Reading list...


Stuff I've been reading recently (most recent at the top). For those of you who might be interested... Similar info on my GoodReads Author account






2019

Acceptance (Southern Reach #3) – Jeff VanderMeer
Authority (Southern Reach #2) – Jeff VanderMeer
The Time Machine – H.G. Wells
Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) – Jeff VanderMeer
Air – Geoff Ryman
The Woodlanders – Thomas Hardy
The Invisible Man – H. G. Wells
American Gods – Neil Gaiman
The Island of Dr Moreau – H. G. Wells
The Monarch of the Glen – Neil Gaiman
Wuthering Heights – Emily BrontĂ«
Neverwhere (London Below #1) – Neil Gaiman
Shadow Captain (Revenger #2) – Alastair Reynolds
The Dark Tourist – Dom Joly
Revenger (Revenger #1) – Alastair Reynolds (re-read)
The Cure: A Perfect Dream – Ian Gittins
Oliver Twist – Charles Dickens
The Pool of Fire (The Tripods #3) – John Christopher
Heroes: Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures – Stephen Fry
The City of Gold and Lead (The Tripods #2) – John Christopher
The White Mountains (The Tripods #1) – John Christopher
The Fire Gospel – Michael Faber
A Darkling Plain (Mortal Engines Quartet, #4) – Philip Reeve
Infernal Devices (Mortal Engines Quartet, #3) – Philip Reeve


2018

Predator’s Gold (Mortal Engines Quartet, #2) – Philip Reeve
Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines Quartet, #1) – Philip Reeve
Revival – Stephen King
Killing Commendatore – Haruki Murakami
Planetfall (Planetfall #1) – Emma Newman
Juliet, Naked – Nick Hornby
So, Anyway… - John Cleese
The Prince in Waiting – John Christopher
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography – Eric Idle
Ordinary Thunderstorms – William Boyd
Travelling to Work: Diaries 1988-1998 – Michael Palin
The Delighted (Feral Space #2) – James Worrad
The Scalpel (Feral Space #1) – James Worrad
The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead
The Children Act – Ian McEwan (re-read)
An Artist of the Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro
The White Hotel – D.M. Thomas
Dreams Before the Start of Time – Anne Charnock
Embers of War – Gareth L. Powell
Galapagos – Kurt Vonnegut
Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies – Nick Frost
When We Were Orphans – Kazuo Ishiguro
Cat’s Eye – Margaret Atwood
Dragonflight – Anne McCaffrey
Mythos: the Greek myths retold – Stephen Fry
A Single Man – Christopehr Isherwood
Whatever Happened To Margo? - Margaret Durrell
The Thing Itself - Adam Roberts
Sapiens: A brief History of Humankind - Yuval Noah Harari
Hospital Station - James White
The Shrinking Man - Richard Matheson
A World Of My Own: A Dream Diary - Graham Greene
Finders Keepers - Stephen King
The Body Library - Jeff Noon
Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds (re-read)
Nerd Do Well - Simon Pegg (abridged audiobook version)
The Travelling Cat Chronicles - Hiro Arikawa
Norse Mythology - Neil Gaiman
Prater Violet - Christopher Isherwood
The Fifth Wave - Rick Yancey
The Apple: New Crimson Petal Stories - Michel Faber
The Crimson Petal and the White - Michel Faber
Back Story - David Mitchell
How Not To Be A Boy - Robert Webb
Tuf Voyaging - George R. R. Martin
Asterix and the Chariot Race - Jean-Yves Ferri


