2014
Kidnapped –Robert Louis Stevenson
The Testament of Gideon Mack –James Robertson
Wool –Huge Howey
Sand –Hugh Howey
Before She Met Me –Julian Barnes
Home Fires –Gene Wolfe
Strip Jack, The Black Book, Mortal Causes, Let It Bleed –Ian Rankin
England, England –Julian Barnes
Notes from a Big Country –Bill Bryson
Play It as It Lays –Joan Didion
Discovering Biblical Equality –Ronald W. Pierce and Rebecca Merrill Groothuis
The Changeling –Robin Jenkins
Knots & Crosses, Hide & Seek, Tooth & Nail –Ian Rankin
The Pride of Miss Jean Brodie –Muriel Spark
Lanark –Alasdair Gray
Foreign Lands –Janice Galloway
Julius Caesar –William Shakespeare
Just Duffy –Robin Jenkins
Divided City –Theresa Breslin
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince –J.K. Rowling
The Glass Menagerie –Tennessee Williams
The Machine Gunners –Robert Westall
Remembrance –Theresa Breslin
The Barbarian Nurseries –Hector Tobar
The Sunday Philosophy Club –Alexander McCall Smith

2013
The Distance between Us –Maggie O’Farrell
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows –J.K. Rowling
Magnus –George Mackay Brown
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox –Maggie O’Farrell
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit –Jeanette Winterson
Willie Hogg –Robin Jenkins
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings –Maya Angelou
Homicide –David Simon
The City & the City –China Miéville
Sunset Song –Lewis Grassic Gibbon
The Cone Gatherers –Robin Jenkins
The Trick is to Keep Breathing –Janice Galloway
Branded –Robert Swindells
The Pit –Reginald Maddock
Flour Babies –Anne Fine
Dear Nobody –Berlie Doherty
Naughts and Crosses –Malorie Blackman
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH –Robert C. O’Brien
Kensuke’s Kingdom –Michael Morpurgo
River Boy –Rim Bowler
Greek Myths –Geraldine McCaughrean
The Granny Project –Anne Fine
Matilda –Roald Dahl
Notes from a Small Island –Bill Bryson
Stone Cold –Robert Swindells
Arthur and George –Julian Barnes
Giving Up the Ghost –Hilary Mantel
The Chocolate War –Robert Cormier
Beyond the Chocolate War –Robert Cormier
Freedom –Jonathan Franzen
The Blind Assassin –Margaret Atwood
The Lazarus Project –Aleksandar Hemon
Drown –Junot Diaz
King Rat –China Miéville
Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster –Mike Davis
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man –John Perkins
2666 –Roberto Bolano
East of Eden –John Steinbeck
Midnight’s Children –Salman Rushdie
Tender is the Night –F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby –F. Scott Fitzgerald
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders –Daniyal Mueenuddin
Blue Like Jazz –Donald Miller
Bless Me Ultima –Rudolfo Anaya
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents –Julia Alverez
Bossypants –Tina Fey
The Other Wes Moore –Wes Moore
The Distance Between Us –Reyna Grande
Poems about Love –Robert Graves
Texts of Terror –Phyllis Trible
God and the Rhetoric of Sexuality –Phyllis Trible
Snow –Orhan Pamuk
The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man –James Joyce
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time –Mark Haddock
Memory in the Flesh –Ahlam Mosteghanemi
Caleb’s Crossing –Geraldine Brooks
The Fault in Our Stars –John Green
Bring Up the Bodies –Hilary Mantel
Akhenaten, Dweller in Truth –Naguib Mahfouz
God Believes in Love –Gene Robinson
When I was Puerto Rican –Esmeraldo Santiago
Pocho –Jose Antonio Villarreal

