"Orange Prize for Fiction's 50 Essential Reads by Contemporary Authors" (United Kingdom)

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  • A Prayer For Owen Meany – John Irving
  • A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth
  • American Pastoral – Philip Roth
  • Atonement – Ian McEwan
  • Being Dead – Jim Crace
  • Birdsong – Sebastian Faulks
  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin – Louis De Bernieres
  • Cloudstreet – Tim Winton
  • Disgrace – J. M. Coetzee
  • Enduring Love – Ian McEwan
  • Faith Singer – Rosie Scott
  • Fingersmith – Sarah Waters
  • Fred and Edie – Jill Dawson
  • Fugitive Pieces – Anne Michaels
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring – Tracy Chevalier
  • Grace Notes – Bernard MacLaverty
  • High Fidelity – Nick Hornby
  • His Dark Materials – Philip Pullman
  • Hotel World – Ali Smith
  • Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Midnight's Children – Salman Rushdie
  • Misery – Stephen King
  • Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow – Peter Hoeg
  • Money – Martin Amis
  • Music and Silence – Rose Tremain
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit – Jeanette Winterson
  • Riders – Jilly Cooper
  • Slaughterhouse-Five – Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood
  • The Corrections – Jonathan Franzen
  • The Golden Notebook – Doris M. Lessing
  • The Handmaid's Tale – Margaret Atwood
  • The House of Spirits – Isabel Allende
  • The Name of the Rose – Umberto Eco
  • The Passion – Jeanette Winterson
  • The Poisonwood Bible – Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Rabbit Books – John Updike
  • Regeneration – Pat Barker
  • The Secret History – Donna Tartt
  • The Shipping News – E. Annie Proulx
  • The Tin Drum – Günter Grass
  • The Wind Up Bird Chronicle – Haruki Murakami
  • The Women's Room – Marilyn French
  • Tracy Beaker – Jacqueline Wilson
  • Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh
  • Unless – Carol Shields
  • What a Carve-Up – Jonathan Coe
  • What I Loved – Siri Hustvedt
  • White Teeth – Zadie Smith
Author Comments: 

The ones I've read so far are highlighted (12 out of 50).