Library of the Read

For personal curiosity and future reference: library records of read works, from late 2012 — present.

Abram, D. (1997), The spell of the sensuous: perception and language in a more-than-human world. New York, NY: Vintage

Ackroyd, P. (1993), Hawksmoor. London: Penguin Books

Bachelard, G. (1994), The poetics of space. Boston, MA: Beacon

Beaumont, M. (2016), Nightwalking: Chaucer to Dickens. London: Verso

Borges, J. L. (2000), Fictions. London: Penguin

Brooke, C. (1963), The Saxon and Norman kings. London: B. T. Batsford Ltd

Burns, C. (1990), About the body. Sevenoaks: Sceptre

Calvino, I. (1998), If on a winter’s night a traveller. London: Vintage Books

Camus, A. (2013), The outsider. London: Penguin Classics

Chalmers, D. J. (2002), Philosophy of mind: classical and contemporary readings. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Chatwin, B. (2003), The songlines. London: Vintage

Coates, B. (2014), The last Viking. London: Simon & Schuster

Coelho, P. (2007), The witch of Portobello. London: Harper

Cornwell, B. (1995), The winter king: a novel of Arthur. London: Michael Joseph

Cornwell, B. (2002), Vagabond. London: HarperCollinsPublishers

Cornwell, B. (2004), The last kingdom. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2006), The pale horseman. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2006), The lords of the north. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2007), Sword song. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2009), The burning land. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2011), Death of kings. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2011), Enemy of God: a novel of Arthur. London: Penguin

Cornwell, B. (2011), Excalibur: a novel of Arthur. London: Penguin

Cornwell, B. (2013), The pagan lord. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2014), The empty throne. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2016), Warriors of the storm. London: Harper

Cornwell, B. (2016), The flame bearer. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2017), Fools and mortals. London: HarperCollins

Cornwell, B. (2019), War of the wolf. London: HarperCollinsPublishers Ltd

Croall, J. (1983), Neill of Summerhill: the permanent rebel. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul

Damasio, A. (2018), The strange order of things. New York, NY: Pantheon Books

Davies, J. (2007), A history of Wales. London: Penguin

Davies, O. (2009), Grimoires: a history of magic books. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Della Pietra, C. (2017), Gonzo girl. London: Two Roads

Dhaliwal, N. S. (2006), Tourism. London: Vintage

Dixon, C., Bryan, D., Buchanan, G., and King, J. (2013), Winchester. Stroud: The History Press

Doel, F., Doel, G., and Lloyd, T. G. (1999), Worlds of Arthur: King Arthur in history, legend and culture. Stroud: Tempus

Drndić, D. (2017), Belladonna. London: MacLehose Press

Fallada, H. (2009), Alone in Berlin. London: Penguin Classics (originally published 1947)

Fischer, T. (2001), Don’t read this book if you’re stupid. London: Vintage

Freud, E. (1993), Hideous kinky. London: Penguin Books

Gaiman, N. (2005), Stardust. London: Headline Review

Gaiman, N. (2017), Norse mythology. London: Bloomsbury

Gammage, D. (2017), Playful awakening: releasing the gift of play in your life. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Garvey, C. (1991), Play. London: Fontana

Ghosh, A. (2001), The glass palace. London: HarperCollins

Griffiths, J. (1999), Pip pip: a sideways look at time. London: Flamingo

Griffiths, J. (2013), Kith: the riddle of the childscape. London: Hamish Hamilton

Griffiths, J. (2017), Tristimania: a diary of manic depression. London: Penguin Books

Grof, S. (1985), Beyond the brain: birth, death and transcendence in psychotherapy. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press

Haig, M. (2017), How to stop time. Edinburgh: Canongate Books Ltd

Han, K. (2015), The vegetarian. London: Portobello Books

Han, K. (2018), The white book. London: Portobello Books

Holt, J. (1990), How children fail. London: Penguin Books (originally published 1964, Pitman Publishing; revised edition 1982, Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence)

Hunt, A. (2010), King Arthur: shadows in the mist. London: Avalonia

Ishiguro, K. (2005), The remains of the day. London: Faber and Faber (originally published 1989)

Ishiguro, K. (2006), Never let me go. London: Faber and Faber

Ishiguro, K. (2010), Nocturnes: five stories of music and nightfall. London: Faber and Faber

Jansson, T. (2003), The summer book. London: Sort Of Books

Jansson, T. (2006), A winter book. London: Sort Of Books

Jansson, T. (2009), The true deceiver. London: Sort Of Books

Jansson, T. (2010), Travelling light. London: Sort Of Books

Jansson, T. (2013), Sculptor’s daughter: a childhood memoir. London: Sort Of Books

