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Leurs enfants après eux

Août 1992. Une vallée perdue quelque part à l’Est, des hauts fourneaux qui ne brûlent plus, un lac, un après-midi de canicule. Anthony a 14 ans, et avec son cousin, ils s’emmerdent comme c’est pas permis. C’est là qu’ils décident de voler un canoë pour aller voir ce qui se passe de read more >

La femme aux cheveux roux

Alors qu'il passe quelques semaines auprès d'un maître puisatier pour gagner un peu d'argent avant d'entrer à l'université, le jeune Cem rencontre une troupe de comédiens ambulants et, parmi eux, une femme à la belle chevelure rousse. Il s'en éprend immédiatement, et, malgré leur read more >

Personne n'a peur des gens qui sourient

Gloria a choisi ce jour de juin pour partir. Elle file récupérer ses filles à l'école et les embarque sans préavis pour un long voyage. Toutes trois quittent les rives de la Méditerranée en direction du Nord, la maison alsacienne dans la forêt de Kayserheim où Gloria, enfant, passait ses read more >

Un étrange pays

« Quand la première coupe fut vidée, Alejandro et Petrus se sourirent et Jesús remarqua les beaux yeux gris et pensifs du rouquin.  ? Par où êtes-vous arrivés ? demanda-t-il. ? Par le pont, répondit Petrus. Le pont qui relie notre monde au vôtre. Puis, après un silence : ? Il vous est read more >

L'évangile selon Youri

Élie : vieillissant, désabusé, divorcé, désencombré des illusions sur la vie. Voici comment on pourrait décrire ce psy aux méthodes particulières qui dirigea longtemps un centre d’ethnopsychiatrie au coeur de Paris. C’est un spécialiste en « étrangeté ». Un petit migrant roumain, read more >

Les gratitudes

« Je suis orthophoniste. Je travaille avec les mots et avec le silence. Les non-dits. Je travaille avec la honte, le secret, les regrets. Je travaille avec l’absence, les souvenirs disparus, et ceux qui ressurgissent, au détour d’un prénom, d’une image, d’un mot. Je travaille avec les read more >

Manifesto

Pendant la nuit du 24 au 25 mars 2015, Félix de Récondo a cheminé vers la mort. Trois ans plus tard, sa fille Léonor transforme le huis clos de la chambre d’hôpital en un vibrant manifeste, « manifesto », témoignant de la liberté et de la force de création que ce père artiste garda read more >

Le meurtre du Commandeur. La Métaphore se déplace. Livre 2

Alors que jusque-là je marchais normalement sur ce que je pensais être mon propre chemin, voilà que soudain celui-ci a disparu sous mes pas, et c'est comme si j'avançais simplement dans un espace vide sans connaître de direction, sans plus aucune sensation. Une jeune fille a disparu. Une read more >

Salina

Qui dira l’histoire de Salina, la mère aux trois ?ls, la femme aux trois exils, l’enfant abandonnée aux larmes de sel ? Elle fut recueillie par Mamambala et élevée comme sa ?lle dans un clan qui jamais ne la vit autrement qu’étrangère et qui voulut la soumettre. Au soir de son existence, read more >

Grace

Irlande, 1845. Par un froid matin d’octobre, alors que la Grande Famine ravage le pays, la jeune Grace est envoyée sur les routes par sa mère pour tenter de trouver du travail et survivre. En quittant son village de Blackmountain camouflée dans des vêtements d’homme, et accompagnée de son read more >

A son image

Ce somptueux roman en forme de requiem pour une photographe défunte est aussi l'occasion d'évoquer le nationalisme corse, la violence des guerres modernes et les liens ambigus qu'entretiennent l'image, la photographie, le réel et la mort.

