Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
The Behaviour of Moths by Poppy Adams
(in US as The Sister)
The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy


The Outcast by Sadie Jones*
first half of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens


second half of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff
The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth by Frances Wilson


Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates*
Holes by Louis Sachar
Blue Shoes and Happiness by Alexander McCall Smith
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
first eighth of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes


Once upon a Time in the North by Philip Pullman
Dry Store Room No.1: The Secret Life of the Natural History Museum by Richard Fortey
The Spare Room by Nancy Garner
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini


The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee by Rebecca Miller
No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod


One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson
When We Were Romans by Matthew Kneale
English by Wang Gang
Fat Girl by Judith Moore
Horseman, Pass By by Larry McMurtry


The People on Privilege Hill by Jane Gardam
Eve Green by Susan Fletcher
Angel by Elizabeth Taylor
Away by Amy Bloom


Netherland by Joseph O'Neill
How to Be Good by Nick Hornby


Emma by Jane Austen (reread)
The White Bone by Barbara Gowdy*


A Pair of Blue Eyes by Thomas Hardy
I, Coriander by Sally Gardner


Annie's Box: Charles Darwin, His Daughter and Human Evolution by Randal Keynes (an excellent introduction to Darwin, esp if you struggle with the science; it talks about Darwin via his relationship with his daughter, who died age 10)
The Believers by Zoe Heller
Nothing to Be Frightened Of by Julian Barnes
Shakespeare by Bill Bryson