Reading (and Read) List

Below is a list of books I’ve read. Some were read many years ago while others are more recent.

Fiction

  • Aldous Huxley – Brave New World
  • Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange
  • Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol
  • Cory Doctorow – Little Brother
  • Daniel Suarez – Freedom TM
  • Daphne Du Maurier – Jamaica Inn
  • E. Nesbit – The Railway Children
  • Eric Knight – Lassie Come Home
  • Frances Hodgson Burnett – The Secret Garden
  • George Orwell – Animal Farm
  • H.G. Wells – The Invisible Man
  • Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • J.B. Fletcher and Donald Bain – Gin and Daggers
  • J.B. Fletcher and Donald Bain – Manhattans and Murder
  • J.B. Fletcher and Donald Bain – Rum and Razors
  • J.B. Fletcher and Donald Bain – Brandy and Bullets
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Jack London – The Call of the Wild
  • Jack London – White Fang
  • John Buchan – The Thirty-Nine Steps
  • John Grisham – The Innocent Man
  • John Grisham – The Pelican Brief
  • John Grisham – Runaway Jury
  • John Steinbeck – Of Mice And Men
  • Joseph Conrad – Heart of Darkness
  • Jules Verne – 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
  • Kathryn Stockett – The Help
  • Max Brooks – The Zombie Survival Guide
  • Michael Crichton – Airframe
  • Michael Crichton – The Andromeda Strain
  • Michael Crichton – Jurassic Park
  • Michael Crichton – Next
  • Michael Crichton – Prey
  • Michael Crichton – Rising Sun
  • Michael Crichton – Sphere
  • Paul Auster – Leviathan
  • Ray Bradbury – Fahrenheit 451
  • Richard Herley – The Penal Colony
  • Robert Louis Stevenson – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • Robert Louis Stevenson – Treasure Island
  • Roderick Thorp – Die Hard
  • Rudyard Kipling – The Jungle Book
  • Stenislaw Lem – Solaris
  • Stephen Leather – The Bestseller
  • Tom Merritt – Citadel 32: A Tale of the Aggregate
  • William Golding – Lord of the Flies

Non-Fiction

  • Anonymous – The Secret Footballer
  • Ben Goldacre – Bad Science
  • Bill Bryson – A Short History of Everything
  • Brian Clegg – Inflight Science: A Guide to the World from your Airplane Window
  • Bryan Burrough – Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir
  • David Long – The Little Book of London
  • David McRaney – You Are Not So Smart
  • Phil Ball – White Storm
  • Peter Falk – One More Thing
  • Charlie Brooker – Screen Burn
  • Jessica Williams – 50 Facts that Should Change the World
  • Charlie Brooker – I Can Make You Hate
  • David Long – The Little Book of the London Underground
  • Jack Klugman – Tony and Me
  • Jeremy Clarkson – For Crying Out Loud
  • Jeremy Clarkson – How Hard Can It Be?
  • Jeremy Clarkson – Round The Bend
  • Jeremy Clarkson – The World According to Clarkson
  • Ken Auletta – Googled
  • Michael Moore – Downsize This!
  • Michael Moore and Kathleen Glynn – Adventures in a TV Nation
  • Paul Parsons – How to Destroy the Universe
  • Pierluigi Collina – The Rules of the Game
  • Richard Dawkins – The God Delusion
  • Richard Preston – The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story
  • Terry Ravenscroft – Stairlift to Heaven: Growing Old Disgracefully
  • Tony Rice – Do Whales Get the Bends?
  • William D. Compton and Charles D. Benson – Living and Working in Space: A History of Skylab

Short Stories

  • Ambrose Bierce – An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge
  • H.G. Wells – The Star
  • H.P. Lovecraft – The Call of Cthulu
  • Isaac Asimov – Bride and Saddle
  • Isaac Asimov – The Last Question
  • John Cheever – The Swimmer
  • Marshall Brain – Manna
  • Richard Stallman – The Right to Read
  • Voltaire – Micromégas

Books to Read

I have a number of books on my “to read” list.

  • George Orwell – 1984
  • Joseph Heller – Catch-22
  • Sid Lowe – Fear and Loathing in La Liga: Barcelona vs Real Madrid
  • Mark Haddon – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
  • Michael Crichton – Timeline
  • Daniel Suarez – Daemon
  • Andy Weir – The Martian
  • Jack Higgins – The Eagle Has Landed
  • Paula Hawkins – The Girl on the Train
  • Gillian Flynn – Gone Girl
  • John Green – The Fault in Our Stars
  • Jon Ronson – The Men Who Stare at Goats
  • Kim Stanley Robinson – Red Mars
  • Kim Stanley Robinson – Green Mars
  • Kim Stanley Robinson – Blue Mars
  • John Lanchester – Capital
  • Max Brooks – World War Z
  • Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw – Why Does E=mc2?: (And Why Should We Care?)
  • Alex Garland – The Beach
  • Jack London – White Fang
  • Philip Pullman – His Dark Materials Trilogy