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The Flamethrowers

The Flamethrowers

Rachel Kushner

The year is 1977 and Reno - so called because of the place of her birth - has come to New York intent on turning her fascination with motorcycles and speed into art. Reno meets a group of dreamers and raconteurs who submit her to...

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Who We Were

Who We Were

Lucy Neave

Melbourne, 1938. Annabel's dream is to be a scientist. Falling in love is not part of her plan. But when she meets Bill Whitten she knows instantly that they are destined for each other. She has to wait for him to come back from...

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Just-a-girl

Just-a-girl

Kirsten Krauth

Layla is only 14. As she sits in bed with a laptop, her mother Margot sleeps in the next room. But what separates them is more than just a wall. just_a_girl tears into the fabric of contemporary...

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 Read reviewNow Showing

Now Showing

Ron Elliott

Brimming with cinematic references, Now Showing is best consumed with a tub of hot popcorn. For the price of two movie tickets, screenwriter Ron Elliott's criminally good mini novels bring cinema's best known...

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The Son

The Son

Philipp Meyer

From the author of the highly acclaimed American Rust comes his eagerly awaited second novel, an extraordinary multi-generational Texan epic

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Brief Loves That Live Forever

Brief Loves That Live Forever

Andrei Makine, Geoffrey Strachan

In Soviet Russia the desire for freedom is also a desire for the freedom to love. Lovers live as outlaws, traitors to the collective spirit, and love is more intense when it feels like an act of resistance.

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 Read reviewCollected Stories

Collected Stories

James Salter

Each indelible narrative in the Collected Stories is marked by Salter's great literary grace, his ability to show the subtleties of a character or situation with precision, and his equally assured ability to...

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 Read reviewViennese Romance: A Novel

Viennese Romance: A Novel

David Vogel, Dalya Bilu

Michael Rost, an 18-year-old Jewish youth hungry for experience, comes to Vienna and forms passing relationships with everyone who crosses his path: whores, revolutionaries, paupers, army officers, and rich men who frequent...

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 Read reviewA Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists

A Wrong Turn at the Office of Unmade Lists

Jane Rawson

A meditation on happiness - where and in what place and with who we can find our centre, a perceptive vision of where our world is headed, and a testament to the power of memory and imagination, this is the best of novels: both...

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 Special priceSisterland

Sisterland

Curtis Sittenfeld

For identical twins, Kate and Violet are about as unlike as two peas from the same pod can be. Except in one respect - they share a hidden gift they call 'the Senses', a special kind of intuition that can allow them to see things...

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 Read reviewBig Brother

Big Brother

Lionel Shriver

When Pandora picks up her older brother Edison at the airport, she doesn't recognize him. In the years since they've seen one another, the once slim, hip New York jazz pianist has gained hundreds of pounds. What happened? Big...

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 Read reviewCreative Writing for Beginners: A Novel

Creative Writing for Beginners: A Novel

Colin Batrouney

Joel, a charming drifter, finds his moorings in the world of books. Attending a creative writing class, he strikes up an unlikely friendship which dredges up painful memories.Creative Writing for Beginners is an...

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 Special priceBurial Rites

Burial Rites

Hannah Kent

Based on a true story, Burial Rites is an astonishing and moving novel about the truths we claim to know and the ways in which we interpret what we're told. In beautiful, cut-glass prose, Hannah Kent portrays Iceland's...

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 Special priceInferno: (Robert Langdon Book 4)

Inferno: (Robert Langdon Book 4)

Dan Brown

Features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon. This title is set in the heart of Europe, where Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centred around one of history's enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces.

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Me and Rory Macbeath

Me and Rory Macbeath

Richard Beasley

A moving coming-of-age novel, with a cast of characters to fall in love with. Rory Macbeath materialised at the top of our street early one summer morning. Looking back now, all these years later, the weeks that followed still...

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 Read reviewMy Beautiful Enemy

My Beautiful Enemy

Cory Taylor

Arthur Wheeler is haunted by his infatuation with a Japanese youth he encountered in the enemy alien camp where he worked as a guard during WW2. Abandoning his wife and baby son, Arthur sets out on a doomed mission to rescue his...

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 Read reviewBone Ash Sky

Bone Ash Sky

Katerina Cosgrove

Bone Ash Sky is the story of an American journalist who goes home to unravel three generations of war and genocide, love and renewal, in Armenia, Beirut and modern-day Lebanon. When...

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 Read reviewElemental

Elemental

Amanda Curtin

Nearing the end of her life, Meggie Tulloch takes up her pen to write a story for her granddaughter, Laura. It begins in the first years of the twentieth century, in a place where howling winds spin salt and sleet sucked up from...

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Maya's Notebook

Maya’s Notebook

Isabel Allende

From the author of 'The House of Spirits' - teenage Maya is in trouble. She's an alcoholic, an addict and deeply involved with a criminal gang. How did it all go so wrong?

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The Limit

The Limit

Riikka Pulkkinen, Lola Rogers

It's a sweltering summer's day, and Anja Aropalo is on her way home with two errands in mind: first, to water the roses, and then to commit suicide. She is slowly losing her husband to Alzheimer's disease, and she has made him a...

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The Infatuations

The Infatuations

Javier Marias, Margaret Jull Costa

Every day, Maria Dolz stops for breakfast at the same cafe. And every day she enjoys watching a handsome couple who follow the same routine. Then one day they aren't there, and she feels obscurely bereft. It is only later, when...

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Into My Arms

Into My Arms

Kylie Ladd

When Skye meets Ben their attraction is instantaneous and intense. Niether of them has ever felt more in synch - or in love - with anyone in their lives. What happens next will tear them both apart. Into My Arms is a...

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 Special price Read reviewThe Orphan Master's Son

The Orphan Master’s Son

Adam Johnson

An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master's Son follows a young man's journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world's most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea.

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 Read reviewThe Memory Trap

The Memory Trap

Andrea Goldsmith

A novel about memory, music, friendship, family rifts and reconciliation, this is an intelligent, compelling read set in Melbourne.

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 Read reviewThe Woman Upstairs

The Woman Upstairs

Claire Messud

Nora Eldridge has always been a good girl: a good daughter, colleague, friend, employee. She teaches at an elementary school in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where the children and the parents adore her; but her real passion is her...

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Shift: Wool Book 2

Shift: Wool Book 2

Hugh Howey

In a future less than fifty years away, the world is still as we know it. Time continues to tick by. The truth is that it is ticking away. A powerful few know what lies ahead. They are preparing for it. They are trying to protect...

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 Read reviewAmericanah

Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a powerful new novel-her first in seven years: a story of love and race centred around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the...

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The Orphan Master's Son

The Orphan Master’s Son

Adam Johnson

At a tender age, Pak Jun Do, is plucked from his orphanage of Long Tomorrows to be trained as a tunnel assassin, kidnapper and spy. How far can Jun Do go before he, too, is sent to the paradise beach of eternal retirement?

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 Read reviewGood on Paper

Good on Paper

Andrew Morgan

Somewhere out there, among the wounded egos and frustrated ambitions, among the mangled manuscripts, murky motives and missed deadlines - the great Australian novel is waiting to be discovered. When the infamous Josh Henry...

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No World Concerto

No World Concerto

A. Porta, Darren Koolman, Rhett McNeil

A prismatic and erotic novel of the intersection of multiple worlds, this is the first novel by Roberto Bola o's early writing partner A. G. Porta to be translated into English.

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 Read reviewA World of Other People

A World of Other People

Steven Carroll

Set in 1941 during the Blitz, A World of Other People traces the love affair of Jim, an Australian pilot in Bomber Command, and Iris, a forthright Englishwoman finding her voice as a writer.

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 Read reviewLetters to the End of Love

Letters to the End of Love

Yvette Walker

Three stories, three secrets, three marriages.

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 Read reviewSteeplechase

Steeplechase

Krissy Kneen

I force myself to take the phone away from my ear and search for the last incoming call. I store the number under one word, 'sister'. I know I should have used her name but it is all I can think of in this moment. Sister. My...

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The Childhood of Jesus

The Childhood of Jesus

J. M. Coetzee

The Childhood of Jesus is not like any other novel you have read. This beautiful and surprising fable is about childhood, about destiny, about being an outsider. It is a novel about the riddle of experience itself.

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Sweet Damage

Sweet Damage

Rebecca James

An intense psychological drama about love, friendship and betrayal from the author of Beautiful Malice .

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The Rosie Project

The Rosie Project

Graeme Simsion

A first-date dud, socially awkward, and overly fond of quick-dry clothes, Don Tillman has given up on love. Until a chance encounter gives him an idea.

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Melina Marchetta

Everybody who is anybody is seen at Jay Gatsby's glittering Long Island parties. Yet Gatsby himself is reserved, unknowable. He seems always to be watching and waiting, though no one knows what for. When he finally draws the...

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 Read reviewHarmless

Harmless

Julienne Van Loon

Full of suspense, Harmless, is the tightly woven story of eight year old Amanda, whose father is in prison, and Rattuwat, a Thai man burying his daughter in a strange land.

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Benediction

Benediction

Kent Haruf

Deals with the ordinary life of Dad Lewis, long-time resident of Holt, Colorado, who is now dying of cancer and has months to live and in those last few months the people who love him gather around him. This novel explores the...

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 Special price Read reviewHarvest

Harvest

Jim Crace

Timeless yet singular, mythical yet deeply personal, this novel is about one man and his unnamed village that speaks for a way of life lost for ever. It evokes the tragedy of land pillaged and communities scattered, as England's...

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald

This is the story of Jay Gatsby, a Prohibition-era bootlegger whose obsessive dream of wealth and lost love is destroyed by the reality of corruption and cynicism.

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The Fine Colour of Rust

The Fine Colour of Rust

P. A. O'Reilly

If you loved A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, you'll love The Fine Colour of Rust.

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Madame Bovary's Haberdashery

Madame Bovary’s Haberdashery

Maurilia Meehan

Zac, a translator of Flaubert, cant believe his luck. He ends up sleeping with Odette, a beautiful but capricious ceramic artist, and her best friend, Cicely, a talented knitter and author of an erotic novel. As well as an...

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 Read reviewFive Star Billionaire

Five Star Billionaire

Tash Aw

In the Man Booker prize-longlisted 'Five Star Billionaire' Tash Aw charts the overlapping lives of migrant Malaysian workers, forging lives for themselves in sprawling Shanghai.

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 Read reviewNothing Gold Can Stay

Nothing Gold Can Stay

Ron Rash

PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times--bestselling author Ron Rash returns again to Appalachia to capture lives haunted by violence and tenderness, hope and fear in unforgettable stories that span the Civil War to the present...

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 Read reviewCat and Fiddle: A Novel

Cat and Fiddle: A Novel

Lesley Jorgensen

Cat & Fiddle centres on two families whose lives become intertwined at the country estate of Bourne Abbey in rural Wiltshire. While Dr Choudhury is busy advising Henry Bourne on the restoration of the abbey to its former glory,...

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 Read reviewThe Secret Lives of Men

The Secret Lives of Men

Georgia Blain

In these haunting stories, Georgia Blain explores human nature in all its richness: our motivations, our desires and our shortcomings. The men in these tales frequently linger at the edges - their longings & failures exerting a...

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Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn

Flynn's toxic mix of sharp-edged wit with deliciously chilling prose creates a nerve-fraying thriller that confounds readers at every turn. When his wife disappears on their anniversary, Nick starts having cringe-worthy daydreams...

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The Best Australian Stories 2012

The Best Australian Stories 2012

Sonya Hartnett

In The Best Australian Stories 2012, Sonya Hartnett compiles the year's most compelling short fiction from Australian authors.

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Twitcher

Twitcher

Cherise Saywell

Grief, loss and guilt are enormous burdens for a whole family to carry. A tern will fly to the moon, to live its life in summer ... I suppose I'd like to have a little bit of that. It's boom time in sixteen - year - old Kenno's...

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 Read reviewBelomor

Belomor

Nicolas Rothwell

Elegiac and seductive, Belomor is the frontier where truth and invention meet--where fragments from distant lives intermingle, and cohere.

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 Read reviewThe Happiness Show

The Happiness Show

Catherine Deveny

At thirty-eight, Lizzie Quealy thinks she has things sorted: a happy relationship, a couple of gorgeous kids, a steadfast best friend and a job she loves. But when Lizzie bumps into Tom, an old flame from her globe-trotting...

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 Read reviewWe are Not the Same Anymore

We are Not the Same Anymore

Chris Somerville

A man turns up at his daughter's birthday party with a goldfish in an ice-cream container. On the way to collect firewood, a woman and her teenaged neighbour crash in a snowstorm. An unwilling son helps his sister and father put...

