Author index

This is an alphabetic list of authors together with their books which have been reviewed on the weblog A Common Reader. An alphabetic list of titles can be seen here


A –

Abley, Mark
The Prodigal Tongue

Achebe, Chinua
Education of a British Protected Child, The

Ackroyd, Peter
The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein

Adam, Olivier

Ahmad, Imran

Alderman, Naomi
The Lessons

Alvtegen, Karin

Aronowitz, Richard
– Its Just the Beating of my Heart

Arscott, David
A Sussex Kipling

Aymé, Marcel
Beautiful Image

B –

Bailey, Rosemary
Love and War in the Pyrenees

Baker, Nicholson
The Anthologist
Human Smoke

Bakewell, Sarah
–  How to Live, A Life of Montaigne

Balzac, Honoré de
Père Goriot

Bannaleç, Jean-Luc
Death in Pont-Aven

Banville, John
– The Infinities

Barbal, Maria
Stone in a Landslide

Bashford, Henry Howarth
Augustus Carp

Batuman, Elif
The Possessed

Baxter, Stephen

Belloc, Hilaire
The Four Men

Bellos, David
Is That A Fish In Your Ear?

Berger, John
Corker’s Freedom

Bernhard, Thomas
The Old Masters

Bezmozgis, David
The Betrayers

Bishop, Bernardine
Hidden Knowledge

Blythe, Ronald
Field Work

Bolano, Robert
Nazi Literature in the Americas

Bologna, Filippo
How I Lost The War

Boxall, Peter
1001 Book You Must Read Before You Die

Braithwaite, Rodrick
Moscow 1941

Brodrick, William
The Discourtesy of Death

Bruhns, Wibke
My Father’s Country

Brijs, Stefan
The Angel Maker

Briscoe, Paul
My Friend the Enemy

Buckley, Jonathan

Burn, Gordon
Born Yesterday

C –

Camilleri, Andrea
– Age of Doubt
Dance of the Seagull
Dance of the Seagull

Cherniak, Judith (editor)
Poems on the Underground

Child, Lee
61 Hours

Christoper, John
The Death of Grass

Clarke, Lindsay
The Water Theatre

Coe, Jonathan
Number 11
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim

Cook, Coleridge
The Meowmorphosis

Cook, Jude
Byron Easy

Conrad, Joseph
The Secret Agent

Coren, Victoria
For Richer for Poorer

Cossé, Laurence
A Novel Bookstore

Cross, Neil

Crumb, Robert
Introducing Kafka (with David Zane Mairowitz)

Crystal, David
By Hook or by Crook

Cudbird, Terry
Walking the Hexagon

D –

Dasgupta, Rana

Davenport Hines, Richard
A Night at the Majestic

Davidson, Martin
The Perfect Nazi

Davis, Lydia
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis

de Maupassant, Guy
Pierre et Jean

Dean, Louise
The Old Romantic

Dehnel, Jacek

Delius, Friedrich Christian
Portrait of the Mother as a Young Woman

Denny, Isabel
– The Fall of Hitler’s Fortress City

de Waal, Edmund
Hare with Amber Eyes, The

di Lampedusa, Giuseppe Tomasi
The Leopard
Letters from London and Europe

Dickinson, Robert
The Noise of Strangers

Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Uncle’s Dream

Drabble, Margaret
The Pattern in the Carpet

Dunn, Mark
Ella Minnow Pea

E –

Eastland, Sam
The Red Moth

Egremont, Max
Forgotten Land

Eichner, Hans
Kahn and Englemann

Ellis, David

Death and the Author

Enzensburger, Hans Magnus
The Silences of Hammerstein

F –

The Book of Strange New Things
The Crimson Petal and The White
The Fire Gospel

Fadiman, Anne
At Large and Small

Fallada, Hans
Alone in Berlin
Little Man What NowTales from the Underworld

Fante, John
The Road to Los Angles

Fermor, Patrick Leigh
A Time of Gifts

Ferris, Joshua
The Unnamed

Fitzgerald, F Scott
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Flaubert, Gustave
Sentimental Education

