A Brief History of English-language Literature

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Edward St Aubyn (Britain, 1960): "Mother's Milk" (2006)
Edward St Aubyn (Britain, 1960): "Never Mind" (1992)
Bruce Norris (Britain, 1960): "Clybourne Park" (2010)
Neil Gaiman (Britain, 1960): "American Gods" (2001) +
Neil Gaiman (Britain, 1960): "The Graveyard Book" (2008)
Neil Gaiman (Britain, 1960): "Coraline" (2002)
Ian McDonald (Britain, 1960): "Terminal Cafe" (1994)
David Leavitt (USA, 1960): "The Lost Language of Cranes" (1986)
Catherine Barnett (USA, 1960): "The Game of Boxes" (2012) [p]
Jeffrey Eugenides (USA, 1960): "The Virgin Suicides" (1993)
Jeffrey Eugenides (USA, 1960): "Middlesex" (2003) +
Marcia Douglas (Jamaica, 1961): "The Marvellous Equations of the Dread" (2016)
Douglas Coupland (Canada, 1961): "Generacion X" (1991)
Douglas Coupland (Canada, 1961): "Girlfriend in a Coma" (1998) +

Arundhati Roy (India, 1961): "The God of Small Things" (1997) +
Arundhati Roy (India, 1961): "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" (2017) +
Vikram Chandra (India, 1961): "Red Earth and Pouring Rain" (1995)
Andrea Dunbar (Britain, 1961): " Rita, Sue and Bob too" (1982) [t]
Will Self (Britain, 1961): "The Quantity Theory of Insanity" (1991) +
Will Self (Britain, 1961): "My Ideas of Fun" (1993)
Richard Flanagan (Australia, 1961): "Death of a River Guide" (1996)
Richard Flanagan (Australia, 1961): "The Sound of One Hand Clapping" (1997)
Richard Flanagan (Australia, 1961): "Gould's Book of Fish" (2002)
Richard Flanagan (Australia, 1961): "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" (2013) +
Vikas Swarup (India, 1961): "Q and A" (2006)
Lan Cao (Vietnam, 1961): "Monkey Bridge" (1997)
Amy Homes (USA, 1961): " May We Be Forgiven" (2012)
Amy Homes (USA, 1961): "The End of Alice" (1996)
Lisa Robertson (Canada, 1961): "XEclogue" (1993) [p]
Karl Schroeder (Canada, 1962): "Lady of Mazes" (2005)
Julie Otsuka (USA, 1962): "The Buddha in the Attic" (2011)
Anne Enright (Ireland, 1962): "The Green Road" (2015)
Suzanne Collins (USA, 1962): "The Hunger Games" (2008)
Paul Beatty (USA, 1962): "The Sellout" (2015)
David Foster Wallace (USA, 1962): "Infinite Jest" (1996) +
David Foster Wallace (USA, 1962): "The Broom of the System" (1987)
Julie Otsuka (USA, 1962): "The Buddha in the Attic" (2011)
Chuck Palahniuk (USA, 1962): "Fight Club" (1996)
Chuck Palahniuk (USA, 1962): "Choke" (2001)
Walter Kirn (USA, 1962): "Thumbsucker" (1999)
Harlan Coben (USA, 1962): "Tell No One" (2001)
Jennifer Egan (USA, 1962): "A Visit from The Goon Squad" (2011) +
Jennifer Egan (USA, 1962): "Invisible Circus" (1995)
Mark Haddon (Britain, 1962): "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" (2003)
Ali Smith (Britain, 1962): "The Accidental" (2004)
Ali Smith (Britain, 1962): "Hotel World" (2001) +
Ali Smith (Britain, 1962): "Autumn" (2016) +
Andrew Bovell (Australia, 1962): "Speaking in Tongues" (2000) [t]
Anne Enright (Ireland, 1962): "The Gathering" (2007)
Anna Burns (Ireland, 1962): "Milkman" (2018)
