Natia's Book List

Here is a short list of my favourite books.


Haruki Murakami - Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicles
Douglas Adams - Hitch hiker's Guide to the Galaxy (esp Mostly Harmless) and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Society
Carl Stephenson - Snow Crash
Philip K Dick - The three stigmata of palmer eldritch, A scanner darkly
Terry Pratchett - Mort
Charles Stross - Halting State
Frederik Pohl - The Space Merchants

Classics Fiction

George Orwell - 1984, Animal Farm
Aldous Huxley - The Island, Brave New World
Oscar Wilde - The importance of being earnest, The Portrait of Dorian Gray
Sir A. C. Doyle - Sherlock Holmes Series
Ayn Rand - The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged
Arthur Golden - Memoirs of a Geisha
Ray Bradbury - Fahrenheit 451


Stephen King - It
Edgar Allen Poe - The Black Cat; The Cask of Amontillado

Graphic Novels

Bodart&Vehlmann - Green Manor - The Inconvenience of Being Dead
Larry Feign - The World of Lily Wong (Hong Kong Cartoon)
Guy Delisle - Jerusalem; Shenzen; Burma (Separate titles)
JuanDíazCanales - BlackSad
Jim Woodring - The Portable FRANK

International Fiction

Azar Nafisi - Reading lolita in Tehran
Yann Martel - Life of Pi (India)
Marjane Satrapi - Persepolis Series
Carmen Michael - Chasing Bohemia (Brazil)
Jorge Amado - Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon (Brazil)
Emily Carr - Klee Wyck (Canadian First Nations Short Stories)
Fernand Nathan - Les Malheurs de Sophie(Kids Story Book - One of my first books)
Kuki Gallmann - I dreamed of Africa

Food-Related Non-Fiction & Fiction

Bee Wilson - Consider the Fork, a History of Invention in the Kitchen
Ruth Reichl - Garlic & Sapphires
Bill Buford - Heat
Julie Powell - Julie & Julia : My year of cooking dangerously
Andrew Maclauchlan - The Making of a Pastry Chef

Diving-Related Non-Fiction

Tim Ecott - Neutral Buoyancy : Adventures in a Liquid World

Music-Related Non-Fiction

Bill Brewster - Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey
Sylvie Simmons - Serge Gainsbourg: A Fistful of Gitanes

Dog-Related Non-Fiction

John Ross - Adopting a Dog
Jean Donaldson - The Culture Class (A new way of understanding the relationship between humans and domestic dogs)
David Alderton - Living with an Older Dog

Work-Related Non-Fiction

Cynthia Shapiro - Corporate Confidential - 50 secrets your company doesn't want you to know
Roger Fisher - Getting to Yes - Negotiating Agreement without giving in
Milo O. Frank - How to get your point across in 30 seconds or less
Harvard Bus Rev - Managing Difficult People
Loren B. Belker - The First-Time Manager


MalcolmGladwell - Outliers and Tipping Point
Rita Golden Gelman - Tales of a Female Nomad (Mexico, Galapagos, Boreo)
RupertSheldrake - The Sense of Being Stared At
Sylvie Simmons - Serge Gainsbourg - A Fistful of Gitanes