Thursday, 6 October 2011

Modern Classics

Suggestions via Twitter users on modern classics that you might have read, but really should if you haven't. (Apologies to those I haven't credited.) All suggestions are appreciated - add yours in comments. 

  • To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee via @Philipharv inter alia

  • Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

  • A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry via @Mr__Gus

  • also Family Matters - Rohinton Mistry via @UKPizzaLover

  • A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth

  • The Impressionist - Hari Kunzru

  • Glass Room - Simon Mawr via @sophieraworth

  • The Time-Travellers Wife - Audrey Niffenegger via @craftilicious

  • Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez via @superjonnyonion

  • Saturday - Ian McEwan - via @ianfflood

  • French Lieutenants Woman - John Fowles via @Carole_Benton

  • Neverwhere - Neil Gaiman via @wordycat

  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society - Mary Ann Shaffer via @HNolan10
I am going to add: 

We Need to talk about Kevin - Lionel Shriver

The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver

Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel