Fiction 2015

The Marble Collector

The Marble Collector

Cecelia Ahern

A forgotten childhood. A discovered life.

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A Window Opens: A Novel

A Window Opens: A Novel

Elisabeth Egan

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Number 11: Or Tales That Witness Madness

Number 11: Or Tales That Witness Madness

Jonathan Coe

Shows hundreds of tiny connections between the public and private worlds and how they affect us all. This book is about the legacy of war and the end of innocence. It's about how comedy and politics are battling it out and comedy...

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A Wild Swan: And Other Tales

A Wild Swan: And Other Tales

Michael Cunningham, Yuko Shimizu

Here are the moments that our fairy tales forgot or deliberately concealed, reimagined by one of the most gifted storytellers of his generation, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of The Hours, and exquisitely illustrated by Yuko...

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Ugly Girls

Ugly Girls

Lindsay Hunter

Perry and Baby Girl are best friends, though you wouldn't know it if you met them. Their friendship is woven from the threads of never-ending dares and power struggles, their loyalty fierce but incredibly fraught. They spend their...

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Sweetness #9: A Novel

Sweetness #9: A Novel

Stephan Eirik Clark

Fast Food Nation meets The Corrections in the brilliant literary debut T.C. Boyle calls 'funny and moving.'

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In the Dark

In the Dark

Mai Jia

Hidden deep in the mountains, the recruits at 'Unit 701', China's secret services, operate in a dark, shadowy world. There is the 'wind-listener', a blind surveillance officer who can hear sounds from miles away, the beautiful,...

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Beautiful You

Beautiful You

Chuck Palahniuk

Penny Harrigan is a low level associate in a big Manhattan law firm with an apartment in Queens and no love life at all. So it comes as a great shock when she finds herself invited to dinner by one C Linus Maxwell, aka...

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Unmarry Me

Unmarry Me

Nicki Reed

Ruby tells Mark she wants a divorce. It'll be a fake separation, a protest against marriage inequality. As soon as her sister Peta can marry her girlfriend, BJ, they'll get married again. 'Will we still be able to see each...

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Sherlock

Sherlock

Otto Penzler

An anthology of stories inspired by the greatest detective of all time: Sherlock Holmes.

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Lifted by the Great Nothing

Lifted by the Great Nothing

Karim Dimechkie

Lauded by Philipp Meyer, Kevin Powers, and Jim Crace, the debut novel from Michener fellow Karim Dimechkie--about a Lebanese-American coming of age under a loving roof and a devastating lie.

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The Enchanted Island

The Enchanted Island

Ellie O'Neill

Praise for Reluctantly Charmed 'A sweet, whimsical, quintessentially Irish novel guaranteed to add a little magic to your day!' Liane Moriarty When Maeve O'Brien's boss sends her to a dreary old island to finalise some paperwork,...

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The Lake House

The Lake House

Kate Morton

Living on her family s idyllic lakeside estate in Cornwall, England, Alice Edevane is a bright, inquisitive, innocent, and precociously talented sixteen-year-old who loves to write stories. But the mysteries she pens are no match...

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Strays

Strays

Emily Bitto

On her first day at a new school, Lily befriends one of the daughters of infamous avant - garde painter Evan Trentham. He and his wife are trying to escape the stifling conservatism of 1930s Australia by inviting other like -...

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The Eye of the Sheep

Sofie Laguna

Winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2015.

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 Special priceCity on Fire

City on Fire

Garth Risk Hallberg

It's New Year's Eve, 1976, and New York is a city on the verge. As midnight approaches, a blizzard sets in - and an unmistakable sound rings out across Central Park. Gunshots. Two of them. The search for the shooter will bring...

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The Violinist of Venice

The Violinist of Venice

Alyssa Palombo

A sweeping historical novel of composer and priest Antonio Vivaldi, a secret wealthy mistress, and their passion for music and each other.

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When There's Nowhere Else to Run

When There’s Nowhere Else to Run

Murray Middleton

A survivor of Victoria's Black Saturday bushfires takes asylum with old friends in the Dandenong Ranges. An editor-in-chief drives his sister halfway around the country to an east-coast rehabilitation clinic. A single mother flies...

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A Few Days In The Country & Other Stories

A Few Days In The Country & Other Stories

Elizabeth Harrower

Essential reading for Harrower fans, these collected stories range from caustic satires to gentler explorations of friendship.

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Fifteen Dogs

Fifteen Dogs

Andre Alexis

An utterly convincing and moving look at the beauty and perils of consciousness.

