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The following is a list of the books that we have read since this bookgroup's inception. The star-rating indicates what we thought of them - five being outstanding. We highly recommend the titles printed in orange - click on them to read a full review. Click on the other titles in purple to read reviews from amazon.co.uk

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Nina de la Mer
Gina McKinnon
Ilex
Linn Ullman
Picador
Suzanne Berne
Penguin
Jay Mandal
Bewrite Books
Lorrie Moore
Faber
Charlotte Greig
Kamila Shamsie
Bloomsbury
Ernest J. Gaines
Kate Pullinger
Patrick Gale
Fourth Estate
Scott Spencer
Harper Perennial
Rosie Dastgir
Quercus
Andrew Taylor
Penguin
Jane Smiley
Harper Press
Khaled Hosseini
Bloomsbury
Yiyun Li
Harper Perennial
Nevil Shute
House of Stratus Ltd
Elizabeth Taylor
Virago
Anthony Doerr
4th Estate
Jane Feaver
Harvill
Kathrine Kressman Taylor
Ake
Wole Soyinka
Vintage
Hannah Vincent
Margaret Atwood
Bloomsbury
Douglas Coupland
Flamingo
Tod Wodicka
Vintage
Lisa Moore
Virago
Charlotte Mendelson
Hans Fallada
Penguin Classic
Elizabeth Hay
Jules Hardy
Pocket Books
Philip Roth
Vintage
Ian McEwan
Vintage
Oliver Sacks
Picador
Pamela Hansford Johnson
Oxford Paperbacks
Jane Feaver
Corsair
Elizabeth Taylor
Virago
Frank McCourt
Flamingo
Indra Sinha
Simon and Schuster
Meera Syal
Flamingo
Kate Clanchy
Picador
William Boyd
Penguin
William Boyd
Penguin
Julian Barnes
Vintage
Alison Wong
Picador
Sergios Gakas
Jamie O' Neill
Scribner
Ian McEwan
Vintage
Anne Tyler
Vintage
Agnes Owens
Bloomsbury
Robert Lewis
Yann Martel
Sean Borodale
Jonathan Cape
Waguih Ghali
Kate Atkinson
Black Swan
Jim Crace
Penguin
Ann Patchett
Fourth Estate
Chris Womersley
Quercus
Hilary Mantel
Harper Perennial
Louis de Bernières
4th Estate
Sebastian Faulks
Vintage
Caitlin Davies
Pocket Books
Amanda Smyth
Serpents Tail
Attica Locke
Edward Hogan
Pocket Books
Elizabeth Taylor
Virago
Jose Saramago
Vintage
Lian Hearn
Quercus
Danny King
Maile Meloy
Tim Winton
Picador
Anne Tyler
Vintage
Graham Greene
Penguin
Hilary Mantel
Fourth Estate
Philippe Claudel
Quercus
Colm Toibin
Penguin
Hannah Kent
Picador
Kamila Shamsie
Bloomsbury
Sonya Hartnett
Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Jennifer Worth
4th Estate
Sylvia Murphy
S A Greenland
Louis de Bernières
Vintage
M. J. Hyland
Dorothy Baker
New York Review of Books
Pawel Huelle
Margaret Atwood
Virago
Shani Mootoo
Bewrite Books
Jonathan Trigell
Roy Jacobsen
Jean-Claude Izzo
Marilyn Heward Mills
Sphere
David Mitchell
Sceptre
Tim Winton
Penguin
Rawi Hage
Hamish Hamilton
Charles Frazier
Sceptre
Albert Sanchez Pinol
Joanna Kavenna
Quercus
Helen Simpson