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 Read reviewSufficient Grace

Sufficient Grace

Amy Espeseth

Ruth and her cousin Naomi live in rural Failing, Wisconsin, part of a community of Pentecostal fundamentalists. While their families perceive constant danger in the outside world, they are blind to the destruction and devastation...

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 Read reviewThe Sleepers Almanac No. 8

The Sleepers Almanac No. 8

Zoe Dattner, Louise Swinn

2013 marks the tenth year of independent publishing outfit Sleepers, committed to publishing new and emerging authors in style. This eighth Almanac is no exception. Featuring new stories from Anica Boulanger-Mashberg, Jonathan...

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In Diamond Square: A Virago Modern Classic

In Diamond Square: A Virago Modern Classic

Merce Rodoreda, Peter Bush

Barcelona, 1930s. Natalia, a shop-girl from Gracia, is hesitant when a stranger asks her to dance at the fiesta in Diamond Square. But Joe is charming and forceful, and she takes his hand. They marry and have two children. Then...

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 Read reviewThe Midnight Dress

The Midnight Dress

Karen Foxlee

When a teenage girl disappears, a small town is awash with rumours: everyone is talking about the dress she wore, a midnight-blue dress made from the remnants of other dresses, a dress of stories ...

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Wolf Among Wolves

Wolf Among Wolves

Hans Fallada

This sweeping saga of love in dangerous times -- the 1923 collapse of the German economy, when food and money shortages led to rioting in the streets and unemployed soldiers marauding through the countryside--is deemed by many to...

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The Fall of the Stone City

The Fall of the Stone City

Ismail Kadare

In September 1943, German soldiers advance on the ancient gates of Gjirokaster, Albania. It is the first step in a carefully planned invasion. But once at the mouth of the city, the troops are taken aback by a surprising act of...

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 Special priceThe Twelve

The Twelve

Justin Cronin

The second instalment of the bestselling The Passage Trilogy

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 Read reviewBring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies

Hilary Mantel

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2012

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 Read reviewLike a House on Fire

Like a House on Fire

Cate Kennedy

From prizewinning short-story writer Cate Kennedy comes a new collection to rival her highly acclaimedDark Roots. In Like a House on Fire, Kennedy once again takes ordinary lives and dissects their ironies and injustices and...

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Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

E. L. James

When literature student Anastasia Steele interviews successful entrepreneur Christian Grey, she finds him very attractive and deeply intimidating. Convinced that their meeting went badly, she tries to put him out of her mind -...

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The Fields

The Fields

Kevin Maher

The launch of a major new literary voice in Irish/British fiction: set in 1980s Dublin and London, The Fields tells the vividly evocative story of Jim Finnegan's unfairly interrupted adolescence and is one of the Waterstones 11...

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 Read reviewInheritance

Inheritance

Balli Kaur Jaswal

Inheritance is a nation's coming-of-age story, seen through the sharp lens of a traditional Punjabi family as it gradually unravels. Set in Singapore between the 1970's and 1990's, Inheritance follows the familial fissures that...

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 Read reviewIn Red

In Red

Magdalena Tulli, Bill Johnston

In Tulli's second novel, set in a mythical fourth partition of Poland, the world is unreal yet strangely familiar.

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 Read reviewA Tale for the Time Being

A Tale for the Time Being

Ruth L. Ozeki

This is the simple story of a girl, her great-grandmother & the novelist who becomes enthralled with their tale. A simple story drawing from the deep currents of our times, from quantum physics, Japanese ghost tales, suicide...

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 Read reviewWool

Wool

Hugh Howey

In a ruined and hostile landscape, in a future few have been unlucky enough to survive, a community exists in a giant underground silo. Inside, men and women live an enclosed life full of rules and regulations, of secrets and...

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 Read reviewThe Lifeboat

The Lifeboat

Charlotte Rogan

THE LIFEBOAT is a daring and adventurous novel set just before the First World War. It begins in a courtroom, where an enigmatic young woman named Grace Sachs is on trial; in flashback, we learn why ...

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Touch the Black: The Life and Death of Squizzy Taylor

Touch the Black: The Life and Death of Squizzy Taylor

Chris Grierson

A novella about the life and times of 1920s Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor.

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Fractured

Fractured

Dawn Barker

A compelling, emotional knockout debut from a brilliant new Australian author.

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The Jewels of Paradise

The Jewels of Paradise

Donna Leon

Caterina Pellegrini is a young Venetian musicologist hired by two competing cousins to find the truthful heir to an alleged treasure concealed by a once-famous, but now almost forgotten, baroque composer. Sworn to secrecy,...

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 Read reviewMy Hundred Lovers

My Hundred Lovers

Susan Johnson

Lyrical and enigmatic, sensual and elegiac, My Hundred Lovers tells the history of one woman through her sensual and sexual experiences and relationships. A woman, on the eve of her sixtieth birthday, looks back on her story of...

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Love Is a Canoe

Love Is a Canoe

Ben Schrank

Love Is a Canoe is a smart, funny and romantic novel about the fragility of love and marriage. Peter Herman is something of a folk hero. Marriage Is a Canoe , his decades-old guide to love and relationships, won the hearts of...

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Revenge

Revenge

Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder

In the tradition of classical Japanese poetic collections, the stories in this title are linked through recurring images and motifs, as each story follows on from the one before while simultaneously introducing new characters and...

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 Read reviewMullumbimby

Mullumbimby

Melissa Lucashenko

A darkly funny novel of romantic love and cultural warfare from one of Australia's most admired Indigenous voices. When Jo Breen uses her divorce settlement to buy a neglected property in the Byron Bay hinterland, she is hoping...

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 Read reviewFishing for Tigers

Fishing for Tigers

Emily Maguire

Six years ago, Mischa Reese left her abusive husband and suffocating life in California and reinvented herself in steamy, chaotic Hanoi. In Vietnam, she finds satisfying work and enjoys a life of relative luxury and personal...

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Annual Fiction Edition: The Novella Project

Annual Fiction Edition: The Novella Project

Julianne Schultz

The annual Griffith REVIEW fiction edition is devoted to novellas. Shorter than a novel, longer than a story, the novella is the perfect length to read on the page or as an e-book. The Novella Project is a competition to find the...

