Michael Chabon

Telegraph Avenue

From Michael Chabon, the bestselling author of ‘The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay’ – his first […]

Zadie Smith


This is the story of a city. The north-west corner of a city. Here you’ll find guests […]

Pat Barker

Toby’s Room

Toby and Elinor, brother and sister, friends and confidants, are sharers of a dark secret, carried from […]

Iain Sinclair

Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire

Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire is Iain Sinclair’s personal record of the area of north-east London where he […]

Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth

Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man […]

David Vann

Caribou Island

On a small island in a glacier-fed lake on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, a marriage is unravelling. Gary, […]

Thomas Wolfe

The Party at Jack’s

In the summer of 1937, Thomas Wolfe was in the North Carolina mountains revising a piece about […]

Richard Lange

This Wicked World

Former Marine Jimmy Boone – once a bodyguard to the rich and famous – is now on […]

Michael Ondaatje

The Cat’s Table

In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a huge liner bound for England – a ‘castle […]

Tom Perrotta

The Leftovers

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book for 2011 The […]

Richard Ford


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

Irvine Welsh


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

John Lanchester


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 […]