Just a quick compilation of the books I have read recently with links to my blogposts about them.


Non Fiction

Alexander the Great by Philip Freeman

Ancient Rome by Simon Baker

A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Byrson

Bad Pharma by Ben Goldacre

Bad Science by Ben Goldacre

Blink by Malcolm Gladwell

Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

Dear Zari by Zarghuna Kargar

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Egypt by Joyce Tyldesley

Fat Chance: The Bitter Truth About Sugar by Dr Robert Lustig

Freakonomics by Stephen D Levittt

Full Frontal Feminism by Jessica Valenti

God Is Not Great by Christopher Hitchens

Helen of Troy by Bettany Hughes

He’s a Stud, She’s a Slut by Jessica Valenti

How to Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran

Inside the Peloton by Nicolas Roche

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Reclaiming the F Word: The New Feminist Movement by Catherine Redfern & Kristin Aune

Seven Deadly Sins by David Walsh

Some Girls: My Life in A Harem by Jillian Lauren

Superfreakonomics by Stephen D Levittt

The Equality Illusion by Kat Banyard

The Feminist Promise by Christine Stansell

The Gladiator by Alan Baker

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lack by Rebecca Skloot

The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

The Wisdom of Whores by Elizabeth Pisani

To Die For by Lucy Siegle



1984 by George Orwell

Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Broken Harbour by Tana French

Can You Keep A Secret by Sophie Kinsella

Faithful Place by Tana French

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen

I Am Legend by Richard Matheson

Infected by Scott Sigler

In the Woods by Tana French

Jennifer Government by Max Barry

Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

Past Imperfect by Julian Fellowes

Room by Emma Donoghue

Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Solar by Ian McEwan

Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson

The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson

The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Likeness by Tana French

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

The Millenium Trilogy by Steig Larsson

The Poison Eaters & Other Stories by Holly Black

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Road by Margaret Atwood

The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The War of the Worlds by HG Wells

The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Wicked by Gregory Maguire


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