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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 193 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
    Take My Hand - by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

    £8.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781474622691 | ISBN 10: 1474622690

    AS SEEN ON BBC2 BETWEEN THE COVERS   Montgomery, Alabama. 1973. Fresh out of nursing school, Civil Townsend has big plans to make a difference in her community. She wants to help women make their own choices for their lives and bodies.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery
    If I Survive You - by Jonathan Escoffery

    £14.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780008501211 | ISBN 10: 0008501211

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE  'Kaleidoscopic, urgent, hilarious, revelatory' MARLON JAMES 'An absolute delight to read' DIANA EVANS 'Superb … A strong, much needed new voice in our literature' PERCIVAL EVERETT 'A compelling hurrica ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trust by Hernan Diaz
    Trust - by Hernan Diaz

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529074529 | ISBN 10: 1529074525

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2023 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022 ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2022  Trust is a sweeping puzzle of a novel about power, greed, love and a search for t ... more

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  • Cover image of book It Can
    It Can't Happen Here - by Sinclair Lewis

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781804470091 | ISBN 10: 1804470090

    It's 1935 and discontent is rife in America. From the political margins appears Buzz Windrip, charismatic presidential candidate and 'inspired guesser at what political doctrines the people would like'.  Sweeping to power amid mass elation, he promi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing Special by Nicole Flattery
    Nothing Special - by Nicole Flattery

    £16.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781526612120 | ISBN 10: 1526612127

    A 2023 HIGHLIGHT FOR: THE TIMES * TELEGRAPH * STYLIST * GQ * GUARDIAN * HARPER'S BAZAAR * GOOD HOUSEKEEPING * WATERSTONES * i-D * IRISH TIMES * HUFFINGTON POST UK   'A blade-sharp coming-of-age novel' SPECTATOR   'Confirms Flattery as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver
    Demon Copperhead - by Barbara Kingsolver

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780571376483 | ISBN 10: 0571376487

    A masterpiece in storytelling from the global bestselling author of Unsheltered and Flight Behaviour.  LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE THE MULTI-MILLION COPY SELLING AUTHOR BOOK AT BEDTIME ON BBC RADIO 4 AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB PICK WITH OVER 1 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sentence by Louise Erdrich
    The Sentence - by Louise Erdrich

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781472157010 | ISBN 10: 147215701x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022 PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE NIGHT WATCHMAN   In this stunning and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny gh ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Fear My Pain Interests You by Stephanie LaCava
    I Fear My Pain Interests You - by Stephanie LaCava

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781839766022 | ISBN 10: 1839766026

    An absurdist novel about fame, culture and connections, bodies and breakdowns from the author of The Superrationals.  Margot’s on her way to Montana, with blood on her face and a jeweled cigarette case full of pills. She’s fresh from a ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pride And Protest by Nikki Payne
    Pride And Protest - by Nikki Payne

    £14.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780593440940 | ISBN 10: 0593440943

    A woman goes head-to-head with the CEO of a corporation threatening to destroy her neighborhood in this fresh and modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice by debut author Nikki Payne.   Liza B.—the only DJ who gives a jam—wants to take her ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
    The Personal Librarian - by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780593101544 | ISBN 10: 0593101545

    The Instant New York Times Bestseller! A Good Morning America* Book Club Pick!  Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR! Named a Notable Book of the Year by the Washington Post!  “Historical fiction at its best!”*  A remarka ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
    The Lincoln Highway - by Amor Towles

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529157642 | ISBN 10: 1529157641

    THE INSTANT NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF RULES OF CIVILITY AND A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW  'Deserves a place alongside Kerouac, Steinbeck and Wolfe as the very best of the genre' OBSERVER  'An absolute beauty of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fugitivities by Jesse McCarthy
    The Fugitivities - by Jesse McCarthy

    £14.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781612199771 | ISBN 10: 1612199771

    A singular and powerful debut novel about a young black American learning the difficulties of forming your own identity when society has already assigned you one.  Like most recent college graduates, Jonah Winters is unsure of what’s next. ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Monticello by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson
    My Monticello - by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529115055 | ISBN 10: 1529115051

    'Riveting' Guardian 'Electrifying' Colson Whitehead  When the world collapses, where will you run?  After rolling blackouts and epic storms engulf America, the neighbourhood of First Street, Charlottesville comes under attack by viol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ruin by Cara Hoffman
    Ruin - by Cara Hoffman

    £13.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781629639291 | ISBN 10: 162963929x

