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Welcome to Service95 Recommends: Service95 Book Club’s edit of the best books to add to your to-be-read pile. We are thrilled to have a space where we can share the titles that mean the most to us and our newsletter and podcast guests. All these recommendations tell powerful stories across genres including fiction, memoir and manifesto, from recent releases to literary classics. Choose your next favourite book below…

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You Exist Too Much

You Exist Too Much

Zaina Arafat Read More
Dear Cisgender People

Dear Cisgender People

Kenny Ethan Jones Read More
Blue Sisters

Blue Sisters

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The Cemetary Of Untold Stories

The Cemetary Of Untold Stories

Julia Alvarez Read More
Nightbloom

Nightbloom

Peace Adzo Medie Read More
Gold Rush

Gold Rush

Olivia Petter Read More
Private Rites

Private Rites

Julia Armfield Read More
The Kites

The Kites

Romain Gary Read More
Hard Rain Falling

Hard Rain Falling

Don Carpenter Read More
Territory Of Light

Territory Of Light

Yūko Tsushima Read More
Seven Days In June

Seven Days In June

Tia Williams Read More
Evenings & Weekends

Evenings & Weekends

Oisín McKenna Read More
To The Friend Who Did Not Save My Life

To The Friend Who Did Not Save My Life

Hervé Guibert Read More
Butter

Butter

Asako Yuzuki Read More
Little Rot

Little Rot

Akwaeke Emezi Read More
I Who Have Never Known Men

I Who Have Never Known Men

Jacqueline Harpman Read More
Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist Read More
Junk

Junk

Melvin Burgess Read More
The Bluest Eye

The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison Read More
The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Alice Walker Read More
Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

William Shakespeare Read More
The World And All It Holds

The World And All It Holds

Aleksander Hemon Read More
Transitional

Transitional

Munroe Bergdorf Read More
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong Read More
Freshwater

Freshwater

Akwaeke Emezi Read More
Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

Carrie Brownstein Read More
Lady Sings The Blues

Lady Sings The Blues

Billie Holiday Read More
Good Pop, Bad Pop

Good Pop, Bad Pop

Jarvis Cocker Read More
Just Kids

Just Kids

Patti Smith  Read More
My Family And Other Rock Stars

My Family And Other Rock Stars

Tiffany Murray Read More
Kink: Stories

Kink: Stories

RO Kwon & Garth Greenwell Read More
Three Women

Three Women

Lisa Taddeo Read More
Becoming Cliterate

Becoming Cliterate

Laurie Mintz Read More
Queer Sex

Queer Sex

Juno Roche  Read More
Land Of Milk And Honey

Land Of Milk And Honey

C Pam Zhang Read More
A Spell Of Good Things

A Spell Of Good Things

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ Read More
Bad Habit

Bad Habit

Alana S Portero and Mara Faye Lethem Read More
My Friends

My Friends

Hisham Matar Read More
Track Record: Me, Music, And The War On Blackness

Track Record: Me, Music, And The War On Blackness

George The Poet Read More
A Brief History Of Seven Killings

A Brief History Of Seven Killings

Marlon James Read More
Northern Spy

Northern Spy

Flynn Berry Read More
Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?

Did Ye Hear Mammy Died?

Séamas O'Reilly Read More
Small Things Like These

Small Things Like These

Claire Keegan Read More
News Of A Kidnapping

News Of A Kidnapping

Gabriel García Márquez Read More
Trespasses

Trespasses

Louise Kennedy Read More
The Dud Avocado 

The Dud Avocado 

Elaine Dundy Read More
Nan Goldin: The Other Side

Nan Goldin: The Other Side

Nan Goldin Read More
The Talented Mr Ripley

The Talented Mr Ripley

Patricia Highsmith Read More
The Vanity Fair Diaries

The Vanity Fair Diaries

Tina Brown Read More
The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

F Scott Fitzgerald Read More
A Thousand Splendid Suns  

A Thousand Splendid Suns  

Khaled Hosseini   Read More
The Guest

The Guest

Emma Cline Read More
Half Of A Yellow Sun

Half Of A Yellow Sun

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Read More
Shuggie Bain

Shuggie Bain

Douglas Stuart Read More
My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend

Elena Ferrante Read More
Norwegian Wood

Norwegian Wood

Haruki Murakami Read More
The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

