SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2017
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017
SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE NEW STATESMAN, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, TIME AND THE BBC
'A must' Margaret Atwood
'Staggering' Marlon James
'A searing, urgent read' Celeste Ng
'Disarmingly beautiful' Spec..
Lou Clark knows too many things . . .She knows how many miles lie between her new home in New York and her new boyfriend Sam in London.She knows her employer is a good man and she knows his wife is keeping a secret from him.What Lou doesn't know is she's about to meet someone who's going to turn her whole life upside down.Because Josh will remind her so much of a man she used to know that it'll hu..
Imagine a world where the healthy choice is the only choice.'Original and subversive.' Independent'Life-affirming' Erin Kelly, author of He Said/She SaidLea Kirino is a 'Lifer,' who has the potential to live forever - if she does everything right. She has lived her life by religiously following the state directives that ensure she remains fit and healthy. She knows she wants to live forever, and s..
Sal, the protagonist of 'Sun Alley', is an exceptionally intelligent twelve-year-old boy, experiencing his first love. One summer afternoon, on his way to see his girlfriend Emi, he is caught in a rain shower and shelters in the hallway of a block of flats. Led by a strong odour, he goes down into the basement, where he comes upon the corpse of a young and very beautiful woman. Little by little,..
E anul 1714. Daniel Waterhouse s-a intors in Anglia unde si-a unit fortele cu ale prietenului sau Isaac Newton pentru a urmari un grup care urmareste sa ii asasineze pe Filosofii Naturali. In acelasi timp, o lupta tot mai crancena pentru coroana Angliei tulbura tara. Tot acum, o veche disputa dintre Newton si Gottfried Wilhelm Leibnitz se apropie de culme, cu consecinte potentiale catastrofice....
'Girl on a Train meets The Talented Mr Ripley under the Moroccan sun. Unputdownable' The TimesThe perfect read for fans of Daphne du Maurier and Patricia Highsmith, set in 1950s Morocco, Tangerine is a gripping psychological literary thriller.The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the horrific accident at Bennington, the t..
The Sunday Times Bestseller‘Lovely, lovely, lovely… Sue Townsend meets Kate Atkinson meets Nina Stibbe’ MARIAN KEYES‘Powerful and profound’ Guardian‘Another sure-fire hit’ Daily Mail‘Funny, melancholy, acutely observant’ Sunday Express84-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, she considers the charming new resident who looks exactl..
Brian Aldiss, who died in 2017, was best known for his science fiction - and in particular for a short story optioned by Stanley Kubrick, which would, under the direction of Steven Spielberg, become the film A.I. Artificial Intelligence.
Aldiss's first book was published by Faber in 1955.
This brief, late trilogy contains much of his lively humour, one improbable invention, and a pervasive sense..
Meet Mr Bones, the canine hero of Paul Auster's remarkable novel. Bones is the sidekick of Willy G. Christmas, a brilliant but troubled poet-saint from Brooklyn. Together they sally forth across America to Baltimore, Maryland, on one last great adventure, searching for Willy's old teacher, Bea Swanson. Years have passed since Willy last saw his beloved mentor, who used to know him as William Gur..
THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER BY AWARD WINNER KATE ATKINSON'An unapologetic novel of ideas which is also wise, funny and paced like a thriller' ObserverIn 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 British Fascist sympathizers, she discovers the work to be by..
Set in Naples, Italy, this debut novel by New York Times bestselling author Elena Ferrante (My Brilliant Friend, The Days of Abandonment) tells a story about mothers and daughters and the complicated knot of lies, emotions, and shared history than binds them.
Following her mother's untimely and mysterious death, Delia embarks on a voyage of discovery through the chaotic, suffocating streets o..
When she was nine years old, Melody Browne's house burned down, taking every toy, every photograph, every item of clothing and old Christmas card with it. But not only did the fire destroy all her possessions, it took with it all her memories - Melody Browne can remember nothing before her ninth birthday. Now in her early thirties, Melody lives in a council flat in the middle of London with her ..
