1. Recitatif by Toni Morrison ★★★☆☆
  2. The Sandman #1: Preludes & Nocturnes by Neil Gaiman ★★☆☆☆
  3. Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan ★★★☆☆
  4. Sultana’s Dream by Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain n/a
  5. Free: A Child and a Country at the End of History by Lea Ypi ★★★★★
  6. The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster ★★★★☆
  7. On Directing Film by David Mamet ★★☆☆☆
  8. The Mabinogi by Matthew Francis ★★★★★
  9. Through Two Doors at Once by Anil Ananthaswamy ★★★★☆
  10. Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan ★★★★☆
  11. The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy n/a
  12. A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro ★★★☆☆
  13. There Are Places in the World… by Carlo Rovelli ★★★★☆
  14. The Embassy of Cambodia by Zadie Smith ★★★☆☆
  15. Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro ★★★☆☆
  16. Monkeys with Typewriters by Scarlett Thomas ★★★★☆
  17. Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel ★★☆☆☆
  18. Winter Trees by Sylvia Plath ★★★☆☆
  19. The Imagination Chamber by Philip Pullman ★☆☆☆☆
  20. Dawn by Octavia Butler ★★☆☆☆
  21. The Orchard on Fireby by Shena Mackay ★★★☆☆
  22. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones ★★☆☆☆
  23. Selected Poems by Sylvia Plath ★★★★☆
  24. Touching the Void by Joe Simpson ★★★★☆
  25. Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? by Mark Fisher ★★★★☆
  26. How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu ★★☆☆☆
  27. The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf ★★★★★
  28. The Writing Life by Annie Dillard ★★★★☆
  29. The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu ★★☆☆☆
  30. Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman ★★★☆☆
  31. Bedouin of the London Evening: Collected Poems by Rosemary Tonks ★★★☆☆