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Paul Auster

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On March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the one and only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson’s life will take four simultaneous and independent fictional paths. Four Fergusons made of the same genetic material, four boys who are the same boy, will go on to lead four parallel and entirely different lives. Family fortunes diverge. Loves and friendships and intellectual passions […]

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Anne Tyler

Vinegar Girl

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

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Joanna Kavenna

A Field Guide to Reality

A conceptual tour de force and a satire of pseudo-philosophy and literary devices, from the brilliantly […]

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Adam Haslett

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

Nutshell

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

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Donal Ryan

All We Shall Know

‘Martin Toppy is the son of a famous Traveller and the father of my unborn child. […]

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Zadie Smith

Swing Time

Two brown girls dream of being dancers – but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other […]

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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 […]

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Simon Reynolds

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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Marina Abramovic

Walk Through Walls

“I had experienced absolute freedom—I had felt that my body was without boundaries, limitless; that pain […]

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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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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

The Givenness of Things

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

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Aravind Adiga

Selection Day

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

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Tana French

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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Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear

The bestselling author of The Kind Worth Killing returns with an electrifying psychological thriller As tantalizing […]

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Deep South

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

Sara Baume’s Spill Simmer Falter Wither is a different kind of love story. A misfit man […]

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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

The Sellout

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

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Siri Hustvedt

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning […]

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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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Garth Greenwell

What Belongs To You

Long-listed for the 2016 National Book Award in fiction Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First […]

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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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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

By the time she was 14, Chrissie Hynde knew she had to get out of Akron, […]

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Ta-Nehisi Coates

Between the World and Me

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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Don DeLillo

Zero K

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

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Mich Houghton

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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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 […]