The No. 1 New York Times bestselling author
'Utterly enthralling' Daily Express
Miss Layla Beck despises small-town life
After refusing to marry the man her rich father has picked for her, Layla is banished to the remote town of Macedonia, West Virginia, a place where nothing important ever happens - or so she thinks.
Tasked to write down the history of the town, Layla meets the sedu..
"Almost certainly a masterpiece." (Anita Brookner). Ryder, a renowned pianist, arrives in a Central European city he cannot identify for a concert he cannot remember agreeing to give. But then as he traverses a landscape by turns eerie and comical - and always strangely malleable, as a dream might be - he comes steadily to realise he is facing the most crucial performance of his life.
Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against a world which seems to hold little mercy for her and her family - or their old, crumbling house, falling down around them. Willa's two grown-up children, a new-born grandchild, and her ailing father-in-law have all moved in at a time when life seems at its most precarious. But when Willa discovers that a pioneering female scientist lived on the sa..
Lentils, free love, radical politics and family truths . . . Various Pets Alive and Dead is the wonderfully funny fourth novel from Marina Lewycka, author of the bestselling A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian.For twenty years Doro and Marcus lived in a commune, convinced lentils and free love would change the world. They didn't. What they did do was give their children a terror of radicalism..
'One Day meets Sliding Doors' (Elle). The biggest fiction debut novel of 2015, now in paperback.
What if you had said yes . . . ?
Eva and Jim are nineteen, and students at Cambridge, when their paths first cross in 1958. Jim is walking along a lane when a woman approaching him on a bicycle swerves to avoid a dog. What happens next will determine the rest of their lives. We follow three dif..
The hilarious new novel from the bestselling author of A Spool of Blue Thread'A thoroughly modern love story' Guardian, Books of the YearKate Battista is stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and infuriating younger sister Bunny? Dr Battista has other problems. His brilliant young lab assistant, Pyotr, is about to be deported. And without Pyotr, his ne..
‘This book will blow your mind’ PRIMA ‘Disturbing’ LEE CHILD‘A petrifying reimagining of The Handmaid’s Tale’ ELLE‘Left me speechless’ DAILY MAIL‘Terrifying’ RED‘A novel ripe for the #MeToo era’ VANITY FAIR‘Extraordinary’ LOUISE O’NEILL‘A dazzling debut.’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING‘A truly compulsive novel.’ STYLIST‘Thought-provoking and thrilling. I was left speechless!’ WOMAN & HOME‘The bo..
SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 MAN BOOKER PRIZEWINNER OF THE GILLER PRIZEFINALIST FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL AND THE ROGERS WRITERS TRUST FICTION PRIZEFROM THE MAN BOOKER AND ORANGE PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF HALF BLOOD BLUESNew York Times Top Ten Book of the Year 2018'A masterpiece' Attica Locke'High adventure fraught with cliffhanger twists mark this runaway-slave narrative, which leaps, sails, and soars..
'A gripping, sinister fable' Margaret Atwood (via Twitter)'An extraordinary debut - otherworldly, luminous, precise' Guardian'Bold, inventive, haunting... With shades of Margaret Atwood and Eimear McBride, you'll be bowled over by it' StylistGrace, Lia and Sky live in an abandoned hotel, on a sun-bleached island, beside a poisoned sea. Their parents raised them there to keep them safe, to make the..
'Prepare to weep - I defy anyone to read this and not have a tear in their eye.' reviewer, 5 stars"Anyone who wishes David Nicholls would write faster needs to grab this with both hands." Jill MansellAn emotional page-turner with a heart-pounding dilemma. Fans of Jodi Picoult, David Nicholls and Jojo Moyes will love We Own The Sky.Anna and Rob were the perfect couple with their whole lives in fron..
Sarah Winman's bestselling, critically-acclaimed debut novel WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT continues to captivate and enchant readers.The Sunday Times bestsellerThis is a book about a brother and sister.It's a book about childhood and growing up, friendships and families, triumph and tragedy and everything in between.More than anything,it's a book about love in all its forms.Gloriously offbeat... Winman's..
