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 Read reviewThe Death of Vivek Oji

The Death of Vivek Oji

Akwaeke Emezi

They burned down the market on the day Vivek Oji died. One afternoon, a mother opens her front door to find the length of her son's body stretched out on the veranda, swaddled in akwete material, his head on her welcome mat.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Living Sea of Waking Dreams

The Living Sea of Waking Dreams

Richard Flanagan

An ember storm of a novel, this is Booker Prize-winning novelist Richard Flanagan at his most moving - and astonishing - best.     

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Blue in Chicago

Blue in Chicago

Bette Howland

The bittersweet, sharply observed stories in Blue in Chicago introduce British readers for the first time to Bette Howland, a forgotten great of twentieth-century American fiction, perfect for fans of Lucia Berlin, Lydia Davis and...

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 Special priceMantel Pieces

Mantel Pieces

Hilary Mantel

A stunning collection of essays and memoir from twice Booker Prize winner and international bestseller Hilary Mantel, author of the Wolf Hall Trilogy.    

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Max

Max

Alex Miller

An astonishing, moving tribute to Alex's friend, Max Blatt, that is at once a meditation on memory itself, on friendship and a reminder to the reader that history belongs to humanity.

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 Read reviewOnly Happiness Here

Only Happiness Here

Gabrielle Carey

Elizabeth von Arnim is one of the early 20th century's most famous - and forgotten -authors. Her novels were ahead of their time in their representation of women and their pursuit of happiness.

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Song of the Crocodile

Nardi Simpson

A captivating Australian saga from the winner of the 2018 black&write! fellowship.   

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 Read reviewEarthlings

Earthlings

Sayaka Murata, Ginny Tapley Takemori

Natsuki isn't like the other girls. She has a wand and a transformation mirror. She might be a witch, or an alien from another planet. Together with her cousin Yuu, Natsuki spends her summers in the wild mountains of Nagano,...

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 Read reviewThe Devil and the Dark Water

The Devil and the Dark Water

Stuart Turton

The extraordinary new novel from Stuart Turton, author of the bestselling The 71/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, winner of the Costa Best First Novel Award.

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 Read reviewThe Lying Life of Adults

The Lying Life of Adults

Elena Ferrante, Ann Goldstein

A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend.

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 Read reviewThe Mother Fault

The Mother Fault

Kate Mildenhall

Mim's husband is missing. No one knows where Ben is, but everyone wants to find him - especially The Department. And they should know, the all-seeing government body has fitted the entire population with a universal tracking chip...

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 Read reviewTranscendent Kingdom

Transcendent Kingdom

Yaa Gyasi

From the bestselling author of Homegoing comes a novel from the heart of contemporary America- a story of family love and addiction, of heartbreak and redemption.

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 Special price Read reviewThe Tolstoy Estate

The Tolstoy Estate

Steven Conte

Powerful, densely rich and deeply affecting, The Tolstoy Estate shows Steven Conte to be one of our finest writers.

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I'm Still Here

I’m Still Here

Austin Channing Brown

From a leading voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up as a Black woman in America.     

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A Question of Colour

A Question of Colour

Patricia Lees, Adam C Lees

A Question of Colour is a deeply moving and powerful testimony to the resilience of a young girl, her identity and her journey to belong.  

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Writers & Lovers

Writers & Lovers

Lily King

Funny and heartbreaking, Writers & Lovers is the bitingly clever story of Casey, a young writer who has lost her direction in life, until two men step into her world and offer her two very different futures...   ...

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 Read reviewThe Thursday Murder Club

The Thursday Murder Club

Richard Osman

A page-turning murder mystery in the tradition of Christie, and a joyful, laugh-out-loud celebration of modern Britishness and the power of friendship, The Thursday Murder Club is a true classic in the making.   

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English Pastoral

English Pastoral

James Rebanks

The moving story of how, in just three generations, an ancient way of life was lost - as witnessed from the fields of a small Lake District farm.    

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Summerwater

Summerwater

Sarah Moss

From the acclaimed author of Ghost Wall, Summerwater is a devastating story told over twenty-four hours in the Scottish highlands, and a searing exploration of our capacity for both kinship and cruelty in these divided...

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 Special priceThe Golden Maze

The Golden Maze

Richard Fidler

Beloved ABC broadcaster and bestselling author of Ghost Empire and Saga Land, Richard Fidler is back with a personally curated history of the magical city that is Prague.

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 Read reviewVesper Flights

Vesper Flights

Helen Macdonald

From the bestselling author of H is for Hawk comes Vesper Flights, a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.       

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 Read reviewShow Me Where it Hurts

Show Me Where it Hurts

Kylie Maslen

Personal essay meets pop-culture critique in this unflinchingly honest collection about chronic illness and misogyny in medicine, by Adelaide writer Kylie Maslen.      

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Sorrow and Bliss

Sorrow and Bliss

Meg Mason

Spiky, sharp, intriguingly dark and tender, full of pathos, fury and wit, Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason is a dazzling, distinctive novel from a boldly talented writer. For fans of Sally Rooney, Taffy Brodesser-Akner and...

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 Read reviewJillian

Jillian

Halle Butler

From the author of the The New Me, comes a subversive, hilarious portrait of two colleagues, each more like the other than they would care to admit.

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 Read reviewThe Yield

The Yield

Tara June Winch

The 2020 winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, Tara June Winch's The Yield is the story of a people and a culture dispossessed. But it is as much a celebration of what was and what endures, and a powerful...

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 Read reviewA Burning

A Burning

Megha Majumdar

For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise--to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies--and find their lives...

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The Transit of Venus

The Transit of Venus

Shirley Hazzard

The Transit of Venus is a 1980 novel written by Australian author Shirley Hazzard. It won the 1980 National Book Critics Circle Award.  

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Love After Love

Love After Love

Ingrid Persaud

Meet the Ramdin-Chetan family: forged through loneliness, broken by secrets, saved by love. Irrepressible Betty Ramdin, her shy son Solo and their marvellous lodger, Mr Chetan, form an unconventional household, happy in their...

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 Special priceSmart Ovens for Lonely People

Smart Ovens for Lonely People

Elizabeth Tan

Conspiracies, memes, and therapies of various efficacy underpin this beguiling short-story collection from Elizabeth Tan.

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 Read reviewThe Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Mothers, a powerful new novel about the parallel lives of estranged twin sisters who choose to live in two very different worlds - one black and one white.     ...

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 Special price Read reviewA Room Made of Leaves

A Room Made of Leaves

Kate Grenville

A Room Made of Leaves is the internationally acclaimed author Kate Grenville's first novel in almost a decade. It is historical fiction turned inside out, a stunning sleight of hand that gives the past the piercing immediacy of...

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 Read reviewA Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing

Jessie Tu

Jena Lin plays the violin. She was once a child prodigy and now uses sex to fill the void left by fame. She's struggling a little. Her professional life comprises rehearsals, concerts, auditions and relentless practice; her...

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The Discomfort of Evening

The Discomfort of Evening

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, Michele Hutchison

The sensational Dutch bestseller: Marieke Lucas Rijneveld's extraordinary portrait of a farming family distorted by grief, translated by Michele Hutchison.

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