    A little girl who disguises herself as an old man, an addict who collects dollhouse furniture, a crime reporter confronted by a talking dog, a painter trying to prove the non-existence of god, and lovers in a penal colony who communicate through tech ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book Of The Modern American Short Story by John Freeman (Editor)
    The Penguin Book Of The Modern American Short Story - by John Freeman (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781984877826 | ISBN 10: 1984877828

    A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Monkey Boy by Francisco Goldman
    Monkey Boy - by Francisco Goldman

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781611854428 | ISBN 10: 1611854423

    A novel of enormous achievement, Monkey Boy tells the tale of Francisco Goldberg, a middle-aged writer who grapples with the challenges of family and love, legacies of violence and war, and growing up Guatemalan and Jewish in America.  FINALI ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mad Girls Of New York by Maya Rodale
    The Mad Girls Of New York - by Maya Rodale

    £12.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780593436752 | ISBN 10: 059343675x

    An exciting novel based on the fearless reporter Nellie Bly, who would stop at nothing to expose injustices against women in 19th century New York, even at the risk of her own life and freedom.  In 1887 New York City, Nellie Bly has ambitions ... more

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  • Cover image of book Faces in the Crowd by Valeria Luiselli
    Faces in the Crowd - by Valeria Luiselli

    £10.00   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781783787630 | ISBN 10: 1783787635

    Translated by Christina MacSweeney.   In the heart of Mexico City a woman, trapped in a house and a marriage she can neither fully inhabit nor abandon, thinks about her past. She has decided to write a novel about her days at a publishing house i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon
    Sorrowland - by Rivers Solomon

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529118759 | ISBN 10: 1529118751

    A triumphant, genre-bending novel, following a young woman through a nightmarish yet recognisable landscape as she attempts to create a new life for herself and her children.   Vern, a hunted woman alone in the woods, gives birth to twins and r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Run Rose Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson
    Run Rose Run - by Dolly Parton and James Patterson

    £20.00   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529135671 | ISBN 10: 1529135672

    The most eagerly anticipated novel of 2022   FIND A FUTURE. LOSE A PAST.  She's a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her.   She's also on the run.  Nashville is where she's come to claim her destiny.& ... more

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  • Cover image of book Firekeeper
    Firekeeper's Daughter - by Angeline Boulley

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781786079060 | ISBN 10: 1786079062

    A ground-breaking YA thriller about a Native American teen who must root out the corruption in her community.  A Time magazine pick for Best YA of All Time Soon to be a Netflix series with the Obamas' Higher Ground Production Company Reese ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
    The Vanishing Half - by Brit Bennett

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349701479 | ISBN 10: 0349701474

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP BESTSELLER #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE  The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, south ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jack by Marilynne Robinson
    Jack - by Marilynne Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349011790 | ISBN 10: 0349011796

    Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with Jack, the final in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction.   Jack tells the story of John Ames B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich
    The Night Watchman - by Louise Erdrich

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781472155368 | ISBN 10: 147215536x

    It is 1953. Thomas Wazhushk is the night watchman at the first factory to open near the Turtle Mountain Reservation in rural North Dakota. He is also a prominent Chippewa Council member, trying to understand a new bill that is soon to be put before C ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
    The Once and Future Witches - by Alix E. Harrow

    £14.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780356512471 | ISBN 10: 0356512479

    In 1893, there's no such thing as witches.  There used to be, in the wild, dark days before the burnings began, but now witching is nothing but tidy charms and nursery rhymes. If the modern woman wants any measure of power, she must find it at t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Quichotte by Salman Rushdie
    Quichotte - by Salman Rushdie

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529111989 | ISBN 10: 1529111986

    ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019***  In a tour-de-force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love and family, Booker Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author Salm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dominicana by Angie Cruz
    Dominicana - by Angie Cruz

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529304886 | ISBN 10: 1529304881

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION   'A thrilling, necessary, and unforgettable portrait of what it means to be an immigrant' ~ Patricia Engel  Fifteen-year-old Ana Cancion never dreamed of moving to America, the way the girls s ... more

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  • Cover image of book City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
    City of Girls - by Elizabeth Gilbert

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781408867068 | ISBN 10: 1408867060

    A SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER   New York, 1940. Young, glamorous and inseparable, Vivian and Celia are chasing trouble from one end of the city to the other. But there is risk in all this play – that's what makes it so fun, and so da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stone Junction by Jim Dodge
    Stone Junction - by Jim Dodge

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786893970 | ISBN 10: 1786893975

    Jim Dodge’s unforgettable outlaw epic. Introduced by Thomas Pynchon.   When Daniel’s mother dies, he is brought under the protection of the AMO: the Alliance of Magicians and Outlaws. It is an introduction to a world of revenge, revolution and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
    Where the Crawdads Sing - by Delia Owens