John Lanchester (Britain, 1962): "The Debt to Pleasure (1996)
Claudia Rankine (Jamaica, 1963): "Citizen" (2014) [p] +
Gina Apostol (Philippines, 1963): "Bibliolepsy" (1997)
Gina Apostol (Philippines, 1963): "The Revolution According to Raymundo" (2009)
Simon Armitage (Britain, 1963): "The Dead Sea Poems" (1995) [p]
Michael Healey (Canada, 1963): "The Drawer Boy" (1999) [t]
Gina Apostol (Philippines, 1963): "Gun Dealer's Daughter" (2013)
Gina Apostol (Philippines, 1963): "Insurrecto" (2018)
Don Paterson (Britain, 1963): "Landing Light" (2003) [p] +
Don Paterson (Britain, 1963): "Rain" (2009) [p]
Don Paterson (Britain, 1963): "Nil Nil" (1993) [p]
Don Paterson (Britain, 1963): "God's Gift to Women" (1997) [p] +
Reza Abdoh (USA, 1963): "The Hip-Hop Waltz of Eurydice" (1990) [t] +
Reza Abdoh (USA, 1963): "The Law of Remains" (1991) [t]
Suzan-Lori Parks (USA, 1963): "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World" (1990) [t]
Suzan-Lori Parks (USA, 1963): "The America Play" (1993) [t]
Suzan-Lori Parks (USA, 1963): " Topdog/Underdog" (2001) [t] +
Suzan-Lori Parks (USA, 1963): "Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3" (2014) [t]
Vijay Nambisan (India, 1963): "Gemini" (1992) [p]
David Peace (Britain, 1963): "Red Riding Quartet" (2002)
Simon Armitage (Britain, 1963): "Cloudcuckooland" (1997) [p]
Simon Armitage (Britain, 1963): "Killing Time" (1999) [p]
Yann Martel (Canada, 1963): "Life of Pi" (2002) +
Michael Chabon (USA, 1963): "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay" (2000) +
Michael Chabon (USA, 1963): "Yiddish Policemen's Union" (2007)
Alice Sebold (USA, 1963): "The Lovely Bones" (2002)
Ann Patchett (USA, 1963): "Belcanto" (2001)
Ann Patchett (USA, 1963): "The Dutch House" (2019)
Michael-Symmons Roberts (Britain, 1963): "Corpus" (2004) [p]
Graeme Aitken (New Zealand, 1963): "50 Ways of Saying Fabulous" (1995)
Peter Morgan (Britain, 1963): "Frost/Nixon" (2006) [t]
Erika Mitchell/ EL James (Britain, 1963): "Fifty Shades of Grey" (2011)
Bret-Ellis Easton (USA, 1964): "Less Than Zero" (1985)
Bret-Ellis Easton (USA, 1964): "American Psycho" (1991) +
Amor Towles (USA, 1964): "A Gentleman in Moscow" (2016)
Nell Zink (USA, 1964): "The Wallcreeper " (2014)
Leila Aboulela (Sudan, 1964): "Lyrics Alley" (2010)
Maria Semple (USA, 1964): "Where'd You Go Bernadette" (2012)
Lynn Nottage (USA, 1964): "Ruined" (2009) [t]
Charles Stross (Britain, 1964): "Accelerando" (2006)
Aleksandar Hemon: (Bosnia, 1964): "The Lazarus Project" (2008)
Rebecca Gilman (USA, 1964): "Spinning Into Butter" (1999) [t]
Jonathan Lethem (USA, 1964): "Motherless Brooklyn" (1999)
Jonathan Lethem (USA, 1964): "Fortress of Solitude" (2003)
Dan Brown (USA, 1964): "Angels & Demons" (2000)
Dan Brown (USA, 1964): "The Da Vinci Code" (2003)
Donna Tartt (USA, 1964): "The Secret History" (1992)
Donna Tartt (USA, 1964): "The Goldfinch" (2013) +
Alan Warner (Britain, 1964): "Morvern Callar" (1995)
Patrick Marber (Britain, 1964): "Dealer's Choice" (1995) [t]
