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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 41 books in this booklist

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  • Cover image of book Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
    Spinning Silver - by Naomi Novik

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509899043 | ISBN 10: 1509899049

    Naomi Novik has once again been influenced by classic folktales, following Uprooted - her standalone novel. Taking Rumpelstiltskin as her starting point, Spinning Silver is rich, original and a joy to read.  Will dark magic claim their home?  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Turning for Home by Barney Norris
    Turning for Home - by Barney Norris

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784161361 | ISBN 10: 1784161365

    The deeply moving second novel from the author of the award-winning Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain.   'Isn’t the life of any person made up out of the telling of two tales, after all? The whole world makes more sense if you remember ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Devil
    The Devil's Highway - by Gregory Norminton

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008243791 | ISBN 10: 0008243794

    Three journeys. Three thousand years. One destination. The Devil’s Highway is a thrilling, epic and timely tale of love, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice.  His fingers fastened about Her stone. He brought it to the light and held i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Refuge by Dina Nayeri
    Refuge - by Dina Nayeri

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780399573255 | ISBN 10: 0399573259

    The moving lifetime relationship between a father and a daughter, seen through the prism of global immigration and the contemporary refugee experience.   An Iranian girl escapes to America as a child, but her father stays behind. Over twenty y ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    The Refugees - by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472153784 | ISBN 10: 1472153782

    The Refugees is a collection of perfectly formed stories written over a period of twenty years, exploring questions of immigration, identity, love, and family.  In The Refugees, Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lovers by Rod Nordland
    The Lovers - by Rod Nordland

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473607026 | ISBN 10: 1473607027

    A story of forbidden love.   Zakia and Mohammad Ali are a modern day Romeo and Juliet. Two young Afghan lovers - he a Shia, she a Sunni - who defied their families risking their lives in order to be together. "...a heartbreaking tale of ill ... more

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  • Cover image of book God in Pink by Hasan Namir
    God in Pink - by Hasan Namir

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781551526065 | ISBN 10: 1551526069

    A Globe 100 Best Book of the Year Lambda Literary Award winner  The debut book by Hasan Namir is a revelatory novel about being queer and Muslim, set in war-torn Iraq in 2003.  Ramy is a closeted university student whose parents have died ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain by Barney Norris
    Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain - by Barney Norris

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784161354 | ISBN 10: 1784161357

    'There exists in all of us a song waiting to be sung which is as heart-stopping and vertiginous as the peak of the cathedral. That is the meaning of this quiet city, where the spire soars into the blue, where rivers and stories weave into one another ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
    The Sympathizer - by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472151360 | ISBN 10: 1472151364

    A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique perspective on the Vietnam war. Destined to become a modern classic.   WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North
    The Life and Death of Sophie Stark - by Anna North

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781474601252 | ISBN 10: 1474601251

    "If The Girl on the Train was the woman of 2015, then Sophie Stark is this year's model. Anna North's new novel, The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, has been a hit in America, with Lena Dunham describing its protagonist as a "totally unforgettable fe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Uprooted by Naomi Novik
    Uprooted - by Naomi Novik

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447294146 | ISBN 10: 1447294149

    Winner of the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel Shortlisted for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel & the 2016 Locus Award for Best Novel A dark enchantment blights the land in the award-winning Uprooted - a enthralling, mythic fantasy by Naomi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ladivine by Marie NDiaye
    Ladivine - by Marie NDiaye

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857053350 | ISBN 10: 0857053353

    The spellbinding new novel by the Goncourt-winning, International Booker-shortlisted author of Three Strong Women.   Clarisse Rivire's life is shaped by a refusal to admit to her husband Richard and to her daughter Ladivine that her mother is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girl at War by Sara Novic
    Girl at War - by Sara Novic

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780349140988 | ISBN 10: 0349140987

    Perfect for fans of Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016   Growing up in Zagreb in the summer of 1991, 10-year-old Ana Juric is a carefree tomboy; she runs the str ... more

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  • Cover image of book Time of White Horses by Ibrahim Nasrallah, translated by Nancy Roberts
    Time of White Horses - by Ibrahim Nasrallah, translated by Nancy Roberts

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9789774167577 | ISBN 10: 9774167570

    Shortlisted for the International Prize for Arabic Fiction Spanning the collapse of Ottoman rule and the British Mandate in Palestine, this is the story of three generations of a defiant family from the Palestinian village of Hadiya before 1948.& ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neuland by Eshkol Nevo, translated by Sondra Silverston
    Neuland - by Eshkol Nevo, translated by Sondra Silverston

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099578550 | ISBN 10: 0099578557