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472154668 | ISBN 10: 1472154665

    For years, rumors of the ‘Marsh Girl’ have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.   So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. B ... more

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  • Cover image of book An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
    An American Marriage - by Tayari Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786075192 | ISBN 10: 1786075199

    LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION, 2019   'A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.' - Barack Obama   Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of the Americ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann
    Ducks, Newburyport - by Lucy Ellmann

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781910296967 | ISBN 10: 1910296961

    *** SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 BOOKER PRIZE ***   ‘... I dreamt last night about somebody complaining that he owned a “lesser Cézanne” while I was tearing heartshaped buttons off a shirt, and something about a ferret, the fact that my dre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red Word by Sarah Henstra
    The Red Word - by Sarah Henstra

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781999700874 | ISBN 10: 1999700872

    The myths don’t have a clue what to do with women. They have nothing to say about us whatsoever. We need to build our own fucking mythology.   The battle of the sexes goes to college in this smart, thrilling debut by university English pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book All City by Alex DiFrancesco
    All City - by Alex DiFrancesco

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781609809393 | ISBN 10: 1609809394

    All City is more than a novel, it's a foreshadowing of a world to come.   In a near-future New York City ravaged by climate change and economic inequality, a superstorm hits, leaving behind only those who had nowhere else to go and no way to g ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Which Way Tree by Elizabeth Crook
    The Which Way Tree - by Elizabeth Crook

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617167 | ISBN 10: 1911617168

    ‘It was a few months later on, when Samantha was twelve years old, and I was fourteen, and winter come on, and the wind was blowing a gale, and dark was a thing we dreaded, that the panther called on us again.’   In the remote hill country ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Good Country by Laleh Khadivi
    A Good Country - by Laleh Khadivi

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408876039 | ISBN 10: 1408876035

    The powerful, moving story of a California teenager from an immigrant family who, finding himself in an increasingly hostile world, is turned from a carefree surfer's life towards a culture of fear and fanaticism.   Laguna Beach, California, 2 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Golden House by Salman Rushdie
    The Golden House - by Salman Rushdie

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784707095 | ISBN 10: 1784707090

    **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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  • Cover image of book New Boy: Othello Retold by Tracy Chevalier
    New Boy: Othello Retold - by Tracy Chevalier

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784700249 | ISBN 10: 178470024x

    From the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and The Last Runaway.   Arriving at his fourth school in six years, diplomat’s son Osei knows he needs an ally if he is to survive his first day – so he’s lucky to hit it off with Dee, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black No More by George S. Schuyler
    Black No More - by George S. Schuyler

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780143131885 | ISBN 10: 0143131885

    The landmark comic satire that asks, “What would happen if all black people in America turned white?”  It’s New Year’s Day 1933 in New York City, and Max Disher, a young black man, has just found out that a certain Dr. Junius Crookman ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout
    Anything is Possible - by Elizabeth Strout

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241248799 | ISBN 10: 0241248795

    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017  Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2018    An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and Man Booker long-listed author of M ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Evening Road by Laird Hunt
    The Evening Road - by Laird Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784703646 | ISBN 10: 1784703648

    Meet Ottie Lee Henshaw. Quick of mind and pleasing to the eye, she navigates a stifling marriage, a lecherous boss, and on one day in the summer of 1920, an odyssey across the countryside to witness a dark and fearful celebration.  Meet Calla ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Idiot by Elif Batuman
    The Idiot - by Elif Batuman

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780099583172 | ISBN 10: 0099583178

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018   Selin, a tall, highly strung Turkish-American from New Jersey turns up at Harvard and finds herself dangerously overwhelmed by the challenges and possibilities of adulthood. She studies ling ... more

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  • Cover image of book White Tears by Hari Kunzru
    White Tears - by Hari Kunzru

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241977873 | ISBN 10: 0241977878

    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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  • Cover image of book The Patriots by Sana Krasikov
    The Patriots - by Sana Krasikov

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783781829 | ISBN 10: 1783781823

    Growing up in 1930s Brooklyn, Florence Fein will do anything to escape the confining values of her family and her city, and create a life of meaning and consequence. When a new job and a love affair lead her to Moscow, she doesn't think twice about a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blacker the Berry... by Wallace Thurman
    The Blacker the Berry... - by Wallace Thurman

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780143131878 | ISBN 10: 0143131877

