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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 100 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book In Love with George Eliot by Kathy O
    In Love with George Eliot - by Kathy O'Shaughnessy

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912854752 | ISBN 10: 1912854759

    A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR.   Who was the real George Eliot?   In Love with George Eliot is a glorious debut novel which tells the compelling story of England's greatest woman novelist as you've never read it before.   Marian Evans has scanda ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman
    The World That We Knew - by Alice Hoffman

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471185854 | ISBN 10: 1471185850

    * LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL *  In Berlin in 1941 during humanity's darkest hour, three unforgettable young women must act with courage and love to survive, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Dovekeepers and The Marri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
    Shuggie Bain - by Douglas Stuart

    £14.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529019278 | ISBN 10: 1529019273

    Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2020.  It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has always expected more from life.  She dreams of greater things: a house with its own front door and a life bought a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi
    Burnt Sugar - by Avni Doshi

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241441510 | ISBN 10: 024144151x

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020.  In her youth, Tara was wild. She abandoned her loveless marriage to join an ashram, endured a brief stint as a beggar (mostly to spite her affluent parents), and spent years chasing after a dishevelled, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Made the Difference by Matt Bishop
    The Boy Made the Difference - by Matt Bishop

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838594879 | ISBN 10: 1838594876

    Rex, a husband and father, makes an unintentional error. Will Rex get away with his terrible, taboo-busting mistake?   This opening premise is the starting gun to a rollicking ride through London of the late 1980s and early 1990s, in a literary n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Funny Ha, Ha: 80 of the Funniest Stories Ever Written by Paul Merton (Editor)
    Funny Ha, Ha: 80 of the Funniest Stories Ever Written - by Paul Merton (Editor)

    £15.00   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838939021 | ISBN 10: 1838939024

    The Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year.   80 of the funniest stories ever written, selected and introduced by Paul Merton. From Anton Chekhov to Ali Smith, from P.G. Wodehouse to Nora Ephron, the greatest writers are those who know how to l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Shack Alley by Joseph Zobel
    Black Shack Alley - by Joseph Zobel

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780143133957 | ISBN 10: 0143133950

    Following in the tradition of Richard Wright's Black Boy, Joseph Zobel's semi-autobiographical 1950 novel Black Shack Alley chronicles the coming-of-age of Jose, a young boy grappling with his identity in colonial Martinique.  As Jose transit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stray Cats of Homs by Eva Nour
    The Stray Cats of Homs - by Eva Nour

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780857526755 | ISBN 10: 0857526758

    'A cat has seven souls in Arabic. In English cats have nine lives. You probably have both nine lives and seven souls, because otherwise I don't know how you've made it this far.'  Sami's childhood is much like any other - an innocent blend of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Confession by Jessie Burton
    The Confession - by Jessie Burton

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781509886197 | ISBN 10: 1509886192

    The sensational Sunday Times bestseller from Jessie Burton, the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse.   When Elise Morceau meets the writer Constance Holden, she quickly falls under her spell. Connie is sophisticated, b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste
    The Shadow King - by Maaza Mengiste

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838851170 | ISBN 10: 1838851178

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2020  ETHIOPIA. 1935. With the threat of Mussolini's army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles to adapt to her new life as a maid.   Her new employer, Kidane, an officer in Emperor Haile Selassie's ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blackbird by Claire Allen
    The Blackbird - by Claire Allen

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781999797409 | ISBN 10: 199979740x

    It is 1941. Hope’s father, Jenner, builds Liverpool Cathedral while the Luftwaffe’s bombs fall. It is 2014, and Hope cares for her husband Robert as Alzheimer’s destroys his personality.   Hope’s husband Robert is a retired civic sculpto ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
    The Starless Sea - by Erin Morgenstern

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784702861 | ISBN 10: 1784702862

    **SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**   Are you lost or are you exploring?   When Zachary Rawlins stumbles across a strange book hidden in his university library it leads him on a quest unlike any other. Its pages entrance him with their tales ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
    The Midnight Library - by Matt Haig

    £16.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786892706 | ISBN 10: 1786892707

    Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret.  She feels she has let everyone down, including ... more

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  • Cover image of book 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak
    10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - by Elif Shafak

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241979464 | ISBN 10: 0241979463

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019  'Expect vibrant, vivid and eye-opening descriptions of Middle Eastern life propelled by a tender storyline, all in Shafak's haunting, beautiful and considered prose' Vanity Fair  'Incredibly sens ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue
    The Pull of the Stars - by Emma Donoghue

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529046151 | ISBN 10: 1529046157

    The Sunday Times Bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wonder and Room.   The old world dying on its feet, a new one struggling to be born...   Dublin, 1918. In a country doubly ravaged by war and disease, Nurse Julia Power works at a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Summer by Ali Smith
    Summer - by Ali Smith

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241207062 | ISBN 10: 0241207061

    The unmissable finale to Ali Smith's dazzling literary tour de force: the Seasonal quartet concludes in 2020 with Summer.  In the present, Sacha knows the world's in trouble. Her brother Robert just is trouble. Their mother and father are having ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Brutal House by Niven Govinden
    This Brutal House - by Niven Govinden

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780349700694 | ISBN 10: 0349700699

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019   On the steps of New York's City Hall, five ageing Mothers sit in silent protest. They are the guardians of the vogue ball community - queer men who opened their hearts and homes to countless lost Childr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Manchester Happened - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077769 | ISBN 10: 1786077760

    A stunning new story collection from Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, acclaimed author of Kintu and winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2014 and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018.  If there's one thing the characters in Jennifer Mak ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Shanghai: A City in Short Fiction by Jin Li and Dai Congrong (Editors)
    The Book of Shanghai: A City in Short Fiction - by Jin Li and Dai Congrong (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697274 | ISBN 10: 1912697270

    Featuring Wang Anyi, Xiao Bai, Shen Dacheng, Chen Danyan, Cai Jun, Chen Qiufan, Xia Shang, Teng Xiaolan, Fu Yuehui & Wang Zhanhei  As the end of the world arrives in downtown Shanghai, one man’s only wish is to return a library book... ... more

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  • Cover image of book Find Me by André Aciman
    Find Me - by André Aciman

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571356508 | ISBN 10: 0571356508

    Elio believes he has left behind his first love – but as an affair with an older man intensifies, his thoughts turn to the past and to Oliver.   Oliver, a college professor, husband and father, is preparing to leave New York. The imminent tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Episodes: A Collection by Christopher Priest
    Episodes: A Collection - by Christopher Priest

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781473200630 | ISBN 10: 1473200636

    Christopher Priest is one of the most acclaimed writers of both SF and literary fiction at work today. Here, for the first time in almost twenty years, is a collection of his short work. Largely previously uncollected, ranging from the horrific to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rainbow Milk by Paul Mendez
    Rainbow Milk - by Paul Mendez

    £14.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780349700595 | ISBN 10: 0349700591

    "When did you last read a novel about a young, black, gay, Jehovah Witness man from Wolverhampton who flees his community to make his way in London as a prostitute? This might be a debut, but Mendez is an exciting, accomplished and daring storyteller ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tidelands by Philippa Gregory
    Tidelands - by Philippa Gregory

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471172755 | ISBN 10: 1471172759

    England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different.   Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament.  The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trouble Is What I Do by Walter Mosley
    Trouble Is What I Do - by Walter Mosley

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781474616522 | ISBN 10: 1474616526

    From innovative bestselling novelist Walter Mosley comes the return of the beloved Leonid McGill detective series featuring a morally ambiguous P.I. who solves crimes and whose victims are society’s most downtrodden.  Leonid McGill’s spen ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
    City of Girls - by Elizabeth Gilbert

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781408867068 | ISBN 10: 1408867060

    A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER   New York, 1940. Young, glamorous and inseparable, Vivian and Celia are chasing trouble from one end of the city to the other. But there is risk in all this play – that's what makes it so fun, and so da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dominicana by Angie Cruz
    Dominicana - by Angie Cruz

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529304879 | ISBN 10: 1529304873

