Recommended Reading:

"I strongly recommend if you only ever read one book in your life....
...you keep your f**cking mouth shut." - Banksy

 

Richard

Adams

****

Watership Down

Fiction

Richard Bachman *** The Long Walk Fiction
Iain M Banks ****

The Wasp Factory

The Crow Road

Complicity

Fiction
Alessandro Bancco * Ocean Spray Fiction
William Blatty *** The Excorcist Fiction
Ray

Bradbury

*****

Farenheit 451

Something Wicked this way Comes

Dandelion Wine

Fiction

Dan Brown ****

The DaVinci code

Angels and Demons

Digital Fortress

Fiction
Anthony

Burgess

****

Clockwork Orange

Fiction

William

Burroughs

****

Naked Lunch

Fiction

Lewis

Carroll

*****

Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland

Through the Looking Glass

Fiction

Carlos

Castaneda

*****

The Teachings of don Juan

A Separate Reality

Journey to Ixtlan

Fiction

Paddy Chayefsky **** Altered States Fiction
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist Fiction
Roald Dahl *****

Tales of the unexpected

Charlie and the chocolate factory

Charlie and the great glass elevator

Danny champion of the world

Fiction
Mitchell

David

****

Ghostwritten

Fiction

John Delaney ***** Dhalgren Fiction
Fyodor Dostoevsky - Crime and Punishment Fiction
Bret Easton Ellis *** American Psycho Fiction
F Scott Fitzgerald *** The Great Gatsby Fiction
John Fowles *****

The Magus

The French Lieutenant’s Woman

A maggot

Fiction
Alex

Garland

***

The Beach

Fiction

Jostein

Goader

***

Sophie’s World

Fiction

William

Golding

*****

Lord of the Flies

Fiction

Mark Haddon **** The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Fiction
Joanne Harris **** Chocolat Fiction
Joseph

Heller

****

Catch-22

Fiction

Hermann Hesse - The Glass Bead Game Fiction
Thomas

Hobbes

-

Leviathan

Fiction

Benjamin

Hoff

****

The Tao of Pooh

The Te of Piglet

Fiction

Nick

Hornby

***

How to be good

Fiction

Aldous

Huxley

*****

Brave New World

Island

Brave New World Revisited

The Doors of Perception

Heaven and Hell

Moksha

Ape and Essence

The Perennial Philosophy

Texts and Pretexts

The Genius and the Goddess

What are you going to do about it?

Fiction

Nikos

Kazantzakis

*****

Zorba the Greek

Fiction

Jack

Keroac

***

On the Road

Fiction

Ken

Kesey

*****

One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Fiction

C S Lewis **** The lion, the witch and the wardrobe Fiction
David

Lines

***

Johnathan Livingstone

Trafalgar Sq pigeon

Fiction

Sn

Machiavelli

****

The Prince

Fiction

AA

Milne

****

House at Pooh Corner

Fiction

Haruki Murakami - The Wind-up Bird Chronicle Fiction
Anais

Nin

****

Delta of Venus

Fiction

George

Orwell

*****

Nineteen Eighty-four

Animal Farm

Fiction

Chuck

Palahunick

****

Fight Club

Choke

Fiction

Robert M

Pirsig

****

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Lila – An inquiry into morals

Fiction

Mario

Puzo

****

The Godfather

Fiction

Thomas

Pynchon

****

Gravity’s Rainbow

Fiction

Luke

Rhineheart

****

The Diceman

The Search for the Diceman

The Book of the Die

Fiction

Christopher

Rose

 

Tunnel Visions

Fiction

David

Seltzer

***

The Omen

Fiction

Christine

Sparks

*****

The Elephant Man

Fiction

Matthew Stokoe - Cows: A Novel Fiction
Johnathan Swift **** Gullivers Travels Fiction
Donna Tartt - The Secret History Fiction
Eric

Thompson

***

The Adventures of dougal, Ermintrude and Brian

Fiction

Hunter S

Thompson

*****

The Great Shark Hunk

Songs for the doomed

Fiction

JRR

Tolkien

***

The Hobbit

Fiction

Irvine

Welsh

****

Trainspotting

Acid House

Fiction

Bernhard

Werber

***

The Empire of the Ants

Fiction

Robert Anton

Wilson

-

Schrodinger’s Cat Triology

Cosmic Trigger (1)

Fiction

Tom

Wolfe

*****

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

The Kandy Kolored tangerine-flake streamline baby

Fiction

Alan Moore **** Watchmen Graphic Novel
Douglas

Adams

****

The Hitchiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Restaurant at the end of the Universe