    The groundbreaking Harlem Renaissance novel about prejudice within the black community.  Emma Lou Morgan’s skin is black. So black that it’s a source of shame to her not only among the largely white community of her hometown of Boise, Id ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? by Kathleen Collins
    Whatever Happened to Interracial Love? - by Kathleen Collins

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783783410 | ISBN 10: 1783783419

    It is the long, hot summer of 1963 and New York is filled with lovers, dreamers and protestors. Young African-American women grow out their hair and discover the taste of new freedoms. Young men, white and black, travel south to fight against segrega ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates
    A Book of American Martyrs - by Joyce Carol Oates

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008221713 | ISBN 10: 0008221715

    Two families.   Two faces of America.   One violent crime that will bitterly divide them and yet bind them together forever. "A magnificent story of two broken families"(Independent) "Page-turning, gripping, full of unexpected twi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
    Mudbound - by Hillary Jordan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786090232 | ISBN 10: 1786090236

    Now a Netflix original movie, starring Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell & Mary J. Blige.  When Henry McAllan moves his city-bred wife, Laura, to a cotton farm in the Mississippi Delta in 1946, she finds herself in a place both ... more

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  • Cover image of book Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
    Homegoing - by Yaa Gyasi

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241975237 | ISBN 10: 0241975239

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Best First Book   Effia and Esi: two sisters with two very different destinies. One sold into slavery; one a slave trader's wife. The consequences of their fate reverberate through the generatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster
    4 3 2 1 - by Paul Auster

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571324651 | ISBN 10: 0571324657

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017   On March 3rd, 1947, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the only child of Rose and Stanley Ferguson, is born. From that single beginning, Ferguson’s life will take four simultaneous paths. Four Fergusons will ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Angel of History by Rabih Alameddine
    The Angel of History - by Rabih Alameddine

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472152381 | ISBN 10: 1472152387

    Following the critical and commercial success of An Unnecessary Woman, Alameddine delivers a spectacular portrait of a man and an era of profound political and social upheaval.   Set over the course of one night in the waiting room of a psych ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison
    A Harvest of Thorns - by Corban Addison

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784295257 | ISBN 10: 1784295256

    A gripping new thriller that blends the nailbiting courtroom drama of John Grisham with the moral heart of Khaled Kosseini,   A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dirt Road by James Kelman
    Dirt Road - by James Kelman

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782118251 | ISBN 10: 178211825x

    Shortlisted for Saltire Fiction Book of the Year 2016 "A celebration of what it is to be human"(Spectator) Murdo, a teenager obsessed with music, dreams of a life beyond home. His recently widowed dad, Tom, stumbles towards the future, terri ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O
    The Lonely Hearts Hotel - by Heather O'Neill

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849163354 | ISBN 10: 1849163359

    A novel about childhood damage and the redemptive power of art from an author twice listed for the Women's Prize and the Giller Prize.   The Lonely Hearts Hotel is a love story with a difference. Set throughout the roaring twenties, it is a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
    Here I Am - by Jonathan Safran Foer

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241966389 | ISBN 10: 0241966388

    Jacob and Julia Bloch are about to be tested...   By Jacob's grandfather, who won't go quietly into a retirement home. By the family reunion, that everyone is dreading. By their son's heroic attempts to get expelled. And by the sexting affair ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sport of Kings by C. E. Morgan
    The Sport of Kings - by C. E. Morgan

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008173319 | ISBN 10: 0008173311

    Shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize Shortlisted for the James Tait Black Fiction Prize Winner of the Kirkus fiction prize  'You and I ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation by Octavia E. Butler, adapted by Damian Duffy and John Jennings
    Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation - by Octavia E. Butler, adapted by Damian Duffy and John Jennings

    £15.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419709470 | ISBN 10: 141970947x

    Octavia E. Butler’s bestselling literary science-fiction masterpiece, Kindred, now in graphic novel format.  More than 35 years after its release, Kindred continues to draw in new readers with its deep exploration of the violence and loss o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Days Without End by Sebastian Barry
    Days Without End - by Sebastian Barry

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571333899 | ISBN 10: 0571333893

    'I am thinking of the days without end of my life...'   After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, go on to fight in the Indian wars and, ultimately, the Civil War.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom
    The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto - by Mitch Albom

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780751541212 | ISBN 10: 0751541214

    From number one New York Times bestseller, Mitch Albom, author of The Five People You Meet in Heaven and Tuesdays With Morrie, comes his latest inspirational, moving and heart-warming novel.   At nine years old, Frankie Presto is sent to Ameri ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Involved by Ryan Gattis
    All Involved - by Ryan Gattis

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447283171 | ISBN 10: 1447283171