Foden, Giles

Fontane, Theodor
Effi Briest

Ford, Richard
Let Me be Frank with You
The Lay of the Land

Forsyth, Mark
The Etymologicon
The Horologicon

Foulds, Adam
The Quickening Maze

Franzen, Jonathan

Furst, Alan
Mission to Paris
Spies of the Balkans

Fyfield, Frances
Blood from Stone
Gold Digger

G –

Galgut, Damon
The Quarry

Gardam, Jane
Last Friends
The Man in the Wooden Hat

Gekoski, Rick
Outside of a Dog, A Bibliomemoire

Genazino, Wilhelm
The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt

Glavinic, Thomas
Pull Yourself Together

Goffette, Guy
Forever Nude

Gooden, Philip

Grandin, Greg

Granta Magazine
Are We Related?  The New Granta Book of the Family

Grass, Gunther
Peeling the Onion
The Tin Drum

Gray, John
Black Mass

Gray, Simon
The Last Cigarette

Greene, Graham
The Heart of the Matter

Grossman, Vasily
A Writer at War

Grushin, Olga
The Concert Ticket

Guterson, David
The Other

H –

Hamilton- Paterson, James
– Amazing Disgrace
Rancid Pansies

Hatoum, Milton
Orphans of Eldorado

Hawes, James
Excavating Kafka

Hein, Christoph

Hemon, Aleksandar (Ed)
Best European Fiction 2010

Hemingway, Ernest
A Farewell to Arms

Hill, Stephen
Backgammon for Losers

Hiller Mischa
Sabra Zoo

Himmler, Katrin
The Himmler Brothers

Hodgkinson, Will
The Ballad of Britain

Hoffman, E T A
The King’s Bride
Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl

Hoffman, Michael
The Faber Book of 20th Century German Poems

Hogan, Edward
The Hunger Trace

Holmqvist, Ninn
The Unit

Homes, A M
Music for Torching

Huelle, Pawel
Cold Sea Stories
The Last Supper
Moving House

Hugo, Victor
The Last Day of a Condemned Man

Hunt, Irmgard
On Hitler’s Mountain

Hunt, Nick
– Walking the Woods and the Water

Hyland, M J
This is How

I –

Ishiguro, Kazuo
Unconsoled, The

J –

Jackson, Shirley
The Lottery and Other Stories

Jacobson, Howard
The Finkler Question

James, Peter
– Dead Like You

Jannson, Tove
Fair Play
The True Deceiver

Jauffret, Régis

Jenkins, Michael
A House in Flanders

Johnson, Adam
The Orphan Master’s Son

Johnson, Alexandra
A Brief History of Diaries:  From Pepys to Blogs

Jones, Sadie
The Outcast

Jungk, Peter Stephan
Inheritance, The

K –

Karinthy, Ferenc

Karski, Jan
Story of a Secret State

Keillor, Garrison

Keilson, Hans
Death of an Adversary

Kehlmann, Daniel
Measuring the World

Kelly, Ian

Kelly, Susie
Best Foot Forward
The Valley of Heaven and Hell

Kempowski, Walter
All for Nothing

Kennedy, A L
The Blue Book

Kennedy, Conan
– The Colour of Her Eyes

Kerr, Philip
A Quiet Flame

Keun, Irmgard
After Midnight

Kim, Anna
Anatomy of a Night

Kiss, Yudit
The Summer My Father Died

Knausgaard, Karl O
A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven

Koch, Herman
The  Dinner

Krauss, Nicole
Great House

L –

Laidler, Keith
Surveillance Unlimited

Laing, Olivia
– To the River

Lanchester, John
Family Romance

Lange, Hartmut
Missing Persons

Larsson, Stieg
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Lelic, Simon
The Facility

