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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi
    Diary of a Void - by Emi Yagi

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529114812 | ISBN 10: 1529114810

    A hilarious, feminist debut novel from a new star of Japanese fiction.   'One of the most intriguing new novels of the summer.' Independent   For the sake of women everywhere, Ms Shibata is going to pull off the mother of all deceptions...   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days at the Morisaki Bookshop by Satoshi Yagisawa
    Days at the Morisaki Bookshop - by Satoshi Yagisawa

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781786583239 | ISBN 10: 1786583232

    Hidden in Jimbocho, Tokyo is a booklover's paradise. On a quiet corner in an old wooden building lies a shop filled with hundreds of second-hand books.   Twenty-five-year-old Takako has never liked reading, although the Morisaki bookshop ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara
    To Paradise - by Hanya Yanagihara

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529077490 | ISBN 10: 1529077494

    From Hanya Yanagihara, author of the modern classic A Little Life, To Paradise is a bold, brilliant novel spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, about lovers, family, loss and the elusive promise of utopia. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cocoon by Zhang Yueran
    Cocoon - by Zhang Yueran

    £13.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781912987283 | ISBN 10: 1912987287

    *NEW YORKER BEST BOOKS OF 2022*  A new generation comes to terms with China’s past.  Cheng Gong and Li Jiaqi go way back. Both hailing from dysfunctional families, they grew up together in a Chinese provincial capital in the 1980s. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
    The People in the Trees - by Hanya Yanagihara

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509892983 | ISBN 10: 1509892982

    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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  • Cover image of book Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
    Kitchen - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571342723 | ISBN 10: 0571342728

    Kitchen juxtaposes two tales about mothers, transsexuality, bereavement, kitchens, love and tragedy in contemporary Japan. It is a startlingly original first work by Japan's brightest young literary star and is now a cult film.  When Kitchen ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moshi Moshi by Banana Yoshimoto
    Moshi Moshi - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781640090156 | ISBN 10: 1640090150

    In Moshi Moshi, Yoshie’s much-loved musician father has died in a suicide pact with an unknown woman. It is only when Yoshie and her mother move to Shimo-kitazawa, a traditional Tokyo neighborhood of narrow streets, quirky shops, and friendly resid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Devotion by Louisa Young
    Devotion - by Louisa Young

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780007532902 | ISBN 10: 0007532903

    From the bestselling author of My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You and The Heroes’ Welcome, Louisa Young's Devotion is a novel of family, love, race and politics set during the electric change of the 1930s. Tom loves Nenna. Nenna loves her father. Her f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
    Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist - by Sunil Yapa

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349141428 | ISBN 10: 0349141428

    A heart-stopping debut about protest and riot...   1999. Victor, homeless after a family tragedy, finds himself pounding the streets of Seattle with little meaning or purpose. He is the estranged son of the police chief of the city, and today ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
    A Little Life - by Hanya Yanagihara

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447294832 | ISBN 10: 1447294831

    A novel of extraordinary intelligence and heart, a masterful depiction of heartbreak, and a dark and haunting examination of the tyranny of experience and memory. Brace yourself for the most astonishing, challenging, upsetting and profoundly moving ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heroes
    The Heroes' Welcome - by Louisa Young

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007361472 | ISBN 10: 0007361475

    The Heroes Welcome is the incandescent sequel to the bestselling R&J pick My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You. Its evocation of a time deeply wounded by the pain of WW1 will capture and beguile readers fresh to Louisa Youngs wonderful writing, and those ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young
    My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You - by Louisa Young

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007361441 | ISBN 10: 0007361440

    While Riley Purefoy and Peter Locke fight for their country, their survival and their sanity in the trenches of Flanders, Nadine Waveney, Julia Locke and Rose Locke do what they can at home. Beautiful, obsessive Julia and gentle, eccentric Peter are ... more

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  • Cover image of book K: the Art of Love by Hong Ying
    K: the Art of Love - by Hong Ying

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780241950692 | ISBN 10: 0241950694

    China, 1930s. Julian Bell, son of the Bloomsbury set's Vanessa, is newly arrived in Peking. In search of fresh experiences, he encounters the beautiful, intelligent and deeply erotic Lin Cheng. Though Lin is wife to a university professor, their pass ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
    Revolutionary Road - by Richard Yates

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099518785 | ISBN 10: 0099518783

    Hailed as a masterpiece from the moment of its first publication, Revolutionary Road is the story of Frank and April Wheeler, a bright, beautiful, and talented couple whose empty suburban life is held together by the dream that greatness is only just ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Breasts and Wide Hips by Mo Yan
    Big Breasts and Wide Hips - by Mo Yan

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780413771551 | ISBN 10: 0413771555

    In 1900, as the Boxer Rebellion rages in China, baby Shangguan Lu is hidden in a flour vat while her parents are slain by invading German forces.Ninety-three years later, having survived the Japanese occupation, the civil war, the Grear Leap Forward ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan
    The Garlic Ballads - by Mo Yan

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780413775313 | ISBN 10: 0413775313

    By China's greatest living novelist, an unforgettable story of politics, love, loyalty and retribution - between man and woman, father and child, friend and friend.In China's Paradise Coutny, the peasants have grown their famous garlic crop for hund ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Search of a Distant Voice by Taichi Yamada
    In Search of a Distant Voice - by Taichi Yamada

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780571229710 | ISBN 10: 0571229719

    Kasama Tsuneo is an immigration officer in Tokyo, struggling to live a 'normal' life after an event that happened eight years previously, on the other side of the world, in Portland, Oregon.When he is seized one day by a strange emotional fit his li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peacock Cries by Hong Ying
    Peacock Cries - by Hong Ying

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780714531199 | ISBN 10: 0714531197

    A novel of political and sexual tensions set against the backdrop of the hugely controversial Three Gorges Dam Project in the Yangtze River, Peacock Cries provides a rare and fascinating insight into life in contemporary China, told through the eyes ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chasing Lightening by Rachel York
    Chasing Lightening - by Rachel York

    £10.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780758203687 | ISBN 10: 0758203683

    Scarlett Faye Turner belongs to a tribe of Southern women who've been undone by love with nothing more to show for it than hearbreak and hard faces - a fate Scarlett intends to escape. When she isn't mouthing off and shocking everyone in dusty Dillin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asleep by Banana Yoshimoto
    Asleep - by Banana Yoshimoto

    £8.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780571205370 | ISBN 10: 0571205372

    Banana Yoshimoto has a magical ability to animate the lives of her young characters, and here she spins the stories of three women, all bewitched into a spiritual sleep.   One, mourning a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking at night. Anoth ... more

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