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.


2018


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

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 - Jame 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 played 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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