    Doris father has gone travelling in South America and, suffering from some kind of breakdown, following the death of his wife, he goes missing. Dori sets out to find him, leaving his wife and young son at home in Israel.  Inbar is escaping f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fires of Autumn by Irne Nmirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith
    The Fires of Autumn - by Irne Nmirovsky, translated by Sandra Smith

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099520368 | ISBN 10: 0099520362

    The prequel to the internationally bestselling novel Suite Franaise: a coruscating, powerful story about one man's rise and fall and the brutal impact of war.  The Fires of Autumn was written in the last two years of Irne Nmirovskys life, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit
    The Wives of Los Alamos - by TaraShea Nesbit

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408845899 | ISBN 10: 140884589x

    Their average age was twenty-five. They came from Berkeley, Cambridge, Paris, London and Chicago and arrived in New Mexico ready for adventure or at least resigned to it. But hope quickly turned to hardship in the desolate military town where every ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unravelling Oliver by Liz Nugent
    Unravelling Oliver - by Liz Nugent

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241965641 | ISBN 10: 0241965640

    She knew everything about him - but the truth.Alice and Oliver Ryan seem blessed, both in their happy marriage and their successful working partnership. Their shared life is one of enviable privilege and ease. Enviable until, one evening after suppe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman
    The Country of Ice Cream Star - by Sandra Newman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099554653 | ISBN 10: 0099554658

    Meet Ice Cream Star: the spirited fifteen-year-old heroine of this mind-poppingly inventive post-apocalyptic adventure story and parable of modern America.  My name be Ice Cream Fifteen Star and this be the tale of how I bring the cure to all t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Banner of the Passing Clouds by Anthea Nicholson
    The Banner of the Passing Clouds - by Anthea Nicholson

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847087430 | ISBN 10: 1847087434

    Iosif Dzhugashvili is born on the day Stalin dies and is given his name by a zealous hospital official. Young Iosif grows up haunted by his great namesake, convinced that the dictator has found a new dwelling place within his chest, behind his heart. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trade Secret by Robert Newman
    The Trade Secret - by Robert Newman

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908885906 | ISBN 10: 1908885904

    When an oil shortage plunges Isfahan into darkness, renegade English servant Nat and eccentric Persian poet Darius set out for secret oil wells said to lie under the abandoned Temple of Mithras. Darius hopes the oil will give him a chance to marry mu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
    The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August - by Claire North

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780356502588 | ISBN 10: 0356502589

    The extraordinary journey of one unforgettable character - a story of friendship and betrayal, loyalty and redemption, love and loneliness and the inevitable march of time.   Featured on BBC Radio 2 Book Club Harry August is on his deat ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bathing Women by Tie Ning
    The Bathing Women - by Tie Ning

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007489886 | ISBN 10: 0007489889

    Longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and a modern Chinese classic with over one million copies sold.  Sisters Tiao and Fan grew up in the shadow of the Cultural Revolution where they witnessed ritual humiliation and suffering. They als ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness
    The Crane Wife - by Patrick Ness

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857868749 | ISBN 10: 0857868748

    Wise, romantic, magical and funny, The Crane Wife is a celebration of the disruptive and redemptive power of love.   One night, George Duncan is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has tumbled to earth, shot throu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Three Strong Women by Marie NDiaye, translated by John Fletcher
    Three Strong Women - by Marie NDiaye, translated by John Fletcher

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857051073 | ISBN 10: 0857051075

    Three women who almost had it all...  Norah thinks she has made it when she qualifies as a lawyer in Paris; Fanta works her way into a prestigious teaching job in her home city; Khady runs a cafe with her loving husband now all she wants is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maxine Mainwaring, Lesbian Dilettante by Monica Nolan
    Maxine Mainwaring, Lesbian Dilettante - by Monica Nolan

    £11.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780758288295 | ISBN 10: 0758288298

    Lusty career girls! Scandalous exploits! And guaranteed job satisfaction.   Madcap Maxie Mainwaring has been leading a gay life in Bay City, courtesy of her wealthy parents generous allowance. Then shes discovered in the powder room at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book America Pacifica by Anna North
    America Pacifica - by Anna North

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844086917 | ISBN 10: 1844086917

    America Pacifica is an island hundreds of miles off the coast of California - the only warm place left in a world in the grip of a new ice age. Darcy Pern is seventeen; her mother has gone missing, and the novel details her quest to find out the trut ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ghost of Sani Abacha by Chuma Nwokolo
    The Ghost of Sani Abacha - by Chuma Nwokolo

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9789782190109 | ISBN 10: 9782190101

    Nigerian short stories. A harassed servant plots his grim revenge, a young woman puts a potential boyfriend to the test, a politician in his finest hour finds himself possessed by a begoggled demon. 26 stories of life and love in the aftermath of aut ... more