David Sedaris's remarkable ability to uncover the hilarious absurdity teeming just below the surface of everyday life is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this new book of stories.
Sedaris proceeds from bizarre conundrums of daily life - the etiquette of having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a fellow passenger or how to soundproof your windows with ..
Inocenta in cele lumesti, o ingenuia cand vine vorba despre pop si moda, Aleasa lui Dumnezeu dintr-un mic insa hotarat cult religios din Stirlingshire, Isis Whit nu e o adolescenta obisnuita. Cand vara ei, Morag (oaspete de onoare la Festivalul Luskentyrian al Iubirii, tinut o data la patru ani) dispare dupa ce renunta la credinta ei, Isis e trimisa sa aduca inapoi apostata. Dar drumul spre Babi..
The smash hit Sunday Times bestseller.Tuesday 8th SeptemberFirst day back at school. I am going to 100% nail being a school mummy this year. I can totally do this. Yes, this year is definitely going to be much better – I am absolutely not going to shout at the children, let them stuff their faces with crisps or goggle away on the iPad. And I most certainly will not slump on the sofa at the end of ..
The hilarious second novel, and Sunday Times No 1 Bestseller, from author of the smash hit Why Mummy Drinks.Monday, 25 JulyThe first day of the holidays. I suppose it could’ve been worse. I brightly announced that perhaps it might be a lovely idea to go to a stately home and learn about some history. As soon as we got there I remembered why I don’t use the flipping National Trust membership – beca..
Haruki Murakami’s first two novels, available for the first time in English outside Japan. With a new introduction by the author.
'If you’re the sort of guy who raids the refrigerators of silent kitchens at three o’clock in the morning, you can only write accordingly.
That’s who I am.'
Hear the Wind Sing and Pinball, 1973 are Haruki Murakami’s earliest novels. They follow the fortunes o..
Tiga Whicabim loves her new life in the witchy, glitzy, black and white world of Sinkville. Now, suddenly, colour has started seeping back into Ritzy City - first there was a green apple in the middle of the road, and then Miss Heks reappeared in a garish orange dress. Tiga is very suspicious. But Miss Heks is only the tip of a very witchy iceberg. As Tiga, Peggy and Fluffanora soon discover, al..
From the author of A Secret History of Witches comes a new standalone novel set in the same world: an absorbing tale of love, sacrifice, family ties, and magic, set in the US in the aftermath of World War II. Perfect for fans of A Discovery of Witches, Outlander and Nora Roberts.Barrie Anne Blythe and her Aunt Charlotte have always known that the other residents of their small coastal community fi..
Perfect marriages. Perfect neighbours.Perfect lies.Everyone is guarding a secret in this picture-perfect town.When Karolina Hartwell is arrested driving her son home, the headlines don’t tell the full story. It seems nothing will stand in the way of her husband Graham’s political ambition – not even his wife.Miriam Kagan is convinced her husband Paul is hiding something. But if she digs too deeply..
An eleven-year-old girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse, sent to investigate whether she is a fraud, meets a journalist hungry for a story.
Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, Emma Donoghue's The Wonder - inspired by numerous European and North American cases of 'fasting girls' between the sixteenth century and the twentieth - is a psychological thriller abo..
The latest epic volume in the multimillion-copy bestselling Outlander series.
It is June 1778, and the world seems to be turning upside-down. The British Army is withdrawing from Philadelphia, with George Washington in pursuit, and for the first time, it looks as if the rebels might actually win. But for Claire Fraser and her family, there are even more tumultuous revolutions that have to be ..
'Murakami is like a magician who explains what he's doing as he performs the trick and still makes you believe he has supernatural powers... But while anyone can tell a story that resembles a dream, it's the rare artist, like this one, who can make us feel that we are dreaming it ourselve' (The New York Times Book Review).
The year is 1Q84.
This is the real world, there is no doubt about t..
