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Cormac McCarthy

The Passenger

The best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Road returns with the first of a two-volume masterpiece: The Passenger is the story of a salvage diver, haunted by loss, afraid of the watery deep, pursued for a conspiracy beyond his understanding, and longing for a death he cannot reconcile with God. Look for Stella Maris, the second volume in The Passenger series, on sale December 6th, 2022 1980, PASS CHRISTIAN, MISSISSIPPI: It is three in the morning when Bobby Western zips […]

Stewart O'Nan

Ocean State

For the Oliviera family – mum Carol, daughters Angel and Marie – autumn 2009 in the […]

Ruth & Pen

The brilliant debut novel from Emilie Pine, author of the international bestseller NOTES TO SELF Dublin, […]

Isabel Wilkerson

Caste

In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in […]

Richard Flanagan

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams is an ember storm of a novel. This is Booker […]

Nickolas Butler

Godspeed

Bart, Teddy and Cole have been best friends since childhood. Having founded their own small-town construction […]

Julian Barnes

Elizabeth Finch

Elizabeth Finch was a teacher, a thinker, an inspiration – always rigorous, always thoughtful. With careful […]

Enno Reins

Gefährliche Heimkehr

Nur schnell raus aus Zürich und der Schweiz. Das muss die ehemalige Ermittlerin Lozen Graham. Nachdem […]

Elizabeth Strout

Lucy by the Sea

In March 2020 Lucy’s ex-husband William pleads with her to leave New York and escape to […]

Graeme Thomson

Small Hours – The Long Night of John Martyn

Did any musician in the Seventies fly so free as John Martyn did on Bless The […]

David Graeber & David Wengrow

The Dawn of Everything

For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike – either free and […]

Lauren Groff

Matrix

Cast out of the royal court by Eleanor of Aquitaine, deemed too coarse and rough-hewn for […]

Alison MacLeod

Tenderness

D. H. Lawrence is dying. Exiled in the Mediterranean, he dreams of the past. There are […]

Simon Bajada

Baltic

Baltic showcases the food culture of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, three countries experiencing new energy and […]

Frederick Taylor

1939

In the autumn of 1938, Europe believed in the promise of peace. Still reeling from the […]

Clair Wills

Lovers and Strangers

The battered and exhausted Britain of 1945 was desperate for workers – to rebuild, to fill […]

Richard Powers

Bewilderment

Theo Byrne is a promising young scientist who has found a way to search for life […]

Ian McEwan

Lessons

While the world is still counting the cost of the Second World War and the Iron […]

Philippe Sands

The Last Colony

After the Second World War, new international rules heralded an age of human rights and self-determination. […]

Lucy Ellmann

Ducks, Newburyport

LATTICING one cherry pie after another, an Ohio housewife tries to bridge the gaps between reality […]

Helen Lewis

Difficult Women – A History of Feminism in 11 Fights

Feminism’s success is down to complicated, contradictory, imperfect women, who fought each other as well as […]

Harry Sword

Monolithic Undertow – In Search of Sonic Oblivion

Monolithic Undertow alights a crooked path across musical, religious and subcultural frontiers. It traces the line […]

Sarah Hall

Burntcoat

In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making […]

Sarah Moss

The Fell

At dusk on a November evening in 2020 a woman slips out of her garden gate […]

Louise Kennedy

Trespasses

There is nothing special about the day Cushla meets Michael, a married man from Belfast, in […]

Celeste Ng

Our Missing Hearts

Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist […]

Ted Gioia

Music – A Subversive History

From the dawn of civilization to the modern-day music scene, this breathtaking global history reveals how […]

Alison Moore

The Retreat

Since childhood, Sandra Peters has been fascinated by the small, private island of Lieloh, home to […]

John Banville

The Singularities

From the revered Booker Prize-winning author comes a playful, multilayered novel of nostalgia, life and death, […]

Marlon James

Black Leopard Red Wolf

‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf is the kind of novel I never realized I was missing until […]

Stephen Morris

Record Play Pause -Confessions of a Post-Punk Percussionist, Vol. 1

‘A unique and thoughtful musical memoir’ Observer ‘Gritty coming-of-age story . . . plenty of anecdotes […]

Louise Erdrich

The Sentence

Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, The Sentence, asks what we owe to the living, the dead, to […]

Benjamin Piekut

Henry Cow – The World Is a Problem

In its open improvisations, lapidary lyrics, errant melodies, and relentless pursuit of spontaneity, the British experimental […]

Josephine Rowe

A Loving, Faithful Animal

A haunting and vivid novel which excavates an Australia rarely seen in literature. New Year’s Eve, […]

Helen Oyeyemi

Gingerbread

Perdita Lee may appear your average British schoolgirl; Harriet Lee may seem just a working mother […]

Rachel Cusk

Second Place

From the acclaimed author of the Outline trilogy, a fable of human destiny and decline, enacted […]

Patricia Highsmith

Her Diaries and Notebooks

Published for the very first time for the centenary of her birth, Patricia Highsmith’s diaries and […]