An ongoing piece of work to capture everything I’ve read – so I don’t start disappearing up my own backside through recursive reading……

Some good stuff and some real stinkers in here


Author Title Pub
Bill Bryson A Short History of Nearly Everything 2003
Chad Orzel How to Teach Quantum Physics to Your Dog 2009
Christopher McIntosh The Rosy Cross Unveiled 1980
David Pringle The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction 1991
Frank J Tipler The Physics of Immortality 1994
Fred Alan Wolf Parallel Universes 1988
Geoffrey Ashe Camelot and the Vision of Albion 1971
Graham Philips The Search for the Grail 1995
Howard Marks Mr Nice 1996
Hunter S Thompson Hell’s Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs 1967
Ian Stewart Life’s Other Secret 1998
James Gleick Chaos 1987
John D Barrow The Infinite Book 2005
John J Robinson Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry 1990
Kate Fox Watching the English 2004
Manjit Kumar Quantum: Einstein, Bohr and the Great Debate About the Nature of Reality 2009
Michael Baigent & Richard Leigh The Temple and the Lodge 1989
Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh & Henry Lincoln The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail 1982
Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh & Henry Lincoln The Messianic Legacy 1986
Michael Howard The Occult Conspiracy 1989
Nigel Pennick Lost Lands & Sunken Cities 1987
Otto Muck The Secret of Atlantis 1979
Peter Coveney and Roger Highfield Frontiers of Complexity 1996
Peter Coveney and Roger Highfield The Arrow of Time 1991
Rene Noorbergen Secrets of the Lost Races 1978
Simon Garfield The Error World 2008
Sonny Barger, Keith Zimmerman, and Kent Zimmerman Hell’s Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club 2000
Stephen Hawking A Brief History of Time 1988
Terry Pratchett, Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen The Science of Discworld 1999
Tim Moore Do Not Pass Go 2002
Timothy Ferris Coming of Age in the Milky Way 1988


Author Title
A.E. van Vogt The Weapon Shops Of Isher 1951
A.E. van Vogt The Players Of Null-A (aka The Pawns Of Null-A) 1956
Alan Garner Elidor 1965
Alan Garner The Owl Service 1967
Aldous Huxley Brave New World 1932
Alfred Bester The Dark Side of the Earth 1964
Andre Norton Three Against The Witch World 1965
Arthur C. Clarke 2001: A Space Odyssey 1968
Arthur C. Clarke 2010: Odyssey Two 1982
Arthur C. Clarke Rendezvous With Rama 1972
Arthur C. Clarke & Gentry Lee Rama II 1989
Ben Aaronovitch Rivers of London 2011
Ben Aaronovitch Moon Over Soho 2011
Ben Aaronovitch Whispers Under Ground 2012
Ben Aaronovitch Broken Homes 2013
Ben Aaronovitch Foxglove Summer 2014
Bernard Cornwall Harlequin 2000
Bernard Cornwall Sharpe’s Trafalgar 2001
Brad Meltzer The Book Of Lies 2008
Brad Meltzer The Book Of Fate 2006
C. S. Lewis Prince Caspian 1951
C. S. Lewis The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe 1950
C. S. Lewis The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 1952
Charles Dickens Great Expectations 1861
Charles Dickens The Pickwick Papers 1837
China Mieville Embassytown 2011
China Mieville King Rat 1998
China Mieville Kraken 2010
China Mieville New Crobuzon 1. Perdido Street Station 2000
China Mieville New Crobuzon 2. The Scar 2002
China Mieville New Crobuzon 3. Iron Council 2004
China Mieville The City and The City 2009
China Mieville Un Lun Dun 2007
Chris Kuzneski The Lost Throne 2008
Clive Barker Everville 1994
Clive Barker The Great And Secret Show 1989
Dan Brown Digital Fortress 1998
Dan Brown The Da Vinci Code 2003
Daphne du Maurier Mary Anne 1954
David Eddings The Belgariad – Pawn of Prophecy 1982
David Eddings The Belgariad – Queen of Sorcery 1982
David Eddings The Belgariad – Magician’s Gambit 1983
David Eddings The Belgariad – Castle of Wizardry 1984
David Eddings The Belgariad –  Enchanters’ End Game 1984
Douglas Adams DG 1. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency 1987
