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The Good Soldier
Ford Madox Ford
Granta 7: Best of Young British Novelists
Granta: The Magazine of New Writing, Bill Buford
Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy
Max Hastings
William Boyd
Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe
Peter D. Ward, Donald Brownlee
Laurent Binet, Sam Taylor Mullens
Richer Than God: Manchester City, Modern Football and Growing Up
David Conn
One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson
Dixie Lullaby: A Story of Music, Race, and New Beginnings in a New South
Mark Kemp

Day of the Triffids (Essential Penguin)

The Day of the Triffids - John Wyndham I picked this up because of its apparent influence on 28 Days Later. I enjoyed it a great deal. The style seemed very contemporary, I could scarcely believe it was written almost 60 years ago.