My Literary Favourites

Favourite Books:
I have loved many books but these are the ones I've re-read and the ones that have resonated in my mind for weeks after reading.

  • Maryann Burk Carver – What it Used to be Like
  • Siri Hustvedt – The Enchantment of Lily Dahl 
  • Siri Hustvedt - What I loved
  • Sharon Maas – Of Marriageable Age
  • Aravind Adiga – The White Tiger
  • Haruki Muraki – South of the Border, West of the Sun
  • Nikki Gemmel – Shiver 
  • Nikki Gemmel -  The Bride Stripped Bare
  • Mikal Gilmore – Shot in the Heart
  • Harlan Coben – Darkest Fear
  • Christopher Pike  - The Midnight Club
  • Chris Womersley – Bereft
  • Lucy Christopher – Stolen
  • Nick Hornby – High Fidelity
  • Orson Scott Card – Enders Game
  • Aaron Cohen - Brotherhood of Warriors
  • Lionel Shriver - We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Etgar Keret - The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God (short story anthology)
  • Raymond Carver - Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? (short story anthology)

Favourite Authors:
  • Siri Husvedt
  • Harlan Coben
  • Christopher Pike
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Etgar Keret
  • Raymond Carver

*Etgar Keret and Raymond Carver are both short story writers. These are my favourite short stories of theirs.

  • Keret -  Hole in the Wall 
  • Keret - Vacuum Seal
  • Carver - The Hair 
  • Carver - The Students Wife

Favourite Poets:
  • Pablo Neruda - Tonight I can Write and In Vietnam
  • Brian Pattern - Sometimes it Happens; The Poor Fools; The Ambush
  • Allen Ginsberg - In Society

(These are my two beautiful book shelves ... though there are heaps of books missing because I've lent them out to people)