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Recommended Fiction & Poetry for Yuletide 2018!

The best of 2018 - over a hundred of our top fiction and poetry recommendations!

Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson - £10.99
Everybody loves a Christmas story. The tradition of the Twelve Days of Christmas is a tradition of celebration, sharing and giving. And what better way to do that than with a story?   For years Jeanette Winterson has written a new story at Chris ... more
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Taking the Arrow out of the Heart by Alice Walker - £8.99
Mindful poems about tolerance, justice and hope for the Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Color Purple.   Alice Walker, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning modern classic, The Color Purple, returns with a poetry collection th ... more
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Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneek ... more
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Grace by Paul Lynch - £8.99
An epic story of a young girl on a life-changing odyssey across nineteenth-century Ireland on the eve of the Great Famine.   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE FOR HISTORICAL FICTION & THE WILLIAM SAROYAN INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR WRITING ... more
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The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley - £8.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE'S ENCORE AWARD 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE 2018   'A sheer fantastical delight' The Times 'Epic' New York Times 'An immense treat' Observer Books of the Year 'A fast-paced adve ... more
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Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman - £8.99
• Winner of the Costa First Novel Award 2017 • Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2018 • No.1 Sunday Times bestseller • Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to su ... more
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Protest! Stories of Resistance by Ra Page (Editor) - £12.99
Whatever happened to British protest?  For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power.   ... more
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Dalila by Jason Donald - £8.99
Irene Dalila Mwathi comes from Kenya with a brutally violent personal history. Once she wanted to be a journalist, now all she wants is to be safe. When she finally arrives, bewildered, in London, she is attacked by the very people paid to protect he ... more
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A Vintage Christmas by Various authors - £9.99
The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. Immerse yourself in a literary wonderland with this collection of timeless Christmas tales - the perfect festive gift for any reader.   'There seems a magic in the very name of Christm ... more
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Transcription by Kate Atkinson - £20.00
The magnificent new novel by award-winner Kate Atkinson   In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of B ... more
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Ayiti by Roxane Gay - £12.99
From New York Times-bestselling powerhouse Roxane Gay, Ayiti is a powerful collection exploring the Haitian diaspora experience.   In Ayiti, a married couple seeking boat passage to America prepares to leave their homeland. A young woman procu ... more
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The Gloaming by Kirsty Logan - £12.99
'The best lives leave a mark.'   A bewitching tale of first love, shattering grief, and the dangerous magic that draws us home.  Mara’s island is one of stories and magic, but every story ends in the same way. She will finish her da ... more
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Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver - £20.00
THE NEW NOVEL FROM ORANGE PRIZE WINNER AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER BARBARA KINGSOLVER  2016 Vineland Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against an upended world that seems to hold no mercy for her shattered life and family – or th ... more
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Doctor Who: The Women Who Lived - Amazing Tales for Future Time Lords by Christel Dee and Simon Guerrier - £16.99
Meet the women who run the Whoniverse.   From Sarah Jane Smith to Bill Potts, from Susan Foreman to the Thirteenth Doctor, women are the beating heart of Doctor Who. Whether they’re facing down Daleks or thwarting a Nestene invasion, these women ... more
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Winter by Ali Smith - £8.99
The dazzling second novel in Ali Smith's essential Seasonal Quartet -- from the Baileys Prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author of Autumn and How to be both.   Winter? Bleak. Frosty wind, earth as iron, water as stone, so the old song goes. T ... more
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Folk by Zoe Gilbert - £14.99
A captivating, magical and haunting debut novel of breathtaking imagination, from the winner of the 2014 Costa Short Story Award.  The remote island village of Neverness is a world far from our time and place.  The air hangs rich with ... more
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Less by Andrew Sean Greer - £8.99
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018   Who says you can't run away from your problems?   Arthur Less is a failed novelist about to turn fifty. A wedding invitation arrives in the post: it is from an ex-boyfriend of nine years w ... more
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The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy - £9.99
“Mary was a little bit taller than the other girls her age and had brownish crinkly hair. She was quite thin, because she didn't always have exactly enough to eat. She liked honey and whistling and the colour blue and finding out.”   ... more
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Blue Light Yokohama by Nicolás Obregón - £7.99
Inspired by a blistering real-life murder, Blue Light Yokohama's Inspector Iwata is perfect for fans of Jo Nesbo's Harry Hole.  THE MURDERER'S IN YOUR HOUSE... A family of four are found murdered in their own home. A painted black sun is left dr ... more