Patrick Marber (Britain, 1964): "Closer" (1997) [t] +
Daniel Suarez (USA, 1964): "Daemon" (2006)
Rick Riordan (USA, 1964): "The Lightning Thief" (2005)
Richard Morgan (Britain, 1965): "Altered Carbon" (2002)
Zoe Heller (Britain, 1965): "Notes on a Scandal" (2003)
Chang-rae Lee (South Korea, 1965): "Native Speaker" (1995)
Chang-rae Lee (South Korea, 1965): "Aloft" (2004)
Khaled Hosseini (Afghanistan, 1965): "The Kite Runner" (2003) +
Khaled Hosseini (Afghanistan, 1965): "A Thousand Splendid Suns" (2007)
Blake Nelson (USA, 1965): "Paranoid Park" (2006)
Blake Nelson (USA, 1965): "Girl" (1994)
Tim Blake Nelson (USA, 1964): "Eye of God" (1992) [t] +
Tim Blake Nelson (USA, 1964): "The Grey Zone" (1996) [t]
Miriam Toews (Canada, 1964): "All My Puny Sorrows" (2014)
Mohammed Hanif (Pakistan, 1965): "A Case of Exploding Mangoes" (2008)
Sunetra Gupta (Britain, 1965): "Memories of Rain" (1992)
Sunetra Gupta (Britain, 1965): "The Glassblower's Breath" (1993)
Joanne Rowling (Britain, 1965): "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" (1997) +
Will Eno (USA, 1965): "Thom Pain" (2005) [t]
Will Eno (USA, 1965): "The Flu Season" (2010) [t] +
Joanne Rowling (Britain, 1965): "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (1998)
Joanne Rowling (Britain, 1965): "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (1999)
Joanne Rowling (Britain, 1965): "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (2005)
Monique Roffey (Trinidad, 1965): "Mermaid of Black Conch" (2020) +
Monique Roffey (Trinidad, 1965): "The White Woman on the Green Bicycle" (2009)
Claire Messud (USA, 1966): "The Emperor's Children" (2006)
Joe Wenderoth (USA, 1966): "Letters to Wendy's" (2000) [p]
Mark Danielewski (USA, 1966): "House of Leaves" (2000) +
Mark Danielewski (USA, 1966): "Only Revolutions" (2006)
Anthony Joseph (Trinidad, 1966): "The African Origins of UFOs" (2006)
Christian Bok (Canada, 1966): "Eunoia" (2001) [p]
Karen Solie (Canada, 1966): "Pigeon" (2009) [p]
Karen Solie (Canada, 1966): "Short Haul Engine" (2001) [p]
Karen Solie (Canada, 1966): "The Road In Is Not the Same Road Out" (2015) [p] +
Alice Oswald (Britain, 1966): "Dart" (2002) [p] +
Alice Oswald (Britain, 1966): "Falling Awake" (2017) [p] +
Sarah Waters (Britain, 1966): "The Little Stranger" (2009)
Sarah Waters (Britain, 1966): "Fingersmith" (2002)
Nadeem Aslam (Pakistan, 1966): "Season of the Rainbirds" (1993)
Nadeem Aslam (Pakistan, 1966): "Maps for Lost Lovers" (2004)
Mark Danielewski (USA, 1966): "House of Leaves" (2000)
Jerry Pinto (India, 1966): "Em and The Big Hoom" (2012)
Jerry Pinto (India, 1966): "Asylum" (2003) [p]
Nilanjana "Jhumpa Lahiri" Sudeshna (USA, 1967): "Interpreter Of Maladies" (2000)
Susanna Jones (Britain, 1967): "The Earthquake Bird" (2001)
Feng-nan "Ted" Chiang (USA, 1967): "Hell Is the Absence of God" (2002)
Feng-nan "Ted" Chiang (USA, 1967): "The Merchant and the Alchemist's Gate" (2007)
Feng-nan "Ted" Chiang (USA, 1967): "Exhalation" (2009)
Feng-nan "Ted" Chiang (USA, 1967): "The Lifecycle of Software Objects" (2010)
Ted Chiang (USA, 1967): "Story of Your Life" (2000)
Rachel Cusk (Canada, 1967): "Outline" (2014) +
Rachel Cusk (Canada, 1967): "Transit" (2017)
Mohja Kahf (Syria, 1967): "The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf" (2006)
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Boxing 2000" (2000) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Caveman" (2001) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Good Samaritans" (2004) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Ode to the Man Who Kneels" (2007) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Neutral Hero" (2011) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "The Evening" (2015) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Isolde" (2015) [t]
Richard Maxwell (USA, 1967): "Paradiso" (2018) [t]
Mohja Kahf (USA, 1967): "E-mails From Scheherazad" (2004) [p]
Caleb Crain (USA, 1967): "Overthrow" (2019) +
Nilanjana "Jhumpa Lahiri" Sudeshna (USA, 1967): "The Namesake" (2003) +
Monica Ali (Bangladesh, 1967): "Brick Lane" (2003)
Alicia Erian (USA, 1967): "Towelhead" (2005)
Junot Diaz (Dominican Republic, 1968): "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" (2007) +
Laila Lalami (Morocco, 1968): "The Moor's Account" (2014) +
Laila Lalami (Morocco, 1968): "Secret Son" (2009)
Jeff VanderMeer (USA, 1968): "Annihilation" (2014) +
Jenny Offill (USA, 1968): "Dept. of Speculation" (2014)
Monique Truong (Vietnam, 1968): "The Book of Salt" (2003)
Rachel Kushner (USA, 1968): "The Flamethrowers" (2013)
Gregory Pardlo (USA, 1968): "Digest" (2014) [p]
Min Jin Lee (USA, 1968): "Pachinko (2017) +
Min Jin Lee (USA, 1968): "Free Food for Millionaires" (2007)
Matthew Welton (Britain, 1969): "The Book of Matthew" (2003) [p]
Matthew Welton (Britain, 1969): "Virtual Airport' (2010) [p]
James Corey/ Daniel Abraham (USA, 1969): "Leviathan Wakes" (2011)
Aimee Bender (USA, 1969): "The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake" (2010)
David Mitchell (Britain, 1969): "Number9dream" (2001)
David Mitchell (Britain, 1969): "Ghostwritten" (2001)
David Mitchell (Britain, 1969): "The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet " (2010)
David Mitchell (Britain, 1969): "Cloud Atlas" (2004) +
David Auburn (USA, 1969): "Proof" (2000) [t]
Susan Choi (USA, 1969): "Trust Exercise" (2019)
Timothy Donnelly (USA, 1969): "The Problem of the Many" (2019) [p] +
Edwidge Danticat (Haiti, 1969): "Breath Eyes Memory" (1994)
Edwidge Danticat (Haiti, 1969): "The Farming of the Bones" (1999) +
Edwidge Danticat (Haiti, 1969): "The Dew Breaker" (2004)
Kathryn Stockett (USA, 1969): "The Help" (2009)
Colson Whitehead (USA, 1969): "The Underground Railroad" (2016) +
Colson Whitehead (USA, 1969): "The Intuitionist" (1999)
Colson Whitehead (USA, 1969): "Sag Harbor" (2009)
Colson Whitehead (USA, 1969): "Zone One" (2011)
Emma Donoghue (Ireland, 1969): "Room" (2010)
Ranjit Hoskote (India, 1969): "The Cartographer's Apprentice" (2000) [p]

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