28 Fantastic Reads by BooksActually

Posted on December 27 2016

All year round, we have been recommending books and reading lists from other authors, readers, journalists and editors. And so here’s a round up of some titles that made it to our very own shelves (yes, we find what little time we have in between #nevernotworking to read).

28 FANTASTIC READS BY BOOKSACTUALLY (not in order of enjoyment)

  1. Through A Glass Darkly by Jostein Gaarder
  2. His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman
  3. Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
  4. Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
  5. There Once Lived a Mother Who Loved Her Children, Until They Moved Back In by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
  6. Lighthousekeeping by Jeanette Winterson
  7. Childhood, Boyhood, Youth by Leo Tolstoy
  8. Poor Folk and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  9. Kappa Quartet by Daryl Qilin Yam
  10. Making Love with Scrabble Tiles by Joshua Ip
  11. Capital Misfits by Julie Koh
  12. SingPoWriMo 2016: The Anthology edited by Joshua Ip, Daryl Qilin Yam and Ruth Tang
  13. I Am A Cat by Sōseki Natsume
  14. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Süskind
  15. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  16. Choke by Chuck Palahniuk
  17. The Nakano Thrift Shop by Hiromi Kawakami
  18. Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith
  19. The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison
  20. Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
  21. BooksActually’s Gold Standard 2016 edited by Julie Koh
  22. Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
  23. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
  24. The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide
  25. Tender Delirium by Tania De Rozario
  26. Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino
  27. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  28. The Sorrows of Young Werther by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


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