Regular readers will know I started using the #abookaday tag on Twitter to post a cover of a book that influenced or entertained me over the half a century and more of my reading life. Here’s the list for May.

LEGION – William Peter Blatty
WOLF IN SHADOW – David Gemmell
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY – Oscar Wilde
ANNO DRACULA – Kim Newman
A CANTICLE FOR LEIBOWITZ – Walter M Miller Jr
MORE THAN HUMAN – Theodore Sturgeon
FAREWELL, MY LOVELY – Raymond Chandler
TREASURE ISLAND – Robert Louis Stevenson
DREAMSNAKE – Vonda J McIntyre
DOUBLE INDEMNITY – James M Cain
THE NAME OF THE ROSE – Umberto Eco
THE CRYSTAL CAVE – Mary Stewart
THE TRIAL – Franz Kafka
1984 – George Orwell
RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA – Arthur C Clarke
THE HOUSE ON NAZARETH HILL – Ramsey Campbell
THE CIRCUS OF DR. LAO – Charles G Finney
THE LOST WORLD – Arthur Conan Doyle
DECLARE – Tim Powers
HAWKSMOOR – Peter Ackroyd
STEPPENWOLF – Herman Hesse
THE BIRTHGRAVE – Tanith Lee
WOLF’S HOUR – Robert McCammon
THE DEAD ZONE – Stephen King
SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES – Ray Bradbury
THE DROWNED WORLD – J G Ballard
TINKER TAILOR SOLDIER SPY – John Le Carre
TOADY – Mark Morris
BRIGHTON ROCK – Graham Greene
LES ENFANTS TERRIBLE – Jean Cocteau
THE SEANCE AND OTHER STORIES – Isaac Bashevis Singer

The list will continue in June, so follow the #abookaday tag for a daily recommendation

 

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