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The Hobbit

The Hobbit

J. R. R. Tolkien

Bilbo Baggins has taken his place among the ranks of the immortals of children's fiction. Written by Professor Tolkien for his own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when published.

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 Read reviewY

Y

Marjorie Celona

Why would a mother give up her daughter? Can abandonment ever be an act of love? And could you ever forgive her? Abandoned as a newborn at the doors of the local YMCA and then bounced between foster homes, Shannon eventually finds...

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A Memory of Light

A Memory of Light

Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson

For twenty years The Wheel of Time has enthralled more than forty million readers in over thirty-two languages. A Memory of Light brings this majestic fantasy creation to its richly satisfying conclusion.

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 Special price Read reviewA Possible Life

A Possible Life

Sebastian Faulks

Terrified, a young prisoner in the Second World War closes his eyes and pictures himself going out to bat on a sunlit cricket ground in Hampshire. Across the courtyard in a Victorian workhouse, a father too ashamed to acknowledge...

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Destined to Play

Destined to Play

Indigo Bloome

'It's simple. No sight. No questions. 48 hours.' An intensely charged erotic journey, perfect for anyone who was seduced by 50 Shades of Grey.

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Marry Me

Marry Me

Dan Rhodes

Suitable for those who is, has ever been, or might one day be married.

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Are You My Mother?

Are You My Mother?

Alison Bechdel

From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time Magazine's No. 1 Book of the Year, comes the poignant and hilarious graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel.

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 Special priceThe Blind Man's Garden

The Blind Man’s Garden

Nadeem Aslam

Jeo and Mikal, foster-brothers from a small Pakistani city, secretly enter Afghanistan: not to fight with the Taliban, but to help and care for wounded civilians. But it soon becomes apparent that good intentions can't keep them...

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 Special price Read reviewTelegraph Avenue

Telegraph Avenue

Michael Chabon

From Michael Chabon, the bestselling author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay; his first novel in 5 years is a lovingly painted pop-culture epic.

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 Read reviewKonkretion

Konkretion

Marion May Campbell

By turns funny and moving, konkretion stages a dialogue around the romance of the Baader-Meinhof gang's revolutionary aspirations. Ex-commo Monique Piquet (aka Monica Picket) meets up in Paris with her former student, Angel...

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The Drinker

The Drinker

Hans Fallada

Written by Hans Fallada in a notebook while he was incarcerated in a Nazi insane asylum. Discovered after his death, it tells the tale -- often fierce, often poignant, often even extremely funny -- of a small businessman losing...

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 Read reviewMay We be Forgiven

May We be Forgiven

A. M. Homes

The dark and dazzling new novel from the author of the major bestseller This Book Will Save Your Life

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 Read reviewThe Voyage

The Voyage

Murray Bail

Frank Delage, piano manufacturer from Sydney, travels to Vienna, a city immersed in music, to present the Delage concert grand. He hopes to impress with its technical precision, its improvement on the old pianos of Europe. How...

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All the Way

All the Way

Marie Darrieussecq, Penny Hueston

Solange wants to have sex. Will it be with one of the boys at school? The exchange student? The fireman she meets at the disco when she sneaks out one night? Or with Arnaud, the coolest boy she knows? She'd like to see more of her...

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 Read reviewWoes of the True Policeman

Woes of the True Policeman

Roberto Bolano

When Oscar Amalfitano begins an impulsive affair with one of his students at the University of Barcelona, he has no idea where it will lead. More than his turbulent revolutionary past, or the death of his beautiful wife, the...

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette?

Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

Maria Semple

An irresistibly funny, brilliantly original coming-of-age novel

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Emerald City and Other Stories

Emerald City and Other Stories

Jennifer Egan

From the bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Visit From the Goon Squad.

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Penelope

Penelope

Rebecca Harrington

When an incoming freshman steps into Harvard Yard for the first time she has lots of advice from her mother. But no amount of coaching will prepare Penelope for the people she meets at school. Gloriously skewering the social...

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The Casual Vacancy

The Casual Vacancy

J. K. Rowling

The first adult novel by J.K. Rowling. When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what...

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Pure

Pure

Andrew Miller

*WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD*

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A Golden Age

A Golden Age

Tahmima Anam

East Pakistan, 1971, a country on the brink of war and a family that is about to change for ever. Rehana Haque is throwing a party for her children in her rose-filled garden. Beyond the garden walls the city buzzes with excitement...

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We Bought a Zoo (Film Tie-in): the Amazing True Story of a Broken-down Zoo, and the 200 Animals That Changed a Family Forever

We Bought a Zoo (Film Tie-in): the Amazing True Story of a Broken-down Zoo, and the 200 Animals That Changed a Family Forever

Benjamin Mee

A film tie-in edition to 20th Century Fox's film adaptation of the heart-warming international bestseller starring Scarlett Johansson and Matt Damon and directed by Oscar-winning director Cameron Crowe.

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Losing February

Losing February

Susanna Freymark

Bernie, a divorced mother of three, lives on a hilltop in Byron Bay. She works part-time for the local paper. Bernie has an amicable relationship with her ex-husband and strong female friendships.

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Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea

Red Ruby Heart in a Cold Blue Sea

Morgan Callan Rogers

Twelve-year-old Florine Gilham lives in a fishing village on the coast of Maine with her parents in what would appear to be an idyllic situation on the waters in a harbour, where she and her friends run wild in the nearby pine...

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 Special priceSafe as Houses

Safe as Houses

Marie-Helene Bertino

Safe as Houses, the debut story collection of Marie-Helene Bertino, proves that not all homes are shelters. The titular story revolves around an aging English professor who, mourning the loss of his wife, robs other people's...

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Born Weird

Born Weird

Andrew Kaufman

A family drama unlike any other from the internationally acclaimed author of All My Friends are Superheroes.

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 Read reviewThe Beginner's Goodbye

The Beginner’s Goodbye

Anne Tyler

When Dorothy came back from the dead, Aaron noticed that some people simply ignored the fact; some seemed to have forgotten she'd died in the first place; and others just walked straight on by. The accident that killed Dorothy -...

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The House of Rumour

The House of Rumour

Jake Arnott

From the author of the cult hit The Long Firm, a mind-bending, thrilling journey into 20th-century history and outer space.

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 Read reviewNew Finnish Grammar

New Finnish Grammar

Diego Marani, Judith Landry

One night at Trieste in September 1943 a seriously wounded soldier is found on the quay. With nothing to identify him, and having lost his memory and language, he is a mystery to the crew of the German ship that rescues him.

