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6th form wider reading list The following texts have been recommended by your subject teachers to extend your knowledge in different subject areas. The books are intended to be read for pleasure and are not text books or revision guides. We have indicated which books are available in the college library – others can be ordered by the library if you request them (email Miss Stebbings with requests).

Text titles Art Chagall: Modern Master Damien Hirst Eadweard Muybridge Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye Gary Hume Glam:The Performance of Style Installation Art Mitra Tabrizian: This is That Place Nam June Paik Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective Schwitters in Britain Tate Artist Timeline The Duchamp Book The Vorticists: Manifesto for a Modern World Biology The Science Delusion, Sheldrake Bad Science, Ben Goldacre Bad Pharma, Ben Goldacre Nature and New Scientist (journal) The Universe Inside You, Clegg The Buzz about Bees, Jurgen Tautz

Origin of Species by means of natural selection by Charles Darwin The Double Helix by James D Watson The Blind Watchmaker by Richard Dawkins Business The Financial Times (newspaper) The Guardian The Times Times 100 A Mind For Business by Michael Heatley Chemistry The Science Delusion, Sheldrake Calculations in AS/A level Chemistry, Jim Clarke A level Chemistry: key skills and knowledge booster, Victoria Stutt Organic Chemistry 2nd Edition, Clayden, Greeves & Warren Oxygen, The Molecule That Made The World, Lane Periodic Tales, Alsersely Williams Dance Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His Dance, Jowitt, D. Broadway, the Golden Years: Jerome Robbins and the Great Choreographer-Directors, 1940 to the Present, Long, R.E. Revelations: the autobiography of Alvin Ailey, Ailey, A. Alvin Ailey: a life in dance. Reading, Massachusetts and Don Mills, Dunning, J. Modern bodies, dance and modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey, Foulkes, J. Drama Acting Re-considered edited by Phillip B Zarrilli The Actor and the Text by Cicely Berry

In Yer Face Theatre, British Theatre Today by Aleks Sierz From Page to Performance: A Study Book for Drama by Don Shiach Taking Stock, The Theatre of Max Stafford-Clark by Max Stafford-Clark and Philip Roberts Experimental Theatre: From Stanislavsky to Peter Brook by James Roose-Evans Performing Brecht by Margaret Eddershaw Performing Shakespeare – Preparation, Rehearsal, Performance by Oliver Ford Davies Letters to George by Max Stafford-Clark Lorca: The Theatre Beneath the Sands by Gwynne Edwards English Language A Little Book of Language, David Crystal Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson Planet Word by Stephen Fry The Myth of Mars and Venus, Deborah Cameron The Language Web by Jean Aitchison The Naked Jape by Jimmy Carr The English Language by David Crystal You Just Don’t Understand by Deborah Tannen The Language Instinct, Steven Pinker The Adventure of English, Melvyn Bragg English Language and Literature Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson Grammar, Structure and Style, Shirley Russell Mastering Advanced English Language, Sara Thorne Language through Literature, An Introduction, Paul Simpson Language Change: Progress or Decay? Jean Aitchison An Introduction to Stylistics, Urszula Clark

Rediscover Grammar, David Crystal Style, Dennis Freeborn An Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Jackson & Stockwell Writing in Action, Paul Mills The Story of English, McCrum, MacNeil & Cran Variety in Contemporary English, W.R. O'Donnell & Loreto Todd Language: The Basics, R.L. Trask English Literature The Art of Fiction, David Lodge The Magic Toyshop, Angela Carter How Fiction Works, James Wood Aspects of the Novel, E M Forster Reading like a Writer, Francine Prose Wilfred Owen: A New Biography, Dominic Hibberd 1599, James Shapiro Ethics and Theology His Brother’s Keeper - J Weiner Cloning after Dolly - Higfield and Wilmutt A Clone of Your Own - A Klotzko Roads to Freedom - JP Sartre The Eye of Reason – Bill Peach The Reprieve – Jean-Paul Sartre Wittgenstein's Poker - D Edmunds and J Eidinow The Puzzle of Evil - Vardy P The Puzzle of God - Vardy P What is Truth? - Vardy P

An Introduction to Philosophy of Religion – Davies, B. Philosophy of Religion - Hick J Sleep toward Heaven - A Eyre Sophie’s World - J. Gardener The Death of Vishnu - M. Suri Never let me go - K. Ishiguro Down by the River - Edna O’Brien Plain Truth - Jodi Picoult The Life Boat - C. Rogan Cider House Rules - J Irving The God of Small Things – A. Roy Mudbound - H . Riordan Johnny got his Gun - D. Trumbo First do no harm - L Belkin Mercy - J. Picoult October - R. Wright Brave New World – A. Huxley Ishmael: An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit - D Quinn The Road - Cormac Mc Carthy The Elegance of the Hedgehog - Muriel Barbery French Le Petit Prince: Antoine de Saint- Exupery L’Etranger: Camus Les Mains Sales: Sartre Manon des Sources: Pagnol La Place: Ernaux

Le Silence de la Mer: Vercors Le Blé en Herbe: Colette 325.000 francs: Vailland Boule de Suif et autres contes de guerre: Maupassant Geography India Rising, Oliver Balch Waking the Giants, McGuire Global Catastrophes: A very Short Introduction, McGuire Tropic of Capricorn, Simon Reeve Icons of England, Bill Bryson Down Under, Bill Bryson Neither Here Nor There (Travels Europe), Bill Bryson Notes From A Small Island, Bill Bryson Viva South America, Oliver Balch World City, Doreen Massey Globalisation Fractures: How Major Nations' Interests Are Now In Conflict by Charles Dumas Coast: Our Island Story: A Journey of Discovery Around Britain's Coastline by Nicholas Crane All points North Simon Armitage German Böll: Das Brot der frühen Jahre Brecht: Mutter Courage Dürrenmatt: Der Besuch der alten Dame Frisch: Homo faber Grass: Katz und Maus Jana Frey: Kein Wort zu niemandem Kafka: Die Verwandlung

Lenz: Schweigeminute Erich K채stner: Emil und die Detektive Remarque: Im Westen Nichts Neues Kleist: Die Marquise von O. Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3 National Health and Social care Student book by Stretch & Moonie Communication skills for health and social care by Bernard Moss Anti-Discriminatory Practice: Equality, Diversity and Social Justice by Professor Neil Thompson Good Practice in Assessing Risk: Current Knowledge, Issues and Approaches (Good Practice in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice), edited by Hazel Kemshall Safeguarding and Child Protection for Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors: A Practical Guide by Catherine Powell Safeguarding and Child Protection: 0-8 Years: Linking Theory and Practice by Jennie Lindon Good Practice in Safeguarding Children: Working Effectively in Child Protection, edited by Liz Hughes Safeguarding Children and Young People: Child Protection 0-18 Years by Jennie Lindon Social Welfare Alive! Third Edition by Stephen Moore Sociology Themes and Perspectives [Paperback] Michael Haralambos by Martin Holborn Edexcel Diploma: Society, Health and Development: Level 1 Foundation Diploma Student Book by Shirley Eden Edexcel Diploma: Society, Health and Development: Level 2 Higher Diploma Student Book by Ms Beth Allen The Complete Companions: A2 Student Book for AQA A Psychology by Mike Cardwell and Cara Flanagan Health Psychology: Biological, Psychological, and Sociocultural Perspectives by Margaret Konz Snooks BTEC National Health and Social Care, Level 3: Student Textbook by Mark Walsh History The Dream by Harry Bernstein Grapes of Wrath by Steinbeck Of Mice and Men

