Review Index

Abe, Kobo – The Face of Another [1964]

–//–//–//–//–// – The Woman in the Dunes [1962]

Ackerman, Jennifer – The Genius of Birds [2016]

Adam, Claire – Golden Child [2019]

Alvarez, Julia – Before We Were Free [2002]

Alt, Matt – Pure Invention: How Japan’s Pop Culture Conquered the World? [2020]

Anbinde, Tyler – Five Points [2002] 

Angela, Alberto – A Day in the Life of Ancient Rome [2007]

Ayatsuji, Yukito – The Decagon House Murders [1987]

Bakker, Gerbrand – The Detour [2010]

–//–//–//–//–// – The Twin [2006]

Balzac, Honore – Lost Illusions [1843]

–//–//–//–//–// – The Black Sheep [1842]

–//–//–//–//–// – Le Père Goriot [1835]

Barley, Nigel – The Innocent Anthropologist: Notes from a Mud Hut [1983]

Becker, Ernest – The Denial of Death [1973]

Bedford, Sybille – A Visit to Don Otavio: A Mexican Odyssey [1953]

Berry, David – A People’s History of Tennis [2020]

Bolano, Roberto – Amulet [1999] 

Brandon, Craig – The Electric Chair: An Unnatural American History [1999]

Brookner, Anita – Hotel du Lac [1984]

Burnet, Graeme Macrae – The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau [2014]

Burton, Jessie – The Miniaturist [2014]

Burton-Hill, Clemency – Year of Wonder: Classical Music for Every Day [2017]

Buzzati, Dino – The Tartar Steppe [1940]

C

Calvino, Italo – The Baron in the Trees [1957]

Carpentier, Alejo – The Lost Steps [1953]

Cather, Willa – Death Comes for the Archbishop [1927]

–//–//–//–//–// – A Lost Lady [1923] 

Catton, Eleanor – The Luminaries [2013]

Celestin, Ray – The Axeman’s Jazz [2014]

Chamoiseau, Patrick – Texaco [1992]

Chang, Eileen – Half a Lifelong Romance [1950]

Clarke, Susanna – Piranesi [2020]

–//–//–//–//–// –  Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell [2004]

Cliff, Nigel – Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story [2016]

Condé, Maryse – Crossing the Mangrove [1989]

Contreras, Rojas Ingrid – Fruit of the Drunken Tree [2018]

Costa, Albert – The Bilingual Brain [2017]

D

Dard, Frederic – Bird in a Cage [1961]

David-Neel, Alexandra – Magic & Mystery in Tibet [1929]

de Queiros, Jose Maria Eca – The City and the Mountains [1901]

–//–//–//–//–// – The Crime of Father Amaro [1875]

DeWitt, Patrick – French Exit [2018]

Dick, Philip K. – A Scanner Darkly [1977]

–//–//–//–//–// – A Maze of Death [1970]

–//–//–//–//–// – Dr Bloodmoney [1965]

–//–//–//–//–// – The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch [1964]

Dickens, Charles – Little Dorrit [1857]

Drori, Jonathan – Around the World in 80 Plants [2021]

–//–//–//–//–// – Around the World in 80 Trees [2018]

du Maurier, Daphne – The Scapegoat [1957]

Eco, Umberto – Foucault’s Pendulum [1988]

Edugyan, Esi – Washington Black [2018]

Edwards, Martin (ed.) – Miraculous Mysteries [2017]

–//–//–//–//–// – Silent Nights: Christmas Mysteries [2015]

Eliade, Mircea – Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy [1951]

Ellis, Richard – Aquagenesis: The Origin and Evolution of Life in the Sea [2001]

Endō, Shūsaku – The Sea and Poison [1958]

F

Flagg, Fannie – Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café [1987]

Fuller, Claire – Bitter Orange [2018]

Gardiner, John Eliot – Music in the Castle of Heaven: A Portrait of J. S. Bach [2013]