Lelord, François
Hector and the Search for Happiness

Lemaitre, Pierre
The Great Swindle

Lernet-Holena, Alexander
I Was Jack Mortimer

Light, Alison
Mrs Woolf and the Servants

Littell, Jonathan
The Kindly Ones

Lodge, David
A Man of Parts

M –

Mabanckou, Alain
Broken Glass

Mandanipour, Shariar
Censoring an Iranian Love Story

Manguel, Alberto
All Men are Liars
Library at Night, The

Mann, Thomas
Doctor Faustus
The Magic Mountain

Marani, Diego
New Finnish Grammar

Matar, Hisham
– Anatomy of a Disappearance

Mawer, Simon
The Glass Room

May, Peter
– Entry Island

Mayhew, Jenny
A Wolf in Hindelheim

Mazzini, Miha
The German Lottery

McGrath, Alister
C S Lewis, A Life

Means, David
Assorted Fire Events

Melville, Pauline
Eating Air

Mérimée, Prosper
A Slight Misunderstanding

Michaels, Anne
The Winter Vault

Miller, Andrew
One Morning Like a Bird

Miller, Henry
Black Spring

Millar, Peter
1989 The Berlin Wall: My Part in its Downfall

Mills, Magnus
A Cruel Bird Came to the Nest and Looked in
Screwtop Thompson

Milton, Giles
Paradise Lost
Wolfram: The Boy Who Went To War

Milton, Richard
Best of Enemies

Mitchell, David
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet – David Mitchell

Moore, Alison
The Lighthouse

Moorhouse, Roger
– Berlin at War

Morais, Richard C
The Hundred-Foot Journey

Morton-Potts, Jenny
– Piano From a 4th Storey Window

Muhlstein, Anka
Balzac’s Omelette
– Monsieur Proust’s Library

Murakami, Haruki
The Wind-up Bird Chronicle

Murukami, Ryu
From the Fatherland With Love

Murray, Al
Watching War Films With My Dad

Musil Robert
The Man Without Qualities

Myerson, George
A Private History of Happiness

N –

Nesbo, Jo

Nesser, Håkan
Hour of the Wolf

New Europe Writers
Ljubljana Tales

Nicholson, Geoff
The Lost Art of Walking

Nicholson, William
The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life

O –

O’Hagan, Andrew
Be Near Me

Beside the Sea

Oltermann, Philip
Keeping Up With The Germans

Oxford University Press (reference books)
New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Oz, Amos
Rhyming Life and Death

P –

Palahniuk, Chuc

Parini, Jay
The Last Station

Park, Ed
Personal Days

Parks, Tim
Teach Us To Sit Still

Paasilinna, Arto
– The Year of the Hare

Pastor, Marc
Barcelona Shadows

Pearlman, Edith
Binocular Vision

Pears, Tim
Blenheim Orchard
In The Light of the Morning

Peterson, Per
I Curse The River of Time
It’s Fine By Me
To Siberia

Pheby, Alex

Postgate, Oliver
Seeing Things

Prichard, Caradog
One Moonlit Night

Pushkin, Alexander
The Bronze Horseman

R –

Radford, Tim
The Address Book

Rankin, Robert

Rappaport, Helen
Conspirator, Lenin in Exile

Reck, Friedrich
Diary of a Man in Despair

Rintoul, Fiona
The Leipzig Affair

Roach, Mary
Six Feet Over

Robinson, Marilynne
– Lila

Roth, Philip
Exit Ghost

Rourke, Lee
Vulgar Things

Ryback, Timothy W
Hitler’s Private Library

S –

Sagan, Nick
Future Proof

Sam, Anna
Checkout – A Life on the Tills

Sanghera, Sathnam
Marriage Material

Sansom, C J
Winter in Madrid

Scerbanenco, Giorgio
A Private Venus

Schroder, Adolf
The Game of Cards

Schwartz, Lynne Sharon
– The Emergence of Memory

Sebald, W G

Sebestyen, Victor
Revolution 1989

Segnit, Nat
Pub Walks in Underhill Country

Seierstad, Ãsne
The Angel of Grozny

Seymour, Gerald
The Walking Dead

Shepherd, Lynn
Tom All Alone’s
Treacherous Likeness, A

Simsion, Graeme – The Rosie Project

From the Mouth of the Whale

Smith, Joseph
The Wolf

Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr
Apricot Jam and Other Stories