Jonathan Cape
Tom Franklin
Macmillan
Julia Crouch
Peter Ackroyd
Minerva
Haruki Murakami
Harvill
Inga Clendinnen
Michèle Roberts
Virago
Peter James
Pan
Richard Gwyn
David Vann
Tim Winton
Picador
Helen Zahavi
Flamingo
Naomi Alderman
Penguin
C J Sansom
Pan
Rebecca Wells
Pan
David Guterson
Bloomsbury
Jean Teule
Lynne Truss
Profile Books
Paul Stewart and Chr Riddell
Corgi Childrens
Ray Robinson
Picador
Oscar Hijuelos
Bloomsbury
Matthew Kneale
Penguin
Paul Harding
Heinemann
Murray Bail
Harvill
Carrie Tiffany
Pan
Jonathan Safran Foer
Penguin
Tim Winton
Picador
Ray Bradbury
Voyager
J. Robert Lennon
Penelope Lively
Penguin
Rohinton Mistry
Faber & Faber
Alison Pick
Nancy Huston
Gabriel Chevalier
Lisa Moore
Chatto and Windus
Alison MacLeod
Penguin
Sarah Waters
Virago
Anita Desai
Vintage
David Nwokedi
Jonathan Cape
Kathy Lette
Picador
Ethan Canin
Bloomsbury
Shalom Auslander
Picador
Peter Ackroyd
Macmillan
Louise Erdich
Harper Perennial
Anne Michaels
Bloomsbury
Marilynne Robinson
Virago
Tracy Chevalier
Harper Collins
Isabel Ashdown
Penguin
Castle Freeman
Duckworth Overlook
Ross Raisin
Penguin
Laurie Graham
Harper Perennial
Evelio Rosero
Conor Patrick
The London Magazine
Richard Flanagan
Picador
Bernard MacLaverty
Vintage
Nicole Krauss
Lucy Wadham
Faber
Terry Pratchett
Corgi
Dave Boling
Picador
Helen Macdonald
Vintage
Roopa Farooki
Macmillan
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
4th Estate
Patricia Duncker
Tiffany Murray
4th Estate
Jim Crace
Picador
Michael Frayn
Faber & Faber
George Monbiot
Penguin
Jon Kalman Steffansson
Quercus
Yasutaka Tsutsui
Russell Hoban
Bloomsbury
Jeremy Reed
Marilynne Robinson
Virago
Shalom Auslander
Picador
Marilynne Robinson
Faber & Faber
Helen Dunmore
Penguin
Meg Rosoff
Puffin
Stephen Amidon
Penguin
Sebastian Faulks
Vintage
Knut Hamsun
Dodie Smith
Virago
Martine McDonagh
Milan Kundera
Faber & Faber
Elizabeth Taylor
Virago
Sarah Ladipo Manyika
Hisham Matar
Penguin
Per Petterson
Vintage
Halldor Laxness
Harvill
Andrew Miller
Sceptre
Sue Eckstein
Elizabeth Haynes
Allegra Goodman
Ed Siegle
Joseph Connolly
Faber & Faber
Toni Morrison
Vintage
A.L. Barker
Vintage
Gerard Donovan
Faber & Faber
Candi Miller
Frances Wheen
Fourth Estate
James Kelman
Penguin
Joyce Maynard
Harper Collins
Tim Winton
Picador
Carol Shields
Fourth Estate
Elizabeth Hay
Quercus
Nina de la Mer
Alain Fournier
Penguin Classic
Karen Barratt
Jean Cocteau
Vintage
Brett Easton Ellis
Picador
Pat Barker
Penguin
Marilynne Robinson
Virago
Marghanita Laski
Anna Richardson
Picador
Chiew-Siah Tei
Picador
lyndall Gordon
Virago
Julia Widdows
Transworld Publishers
Alexander Ikonnikov
Serpents Tail
Martin Amis
Vintage
A.L. Kennedy
Bloomsbury
Jaimy Gordon