Olga

L’est de l’empire allemand à la fin du XIXe siècle. Olga est orpheline et vit chez sa grand-mère, dans un village coupé de toute modernité. Herbert est le fils d’un riche industriel et habite la maison de maître. Tandis qu’elle se bat pour devenir enseignante, lui rêve d’aventures read more >

Là où les chiens aboient par la queue

Dans la famille Ezéchiel, c'est Antoine qui mène le jeu. Avec son "nom de savane", choisi pour embrouiller les mauvais esprits, les croyances baroques et son sens aigu de l'indépendance, elle est la plus indomptable de la fratrie. Ni Lucinde ni petit frère ne sont jamais parvenus à lui tenir read more >

My absolute darling

A quatorze ans, Turtle Alveston arpente les bois de la côte nord de la Californie avec un fusil et un pistolet pour seuls compagnons. Elle trouve refuge sur les plages et les îlots rocheux qu'elle parcourt sur des kilomètres. Mais si le monde extérieur s'ouvre à elle dans toute son immensité, read more >

La vraie vie

C’est un pavillon qui ressemble à tous ceux du lotissement. Ou presque. Chez eux, il y a quatre chambres. La sienne, celle de son petit frère Gilles, celle des parents, et celle des cadavres. Le père est chasseur de gros gibier. La mère est transparente, amibe craintive, soumise aux humeurs de read more >

Frantumaglia. L'écriture et ma vie

   «Ma mère m’a légué un mot de son dialecte qu’elle employait pour décrire son état d’esprit lorsqu’elle éprouvait des impressions contradictoires qui la tiraillaient et la déchiraient. Elle se disait en proie à la frantumaglia.» C’est autour de ce mot, du sentiment read more >

Hippie

Dans son roman le plus autobiographique, Paulo Coelho nous fait revivre le rêve transformateur et pacifiste de la génération hippie du début des années 1970. Paulo est un jeune homme aux cheveux longs qui souhaite devenir écrivain. Fuyant la dictature militaire brésilienne, il part faire le read more >

La vie parfaite

Le matin de Pâques, Adele quitte le quartier de Labriola et part accoucher, seule. Parce que l’avenir n’existe pas pour les jeunes nés comme elle du mauvais côté de la ville, parce qu’elle n’a que dix-huit ans et que le père est en prison, elle envisage d’abandonner son bébé. À une read more >

Le meurtre du Commandeur. Une idée apparaît. Livre 1

Peut-être un jour serais-je capable de faire le portrait du rien. De la même façon qu'un peintre avait été capable de dessiner Le Meurtre du Commandeur. Mais il me faudrait du temps avant d'y parvenir. Je devais faire du temps mon allié. Quand sa femme lui a annoncé qu'elle voulait read more >

M - Le bord de l'abîme

Pourquoi Moïra, une jeune Française, se retrouve-t-elle à Hong Kong chez Ming, le géant chinois du numérique ? Pourquoi, dès le premier soir, est-elle abordée par la police ? Pourquoi le Centre, siège ultramoderne de Ming , cache-t-il tant de secrets ? Pourquoi Moïra se sent-elle en read more >

Taqawan

« Ici, on a tous du sang indien et quand ce n’est pas dans les veines, c’est sur les mains. » Le 11 juin 1981, trois cents policiers de la sûreté du Québec débarquent sur la réserve de Restigouche pour s’emparer des filets des Indiens mig’maq. Emeutes, répression et crise read more >

Les porteurs d'eau

   L'action de ce nouveau roman d'Atiq Rahimi se concentre en une seule journée : le 11 mars 2001. Ce jour-là, les Talibans détruisent les deux Bouddhas de Bâmiyan, en Afghanistan... Un couple à Paris au petit matin. Tom se lève et s'apprête à partir pour Amsterdam. Il a décidé de read more >

Asta

Reykjavik, au début des années 50. Sigvaldi et Helga décident de nommer leur deuxième fille Ásta, d’après une grande héroïne de la littérature islandaise. Un prénom signifiant – à une lettre près – amour en islandais qui ne peut que porter chance à leur fille… Des années plus read more >