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 Read reviewThe Twelve Tribes of Hattie

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

Ayana Mathis

Fifteen years old and blazing with the hope of a better life, Hattie Shepherd fled the horror of the American South on a dawn train bound for Philadelphia. Her American dream is shattered time and again: a husband who lies and...

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The Polish Boxer

The Polish Boxer

Eduardo Halfon, Thomas Bunstead, Lecturer in Spanish Lisa Dillman (Emory University), Daniel Hahn (Freelance author and editor), Anne McLean

The English-language debut of a major Latin American writer.

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The Thoughts & Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals

The Thoughts & Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals

Wendy Jones

A charming and moving depiction of love and secrecy, set against the rural backdrop of a 1920s Welsh village.

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 Read reviewPilgrimage

Pilgrimage

Jacinta Halloran

At forty-nine, Celeste has left behind the religion of her childhood, but her mother, Patricia, remains a devout Catholic. When Patricia is diagnosed with a terminal illness, Celeste reluctantly agrees to accompany her mother and...

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How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Mohsin Hamid

A tale of a man's journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon. It follows its nameless hero to the sprawling metropolis where he begins to amass an empire built on the most fluid and increasingly scarce of goods:...

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 Read reviewThe Rainbow Troops

The Rainbow Troops

Andrea Hirata

On Indonesia's Belitong Island--impoverished and tyrannized by tin-mining interests--a wily group of schoolchildren fight for their right to education --

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Monsieur

Monsieur

Emma Becker

Often shocking but never gratuitous, Monsieur is a groundbreaking account of self-discovery and seduction. Ellie's journey takes her from the highs of unquenchable desire to the edge of madness in this lucid, ferocious, and...

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Micro

Micro

Michael Crichton, Richard Preston

An instant classic in the vein of Jurassic Park, this boundary-pushing novel has all the hallmarks of Michael Crichton's greatest adventures with its combination of pulse-pounding thrills, cutting-edge technology, and...

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The Laughing Clowns: A Tale of Finding Love Again by Going Home

The Laughing Clowns: A Tale of Finding Love Again by Going Home

William McInnes

From William McInnes THE LAUGHING CLOWNS is a novel that shows you can discover what is important in life just by going back home.

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The Beloved

The Beloved

Annah Faulkner

When Roberta 'Bertie' Lightfoot is crippled by polio, her world collapses. But Mama doesn't tolerate self-pity, and Bertie is nobody if not her mother's daughter - until she sets her heart on becoming an artist. Through art, the...

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Stone Arabia

Stone Arabia

Dana Spiotta

Stone Arabia, Dana Spiotta's moving and intrepid third novel, is about family, obsession, memory, and the urge to create - in isolation, at the margins of our winner-take-all culture.

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Zone One

Zone One

Colson Whitehead

A pandemic has devastated the planet, sorting humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. Now the plague is receding, and Americans are busy rebuilding civilisation under orders from...

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Tenth of December: Stories

Tenth of December: Stories

George Saunders

One of the most important and blazingly original writers of his generation, George Saunders is an undisputed master of the short story, and Tenth of December is his most honest, accessible, and moving collection...

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 Read reviewUnzipped

Unzipped

Nicki Reed

Peta Wheeler measures time differently now. Before the couch. After the couch.

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The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

Alexander McCall Smith

In bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith's ninth tale of Isabel Dalhousie, Edinburgh philosopher and sleuth, the victim of an important art theft appeals to her for help.

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The Cartographer

The Cartographer

Peter Twohig

Set in Melbourne in the 1950s, a 11-year-old boy witnesses a murder when he is spying through a window of a strange house.

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The Age of Doubt

The Age of Doubt

Andrea Camilleri, Mr Stephen Sartarelli

A corpse is found on a boat--poisoned--and two boats are still in port. Sailors from all over the Mediterranean are questioned; something mysterious occurred aboard a luxury yacht--and the only thing that is clear is that the...

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The Watch

The Watch

Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

Following a desperate night-long battle, a group of beleaguered soldiers in an isolated base in Kandahar are faced with a lone woman demanding the return of her brother's body. Is she a spy, a black widow, a lunatic or what she...

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The Blue Book

The Blue Book

A. L. Kennedy

Elizabeth Barber is crossing the Atlantic by liner with her perfectly adequate boyfriend, Derek, who might be planning to propose. In fleeing the UK - temporarily - Elizabeth may also be in flight from her past and the charismatic...

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 Read reviewThe Detour

The Detour

Gerbrand Bakker

A Dutch woman rents a remote farm in rural Wales. She says her name is Emilie. She is a lecturer doing some research, and sets about making the farmhouse more homely. When she arrives there are ten geese living in the garden but...

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 Read reviewThe Method

The Method

Juli Zeh, Sally-Ann Spencer

Mia Holl lives in a state governed by The Method, where good health is the highest duty of the citizen. Everyone must submit medical data and sleep records to the authorities on a monthly basis, and regular exercise is mandatory....

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 Read reviewWelcome to Normal

Welcome to Normal

Nick Earls

This collection of stories showcase the calibre and versatility of Nick Earls at his perceptive best. An Australian wine - maker tries to crack the Taiwanese market. Two holiday - makers in Spain decide to tell a lie about each...

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 Read reviewThe Spinoza Problem: A Novel

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

Irvin D. Yalom

When Alfred Rosenberg is called into his headmaster's office for anti-Semitic remarks he is forced, as punishment, to memorize selected passages from the autobiography of the German poet Goethe. Rosenberg is stunned to discover...

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What Dies In Summer

What Dies In Summer

Tom Wright

On the porch Biscuit finds a girl, bedraggled and speechless. It is his cousin, Lee Ann, who has come through the woods to find safety at the house where Biscuit lives with his grandma. As the novel unwinds, we discover the trauma...

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The Birds of the Air

The Birds of the Air

Alice Thomas Ellis

A new edition of one of Alice Thomas Ellis's sharpest comedies.

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The Woman Who Died a Lot

The Woman Who Died a Lot

Jasper Fforde

This is the new Thursday Next novel from Number One bestselling author Jasper Fforde, who has a cult following.

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 Read reviewSan Miguel

San Miguel

T. C. Boyle

The biggest novel yet from the master of American fiction, the New York Times bestselling author of The Women, T.C. Boyle. A New York Times Notable Book 2012.