2017

The Buried Giant - Kazuo Ishiguro
Farewell Summer - Ray Bradbury
Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division - Peter Hook
Shattermoon - Dominic Dulley
Contagion - Robin Cook
Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence - Michael Marshall Smith
Doctor Zhivago - Boris Pasternak
Monsters and Medics - James White
Confluence - Paul McAuley (re-read)
The Wind From Nowhere - J. G. Ballard
Rushing To Paradise - J. G. Ballard
Frankenstein - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
The Martian Chronicles - Ray Bradbury
The Machineries of Joy - Ray Bradbury
The Power and the glory - Graham Greene
My Uncle Oswald - Roald Dahl
Moonfleet - John Meade Falkner
To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee
Central Station - Lavie Tidhar
Dandelion Wine - Ray Bradbury
Men Without Women - Haruki Murakami
Their Finest - Lissa Evans
Morning Journey - James Hilton
The House of Shattered Wings - Aliette de Bodard
Nutshell - Ian McEwan
The Temple Of The Golden Pavilion - Yukio Mishima
The Festival of Insignificance - Milan Kundera
The Quiet American - Graham Greene
Netherspace - Andrew Lane / Nigel Foster
Time and Time Again - James Hilton
Memory of Water - Emmi Itaranra
At the Loch of the Green Corrie - Andrew Grieg
The Fetch - Gregory Leadbetter
Breakfast of Champions - Kurt Vonnegut
Goodbye To Berlin - Christopher Isherwood
God Bless You Mr Rosewater - Kurt Vonnegut
So Well Remembered - James Hilton


2016

Dark Sister - Graham Joyce
Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Exchange - Graham Joyce
Revenger - Alastair Reynolds
The Devil's Ladder - Graham Joyce
Travels With My Aunt - Graham Greene
Roadside Picnic - Arkady Strugatsky
Children of Time - Adrian Tchaikovsky
The End of the Affair - Graham Greene
The History of Mr Polly - H. G. Wells
Titanborn - Rhett C. Bruno
Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys - Lol Tolhurst
Cogheart - Peter Bunzl
Hello America - J. G. Ballard
The Meadows of the Moon - James Hilton
Europe in Autumn (Fractured Europe Sequence) - Dave Hutchinson
Smoke and Blue in the Face: Two Films - Paul Auster
The Passionate Year - James Hilton
Slaughterhouse-Five - Kurt Vonnegut
The Torrents of Spring - Ernest Hemingway
This Census Taker - China Mieville
Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
Some Kind of Fairytale - Graham Joyce
Knight Without Armour - James Hilton
Into Everywhere - Paul McAuley
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert Heinlein
The Sirens of Titan - Kurt Vonnegut
To Have And Have Not - Ernest Hemingway
The Story of Dr Wassell - James Hilton
The Year Of The Ladybird - Graham Joyce
We Are Not Alone - James Hilton
The Noise of Time - Julian Barnes
Asterix and the Missing Scroll - Jean-Yves Ferri
The Last Word - Hanif Kureishi
Was It Murder? - James Hilton
Vermilion Sands - J. G. Ballard
Bowie In Berlin: A New Career In A New Town - Thomas Jerome Seabrook
The Man In The Picture - Susan Hill
Cat's Cradle - Kurt Vonnegut
The Deeds of Dr Deadcert - Joan Fleming
Interzone #262
The Third Man and The Fallen Idol - Graham Greene
Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Alan Dean Foster
Goodbye My Chips - James Hilton
Random Harvest - James Hilton
And Now Goodbye - James Hilton
To You, Mr Chips - James Hilton


2015

Lost Horizon - James Hilton
Slow Bullets - Alastair Reynolds
Star Wars - Will Brooker
The Strange Library - Haruki Murakami
The Variable Man - Philip K Dick
Charlotte Sometimes - Penelope Farmer
Funny Girl - Nick Hornby
Interzone #261
The Master And Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov
The Visitors Book - Sophie Hannah
Slade House - David Mitchell
The Girl With All The Gifts - M.R.Carey
Interzone #260
Post Mortem - Patricia Cornwell
The Book of Strange New Things - Michel Faber
Heechee Rendezvous - Frederick Pohl
Beyond The Blue Event Horizon - Frederick Pohl
Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
Crashing Heaven - Al Robertson
The Dramaturges of Yan - John Brunner
Walking Away - Simon Armitage
Five Star Billionaire - Tash Aw
Interzone #257
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson
Interzone #258
The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps - Michel Faber
The Magic Goes Away - Larry Niven
Lion Heart - Justin Cartwright
The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell
Something Wicked This Way Comes - Ray Bradbury
Don't Point That Thing At Me - Kyril Bonfiglioli
Something Coming Through - Paul McAuley
The Stochastic Man - Robert Silverberg
Raw Spirit - Iain Banks
The Guest Cat - Takashi Hiraide
BĂȘte - Adam Roberts
The Children Act - Ian McEwan
A Study In Scarlet - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Fleshmarket Close - Ian Rankin