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Snap by Belinda Bauer - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018. As heard on BBC Radio 4 Front Row   'The best crime novel I've read in a very long time.' VAL MCDERMID   SNAP DECISIONS CAN BE DANGEROUS...  On a ... more
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Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin - £8.99
Nell Crane has never held a boy’s hand.   In a city devastated by an epidemic, where survivors are all missing parts — an arm, a leg, an eye — Nell has always been an outsider. Her father is the famed scientist who created the biomechani ... more
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Raising Sparks by Ariel Kahn - £8.99
Malka Sabbatto is a young woman who flees the confines of her traditional family in Jerusalem, followed by Moshe, a Russian immigrant and her father's top student. After falling in with a sinister cult in Safed she escapes to Jaffa, where she starts ... more
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Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli - £7.99
From the author of Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, it's Simon's best friend Leah's turn to take centre stage.   When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat- but real life isn't always so rhythmic.   The only child of a s ... more
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Ironopolis by Glen James Brown - £9.99
Stranded on the outskirts of Ironopolis — nickname to a lost industrial Middlesbrough — the Burn Council Estate is about to be torn down to make way for regeneration. For the future ... But these streets know many stories, some hide secrets... ... more
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Fox 8 by George Saunders, illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal - £9.99
An enchanting and darkly comic fable of human greed and nature, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo, exquisitely illustrated by Chelsea Cardinal.  Fox 8 has always been curious, and a bit of a daydreamer. And, by ... more
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That Glimpse of Truth: The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever Written by David Miller (Editor) - £15.00
Profound, lyrical, shocking, wise: the short story is capable of almost anything. This collection of 100 of the finest stories ever written ranges from the essential to the unexpected, the traditional to the surreal. Wide in scope, both beautiful and ... more
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How Saints Die by Carmen Marcus - £8.99
Ellie Fleck has a question for everything, except the one she cannot ask. Where have they taken her mother?   Ten years old and irrepressibly curious, Ellie lives with her fisherman father, Peter, on the wild North Yorkshire coast. It’s the ... more
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Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan, illustrated by Karen Vaughan - £8.99
The highly acclaimed, multi-prize-winning collection of retold fairytales; Tangleweed and Brine from Deirdre Sullivan and illustrated by Karen Vaughan is now available in paperback and includes an exclusive new short story, ‘Waking Beauty’.  ... more
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth - £7.99
The night Cameron Post's parents died, her first emotion was relief. Relief they would never know that hours earlier, she'd been kissing a girl.   Now living with her conservative Aunt in small-town Montana, hiding her sexuality and blending i ... more
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The All Night Bookshop by David Belbin - £4.95
An elusive owner who lives on the top floor but is never seen… customers who turn up after midnight in slippers and dressing gown, driven by an urgent desire for a book about Icelandic myths or pottery… a beautiful and insomniac shop manager who ... more
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Walkaway by Cory Doctorow - £8.99
In a world wrecked by climate change, in a society owned by the ultra-rich, in a city hollowed out by industrial flight, Hubert, Etc, Seth and Natalie have nowhere else to be and nothing better to do.   But there is another way. After all, now tha ... more
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The End of Eddy by Edouard Louis - £8.99
‘Before I had a chance to rebel against the world of my childhood, that world rebelled against me. In truth, confronting my parents, my social class, its poverty, racism and brutality came second. From early on I provoked shame and even disgust fro ... more
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The Sealwoman's Gift by Sally Magnusson - £8.99
1627. In a notorious historical event, pirates raided the coast of Iceland and abducted 400 people into slavery in Algiers. Among them a pastor, his wife, and their children.   In her acclaimed debut novel Sally Magnusson imagines what history ... more
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The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara - £8.99
The stunning debut novel, from the author of A Little Life.  It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumoured lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of forest ... more
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Redemption Song and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2018 by Various authors - £8.99
Edited by Chris Brazier and The Caine Prize.   Now in its nineteenth year the Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or ... more
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Best British Short Stories 2018 by Nicholas Royle (Editor) - £9.99
The nation’s favourite annual guide to the short story, now in its eighth year.  Best British Short Stories invites you to judge a book by its cover – or more accurately, by its title. This new series aims to reprint the best short storie ... more
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Moonstruck Volume 1: Magic to Brew by Grace Ellis, Shae Beagle, Kate Leth, Caitlin Quirk and Clayton Cowles - £8.99
Monsters, romance and magical hijinks - oh my!   In the little college town of Blitheton, fantasy creatures live cosy, normal lives right alongside humans, and werewolf barista Julie strives to be the most normal of all. But all heck breaks loose ... more
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The Red-Haired Woman by Orhan Pamuk - £8.99