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Safe Haven

Safe Haven

Nicholas Sparks

* The film tie-in edition of the bestelling novel by Nicholas Sparks * An epic love story from the bestselling author of The Last Song and The Notebook

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Harland's Half Acre

Harland’s Half Acre

David Malouf

A revised edition of this seminal Malouf novel, now with an Afterword from the author. Frank Harland's life is centred on his great artistic gift, his passionate love for his father and four brothers, and his desire to regain the...

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 Read reviewThe Red Book

The Red Book

Deborah Copaken Kogan

Clover, Addison, Mia and Jane were college roommates until their graduation in 1989. Now, 20 years later, their lives are in free fall. The four friends have kept up with one another via the red book, a class report published...

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 Read reviewLost Voices

Lost Voices

Christopher Koch

Twice winner of the Miles Franklin Award, Christopher Koch returns with a remarkable novel of gripping narrative power. Young Hugh Dixon believes he can save his father from ruin if he asks his estranged great - uncle Walter - a...

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 Read reviewThe Oldest Song in the World

The Oldest Song in the World

Sue Woolfe

Kate, a lonely city woman and reluctant student, is asked by her teachers to travel to the middle of the Australian desert to record a dying Aboriginal woman singing an ancient song. She accepts because she believes that she might...

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 Read reviewThe Chemistry of Tears

The Chemistry of Tears

Peter Carey

The long affair had been kept secret from their colleagues at London's Swinburne Museum and now she must grieve in private. Or almost. In an act of compassion, the head of her department gives Catherine a very particular...

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Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Karen Russell

From the author of the instant New York Times -bestseller Swamplandia! (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), a dazzling new collection of stories that showcases Russell's gifts at their inimitable best.

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Jack of Diamonds

Jack of Diamonds

Bryce Courtenay

Bryce Courtenay's new - and final - book is also available as an eBook. If poker was an addiction then music was an overwhelming obsession; one could never replace the other in my life. During the Great Depression there was little...

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Lionel Asbo: State of England

Lionel Asbo: State of England

Martin Amis

Lionel Asbo - a violent but not very successful young criminal - is going about his morning duties in a London prison when he learns that he has just won GBP139,999,999.50 on the National Lottery. This is not necessarily good news...

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 Read reviewTwo Brothers

Two Brothers

Ben Elton

Berlin 1920. Two babies are born. Two brothers. United and indivisible, sharing everything. Twins in all but blood. As Germany marches into its Nazi Armageddon, the ties of family, friendship and love are tested to the very limits...

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 Read reviewDeep South: Stories from Tasmania

Deep South: Stories from Tasmania

Ralph Crane, Danielle Wood

Brings together the finest stories about Tasmania, includes works by notable early Australian writers, such as Marcus Clarke and Tasma; internationally renowned practitioners, like Hal Porter, Carmel Bird and Nicholas Shakespeare;...

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Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Michelle Paver

A terrifying 1930s ghost story set in the haunting wilderness of the far north.

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Two Pints

Two Pints

Roddy Doyle

Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss. They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids' pets, their football teams and - this being Ireland in 2011-12 - about the...

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 Read reviewAutumn Laing

Autumn Laing

Alex Miller

Autumn Laing has long outlived the legendary circle of artists she cultivated in the 1930s. Now 'old and skeleton gaunt', she reflects on her tumultuous relationship with the abundantly talented Pat Donlon and the effect it had on...

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 Read reviewThe Rest is Weight

The Rest is Weight

Jennifer Mills

The award-winning stories in The Rest is Weight reflect Mills' years in Central Australia, as well as her travels to Mexico, Russia and China. The collection displays a confident diversity of narrative voices and a brevity in...

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The Great Leader: A Faux Mystery

The Great Leader: A Faux Mystery

Jim Harrison

Rapturously received by critics and enthusiastically embraced by readers, The Great Leader is an enthralling, blackly comic take on the detective story that follows a retired detective in hilarious and bold pursuit of a sinister...

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Life Goes On

Life Goes On

Hans Keilson

Published when the author was just 23, an autobiographical novel that paints a dark portrait of Germany between the world wars. It tells the story of Max Seldersen--a Jewish textile merchant modeled on Keilson's father--and the...

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 Read reviewThe Snow Child

The Snow Child

Eowyn Ivey

Alaska, the 1920s. Jack and Mabel have staked everything on a fresh start in a remote homestead, but the wilderness is a stark place, and Mabel is haunted by the baby she lost many years before. When a little girl appears...

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In the Kingdom of Men

In the Kingdom of Men

Kim Barnes

Raised by her grandfather, a strict Methodist minister, in a two-room shack, Gin McPhee never imagined she'd have a husband she loved and a houseboy making her breakfast. When Mason takes a job at the Arabian American Oil company...

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The Younger Man

The Younger Man

Zoe Foster

When Abby enjoys a memorable night with a delicious 22-year-old, she easily waves him out of her life the next morning. She doesn't have time for these sorts of distractions. And he's only 22, after all! A child. But the charming...

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The Vanishers

The Vanishers

Heidi Julavits

From the acclaimed novelist and editor of The Believer comes a wildly imaginative and emotionally intense novel about mothers, daughters, and the psychic damage women can inflict on one another.

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 Read reviewDrowned

Drowned

Therese Bohman, Marlaine Delargy

Set in the idyllic countryside during a short-lived Swedish summer, this novel creates an atmosphere of foreboding when a single young woman visits her older sister, who is married to a writer as charismatic as he is violent.

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Destiny

Destiny

Louise Bagshawe

Glamour, ambition, love and sex. It's all here in the page-turning bestsellers by Louise Bagshawe

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 Read reviewThe Invisible Circus

The Invisible Circus

Jennifer Egan

From the bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Visit From the Goon Squad.

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 Read reviewAlif the Unseen

Alif the Unseen

G. Willow Wilson

'Driven by a hot ionic charge between higher math and Arabian myth, G. Willow Wilson conjures up a tale of literary enchantment, political change, and religious mystery.

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Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Patrick White, Peter Craven

Originally published in 1939, Happy Valley is set in a small country town in the Snowy Mountains. Based on Patrick White's own experiences in the early 1930s as a jackaroo at Bolaro, near Adaminaby in south-eastern New South...