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION   'A thrilling, necessary, and unforgettable portrait of what it means to be an immigrant' ~ Patricia Engel  Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) by Suzanne Collins
    The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel) - by Suzanne Collins

    £18.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780702300172 | ISBN 10: 0702300179

    Ambition will fuel him. Competition will drive him. But power has its price.  It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
    Patsy - by Nicole Dennis-Benn

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077103 | ISBN 10: 1786077108

    From award-winning novelist Nicole Dennis-Benn comes this beautifully layered portrait of motherhood, immigration and sacrifice A TIME MAGAZINE 'MUST READ BOOK OF 2019'  LONGLISTED FOR A PEN/FAULKNER AWARD 2020   Patsy yearns to es ... more

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  • Cover image of book The City in the Middle of the Night by Charlie Jane Anders
    The City in the Middle of the Night - by Charlie Jane Anders

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781789093568 | ISBN 10: 1789093562

    Entertainment Weekly's 27 Female Authors Who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now Winner of the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel  "If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams... And ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ministry of Guidance - and Other Stories by Golnoosh Nour
    The Ministry of Guidance - and Other Stories - by Golnoosh Nour

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781916129283 | ISBN 10: 1916129285

    Set mostly in Iran, but making forays to London, Germany, and the transit area of a Ukrainian airport, the stories are brilliantly deft in summoning up the dilemmas of their protagonists, be they characters who are kicking against the confines of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Salt Slow by Julia Armfield
    Salt Slow - by Julia Armfield

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529012590 | ISBN 10: 1529012597

    THE ELECTRIFYING DEBUT FROM THE WINNER OF THE WHITE REVIEW SHORT STORY PRIZE 2018   In her brilliantly inventive and haunting debut collection of stories, Julia Armfield explores bodies and the bodily, mapping the skin and bones of her character ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers
    To Be Taught, If Fortunate - by Becky Chambers

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781473697188 | ISBN 10: 1473697182

    In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves.   *FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR*  ‘Extraordinary...A future masterwork’ Joanne Harris   At the t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weather by Jenny Offill
    Weather - by Jenny Offill

    £12.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781783784769 | ISBN 10: 1783784768

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020  ‘What are you afraid of, he asks me and the answer of course is dentistry, humiliation, scarcity, then he says what are your most useful skills? People think I’m funny’  Lizzie Benson ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamnet by Maggie O
    Hamnet - by Maggie O'Farrell

    £20.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781472223791 | ISBN 10: 1472223799

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020   TWO EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE. A LOVE THAT DRAWS THEM TOGETHER. A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART.  On a summer’s day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 by Ra Page (Editor)
    Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912697311 | ISBN 10: 1912697319

    Featuring Julia Bell, SJ Bradley, Jude Brown, Lucy Caldwell, Steve Chambers, Martin Edwards, Uschi Gatward, Luan Goldie, Gaia Holmes, Nikita Lalwani, David Lambert, Anna Lewis, Irfan Master, Donny O'Rourke, Kamila Shamsie, Bidisha SK Mamata, Kim Squi ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Are Attempting To Survive Our Time by A L Kennedy
    We Are Attempting To Survive Our Time - by A L Kennedy

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787331822 | ISBN 10: 1787331822

    A master-class in the short story, from the Costa Book Award winning author of Day.  A. L. Kennedy’s new collection of stories show us women and men wrestling with the lives they have been given and the times spinning out around them. Humou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Weird: Strange Stories by Women, 1890-1940 - by Melissa Edmundson (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912766246 | ISBN 10: 1912766248

    Early Weird fiction embraces the supernatural, horror, science fiction, fantasy and the Gothic, and was explored with enthusiasm by many women writers in the United Kingdom and in the USA in the late Victorian period and in the early twentieth centur ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pursuit Of William Abbey by Claire North
    The Pursuit Of William Abbey - by Claire North

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780356507446 | ISBN 10: 0356507440

    ‘I was cursed in Natal, in 1884. Cursed by truth and by blood. The shadow took to me, and we have been together since.’  From the bestselling and award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K comes a powerful new ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barn 8 by Deb Olin Unferth
    Barn 8 - by Deb Olin Unferth