Quercus
Kathryn Simmonds
Aleksandar Hemon
Picador
William Trevor
Penguin
Hanif Kureshi
Faber & Faber
Ray Kluun
Pan
Jane Feaver
Vintage
Heather O'Neill
Quercus
Helen Simonson
Bloomsbury
Beryl Bainbridge
Abacus
Carrie Tiffany
Picador
Kate Clanchy
Picador
Ferenc Karinthy
Frances Kay
Picador
Jeffrey Eugenides
Bloomsbury
Chris Bohjalian
Vintage
Rula Jebreal
Peter Høeg
Harvill
Lloyd Jones
John Murray
Deirdre Madden
Faber & Faber
Jean Teule
Moo
Jane Smiley
Flamingo
Paul Auster
Faber & Faber
Susan Abulhawa
Bloomsbury
Alan Warner
Vintage
Oscar Hijuelos
Bloomsbury
Susan Hill
Vintage
Rose Tremain
Vintage
Will Self
Penguin
Sally Morgan
Virago
Bethan Roberts
Vintage
Louise Welsh
Richard Wright
Vintage
Philip Roth
Vintage
Joseph O'Neill
Harper Perennial
William Gibson
Voyager
Kazuo Ishiguro
Faber & Faber
David Gaffney
Les Murray
Chris Paling
Vintage
Elizabeth McCracken
Vintage
Cormac McCarthy
Picador
Guillermo Orsi
Quercus
Anne Tyler
Chatto and Windus
Zoe Heller
Penguin
Gerard Woodward
Picador
Eli Gottlieb
Zoe Wicomb
The New Press
Jane Gardam
Chatto and Windus
Zadie Smith
Penguin
Ian McEwan
Jonathan Cape
David Nicholls
Susanna Moore
Penguin
Margaret Atwood
Bloomsbury
Gilda O' Neill
Penguin
Rosalind Coward
Faber & Faber
Mark Piggott
Legend Press
Per Petterson
Vintage
Andrew Miller
Sceptre
Lesley Glaister
Bloomsbury
Malika Booker
Patricia Ferguson
Solidus
Marjane Satrapi
Jonathan Cape
Stephen Kelman
Bloomsbury
Annie Dillard
Harper Perennial
Alan Garganus
Faber & Faber
Alastair Gray
Penguin
Vanora Bennett
Harper Collins
Andre Brink
Vintage
Mary Webb
Virago
Jane Smiley
Faber & Faber
Barbara Kingsolver
Faber & Faber
Valerie Martin
Abacus
Andrew Miller
Sceptre
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Harper Perennial
Jim Crace
Penguin
Barbara Pym
Flamingo
Seamus Deane
Vintage
Azar Nafisi
Harper Collins
Jackie Kay
Picador
Pat Barker
Penguin
Anne Peile
William Boyd
Bloomsbury
Rose Tremain
Sceptre
Russell Hoban
Bloomsbury
Jon Bauer
Simon Lelic
Picador
Jeremy Page
Penguin
Candi Miller
Legend Press
Robert Edric
Doubleday
Ian McEwan
Jonathan Cape
Neil Griffiths
Penguin
Philip Hensher
4th Estate
Ellen Feldman
Picador
Amitav Ghosh
John Murray
Laila Lalami
John O'Donoghue
John Murray
Peter Thompson
Fred Vargas
Harvill
Edward Docx
Picador
Ron Rash
Rupert Smith
Serpents Tail
Barbara Trapido
Bloomsbury
Lily Dunn
Kwame Dawes
Lydia Netzer
Simon and Schuster
Bich Minh Nguyen
Penguin
Kathleen Jamie
Six
Jim Crace
Picador
Chris Bohjalian
Pocket Books
Neil Bartlett
Serpents Tail
Andrea Levy
Review
Alan Bennett
Conrad Jones
AuthorHouse
Diran Adebayo
Abacus
Dorothy Whipple
Peter Manseau
Simon and Schuster
Deborah Lawrenson
Arrow Books
Pat Conway