Life, the universe and everything

So long and thanks for all the fish

Dirk Gentley’s holistic Detective agency

Long dark tea-time of the soul

Humour

Bo Fowler *** The Astrological Diary of God

Scepticism Inc?
Humour
Terry Pratchett **** Mort

Reaper man
Humour
Melvin

Bragg

***

On giant’s shoulders

Non-Ficiton

John

Barrow

***

The Origin of the Universe

Non-Fiction

Edward De

Bono

****

I am right, You are wrong

Mechanism’s of the Mind

Happiness Purpose

Textbook of Wisdom

Simplicity

Non-Fiction

Fritjof

Capra

-

The Tao of Physics

Non-Fiction

Marcus

Chown

***

The afterglow of Creation

Non-Fiction

John

Cleese&Skynner

****

Life and how to survive it

Non-Fiction

KC

Cole

****

The Universe and the Teacup

Non-Fiction

Toni&Jeff

Davidson&Noon

-

Intoxication

Non-Fiction

Ra

Dhakrishna

***

The principal Upansads

Non-Fiction

Sarah

Dunant

***

The Age of Anxiety

Non-Fiction

Richard

Feynman

****

Six Easy Pieces

The Strange Theory of Light and Matter

Non-Fiction

Eric

Fromm

****

The anatomy of Human destructiveness

Non-Fiction

James

Gleick

**

Chaos

Non-Fiction

Heinrich

Harrer

***

Seven Years in Tibet

Non-Fiction

Steven

Hawkin

**

A Brief History of Time

Non-Fiction

R&R

Hawkin-Penrose

****

The Nature of Time and Space

Non-Fiction

Patricia

Hedges

***

Understanding your personality

Non-Fiction

Laura

Huxley

***

This Timeless Moment

Non-Fiction

William

James

****

The Varieties of Religious Experience

Non-Fiction

Derrick

Kerckhove

**

Connected Intelligence

Non-fiction

Ken

Kesey

*****

The Furthur Inquiry

Kesey

Non-Fiction

Ervin

Laszlo

**

The creative cosmos

Non-Fiction

Tim

Leary

***

The Psychedelic Experience

Non-Fiction

John

Lily

*****

The Center of the Cyclone

Non-Fiction

Bryan

McGee

***

Confessions of a Philosopher

Non-Fiction

Thomas

Moore

-

Utopia

Non-Fiction

Desmond

Morris

***

Manwatching

The Naked Ape

Non-Fiction

Plato

Plato

****

Repulic

Non-Fiction

Stephen

Russel

-

Barefoot doctor’s Handbook

Non-Fiction

Cordwainer

Smith

-

The Rediscovery of Man

Non-fiction

John

Stachnel

***

Einstein’s Miraculous Year

Non-Fiction

Jay

Stevens

****

Storming Heaven

Non-Fiction

Richard

Tarnas

***

Passions of the Western Mind

Non-Fiction

Alvin Toffler **** Future Shock Non-Fiction
Lao

Tzu

-

Toe teChing

Non-Fiction

Iasaac

Asimov

*****

Foundation Series

Robot Series

Fantastic Voyage 1&11

Scifi

Steve

Aylett

**

Slatermatic

Scifi

Iain M

Banks

****

Consider Phlebus

The Player of Games

Use of Wepons

The State of the Art

Against a Dark Background

Feersum Endjuun

Excession

Inversions

Look to Windward

Scifi

Greg

Bear

***

Eon

Eternity

Scifi

Alexander

Beshir

****

Rim

Chi

Mir

Scifi

Alfred

Bester

***

The Star’s my Destination (Tiger Tiger)

Scifi

Gene

Brewer

***

K-Pax

Scifi

Richard

Chandler

**

Dead Girls

Dead Boys

Dead Things

Scifi

Paddy

Chayefsky

****

Altered States

Scifi

Arthur C

Clarke

****

2001 A Space Odyssey

Scifi

Storm Constantine - Hermetech Scifi
Samuel R

Delany

**** Babel-17

Scifi

Philip K

Dick

****

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Ubik

Scifi

Neil Gaiman - American Gods Scifi
William

Gibson

*****

Neuromancer

Count Zero

Monalisa overdrive

Burning Chrome

All Tomorrow’s Parties

The Difference Engine

Idoru

Pattern Recognition

Scifi

Jean

Grinwood

**

RedRobe

Remix

Effendi

Pashazade

Scifi

Peter F

Hamilton

***

Night’s Dawn Trilogy

Nano Flower

Fallen Dragon

Scifi

Robert A

Heinlein

****

Stranger in a strange land

Scifi

Brian

Herbert

**

Prelude to Dune Trilogy

Scifi

Frank

Herbert

*****

The Dune Series

Scifi

Daniel Keyes ***** Flowers for Algernon Scifi
Stanislav

Lem

***

Fiasco

Scifi

Ken

Macleod

***

The Stone Canal Trilogy

Scifi

China Mieville  

King Rat

The scar

Perdido Street Station

Scifi
Richard Morgan  

Broken Angels

Altered Carbon

Scifi
Sean

McMullen

***

Souls in the Great Machine

Scifi

Larry

Niven

****

Ringworld

Ringworld Engineers

Ringworld Throne

Protector

Scifi

Jeff

Noon

*****

Vurt

Pollen

Automated Alice

Nymphomation

Needle in the Groove

Cobralingus

Pixel Juice

Random Factor

Scifi

Charles

Platt

**

The Silicon Man

Scifi

Philip

Pullman

****

Northern Lights Trilogy

Scifi

Alastair

Reynolds

**

Revelation Space

Scifi

Adam Roberts ***

Salt

Stone

On

Scifi
Kim Stanley

Robinson

****

Red mars

Blue Mars

Green Mars

Scifi

Rudy

Rucker

****

Software

Freeware

Wetware

Scifi

Dan

Simmons

***

Hyperion

The fall of Hyperion

The rise of Endymion

Endymion

Scifi

Michael Marshall

Smith

****

Only Forward

One of Us

Spares

What you make it

Scifi

Olaf

Stapledon

****

Star Maker

Last and first Men

Scifi

Neal

Stephenson

*****

Cryptonomicon

Diamond Age

Interface (Stephen Bury)

Snow Crash

Zodiac

Quicksilver

The Confusion

The system of the world

Scifi

Bruce Sterling ****

The Difference Engine

Artificial Kid

Scif
Paul Theroux ** Ozone Scifi
H G Wells **** The Time Machine Scifi
Robert Wilson ** Darwinia Scifi
John

Wyndham

****

The Chrysalids

The Midwich Cuckoos

Chocky

Scifi