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  • Cover image of book Home Boy by H. M. Naqvi
    Home Boy - by H. M. Naqvi

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780241961506 | ISBN 10: 0241961505

    Meet the Metrostanis, three young Pakistani men in New York City at the turn-of-the- millennium: AC, a gangsta rap spouting academic; Jimbo, a hulking Pushtun deejay from the streets of Jersey City; and Chuck, a wide-eyed, off-the-boat kid, searching ... more

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  • Cover image of book West of No East by Bobby Nayyar
    West of No East - by Bobby Nayyar

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907536328 | ISBN 10: 1907536329

    While researching a photoessay on the first decade of the 21st century, Tarsem discovers a photograph of Rubina, a former university friend. Unable to comfort his wife who has just recovered from her second miscarriage, and cope with the spectre of r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us! by Ralph Nader
    Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us! - by Ralph Nader

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781583229231 | ISBN 10: 158322923x

    "In the cozy den of the large but modest house in Omaha where he has lived since he started on his first billion, Warren Buffett watched the horrors of Hurricane Katrina unfold on television in early September 2005...On the fourth day, he beheld in d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revenge by Taslima Nasrin, translated by Honor Moore
    Revenge - by Taslima Nasrin, translated by Honor Moore

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781558616592 | ISBN 10: 1558616594

    Revenge is a delicious novel about getting even, from one of the most controversial and internationally acclaimed writers of her generation.  In modern Bangladesh, Jhumur marries for love and imagines life with her husband, Haroon, will conti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
    Her Fearful Symmetry - by Audrey Niffenegger

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099524175 | ISBN 10: 0099524171

    The brilliant new novel from the author of the massive international bestseller, The Time Traveler's Wife.   Julia and Valentina Poole are normal American teenagers normal, at least, for identical mirror twins who have no interest in c ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
    I Do Not Come to You by Chance - by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780753826973 | ISBN 10: 0753826976

    A vivid, warm and very funny debut novel set against the colourful back-drop of modern Nigeria.  Kingsley is fresh out of university, eager to find an engineering job so he can support his family and marry the girl of his dreams. Being the op ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gypsy Masala by Preethi Nair
    Gypsy Masala - by Preethi Nair

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007305018 | ISBN 10: 000730501x

    "Tell me about your dreams, and if you have dared to follow them..."   This is the challenge for three members of the Vishavan family. Evita (real name Molu, but she's always had a tendency towards the theatrical) is stuck in a 9-to-5 job u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Music for the Off-Key: Twelve Macabre Short Stories by Courttia Newland
    Music for the Off-Key: Twelve Macabre Short Stories - by Courttia Newland

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781845230401 | ISBN 10: 184523040x

    A middle-aged man with a guilty taste for schoolgirls seeks a way to end his shame; a hotel receptionist begins a sexual adventure with a vulnerable guest; a young man is troubled by a persistent itch behind his shoulder-blades; a sculptor is asked t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Time Traveller by Audrey Niffenegger
    The Time Traveller - by Audrey Niffenegger

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099464464 | ISBN 10: 0099464462

    This is the extraordinary love story of Clare and Henry who met when Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-two and Henry thrity. Impossible but true, because Henry suffers from a rare condition where his genet ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Hundred Shades of White by Preethi Nair
    One Hundred Shades of White - by Preethi Nair

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007143467 | ISBN 10: 000714346x

    Maya, her mother Nalini, and her brother Satchin have left a carefree life in India to come to England. But when Maya's father disappears leaving only deceit and debt behind, they are left to fend for themselves in a strange, damp land. Maya, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fountain at the Centre of the World by Robert Newman
    The Fountain at the Centre of the World - by Robert Newman

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781859845738 | ISBN 10: 1859845738

    Chano Salgado goes on the run just as the brother he's never met comes looking for him, and the son he thought he'd lost for ever reappears...An extraordinary epic novel about loss and hope set in Britain, Mexico and the United States, The Fountain ... more

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  • Cover image of book Society Within by Courttia Newland
    Society Within - by Courttia Newland

    £10.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780349111803 | ISBN 10: 0349111804

    A return to the Greenside Estate where new characters rub shoulders with familiar faces from The Scholar.  Elisha is recently arrived in Greenside and keen to learn more about her neighbours' histories, especially the ones they're trying to keep ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Scholar by Courttia Newland
    The Scholar - by Courttia Newland

    £16.00   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780349108766 | ISBN 10: 0349108765

    Sean and Cory are cousins with very different attitudes about life. Sean is always studying while Cory, involved in drug dealing, has stabbed a man who was meant to take part in an armed robbery with a notorious crack dealer. Desperate to help his c ... more

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