Viata ca un film in Beijing poate parea dura, insa Fenfang nu se lasa; a calatorit 1899 de mile ca sa isi caute norocul in marele oras si nu doreste catusi de putin sa se intoarca in campurile nesfarsite de cartofi dulci. Hotarata sa traiasca o viata moderna, lucreaza ca femeie de serviciu la cinematrograful Pionierilor, se indragosteste de barbati nepotriviti si are dulapiorul din bucatarie tic..
The visionary epic from a Latin American genius.
This is the epic novel that defined one of Latin America’s greatest writers and his unique vision of the twentieth century.
Written with burning intensity in the last years of Roberto Bolaño's life, 2666 has been greeted across the world as the great writer's masterpiece, surpassing everything in imagination, beauty and scope. It is a novel ..
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017.
Paul Auster's first novel in seven years. His greatest, most provocative, most heartbreaking, most satisfying work. A sweeping story of birthright and possibility, of love and the fullness of life itself.
'One of the great writers of our time' San Francisco Chronicle
On March 3rd, 1947, Archibald Isaac Ferguson, the only child ..
Cand Miles Ryan isi pierde sotia intr-un accident rutier provocat de un sofer care fuge de la locul accidentului, durerea ii impietreste viata. Ca serif adjunct in oraselul New Bern doreste doar sa il aduca in firma justitiei pe soferul necunoscut.
In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink of the Screen charts the course of Pratchett's long writing career: from his schooldays through to his first writing job on the Bucks Free Press,..
THE RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB 2017 BESTSELLER. The number one Amazon bestseller.
A Boy Made of Blocks is a moving, funny and heartwarming story of family and love inspired by the author's own experiences with his son, the perfect latest obsession for fans of The Rosie Project, David Nicholls and Jojo Moyes. 'Funny, expertly plotted and written with enormous heart. Readers who enjoyed The Ros..
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015.
JAMAICA, 1976. Seven gunmen storm Bob Marley's house, machine guns blazing. The reggae superstar survives, but the gunmen are never caught.
From the acclaimed author of The Book of Night Women comes a dazzling display of masterful storytelling exploring this near-mythic event. Spanning three decades and crossing continents, A Brief History of Seven Kill..
From W. Bruce Cameron, the author of A Dog's Purpose, the phenomenal New York Times Number One bestseller about the unbreakable bond between a dog and their human. Now a major film starring Dennis Quaid.
Buddy is a good dog. He thought he had found and fulfilled his purpose, over the course of several lives, in helping his beloved boy Ethan. On the farm, Buddy watches over Ethan’s granddaught..
This is the remarkable story of one endearing dog's search for his purpose over the course of several lives. More than just another charming dog story, A Dog's Purpose touches on the universal quest for an answer to life's most basic question: Why are we here?
Surprised to find himself reborn as a rambunctious golden-haired puppy after a tragically short life as a stray mutt, Bailey's search ..
In this investigation into loss, losing and being lost, Rebecca Solnit explores the challenges of living with uncertainty. A Field Guide to Getting Lost takes in subjects as eclectic as memory and mapmaking, Hitchcock movies and Renaissance painting. Beautifully written, this book combines memoir, history and philosophy, shedding glittering new light on the way we live now.
By the winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction
Summer, 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is in an ancient land, about to discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and love. Thousands of miles away a twenty-year-old Pathan, Qayyum Gul, is learning about brotherhood and loyalty in the British Indian army. Summer,..
'Kate Atkinson's finest work, and confirmation that her genre-defying writing continues to surprise and dazzle' Observer
WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA NOVEL AWARD
A God in Ruins relates the life of Teddy Todd – would-be poet, heroic World War II bomber pilot, husband, father, and grandfather – as he navigates the perils and progress of the twentieth century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his..
Odran Yates enters Clonliffe Seminary in 1972 after his mother informs him that he has a vocation to the priesthood. He goes in full of ambition and hope, dedicated to his studies and keen to make friends. Forty years later, Odran's devotion has been challenged by the revelations that have shattered the Irish people's faith in the church. He has seen friends stand trial, colleagues jaile..