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781911508885 | ISBN 10: 1911508881

    One disaffected administrator, one disenchanted teenager, four hundred and twenty-one vegan extremists, sixty trucks, and nine hundred thousand grumpy layer hens awaiting liberation. In barns. Six barns. No, wait, seven. No, wait...  Two auditors ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam
    A Golden Age - by Tahmima Anam

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786898623 | ISBN 10: 1786898624

    A mother struggles to protect her children as Bangladesh fights for independence; winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award.   Spring, 1971, East Pakistan. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beekeeper of Aleppo by Christy Lefteri
    The Beekeeper of Aleppo - by Christy Lefteri

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838770013 | ISBN 10: 1838770011

    For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, The Kite Runner and The Other Hand - a testament to the human powers of survival.  In the midst of war, he found love In the midst of darkness, he found courage In the midst of tragedy, he found hope ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lanny by Max Porter
    Lanny - by Max Porter

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571340293 | ISBN 10: 0571340296

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019  Not far from London, there is a village.  This village belongs to the people who live in it and to those who l ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mirror & The Light by Hilary Mantel
    The Mirror & The Light - by Hilary Mantel

    £25.00   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780008390600 | ISBN 10: 0008390606

    'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?'   England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Apples Fell From The Sky by Narine Abgaryan, translated by Lisa C. Hayden
    Three Apples Fell From The Sky - by Narine Abgaryan, translated by Lisa C. Hayden

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077301 | ISBN 10: 1786077302

    An unforgettable story of friendship and feuds in a remote Armenian mountain village.  In an isolated village high in the Armenian mountains, a close-knit community bickers, gossips and laughs. Their only connection to the outside world is an ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore
    She Would Be King - by Wayétu Moore

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781911590132 | ISBN 10: 1911590138

    In the west African village of Lai, red-haired Gbessa is cursed at birth and exiled on suspicion of being a witch. Bitten by a viper and left for dead, she survives to discover a new life with a group of African American settlers in the colony of Mon ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Crossing by Brian McGilloway
    The Last Crossing - by Brian McGilloway

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912534340 | ISBN 10: 1912534347

    Tony, Hugh and Karen thought they'd seen the last of each other thirty years ago. Half a lifetime has passed and memories have been buried. But when they are asked to reunite - to lay ghosts to rest for the good of the future - they all have their ow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
    Gingerbread - by Helen Oyeyemi

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781447299424 | ISBN 10: 1447299426

    "A writer of sentences so elegant that they gleam"(Ali Smith, author of How to be Both) Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories - equal parts wholesome and uncanny - beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi inv ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett
    I Am Not Sidney Poitier - by Percival Everett

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781910312537 | ISBN 10: 1910312533

    The sudden death of Not Sidney Poitier's mother orphans him at age eleven. He is left with a name no one understands, an uncanny resemblance to an Oscar winning actor, and serious amount of shares in the Turner Corporation.   Percival Everett ... more

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  • Cover image of book A People
    A People's History of Heaven - by Mathangi Subramanian

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077615 | ISBN 10: 1786077612

    LONGLISTED FOR A PEN/FAULKNER AWARD, 2020  A dazzling tribute to the resilience and determination of a remarkable community of women.  In the sprawling Bangalore slum of Heaven, five girls - Muslim, Christian and Hindu; gay and straight - for ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry
    A Thousand Moons - by Sebastian Barry

    £18.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780571333370 | ISBN 10: 0571333370

    From the Costa Book of the Year-winning author of Days Without End.   Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live...  Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNul ... more

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  • Cover image of book Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
    Silver Sparrow - by Tayari Jones

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786077967 | ISBN 10: 1786077965

    A Most Anticipated Book for 2020 according to The Sunday Times, the FT and the Guardian  A breathtaking tale of family secrets, from the international bestselling author of An American Marriage.  'My father, James Witherspoon, is a bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the Dead Speak by Val McDermid
    How the Dead Speak - by Val McDermid

