Bookshelf

A frequently updated list to keep track of the books I’d like to read.

I will link to the post as and when I complete the book.

* Indicates a much-loved favourite.

Non-fiction

  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying ~ Sogyal Rinpoche
  • Spiders ~ W. S. Bristowe
  • The Bookseller of Kabul ~ Asne Seierstad
  • Utopia ~ Thomas More
  • A Brief History of Time ~ Stephen Hawking
  • Silent Spring ~ Rachel Carson
  • Slow Reading in a Hurried Age ~ David Mikics
  • The Year of Magical Thinking ~ Joan Didion
  • The Price of Inequality ~ Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • The Nature Principle ~ Richard Louv
  • Hidden Beauty of the Commonplace ~ Phillip Pegler
  • The Spell of the Sensuous ~ David Abram
  • Wild Earth, Wild Soul ~ Bill Pfeiffer
  • Religion for Atheists ~ Alain de Botton
  • What are People For? ~ Wendell Berry
  • The Art of the Commonplace ~ Wendell Berry
  • Listening Below the Noise ~ Anne D. LeClaire
  • A Wiltshire Diary ~ Patrick Kilvert
  • Taste, Memory ~ David Buchanan
  • The Living Mountain ~ Nan Shepherd
  • When God is Gone, Everything is Holy ~ Chet Raymo
  • Why Birds Sing ~ David Rothenberg
  • Comfortable with Uncertainty ~ Pema Chodron
  • Phenomenology of Perception ~ Maurice Merleau-Pointy
  • A Short History of Nearly Everything ~ Bill Bryson
  • The Discovery of Being ~ Rollo May
  • The Untethered Soul ~ Michael A. Singer
  • On Becoming a Person ~ Carl Rogers
  • The Wild Wisdom of Weeds ~ Katrina Blair
  • Truth, Goodness and Beauty Reframed ~ Howard Gardner
  • The Secret Life of Plants ~ Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird
  • The Outsider ~ Colin Wilson
  • The Shape of a Pocket ~ John Berger
  • Hallucinations ~ Oliver Sacks
  • Why isn’t my Brain Working ~ Datis Kharrazian
  • Tiny Islands ~ Dixie Wills
  • Lucia Joyce ~ Carol Loeb Schloss
  • Wild Therapy ~ Nick Totton
  • Reality Hunger ~ David Shields
  • The Transition Handbook ~ Rob Hopkins
  • Grow Your Own Vegetables ~ Joy Larkcom
  • Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture
  • Community Wins ~ Brian Allain
  • If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name ~ Heather Lende
  • The more Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible ~ Charles Eisenstein
  • The Earth Care Manual ~ Patrick Whitefield
  • The Organised Mind ~ Daniel J. Levitin
  • The Tree ~ John Fowles
  • Last Child in the Woods ~ Richard Louv
  • Plain Living ~ Catherine Whitmire
  • Zen and the Art of Making a Living ~ Laurence G. Boldt
  • Up the Garden Path ~ Laura Stoddart
  • Complete Vegetable Growing Course ~ Charles Dowding
  • The Shepherd’s Calendar ~ John Clare
  • The Wild Places ~ Robert Macfarlane
  • Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees ~ Roger Deakin
  • Notes from Walnut Tree Farm ~ Roger Deakin
  • Meadowland ~ John Lewis-Stempel
  • In Defence of Food ~ Michael Pollan
  • The World Peace Diet ~ Will Tuttle
  • Rituals of Celebration ~ Jane Meredith
  • Pagan Feasts ~ Anna Franklin and Sue Phillips

Fiction

  • Anne of Green Gables ~ L. M. Montgomery 
  • The Graveyard Book ~ Neil Gaiman
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane ~ Neil Gaiman
  • *The Gormenghast Trilogy ~ Mervyn Peake
  • Moby Dick ~ Hermann Melville
  • The Goldfinch ~ Donna Tartt
  • Paradise Lost ~ John Milton
  • The Magic Apple Tree ~ Susan Hill
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray ~ Oscar Wilde
  • To Kill a Mockingbird ~ Harper Lee
  • Angela Carter’s Book of Fairy Tales
  • *One Hundred Year’s of Solitude ~ Garbriel García Márquez
  • Island of the Day Before ~ Umberto Eco
  • Labyrinths ~ Jorge Luis Borges
  • The God of Small Things ~ Arundhati Roy
  • The Lost Domain ~ Alain-Fournier
  • Infinite Jest ~ David Foster Wallace
  • The Glass Bead Game ~ Hermann Hesse
  • Wildwood ~ Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis
  • The Halloween Tree ~ Ray Bradbury
  • Dandelion Wine ~ Ray Bradbury
  • After Many a Summer ~ Aldous Huxley
  • Fires ~ Raymond Carver
  • Astrid and Veronika ~ Linda Olsson
  • The Forest Lover ~ Susan Vreeland
  • The Collected Stories ~ Katherine Mansfield
  • Candide ~ Voltaire

**Around the World in 80 Books Challenge

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