    That's when it hits me. I'm staring at a war zone. In South Central.   On an April night in 1992, Payasa learns that her older brother has been stabbed to death, his body left out in the road to rot. He was never involved. He was innocent. He ... more

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  • Cover image of book Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
    Go Set A Watchman - by Harper Lee

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784752460 | ISBN 10: 1784752460

    Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to grapp ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende
    The Japanese Lover - by Isabel Allende

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781471152191 | ISBN 10: 1471152197

    From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kind One by Laird Hunt
    Kind One - by Laird Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784703660 | ISBN 10: 1784703664

    An unforgettable tale of slavery in the American South. Once I lived in a place where demons dwelled. I was one of them. Ginny lives on her husbands pig farm ninety miles from nowhere. Far from the paradise she was promised, this is a bleak ... more

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  • Cover image of book New Orleans Noir: The Classics by Julie Smith (Editor)
    New Orleans Noir: The Classics - by Julie Smith (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781617753848 | ISBN 10: 161775384x

    This sequel to the original best-selling New Orleans Noir takes a literary tour through some of the darkest writing in New Orleans history. Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brook ... more

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  • Cover image of book Church of Marvels by Leslie Parry
    Church of Marvels - by Leslie Parry

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473605657 | ISBN 10: 1473605652

    New York, 1895. It's late on a warm city night when Sylvan Threadgill, a young night soiler who cleans out the privies behind the tenement houses, pulls a terrible secret out from the filthy hollows: an abandoned newborn baby. An orphan himself, Sylv ... 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 Neverhome by Laird Hunt
    Neverhome - by Laird Hunt

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099592921 | ISBN 10: 0099592924

    I was strong and he was not so it was me went to war to defend the Republic. I stepped across the border out of Indiana into Ohio. Twenty dollars, two salt-pork sandwiches, and I took jerky, biscuits, six old apples, fresh underthings and a blanket t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Let Him Know - by Sandip Roy

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408856666 | ISBN 10: 1408856662

    In a boxy apartment building in an American university town, Romola Mitra, a young bride, anxiously awaits her first letter from home in India. When she accidentally opens the wrong letter, it changes her life. Decades later, her son Amit finds the l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Perfidia by James Ellroy
    Perfidia - by James Ellroy

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099537755 | ISBN 10: 0099537753

    Los Angeles, December 6, 1941. Last hopes for peace are shattered when Japanese squadrons bomb Pearl Harbor. War fever and race hate grip the city and the internment of Japanese-Americans begins.  Following the hellish murder of a Japanese fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
    The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend - by Katarina Bivald

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780701189068 | ISBN 10: 0701189061

    Warning: once you let books into your life, the most unexpected things can happen...  The International Bestseller   Sara is 28 and has never been outside Sweden except in the (many) books she reads. When her elderly penfriend Amy inv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lila by Marilynne Robinson
    Lila - by Marilynne Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781844088829 | ISBN 10: 1844088820

    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015 Marilynne Robinson, one of the greatest novelists of our time, returns to the town of Gilead in an unforgettable story about a girl who lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder. Lila, h ... more

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  • Cover image of book 10:04 by Ben Lerner
    10:04 - by Ben Lerner

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847088932 | ISBN 10: 1847088937

    In the past year, the narrator of 10:04 has enjoyed unexpected literary success, been diagnosed with a potentially fatal heart condition, and been asked by his best friend to help her conceive a child. Now, in a New York of increasingly frequent supe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today
    Tales of Two Cities: The Best and Worst of Times in Today's New York - by John Freeman (Editor)

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780143128304 | ISBN 10: 0143128302

    Thirty major contemporary writers examine life in a deeply divided New York   In a city where the top one percent earns more than a half-million dollars per year while twenty-five thousand children are homeless, public discourse about our ent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thrill of it All by Joseph O
    The Thrill of it All - by Joseph O'Connor

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099481539 | ISBN 10: 0099481537

    A captivating novel filled with music, friendship and teenage dreams, from the bestselling author of Ghost Light and Star of the Sea.  At college in 1980s Luton, Robbie Goulding, an Irish-born teenager, meets the elusive Fran Mulvey, an orpha ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
    A Lesson Before Dying - by Ernest J. Gaines

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781846687860 | ISBN 10: 1846687861

    Award-winning classic novel of prejudice, community and what it means to be a man in the American South. In a small Cajun community in the late 1940s, a young black man named Jefferson witnesses a liquor store shootout in which three men are kill ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lucky Us by Amy Bloom
    Lucky Us - by Amy Bloom

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847089397 | ISBN 10: 1847089399

