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Ted Chiang

Stories of Your Life and Others

Includes “Story of Your Life” the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest […]

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Jeff Vandermeer

Borne

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

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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 unforgettable […]

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Elif Batuman

The Idiot

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

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Matt Ruff

Lovecraft Country

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

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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 appallingly […]

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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 apartment […]

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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 as […]

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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, Archibald […]

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Michael Chabon

Moonglow

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

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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 to […]

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Zadie Smith

Swing Time

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

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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 the […]

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Elijah Wald

Dylan Goes Electric!

One of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan […]

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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 of […]