The Unbearable Lightness Of Being

Milan Kundera Read More
Sluts

Sluts

Beth Ashley Read More
The Devotion Of Suspect X

The Devotion Of Suspect X

Keigo Higashino Read More
Rosewater

Rosewater

Liv Little Read More
Open Water

Open Water

Caleb Azumah Nelson Read More
Good Material

Good Material

Dolly Alderton Read More
Please Look After Mother

Please Look After Mother

Kyung Sook Shin Read More
Until August 

Until August 

Gabriel García Márquez. Read More
Heaven

Heaven

Mieko Kawakami  Read More
Persepolis

Persepolis

Marjane Satrapi Read More
Glory

Glory

NoViolet Bulawayo Read More
Who You Might Be

Who You Might Be

Leigh Gallagher Read More
Fifty Sounds

Fifty Sounds

Polly Barton Read More
Drive Your Plow Through The Bones Of The Dead

Drive Your Plow Through The Bones Of The Dead

Olga Tokarczuk Read More
Big Magic

Big Magic

Elizabeth Gilbert Read More
Another Country

Another Country

James Baldwin Read More
Tracking The Queen Of Sheba

Tracking The Queen Of Sheba

Kenneth Cline Read More
The Monk Of Mokha 

The Monk Of Mokha 

Dave Eggers Read More
The Fox Hunt

The Fox Hunt

Mohammed Al Samawi Read More
War & Love

War & Love

Sana Uqba Read More
Last Of The Dictionary Men

Last Of The Dictionary Men

Youssef Nabil and Tina Gharavi Read More
The Big Reveal

The Big Reveal

Read More
My Life As A Unicorn

My Life As A Unicorn

Amrou Read More
The Heart’s Invisible Furies

The Heart’s Invisible Furies

John Boyne Read More
The End Of Eddy

The End Of Eddy

Édouard Louis Read More
Giovanni’s Room

Giovanni’s Room

James Baldwin Read More
Tenth Of December 

Tenth Of December 

George Saunders Read More
Empire Of Pain

Empire Of Pain

Patrick Radden Keefe Read More
Recipes From Tender Friends

Recipes From Tender Friends

Tenderbooks and the Duo Impair Read More
The Kitchen Studio: Culinary Creations

The Kitchen Studio: Culinary Creations

Various Artists Read More
The Land Where Lemons Grow

The Land Where Lemons Grow

Helena Attlee Read More
Cake Zine

Cake Zine

Aliza Abarbanel, Tanya Bush and Noah Emrich Read More
Cooking With Scorsese

Cooking With Scorsese

Hato Press Read More
The Gastronomical Me 

The Gastronomical Me 

MFK Fisher Read More
Sour Heart

Sour Heart

Jenny Zhang Read More
Native Speaker

Native Speaker

Chang Rae Lee Read More
The Vegetarian

The Vegetarian

Han Kang Read More
Lost On Me

Lost On Me

Veronica Raimo Read More
8 Lives Of A Century-Old Trickster

8 Lives Of A Century-Old Trickster

Mirinae Lee Read More
Prima Facie

Prima Facie

Suzie Miller Read More
Wild Houses

Wild Houses

Colin Barrett Read More
Twenty Love Poems And A Song Of Despair

Twenty Love Poems And A Song Of Despair

Pablo Neruda Read More
Night Sky With Exit Wounds

Night Sky With Exit Wounds

Ocean Vuong Read More
Quiet

Quiet

Quiet by Victoria Adukwei Bulley Read More
Death Of A Naturalist

Death Of A Naturalist

Seamus Heaney Read More
100 Queer Poems

100 Queer Poems

An Anthology Mary Jean Chain Read More
Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys Read More
Windswept: Life, Nature And Deep Time In The Scottish Highlands 

Windswept: Life, Nature And Deep Time In The Scottish Highlands 

Annie Worsley Read More
Notes From A Young Black Chef: A Memoir 

Notes From A Young Black Chef: A Memoir 

Kwame Onwuachi Read More
On The Road 

On The Road 

Jack Kerouac Read More
Hiroshima In The Morning 

Hiroshima In The Morning 

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto Read More
We Should All Be Feminists  

We Should All Be Feminists  

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Read More
Mouth  

Mouth  

Puloma Ghosh Read More
The Second Sex

The Second Sex

Simone de Beauvoir  Read More
How To Say Babylon

How To Say Babylon

Safiya Sinclair Read More
Persona Non Grata 

Persona Non Grata 

Jamie Styles, Louis Delbare, and Carolina Semprucci Read More
Piglet 

Piglet 

Lottie Hazell Read More
Last Acts

Last Acts

Alexander Sammartino Read More
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Ken Kesey Read More
Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 

