Below are listed some of the fiction works Bruce has read. [* = favourite] Hyperlinks lead to his reviews of the books. Bruce was a "Top 1000" reviewer at

11Q84Haruki Murakami978-03856-69-43-6
2419 (2012 Giller Prize Winner)Will Ferguson9780-014-317601-5
3A Clockwork OrangeAnthony Burgess978-36089-3990-3
4A Model ChildoodChrista Wolf0-86068-377-x
5A Multitude of SinsRichard Ford0-676-97415-5
6A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManJames Joyce
7A Village Romeo and JulietGottfried Keller
8AirportArthur Hailey
9All Quiet on the Western FrontErich M. Remarque0-449-21394-3
10All That Matters (2004 Giller Prize Finalist)Wayson Choy0-385-25777-5
11Alligator (2005 Giller Prize Finalist)Lisa L. Moore0-88784-755-2
12American DirtJeanine Cummins 978-1250209764
13AmerikaFranz Kafka0-8052-0417-2
14Animal FarmGeorge Orwell
15Arrival and DepartureArthur Koestler0-14-00-2958-3
16As I Lay DyingWilliam Faulkner (Nobel Prize in Literature 1949)
17Avenue of MysteriesJohn Irving978-0-307-36181-3
18Away from HerAlice Munro (Nobel Prize in Literature 2013)978-0-14-305538-9
19Babylon Revisited and Other StoriesF Scott Fitzgerald684-71757-3
20Barney's Version (1997 Giller Prize Winner)Mordecai Richler978-0-345-81223-0
21Beirut Hellfire SocietyRawi Hage978-0-73527-359-7
22Berlin AlexanderplatzAlfred Döblin2102
23Berlin GameLen Deighton0-09-154190-5
24Blood Meridian: Or the Evening Redness in the WestCormac McCarthy978-0-679-64104-9
25Book of CloudsChloe Aridjis978-0-8021-7056-9
26Brave New WorldAldous Huxley
27Bright Lights, Big CityJay McInerney978-0-394-72641-0
28Brighton RockGraham Greene
29CandideFrançois-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)
30CarnivalRawi Hage978-0-88784-235-1
31Cat and MouseGünter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)0-15-615551-6
32Catch-22Joseph Heller440-01120-095
33Catcher in the RyeJ J. Salinger
34Chasing Painted HorsesDrew Hayden Taylor978-1-77086-560-0
35ChildhoodAndre Alexis0-8050-5982-2
36Children of the ArbatAnatoli Rybakov0-09-963330-2
37Chitty-Chitty Bang-BangIan Fleming
38City of Angels, or The Overcoat of Dr. FreudChrista Wolf978-0-374-26935-7
39CockroachRawi Hage978-0-88784-834-6
40Crabwalk*Günter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)0-15-602970-7
41Crime and Punishment*Fyodor Dostoyevsky
42Darkness at NoonArthur Koestler14-000-539-0
43De Niro's Game (Finalist for Giller & Governor General's Literary Awards)Rawi Hage978-0-88784-765-3
44Death in Venice and Seven Other StoriesThomas Mann (Nobel Prize in Literature 1929)394-70003-1
45DeliveranceJames Dickey0-440-31868-8
46DemianHermann Hesse (Nobel Prize in Literature 1946)
47Diary of a MadmanNikolai Gogol
48Don QuixoteMiguel de Cervantes Saavedra
49Drina BridgeJim Bartley1-55192-959-7
50DublinersJames Joyce
51East of EdenJohn Steinbeck (Nobel Prize in Literature 1962)553-08648
52Effi BriestTheodor Fontane
53Effigy (Giller Prize Finalist)Alissa York978-0-679-31473-8
54England, My England and Other StoriesD H. Lawrence0-46087-908-1
55Every Man Dies Alone*Hans Fallada978-1-933633-63-3
56EvidenceIan Colford978-0-88984-303-5
57Exit MusicIan Rankin
58Fahrenheit 451Ray Bradbury
59Fail SafeEugene Burdick
60Faust, Part OneJohann W. von Goethe
61Fifteen Dogs (2015 Giller Prize Winner)Andre Alexis978-1-55245-305-6
62Fifth BusinessRobertson Davies0-14-004387-X
63Five Days in JuneStefan Heym0-87975-107-X
64Five WivesJoan Thomas978-1-4434-5854-2
65Freya on the WallT. Degens0-15-200210-3
66Funeral in BerlinLen Deighton
67Galveston (2004 Giller Prize Finalist)Paul Quarrington (d. 21 Jan. 2010)0-679-31238-2
68GilgameshStephen Mitchell, ed.0-7432-6164-X