From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Snow and My Name Is Red, a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them.   On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well digger and his young apprent ... more
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24 Stories of Hope for Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire by Kathy Burke (Editor) - £9.99
On the night of 14 June 2017, a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London, killing at least 72 people and injuring many more. An entire community was destroyed. For many people affected by this tragedy, the psychological scars may nev ... more
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Cosmocartography by Ciarán Hodgers - £9.99
Cosmocartography is the debut poetry collection from multi-awardwinning Irish poet Ciarán Hodgers. It investigates a wide range of personal experiences, challenges what it means to belong and documents the journeys we take to understand ourselves, t ... more
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The Night Brother by Rosie Garland - £8.99
Late nineteenth-century Manchester is a city of charms and dangers the perfect playground for young siblings, Edie and Gnome. But as they grow up, they grow apart, and while Gnome revels in the night-time, Edie wakes each morning, exhausted and uneas ... more
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Washington Black by Esi Edugyan - £14.99
A stunning new novel of slavery and freedom by the author of the Man Booker and Orange Prize shortlisted Half Blood Blues.   When two English brothers take the helm of a Barbados sugar plantation, Washington Black - an eleven year-old field slave ... more
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Shatila Stories by Various authors - £12.00
Peirene Press donate 50p of each sale and all profits of this book to the Lebanese NGO Basmeh & Zeitooneh - www.basmeh-zeitooneh.org   Most novels are written by professional writers using second hand material. Not this one. Peirene commissio ... more
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Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang - £8.99
Winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction A Guardian, Nylon, Buzzfeed, Cosmopolitan, Vulture and Shelf Awareness Book of the Year 2017  Centred on a community of immigrants precariously balanced on the edge of poverty in 19 ... more
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The End We Start From by Megan Hunter - £8.99
A startlingly beautiful story of a family’s survival, The End We Start From is a haunting but hopeful dystopian vision of a familiar world made dangerous and unstable.   Megan Hunter’s honed and spare prose paints an imagined future as realist ... more
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A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré - £8.99
Chosen as a Book of the Year in The Times Literary Supplement, the Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian, The Times.   Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, otherwise known as t ... more
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Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini, illustrated by Dan Williams - £12.99
My dear Marwan, I look at your profile in the glow of this moon, my boy, your eyelashes like calligraphy, closed in guileless sleep. And I say to you, 'Hold my hand. Nothing bad will happen.'   A deeply moving, gorgeously illustrated short wo ... more
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House of Names by Colm Tóibín - £8.99
'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'   On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agam ... more
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Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward - £8.99
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2017 A TIME MAGAZINE BEST NOVEL OF THE YEAR and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 OF 2017 Finalist for the Kirkus Prize Finalist for the Andrew Carnegie Medal  An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope a ... more
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Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke - £7.99
A powerful novel about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV/Channel 4 show Empire.  When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren ... more
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Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi - £9.99
A satirical reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein set in war-torn Baghdad.  SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE 2018 WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL PRIZE FOR ARABIC FICTION   From the rubble-strewn streets of US-occupied Bag ... more
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The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker - £18.99
"A very good, very raw rendition of the Trojan war from the point of view of the women."(Kate Atkinson) There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now.  Briseis was a queen until her city was destro ... more
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White Tears by Hari Kunzru - £8.99
A feverish new tale from the bestselling author of The Impressionist: two ambitious young musicians are drawn into a dark underworld, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past.  Two twenty-something New Yorkers: Seth, awkward and shy, and Carter ... more
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Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo - £8.99
“If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking”   Shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Prize, this Nigerian debut is the heart-breaking tale of what wanting a child can do to a person, a mar ... more
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The Golden House by Salman Rushdie - £8.99
**New York Times bestseller**   When powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysterious circumstances, he and his three adult children assume new identities, taking 'Roman' names, and move into a grand mansion in dow ... more
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The Impostor by Javier Cercas - £9.99
Translated from the Spanish by Frank Wynne.   But who is Enric Marco? A veteran of the Spanish Civil War, a fighter against fascism, an impassioned campaigner for justice, and a survivor of the Nazi death camps? Or, is he simply an old man wit ... more