Cho Nam-joo Read More
Young Mungo  

Young Mungo  

Douglas Stuart   Read More
Foster 

Foster 

Claire Keegan Read More
Entangled Life

Entangled Life

Merlin Sheldrake  Read More
A History Of Women In 101 Objects

A History Of Women In 101 Objects

Annabelle Hirsch Read More
Demon Copperhead  

Demon Copperhead  

Barbara Kingsolver Read More
Your Silence Will Not Protect You: Essays and Poems 

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: Essays and Poems 

Audre Lorde Read More
White Teeth

White Teeth

Zadie Smith Read More
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves 

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves 

Karen Joy Fowler Read More
Blue Nights

Blue Nights

Joan Didion Read More
Strong Female Character

Strong Female Character

Fern Brady Read More
The Expendable Man

The Expendable Man

Dorothy B Hughes  Read More
Mongrel 

Mongrel 

Hanako Footman Read More
Clear  

Clear  

Carys Davies Read More
Dancing In The Mosque

Dancing In The Mosque

Homeira Qaderi Read More
The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

Nadia Hashimi Read More
Load Poems Like Guns

Load Poems Like Guns

Farzana Marie Read More
Raising My Voice

Raising My Voice

Malalai Joya Read More
The Favoured Daughter

The Favoured Daughter

Fawzia Koofi Read More
The Rubáiyát Of Omar Khayyám

The Rubáiyát Of Omar Khayyám

Omar Khayyám Read More
The Year Of Magical Thinking

The Year Of Magical Thinking

Joan Didion Read More
The Places In Between 

The Places In Between 

Rory Stewart Read More
Runaway

Runaway

Alice Munro Read More
The Divan Of Hafiz

The Divan Of Hafiz

Shams al-Din Muhammad Hafez Read More
The Corrections

The Corrections

Jonathan Franzen Read More
West Of Kabul, East Of New York: An Afghan American Story

West Of Kabul, East Of New York: An Afghan American Story

Tamim Ansary Read More
The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Tim O’Brien Read More
Kala

Kala

Colin Walsh Read More
Hello Beautiful

Hello Beautiful

Ann Napolitano Read More
Matrescence

Matrescence

Lucy Jones Read More
Homegoing

Homegoing

Yaa Gyasi Read More
An Angel At My Table

An Angel At My Table

Janet Frame Read More
In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood

Truman Capote Read More
Just As I Am: A Memoir

Just As I Am: A Memoir

Cicely Tyson Read More
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid

Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid

Jimmy Carter Read More
None Of The Above

None Of The Above

Travis Alabanza Read More
Manifest – 7 Steps To Living Your Best Life

Manifest – 7 Steps To Living Your Best Life

Roxie Nafousi Read More
 300,000 Kisses – Tales Of Queer Love From The Ancient World

 300,000 Kisses – Tales Of Queer Love From The Ancient World

Seán Hewitt and Luke Edward Hall Read More
Black Love Letters

Black Love Letters

Cole Brown and Natalie Johnson Read More
Golden Age

Golden Age

Wang Xiaobo Read More
Lost Believers

Lost Believers

Irina Zhorov Read More
Family Lore

Family Lore

Elizabeth Acevedo Read More
Americanah

Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Read More
A Little Lumpen Novelita

A Little Lumpen Novelita

Read More
The Stranger

The Stranger

Albert Camus Read More
The Lover

The Lover

Marguerite Duras Read More
Problems

Problems

Jade Sharma Read More
The Swimmer

The Swimmer

John Cheever Read More
Ice

Ice

Anna Kavan Read More
Montauk

Montauk

Max Frisch Read More
Age Of Vice

Age Of Vice

Deepti Kapoor Read More
Shantaram

Shantaram

Gregory David Roberts Read More
Queenie

Queenie

Candice Carty-Williams Read More
House Of Beauty

House Of Beauty

Melba Escobar (translated by Elizabeth Bryer) Read More
Salt Houses

Salt Houses

Hala Alyan Read More
Trust

Trust

Hernan Diaz Read More
Say Nothing

Say Nothing

Patrick Radden Keefe Read More
Beautiful Star

Beautiful Star

Yukio Mishima Read More
A Gentleman In Moscow

A Gentleman In Moscow

Amor Towles Read More
Njál’s Saga

Njál’s Saga

Leifur Eiricksson (translated by Robert Cook) Read More
The Snowman

The Snowman

Jo Nesbo Read More
The Miniaturist

The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton Read More
And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie Read More
Bonjour Tristesse

