Reading Projects

My Around the World Reading List.

My non-fiction reading list

Margaret Atwood
Novels
* The Edible Woman (1969)
* Surfacing (1972)
* Lady Oracle (1976)
* Life Before Man (1979)
* Bodily Harm (1981)
* The Handmaid’s Tale (1985)
* Cat’s Eye (1988)
* The Robber Bride (1993)
* Alias Grace (1996)
* The Blind Assassin (2000)
* Oryx and Crake (2003)
* The Penelopiad (2005)
* The Year of the Flood (2009)

Short fiction collections
* Dancing Girls (1977)
* Murder in the Dark (1983)
* Bluebeard’s Egg (1983)
* Through the One-Way Mirror (1986)
* Wilderness Tips (1991)
* Good Bones (1992)
* Good Bones and Simple Murders (1994)
* The Labrador Fiasco (1996)
* The Tent (2006)
* Moral Disorder (2006)

Kage Baker
Novels of The Company
* In the Garden of Iden (1997)
* Sky Coyote (1999)
* Mendoza in Hollywood (2000)
* The Graveyard Game (2001)
* The Life of the World to Come (2004)
* The Children of the Company (2005)
* The Machine’s Child (2006)
* The Sons of Heaven (2007)
* Not Less than Gods (2010)

Company story collections

* Black Projects, White Knights: The Company Dossiers (2002)
* Gods and Pawns (2007)

Standalone Company novellas

* The Angel in the Darkness (limited edition chapbook, 2003)
* Rude Mechanicals (2007)
* The Empress of Mars (2009)
* The Women of Nell Gwynne’s (limited edition, 2009)

Other works
* Anvil of the World (2003)
* Mother Ægypt and Other Stories (2004) – title story features the Company
* Dark Mondays (2006)
* The House of the Stag (2008)
* Where the Golden Apples Grow (2006) Novella
* Or Else My Lady Keeps the Key (2008)
* The Hotel Under the Sand (2009) Juvenile
* The Bird of the River (July 2010)

Penelope Fitzgerald’s Novels

* The Golden Child (1977)
* The Bookshop (1978)
* Offshore (1979)
* Human Voices (1980)
* At Freddie’s (1982)
* Innocence (1986)
* The Beginning of Spring (1988)
* The Gate of Angels (1990)
* The Blue Flower (1995)

Barbara Gowdy
* Through the Green Valley (1988)
* Falling Angels (1989)
* We So Seldom Look On Love (1992)
* Mister Sandman (1995)
* The White Bone (1999)
* The Romantic (2003)
* Helpless (2007)

N.K. Jemisin
*The Inheritance Trilogy
* The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (2010)
* The Broken Kingdoms (2010)
* The Kingdom of Gods (2011)

The Dreamblood series
* The Killing Moon
* The Shadowed Sun.

Tayari Jones
* Leaving Atlanta (2002)
* The Untelling (2005)
* Silver Sparrow (2011)

Elizabeth Knox
* After Z-Hour (1987)
* Paremata (1989)
* Treasure (1992)
* Pomare (1994)
* Glamour and the Sea (1996)
* Tawa (1998)
* The Vintner’s Luck (1998)
* The High Jump (2000)
* Black Oxen (2001)
* Billie’s Kiss (2002)
* Daylight (2003)
* Dreamhunter (Book 1 of the Dreamhunter Duet) (2005)
* Dreamquake (Book 2 of the Dreamhunter Duet) (2007)
* The Love School (essays) (2008)
* The Angel’s Cut (Sequel to The Vintner’s Luck)(2009)

Ursula K. Le Guin
Earthsea
* A Wizard of Earthsea, 1968
* The Tombs of Atuan, 1971
* The Farthest Shore, 1973
* Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea, 1990
* The Other Wind, 2001
* Tales from Earthsea, 2003

Hainish Cycle
* Rocannon’s World, 1966
* Planet of Exile, 1966
* City of Illusions, 1967 (these three in the book Three Hainish Novels)
* The Left Hand of Darkness, 1969
* The Dispossessed: An Ambiguous Utopia, 1974
* The Word for World is Forest, 1976
* Four Ways to Forgiveness, 1995
* The Telling, 2000

Miscellaneous
* The Lathe of Heaven, 1971
* The Eye of the Heron, 1978
* The Beginning Place, 1980
* Always Coming Home, 1985
* Lavinia, 2008

Andrea Levy
* Every Light in the House Burnin’ (1994)
* Never Far from Nowhere (1996)
* Fruit of the Lemon (1999)
* Small Island, (2004)
* The Long Song (2010)