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 Read reviewThe Natural Way of Things

The Natural Way of Things

Charlotte Wood

The Natural Way of Things is a fascinating and brilliant addition to Charlotte Wood's acclaimed fiction, thematically and stylistically quite a departure for her, but every inch as gripping, insightful and emotionally engaging as...

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The Story of the Lost Child: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 4

The Story of the Lost Child: The Neapolitan Novels, Book 4

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

The Story of the Lost Child is the long-awaited fourth volume in the Neapolitan Novels. The quartet traces the friendship between Elena and Lila, from their childhood in a poor neighbourhood in Naples, to their thirties, when...

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Fortune Smiles: Stories

Fortune Smiles: Stories

Adam Johnson

In post-Katrina Louisiana, a young man and his new girlfriend search for the mother of his son. In California, a computer-programmer whose wife has a rare disease finds solace in a digital copy of the recently assassinated...

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 Special priceThe Hollow of the Hand

The Hollow of the Hand

P. J. Harvey, Seamus Murphy

The debut book by artist and writer PJ Harvey, in collaboration with film-maker and photographer Seamus Murphy, emerges as a one-of-a-kind collection of poetry and images.

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 Read reviewPurity

Purity

Jonathan Franzen

A magnum opus for our morally complex times from the author of Freedom and The Corrections.

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 Special price Read reviewSix Bedrooms

Six Bedrooms

Tegan Bennett Daylight

Coming of age in the nineteen-eighties: hot afternoons on school ovals, the terrifying promise of losing your virginity. Sneaking booze from your mother's pantry, your first Mardi Gras parade, the painful sophistication and...

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 Read reviewThe Diver's Clothes Lie Empty

The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty

Vendela Vida

Told with vibrant, lush detail and a wicked sense of humor, The Diver's Clothes Lie Empty is part literary mystery, part psychological thriller - an unforgettable novel that explores free will, power, and a woman's right to choose...

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Beauty is a Wound

Beauty is a Wound

Eka Kurniawan

The English-language debut of Indonesia's rising star.

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Welcome to Orphancorp

Welcome to Orphancorp

Marlee Jane Ward

A sharp-edged semi-futuristic riff about a rebellious teenager's last week at an industrial orphanage.

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 Read reviewFever Of Animals

Fever Of Animals

Miles Allinson

With the inheritance he received upon his father's death, Miles has come to Europe on the trail of the Romanian surrealist, who disappeared into a forest in 1967. But in trying to unravel the mystery of Bafdescu's secret life,...

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 Read reviewMy Brilliant Friend: The Neapolitan Novels, Book One

My Brilliant Friend: The Neapolitan Novels, Book One

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

My Brilliant Friend is a ravishing, wonderfully written novel about a friendship that lasts a lifetime.  The story of Elena and Lila begins in a poor but vibrant neighbourhood on the outskirts of Naples. The two...

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The Other Side of the World

The Other Side of the World

Stephanie Bishop

The winner of the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2015. An unforgettable story of a woman struggling with motherhood, and her husband's attempt to create a new life for them in Australia.

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 Read reviewHot Little Hands

Hot Little Hands

Abigail Ulman

This exceptional collection of stories is about young women of different ages, from their early teens to their late twenties, coming to terms with what it means to desire, and be desired, with funny, surprising and sometimes...

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The Story of a New Name: The Neapolitan Novels, Book Two

The Story of a New Name: The Neapolitan Novels, Book Two

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

The sequel to My Brilliant Friend, The Story of a New Name continues the enthralling chronicle of a friendship that is obsessive, loving, complicated, hurtful, enduring and constantly startling. It is an...

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 Special pricePreparation for the Next Life

Preparation for the Next Life

Atticus Lish

A gut-wrenching love story between an illegal migrant from the Uyghur tribe in Asia and a damaged Iraq veteran set in the underbelly of New York.

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The Burning Elephant

The Burning Elephant

Christopher Raja

The Burning Elephant is set in Kolkata before and after the assassination of Indira Gandhi, which led to widespread violence against India's Sikh population. The novel is told from the point of view of a young boy Govinda, whose...

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The Mark and the Void

The Mark and the Void

Paul Murray

While marooned at his banking job in the bewilderingly damp and insular realm known as Ireland, Claude Martingale is approached by a down-on-his-luck author, Paul, looking for his next great subject. Claude finds that his life...