Bonjour Tristesse

Françoise Sagan Read More
Lincoln In The Bardo

Lincoln In The Bardo

George Saunders Read More
M Train

M Train

Patti Smith Read More
Free: Coming Of Age At The End Of History

Free: Coming Of Age At The End Of History

Lea Ypi Read More
Crying In H Mart

Crying In H Mart

Michelle Zauner Read More
Writing From Ukraine. Fiction, Poetry And Essays Since 1965

Writing From Ukraine. Fiction, Poetry And Essays Since 1965

Edited by Mark Andryczyk  Read More
Capitalist Realism

Capitalist Realism

Mark Fisher Read More
The Last Girl 

The Last Girl 

Nadia Murad  Read More
Just Mercy

Just Mercy

Bryan Stevenson Read More
Born A Crime

Born A Crime

Trevor Noah Read More
Let Us Descend

Let Us Descend

Jesmyn Ward Read More
This Other Eden

This Other Eden

Paul Harding Read More
The End Of Drum-Time

The End Of Drum-Time

Hanna Pylväinen Read More
Blackouts

Blackouts

Justin Torres Read More
Chain-Gang All-Stars

Chain-Gang All-Stars

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Read More
Temple Folk

Temple Folk

Aaliyah Bilal Read More
Your Face In Mine

Your Face In Mine

Jess Row Read More
Passing 

Passing 

Nella Larsen  Read More
Negroland: A Memoir

Negroland: A Memoir

Margo Jefferson  Read More
Caucasia: A Novel

Caucasia: A Novel

Danzy Senna Read More
A Chosen Exile

A Chosen Exile

Allyson Hobbs Read More
Things We Lost In The Fire

Things We Lost In The Fire

Mariana Enríquez (translated by Megan McDowell) Read More
What Goes Unsaid: A Memoir of Fathers Who Never Were

What Goes Unsaid: A Memoir of Fathers Who Never Were

Emiliano Monge (translated by Frank Wynne) Read More
Paradais

Paradais

Fernanda Melchor (translated by Sophie Hughes) Read More
Abyss

Abyss

Pilar Quintana (translated by Lisa Dillman) Read More
In The Beginning Was The Sea

In The Beginning Was The Sea

Tomás González (translated by Frank Wynne) Read More
The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning And Black Study

The Undercommons: Fugitive Planning And Black Study

Stefano Harney and Fred Moten Read More
Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality

Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality

Jennifer Nash Read More
A Farewell To Gabo And Mercedes: A Son’s Memoir

A Farewell To Gabo And Mercedes: A Son’s Memoir

Rodrigo García Read More
Cecil The Lion Had To Die

Cecil The Lion Had To Die

Olena Stiazhkina (translated by Dominique Hoffmann) Read More
Cassandra: A Dramatic Poem

Cassandra: A Dramatic Poem

Lesia Ukrainka (translated by Nina Murray) Read More
Felix Austria

Felix Austria

Sophia Andrukhovych (translated by Vitaly Chernetsky) Read More
The Museum Of Abandoned Secrets

The Museum Of Abandoned Secrets

Oksana Zabuzhko (translated by Nina Murray) Read More
When Women Kill: Four Crimes Retold

When Women Kill: Four Crimes Retold

Alia Trabucco Zerán (translated by Sophie Hughes) Read More
Retrospective

Retrospective

 Juan Gabriel Vásquez (translated by Anne McLean) Read More
Holiday Heart

Holiday Heart

Margarita García Robayo (translated by Charlotte Coombe) Read More
The Bee Sting

The Bee Sting

Paul Murray Read More
Outline

Outline

Rachel Cusk Read More
Robert Mapplethorpe – The Archive

Robert Mapplethorpe – The Archive

Frances Terpak Read More
The Age Of Innocence

The Age Of Innocence

Edith Wharton Read More
The Marriage Portrait

The Marriage Portrait

Maggie O’Farrell Read More
You Made A Fool Of Death With Your Beauty

You Made A Fool Of Death With Your Beauty

Akwaeke Emezi Read More
The Colony 

The Colony 

Audrey Magee Read More
The Beautiful Mrs Seidenman

The Beautiful Mrs Seidenman

Andrzej Szczypiorski Read More
Anil’s Ghost

Anil’s Ghost

Michael Ondaatje Read More
A Boy In Winter

A Boy In Winter

Rachel Seiffert Read More
Fates And Furies

Fates And Furies

Lauren Groff Read More
The Beekeeper Of Aleppo

The Beekeeper Of Aleppo

Christy Lefteri  Read More
Emotional Inheritance: A Therapist, Her Patients, And The Legacy Of Trauma