    When Eva's mother abandons her on Iris's front porch, the girls don't seem to have much in common - except, they soon discover, a father. Thrown together with no mothers to care for them and a father who could not be considered a parent, Iris and Eva ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski
    Ham on Rye - by Charles Bukowski

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782116660 | ISBN 10: 1782116664

    Legendary barfly Charles Bukowski's fourth novel, first published in 1982, is probably the most autobiographical and moving of all his books, dealing in particular with his difficult relationship with his father and his early childhood in LA.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee
    On Such a Full Sea - by Chang-Rae Lee

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349140148 | ISBN 10: 0349140146

    From the beloved award-winning author of Native Speaker and The Surrendered, a highly provocative, deeply affecting story of one woman's legendary quest in a shocking, future America.  On Such a Full Sea takes Chang-rae Lee's elegance of prose, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sister Noon by Karen Joy Fowler
    Sister Noon - by Karen Joy Fowler

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781255490 | ISBN 10: 1781255490

    By the bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves, Sister Noon is the story of Lizzie Hayes, whose dull life is about to be shaken up by a mysterious and powerful woman.  'Words were invented so lies could be told' ~ Mary El ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liberty Bazaar by David Chadwick
    Liberty Bazaar - by David Chadwick

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781906582920 | ISBN 10: 1906582920

    Liverpool, 1863: Newly arrived in England, wealthy liberals enlist Trinity, an escaped slave girl, in their campaign to abolish slavery and support Abraham Lincolns Union. Jubal, a high-ranking Confederate officer, has arrived to find supporters and ... 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 Family Life by Akhil Sharma
    Family Life - by Akhil Sharma

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571224548 | ISBN 10: 0571224547

    For eight-year-old Ajay and his older brother Birju, life in Delhi in the late 1970s follows a comfortable, predictable routine: bathing on the roof, queuing for milk, playing cricket in the street. Yet, everything changes when their father finds a j ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Country by Kalyan Ray
    No Country - by Kalyan Ray

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408843345 | ISBN 10: 140884334x

    In November 1989, an Indian couple are discovered murdered in a small town in upstate New York. They lie together as though just disengaged from a long embrace. Yet their murder has been two centuries in the making.   County Sligo, Ireland, 18 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
    The Museum of Extraordinary Things - by Alice Hoffman

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471112157 | ISBN 10: 1471112152

    From the bestselling author of The Dovekeepers comes a spectacularly imaginative and moving new novel in the vein of The Night Circus that has been acclaimed by Jodi Picoult as 'truly stunning: part love story, part mystery, part history, and all bea ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt
    The Blazing World - by Siri Hustvedt

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444779660 | ISBN 10: 1444779664

    The devilishly playful, intellectually inspiring, emotionally involving new novel from Siri Hustvedt, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.   The artist Harriet Burden, furious at the lack of attention paid her by the New York art world, cond ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman
    Signs Preceding the End of the World - by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908276421 | ISBN 10: 1908276428

    Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spanish in the last ten years. Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Some Luck by Jane Smiley
    Some Luck - by Jane Smiley

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447275602 | ISBN 10: 1447275608

    The first novel in a dazzling new epic trilogy from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize; a literary adventure that will span a century in America.  1920. After his return from the battlefields in France, Walter Langdon and his wife Rosanna begin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dissident Gardens by Jonathan Lethem
    Dissident Gardens - by Jonathan Lethem

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099563426 | ISBN 10: 0099563428

    A dazzling novel from one of America's finest writers the story of three generations of a radical New York family  Longlisted for the 2015 Folio Prize Longlisted for the 2015 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award  In 1955, Rose Zimmer got sc ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu
    All Our Names - by Dinaw Mengestu

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444793758 | ISBN 10: 1444793756

    An unforgettable tale of love, friendship and revolution set between Africa and America, by the winner of the Guardian First Book Award.  LONGLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2015  Two young friends join an uprising against Uganda's corrupt r ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman
    In the Light of What We Know - by Zia Haider Rahman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447231233 | ISBN 10: 1447231236

    A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century. One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his marriage unravelling, receives a surpr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
    Kindred - by Octavia E. Butler

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472214812 | ISBN 10: 1472214811

    A modern black woman is transported to 19th century Maryland, where she faces the cruel realities of slavery. Kindred, Octavia E. Butler's masterpiece, is an essential read and 'a shattering work of art' (Los Angeles Herald-Examiner). On her 26th b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Green by Walter Mosley
    Little Green - by Walter Mosley

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780226057 | ISBN 10: 1780226055