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Bingo Love by Tee Franklin, Jenn St-Onge and Joy San - £8.99
When Hazel Johnson and Mari McCray met at church bingo in 1963, it was love at first sight. Forced apart by their families and society, Hazel and Mari both married young men and had families.   Decades later, now in their mid-’60s, Hazel an ... more
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The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst - £8.99
In October 1940, the handsome young David Sparsholt arrives in Oxford. A keen athlete and oarsman, he at first seems unaware of the effect he has on others – particularly on the lonely and romantic Evert Dax, son of a celebrated novelist and destin ... more
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Poems For a World Gone to Sh*t by Various poets - £9.99
An uplifting, moving and funny poetry anthology including the most-loved poets of the past and popular contemporary voices.  Discover the amazing power of poetry to make even the most f**cked up times feel better.  A beautiful little ... more
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Gather the Daughters by Jennie Melamed - £8.99
For fans of Emma Cline’s The Girls and Emily St John Mandel’s Station 11, this dark, unsettling and hugely compelling story of an isolated island cult will get under your skin.  Gather the Daughters tells the story of an end-of-the-world cult ... more
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Phone by Will Self - £8.99
'WHATEVER YOU DO hang on to the phone. . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! Feel the smoothness of its bevelled screen . . . . . . . . ! . . . . . . . . ! Place your thumb in the soft depression of its belly-button - turn it over and over. . . . . . . . ... more
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A Line Made By Walking by Sara Baume - £8.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2017 "When I finished Sara Baume’s new novel I immediately felt sad that I could not send it in the post to the late John Berger. He, too, would have loved it and found great joy in its honesty, its agility, ... more
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The Litten Path by James Clarke - £9.99
March, 1984. Britain’s miners face political opposition. Soon, the State will confront them, violent forces will be unleashed and the country will change forever.  The Newmans have enough on their plate without a strike to contend with. Art ... more
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In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende - £8.99
New York Times bestseller Isabel Allende returns with a beautifully crafted, multi-generational novel of struggle, endurance and friendship against the odds.   Amid the biggest Brooklyn snowstorm in living memory, an unexpected friendship blossoms ... more
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Vintage Minis: Freedom by Margaret Atwood - £3.50
Can we ever be wholly free?  In this book of breathtaking imaginary leaps that conjure dystopias and magical islands, Margaret Atwood holds a mirror up to our own world. The reflection we are faced with, of men and women in prisons literal and m ... more
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Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss - £12.99
Teenage Silvie and her parents are living in a hut in Northumberland as an exercise in experimental archaeology. Her father is a difficult man, obsessed with imagining and enacting the harshness of Iron Age life. Haunting Silvie's narrative is the st ... more
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Flood by Clare Shaw - £9.95
The territory of Clare Shaw's third collection isn't one she chose herself, but one which chose her: the flooded valley and the ruined home.   The 2015 floods in Britain left whole swathes of the country submerged, including her home town. Fl ... more
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The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   THE SUNDAY TIMES #1 BESTSELLER and THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   The first novel in 20 years from the Booker-prize winning author of The God of Small Things.   The Ministry of Utmost Happiness tak ... more
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Flights by Olga Tokarczuk - £9.99
Translated by Jennifer Croft. Winner of the 2018 Man Booker International Prize.   Flights, a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy, is Olga Tokarczuk’s most ambitious to date. It interweaves travel narratives and ref ... more
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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman - £8.99
The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling – from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, bestselling fiction. Now ... more
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This Is How It Ends by Eva Dolan - £7.99
Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month The Times Crime Book of the Month Mail on Sunday Thriller of the Week  'Elegantly crafted, humane and thought-provoking. She's top drawer' Ian Rankin  This is how it begins.  With a near-empty buildi ... more
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Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor) - £8.99
In Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned a selection of the UK's most loved and lauded poets to each write a poem in celebration of books and bookshops - the worlds they hold, the freedoms ... more
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Elmet by Fiona Mozley - £8.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   Daniel is heading north. He is looking for someone. The simplicity of his early life with Daddy and Cathy has turned menacing and fearful. They lived apart in the house that Daddy built for them in the ... more
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Middle England by Jonathan Coe - £16.99
Set in the Midlands and London over the last eight years, Jonathan Coe follows a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through a time of immense change and disruption in Britain. There are the early married years of Sophie and Ian who disagree about t ... more
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Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lonely hearts and mysterious ... more
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2023: A Trilogy by The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu - £8.99
