A Reading List from Nadeem Aslam

To commemorate our GW-British Council Writer in Residence, the British Council is generously providing a substantial book fund. Nadeem Aslam has drawn up a list of contemporary British fiction he would like to see in the Gelman Library purchased through this fund. Here it is:
Haunts of the Black Masseur - Charles Sprawson
Redundancy of Courage - Timothy Mo
John Berger - And Our Faces My Heart Brief as Photos + Once in Europa
Pat Barker - Ghost Road
Candia McWillian - Debatable Land
Holinghurst - Folding Star
Colm Toibin - Blackwater Lightship
Amit Chaudhuri - Freedom Song
Bruce Chatwin - Utz + On the Black Hill
Romesh Gunesekra - Reef
Mohsin Hamid - Moth Smoke
D H Lawrence - Twilight in Italy + Sea and Sardinia
Ian McEwan - The Cement Garden
Naipaul - A House for Mr Biswas + A Bend in the River + The Engma of arrival
Fermor - A Time to Keep Silence
Sebastain Barry - A Long Long Way
Geoff Dyer - The Ongoing Moment + Missing of the Somme + Yoga for People who Can't bt Bothered to do it.
Roddy Doyle - Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Sarah Hall - The Electric Michelangelo
Kamila Shamise - A City by the Sea
William Fiennes - Snow Geese
Ali Smith - Hotel world
Ben Rice - Pobby and Dingan
Sarfraz Manzoor - Greetings from Bury Park
Winterson - The Passion
David Mitchell - Ghostwritten + Number9Dream + Black Swan Green
Hanif Kuraeshi - Buddha of Suburbia

Although we will not be able to purchase all these books, the fund will enable a significant increase to our collections ... and will ensure that the GW-British Council Writer in Residence leaves an enduring and material imprint.

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