    Easy Rawlins is back. The iconic detective who leapt to fame in Devil in a Blue Dress returns.  We thought we'd seen the last of Easy Rawlins at the end of Blonde Faith. But it takes more than an oncoming car to stop LA's finest PI.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trout Fishing in America by Richard Brautigan
    Trout Fishing in America - by Richard Brautigan

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781782113805 | ISBN 10: 1782113800

    Richard Brautigan's wonderfully zany, hilarious episodic novel set amongst the rural waterways of America.   Here's a journey that begins at the foot of the Benjamin Franklin statue in San Francisco's Washington Square, wanders through the won ... more

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  • Cover image of book To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris
    To Rise Again at a Decent Hour - by Joshua Ferris

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141047386 | ISBN 10: 0141047380

    'There's nothing like a dental chair to remind a man that he's alone in the world'   Paul O'Rourke, 40 year-old slightly curmudgeonly dentist, runs a thriving practice in New York. Yet he is discovering he needs more in his life than a steady ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman
    Girlchild - by Tupelo Hassman

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780874432 | ISBN 10: 178087443x

    Rory Dawn Hendrix is in a Girl Scout troop of one.   She lives in a trailer park called the Calle de las Flores near Reno.   Shes determined to leave, childless, before her sixteenth birthday.   Easier said than done. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Son by Philipp Meyer
    The Son - by Philipp Meyer

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780857209443 | ISBN 10: 0857209442

    Part epic of Texas, part classic coming-of-age story, part unflinching portrait of the bloody price of power, The Son is an utterly transporting novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American West through the lives of the McCulloughs, an ambi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
    The Goldfinch - by Donna Tartt

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780349139630 | ISBN 10: 0349139636

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2014   Aged thirteen, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sketcher by Roland Watson-Grant
    Sketcher - by Roland Watson-Grant

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846883125 | ISBN 10: 1846883121

    Nine-year-old Skid Beaumonts family is stuck in the mud. Following his fathers decision to relocate and build a new home, based on a drunken vision that New Orleans would rapidly expand eastwards into the wetlands as a result of the Seventies oil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
    Big Brother - by Lionel Shriver

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780007271108 | ISBN 10: 0007271107

    The new novel from the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin.  Pandora has looked up to her older brother Edison since they were children. Now she revels in the anonymity of her suburban Iowa life, while her brother bas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi
    Ghana Must Go - by Taiye Selasi

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780670919888 | ISBN 10: 0670919888

    Electric, exhilarating, and beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go introduces the world to Taiye Selasi, a novelist of extraordinary talent. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, it is at once a portrait of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Astray by Emma Donoghue
    Astray - by Emma Donoghue

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447209508 | ISBN 10: 1447209508

    With the turn of each page, the characters that roam across these pages go astray. They are emigrants, runaways, drifters; gold miners and counterfeiters, attorneys and slaves. They cross borders of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Movement of Stars by Amy Brill
    The Movement of Stars - by Amy Brill

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780718159924 | ISBN 10: 0718159926

    Amy Brill's The Movement of Stars tells a story of illicit love and extraordinary ambition.   It is 1845, and Hannah Gardner Price dreams of a world infinitely larger than the small Quaker community where she has lived all 25 years of her li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brooklyn Heights by Miral al-Tahawy
    Brooklyn Heights - by Miral al-Tahawy

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780571280056 | ISBN 10: 0571280056

    A novel of displacement and discovery from one of Egypt's most exciting new voices.   Hend, an Arabic teacher and would-be writer in her late thirties, emigrates to the United States from Cairo with her eight-year-old son after the painful bre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
    Calling Me Home - by Julie Kibler

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781447212560 | ISBN 10: 1447212568

    In a time of hate, would you stand up for love?  Shalerville, Kentucky, 1939. A world where black maids and handymen are trusted to raise white children and tend to white houses, but from which they are banished after dark.  Sixteen-year- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Snapper by Brian Kimberling
    Snapper - by Brian Kimberling

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780755396214 | ISBN 10: 0755396219

    With wry humour and real freshness, Snappercharts the disastrous love affair between career birdwatcher Nathan Lochmueller and the place that made him. Set in a brilliantly observed rural Indiana, 'the bastard son of the Midwest', Snapper is ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Round House by Louise Erdrich
    The Round House - by Louise Erdrich

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781472108142 | ISBN 10: 1472108140

    Hailed in the US as a Native-American To Kill A Mockingbird, and winner of the US National Book Award, The Round House is Louise Erdrich's undeniable - and unmissable - masterpiece.   A mother is brutally raped by a man on their North Dakot ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
    The Last Runaway - by Tracy Chevalier