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 Read reviewGhost River

Ghost River

Tony Birch

The river is a place of history and secrets. For Ren and Sonny, two unlikely friends, it's a place of freedom and adventure. For a group of storytelling vagrants, it's a refuge. And for the isolated daughter of a cult reverend,...

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Single, Carefree, Mellow

Single, Carefree, Mellow

Katherine Heiny

Revisiting Maya in several stories, chronicling her various states of love, this is a collection about how we are unfaithful to each other, both wilfully and unwittingly. Populated with unwelcome house guests, disastrous birthday...

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 Read reviewA Man Made Entirely of Bats

A Man Made Entirely of Bats

Patrick Lenton, Daniel Lethlean Higson

A Man Made Entirely of Bats is a collection of short stories and flash fiction by one of Australia's newest voices. Comedic and absurd, these stories are an entertaining exploration of the concept of super heroes and of the super...

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The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Neel Mukherjee

Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, all he leaves behind before disappearing is a note....

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Redeployment

Redeployment

Phil Klay

How do you comfort a man who has just lost his best friend? How does it feel to see fear in your wife's eyes? How does it feel to come home? This book takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq, asking us to understand...

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 Read reviewAlmost Sincerely

Almost Sincerely

Zoe Norton Lodge

When Zoe Norton Lodge was growing up in Annandale in the eighties and nineties, the self - proclaimed Heartland of the Inner West was a heady brew of somewhat maladjusted and genuinely unsettling residents. But Annandale was...

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Only Ever Yours

Only Ever Yours

Louise O'Neill

The Handmaid's Tale meets Mean Girls in the award-winning, critically acclaimed debut.

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In the Unlikely Event

In the Unlikely Event

Judy Blume

A beautifully drawn, deeply moving, unforgettable novel from one of the world's most beloved and bestselling authors.

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 Special priceSweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay

Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay

William Boyd

From the internationally bestselling author of Restless and Any Human Heart comes a novel of one photographer's extraordinary career--a tale of love and war in the twentieth century.

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Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde

Jane Rawson

Lives turned upside down by a bureaucratic error in this Kafkaesque work of neo-absurdism.

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Elizabeth is Missing

Elizabeth is Missing

Emma Healey

Meet Maud. Maud is forgetful. She makes a cup of tea and doesn't remember to drink it. She goes to the shops and forgets why she went. Sometimes her home is unrecognizable - or her daughter Helen seems a total stranger. But...

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The End of Seeing

The End of Seeing

Christy Collins

Determined to discover the truth about the disappearance of her partner, Nick, Ana sets out to re-trace the route he took as a photojournalist on the other side of the world - a journey that saw him presumed dead, on a ship...

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 Special priceEarly Warning

Early Warning

Jane Smiley

The second novel in the dazzling Last Hundred Years trilogy, from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

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 Read reviewThe Ash Burner

The Ash Burner

Kari Gislason

Growing up with his father in a small coastal town, all Ted knows about his mother is that she died when he was a boy. His father has brought them halfway across the world to start anew, but her absence defines and haunts their...

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Too Many Men

Too Many Men

Lily Brett

As the child of survivors of the Holocaust, Ruth Rothwax is obsessed with returning to Poland with her father, but doesn't understand her need to make the journey. Although she wants to make sense of her family's past, there's...

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A Cure For Suicide

A Cure For Suicide

Jesse Ball

From the acclaimed author of Silence Once Begun comes a beguiling new novel about a man starting over at the most basic level, and the strange woman who insinuates herself into his life and memory.A man and a...

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 Read reviewBlack Rock White City

Black Rock White City

A.S. Patric

Intensely human, yet majestic in its moral vision, Black Rock White City is an essential story of Australia's suburbs now, of displacement and immediate threat, and the unexpected responses of two refugees as...

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Haifa Fragments

Haifa Fragments

Khulud Khamis

Raised a Christian, in a relationship was a Muslim man and enamoured with a Palestinian woman from the Occupied Territories, Maisoon must decide her own path.

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 Read reviewGoodbye Sweetheart

Goodbye Sweetheart

Marion Halligan

From the author of Valley of Grace comes a powerful novel of love, the desire for understanding, and the inevitable messiness of life.

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 Read reviewAn Astronaut's Life

An Astronaut’s Life

Sonja Dechian

It's a good father-daughter moment for them. When they finally spot Venus through the telescope, they share a similar sense of looking at something larger than their lives. It's a whole different planet, and when it fills the...