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780751576931 | ISBN 10: 075157693x

    The eleventh book in the Tony Hill and Carol Jordan series, from No. 1 bestselling author Val McDermid.  ‘We are all creatures of habit. Even murderers...’   When human remains are discovered in the grounds of an old convent, i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank by David Gillham
    Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank - by David Gillham

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241367667 | ISBN 10: 0241367662

    A breathtaking new novel that asks the question: what if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust?   In 1945, aged sixteen, Anne Frank walks out of the liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and into a new life as a survivor of the Holocaust. Ret ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nightingale Point by Luan Goldie
    Nightingale Point - by Luan Goldie

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780008314613 | ISBN 10: 0008314616

    THE DEBUT NOVEL FROM THE COSTA SHORT STORY AWARD WINNER A BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB PICK  On an ordinary Saturday morning in 1996, the residents of Nightingale Point wake up to their normal lives and worries.  Mary has a secret life th ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Long Petal Of The Sea by Isabel Allende
    A Long Petal Of The Sea - by Isabel Allende

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781526615909 | ISBN 10: 1526615908

    'September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe.  Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life – and the fat ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
    The Night Tiger - by Yangsze Choo

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787470477 | ISBN 10: 1787470474

    They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us...  In 1930s colonial Malaya, a dissolute British doctor receives a surprise gift of an eleven-year-old Chinese houseboy. Sent as a bequest from an old ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
    Pachinko - by Min Jin Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781838930509 | ISBN 10: 1838930507

    Yeongdo, Korea 1911.   In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The couple have one child, their beloved daughter Sunja. When Sunja falls pregnant by a married yakuza ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh
    Do You Dream of Terra-Two? - by Temi Oh

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781471171277 | ISBN 10: 1471171272

    The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet meets The 100 in this unforgettable debut by a brilliant new voice.   A century ago, scientists theorised that a habitable planet existed in a nearby solar system. Today, ten astronauts will leave a dying Eart ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two Blankets, Three Sheets by Jonathan Reeder
    Two Blankets, Three Sheets - by Jonathan Reeder

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781912987023 | ISBN 10: 1912987023

    A humorous account of a nine-year wait.  Amsterdam Airport, 1998. Samir Karim steps off a plane from Vietnam, flushes his fake passport down the toilet, and requests asylum. Fleeing Iraq to avoid conscription into Saddam Hussein’s army, he has ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bird Summons by Leila Aboulela
    Bird Summons - by Leila Aboulela

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781474600934 | ISBN 10: 147460093x

    Salma, happily married, tries every day to fit into life in Britain. When her first love contacts her, she is tempted to risk it all and return to Egypt. Moni gave up a career in banking to care for her disabled son, but now her husband wants to move ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Leopard, Red Wolf: Dark Star Trilogy Book 1 by Marlon James
    Black Leopard, Red Wolf: Dark Star Trilogy Book 1 - by Marlon James

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241981856 | ISBN 10: 0241981859

    "Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until I read it. A dangerous, hallucinatory, ancient Africa, which becomes a fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made, with language as powerful as Angela Car ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism & Dragons by Elly Blue (Editor)
    Dragon Bike: Fantastical Stories of Bicycling, Feminism & Dragons - by Elly Blue (Editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781621060475 | ISBN 10: 1621060470

    From the great, winged, fire-breathing lizards of the west to the wise, flying serpents of the east, dragons play a powerful role in our myths and imaginations.  In these fourteen stories and one comic, bicyclists encounter a diversity of dragon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Sky by Kate Atkinson
    Big Sky - by Kate Atkinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780552776660 | ISBN 10: 0552776661

    Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village in North Yorkshire, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son Nathan and ageing Labrador Dido, both at the discretion of his former partner Julia. It’s a picturesque setting, b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not So Stories by David Thomas Moore (Editor)
    Not So Stories - by David Thomas Moore (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781781087800 | ISBN 10: 1781087806

    Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories was one of the first true children's books in the English language, a timeless classic that continues to delight readers to this day. Beautiful, evocative and playful, the stories of How the Whale Got His Throat or H ... more

