Colin Asher

Never a Lovely So Real – The Life and Work of Nelson Algren

This definitive biography reclaims Nelson Algren as a towering literary figure and finally unravels the enigma of his disappearance from American letters. For a time, Nelson Algren was America’s most famous author, lauded by the likes of Richard Wright and Ernest Hemingway. Millions bought his books. Algren’s third novel, The Man with the Golden Arm, won the first National Book Award, and Frank Sinatra starred in the movie. But despite Algren’s talent, he abandoned fiction and fell into obscurity. The […]

D.H. Lawrence

Life with a Capital L

A brilliantly varied new selection of D. H. Lawrence’s essays, chosen and introduced by Geoff Dyer […]

T.C. Boyle

Outside Looking In

It is Harvard in the early 1960s. Just off campus, Dr Timothy Leary plays host for […]

Ian McEwan

Machines Like Me

Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing […]

Paul Mason

Clear Bright Future

A passionate defence of humanity and a work of radical optimism from the international bestselling author […]

Elif Shafak

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

For Leila, each minute after her death brings a sensuous memory: the taste of spiced goat […]

Willy Vlautin

Don’t Skip Out on Me

Meet Horace Hopper, a twenty-one-year-old farm hand in Tonopah, Nevada, who works for Mr Reece and […]

Alan Trotter

Muscle

In a hard-boiled city of crooks, grifts and rackets lurk a pair of toughs: Box and […]

Max Porter

Lanny

Not far from London, there is a village. This village belongs to the people who live […]

Meg Wolitzer

The Female Persuasion

From the New York Times-bestselling author of The Interestings, an electric novel not just about who we want […]

Barbara Kingsolver

Unsheltered

2016 Vineland Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against an upended world that seems […]

Siri Hustvedt

Memories of the Future

A provocative, wildly funny, intellectually rigorous and engrossing novel, punctuated by Siri Hustvedt’s own illustrations – […]

Michelle Paver

Wakenhyrst

By the bestselling author of Dark Matter and Thin Air, an outstanding new piece of story-telling, […]

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 […]

Rafaël Newman

Live Long Enough

Live Long Enough is No 20 in the New Garland Series of poetry books, now published […]

Clair Wills

Lovers and Strangers

The battered and exhausted Britain of 1945 was desperate for workers – to rebuild, to fill […]

Rachel Kushner

The Mars Room

Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences, plus six years, at Stanville […]

Lucia Berlin

Evening in Paradise

Ranging from Texas, to Chile, to New Mexico and New York, in Evening in Paradise Berlin […]

Roddy Doyle

Charlie Savage

Meet Charlie Savage: a middle-aged Dubliner with an indefatigable wife, an exasperated daughter, a drinking buddy […]

Ali Smith

Spring

From the bestselling author of Autumn and Winter, as well as the Baileys Prize-winning How to […]

Andy Weir

Artemis

An adrenaline-charged crime caper that features smart, detailed world-building based on real science and the charm […]

Loudon Wainwright III

Liner Notes

Loudon Wainwright III, the son of esteemed Life magazine columnist Loudon Wainwright, Jr., is the patriarch […]

Ian Rankin

In a House of Lies

IN A HOUSE OF LIES… Everyone has something to hide A missing private investigator is found, […]

Anna Burns

Milkman

WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 ‘Milkman is extraordinary. I’ve been reading passages aloud for […]

Prosperity Joy

Are The Planets Just For Decoration?

Are The Planets Just For Decoration? is fantastic reading filled with amazing insight and intuitive mastery. […]

Geraldine Quigley

Music Love Drugs

‘A clever multiple-narrative account of teenage kicks and sectarian strife in early 80s Northern Ireland . […]

Tommy Orange

There, There

Jacquie Red Feather is newly sober and hoping to reconnect with her estranged family. That’s why […]

Kristen Roupenian

You Know You Want This

From the creator of Cat Person – the first short story to go viral – comes […]

Cliff Sims

Team of Vipers

The first honest insider’s account of the Trump administration. If you hate Trump you need the […]

Naomi Wolf

Outrages

At once, dissent and morality, deviancy and normalcy, became modern legal concepts: if writers, editors, printers […]

Marlon James

Black Leopard Red Wolf

‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until […]

Dave Eggers

The Parade

From the bestselling author of The Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut, suspenseful […]

Akwaeke Emezi

Freshwater

LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION, 2019 The debut novel from one of the National […]

Stephen Morris

Record Play Pause -Confessions of a Post-Punk Percussionist, Vol. 1

‘A unique and thoughtful musical memoir’ Observer ‘Gritty coming-of-age story . . . plenty of anecdotes […]

Ted Chiang

Exhalation

From the acclaimed author of Stories of Your Life and Others – the basis for the […]

Enno Reins

Der letzte Dreck

Mehrere Prostituierte werden ermordet. Warum? Ist ihre brutale Zuhälterin ausgerastet? Sind sie ins Kreuzfeuer konkurrierender Motorradgangs […]