Jenkins, S. (2012), A short history of England. London: Profile

Jin, H. (2000), Waiting. London: Vintage

Johnson, D. (2018), Everything under. London: Jonathan Cape

Kennedy, A. L. (2003), Indelible acts. London: Vintage

Kerouac, J. (2012), Satori in Paris. London: Penguin Modern Classics

Kinch, S. (2017), Two sketches of disjointed happiness. London: Salt Publishing

Kiš, D. (2015), The encyclopedia of the dead. London: Penguin Classics

Kneale, M. (2017), Rome: a history in seven sackings. London: Atlantic Books

Kozlovsky, R. (2013), The architectures of childhood: children, modern architecture and reconstruction in post-war England. Farnham: Ashgate

Le Guin, U. (2002), The dispossessed. London: Gollancz (originally published 1974)

Leine, K. (2016), The prophets of eternal fjord. London: Atlantic Books

Marani, D. (2010), New Finnish grammar. Sawtry: Dedalus

Marías, J. (2011), While the women are sleeping. London: Vintage

Marías, J. (2014), The infatuations. London: Penguin Books

Márquez, G. G. (1994), Strange pilgrims: twelve stories. London: Penguin

Márquez, G. G. (2007), Innocent Eréndira and other stories. London: Penguin

Márquez, G. G. (2014), One hundred years of solitude. London: Penguin (originally published 1967)

Mathews, R. (2012), Ceawlin: the man who created England. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military

Moyles, J. R. (1989), Just playing? The role and status of play in early childhood education. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Open University Press

Murakami, H. (2002), Sputnik sweetheart. London: Vintage

Nooteboom, C. (1996), The following story. London: The Harvill Press

Nothomb, A. (2015), Pétronille. New York, NY: Europa Editions

O’Connor, J. (2011), Ghost light. London: Vintage

Okri, B. (2008), Starbook: a magical tale of love and regeneration. London: Rider

Orwell, G. (2018), Nineteen eighty-four. London: Penguin English Library (originally published 1949, Secker and Warburg)

Pamuk, O. (2001), My name is red. London: Faber and Faber

Peddie, J. (2001), Alfred: warrior king. Stroud: Sutton

Plath, S. (1996), The bell jar. London: Faber and Faber (originally published 1966)

Powell, J. (2018), Things we nearly knew. London: Picador

Rex, P. (2013), Edward the Confessor: King of England. Stroud: Amberley Publishing

Salinger, J. D. (2010), For Esme, with love and squalor, and other stories. London: Penguin

Salter, J. (2014), Dusk. London: Picador

Sanín, C. (2014), The children. London: MacLehose Press

Savill, S., Parrinder, G., Barker, M., and Cook, C. (1977), Pears encyclopedia of myths and legends (book 2): northern Europe, southern and central Africa. London: Pelham.

Scruton, R. (2001), A short history of modern philosophy: from Descartes to Wittgenstein. London: Routledge

Scruton, R. (2002), Spinoza. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Self, W. (2007), The book of Dave. London: Penguin

Sheldrake, R. (2011), The presence of the past: morphic resonance and the habits of nature. London: Icon Books Ltd (originally published 1988)

Smart, E. (1992), By Grand Central Station I sat down and wept. London: Grafton (originally published 1945)

Stenton, F. M. (1971), Anglo-Saxon England. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press (originally published 1943)

Stevens, Q. (2007), The ludic city: exploring the potential of public spaces. Abingdon: Routledge

Sutton, L. M. (2015), The seventh myth: part one, the soundless night. Swansea: Rowanvale Books Ltd

Tawada, Y. (2018), The Last children of Tokyo. London: Portobello Books

Tsushima, Y. (2017), Territory of light. London: Penguin Classics (originally published 1978-9, in Gunzō literary monthly)

Venning, T. (2013), The kings and queens of Anglo-Saxon England. Stroud: Amberley

Vonnegut, K. (1991), Slaughterhouse-five. London: Vintage

Waite, J. (2007), Boudica’s last stand: Britain’s revolt against Rome, A.D. 60-61. Stroud: Tempus

Whittock, M. J. and Whittock, H. (2013), The Viking blitzkrieg: A.D. 789-1098. Stroud: The History Press

Williams, T. (2018), Viking Britain: a history. London: William Collins

Winterson, J. (1988), The passion. London: Penguin Books

Winterson, J. (2005), Lighthousekeeping. London: Harper Perennial

Winterson, J. (2012), The daylight gate. London: Arrow

Wood, M. (1981), In search of the dark ages. London: British Broadcasting Company

Yoshimoto, B. (1996), Lizard. London: Faber and Faber

Young, S. (2006), A.D. 500: a journey through the dark isles of Britain and Ireland. London: Phoenix