Corvus
Winifred Holtby
Virago
Anna Funder
Granta Books
Emily St John Mandel
Picador
Niccolo Ammaniti
Carolyn Wall
Quercus
Deborah Levy
Faber
Alex Morgan
Hookline Books
George Saunders
Bloomsbury
Benito Perez Galdos
Everyman
John McGahern
Faber & Faber
Ali Smith
Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Edith Wharton
Penguin Classic
Chad Harbach
Fourth Estate
Tony Saint
Maria Angels Anglada
Corsair
Russell Hoban
Bloomsbury
Zoe Heller
Fig Tree
Fatou Diome
Rona Jaffe
Penguin Classic
Helen Dunmore
Fig Tree
Anita Amirrezvani
Review
Marjolijn Februari
Quercus
Will Self
Penguin
Elle Newmark
Flamingo
Markus Zusak
Black Swan
Claudie Gallay
Junot Diaz
Faber
Jacob Polley
Picador
John Fante
Milton Hartoum
Bloomsbury
Louise Welsh
Roy Jacobsen
John Murray
Sarah Hall
Faber
A S Byatt
Vintage
Linda Grant
Virago
Sue Eckstein
Jeremy Page
Rose Tremain
Vintage
Truman Capote
Penguin
Olga Grushin
Suzannah Dunn
Harper Press
Jonathan Franzen
4th Estate
Niccolo Ammaniti
Mark Haddon
David Fickling Books
Louise Welsh
Harvill
Kalinda Ashton
Mari Strachan
Liam Browne
Bloomsbury
Claire Messud
Picador
Michael Ondaatje
Picador
Helen Slavin
Pocket Books
Ben Okri
Vintage
Doris Lessing
Flamingo
Anuradha Roy
Suzanne Berne
Penguin
Tan Twan Eng
Myrmidon Books Ltd
Colin Channer
Naomi Wood
Picador
Donna Tartt
Abacus
Marion Husband
Sue Miller
Perennial
Bethan Roberts
Noam Shpancer
Abacus
Courttia Newland
Shirley Hazzard
Virago
Mary Ann Shaffer
Bloomsbury
Margaret Atwood
Vintage
Edmund de Waal
Vintage
Colin Harrison
Bloomsbury
Kathryn Stockett
Penguin
Nicole Krauss
Penguin
André Dubus
Vintage
Matt Haig
Julia Leigh
Faber & Faber
Scott Phillips
Picador
Tarjei Vesaas
Kate Grenville
Picador
Rebecca Skloot
Macmillan
Kiran Desai
Penguin
Ian McEwan
Vintage
Jed Rubenfeld
Julie Orringer
Penguin
Karen Joy Fowler
Penguin
Elly Griffiths
Quercus
Amy Tan
Vintage
Buchi Emecheta
Heinemann
Khaled Hosseini
Bloomsbury
Helen Dunmore
Kate Grenville
Charlotte Rogan
Virago
Graham Swift
Penguin
Alan Hollinghurst
Picador
A S Byatt
Vintage
Sarah Waters
Virago
Marge Piercy
Penguin
Eva Rice
Susan Fromberg Schaffer
Penguin
Jane Gardam
Chatto and Windus
Christina Stead
Picador
Ahdaf Soueif
Bloomsbury
Roberto Callasso
Vintage
Robert Louis Stevenson
Penguin
Emma Darwin
Carson McCullers
Mariner Books
Carl-Johan Vallgren
Annie Freud
Picador
Bi Feiyu
Russell Hoban
Bloomsbury
Davis Grubb
Simon and Schuster
Sarah Waters
Virago
Richard Francis
Pascal Garnier
Sarah Waters
Virago
Margaret Atwood
James Meek
HRF Keating
Penguin
Ann Weisgarber
Pan
Jim Crace
Picador
Philip Roth
Jonathan Cape
Barbara Kingsolver
Faber & Faber
Bethan Roberts
Ann Weisgarber
Justin Cartwright
Bloomsbury
Suzannah Dunn