Gary, Romain – The Roots of Heaven [1956]

Gerhmann, Kristina – The Jungle [2018]

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins – The Yellow Wallpaper [1892]

Grubb, Davis – The Night of the Hunter [1953]

Ham, Paul – Hiroshima Nagasaki [2011]

Hamid, Mohsin – Moth Smoke [2000]

Hamsun, Knut – Mysteries [1892] 

–//–//–//–//–// – Hunger [1890]

Harding, Christopher – The Japanese: A History in Twenty Lives [2020]

Hardy, Thomas – The Woodlanders [1887]

Harkup, Kathryn – A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie [2015]

Harper, Jane – The Dry [2016]

Harrington, Joel – The Faithful Executioner [2013]

Hashimi, Nadia – A House Without Windows [2016]

Head, Bessie – When Rain Clouds Gather [1969]

Highsmith, Patricia – Edith’s Diary [1977]

–//–//–//–//–// – The Tremor of Forgery [1969]

Holland, Tom – Rubicon: The Triumph and Tragedy of the Roman Republic [2003] 

Homans, Jennifer – Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet [2010]

Houghton, Claude – I Am Jonathan Scrivener [1930]

Hustvedt, Siri – The Blazing World [2014]

Inglis, Lucy – Milk of Paradise: A History of Opium [2018]

Irving, Washington – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [1820]

Ishiguro, Kazuo – Klara and the Sun [2021]

–//–//–//–//–// –  A Pale View of Hills [1982]

Jackson, Shirley – The Lottery [1948]

James, Henry – The Turn of the Screw [1898]

–//–//–//–//–// –  Daisy Miller [1879]

Japrisot, Sebastien – Trap for Cinderella [1963]

Jiles, Paulette – News of the World [2016]

K

Kalweit, Holger – Shamans, Healers, and Medicine Men [1987]

Kent, Hannah – Burial Rites [2013]

Keyes, Daniel – The Minds of Billy Milligan [1981]

Kim, Angie – Miracle Creek [2019]

Kim, Young-ha – I Have The Right to Destroy Myself [1996]

King, Maxwell – The Good Neighbour: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers [2018]

Kingsland, James – Am I Dreaming? [2019]

Kneale, Matthew – Rome: A History in Seven Sackings [2017]

Koerner, Brendan – The Skies Belong to Us [2013]

Kristensen, Tom – Havoc [1930]

Kurlansky, Mark – The Big Oyster: A Molluscular History of New York [2006]

L

Lang Lang – Journey of a Thousand Miles: My Story [2008]

Lee, Min Jin – Pachinko [2017]

Lem, Stanislaw – Solaris [1961]

León-Portilla, Miguel – The Broken Spears: The Aztec Account of the Conquest of Mexico [1959]

Leroux, Gaston – The Mystery of the Yellow Room [1907]

Lewis-Williams, David – The Mind in the Cave [2002]

Lispector, Clarice – The Hour of the Star [1977]

Llosa, Mario Vargas – The Time of the Hero [1963]

Lomax, Eric – The Railway Man [1995]

Lumet, Sidney – Making Movies [1995]

M

Mangan, Christine – Tangerine [2018]

Mankell, Henning – Faceless Killers [1991]

Mann, Thomas – The Magic Mountain [1924] 

Manzoni, Alessandro – The Betrothed [1827]

Martin, Valerie – Property [2003]

Mayne, Peter – A Year in Marrakesh [1953]

Michaud, Stephen and Aynesworth, Hugh – The Only Living Witness [1983]

Mitchell, David – The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet [2010]

Moon, Fabio (with Gabriel Ba) – Daytripper [2011]

Morante, Elsa – Arturo’s Island [1957]

Morgenstern, Erin – The Night Circus [2011]

Murakami, Haruki – 1Q84 [2009]

N

Nabokov, VladimirThe Luzhin Defense [1929]

Nagami, Pamela – The Woman with a Worm in Her Head [2002]

