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Rachel Cusk

Second Place

From the acclaimed author of the Outline trilogy, a fable of human destiny and decline, enacted in a closed system of intimate, fractured relationships.

Kazuo Ishiguro

Klara and the Sun

From her place in the store, Klara, an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities, watches carefully […]

Cal Flyn

Islands of Abandonment

This is a book about abandoned places: ghost towns and exclusion zones, no man’s lands and […]

Sinclair McKay

Dresden – The Fire and the Darkness

In February 1945 the Allies obliterated Dresden, the ‘Florence of the Elbe’. Bombs weighing over 1,000 […]

Richard Ford

Sorry For Your Trouble

A woman and man, parted a quarter of a century, reunite in a bar in New […]

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 […]

Kim Stanley Robinson

The Ministry for the Future

From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a remarkable vision of climate change over […]

Brandi Carlile

Broken Horses

Brandi Carlile was born into a musically gifted, impoverished family on the outskirts of Seattle and […]

Zadie Smith

Grand Union

n the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north west London lives the last day […]

Allison Moorer

Blood

The Grammy- and Academy Award- nominated singer-songwriter’s haunting, lyrical memoir, sharing the story of an unthinkable […]

Jenny McCartney

The Ghost Factory

The Troubles made Northern Ireland a ghost factory: as the manufacturing industry withered the death business […]

Enno Reins

Die falsche Wahl

Es ist wieder mal Wahlkampf. Lozen Graham muss sich mit Provokateuren, Hackern und einem rechten Milliardär […]

Ottessa Moshfegh

Death in her Hands

A triumphant blend of horror, suspense and pitch-black comedy, from the Booker-shortlisted author While on her […]

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 […]

Don DeLillo

The Silence

It is Super Bowl Sunday in the year 2022. Five people are due to have dinner […]

Patti Smith

Year of the Monkey

Following a run of New Year’s concerts at San Francisco’s legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself […]

Hilary Mantel

The Mirror & the Light

England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a […]

Peter Swanson

Rules for Perfect Murders

A series of unsolved murders with one thing in common: each of the deaths bears an […]

Kevin Barry

That Old Country Music

Since his landmark debut collection, There Are Little Kingdoms, and its award-winning sequel in 2012, Dark […]

John Banville

Snow

Following the discovery of the corpse of a highly respected parish priest at Ballyglass House – […]

Elif Shafak

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

For Leila, each minute after her death brings a sensuous memory: the taste of spiced goat […]

Simon Bajada

Baltic

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

André Aciman

Find Me

In this spellbinding new exploration of the varieties of love, the author of Call Me by […]

Maggie O'Farrell

Hamnet

On a summer’s day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with […]

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 […]

Tessa Hadley

Late in the Day

The lives of two close-knit couples are irrevocably changed by an untimely death in this Sunday […]

Brandon Taylor

Real Life

Almost everything about Wallace is at odds with the Midwestern university town where he is working […]

Ali Smih

Summer

The unmissable finale to Ali Smith’s dazzling literary tour de force: the Seasonal quartet concludes in […]

Lucia Berlin

Evening in Paradise

Ranging from Texas, to Chile, to New Mexico and New York, in Evening in Paradise Berlin […]

Barack Obama

A Promised Land

In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story […]

Scott Turow

The Last Trial

From the bestselling author of Presumed Innocent, Scott Turow’s The Last Trial recounts the final case […]

Andy Weir

Artemis

An adrenaline-charged crime caper that features smart, detailed world-building based on real science and the charm […]

Lucy Ellmann

Ducks, Newburyport

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

Roddy Doyle

Love

‘A profound examination of friendship, romantic confusion and mortality’ John Boyne One summer’s evening, two men […]

Loudon Wainwright III

Liner Notes

Loudon Wainwright III, the son of esteemed Life magazine columnist Loudon Wainwright, Jr., is the patriarch […]

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 […]

Yotam Ottolenghi

Flavour

Flavour-forward, vegetable-based recipes are at the heart of Yotam Ottolenghi’s food. In this stunning new cookbook […]

Toni Morrison

The Source of Self-Regard

Here is Toni Morrison in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays […]

Prosperity Joy

Are The Planets Just For Decoration?

Are The Planets Just For Decoration? is fantastic reading filled with amazing insight and intuitive mastery. […]

Naomi Wolf

Outrages

At once, dissent and morality, deviancy and normalcy, became modern legal concepts: if writers, editors, printers […]

Johnny Pitts

Afropean

Afropean is an on-the-ground documentary of areas where Europeans of African descent are juggling their multiple […]

Ted Gioia

Music – A Subversive History

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

Kristen Roupenian

You Know You Want This

From the creator of Cat Person – the first short story to go viral – comes […]

Ayad Akhtar

Homeland Elegies

A deeply personal novel of identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, […]

Dave Eggers

The Parade

From the bestselling author of The Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut, suspenseful […]

Regina Porter

The Travelers

Meet James Samuel Vincent, an affluent Manhattan attorney who shirks his modest Irish American background but […]

Marlon James

Black Leopard Red Wolf

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

T.C. Boyle

Outside Looking In

It is Harvard in the early 1960s. Just off campus, Dr Timothy Leary plays host for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Helen Oyeyemi

Gingerbread

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

David Mitchell

Utopia Avenue

‘A stand-out triumph’ – The Sunday Times The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of […]

Jonathan Coe

Mr Wilder & Me

In the heady summer of 1977, a naïve young woman called Calista sets out from Athens […]

Keith Williams

James Joyce and Cinematicity

Investigates how the cinematic tendency of Joyce’s writing developed from media predating film First comprehensive consideration […]

Toby Litt

Patience

MEET ELLIOTT. Elliott is something of a genius. He is hugely intelligent. He’s an incredible observer. […]

William Boyd

Trio

It is summer in 1968, the year of the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert […]

Colin Asher

Never a Lovely So Real – The Life and Work of Nelson Algren

This definitive biography reclaims Nelson Algren as a towering literary figure and finally unravels the enigma […]

Colin Grant

Homecoming – Voices of the Windrush Generation

When Colin Grant was growing up in Luton in the 1960s, he learned not to ask […]

Max Porter

Lanny

Not far from London, there is a village. This village belongs to the people who live […]