MY PERSONAL BEST

Truth be told, there are so many titles I could enumerate here as my favourite books, or the one I’ve enjoyed the most so far, or simply the works whose literary value is indisputable, which does not prevent them from being thoroughly lovable and entertaining. For, after all, literature is also entertainment, isn’t it?

Still, even a couple of chosen titles and names will serve as a representation of my literary taste, so here’s the list of my preferred authors and a very subjective selections of the best books I’ve had the pleasure to read so far. You can expect it to be regularly updated, of course 🙂

BOOKS (random order):

The Witcher saga – Andrzej Sapkowski

Harry Potter series – J.K.Rowling

Satanic Verses, Midnight’s Children, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress from Florence, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights… – Salman Rushdie

Ibis Trilogy (Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke, Flood of Fire)

The Cemetery of Forgotten Books quadrilogy (The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel’s Game, The Prisoner of Heaven, The Labyrinth of Spirits ) – Carloz Ruiz Zafon

1984 – George Orwell

Brave New World – Aldous Huxley

The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

Anne of Green Gables series – Lucy Maud Montgomery

The Hunger Games trilogy – Suzanne Collins

The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco

South of the Border, West of the Sun – Haruki Murakami

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Crime and Punishment – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

I Confess – Jaume Cabre

The Godfather – Mario Puzo

Sacred Games – Vikram Chandra

The Life of Pi  – Yann Martel

Blindness – Jose Saramago

The Picture of Dorian Gray – Oscar Wilde

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee

A Single Man – Christopher Isherwood

My Brilliant Friend, The Days of Abandonment – Elena Ferrante

The Rage and the Pride – Oriana Fallaci

Revolutionary Road – Richard Yates

Memoirs of a Geisha – Arthur Golden

The Night in Lisbon – Erich Maria Remarque

The House of the Spirits – Isabel Allende

The God Delusion – Richard Dawkins

The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

Big Little Lies – Liane Moriarty

Devdas – Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

The Kite Runner – Khaled Hoseini

 

AUTHORS:

Sir Salman Rushdie, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Carlos Ruiz ZafĂłn, Haruki Murakami, Oriana Fallacci, Amitav Ghosh, George Orwell, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Oscar Wilde, Umberto Eco, Elena Ferrante.