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Sally Rooney

Conversations with Friends

Frances, Bobbi, Nick and Melissa ask each other endless questions. As their relationships unfold, in person and online, they discuss sex and friendship, art and literature, politics and gender, and, of course, one another. Twenty-one-year-old Frances is at the heart of it all, bringing us this tale of a complex ménage-à-quatre and her affair with Nick, an older married man. You can read Conversations with Friends as a romantic comedy, or you can read it as a feminist text. You […]

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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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Paul Auster

4 3 2 1

On March 3, 1947, in the maternity ward of Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey, […]

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Michael Finkel

The Stranger in the Woods

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the […]

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Elif Batuman

The Idiot

A portrait of the artist as a young woman. A novel about not just discovering but […]

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Arundhati Roy

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness takes us on a journey of many years-the story spooling outwards […]

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Cosey Fanni Tutti

Art Sex Music

Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the […]

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Jeff Vandermeer

Borne

In a ruined, nameless city of the future, a woman named Rachel, who makes her living […]

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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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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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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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Matt Ruff

Lovecraft Country

The critically acclaimed cult novelist makes visceral the terrors of life in Jim Crow America and […]

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Teju Cole

Blind Spot

The shadow of a tree in upstate New York. A hotel room in Switzerland. A young […]

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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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Julian Barnes

The Noise of Time

In May 1937 a man in his early thirties waits by the lift of a Leningrad […]

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David Keenan

This Is Memorial Device

LRB BOOK OF THE WEEK CAUGHT BY THE RIVER BOOK OF THE MONTH ‘Beautifully believable and […]

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Jack Urwin

Man Up – Surviving Modern Masculinity

WHAT DOES MASCULINITY ADD UP TO IN THE 21ST CENTURY? Jack Urwin traces modern ideas of […]

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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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Enno Reins

Rechte Patrioten

Zwei rechtsradikale Mörder brechen aus dem Gefängnis. Was haben die Fanatiker mit der Schmutzkampagne gegen den […]

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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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Xiaolu Guo

Once Upon a Time in the East

When she is born her parents hand her over to a childless peasant couple in the […]

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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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Elena Ferrante

Frantumaglia

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

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Richard Russo

Everybody’s Fool

In these pages, Richard Russo returns to North Bath, the Rust Belt town first brought to […]