and Heroes’ (2008); ‘Cast Not the Day’ (2009); ‘The Philosopher Prince’ (2010)
Waters, Sarah ‘Affinity’ (1999); ‘Fingersmith’ (2002); ‘The Night Watch’ (2006); ‘The Little Stranger’ (2009); ‘The Paying Guests’ (2014)

Watson, Howard (ed.) ‘The World of Simon Raven’ (2002)
Waugh, Evelyn ‘Decline and Fall’ (1928); ‘Vile Bodies’ (1930)
Weir, Andy ‘The Martian’ (2011); ‘Project Hail Mary’ (2021)
Weldon, Fay ‘The Life and Loves of a She-Devil’ (1983)
Wells, Martha ‘All Systems Red – The Murderbot Diaries’ (2017)
Welsh, Irvine ‘Ecstasy’ (1996)
Welsh, Louise ‘Tamburlaine Must Die’ (2004)
West, Morris ‘The Clowns of God’ (1981)
White, Alex ‘A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe’ (2018)
White, Dave ‘Exile in Guyville. How a Punk-Rock Rednec Faggot Texan Moved to West Hollywood and Refused to Be Shiny and Happy’ (2006)
White, Edmund ‘Genet’ (1993); ‘Proust’ (1999); ‘The Flaneur’ (2001); ‘My Lives’ (2005); ‘Our Young Man’ (2016)
Whitehead, Colson ‘The Underground Railroad’ (2016)
Wickham, Alasdair ‘The Black Book of Modern Myths’ (2012)
Wild, Peter [ed.] ‘Paint a Vulgar Picture. Fiction Inspired by The Smiths’ (2009)

Power reading

Wildeblood, Peter ‘Against the Law’ (1955)
Wilhelm, Kate ‘Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang’ (1974)

Wilkins, Rob ‘Terry Pratchett: A Life With Footnotes: The Official Biography’ (2022)
Williams, John ‘Stoner’ (1965)

Williams, John L ‘CLR James. A Life Beyond the Boundaries’ (2022)
Williams, Robert ‘How the Trouble Started’ (2012)
Wilson, Carter ‘Treasures on Earth’ (1981)
Wilson, Edward ‘The Midnight Swimmer’ (2011)
Wilson, Elizabeth ‘The Twilight Hour’ (2006); ‘War Damage’ (2009); ‘The Girl in Berlin’ (2012)
Wilson, Martin ‘What They Always Tell Us’ (2008)

Winn, Alice ‘In Memoriam’ (2023)
Winn, Raynor ‘The Salt Path’ (2018)
Winterson, Jeanette ‘The Gap of Time’ (2015); ‘Night Side of the River: Ghost stories’ (2023)
Wishart, David ‘I, Virgil’ (1995)
‘Ovid’ (1995)
Witkowski, Michal ‘Lovetown’ (2009)
Wood, Naomi ‘The Godless Boys’ (2011)
Wooten, Arthur ‘On Picking Fruit’ (2006)
Wurtzel, Elizabeth ‘Prozac Nation’ (1994)

Wyndham, John ‘The Kraken Wakes’ (1953)

Xiangjian, Gao ‘Soul Mountain’ (1990)

Yalom, Irvin D. ‘Staring at the Sun. Overcoming the Terror of Death’ (2008)

Yamada, Taichi ‘Strangers’ (1987)
Yanagihara, Hanya ‘A Little Life’ (2015)
Yates, Richard ‘Revolutionary Road’ (1961)
Yoshimoto, Banana ‘Kitchen’ (1987)
‘The Lake’ (2005)
Young, Robyn ‘Sons of the Blood’ (2016)

Yourcenar, Marguerite ‘A Coin in Nine Hands’ (1934)

Yuknavitch, Lidia ‘Thrust’ (2022)

Zafon, Carlos Ruiz ‘The Shadow of the Wind’ (2001)
‘The Angel’s Game’ (2008)
Zelazny, Roger ‘Damnation Alley’ (1969)

Zevin, Gabrielle ‘Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow’ (2022)
Zusak, Markus ‘The Book Thief’ (2006)

2 thoughts on “Books I have read

  1. I am amazed that you can keep a list of the books you have read, both because i couldn’t be bothered and because I have read so any (admittedly a lot of them not great literature, just for enjoyment and I am sure would be looked down upon by many people).
    Well gone, i wish I had started keeping a record.

    Tony

    1. Thanks for the comment. It’s not a complete list as I only started it when the blog / website started a few years ago. Every so often I start to read a book and think ‘I’ve already read this’. So it gets added to the list.

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