69Goodbye to Berlin*Christopher Isherwood0-14-000504-8
70Gratitude (Hungary in World War II)Joseph Kertes0-670-06669-9
71Half-Blood Blues (2011 Giller Prize Winner)Esi Edugyan978-0-88762-741-5
72HawaiiJames A. Michener
73Heart of DarknessJoseph Conrad
74HotelArthur Hailey
75House of MeetingsMartin Amis978-1-4000-9601-5
76In Times of Fading LightEugen Ruge978-1-55597-643-9
77Independence Day (Pulitzer Prize Winner)Richard Ford978-0-676-97396-9
78Jonathan Livingston SeagullRichard Bach978-07432-7890-4
79Lake SuccessGary Shteyngart978-0-81299-741-5
80Late Nights on Air (2007 Giller Prize Winner)Elizabeth Hay978-0-7710-3811-2
81LibraDon DeLillo0-14-015604-6
82Life and FateVasily Grossman978-0-099-50616-4
83Life Goes OnHans Keilson978-0-374-19195-5
84Lives of the SaintsNino Ricci1-896951-43-0
85Lord of the FliesWilliam Golding
86Love and TreasureAyelet Waldman 978-0-385-53354-6
87Luka and the Fire of LifeSalman Rushdie978-0-676-97756-1
88Midnight at the Dragon Café (2011 Toronto Public Library Community Read selection)Judy Fong Bates978-0-7710-1097-2
89Moby-DickHerman Melville0-14-043-082-2
90MoonrakerIan Fleming
91My CenturyGünter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)0-15-100496-X
92My New American LifeFrancine Prose978-0-06-171379-8
93Nachdenken über Christa T.Christa Wolf3-472-61031-X
94Natchez BurningGreg Iles978-0-06231-107-8
95Natural OrderBrian Francis978-0-385-67155-2
96New Lives (Neue Leben)Ingo Schulze978-0-307-26559-3
97Nineteen Eighty-Four*George Orwell978-0-14103-614-4
98No Country for Old MenCormac McCarthy978-0-307-38713-4
99No Great Mischief (Winner, International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award))Alistair MacLeod (d. 20 April 2014)0-7710-5570-6
100Notes from the Underground | The DoubleFyodor Dostoyevsky
101On the BeachNeville Shute
102On the RoadJack Kerouac978-0-14-004259-7
103One Day in the Life of Ivan DenisovichAleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn (Nobel Prize in Literature 1970)0-14-00-2053-5
104Oryx and Crake (2003 Giller Prize Finalist)Margaret Atwood
105Our Man in HavanaGraham Greene978-1-50982-804-3
106Paddy Clarke ha ha haRoddy Doyle0-749-39735-7
107QB VIILeon Uris553-06777-150
108S.E.C.R.E.T.L. Marie Adeline978-0-385-67970-1
109SerpicoPeter Maas0-06-07381-89
110Slaughterhouse FiveKurt Vonnegut978-0-440-18029-6
111Sons and Lovers*D H. Lawrence
112Stalin's Nose: Across the Face of EuropeRory MacLean978-1-78301-166-7
113Still AliceLisa Genova978-1-4391-0281-7
114The Adventures of Huckleberry FinnMark Twain1-438-24541-6
115The Adventures of Tom SawyerMark Twain
116The AeneidPublius Virgilius. Maro0-14-044-051-8
117The AftermathRhidian Brook978-0307-361-04-2
118The AppointmentHerta Müller (Nobel Prize in Literature 2009)978-0-312-42054-3
119The Best Laid Plans (Winner, Stephen Leacock Award for Humour)Terry Fallis978-0-7710-4758-9
120The Bishop's Man (2009 Giller Prize Winner)Linden MacIntyre978-0-307-35707-6
121The Book of Secrets (1994 Giller Prize Winner)M. G. Vassanji0-7710-8721-7
122The Books of Genesis, Job & MicahVarious Authors
123The Box - Tales from the DarkroomGünter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)978-0-547-24503-4
124The Brothers Karamazov*Fyodor Dostoyevsky
125The Call of the ToadGünter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)0-15-125743-4
126The CartelDon Winslow978-1-10187-499-8
127The Cellist of SarajevoSteven Galloway978-0-307-39704-1
128The ChrysallidsJohn Wyndham
129The ClownHeinrich Boell (Nobel Prize in Literature 1972)
130The CorrectionsJonathan Franzen0-00-200509-3