Natsume, Soseki – The Three-Cornered World [1906]

Nothomb, Amelie – Sulphuric Acid [2005]

–//–//–//–//–// – Fear and Trembling [1999]

O

Obioma, Chigozie – The Fishermen [2015]

Oe, Kenzaburo – The Silent Cry [1967]

–//–//–//–//–// – Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids [1958]

Ogawa, Yoko – The Memory Police [1994]

Ooka, Shohei – Fires on the Plain [1951]

Orange, Tommy – There There [2018]

Palmer, R. R. – Twelve Who Ruled: The Year of the Terror in The French Revolution [1941]

Pamuk, Orhan – My Name Is Red [1998]

Parrado, Nando – Miracle in the Andes [2006]

Pavese, Cesare – The Moon and The Bonfire [1949]

Penny, Louise – The Beautiful Mystery [2012]

Perry, Sarah – Melmoth [2018]

Prentiss, Molly – Tuesday Nights in 1980 [2016]

Price, Bill – The History of Chess in 50 Moves [2015]

Pulley, Natasha – The Bedlam Stacks [2017] 

Ramachandran, V. S. – Phantoms in the Brain [1998]

Rash, Ron – Serena [2008]

Ravn, Olga – The Employees [2018]

Robbe-Grillet, Alain – The Erasers [1953]

Rosenblum, Bruce and Kuttner, Fred – Quantum Enigma [2011]

Rowley, Steven – The Editor [2019]

Roy, Arundhati – The God of Small Things [1997]

Ruskovich, Emily – Idaho [2017]

Sanghera, Sathnam – Empireland: How Imperialism Shaped Modern Britain [2021]

Savage, Thomas – The Power of the Dog [1967]

Saviano, Roberto – Gomorrah [2006]

Seth – Clyde Fans [2019]

Shafak, Elif – 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World [2019]

Shin, Kyung-sook – Please Look After Mother [2008]

Sparrow, Giles – A History of the Universe in 21 Stars [2020]

Staaf, Danna – Monarchs of the Sea [2020]

Stuart, David – Dangerous Garden [2004] 

Sublette, Ned – The World That Made New Orleans [2008]

Suchet, John – Mozart: The Man Revealed [2016]

Sukegawa, Durian – Sweet Bean Paste [2013]

Tawada, Yoko – The Last Children of Tokyo [2014]

Terry, Philip (ed.) – The Penguin Book of Oulipo [2019]

Toibin, Colm – The Blackwater Lightship [1999]

Tokarczuk, Olga – Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead [2009]

Tuchman, Barbara – A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century [1978]

Tunbridge, Laura – Beethoven: A Life in Nine Pieces [2020]

Turton, Stuart – The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle [2018]

V

Vance, J. D. – Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis [2016]

Vijay, Madhuri – The Far Field [2019]

Wainwright, Tom – Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel [2016]

Watts, Alan – The Way of Zen [1957]

Weatherford, Jack – Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World [2004] 

Webb, Stephen – If the Universe is Teeming with Aliens…Where is Everybody? [2015]

Wharton, Edith – The House of Mirth [1905]

Whitaker, Robert – Mad in America [2002]

Whitehead, Colson – The Nickel Boys [2019]

Whyte, David (ed.) – How Corrupt is Britain? [2015]

Wolitzer, Meg – The Interestings [2013] 

Yanagihara, Hanya – A Little Life [2015]

–//–//–//–//–// – The People in the Trees [2013]

Yokomizo, Seishi – The Honjin Murders [1973]

Yoshimura, Akira – Shipwrecks [1982]

Yoshino, Genzaburo – How Do You Live? [1937]

Z

Zadra, Antonio and Stickgold, Robert – When Brains Dream: Exploring The Science of Sleep [2021]

Zola, Emile – The Ladies’ Paradise [1883]

Zweig, Stefan – Letter from an Unknown Woman [1922]