Hilary Mantel

* Every Day is Mother’s Day, 1985
* Vacant Possession, 1986
* Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, 1988
* Fludd, 1989
* A Place of Greater Safety, 1992
* A Change of Climate, 1994
* An Experiment in Love, 1995
* The Giant, O’Brien, 1998
* Giving Up the Ghost (A Memoir), 2003
* Learning to Talk (Short Stories), 2003
* Beyond Black, 2005
* Wolf Hall, 2009

Iris Murdoch’s Fiction
* Under the Net (1954)
* The Flight from the Enchanter (1956)
* The Sandcastle (1957)
* The Bell (1958)
* A Severed Head (1961)
* An Unofficial Rose (1962)
* The Unicorn (1963)
* The Italian Girl (1964)
* The Red and the Green (1965)
* The Time of the Angels (1966)
* The Nice and the Good (1968)
* Bruno’s Dream (1969)
* A Fairly Honourable Defeat (1970)
* An Accidental Man (1971)
* The Black Prince (1973)
* The Sacred and Profane Love Machine (1974)
* A Word Child (1975)
* Henry and Cato (1976)
* The Sea, the Sea (1978)
* Nuns and Soldiers (1980)
* The Philosopher’s Pupil (1983)
* The Good Apprentice (1985)
* The Book and the Brotherhood (1987)
* The Message to the Planet (1989)
* The Green Knight (1993)
* Jackson’s Dilemma (1995)

Dawn Powell (selected works)

* Whither (1925)
* She Walks in Beauty (1928)
* The Bride’s House 1929
* Dance Night 1930
* The Tenth Moon (also published as Come Back to Sorrento) 1932
* The Story of a Country Boy 1934
* Turn, Magic Wheel 1936
* The Happy Island 1938
* Angels on Toast 1940
* A Time to Be Born 1942
* My Home Is Far Away 1944
* The Locusts Have No King 1948
* The Wicked Pavilion 1954
* A Man’s Affair, a revision of Angels on Toast 1956
* A Cage for Lovers 1957
* The Golden Spur 1962
* Dawn Powell At Her Best, ed. Tim Page 1994
* The Diaries of Dawn Powell, 1931–1965, ed. Tim Page 1995
* Sunday, Monday and Always, edited and revised by Tim Page, with four additional uncollected stories 1998
* Selected Letters of Dawn Powell, 1913–1965, ed. Tim Page 1999
* Novels 1930-1942, ed. Tim Page. 2001
* Novels 1944-1962, ed. Tim Page 2001

Carol Shields

* Small Ceremonies, 1976
* The Box Garden, 1977 (Later published in a joint edition with Small Ceremonies as Duet)
* Happenstance, 1980
* A Fairly Conventional Woman, 1982
* Swann: A Mystery, 1987 (UK title: Mary Swann)
* A Celibate Season, 1991 (with Blanche Howard)
* The Republic of Love, 1992
* The Stone Diaries, 1993
* Larry’s Party, 1997
* Unless, 2002
Short stories
* Words, 1985
* Various Miracles, 1985
* The Orange Fish, 1989
* Dressing Up for the Carnival, 2000
* Collected Stories

Elizabeth Taylor
Novels
* At Mrs. Lippincote’s (1945)
* Palladian (1946)
* A View of the Harbour (1947)
* A Wreath of Roses (1949)
* A Game of Hide and Seek (1951)
* The Sleeping Beauty (1953)
* The Real Life of Angel Deverell (published as Angel,1957)
* In a Summer Season (1961)
* The Soul of Kindness (1964)
* The Wedding Group (1968)
* Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont (1971)
* Blaming (1976), posthumous.

Short story collections
* Hester Lilly (1954)
* The Blush and Other Stories (1958)
* A Dedicated Man and Other Stories (1965)
* The Devastating Boys (1972)

Connie Willis

Novels and published-separately novellas
* Water Witch (1982)
* Lincoln’s Dreams (1987)
* Light Raid (1989)
* Doomsday Book (1992)
* Remake (1994)
* Uncharted Territory (1994)
* Bellwether (1996)
* Promised Land (1997)
* To Say Nothing of the Dog (1998)
* Passage (2001)
* Inside Job (2005)
* D.A. (2007)
* All Seated on the Ground (2007)
* Blackout (2010)
* All Clear (2010)

Short story collections
* Fire Watch (1984)
* Impossible Things (1993)
* Futures Imperfect (1996) (omnibus edition of Uncharted Territory, Remake and Bellwether.)
* The Winds of Marble Arch and Other Stories: A Connie Willis Compendium (2007)

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