Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Orchard on Fire by Shena Mackay
Little Boy Lost by Marganita Lasky
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
Northern Lights (aka The Golden Compass) by Philip Pullman


The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman


The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Driving over Lemons by Chris Stewart
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie


The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason


Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
Disturbance of the Inner Ear by Joyce Hackett
Daughter of Venice by Donna Jo Napoli
A Parrot in the Pepper Tree by Chris Stewart


Affinity by Sarah Waters
I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson
We Made a Garden by Margery Fish


Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles
About the Author by John Colapinto
Embers by Sandor Marai


Bad Blood by Lorna Sage
The Children Who Lived in a Barn by Eleanor Graham
The Necropolis Railway by Andrew Martin


The Little Friend by Donna Tartt
Life of Pi by Yann Martell


Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
Under the Eagle's Shadow by Mark Hertsgaard
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton