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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 23 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights by Various authors
    The Winter Spirits: Ghostly Tales for Frosty Nights - by Various authors

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781408727584 | ISBN 10: 1408727587

    FROM THE CREATORS OF THE HAUNTING SEASON COMES A DAZZLING COLLECTION OF NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN GHOSTLY TALES.  ‘Terrific – every bit as good as an MR James collection’ ROSIE ANDREWS, author of THE LEVIATHAN  Featuring new and original storie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Furies: Stories of the Wicked, Wild and Untamed by Various authors
    Furies: Stories of the Wicked, Wild and Untamed - by Various authors

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780349017143 | ISBN 10: 034901714x

    ‘Wonderful... all killer, no filler’ Red Magazine  A FUN AND FEARLESS ANTHOLOGY OF FEMINIST TALES, to celebrate Virago’s 50th birthday.  Featuring NEW AND ORIGINAL STORIES by Margaret Atwood, Susie Boyt, Eleanor Crewes, Emma Don ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sorry, Bro by Taleen Voskuni
    Sorry, Bro - by Taleen Voskuni

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781035018000 | ISBN 10: 1035018004

    An #ownvoices debut rom com - a bisexual My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  From new best friend to girl of her dreams...  When Nar’s boyfriend gets down on one knee and proposes to her a San Francisco bar, she realizes it’s time to find someone ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Queens Of Sarmiento Park by Camila Sosa Villada
    The Queens Of Sarmiento Park - by Camila Sosa Villada

    £14.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780349016450 | ISBN 10: 0349016453

    Auntie Encarna's is the queerest boarding house in the world. For Camila, it is a refuge, and the raggle-taggle band of queens who gather there are like family. At night they dress up and head out to Sarmiento Park to earn money.  They stand toge ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Earth We
    On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous - by Ocean Vuong

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529110685 | ISBN 10: 1529110688

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES and NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**  Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original – poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytellin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shape of the Ruins by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
    The Shape of the Ruins - by Juan Gabriel Vásquez

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857056610 | ISBN 10: 0857056611

    Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2019.   It takes the form of personal and formal investigations into two political assassinations – the murders of Rafael Uribe Uribe in 1914, the man who inspired García Márquez’s General B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Librarian by Salley Vickers
    The Librarian - by Salley Vickers

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241330234 | ISBN 10: 0241330238

    In 1958, Sylvia Blackwell, fresh from one of the new post-war Library Schools, takes up a job as children's librarian in a run down library in the market town of East Mole.   Her mission is to fire the enthusiasm of the children of East Mole f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bottled Goods by Sophie van Llewyn
    Bottled Goods - by Sophie van Llewyn

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912054305 | ISBN 10: 1912054302

    Longlisted for The People’s Book Prize.   Alina’s life was on the right track, until the secret service knocked on her door.   When Alina’s brother-in-law defects to the West, she and her husband become persons of interest ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love by Various authors
    How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473649453 | ISBN 10: 1473649455

    Stories by Carys Bray, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Bernardine Evaristo, Grace McCleen, Donal Ryan, Nikesh Shukla, and D.W. Wilson.  A brilliant collection of seven original stories by award-winning authors, inspired by different concepts of love.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sisters of the Revolution: A Femimist Speculative Fiction Anthology by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (Editors)
    Sisters of the Revolution: A Femimist Speculative Fiction Anthology - by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781629630359 | ISBN 10: 1629630357

    Sisters of the Revolution gathers a highly curated selection of feminist speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror, and more) chosen by one of the most respected editorial teams in speculative literature today, the award-winning Ann and J ... more

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  • Cover image of book Closure: Contemporary Black British Short Stories by Various authors
    Closure: Contemporary Black British Short Stories - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781845232887 | ISBN 10: 1845232887

    As the narrative mode across cultures and time, the short story form wings from oral folktales to myths of origin, from parables of caution to contemporary narratives of disclosure, disquiet and discovery. Humans have always valued the short story ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Ropes: A Novel by James Vance and Dan E. Burr
    On the Ropes: A Novel - by James Vance and Dan E. Burr

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780393351224 | ISBN 10: 039335122x

    In this long-awaited sequel to the legendary graphic novel Kings in Disguise, a young circus hand gets involved in dangerous underground activity. Kings in Disguise was praised by the likes of Art Spiegelman, Neil Gaiman, and Alan Moore. It won t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best European Fiction 2015 by Various authors, with a Preface by Enrique Vila-Matas
    Best European Fiction 2015 - by Various authors, with a Preface by Enrique Vila-Matas