Well we're back again, They never kicked us out, twenty thousand years of SHOUT SHOUT SHOUT.  Down through the epochs and out across the continents, generation upon generation of the Justified Ancients of Mu Mu have told variants of the same story - ... more
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Smile by Roddy Doyle - £8.99
Smile has all the features for which Roddy Doyle has become famous: the razor-sharp dialogue, the humour, the superb evocation of childhood – but this is a novel unlike any he has written before. When you finish the last page you will have been cha ... more
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Bess by Rose Thomas - £7.99
Bess, young, black and part of a new generation growing up in post-war Liverpool, faces age-old racism amidst new opportunities for work, and personal, social and sexual exploration.   Returning to Liverpool from her home in London, Bess ponde ... more
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris - £8.99
Heart-breaking – a tale of love and survival amidst the horrors of Auschwitz Human – the real story behind one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust – the blue numbers tattooed on prisoners' arms Inspirational – the very best of human ... more
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What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons - £8.99
A short, intense and profoundly moving debut novel about race, identity, sex and death – from one of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35  Thandi is a black woman, but often mistaken for Hispanic or Asian.  She is American, but ... more
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Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah - £12.99
Friday Black heralds the arrival of a thrilling new American literary star.   A Publisher's Weekly Most Anticipated Book for Fall 2018   Friday Black tackles urgent instances of racism and cultural unrest, and explores the many ways we fight fo ... more
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The Refugees by Viet Thanh Nguyen - £8.99
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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A Boy in Winter by Rachel Seiffert - £8.99
From the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Dark Room, an extraordinary new novel.   Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. A Boy In Winter tells of the three ... more
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Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders - £8.99
A NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  'It would be an understatement to call this novel an extraordinary tour de force' Sunday Times  The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George S ... more
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Exit West by Mohsin Hamid - £8.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017  *One of Barack Obama's top ten books of 2017*  The Times Top 10 Bestseller Guardian Top 10 Bestseller The New York Times Top 5 Bestseller   Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2018 and finalist for ... more
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The Ice by Laline Paull - £8.99
An electrifying story of friendship, power and betrayal by the bestselling, Baileys-prize shortlisted author of The Bees. "A memorable eco-thriller. This is a world of arms dealers, heroic arctic adventurers and power crazed captains of industry. ... more
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Kintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi - £8.99
An award-winning debut that vividly reimagines Uganda's troubled history through the cursed bloodline of the Kintu clan.   The breathtaking debut from the winner of the Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the Windham-Campbell Prize for Fiction 2018 ... more
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To Provide All People: A Poem in the Voice of the NHS by Owen Sheers - £12.99
July 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service Act. Owen Sheers, the author of Pink Mist and the BAFTA nominated The Green Hollow, has created a virtuosic 'film-poem' to coincide with the Vox Pictures/BBC production broadcast to ... more
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Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami - £20.00
The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84.   In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain home of a famous ... more
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Armistice: A Laureate's Choice of Poems of War and Peace by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor) - £12.99
The Armistice of 1918 brought ceasefire to the war on the Western Front, but ‘the Great War’ would not as hoped be ‘the war to end all wars’.   In this affecting selection, the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, guides us deep into the act a ... more
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Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan - £19.99
A stunningly presented collection of twenty-five illustrated short stories exploring the relationship between humans and animals, from award-winning visual storyteller Shaun Tan.   Where can we live if not in each other's shadow? World-renowne ... more
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A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney - £8.99
The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she’s trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.   ... more
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The Overstory by Richard Powers - £18.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018   A monumental novel about trees and people by one of our most 'prodigiously talented' (The New York Times Book Review) novelists.   The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fab ... more
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Rise Like Lions: Poetry for the Many by Compiled by Ben Okri - £9.99
An anthology of inspiring political poetry compiled by award-winning poet and novelist Ben Okri.   In Rise Like Lions, Booker Prize winning writer Ben Okri has compiled a collection of poems that celebrate the many voices of politics, from polemic ... more
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Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales by David Greygoose - £8.99