Frère d'âme

Un matin de la Grande Guerre, le capitaine Armand siffle l’attaque contre l’ennemi allemand. Les soldats s’élancent. Dans leurs rangs, Alfa Ndiaye et Mademba Diop, deux tirailleurs sénégalais parmi tous ceux qui se battent sous le drapeau français. Quelques mètres après avoir jailli de read more >

Animal

Humain, animal, pour survivre ils iront au bout d’eux-mêmes. Un roman sauvage et puissant. Dans l’obscurité dense de la forêt népalaise, Mara découvre deux très jeunes enfants ligotés à un arbre. Elle sait qu’elle ne devrait pas s’en mêler. Pourtant, elle les délivre, et fuit read more >

Le lambeau

Le 6 janvier 2015, Philippe Lançon assiste à la représentation de La Nuit des Rois de Shakespeare dans un petit théâtre d’Ivry. Il a pris ses billets pour les États-Unis où il donnera des cours de littérature à Princeton et rejoindra sa nouvelle compagne. Le lendemain matin, Houellebecq read more >

Bacchantes

      Céline Minard revisite avec brio les codes du film de braquage autour de la thématique du vin pour distiller un cocktail explosif où l’ivresse se mêle à la subversion. Voilà cinquante-neuf heures que la brigade de Jackie Thran encercle la cave à vin la plus sécurisée de read more >

Le cercle des impunis

Des brumes de Londres au soleil éclatant de Marseille, des policiers sont assassinés dans la plus sordide des mises en scène, avec un même symbole tatoué sur la langue. Scotland Yard et la police française s'allient pour remonter la piste de ces vengeances diaboliques. Des deux côtés de la read more >

Tout cela je te le donnerai

Interrompu un matin dans l'écriture de son prochain roman, Manuel Ortigosa, auteur à succès, trouve deux policiers à sa porte. Cela aurait pu n'être qu'un banal et triste accident – une voiture qui, au petit jour, quitte la route de façon inexpliquée. Mais le mort, Álvaro Muñiz de read more >

Fief

Quelque part entre la banlieue et la campagne, là où leurs parents avant eux ont grandi, Jonas et ses amis tuent le temps. Ils fument, ils jouent aux cartes, ils font pousser de l?herbe dans le jardin, et quand ils sortent, c?est pour constater ce qui les éloigne des autres. Dans cet univers read more >

Né d'aucune femme

« Mon père, on va bientôt vous demander de bénir le corps d’une femme à l’asile. - Et alors, qu'y-a-t-il d’extraordinaire à cela ? demandai-je. - Sous sa robe, c’est là que je les ai cachés. - De quoi parlez-vous ? - Les cahiers Ceux de Rose. » Ainsi sortent de l’ombre read more >

Le Prince à la petite tasse

Un jour, j’ai dit : « Ils sont des milliers à dormir dehors. Quelqu’un pourrait habiter chez nous, peut-être ? » Et Fabrice a dit : « Oui, il faudra juste acheter un lit. » Et notre fils Marius a dit : « Faudra apprendre sa langue avant qu’il arrive. » Et son petit frère Noé a read more >

J'ai couru vers le Nil

À travers les péripéties politiques et intimes d’une palette de personnages tous liés les uns aux autres, du chauffeur au haut gradé, de la domestique musulmane au bourgeois copte, El Aswany livre le roman de la révolution égyptienne, une mosaïque de voix dissidentes ou fidèles au read more >

