The Full List

Ten reasons – and ten novels – to encourage engineers to read more fiction

  1. Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession


2. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

Gender Balance

3 – Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

Travel (Intercontinental)

4 – The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu

Travel (Temporal)

5 – The Starlings of Bucharest by Sarah Armstrong

Emotional Intelligence

6 – The Birdwatcher by William Shaw

Lateral Thinking

7 – The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami/Jay Rubin


8 – Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Appreciation of other cultures and religions

9 – Little Eyes by Samanta Schweblin/Megan McDowell

Rest and Relaxation – Lost in Translation

10 – Spring Journal by Jonathan Gibbs

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