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 Read reviewSuddenly, a Knock on the Door

Suddenly, a Knock on the Door

Etgar Keret

A man barges into a writer's house and, holding a gun to his head, demands that he tell him a story, something to take him away from real world. A pathological liar discovers one day that the lies he tells come true. A young woman...

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 Read reviewThe Hunger Angel

The Hunger Angel

Herta Muller, Peter Boehm

The new novel from the Nobel Prize winner, author of The Land of Green Plums, a brutal, brilliant story of survival and testimony from a young Romanian-German deported to the Soviet Gulag at the end of the Second World War.

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The Sound of Things Falling

The Sound of Things Falling

Juan Gabriel Vasquez

Originally published in Spain 2011 by Alfaguara (Santillana Ediciones Generales) as El ruido de las cosas al caer.

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 Read reviewThe Guilty One

The Guilty One

Lisa Ballantyne

A little boy is found dead in a children's playground. Daniel Hunter has spent years defending lost causes. But his life changes when he is introduced to Sebastian, an 11-year-old accused of murder. As he plunges into the muddy...

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 Read reviewHome

Home

Toni Morrison

Written by the author of Beloved , this novel reveals an apparently defeated man finding his manhood - and, finally, his home.

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Dare Me

Dare Me

Megan E. Abbott

Written by the author of The End of Everything , this novel is about the allure of adulthood and the dark heart of adolescence: the fierce bonds between girls, their bitter rivalries, and their power to transform one another.

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Sunscreen and Lipstick

Sunscreen and Lipstick

Liz Byrski

Stories about women in time for Christmas and the summer holidays. From the mad excitement of first love to the grief of losing a parent, this is a summer collection about mums, daughters, wives and girlfriends from some of...

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 Special priceThe Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel

The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel

Stephen King

For readers coming to the epic bestselling Dark Tower series for the first time - and for its legion of dedicated fans - a fabulous new book about Roland's first quest and a perfect introduction to the series.

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Bright's Passage

Bright’s Passage

Josh Ritter

Henry Bright has newly returned to West Virginia from the battlefields of the First World War. Grief-struck by the death of his young wife and unsure of how to care for the infant son she left behind, Bright is soon confronted by...

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An Unexpected Guest

An Unexpected Guest

Anne Korkeakivi

Like Virginia Woolf did in Mrs. Dalloway, Korkeakivi brilliantly weaves the complexities of an age into an act as deceptively simple as hosting a dinner party.

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The Patchwork Marriage

The Patchwork Marriage

Jane Green

When Andi married Ethan she not only got the man she loved but also the chance to be a mother, to his daughters Emily and Sophia. Unable to have a child of her own, Andi saw this opportunity at motherhood as a precious gift. If...

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Into the Darkest Corner

Into the Darkest Corner

Elizabeth Haynes

Catherine has been enjoying the single life for long enough to know a good catch when she sees one. Gorgeous, charismatic and spontaneous -- Lee seems almost too good to be true. And her friends clearly agree, as each in turn...

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When the Devil Drives

When the Devil Drives

Christopher Brookmyre

The much anticipated follow up to Where the Bodies are Buried - the hugely successful new crime series from Chris Brookmyre

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The Daylight Gate

The Daylight Gate

Jeanette Winterson

Good Friday, 1612. Pendle Hill, Lancashire. A mysterious gathering of thirteen people is interrupted by local magistrate, Roger Nowell. Is this a witches' Sabbat? Two notorious Lancashire witches are already in Lancaster Castle...

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 Read reviewSkagboys

Skagboys

Irvine Welsh

Mark Renton has it all: he's good-looking, young, with a pretty girlfriend and a place at university. Thatcher's government is destroying working-class communities across Britain. When his family starts to fracture, Mark's life...

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 Read reviewSecrets of the Tides

Secrets of the Tides

Hannah Richell

A stunning debut novel: a dramatic family saga with a dark thread of suspense lurking at its heart.

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This is Life

This is Life

Dan Rhodes

Amelie meets Knocked Up in a comic tour-de-force

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Jane Austen: Blood Persuasion: A Novel

Jane Austen: Blood Persuasion: A Novel

Janet Mullany

It is 1810, and just as Jane Austen is penning her greatest masterpieces, old Undead friends become new neighbors and raise hell in her tranquil village. The Damned are out of favor and have been banished from polite society just...

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 Special priceThe Late Walter Benjamin

The Late Walter Benjamin

John Schad

Explores the life and thought of Walter Benjamin, imaginatively examining its implications in the political context of a post-War London estate. This title explores the emergence of Benjamin's thinking from a politicised Jewish...

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Habits of the House

Habits of the House

Fay Weldon

A pitch-perfect story of life above and below stairs and an elegy to the last days of aristocracy and Empire.

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Truth Like the Sun

Truth Like the Sun

Jim Lynch

From the Richard & Judy-picked, internationally bestselling author of The Highest Tide comes a hugely entertaining political novel set in Seattle in the 1960s and the present day

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The Cove

The Cove

Ron Rash

Living deep within a cove in the Appalachians of North Carolina during World War I, Laurel Shelton finally finds the happiness she deserves in Walter, a mysterious stranger who's mute, but their love can't protect them from a...

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Dark Diversions: A Traveller's Tale

Dark Diversions: A Traveller’s Tale

John Ralston Saul

In this black comedy, Saul's narrator takes readers from New York to Paris to Morocco to Haiti in the 1980s and 1990s. But as he becomes further enmeshed in these worlds, his outsider status grows more ambiguous: Is he a...

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Talulla Rising

Talulla Rising

Glen Duncan

Duncan's riveting sequel to The Last Werewolf, featuring sublime heroine Talulla Demetriou, who must battle WOCOP, religious fanatics, and the oldest living vampire.

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The Third Reich

The Third Reich

Roberto Bolano, Natasha Wimmer

Written in 1989 and found among Bolano's papers after his death, The Third Reich is a stunning exploration of memory and violence. This visceral novel shows a world-class writer coming into his own--and exploring for the first...

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Albert of Adelaide

Albert of Adelaide

Howard L. Anderson

ALBERT OF ADELAIDE follows the story of a duck-billed platypus who escapes from Australia's Adelaide Zoo and embarks on a journey through the outback in search of 'Old Australia,' a land of liberty, promise and peace.

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 Read reviewLet the Old Dreams Die

Let the Old Dreams Die

John Ajvide Lindqvist

A new collection of short stories from the Swedish master of the macabre, featuring a brief sequel to Let the Right One In . Customs officer Tina can smell a smuggler's guilt. Josef has a close encounter with Death-and discovers...