"A rich, primordial dreamtime... A wonderful excavation of the story traditions that our ancestors huddled around for warmth... highly recommended."(Alan Moore, author of Watchmen) "Utterly wonderful… in his bones, David Greygoose understands th ... more
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If Cats Disappeared From The World by Genki Kawamura, translated by Eric Selland - £8.99
Our narrator’s days are numbered. Estranged from his family, living alone with only his cat Cabbage for company, he was unprepared for the doctor’s diagnosis that he has only months to live. But before he can set about tackling his bucket list, t ... more
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Anecdotal Evidence by Wendy Cope - £10.99
In her first collection of new poetry since 2011’s acclaimed Family Values, Wendy Cope celebrates ‘the half-forgotten stories of our lives’ with compassion, wisdom and wit. Cope continues to be the most generous of authors, sharing her experien ... more
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Silence is My Mother Tongue by Sulaiman Addonia - £12.99
A searing novel of love, judgement and sacrifice and the powerful bonds forged in the crucible of refugee camp life from an internationally-acclaimed writer.   Saba, the novel’s heroine, arrives in an East African refugee camp as a young gi ... more
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Lust For Life by Irving Stone - £8.99
Lust for Life is the classic fictional re-telling of the incredible life of Vincent Van Gogh.   “Vincent is not dead. He will never die. His love, his genius, the great beauty he has created will go on forever, enriching the world… He was ... more
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German Calendar No December by Sylvia Ofili and Birgit Weyhe - £15.99
Olivia Evezi’s childhood is a happy one; her days are spent listening to highlife records and poring over colourful postcards from Germany. When she leaves her hometown of Warri behind to live out her Enid Blyton fantasies in a boarding school in L ... more
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A Self Help Guide to Being In Love with Jeremy Corbyn by Jess Green - £9.99
When Jess Green joined the Labour Party at university she doubled the number of members who met weekly in the Liverpool Philharmonic pub. Since then she’s stuck by them through the downfall of Tony Blair, the disappointment of Gordon Brown and the ... more
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Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak - £18.99
THE EPIC NEW NOVEL FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE BOOK THIEF "If The Book Thief was a novel that allowed Death to steal the show... [its] brilliantly illuminated follow-up is affirmatively full of life."(Guardian) "This is a tale of love, a ... more
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Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell (illustrator) - £10.99
In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.   This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six ... more
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Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney - £8.99
WINNER OF THE SUNDAY TIMES / PFD YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR   Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she perform ... more
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Eight Ghosts: The English Heritage Book of New Ghost Stories by Various authors - £8.99
A rich collection of unnerving ghosts and sinister histories by Mark Haddon, Jeanette Winterson, Andrew Michael Hurley, Sarah Perry, Stuart Evers, Kate Clanchy, Kamila Shamsie and Max Porter.  Rooted in place, slipping between worlds – a ri ... more
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Resistance by Julián Fuks - £12.99
Translated by Daniel Hahn   ‘My brother is adopted, but I can’t say and don’t want to say that my brother is adopted. If I say this, if I speak these words that I have long taken care to silence, I reduce my brother to a single categoric ... more
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Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires - £14.99
In this crackling debut collection Nafissa Thompson-Spires interrogates our supposedly post-racial era. To wicked and devastating effect she exposes the violence, both external and self-inflicted, that threatens black Americans, no matter their appar ... more
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Women Talking by Miriam Toews - £12.99
Between 2005 and 2009, in a remote religious Mennonite colony, over a hundred girls and women were knocked unconscious and raped, often repeatedly, by what many thought were ghosts or demons, as a punishment for their sins. As the women tentatively b ... more
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All the Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma - £11.99
The debut short story collection from acclaimed U.K. writer Priya Sharma, All the Fabulous Beasts collects 16 stunning and monstrous tales of love, rebirth, nature, and sexuality. A heady mix of myth and ontology, horror and the modern macabre. ... more
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When I Hit You by Meena Kandasamy - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE JHALAK PRIZE 2018  Guardian’s Best Books of 2017 Daily Telegraph’s Best Books of 2017 Observer Best Books of 2017 Fina ... more
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Jerusalem by Alan Moore - £16.99
In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England’s Saxon capital, eternity is loitering between the firetrap tower blocks. Embedded in the grubby amber of the district’s narrative among its saints, kings, prostitutes and derelic ... more
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The Flame by Leonard Cohen - £20.00
The final collection of poetry from the world’s greatest lyricist Leonard Cohen, introduced by his son Adam Cohen.  The Flame is a stunning collection of Leonard Cohen’s last poems and writings, selected and ordered by Cohen in the final ... more
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Milkman by Anna Burns - £8.99
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018. "Milkman is extraordinary. I've been reading passages aloud for the pleasure of hearing it. It's frightening, hilarious, wily and joyous all at the same time."(Lisa McInerney, author of The Glorious Heresies) ... more
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