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This year's list, whole books only.

The Northern Clemency
by Philip Hensher
The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
The Clothes on Their Backs by Linda Grant
A Mercy by Toni Morrison
The Master of Petersburg by J.M. Coetzee
Author, Author by David Lodge
Mercy Among the Children by David Adams Richards
An Open Swimmer by Tim Winton
Dunedin by Shena McKay
The Open Door by Elizabeth Maguire
Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
The Imposter by Damon Galgut
Sylvia and Ted by Emma Tennant
The Mysteries of Pittsburgh by Michael Chabon
The Birthday Letters by Ted Hughes
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons
Asylum by Patrick McGrath
In the Country of Men by Hisham Matar
The Good Parents by Joan London
The Woman in the Dunes by Kobo Abe
A Woman in Berlin by Anonymous
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
Drowning with Others by James Dickey
Good to a Fault by Marina Endicott
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
The Parasites by Daphne DuMaurier
Light of Day by Graham Swift
Fergus by Brian Moore
The Hungry Tide by Amitav Ghosh
Open Arms by Marina Endicott
The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
The Bookseller by Matt Cohen
The Deposition of Father McGreevy
by Brian O'Doherty
The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox
Goldengrove Unleaving by Jill Paton Walsh
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith
Ripley Under Ground by Patricia Highsmith
Knowledge of Angels by Jill Paton Walsh
The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt
The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean
The Indian Clerk by David Leavitt
Winterwood by Patrick McCabe
Love and Summer by William Trevor
by Joseph O'Neill
Anagrams by Lorrie Moore
The Country Girls by Edna O'Brien
The Lonely Girl by Edna O'Brien
Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
A Bit on the Side by William Trevor
Girls in Their Married Bliss by Edna O'Brien
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
The Plague by Albert Camus
Family Album by Penelope Lively
The Lemon Table by Julian Barnes
Texaco by Patrick Chamoiseau
Boyhood by J.M. Coetzee
Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith
Tags: 2009, books, reading


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