Douglas Adams DG 2. The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul 1988
Douglas Adams HHG 1. The Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy 1979
Douglas Adams HHG 2. The Restaurant at the End of the Universe 1980
Douglas Adams HHG 3. Life, the Universe and Everything 1982
Douglas Adams HHG 4. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish 1984
Douglas Adams HHG 5. Mostly Harmless 1992
Enid Blyton Five Go to Mystery Moor 1954
Enid Blyton Five On a Treasure Island 1942
Enid Blyton The Island of Adventure 1944
Frank Herbert Children Of Dune 1976
Frank Herbert Dune 1965
Frank Herbert Dune Messiah 1969
Frank Herbert God Emperor Of Dune 1981
Frank Herbert The Green Brain 1966
Frank Herbert The Santaroga Barrier 1968
Fred Saberhagen Octagon 1981
Garry Kilworth Cloudrock 1988
George Orwell 1984 1949
George Orwell Animal Farm 1945
George R Stewart Earth Abides 1949
Graham Greene Brighton Rock 1938
H. G. Wells The Time Machine: An Invention 1895
H. G. Wells The War Of The Worlds 1898
H. P. Lovecraft The Shadow Over Innsmouth And Other Stories Of Horror 1971
Hermann Hesse Siddhartha 1922
Hermann Hesse Steppenwolf 1927
Hermann Hesse The Journey To The East 1932
Homer The Odyssey    –
Iain M Banks Consider Phlebas 1987
Iain M Banks Excession 1996
Iain M Banks Innervisions 1998
Iain M Banks Look To Windward 2000
Iain M Banks Matter 2008
Iain M Banks Surface Detail 2010
Iain M Banks The Algebraist 2004
Iain M Banks The Hydrogen Sonata 2012
Iain M Banks The Player Of Games 1988
Iain M Banks The State Of The Art 1991
Iain M Banks Use Of Weapons 1990
Ian Fleming Octopussy and The Living Daylights 1966
Isaac Asimov & Robert Silverberg Nightfall 1990
J G Ballard Concrete Island 1974
J.K. Rowling 1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone 1997
J.K. Rowling 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 1998
J.K. Rowling 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 1999
J.K. Rowling 4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2000
J.K. Rowling 5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2003
J.K. Rowling 6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2005
J.K. Rowling 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 2007
J.R.R. Tolkien Lord Of The Rings 1954-5
J.R.R. Tolkien The Hobbit 1937
Jack Schaefer Shane 1949
James Becker The First Apostle 2008
James Herbert ‘48 1996
James Herbert Domain 1984
James Herbert Fluke 1977
James Herbert Lair 1979
James Herbert Moon 1985
James Herbert Portent 1992
James Herbert Sepulchre 1987
James Herbert Shrine 1983
James Herbert The Dark 1980
James Herbert The Fog 1975
James Herbert The Ghosts Of Sleath 1994
James Herbert The Jonah 1981
James Herbert The Magic Cottage 1986
James Herbert The Rats 1974
James Herbert The Spear 1978
James Herbert The Survivor 1976
James Rollins Black Order 2006
James Rollins Bloodline 2012
James Rollins Map of Bones 2005
James Rollins Sandstorm 2004
James Rollins The Devil Colony 2011
James Rollins The Doomsday Key 2009
James Rollins The Eye of God 2013
James Rollins The Judas Strain 2007
James Rollins The Last Oracle 2008
James Rollins Altar Of Eden 2012
Jane Jensen Dante’s Equation 2003
Jeffery Deaver Garden Of Beasts 2004
Joe Haldeman The Hemingway Hoax 1990
John le Carre A Perfect Spy 1986
John le Carre Smiley’s People 1979
John le Carre The Honourable Schoolboy 1977
John le Carre The Spy Who Came In From The Cold 1963
John le Carre Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy 1974
John Wyndham The Day Of The Triffids 1951
John Wyndham The Midwich Cuckoos 1957
Joseph Heller Catch 22 1961
Jules Verne The Underground City 1877
Julian May Pliocene Exiles 1. The Many-Coloured Land 1981
Julian May Pliocene Exiles 2. The Golden Torc 1982
Julian May Pliocene Exiles 3. The Nonborn King 1983
Larry Niven Ringworld 1970
Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle Footfall 1985
Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle The Mote In God’s Eye 1974
Lee Child Die Trying 1998
Lee Child Killing Floor 1997
Lee Child The Visitor 2000
Lee Child Tripwire 1999
Lee Child Echo Burning 2001
Lee Child Without Fail 2002
Len Deighton SS GB 1978
Lev Grossman Codex 2004
Lewis Carroll Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland 1865
Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There 1871
Lloyd Biggle Jr All The Colours Of Darkness 1963
Machiavelli The Prince 1532
Mark Twain Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 1884
Mary Doria Russell Sparrow 1. The Sparrow 1996
Mary Doria Russell Sparrow 2. Children Of God 1998
Mary Gentle A Hawk In Silver 1977
Mary Gentle Rats and Gargoyles 1990
Mervyn Peake Gormenghast 1. Titus Groan 1946
Mervyn Peake Gormenghast 2. Gormenghast 1950
Mervyn Peake Gormenghast 3. Titus Alone 1959
Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote 1605/15
Neil Gaiman American Gods 2001
Neil Gaiman Anansi Boys 2005
Neil Gaiman The Ocean at the End of the Lane 2013
Peter Benchley Jaws 1974
Peter F. Hamilton Commonwealth Saga: Pandora’s Star 2004
Peter F. Hamilton Commonwealth Saga: Judas Unchained 2005
Peter F. Hamilton Fallen Dragon 2001
Peter F. Hamilton The Night’s Dawn 1. The Reality Dysfunction 1996
Peter F. Hamilton The Night’s Dawn 2. The Neutronium Alchemist 1997
Peter F. Hamilton The Night’s Dawn 3. The Naked God 1999
Peter F. Hamilton Void Trilogy 1. The Dreaming Void 2007
Peter F. Hamilton Void Trilogy 2. The Temporal Void 2008
Peter F. Hamilton Void Trilogy 3. The Evolutionary Void 2010
Philip K Dick The Man In The High Castle 1962
Philip K Dick The Unteleported Man 1966
Piers Anthony 1. Virtual Mode 1991
Piers Anthony 2. Fractal Mode 1992
Plato The Republic
Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 1953
Raymond E Feist 1 Magician 1982
Raymond E Feist 2 Silverthorn 1985
Raymond E Feist 3 A Darkness At Sethanon 1986
Richard Bach Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah 1977
Richard Morgan A Land Fit For Heroes 1: The Steel Remains 2008
Richard Morgan Black Man 2007
Richard Morgan Market Forces 2004
Richard Morgan Takeshi Kovacs 1. Altered Carbon 2002
Richard Morgan Takeshi Kovacs 2. Broken Angels 2003
Richard Morgan Takeshi Kovacs 3. Woken Furies 2005
Roald Dahl Charlie And The Chocolate Factory 1964
Roald Dahl Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator 1972
Roald Dahl James And The Giant Peach 1961
Robert A. Heinlein Farmer In The Sky 1950
Robert A. Heinlein I Will Fear No Evil 1970
Robert A. Heinlein Job: A Comedy Of Justice 1984
Robert A. Heinlein Stranger In A Strange Land 1961
Robert A. Heinlein The Cat Who Walks Through Walls 1985
Robert A. Heinlein The Number Of The Beast 1980
Robert A. Heinlein Time Enough For Love 1973
Robert A. Heinlein To Sail Beyond The Sunset 1987
Robert A. Heinlein Tunnel In The Sky 1955
Robert Graves Seven Days In New Crete 1949
Robert Holdstock Mythago Wood 1984
Robert Rankin Sex and Drugs and Sausage Rolls 1999
Robert Rankin The Antipope 1981
Robert Rankin The Brentford Triangle 1982
Robert Rankin The Brightonomicon 2005
Robert Rankin The Da-da-de-da-da Code 2007
Robert Rankin The Sprouts of Wrath 1984
Robert Rankin Web Site Story 2001
Roger Levy Dark Heavens 2004
Roger Levy Icarus 2006
Roger Levy Reckless Sleep 2001
Rudy Rucker Software 1982
Rupert Thomson Divided Kingdom 2005
Salman Rushdie The Satanic Verses 1988
Scott Adams The Dilbert Future 1997
Scott Adams The Joy of Work 1998
Shakespeare A Midsummer Night’s Dream 1595
Shakespeare Julius Caesar 1599
Shakespeare Macbeth 1606
Sophia McDougall Romanitas 2005
Sophia McDougall Rome Burning 2007
Stephen Baxter Flux 1993
Stephen Baxter Moonseed 1998
Stephen Baxter Origin 2001
Stephen Baxter Ring 1993
Stephen Baxter The Time Ships 1995
Stephen Baxter Titan 1997
Stephen Donaldson 1 Lord Foul’s Bane: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever 1977