Né d'aucune femme

Franck Bouysse

Bacchantes

Céline Minard

Le lambeau

Philippe Lançon

Leurs enfants après eux

Nicolas Mathieu

La femme aux cheveux roux

Orhan Pamuk

La vraie vie

Adeline DIEUDONNE

Tout cela je te le donnerai

Dolores Redondo

Personne n'a peur des gens qui sourient

Véronique Ovaldé

Le meurtre du Commandeur. Une idée apparaît. Livre 1

Haruki Murakami

Un étrange pays

Muriel Barbery

Frère d'âme

David Diop

Animal

Sandrine Collette

Fief

David Lopez

M - Le bord de l'abîme

Bernard Minier

Manifesto

Léonor De Récondo

Frantumaglia. L'écriture et ma vie

Elena Ferrante

Le cercle des impunis

Paul Meurault

Asta

Jon Kalman Stefansson

Le Prince à la petite tasse

Emilie de Turckheim

La vie parfaite

Silvia Avallone

Le meurtre du Commandeur. La Métaphore se déplace. Livre 2

Haruki Murakami

My absolute darling

Gabriel Tallent

L'évangile selon Youri

Tobie Nathan

Les porteurs d'eau

Atiq Rahimi

Là où les chiens aboient par la queue

Estelle-Sarah BULLE

Grace

Paul Lynch

J'ai couru vers le Nil

Alaa El Aswany

Salina

Laurent Gaudé

Taqawan

Eric Plamondon

Les gratitudes

Delphine de Vigan

Hippie

Paulo Coelho

A son image

Jérôme Ferrari

Olga

Bernhard Schlink

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The Woman in the Window

For readers of Gillian Flynn and Tana French comes one of the decade’s most anticipated debuts, published in forty-one languages around the world and in development as a major film from Fox: a twisty, powerful Hitchcockian thriller about an agoraphobic woman who believes she witnessed a crime in a read more >

Mudbound

The International Bestseller Now a major motion picture from Netflix, directed by Dee Rees, nominated in four categories for the Academy Awards. In Jordan's prize-winning debut, prejudice takes many forms, both subtle and brutal. It is 1946, and city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her read more >

Trajectory

Following the best-selling Everybody's Fool, a new collection of short fiction that demonstrates that Richard Russo--winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls--is also a master of this genre. Russo's characters in these four expansive stories bear little similarity to the blue-collar read more >

Melmoth

Twenty years ago Helen Franklin did something she cannot forgive herself for, and she has spent every day since barricading herself against its memory. But her sheltered life is about to change. A strange manuscript has come into her possession. It is filled with testimonies from the darkest read more >

The Silence of the Girls

There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now. Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. Now she is slave to Achilles, the man who butchered her husband and brothers. Trapped in a world defined by men, can she survive to become the author of her read more >

Blood and Sugar

lood & Sugar is the thrilling debut historical crime novel from Laura Shepherd-Robinson. June, 1781. An unidentified body hangs upon a hook at Deptford Dock – horribly tortured and branded with a slaver’s mark. Some days later, Captain Harry Corsham – a war hero embarking upon a read more >

Normal People

Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in rural Ireland. The similarities end there; they are from very different worlds. When they both earn places at Trinity College in Dublin, a connection that has grown between them lasts long into the following years. This is an exquisite love read more >

Take Nothing With You

1970s Weston-Super-Mare and ten-year-old oddball Eustace, an only child, has life transformed by his mother's quixotic decision to sign him up for cello lessons. Music-making brings release for a boy who is discovering he is an emotional volcano. He laps up lessons from his young teacher, not read more >

Conversations with Friends

Frances, Bobbi, Nick and Melissa ask each other endless questions. As their relationships unfold, in person and online, they discuss sex and friendship, art and literature, politics and gender, and, of course, one another. Twenty-one-year-old Frances is at the heart of it all, bringing us this tale read more >

The Female Persuasion

** The New York Times Bestseller ** 'The wit, intelligence and deep feeling of Wolitzer's writing are extraordinary.' Jeffrey Eugenides `Greer didn't really know why Faith took an interest. But what she knew for sure, eventually, was that meeting Faith Frank was the thrilling beginning of read more >

Ordinary People

In Ordinary People, Judith Guest's remarkable first novel, the Jarrets are a typical American family. Calvin is a determined, successful provider and Beth an organized, efficient wife. They had two sons, Conrad and Buck, but now they have one. In this memorable, moving novel, Judith Guest takes the read more >

Mythos

No one loves and quarrels, desires and deceives as boldly or brilliantly as Greek gods and goddesses. In Stephen Fry's vivid retelling we gaze in wonder as wise Athena is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus and follow doomed Persephone into the dark and lonely realm of the read more >

