Richard Ford

Canada

In 1956, Dell Parsons’ family came to a stop in Great Falls, Montana, the way many military […]

Irvine Welsh

Skagboys

Mark Renton has it all: he’s good-looking, young, with a pretty girlfriend and a place at university. […]

John Lanchester

Capital

Pepys Road: an ordinary street in the Capital. Each house has seen its fair share of first […]

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Flappers and Philosophers

Encompassing the very best of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short fiction, this collection spans his career, from the […]

Jonathan Coe

The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim

Maxwell Sim seems to have hit rock bottom: separated from his wife and daughter, estranged from his […]

Hilary Mantel

Bring Up the Bodies

The sequel to the Man Booker-winning Wolf Hall. ‘My boy Thomas, give him a dirty look and […]

Mark Haddon

The Red House

After his mother’s death, Richard, a newly remarried hospital consultant, decides to build bridges with his estranged […]

Toni Morrison

Home

America’s most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this […]

John Irving

In One Person

A compelling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, In One Person is a story of unfulfilled […]

Paula Fox

Desperate Characters

“A towering landmark of postwar Realism. . . . A sustained work of prose so lucid and […]

Guest review
Willy Vlautin

The Motel Life

This book tells the touching story of Frank and Jerry Lee, two lower class Americans who live […]

Guest review
Neil Gaiman

American Gods

“I wanted to write a book that was big, odd and meandering and I did. My editor […]

Guest review
Hari Kunzru

Gods Without Men

Let yourself be drawn into this beautiful mosaic of various stories and times, reaching from the time […]

Guest review
Benjamin Kunkel

Indecision

This very original story accompanies a man in his late twenties trying to overcome his problem of […]

Guest review
Miriam Toews

The Flying Troutmans

Having spent her childhood trying to save her depressive sister Min, Hattie Troutman moved to Paris for […]