• 1. Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel (2009)
    2. Gilead – Marilynne Robinson (2004)
    3. Secondhand Time – Svetlana Alexievich (2013)
    4. Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro (2005)
    5. Austerlitz – WG Sebald (2001)
    6. The Amber Spyglass – Philip Pullman (2000)
    7. Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015)
    8. Autumn – Ali Smith (2016)
    9. Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell (2004)
    10. Half of a Yellow Sun – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (2006)
    11. My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante (2011)
    12. The Plot Against America – Philip Roth (2004)
    13. Nickel and Dimed – Barbara Ehrenreich (2001)
    14. Fingersmith – Sarah Waters (2002)
    15. The Sixth Extinction – Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)
    16. The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen (2001)
    17. The Road – Cormac McCarthy (2006)
    18. The Shock Doctrine – Naomi Klein (2007)
    19. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time – Mark Haddon (2003)
    20. Life After Life – Kate Atkinson (2013)
    21. Sapiens – Yuval Noah Harari (2011)
    22. Tenth of December – George Saunders (2013)
    23. The Noonday Demon – Andrew Solomon (2001)
    24. A Visit from The Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan (2011)
    25. Normal People – Sally Rooney (2018)
    26. Capital in the Twenty First Century – Thomas Piketty (2013)
    27. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage – Alice Munro (2001)
    28. Rapture – Carol Ann Duffy (2005)
    29. A Death in the Family – Karl Ove Knausgaard (2009)
    30. The Underground Railroad – Colson Whitehead (2016)
    31. The Argonauts – Maggie Nelson (2015)
    32. The Emperor of All Maladies – Siddhartha Mukherjee (2010)
    33. Fun Home – Alison Bechdel (2006)
    34. Outline – Rachel Cusk (2014)
    35. The Hare with Amber Eyes – Edmund de Waal (2010)
    36. Experience – Martin Amis (2000)
    37. The Green Road – Anne Enright (2015)
    38. The Line of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst (2004)
    39. White Teeth – Zadie Smith (2000)
    40. The Year of Magical Thinking – Joan Didion (2005)
    41. Atonement – Ian McEwan (2001)
    42. Moneyball – Michael Lewis (2010)
    43. Citizen: An American Lyric – Claudia Rankine (2014)
    44. Hope in the Dark – Rebecca Solnit (2004)
    45. Levels of Life – Julian Barnes (2013)
    46. Human Chain – Seamus Heaney (2010)
    47. Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi (2000-2003)
    48. Night Watch – Terry Pratchett (2002)
    49. Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? – Jeanette Winterson (2011)
    50. Oryx and Crake – Margaret Atwood (2003)
    51. Brooklyn – Colm Tóibín (2009)
    52. Small Island – Andrea Levy (2004)
    53. True History of the Kelly Gang – Peter Carey (2000)
    54. Women & Power – Mary Beard (2017)
    55. The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan (2006)
    56. Underland – Robert Macfarlane (2019)
    57. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay – Michael Chabon (2000)
    58. Postwar – Tony Judt (2005)
    59. The Beauty of the Husband – Anne Carson (2002)
    60. Dart – Alice Oswald (2002)
    61. This House of Grief – Helen Garner (2014)
    62. Mother’s Milk – Edward St Au-n (2006)
    63. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks – Rebecca Skloot (2010)
    64. On Writing – Stephen King (2000)
    65. Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn (2012)
    66. Seven Brief Lessons on Physics – Carlo Rovelli (2014)
    67. The Silence of the Girls – Pat Barker (2018)
    68. The Constant Gardener – John le Carré (2001)
    69. The Infatuations – Javier Marías (2011)
    70. Notes on a Scandal – Zoë Heller (2003)
    71. Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth – Chris Ware (2000)
    72. The Age of Surveillance Capitalism – Shoshana Zuboff (2019)
    73. Nothing to Envy – Barbara Demick (2009)
    74. Days Without End – Sebastian Barry (2016)
    75. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead – Olga Tokarczuk (2009)
    76. Thinking, Fast and Slow – Daniel Kahneman (2011)
    77. Signs Preceding the End of the World – Yuri Herrera (2009)
    78. The Fifth Season – N.K. Jemisin (2015)
    79. The Spirit Level – Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett (2009)
    80. Stories of Your Life and Others – Ted Chiang (2002)
    81. Harvest – Jim Crace (2013)
    82. Coraline – Neil Gaiman (2002)
    83. Tell Me How It Ends – Valeria Luiselli (2016)
    84. The Cost of Living – Deborah Levy (2018)
    85. The God Delusion – Richard Dawkins (2006)
    86. Adults in the Room – Yanis Varoufakis (2017)
    87. Priestdaddy – Patricia Lockwood (2017)
    88. Noughts & Crosses – Malorie Blackman (2001)
    89. Bad Blood – Lorna Sage (2000)
    90. Visitation – Jenny Erpenbeck (2008)
    91. Light – M John Harrison (2002)
    92. The Siege – Helen Dunmore (2001)
    93. Darkmans – Nicola Barker (2007)
    94. The Tipping Point – Malcolm Gladwell (2000)
    95. Chronicles: Volume One – Bob Dylan (2004)
    96. A Little Life – Hanya Yanagihara (2015)
    97. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – JK Rowling (2000)
    98. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson (2005)
    99. Broken Glass – Alain Mabanckou (2005)
    100. I Feel Bad About My Neck – Nora Ephron (2006)