Perennial
Graham Greene
Vintage
F M Mayor
Virago
Mark Haddon
Vintage
Mohsin Hamid
Penguin
Magnus Mills
Flamingo
Cormac McCarthy
Picador
Rose Tremain
Vintage
Margaret Atwood
Virago
Anne Rouse
Bloodaxe
John Banville
Picador
Margaret Drabble
Penguin
Donna Tartt
Penguin
Kate Grenville
Sebastian Barry
Faber & Faber
Dalia Sofer
Picador
E Annie Proulx
Fourth Estate
Nathan Filer
The Borough Press
Matthew Quick
Picador
J G Farrell
Phoenix
Christos Tsiolkas
Patrick Hamilton
William Nicholson
Doubleday
Georgina Harding
Bloomsbury
Madeline Miller
Bloomsbury
Helen Garner
Tom Connolly
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
Penguin
Andrew Sean Greer
Faber
William Trevor
Penguin
Rabih Alameddine
Picador
Saira Shah
Penguin
Omair Ahmad
Penguin
Alan Hollinghurst
Picador
Amy Waldman
Siri Hustvedt
Sceptre
Julia Darling
Penguin
Colm Toibin
Penguin
Tibor Fischer
Vintage
David Mitchell
Sceptre
Günter Grass
Minerva
Tove Jansson
Tim Winton
Picador
Maggie O'Farrell
Huw Thomas
Engine House Press
Alice Munro
Vintage
Jeremy Chambers
A S Byatt
Vintage
Simon Sylvester
Quercus
Jeremy Page
Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Anthony Trollope
Penguin Classic
Sol Yurick
Iain Banks
Abacus
Rose Tremain
Vintage
Elizabeth Taylor
Virago
Maggie Gee
Saqi
Aravind Adiga
Monique Roffey
Simon and Schuster
Germaine Greer
Anchor
Samantha Harvey
Jonathan Cape
Nigel Williams
Faber & Faber
Brian Payton
Don Hannah
Granta
Ali Sethi
Penguin
Roddy Doyle
Vintage
Dara Horn
Penguin
Alaa Al Aswany
Harper Perennial
Margaret Atwood
Virago
Arto Paasilinna
Ali Smith
Hamish Hamilton
Alexander Baron
James Curtis
Chinua Achebe
Heinemann
Tessa McWatt
A.M. Homes
Granta
William Maxwell
Harvill
Paul Harding
Christie Watson
Quercus
Elmore Leonard
Penguin
Tom McNeal
Abacus
Olivia Laing
Austin M. Wright
Alice Munro
Chatto and Windus
Rebecca Abrams
Macmillan
Tove Jansson
Rose Tremain
Vintage
J G Farrell
Jonathan Cape
Peter Carey
Faber & Faber
Paul Auster
Faber & Faber
Jackie Kay
Picador
Russell Hoban
Bloomsbury
Marina Lewycka
Clio Gray
Jumpha Lahiri
Bloomsbury
Jhumpa Lahiri
Bloomsbury
Bernadine Bishop
John Murray
Alison MacLeod
Hamish Hamilton
DBC Pierre
Faber & Faber
Evelyn Waugh
Penguin
Domenica de Rosa
Jean Rhys
Penguin Classic
Henry James
Penguin
Karen Joy Fowler
Lionel Shriver
Jonathan Coe
Penguin
Siri Hustvedt
Sceptre
Meg Rosoff
Penguin
Tom Vowler
Headline
Catherine O'Flynn
Linda Grant
Granta
Rebecca Gowers
Matthew Kneale
Picador
Guillaume Musso
Helen Oyeyemi
Picador
Don deLillo
Picador
Jonathan Lee
Lorrie Moore
Faber
Daniel Woodrell
Sceptre
Derek Johns
Stephen Benatar
Welbeck Press
Hilary Mantel
4th Estate
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