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Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart (1958)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half a Yellow Sun (2006)

Aristophanes, Lysistrata (c.411 BC)

Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog (2006)

Julian Barnes, The Noise of Time (2016)

Damian Le Bas, The Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain ​(2018)

Bergsveinn Birgisson, Reply to a Letter from Helga (2013)

Jorge Luis Borges, Labyrinths: Selected stories and other writings (1962) 

Gerald Brenan, South from Granada (1957)

Hugh Brody, The Other Side of Eden (1999)

Graeme Macrae Burnet, His Bloody Project (2015)

Pedro Calderón de la Barca, Life is a Dream (17th century)

Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Journey to the End of the Night (1932)

​Anton Chekhov, The Duel (1891)

Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist (1988)

​Grazia Deledda, Reeds in the Wind (1913) 

T S Eliot, The Waste Land (1922)

Annie Ernaux, The Years (2008)

Elena Ferrante, Troubling Love (2007)

Penelope Fitzgerald, The Blue Flower (1995) 

Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (2011)

Hermann Hesse, Narziss and Goldmund ​(1930)

Keri Hulme, The Bone People (1984)

​Kazuo Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day (1989)

Hamid Ismailov, The Devil's Dance ​(2018)

Tove Jansson, The Summer Book (1972)

Juan Ramon Jimenez, Platero and I (1914)

Amin Maalouf, The Rock of Tanios (1993) 

Robert Macfarlane, The Wild Places (2007)

Elsa Morante, Arturo’s Island (1957) 

Orhan Pamuk, ​The Red-Haired Woman (2016)

Martin Rees, On the Future: Prospects for Humanity (2018)

Gillian Rose, Love's Work (1995)

W. G. Sebald, The Rings of Saturn (1995)

Mihail Sebastian, For Two Thousand Years (1934)

Zadie Smith, Swing Time (2016)

Sophocles, Antigone (c.441 BC)

Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus (401 BC)

Laurence Sterne, A Sentimental Journey (1768)

​Antonio Tabucchi, Requiem (1991)

​Junichiro Tanizaki, The Makioka Sisters (1944)

Olga Tokarczuk, Flights (2007)

John Updike (ed.), The Best American Short Stories of the Century (1999)

Matthew Walker, Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams (2017) 

Patrick White, Riders in the Chariot (1961)

John Williams, Augustus (1972)

John Williams​, Stoner (1965)

​Marguerite Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadrian (1951)​

 

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