    £11.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781564789679 | ISBN 10: 1564789675

    For the past five years, this anthology has provoked reactions across the globe, exciting readers, critics, and publishers alike. Best European Fiction brings new names and new work to an international audience, at a time when the United States and B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down the Rabbit Hole by Juan Pablo Villalobos
    Down the Rabbit Hole - by Juan Pablo Villalobos

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781908276285 | ISBN 10: 1908276282

    Tochtli lives in a palace. He loves hats, samurai, guillotines and dictionaries, and what he wants more than anything right now is a new pet for his private zoo: a pygmy hippopotamus from Liberia. But Tochtli is a child whose father is a drug baron o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Best Gay Romance 2013 by Various authors, edited by Richard Labont
    Best Gay Romance 2013 - by Various authors, edited by Richard Labont

    £11.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781573449021 | ISBN 10: 1573449024

    From hearts and flowers to down and dirty, Best Gay Romance 2013 has both heat and sweet.   A blue-collar bear's secret crush on his hard-bodied coworker is unexpectedly (and repeatedly) requited in T. Hitman's "One." A boy-next-door is abando ... more

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  • Cover image of book While Mortals Sleep by Kurt Vonnegut
    While Mortals Sleep - by Kurt Vonnegut

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099529064 | ISBN 10: 0099529068

    A collection of sixteen previously unpublished stories by the twentieth century master.  In While Mortals Sleep men and machines, art and artifice, fortune and fame become curiously twisted. A travelling salesman falls in love a robot, Jenny, ... more

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  • Cover image of book No and Me by Delphine de Vigan, translated from the French by George Miller
    No and Me - by Delphine de Vigan, translated from the French by George Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747599647 | ISBN 10: 0747599645

    A tense, brilliant novel of home and homelessness.  Lou Bertignac has an IQ of 160 and a good friend in class rebel Lucas. At home her father puts a brave face on things but cries in secret in the bathroom, while her mother rarely spea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Marriage Proposal by Celestine Hitiura  Vaite
    The Marriage Proposal - by Celestine Hitiura Vaite

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099490128 | ISBN 10: 0099490129

    Materena Mahi likes movies about love. And after fourteen years with Pito, the father of her three children, she wants a ring on her finger and a framed wedding certificate on the wall. But Pito does not like movies about love. He likes movies with a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Candide, or Optimism by Franois Voltaire, translated by Theo Cuffe
    Candide, or Optimism - by Franois Voltaire, translated by Theo Cuffe

    £5.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780140455106 | ISBN 10: 0140455108

    Brought up in the household of a powerful Baron, Candide is an open-minded young man, whose tutor, Pangloss, has instilled in him the belief that 'all is for the best'.   But when his love for the Baron's rosy-cheeked daughter is discovered, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frangipani by Celestine Hitiura Vaite
    Frangipani - by Celestine Hitiura Vaite

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099490081 | ISBN 10: 0099490080

    Longlisted for The Orange Prize.Materena Mahi, champion professional cleaner and best listener in all of Tahiti, is usually the one solving the problems. But right now she's that close to throwing her daughter Leilani into the street. 'It doesn't ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of Secrets by M.G. Vassanji
    The Book of Secrets - by M.G. Vassanji

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781841956862 | ISBN 10: 1841956864

    When Pius Fernandes, a retired schoolteacher living in modern-day Dar es Salaam, discovers the diary of a British colonial administrator from 1913, he is drawn into a provocative account of East Africa and the liasons, feelings and secrets of its peo ... more

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  • Cover image of book A is for Ancestors; A Selection of Works from the Caine Prize for African Writing. by Various
    A is for Ancestors; A Selection of Works from the Caine Prize for African Writing. - by Various

    £11.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781770090279 | ISBN 10: 1770090274

    Caine Prize 2003 Winner and Finalists;Yvonne Adhiambo-Owuor (Kenya), Ken Barris (South Africa), George Makana Clark (Zimbabwe), Emmanuel Donala (Congo), Rachelle Greef (South Africa)  African Writers' Workshop Stories 2003; Yvonne Adhiambo-O ... more

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  • Cover image of book Myra Breckinridge & Myron by Gore Vidal
    Myra Breckinridge & Myron - by Gore Vidal

    £12.99   paperback   (1993) - ISBN 13: 9780349103655 | ISBN 10: 0349103658

    It is a risky (and risque) business becoming 'Woman Triumphant' - exercising total power over men like Rusty Godowski. Rusty just wants to be a Hollywood star like everyone else at Buck Loner's academy, but now that Buck's niece, Myra Breckinridge, h ... more

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