Orange Prize for Fiction's "50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Authors"

Given by Orange Prize for Fiction

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To support the 2004 award, the Orange Prize for Fiction researched the UK’s first ever living library of 50 contemporary ‘essential reads’. The books were chosen by a sample of 500 people mostrar mais attending the first week of the Guardian Hay festival and represent the audience’s definitive ‘must have’ bookshelf by living writers. mostrar menos
Obra
The House of the Spirits (1982) de Isabel Allende
Money: A Suicide Note (1984) de Martin Amis
The Blind Assassin (2000) de Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) de Margaret Atwood
The Regeneration Trilogy (1991) de Pat Barker
Girl with a Pearl Earring (1999) de Tracy Chevalier
What a Carve Up! (1994) de Jonathan Coe
Disgrace (1999) de J. M. Coetzee
Riders (1985) de Jilly Cooper
Being Dead (1999) de Jim Crace
Fred and Edie (2000) de Jill Dawson
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (1993) de Louis De Bernières
O Nome da Rosa (1980) de Umberto Eco
Middlesex (2002) de Jeffrey Eugenides
Birdsong (1993) de Sebastian Faulks
The Corrections (2001) de Jonathan Franzen
The Women's Room (1977) de Marilyn French
Cem Anos de Solidão (1967) de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
The Tin Drum (1959) de Günter Grass
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1992) de Peter Høeg
High Fidelity (1995) de Nick Hornby
What I Loved (2003) de Siri Hustvedt
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) de John Irving
The Poisonwood Bible (1998) de Barbara Kingsolver
Misery (1987) de Stephen King
The Golden Notebook (1962) de Doris Lessing
Grace Notes (1997) de Bernard MacLaverty
Atonement (2001) de Ian McEwan
Enduring Love (1997) de Ian McEwan
Fugitive Pieces (1996) de Anne Michaels
The Shipping News (1993) de E. Annie Proulx
His Dark Materials (2000) de Philip Pullman
American Pastoral (1997) de Philip Roth
Midnight's Children (1981) de Salman Rushdie
Faith Singer (2001) de Rosie Scott
A Suitable Boy (1993) de Vikram Seth
Unless (2002) de Carol Shields
Hotel World (2001) de Ali Smith
White Teeth (2000) de Zadie Smith
The Secret History (1992) de Donna Tartt
Music & Silence (1999) de Rose Tremain
Rabbit Angstrom: A Tetralogy (1995) de John Updike
Matadouro 5 (1969) de Kurt Vonnegut
Na ponta dos dedos (2002) de Sarah Waters
Trainspotting (1993) de Irvine Welsh
The Story of Tracy Beaker (1991) de Jacqueline Wilson
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1985) de Jeanette Winterson
The Passion (1987) de Jeanette Winterson
Cloudstreet (1991) de Tim Winton

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