Emotional Inheritance: A Therapist, Her Patients, And The Legacy Of Trauma

Galit Atlas Read More
The Feeling Good Handbook  

The Feeling Good Handbook  

Dr David D Burns Read More
This Is Your Mind On Plants

This Is Your Mind On Plants

Michael Pollan Read More
Meditations

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius  Read More
The Measure Of A Man

The Measure Of A Man

Sidney Poitier Read More
Mama

Mama

Terry McMillan Read More
The Right To Sex

The Right To Sex

Amia Srinivasan Read More
Convenience Store Woman

Convenience Store Woman

Sayaka Murata Read More
Human Acts

Human Acts

Han Kang Read More
The Makioka Sisters

The Makioka Sisters

Junichirō Tanizaki Read More
Who Ate Up All the Shinga?

Who Ate Up All the Shinga?

Park Wan-suh Read More
Customs

Customs

Solmaz Sharif Read More
Young Adam 

Young Adam 

Alexander Trocchi Read More
A Kestrel For A Knave

A Kestrel For A Knave

Barry Hines Read More
Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away And Returning To Britain’s Poorest Towns

Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away And Returning To Britain’s Poorest Towns

Kerry Hudson Read More
The Swimming-Pool Library

The Swimming-Pool Library

Alan Hollinghurst Read More
As Meat Loves Salt

As Meat Loves Salt

Maria McCann Read More
The Story Of The Night 

The Story Of The Night 

Colm Tóibín Read More
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit 

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit 

Jeanette Winterson Read More
Maurice

Maurice

E M Forster Read More
Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Irvine Welsh Read More
Morvern Callar

Morvern Callar

Alan Warner Read More
Real Estate

Real Estate

Deborah Levy Read More
The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

Eve Ensler Read More
The Sound Of Things Falling

The Sound Of Things Falling

Read More
King Kong Theory

King Kong Theory

Virginie Despentes Read More
House Of Psychotic Women

House Of Psychotic Women

Kier-La Janisse  Read More
Animal 

Animal 

Lisa Taddeo  Read More
Klara And The Sun

Klara And The Sun

Kazuo Ishiguro Read More
People Person

People Person

Candice Carty-Williams Read More
How To Change Your Mind 

How To Change Your Mind 

Michael Pollan  Read More
Widow Basquiat

Widow Basquiat

Jennifer Clement Read More
Tomorrow, And Tomorrow, And Tomorrow

Tomorrow, And Tomorrow, And Tomorrow

Gabrielle Zevin Read More
Time Is A Mother

Time Is A Mother

Read More
The Wild Womanʼs Way

The Wild Womanʼs Way

Michaela Boehm Read More
The Visiting Privilege

The Visiting Privilege

Joy Williams  Read More
The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett Read More
The Untethered Soul  

The Untethered Soul  

Michael A Singer   Read More
The Road

The Road

Cormac McCarthy Read More
The Little Virtues 

The Little Virtues 

Natalia Ginzburg  Read More
The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini  Read More
The Days Of Abandonment

The Days Of Abandonment

Elena Ferrante Read More
Swimming In The Dark

Swimming In The Dark

Tomasz Jedrowski Read More
Pachinko

Pachinko

Min Jin Lee Read More
Oh William!

Oh William!

Elizabeth Strout Read More
Noughts & Crosses

Noughts & Crosses

Malorie Blackman Read More
Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Jez Butterworth Read More
Girl, Woman, Other

Girl, Woman, Other

Bernardine Evaristo Read More
Fever Dream

Fever Dream

Samanta Schweblin Read More
Bless the Daughter Raised By A Voice in Her Head

Bless the Daughter Raised By A Voice in Her Head

Warsan Shire Read More
Bad Feminist

Bad Feminist

Roxane Gay Read More
Airships

Airships

Barry Hannah Read More
A Little Life

A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara Read More
A Fine Balance

A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry Read More
One Hundred Years Of Solitude

One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Gabriel García Márquez Read More

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