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Galore

Galore

Michael Crummey

After a whale beaches itself on the shore of the remote coastal town of Paradise Deep, the last thing any of the townspeople expect to find inside it is a man, remarkably alive. The discovery of this mysterious person, soon...

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It's Fine By Me

It’s Fine By Me

Per Petterson, Don Bartlett

On his first day of school, a teacher welcomes Audun to the class by asking him to describe his former life in the country. But there are stories about his family he would prefer to keep to himself. So he refuses to talk and...

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Marilyn's Last Sessions

Marilyn’s Last Sessions

Michel Schneider, Will Hobson

This prize-winning novel about Marilyn Monroe's last days blends psychoanalysis and film noir in a riveting tragedy

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Miles Off Course

Miles Off Course

Sulari Gentill

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

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 Read reviewThe Engagement

The Engagement

Chloe Hooper

From the author of the highly acclaimed A Child's Book of True Crime comes a dazzling, intense, and erotic second novel set in an isolated mansion in the country. Liese has an engagement for the weekend: to stay with Alexander,...

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What Remains

What Remains

Denise Leith

'Before you fall in love, or find a dear friend, you should know: this is the day I will meet someone whose memory will touch my heart and change my world forever.

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 Read reviewTriburbia

Triburbia

Karl Taro Greenfeld

Bold, brave and darkly funny, Triburbia explores the experience of fatherhood in the modern world.

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Lightning Rods

Lightning Rods

Helen de Witt

The long-awaited second novel by the author of arguably the most exciting debut novel of the decade: The Last Samurai. (Sam Anderson, New York).

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 Read reviewLost Voices

Lost Voices

Christopher Koch

Twice winner of the Miles Franklin Award, Christopher Koch returns with a remarkable novel of gripping narrative power. Young Hugh Dixon believes he can save his father from ruin if he asks his estranged great - uncle Walter - a...

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Liar Bird

Liar Bird

Lisa Walker

PR whizz Cassandra Daley isn't afraid of using all the dirty tricks of the trade to spin a story her way. A glamorous city-slicker, she has never given much thought to wildlife until she humiliatingly loses a PR war with a...

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Closer to Stone

Closer to Stone

Simon Cleary

See the dots, boy. Can you see them? They're not even towns, most of them. They're settlements, handfuls of human beings huddled together in the sand. Know this about your brother: he went out into that desert and he did not come...

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 Read reviewBlasphemy: New and Selected Stories

Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories

Sherman Alexie

A bold and irreverent observer of life among Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, the daring, versatile, funny, and outrageous Alexie showcases all his talents in his newest collection, Blasphemy, where he unites fifteen...

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 Read reviewForecast: Turbulence

Forecast: Turbulence

Janette Turner Hospital

FORECAST TURBULENCE is a breathtaking and exquisitely lyrical collection of nine short stories and one memoir piece from internationally acclaimed Australian author Janette Turner Hospital. Featuring a compelling and enigmatic...

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Various Positions

Various Positions

Martha Schabas

In Martha Schabas's extraordinary debut novel we encounter the beauty and brutality of professional dancing. Trapped between the confusing world of her friends and her dysfunctional family, Georgia is only at ease when dancing....

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The Confidant

The Confidant

Helene Gremillon, Alison Anderson

Sifting through letters of condolence after her mother's death, Camille discovers a strange missive. Alternating Camille's story with a series of mysterious letters, Gremillon transports us to Paris, 1939 to tell a powerful story...

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Silver: Return to Treasure Island

Andrew Motion

July, 1802. In the marshy eastern reaches of the Thames lies the Hispaniola, an inn kept by Jim Hawkins and his son. Young Jim spends his days roaming the mist-shrouded estuaries, running errands for his father and listening to...

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Luminarium

Luminarium

Alex Shakar

Winner of the Los AngelesTimes Book Prize for Fiction.A Washington Post notable book of the year, a New York Times editor's choice, named a best book of the year by Publishers Weekly, Booklist, the Austin Chronicle, ...

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Puppy Love

Puppy Love

Frauke Scheunemann, Shelley Frisch

THE IRRESISTIBLE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: A STORY OF LOVE, LIFE, AND THE BEST FRIEND A GIRL COULD EVER HAVE...

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No Sex in the City

No Sex in the City

Randa Abdel-Fattah

Twenty-eight-year old Esma has a Masters in human resources management, her own investment property, is well-travelled, has excellent taste in music, watches the ABC news, has The Guardian saved as an application on her iPhone,...

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The Ship

Stefan Mani

In treacherous weather the merchant vessel Per Se is about to cast off from its Icelandic port, bound for Suriname, far across the other side of the world. Each of the nine crew members carries his own secret -and some have blood...

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Memory Of Salt

Alis father is a Turkish circus musician performing in Kabul when Alis mother, a young pediatrician from Melbourne, meets him in a bar. He plays the trumpet, the saz, the flute, hears voices that urge him to violence, sees angels...

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The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

Jonas Jonasson

On his one-hundredth birthday Allan Karlsson makes his escape from the old people's home and embarks on an unlikely and momentous adventure. The international bestselling phenomenon by Swedish sensation Jonas Jonasson.

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Dirt

David Vann

The year is 1985 and twenty-two-year-old Galen lives with his emotionally dependent mother in a secluded old house with a walnut orchard in a suburb of Sacramento, California. He yearns for transformation. But he's powerless to...

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This isn't the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You

This isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You

Jon McGregor

Tender, sad, funny, and riveting, this is an astonishing collection of work by one of Britain's finest contemporary writers

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We the Animals

We the Animals

Justin Torres

A spellbinding debut novel - luminous, lyrical but muscular prose about the fierce passions and hurts of familial love.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Cat's Table

The Cat’s Table

Michael Ondaatje

In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a huge liner bound for England - a 'castle that was to cross the sea'. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the Mediterranean, the boys...

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Northern Girls: Life Goes on

Northern Girls: Life Goes on

Sheng Keyi

Qian Xiaohong is born into a sleepy Hunan village, where the new China rush towards development is a mere distant rumour. A buxom, naive sixteen-year-old, she yearns to leave behind hometown scandal, and joins the mass migration...

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The Chaperone

The Chaperone

Laura Moriarty

A captivating novel about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in 1922, and the summer that would change them both.

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