List of Books That I Love

This is a list of books that have had a significant impact on me. These have influenced me – for better or worse – and they are the ones I recommend to others to read. I have divided the list into fiction and non-fiction. All the links will take you to the respective Wikipedia entry.

Fiction

  • Albert Camus – The Fall
  • Ernest Hemingway – For Whom The Bell Tolls
  • Ernest Hemingway – Farewell to Arms
  • George Orwell – Keep the Aspidistra Flying
  • George Orwell – Coming Up For Air
  • John Steinbeck – The Moon is Down
  • John Steinbeck – Grapes of Wrath
  • John Steinbeck – Of Mice and Men
  • Jonathan Swift – Gulliver’s Travels
  • Harper Lee – To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Douglas Adams – The Hitch Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy
  • Rohinton Mistry – A Fine Balance
  • Leo Tolstoy – Anna Karenina
  • Salman Rushdie – Midnight’s Children
  • Robert Pirsig – Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Jack Kerouac – On The Road
  • Ayn Rand – Atlas Shrugged
  • Ayn Rand – Fountainhead
  • AA Milne – Winnie the Pooh
  • Joseph Heller – Catch-22
  • William Golding – Lord of the Flies
  • Vladimir Nabokov – Lolita
  • Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange
  • Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart
  • Franz Kafka – The Castle
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky – Notes from Underground

Non-fiction

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