Hazards of Time Travel

When a recklessly idealistic girl in a dystopian future society dares to test the perimeters of her tightly controlled world, she is punished by being sent back in time to a region of North America – ‘Wainscotia, Wisconsin’ – that existed eighty years before. Cast adrift in time in this read more >

Reservoir 13

Midwinter in an English village. A teenage girl has gone missing. Everyone is called upon to join the search. The villagers fan out across the moors as the police set up roadblocks and a crowd of news reporters descends on what is usually a place of peace. Meanwhile, there is work that must still be read more >

Midnight Blue

From Simone Van Der Vlugt comes her European bestselling novel of a young woman's rise as a painter in Holland's Golden Age-perfect for readers of The Miniaturist, Tulip Fever, and Girl with a Pearl Earring. Amsterdam 1654: against the backdrop of Holland's Golden Age, a dangerous secret read more >

The Fire Starters

Dr Jonathan Murray fears his new-born daughter is not as harmless as she seems. Sammy Agnew is wrestling with his dark past, and fears the violence in his blood lurks in his son, too. The city is in flames and the authorities are losing control. As matters fall into frenzy, and as the lines read more >

Home Fire

Isma is free. After years spent raising her twin siblings in the wake of their mother's death, she is finally studying in America, resuming a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London – or their brother, Parvaiz, who's read more >

The Water Cure

Imagine a world very close to our own: where women are not safe in their bodies, where desperate measures are required to raise a daughter. This is the story of Grace, Lia and Sky, kept apart from the world for their own good and taught the terrible things that every woman must learn about love. And read more >

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In 1940, eighteen-year old Juliet Armstrong is reluctantly recruited into the world of espionage. Sent to an obscure department of MI5 tasked with monitoring the comings and goings of British Fascist sympathisers, she discovers the work to be by turns both tedious and terrifying. But after the war read more >

The Dark Angel

Dr Ruth Galloway is flattered when she receives a letter from Italian archaeologist Dr Angelo Morelli, asking for her help. He's discovered a group of bones in a tiny hilltop village near Rome but doesn't know what to make of them. It's years since Ruth has had a holiday, and even a working holiday read more >

Becoming

In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her read more >

Call Me By Your Name

"...Hammer's voice is brimming with such melody that, if you listen to it long enough, you can probably get drunk off it." - Vulture.com Now a major motion picture from director Luca Guadagnino, starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, and produced by the Academy Award winning producer of A read more >

The Corset

'The Corset is a contender for my Book of the Year. Beautifully written, intricately plotted, a masterpiece' Sarah Hilary Is prisoner Ruth Butterham mad or a murderer? Victim or villain? Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor and awaiting trial for read more >

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, read more >

Tombland

Summer, 1549. Two years after the death of Henry VIII, England is sliding into chaos . . . The nominal king, Edward VI, is eleven years old. His uncle Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, rules as Protector. The extirpation of the old religion by radical Protestants is stirring discontent among read more >

Lethal White

When Billy, a troubled young man, comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child, Strike is left deeply unsettled. While Billy is obviously mentally distressed, and cannot remember many concrete details, there is something read more >

The Wych Elm

One night changes everything for Toby. He's always led a charmed life - until a brutal attack leaves him damaged and traumatised, unsure even of the person he used to be. He seeks refuge at his family's ancestral home, the Ivy House, filled with memories of wild-strawberry summers and teenage read more >

Stopping places

Damian Le Bas grew up surrounded by Gypsy history. His great-grandmother would tell him stories of her childhood in the ancient Romani language; the places her family stopped and worked, the ways they lived, the superstitions and lores of their people. But his own experience of life on the road was read more >

The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016

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Lincoln in the Bardo

The extraordinary first novel by the bestselling, Folio Prize-winning, National Book Award-shortlisted George Saunders, about Abraham Lincoln and the death of his eleven year old son, Willie, at the dawn of the Civil War The American Civil War rages while President Lincoln's beloved read more >

