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1. 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
2. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
3. The Memory of Whiteness by Kim Stanley Robinson
4. Time Enough For Love by Robert Heinlein
5. Making Money by Terry Pratchett
6. Steel Beach by John Varley
7. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
8. Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon
9. The Fabulous Riverboat by Philip Jose Farmer
10. Temeraire by Naomi Novik
11. Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein
12. The Dark Design by Philip Jose Farmer
13. Road Story by Julienne van Loon
14. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
15. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
16. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
17. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
18. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
19. Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
20. Watership Down by Richard Adams
21. The Man In The High Castle by Philip K. Dick
22. Once Upon a Time in the North by Philip Pullman
23. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
24. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
25. Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
26. The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman
27. The Sheltering Sky by Paul Bowles
28. Neuromancer by William Gibson
29. The Magic Labyrinth by Philip Jose Farmer
30. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
31. Down Under by Bill Bryson
32. The Torrents of Spring by Ernest Hemingway
33. City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff VanderMeer
34. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
35. The Barbie Murders by John Varley
36. Flight (Volume One) by Kazu Kibuishi
37. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
38. The General In His Labyrinth by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
39. On The Road by Jack Kerouac
40. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
41. World War Z by Max Brooks
42. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
43. Alive by Piers Paul Read
44. The Yiddish Policeman's Union by Michael Chabon
45. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
46. Nation by Terry Pratchett
47. Following The Equator: Volume I by Mark Twain
48. Following The Equator: Volume II by Mark Twain
49. Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
50. The Odyssey by Homer

1. Bears Discover Fire by Terry Bisson
2. The Langoliers by Stephen King
3. Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
4. A Passage To India by E.M. Forster
5. The Snows of Kilimanjaro by Ernest Hemingway
6. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
7. Kafka On The Shore by Haruki Murakami
8. The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin
9. Typee by Herman Melville
10. The First 49 Stories by Ernest Hemingway
11. Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
12. Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
13. American Gods by Neil Gaiman
14. The Court of the Air by Stephen Hunt
15. Inverted World by Christopher Priest
16. Fugue For A Darkening Island by Christopher Priest
17. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy
18. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
19. Guns, Germs & Steel: The Fates Of Human Societies by Jared Diamond
20. The Dark Tower Volume I: The Gunslinger by Stephen King
21. Wonder Boys by Michael Chabon
22. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
23. Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
24. The Starry Rift by Jonathan Strahan
25. The Dark Tower Volume II: The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King
26. The Dark Tower Volume III: The Wastelands by Stephen King
27. Rogue Male by Geoffrey Household
28. The Dark Tower Volume IV: Wizard And Glass by Stephen King
29. number9dream by David Mitchell

1. Hyperion by Dan Simmons
2. The Dark Tower Volume V: Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King
3. Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
4. The Dark Tower Volume VI: Song of Susannah by Stephen King
5. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
6. The Dark Tower Volume VII: The Dark Tower by Stephen King
7. American Journeys by Don Watson
8. Sabriel by Garth Nix
9. The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
10. A Model World by Michael Chabon
11. Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
12. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
13. The Space Machine by Christopher Priest
14. A Dream of Wessex by Christopher Priest
15. The Beach by Alex Garland
16. Dune by Frank Herbert
17. For Whom The Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway
18. Down And Out In Paris And London by George Orwell
19. Look To Windward by Iain M. Banks
20. The Fall Of Hyperion by Dan Simmons
21. The Motorcycle Diaries by Che Guevera
22. Long Way Round by Robert Uhlig
23. Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
24. Kim by Rudyard Kipling
25. On Writing by Stephen King
26. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
27. Shooting An Elephant, And Other Essays by George Orwell
28. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
29. Going Solo by Roald Dahl
30. King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
31. The Death of Grass by John Christopher (re-read)
32. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
33. Pattern Recognition by William Gibson
34. Endymion by Dan Simmons
35. The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson
36. A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn
37. True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
38. Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks
39. The Passage by Justin Cronin
40. The Rise of Endymion by Dan Simmons

1. Jupiter's Travels by Ted Simon
2. Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve (re-read)
3. The Scar by China Mieville
4. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende (re-read)
5. The Golden Globe by John Varley (re-read)
6. Lost Horizon by James Hilton
7. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (re-read)
8. The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
9. The Coma by Alex Garland
10. Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
11. Count Zero by William Gibson
12. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. I by Alan Moore
13. Predator's Gold by Philip Reeve (re-read)
14. Best Australian Stories, 2010, edited by Cate Kennedy
15. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. II by Alan Moore
16. Infernal Devices by Philip Reeve (re-read)
17. A Little History of the World by E.H. Gombrich
18. The Complete Short Stories of J.G. Ballard, Vol. I by J.G. Ballard
19. Ghostwritten by David Mitchell (re-read)
20. The Road To Wigan Pier by George Orwell
21. Stories edited by Neil Gaiman
22. A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor
23. The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham (re-read)
24. The Book of Other People edited by Zadie Smith
25. In The Winter Dark by Tim Winton
26. The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
27. Lost On Earth by Steve Crombie
28. A Darkling Plain by Philip Reeve (re-read)
29. That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott
30. The Stranger's Child by Alan Hollinghurst
31. The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers
32. Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
33. Jamrach's Menagerie by Carol Birch
34. Mona Lisa Overdrive by William Gibson
35. Snowdrops by A.D. Miller
36. Quarterly Essay 43: Bad News by Robert Manne
37. The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
38. Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman
39. The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
40. The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson
41. The Kraken Wakes by John Wyndham (re-read)
42. Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve
43. Amulet: The Stonekeeper by Kazu Kibuishi
44. Shriek: An Afterword by Jeff Vandermeer
45. Homage To Catalonia by George Orwell
46. The Chrysalids by John Wyndham (re-read)
47. Maus by Art Spiegelman
48. A Web of Air by Philip Reeve
49. If On A Winter's Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino
50. Pure by Andrew Miller
51. The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham
52. The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks
53. Quarterly Essay 44: Man-Made World by Andrew Charlton
54. Scrivener's Moon by Philip Reeve
55. Foundation by Isaac Asimov