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  • Cover image of book Things in Jars by Jess Kidd
    Things in Jars - by Jess Kidd

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781786893772 | ISBN 10: 1786893770

    The gripping Victorian detective novel from the Costa Award-winner and twice BBC Radio 2 Book Club author.  The case of the extraordinary child...  London, 1863. A strange puzzle has reached Bridie Devine, the finest female detective of her age ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson
    Frankissstein - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784709952 | ISBN 10: 1784709956

    ***LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019***  From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire   In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rosie Result by Graham Simsion
    The Rosie Result - by Graham Simsion

    £7.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781405941303 | ISBN 10: 1405941308

    THE WONDERFUL FINAL INSTALMENT TO THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING SERIES THAT BEGAN WITH THE ROSIE PROJECT   Big-hearted, hilarious and life-affirming, The Rosie Result is a story of overcoming life's obstacles with a little love and a lot of ov ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
    This is How You Lose the Time War - by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

    £10.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529405231 | ISBN 10: 1529405238

    WINNER OF The 2019 Reddit Stabby Award for Best Novella AND The 2019 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novella  SHORTLISTED FOR: 2020 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Hugo Award for Best Novella The Ray Bradbury Prize Nebula ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moss House by Clara Barley
    The Moss House - by Clara Barley

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910422496 | ISBN 10: 1910422495

    Two hundred years ago, neighbouring Yorkshire landowners Miss Lister and Miss Walker find their lives become entwined in a passionate, forbidden relationship and retreat to the Moss House, their private sanctuary away from an unaccepting world. Their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
    Before the Coffee Gets Cold - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529029581 | ISBN 10: 1529029589

    What would you change if you could go back in time?  In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experienc ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa
    The Memory Police - by Yoko Ogawa

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846559495 | ISBN 10: 1846559499

    Discover a timely mystery about the loss of every day existence by one of Japan's greatest writers that featured in the Entertainment Weekly ‘Quarantine Book Club’.  Hat, ribbon, bird, rose. To the people on the island, a disappeared thing no ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sisters Of The Winter Wood by Rena Rossner
    The Sisters Of The Winter Wood - by Rena Rossner

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780356511450 | ISBN 10: 0356511456

    Every family has a secret... and every secret tells a story.  In a remote village surrounded by forests on the border of Moldova and Ukraine, sisters Liba and Laya have been raised on the honeyed scent of their Mami’s babka and the low rumb ... more

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  • Cover image of book All The Bad Apples by Moira Fowley-Doyle
    All The Bad Apples - by Moira Fowley-Doyle

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241333969 | ISBN 10: 0241333962

    The stunning new novel about silenced female voices, family secrets and dangerous truths from the author of The Accident Season.  On Deena's seventeenth birthday, the day she finally comes out to her family, her wild and mysterious sister Man ... more

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  • Cover image of book Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich
    Second-Hand Time - by Svetlana Alexievich

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781913097219 | ISBN 10: 1913097218

    Translated by Bela Shayevich Winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature   Second-hand Time is the latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. Here she brings together the voices of dozens of witnesses to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Occasional Virgin by Hanan al-Shaykh
    The Occasional Virgin - by Hanan al-Shaykh

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408895689 | ISBN 10: 1408895684

    Yvonne and Huda have come a long way. Attractive, successful and glamorous, their brilliant ascent has flung them far from Lebanon, and each other.   Now it's only on their rarely snatched holidays that the friends can catch up. As they swim, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Car Burning by Helen Mort
    Black Car Burning - by Helen Mort

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784741884 | ISBN 10: 1784741884

    How do we trust each other?   Alexa is a young police community support officer whose world feels unstable. Her father is estranged and her girlfriend is increasingly distant. Their polyamorous relationship – which for years felt so natural ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
    Where the Crawdads Sing - by Delia Owens

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472154668 | ISBN 10: 1472154665

    For years, rumors of the ‘Marsh Girl’ have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.   So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. B ... more

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  • Cover image of book That Reminds Me by Derek Owusu
    That Reminds Me - by Derek Owusu

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529118599 | ISBN 10: 152911859x

    Anansi, your four gifts raised to nyame granted you no power over the stories I tell...  This is the story of K.  K is sent into care before a year marks his birth. He grows up in fields and woods, and he is happy, he thinks. When K is eleven ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself by William Boyle
    A Friend Is a Gift You Give Yourself - by William Boyle

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857301307 | ISBN 10: 0857301306

    Thelma and Louise meets Goodfellas when an unlikely trio of women in New York find themselves banding together to escape the clutches of violent figures from their pasts.  After Brooklyn mob widow Rena Ruggiero hits her eighty-year-old neighbour ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Captain and the Glory by Dave Eggers
    The Captain and the Glory - by Dave Eggers

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241445952 | ISBN 10: 0241445957

    A hilarious, biting satire of the United States and its unpredictable leader from the best-selling author of The Circle.  The grand ship Glory has been skilfully captained for years, but when its well-loved old skipper decides to step down, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lake Like a Mirror: Stories by Ho Sok Fong
    Lake Like a Mirror: Stories - by Ho Sok Fong

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781846276903 | ISBN 10: 184627690x

    A portrait of Malaysian society in nine stories, by an author described by critics as 'the most accomplished Malaysian writer, full stop'.   Lake Like a Mirror is a scintillating exploration of the lives of women buffeted by powers beyond the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Stars: Sixteen Stories from the New Frontiers of Chinese Science Fiction by Edited and translated by Ken Liu
    Broken Stars: Sixteen Stories from the New Frontiers of Chinese Science Fiction - by Edited and translated by Ken Liu

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788548120 | ISBN 10: 1788548124

    A new anthology of Chinese short-fiction by award winning author Ken Liu.  Here are sixteen short stories from China's groundbreaking SFF writers, edited and translated by award-winning author Ken Liu.  In Hugo award-winner Liu Cixin' ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grey Storm by Lee Knafa
    The Grey Storm - by Lee Knafa

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781999300524 | ISBN 10: 1999300521

    Liverpool writer Lee Knafa blends fiction with fact to present the largely untold story of black soldiers fighting for Nazi Germany during World War Two and the many 'grey' areas of Nazi racial policy concerning black people and those of mixed race. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zuleikha by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden
    Zuleikha - by Guzel Yakhina, translated by Lisa C. Hayden

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786076847 | ISBN 10: 1786076845

    WINNER OF THE BIG BOOK AWARD, THE LEO TOLSTOY YASNAYA POLYANA AWARD AND THE BEST PROSE WORK OF THE YEAR AWARD   A sweeping, multi-award winning novel set in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, as gangs of marauding soldiers terrorise and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Festive Spirits: Three Christmas Stories by Kate Atkinson
    Festive Spirits: Three Christmas Stories - by Kate Atkinson

    £6.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857527127 | ISBN 10: 0857527126

    'Lucy would have challenged anyone not to cry at the sight of their child in a Nativity Play. Even a sheepish Maude, even a scowling Beatrice - currently attempting a Chinese burn on an adjacent angel. A shepherd shouted something incomprehensible to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cilka
    Cilka's Journey - by Heather Morris

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785769047 | ISBN 10: 1785769049

    Based on the heart-breaking true story of Cilka Klein, Cilka's Journey is the sequel to the internationally No.1 bestselling phenomenon, The Tattooist of Auschwitz.  'She was the bravest person I ever met' Lale Sokolov, The Tattooist of Auschwitz ... more

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  • Cover image of book Two for the Road by Roddy Doyle
    Two for the Road - by Roddy Doyle

    £8.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529112269 | ISBN 10: 1529112265

    The next round in the beloved Two Pints series from the ever-brilliant, always hilarious imagination of bestselling author of The Commitments and Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha.  Two men meet for a pint - or three - in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Normal People by Sally Rooney
    Normal People - by Sally Rooney

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571334650 | ISBN 10: 0571334652

    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES AND TOP FIVE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BBC ONE DRAMA ADAPTATION CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION  WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018 WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR WINNER OF NOVEL OF THE YE ... more

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  • Cover image of book Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
    Olive, Again - by Elizabeth Strout

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241374597 | ISBN 10: 0241374596

    An extraordinary new novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton.   Olive, Again follows the blunt, contradictory yet deeply loveable Olive Kitteridge as she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones
    Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead - by Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781913097257 | ISBN 10: 1913097250

    With Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, Man Booker International Prize-winner Olga Tokarczuk returns with a subversive, entertaining noir novel.   In a remote Polish village, Janina Duszejko, an eccentric woman in her sixties, recounts t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resist: Stories of Uprising by Ra Page (Editor)
    Resist: Stories of Uprising - by Ra Page (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912697076 | ISBN 10: 1912697076

    Featuring Julia Bell, SJ Bradley, Jude Brown, Lucy Caldwell, Steve Chambers, Martin Edwards, Uschi Gatward, Luan Goldie, Gaia Holmes, Nikita Lalwani, Zoe Lambert, Anna Lewis, Irfan Master, Donny O'Rourke, Kamila Shamsie, Bidisha SK Mamata, Karline Sm ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist by Various authors
    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist - by Various authors

    £4.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781780265209 | ISBN 10: 1780265204

    Now in its twentieth year, the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere.  This collection brings together t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mere Wife by Maria Dahvana Headley
    The Mere Wife - by Maria Dahvana Headley

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911617631 | ISBN 10: 191161763x

    A New Statesman Book of the Year.  A fierce, feminist retelling of the classic tale Beowulf.  Gren and his mother, Dana, a war veteran, live on the side of a mountain, next to Herot Hall, a pristine gated community ruled over by Willa and her s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales of the Tattooed: An Anthology of Ink by John Miller (Editor)
    Tales of the Tattooed: An Anthology of Ink - by John Miller (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780712353304 | ISBN 10: 0712353305

    Uncovering the history of the tattoo in classic fiction for the first time, this original selection depicts the tattoo as a catalyst for scandal in society, as a symbol for an unknowable supernatural force, and as transcendent living art merging the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Friends of Harry Perkins by Chris Mullin
    The Friends of Harry Perkins - by Chris Mullin

    £12.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471182488 | ISBN 10: 1471182487

    'Harry Perkins was buried on the day that America declared war on China.'   'Brexit Britain was a gloomy place. True, the Armageddon that some had prophesied had not occurred, but neither had economic miracle promised by the Brexiteers. Inst ... more

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  • Cover image of book History of Violence by Edouard Louis
    History of Violence - by Edouard Louis

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784706074 | ISBN 10: 1784706078

    The radical, urgent new novel from the author of The End of Eddy – a personal and powerful story of violence.  I met Reda on Christmas Eve 2012, at around four in the morning. He approached me in the street, and finally I invited him up to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Agent Running in the Field by John Le Carre
    Agent Running in the Field - by John Le Carre

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241401231 | ISBN 10: 0241401232

    Nat, a 47 year-old veteran of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, believes his years as an agent runner are over. He is back in London with his wife, the long-suffering Prue. But with the growing threat from Moscow Centre, the office has one more ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guapa by Saleem Haddad
    Guapa - by Saleem Haddad

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787702059 | ISBN 10: 1787702057

    A novel of the Arab Spring  Winner of the Polari First Book Prize 2017  A Middle-Eastern capital caught in the revolutionary wave of the Arab Spring. A day in the life of a young man disillusioned with both East and West and struggling to fin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosewater by Tade Thompson
    Rosewater - by Tade Thompson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780356511368 | ISBN 10: 0356511367

    ***Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2019*** Winner of the inaugural Nommo Award for Best Novel, Africa's first award for speculative fiction Shortlisted for the Kitschie Award for Best Novel 2019 John W. Campbell Award finalist for Best Scienc ... more

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  • Cover image of book 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World by Elif Shafak
    10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - by Elif Shafak

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241293867 | ISBN 10: 0241293863

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019   'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore...'   For Leila, each minute after her death recalls a sensuo ... more

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