Territory of Light

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Middle England

Beginning eight years ago on the outskirts of Birmingham, where car factories have been replaced by Poundland, and London, where frenzied riots give way to Olympic fever, Middle England follows a brilliantly vivid cast of characters through a time of immense change. There are newlyweds Ian and read more >

Red Birds

An American pilot crash lands in the desert and takes refuge in the very camp he was supposed to bomb. Hallucinating palm trees and worrying about dehydrating to death isn't what Major Ellie expected from this mission. Still, it's an improvement on the constant squabbles with his wife back read more >

Ghost Wall

Teenage Silvie and her parents are living in a hut in Northumberland as an exercise in experimental archaeology. Her father is a difficult man, obsessed with imagining and enacting the harshness of Iron Age life. Haunting Silvie's narrative is the story of a bog girl, a young woman sacrificed by read more >

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

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The Binding

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The Doll Factory

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The Heads of Cerberus

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Tin Man

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The Dreamers

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Milkman

In this unnamed city, to be interesting is dangerous. Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone in the dark about her encounter with Milkman. But when first brother-in-law sniffs out her struggle, and rumours start read more >

Black Leopard Red Wolf

Tracker is a hunter, known throughout the thirteen kingdoms as one who has a nose - and he always works alone. But he breaks his own rule when, hired to find a lost child, he finds himself part of a group of hunters all searching for the same boy. Each of these companions is stranger and more read more >

The Silent Patient

'Terrific' - THE TIMES Crime Book of the Month 'Smart, sophisticated suspense' - LEE CHILD 'Absolutely brilliant' - STEPHEN FRY 'A totally original psychological mystery' - DAVID BALDACCI 'One of the best thrillers I've read this year' - CARA HUNTER 'The pace and finesse of a master' - BBC read more >

Circe

From the Orange Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author of The Song of Achilles comes the powerful story of the mythological witch Circe, inspired by Homer's Odyssey Chosen as must-read book of 2018 by the Guardian, i, Mail on Sunday, Sunday Express and Stylist In the house of Helios, god read more >

Faces of Time, Humanity is not negotiable

Norbert Feger portrays influential and inspiring personalities in drawings and paintings, from Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela and Vaclav Havel to Samuel Beckett, Francis Bacon and Miriam Makeba. Quotes accompany each portrait.

Machines like me

Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible secret. When Charlie comes into money, he buys Adam, one of the first batch of synthetic humans. With read more >

The Spy of Venice

When he is caught by his wife in one ill-advised seduction too many, young William Shakespeare flees Stratford to seek his fortune. Cast adrift in London, Will falls in with a band of players, but greater men have their eye on this talented young wordsmith. England's very survival hangs in the read more >

We Cast a Shadow

How far would you go to protect your child? Our narrator faces an impossible decision. Like any father, he just wants the best for his son Nigel, a biracial boy whose black birthmark is growing larger by the day. In this near-future society plagued by resurgent racism, segregation, and expanding read more >

A State of Freedom

'The most astonishing and brilliant novel I have read in a long, long time' Hanya Yanagihara What happens when we attempt to exchange the life we are given for something better? Can we transform the possibilities we are born into? A State of Freedom prises open the central, defining events of read more >

Late in the Day

Alexandr and Christine and Zachary and Lydia have been close friends since they first met in their twenties. Thirty years later Alex and Christine are spending a leisurely summer evening at home when they receive a call from a distraught Lydia. Zach is dead. In the wake of this profound loss, the read more >

The Colours of all the Cattle

Mma Ramotswe's friend will persuade her to stand for election to the City Council. 'We need women like her in politics,' Mma Potokwani says, 'instead of having the same old men every time . . .' To be elected, Mma Ramotswe must have a platform and some policies. She will have to canvas opinion. She read more >

Bitter Orange

From the attic of a dilapidated English country house, she sees them - Cara first: dark and beautiful, clinging to a marble fountain of Cupid, and Peter, an Apollo. It is 1969 and they are spending the summer in the rooms below hers while Frances writes a report on the follies in the garden for the read more >