Stephen Donaldson 2 Illearth War: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever 1978
Stephen Donaldson 3 Power That Preserves: The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever 1979
Stephen Donaldson 4 Wounded Land: The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant 1980
Stephen Donaldson 5 One Tree: The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant 1982
Stephen Donaldson 6 White Gold Wielder: The Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant 1983
Stephen Donaldson 7 The Runes of the Earth: The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant 2004
Stephen Donaldson 8 Fatal Revenant: The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant 2007
Stephen King Carrie xxxx
Stephen King Christine xxxx
Stephen King Cujo xxxx
Stephen King Firestarter xxxx
Stephen King It xxxx
Stephen King Misery xxxx
Stephen King Needful Things xxxx
Stephen King Pet Sematary xxxx
Stephen King Salem’s Lot xxxx
Stephen King The Dark Half xxxx
Stephen King The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger 1982
Stephen King The Dark Tower II: The Drawing Of The Three 1987
Stephen King The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands 1991
Stephen King The Dark Tower IV: Wizard And Glass 1997
Stephen King The Dark Tower V: Wolves Of The Calla 2003
Stephen King The Dark Tower VI: Song Of Susannah 2004
Stephen King The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower 2004
Stephen King The Dead Zone xxxx
Stephen King The Shining xxxx
Stephen King The Stand xxxx
Stephen King The Tommyknockers xxxx
Stephen King Under The Dome xxxx
Stephen King (as Richard Bachman) Thinner xxxx
Stephen King and Peter Straub 1 The Talisman xxxx
Stephen King and Peter Straub 2 Black House xxxx
Sue Townsend Adrian Mole and The Weapons of Mass Destruction xxxx
Sue Townsend The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole xxxx
Sue Townsend The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 xxxx
Susanna Clarke Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell xxxx
Terry Brooks 1 The Sword of Shannara
Terry Brooks 2 The Elfstones of Shannara
Terry Brooks 3 The Wishsong of Shannara
Terry Brooks Magic Kingdom For Sale – SOLD!
Terry Pratchett Carpe Jugulum
Terry Pratchett Dodger
Terry Pratchett Equal Rites
Terry Pratchett Feet of Clay
Terry Pratchett Going Postal
Terry Pratchett Guards! Guards!
Terry Pratchett Hogfather
Terry Pratchett Interesting Times
Terry Pratchett Jingo
Terry Pratchett Johnny and the Dead
Terry Pratchett Lords and Ladies
Terry Pratchett Making Money
Terry Pratchett Maskerade
Terry Pratchett Men at Arms
Terry Pratchett Monstrous Regiment
Terry Pratchett Mort
Terry Pratchett Moving Pictures
Terry Pratchett Night Watch
Terry Pratchett Only You Can Save Mankind
Terry Pratchett Pyramids
Terry Pratchett Raising Steam
Terry Pratchett Reaper Man
Terry Pratchett Small Gods
Terry Pratchett Snuff
Terry Pratchett Soul Music
Terry Pratchett Sourcery
Terry Pratchett The Colour of Magic
Terry Pratchett The Fifth Elephant
Terry Pratchett The Last Continent
Terry Pratchett The Light Fantastic
Terry Pratchett The Truth
Terry Pratchett Thief of Time
Terry Pratchett Thud!
Terry Pratchett Unseen Academicals
Terry Pratchett Wyrd Sisters
Terry Pratchett / Stephen Baxter The Long Earth
Terry Pratchett / Stephen Baxter The Long War
Tricia Sullivan Lightborn
Tricia Sullivan Sound Mind
Walter M Miller Jr A Canticle For Leibowitz
Walter M Miller Jr Unconditionally Human
Walter Moers Rumo & his Miraculous Adventures : a novel in two books
Walter Moers The Alchemaster’s Apprentice
Walter Moers The City of Dreaming Books
Walter Moers The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books
Walter Moers The Thirteen and a Half Lives of Captain Bluebear
William Gibson Neuromancer
William Gibson and Bruce Sterling The Difference Engine
William Golding Lord Of The Flies 1954