The Countdown 499 –

No 433. The Feast of Lupercal by Brian Moore

No 434. Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto, translated by Michael Emmerich

No 435. The Box Man by Kobo Abe, translated by E Dale Saunders

No 436 Tamburlaine Must Die by Louise Welsh

No 437. Me & Kaminski by Daniel Kehlmann, translated by Carol Brown Janeway

No 438. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

No 439. Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead

No 440. Mr Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

No 441. Lies of Silence by Brian Moore

No 442. Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher

No 443. Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith

No 444. After Dark by Haruki Murakami, translated by Jay Rubin

No 445. You Are Not A Stranger Here by Adam Haslett

No 446. The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

No 447. Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole

No 448. The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

No 449. Homer and Langley by E.L. Doctorow

No 450. Bad Nature, or With Elvis in Mexico by Javier Marias, translated by Esther Allen

No 451. The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood

No 452. The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West

No 453. Death in Venice by Thomas Mann, translated by David Luke

No 454. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

No 455. Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy, translated by Tim Parks

No 456. The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind, translated by John E Woods

No 457. The Taiga Syndrome by Cristina Rivera Garza, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine & Aviva Kana

No 458. Chess by Stefan Zweig, translated by Anthea Bell

No 459. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson

No 460. Mostly Hero by Anna Burns

No 461. Mrs Caliban by Rachel Ingalls

No 462. The Children of Men by PD James

No 463. The October Country by Ray Bradbury

No 464. The Bird’s Nest by Shirley Jackson

No 465. A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan, translated by Irene Ash

No 466. A Sincere Warning About the Entity in Your Home by Jason Arnopp

No 467. The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

No 468. One By One in the Darkness by Deirdre Madden

No 469. Audition by Ryu Murakami, translated by Ralph McCarthy

No 470. Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach

No 471. Horses by Keith Ridgway

No 472. In Persuasion Nation by George Saunders

No 473. Palladian by Elizabeth Taylor

No 474. The Prince of West End Avenue by Alan Isler

No 475. Larry’s Party by Carol Shields

No 476. Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro

No 477. Ghost Light by Joseph O’Connor

No 478. Cooked by Michael Pollen

No 479. The Trip to Echo Springs by Olivia Laing

No 480. Portia Coughlan by Marina Carr

No 481.Espedair Street by Iain Banks

No 482. Hotel by Arthur Hailey

No 483. Fred & Edie by Jill Dawson

No 484. What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman

No 485. Fat Lad by Glenn Patterson

No 486. Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

No 487. The Last Girl by Jane Casey

No 488. The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

No 489. The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

No 490. The Diviner by Brian Friel

No 491. Dracula by Bram Stoker

No 492. Girls in their Married Bliss by Edna O’Brien

No 493. Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey

No 494. All the Beggars Riding by Lucy Caldwell

No 495. Ablutions by Patrick deWitt

No 496. Invisible by Paul Auster

No 497. Beside the Sea by Veronique Olmi, translated by Adriana Hunter

No 498. Ratman’s Notebooks by Stephen Gilbert

No 499. Ring by Koji Suzuki, translated by Robert B. Rohmer & Glynne Walley

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