Reading lists

The essential Ian McEwan reading list

Ian McEwan is the Booker Prize-winning author of over 20 books. Here is our pick of where to start reading his critically acclaimed fiction.

Jackets of Ian McEwan books, tiled diagonally against a blue background

Winner of the 1998 Booker Prize, the Somerset Maugham award, the Whitbread Novel of the Year Award, and the 2011 Jerusalem Prize, Ian McEwan is one of today’s best-loved novelists. With a new novel, Lessons, coming this September, now is the perfect time to dive into his masterful catalogue of work.

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