List from Guardian's 2005 Summer Read - 7/10/05

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  • Jonathan Coe's picks:
  • Mobius Dick by Andrew Crumey
  • Eric Hobsbawm's Age of Extremes
  • Others:
  • Haruki Murakami's Norwegian Wood
  • Foe by JM Coetzee
  • Alex Danchev's George Braque: A Life
  • Julian Barnes's Arthur & George
  • Ghostwritten by David Mitchell
  • Sebastian Faulks's Birdsong
  • The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh
  • The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgramage to the Dawn of Life by Richard Dawkins
  • Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • Clare Short's An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq and the Misuse of Power
  • Gillian Slovo's picks:
  • Gail Jones's Booker-longlisted Sixty Lights
  • Richard Yates's The Easter Parade
  • Phil Rees's Dining With Terrorists
  • Margaret Drabble's picks:
  • Maggie Gee's The Flood
  • Dan Chaon's You Remind Me of Me
  • Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
  • Jeremy Paxman's picks:
  • Allan Massie's new The Thistle and the Rose
  • Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim
  • Fay Weldon's picks:
  • Hilary Mantel's Beyond Black
  • RC Sherriff's The Hopkins Manuscript