Cooper & Cary’s Top Ten Books

In their 12 pods of Christmas for 2017, James and Barry discussed their favourite books. All a bit arbitrary, sure, but here’s what they’ve ended up with so far:

Barry’s Choices

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

A Grief Observed by CS Lewis

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

War and Peace by Tolstoy

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

Cardiphonia by John Newton

The Stranger by Camus

Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

James’s Choices

Elephants Don’t Sit on Cars by David Henry Wilson

An Experiment in Criticism by CS Lewis

The 39 Steps by John Buchan

Lord of the Rings by Tolkien

Conversations with My Agent by Rob Long

A Call to Spiritual Reformation by Don Carson

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome

Orthodoxy by GK Chesterton

All The Trouble in the World by PJ O’Rourke

Liberal Fascism by Jonah Goldberg


Honourable mentions for Fermat’s Last Theorem, The Rise of Political Lying and Flat Earth News.

And the less said about the movie choices, the better. Thanks for listening. Do share your favourites on the Facebook page.