Portmanteau List: Favourite Books

Children’s books
  • Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder
  • The Never Ending Story by Michael Ende
  • Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll
  • Sherlock Holmes series by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Miss Marple series by Agatha Christie
  • Momo by Michael Ende
  • Matilda by Roald Dahl
Fantasy
  • Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman
  • Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
  • Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
Novels
  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Wicked by Gregory Maguire
  • The Philosopher’s Apprentice by James Morrow
  • Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell
Philosophy and discussion
  • Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu
  • Seredipities by Umberto Eco
  • The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa
  • Orientalism by Edward Said
  • Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste by Pierre Bourdieu
  • White Collar Crime by E. H. Sutherland
Please note that these are merely my absolutely favourites, the very smallest I can make this list be. I also tried to narrow the books I personally like further by choosing to put up those I’d recommend to pretty much anybody.