The Friendly Ones

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In A House of Lies

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Property

his landmark publication, the first collection of stories from a master of the form, explores the idea of "property" in both senses of the word: real estate, and stuff. These sharp, brilliantly imaginative pieces illustrate how our possessions act as proxies for ourselves, and how tussles over read more >

Macbeth

He’s the best cop they’ve got. When a drug bust turns into a bloodbath it’s up to Inspector Macbeth and his team to clean up the mess. He’s also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past. He’s rewarded for his success. Power. Money. Respect. They’re all within reach. But a read more >

The Salt Path

The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastline. ''A beautiful book, it really lives up to the hype . . . an enjoyable, gentle yet moving read' Pandora Sykes on The High Low THE SUNDAY TIMES read more >

Once Upon a River

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in steps an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a child. Hours later, the dead girl stirs, takes and breath and returns to read more >

Ordinary People

Two couples find themselves at a moment of reckoning. Melissa has a new baby and doesn't want to let it change her. Damian has lost his father and intends not to let it get to him. Michael is still in love with Melissa but can't quite get close enough to her to stay faithful. Stephanie just wants to read more >

The Librarian

A charmingly subversive novel about a library in 1950s England, by the acclaimed author of The Cleaner of Chartres Sylvia Blackwell, a young woman in her twenties, moves to East Mole, a quaint market town in middle England, to start a new job as a children's librarian. But the apparently pleasant read more >

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Frannie Langton, maid to Mr and Mrs Benham, goes on trial for their murder. The testimonies against her are damning - slave, whore, seductress. And they may be the truth. But they are not the whole read more >

Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead

With Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead, Man Booker International Prize-winner Olga Tokarczuk returns with a subversive, entertaining noir novel. In a remote Polish village, Janina Duszejko, an eccentric woman in her sixties, recounts the events surrounding the disappearance of her two dogs. read more >

The Strawberry Thief

Vianne Rocher has settled down. Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that once rejected her, has finally become her home. With Rosette, her 'special' child, she runs her chocolate shop in the square, talks to her friends on the river, is part of the community. Even Reynaud, the priest, has become a read more >

The Echo Maker

On a winter night, Mark Schluter’s truck turns over in a near-fatal accident. His sister, Karin, returns reluctantly to their hometown to look after him. But when he finally awakes from his coma, Mark believes that Karin – who looks, acts, and sounds just like his sister – is really an read more >

Unsheltered

2016 Vineland Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against an upended world that seems to hold no mercy for her shattered life and family - or the crumbling house that contains her. 1871 Vineland Thatcher Greenwood, the new science teacher, is a fervent advocate of the work of Charles read more >

The Lesser Bohemians

An eighteen-year-old Irish girl arrives in London to study drama and falls violently in love with an older actor. This older man has a disturbing past that the young girl is unprepared for. The young girl has a troubling past of her own. This is her story and their story. The Lesser Bohemians is read more >

Sing, Unburied, Sing

An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing examines the ugly truths at the heart of the American story and the power - and limitations - of family bonds. Jojo is thirteen years old and trying to understand what it means to be a man. His mother, read more >

The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ... In read more >

Three Daughters of Eve

Peri, a wealthy Turkish housewife, is on her way to a dinner party at a seaside mansion in Istanbul when a beggar snatches her handbag. As she wrestles to get it back, a photograph falls to the ground - an old polaroid of three young women and their university professor. A relic from a past - and a read more >

The Only Story

Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question. First love has lifelong consequences, but Paul doesn’t know anything about that at nineteen. At nineteen, he’s proud of the fact his relationship read more >

The Trick to Time

Mona is a young Irish girl in the big city, with the thrill of a new job and a room of her own in a busy boarding house. On her first night out in 1970s Birmingham, she meets William, a charming Irish boy with an easy smile and an open face. They embark upon a passionate affair, a whirlwind marriage read more >

