Books Read in 2007: The Final List

Saturday December 29, 2007 in books read 2007 |

As 2007 fizzles out, here’s my complete reading list for the year. I don’t think it’s a bad list, although it could have been a touch longer (especially non fiction!) Links to reviews are in brackets. Here’s to happy reading for all in 2008.


  1. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
  2. Winterwood by Patrick McCabe
  3. Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
  4. At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft
  5. Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake
  6. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  7. A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon
  8. Gormenghast by Mervyn Peake
  9. Titus Alone by Mervyn Peake
  10. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
  11. The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney
  12. On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
  13. The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson (Revish review)
  14. Restless by William Boyd (Revish review)
  15. The Interpretation of Murder by Jed Rubenfeld
  16. Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  17. Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  18. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  19. Everyman by Philip Roth
  20. Unless by Carol Shields
  21. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
  22. We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
  23. Tunnel Visions by Christopher Ross
  24. Falling Man by Don DeLillo
  25. No Country For Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
  26. A Curious Earth by Gerard Woodward
  27. In a Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu
  28. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom
  29. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
  30. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
  31. Life Class by Pat Barker
  32. Gathering the Water by Robert Edric
  33. The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene
  34. The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene
  35. Engleby by Sebastian Faulks
  36. The End of Mr Y by Scarlett Thomas
  37. If You Liked School, You’ll Love Work by Irvine Welsh
  38. The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
  39. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  40. Darkmans by Nicola Barker
  41. Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman
  42. Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman
  43. The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter
  44. The October Country by Ray Bradbury
  45. Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman
  46. The Rain Before It Falls by Jonathan Coe
  47. The Outsider by Albert Camus
  48. Mr B. Gone by Clive Barker
  49. The Late Hector Kipling by David Thewlis

Short Stories

  1. Random Quest by John Wyndham
  2. Running Wolf by Algernon Blackwood
  3. The Haunted and the Haunters by Lord Lytton
  4. His Brother’s Keeper by W.W.Jacobs
  5. The Seventh Man by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
  6. The Inexperienced Ghost by H.G.Wells
  7. The Toll House by W.W.Jacobs
  8. The Squaw by Bram Stoker
  9. The Treasure of Abbot Thomas by M.R.James

Non Fiction

  1. The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins

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