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 Special priceSalt Creek

Salt Creek

Lucy Treloar

A stunning debut novel from the regional winner of the 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

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In the Quiet

In the Quiet

Eliza Henry-Jones

A moving, sweet and uplifting novel of love, grief and the heartache of letting go, from a wonderful new Australian author. Cate Carlton has recently died, yet she is able to linger on, watching her three young children and her...

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 Read reviewLeap

Leap

Myfanwy Jones

A few weeks after finishing their final exams high school sweethearts have an argument at a party. Joe wants to go - Jen begs him to stay. They fight in the corridor, following their usual script, and then he walks out and leaves...

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 Read reviewClade

Clade

James Bradley

Adam is in Antarctica, marking the passage of the solstice. Across the globe, his wife Ellie is waiting for the results of her IVF treatment. So begins the story of one family in a changing world, where the apocalyptic mingles...

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The Year of the Runaways

The Year of the Runaways

Sunjeev Sahota

With all the humanity of A Fine Balance, the sweep of A Suitable Boy, the atmosphere of Maps for Young Lovers and the freshness of Brick Lane, this is a novel about England and India from a staggering young talent.

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The World Without Us

The World Without Us

Mireille Juchau

Told from the perspective of six, interconnected characters, The World Without Us is a tale of love in all its forms, a mystery and an elegy for a denatured landscape. It is about the ways we become lost to ourselves, and the...

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 Read reviewPeripheral Vision

Peripheral Vision

Paddy O'Reilly

A teenager on the tram meets an old man claiming to be Jesus Christ. Six young women band together on a night prowl. A Filipino immigrant clashes with his eldest sister, who has brought him to Australia for a better life. And in a...

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 Read reviewThe Life of Houses

The Life of Houses

Lisa Gorton

The Life of Houses is the new novel by the acclaimed poet Lisa Gorton, whose first book of poetry, Press Release, won the Victorian Premier's Award for Poetry, and whose second collection, Hotel Hyperion, was...

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 Read reviewIn Certain Circles

In Certain Circles

Elizabeth Harrower

Internationally acclaimed novel by the award-winning author of The Watch Tower. Now available for the first time in paperback.

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 Read reviewCaptive Prince

Captive Prince

C. S. Pacat

Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos, but when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a...

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Dept. of Speculation

Dept. of Speculation

Jenny Offill

The second novel from an LA Times First Fiction Prize finalist, Dept. of Speculation is an annihilating, electrifying account of marriage and motherhood, love and madness

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 Read reviewLast Day in the Dynamite Factory

Last Day in the Dynamite Factory

Annah Faulkner

Knowledge has the power to break your heart - or to mend it.

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Big Little Lies

Big Little Lies

Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty's latest New York Times no.1 bestseller following The Husband's Secret.

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The Girl With the Dogs: Penguin Special

The Girl With the Dogs: Penguin Special

Anna Funder

The Girl with the Dogs is a poignantly beautiful novella about what's really precious in life, from Miles Franklin Award-winning Anna Funder, author of All That I Am

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Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian

Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian

E. L. James

Christian Grey exercises control in all things; his world is neat, disciplined, and utterly empty - until the day that Anastasia Steele falls into his office, in a tangle of shapely limbs and tumbling brown hair. He tries to...

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 Read reviewArchipelago of Souls

Archipelago of Souls

Gregory Day

In the aftermath of the Second World War, an Australian soldier, Wesley Cress, a hero of the underground resistance on German-occupied Crete, seeks solace and comfort on King Island, in the mouth of Bass Strait, in the Roaring...

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 Read reviewDietland

Dietland

Sarai Walker

A fresh and provocative debut novel about a reclusive young woman saving up for weight loss surgery when she gets drawn into a shadowy feminist guerilla group called Jennifer --equal parts Bridget Jones's Diary and Fight Club

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Paris Nocturne

Paris Nocturne

Patrick Modiano, Phoebe Weston-Evans

An accident, a vanishing, a memory gap, a strange dream: a classic noir work of fiction by Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano

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 Read reviewOnly The Animals

Only The Animals

Ceridwen Dovey

Perhaps only the animals can tell us what it is to be human. a trench on the Western Front a cat recalls her owner Colette's theatrical antics in Paris. In Nazi Germany a dog seeks enlightenment. A Russian tortoise once owned by...

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Quicksand

Steve Toltz

Dazzling, hilarious, disturbing and utterly unforgettable new novel from the author of the Man Booker-shortlisted A Fraction of the Whole.

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 Read reviewKitchens of the Great Midwest

Kitchens of the Great Midwest

J. Ryan Stradal

Joyful, quirky and heartwarming, this is the story of a girl who becomes a world-famous chef, told by those who love her, envy her and never forget her.

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Prince's Gambit: Book Two Of The Captive Prince Trilogy

Prince’s Gambit: Book Two Of The Captive Prince Trilogy

C. S. Pacat

Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos, but when his half-brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a...

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 Read reviewThose Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

Since the publication of the acclaimed My Brilliant Friend and The Story of A New Name, Elena Ferrante's reputation has grown enormously. Her novels about the friendship between Lila and Elena, about the...

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A Spool of Blue Thread

A Spool of Blue Thread

Anne Tyler

'It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon...' This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as...

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 Read reviewSome Luck

Some Luck

Jane Smiley

The first novel in a dazzling new epic trilogy from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize; a literary adventure that will span a century in America.

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Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell

Susanna Clarke

Enter the dazzling world of nineteenth century magicians fighting Napoleon's advancing army - and fighting between themselves

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 Read reviewNora Webster

Nora Webster

Colm Toibin

It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. She is fiercely intelligent, at times difficult and impatient, at...

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 Read reviewThe Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman

The Last Will and Testament of Henry Hoffman

John Tesarsch

When their reclusive father, Henry, shoots himself, the lives of three brilliant and unconventional siblings are upended. His daughter Eleanor finds a will: Henry has left his entire estate to a mystery woman. Hiding this from her...

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The Marriage of Opposites

The Marriage of Opposites

Alice Hoffman

The bestselling author of The Dovekeepers weaves the story of one of history's most captivating 'invisible' women: Rachel, mother of Camille Pissarro

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The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry

The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry

Robert Chandler, Irina Mashinski, Boris Dralyuk

Traces Russian poetry from its Golden Age to the modern era, including work by several great poets - Georgy Ivanov and Varlam Shalamov among them - in captivating modern translations by Robert Chandler and others. This volume also...

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Orient

Orient

Christopher Bollen

Suspenseful and haunting, Bollen's thrilling novel Orient is a provocative portrait of the American dream, in the vein of Lionel Shriver or AM Homes.

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The Sunlit Night

The Sunlit Night

Rebecca Dinerstein

Frances had read of a man who painted with only the colour yellow. He lived in the north of Norway. In the beautiful, barren landscape of the Far North, under the ever-present midnight sun, Frances and Yasha are surprised to find...

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 Read reviewMobile Library

Mobile Library

David Whitehouse

The breakout second novel from the award-winning author of Bed, for fans of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time and Little Miss Sunshine

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 Read reviewColorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

Haruki Murakami, Philip Gabriel

Tsukuru Tazaki had four best friends at school. By chance all of their names contained a colour. The two boys were called Akamatsu, meaning 'red pine', and Oumi, 'blue sea', while the girls' names were Shirane, 'white root', and...

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Love Hotel

Love Hotel

Jane Unrue

Love Hotel explores a heartbreaking and nightmarish world of unrelenting excess, impossible convergences, undeniable urges, and inexorable loss. Jane Unrue's writing, beautifully cunning and mysterious itself, twists...

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Something Special, Something Rare: Outstanding Short StoriesBy Australian Women

Something Special, Something Rare: Outstanding Short StoriesBy Australian Women

Black Inc. (Ed.), Various Authors

Something Special, Something Rare presents outstanding short fiction by Australia's finest female writers. These are tales of love, secrets, doubt and torment, the everyday and the extraordinary.A sleepy town...

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Em and the Big Hoom

Em and the Big Hoom

Jerry Pinto

In a tiny flat in Bombay Imelda Mendes - Em to her family - is by turns flamboyant, maniacally affectionate and cruelly candid. Her husband - Augustine, the 'Big Hoom' - and two children must endure her 'microweathers': swings...

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Ruby: Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2016

Ruby: Shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016

Cynthia Bond

The epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her, this beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction.

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The Country of Ice Cream Star

The Country of Ice Cream Star

Sandra Newman

In the ruins of a future America, fifteen-year-old Ice Cream Star and her people survive by scavenging in the detritus of an abandoned civilization. Theirs is a world of children - by the time they reach twenty, each of them will...

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Lost Boy & Other Stories

Lost Boy & Other Stories

Estelle Tang

This anthology edited by Estelle Tang is a collection of stories submitted to the annual Margaret River Short Story Competition. The competition continues to attract both emerging and established short story writers, some of who...

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Saint Monkey: A Novel

Saint Monkey: A Novel

Jacinda Townsend

Jacinda Townsend's remarkable first novel is a coming-of-age story made at once gripping and poignant by the wild energy of the Jazz Era and the stark realities of segregation. Marrying musical prose with lyric...