2014

A Question of Blood - Ian Rankin
In Search of a Distant Voice - Taichi Yamada (tr. Michael Emmerich)
The Loom of Youth - Alec Waugh
The Trial - Franz Kafka (tr. Mike Mitchell)
Albedo One #45
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pligrimage - Haruki Murakami (tr. Philip Gabriel)
Chapter and Verse - Bernard Sumner
Empty Space: A Haunting (Kefahuchi Tract Trilogy Book 3) - M. John Harrison
Milford 2014 submissions
Nova Swing (Kefahuchi Tract Trilogy Book 2) - M. John Harrison
Light (Kefahuchi Tract Trilogy Book 1) - M. John Harrison
Interzone #253
Pietr the Latvian: Inspector Maigret #1 - Georges Simenon
Ancillary Justice - Ann Leckie
Resurrection Men - Ian Rankin
Albedo One #44
Interzone #252
The Fifth Head of Cerberus - Gene Wolfe
The Concrete Island - J. G. Ballard
In Other Worlds: SF and the Imagination - Margaret Atwood
The Double - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Evening's Empires - Paul McAuley
Interzone #248
Interzone #247
Interzone #251
The Mindful Manifesto - Dr Jonty Heaversedge & Ed Halliwell
Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky
On The Steel Breeze - Alastair Reynolds
The Falls - Ian Rankin
Set In Darkness - Ian Rankin
The Bleak Hotel - D. M. Thomas
Memories & Hallucinations - D. M. Thomas
The Ship Who Sang - Anne McCaffrey
The Castle - Franz Kafka
Strange News From Another Star - Herman Hesse
The Changeling - A. E. Van Vogt
The Flame Alphabet - Ben Marcus
Interzone #250
Adam Robots - Adam Roberts
Winter Journal - Paul Auster
Sweet Tooth - Ian McEwan
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running - Haruki Murakami
Pinball, 1973 - Haruki Murakami
Hear The Wind Sing - Haruki Murakami


2013

In the Mouth of the Whale - Paul McAuley
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - Susanna Clarke
The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt
Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman - Haruki Murakami
Interzone #249
A Dance with Dragons: After the Feast - George R R Martin
A Dance with Dragons: Dreams and Dust - George R R Martin
A Feast for Crows - George R R Martin
A Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes
On Chesil Beach - Ian McEwan
Artemis Fowl - Eoin Colfer
A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold - George R R Martin
Dark Eden - Chris Beckett
Interzone #246
The Quarry - Iain Banks
A Storm of Swords: Steel and Snow - George R R Martin
A Clash of Kings - George R R Martin
Essays In Love - Alain De Botton
Interzone #245
Thank you for the days - Mark Radcliffe
A Game of Thrones – George R R Martin
The Demolished Man – Alfred Bester
The Drowned Cities - Paulo Bacigalupi
Ship Breaker - Paulo Bacigalupi
Dead Souls – Ian Rankin
Any Human Heart – William Boyd
Hothouse – Brian Aldiss
Interzone #244
The Hanging Garden – Ian Rankin


2012

A Glass Of Shadow – Liz Williams
Black & Blue – Ian Rankin
Amrita – Banana Yashimoto
Deathworld – Harry Harrison
The Girl Who Glayed With Fire – Stieg Larsson
The Hydrogen Sonata – Iain M Banks
Jack Glass – Adam Roberts
Dolphin Island – Arthur C Clarke
I haven’t dreamed of flying in a while – Taichi Yamada
Do androids dream of electric sheep? – Philip K Dick
Les Enfants Terribles – Jean Cocteau
Interzone #241
Interzone #240
The Inverted World – Christopher Priest
The Testament of Jessie Lamb – Jane Rogers
Railsea – China Mieville
Blue Remembered Earth – Alastair Reynolds
Titus Awakes – Maeve Gilmore
Strangers – Taichi Yamada
Mockingjay – Susanne Collins
Catching Fire – Susanne Collins
The Hunger Games – Susanne Collins
Lasting Damage – Sophie Hannah
Stonemouth – Iain Banks
Twilight – Stephanie Meyer
Interzone #239
On Writing – Stephen King
1Q84 book three – Haruki Murakami
1Q84 books one & two – Haruki Murakami
Gradisil – Adam Roberts
Love In The Time Of Cholera – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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