Stafford, David
Endgame 1945

Stamm, Peter
We’re Flying

Stevenson, Robert Louis
Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

Stewart, Chris
Three Ways to Capsize A Boat

Stourton, Ed
Cruel Crossing

Suskind, Patrick
Perfume, the Story of a Murderer

Sutherland, John
The Boy Who Loved Books
The Curiosities of Literature
How to Read a Novel
Love, Sex, Death and Words (with Stephen Fender)

Swift, Daniel
Bomber County

Swift, Graham
Making an Elephant

Szabó, Magda
The Door

Szerb, Antal
Journey By Moonlight

T –

Tartt, Donna
The Goldfinch

Taylor, Andrew
Anatomy of Ghosts

Taylor, Benjamin

Taylor, D J
At the Chime of a City Clock
The Windsor Faction

Tenenbom, Tuvia
I Sleep in Hitler’s Room

Theorin, Jacob
The Asylum
The Quarry

Theroux, Marcel
Far North

Theroux, Paul
The Lower River

Thomas, David

Thompson, Brian
Keeping Mum

Thubron, Colin
Shadow of the Silk Road

Tóibín, Colm
The Empty Family

Tolkien, Simon
Orders from Berlin

Tolstoy, Sophia
The Diaries of Sophia Tolstoy

Torberg, Friedrich
Young Gerber

Trollope, James
Slater’s Sussex

Tsiolkas, Christos
The Slap

Tyler, Anne

The Amateur Marriage
Digging to America
Noah’s Compass

U –

Ungar, Herman
Boys and Murderers
The Class
The Maimed

V –

Van Dis, Adriaan

Van Dyke, Henry
The Other Wise Man

Vann, David
Caribou Island
Legend of a Suicide

Various Authors
Penguin Lines

Verhulst, Dimitri
The Misfortunates

Vermes, Timur
Look Who’s Back

Vickers, Salley – The Cleaner of Chartres

Vitali Vitaliev
Life as a Literary Device

Von Ditfurth, Christian
A Paragon of Virtue

Von Rezzori, Gregor

Memoirs of an Anti-Semite
Oedipus at Stalingrad
The Orient Express
The Snows of Yesteryear
– see also my article, Gregor Von Rezzori – an appreciation

W –

Wagner, Jan Costin
Winter of the Lions

Waller, John
A Time to Dance, a Time to Die

Walser, Robert

The Assistant
Institute Benjamenta
Selected Stories
The Tanners

Wassermann, Jakob
My First Wife

Waters, Sarah
The Little Stranger
The Paying Guests

Weihe, Richard
Sea of Ink

Weiringa, Tommy

Welch, Frances
The Russian Court at Sea

Weller, Anthony
The Land of Later On

Welsh, Louise
The Cutting Room

Wilson, Richard
Don’t Get Fooled Again

Winder, Simon

Woodward, Gerard
August – see In Praise of the Trilogy
A Curious Earth, see also In Praise of the Trilogy
Caravan Thieves
I’ll Go To Bed at Noon
– see also my article on Gerard Woodward’s Jones family trilogy

Wolf, Maryanne
Proust and the Squid

Woolfson, Esther
Corvus, A Life With Birds

Wright, Elizabeth
Brief Lives: Virginia Woolf

X –

Y –

Yallop, David
The Power and the Glory

Yassin-Kassab, Robin
The Road From Damascus

Z –

Zimler, Richard
The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon
The Search for Sana
The Seventh Gate
The Warsaw Anagrams

Zweig, Stefan
Amok and Other Stories
Beware of Pity
Fantastic Night and Other Short Stories
Burning Secret
Post Office Girl, The
World of Yesterday, The

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