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780007350353 | ISBN 10: 000735035x

    The stunning new novel from the bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring.  Honor Bright is a sheltered Quaker who has rarely ventured out of 1850s Dorset when she impulsively emigrates to America. Opposed to the slavery that defines an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Home by Toni Morrison
    Home - by Toni Morrison

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780099555940 | ISBN 10: 0099555948

    From the Nobel Prize-winning author of Beloved comes a dazzling new novel set in 1950s America in the aftermath of the Korean War.  It begins with a letter from a woman Frank has never met. A pleading letter. A letter that closed his throat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breakdown by Sara Paretsky
    Breakdown - by Sara Paretsky

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780340994153 | ISBN 10: 0340994150

    Sara Paretsky's new bestseller and the fifteenth in the series pits V.I. Warshawski against a right-wing political pundit with powerful connections in a riveting novel that combines contemporary issues and suspense in Paretsky's unique way.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hard Time by Sara Paretsky
    Hard Time - by Sara Paretsky

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444761542 | ISBN 10: 1444761544

    The ninth V.I. Warshawski thriller from one of America's greatest female crime writers, combining contemporary issues, social injustice and fast-paced suspense.  While driving home after celebrating friend Murray Ryerson's big break into TV hos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mr Penumbra
    Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - by Robin Sloan

    £12.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781782391197 | ISBN 10: 1782391193

    Recession has shuffled Clay Jannon out of his life as a Web-design drone and serendipity coupled with sheer curiosity has landed him a new job working the night shift at Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore.  And it doesn't take long for Clay to rea ... more

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  • Cover image of book May We Be Forgiven by A.M Homes
    May We Be Forgiven - by A.M Homes

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781847083234 | ISBN 10: 1847083234

    Harry has spent a lifetime watching his younger brother George - a taller, smarter and more successful, high-flying TV executive - acquire a covetable wife, two kids and a beautiful home. But Harry, a historian and Nixon scholar, also knows George ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stoner by John Williams
    Stoner - by John Williams

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099561545 | ISBN 10: 0099561549

    Colum McCann once called Stoner one of the great forgotten novels of the past century, but it seems it is forgotten no longer in 2013 translations of Stoner began appearing on bestseller lists across Europe. Forty-eight years after its first, quiet ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
    The Art of Fielding - by Chad Harbach

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007374458 | ISBN 10: 0007374453

    A wonderful, warm novel from a major new American voice.   Henry Skrimshander, newly arrived at college, shy and out of his depth, has a talent for baseball that borders on genius. But sometimes it seems that his only friend is big Mike Schwar ... 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 Untold Story by Monica Ali
    Untold Story - by Monica Ali

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781471100086 | ISBN 10: 1471100081

    An Englishwoman named Lydia is living in a small, nondescript town somewhere in the American Midwest. She has a circle of friends: one owns a dress shop; another sells houses; another is a frenzied stay-at-home mother. Lydia works at an animal shelte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
    Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - by Jamie Ford

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780749010720 | ISBN 10: 074901072x

    1986, The Panama Hotel.   The old Seattle landmark has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has made a startling discovery in the basement: personal belongings stored away by Japanese families sent to interment camps during W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Visions of Cody by Jack Kerouac
    Visions of Cody - by Jack Kerouac

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141198224 | ISBN 10: 0141198222

    An experimental novel which remained unpublished for years, Visions of Cody is Kerouac's fascinating examination of his own New York life, in a collection of colourful stream-of-consciousness essays.   Transcribing taped conversations between ... more

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  • Cover image of book Open City by Teju Cole
    Open City - by Teju Cole

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571279432 | ISBN 10: 0571279430

    Along the streets of Manhattan, a young Nigerian doctor doing his residency wanders aimlessly. The walks meet a need for Julius: they are a release from the tightly regulated mental environment of work, and they give him the opportunity to process hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emerald City and Other Stories by Jennifer Egan
    Emerald City and Other Stories - by Jennifer Egan

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780331218 | ISBN 10: 1780331215

    From the bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prizewinning A Visit From the Goon Squad. These eleven masterful stories - the first collection from acclaimed author Jennifer Egan - deal with loneliness and longing, regret and desire. Egan's characters, ... more

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    How to Read the Air - by Dinaw Mengestu

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099521037 | ISBN 10: 0099521032

    Dinaw Mengestu's first novel, Children of the Revolution, earned him comparisons to Bellow, Fitzgerald and Naipaul, garnered ecstatic critical praise and won the Guardian First Book Award for its haunting depiction of the immigrant experience in Amer ... more

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