19th Century Fiction
A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle
Emma, Jane Austen
Jane Eyre, Charlotte Brontë
Moby Dick, Herman Melville
Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray

20th Century Fiction
The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding, Agatha Christie
A Room of One's Own, Virginia Woolf
A Room with a View, E. M. Forster
The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
The Art of Joy, Goliarda Sapienza
Babette's Feast, Isak Dinesen
The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath
Bridget Jones's Diary, Helen Fielding
The Camomile Lawn, Mary Wesley
Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Louis de Bernieres
Chocolat, Joanne Harris
Cider with Rosie, Laurie Lee
Cold Comfort Farm, Stella Gibbons
A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy O'Toole
The Emigrants, Vilhelm Moberg
Excellent Women, Barbara Pym
The Fellowship of the Ring, J. R. R. Tolkien
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Fannie Flagg
The Godfather, Mario Puzo
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
Heartburn, Nora Ephron
The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan
Kitchen, Banana Yoshimoto
The Kitchen God's Wife, Amy Tan
The Light Years, Elizabeth Jane Howard
Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta
Middlesex, Jeffrey Eugenides
Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
Mrs Dalloway, Virginia Woolf
One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Márquez
The Princess Bride, William Goldsmith
Rebecca, Daphne du Maurier
The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro
The Sea, The Sea, Iris Murdoch
The Secret History, Donna Tartt
Swann's Way, Marcel Proust
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf
Tomorrow When the War Began, John Marsden
Ulysses, James Joyce

21st Century Fiction
Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Atonement, Ian McEwan
Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Kate Atkinson
The Book of Strange New Things, Michel Faber
The Book Thief, Mark Zusak
The Essex Serpent, Sarah Perry
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Steig Larsson
The Goldfinch, Donna Tartt
The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini
Life After Life, Kate Atkinson
The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton
My Brilliant Friend, Elena Ferrante
Our Endless Numbered Days, Claire Fuller
The Shadow of the Wind, Carlós Ruiz Zafon
The Paying Guests, Sarah Waters
Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, Elena Ferrante
The Vegetarian, Han Kang

Children's Books
A Bear Called Paddington, Michael Bond
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman
Anne of Green Gables, L. M. Montgomery
The Bear Nobody Wanted, Allan and Janet Ahlberg
The Borrowers, Mary Norton
The Butterfly Lion, Michael Morpurgo
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl
Charlotte's Web, E. B. White
Danny, the Champion of the World, Roald Dahl
The Enchanted Wood, Enid Blyton
Fantastic Mr Fox, Roald Dahl
Five Go Off in a Caravan, Enid Blyton
Five on a Treasure Island, Enid Blyton
Goodnight Mister Tom, Michelle Magorian
Hansel and Gretel, The Brothers Grimm
Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, J. K. Rowling
The Hundred and One Dalmations, Dodie Smith
I Capture the Castle, Dodie Smith
James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C. S. Lewis
A Little Princess, Frances Hodgson Burnett
Little Town on the Prarie, Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Little White Horse, Elizabeth Goudge
Little Women, Louise May Alcott
The Magic Pudding, Norman Lindsay
Matilda, Roald Dahl
Milly-Molly-Mandy's Autumn, Joyce Lankester Brisley
Northern Lights, Philip Pullman
Peter and Wendy, J. M. Barrie
Pippi Longstocking, Astrid Lindgren
The Railway Children, E. Nesbit
The Ruby in the Smoke, Philip Pullman
The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett
A Series of Unfortunate Events, Lemony Snicket
A Series of Unfortunate Events (The Miserable Mill), Lemony Snicket
Swallows and Amazons, Arthur Ransome
Winnie the Pooh, A. A. Milne
The Witches, Roald Dahl

Picture Books
Brambly Hedge Summer Story, Jill Barklem
The Eleventh Hour, Graeme Base
Green Eggs and Ham, Dr. Seuss
Pancakes for Findus, Sven Nordqvist
Possum Magic, Mem Fox
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter
The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Eric Carle

Poetry
The Owl and the Pussycat, Edward Lear

Plays
The House That Will Not Stand, Marcus Gardley
The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
The Tempest, William Shakespeare

Non-Fiction
My Life in France, Julia Child and Alex Prud'homme