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

Given by Orange Prize for Fiction

49 obres 536,702 Llibres 10,694 Ressenyes 4.0
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 mostra'n més attending the first week of the Guardian Hay festival and represent the audience’s definitive ‘must have’ bookshelf by living writers. mostra'n menys
Obra
La casa de los espíritus (1982) de Isabel Allende
Money: A Suicide Note (1984) de Martin Amis
L'Assassí cec (2000) de Margaret Atwood
The Handmaid's Tale (1985) de Margaret Atwood
The Regeneration Trilogy (1991) de Pat Barker
La noia de la perla (1999) de Tracy Chevalier
What a Carve Up! (1994) de Jonathan Coe
Desgràcia (1999) de J. M. Coetzee
Riders (1985) de Jilly Cooper
Being Dead (1999) de Jim Crace
Fred and Edie (2000) de Jill Dawson
La mandolina del capità Corelli (1993) de Louis De Bernières
El nom de la rosa (1980) de Umberto Eco
Middlesex (2002) de Jeffrey Eugenides
Birdsong (1993) de Sebastian Faulks
Les correccions (2001) de Jonathan Franzen
The Women's Room (1977) de Marilyn French
Cent anys de solitud (1967) de Gabriel Garcia Marquez
El Timbal de llauna (1959) de Günter Grass
Smilla's Sense of Snow (1992) de Peter Høeg
High Fidelity (1995) de Nick Hornby
Allò que vaig estimar (2003) de Siri Hustvedt
A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989) de John Irving
La Bíblia de l'arbre del verí (1998) de Barbara Kingsolver
Misery (1987) de Stephen King
El Quadern daurat (1962) de Doris Lessing
Grace Notes (1997) de Bernard MacLaverty
Enduring Love (1997) de Ian McEwan
Expiació (2001) de Ian McEwan
Fugitive Pieces (1996) de Anne Michaels
The Shipping News (1993) de E. Annie Proulx
His Dark Materials (2000) de Philip Pullman
Pastoral americana (1997) de Philip Roth
Els Fills de la mitjanit (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
Escorxador-5 (1969) de Kurt Vonnegut
Falsa identitat (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
La Passió (1987) de Jeanette Winterson
Cloudstreet (1991) de Tim Winton

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