Favourite books


All That I Am – Anna Funder

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler

Monkey Grip – Helen Garner

The Unbearable Lightness of Being – Milan Kundera

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close – Jonathan Safran Foer

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Foals Bread – Gillian Mears

Catch 22 – Joseph Heller

Jasper Jones – Craig Silvey

Breath – Tim Winton

The Time Traveller’s Wife – Audrey Niffenegger

I Have a Bed Made of Buttermilk Pancakes – Jaclyn Moriarty

The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveller – Italo Calvino

The Hitchhiker’s Guide series – Douglas Adams

Death of a Riverguide – Richard Flanagan

Young Adult fiction

His Dark Materials series – Phillip Pullman

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

The Minnow – Diane Sweeney

The Book Thief – Markus Zusak

Night Beach – Kirsty Eagar

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian – Sherman Alexie

The Tomorrow series – John Marsden

Harry Potter series – J.K.Rowling

The Hunger Games series – Suzanne Collins

Only Ever Always – Penni Russon

Children’s and Middle Readers

Withering-by-Sea – Judith Rossell

Holes – Louis Sachar

Lockie Leonard series – Tim Winton

anything by: Emily Rodda, Roald Dahl, Arthur Ransome, A.A.Milne, Ethel Turner, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Robin Klein, Elizabeth Honey, Odo Hirsch, C.S Lewis


Tracks – Robyn Davidson

Into the Wild – Jon Krakauer

Between a Rock and a Hard Place (127 Hours) – Aron Ralston

Animal Wise – Virginia Morell

The Tall Man – Chloe Hooper

Bossypants – Tina Fey

Bad Feminist – Roxane Gay

Not That Kind of Girl – Lena Dunham

Women of Letters collections – curated by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire



One response to “Favourite books

  1. Great list! The Poisonwood Bible is one of those books I keep wishing I hadn’t read yet everytime I see it 🙂 I think I’ll borrow The Ocean at the End of the Lane for my next pick. It’s been a while since my last Gaiman x

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