Limits of Liberty by Maldwyn Jones Anne Frank's Diary The Coming of the Third Reich by Richard Evans Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi OR If This Is A Man / The Truce Ordinary Men by Christopher Browning The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner by Alan Stilitoe Saturday Night, Sunday Morning by Alan Stilitoe Look Back in Anger by John Osborne The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon Andrew Marr - History of Modern Britain Kes - Barry Hines Dr Zhivago - Boris Pasternak Gulag Archipelago - Solzhenitsyn Brighton Rock - Graham Greene Lady Chatterleys Lover by D H Lawrence ICT Computing at School (free - just needs downloading and printing) Free – you just need to download and print it Computer Active (journal) uter%2520Magazine%252BBROAD~26330703638~free%2520computer%2520magazines~b&gcli d=CIyUit3W77cCFUTHtAodCUEA-Q CS4FN magazine Can be accessed online for free at: The computer HMtAod1CwA0A Maths Alan Turing, the Enigma by A. Hodges The Man Who Loved Only Numbers by Paul Hoffman Surely You’re Joking, by Mr Feynman & R.P. Feynman To Infinity and Beyond by Eli Maor

How to Think like a Mathematician by Kevin Houston From Here to Infinity by Ian Stewart Music Sound On Sound (monthly journal) Physical Education Fabrice Muamba – I’m Still Standing by Fabrice Muamba Seven Deadly Sins: My Pursuit of Lance Armstrong by David Walsh The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs by Tyler Hamilton Usain Bolt: The Story of the World’s Fastest Man by Stephen Downes Jessica Ennis: Unbelievable - From My Childhood Dreams to Winning Olympic Gold by Jessica Ennis Physics It's Not Rocket Science, Miller A Brief History Of Time by Steven Hawking Solar System And Universe by Brian Cox In Search Of Schrodingers Cat by John Gribbin The Wizard Of Quarks And Alice In Quantum Land by Robert Gilmore Introducing Newton Six Easy Pieces by Richard Feynman The Science Delusion, Sheldrake Deconstructing Product Design: Exploring the Form, Function, Usability, Sustainability, and Commercial Success of 100 Amazing Products By William Lidwell & Gerry Manacsa Product Design , Paul Rodgers & Alex Milton Leckie - HIGHER PRODUCT DESIGN GRADE BOOSTER - Mark Leishman & David McMillan The Fundamentals of Product Design by Richard Morris Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual for Modern Living by Todd McLellan Structural Packaging: Design Your Own Boxes and 3-D Forms by Paul Jackson

The A-Z of Modern Design by Bernd Polster, Claudia Neumann, Markus Schuler & Frederick Leven The Design Book - Editors of Phaidon The Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman Folding Techniques for Designers: From Sheet to Form by Paul Jackson Design Museum How to Design a Light - Design Museum Emotional Design: Why We Love (or Hate) Everyday Things by Donald A. Norman Logo Design Love: A Guide to Creating Iconic Brand Identities (Voices That Matter) by David Airey The Design Book: 1000 New Designs for the Home and Where to Find Them by Jennifer Hudson What is Product Design? (Essential Design Handbooks) by Laura Slack Designing Brand Identity: An Essential Guide for the Whole Branding Team by Alina Wheeler Packaging Design: Successful Product Branding from Concept to Shelf by Marianne R. Klimchuk & Sandra A. Krasovec Materials for Inspirational Design by Chris Lefteri Psychology We Need To Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat - Oliver Sacks Richard P. Bentall - Madness Explained Nature Vs Nurture - Matt Ridley Selfish Gene - Richard Dawkins Rough Guide To The Brain Red Queen - Matt Ridley Enduring Love - Ian Mcewan Silver Linings Playbook - Matthew Quick Spoonface Steinberg - Lee Hall Silence Of The Lambs - Thomas Harris Incognito - David Engleman Sociology

1984 - George Orwell Them and Us - Will Hutton The Sociological Imagination - C Wright - Mills Football against the Enemy - Simon Kuper Watching the English - Katie Fox The Motorcycle Diaries - Ernesto 'Che' Guevara Spanish Federico García Lorca: La casa de Bernarda Alba Mariano Azuela: Los de abajo Luis de Castresana: El otro árbol de Guernica Fernando Fernán Gómez: Las bicicletas son para el verano Ramón Sender: Réquiem por un campesino español: Ernesto Sábato: El túnel Gabriel García Márquez: El coronel no tiene quien le escriba Laura Esquivel: Como agua para chocolate

6th form wider reading list  
6th form wider reading list