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Reading List 

Title

Author

Country

Rating (/5)

61. People in the Summer Night

Frans Eemil Sillanpää

Finland

3.70

62. Steelwork

Gilbert Sorrentino

USA

3.95

63. The Eye of the Storm

Patrick White

Australia

4.65

64. After Dark

Haruki Murakami

Japan

4.10

65. As I Lay Dying

William Faulkner

USA

5.00

66. Lord Jim

Joseph Conrad

UK

4.90

67. Sweet Tooth

Ian McEwan

UK

4.20

68. Mulligan Stew

Gilbert Sorrentino

USA

4.00

69.Heart of Darkness / Youth

Joseph Conrad

UK

5.00/4.70

70. The Drinker

Hans Fallada

Germany

4.60

71. I’m Not Stiller

Max Frisch

Switzerland

4.40

72. Questions of Travel

Michelle de Kretser

Australia

4.25

73. Burial Rites

Hannah Kent

Australia

3.40

74. All Quiet on the Western Front

Erich Remarque

Germany

4.60

75.The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Richard Flanagan

Australia

3.80

76. The Son

Philipp Meyer

USA

4.50

77.Coming Through Slaughter

Michael Ondaatje

Canada

4.00

78.Billy Lynns’ Long Halftime Walk

Ben Fountain

USA

4.30

79.The Good Lord Bird

James McBride

USA

3.40

80.Chronicle of a Death Foretold

Gabriel García Marques

Colombia

5.00

81.The Temporary Gentleman

Sebastian Barry

Ireland

4.70

82.One Hundred Years of Solitude

Gabriel García Marques

Colombia

5.00

83.The Fan Man

William Kotzwinkle

USA

3.90

84. Love in the Time of the Cholera

Gabriel García Marques

Colombia

5.00

85. The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemingway

USA

4.90

86. The Luminaries

Eleanor Catton

New Zealand

4.90

87. My Brilliant Friend

Elena Ferrante 

 Italy

 4.50

88. The Search Warrant

Patrick Modiano

France

4.60

89. Red Sorghum

Mo Yan

China

 4.55

90. For Whom the Bell Tolls

Ernest Hemingway

USA

 4.95

91. Zig-Zag Through the Bitter Orange Trees

Ersi Sotiropoulos

Greece

 2.75

92. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

Karen Joy Fowler

USA

 4.00

93. All the Light We Cannot See

Anthony Doerr

USA

4.25

94. Who Killed Palomino Molero

Mario Vargas Llosa

Peru

5.00 

95. 1Q84

Haruki Murakami

Japan

4.50

96. A Universal History of Iniquity

Jorge Luis Borges

Argentina

5.00

97. Preparation for the Next Life

Atticus Lish

USA

4.55

98. The Old Gringo

Carlos Fuentes

Mexico

 4.50

99. In the Night of Time

Antonio Munoz Molina

Spain

 4.70

100. The Odyssey

Homer

Greece

5.00 

101. The Outsider

Albert Camus

France

 5.00

102. The Meursault Investigation

Kamel Daoud

Algeria

 4.90

103. The Blue Guitar

John Banville 

Ireland 

 4.50

104. Hadji Murad

Leo Tolstoy

Russia

 3.80

105. Above the Waterfall

Ron Rash

USA

 4.20

 106. A Brief History of Seven Killings

 Marlon James

 Jamaica

 4.90

107. I Saw Her That Night

Drago JanĨar

Slovenia

 4.30

108. The Dream of My Return

Horacio Castellanos Moya

El Salvador

4.20 

109. The Story of the Lost Child

Elena Ferrante

Italy

5.00 

110. Blood Brothers

Ernst Haffner

Germany

 3.40

111. Room

Emma Donoghue

Canada

 4.65

112. The Corrections

Jonathan Franzen

USA

3.90 

113. Dirt Road

James Kelman

Scotland

 3.80

114. Days Without End

Sebastian Barry

Ireland

 4.80

115. The Wonder

Emma Donoghue

Canada

4.65 

116. The Sellout

Paul Beatty

USA

4.90 

117. The Mayor of Casterbridge

Thomas Hardy

England

 5.00

118. The North Water

Ian McGuire

UK

 4.20

119. A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara

USA

 4.10

120. The Scarlet Letter

 Nathaniel Hawthorne

 USA

5.00

121. Moby Dick

Herman Melville

USA

5.00 

122. Reeds in the Wind

Grazia Deledda

Italy

 4.20

123. A School for Fools

Sasha Sokolov

Russia

 3.95

124. Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders

USA

 3.95

125. Exit West

Moshin Hamid

Pakistan

3.95 

126. Solar Bones

Mike McCormack

Ireland

4.50 

127. When We Were Orphans

Kazuo Ishiguro

UK

4.50 

128. The Quiet American

Graham Greene

UK

4.60 

129. His Bloody Project

Graeme Macrae Burnet

Scotland

4.50 

130. The Portrait of a Lady

Henry James

USA

5.00 

131. Mrs. Osmond

John Banville

Ireland

 4.50

132. The Erl-King

Michel Tournier

France