Books that have influenced and inspired me, arranged by author:

Life After Life, by Kate Atkinson

The Cloud of Unknowing, by Anonymous

I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury

Childhood’s End, by Arthur C. Clarke

The Name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

Spartacus, by Lewis Grassic Gibbon

I, Claudius & Claudius The God, by Robert Graves

Dune, by Frank Herbert

Narcissus and Goldmund, by Herman Hesse

Man and His Symbols, by Carl Jung, Marie-Louise von Franz, Joseph L. Henderson, Aniela Jaffé, and Jolande Jacobi

Pleasure Dome, by Yourself Komunyakaa

The Time Quintet, by Madeleine L’engle

The Earthsea Cycle, by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Sea Wolf, by Jack London

Dangerous Laughter, by Steven Milhauser

Cloud Atlas, by David Mitchell

1Q84, by Haruki Murakami

Oil & Ice, by Peter Nichols

The Prestige, by Christopher Priest

His Dark Materials, by Philip Pullman

Portobello, by Ruth Rendell

Letters to a Young Poet, Rainer Maria Rilke

Pavane, by Keith Roberts

The Harry Potter Series, by J.K. Rowling

The Roman Britain Trilogy, by Rosemary Sutcliff

The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt