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J.D. Vance

Hillbilly Elegy

About the Book ‘THE POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR’ Sunday Times ‘You will not read a more important book about America this year’ Economist ‘The best book about the alienation within America’ Evening Standard ‘The memoir gripping America… Vividly articulates the despair and disillusionment of blue-collar America’ Sunday Times Hillbilly Elegy’ is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisisthat of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly […]

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William Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW retold. Kate Battista is feeling stuck. How did she […]

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A Field Guide to Reality

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Imagine Me Gone

A sweeping American drama about the long legacy of mental illness, the bonds of kinship, and […]

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Ian McEwan

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Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home – a dilapidated, priceless […]

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Swing Time

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Shock and Awe – Glam Rock and It’s Legacy

As the sixties dream faded, a new flamboyant movement electrified the world: GLAM! In Shock and […]

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Walk Through Walls

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Edmund de Waal

The White Road

‘Other things in the world are white but for me porcelain comes first’ A handful of […]

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Marilynne Robinson

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The spirit of our times can appear to be one of joyless urgency. As a culture […]

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Delayed in London, Ted Severson meets a woman at the airport bar. Over cocktails they tell […]

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Manjunath Kumar is fourteen. He knows he is good at cricket – if not as good […]

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The Trespasser

Antoinette Conway, the tough, abrasive detective from The Secret Place, is still on the Murder squad, […]

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Eimear McBride

The Lesser Bohemians

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2016 From the writer of one of the most memorable debuts […]

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Jackson Pollock

The Figurative Pollock

Jackson Pollock’s name has become synonymous with the abstract drip paintings that he famously created on […]

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Acclaimed and beloved travel writer Paul Theroux turns his attention to his own country – America […]

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Sara Baume

Spill Simmer Falter Wither

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Lucia Berlin

A Manual for Cleaning Women

The stories in A Manual for Cleaning Women make for one of the most remarkable unsung collections in […]

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Teju Cole

Known and Strange Things

A blazingly intelligent first collection of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every […]

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Paul Beatty

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A biting satire about a young man’s isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him […]

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Christopher Bray

1965 – The Year Modern Britain Was Born

There is Britain before 1965 and Britain after 1965 – and they are not the same […]

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Mihail Sebastian

For Two Thousand Years

A prescient interwar masterpiece, available in English for the first time ‘Absolutely, definitively alone’, a young […]

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Bruce Springsteen

Born to Run

In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl’s halftime show. […]

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J.C.H. King

Blood and Land – The Story of Native North America

Blood and Land is a dazzling, panoramic account of the history and achievements of Native North […]

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A.E. Hotchner

Hemingway in Love

In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. […]

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Adam Sisman

John LeCarré – The Biography

Over half a century since The Spy Who came in from the Cold made John le […]

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Robbie Robertson

Testimony

 Robbie Robertson’s singular contributions to popular music have made him one of the most beloved songwriters […]

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Clare O'Dea

The Naked Swiss

In The Naked Swiss: A Nation Behind 10 Myths, Clare O’Dea promises to change the way […]

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Michael Chabon

Moonglow

Moonglow unfolds as a deathbed confession. An old man, tongue loosened by powerful painkillers, memory stirred […]

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Tony Judt

When the Facts Change – Essays 1995 – 2010

A great thinker’s final testament: a characteristically wise and forthright collection of essays from the author […]

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Chrissie Hynde

Reckless – My Life

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

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In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the […]

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Vivienne Westwood

Get a Life! – The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood began Get A Life, her online diary, in 2010 with an impassioned post about […]

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The wisest, richest, funniest, and most moving novel in years from Don DeLillo, one of the […]

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I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn – The Biography of Sandy Denny

I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn tells the story of Sandy Denny, one of the greatest British […]

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Garth Greenwell

What Belongs to You

On an unseasonably warm autumn day, an American teacher walks down a staircase beneath Sofia’s National […]

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Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

The Nest

A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of […]

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Elena Ferrante

Frantumaglia

A Writer’s Journey From the author of My Brilliant Friend This book invites readers into Elena […]

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Steve Silberman

Neurotribes

What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of […]