2012
Museum of Innocence –Orhan Pamuk
The Thief and the Dogs –Naguib Mahfouz
Morning and Evening Talk –Naguib Mahfouz
Karnak Cafe –Naguib Mahfouz
The Day the Leader Was Killed–Naguib Mahfouz
Khufu’s Wisdom –Naguib Mahfouz
Night –Elie Wiesel
Vertigo –W.G. Sebald
Steinbeck: A Life in Letters –ed. Elaine Steinbeck, Robert Wallsten
The Crucible –Arthur Miller
Macbeth –William Shakespeare
Alas, Babylon –Pat Frank
Anthem –Ayn Rand
Cannery Row –John Steinbeck
A Long Way Gone –Ishmael Beah
Sounder –William Armstrong
Maniac Magee –Jerry Spinelli
Beowulf –Anonymous
Things Fall Apart –Chinua Achebe
Cry, the Beloved Country –Alan Paton
Coriolanus –William Shakespeare
Phaedo –Plato
Southern California: An Island on the Land –Carey McWilliams
Wartime Presidents: Inaugural Address –Various
The Emigrants –W.G. Sebald
The Irregulars: Roald Dahl and the British Spy Ring in Wartime Washington –Jennet Conant
The Bible –Various
Waiting for the Barbarians –J.M. Coetzee
Ashes –Philip Levine
The Red Pony –John Steinbeck
The Pearl –John Steinbeck
Animal Farm –George Orwell
A Treatise on Civil Power –Geoffrey Hill
Two Views on Women & Ministry –Gundry, Beck, Blomberg
Finally Feminist –John Stackhouse
To Kill a Mockingbird –Harper Lee
Gender and Grace –Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man –James Joyce
The Supper of the Lamb: A Culinary Reflection –Robert Farrar Capon
Collected Poems –Thom Gunn
The Eternal Husband and other stories –Fyodor Dostoevsky
The State of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence –Martin Meredith

2011
Collected Stories –Roald Dahl
Dracula –Bram Stoker
Last Evenings on Earth –Roberto Bolano
THE NEW YORKER (Sept-Dec 2011)
Endurance –Alfred Lansing
Poems –Elizabeth Bishop
Busman’s Honeymoon –Dorothy Sayers
Swallows and Amazons –Arthur Ransome
Complete Poems –Marianne Moore
Scandal –Shusaku Endō
Selected Poems –W.H. Auden
The Warrior Woman: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghost –Maxine Hong Kingston
A Visit from the Goon Squad –Jennifer Egan
I, Robot –Isaac Asimov
Farenheit 451 –Ray Bradbury
Big Mouth and Ugly Girl –Joyce Carol Oates
Tinkers –Paul Harding
A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich –Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
A Time of Gifts –Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Shadow of Sirius –W.S. Merwin
Habakkuk
Laches –Plato
Prose –Elizabeth Bishop (ed. Lloyd Schwartz)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao –Junot Diaz
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows –J.K. Rowling
Wolf Hall –Hilary Mantel
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince –J.K Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix –J.K Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire –J.K Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban –J.K Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets –J.K Rowling
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone –J.K Rowling
The Sea –John Banville
The Namesake –Jhumpa Lahiri
Interpreter of Maladies –Jhumpa Lahiri
Middlesex –Jeffrey Eugenides
Dreams from my Father –Barack Obama
1984 –George Orwell
The Notebook –Nicholas Sparks
All the Pretty Horses –Cormac McCarthy
Romiette and Julio –Sharon Draper
Their Eyes Were Watching God –Zora Neal Hurston
Hard Love –Ellen Wittlinger
Like Water for Chocolate –Laura Esquivel
The Reader –Bernard Shlink
The Infinities –John Banville
Cross Channel –Julian Barnes
The Ends of Our Tethers: 13 Sorry Stories –Alasdair Gray
Walks with Men –Ann Beattie
Stories: All New Tales –Edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio
The Diary of a Bad Year –J.M. Coetzee
White Noise –Don DeLillo
Waiting for the Barbarians –J.M. Coetzee
The Ghost Writer –Philip Roth
Esther’s Inheritance –Márai Sándor
Gregor the Overlander –Suzanne Collins
Looking into Classrooms –Thomas Good
Alberic the Wise –Norton Juster

