Tim Winton, in particular cloud street and dirt music (although I have it all)
I also own everything by Bill Bryson (mostly non-fiction), Ben Elton (funny), Terry Pratchett (Sci-fi and funny), Jeanette Winterson (art and lies a bit of a fave).
Lately I have been enjoying some killer mystery stuff, Jo Nesbo is a bit dark (shock value) but quite good mysteries, James Patterson is very light readable mystery, there's always Agatha and I completely agree about the classics - Crime and Punishment is well worth the early hard yards (no pun intended) and books like Catch 22, Catcher in the Rye, Huckleberry Finn - basicly stuff that was banned for one reason or another and made it back
I think the BBC have some kind of top 100 books to read before you die - it's white-centric (ie it features the Bible but no other religious text) but I would have read and agreed with the inclusion of most of those books.
I also like to read the latest prize winners and especially like the Miles Franklin award nominees (for no special reason, I've just liked them a lot).
Got to go - have fun