1. Bliss by Peter Carey
2. Shooting Stars and Flying Fish by Nancy Knudsen
3. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
4. Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban
5. The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers
6. A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
7. AA Gill Is Away by A.A. Gill
8. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
9. Iron Council by China Mieville
10. The Lucky Country by Donald Horne
11. Burning Chrome by William Gibson
12. King City by Brandon Graham
13. Gun, With Occasional Music by Jonathon Lethem
14. A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
15. Night Shift by Stephen King
16. Rowan of Rin by Emily Rodda (re-read)
17. Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee
18. The Magicians by Lev Grossman
19. Previous Convictions by A.A. Gill
20. The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
21. 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson
22. Quarterly Essay 45: Us And Them by Anna Krien
23. A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin
24. 11.22.63 by Stephen King
25. An Age Like This: The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters Volume I by George Orwell
26. The Guardians by John Christopher
27. Quarterly Essay 46: Great Expectations by Laura Tingle
28. The Magician King by Lev Grossman
29. Communion Town by Sam Thompson
30. Quarterly Essay 47: Political Animal by David Marr
31. Ringworld by Larry Niven
32. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
33. China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F. McHugh
34. Amnesia Moon by Jonathon Lethem
35. My Country, Right or Left: The Collected Essays, Journalism And Letters Volume II by George Orwell
36. A Feast For Crows by George R.R. Martin
37. Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis
38. Around the World on a Motorycle: 1928-1936 by Zoltan Sulkowsky
39. The Long Walk by Richard Bachman
40. A Dance With Dragons by George R.R. Martin

1. The Sea by John Banville
2. The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
3. The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe
4. The Claw of the Conciliator by Gene Wolfe
5. As I Please: The Collected Essays, Journalism And Letters Volume III by George Orwell
6. The Sword of the Lictor by Gene Wolfe
7. The Citadel of the Autarch by Gene Wolfe
8. Diary of a Bad Year by J.M. Coetzee
9. AA Gill is Further Away by AA Gill
10. Here Lies Arthur by Philip Reeve
11. Quarterly Essay 48: After The Future by Tim Flannery
12. Wastelands: Stories of the Apocalypse edited by John Joseph Adams
13. The Prince in Waiting by John Christopher
14. A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr
15. Beyond the Burning Lands by John Christopher
16. As She Climbed Across The Table by Jonathon Lethem
17. The Sword of the Spirits by John Christopher
18. In Front of Your Nose: The Collected Essays, Journalism And Letters Volume IV by George Orwell
19. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
20. Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
21. Oscar & Lucinda by Peter Carey
22. Distrust That Particular Flavour by William Gibson
23. Titan by John Varley
24. The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
26. The Best American Comics 2011 edited by Alison Bechdel
27. Girl In Landscape by Jonathon Lethem
28. Finch by Jeff VanderMeer
29. Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
30. The Resurrectionist by James Bradley
31. Wizard by John Varley
32. Roughing It by Mark Twain
33. The Gathering by Anne Enright
34. River of Gods by Ian McDonald
35. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
36. Jack Maggs by Peter Carey
37. Ubik by Philip K. Dick
38. Demon by John Varley
39. Nightmares and Dreamscapes by Stephen King
40. Dark Eden by Chris Beckett
41. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
42. Revelation Space by Alastair Reynolds

1. Snuff by Terry Pratchett
2. Illywhacker by Peter Carey
3. The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
4. The Famished Road by Ben Okri
5. Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett
6. Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
7. My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse
8. Dracula by Bram Stoker
9. The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
10. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
11. The Boat by Nam Le
12. To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
13. The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux
14. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
15. Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie
16. The Giver by Lois Lowry
17. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
18. Far To Go by Alison Pick
19. Dubliners by James Joyce
20. The Thief of Always by Clive Barker
21. Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie
22. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
23. The Secret River by Kate Grenville
24. The Broken Shore by Peter Temple
25. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry
26. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
27. The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White
28. The Alteration by Kingsley Amis
29. The Forge of God by Greg Bear
30. Regeneration by Pat Barker
31. Collected Stories by Peter Carey
32. The Explorer by James Smythe
33. The City and the City by China Mieville
34. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
35. Harvest by Jim Crace
36. The Final Solution by Michael Chabon
37. Greybeard by Brian Aldiss
38. Chocky by John Wyndham
39. Three Men In A Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
40. Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock
41. Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson
42. The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
43. The Eye in the Door by Pat Barker
44. Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
45. Dusklands by J.M. Coetzee
46. Will You Please, Be Quiet, Please? by Raymond Carver
47. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
48. The Witch in the Wood by T.H. White
49. Prophet: Remission by Brandon Graham
50. The Tax Inspector by Peter Carey
51. Our Story Begins by Tobias Wolff
52. Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathon Lethem
53. Saga Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
54. The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
55. The Ill-Made Knight by T.H. White
56. The Quiet War by Paul McAuley
57. The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan
58. The Dead Zone by Stephen King
59. The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
60. Over The Wall by Peter Wartman
61. The Candle in the Wind by T.H. White
62. The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker
63. The Isles: A History by Norman Davies
64. Goliath by Scott Westerfeld
65. The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth
66. Batting Against Castro by Jim Shepard
67. The Night Sessions by Ken Macleod
67. The Book of Merlyn by T.H. White

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