131The Cross and the SwitchbladeDavid Wilkerson0-51-509025-5
132The Day of the JackalFrederick ForsythB00102HYMO
133The Engineer of Human SoulsJoseph Skvorecky
134The Fat YearsChan Koonchung978-0-385-53434-5
135The Final DiagnosisArthur Hailey044-012-508-1
136The First CircleAleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn (Nobel Prize in Literature 1970)553-070-74
137The Fox Was Ever the HunterHerta Müller (Nobel Prize in Literature 2009)978-0-80509-302-5
138The Free World (2011 Giller Prize Finalist)David Bezmozgis978-1-44340-399-3
139The Gambler | Bobok | A Nasty StoryFyodor Dostoyevsky
140The Gift From BerlinLucette ter Borg978-1-897151-31-0
141The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From ViolenceGavin De Becker978-0-440-22619-2
142The GodfatherMario Puzo
143The Grapes of Wrath*John Steinbeck (Nobel Prize in Literature 1962)
144The Great GatsbyF Scott Fitzgerald
145The Handmaid's TaleMargaret Atwood
146The HelpKathryn Stockett978-0-425-23220-0
147The Hunger AngelHerta Müller (Nobel Prize in Literature 2009)9-780-80509-301-8
148The In-Between World of Vikram Lall (2003 Giller Prize Winner)M. G. Vassanji0-385-65991-1
149The Incredible JourneySheila Burnford978-0-44041-324-0
150The Land of the Green PlumsHerta Müller (Nobel Prize in Literature 2009)0-8050-4295-4
151The Last CrossingGuy Vanderhaeghe
152The Last SummerBoris Pasternak (Nobel Prize in Literature 1958)B-001-KT1F-GI
153The Magic MountainThomas Mann (Nobel Prize in Literature 1929)B00OWWQ9WA
154The Master and Margarita*Mikhail Bulgakov
155The Meeting at TelgteGünter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)233-00406
156The MetamorphosisFranz Kafka
157The Ministry of FearGraham Greene
158The Odyssey_ Homer
159The Old Man and the SeaErnest Hemingway (Nobel Prize in Literature 1954)
160The OrendaJoseph Boyden978-0-67006-418-2
161The OutsiderAlbert Camus1518
162The Overcoat | The Nose | Nevsky Avenue | other storiesNikolai Gogol393-00304-3
163The Painted BirdJerzy Kosinski0-553-23631-8
164The Penal Colony: Stories and Short PiecesFranz Kafka0-8052-0418-0
165The Polish KomplexTadeusz Konwicki0-14-00-6590-3
166The Power and the GloryGraham Greene
167The Ring of the Nibelung (Richard Wagner)Andrew Porter0-393-00867-3
168The Road*Cormac McCarthy978-0-307-38789-9
169The Sound and the FuryWilliam Faulkner (Nobel Prize in Literature 1949)
170The Spy Who Came in From the ColdJohn le Carre
171The Sufferings of Young WertherJohann W. von Goethe978-0393098808
172The Sun Also RisesErnest Hemingway (Nobel Prize in Literature 1954)
173The Tin Drum*Günter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)394-70300-6
174The Tortilla CurtainT C. Boyle0-14-023828-X
175The Tower (Der Turm)Uwe Tellkamp978-0-24100-457-9
176The TrialFranz Kafka394-70484-3
177The UnderpainterJane Urquhart0-7710-8654-7
178The Wall Jumper: A Berlin StoryPeter Schneider0-22673-941-4
179The Watch that Ends the NightHugh MacLennanT1867
180The Wooden HorseEric Williams
181The Year of the Flood (2009 Giller Prize long list)Margaret Atwood978-0-7710-0844-3
182Through Black Spruce (2008 Giller Prize Winner)Joseph Boyden978-0-670-06363-5
183Too Far Afield*Günter Grass (d. 13 April 2015)0-15-100230-4
184Town HouseTish Cohen978-0-00-200807-5
185UndergroundAntanas Sileika978-088762-736-1
186War and PeaceLeo Tolstoy
187We Never Make MistakesAleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn (Nobel Prize in Literature 1970)0-393-31474-X
188WheelsArthur Hailey
189Woman in BronzeAntanas Sileika0-679-31298-6
190World Made by HandJames H. Kunstler0-87113-978-2

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