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Or as many as you've read at least, or the books in a particular series etc

William Maxwell
  • Bright Center of Heaven (1934) (havent read this one - off top a bad start with this...)
  • They Came Like Swallows (1937) - 10
  • The Folded Leaf (1945) - 10
  • Time Will Darken It (1948) - 9
  • The Chateau (1961) - 8
  • So Long, See You Tomorrow (1980) - 10
  • All The Days and Nights: The Collected Stories of William Maxwell (1995) - 10

BRIAN ALDISS
Fiction (I'm a bit shocked at the gaps in my reading here...)
  • The Rain Will Stop (The Pretentious Press, 2000), written in 1942
  • The Brightfount Diaries (1955)
  • Space, Time and Nathaniel (1957), collected short fiction
  • Non-Stop (1958), US title Starship — A member of a culturally-primordial tribe investigates the dark, jungle filled corridors that surround him to ultimately uncover the true nature of the universe he inhabits.
  • Equator (1958), US title Vanguard from Alpha
  • The Canopy of Time (1959), US title Galaxies like Grains of Sand, collected short fiction
  • No Time Like Tomorrow (1959), collected short fiction —
  • The Interpreter (1960); US title Bow down to Nul - 6
  • The Male Response (US 1959, UK 1961)
  • The Primal Urge (1961) - 8.5
  • Hothouse (1962)
  • The Airs of Earth (1963), US title Starswarm, collected short fiction - 7
  • The Dark Light Years (1964) - 6
  • Greybeard (1964) - 9
  • Earthworks (1965)
  • The Saliva Tree and other strange growths (1966), collected short fiction
  • An Age (1967), US title Cryptozoic! - 8.5
  • Report on Probability A - 7
  • Barefoot in the Head (1969) - 7
  • Neanderthal Planet (1970), collected short fiction
  • Horatio Stubbs (omnibus edition, The Horace Stubbs Saga, 1985)
    • The Hand-Reared Boy (1970) - 6
    • A Soldier Erect (1971) - 7
    • A Rude Awakening (1978) - 8
  • The Moment of Eclipse (1971), collected short fiction - 10
  • The Book of Brian Aldiss (1972), UK title The Comic Inferno, collected short fiction
  • Frankenstein Unbound (1973) - 10
  • The Eighty Minute Hour (1974) - 7.8
  • The Malacia Tapestry (1976) - 10
  • Brothers of the Head (1977) - 10
  • Last Orders and Other Stories (1977)
  • Enemies of the System (1978)
  • Pile (1979) Poem
  • New Arrivals, Old Encounters (1979)
  • Moreau's Other Island (1980) - 5
  • Squire Quartet
    • Life In The West (1980) - 8
    • Forgotten Life (1988) - 10
    • Remembrance Day (1993) - 10
    • Somewhere East Of Life (1994) - 9
  • Helliconia trilogy
  • Seasons in Flight (1984)
  • Courageous New Planet (c. 1984)
  • Ruins (1987) - 6
  • A Man in His Time (1988)
  • A Romance of the Equator: The Best Fantasy Stories (1989)
  • Cracken At Critical (1989) - 4.5
  • Dracula Unbound (1990) - 7.75
  • A Tupolev too Far (1994)
  • The Secret of This Book (1995), US title Common Clay: 20-Odd Stories - 10
  • White Mars or, the Mind Set Free (1999), by Aldiss and Roger Penrose
  • Super-Toys Last All Summer Long and Other Stories of Future Time (2001)
  • Super-State (2002) - 7
  • The Cretan Teat (2002)
  • Affairs at Hampden Ferrers (2004) - 5
  • Cultural Breaks (2005), collected short fiction
  • Jocasta (2005)
  • Sanity and the Lady (2005)
  • HARM (2007) - 7.5
  • Walcot (2010) - 8.6
  • Finches of Mars (2013)

  • OTHER ALDISS BITS AND PIECES
  • My country 'tis not only of thee (1986) - 4
  • The Magic Of The Past (1987) - 10
  • Journey to the Goat Star (1991) - 4
  • Kindred blood in Kensington Gore : Philip K. Dick in the afterlife, an imaginary conversation - 5.5
  • A Chinese Perspective (2000) - 8.2
  • The Twinkling of an Eye, or My Life as an Englishman (1998) (autobiography) - 9


In Search Of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
  • Swann's Way - 9.5
  • Within a Budding Grove - 10
  • The Guermantes Way - 9
  • Sodom and Gomorrah - 10
  • The Captive - 7.5
  • The Fugitive - 7.5
  • Time Regained - 4.9
 

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Orwell
Down and Out in Paris and London - 8
Burmese Days - 6
A Clergyman's Daughter - 7
Keep the Aspidistra Flying - 8
Homage to Catalonia - never read
Coming Up for Air - 7
The Road to Wigan Pier - never read
Animal Farm - 7
Nineteen Eighty-Four - 10

Camus
A Happy Death - 5
The Stranger - 10
The Plague - 9
The Fall - 8
The First Man - can't even remember, it's unfinished anyway. I know I was enjoying it and a bit unhappy that HE HAD TO GO AND DIE.
 

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Douglas Coupland

1991: Generation X: 9
1992: Shampoo PLanet: 7.5
1995: Microserfs: 9.5
1998: Girlfriend in a Coma: 8.5 (mainly for the occasional Morrissey lyric buried in the narrative)
2000: Miss Wyoming: 7
2001: All Families are Pcychotic: 7
2003: Hey Nostradamus: 8
2004: Eleanor Rigby: 8.5
2006: JPod: 5
2007: The Gum Thief: 8.5
2009: Generation A: 7.5
2010: Player One: 8.5

 

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Redmond O'Hanlon

Into The Heart Of Borneo - 8
In Trouble Again - 6
Congo Journey - 9
Trawler -2

It's actually hard to think of a writer whose entire oeuvre I have read. It was also hard to figure out how to construct that last sentence without using the word oeuvre.
 

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Haruki Murakami

1989: A Wild Sheep Chase: 8
1991: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World: 9
1994: Dance-Dance-Dance: 8.5
1997: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle: 9
2000: Norweigan Wood: 7.5
2000: South of the Border, West of the Sun: 7
2001: Sputnik Sweetheart: 6
2005: Kafka on the Shore: 7
2007: After Dark: 6
2011: 1Q84: 6.5Non Fiction2000: Underground: 92008: What I Talk about When I Talk About Running: 8.5
 

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Paul Auster

1987 The New York Trilogy: 8.5
1987 In The Country of Last Things: 6
1989: Moon Palace: 9
1990: The Music of Chance: 9
1992: Leviathan: 7.5
1999: Timbuktu: 9
2002: The Book of Illusions: 6.5
2003: Oracle Night: 6 - actually can't really remember much
2005: The Brooklyn Follies: 6 - actually can't really remember much
2009: Invisible: 7
2010: Sunset Park: 6

There's a few I haven't read. Like Murakami - I've kind of lost interest
 

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