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Wolf, Wolf

Wolf, Wolf

Eben Venter

He presses the button to activate the screen of the CCTV system: two sharply pointed dog's ears. A wolfhound; except that a wolfhound can't reach that high. He keeps the button pressed in and peers at the blue-grey night scene of...

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The People in the Trees

The People in the Trees

Hanya Yanagihara

From the Man Booker-longlisted author of A Little Life comes 'a novel you will finish and immediately want to read again' (Sarah Waters).

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She's Having Her Baby

She’s Having Her Baby

Lauren Sams

Georgie Henderson doesn't want to have kids, but her best friend, Nina Doherty, has wanted to have a baby for as long as she can remember. Sadly, Nina's uterus refuses to cooperate. One drunken evening, Nina asks Georgie for the...

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The Lost Daughter,

The Lost Daughter,

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

Leda is a middle-aged, divorced mother devoted to her work as an English professor. After the departure of her grown-up daughters, she takes a holiday on the Italian coast. But after a few days things become unsettling; on the...

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The Seventh Day

The Seventh Day

Hua Yu

Originally published in China as Diqi tian by New Star Press, Beijing, in 2013 --Title page verso.

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 Read reviewFourth of July Creek

Fourth of July Creek

Smith Henderson

After trying to help Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, nearly feral eleven-year-old boy living in the Montana wilderness, social worker Pete Snow comes face-to-face with the boy's profoundly disturbed father, Jeremiah.

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Alice and the Fly

Alice and the Fly

James Rice

A spellbinding debut novel by an exceptional new young British talent.

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Aquarium

Aquarium

David Vann

Aged nine, Caitlin spends almost every afternoon at the local aquarium while her mother works overtime at her construction job. Caitlin's whole world is her school, her mother, and the fish at the aquarium. She has no friends at...

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The Four Books

The Four Books

Yan Lianke, Carlos Rojas

In charge of this process is the Child, who delights in draconian rules, monitoring behaviour and confiscating treasured books. The inmates - and hundreds of intellectuals just like them - must meet challenges set by the...

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 Read reviewThe Ghost Estate

The Ghost Estate

John Connell

One ordinary man's rise and fall through the boom and bust of contemporary Ireland, weaving past and present together in a beautiful and devastating journey.

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Touch

Touch

Claire North

The electrifying new thriller from the ingenious voice that brought you The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.

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Radiance of Tomorrow

Radiance of Tomorrow

Ishmael Beah

Now Beah, whom Dave Eggers has called arguably the most read African writer in contemporary literature, has returned with his first novel, an affecting, tender parable about post-war life in Sierra Leone. At the centre of Radiance...

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The Days of Abandonment

The Days of Abandonment

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

Rarely have the foundations upon which our ideas of motherhood and womanhood rest been so candidly questioned. This compelling novel tells the story of one woman's headlong descent into what she calls an ‘absence of sense'...

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 Read reviewThe Fishermen,

The Fishermen,

Chigozie Obioma

In this dazzling debut novel, four young brothers in a small Nigerian town encounter a madman, whose prophecy of violence threatens the core of their family

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Forever Young

Forever Young

Steven Carroll

The latest novel by acclaimed novelist Steven Carroll, winner of the Prime Minister's Award and the Miles Franklin Award. 'And is nostalgia not so much a longing for a place or a time, as a longing for youth...

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Coming Rain

Stephen Daisley

Set in 1950s rural Australia, a moving and profound examination of masculinity and the complex nature of male friendship.

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A God in Ruins

A God in Ruins

Kate Atkinson

Explores the possibility of infinite chances, as Ursula Todd lived through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. In this book, the author turns her focus on Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy - would-be...

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Villa America

Villa America

Liza Klaussmann

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Tigers in Red Weather, a gorgeous novel of the 1920s on the French Riviera, and an enthralling marriage.

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Prayers for the Stolen

Prayers for the Stolen

Jennifer Clement

On the mountainside in rural Mexico where Ladydi lives, being a girl is dangerous. Especially a pretty one. If the Narcos hear there is a pretty girl on the mountain, they steal her. So when the black SUVs roll into town, Ladydi...

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Mr Bones

Mr Bones

Paul Theroux

A family watches, horrified, as their patriarch transforms into the wise-cracking lead of an old-timey minstrel show. An art collector gleefully destroys his most valuable pieces. A young artist devotes himself to a wealthy,...

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