The Countdown 599 – 500

500. Swann by Carol Shields

501. Five Star Billionaire by Tash Aw

502. American Scream by Cynthia True

503. Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck, translated by Susan Bernofsky

504. Dino by Nick Tosches

505. Zone One by Colson Whitehead

506. The Moon’s A Balloon by David Niven

507. Now You’re One Of Us by Asa Nonami, translated by Michael & Mitsuko Volek

508. Hell House by Richard Matheson

509. Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton

510. Amongst Women by John McGahern

511. The Electric Michelangelo by Sarah Hall

512. Night Waking by Sarah Moss

513. Clear: A Transparent Novel by Nicola Barker

514. Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? by Lorrie Moore

515. The International by Glenn Patterson

516. The Inheritance of Loss by Kirin Desai

517. Fame by Daniel Kehlmann

518. Carol by Patricia Highsmith

519. The Awakening by Kate Chopin

520. Hotel California by Barney Hoskyns

521. Blackeyes by Dennis Potter

522. Truth or Fiction by Jennifer Johnston

523. Carry Me Down by MJ Hyland

524. Justice by Dominick Dunne

525. Secrets and Other Stories by Bernard MacLaverty

526. Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

527. A Number by Caryl Churchill

528. The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina

529. The House on the Strand by Daphne Du Maurier

530. Are You Somebody? by Nuala O’Faolain

531. White Noise by Don deLillo

532. A Goat’s Song by Dermot Healy

533. My Life As a Fake by Peter Carey

534. Desperate Characters by Paula Fox

535. Maeve Brennan: Wit, Style and Tragedy by Angela Bourke

536. After Rain by William Trevor

537. Happiness by Mary Lavin

538. The Ante-Room by Kate O’Brien

539. I Am Mary Dunne by Brian Moore

540. Girl With Green Eyes by Edna O’Brien

541. The Song is You by Megan Abbott

542. Every Last One by Anna Quindlen

543. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin

544. Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks

545. Slouching Towards Bethlehem by Joan Didion

546. The Assumption of the Rogues & Rascals by Elizabeth Smart

547. Animals by Keith Ridgway

548. The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers by Thomas Mullen

549. Twilight by William Gay

550. Occupied City by David Peace

551. Northline by Willy Vlautin

552. The World’s Wife by Carol Ann Duffy

553. Ice by Anna Kavan

554. Player One by Douglas Coupland

555. Memento Mori by Muriel Spark

556. Life A User’s Manual by Georges Perec

557. A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver

558. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro

559. The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

560. A Field Guide to Getting Lost by Rebecca Solnit

561. Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

562. Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

563. The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark

564. Inside the Dream Palace by Sheryl Tippins

565. The Search by Geoff Dyer

566. Bad Behaviour by Mary Gaitskill

567. People Who Eat Darkness by Richard Lloyd Parry

568. The Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty

569. Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil

570. Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino

571. The Cure by Carlo Gebler

572. The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber

573. A Rumor of War by Philip Caputo

574. This Side of Brightness by Colum McCann

575. The Maiden Dinosaur by Janet McNeill

576. The Light of Amsterdam by David Park

577. What You See in the Dark by Manuel Munoz

578. Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

579. The Sorrows of An American by Siri Hustvedt

580. The Way Home by George Pelecanos

581. Duplicate Keys by Jane Smiley

582. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

583. No One Belongs Here More than You by Miranda July

584. The Sundance Kids by James Mottram

585. Dead Stars by Bruce Wagner

586. Gig by Simon Armitage

587. The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

588. Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami

589. The Blue Tango by Eoin McNamee

590. The Hunters by Claire Messud

591. The Bat by Jo Nesbo

592. The Grass Harp by Truman Capote

593. The Butterfly Cabinet by Bernie McGill

594. The Miracle Shed by Philip MacCann

595.  The Reckoning by Jane Casey

596.  All Names Have Been Changed by Claire Kilroy

597.  Good Behaviour by Molly Keane

598.  Born Yesterday: The News as Novel by Gordon Burn

599.  Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri



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