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Book Worm’s 2017 Bookshelf

  1. Jack Maggs Peter Carey (M, Aus)
  2. The One Memory of Flora Banks Emily Barr (F, Eng)
  3. The Monk Matthew Lewis (M, Jam)
  4. Five Quarters of the Orange Joanne Harris (F, Eng/Fra)
  5. What is not yours is not yours Helen Oyeyemi (F, Eng)
  6. Origin in Death J D Robb (F, USA)
  7. The Lion of Flanders Henry Conscience (M, Ned)
  8. Lye in Wait Cricket McRae (F, USA)
  9. Heartless Marissa Meyer (F, USA)
  10. Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carrol (M, Eng)
  11. Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carrol (M, Eng)
  12. The Hunting of the Snark Lewis Carrol (M, Eng)
  1. Wishful Drinking Carrie Fisher (F, USA)
  2. Dom Casmurro Machado de assis (M,Por)
  3. The Terranauts T C Boyle (M, USA)
  4. The Inheritance of Loss Kiran Desai (F, Ind)
  5. Isle of Dogs Patricia Cornwell (F, USA)
  6. Julius Daphne du Maurier (F, UK)
  7.  The Plumed Serpent D H Lawrence (M, Eng)


  1. The Devil’s Prayer Luke Gracias (M, Ind)
  2. Preparation for the Next Life Atticus Lish (M, USA)
  3. Invisible Man Ralph Ellison (M, USA)
  4. The Golden Ass Apuleius (M, Gre?)
  5. The Lonely Hearts Hotel Heather O’Neill (F, Can)
  6. The Idiot Fyodor Dostoyevsky (M, Rus)


  1. White Tears Hari Kunzru (M, Eng)
  2. Wild Swans Jung Change (F, Chi)
  3. The Evening Road Laird Hunt (M, Sing)
  4. Amerika Kafka (M, Cze)
  5. The Trial Kafka (M, Cze)
  6. My Name is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout (F, USA)
  7. Anything is Possible Elizabeth Strout (F,USA)


  1. The Perfect Stranger Megan Miranda (F,USA)
  2. 2001 A Space Odyssey Arthur C Clarke (M,Eng)
  3. One of us is Lying Karen M McManus (F,USA)
  4. Mirror, Shoulder, Signal Dorthe Nors (F, Den)
  5. Fever Dream Samanta Schweblin (F, Arg)
  6. Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace (M, USA)
  7. A Horse Walks Into a Bar David Grossman (M, Isr)
  8. They Story of O Pauline Reage (F, Fra)
  9. Waiting for the Barbarians J M Coetzee (M, SA)
  10. The Unseen Roy Jacobsen (M, Nor)
  11. Time’s Arrow Martin Amis (M, Eng)


  1. Judas Amos Oz (M, Isr)
  2. Compass Mathias Enard (M, Fra)
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale Margaret Atwood (F, Can)
  4. I-Robot Isaac Asimov (M, Rus)
  5. Birdsong Sebastian Faulks (M, Eng)
  6. Tales of the Dervishes Idries Shah (Male, Ind)


  1. Dangerous Liaisons Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (M, Fra)
  2. City of God E L Doctorow (M, USA)
  3. Last Seen Alice Claire Douglas (F,UK)
  4. The Burning Girl Claire Messud (F, USA)
  5. Hallucinating Foucault Patricia Duncker (F,UK)
  6. Crazy House James Patterson (M,USA)
  7. Ragtime E L Doctorow (M,USA)
  8. New Boy Tracy Chevalier (F,USA)
  9. The Marriage Pact Michelle Richmond (F,USA)


  1. Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders (M,USA)
  2. Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead (M,USA)
  3. Days Without End Sebastian Barry (M, IRE)
  4. History of Wolves Emily Fridlund (F, USA)
  5. Exit West Mohsin Hamid (M, PAK)
  6. Reservoir 13 Jon McGregor (M,UK)
  7. The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Arundhati Roy (F,IN)
  8. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Douglas Adams (M, ENG)
  9. Autumn Ali Smith (F, SCOT)


  1. Home Fire Kamila Shamsie (F, PAK)
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