2010
The Amber Spyglass –Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife –Philip Pullman
I Saw Ramallah –Mourid Barghouti
Inkheart –Funke
Mockingjay –Suzanne Collins
The Ranger’s Apprentice: The Ruins of Gorlan –John Flanagan
The Golden Compass –Philip Pullman
M is for Magic –Neil Gaiman
Peter and Starcatchers –Dave Berry, Ridley Pearson
Catching Fire –Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games –Suzanne Collins
Nathan Coulter –Wendell Berry
The Exceptional Child and Youth –Nancy Hunt
Transformative Classroom Management –John Shindler
The Art and Science of Teaching –Malzano
The Lord of the Rings –J.R.R. Tolkien
In Dubious Battle –John Steinbeck
The Essential Muir –ed. Fred White
The Pastures of Heaven –John Steinbeck
The Loved One –Evelyn Waugh
A Cup of Gold –John Steinbeck
Tortilla Flat –John Steinbeck
Cannery Row –John Steinbeck
A Cool Million & The Dream Life of Balso Snell –Nathanael West
Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust –Nathanael West
Ramona –Helen Hunt Jackson
California Poetry –ed. Dana Gioia
East of Eden –John Steinbeck
Martin Eden –Jack London
Visions from San Francisco Bay –Czeslaw Milosz
Manalive –G.K. Chesterton
One Hundred Years of Solitude –Gabriel García Márquez
The Passion According to G.H. –Clarice Lispector
The Labyrinth of Solitude: Life and Thought in Mexico –Octavio Paz
Nazi Literature in the Americas –Roberto Bolano
Sunstone –Octavio Paz
By Night in Chile –Roberto Bolano
The Skating Rink –Roberto Bolano
Last Evenings on Earth –Roberto Bolano
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair –Pablo Neruda
Hopscotch –Julio Cortazar
Amulet –Roberto Bolano
Distant Star –Roberto Bolano
Ficciones –Jorge Luis Borges
The Power and the Glory –Graham Greene
El Presidente –Miguel Ángel Asturias
Martin Fierro –José Hernández
2666 — Roberto Bolano
War of the Worlds — H.G. Wells
The Savage Detectives — Roberto Bolano
On Beauty — Zadie Smith
The Autograph Man — Zadie Smith
I am the Clay –Chaim Potok
Wanderings: History of the Jews –Chaim Potok
In the Beginning –Chaim Potok
Davita’s Harp –Chaim Potok
Zebra and Other Stories –Chaim Potok
The Tree of Now –Chaim Potok
The Book of Lights –Chaim Potok
Holes –Louis Sachar
The Yearling — Rawling
The Dairy of a Young Girl — Anne Frank
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief — Rick Riordan
Farewell to Manzanar — Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Lost in the Cosmos: The Last Self-Help Book — Walker Percy
The Second Coming — Walker Percy
Lancelot –Walker Percy
Love in the Ruins: The Story of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World –Walker Percy
The Last Gentleman –Walker Percy
The Moviegoer –Walker Percy
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close –Jonathan Safran Foer
Everything Is Illuminated –Jonathan Safran Foer
Exiles –James Joyce
The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man –James Joyce

2009
To Kill a Mockingbird –Harper Lee
Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds –Pollock and Van Reken
What is a Family? –Edith Shaffer
Wise Blood — Flannery O’Connor
Home — Marilynne Robinson
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer — Mark Twain
The Perfect Wedding: The Selling of the American Wedding — Rebecca Mead
The Indian in the Cupboard — Lynne Reid
The Elements of Style –Strunk and White
Around the World in Eighty Days –Jules Verne
Ender’s Game –Orson Scott Card
Neuromancer –William Gibson
The Left Hand of Darkness –Ursula LeGuin
Collected Poems –Theodore Roethke
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? –Philip K. Dick
Matilda –Roald Dahl
The Egypt Game –Zilpha Synder
Dune –Frank Herbert
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress –Robert Heinlein
Life of Samuel Johnson –Boswell
Stranger in a Strange Land –Robert Heinlein
A Canticle for Leibowitz — Walter M. Miller Jr.
The Idiot –Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Thanatos Syndrome –Walker Percy
The Road –Cormac McCarthy
The Truth –Terry Pratchett
The Baron in the Trees –Italo Calvino
I, Robot –Isaac Asimov
Foundation –Isaac Asimov
The Count of Monte Cristo –Alexander Dumas
Farenheit 451 –Ray Bradbury
War of the Worlds –H.G. Wells

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