The Ice Palace

'How simple this novel is. How subtle. How strong. How unlike any other. It is unique. It is unforgettable. It is extraordinary' Doris Lessing 'I'm surprised it isn't the most famous book in the world' Max Porter, author of Grief is the Thing with Feathers 'She was close to the edge now: the ice read more >

The Wall

Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never has to spend another day of his life anywhere near it. He longs for this to be read more >

Educated

For readers of North of Normal and Wild, a stunning new memoir about family, loss and the struggle for a better future Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the read more >

The Stranger Diaries

Clare Cassidy is no stranger to tales of murder. As a literature teacher specialising in the Gothic writer R.M. Holland, she teaches a short course on them every year. Then Clare's life and work collide tragically when one of her colleagues is found dead, a line from an R.M. Holland story by her read more >

The Immortalists

If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? It's 1969 in New York City's Lower East Side, and word has spread of the arrival of a mystical woman, a traveling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the day they will die. The Gold children--four adolescents on the cusp read more >

The Woman in the Window

A.J. Finn

Mudbound

Hillary Jordan

Trajectory

Richard Russo

Melmoth

Sarah Perry

The Silence of the Girls

Pat Barker

Blood and Sugar

Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Normal People

Sally Rooney

Take Nothing With You

Patrick Gale

Conversations with Friends

Sally Rooney

The Female Persuasion

Meg Wolitzer

Ordinary People

Judith Guest

Mythos

Stephen Fry

Hazards of Time Travel

Joyce Carol Oates

Reservoir 13

Jon McGregor

Midnight Blue

Simone Van der Vlugt

The Fire Starters

Jan Carson

Home Fire

Kamila Shamsie

The Water Cure

Sophie Mackintosh

Transcription

Kate Atkinson

The Dark Angel

Elly Griffiths

Becoming

Michelle Obama

Call Me By Your Name

André Aciman

The Corset

Laura Purcell

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Heather Morris

Tombland

C.J. Sansom

Lethal White

Robert Galbraith

The Wych Elm

Tana French

Stopping places

Damian LE BAS

The Glorious Heresies: Winner of the Baileys' Women's Prize for Fiction 2016

Lisa McInerney

Lincoln in the Bardo

George Saunders

Territory of Light

Yuko Tsushima

Middle England

Jonathan Coe

Red Birds

Mohammed Hanif

Ghost Wall

Sarah Moss

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

Imogen Hermes Gowar

The Binding

Bridget Collins

The Doll Factory

Elizabeth MacNeal

The Heads of Cerberus

Francis STEVENS

Tin Man

Sarah Winman

The Dreamers

Karen Thompson Walker

Milkman

Anna Burns

Black Leopard Red Wolf

Marlon James

The Silent Patient

Alex Michaelides

Circe

Madeline Miller

Faces of Time, Humanity is not negotiable

Norbert Feger

Machines like me

Ian McEwan

The Spy of Venice

Benet Brandreth

We Cast a Shadow

Maurice Carlos Ruffin

A State of Freedom

Neel Mukherjee

Late in the Day

Tessa Hadley

The Colours of all the Cattle

Alexander McCall Smith

Bitter Orange

Claire Fuller

The Friendly Ones

Philip Hensher

In A House of Lies

Ian Rankin

Property

Lionel Shriver

Macbeth

Jo Nesbo

The Salt Path

WINN Raynor

Once Upon a River

Diane Setterfield

Ordinary People

Diana Evans

The Librarian

Salley Vickers

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

Sara Collins

Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead

Olga Tokarczuk

The Strawberry Thief

Joanne Harris

The Echo Maker

Richard Powers

Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

The Lesser Bohemians

Eimear McBride

Sing, Unburied, Sing

Jesmyn Ward

The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell

Three Daughters of Eve

Elif Shafak

The Only Story

Julian Barnes

The Trick to Time

Kit de Waal

The Ice Palace

Tarjei Vesaas

Stay With Me

Ayobami Adebayo

The Wall

John Lanchester

Educated

Tara Westover

The Stranger Diaries

Elly Griffiths

The Immortalists

Chloe Benjamin